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Rance IV - Kyoudan no Isan -

ランス4 -教団の遺産-

TitleRance IV - Kyoudan no Isan -
Original titleランス4 -教団の遺産-
AliasesRance 4
LengthMedium (10 - 30 hours)
DeveloperAlice Soft
PublishersAlice Soft
2.0 Translations
Relations
Prequel
Rance 03 Leazas Kanraku
Rance III - Leazas Kanraku -
Sequel
Rance 4.1 ~Okusuri Koujou o Sukue!~
LinksWikipedia (en), Wikipedia (ja), Wikidata, VNStat

Description

After the events of Rance 3, Rance and Sill find themselves on the floating island of Ylapu were they find themselves swept into a race to stop the awakening of an ancient super weapon from lost times.

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Protagonist

Ranceランス
MeasurementsHeight: 173cm, Weight: 65kg
Birthday5 January
Age24
HairAhoge, Brown, Spiky, Spiky Bangs
EyesBrown
BodyAverage Height, Left Handed, Muscular, Pale, Shark-like Teeth, Young-adult
ClothesBelt, Boots, Bracer, Cape, Gloves, Pinafore Dress, Plate Armor, Robe, Shin Guard, Tassets
ItemsNamed Weapon, Sword
PersonalityArrogant, Carefree, Hotblooded, Ignorant, Ore, Ore-sama, Pervert, Relaxed, Short-tempered
RoleAntihero, Not a Virgin, Slave Owner, Warrior
Engages inArson, Assault, Blackmail, Dimensional Travel, Domestic Violence, Drinking, Fighting, Kidnapping, Murder, Netori (steals the SO), Polyamory, Rebellion, Shopping, Swordsmanship, Teasing, Theft, Whipping
Subject ofStalking

Description

Protagonist of the Rance series.

A warrior affiliated with the Keith Guild; when he's short on cash, he takes jobs from them. Most of the time, though, he simply travels around having adventures of his own accord, accompanied by his slave, Sill.

His goal in life is to assemble a harem consisting of all the hot women in the world and live it up.

Recently, though, he's taken it into his head to "conquer" the princesses of each of the four main kingdoms in the world - Ria from Leazas, Magic from Zeth, Kouhime from JAPAN, and Siera from Helman. At the moment, he's managed to snag Ria and Magic, with Kouhime being on hold for a few years until she grows up a little more.

Because of this recent pursuit, he's ended up heavily involved with events of historic significance in Leazas, Zeth, and JAPAN, with Helman next in line.

Main characters

Freak Paraffinフリーク パラフィン
MeasurementsHeight: 181cm, Weight: 103kg
Age727
HairBeard, White
BodyOld
ClothesHat
PersonalityWise
RoleCyborg, Magician, Researcher

Description

Freak Paraffin was one of the founding members of the Holy Magic Sect, and the mentor of Magic Master Rune. The discovery and invention of Tousho and Biometal magic were made by Rune with the sole purpose of avoiding Freak's death. He's widely known in the world as an immortal mage with a bronze body and by LP0006 he is 727 years old.

[From AliceSoft Wiki]

Hubert Liptonヒューバート リプトン
AliasesRed Beard
MeasurementsHeight: 197cm, Weight: 92kg
HairRed
EyesBlue
ItemsSword
PersonalityConfident
RoleWarrior
Engages inSwordsmanship

Description

Hubert Lipton is the former Lieutenant General of the Helman Second Army, the son of Thoma Lipton, one of the strongest humans to have ever lived, and the best friend and trusted right hand of Patton Misnarge.

[From AliceSoft Wiki]

Julia Lindumジュリア・リンダム
MeasurementsHeight: 149cm, Weight: 38kg, Bust-Waist-Hips: 75-54-72cm
HairOrange
EyesCyan
ItemsSword
PersonalityCarefree, Ignorant
RoleWarrior
Engages inSwordsmanship

Description

Julia Lindum is a member of the Leazas Royal Guard, formed from the strongest women within the military and dedicated to protecting the Royal Family. Unfortunately, Julia didn't attain the rank of Royal Guard due to her strength but instead because of her family's connections.

[From AliceSoft Wiki]

Kentou Kanami見当 かなみ
MeasurementsHeight: 154cm, Weight: 41kg, Bust-Waist-Hips: 80-55-81cm
Birthday3 May
HairAhoge, Sidehair, Straight, Violet, Waist Length+
EyesViolet
BodyAverage Height, Medium Breasts, Pale, Slim, Teen
ClothesCollar, Gloves, Headphones, Ninja Suit, Plate Armor, Sailor School Uniform, Scarf
ItemsChain Weapon
PersonalityClumsy, Hardworker, Loyal
RoleNinja, Servant
Engages inFighting
Subject ofBullying

Description

One of Lia's personal ninjas, she does all the dirty or secret jobs that Lia orders her to do. While seemingly apathetic from the outside, Kanami is actually very concerned with her ability as a ninja. It's implied that she is always training by herself to hone her skills. She longs to be a normal girl, but that's an impossible dream. Lia ordered her to keep tabs on Rance, a job that she hates since she also hates him.

Leila Grecniレイラ・グレクニー
MeasurementsHeight: 167cm, Weight: 50kg, Bust-Waist-Hips: 90-60-92cm
HairOrange, Short
EyesRed
BodyPale, Slim, Young-adult
ClothesBoots, Crop Top, Leggings, Plate Armor, Scarf
ItemsSword
PersonalityConfident, Mature
RoleCaptain, Not a Virgin, Soldier
Engages inDrinking
Subject ofBeing Drugged, Mind Control, Teasing

Description

Leila is the leader of the Royal Guards of Leazas, entirely composed of female soldiers.
Leila is an elite fighter. She won the female division of swordsmanship championships of Leazas at the age of 14, and won 7 following consecutive years. She used to consider allowing only strong men to sleep with her, and has had sex with her sword master Jiba at age of 16 and warrior named Kobayashi at age of 20. However, ever since she realized her feelings towards Rick, she has been restraining herself. She's also encouraged others to confess before, saying that they have to take the chance now that they are young.

She's usually very depressed after losing and drowns her sorrows in alcohol. She likes drinking but only takes it too far when she's depressed. When she's drunk she tends to do things that normally would embarrass her, but luckily she forgets everything the following day.

[From AliceSoft Wiki]

Maria Custardマリア・カスタード
MeasurementsHeight: 158cm, Weight: 49kg, Bust-Waist-Hips: 85-59-88cm
Birthday8 September
HairBlue, Blunt Bangs, Braid, Long, Ponytail, Straight
EyesBlue
BodyAverage Height, Medium Breasts, Pale, Slim, Teen
ClothesBlouse, Cuffs, Glasses, Gloves, Hair Tie, Jumpsuit, Lab Coat, Ribbon Hair Accessory, Ring, Skirt
ItemsRocket Launcher
PersonalityFriendly, Genius, Hardworker, Kind, Smart
RoleApprentice, Friend, Inventor, Witch
Engages inFighting

Description

One of the Four Witches of Kathtom who was saved by Rance during the events of Rance II. As an apprentice of Ragishss she specialized in water magic, yet lost her ability to use magic after Rance took her virginity although makes up for it through her technical prowess.

She is the inventor of the Tulip series of weapons and has always had an interest in weapons development. Her continued efforts have caused Kathtom to become the most technological city on the Continent and the use of her weapons have previously determined the outcome of wars such as the liberation of Leazas.

She is also a close friend to her fellow witch, Masou Shizuka, as they were studying magic together and being taught by the same person, Ragishss.

Masou Shizuka魔想 志津香
MeasurementsHeight: 159cm, Weight: 48kg, Bust-Waist-Hips: 82-57-85cm
Birthday30 July
HairBlunt Bangs, Green, Straight, Waist Length+
EyesBlue, Tsurime
BodyAverage Height, Medium Breasts, Pale, Slim, Young-adult
ClothesCuffs, Decorative Belt, Hat, Naked Shirt, Ring, Witch Hat
PersonalityArrogant, Classic Tsundere, Genius, Reserved
RoleFriend, Half-sister, Magician, Older Sister, Witch
Engages inFighting, Reading, Revenge, Time Travel

Description

A powerful magic user who was one of the Four Witches of Kathtom. According to her teacher, Ragishss, Shizuka had the greatest talent of the four and was considered the strongest among his students. With the additional power gained from her ring, she became even stronger than Ragishss, whom she ended up killing during her betrayal.
She is very concerned with her father's death. Ever since Rance stopped her from altering the past during the events of the Kathtom Incident, she has been trying to find her father's killer in order to seek revenge.

Despite the fact that Shizuka is one of ten girls who are fated for Rance, she hates Rance and will always try to kick him away whenever possible. But it appears that she still have some kind of soft spot for him, albeit often misused by the latter.

She was living with her best friend, Maria, as they were studying magic together and had a similar interest in magic, with Maria being on development side, and Shizuka on the research side.

Rick Addisonリック・アディスン
AliasesRed Death of Leazas
MeasurementsHeight: 185cm, Weight: 80kg
Birthday3 February
HairBlond, Shoulder-length, Sidehair
EyesAmber
BodyPale, Young-adult
ClothesBelt, Gloves, Helmet, Jacket, Mask, Pendant Necklace, Plate Armor, Tassets, Trousers
ItemsSword
PersonalityConfident, Genius, Loyal, Serious
RoleBased on a Fictional Character, Commander, Friend, Knight
Engages inSwordsmanship

Description

Rick Addison is the commander of the Leazas Red Corps.
He's the strongest Swordsman in Leazas, one of the strongest people on the continent and is known across the land for his fearful strength, he has been nicknamed the "Red Death of Leazas" by his enemies.
The kanji 忠 written on his helmet means "loyalty". Underneath that helmet is a surprisingly boyish and shy face.

Sill Plainシィル・プライン
MeasurementsHeight: 156cm, Weight: 46kg, Bust-Waist-Hips: 83-58-85cm
Birthday5 March
HairLong, Pink, Spiky Bangs, Wavy
EyesGreen, Tareme
BodyAverage Height, Pale, Slim, Teen
ClothesBracelet, Cloak, Court Shoes, Crop Top, Earrings, Glasses, Gloves, Kimono, Naked Apron, Ribbon Hair Tie, School Uniform, Thigh-high Boots, Thigh-high Stockings
PersonalityAirhead, Clumsy, Energetic, Flustered, Friendly, Hardworker, Kind, Loyal, Naive, Timid, Watashi
RoleHealer, Magician, Pre-Story Virginity Loss to Protagonist
Engages inCooking, Fighting, Shopping
Subject ofCurse, Domestic Violence, Slavery, Teasing, Whipping

Description

Sill is a slave purchased by the great adventurer Rance in the year LP0001 prior to the events of Rance 01. Rance purchased her for 15,000 GOLD and has been forced to travel alongside him wherever he goes since then. However, Sill developed strong romantic feelings for him and, even though the "Absolute Obedience Magic" once cast on her has long since worn off, she remains single-mindedly loyal to Rance regardless. She was originally from a rich family in Zeth but under "certain circumstances" ended up in the slave market sold to Rance.

She is capable of using both offensive and healing magic, in addition to the creation of magic barriers. She is also known to have a large knowledge of worldly culture and history, as well as an understanding of many creatures. This is apparently due to her studying from a wide variety of books at a young age due to her origins from a noble family.

[From the AliceSoftWiki]

Side characters

Ferrisフェリス
AliasesFeliss
HairCurtained, Green, Parted in Middle, Sidehair, Spiky Bangs, Straight, Waist Length+
EyesBlue, Slit Pupils
BodyBat Wings, Claw, Demon Tail, Horns, Pale, Pointed Ears, Slim, Tattoo, Teen
ClothesBindi (Jewelry), Knee-high Boots, Necklace, Strapless Leotard
ItemsScythe
RoleDemon, Servant
Engages inFighting

Description

Ferris is originally a 6th Class Devil, currently binded by contract with Rance. Ever since meeting the latter, she experienced misfortunes and was demoted several times. Mainly providing service in battlefield and in bed, she also serves as Rance's personal informant and as events occur, provides important information that would otherwise be unbeknownst to him.

[From AliceSoftWiki]

Hunty Kalarハンティ カラー
MeasurementsHeight: 170cm, Weight: 45kg
HairBlack, Curtained, Shoulder-length
EyesAmber, Tsurime
BodyFour-Armed, Pale, Pointed Ears, Slim, Teen
ClothesBindi (Jewelry), Bridal Gauntlet, Detached Sleeves, Leotard, Scarf, Thigh-high Stockings
PersonalityConfident, Tomboy
RoleMagician

Description

Hunty Kalar is the oldest living Kalar, and the only one with black hair.

Io Ishtarイオ・イシュタル
Milli Yorksミリ・ヨークス
AliasesQueen Milli
HairEye Covering, Short, Spiky Bangs, Violet
EyesViolet
BodyMedium Breasts, Pale, Slim, Young-adult
ClothesApron, Cape, Detached Sleeves, Earrings, Fingerless Gloves, Knee-high Boots, Panties, Plate Armor, Thigh-high Stockings
ItemsSword
PersonalityAssertive, Pervert, Protective
RoleBisexual, Not a Virgin, Older Sister, Vendor, Warrior
Engages inFighting

Description

First appearing in Rance II, she is Mill Yorks' older sister. Milli appears as both a tough warrior and glamourous girl in daily life but she also can be quite affectionate at times, especially when it comes to her sister, Mill, even to the extent that she dares to enter a dangerous labyrinth just for her.

She has a massive appetite for sex and, needless to say, gets along with Rance well because of it (though he doesn't like the fact that she's always the one dominating him when they're at it). She's also bisexual. She lives primarily as an adventurer and warrior but somehow also runs a pharmacy with her sister.

Her file in Kichikuou Rance says: "Most of her subordinates, whether man or woman, have been raped by her. Possibly because of that, she has good leadership over them. People tend to call her unit Queen Milli and her slaves".

[From AliceSoft Wiki]

Noceノス
MeasurementsHeight: 283cm, Weight: 500kg

Description

Noce is a powerful Elder Dark Lord from an old forgotten era, originally born as an Earth Dragon, Noce was turned into a Dark Lord by Demon King Gele and vowed loyalty to her, which he maintained even after she was defeated and sealed.

Ralga Succubusラルガ・サッキュバス
HairBlond, Eye Covering, Long, Wavy
EyesBlue
BodyFang, Medium Breasts, Pale, Pointed Ears, Slim
ClothesGarter Belt Stockings, Lace Band Thigh-high Stockings, Panties
PersonalityLazy, Pervert
RoleSuccubus

Description

Ralga is a Rare Gal Monster taking control over Shizuka's maze in her absence during the events of Rance 02. She employs Gal Monsters called Catgirls to guard her mansion from intruders, which she renames "Ralga Cats".

[From AliceSoft Wiki]

Sanakia Drelshkafサーナキア ドレルシュカフ
MeasurementsHeight: 170cm, Weight: 53kg
HairBrown
EyesBrown
ClothesPlate Armor
ItemsSword
PersonalityOverconfident
RoleWarrior
Engages inSwordsmanship

Description

Sanakia Drelshkaf was one of the finest warriors in the now-destroyed kingdom of Dallas and participated in the ill-fated Ylapu Expedition about 220 years ago. She was kept in suspended animation by a Tousho mad doctor and only brought out of it when Rance beat him and woke her up. She is a proud knight, and is always fighting to uphold the codes of chivalry and takes little heed of the odds facing her.

[From AliceSoft Wiki]

Willis Fujisakiウィリス・藤崎
MeasurementsHeight: 168cm, Bust-Waist-Hips: 82-57-85cm
HairParted in Middle, Red, Spiky Bangs, Straight, Twin Tails, Waist Length+
EyesRed
BodyMedium Breasts, Pale, Slim
ClothesBra, Bracelet, Dress, Headband, Naked, Naked in Front of an Audience, Necklace, Panties
PersonalityRefined
RoleAngel
Engages inCosplay, Stalking

Description

Willis Fujisaki is the personal Level God of the great adventurer and Lord of the Rance Castle, Rance, and has been acting as his personal assistant to raise his Levels over the course of his many adventurers.

[From AliceSoft Wiki]

Make an appearance

Alice-chanアリスちゃん
HairBlond, Parted in Middle, Spiky Bangs, Straight, Waist Length+
EyesBlue, Tareme
BodyFlat Chest, Pale, Slim, Teen
ClothesApron, Dress, Lolita, Puffy Sleeves, Ribbon Headband
PersonalityFriendly, Kind, Refined
RoleMascot Character, Pet Owner

Description

The official mascot of Alice Soft. A polite young girl who often communicates with the player as a medium in some Alice Soft games. She sometimes represent marketing upcoming Alice Soft games in trailers and advertisements.

She is accompanied by her pet black crow named Yukichi.

Barres Provinceバレス プロヴァンス
AliasesBarresh
MeasurementsHeight: 165cm, Weight: 83kg
Age61
HairGrey, Moustache, Short, Slicked Back, Widow's Peak
EyesBrown
BodyAverage Height, Muscular, Old, Pale, Short, Wrinkles
ClothesEyepatch, Gloves, Plate Armor, Spaulders, Tassets
ItemsSword
PersonalityEmotional, Hardworker, Loyal, Patriotic, Protective, Relaxed, Wise
RoleCommander, Father, Knight, Widower
Engages inFighting, Planning, Shogi
Subject ofBullying, Teasing

Description

Supreme commander of Leazas' military forces and acting general of its largest unit the Black Army.

A veteran knight who has served the royal family for three generations, he is wholly devoted to serving his country and is valued greatly for his excellence as a military leader.

Despite his high rank within Leazas, Rance does not even slightly respect Barres, and generally bullies him whenever they are forced to interact with each other. Nonetheless, Barres carries a deep respect for Rance's abilities as a leader, and is largely oblivious to his hatred of him, resulting in him getting picked on even more.

Eleanor Ranエレノア ラン
MeasurementsHeight: 164cm, Weight: 52kg
HairParted to Side, Red, Straight, Waist Length+
EyesGreen
BodyAverage Height, Medium Breasts, Pale, Slim, Teen
ClothesHeadband, Necktie, Ring, Skirt, Vest
ItemsSword
PersonalityDocile, Old-fashioned
RoleMagician, Warrior
Engages inSwordsmanship

Description

Eleanor Ran was one of the apprentices of the mage Ragishss and at one time known as one of the Four Witches of Kathtom. Her specialties as a warrior are illusion, mind control, and swordsmanship.

[From AliceSoft Wiki]

Lia Parapara Leazasリア・パラパラ・リーザス
MeasurementsHeight: 159cm, Weight: 48kg, Bust-Waist-Hips: 85-59-87cm
HairBlue, Straight, V Bangs, Waist Length+
EyesBlue, Tareme
BodyAverage Height, Medium Breasts, Pale, Slim, Teen
ClothesDress Shoes, Fingerless Evening Gloves, Strapless Dress, Unusual Hair Ornaments
PersonalityCarefree, Charismatic, Confident, Haraguro, Immature, Manipulative, Sly, Smart, Spoiled, Yandere
RoleChildhood Friend, Pet Owner, Princess, Queen Regnant, Rival
Engages inBullying, Drinking, Planning, Sadism, Teasing, Torture

Description

Lia Parapara Leazas is the recently crowned Queen of Leazas. Her hobby used to be torturing girls, but ever since Rance punished her for it, she has been restraining from further kidnappings. She is terribly obsessed with Rance, her love for him is so intense that she would give him the entire country if he asked for it. She refers to Rance as "Darling".

Leazas has prospered under her rule, despite the fact that she was only recently coronated. However, there are many nobles that hate her and her ways and have tried to take her down in the past or even going as far as assisting enemy countries.

[Taken from the AliceSoft Wiki]

Maris Amaryllisマリス・アマリリス
MeasurementsHeight: 167cm, Weight: 50kg, Bust-Waist-Hips: 88-60-89cm
HairCurtained, Green, Parted in Middle, Sidehair, Spiky Bangs, Straight, Waist Length+
EyesGreen, Kitsuneme
BodyAverage Height, Pale, Slim, Teen
ClothesHeadband, Scarf
ItemsDagger
PersonalityLoyal, Mature, Sly, Smart, Watashi, Wise
RoleChildhood Friend, Maid, Secretary

Description

The maid, secretary and childhood friend of Lia. Wise and tricky, she is also very devoted to Lia.

Mill Yorksミル ヨークス
HairBlunt Bangs, Odango, Sidehair, Violet
EyesViolet
BodyKid, Pale, Slim, Small Breasts
ClothesBun Covers, Ring
RoleMagician, Younger Sister

Description

Mill Yorks was, and is, the youngest maiden of the Four Witches of Kathtom, specializing in the summoning of phantom beasts, either to attack her enemies, to protect her from harm and sometimes even for transportation.

[From AliceSoft Wiki]