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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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What does sorting items by "Other" do?

When viewing the categories for Unrefined Aux Cores, Aux Cores, or Accessories in the item list, there is an option to sort items by "Other". What does sorting items by Other do?
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Why won't the excavation site for Mysterious Part B appear?

I am trying to find Mysterious Part B to complete The Riddle on the Wall quest. According to the Wiki, the part should be located in a buried treasure chest in the middle of the Brionac Occupied Zone ...
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Where is the Heart-to-Heart northeast of Theospiti Temple Ruins?

The Skip Travel map for the Theosoir region in the Kingdom of Tantal shows a Heart-to-Heart icon northeast of the Theospiti Temple Ruins. I've checked the marked location near the airflow but I can't ...
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Can you send multiple Poppi forms on a Merc Mission in New Game Plus?

According to the Xenoblade Wiki, dispatching any of Poppi's forms on a Merc Mission during New Game Plus will cause all three forms to be treated as on a Merc Mission, preventing you from splitting ...
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Where is Azgall's stash?

At the end of the quest Glory from the Past, you tell Ekurt that his friend Azgall died. In return, he says you can have the items from Azgall's stash. I don't see a chest nearby, so I don't know what ...
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Are blades actually weaker in the Spirit Crucible Elpys?

When I entered the Spirit Crucible Elpys in Chapter 7, a cutscene played that said blades would be weaker and heating arts less effective due to a lack of Ether in the caves. (Except for the Poppi, ...
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Do physical copies of Torna - The Golden Country also come with a digital copy?

The store description for physical copies of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - Torna The Golden Country says it comes with a download code for the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Expansion Pass. Confusingly, the ...
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How do I tell which items I've bought from a store?

Stores in Xenoblade 2 offer Store Deeds after you've purchased one of every other item in a store. When I see that I have 0 of an item, I often can't remember if I've never bought the item before or ...
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Where do I use the Control Room Key in Mor Ardain's Old Factory?

I found a Control Room Key by Bulge Harbor in the Old Factory of Mor Ardain. I vaguely remember a locked door in the factory, but I can't remember where it was. I can find information about the key's ...
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How do I fulfill Boreas's "Use sweets" condition?

On Boreas's Affinity Chart, the unlock condition for Gobble 'em Up says to "Use sweets". Many of Boreas's other abilities are unlocked by using a category of pouch item (staple foods, drinks,...
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Which types of Affinity Chart rewards can't be cleared with Merc Missions?

Most blade affinity chart rewards can be earned either by meeting their condition or by sending the blade out on Merc Missions. However, I've noticed that some rewards seem to stay uncleared no matter ...
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Do Core Chip bonus effects count towards Merc Group strength requirements?

Some Merc Group missions have requirements that can only be met by blades with a minimum level of strength. Does this strength requirement include bonus effects from Core Chips? For example, the ...
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How often do Collection Points respawn?

In Xenoblade Chronicles 2 you can get items from glowing Collection Point orbs. How often do these Collection Points respawn?
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What determines the booster types received when releasing a blade?

What determines the type of boosters I receive after releasing a blade? Is it based on the type of blade I'm releasing or is it random?
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How does recalling a blade from a mission work?

If I try to engage a blade while they are on a Merc Group mission, I get a notice asking if I want to recall the blade from their mission. How does recalling a blade work? Will recalling the blade ...
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What happens to items equipped to a character that leaves the party?

I reached a point in the story where a player character has left my party. Specifically: What happened to the items and aux cores I had equipped to that character and their blade? Were they returned ...
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Do drivers gain experience if they faint in battle?

If a driver faints during a battle and I defeat an enemy without reviving them, does the unconscious driver still get experience points?
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Do field skills stack with multiple blades?

Do field skills stack if I have multiple blades with the same ability? For example, if I come across a chest that requires level 3 focus to open, can I equip one blade with level 2 focus and another ...
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Can a blade's Affinity Chart reward be earned before completing the previous level?

I recently unlocked level 3 of Dromarch's Affinity Chart. Level 2 of the Raging Tiger skill is incomplete with a hidden unlock condition of "???" while level 3's condition is visible as &...
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Do pouch refills count for favorite item conditions on the Affinity Chart?

Some Affinity Chart unlocks for certain blades have a condition to use a blade's favorite pouch items a certain number of times. Some unlock conditions require using a specific item (Pyra) while ...
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I fell into the Cloud Sea at Torigoth. How do I get back on land? [duplicate]

I accidentally fell into the Cloud Sea while exploring Torigoth. I swam around for a while, but I can't find any stairs or a ladder to get back on land. How do I get out of the Cloud Sea in Torigoth?
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What does Mumufa mean by "Stinky drivers repel their Blades"?

In the Argentum Trade Guild on the Goldmouth Flight Deck, there's an Informant named Mumufa. One piece of information he sells is "Stench" which says: Stinky Drivers repel their Blades. Too ...
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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 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 initial damage multiplier of a chain attack?

What determines the initial damage multiplier when starting a Chain Attack in Xenoblade Chronicles 2? I’ve seen it range anywhere from 300% to 500%. I know the multiplier can be increased mid-chain ...
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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. I’ve had times where I’ve spent money to sleep in an Inn, only to realize I didn't have ...
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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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