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Chinese Paladin: Sword and Fairy 6 Review

By BwwDtt | 17 December 2020
Average: 7.3 (6 votes)

Chinese Paladin: Sword and Fairy 6 is a Chinese RPG developed by Softstar Entertainment. It is the eighth instalment of the video game series, set many years after the events of The Legend of Sword and Fairy 5. "The Legend of Sword and Fairy" is a beloved RPG series which first instalment was released in 1995.

  • Dual Combat System
  • Unqiue Mechanics of Combat Formations
  • Weapon Transmogrify System
  • Event Mini-games

Chinese Paladin: Sword and Fairy 6 Gameplay

The plot of Chinese Paladin: Sword and Fairy 6 is based on the classic Chinese mythological tales. Since the birth of the ancient god Shen Nong, the nine Jiuquan springs have anchored Heaven and Earth. Each of them has supernatural powers, and each of them is a source of energy and life for the universe. Many years later, however, the peace of the world was shattered by the the War of the Three Tribes. A coalition of Humans and Gods defeated the Beasts. The Beast tribe retreated to the demon world, and the Gods, Demons, and Humans have lived in isolation ever since. After the war, Shen Nong and Jiuquan disappeared from the world, and the legend of those events was lost.

In the story of the game, Yue Jinzhao and Yue Qi arrive on the Westside in search of what they have lost. What they find instead is an ancient mystery hidden in the depths of years. At the same time, elsewhere in the sea, an ancient monster awakens hovering in the sky and confused by the voice in his head. Different factions are fighting for control in this world: the True War Alliance, the Risen Holy Souls, the Hengdao Society, and the demonic Pisciri. Players will have to find out which of them is the real villain and is plotting insidious plans. The fates unfold and unravel as the game's plot progresses.

One of the main features of the game is the combat system, a dual combat system—a combination of two real-time and turn-based combat modes, both of which can be chosen by players. There is also a unique attack system. Using the MP accumulated during combat, players can use either Technique, Harmony, or Slash Charged Attacks.

Each character in the game has three souls, with unique abilities. Players can customize the characters by selecting different attributes in these souls. Each selected node has exclusive variants, and special hidden effects can be found in the several right nodes.

Combat formations add more variety to battles with enemies. In normal combat, players can control a single character and use formations to perform skills to break through enemy defences or inflict increased damage. Players can command focused attacks, prioritize healing, etc. There are also unique modes, such as aerial combat and long-range shooting.

Players can attack enemies unexpectedly during combat encounters. Players will inflict surprise attack damage based on the difference between player and enemy levels. If the power of the party leader is much higher than the average level of the enemies, a surprise attack can bring instant victory.

In addition to other activities, all sorts of minigames are scattered throughout the world map. Puzzles, traps, and other games can be played using character-specific stage skills. Through free exploration, players can explore the open world and discover hidden events and perhaps even find secret items. Each of the six main characters has unique stage skills that can be used. Players can use these skills to overcome certain puzzles and traps. For example, some skills allow players to fly over obstacles to reach places that cannot be achieved otherwise.

Characters are free to explore the map, exploring secret locations and paths. The maps and stages in Chinese Paladin: Sword and Fairy 6 have more vertical space than ever before, with many riddles and unique secret objects. Not only do these items have special effects, but they also increase the player's reputation, allowing you to gain new costumes and titles.

Players can customize the appearance of their weapons to their liking. The game provides an opportunity to change the appearance of your sword to another one that you already have, while the essential characteristics of the weapon remain unaffected. Since weapons are displayed in real-time in the game, players change not only the appearance of the hero's icon but also how their battles and skills will look during combat.

After receiving rewards for completing quests from NPCs, you can swap items with different factions — but only if you have enough reputation. Items belonging to specific factions can only be exchanged with the highest possible reputation.

In Chinese Paladin: Sword and Fairy 6, there is an option to change the level of gameplay difficulty: easy, normal and hard are available for selection. The difficulty menu will become available after the first playthrough. Players can also lower the difficulty during the gameplay, but once the difficulty is lowered, it cannot be changed. Players who have lowered the difficulty cannot challenge the Final Boss in the first game.

Chinese Paladin: Sword and Fairy 6 System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: NVidia 9800(512Mb)
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0GHz
  • File Size: 20 GB available space
  • OS: Windows 7 / Widows 8

Recommended Requirements

  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: NVidia GeForce GTX 560 or AMD Radeon HD 6870 (RAM1GB)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 2.8GHz
  • File Size: 20 GB available space
  • OS: Windows 7 / Widows 8