Works with: iPhone SE, 6S, 6S Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, X, XS, XR; iPad Mini 4, 5; iPad Air 2, 3; iPad 5 (2017), 6 (2018); iPad Pro models
Battle Chasers: Nightwar DOES NOT support: iPhone 5S, 6, 6 Plus; iPad Air, Mini 2, 3; iPod Touch
Inspired by the classic console greats, Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a wild adventure featuring deep dungeon diving, turn-based combat presented in a classic JRPG format, and a rich story driven by the exploration of the world. Help young Gully on her quest to find her lost father Aramus – a famous hero, who ventured into the dangerous grounds and mysteriously disappeared. Gully receives help from 5 unlikely heroes, each with their own unique abilities, perks, items and dungeon skills. Together the party will help Gully with her search and discover what dangers lurk in the wilds.
Use classic turn-based combat tactics! Up to three fighters per side will battle it out, in tactically demanding encounters.
A huge world awaits brave adventurers! Discover the secrets in the dark and mysterious forests, brace yourself against the icy horrors in frosty regions or fight wave after wave of enemies in Tolka’s Arena!
Each of your six heroes wears armor, carries a weapon and is equipped with fine magical jewelry – and everything can be crafted.
Battle Chasers: Nightwar is packed with enemies! Bandits, Beasts, Demons, Elementals, Machines, Undead – you name it! It’s crucial to react properly to the enemy’s attacks. If you don’t synergize the efforts of your heroes, your adventure will be short-lived.
- PLAY WITHOUT ADS!
- Classic turn-based combat inspired by the console RPG greats, with a unique overcharge mana system and incredible Battle Bursts.
- Action-oriented, randomly-generated dungeons loaded with traps, puzzles, and secrets. Use each hero's unique dungeon skills to survive.
- Choose three of six available heroes to build your adventuring party from the classic Battle Chasers comic series, each with unique abilities, perks, items, and dungeon skills.
- Explore an overworld peppered with hidden dungeons, rare bosses and randomly appearing friends and foes.
- Dive into the deep crafting system, using the unique ingredient-overloading system to create epic items!
Battle Chasers: Nightwar was originally developed by Airship Syndicate.
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Reverted the last patch because it broke some boss fights. Sorry for the inconvenience!
Ratings and Reviews
Solid, classic jRPG gameplay featuring amazing art and sound.
Joe Madureira is a talented artist and this game begins with him and the world he has created and the characters populating it. His artwork, turned into a video game looks amazing. The characters themselves and interesting and colorful while also breaking some molds concerning the “classes” system. For instance, that giant War Golem? Yeah he’s the party healer.
Be sure to rest frequently at the Inn as you progress through the game. Story scenes between the characters add depth, making the characters feel more fleshed out and explain in more detail the events that took place in the original comic books. However, no knowledge of the comic is required, the game keeps the past in the past for the most part and you can infer the rest.
Gameplay is turn based, the order determined by each character’s haste stat. What follows in the usual attack, item and special abilities. Using a skill tree system, split into two for each character, you have a lot of room to customize your character and since you can at any time respec your abilities at no cost, feel free to make specific builds for specific fights.
A lovely soundtrack, great animations and plenty secrets and things to do, the only reason I took away a star is because it unfortunately kept the most unwanted jRPG system. Only the characters who fight get exp, there is no exp share. Which minds grinding each character to keep up with the rest of the group.
Great game but frequent crashes
I love this game. I love the combat system and how it encourages you to use more than just basic attacks in every encounter. I love trying different party combinations and redistributing perk points allowing characters to fit different roles on different team combinations.
However, I’m only giving this 3 stars because it crashes all the time. Luckily the game auto saves a lot so you don’t lose much progress, however if you’re in a dungeon you will be transported out of the dungeon when you load your file. The enemies will remain defeated in the dungeon, but you still need to walk back to where you were.
The developers recommend lowering the graphics quality if you’re having trouble with crashing. At 75% it still looked pretty good, but I still had crashes. At 50% it doesn’t look good, the text is hard to read, and the game still crashes pretty frequently. There isn’t an option below 50%. If they can do something to reduce the crashes I’ll bump this up to an easy 5 stars, but for now it is very frustrating to play.
Best App on the Market
Are you looking for a top-notch RPG? Perhaps a strategy game with lots of skills to choose from and weapons to create? Maybe you’re just looking for something with a long play time and that will challenge you. If so, this is the game for you.
Bad first — it has glitches. The second dungeon had be force quit at least four times which was rather annoying. That’s my only bad.
The good? It’s based on a comic but I’ve never read it and felt it was very easy to jump into the story anyway. It has tons of skills and two skill paths for each character meaning it’s replayable. It’s graphics are the best. The dungeons are super tough on the hardest difficulty but still beatable. Last, I’ve played for 6 and a half hours and only feel MAYBE 1/4th done. Probably less.
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- 1.9 GB
Requires iOS 12.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
- Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- © 2019 by THQ Nordic GmbH, Austria. Developed by Airship Syndicate. Published by www.handy-games.com GmbH. Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a registered trademark of THQ Nordic AB, Sweden.
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.