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Hydlide Rebalance

Hack of Hydlide

Description:

Changes:

  • Slime dropping 4xp at levels 1 and 2 instead of 1xp
  • HP regenerates much faster
  • Roper gives 10xp at levels 3 and 4
  • Hyper gives out 10 exp always
  • Dragon always gives out 100xp (instant level up)

ROM / ISO Information:

  • No-Intro Name: Hydlide (USA)
  • (No-Intro version 20130731-235630)
  • File SHA-1: 4672256B7E1F705C894608685BCECF62ED423810
  • ROM SHA-1: 68EDB4E9B01F80AD6AF01B75222886F15E868C98

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Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
Wholetone GamesHacking

User Review Information

Hydlide Easy Mode

Reviewed By: XtremePrime on 26 Jun 2022

This romhack enables people who find Hydlide tedious or at times difficult due to the way combat works to finally be able to play through it in a swift 30 minutes (if you know what you need to do)!

The improved XP rates makes it so that grinding doesn’t take a long time, but it’s still a process you as a player need to undertake before going in dungeons for items like the pot. The regenerating health increase makes it so you don’t have to wait extended periods of time just for your health to top out before attempting again. Definitely an improvement!!

The only note I have to mention is that due to said health regeneration increase, you will recover health very quickly at max level inside during the Varalys encounter, making it incredibly easy to just attacking him a bit in defend mode, then run off, wait a second to regenerate HP and then fight him again. It’s up to each if this is a good thing or not, due to the nature of the original fight relying on the Medicine potion and the RNG from the nearby enemies.

All in all, I definitely recommend this romhack if you want to have a quick fun run of Hydlide!

Version 1.0 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommend
Hydlide Easy ModeXtremePrime26 Jun 20221.0Yes
A much needed rebalanceMcCheeseBob03 Nov 20211.0Yes