New Classes and New Weapon Categories Notes in Phantasy Star Online 2

The new information about the New Classes and Weapon Categories has been updated! The information was discussed in three magazines: Famitsu Connect-on, Weekly Famitsu, and Dengeki Playstation.

Updated:  August 31st @ 3:51AM EST

 

The new classes are coming Mid-September!

New Class: Fighter (ファイター)

  • To unlock this class you must be level 30 in Hunter and clear a specific client order.
  • They excel at lightweight weapons.

Fighter Weapon List

  • Double Sabers (Gear) (No Guarding)
  • Twin Dagger (Gear) (No Guarding)
  • Knuckle (Gear) (No Guarding)
  • Gunslash

Fighter Class Skills

  • ブレイブスタンス Brave Stance (Active Skill)
  • Increases the attack damage from the front side of the enemy, in exchange for decreasing the attack damage from the back side of the enemy.
  • ワイズスタンス Wise Stance (Active Skill)
  • Increases the attack damage from the back side of the enemy, in exchange for decreasing the attack damage from the front side of the enemy.

New Class: Gunner (ガンナー)

  • To unlock this class you must be level 30 in Ranger and complete a specific client order.
  • This class has a special “Chain System” borrowed from Phantasy Star Portable 2.

Gunner Weapons List

  • Twin Machine Gun (Gear)
  • Assault Rifle
  • Gunslash

Gunner Class Skill:

  • チェイントリガー Chain Trigger (Active Skill)
  • Based on where you land attacks on an enemy, the chain counter is counted up.
  • After you activate and use this skill, your party members regardless of class can contribute to the chain count by attacking the same area.
  • You can increase the chain count through normal attacks, photon arts, and attacks from extra actions.
  • チェインフィニッシュ Chain Finish (Active Skill)
  • When you use a photon art in that area, based on the chain number, your damage increases.

New Class: Techer (テクター)

  • To unlock this class you must be level 30 in Force and clear a specific client order.
  • This class is intended for you to battle on the front-lines.
  • They have higher S-ATK and  S-DEF than forces.
  • They have lower T-DEF than forces.
  • Techers have access to wind, light, and dark technics. Forces can even use Wind and Dark Technics.
  • Any other technics are unknown.

Techer Weapon List

  • Wand (Gear)
  • Talis
  • Gunslash

Techer Class Skills

  • テリトリーバースト Territory Burst (Active Skill)
  • This increases the effect range of “Support Technics”
  • This isn’t covered by “Attack Technics”
  • PPコンバート PP Convert (Active Skill)
  • When using this skill, the PP Recovery Rate increases.
  • However, your max HP decreases.

 

Knuckles

  • Knuckles can be used by Fighters only.
  • They do not have a “guard” to defend against enemy attacks.
  • They have a “Heat Gauge” type gear that increases and decreases.
  • When an attack is landed the gear gauge fills.
  • Whenever gear is filled, the attack motion speed increases.
  • Because of this the Just Attack timing changes.
  • Their extra action is like that swaying motion you do when unarmed. You use it as a means of evasion.
  • Drill Knuckle/Nacht weapon will be distributed in the Premium Package.
  • ブレイクル Breakel (Knuckle) Yellow and Black Knuckles.
  • There’s also a RockBear Knuckle called ロックナックル Rock Knuckle.
  • グラヴェルコア Gravel Core (Knuckle)

 


Double Saber

  • Double sabers can only be used by fighters.
  • They do not have a “guard” to defend against enemy attacks.
  • They have a “Stock” type gear. (The Gear Gauge stays in place until you consume it like Partisans?)
  • The way you charge this gear is unknown.
  • When you use this gear a “whirlwind  attack” like animation occurs around you that gives damage to enemies within range. (See Link For Possible Explanation)
  • Their extra action icon is original and details about it are unknown.
  • Kronos Scythe/Nacht weapon will be distributed in the Premium Package.
  • エクセランブレード Excelan Blade
  • ダブルセイバーレガシー Double Saber Legacy (That crea doubles looking weapon)
  • スピルティア Spiltia (Orangeish Double Saber)
  • クォーツカリバー Quartz Calibur

 

Twin Dagger

  • Twin Daggers can only be used by Fighters.
  • They do not have a “Guard” to defend against enemy attacks.
  • The gear fills up based on the “Air time” (how long you stay in the air?)
  • When the gear is used, the attack power increases.
  • Their true value is demonstrated by staying in the air by making good use of Jumping and Photon Arts.
  • The Extra Action is called “Twin Dagger Spin”, it’s another way to evade attacks, but the details are unknown.
  • Bloody Art /Nacht will be distributed in the Premium Package.
  • 朧 Oboro
  • メッサーアゲート  Messah Agate
  • アステラ Astera

 

Twin Machine Guns

  • Twin Machine guns can only be used by Gunners.
  • Twin Machine Guns have a “Heat Gauge” type gear.
  • The way you charge this gear is unknown.
  • When you use gear, your attack power increases.
  • When you receive damage, the gear decreases.
  • Extra action icon is original, different from the back palette icon.
  • H10MissouriT/Nacht will be distributed in the Premium Package.
  • ツインバルカン Twin Vulcan
  • バンシーズロアー Banshee’s Roar (Snow Banshee weapon)
  • イシュライ Isurai 
  • フユジオン Phyusion (Wing like weapon)

 

Wands

  • Wands can be used only by Techers
  • Wands even have “Heat Gauge” type gear, but their effects are unknown.
  • The way you charge this gear is unknown.
  • When the gear is filled, normal attacks have an extra effect like an “explosive flame”-like Tech.
  • The damage is based on Tech Power.
  • They have a back palette icon, it seems to be similar to Rods.
  • Windmill/Nacht will be distributed in the Premium Package.
  • コルネリア Cornelia 
  • コンサイコン Konsaikon (Spiked Club)
  • レガリア Regalia

You can acquire the nacht versions by purchasing the Premium Package.

Distributed Item Code Weapons List (Incomplete)

  • ドリルナックル/ナハト Drill Knuckle / Nacht
  • ブラッディアート/ナハト Bloody Art / Nacht
  • H10ミズーリT/ナハト H10 Missouri T / Nacht 
  • クロノスケィス/ナハト Kronos Scythe / Nacht (DblSaber)
  • ウィンドミル/ナハト Windmill / Nacht

New Interrupt Events:

  • Defend the Naura Cake Shop. Based on the number of containers you defend, the number of items you can purchase in the shop changes.
  • Where you have to capture a boss 
  • Escape from the Darker’s Lightning: The Darkers are using a weather weapon system called “Vis Bolt” that can attack any part of the area.

[thanks SilentPada, via pso2-uploader]

Increase the attack damage from the back side of the enemy, in exchange for decreasing the attack damage from the front side of the enemy.

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