Sdorica's combat system is puzzle-based, with a variety of attacks, status effects and character combinations.

General Combat

Combat Guide

Combat Positions

Enemy Position

During combat, all characters stand in a group formation as seen above.
Groups are divided into 3 rows: Front, Middle and Back. Only Front and Back Rows are distinguished in skill descriptions.
A group of enemies can have at most 5 enemies, with the first enemy as the front row and the last enemy as the back row.

Party Position

Player characters are organized into a group of three, consisting of one White, Black and Gold orb character.

  • Gold Orb Icon Gold orb characters mainly fulfill the role of front line tank.
  • Black Orb Icon Black orb characters mainly fulfill the role of damage dealer.
  • White Orb Icon White orb characters mainly fulfill the role of healer and support.

Combat Interface

Turn Counter

Turn Counter

The counter in the top-left corner indicates how many actions the player has made throughout the fight and the number of waves in the fight. Tapping on the counter will show a detailed record of the battle like total damage dealt, number of skill cast of each type, etc.

In Exploration Mode, the counter instead indicates the number of days the player has survived, as well as two icons showing the player's current Stamina and Vitality level.

Health Bar Compare

Top: Enemy
Bottom: Player

Health Bars

  1. Enemy's skill: Displays how many effects an enemy's skill has.
    Each yellow diamond represents one effect.
    (Does not always display on all enemies)
  2. Turn Count: States the number of actions a player has before the enemy's turn.
  3. Armor: The total amount of Armor.
  4. Health: The total amount of hit points.
  5. Character Position: The position of player character

Combat Panel

Command Zone

Sdorica's combat panel (referred to in-game as command zone) consists of a 7 x 2 board with colored orbs, which players can interact with to form different orb combos and cast skills, and two slots for advisor skills.


On top of skills, players are given access to two advisors in most battles. One advisor comes from the player's roster and the other from their guild. Characters are selected from within the roster as advisors to assist in combat through various means. There are two types of advisors: active and passive.

Active Angelia Advisor
Advisor: Angelia
Grant front row ally (Attack power Icon x 0.72) Armor. [CD: 1]

  • Active advisors have to be activated in order to be used in combat. They do not consume a turn, but have a cooldown after usage.

Passive Dagger Advisor
Advisor: Dagger
Increase black character's skill ratio by 30%.

  • Passive advisors do not have to be activated. Instead their advisor skill is present throughout the entire battle.



In certain stages in the game, there are encounter events (commonly taking the form a chest or a pedestal) that can grant the player additional Advisor effects, which can be either beneficial and harmful.

Players can have up to 3 extra effects, which are located to the right of the command zone. If the player already has 3 of them, encountering another one will give the player the option to replace one of the existing effects with the newly-acquired one.

Resurrection Orbs

Black Resurrection Orb

Resurrection orbs refer to orbs used to revive fallen allies. They're distinguished from normal orbs by their red tint. It should be noted that resurrection orbs, like normal orbs, can only be connected in the three combo patterns detailed below.
Each character type requires a different number of orbs to be cleared for their revival.


Combat Guide Skill

Players can match orbs in one of three types of combos to perform a character skill. Every character has 5 skills: 1-orb skill, 2-orb skill, 4-orb skill, Passive Skill and Advisor Skill (mentioned above).

Orb Combo

The 3 types of orb combinations: 1-orb, 2-orb and 4-orb can be seen below.

Orb Chart

Skill Types

Currently there are 9 skill types in the game.

Skill Type Effect
Damage Icon
Deals stated damage.
Armor Pen Icon
Armor Penetrating Damage
Deals stated damage. Damage x2 against armor.

The double damage only applies to armor, not HP. Therefore if a character's armor gets depleted, the remaining damage will be treated as normal damage against HP.

True Damage Icon
True Damage
Deals stated damage. Ignores armor.
Healing Skill Icon
Healing Skill
Heals stated amount.
Shielding Icon
Armor Skill
Grants stated amount of armor.
Orb Clear Icon
Orb Clearing Skill
Deletes stated amount of orbs.

Clears the leftmost applicable orb from the top row. If no applicable orbs, clears the leftmost applicable orb from the bottom row.

Orb Convert Icon
Orb Conversion Skill
Changes stated amount of orbs to another type of orbs.
Buff Icon
Buff Skill
Applies buff(s) (Beneficial status effects).
Debuff Icon
Debuff Skill
Applies debuff(s) (Harmful status effects).

See Also


CombatStatus EffectsStatisticsInfuseResonanceContract CraftingItemsMarketGuilds (Facilities) •

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