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Episode Ignis is a downloadable extra episode for Final Fantasy XV. It takes place at the same time as chapter 9 of the main game and follows Ignis Scientia as he battles through the city of Altissia to find and protect Prince Noctis.
The player takes control of Ignis, who uses "spelldaggers" that can be imbued with various elements. He has a unique ability named "Total Clarity", which allows him to target multiple enemies and attack them all at once.
- Ignis Scientia
- Ravus Nox Fleuret
- Ardyn Izunia
- Noctis Lucis Caelum
- Lunafreya Nox Fleuret
- Caligo Ulldor
- Regis Lucis Caelum
As the city of Altissia is being devastated by the rampaging Leviathan, Ignis worries for the safety of Prince Noctis. While fighting through the streets, he encounters the high commander of the Niflheim Empire, Ravus Nox Fleuret, who is searching for his sister Lunafreya. The two decide to temporarily put their allegiances aside and team up so they can ensure the safety of Noctis and Luna.
Yasunori Mitsuda, known for his work on Square-Enix titles Chrono Trigger and Xenogears, is the special guest composer for Episode Ignis, and will compose three songs for the soundtrack.
When the development team decided on whether Episode Prompto or Episode Ignis would be the second of the episodes to be released following Episode Gladiolus, the team ultimately chose to save Ignis's tale for last due to its impact in the main story of Final Fantasy XV, and as such had a longer development time and polish compared to the other DLC episodes.