Disgaea: Hour of Darkness is a grid-based tactical RPG released by Nippon Ichi Software and published by Atlus Software in the US (Koei in the EU) for the PS2. Disgaea sets itself apart from other tactical RPGs with its focus on extremely high replay potential and extremely high potential stats.

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When does EXP +##% apply to?

In the Disgaea Series Geopanels can have EXP +10% applied to them (which can be stacked) which obviously mean that a kill will net more EXP. However i am wondering, in these 3 situations I'm on the ...
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Do spells persist past transmigration? [duplicate]

Do spells learned naturally persist after transmigration? By standing next to a pupil, a master gets access to all spells the pupil has. By leveling that spell from 0 to 1, the master gets it ...
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How does the hit/dodge rate in Disgaea series work?

Is it only based on SPD and HIT? Do different weapons matter apart from their stat modifiers to HIT? Does the opposing monster type matter regardless of base stats? When will a character's attacks ...
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Can a new Cycle only be started at the end

in a save file i have i am on the 2nd cycle, i want to start the cycle all over again as there is an ally death in it, in my old save i was close to the end with no ally deaths and have some powered ...
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Can Bonus Character like Marjoly and Priere be fought again in a new Cycle

after the reformatting of my memory stick because all the games but 3 got corrupted i've been looking into downloading a OPed save file so that i can skip to where i was, however a lot of saves have ...
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What does the text “Red if ailing” mean on page 2 (Elemental/Ailment Resistance) of character status?

On page 2 of the character status menu, the text "Elemental/Ailment Resistance" is followed by the text "Red if ailing" in parentheses. What does this mean? The words suggest that it means that the ...
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does exp get split in a combo attack

i was leveling up some character in the ice map where every space is red with invincibility except for one green space, i combined all the enemies into one succubus and killed it at one stage i ...
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Is an ally character killed by a Geo Chain count as an Ally Murder

from what i understand on what's required for the good ending, you need to have no ally murders, i try my best to avoid my character being in any line of fire of my own attacks cause it never turns ...
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Do Counter Attack increases transfer over during transmigration

in Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness, at a certain rank you can get the Dark Assembly to increase the number of counter attacks a character has if i create a new character and spend all that mana to ...
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Does Reincarnation allows skills to be passed into other classes

I'm mainly asking this for Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness, given i have enough Mana to reincarnate a character into 4 different types of Mages (Green, Blue, Red, Star), a Claric and then a Warrior, ...
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Where does Disgaea 4 place Chronologically

I haven't played Disgaea 2 or 3 yet and the first Disgaea game I played was Disgaea 4. I recently got Disgaea 1 and found out Flone was just an angel and knowing the list of DLC for Disgaea 4 she ...
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Is the level requirement for class unlocks only for the basic class?

I've been looking at the Wiki and it says to unlock as Male Cosmic Hero i need a Level 100 Male Warrior, i am wondering if i can reincarnate my Male Warrior into a Male Centurion and still unlock the ...
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When does it make sense to transmigrate/reincarnate story characters?

I'm still fairly early on in Disgaea. I've just started Map 4, and Laharl is only level 18 or so. I see that I have the option to Transmigrate him. As I understand it, transmigration makes a lot of ...
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What's a good way to level up new characters?

I'm not very far into Disgaea yet. I've only made it to Map 1-4: Hall of Caresses, and the mid-boss keeps beating me there. I figured it's because I just bought my first new characters (3 of them, a ...
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Do level 10840 and 11026 specialists give the full effect?

In the PSP version of Disgaea, Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness, it is possible to get subdued specialists from Foresights and Tainted Staffs. Broker, Manager, Statistician, Armsmaster at level 10840 ...
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Is Intelligence useless for Clerics in Disgaea: Hour of Darkness?

I have heard that Intelligence increases spell power and that Resistance increases the power of healing spells. However when I first read this I was confused if that meant the resistence of the castor ...
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How long to beat Disgaea? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if I've got the right strategy at all. There seems to be an awful lot of (admittedly fun) grinding and no visible end in sight to get to complete the story. How long, rough average, in ...
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How can I defeat Baal quickly?

Is there any tactic or just an easy way to beat the lord of terror Baal? Just to clarify, I'm not asking about the prinny version. I'm looking for the least time-consuming strategy.. yes, I'm that ...