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Breath of Fire IV

Breath of Fire IV Screenshots

PlayStation version

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Title screen

Title screen

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Ryu and Nina in the opening animation

Ryu and Nina in the opening animation

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Ryu can shift into a dragon during the battle

Ryu can shift into a dragon during the battle

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Short cinematic during the battle appears whenever you shift into a dragon, either as Ryu or Fou Lu

Short cinematic during the battle appears whenever you shift into a dragon, either as Ryu or Fou Lu

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation You simultaneously play two stories, the one of Ryu, and the other of the first emperor Fou Lu

You simultaneously play two stories, the one of Ryu, and the other of the first emperor Fou Lu

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Some of your characters have special abilities while in exploring mode. Nina, for example, can fly up to scout the map

Some of your characters have special abilities while in exploring mode. Nina, for example, can fly up to scout the map

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation The first in-game cutscene shows Nina and Cray searching for an important person...

The first in-game cutscene shows Nina and Cray searching for an important person...

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Main in-game menu with skills displayed

Main in-game menu with skills displayed

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation The isometric perspective makes most rooms seem rather small

The isometric perspective makes most rooms seem rather small

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Traveling on the world map

Traveling on the world map

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Camp screen. Talk to characters, eat some Dongbei-style skewers... you know... the usual thing

Camp screen. Talk to characters, eat some Dongbei-style skewers... you know... the usual thing

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Character sheet. This here is Ursula, one of your more interesting companions

Character sheet. This here is Ursula, one of your more interesting companions

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Look at that, what a lovely bridge!..

Look at that, what a lovely bridge!..

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Many points on the map are supposed to be places of interest. However, all I can see here are some animals in a field...

Many points on the map are supposed to be places of interest. However, all I can see here are some animals in a field...

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation A busy market street in one of the towns in the southern part of the large continent

A busy market street in one of the towns in the southern part of the large continent

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Even some urban locations may contain random battles!

Even some urban locations may contain random battles!

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Battle against a cyclops, a recurrent regular enemy with obscene amount of HP. Displaying the principal battle menu

Battle against a cyclops, a recurrent regular enemy with obscene amount of HP. Displaying the principal battle menu

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Running in progress - a mountain path

Running in progress - a mountain path

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation This is not what I call an exciting dungeon. It's basically a long, narrow cave with way too much black empty space

This is not what I call an exciting dungeon. It's basically a long, narrow cave with way too much black empty space

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Do these symbols mean something?..

Do these symbols mean something?..

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Ryu's dragon attacks are all-out 3D eye-candy animations, just like in contemporary <moby gamegroup="final fantasy">Final Fantasies</moby>. This here is Rainstorm!..

Ryu's dragon attacks are all-out 3D eye-candy animations, just like in contemporary Final Fantasies. This here is Rainstorm!..

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Battle in a beautiful forest area. The enemy just got damaged - look how proud Ryu looks!

Battle in a beautiful forest area. The enemy just got damaged - look how proud Ryu looks!

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation A peaceful rural area. Lovely, indeed!..

A peaceful rural area. Lovely, indeed!..

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Battle in a rocky area. The enemy casts a spell on us! What insolence!..

Battle in a rocky area. The enemy casts a spell on us! What insolence!..

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation This is Mud Flow - a combined super-attack courtesy of Ryu. Here you can see the final segment of the animation, with the actual enemies present

This is Mud Flow - a combined super-attack courtesy of Ryu. Here you can see the final segment of the animation, with the actual enemies present

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Even though Ryu steals the show with his super-duper dragon stuff it doesn't mean other characters are useless. Here, Ursula casts some cool ice on this large insect

Even though Ryu steals the show with his super-duper dragon stuff it doesn't mean other characters are useless. Here, Ursula casts some cool ice on this large insect

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation The colorful village of Pauk in the Zhinga region. Note all those animals!

The colorful village of Pauk in the Zhinga region. Note all those animals!

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation A busy regular room in one of the many towns. Note the highlighted words during NPC dialogue

A busy regular room in one of the many towns. Note the highlighted words during NPC dialogue

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation The fishing mini-game is back with a vengeance!..

The fishing mini-game is back with a vengeance!..

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation I climbed all the way to the top of this tower only to see I can't turn my camera here!..

I climbed all the way to the top of this tower only to see I can't turn my camera here!..

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Fire spell effects! What's the matter, guys, can't take all that heat?..

Fire spell effects! What's the matter, guys, can't take all that heat?..

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Ruins dungeon with ladders and treasure chests

Ruins dungeon with ladders and treasure chests

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Another day, another gorgeous attack - this time, it's Flood Tide. Can you top that, Shiva and Bahamut?..

Another day, another gorgeous attack - this time, it's Flood Tide. Can you top that, Shiva and Bahamut?..

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Shopping interface - one of the many, many shops in the game

Shopping interface - one of the many, many shops in the game

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Many towns in the game have a distinct Chinese vibe

Many towns in the game have a distinct Chinese vibe

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation An impressively-looking enemy attacks in a green area!..

An impressively-looking enemy attacks in a green area!..

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Cliffs and ancient pillars...

Cliffs and ancient pillars...

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation The jumping is non-interactive, but at least there are a few such "hotspots"

The jumping is non-interactive, but at least there are a few such "hotspots"

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Too much vodka-tonic yesterday, huh?.. This cyclone spell surely packs a punch!.

Too much vodka-tonic yesterday, huh?.. This cyclone spell surely packs a punch!.

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Broken vases, vegetation on the walls... this ancient tomb has seen better times

Broken vases, vegetation on the walls... this ancient tomb has seen better times

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation I just want to relax, take a break from the game...

I just want to relax, take a break from the game...

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Chiqua - a colorful, original town on a lake

Chiqua - a colorful, original town on a lake

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation Those guys look surprised that Cray can actually attack physically!

Those guys look surprised that Cray can actually attack physically!

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation The northern part of the continent has a few such boat-oriented villages

The northern part of the continent has a few such boat-oriented villages

Breath of Fire IV PlayStation You know there is hope for ever finishing this super-long game if dungeons begin to have more abstract styles

You know there is hope for ever finishing this super-long game if dungeons begin to have more abstract styles


Breath of Fire IV Screenshots

Windows version

Breath of Fire IV Windows Windows title screen

Windows title screen

Breath of Fire IV Windows Intro video showing the main character, Ryu

Intro video showing the main character, Ryu

Breath of Fire IV Windows Intro video showing Nina, the princess from previous games in the series

Intro video showing Nina, the princess from previous games in the series

Breath of Fire IV Windows Intro video showing one of the dragons in the game

Intro video showing one of the dragons in the game

Breath of Fire IV Windows Intro video showing three of the characters in the game

Intro video showing three of the characters in the game

Breath of Fire IV Windows Name your main character... all other characters cannot be named

Name your main character... all other characters cannot be named

Breath of Fire IV Windows A dragon is chasing you!!  You better hurry!

A dragon is chasing you!! You better hurry!

Breath of Fire IV Windows Nina finds herself in a crater and sees a dragon appear in front of her... look at her shake...

Nina finds herself in a crater and sees a dragon appear in front of her... look at her shake...

Breath of Fire IV Windows You better put some clothes on!! She's a princess!

You better put some clothes on!! She's a princess!

Breath of Fire IV Windows Fou-Lu, the first Emperor has awoken...

Fou-Lu, the first Emperor has awoken...

Breath of Fire IV Windows Fou-Lu can change into a dragon during battle

Fou-Lu can change into a dragon during battle

Breath of Fire IV Windows Here's one of Fou-Lu's attacks (part 1)

Here's one of Fou-Lu's attacks (part 1)

Breath of Fire IV Windows Fou-Lu's attack (part 2)... what power!

Fou-Lu's attack (part 2)... what power!

Breath of Fire IV Windows Your main character, Ryu, can also change into dragons

Your main character, Ryu, can also change into dragons

Breath of Fire IV Windows That's a huge fish!  Lots of damage done to it, but it's still flying...

That's a huge fish! Lots of damage done to it, but it's still flying...

Breath of Fire IV Windows After you meet the fairies, you can build a town with them...set your building types and who does what

After you meet the fairies, you can build a town with them...set your building types and who does what

Breath of Fire IV Windows Each fairy has stats including age, type (ordinary, odd, diligent, etc), endurance, etc.

Each fairy has stats including age, type (ordinary, odd, diligent, etc), endurance, etc.

Breath of Fire IV Windows Your camp is where you rest and save if you're not in a town

Your camp is where you rest and save if you're not in a town

Breath of Fire IV Windows Here you can see the map of the world where you move between places of interest

Here you can see the map of the world where you move between places of interest

Breath of Fire IV Windows Handle your characters here

Handle your characters here

Breath of Fire IV Windows Each character has stats... your main character also shows what dragons he can turn into

Each character has stats... your main character also shows what dragons he can turn into

Breath of Fire IV Windows For all other characters, you see game stats on their character sheets

For all other characters, you see game stats on their character sheets

Breath of Fire IV Windows Besides turning into a dragon, you can use spells from other dragons as shown here

Besides turning into a dragon, you can use spells from other dragons as shown here

Breath of Fire IV Windows Now that is a monster!  Not only is he powerful, he heals over 1000hp each round automatically!

Now that is a monster! Not only is he powerful, he heals over 1000hp each round automatically!

Breath of Fire IV Windows Fishing in the game is a lot of fun and there are many kinds of fish to catch... use them or trade them for great items and stamps

Fishing in the game is a lot of fun and there are many kinds of fish to catch... use them or trade them for great items and stamps

Breath of Fire IV Windows Catch new records and improve your rating

Catch new records and improve your rating