October 1st, 1997 is known as END DAY. A great war encircles the globe and brings about an end to civilization. The surviving humans concluded that they could never repeat their mistakes and build a great tower in the sky to watch over the world and act accordingly to combat "evil". 100 years have passed since then and a hidden cryogenic chamber in the mountains springs to life... revealing our hero.
Crystalis is a top-down action RPG. The character may equip weapons, armor, shields and globe/bracelets on his body and a single item from his inventory for use in the field. The hero's goal is to meet up with the four wise people and learn their magic, while also obtaining the four elemental swords which will help him progress.