The main character of the game is an orphan and was raised as a servant under a local aristocrat. Along the way he comes across the Rune of Punishment, a rune that grants great powers to its bearer but also chips the bearer's life away every time its power is used.
- New story that takes place 150 years prior to the last games in the series
- 108 characters to recruit for your party or castle
- New battle system allows gamer to use up to four character per battle
- Unite system allows players to unite magic or physical attacks with other characters during battle
- Characters from other games in the series are present in the gam