Shin Megami Tensei V Daily Demon Video #185 Showcases Reborn Roman Sun Deity, Mithras

The official Youtube channel for Atlus Japan has shared the 185th Daily Demon video for the upcoming Shin Megami Tensei V. This entry highlights Mithras, a sun deity worshipped during the reign of the Roman empire. Myths state he was resurrected after death, and a commemorative festival was held at the start of Winter to celebrate the occasion.

Mithras wields Maragibarion, Rampage, and Hamabarion, giving him an affinity for fire while also providing light physical support. He debuted in Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers, and his first Persona game appearance was in Persona 5.

If you missed it, check out our text-only preview of Shin Megami Tensei V.

You can view the Shin Megami Tensei V Daily Demon video introducing Mithras below:

Shin Megami Tensei V takes place after a murder occurs in modern-day Tokyo that blocks the game’s protagonist from walking home. The detour may have been due to fate or another force, but he finds himself buried and unconscious.

When he awakens, he finds himself in a new Tokyo, a wasteland after the apocalypse known as Da’at’. He quickly finds out that he’s’ not alone, as demons are closing in on his location. However, a mighty being known as a Nahobino appears and saves him. With this power, the protagonist can venture through Da’at’ and hopefully get some answers about what happened to his former home.

Shin Megami Tensei V is releasing for Nintendo Switch on November 12, 2021.

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