|“||That melody... It's appearing more often in my dreams. The one where a girl is falling from the light...||”|
Hans is a collaboration character in Cytus II and is one of the 21 playable characters. He was released with the 3.5.5 update. Currently, Hans has 10 songs, and maxes out at Lv. 20.
Having been seemingly abandoned by his family and unable to remember his past, Hans is a shy person who often turns to his guardian Hilda. Despite this, his musical talent is praised for how emotional he can play. He also carries with him an hourglass -- a memento from Hilda which she found during her time in the Exploration Team.
His mysterious past and musicality catches the eye of a certain Colin Neumann Jr., both as a classical musician and an explorer.
|Lost in the Nowhere||Rave Cyanide × Lunatic Sounds||3||8||14||160||2:32|
|Path and Period||Jun Kuroda||5||8||13||175||2:08|
|Rhuzerv||Feryquitous feat. Sennzai||5||8||15||191||2:18|
|Ruins in the Mirage||SIHanatsuka & Yukino||2||6||12||29-124||2:09|
|Run Go Run||Kaeru Underground||3||7||12||138-180||2:40|
A young boy diagnosed with neurodegenerative dementia at the age of 13, his family allowed him to undergo experimental therapy in which he was connected to the Cytus System where the emotional power of music was used to reconstruct his brain. It was found that classical piano music from the story of Deemo was exceptionally useful for reconstructing his brain and a plan was devised to fully immerse the patient in that story to progress his recovery. The boy was put in cryopreservation for 50 years after which he would be released into the laboratory which had been redesigned to resemble the room from Deemo to reduce shock upon returning to the real world. Unfortunately, the release of the Ender Virus plunged the world into chaos and the boy remained in cryopreservation, fully immersed in the story of Deemo for over 700 years.
The boy awakens in the ruins of modern day Node 47 where he was saved by Eagle-01's Hilda Turner. Following a firefight in which her hand was injured, Hilda resigned herself from Eagle-01 and became the boys guardian. From centuries immersed in the story of Deemo, the boy unknowingly mistook his own identity for that of Hans a character from that very story. Not only did he take on Hans's identity but also his talent with the piano. After comforting Hilda with a song, she began to train Hans to become a professional musician.
Over the years Hans became a famous pianist but was also frequently haunted by dreams of The Little Girl, The Masked Girl, and Deemo himself; as well as a melody that he cannot quite remember. Hilda, being aware that these are remnant memories from his time in the Cytus mainframe, mistakenly believes Hans to be an Architect (due to a connection port installed in his head) and prevents him from pursuing his lost memories out of fear that if others discover what he is that he will be hunted down (a consequence of The Decommission).
During a concert performance Hans accompanies and is impressed by ConneR who comes to speak with him after the performance concludes. Hilda is apprehensive of ConneR as she knows that he conducts illegal explorations and has caused issues for the exploration team in the past. Over the course of several weeks ConneR convinces Hans that Hilda has been holding him back and eventually takes him to Node 13 to search for the melody trapped in his memories. Hilda, who has been tracking Hans the whole time, travels with Eagle-01 once more to "save" Hans from ConneR. After cornering them in an abounded church, Hans and ConneR flee to Node 47 where Han's begins to recollect more of his true memories.
- The theme of Hans was arranged by SIHanatsuka.
- Hans is the first character who's color is monochromatic.
- Hans is the first collaboration character to have an alternate skin.
- He is the only character to have a skin unlocked through the OA system.
Exploration System (OA)
In the exploration area, the following can be observed for flavor text:
- Lion statue
- Ceiling hole
Once all 8 criteria are met, analysis of the object rewards the EASY, HARD and CHAOS charts for the track, Aragami by xi and the "Traveler" skin.
- Criteria: In the Hans exploration area, inspect the following: the lit candlestick.
- Unlocks: Report_A0615
- Criteria: Play Sunset on HARD and get a combo of 200 or higher.
- Unlocks: Hourglass_03
- Criteria: Play Run Go Run on CHAOS.
- Unlocks: Hourglass_05
- Criteria: Play Leviathan on any difficulty and get a grade of A.
- Unlocks: Hourglass_13
- Criteria: Read Hans' OS file: Audio_wilder_695_10_27.
- Unlocks: Hourglass_15
- Criteria: Play Lost in the Nowhere on any difficulty level and get a grade of S or higher.
- Unlocks: Hourglass_22
- Criteria: Gets Hans to level 18.
- Unlocks: Hourglass_26
- Criteria: Play Path and Period on HARD and get a grade of TP90 or higher.
- Unlocks: Hourglass_??
Result Screen Quotes
(Note: Hans has a special rare result screen quote for every rank except fail where his chibi can be replaced by Deemo and has a unique text blurb. Those quotes are underlined and italicized below.]
“*sob*... It must be my unconscious mind... haunting me..."
"Uh, I think you may want to try your hand at something else."
"D-Demon... There's a demon here..."
"Perhaps you should listen to your heart."
"You don't care about my feelings at all..."
"Hilda... do I have to perform with this musician?"
"I often mess this part up as well. Just keep trying and you'll make it."
"Your fingers are too stiff. Take a rest. It'll be good for you."
"If Mr. Neumann were here, he'd be furious..."
"Very good, but I think you can do better..."
"The performance is next week. You've got to work harder."
"If I play it with you, it doesn't sound so bad..."
"If we have the chance... I'd love to collaborate with you!"
"Wow... Surely you've practiced that many times?"
"Mr. Neumann would certainly approve!"
"Absolutely stunning. Both the power and speed are perfect..."
"P-Please... allow me to address you as teacher!"
"Amazing... it's exactly like the melody from my dream..."
|Cytus II Characters|