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Basic Information
Video Game
HAL Laboratory
Square Co Ltd
Action RPG
6 megabit Cartridge
Super Famicom
Retail Features
Japan Japanese Release Date(s)
Super Famicom
December 171993
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Alcahest (アルカエスト, Arukaesuto?) is an action role-playing game for the Nintendo Super Famicom, developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Squaresoft. The game was released in 1993 in Japan, and has never been released in other markets. It is notable for being an RPG that uses a password system.

Allies[edit | edit source]

Garstein (Wizard)

  • Information: When you attack, he shoots an energy ball that follows/hits the enemy.
  • Special: Bombs the entire screen, killing all enemies (1 SP).

Elikshil (Princess)

  • Information: When you attack, she shoots a fireball at the enemy too. If

you get low on health, she will recover your vitality at the cost of 1 SP.

  • Special: Fully recovers your vitality (1 SP).

Sirius (Knight)

  • Information: When you attack, he will use his long-range mace in the

direction of the enemy.

  • Special: You will shoot constant energy balls straight ahead for several

moments (2 SP).

Magna (Cyborg)

  • Information: When you attack, Magna will shoot an energy ball ahead. The

ball bounces off walls, disappearing totally when it moves offscreen.

  • Special: Magna will send out several homing blasts which will target any

nearby enemies and destroy them (3 SP).

Nevis (Dragon God)

  • Information: When you attack, Nevis kicks, sending energy balls in 3

directions to hit enemies.

  • Special: Nevis will turn into her dragon form and destroy any enemies you

come near for a limited time (2 SP).