Dragon Star Varnir Receives New Combat Details and Character Bios

Idea Factory International continue to ‘drip-feed’ information on its latest IP as today the publisher have released new combat details, and character bios, for upcoming JPRG, Dragon Star Varnir, which is being released onto the PlayStation 4 later this year.

As explained by the publisher two game systems have been detailed; in this case the Dragon Core and Giant Boss Battles. The Dragon Core system allows players to devour dragons and obtain special skills that can be used during battle, while the Giant Boss Battles will see your party battle against monstrous dragons!

Dragon Core – During battle, players can eat a dragon using the Devour Skill. Once the dragon is eaten, you obtain its Dragon Core – a skill tree that grants characters new skills and bonuses. The Dragon Core is a unique system that allows players to explore 126 possible Dragon Core combinations! Whenever you select the dragon to devour, there is a success rate percentage of devouring. Weaken the enemy to increase your chances! Be sure to use different party members, because each Dragon Core devoured will only be available to the party member who successfully devoured the enemy.

Giant Boss Battle – Prepare yourself against a giant dragon battle where dragons take up all three tiers! Focus attacks on specific body parts to disable the body part’s attacks and even temporarily knock out bosses to change the tide of battle!

In addition to these details Idea Factory International also released new details about the various different characters in the game:


A no-nonsense witch who has a ditzy side.
It’s often difficult to tell if she’s acting out of logic or haste.
She is afraid death is quickly approaching due to her passing the average age of the elder witches.
She loves to cook, but her unique cooking style can produce… interesting results.


She’s graceful but always looks melancholic.
She holds the magical power of clairvoyance and can see the sad future of those she touches so she hates her power.
She does not want to be involved with people that she does not trust.
She is especially intimidated by men.


A mysterious witch who claims to be a terrible witch of legend.
According to her, she is the one behind the massacre known as the Carnival of Death in which she took the lives of 100 witches a decade ago.

Dragon Star Varnir will be published by Idea Factory International later this year for the PlayStation 4 within Europe and North America with further release details to be confirmed at a later date.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has produced content for ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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