IDOLA JP Weekly Vol.122

April 18th, 2021

Limited Event – Idola Battle SP [2.5 Anniversary Eve]

Take part in the “Idola Battle SP – 2.5 Anniversary Eve” event! Collect Idola Crystal IIs [Blue] and exchange it for 1000 Star Diamonds, ★5 Character 10% Gacha Tickets, and more!

Idola Battle SP

  • A sheet of objectives in Idola Battle that replaces the weekly missions. It unlocks various prizes such as Idola Medals and Stamina Refills. Completing the sheet will give you a total of 1200 Star Diamonds!

Event Period

  • April 19th, 2021 @ 5:00 ~ April 26th, 2021 @ 0:00 (JST)


Arena Gacha: Scheme to Cross North

Part 2 of the new arena Gacha is here! Fight in the arena and get Arena Coins II [Green] and use them here to get Kaempfer [Exiled Strategist] and limited dolls!

Gacha Period

  • (Part 1) March 22nd, 2021 @ 5:00 ~ June 7th, 2021 @ 12:00 (JST)
  • (Part 2) April 26th, 2021 @ 5:00 ~ June 7th, 2021 @ 12:00 (JST)

Arena Coin II [Green] Availability Period

  • Until May 31st, 2021 @ 0:00 (JST)
Gacha Character
Kaempfer [Exiled Strategist]
Chaos | Wizard | Andromeda | Critical Hit


April 13th, 2021

EX Series: Erwin Gacha

With new card art and a new Water Element, Erwin joins the EX Series!

Not only can he heal and cure the status effects of all his allies at once, he can also inflict

or on his enemies.

Erwin [EX] also gives you a Brigade Battle Coin boost for a limited time! 

※ You can use Lucky Chances gained from the Arena in this gacha.

Gacha Period

  • April 13th, 2021 @ Maintenance End ~ April 27th, 2021 @ 12:00 (JST)
Pickup Character
Erwin [EX]
Law | Saint | Dark Leo | Defense


Character Achievement Symbol
Lebe Grimoire

Increase Resistance to Status Effects and Debuffs by 20 (50)%
[Potential Ability] Reduce the Elemental Value required for Skills by 1.
※ Saint Only

※ [Potential Ability] is unlocked at Lv.10
※ This symbol cannot be disassembled.

Brigade Battle Coin Boost Period

  • Until April 27th, 2021 @ 1:59 (JST)

10 Pull Reward

  • Limited Doll (x1)


[Paid] ★5 Character Guaranteed 10 Pull Gacha

In this paid gacha, you will get at least one Erwin [EX] per pull! With each pull, you’ll get 2 Limited Dolls and only Characters and Symbols that are above ★4!

※ ★3 and lower characters and symbols are not available in this gacha.
※ You can pull this gacha 3 times.
※ It costs 5000 Star Diamonds [Paid] to pull from this gacha.

Gacha Period

  • April 13th, 2021 @ Maintenance End ~ April 27th, 2021 @ 12:00 (JST)

Pickup Character
Erwin [EX]
Law | Saint | Dark Leo | Defense


Limited Breakthrough Quest

Take part in the “Revised Forbidden Area of the Legendary Omniarch [Water]” breakthrough quest. Only Water characters can challenge this quest, and you get no continues, your powers are limited, and the party must be above a certain power level. Fight through 10 difficult stages where you have no continues, the enemies have symbols, use reverse rush, and more!

When you complete Stage 5, you’ll receive the IdoMag “Pow”!

Event Period

  • April 13th, 2021 @ Maintenance End ~ May 16th, 2021 @ 12:00 (JST)

First Clear Reward

Stage Rewards
Stage 1

★5 Character Gacha 10% Ticket [Water] (x1)

Stage 2

★5 Character Gacha 10% Ticket [Water] (x1)

Stage 3

★5 Character Gacha 10% Ticket [Water] (x1)

Stage 4

★5 Character Gacha 10% Ticket [Water] (x1)

Stage 5

Star Diamonds (x1,000)

Stage 6

IdoMag [Pow]

Stage 7

10 Pull Symbol Gacha (x1)

Stage 8

Limited Doll (x1)

Stage 9

Platinum Doll (x1)

Final Stage

Star Diamonds (x2,000)


Forbidden Area Assistance Star Festival [Water]

This Star Festival is to assist with the breakthrough quest! Only water element characters can be pulled here!

Gacha Period

  • April 13th, 2021 @ Maintenance End ~ May 16th, 2021 @ 12:00 (JST)
Pickup Characters
Gerda [Christmas] Stella [Summer] Stella [New Year]
Law | Elementor | Leo Law | Paladin | Aries  Law | Paladin | Aries
Quna [Songstress Diva] Gene [Summer Innocence] Popona [Celebratory PR Agent]
Neutral | Bard | n/a | Critical Hit Neutral | Brave | n/a | Speed Neutral | PR Agent | n/a | Status Resist
Giselle [Happy New Year] Farley [1st Lieutenant Pâtissiere] Stella [New Resolve]
Chaos | Striker | Andromeda G | Critical Hit Neutral | Soldier | Andromeda | Critical Hit Law | Paladin | Arch Aries | Defense

※ Quna, Gene, and Popona can be in Idola Creation parties, but they cannot be the leader of one.


Pickup Weapon Symbols
Zeinesis Fidell Daggers Of Serafi
Support Effects that this character casts that last 2 or more turns are extended by 1 (2) turn(s).
[Potential Ability] Decrease damage received from Reverse Rush by 40%
The required elemental value for “Support” abilities is decreased by 1.
[Potential Ability] Increases the potency of own HP recovery abilities by 50%.


Pickup Soul Symbols
Storyteller Of Alph Lyla Affectionate Maiden
At the start of a turn, if an enemy’s Elemental Value is 8 or higher,
increase SPD by 14 (20)% and Increase Status Effect chance by 20 (80)% for 1 turn.
[Potential Ability] The effects last for 2 turns.
※ Once per quest.
At the start of a turn, if the character currently has a Support Effect, extend Support Effects by 1 turn for all allies.
[Potential Ability] The ability can trigger twice per quest.
※ Once per quest, unless [Potential Ability] is unlocked.


Limited Collection Quest [Part 1]

Collect [Rare Mineral α] in the new Limited Collection Quest “A Cherry Blossom Viewing Operation to Remember” Part 1 and exchange it for Star Diamonds!

Quest Period

  • April 13rd, 2021 @ Maintenance End ~ May 4th, 2021 @ 12:00 (JST)

Item Exchange

Item # of Rare Mineral α Required Item Limit
Star Diamonds (x1,000)



Star Diamonds (x100)




[New Character Celebration] Limited Doll Pack Sale

You know the deal, new character means a doll pack sale in Roxanne’s Shop! You can get a special set of Star Diamonds that comes with Limited Dolls and more!

Sale Period

  • April 13th, 2021 @ Maintenance End ~ April 27th, 2021 @ 12:00 (JST)
Set Items Price # Available Per Account

Limited Doll Pack 3300

Star Diamonds [Paid] (x3,300)
Limited Doll (x1)
Rainbow EXP Book + 3 (x100)
Meseta (x1,500,000)

3,920 Yen 3

Limited Doll Pack 9200

Star Diamonds [Paid] (x9,200)
Limited Dolls (x3)
Glorious Star Stone (x1)
Rainbow EXP Book + 3 (x150)
Meseta (x1,500,000)

11,000 Yen 3


Update Gift

Claim your 2.8.0 update gift from the gift box!


  • Star Diamonds (x300)

Claim Period

  • Until April 27th, 2021 @ 12:00 (JST)

Read More

Idola Phantasy Star Saga Ver 2.8.0

Version 2.8.0

Version 2.8.0 of Idola Phantasy Star Saga will be arriving soon with Story, QoL, and more!


Maintenance Notice

Maintenance Period

After the maintenance period, you must update to version 2.8.0 of the app to play.

※ Please refrain from creating an Idola before maintenance.
※ Battles interrupted before maintenance cannot be resumed after maintenance because of the balance changes.
※ Brigade Battles will be suspended on the day of maintenance. The next set of Brigade battles will start April 14th, 2021, @ 2:00 (JST).


Content Updates

EP2 Record 5: Karma – Fate

A new chapter in the EP2 saga starts with Record 5: Karma – Fate. An orbital elevator crashes in the Diadem desert with Giselle’s group inside. It seems like Giselle’s secret will be revealed at the end of the line…


Permanent Gacha Update

The following characters will be added to the permanent Star Diamond Gacha lineup:

  • Chloe
  • Roxanne [EX]
  • Nicole [EX]


Dream Star Festival Update

The following characters will be added to the Dream Star Festival Gacha lineup:

  • [Happy New Year] Giselle
  • Lisa [EX]
  • Sasha [EX]


Shop Items Updates

Hero’s Insignia Shop

A few previous arena ranking rewards will be added to the shop.

  • ★6 Weapon Symbol: Agito
  • ★6 Weapon Symbol: Star Sword Lionel
  • ★6 Weapon Symbol: Star Spear Lamb’s Grace

※ Exchange limit per symbol: 1

Idola Medal Shop

The following previous idola battle ranking rewards will be added to the shop.

  • ★6 Weapon Symbol: Coat Edge
  • ★6 Weapon Symbol: Gaels Orbit
  • ★6 Weapon Symbol: Dainslef Orbit

※ Exchange limit per symbol: 1

Further more, the exchange limit for Universal Fragments has been increased.
This change will be inacted starting May 1st, 2021 at 5:00 (JST).

  • Universal Fragment [Weapon]
  • Universal Fragment [Soul]

※ Exchange limit per type of frament: 1/per month → 3/per month after May 1st.


Birthday Login Bonus

When you login on a character’s birthday (or within a 3 day period after the date), you’ll get a extra login bonus!


Improvements and Balances

System Updates

Gacha Visuals Addition

When you get a ★5 Character from a gacha, the pulling process will look alittle different than usual.


“Character of Choice” Gacha Addition

In gacha where you can choose a character to pull, you can view a ranking list that shows what characters have been chosen the most by other users.
More deatils about this system will be posted at a later date.


Arena and Quests Addition

The arena and high difficulty quests will now show rankings for the usage of characters and symbols based on party compisitons used by other players.
More deatils about this system will be posted at a later date.



Collection Quest Changes

In collection quests, the collection item drop rate from rare enemies in Advanced【上級】and Super【超級】difficulty quests will be adjusted.

[Super Fastest] Skill Priority Adjustments

At the moment, when you use [Super Fastest] “Support”, “Recovery” and “Obstruction” skills, the normal attack order doesn’t apply, the only thing that matters is how fast the skill is.
After 2.8.0, [Super Fastest] skills will follow an attack hierarchy of  “Recovery” (Green) → “Support” (Blue) → “Obstruction” (Purple) → “Attack” (Other).


Sleepy Giselle Soul Symbol Balance

The ★6 soul symbol “Sleepy Giselle” will be rebalanced.

Sleepy Giselle



At the start of the final battle, apply

(1 turn)
[Potential Ability] The skill can last for 2 turns.
※ Once per quest

At the start of the final battle, apply

only once. (1 turn)
[Potential Ability] Increase speed by 20% (2 turns)
※ Once per quest

Getting the Symbol

  • The symbol requires 2 Sleepy Giselle fragments to be formed.

Getting the Symbol Fragments

  • A Sleepy Giselle fragment costs 200 Brigade Coins.

※ Exchange limit: 30/ per month

As a compensation 1000 Star Diamonds will be delivered to all users after the update.