Monster Sanctuary

4.6 out of 5
27 User Ratings
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Monster Sanctuary
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About Monster Sanctuary

About this game

Master the Monster Sanctuary!

Delve deep into the Metroidvania inspired world of Monster Sanctuary, explore the expansive lands and call upon your monsters to lend their aid in and out of combat! Use their unique skills to fly, ride and brute force your way through environmental puzzles and precise platforming! The world is yours to traverse as you see fit, are you ready to take on the Sanctuary?

Collect, Evolve and Battle!

Your quest begins with a choice of an ancient spectral familiar, a wistful monster who will guide your first steps into the sanctuary. They will be by your side as you catch your first of 101 monsters. From here it is up to you to hatch, collect and train monsters from across the world! Each possesses unique abilities and a skill tree for you to customise as your team grows in strength.

Battle it out in Strategic Combat!

Strategically order your attacks for maximum efficiency, stacking your attacks to deal devastating combos! Grind and find your strongest team to earn the rarest of monster eggs! Encounter formidable foes, endurance challenges and train an unbeatable team!

Clash in Head to Head Battles Across the Globe!

Face off in a test of skill and ability in online player vs player! Gather and train monsters, max out their skill trees and take on friends and foes in an epic battle to have the last monsters standing!

Game Details

Release Date:
August 28, 2019
Developer:
Moi Rai Games
Publisher:
Team17 Digital Ltd
Supported Languages:
English +
Franchise:
Monster Sanctuary
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Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: 2 GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 256 mb video memory

YouTube Videos

Pussy Acquired- Monster Sanctuary 4

June 09, 2021

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July 01, 2022

Fighting a mini-Minotaur - Monster Sanctuary Episode 7

August 31, 2020

Critic Reviews

80 / 100
"Monster Sanctuary is a Pokémon game smashed together with pixel-art, JRPGs, and Metroidvanias. If that's not a recipe for an indie game hit, then I don't know what is."
80 / 100
"Monster Sanctuary might not look like any monster-collecting RPG you’ve seen before, but its blend of genres creates a fun and exciting adventure for hours. The more you put...
88 / 100
"Monster Sanctuary merges a complex turn-based combat RPG we are used to see in big JRPG productions with metroidvania-style exploration and succeeds in both genres. Pixel...
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User Rating

Average score from 27 ratings
93% of users would recommend this.
4.6

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Recommended

Vedian
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I initially played this game on the XBox Game Pass, and went up to the Mystical Workshop. I bought it back recently on Steam, after it got out of the Pass. This is a very enjoyable game, very well thought through. It is a mix of platforming, monster collection, strategy, duels, and secret hunting. All is very well balanced, and you'll find yourself wanting more. All the monsters have their own capabilities, and an extensive list of skills. You'll have to find the best synergies that work out for you and for specific encounters. I've never found myself completely stalled, and there's always a challenge you'll want to overcome. Secret hunting is fun, too, and requires you to look for special abilities from monsters (destroying secret walls, levitating, grappling, orbs activation, etc) to hunt for chest and more. There's also some tinkering as you'll be able to upgrade the equipment for your monsters. Light- and dark-shifting of monsters allows to to find even more synergies and strategies. Musics are also a plus. Without being exceptional, they are good enough to keep you entertained all the time. Graphics are cute, too. Very good game, you'll not be disappointed !
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Fun and Challenging

TheCrazedKat
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I absolutely love this game. It's a hidden gem. So many monsters to choose from and they all have strengths. It's a challenging game, and it makes me want to keep trying
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This game continues to impress me more than the multi-billion dollar franchise that inspired it.

TheGuardianFox
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It takes upon the foundations of Pokemon and evolves and improves it more than TPC has since the attack changes in gen 4. With the latest FREE update they have randomizers and Nuzlocke options built right into the game itself. No need for mods or hacking or emulation or just keeping up with weird rules on your own. This is something the Pokemon devs could easily do if they could even be bothered. But no, with Pokemon we can't even get them to give us basic difficulty options. Indy devs do what Nintendon't. Get this.
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Recommended

Saabli
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Metroidvania and Monster Taming. Monster names aren't the most creative and some of the designs are a bit bland but for the most part the designs are solid and the gameplay is fun. The battle system puts an interesting spin on the usual turn based system by introducing the combo system, which has you putting more thought not just into what moves to perform but the order of them too.
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Recommended

Made it to the end
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I enjoyed this game, it more skill based than other Monster training games I've played. I also enjoyed the platformer challenges. The more challenging platformer bits are optional for treasure. Very well made game. I'm too weak to battle people online, and I didn't take the time to 100% complete the game. I was excited to see a "New Game Plus" option after completion. I might come back to it again later but for now I have fond memories.
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Recommended

Mistling
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I really enjoyed this game! It combines collectathon fun with true adventure.
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Recommended

Fanatical User
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More pokemon than a metroidvania but still a blast to play
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deka19
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I recommend this game. It's similar to Pokemon
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