Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE is a sequel to the original Tailed Demon Slayer game. The game was released on the 12th of May 2023 and so far has gained a lot of popularity so let’s put it under the microscope and see what Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE is all about.
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What is Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE
Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE is a free-to-play idle RPG that was developed by CookApps, a development studio based in South Korea. The game improves and adds onto the elements of its predecessor and at the time of writing this, features more than 100K downloads and almost 5k reviews with an average score of 4.3 out of 5.
Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE – The Basics
Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE puts the player in the shoes of a fox protagonist who is on a neverending quest to break the mysterious curse. On his journey, the player’s main objective is to defeat hordes of various demons and bosses while constantly improving his character in numerous ways.
Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE – Hero
Your demon slayer is able to collect and wield different types of equipment. In terms of defensive options, your character can access various helmets and armor, however, it is the weapons that are a lot more important.
When it comes to weapons, there are six different options in total and they come in pairs. Your character is able to wield and switch between three different options, however, he can’t use two weapons from the same pair. You will need to make a choice between a rapier and a hammer, a spear and a Gatling gun, and a crossbow and a battle fan. Each of the weapons comes with its own set of three unique abilities.
Weapons and equipment can be acquired through the summoning mechanic, and multiple weapons of the same type can be merged to create weapons of better quality.
Costumes can be acquired by spending costume summon tickets which are a very rare currency. Aside from providing your player with a new look, they also offer various passive as well as active abilities that further increase the strength of your character. There are three different tiers of costumes available for each weapon that your character can use. Costumes can be upgraded by spending elemental stones.
Increasing your character’s power and constantly improving your abilities is a core mechanic of the game and Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE provides you with multiple ways to make your character stronger, so let’s take a look at them.
Training – Training is the most basic way to increase the basic stats of your character. Training requires the player to spend gold and each time the player trains a certain stat, its price increases.
Level Traits – Traits allow the player to increase their stats by spending trait points. Trait points are earned by leveling up your character and for every level that you gain, you will receive one trait point.
Skills – This feature allows you to upgrade your weapon skills in exchange for Skill Scrolls. It also grants you access to the Mastery tree which can further increase the power of your weapon skills.
Fairies – Fairies are small creatures that follow your character around and provide it with multiple boosts and bonuses. These little monsters can be summoned in exchange for diamonds and can also be upgraded which further increases the benefits they provide. Your character can have only three fairies accompanying it at the moment and there are many different types of them.
Awakening – This feature allows the player to upgrade orbs that grant you various stats such as max HP or damage dealt with specific weapons. Awakening becomes available after the player unlocks the ability to meditate and requires you to spend Fox Orb Shards in order to upgrade your orbs. Once they reach their maximum level, you will need to defeat a boss before being able to unlock the next tier.
Dungeons are smaller levels that award the player with a specific currency upon completion. They usually last around thirty seconds and each dungeon features a different goal that the player needs to complete in order to clear the dungeon. Each dungeon type comes with its own level and the higher the level the greater the difficulty.
Donmami’s Gem Cart – This type of dungeon requires you to protect a hippo while he pulls a large cart full of gems from one point to another. On this journey, demon bandits will try to ambush you and it is your job to keep the gem cart safe. Awards the player with gems.
Sloth King’s Gold Temple – This type of dungeon has the player enter the temple of the Sloth King in order to steal gold from the Sloth King’s servants. In order to clear this dungeon, the player is required to acquire a set amount of gold. As the name suggests, this dungeon provides gold as a reward for the player.
Elemental Caves – Elemental caves are split into three types, Flame, Lightning, and Ice. This type of dungeon tasks the player with accumulating damage into a large elemental gem and rewards the player with different types of elemental stones depending on the type of dungeon.
Great Library of Charrisseum – The main objective of the Library dungeons is for the player to survive a set amount of time while constantly being under attack by hordes of demons. Completing this dungeon will award the player with Skill Scrolls.
Labyrinth of Darkness – This is a late-game dungeon that awards monster cards.
Summoning is a game mechanic that allows the player to summon weapons and fairies in exchange for diamonds. Each time the player uses the summon option, they will receive a random set of either weapons or fairies which they are free to use as they see fit. After using the summon option a specific number of times, the quality of the items received will permanently improve.
Guardians – Guardians are large mythical creatures that will aid the player on their journey. There are three elemental guardians that you can choose from, Qilin(Lightning), Hyoryu(Ice), and Jujak(Flame).
Meditation – Meditation is a mini-game in which you connect orbs of the same type in order to gather Meditation Stones.
Mental Training – This Sky Island feature lets you improve various aspects of your character in exchange for Meditation Stones.
Dispatch – This feature will let you use the costumes that you aren’t wearing as your clones and assign them to various regions in order to gain special currency called Fame Points as well as power-ups, and other rewards.
Relics – Relics are items that you can equip in each region where you dispatched your clone. These items can be bought and upgraded by Fame Points and provide the player with various bonuses.
Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE – Currency
Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE comes with its unique currency system which admittedly can be difficult to get a hold of at first glance. However, it is a relatively straightforward system so let’s take a closer look at it.
Gold – Gold is the basic currency of Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE and as such it is the easiest to acquire. It can be obtained by playing the main stages, by completing the Gold Temple dungeons, or via offline rewards. Gold is mainly used to train your character.
Gems – Gems are considered a very valuable currency within the world of Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE and are fairly rare. Gems can be acquired within the main stages, by finishing the Gem Cart dungeons or by meditating. They can also be acquired by completing quests, as rewards from the Battle Pass, or bought from the shop. As a currency, Gems are mostly used for summoning equipment and fairies.
Skill Scroll – This currency can be used to upgrade weapon skills and can be obtained by completing the Great Library of Charrisseum dungeons.
Meditation Stone – Meditation stones are used for mental training which increases your inner strength and are only obtainable by meditating.
Orb Shard – This currency can only be obtained by meditating and is used to level up your character’s orbs.
Costume Summon Ticket – This currency can be used at the Tailor’s to unlock a new costume for your character. It can be obtained as a daily reward or via the in-game shop.
Free Coin – The Free Coin is a special currency that can be exchanged for other items at the shop. It can be obtained as a free gift or a daily goodie.
Soul Fragment – This currency is used to summon monster cards and can be obtained by completing the Labyrinth of Darkness dungeons.
Feather of Jujak – This currency can be obtained by completing the Flame Elemental Caves and is used to level up guardian Jujak.
Claw of Hyoryu – Used to level up your guardian Hyoryo and can be obtained by completing the Ice Elemental Caves.
Scale of Qilin – This currency can be used to level up your guardian Qilin and is obtained by completing the Lightning Elemental Caves.
Guardian Elixirs (Ice, Flame, Lightning) – Each of these elixirs can be used to acquire blessings from their respective guardians and can be obtained in the main stage or as offline rewards.
Dungeon Ticket – Gold Temple – A ticket required to enter the Golden Sloth King’s Gold Temple. This currency can be obtained via daily goods or through meditation as well as the in-game shop.
Dungeon Ticket – Gem Cart – A ticket required to enter Donmami’s Gem Cart dungeon. This currency can be obtained via daily goods or through meditation as well as the in-game shop.
Dungeon Ticket – Great Library – A ticket required to enter the Great Library of Charrisseum dungeon. This currency can be obtained via daily goods or through meditation as well as the in-game shop.
Elemental Stone (Ice, Flame, Lightning) – Elemental stones are a type of currency awarded for clearing Elemental Caves. This currency can be used to upgrade your character’s costumes.
Dungeon Ticket – Elemental Stone (Ice, Flame, Lightning) – A ticket required to enter the Elemental Caves dungeons. This currency can be obtained via daily goods or through meditation as well as the in-game shop.
Dungeon Ticket – Labyrinth of Darkness – A form of currency required to enter the Labyrinth of Darkness dungeon. Obtainable through meditation or via the dispatch system. Labyrinth of Darkness tickets can be obtained through meditation or via the dispatch feature.
Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE – Quests
Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE comes with three different types of quests so let’s dissect each and every type separately.
Stage Quests – This type of quest are the most common one in the game. They appear on the side of your screen and one will always be active. Stage Quests usually require the player to complete a specific dungeon such as the Donmani’s Gem Cart or the Sloth King’s Gold Temple, slay a specific number of demons, or kill a certain boss. Completing stage quests will reward the player with diamonds.
Daily Quests – Daily Quests are twelve different objectives that the player can complete on a daily basis. These quests reward the player with diamonds and can range from completing different dungeons to summoning various items.
Repeat Quests – Repeat Quests are smaller objectives that the player can complete multiple times per day and award the player with small quantities of diamonds. These objectives can include killing a specific number of demons, summoning different items, completing dungeons, or even meditating a set amount of times.
Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE – Passes
There are two types of passes within the Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE, the Stage Pass, and the Level Pass so let’s take a closer look at them.
The Stage Pass
The Stage Pass has five different tiers and will provide the player with unique rewards such as diamonds, elemental dungeon tickets, costume tickets, and more for every five stages that the player successfully completes. Additional rewards can be unlocked with a real money purchase.
The Level Pass
The Level Pass also comes with five tiers and will award the player every time their fox reaches a new level. The rewards come in the shape of diamonds, dungeon tickets, and various other currencies and can be further increased with a real money purchase.
All in all, Tailed Demon Slayer: RISE is a great idle RPG that comes with lots of different gameplay mechanics and systems that are cleverly intertwined with each other as well as a unique cute cartoony aesthetic that only makes it more appealing. We hope you find our guide helpful and wish you good luck on your demon-slaying adventures.