Shopkeeping dungeon crawler Moonlighter is celebrating the month of love with a fresh update to find you a lifelong companion today. The ‘Friends & Foes’ update is out just before Valentine’s on all platforms to introduce new companions to the game.
Among the nine familiars you’re sure to find a friend to get you through the trials awaiting you in the dangerous crypts outside Rynoka. There’ll also be a lore dump if you want to know more about why some ancient tombs are sitting near this sleepy merchant town in the first place. And to entice you back into the dungeons themselves, some ferocious new mini-bosses can be found lurking certain rooms to test your progress on farming runs.
For info on everything being added in the free Friends & Foes update for Moonlighter on all platforms today, here’s the full list:
Companions – Nine new familiars to unlock. Kill a particular enemy 10 times and a very special egg will appear. After three days the egg hatches and your fresh-faced familiar will be ready for the fight. Each sporting different mechanics, they can damage enemies, restore your life, get items for you, act as an additional chest, and other useful tasks.
Minibosses – Eight new minibosses lurk in the depths. They will appear as guardians of the dungeons, securing gateways leading to deeper rooms until they are defeated. They will emerge at the end of the first and second floor of each dungeon.
Zenon’s Campfire – From now on, when you visit the dungeons at night, Zenon will be there, sitting by his campfire, ready to tell you some forgotten stories of Rynoka and Moonlighter’s world. Those tales will be unlocked with the game’s progression.
Tomo Stories – modified and added more lines for Tomo which explain her relationship with Will better, shedding some light on their mutual past.
Banker Information – introduced a lot of special warnings and UI changes to avoid the Banker “stealing” your money. A lot of players forgot to revisit that mustachioed capitalist and were losing their investment.
Sorting Items – a sorting mechanic has been added to the inventory.
Get the Broom!: Added a possibility to get the Broom™ from Le Retailer. The Broom™ is important for getting some achievements making this feature pretty important if you’ve lost the starting weapon somewhere.
Prices Update – Added a new system in the Shop to better inform whenever an item’s price gets updated.