Hit points, also called Health or HP, is a common gameplay element in the Dark Cloud series. They are a means by which a character's life is gauged, meaning that reaching zero HP causes the character to die and thus end the game, forcing the player to return to an earlier checkpoint. If the playable character has at least one hit point, the game continues as normal. Healthy characters in reserve do not prevent a game over if they are not switched out.
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