Questions tagged [xenoblade-chronicles]

Xenoblade Chronicles is a RPG game developed by Monolith Soft. for the Wii. It was published on April 10th 2010 in Japan, August 19th 2011 in Europe and April 6th 2012 in the USA (thanks to the Operation Rainfall).

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Gluttony Gogol keeps swimming when Spear Break it off the cliff edge

I tried the Gluttony Gogol easy kill exploit explained here*, except the Gogol, instead of dying when it hits the water, keeps swimming back to where it would be on the platform above, it then ...
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What order were the Xenoblade Chronicles games designed to be played in?

I have never played Xenoblade Chronicles, but seeing recent trailers it's a series I'd like to get into. Will playing the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 before playing the original Xenoblade Chronicles mean ...
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Is drop rate from monsters affected by the relative levels of the party vs the monster?

Title says it all, I'm having trouble getting a certain piece of loot from aqua nebula on the bionis leg to reconstruct colony 6 (so I can get a mobile gem furnace). I killed like 5 of them, am I just ...
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Is there any penalty for dying in Xenoblade Chronicles?

I'm enjoying the game but dying a lot as I explore as there are some high level enemies around the starting town. Do I lose exp or currency or anything for dying?
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What is the significance of a red exclamation mark?

Keep it spoiler free please, just started the game and there's a red arrow on the map but I don't see anything quest related to interact with. It was in some alleyway in the starting town.
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What is the order of these quest triggers?

I recently started playing Xenoblade Chronicles on the 3DS and I am feeling a bit overwhelmed with all of the quests since they are available at different times of day and can unlock in areas I have ...
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Why is Sharla not so effective in the party?

I've been replaying the original Xenoblade Chronicles for Wii, and for the first time I tried using a party without Sharla since my mind was stuck in your classical RPG party (tank-DPS-healer). The ...
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Do quests limited in time affect the rest of the game?

In Xenoblade Chronicles, there is a lot of side quests. But at some point in the game, it looks like we are unable to finish some of those (like some quests from Alcamoth), as they are limited in time....
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Is defensive Riki viable?

Is it viable to use Riki like Reyn was early-game? i.e as an armour tank, a opposed to an agility tank like Dunban.
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Frontier Village Material Quest 3

According to every online reference I can find, Material Quest 3 in Xenoblade is unavailable until you have access to Valek Mountains. Because the game gives you access to Quests 1, 2 and 4 before ...
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Origin of “nopon” from Xenoblade chronicles

I'm curious if "nopon" has any meaning. When I typed のぽん into Google Translate, it didn't come up with anything, and I haven't been able to find any information on the wikia page for the Nopon about ...
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Xenoblade Chronicles damage hits display shields? How to bypass this?

In Xenoblade Chronicles, sometimes when a character hits it displays two grey shield icons next to the damage dealt. I get that it's a reduced damage notification, but why am I seeing it, and what can ...
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How to level up in xenoblade with 78 chars?

I have a group with 78 levels, just before battle with AIHTIROL, but I'm stuck. How can I level up 5~7 levels before this boss? Where can I level up fast enough?.
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Is it worth becoming a Master Trader? Or is it just a waste of time?

I've occasionally traded with some townsfolk to short-circuit a quest with a poor drop rate after googling to figure out what mobs I needed to kill, but it seems like, for the most part, all any of ...
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Where can I find the collectibles for the last page of the Collectopaedia?

I'm about 30 hours into Xenoblade Chronicles, and one thing I've made a point of doing in every region is filling up the Collectopaedia with all of the various shiny blue dots of fun that are ...
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Where is the Beligerent Boy Bulking Up to Beat Up His Brother? Because I'd Like to Bring him Biscuits,

An elderly woman named Marcia in the Commercial District has advised me that her grandsons are spoiling for a fight, and have respectively set about training to clobber each other once and for all for ...
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How can I enjoy the final boss battle in Xenoblade when the characters' levels are too high?

I've learned from various sources that the final battle in Xenoblade features a special quick-timed vision tag system, which doesn't get invoked if you out-level the boss by more than 5 levels, due to ...
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Anyone know of a translation patch for Xenoblade? [closed]

I've been looking around for translation patches for Xenoblade and The Last Story for a while now. Seeing as Xenoblade has been out in Japan for a little while now I figure there must be a patch for ...