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Phantom Breaker: Extra/FAQ
What System is PBE available for?
Phantom Breaker Extra is available for PS3 and Xbox 360 with choice of Physical and Digital distribution. PBE is Japan only game so it'll have to be imported physically and Digitally one requires JPN account. You have standards edition and limited edition with the physical version. The Limited edition comes with an art book and soundtrack. game copies are identical
Wheres the in-game command list? Tutorial?
The only way to access a command list is by going to the games "Reference" section which provides summed up a list of game controls and commands for general purposes. For a detail list of character moves, you will need to secure a copy of the physical manual which goes into character specific commands. This wiki will also provide that function. As for a tutorial, Technically "Situation Mode" acts as a tutorial mode by tasking the player to perform challenges that highlight the game mechanics. Its Execution is subpar.
Anything to unlock? DLC?
There is a total of 4 additional characters that can be unlocked
- Kurisu Makisu: A Guest character from the "Stein Gates" series.
- Rimi Sakihata: A Guest Character from the "Chaos Head" series.
- White Mikito: A Boss Character that debuted in Orignal/Vanilla "Phantom Breaker".(in short a pallet swap of Mikoto)
- L: An Unlockable Character who debuted in the spinoff "Phantom Breaker Battle Grounds/Cocoa's Nightmare" ( in short a pallet swap of M)
What is the Tier list?
Due to the minimal presence of PBE competitive environment, there is no definitive Tier list recorded. We're attempting to gather information and community knowledge for now.
However it's suggested by a majority that Kurisu is the strongest and that Shizuka is the weakest. Everyone else is unranked.
What do "Styles" do?
Styles will argument your character states and modify base mechanics properties. under here you'll find an Over View of the three Styles "Quick, Hard, Extra".
(This is only a simplify note of the three styles and suggests you review Styles in the System section of this wiki.)
Emphasize on speed and sports the highest number of cancel options in PBE. Grants players access to Slipshift versatile mechanic that slow down time considerably. Offensively Slip Shift Cancel allow follow-ups from the counter burst. Defensively its Slipshift Dodge force whiff punish scenarios while being pressured. Additionally, dashes and hi-jump become gaurd cancel option in this style.
Gear towards passive play by outclassing the other style in power and endurance. Solid Amour reduces guard gauge damage significantly and Protection give certain specials guard points. Critical and Set Burst are an unblockable attack with the later also having the ability to shut down tension mode.
Balance of the other two styles. Extra allow the player to mix and match certain mechanics of the other two style while also giving more burst meter to work with and unique Counter burst and overdrive. The player is able to use both Offensive and Defensive emergency mode at the same time.