In celebration of its 5.5-year anniversary of Shinobi Master Senran Kagura: New Link, Honey ∞ Parade Games announced a variety of in-game events, including new Crimson Homura and Abyssal Miyabi cards, and a daily free gacha campaign to commemorate the milestone.
Additionally, as part of the 5.5-year anniversary celebration, a promotional video commemorating the anniversary has also been unveiled, featuring the new cards, and a glimpse of the unknown Yōma.
▍Shinobi Master Senran Kagura: New Link 5.5 Anniversary PV
▍Shinobi Master Senran Kagura: New Link 5.5 Anniversary Gacha
To celebrate the 5.5 anniversary, a new gacha festival is being held. The new Homura and Miyabi cards can transform into their powerful forms after activating their Secret Ninpo. This transformation not only changes their appearance but also enhances their abilities.
The gacha event also includes Toki Bakunyū 1, Hiyori Bakunyū 2, and Ui Pairnyū cards. The banner features the game’s typical 3+1 10-pull gacha until June 7 and last until June 15.
▍Shinobi Master Senran Kagura: New Link 5.5 Anniversary Daily Free Gacha
In celebration of the anniversary, a Daily Free 10-Card Gacha Festival is being held. During this period, you can draw a 10-card gacha for free once a day. Each of the free 10-card draws guarantees one SSR card. The daily gacha will run from May 30 until June 6.
▍Shinobi Master Senran Kagura: New Link 5.5 Anniversary New Story Chapter
The 54th chapter of the story has been added. Each ninja mission comes in beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels, and you can earn ninja souls as a first-time reward. Additionally, the mission “Clear the 54th chapter of the story” has been added. By completing this mission, you can earn 10 ninja souls!
Furthermore, a campaign to reduce the stamina consumption for story ninja missions by half is still ongoing until June 15.
▍Shinobi Master Senran Kagura: New Link 5.5 Anniversary LR Ultra Awakening
The Ultra Awakening for LR (Legendary Rare) cards has been released. As part of the first wave of this feature, the game introduced the Super Awakening of LR Asuka (Life Drive) which comes with four stages of power-ups.
These progressive enhancements span across multiple game elements, boosting her Ninpo, Secret Ninpo, Life Drive Secret Ninpo, Leader Skill, and Passive Skill. To trigger this Awakening, players will need 8 “Asuka (Life Drive) Medals: Rainbow” and 5 Rainbow Magatamas. These awakening materials can be obtained by exchanging Super Legendary Badges, a new addition to the rewards in events such as the current Yōma invasion.
“The Path to Life Drive” event has also been updated with an additional stage, where players can get Ultra Awakening materials for ‘LR Asuka (Life Drive)”. A new episode have been added, and on first completion, players can get 8 “Asuka (Life Drive) Medals: Rainbow”. The added 6th stage can only be completed with Event Cards.
▍Shinobi Master Senran Kagura: New Link 5.5 Anniversary Event Story
A new event titled “Last Night, an Omen of Blessings or Disaster” has been launched. This event presents an opportunity for players to explore the story of Crimson Homura and Abyssal Miyabi, new cards introduced in the Gacha Festival.
Additionally, during each mission, players can obtain “Last Night Badges” that can be exchanged at the shop for awaken materials, nintos, orbs, and other useful items. The event runs until June 15.