Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer 5: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate

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不思議のダンジョン 風来のシレン5 フォーチュンタワーと運命のダイス
Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer 5: The Fortune Tower and the Dice of Fate
Shiren the Wanderer 5 NDS cover art.jpg
Developer(s) Chunsoft
Publisher(s) Spike Chunsoft
Platform(s) Nintendo DS
Release date(s) Flag of Japan.png: December 9, 2010
Genre(s) Roguelike
Mode(s) Single player
Rating(s) CERO: B
Version 1.0
ID NTR-B5FJ-JPN
Internal Name(s) SHIREN5
Synopsis
ふしぎのダンジョン
ふうらいのシレン5
チュンソフト

Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate
不思議のダンジョン 風来のシレン5 plus フォーチュンタワーと運命のダイス
Shiren the Wanderer- The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate.jpg
Developer(s) Chunsoft
Publisher(s) Flag of Japan.png: Spike Chunsoft
WW: Aksys Games
Platform(s) PlayStation Vita
Release date(s) Flag of Japan.png: June 4, 2015
WW: July 26, 2016
Genre(s) Roguelike
Mode(s) Single player
Rating(s) ESRB: E10+
CERO: B
Version 1.06
ID Flag of Japan.png: PCSG00479
Flag of the United States.png: PCSE00845
Flag of Europe.png: PCSB00989
MSRP Flag of Japan.png: 4800円
Flag of the United States.png: 39.99$ USD (Regular Edition)
Flag of the United States.png: 59.99$ USD (Collectors Edition)

不思議のダンジョン 風来のシレン5 plus フォーチュンタワーと運命のダイス
Shiren the Wanderer 5 Plus: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate
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Developer(s) Spike Chunsoft
Publisher(s) Spike Chunsoft
Platform(s) Nintendo Switch
Release date(s) Flag of Japan.png: 2020
Genre(s) Roguelike
Mode(s) Single player
Version 1.0.0

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不思議のダンジョン 風来のシレン5 フォーチュンタワーと運命のダイス (English: Shiren the Wanderer 5: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate) is the ninth Shiren the Wanderer game, developed and published by Chunsoft on Nintendo DS in 2010. A remaster on the PlayStation Vita was first announced in Japan on December 25, 2014 entitled Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate (Japanese: 不思議のダンジョン 風来のシレン5 plus フォーチュンタワーと運命のダイス) then officially released in 2015.[1] The remaster was subsequently licensed to and translated by Aksys Games and released to the English community, making it the third Shiren title to have been officially translated. A port of the remaster was later revealed for Nintendo Switch in 2020.

Description[edit | edit source]

The remaster has additional dungeons that were not included in the original game. The community commonly called both games versions of the game Shiren 5.

Reception[edit | edit source]

Plot[edit | edit source]

Categories[edit | edit source]

All content about The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate is organized into these sections. Click on a section name to learn more, and to drill down further to more specific and detailed pages.

  • Community: Miscellaneous interesting stories, challenges and archived information from the Shiren player community.
  • Gameplay Elements: Information on aspects of The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate that make it unique from other games in the series and other roguelikes (E.g. Auras, Runes, New Items, etc…).
  • Items: Information on all items including equipment.
  • Locations: Information on towns, dungeons, minigames, etc..
  • Monsters: Information on all monsters but not NPCs.
  • NPCs: Information on the town and dungeon NPCs.
  • Strategy Guides: Topics of interest to help players master this challenging game.
  • Quests: All the various story related, post game and side quests you can do.
  • Version Differences: All about the differences between the original release and the remakes.
  • Other: All other content gathered or related to the games that doesn't otherwise fit into the other categories.

  • Community: Miscellaneous interesting stories, challenges and archived information from the Shiren player community.
  • Gameplay Elements: Information on aspects of The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate that make it unique from other games in the series and other roguelikes (E.g. Auras, Runes, New Items, etc…).
  • Items: Information on all items including equipment.
  • Locations: Information on towns, dungeons, minigames, etc..
  • Monsters: Information on all monsters but not NPCs.
  • NPCs: Information on the town and dungeon NPCs.
  • Strategy Guides: Topics of interest to help players master this challenging game.
  • Quests: All the various story related, post game and side quests you can do.
  • Version Differences: All about the differences between the original release and the remakes.
  • Other: All other content gathered or related to the games that doesn't otherwise fit into the other categories.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Shiren the Wanderer 5 Trailer[edit | edit source]

Shiren the Wanderer 5 Plus Trailer[edit | edit source]

Subpages[edit | edit source]

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Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer series
Mainline Mystery Dungeon 2: Shiren the Wanderer Shiren the Wanderer DS  •  Shiren the Wanderer (Mobile)
Broadcast Satellaview: Save Surala
GB: Moonlight-Village Monster Moonlight-Village Monster  •  Moonlight-Village Monster (Mobile)
2: Demon Invasion! Shiren Castle!
GB2: Magic Castle of the Desert DS2: Magic Castle of the Desert
Shiren Side Story: Female Swordsman Asuka Arrives! Female Swordsman Asuka Arrives! (Windows)
3: The Sleeping Princess of the Karakuri Mansion Shiren the Wanderer 3 Portable
4: The Eye of God and the Devil's Navel 4 Plus: The Eye of God and the Devil's Navel
5: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate 5 Plus: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate
Spin-off Shiren Monsters Netsal  •  The Village of Mahjong
Mobile The Rainbow Labyrinth


References[edit | edit source]

[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23][24][25][26][27][28][29][30][31][32][33][34][35][36][37][38]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Original Famitsu announcement. https://www.famitsu.com/news/201412/25068487.html
  2. Shiren 5 "Chief Editor' Pot. https://seesaawiki.jp/w/shiren5/d/%d4%e4#pod35
  3. Old Shiren wiki - Shiren 5 section. http://shiren.wikifoundry.com/
  4. https://seesaawiki.jp/w/shiren5/
  5. A wiki author's private research notes https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mGBY1txjWch9mckciV7WqbcO6a5VF1P3exPNOsaK580/edit#gid=0
  6. Lots of great info about trophies and beating the game in general https://www.playstationtrophies.org/forum/fushigi-no-dungeon-fuurai-no-shiren-5-plus/307682-shiren-wanderer-tower-fortune-dice-fate-tg-rm.html
  7. Monster Locations https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19vofBwtBbEqZV1Ftr9XdjVsLgTyA4tIKiFzjaan1ZjM/edit?usp=sharing
  8. Inori cave night monsters. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ax4fA5h1dzcTW4VK3r5LvU6qa9T-Xa9dJp9G6u5UQfE/edit?usp=sharing
  9. Monsters by Dungeon https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1C1h9IRPQPLg9g7aE48wlyw8IudHIStawK4mR3kuggto/edit?usp=sharing
  10. Items. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1sxAH3pZOZVdIk92PEJKpEty8FF6ZzlAJag3tsE5GAYM/edit?usp=sharing
  11. GameFAQs.com board with active-ish community of players https://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/106641-shiren-the-wanderer-the-tower-of-fortune-and-the-dice-of
  12. Original post by Miracle_Paint on GameFAQ's. The creator of the challenge. https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/boards/605440-fushigi-no-dungeon-fuurai-no-shiren-5-fortune-tower-to-unmei/57608450
  13. Runes https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mGBY1txjWch9mckciV7WqbcO6a5VF1P3exPNOsaK580/edit?usp=sharing
  14. Runes https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/boards/106641-shiren-the-wanderer-the-tower-of-fortune-and-the-dice-of/74294944
  15. This site has a list of all trophies as well as tips on how to acquire them. https://www.playstationtrophies.org/game/shiren-the-wanderer-the-tower-of-fortune-and-the-dice-of-fate-na-eu/trophies/
  16. This site has a list of all trophies as well as tips on how to acquire them. https://www.truetrophies.com/game/Shiren-The-Wanderer-The-Tower-of-Fortune-and-the-Dice-of-Fate/trophies?gamerid=89879&showall=1
  17. This site has a list of all trophies as well as tips on how to acquire them. https://www.playstationtrophies.org/forum/fushigi-no-dungeon-fuurai-no-shiren-5-plus/307682-shiren-wanderer-tower-fortune-dice-fate-tg-rm.html
  18. True Trophies flagging system. https://www.truetrophies.com/flags.aspx
  19. Information on passwords and how to use them. https://blog.us.playstation.com/2016/05/05/shiren-the-wanderer-multiplayer-details-uncovered-secrets/
  20. Master list of known passwords in English. https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/vita/106641-shiren-the-wanderer-the-tower-of-fortune-and-the-dice-of/cheats
  21. Earliest info found (so far) about English passwords. https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/boards/106641-shiren-the-wanderer-the-tower-of-fortune-and-the-dice-of/74051931
  22. The old English wiki (now deprecated) listing all the passwords. http://shiren.wikifoundry.com/page/Shiren+5+Tanuki+Passwords
  23. Japanese password source. http://wiki.mmo-station.com/msData/list/shiren5/5394
  24. Play the "Mainichi Dungeon" and obtain the Tanuki Password!! - gabikun Nov 25 2010, 8:29 PM EST http://shiren.wikifoundry.com/thread/4355990/Play+the+%22Mainichi+Dungeon%22+and+obtain+the+Tanuki+Password%21%21
  25. Mazon (GameFAQ's) https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/boards/106641-shiren-the-wanderer-the-tower-of-fortune-and-the-dice-of/77355370/920699600
  26. Expert Badge information: ExNihilo on GameFAQ's. (Used with permission.) https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/boards/106641-shiren-the-wanderer-the-tower-of-fortune-and-the-dice-of/76598088
  27. Notes on Expert Badge functionality: ExNihilo on GameFAQ's. (Used with permission.) https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/boards/106641-shiren-the-wanderer-the-tower-of-fortune-and-the-dice-of/75937743
  28. This snapshot of an expert player's Adventure Footprint (ExNihilo on gamefaqs.com) was the initial source for this page. https://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/106641-shiren-the-wanderer-the-tower-of-fortune-and-the-dice-of/75853290
  29. The mystery of footprint #27 has been solved after many years! https://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/106641-shiren-the-wanderer-the-tower-of-fortune-and-the-dice-of/75993448
  30. A popular Japanese wiki has this page about the Adventure Footprint (google translate version: goo.gl/RLGv9o ). http://seesaawiki.jp/w/shiren5/d/%cb%c1%b8%b1%a4%ce%c2%ad%c0%d7
  31. Thanks to Gabikun from the GameFAQs forum for the original list of abilities in Shiren 5.
  32. English and Japanese monster names on the monster list. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19vofBwtBbEqZV1Ftr9XdjVsLgTyA4tIKiFzjaan1ZjM/edit?usp=sharing
  33. Almost all of the content on the monster table was taken directly from the in-game text. English translation by Aksys.
  34. Partial monster table info. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1pB75Dyt658-6s6LAGECMSiS1CoFOap7qAZvFKchxAQw/edit#gid=0
  35. Boss monster HP values (NDS) Shiren 5 Strategy Guide
  36. Thanks to user: Twisty_Hany#8053 on the wiki Discord server for creating and sharing these Item reference pictures.
  37. Japanese ally NPC names. https://seesaawiki.jp/w/shiren5/d/%c3%e7%b4%d6#content_2_6
  38. Japanese ally NPC names. Shiren 5 DS official Japanese strategy guide.