The Lost Lord Comes To Ni No Kuni II This Week

The upcoming Ni No Kuni II DLC gets a new trailer a few days ahead of it’s release showing off a ton of new weapons, armor, and the threats awaiting Evan Pettiwhisker Tildrum and company.

The new DLC is promising over 80 new equipment items, a ton of new fighting styles including “martial methods” and “Ding Dong disciplines,” a name which the localization team is trusting its fanbase to be too responsible with, and a ton of new quests including a dangerous labyrinth full of Terminator-looking armored robo-rats and dragons.

Here’s the description as per an official update from Bandai Namco:

The Lair of the Lost Lord features new backstories for Tani and Bracken, new magical Nazacaän weapons, and new gameplay elements to Ni no Kuni II: REVENANT KINGDOM.

The first is a new gameplay addition is a labyrinth dungeon where the lost lord is said to reside. This dungeon randomly generated levels of increasing difficulty and new dangers to tackle as Evan and his friends travel deeper into the lair to discover its secrets. Players will be able to access the new dungeon starting in the fourth chapter of the game.

The other gameplay addition is the ability to switch out each character’s fighting style using the Method System. After obtaining these Methods a new battle type will be selectable from the menu screen. Master these new Methods to bring down tough enemies.

The Lair of the Lost Lord DLC drops this Thursday, December 13th for PC and PS4, and is included as part of the game’s Season Pass, or separately for $9.99 USD. Let us know if you’ll be mastering the Ding Dong Disciplines in the comments!