Atelier Series

ConsoleNameDeveloperLucca's Observations
DSAtelier Annie: Alchemists of Sera IslandGustThe first traditional Atelier game to come to the States - lots of crafting and time management as expected
JP PS2Marie to Elie no Atelier: Salburg no Renkinjutsushi 1-2GustRemakes of the first games in the Atelier series, with all the expected alchemy present
PS2Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of DestinyGustMore item synthesis, two switchable protagonists
PS2Atelier iris 3: Grand PhantasmGustFewer party members, but more customizable as a result
PS2Atelier Iris: Eternal ManaGustFirst localized Atelier game- you know the drill- turn-based combat and loads of item synthesis
PS3Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of DuskGustFirst in the Dusk storyline, lots of endings, lots of alchemy
PS3Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk SkyGustSecond in Dusk storyline, each of the two different protagonists has a different playstyle
PS3Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of ArlandGustThird game in Arland storyline, adds complexity to the battle system with turn manipulation
PS3Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of ArlandGustEnhanced version of the original with reworked 3D models, new dungeons, and more time to craft
PS3Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of ArlandGustFirst in Arland storyline, time and item management important as always, first 3D Atelier game
PS3Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk SeaGustThird in Dusk storyline, no time limit, two different protagonists, and a ton of items regardless
PS3Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of ArlandGustSecond in Arland storyline, same as ever otherwise
PS4Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk DX (DL only)GustAdds fast travel and sped-up combat to the Plus version of the game
PS4Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky DX (DL only)GustAdds fast travel/combat and formerly preorder-only costumes
PS4Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious JourneyGustSecond game in the Mysterious storyline; time limit exists for initial alchemy certification exam, alchemy can be done at a portable atelier
PS4Atelier Lulua: The Scion of ArlandGustSequel to the Arland games; callbacks are present throughout; no time limit; using particular items in alchemy will make the resultant item stronger
PS4Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious PaintingsGustThird game in the Mysterious trilogy; combat is turn-based and revolves around pairs of characters cooperating
PS4Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland DX (DL only)GustAdds fast travel/combat as well as story sequences to the Plus version
PS4Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland DX (DL only)GustAdds fast travel/combat and a formerly preorder-only costume
PS4Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends and the Secret FairyGustSee PS5
PS4Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret HideoutGustNo time limit, drastically changes combat to a more real-time format (with AI party members), heavy character focus
PS4Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea DX (DL only)GustAdds fast travel/combat and formerly preorder-only costumes
PS4Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious BookGustFirst game in the Mysterious storyline; reworks the process of alchemy to be somewhat puzzle-based, adds a weather system that can affect combat and item gathering
PS4Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland DX (DL only)GustAdds fast travel/combat and a formerly preorder-only costume
PS4Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New WorldGustA fanservice title for the series, gathering alchemists from all entries into an RPG/town-builder hybrid where managing time is as usual a difficult task
PS5Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends and the Secret Fairy (DL only)GustA rare direct sequel in the series; refines the gameplay found in its predecessor; lots of research and exploration to do to better your alchemical skills
SwitchAtelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
SwitchAtelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
SwitchAtelier Lulua: The Scion of ArlandGustSee PS4
SwitchAtelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious PaintingsGustSee PS4
SwitchAtelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
SwitchAtelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
SwitchAtelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends and the Secret FairyGustSee PS5
SwitchAtelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret HideoutGustSee PS4
SwitchAtelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
SwitchAtelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland DX (DL only)GustSee PS4
SwitchNelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New WorldGustSee PS4
VitaAtelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk (DL only)GustAdds all DLC, the ability to swap characters at any time, more costumes, enemies, and a new difficulty mode
VitaAtelier Escha & Logy Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk SkyGustAdds all DLC, superbosses, characters, and expands on the romantic/platonic relationship between the protagonists
VitaAtelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey (DL only)GustSee PS4
VitaAtelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland (DL only)GustAdds all DLC, a new ending, and a new dressing room feature to change costumes in
VitaAtelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland (DL only)GustSee PS3
VitaAtelier Shallie Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk SeaGustAdds all DLC, new costumes, superbosses, and brings over characters from other Atelier games to flesh out the story
VitaAtelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book (DL only)GustSee PS4
VitaAtelier Totori Plus: The Adventurer of ArlandGustAdds all DLC, new recipes, costumes, and dungeons
SwitchAtelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey DX (DL only)GustAdds new exploration tools, quests, fast forward, and all previous DLC
PS4Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey DX (DL only)GustSee Switch
SwitchAtelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings DX (DL only)GustAdds a new painting to explore, fast forward, and all previous DLC
PS4Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings DX (DL only)GustSee Switch
SwitchAtelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book DX (DL only)GustAdds new cauldrons, fast forward, and all previous DLC
PS4Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book DX (DL only)GustSee Switch