Niche Spotlight – Morbid: The Seven Acolytes

Morbid: The Seven Acolytes

Today’s Niche Spotlight is Morbid: The Seven Acolytes, a brutal top-down action-RPG by Still Running and Merge Games.

The realm of Mornia is terrorized by the Gahars, malevolent beings that have possessed and twisted the flesh of the Seven Acolytes. As the last Striver of Dibrom, you have trained all your life to hunt down the Seven Acolytes and end their cruel reign.

Customize your character with a perk system and over 25 different types of ranged and melee weapons. You will not only need to manage your health and stamina during combat, but also your character’s sanity.

You can find the launch trailer below.

Morbid: The Seven Acolytes is available on Windows PC (via Steam), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One for $24.99 USD.

You can find the rundown (via Steam) below:

You are the last surviving Striver of Dibrom. Your duty, for which you have trained your whole life, is to defeat the Seven Acolytes, accursed and powerful beings, possessed by malevolent deities called Gahars.

Experience epic bosses and a multitude of bloodthirsty encounters as you build your character.
Challenging foes, mini-bosses, and memorable large-scale boss fights with fully orchestrated music, are central to the world of Morbid. To overcome these obstacles you must master the combat, as well as improve your character and gear through a wealth of elements such as Quests, Perks, Runes, Upgrades, and Looting.

Explore the diverse fantasy world of Mornia abundant with deep and immersive lore.
The Gahars have bound their twisted minds to the flesh of the Seven Acolytes, for without hosts they cannot survive. You must slay the Acolytes, thus ridding the Gahars of their flesh. Succeed, and you’ll free the kingdom from the heavy yoke of their terror. Fail, and the malicious gods rule on, as the Acolytes rise anew, and madness prevails.

Features Overview
-Experience epic, brutal boss encounters and explore a diverse array of environments
-Perk levelling system with multiple ways to build your character
-Deep, immersive lore with NPC’s to meet throughout the world
-Over 25 Unique Melee Weapons, such as Swords, Axes, Maces, Spears, Two-Handers, as well several guns ranging from Pistols, Shotguns and Rifles
-Epic fully orchestrated soundtrack comprising of 18 tracks
-Health, Stamina and Sanity management is important as you traverse the world

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Frank was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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