Atelier Sophie 2 Multi-Link Turn Battle and other combat systems detailed

Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream is a direct sequel to the first Atelier Sophie, but it will include the Multi-Link Turn Battle system and other new combat features detailed in this week’s issue of Famitsu magazine (via Ryokutya2089).

Check out the highlights from the magazine below:

Atelier Sophie 2 Multi-Link Turn Battle and combat systems

Multi-Link Turn Battle
  • Fight cooperatively with three frontline and three backline party members.
  • Use actions during combat to accumulate TP used to perform Twin Action, Support Guard, and Dual Trigger special attacks.
Twin Action
  • Cooperative moves performed by exchanging actions between the frontline and backline party members.
  • Change up strategies by having the backline attack after healing the frontline, and such.
  • Helps hold back from using MP.
  • Switching is speedy and doesn’t affect the tempo of battle.
Support Guard
  • The frontline guards the backline. After use, it switches places between the frontline and backline members.
Dual Trigger
  • The Dual Gauge fills up by executing Twin Actions and Support Guards.
  • Fill it up to 100% to activate a special attack between two characters.
  • There are certain monster types that have auras.
  • Hit the aura’s weakness for an “Aura Break,” which gives allies extra actions.
  • There are monsters powerful enough to change the weather.
  • Players will also get to change the weather to fight back accordingly.

Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream will be available for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam on February 25, 2022, utilizing the Multi-Link Turn Battle system. Watch its initial reveal trailer and the latest battle and synthesis videos.


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