Holy Diver slot review

Go on a medieval slot game adventure and fulfil your mission on Holy Diver slot game.

Slot Game intro

The title of this slot game might not be a big giveaway, yet Holy diver’s grid is set in a wooden frame, which on its turn is set in a carved rock. This slot has a medieval theme and tells the story of a noble night who fights his way towards holy treasure and the more he fights, the more you win.

Holy Diver slot has incorporate elements from video gaming and the pay mechanic Reel Adventure. You find the Reel Adventure display at the bottom of the gird where you see the knight in full armour move about to collect all sorts of in-game goodies for you and get you to the next level. Like on a video game, on this slot you can level up as well once you have fulfilled the mission necessary to complete a level.

You can expect plenty of action on this slot. You can be awarded multipliers of up to x343 and in the bonus game the grid expands offering you an impressive 586,971 Ways to Win. An impressive number of win ways gives you the fantastic win potential of scooping up no less than 23,306 times your stake.

Holy Diver

Layout 6×6
Paylines up to 586,791 Ways to Win
RTP 96.46%
Progressive Jackpot No
Special features Wild symbols, Adventure Reel, Free Spins, Shield of Fortune Collector
Maximum win £117,000
Game provider Big Time Gaming

Gameplay

Holy diver has an impressive number of Win Ways through the game’s Megaways engine. On every spin 2 up to to 7 symbols are randomly choose for each reel giving you a minimum of 64 Win Ways. This can increase to 117,649 in the base game and an eye-watering amount of 586,789 ways to win in Free Spins mode. You earn wins for playing adjacent symbols and 6-of-kind can award you up to 15x your stake. The Return to Player ratio on this game varies from 96.39 to 96.54%

Special Features

Wild Symbols

Wild symbols appear through the Reel Adventures modifiers only and fulfil their usual symbol substituting functions.

Reel Adventure

The Reel Adventure is the display at the bottom of the grid that shows the knight’s progression on his quest to gather the contains of the treasure chest he finds along his way. You move to the next chest ever 1 to 5 spins. In the base game the knight will open the chest to claim 1 of 4 reel modifiers, which are applied to reel 1,2,3,4 and 5. When any of the modifiers is applied the reel block is highlighted. These four Reel Modifiers are:

Standard Symbol Bonus

A randomly chosen lower-value symbol and any of that selected symbol appearing on the middle reels will turn into a wild symbol.

Sword Bonus

Up to 3 entire reels can turn into a symbol of a sword that functions as Wild symbol with a build-in multiplier of up to x7. When all 3 Wild Swords have a multiplier of factor 7 you win will be multiplied by x343.

Fireball Bonus

Up to 4 standard Wild symbols are added to the reels with a maximum of 1 per reel. The Fireball Wilds can explode to turn adjacent symbols into Wilds as well.

Gem Symbol Bonus

A gem appears from the chest and any matching gem symbols on the centre reels turn into Wild symbols with a multiplier of up to x3. The gems that come from the chest are added to the Shield of Fortune Collector.

Shield of Fortune Collector

You find this feature on the left side of the grid and with it you can collect four different gem stones. To trigger level 1 Free Spins you need to collect 1 of each gem stone. At level 1 you are granted 10 free spins. After you have reached level one you can choose to continue to collect gems to reach the next level rather than use your 10 level 1 free spins. When you gather an additional 4 gems, 1 of each, you reach level 2. Collect yet another 4 gem stones and you reach level 3.

Free Spins

You activate Free Spins by gathering at least four different gems from the chests form the Reel Adventure to place on the Shield of Fortune collector on the left side of the grid. During Free Spins all gem symbols appearing on reels 2,3,4 and 5 turn into Wild symbols. On Free Spins level 1 these Wilds are standard Wild symbols. On level 2 and 3 they carry a multiplier of x2 and x3 respectively. You return to base level at the end of a Free Spins round. During Free Spins the knight is fighting a mysterious hooded figure to award you diamonds rather than Reel Modifiers. The first 4 diamonds award you an extra free spin each and when you get a 5th diamond you retrigger Free Spins awarding you an additional 8 free rounds. With every retrigger you increase your Win Ways.

Verdict

Holy Diver is an exciting slot with innovative mechanics and engaging features. Many slot developers aim to incorporate video-gaming elements in their slot and with Holy Diver game producer Big Time Gaming has made a success of this endeavour. Due to fun and engaging features and a great win potential this medium volatility slot offers something for everyone.