Fairy Fencer F Character Has… Excalibur Stuck In His Head?

By Eugene . September 26, 2013 . 3:32pm

Compile Heart’s nifty transforming weaponry RPG Fairy Fencer F has a pretty out-there mascot/playable character in Pipin—a bear(?) with a sword stuck in his head. The latest trailer shows off how that sword actually works, being the special attack when Pipin’s tension gauge is released. We guess that Arthurian legend of the sword in the stone must have rubbed off on somebody’s fevered dreams, because Pipin’s special sword ability is called… Excalibur. Watch the latest trailer below for the truth of it.

 

 

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Compile Heart’s also went over some of the character who each get their own special battle ability. These abilities confer some form of bonus to the character or team, but also come with drawbacks to be managed. Fang, for instance, can call on Truth. Truth boosts all of Fang’s normal, special and magic attack powers by 1.5x, while increasing their cost by 1.5 as well. Further, if the ability is left on, even his normal attacks will cost skill points to use.

 

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Tiara’s Barrier kinda feels like cheating. When activated, she greatly reduces incoming damage to her. While she won’t be able to use normal attacks, she can cast magic and continue to use her magic skills. It’s perfect for healing herself or the party back up in dire times.

 

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Harler’s doesn’t really seem like a bad thing. Working kinda like the Libra spell in Final Fantasy, it lets players quickly analyze foes and check their various stats, weaknesses and the like.

 

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Pipin’s Persuasion has the bear(?!?!?) saunter over to foes and have a chit chat, persuading them to leave battle. Just like other such forms of removing foes safely from battle, it can fail and won’t give players any rewards if he… it… err… Pipin succeeds.

 

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Shalman’s Resolution of Justice works exactly like Fang’s Truth ability, which feels a bit like a cop out.

 

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Gald’s Full Swing acts like a berzerker button – doubling his attack power at the cost of accuracy being halved.

 

In case you forgot, Fairy Fencer F lets players alter the world and its dungeons – which may mean tinkering with both the world’s rules and working them in tandem with characters could net some crazy (or dangerous) results. What happens if you forgot that the world rule is currently set to “No Magic” when Tiara goes into Barrier mode?

 

Fairy Fencer F is slated for the PlayStation 3 on October 10 in Japan.


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  • Deebo#Take What I Like

    i was a FOOL for expecting.

  • Chaos_Knight

    So…is there Excalipoor too?

    • Syn

      So much win for that one….No one loves the Excalopoor

  • Brotato Chip

    bet u get to use him as a weapon or a skill.

  • Brotato Chip

    bet u get to use him as a weapon or a skill.

  • Sentsuizan_93

    Man, I don’t care what Pipin is, I like him! ^_^

    • AkiraScare

      Especially love his excalibur cat transformation (=^3^=)

  • DesmaX

    Hm, I wonder how they’re going to balance those Special Skills… Oh wait, they won’t.

    But, hey, the Libra one is neat

    • DyLaN

      Op skills are awesome, I dunno wht you are talking abt.

  • Audie Bakerson

    I think he looks… stoned.

    Sorry.

  • http://youtube.com/miyabigaming 水木

    Ekusukaaaaaaaaaariiiiiibbbbbbba

  • Notquitesure?

    That excalibur is very impratical look at how small the handle is :)

  • DyLaN

    >a bear (?)
    More like a cat plushie to me. But w/e, I love everything abt Pipin.
    Btw, acc to xizro345 Pipin says that he used to be called “The Blue Gale” in the trailer, whtever that means.

    http://www.compileheart.com/fairyfencer_f/#/chara
    The character page is updated. For some reason they did not include Apollones and Ceguro though. Here are the TL courtesy of xizro345:

    Zank (CV: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka)

    “I absolutely like to destroy the feelings people possess! What is love! What is friendship!”

    One of the Four Heavenly Kings of Dolfa. A Fencer.
    He loves brutal, bloodthirsty fights.
    He takes pleasure in doing misdeeds. Generally speaking, an inhumane man.

    >Is he wearing a modified Victory Neptune jacket?

    Della (CV: Rina Furukawa)

    “Kyaaa! I lose once again!”

    Zank’s Fairy partner.
    Similarly to the Fencer [Zank], she can be considered as a girl who takes pleasure in cruel behaviour.
    Since both possess such behaviour, their relationship is different from the one of other Fencers and Fairies, that relationship of mutual trust doesn’t exsist, there is a peculiar relationship in which each other is considered a “tool” that can be used.

    Zaggy (CV:Kensho Ono)

    “This traitor….I’m going to chop him up completely!”

    Being laid off by Dolfa, he is picked up by Mariano.
    From that moment onwards he becomes Mariano’s bodyguard leader.
    He idolizes Mariano, and turns hostile to those against her.

    >Possibly a yandere, calling it right now.

    Also, here are some of the more interesting new pics frm the gallery.

    http://i.imgur.com/XmQorjul.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/bgHAXEBl.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/X3Vihrrl.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/9eA266yl.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/TcUj3nLl.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/XvqgsUUl.jpg

    • zazza345

      Pipin is just called “strange creature”, and in fact in his PV, he replies to Fang who mistook him for a Fairy.

    • zazza345

      Pipin is just called “strange creature”, and in fact in his PV, he replies to Fang who mistook him for a Fairy.

  • zazza345

    I’d like to point out that Fang’s specific command is 本気, which in this case doesn’t mean “truth” at all, but more like, “going serious”.

  • Skeptika Crediblus

    As long as it’s not Excalibur from Soul Eater. That guy was annoying.

  • Kitestwinblades

    Really liking the equipment designs in the screenshots :3

  • Göran Isacson

    … From United Kingdom, I’m looking for him, I’m going to Californ- OKAY never mind that silly ditty. I kinda love that there’s just a bear with a sword in his head, and then the sword isn’t even his weapon: it’s his butler gauntlets. Though he seems to have some kind of laser sword, but… well, we’ll just see if he is a legendary warrior of some kind.

    Also, those special attacks sound kind of interesting. Though I can see me putting Harlers in the team and never taking him off just to have access to that Libra spell all the time…

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