Showing the method of how Slayers flip that newly-slain behemoth right into a shiny flame sword, developer Phoenix Labs have launched a brand new trailer for free-to-play RPG Dauntless. Along with the forging course of, this video lastly provides gamers a take a look at Dauntless’ hub-world of Ramsgate.
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Rather than specializing in fight, this footage outlines how gamers might want to forge new armour and weapons to take down particular beasts. After being defeated by a Skraev, a behemoth which controls ice, this band of Slayers then goes on the hunt for the fiery Embermane to forge tools that’s sturdy in opposition to ice.
After felling this creature, the hunters return to Ramsgate to forge some model new weapons and armour, comprised of components harvested from the Embermane. Now imbued with the ability of fireside, the Slayers are in a position to kill the icy Skraev and craft a brand new set of frost armour from the stays of this behemoth. Much like Monster Hunter, exploiting elemental weaknesses is essential for defeating a few of Dauntless’ harder behemoths.
While the trailer doesn’t present the specifics of forging new tools, it outlines the essential gameplay loop of combating monsters to make new tools to struggle extra monsters. The footage additionally exhibits what Ramsgate seems like in-game, nevertheless it provides little or no away in regards to the total scope of the town. It does no less than define how gamers go to and from missions, by hiring particular airships to drop them at particular places on the Shattered Isles.
The Chain Blades weapon class is briefly proven within the trailer as effectively, appearing as a weapon which works at each shut and lengthy vary, because of its arcing chain slashes. Still no proof of ranged weapons like bows or weapons in Dauntless simply but, however we’ll hopefully see footage of these at E3.
If you’re concerned with giving Dauntless a attempt, signal ups for the closed alpha are nonetheless open. Its closed beta is about to launch in autumn, with gamers having the ability to purchase into that spherical of testing by buying a particular Founder’s Pack.
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