The story narrates that after a major earthquake, the rune tombs are discovered deep in the remote frontier town of Alaan called New Nivea, where adventurers and merchants from all over the world come in search of fortune. Among those hoping to find the treasure, three heroes with linked fates meet. Virtuous treasure-hunting explorer CJ and orc mercenary Gru hope to unearth a hidden underground source of magic, the Rune Lenses, while Ishaa is a young deputy mayor looking to rebuild her town.
Players can delve into the ruins and master the combat of A Hundred Heroes: Rise, sprinting fast with CJ's climbing axe, casting spells from a distance with Ishaan, and knocking back enemies with Gru's greatsword. By switching roles and combining each hero's specialties, unleash devastating barrages of attacks to take down bosses while weaving through gorgeous 2.5D environments.