Okage: Shadow King (PS2) FAQ/Strategy Guide Version 1.0- First Version This document Copyright 2001 Leonard Greenberg Started on 10-29-2001 Leonard Greenberg [email protected] Note: I saw an FAQ for Okage: Shadow King on GameFAQS and I thought it was pretty undescriptive. I didn't like it. It had most of the basics, but was based on a Japanese version of the game, and was therefore inaccurate and confusing. I borrowed the information from that guide and expanded on it. Basically, what I'm saying is this guide covers the American version of Okage: Shadow King but is based on the guide by Bodi Anderson. I am not stealing, as I have noted the person in this guide. Please, no one sue me. :-( Reproduction and distribution This document is copyrighted and any reproduction and distribution of this document is prohibited to the extent allowed by law. No part of this guide may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, by any information storage or retreival without permission from myself or if you note me. Intro- The game of Okage: Shadow King is a wonderful game. It is about an evil king who tried to take over the world. In doing so, he took the form of a young boy's shadow. The pair and their allies explore the world on a quest to eliminate any evil kings. But soon, it becomes a journey far more complicated than that... E-mail me if you need help with this game. My e-mail address is at the top of this guide. Playable Characters and their descriptions- Ari- A young, ordinary boy. His sister, Annie, was put under an unfortunate curse. In order to save her, Ari submitted himself to the evil king, Stan. He travels the world to stop the fake evil kings. Stan- Former Great Evil King. Stan used to be the most powerful evil king ever. He got trapped in a bottle and was robbed of his power over a period of time. He took the form of Ari's shadow so he could assist in the reclaim of the world. Rosalyn- The Hero. Rosalyn used to be Stan's subject, but escaped. She is now helping heroes everywhere and vows to tear Stan limb from limb once he seperates from Stan. Rosalyn fights with Stan through the whole game. Kisling- The Ghost Scholar. Gutten Kisling is an award-winning scholar who joins the team because he wishes to learn about Ari's evil shadow, and encounter the ghosts that he beleives are attracted to Rosalyn. Big Bull- Muscle Moron and Former Big Bull Evil King. Big Bull used to be an evil king. After you knock him flat on his butt, he realizes you are strong and joins you so he can fight ghosts and evil kings. Linda- Singer and Former Teen Idol Evil King. Linda has two horns and used to be an evil king. Ari helps her sing better, so she develops an "interest" in Ari. When she begins brainwashing the world, the team is forced to fight her. She joins you because she likes Ari. Epros- Mysterious Being and Former Phantom Evil King. Epros is a weirdo who speaks in riddles. After you beat him, he joins you because he has developed a grudge against Belioune. Combat Guide- This combat system is simple but hard to explain. The following are the options. Attack- Two sub-options. Both are physical attacks that consume no health or LP. Attack Sub-options: Attack- Physical attack with one character against one enemy. Combine- Only available if you chose Defense-Wait on a previous character (see below). Uses the current character and the character(s) that waited with a combined physical beating against a single enemy. Special- Magical commands. Individual to each character. Specials can heal you, deal damage to an enemy, or cause status to an enemy. Specials consume either health or LP. Try an use these to your advantage by looking at the attribute of your opponents. Item- Uses Items in stock. Can cause damage, status, or heal you. Save attack items for later in the game when you fight Phantom Evil King. Simple enough. Defense- Three Sub-options. All with either protect you or save your power for later. Wait- Let's you do nothing for this turn. You can wait up to two of three characters. Once you have put the characters you want to on wait, you can use Attack-Combine (see above) and attack with those characters. Defend- Brings up your defense but skips your turn. Escape- Uses LP but lets you instantly leave battle. You can't run from Urns or Evil Kings (why would you?). Those are the commands you can use. Your characters and the opposition may be inflicted with a status effect or curse caused by someone on screen. Status effects and curses will affect the battle. Status effects go away after the fight, but curses need to be healed by an item or Rosalyn's Blessing special. Another battle tip is if Stan asks you a question before the fight like "What's my name" or "Who would be a good wife for me" answer so you think he'll be happy. If you satisfy him he'll give you a good attack to begin the fight so the enemy is weakened for your attacks. That just about covers battling. Now for the walkthrough! Walkthrough of Okage: Shadow King Note: This walkthrough contains only one boss strategy (Phantom Evil King). Chapter 1 Walkthrough First, when you get control, talk to Mom and the pot. Go to Tenel (big red dot on top of map). Go to the bakery and talk to the lady until you get the bread. You automatically go home when you leave the bakery. Talk to the whole family. Dad will spend two hours explaining the pot. Then go to the little red dot on the map. Initiate sister- ghost-Stan event. Go to town with Stan and talk to the man by the Tinker place. Go to city hall and talk to Dad so he'll open the church. Go into the church basement and fight the ghost. Start the water and open the chest. Talk to the man at the city gate. Talk to the circus guy in the bar to get the Map O' Evil Kings (a verrryyy useful item). Go gome and talk to the whole family, get the items and leave the house. You can save in Ari's room if you want to. Chapter 2 Walkthrough Go south on the map. Meet Kisling and Rosalyn. Remember to equip new weapons. Enter Madril (city of steel). Learn about the Sewer Evil King by talking to everyone. Then talk to the kid outside the cafe. Go inside city hall (building by city entrance) and see Rosalyn again. Talk to guard twice to enter the back of city hall where Rosalyn went. Witness Rosalyn event. Talk to boy outside Cafe again. Talk to Toby in the building next to city hall. Choose second option to enter the door. Talk to Rosalyn and the people around. Enter the manhole behind her. Talk to the kids in the tower. "Talk" to a box to pass the box game. After passing the tower, Rosalyn will join your party. In a small building near the sewer tower, you can sell the fruit knife (if you got it) for money. You can also buy new weapons in this shop. Meet Rosalyn by the gate where you met the kids. Go down to the sewer (between two sewer towers). Knock the socks off of the Sewer Evil King. Talk to Rosalyn until the chapter ends. Chapter 3 Walkthrough Go up the elevator near the Cafe and compliment Linda, the horned singer. Go out the exit in the back of the floor and let Kisling join your party. Go to the big red dot at the bottom of the map. This is Rashelo, the oceanside paradise. Go with whomever you choose. Buy some items at the shop. Go to the stone area where the people are gathered and meet Princess Marlene. Talk to the guard by the boat docks and initiate the event with Stan and James. Go to the inn so you can save and rest. When you come out after resting, initiate the Bubble Evil King auto-event. Go to the mayor's house and talk to everyone and leave. Talk to Belioune, Marlene's butler, then talk to the sailor at the dock and board the boat. Beat all the urns and enter the next floor. Do this until you reach the Bubble Evil King. Fight and put his lights out. You will automatically save Marlene. Go to the inn. Save and rest. Talk to Belioune at the mayor's house. Go back to Tenel and enter Ari's house. Talk to everyone then rest in your room. At night, meet Marlene in the basement. Go to the circus area and talk to Rosalyn. Help Marlene look for the stupid flower. Talk to Marlene and Mom the next day. Give the music box to Marlene. Chapter 4 Walkthrough Wow! Chapter four already! There are only seven chapters in the whole game, and six and seven are amazingly short. Go back to Madril. The shop has new items for everyone. In the first room of city hall, the man on the right side toward the back will give you an Official Card. Go to 2F and get the Gaudy Card from woman in the bar. Get the Researcher Card from a sciency man in front of a building on 2F. I don't remember if they give it to you automatically, but if they don't, get the Ordinary Card from Dad in Tenel. Now explore Madril and talk to everyone on the first floor. When you have, go to the house where there was a sign that a guy left because he was tricked by Mr. Big Inc. There is a big man there now, in front of the house. Talk to him. Then talk to the man in black clothes in front of the building near the sewer entrance. Go in the building and enter the door to the left. Give the man the researcher's card and go up to the next floor. Give him the gaudy card. Go up. Give him Business Card. Go up and show the man the Ordinary Card. This doesn't satisfy the guy. Then Marlene shows herself. Go up and initiate the Chairman Evil King event. Now leave Madril through the south exit. Cross the first bridge and turn left. Look at your map and go to the yellow dot. This is the Endless Abyss. Green shiny spaces open doors. Destroy Urns to open floors. You'll be going back and forth from floor to floor, so try going back a floor if you get stuck. You'll eventually fight and beat Chairman Evil King. A little south-east in the desert is a stone statue. Examine it and go through the tunnel it opens. Witness the Big Bull Evil King event. The house a few steps further sells good but costly items. Between Madril and Tenel is a sign that warns you to go no further. Since when has that ever stopped you in any video game? Go further and enter the Big Tree Hole. Beet the Urns and go to B2. On this floor you'll see a sign. Read the sign. Go back to B1 and go to the room with the treasure chest. Go through the wall behind it. In the only empty room on this floor, there is a wall you can go through. On the next floor, just run around looking for the weak wall and go through. Beat Big Bull Evil King and he'll join your party. Go back to Madril and witness the Linda event on 2F. In the reasearcher's building talk to the guys that don't look like researchers and learn that Linda is Teen Idol Evil King. Talk to Linda in front of the train station. Go back to the snowfields. Go down the map until you see an island with a pyramid-like thing on it. You'll know you're there when a scene initiates. Beat the Urns and open doors. There is only one level before you fight Teen Idol Evil King. Kick her butt and she becomes the second-last addition to your happy group. (Weird, huh? An Evil king, a boy, a hero, a ghost scholar, a fighting idiot, and a singer. Don't worry, your last friend is the weirdest of the bunch.) Go to the Madril sewers. Behind where you beat Sewer Evil King is an open gate. Go down to B2. This is a pretty confusing puzzle but let me explain it bit-by-bit. There is a box of gears next to you. This is used later. In front of you is a 3x3 panel. In front of you is a large puzzle that is 3x3. By standing on the corresponding box in the 3x3 mini-panel, it will turn 90 degrees the box. You need to use this to reach the right side of the dungeon map on B2. Go down below to B3-East. Go down and beat the Urns. Go down to B4-East and get the item. I don't remember the name of it, but it's the only thing there. Bring it upstairs and go to the Gear Box next to where you came in. Put the item in there. Now manipulate the 3x3 panels near the south and east of the map to reach the B3-West. Beat the urns and go to B4-West. Get the item and bring it upstairs to the Gear Box. Now manipulate all the 3x3 panels to reach the north of the map. Go downstairs to B3-North. Beat the urns and go to B4-North. Witness the event and... FINALLY! CHAPTER 5! Chapter 5 Walkthrough The ghosts went away so take your time and explore. Eventually go to the south-most point on the snow map. There is a diary, a city, and a stone circle there. Make sure you activate the stone circle!!!!! You need this one for later. Activate it by entering it, then leaving through it again. Now save at the diary and enter Triste. Choose the 2nd option to enter the city. Talk to the guy by the theater to buy good items. Now go to the park and talk to the circus guy. You have officially started the single most annoying point in the game. Go to Madril, coming from Tenel, and witness the Marilyn scene. Visit her in the hotel and an event will take place. Now... go around the world. Talk to every person, inside or outside buildings. Eventually, the screen will go black for a minute. When it returns, you will be solid again. Woo! When this happens go back to the Circus guy in Triste. Ask for K.T. to get in. You will automatically get your friends back. Go to your house in Tenel. Talk to everyone many times, including calling Stan, until the scene ends. Put Big Bull in your party now. He needs to be ready for a hard fight later. There is another gate in the side of Triste. It leads to the desert. At the tomb in the sand, go right to the deep grave pit. Destroy all the urns on all nine floors until you find the bottom floor. Get the doll and bring it to B5. In the north-most position there is a treasure chest. Put the doll in the chest. Go behind the door and go down to the hidden room on B6. Get the Gear Tower Key from the tile and leave the dungeon the way you came in. Go across the bridges to reach the north of the weird little blocks on the map. You're in the right starting place when the camera goes up high to show you the scenery. This took me hours because I didn't have a walkthrough for it. I can't help much, but the basics of what you need to do are here. Manipulate the maze so you reach the North-eastern part of the ruins. (use the map to know where that is.) There should be an opening. Go through it and follow the narrow path until the end of the path. There is another hole-in-the-wall to go in. Now manipulate the rest of the maze to get south of the maze, where the little red dot is. Use this stone circle to go back to Triste. I would stock up on a lot of Black Cat Jewels. (If they sell them.) If you have Big Bull's Blaze Special then go back to the desert. If not, buy some more attack items. (not black cat jewels.) In the desert, proceed to the diary. Save there. Now enter the Gear Tower. This is not a level. You will immediately fight the Phantom Evil King. Start by using every Black Cat Jewel you have until you run out. When you run out than use Big Bull's Blaze or other attack items. This is the best strategy you can use, since Phantom Evil King is immune to about everything. Enter this stone portal. Epros will join your party. Chapter 6 Walkthrough The purple stone portal can now be used as a regular stone portal. Talk to the people until it is about dusk. Make sure you shop at the store. They sell the best items except the Hero's Sword. When the sun is setting, sleep at the inn. You'll wake up at night. Find a little house that wasn't available earlier. Now enter and beat up the Vampire Evil King. (The last one!) Chapter 7 Walkthrough That was short, huh? Go down steps in the city until you reach a large bridge. Cross and enter the next area. Move around until you reach the Great Library. Save and talk to the guy there. Go to this site for a library map. Print that and use this walkthrough to conquer the Great Library. http://nishikaigan.tamon.co.jp/~sigre/bokumao/library.gif When you reach a colored door, use X to open it. It'll only open if you have the right key at hand. From the entrance at the bottom, follow the Red line to the Garnet Key. This map doesn't note most bookcases but shows you where to go on the map. Now follow the Green line to the Emerald Key. Follow the blue line to the Sapphire Key. Now follow the pink line to the Amethyst Key. Now explore and get the little brown dots on the map (chests). The Hero's Sword is around here somewhere. Go toward the gray door at the direct north of the Center Wing. You'll pass a diary on the way, so use it. Enter the door to initiate the scene. Stan doesn't look anything like that dumb shadow! When Epros tells you to stop Stan and Rosalyn, go to your items and use the Voice Recorder that Linda gave you. This will initiate the next scene. Eventually you'll fight Belioune. Beat him and initiate the final scene. The game is now over! Congratulations!