Onmyoji Arena has reached season nine already, and it's bringing with it some fresh content. The biggest addition is a new Shikigami and one that fans should be all too familiar with.
Mt. Dream Hakuzosu which can morph into different things, has now entered the arena. With its original form as a white fox spirit, it is able to take many forms, giving it an array of attacks.
One moment, it can be a human with its own set of attacks and the next it can be something much more sinister. By transforming into a Yukai, this makes Hakuzosu one of the trickiest characters to control in the game, but if used properly, it can be the most fun too.
Coming with the new Shikigami are some new skins for some of the current characters in the game. The Enchantrees skins are available for Ubume, Vampira and Ittan-momen, three very popular characters in the Onmyoji universe.
What are Enchantrees you ask? Well, they are Youkai, who punish sinners in Heian-ky? but it's only a legend, and no one is 100% sure if it's true or not, making the skins quite mysterious.
Arguably the coolest addition to the update is a new mode called 'Mix-Up Fight in Hazama' which is a 5-on-5 single line combat mode. The mode limits certain features, making the experience a fast-paced one.
For starters, the game randomly selects a Shikigami for you, so if you were too comfortable with one, you'll have to quickly adjust here. You also can't make purchases from the Base except for during the opening scene of the mode or when being resurrected.
Lastly, the Base in Hazama does not restore health or mana so if that was your savior, then you're out of luck here. Fortunately, though, you will be given a variety of buffs in place of the health, and that should make combat more intense, fast and fun.Love the art of strategy? then check out the top 25 strategy games for iPhone and iPad.