Questions tagged [xenoblade-chronicles-2]

a 2017 action role-playing game by Monolith Soft for the Nintendo Switch. Use this tag for questions regarding the game Xenoblade Chronicles 2. For the original game use [xenoblade-chronicles]

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Places to farm food to feed level 80 Arduan to level up?

I'm not sure if anybody knows any good spots and how to get there from the nearest fast travel point to find the required feeding materials for this tier, thanks!
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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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Xenoblade Chronicles 2, all these field screen writing. Overwhelming

When traveling to towns in this game, there's an overwhelming number of names describing stores and locations on the screen. Is there a way to disable that? I know the developers team wanted to help ...
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What are the abilities of this story blade?

At the end of chapter 7, the party is able to utilize a new blade called that is pretty unique in mechanics compared to all the other blades the party collects. One of the unique things about this ...
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What do each of the traveling bards do?

Traveling bards, in exchange for bonus experience, trade you items. They seem to be on every Titan. I think each one trades a different item. What can you get and at what prices?
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What is a Blade Combo finisher?

One of the requirements on my blade’s Affinity Chart is to “Perform a Blade Combo finisher.” It’s the last node on the chart, but I can’t figure out how to complete it. What is a Blade Combo finisher?...
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How do I prevent pouch items from auto-refilling?

When I add a consumable item to a character’s pouch, it is set to last for a limited amount of time. When the timer runs out, the pouch is automatically refilled. This means if I have ten steaks in ...
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What do elemental icons next to enemy names mean?

When fighting an opponent, sometimes there will be an elemental icon to the right of an enemy’s name. I suspect this indicates either an elemental weakness or resistance, but I’m not sure which. ...
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What determines the damage multiplier when starting a chain attack?

When performing a Chain Attack in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, a damage multiplier is shown on the left of the screen. I’ve seen the base multiplier range anywhere from 300% to 500%. Based on late-game ...
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How are Thought Cloud stats determined?

The Thought Cloud stats are displayed as the Bravery, Truth, Compassion, and Justice diamond. These are the stats used in blade bonding. Check the bottom right of the screenshot below to see it. ...
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Which common blades should I hold on to?

While bonding with core crystals, I hit the limit for how many blades I can have at once. I need to start releasing Common Blades to make room, but I’m not sure what Blades I should release. Are ...
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Where do you find each of the pouch expansions?

Since you get a few through the main story (but not enough for each character), where can you find the rest of the pouch expansions?
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How many Blades can I have at once?

In the “Manage Blades” menu, how many different Blades I can have at once? Is there a maximum number of Blades I can have before having to release a few? Additionally, what happens if you try to bond ...
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Where can I find Ferris enemies in Gormott?

One of Pyra’s affinity challenges is to defeat 6 Ferris enemies in Gormott. (Excluding unique monsters). I’ve searched all over Gormott Province, but the few I’ve been able to find were level 30 or ...
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What exactly is the damage bonus when performing a series of three auto attacks?

According to this wiki : performing a series of three Auto Attacks makes the amount of damage of each attack increase I remember that from the tutorial at the beginning of the game plus the fact ...
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What are the item rarity colors in Xenoblade Chronicles 2?

I’ve noticed that items I get from salvaging in Xenoblade Chronicles 2 come in a few different colors. (White, orange, purple). I assume these represent item rarity, but I’m not sure what each color ...
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Are there any perks dependent on your squad leader?

Does having a specific blade as your squad leader in mercenaries missions have any effect ?
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Is there a way to skip the cinematic when resonating with a blade?

I already know you can skip the "presentation" cinematic of the blade once you've finished resonating. But I'd like to skip the previous cinematic when your character is resonating with the core ...
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What’s the difference between Normal and Easy in Tiger! Tiger!

The Tiger! Tiger! mini game in Tora’s house has two selectable difficulties: normal and easy. What’s the difference between normal and easy? Do you get better rewards on the higher difficulty?
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Can I check my bonus XP without sleeping in an inn?

Early in chapter 1 you learn that sleeping at an inn lets you use bonus XP earned from doing quests to level up. However, you can only use the bonus XP if you have enough to level up. I’ve had times ...
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What does Gradient Correction do?

In the camera settings for Xenoblade Chronicles 2, there’s a confusingly vague option called Gradient Correction: Adjust the automatic behavior of the camera when traversing gradients. What does ...
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When can I start buying items from the Argentum Bazaar?

Early in Xenoblade 2, when you first visit the Argentum Bazzar you aren't able to buy items from any of the shops. Whenever I try talking to a merchant, Rex thinks to himself: I don't think I ...
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Is there any benefit to using different drivers/blades?

I will use some approximation if I can to avoid spoilers. I am at a point in the game where I have 2 extra drivers. I've always played with the 3 from the beginning because after a quest from the ...
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What does Herald's affinity chart mean by “Use a Special”?

I have gotten a rare blade named Herald. Both her unique field skill, and her key affinity rewards, require her to "Use a Special" a certain amount of times for each unlock. I've gotten into battles ...
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Is there a way to get clues about each blade favorite items?

To unlock new orbs you often have to put items of a specific category in the pouch. Some other time you have to put the blade's favorite item. Spoiler : Other than that I didn't see any hints for ...
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Xenoblade Chronicles 2, can you customize your team's AI?

Similar to how gambits worked in FFXII, where you could customize the behavior of your team, is it possible to do something similar in XC2?.
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Is there an easy way to get ether crystals for Poppi?

So I've just unlocked the last form for Poppi and while it should make Tora more useful again, to really power him up will require a load of ether crystals. Is playing Tiger! Tiger! the only way to ...
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Xenoblade Chronicle 2 Emperor Niall's Underwear

I have a quest called "Hero of the Nopon" in which I am challenged to a series of burglary competitions. I am called upon to steal Mor Ardain emperor Niall's underwear mid-quest. I go to the ...
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What happens with Trust Blade gets on Trust level A?

So, to unlock every circle of Affinity Chart of Blade, you need Trust level A with Blade. After this, once you finish all nodes in Affinity Chart, you can get Trust level S. However, after this, Blade ...
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Can I ever stop using Tora

I just completed chapter 1 of Xenoblade Chronicles 2. I really like the idea of this game (I never played the first one). One thing that absolutely makes me want to throw my controller at my T.V. ...
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How to start rare blade Dagas side quest Lost Kingdom?

I believe I must be missing a step or prerequsite as I am running around Midorl bridge in Mor Ardain upper level at 16:00-18:00 with Kagas equipped as the "first blade" on his driver to no avail. I ...
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What unique Blades are not available through random drop from generic Cores Crystals?

Most of my unique blades were obtained randomly by activating common and rare core crystals. Yet, some of those Blades were obtained by putting some effort into certain activities. E.g. So, how much ...
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Do Heart-to-Hearts provide some bonus?

Heart-to-Heart events are really good for getting to know characters, yet I'm curious if they provide any other bonuses. In first Xenoblade Chronicles, H2H improved relationships between characters, ...
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Does Tora get more blades?

I've just unlocked the third blade slot for my other characters but Tora is currently a bit under-powered considering he only has one possible element to add to any combo and one set of arts.. Does ...
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Is there any way to see all elemental combos outside of combat?

I really love Specials Combo system in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, with all this bindings and elemental orbs. But it is hard to pick proper Blades loadout outside of combat for most optimized combos and ...
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Where can I find Overdrive Protocols?

Overdrive Protocols let you transfer Blades between Drivers, but they seem to be extremely limited. Where can I find them?
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How do I kill the Phantasm boss that keeps multiplying?

The final boss of Spirit Crucible Elpys is a phantasm that, whenever you get him down to 25% he goes invulnerable and multiplies. It seems there's a max of 6 at any given time. How do you kill him ...
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How to get on island below Hardhaigh Palace?

For one of quests in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, I need to get to island, which is placed directly below Hardhaigh Palace and its bridge. Yet, I see no way to get there safely. There are no elevators, ...
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Where can all of Poppi's Technical Manuals be found?

So, to upgrade Poppi, you need technical manuals to learn how to make parts for her. I've really only found one in the old factory in Mor Ardain. Trying to find all of them so I can make Tora a more ...
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What types of shops usually sell deeds?

I'm now on deeds "hunting" trying to purchase every single possible deed in the game (if not blocked by progression, obviously; plotwise, I've just met Lila). Some shops probably are missing sellable ...
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How do you buy premium cylinders?

I'm on the last chapter in the game, have maxxed my salvage rank and dev level for every city (except one). I can't seem to find a place to buy premium cylinders. I've heard that they can be bought ...
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How do you speak to a Blade in an inn?

I have a bunch of quests that require me to speak to a particular Blade in a specific inn. I go there and don't see any heart to hearts. I have tried resting and making them my active blade to no ...
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What are Salvager Rank Certificates for?

In Argentum, you can talk to certain nopon, so he can assess your "Salvager Rank". As for now, all I've found out is that once you advance in rank, you receive some useful items, but that's all. Are ...
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Are there actually Blades with 3 or 4 crowns?

I've bonded numerous Blades already (I believe it is 60+ cores), and already got several rare (5 crowns) Blades. Yet, aside of this, I'm getting only common 1-2 crowns Blades (which are one of 4 ...
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How are you supposed to get Lockpicking 99?

Found this chest in Temperantia and at first I figured I could open it just because it was a fairly low level area compared to me. Then this happened. Like, seriously? Or is this chest just not ...
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How do you increase a Blade's strength?

There are a lot of merc missions that require a certain strength to proceed with them. Since this seems to be the only thing in the game using strength, is it right to assume that just sending them on ...
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Is there a reason to send money home?

After you get through the tutorial, the courier, Max, will offer to let you send additional money home to Leftheria. Is there any real reason to do so?
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Is there any missable/locked out content at any point?

Is there any content in this game that is easy to miss, or locked out at any point in time? It's a fairly long game, with no new game+ (yet), so knowing what might be missed would help a lot going ...
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How do I upgrade my booster storage?

5 slots per booster is simply not enough, especially when turning in lots of salvage. How do I hold more?
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How do you unlock Poppi's Final Form?

I'm in Chapter 9 and still don't have Poppi's Final Form? How do I get it?