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The player starts off in the Nation of Aurora with their partner {{p|Eevee}}, having just become the most recent Warlord. They then meet up with Mitsunari, Kiyomasa, and Masanori, who taunt the player, stating that they aren’t ready to be a warlord. At this point, two warriors from the neighboring nation of Ignis quickly challenge the player to battle. At this point, Oichi joins in the battle to support the player.
   
Legend has it that the one who will be able to conquer all seventeen kingdoms of [[Ransei]] will bring the return of the region's creator.
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After defeating the duo, Oichi relates the details of the legend of Ransei, and sets the player off on a quest to unite the 17 nations. The player first challenges Hideyoshi’s nation of Ignis, then moves on to battle Motonari in Greenleaf and Motochika in Fontaine. Along the way, the player learns how to recruit other Warlords and link with wild Pokémon.
   
The player is the new Warlord of the kingdom of Aurora. As Oichi, Mitsunari, Kiyomasa, and Masanori talk about the player and his or her {{p|Eevee}}, two Warriors from the nearby kingdom Ignis challenges the new Warlord to battle. The player manages to defeat them with help from Oichi and her {{p|Jigglypuff}}, who subsequently join the player in conquering the other sixteen kingdoms. After some training, the player makes their move on Ignis. Hideyoshi and his army retreat after defeat, allowing the player to take control of Ignis. The kingdoms of Greenleaf and Fountaine eventually follow, as the player learns from Oichi of Nobunaga's desire to conquer all seventeen kingdoms. The Violight, Chrysalia, and Pugilis kingdoms also come to the player's control, with a chance for the Warlords of the kingdoms joining the player. As Nobunaga comes closer to the south, the player aims to get the kingdoms of Terrera and Illusio on their side. After choosing to challenge either kingdom to battle and winning, Shingen of Terrera and Kenshin of Illusio express their desire to join the player.
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From there, the player is able to conquer Violight (leader Ginchiyo), Chrysalia (Yoshimoto), and Pugilis (Yoshihiro). At this point, the nations of Terrera and Illusio, led by Kenshin and Shingen respectively, become available for conquering. However, when the player goes to challenge one of them, they will not accept the challenge, stating that the player is not yet ready to face them, and turn the player’s forces back. At this point, whichever nation the player went to will send forces back to the nation in which the player resides (either Pugilis or Chrysalia), and the player must defend their nation from the attack.
   
Players must now conquer the kingdoms under Nobunaga's rule. These are kingdoms either under Nobunaga's most loyal Warlords or Warlords Nobunaga allowed to remain after conquering their kingdom. After defeating the kingdoms of Cragspur, Yaksha, Viperia, and Avia, as well as Valora, Nixtorm, Spectra, no Warlords or Warriors are capable of joining the player since they report back to Nobunaga. Now with only one kingdom left, the player's army heads for Dragnor to face Nobunaga.
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Upon a successful defense, the player will undergo a warrior transformation, allowing them to successfully challenge the nation. After defeating either Kenshin or Shingen’s forces, both will join the player on their quest to unite the nations. At this point, Nobunaga himself appears before the player, stating his own aims to conquer Ransei (and in doing so, debates with his sister, who is revealed to be Oichi, about his goals).
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Following this, the player can then conquer the nations of Cragspur (Ujiyasu), Avia (Masamune), Viperia (Nene), and Yaksha (Kotaro). Upon defeating one of these nations, Keiji will appear and give the player {{DL|Evolutionary stone|Fire Stone|three}} {{DL|Evolutionary stone|Water Stone|evolutionary}} {{DL|Evolutionary stone|Thunderstone|stones}}, which will allow the player to evolve their {{p|Eevee}} into {{p|Vaporeon}}, {{p|Jolteon}} or {{p|Flareon}} if they so choose.
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After defeating the rest of the area’s warlords, the three nations of Nobunaga’s highest aides will appear: Spectra (No), Valora (Ieyasu), and Nixtorm (Mitsuhide). Upon defeat of these three, the final nation, Dragnor, appears, and the player is able to battle Nobunaga himself.
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Upon conquering the final nation, a cutscene will play in which several pillars of light shoot out from across the nation and converge on a tower in Dragnor. When the player enters the tower, they find the legendary Pokémon {{p|Arceus}} awaiting them. Arceus tells the player to link with them, and the battle begins. When the player successfully links with Arceus, Nobunaga appears and reveals that he planned all along for this to happen. He secretly wanted to get Arceus appear so that he could strike it down and prove to the region that the legend was unimportant. Nobunaga, along with No, Ieyasu, Mitsuhide, Hideyoshi, and Ranmaru, then challenge the player’s party to the final battle.
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Upon defeating Nobunaga, the player brings peace to the land of Ransei, allowing each Warlord leader to rule their respective nations once again. Arceus goes off, telling the player it will appear again when the time is right.
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After the main story, several special episodes open up, allowing the player to play through several different stories as different characters. Each episode has a specific goal that must be complete in order to clear it, ranging from uniting the region to defeating a certain number of warlords to collecting a certain number of Pokémon. Notably, the player won’t be allowed to continue on with the main story, instead only unlocking the ability to use their player character again when all other special episodes have been unlocked.
   
 
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Pokémon Conquest
ポケモン+ノブナガの野望
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Pokémon Conquest's box art
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Basic info
Platform: Nintendo DS
Category: Turn-based strategy RPG
Players: 1-2
Connectivity: DS Wireless, Wi-Fi
Developer: Tecmo Koei
Publisher: Nintendo
The Pokémon Company
Part of: Generation V miscellaneous
Ratings
CERO: A
ESRB: E
ACB: N/A
OFLC: N/A
PEGI: N/A
GRB: N/A
Release dates
Japan: March 19, 2012[1]
North America: June 18, 2012[2]
Australia: June 21, 2012[3]
Europe: July 27, 2012[4]
South Korea: N/A
Websites
Japanese: Nintendo.co.jp
Official site
English: Pokémon.com
Nintendo.com
Official site
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Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition boxart
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Pokémon Conquest (Japanese: ポケモンノブナガの野望 Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition) is a spin-off crossover between the Pokémon and Nobunaga's Ambition series of games, a first for the franchise. It was released in Japan on March 17, 2012 and in North America on June 18, 2012.

Following a series of news regarding surprising announcements from both Jump Festa 2011 and the first issue of CoroCoro magazine in 2012, the game was revealed on December 17, 2011, at the Jump Festa event itself, with the official site launching soon after.

The game takes place in a new region called Ransei. Various Pokémon from all five generations appear in this game. The game has Nintendo DSi enhancements.

Gameplay

Pokémon Conquest features a turn-based strategy battle system. Up to six Pokémon on each side are positioned on the battlefield, one for each participating Warlord, and both sides take turns moving and attacking with their Pokémon. A battle is won or lost when one side achieves the victory conditions for the match, for example defeating all the opponent's Pokémon, or capturing all the flags on the field, and so on. When a battle is won, all participating Pokémon gain points to their Link with their respective Warlords. The player can recruit more Warlords, and thus more potential Pokémon to choose from for battle, throughout the game, often through defeating them in battle. There is also a multiplayer wireless mode in which two players may battle each other.

Pokémon in the game can grow in strength by increasing their Link with their Warlord. Depending on how well matched a pair is, the maximum level of the Link between the two varies, with most Warlords only able to achieve a 100% or Best Link with a single species of Pokémon. Aside from growing more powerful, Pokémon may evolve when their Link reaches a high enough percentage, though there are also Pokémon which evolve through other conditions such as the use of specific items. Warlords can also establish links with Pokémon other than the one they started with, though only one can be used by each Warlord in a given battle at a time.

The game makes use of the seventeen Pokémon types and their respective weaknesses, resistances, and immunities. Pokémon also have various Abilities, many the same as in the main series games, as well as some unique new additions. Warlords also have Warlord Skill that can be used once per battle, which have various effects such as powering up or healing Pokémon. Warlords can also equip items, which can provide additional effects such as stat boosts or can be used during battle.

When a battle is won against an enemy kingdom's castle, the player conquers that map and now has access to three options: Train (increase link, though Pokémon cannot be used in battle), Search (recruit more allies), or shops, in which the player can buy items to use on Pokémon. There are also Ponigiri shops. Feeding a Pokémon these will increase its energy, which affects its performance in battle.

Plot

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The player starts off in the Nation of Aurora with their partner Eevee, having just become the most recent Warlord. They then meet up with Mitsunari, Kiyomasa, and Masanori, who taunt the player, stating that they aren’t ready to be a warlord. At this point, two warriors from the neighboring nation of Ignis quickly challenge the player to battle. At this point, Oichi joins in the battle to support the player.

After defeating the duo, Oichi relates the details of the legend of Ransei, and sets the player off on a quest to unite the 17 nations. The player first challenges Hideyoshi’s nation of Ignis, then moves on to battle Motonari in Greenleaf and Motochika in Fontaine. Along the way, the player learns how to recruit other Warlords and link with wild Pokémon.

From there, the player is able to conquer Violight (leader Ginchiyo), Chrysalia (Yoshimoto), and Pugilis (Yoshihiro). At this point, the nations of Terrera and Illusio, led by Kenshin and Shingen respectively, become available for conquering. However, when the player goes to challenge one of them, they will not accept the challenge, stating that the player is not yet ready to face them, and turn the player’s forces back. At this point, whichever nation the player went to will send forces back to the nation in which the player resides (either Pugilis or Chrysalia), and the player must defend their nation from the attack.

Upon a successful defense, the player will undergo a warrior transformation, allowing them to successfully challenge the nation. After defeating either Kenshin or Shingen’s forces, both will join the player on their quest to unite the nations. At this point, Nobunaga himself appears before the player, stating his own aims to conquer Ransei (and in doing so, debates with his sister, who is revealed to be Oichi, about his goals).

Following this, the player can then conquer the nations of Cragspur (Ujiyasu), Avia (Masamune), Viperia (Nene), and Yaksha (Kotaro). Upon defeating one of these nations, Keiji will appear and give the player three evolutionary stones, which will allow the player to evolve their Eevee into Vaporeon, Jolteon or Flareon if they so choose.

After defeating the rest of the area’s warlords, the three nations of Nobunaga’s highest aides will appear: Spectra (No), Valora (Ieyasu), and Nixtorm (Mitsuhide). Upon defeat of these three, the final nation, Dragnor, appears, and the player is able to battle Nobunaga himself.

Upon conquering the final nation, a cutscene will play in which several pillars of light shoot out from across the nation and converge on a tower in Dragnor. When the player enters the tower, they find the legendary Pokémon Arceus awaiting them. Arceus tells the player to link with them, and the battle begins. When the player successfully links with Arceus, Nobunaga appears and reveals that he planned all along for this to happen. He secretly wanted to get Arceus appear so that he could strike it down and prove to the region that the legend was unimportant. Nobunaga, along with No, Ieyasu, Mitsuhide, Hideyoshi, and Ranmaru, then challenge the player’s party to the final battle. Upon defeating Nobunaga, the player brings peace to the land of Ransei, allowing each Warlord leader to rule their respective nations once again. Arceus goes off, telling the player it will appear again when the time is right.

After the main story, several special episodes open up, allowing the player to play through several different stories as different characters. Each episode has a specific goal that must be complete in order to clear it, ranging from uniting the region to defeating a certain number of warlords to collecting a certain number of Pokémon. Notably, the player won’t be allowed to continue on with the main story, instead only unlocking the ability to use their player character again when all other special episodes have been unlocked.

Passwords

Certain Pokémon will appear in one of the player's kingdoms the month after their Password is typed in the Password section.

Pokémon Password
Oshawott Oshawott frCLRpXG88
Gible Gible LTb3n3RYJ8
Dratini Dratini Sr5Z5GqAgR
Axew Axew BqWxXEK3xg
Beldum Beldum CMqkZRRSRX
Darmanitan Darmanitan pK5RgzqLG8
Larvitar Larvitar Lpu3ggCYk8
Sneasel Sneasel CMqkZRRSRX
Gyarados Gyarados mq2xRVNgRL
Cinccino Cinccino vVALFrGTXX
Pansear Pansear niE33w9rwM
Panpour Panpour CNZF3wpq3x
Emolga Emolga Jnm3kqgN8X
Lapras Lapras GfV33RVN3F
Scyther Scyther 8GV3LMGrnM
Riolu Riolu SHw8mxRAJR

Characters

Main article: List of Pokémon Conquest characters

Warlords

Reception

Pokémon Conquest's score of 34/40

Gaming magazine Famitsu has given Pokémon Conquest a score of 34/40. The reviewers praised how it was easy for children to understand along with its high replay value.

In addition, Nintendo Power magazine gave the game a rating of 9/10. The magazine cited its engaging and elaborate gameplay, but noted that it was simple enough to pick up for newcomers to the tactical RPG genre.

References

  1. Official site (JA)
  2. Official site (US)
  3. Nintendo of Australia
  4. Nintendo UK


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