Norn Saber Online Gamebase

Interface and controls

Let's have a look at interface more detailed. Generally, interface changed depending on mode. There are two different modes: normal roaming and battle mode.

Contents: 

  1. Normal roaming mode
  2. World map roaming
  3. Battle mode
  4. Battle action menu

Normal roaming mode

A - Main status. Character's appearance, name, element, rank and information bars (HP, SP, EXP, LV, POW).

B - Notifications textline. Notifies about all small matters in game like names of players who finished game events or got something good from an egg, box or Mall bag.

C - Top menu. Bar contains next action pointers and modes:

B - Nofications textline. Noficate all small things about game like names of people who passed events or got something good from eggs boxes or IM bags.
C - Top functions bar contains next action pointers:

  1. PK. Attack any object or player who has PK option on. (PK means player killing)
  2. Join battle. Jump in bubble of certain battle.
  3. View battle. It contains small pop-up button which allows to open list of battles at current map.
  4. Invite in team (Join existing team) Note: it works different than in WLO.
  5. Make friends. Add person to a friend list.
  6. Commerce and gold. Selling, trading, setting a stall and auctions.
  7. Mine materials. Allows to get raw materials by mining. Takes time. List of materials depends from map.
  8. Invite into guild (if available).

D - Mini-map & shortcuts below. These shortcuts leading to certain menu screens for fast access. Untill you reach LV10 and online for 6 hours there will be only main 4 of them.

  1. Ship quest. Begin next available storyline quest (Teleporting or automticly walking to the location).
  2. Game news. Server greeting message with current news and short info about last applied update.
  3. Event menu. Once event begins button become highlighted by blue sparks.
  4. Game forum. Recent news board and access to official game forums.
  5. Top ranks. Ranking, PVP charts, statistics of players, towns, equipements, money and guilds.
  6. Instance menu. Allows to create and join instances (real battle simulations).
  7. Mini-games. Allows to play mini-games with other players.
  8. Auction. Instantly opening auction screen. Very convenient shortcut.

E - Hotkey bar (F1-F8). Allows to drag often used skills and items here for fast access.

F - Status effects. Lists currently applied effects from certain items (things like Automatic remote contol, EXP potions, Lucky clover, Memory increaser (USB device), Transfering riceball and etc)

G - Main menu.

  1. State & Inventory. Shows character's status, equipment and inventory contents.
  2. Skill menu. Allows to browse through available Skills list and view the Skill tree.
  3. Team menu. Allows to change partners/pets status, name and also arrange team members.
  4. Town. Button appears when town simulation system is started (Fort building constructed). Allow to immediatly teleport to your very own city.
  5. Social. Includes Friend list, Guild menu, Social activity.
  6. Stage menu. Includes Quest log, Quest helping pool, Stage tree and instance menu.
  7. Store. In game shop (mall) which allows to buy items for Points (getting from real money), Credits and even game Gold.
  8. System. Contains game options.

H - Skill EXP bar (SE bar). Accumulates Skill EXP in battles and stores on empty Memory cards.

I - Game chat. Can be splitted into two mini windows: world and rest channels. Also can be dragged out in a separate window.

Chat channels switch is includes next ones: 

J - Current partner or pet. Also status bars: LVL, HP, SP, POW, EXP, Share EXP bar (appears after LV20).

World map roaming

Unitl you reached LV20 you have to walk on foot at world map. After it you can turn on robot mode and fly over it freely without usage of any fuel.

Change of form/Robot mode

Use Crohn's chain from your inventory. Double click it and click middle button in menu that appered.

Also if you make or buy Jetpack (it can be equipped after LV20 into Special slot) you can fly over map without switching into robot mode.

To exit from Mill island to the Earth world map just fly to very map edge.

Note: Chg button at battle turn character to robot mode/advanced form with +50% DEF addition and -50% SPD penalty.


To exit from Main island (Meer plain) area to a global map just fly to very map edge.

Note: Chg button in battle turn character to robot mode/advanced form with +50% DEF addition.
Also you can change design and color of your mech. Press apply to confirm the changes.

Battle mode

A - Main status. Character's appearance, name, element, rank and information bars (HP, SP, EXP, LV, POW).

B - Allied players and their status (Name, HP, SP, POW, LV, Job). Max amount of players in battle is 5.

C - Notifications textline. Notifies about all small matters in game like names of players who finished game events or got something good from egg, box or Mall bag.

D - Rounds counter for current battle.

E - Remaining time counter for current round. When reaches zero enemy turn starting automaticly.

F - Mini-map of current battle & few shortcuts below. At mini-map: blue dots - player and allies, red dots - foes and enemy objects. Shortcuts here are next:

  1. Misson objectives. Conditions to win and to lose in current battle.
  2. Auctions. Instantly opening auction screen. Very convenient shortcut.
  3. Top ranks. Ranking, PVP charts, statistics of players, towns, equipements, money and guilds.
  4. Game forum. Recent news board and access to official game forums.
  5. Share the victory. Allows to apply victory in current battle for all participants. Cost certain amount of Mall points. Works same way as Victory pouch (item).

G - Hotkey bar (F1-F8). Allows to drag often used skills and items here for fast access.

H - Status effects. Lists currently applied effects from certain items (things like Automatic remote contol, EXP potions, Lucky clover, Memory increaser (USB device), Transfering riceball and etc)

I - General actions in battle:

 

  1. Show/Hide grid on current map. Sometimes help to determine passable areas.
  2. Skip turn (idling) for rest of your characters who haven't made a move or attack.
  3. Run (Escape) from current battle. Rely on Escape passive skill.

 

J - Main menu. Details described above.

K - Skill EXP bar (SE bar). Accumulates Skill EXP in battles and stores on empty Memory cards.

L - Game chat. Can be splitted into two mini windows: world and rest channels. Also can be dragged out in a separate window.

M - Current partners or pets in battle.Also status bars: LVL, HP, SP, POW, EXP, Share EXP bar (appears after LV20). Max amount of partners you can have in battle is 5 (unless battle conditions blocking it). The way to put several partners to the battle described here.

N - Battle action menu.

Battle action menu

On player's turn the following battle action menu appears below each of your characters one by one.

Chg - Change to another form (usually to robot) or change back to human mode. Requires 100 or more pts at POW bar charged. When in robot mode DEF increasing +50% and SPD decreasing -50%. Can't be used after character made a Move.

POW - launches special skill that consumes all the energy from POW bar to perform action (usually attack).

Move - allows to change location in battle. After character made a Move you can't use Items like food on yourself until the turn end. Also Chg won't be not available.

Atk - allows to pick a skill to use.

Item - allows to use any item from inventory or change equips.

Auto - offers to pick from several AI auto modes for your character and partners.

Wait - skip the turn when doing nothing. Meanwhile +15 HP +5 SP and 10 POW will be restored.

Some tips

Navigation:

  • You can walk to desired point by clicking directly on mini-map.
     
  • To enlarge mini-map, reload or hide it click on certain round buttons above it.
     
  • Reloading mini-map is useful to get rid of black backround when it comes out. 

 

Battle:

  • Clicking on same mob will end in characters who are in 100 SPD range combo their attack skills. It's hard to guess where another player will click, so to make sure you all combo try to click on empty ground nearby mobs you aiming at.
     
  • To make a move with partner before main character click on partner's icon or on partner itself before you made a move with your character.
     
  • You can not use most of items on character itself after you've changed position. You can only use items on others.
     
  • When you joining someones battle try to view it first and press join only on enemy's turn. Since you can act only from begining of next turn which will be player's.
     
  • Limit of time per battle is 2 hours.
     
  • If you are disconnected during Instance then you will be kicked out from it.
     
  • When you getting summary damage over your MaxHP amount you getting ported from current battle to saved spot (spawned) on begining of next turn. If your partner getting such damage it will be removed from map until battle end or until you run.
     
  • Mia (catgirl) can't be used as express pet when you use her in battle mode or put her following.