- Meet and join up with new characters along the journey-all characters have abilities unique to them, and party members come and go as the plot evolves.
- Master the abilities of the various Djinn and use them both in battle and to solve various puzzles.
- Open a story far more expansive than Golden Sun, boasting a much greater emphasis on Psynergy-based action puzzles.
- Find more exciting action outside of the battle sequences than there is in standard, menu-based role-playing games.
- Collect Djinn with different abilities and use them both inside and outside of battle, then assign different Djinn to your characters and change their abilities as well.