Phantasy Star Portable 2: Updates Battle, Field, and Enemies

Phantasy Star Portable 2 site updated with some new information regarding the battle, field, and enemy aspects. Shougai PSO also updated and this post will change to reflect what's stated there.


New Fields! New Enemies!

seabed relics

Phantasy Star Portable 2 will feature brand new original fields as well as others from the previous games. The field shown in the screenshot is called, "Seabed Relics."

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This new area contains a brand new enemy known as "Svaltia", as well as Phantasy Star Online's "Evil Shark".


Remixed Versions of Old Fields!

Phantasy Star Portable 2 will feature old fields from the previous games with a new twist! There will be differences towards the  length of the mission as well as the the enemy spawns.

You would not expect to see a Goldova appear right before the boss!?


Be prepared for changes to all your favorite missions. You might even see a new enemy appear out of nowhere!


Urgent Evasion

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Urgent Evasion has your character swiftly rolling on the ground to avoid enemy attacks. You will consume Photon Points each time you roll!



the new shield
Note how the shield has it's own icon on the right hand slot.

The shield is now a new weapon category. The shield takes up the left arms slot which is normally used by guns or mags. You can use the shield by pressing the R button.

While the shield is in use you will not be able to attack, your PP will be consumed , and the damage you receive will be greatly reduced. 


just gaurdo

Fortunately, you can attack an enemy by using your shield at the right moment. This is known as the "Just Guard". If you successfully pull off a "Just Guard", the damage you receive will be reduced to zero and your Photon Points will not be consumed.

Guarding is also possible with two handed weapons (ex. the spear), however, you can not guard with the rod.


Photon Points

dont spam photon arts
Sorry time attackers… You can't spam Photon Arts anymore.

Photon Points (PP) have changed considerably since PSU. Now, PP are attached to your character and not your weapons. To increase strategy, Sega has removed photon charges from the game. This is to prevent us from relying too heavily on Photon Arts. Sega wants players to mix up their attacks instead. (Note: We are unsure how this will apply to Forces.)

  • In order to regain PP, you can do either of the following:
    • Wait for natural regeneration of Photon Points.
    • Use normal attacks against an enemy.

As a side note, we do not know if PP Cubes will return before each boss at this time. Although it has not been confirmed for this game, in Phantasy Star Universe, you can regenerate a larger amount of Photon Points by performing "Just Attacks", (where you time the button presses of each normal attack.)


Charge Shots

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Note the gigantic sparkle!

Charge shots is a new feature for ranged weapons, it allows you to shoot a more powerful bullet. Charge Shots will use a considerable amount of PP, so it's best not to use it over and over. This action will also change the shooting animation as you can see in the screenshot above. The player tends to jump backwards from the recoil.

[via pspo:2]

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