Idola Phantasy Star Saga Ver 2.0.0

Version 2.0.0

Version 2.0.0 of Idola Phantasy Star Saga will be arriving soon with Episode 2 and plenty of additions and changes to the game!


Maintenance Notice

Maintenance Period

After the maintenance period, you must update to version 2.0.0 of the app to play.

※ Please refrain from creating an Idola before maintenance.
※ Because of various modifications to the battle system and characters, you won’t be able to continue a battle started before maintenance after the maintenance.


Content Updates

Episode 2 is here!

Leo or Cancer? The fate of the world is up in the air, and the battle of the Solders of the Zodiacs will soon begin.

The world is at peace after the battle with Dark Falz, but the peace is disturbed when the crown prince of the Cancer militant nation declares war on the empire ruled by Leo. A new battle featuring a new protagonist and the Zodiarts will soon begin…


Episode 2, Record 1: Awakening

What threat lies in visiting Vandor again? And who exactly is Giselle, the girl that appeared to the Aries Knights one day?


New Protagonist

Episode 2 follows a new protagonist, not Uly from Episode 1. You can change the protagonist’s name, appearance, and elemental attribute to your liking.  


Fate Divergence and Type Change

In the big Episode 2 update, an addition to the Fate Divergence system is “Type Change”. 

A character will have 1 of 6 types, and it can change after a Fate Divergence. Each type will have its own effects that boost or hinder certain stats.

※ After the 2.0.0 Update, you will be able to do Fate Divergence and Type Change without the need of a Fate Scroll. Fate Scrolls in 2.0.0 will be used in [Bond Quests], quests where you can get a lot of Bond Points with characters.
※ After the 2.0.0 Update, you will be able to change a character back to their pre fate divergence form.
※ Destiny Bonus can be applied to a character on both their pre and post fate divergence form.
※ The UI regarding character icons will change to accommodate showing a character’s type.

In addition to the changes to fate divergence listed above, every player will receive 9 Fate Scrolls after the maintenance on May 21st, 2020.


Descent Quests

Descent Quests are a new type of quest that will allow you to face off against fierce foes like Dark Falz Theater. To play them, you use [Subjegation Requests] witch you get from logging in daily. When you partake in these quests, you’ll get [Descent Medals], which you can trade for Unique Weapon Symbols.

Unique Weapon Symbols are weapon symbols that have powerful status and effects, but can only be used if a character is of a specific class.

Unique Weapon Symbols
Leuven Hoylen Nautical Star Infinite Blaze 
※ Only usable by Berserk class characters ※ Only usable by Brave class characters ※ Only usable by Striker class characters
Seraph Chrysomallos
※ Only usable by Paladin class characters

※ All-Purpose Fragments [Weapon] cannot be used to upgrade Unique Weapon Symbols.


Daily 10 Pull Gacha

Starting with Episode 2, the daily free 10 pull gacha lineup has been updated! Each day, you can do a free 10 pull from this gacha with EX characters in its line up! Its lineup will also be updated now and again!


Character Special Effect

During certain times in [Gathering Quests] and [Decent Quests], specific characters will have Special Effects that do things like increase rare drop rates in Gathering Quests, and Stats in Decent Quests.


New Breakthrough Quest: Forbidden Area

A new high difficulty breakthrough quest called “Forbidden Area” is here in IDOLA!

The Elemental Attributes allowed in the quest are limited, there are no continues, and you can’t use support partners, so you’ll need a strong party to breakthrough!

※ Your party must be of a certain strength value to challenge this quest.


New Arena Ranking Awards

Unique Weapon Symbols are weapon symbols that have powerful status and effects, but can only be used if a character is of a specific class.

Unique Weapon Symbols
Star Edge Lamb’s Grace Divine Star Edge Lamb’s Grace

※ You cannot disassemble [Divine Star Edge Lamb’s Grace]


1.5 Year Anniversary Event

It’s time to celebrate the 1.5 year anniversary of Idola! In this new event, you can earn [Anniversary Medals] to pull on the anniversary Box Gacha for rewards such as Uly’s 5* variant, tickets and dolls!


Character and Gacha Changes

About Characters Released after 2.0.0

In battle Character Models Change

  • Characters released after the 2.0.0 update will use 3D character models in battle, unlike pre 2.0.0 characters who will continue to be 2D models.

Elemental Blast Change

  • To go with the new Fate Divergence [Type Change] system, elemental blasts for pre and post divergence will be uniform.


Changes to Permanent Gachas 

EX Characters in Gacha Lineup

  • Starting with 2.0.0, some of the EX variants of characters will be added to the Permanent Star Diamond gacha, and in each ★5 Character 10% Gacha.

Timing of Adding Characters to Permanent Gacha 

  • Characters will be added to the Permanent Gacha and ★5 Character 10% Gachas irregularly after distribution as opposed to after they are released.



System and Balance Updates

System Updates

Birthdate Change

  • The player’s birthdate can be changed at any time.
    ※ From now on, Uly’s elemental attribute will be the same as the EPISODE 2 protagonist, who’s attribute can be changed as many times as desired.

Party Organization Screen Change

  • In the Party Organization screen, the “PARTY” mark on a character in the character list and the “In use [使用中]” mark on a Symbol in the Symbol List will be changed so that the symbols only appear if that character or symbol is being used in the party currently being set up.

Improvement of Various Content Unlock

  • The order and timing players will unlock Idola Battle, Arena, IdoMags, and Brigade, will be changed from where the player is in the story to their player rank.

Biographical Quest Change

  • All characters (except collaboration characters) will have the first chapter of their Biographical Quest open and ready to play.

Home Menu Improvement

  • The Home Menu screen changes depending on the time of day.


Balance Updates

Story Quest Enemy Level Change

  • The option to change the level of the enemies according to the player’s party level will be added to Story Quests.

Arena Coin Amount Gain Change

  • The number of arena coins gained from the Arena Battles will be increased.

Daily Achievements and Weekly Missions Change

  • The rewards for the following Daily Achievements will be changed:
    • “Do 1 Gacha Pull” gives [EneGummy x1]
    • “Clear 1 Quest” gives [Rainbow EXP Book +3 x30]
    • “Fight 1 Idola in Idola Battle” gives [Idola Crystals x 50]
    • “Clear all Daily Achievements” give [Star Diamonds x50]
  • The reward for completing the Weekly Missions in Idola Battle has been changed to [Symbol Gacha Ticket x1]
    ※ New Weekly missions will go into effect May 25th @ 5:00 (JST)
  • The rewards for the following Weekly Missions in the Arena will be changed:
    • “Fight 1 Battle at the [強敵] Difficulty” gives [All-Purpose Symbol Fragment [Weapon] x1]
    • “Accumulate a score of 1500000 points” gives [Illusion Map [Material] x1]
    • “Accumulate a score of 3000000 points” gives [Illusion Map [IdoRappy] x1]

IDOLA Episode 2 Pre-Release Stream Recap

Episode 2

Launch Date

After a long wait Episode 2 will finally release on May 21st!

New Story

Start your adventure into Episode 2 with the new story content Record 1: Awakening featuring Giselle with her partner Niu! You can start Episode 2’s story even when if you have not finished Episode one.

New Characters

Giselle, Episode 2’s Heroine

Introducing Episode 2’s Heroine Giselle! She’s fire element with a newly introduced class Striker. She also has a unique new Elemental Blast type called Multi-Step. This Elemental Blast can be used at different element values for different effects, such as Law becoming [Fastest] and Chaos guaranteeing a Critical Hit.

Stella, Head Of The New Aries Knights

Stella returns in all her glory in Episode 2 as Stella [EP2]! Stella acts as the head of the New Aries Knights. With Uly, the squadron captain, she heads into a new battle… She now has a special variant of her Idola called Arch Aries.

Episode 2’s Main Protagonists

Episode 2 introduces a new protagonist! You can enter a name for the character, and choose the gender and element. This time around, the protagonist will be silent. They come with their own idola which is to be revealed…

Uly’s 5* Variant

Uly finally gets his 5* variant that he won in the Community Character Rarity Up vote! 

New Arena Gacha Character, Luke

Luke sneaks in as the new Arena Gacha Character. He is a water assassin.

Rockingham, The Cancer Zodiart

Rockingham is the Prince of Canceed, the General Commander of the nation’s army, and is also the Zodiart of Cancer.

Lindsey, The Capricorn Zodiart

Major Lindsey storms into battle wielding the powerful Capricorn Zodiart!

Farley, The Lieutenant Soldier 

Lieutenant Farley holds strong on the front line. She introduces a new class called Soldier! Comes with low cost skills with side effects.

Melvi, The Principality’s Bodyguard 

Defending Rockingham through thick and thin, Melvi enters the fray!

Demonic Shooter Odette

Odette creeps from the shadows of Episode 1 as an Earth Shooter! She comes with a skill with [Super Fastest] which has priority over regular [Fastest].

Mechanical Idola Andromeda

The new mechanized Idola Andromeda is rearing into action! The red one, Andromeda G is Giselle’s. They seem to be man-made creations…


1.5 Year Anniversary

Celebrate the 1.5 year anniversary of Idola with this new event! Earn [Anniversary Medals] to pull on the anniversary Box Gacha for rewards such as Uly’s 5* variant, tickets and dolls!

Episode 2 Countdown Gifts

Episode 2 will release on May 21st! Until then, a Retweet and Follow campaign will be happening! You can enter be one of 20 people to win a Law or Chaos Hoodie or one of 40 people to win an autograph from one of the ★5 characters!

  • To help commemorate the live stream, ★5 Character Character 10% Gacha Tickets will be distributed!
  • Also to countdown to Episode 2, you’ll get a Gacha Ticket every day you log in from May 16th @12:00 to May 21st @ 12:00 (JST).
  • Once a day, you can draw from the Star Festival gacha for only 1500 Star Diamonds! You can get every Star Festival character from this gacha to help get your parties ready for Episode 2! This Gacha lasts from May 16th @ 0:00 to May 21st @ 12:00 (JST). 

Illustration Contest Symbol

The 1st place symbol from the Illustration Contest is now available to all players!

1st Place Winner
Leorian Empire’s Crown Princess
Artist: 那桜


New Features

Character Type

Introducing a new way to customize your characters using a character Type. Types are special character specialization’s for your fate divergence. Now every fate has separate stats and can even have special effects on them. With this change you can now adjust which fate you choose without using a fate divergence scroll and can even go back to before divergence. Fate divergence scrolls will now be used for special bond increase quests!

Unique Weapon Symbols

Another way to customize your character is using new Unique Weapon Symbols. These symbols have powerful abilities, but are only usable by a specific class. You can get them from rare drops, achievements and exchange shops!

Descent Quest

Episode 2 will feature an all new mode called Descent Quests! Take arms against Dark Falz in raid type battles to get rare drops and earn [Descent Medals], which you can exchange for Unique Weapon Symbols, special Descent Soul Symbols and Unique Weapon Fragments. To take part you have to use a [Subjugation Request].

Daily 10 Pull Gacha

Starting with Episode 2, A new daily gacha will be introduced! Each day, you can do a free 10 pull from this gacha with EX characters in it’s line up! Its lineup will also be updated now and again!

New Arena Symbols

Episode 2 brings new things to the Arena!

  • Following Star Edge Lionel, Star Edge Lamb’s Grace and Divine Star Edge Lamb’s Grace will be the new ranking rewards.
  • The new symbols “Lindwurm” and “Backs to Each Other” have their parameters increased in the arena and have been added to the gacha lineup!
  • After the start of Episode 2, the arena coin increase effect on symbols has adjusted the number of items in box gachas accordingly.

3D Models

With the advent of Episode 2 comes an update to character models from 2D to 3D! This also includes Elemental Blast animations!

Various Other Changes

  • Battle Model and Elemental Blast before divergence are fixed
  • You can play Episode 1 of character fate quests without having the character itself
  • You no longer have to battle in fate quests
  • A quest’s special effects are given to characters for a limited time
  • Uly’s element can now be changed in the settings
  • Home Screen changes based on the current time