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Meet Tales of Hearts R’s New Playable Character, Garad Grinas


New Tales of Hearts R party member, Garad Grinas, is the highlight of screenshots shared by today. As previously reported, Garad accompanies Shing to help stop the Despir disease. He wields an axe and machete in battle.



Garad is 45 years old. Twenty years ago, he lost his wife and daughter to the Despir disease. Kohak reminds Garad of his departed daughter and he notices that Kohak too is infected by Despir. He decides to travel with Shing to save Kohak and eradicate the disease.


More screenshots can be found at the link above. Tales of Hearts R will be released in Spring 2013 for the PlayStation Vita.

Ishaan Sahdev
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