Ether Saga Odyssey (commonly abbreviated ESO), is a free-to-play MMORPG developed by Perfect World. Ether Saga launched its closed beta on February 2, 2009. The open beta began on March 17, 2009. It was released on July 1, 2009. Arcgames arrested Ether Saga Odyssey on January 4, 2016.
Ether Saga Online is heavily based on the Chinese novel Journey to the West.
Ren is the archetypal human race. Ren leads most major cities. They have advanced technology, societies and political systems. Their influence extends everywhere. It is the task of Humanity to collect fragments of the divine chalice that have been scattered throughout the world when an awkward official has abandoned it.
Shenzu is the Demigod race. These individuals primarily concern themselves by focusing on spiritual culture and reaching higher levels of consciousness. They were instructed to capture a certain pig demon that is actually the reincarnation of a powerful but unruly celestial general.
Yaoh was once an animal, but thanks to an advanced spiritual culture, they were recognized by Heaven and granted acceptance as being powerful and worthy of respect. The Yaoh communities are found in various parts of the earth. Their goal is to find a sacred Ark that was found missing during the Fishing Garden Banquet. Without this ship, sacred knowledge can not be brought to the Middle Kingdom.
Mogui are descents of Dragons. They are black skinned with horns that live in the volcano as an area called Al-Zappah, where they worship their deity, the Zappah dragon. Currently, all Mogui players are on mission to announce their existence and power to other races, the world and the gods.
Dragoon Considered a tank. Engages in battle with a spear and wears Guardian armor.
Rogue Considered a damage dealer. Uses poisoned daggers and wears a Scout armor.
Mystic is a healer, can throw Buffs. Use a stick for battle and wear an arcane armor.
Ranger Considered as a distributor of remote damage. Can launch debut on enemies. Draws Scout armor and fights with a bow.
Conjurer is an offensive caster. Can throw positive buffs. Teams invokable and wears an arcane armor in battle.
Shaman is a healer with great overflowing abilities. Wears Guardian armor and fights with a hammer.
Maven is an offensive sorcery with many bleeding curses. Shoot arcane armor and fight with a scepter
Hellion is an offensive melee class. Has a special system, rage system which means they get mana by being hit. They can sacrifice their own hp to become rage. Wears Guardian armor and dual axis purses
Pet System Ether Saga Online has an extensive system of pets in which pets can be leveled, trained, evolved and combined with each other. The four races have a pet. Beginning pets consist of ~
- The Shenzu race gets a Baby Matou Longtail
- The Yaoh breed gets a baby Katsu Fox
- The Mogui get a Redmalkin Cub
- The Ren race receives a baby rabbit stripped