Materials are also crucial for constructing facilities, so be mindful of wasting them on the upgrades. Must have any of following characters in your vagabond unit, you will not get this if you are in control of one without another. I just finished downloading and installing just to find out it was untrue. A Skilled Assassin Complete the Assassination quest to kill a ruler. You can further increase it depending on your Virtue.
Otherwise, it's a disappointing entry, with only a few good improvements. It's very mediocre, and even when you get promoted in the ranks from common to officier to prefect only prefect changes things. For instance, -9999 will give you a massive bonus in intimidating where +9999 will boost petition. Some even take 1m30s to complete! It's a great feature that I hope isn't just an empires thing, as I think it would be a nice standard addition like in the old dynasty warriors. Another thing is that they added a lot of stuff, but it's all shallow. The optimization is very mediocre, and alt tabbing breaks the game in empires sometimes, leaving you to have to soft reset. I've been there and done that, why does this game even exist.
Now one huge problem is when you are serving a ruler, it's literally the same thing over and over. A regular, switch+musou button musou, and an aerial musou. I prefer to use the rage bar one and just steamroll through missions, but overall there are only a few you may use. I have never played one. Many Crossroads Silver, 35 Gamerscore Secret: View all of the events that can be watched in the Gallery.
You can also choose your rage musous and it will just use the weapon associated with it for the duration. You get a large battle if you complete 4 missions without going back to the hub, however. Must be a vagabond unit. Just go buy a better game. This means that Raids and Quest battles which tend to make a good portion of your gameplay have to be done solo or through online co-op.
The game comes alive in the actual battles but outside of these there is little to no atmosphere or interesting mechanics unless you can develop meaninful relationships with trees with paper plate faces on them in which case this is the game for you. Whether they were heroic or villainous or wise or greedy. It's the same, but with stratagems. After completing the quest, the ruler will visit you personally and offer you either of two elevated ranks. I buy all the warriors games but have skipped all the previous empires game until this one.
Progressing to the highest difficulty for a quest group will unlock a cutscene. You set Strategy Objectives at the War council every six months all you need for this trophy is to set one and then complete it. Rescue the caravan » Rescue the transport unit » Rescue the officers » Rescue the village » Rescue the city. Brave and Bold Bronze, 10 Gamerscore Fight your way into enemy territory alone and defeat an officer. The Warrior's Peak Complete the Extermination quest given by a ruler. The cutscenes are very low-res, and just really cheesy and feel half-assed.
The Elite Few Bronze, 10 Gamerscore Win a battle with significantly less allied forces than enemy ones. With no real adjustment available other than a few sliders which aren't so much sliders as they are 4 point selection bars disguised as sliders. The Opportunist Complete the Infiltrate quest to infiltrate a treasury. Master of Strategy Silver, 35 Gamerscore Execute all Strategy Commands at least once. Perfect Mercenaries Complete the Rescue quest given by a ruler. Aim For The Back Bronze, 10 Gamerscore Perform a betrayal for the first time.
Event Battles For these battles to happen none of the mention characters are allowed to be replaced by a CaW, also these will not happen on the month of a War Council. All close relationships get you periodic items and stratagems randomly, but marriage leads to you having kids that have stats according to both parents. Succession Have your ruler pass the position to you. Confession Have an officer of the opposite gender propose to you. This changed the stratagems open that were easiest to unlock you could unlock villainous stratagems easier if you were a villain. They will follow you wherever you go, so if you leave a kingdom, you will be essentially guarenteed 3 followers if you acquired them all. They can also edit the appearance of their banner, soldiers, horses, and create scenarios to upload for online sessions.
Follow our complete game walkthrough and the best in game strategy that will guide you along and help you unlock all the different type of achievements and trophies in the game. If you haven't played an Empires game before and enjoy playing solo then you will enjoy it. The largest issue in the gameplay is how base capturing works. It's very easy to just skyrocket into the end of empires simply by being evil not virtuous as it doesn't even matter. You can still get good use out of heavy sweeping weapons and the extra bonus effects are nicely balanced although some are a little weak. Beginnings of Ambition Bronze, 10 Gamerscore Raise the banner of your own Kingdom for the first time. In Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires, the easiest way to get new items, weapons, and stratagems is by buying them.
You cannot get this event if you betray your ruler and win while you are a prefect. A Trusted Guardian Complete the Escort quest given by a ruler. The stratagems themselves are all right, and add a nice change, but some just suck really badly. What's worse is that the interactions with anyone is just lame too. Get six weapon forges up. The Sound of Tiny Feet Silver, 35 Gamerscore Have a total of at least 5 children.