After releasing its battle gameplay, Nintendo and Square Enix released a brand new trailer for its upcoming JRPG Project Octopath Traveler. The trailer introduces two new characters named Ophilia and Cyrus. Alongside them, the trailer also reveals Party Formations and Eight Talent mechanics. Let’s meet Octopath Traveler Ophilia and Cyrus with the trailer and screenshots below!
Cyrus is a a scholar from the Royal University in the Flatland region who’s able to use his “Scrutinize” path action, enabling us to learn more information about NPCs. Meanwhile, Ophilia is a cleric of the Order of the Sacred Flame in the Frostland region.who can use her “Guide” path action to lead NPCs to where they need to go. It will unlock unexpected encounters and situations!
We also get more info on talents. Talents are additional abilities for each character. Cyrus has Study Foe, a scan spell. Olberic can use Boost Defense, while Ophilia can use Summon to get help in battle of the people she guided, and so on.
You’ll start with a single character of your choice and can meet the remaining seven in your travel. The active party consists of four people in maximum, but you can swap them around in the tavern. For a completionist, don’t worry, as you can play the story of all of them in one playthrough.