The wildcard of encounters, with randomized events that hold unique possibilities and dangers
Example Mystery Encounter
Mystery Encounters are randomly selected events where one of many possible events can occur, including various scenarios with all types of story-driven situations.
These will often include a decision to make, weighing the outcomes of how you wish to handle a given challenge or opportunity.
Some of the Mystery Encounter events will give you unique choices that will change the course of your playthrough, both in minor and major ways.
Mystery Encounters also have a small chance to include any of the other encounter types, such as Shrines, Temples, and Common or even Elite Combat encounters.
So what are Mystery Encounters? You'll never know until you've taken the chance...