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Summoner 2 (PlayStation 2)

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In the previous game the summoner Joseph became the god Urath, reborn by uniting the eight rings of summoning. Joseph’s culture hated the goddess Laharah and called her the “goddess of death.”

This sequel takes place twenty years later in the realms of Halassar, Galdyr and Munari City which are across the world. You play Maia, who is the incarnate of the goddess Laharah and the powerful Queen of the realm of Halassar. Unlike Joseph’s kinship, Maia’s people worship Laharah as a benevolent creator. Maia was born with the mark of prophecy, her fate being written in the Book of Prophecy. From the beginning, she has welcomed her destiny and knows that she must fulfill the prophecy. What is unknown to her is the path she must follow to do so.

Summoner 2 abandons the combo-based real-time combat of the predecessor and is more action-oriented, with the player directly controlling the physical attacks of the main character. Instead of summoning creatures to fight side-by-side with Maia, she actually becomes the demon when it is summoned. Three characters can be part of Maia’s party at one time and AI scripts can be assigned to each. Different characters are introduced as the story progresses and Maia’s skills improve. It is also possible to choose to adventure in “solo-mode”, leaving the party members behind to go on alone.


Summoner 2 PlayStation 2 The game starts on a ship in a storm. There's an ongoing battle with pirates and there are loads and loads of text boxes like this
Summoner 2 PlayStation 2 It was all going so well and then this archer zaps Maia from long range. Cue several text boxes telling the player how to use the healing spells
Summoner 2 PlayStation 2 This wheel of rotating symbols is the game's load screen.
Summoner 2 PlayStation 2 Using the left/right D-Pad buttons will bring up this in-game menu from which the player can select spells and skills

Alternate Titles

  • "召唤者2" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "Summoner: La Déesse Réincarnée" -- French title
  • "Summoner: A Goddess Reborn" -- GameCube title

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Summoner 2 is a great improvement on the first Summoner Speaker for the Dead (8) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars

Critic Reviews

games xtreme Nov 25, 2002 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de Dec 03, 2002 85 out of 100 85
IGN Sep 17, 2002 8.4 out of 10 84
GameSpy Sep 21, 2002 81 out of 100 81
Game Chronicles Oct 18, 2002 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Sep 20, 2002 7.9 out of 10 79
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 25, 2002 14 out of 20 70
Game Revolution Oct, 2002 B- 67
Eurogamer.net (UK) Dec 13, 2002 5 out of 10 50
Super Play (Sweden) Dec, 2002 4 out of 10 40


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If you keep the Flaming Cutlass you get from the Pirate Captain, you can use it to unlock an easter-egg. When in the Tome of the Nhuvasarim, stand in front of a statue that resembles Luminar(from the original summoner) and attack it.

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Jeanne (75483) added Summoner 2 (PlayStation 2) on Oct 11, 2002
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