Similar to Atelier Rorona, Atelier Totori has an assist system. Party members can take hits for Totori or jump in for an attack. Each partner attack fills up the special attack gauge. When it’s full, select special attack to do a flashy move like these.
Oh, you don’t recognize the last two characters? Gust just introduced them. The guy with the glasses is Marc McBrine, a mechanic that likes to excavate ruins. Mervia Siebel is a rough adventurer with a huge axe.