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Still no release date for the demo, but hooray! Video! Plus some info on new features since the v10 update.

Posted by ferriswheel42 on Nov 25th, 2012

I'm back! After a long month of updating P:SI to the latest version of Pokémon Essentials, I've come back with a video update and 2 new features!

First, the video:

Now, on to the new features: Achievements (mentioned in the video) and Spirit Statues.


Currently there are 17 achievements that the player can acquire - ranging from things like "walking 10,000 steps" to "land an attack that deals over 9000 damage". There are also ones for catching Pokémon, and finding hidden areas. The Achievements window can be accessed from the Pokégear.

I'm also open to any new ideas for achievements. So if you have a fun idea for an achievement, post it in the comments!

Spirit Statues

These ominous statues (graphic pending) are scattered around the island and function like the Guardian Stones in Skyrim. When activated by the player, they grant buffs to certain move types, and activate abilities and effects for use in or outside of battle.

The 9 Spirit Statues are as follows:

  • Runner - Buffs NORMAL & GRASS moves, encounter probability while running decreases
  • Warrior - Buffs FIGHTING & BUG moves, chance that a move uses 0 PP
  • Assassin - Buffs DARK & GHOST moves, chance of causing opponent to flinch
  • Monk - Buffs FIRE & DRAGON moves, happiness increases faster
  • Alchemist - Buffs POISON & ICE moves, moves that inflict status ailments ALWAYS inflict them
  • Guardian - Buffs ROCK & GROUND moves, multi-hit moves (i.e. Fury Attack) always attack 5 times
  • Hunter - Buffs FLYING moves, increases probability of a critical hit
  • Mechanist - Buffs STEEL & ELECTRIC moves, gives access to all boxes while at any storage box
  • Healer - Buffs PSYCHIC & WATER moves, items and healing moves recover more health

That's it for this update! Stay tuned to this page, my Youtube channel, and Twitter account for the latest news!

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KRBL Nov 26 2012 says:


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D.jTeo Nov 26 2012 says:

Nice idea for the Achievements, You should add this map to be a hidden island that you can build up your base/house and grow pokemon and berry trees.

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kahoshi Nov 26 2012 says:

like the guardian stones idea but they should have more pokemon oriented names XD;

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