Echocalypse: Scarlet Covenant is an anime-stylized turn-based RPG that has recently launched globally for all platforms. Players role-play as the pursuer of Mana and the big brother of the child who has been sealed within the Mana frames. Train your very own squad of kimono girls and imbue them with your mana energy to awaken their latent fighting potential. Relieve humanity from the curse that has been hanging on their heads ever since the evil forces landed on the planet. Echocalypse: Scarlet Covenant is available as a free-to-play game on both Google Play Store and iOS App Store.

Echocalypse: Scarlet Covenant Beginners Guide – All Gameplay Systems Explained

Since Echocalypse: Scarlet Covenant has already been launched for over a year on the SEA server, we have a lot of helpful tips for you! These are freshly prescribed by veterans of the game as well as competitive rankers who understand the importance of a strong start! In this guide, we will be sharing all the basic information required for a new player to understand in order to have a fruitful account progression. If you’re serious about progression, you would always want some extra resources. Check out some handful of active redeem codes that can provide instant freebies.

Understanding the Draw System

Echocalypse: Scarlet Covenant is a gacha game that does a great job at rewarding players with an optimal set of resources to empower your characters, or cases as they are called officially. However, to obtain the best cases is another challenging task. The game has assigned a base rarity and a role to every case in the game. Depending on the base rarity, their probability in the summoning banners is decided. The higher the rarity of the case, the lower their probability to be summoned. Vice versa, the lower the rarity of the case, the higher their probability to be summoned. The probabilities are as follows:

  • SSR (Super Super Rare) Cases – Base 3% probability to be summoned
  • SR (Super Rare) Cases – Base 14.7% probability to be summoned
  • R (Rare) Cases – Base 82.3% probability to be summoned

Echocalypse: Scarlet Covenant Beginners Guide – All Gameplay Systems Explained

There exist multiple different types of summoning banners, each of which offers a different set of cases to be summoned. While some are generic, others are more targeted towards a certain subset of cases. All the banners share the same type of summoning currency. Check them out:

  • Advanced Draw Banner – Players can summon R-SSR Cases on this banner. These banners do not have an ending date. 
  • Rate-Up Draw Banner – Players can summon R-SSR Cases on this banner and some specific cases are having a higher rate to be summoned on this banner. The Rate-Up summoning banners have an expiration date, post which a new set of cases are on a higher probability up chance. These banners are used to feature the newest cases being added to the game.

Echocalypse: Scarlet Covenant Beginners Guide – All Gameplay Systems Explained

Do not fret even if you are unable to get your desired cases, as Echocalypse: Scarlet Covenant supports a pity system wherein players can guarantee any case they desire, provided that they have summoned a specific number of times on the banner. The pity in the game can be defined as of 2 types – Hard Pity and Soft Pity. The Soft pity allows players to guarantee getting at least 1 SR rarity Case from the summoning pool. The Hard Pity allows players to guarantee getting at least 1 SSR rarity case from the summoning pool. Keep in mind these pities offer random cases out of the summoning pool, and not targeted towards a specific case unless mentioned otherwise. 

Understanding the Gameplay Mechanics

One of the strongest suits for Echocalypse: Scarlet Covenant has to be the diverse combat mechanics and game modes that it has to offer for the audience en masse. The game beautifully combined the animated stylized graphics and blends it well into its chibi-fied atmosphere, right from the character models all the way to the skill animations. Players are required to form a team containing 8 distinct cases, wherein 2 of the cases will not be participating in battles and only serving the purpose of increasing your Link value. 6 of the cases will be placed on the battlefield, 3 on the front and 3 on the back. It’s usually recommended to place your warriors and defenders/tanks in the front so they can absorb damage. The DPS/crowd controllers should be placed in the backline for optimal damage distribution and mitigation. 

Echocalypse: Scarlet Covenant Beginners Guide – All Gameplay Systems Explained

If you are confused regarding the team formation, we having a team formation guide, detailing on some of the strongest teams to have in Echocalypse: Scarlet Covenant at the time of global launch. Coming to the gameplay mechanics, they are quite simple. The player does not have any control over the skill usage of their cases. All the cases in the battles use their skills in respect of their turn order. Each character on the battlefield, be it ally or enemy, gets only 1 turn per round. You do have control over the player skills that are available at the right-hand side of the battle screen. You will gradually unlock more player skills as you progress. They are quite easy to use but can offer significant advantage if used at the right time. A judicious use of these player skills can lead to tough battles being won easily. 

Daily Missions

Every player is given a set of short, simple tasks known as Daily Missions at the beginning of each day following a server reset. Since they are simple to finish and don’t require much skill, they are a daily source of infinite resources. The daily missions are as follows:

Echocalypse: Scarlet Covenant Beginners Guide – All Gameplay Systems Explained

  • Complete any Expedition Stage 1 time.
  • Level up Generals 3 times.
  • Participate in Cage Battle 1 time.
  • Type in the World Chat 1 time.
  • Log in once a day.

Playing Echocalypse: Scarlet Covenant on a bigger screen of your PC with BlueStacks without worrying about battery drainage and smooth gameplay, is highly recommended.