Countdown to PSO2 Stars:Episode 6

Episode 6 Countdown

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Episode 6 Story


An emergency meeting is held at the behest of the Ulc, now commander-in-chief of the ARKS. The unprecedented threat posed by Shiva must be addressed. How will the ARKS stand against a foe capable of overwhelming the Council of Six and the Guardians?


New Characters

Kyokuya | Phantom Class Trainer
(VA: Ryō Horikawa)
Ludmilla | A.I.S Research Division
(VA: Rie Takahashi)
Mitra | The False Goddess
(VA: Chika Anzai)


Chapter 1: The End Which Brings Despair

Shiva launches an incursion inside the Mothership, with the Guardian in pursuit. Standing in the way is Mitra, The False Goddess. What abilities her title suggests remain to be seen.


New Enemy Type

Luminmechs, enemies controlled by the Photoners, emerge to threaten the ARKS!


Dral Veluge, the first Luminmech boss to appear in Episode 6.



The Phantom class materializes in Episode 6, utilizing Assault Rifle, Katana, and Rod. Unlocking the class requires having two classes at Level 75+.

Read More About Phantom


Wild Easter 2019

Hit the streets of Las Vegas and duke it out against an outbreak of Phantoms and Esca Darkers in this year’s Wild Easter emergency quest! The ★14 [RA Stinger] All-Class Partisan and [Egg Rappy Suit Mini] are among the quest’s new rare drops.

[RA Stinger] will also be available in the [Special Collection].


~ RA Stinger ~
★14 All-Class Partizan


Easter 2019 Xie & Bingo

Xie hops into the lobby in bunny attire to offer up new client orders! Get cracking on clearing the [Easter 2019 Bingo] for the [*Oval Privera] weapon camo and more.


*Oval Privera


Easter Collection Files

Easter 2019 Weapon Collection

Acquire +30 weapons of the Calamity, Tridia, and Vades series from the Easter 2019 Collection!


Easter 2019 Egg Collection

A hunting we will go for ★14 Pet Eggs with the Easter Egg Collection!


Arks Missions

Arks Missions are a new system which will consist of [Main Missions], [Weekly Missions], and [Daily Missions].

Main Mission

Main Missions will be a replacement of Arks Road to teach you all about PSO2.


Daily Mission

Daily Missions will reward you with items and EXP. They will reset daily at 00:00 JST.


Weekly Mission

Weekly Missions will reward you with items, EXP, and meseta. They will reset weekly at 13:00 JST on Wednesdays.


Klotho Changes

The total amount of meseta obtainable through Klotho will be reduced. However, Weekly Missions will make up for the amount of meseta loss.

Removed Client Orders

  • A Test of Heart and Soul I
  • A Test of Heart and Soul II
  • A Test of Heart and Soul III
  • Extreme Training Test I
  • Extreme Training Test II


Group Chat

A new chat function called [Group Chat] will allow up to 100 players to communicate together. You can create / join up to 5 Group Chats. Additionally, you can see the comments from when you were logged out after you log back on.


Hero’s Crest Exchange

The [Hero’s Crest Exchange] will consist of Omega Loser and Omega Apprentice’s unique ★14 weapons along with Ares-NT Weapons. Conqueror and King’s Crests will also be obtainable. One Hero’s Crest for four Conqueror’s Crest, or one Hero’s Crest for two King’s Crest.


Game Improvements

Prologue Quest Revamp

The Tutorial has undergone a revamp to allow first timers to train in a better environment. Rockbear will be met in the middle of the quest, and the boss will be Dark Ragne.


Client Order Removal


  • Free Exploration: Forest

Forest Exploration will now be unlocked after the Tutorial


  • Uneasy Medical Center

※All Drinks will now be initially unlocked

Client Order Unlock Changes


  • Outbreak Effects
    • Unlocked after the Tutorial
  • Reviewing Weapon Switching!
    • Unlocked after the Tutorial
  • Setting Photon Arts?
    • Unlocked by completing [Reviewing Weapon Switching!]
  • How Do You Set Technics?
    • Unlocked by completing [Reviewing Weapon Switching!]
  • What Skill To Choose?
    • Unlocked by completing [Setting Photon Arts?] OR [How Do You Set Technics?]
  • The So-Called ‘PSE Burst’
    • Unlocked by completing [What Skill To Choose?]

Client Order Clear Conditions Changes


  • Hero Class Unlocking Trial
    • Obtain Title [まだ見ぬ境地へ]
  • Mag License Application
    • Completed immediately
  • Weapon Palette Exp. I
    • Completed immediately
  • Sub-Palette Exp. I
    • Completed immediately


Free Field Adjustments

Fang Banther will now replace Rockbear as the boss in Free Field: [Forest Exploration].


The amount of enemies appearing has been adjusted in each Free Field. Even with a small amount of players, you’ll encounter more enemies.


Photon Tree Changes

The Photon Tree will be adjusted so that the support effects will no longer gray out.

Removed Photon Tree Effects

  • Photon Effect Rate
  • Photon Effect Occurrence


Story Quest Integration

Omnibus Quest [EP1-3]

  • Omnibus Quest [EP1-3] will be integrated into the new Story Quest as [Episode Oracle].
  • Clear data of each Episode will be carried over.

Storyboard [EP4]

  • Storyboard [EP4] will be integrated into the new Story Quest as [Episode Earth].
  • Storyboard clear data of all characters will be merged, with the most advanced progress carried over.
  • Please be warned that rewards for Storyboard [EP4] will not be able to be received after Episode 6 release.

Main Story [EP5]

  • Main Story [EP5] will be integrated into the new Story Quest as [Episode Photoner].

Story Quest

  • Episode 6 can be viewed after clearing Episode 5.
  • NPC outfits and placement will be changed according to last viewed Episode.
  • Alma’s impression on Episode 1-3 can be viewed by playing through the beginning of Episode 5.
  • Title rewards from Omnibus Quest [EP1-3] and Storyboard [EP4] can be acquired by achieving similar conditions in Story Quests.


Palette Improvements

Players will now be able to place Technics onto any weapon palette. In addition, Photon Arts can be placed onto the sub-palette.

※Technics can only be used if the Main / Sub class has access to them.
※Pet Photon Arts will not be able to be set on the Sub Palette.


Drink Terminal

If a drink effect is currently active, you will now be able to overwrite that drink.

※If you turned off Boost Items, you will not be able drink again if the Quest has already started.


Salon LA Preview

Lobby Actions can be previewed in the Beauty Salon. Lobby actions with effects or objects will not be available.


Number Display Size

A new menu in Options allows you to set the display size for damage dealt, damage taken/healed, and other variables such as EXP. You can choose the size of the text with large, medium, small, or none, as well as individual sizing options for you, party members, and other characters.


Effect Display

Another new feature lets you reduce the effects of other players.

※This setting is unavailable on the PSVita Version.


SP Weapon Badges

[Weapon Badge SP] is a new type of badge that can be used in any of the 2015 ~ 2018 Weapon Badge Exchange Shops. This will allow you to get items from previous years.


Trinity Star (AC Scratch)

The first AC Scratch of Episode 6 naturally brings a collection of Phantom apparel. Ulc, Theodor, and newcomer Ludmilla’s outfits will also be available.

The scratch bonus includes a [+200% EX Tribooster], lasting a whopping 360 minutes!


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PSO2 AC Scratch: Pre-Episode 6! Support Item Selection

Pre-Episode 6! Support Item Selection
(Until 4.24.2019)

Attribute Changers


Special Ability Affixers


Special Ability Affixers

  • 特殊能力(打撃&PP/3) ║ Add Ability (Power & PP/3)
    • Grace Power グレース・パワー =S-ATK+50 & PP+5
  • 特殊能力(射撃&PP/3) ║ Add Ability (Shoot & PP/3)
    • Grace Shoot グレース・シュート = R-ATK+50 & PP+5
  • 特殊能力(法撃&PP/3) ║ Add Ability (Tech & PP/3)
    • Grace Technic グレース・テクニック = T-ATK+50 & PP+5
  • 特殊能力(HP&PP/3) ║ Add Ability (HP & PP/3)
    • Grace Stamina グレース・スタミナ = HP+80 & PP+5
  • 特殊能力保護(5枠以下) ║ Ability Protection (5s or Lower)
    • Applicable to Affixing Lists of 5 Slots or Below
    • This Item is untradeable.


Grinding Items

  • 属性強化+10% ║ +10% Attribute Enhance
  • 強化リスク軽減(完全) ║ Grind Risk Reducer (Full)
  • 強化大成功(100%) ║ Great Grind Success (100%)


Mag Devices

  • フードデバイス/打撃 ║ Food Device / S-ATK
  • フードデバイス/射撃 ║ Food Device / R-ATK
  • フードデバイス/法撃 ║ Food Device / T-ATK
  • フードデバイス/技量 ║ Food Device / DEX
  • マグ支援枠拡張デバイス ║ Mag Support Slot Expansion Device

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PSO2 JP: Maintenance (04/17/2019)


Don’t forget to check out the Road to Episode 6 campaigns!

PSO2 Maintenance

  • 4/17/2019 @ 11:00 ~ 17:00 JST
  • 4/16/2019 @ 10:00 PM ~ 4:00 AM EDT

PSO2es Maintenance

  • 4/17/2019 @ 10:55 ~ 17:30 JST
  • 4/16/2019 @ 9:55 PM ~ 4:30 AM EDT


We’re currently looking for more volunteers to help out on Bumped. If you’re interested in assisting with one of the sections listed below you can contact (PSO2Ricardo#4505) on Discord!

  • PSO2es
  • Idola Character Database


Upcoming Broadcasts

PSO2 Station

  • April 21st @ 13:00 ~ 18:30 JST
  • Cosplay Show
  • PSO2 Station
    • April / May Update Info
    • PSO2es Update Info
    • IDOLA Update Info
  • Arks Battle Tournament
  • Arks Live
  • PSO2 Special Mini Live



We’d like to thank all of our current patrons for helping to keep the site afloat! If you like the work that we do, please consider donating 1$ or more to continue our Phantasy Star coverage!



Emergency Quest Schedule

Boost Event 49

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Please [Refresh] the calendar after maintenance has ended!

▲▲ Japanese Standard Time ▲▲
Please [Refresh] the calendar after maintenance has ended!

Eastern / Central / Mountain / Arizona / Pacific

Hawaii / São Paulo / London / Berlin / Moscow

Bangkok / Philippines / Sydney / Japan

Please Note:

  • The Emergency Quest schedule will update during maintenance.
  • Please resync the calendar periodically to receive the latest updates, as the schedule may change at Sega’s discretion.
  • This calendar is unable to show Emergency Quests that occur at random.
  • You can see the Emergency Quest schedule on your phone by subscribing to the Google Calendar.


Road to Episode 6

Prepare for the next episodic expansion to PSO2 with a huge campaign!

Road to Episode 6 Campaign


Weekly Comic Memory Phrase

Obtain a [Puso Comic Memory] by saying the special phrase…


Last Week’s: リアルよりバーチャル


AC Shop Bargains

The following bundles contain AC Shop items at a discounted price!

Period Date: Until April 28th @ 23:59 JST

Package Set Items Price
50 Scratches + Bonus
AC Scratch Ticket (x50)
Bonus Key Tokyo [Silver]
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]
Bonus Key Magatsu [Silver]
Bonus Key Magatsu [Gold]
Bonus Key Rappy F
9,000 AC
Premium Set 3 + Bonus
Premium 30 Days
+400% RDR Booster
Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold]
2,000 AC
Mag Get Set + Bonus
Mag Ticket
Mag Form Change Pass
250 AC
Rare Drop + Food Bonus
+400% RDR Booster
Food Device / DEX Mini (x99)
900 AC
Experience + Food Bonus
+150% EXP Booster (x3)
Food Device / DEX Mini (x99)
800 AC

※Each non-highlighted bundle is limited once per account.
※Each highlighted bundle can be bought daily


Purchase Premium Campaign

During the Campaign Period, players will receive various gifts for purchasing a [Premium Set 90 Days]!

Campaign Period

  • March 6th ~ April 24th


  • New Year 2019 Mat
  • +150% Tribooster (x3)
  • King’s Crest (x50)
  • Bonus Key Kazuchi Assault


Arks Battle Support Campaign

During the Campaign Period, play in the [Arks BT 2019 Qualifier] to earn Weapon Badges!

Campaign Period

  • March 13th ~ April 20th @ 23:59 JST
Task Reward
Play [Arks BT2019 Qualifier] x1 2019 Weapons Badge x50
Play [Arks BT2019 Qualifier] x3 2019 Weapons Badge x100
Play [Arks BT2019 Qualifier] x5 2019 Weapons Badge x150


Triple Play Campaign

Login to all three Phantasy Star titles for presents in each game!

Campaign Period

  • April 17th ~ May 9th

Login to PSO2, PSO2es, and IDOLA to receive:

  • PSO2: Tri Boost +150% x3
  • PSO2: Bonus Key Tokyo [Gold] x1
  • es: 10* Singing Rappy Chip x6
  • es: Rappy Medal x6
  • Idola: Elegant Star Stone x10
  • Idola: Rainbow EXP Book +2 x50

To qualify for all prizes above, you must login to all THREE titles during the campaign period.

If you login to TWO titles, you will not qualify for all prizes and will receive a reduced amount.


  • PSO2: Tri Boost +150% x1
  • Idola: Elegant Star Stone x2
  • Idola: Rainbow EXP Book +2 x10

PSO2 and PSO2es

  • PSO2: Tri Boost +150% x1
  • es: 10* Singing Rappy Chip x3
  • es: Rappy Medal x3

If you wish to receive the full amount from the first list, you’ll have to login to PSO2, PSO2es, and IDOLA.

Prize Distribution Date

  • Late May




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