Disgaea: Hour of Darkness
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Disgaea: Hour of Darkness is the first game in the series. Developed and published by Nippon Ichi software, the game was released in Japan and North America in 2003, and was available in Europe by May 2004.
The game begins with Prince Laharl awakening from a two year nap. On awakening, he is told by his humble vassal Etna that his father, King Krichevskoy, has died, and Laharl's claim to the throne of the Netherworld has been forgotten. Thus Laharl sets out to destroy all those who would take his throne and become overlord of the Netherworld.
Disgaea is a strategy game, and the player must create an army of various characters in order to help in battle. Please note that it is theoretically possible to complete the game using only Story Characters, although this is not recommended.
The created allies can be either humanoid characters or monsters. Humanoids are unlocked in a variety of ways - many are available immediately, while others have more stringent requirements. Monster Characters are available once you have defeated them, and the price to create them lowers with each subsequent kill. However, after a certain point, the mana requirement will not lower any further. The costs are generally in line with those for Humanoid Allies.
 Story Walkthrough
- Vyers Castle
- Frozen River
- Dinero Palace
- Blazing Core
- Blair Forest
- Salamander's Breath
- Lunar Snowfield
- Stellar Graveyard
- Sea of Gehenna
- Forest of the Dead
- Stellar Graveyard II
- Gargantua Deck and Gargantua Interior
- Celestia and Seraphic Sanctuary
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