Following the reveal of the new party member, the flamboyant entertainer Sylvia, Square Enix has provided another look at the man plus details on towns, fields, dungeons, and camp on Dragon Quest XI’s official website.
Sylvia, the Entertainer with a Dream
“It’s my mission to bring smiles to everyone around the world!”
Plenty of people live in the towns of Dragon Quest XI, and they all have plenty of shops and useful facilities. You can gather information in towns by talking to people or hit up the stores to purchase equipment and items that will come in handy for your adventure. These towns have various cultures and climates.
Some towns are lively with plenty of people living in them.
You can gather information by talking to folks in town and maybe get hints on where to go next.
You can listen to conversations by simply approaching some people.
Here are some 3DS town screenshots:
Next, let’s take a look at some fields:
Fields come in different varieties, from grassy plains to snowy fields, and they’re all home to all kinds of monsters. Again, you’ll see the difference in these fields depending on the time of day or weather. The above screenshot shows a pretty field.
This one shows a cove.
There are some monsters that you’ll only see at night. The ones shown in the above images are Lantern Kid and Mokokii.
Some areas will require you to go through dangerous paths.
While other places have shiny goods to find. If you catch any shiny parts on the map you can do things such as breaking rocks to get ores or shake trees to get fruit, among various other items.
You can speed up your travels by riding on a horse. The PS4 version of the game will let you tackle enemies and knock them away while dashing on a horse.
Here are some more 3DS screenshots showing off its fields:
Up next is a look at some of the dungeons we’ll see in Dragon Quest XI.
Dungeons are dangerous places that are home to all kinds of monsters. If there’s any kind of valuable treasure in a dungeon, you can expect there to be a fearsome boss-class monster dwelling there as well. You’ll want to be sure to be extra-prepared when checking out dungeons.
Dungeons are challenging trials come in different varieties ranging from mysterious shrines to caves.
Beware of all kinds of different traps and setups as well.
Is that a heaping pile of treasure or…
Here are some 3DS dungeon screenshots:
And finally, here’s a brief look at the camp feature that you’ll see plenty of times in Dragon Quest XI:
While exploring the fields you’ll come across bonfire spots, where you’ll get to set camp. Once camp is set, you’ll get to save your game and recover your health. You can also check your party and next destination or purchase items from traveling vendors.
Dragon Quest XI releases in Japan in 2017 for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS. The game is also being developed for Nintendo Switch.