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What determines the speed of a Soul Challenge?

While in battle, under certain conditions, Soul Challenges will occur, where a shrinking orange circle appears on the screen around a target white circle. Correctly timing pressing the B button while ...
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What is the chance of Skell Overdrive being extended?

In the in-game manual, it is stated that while using Overdrive with a Skell, the duration may be sometimes increased: Extending Skell Overdrive A Skell's Overdrive mode will be extended randomly. ...
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Can I cancel just one Battle Menu order?

While in combat, I can open the Battle Menu by pressing +, and then issue orders to my party. This is handy for various situations, such as using the "Keep you tension up!" order when I want to be ...
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What's the point in scouting low level players?

In Xenoblade X's scout console I've been scouted by lots of players who are level 60, even though I'm only level 15. I can't understand why I would be scouted, surely that makes it more difficult for ...
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How do I unlock “Professor B's Return”?

I've already done the prerequisite mission involving getting a car at whatnot and Professor B's Return isn't appearing.
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Caves in Primordia Xenoblade X

How do I get into the caves (for collectables etc. ). I unlocked the rocky cave but can't find it again now. Also are some of the caves only got to by skell? I am too low level (16ish) to get skells ...
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How to use eleonora in xenoblade chronicles x?

Is there something I need to do first to be able to use eleornora to level my field skills? I am currently on chapter 3 and my blade level is 3 but when I talk to her all I can do is inquire about ...
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Where can I get more storage probes?

I currently only have 3 storage probes at the end of chapter 5. My miranium ticks for about 14k but my storage is only 17k. Where can I get more storage probes?
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Where do I get the “Mad Monk” mission?

According to the guide, I need to be level 20 and accept "Backup Request." This is taken care of (I've beaten chapter 4 by the way.) Regardless, I should be able to at least find the quest, and I can'...
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Where can I store my cosmetic gear?

I've been obtaining a lot of cosmetic gear from various side quests -- things like swimsuits, tank tops, sunglasses, and so on. Most of my inventory is cosmetic items now, because I don't want to sell ...
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How the Weapons Attributes works?

I know there are six attributes (Physical, Beam, Ether, Thermal, Electric, Gravity), but I really don't know how they work on weapons. There are some arts that causes Res Down, so I suppose that a ...
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Recommended levels for Chapter 5?

I'm about to start Chapter 5, but I'm not sure if I'm at the right level. Here's my party: Avatar, Lv. 15 Elma, Lv. 15 Lin, Lv. 15 Irina, Lv. 14 And can anyone recommend a good grinding spot if so? ...
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Laying Lophids Low

This quest is available around the midgame, and tasks you with killing 5 Blazing Lophids in Cauldros. Specifically, they're located at White Phosphor Lake. I'm having a lot of trouble with this - the ...
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Who is willing to trade with me?

I'm currently doing the Trade Agreement quest, which involves trading Miralife trading cards with residents of New LA. Unfortunately, this is one of the quests where the game doesn't help. NLA is a ...
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“Off the Record” mission not showing in terminal

I have both mechanical and archeology field skills to level 4. However, my mission console does not have the required "off the record" mission to get them to level 5. Anyone know if something else is ...
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What determines when I can revive an ally?

A few times now when over a dead friend I have gotten the "Help Me" prompt. Pressing A then restores some of their help and they get back in the fight. There does not seem to be any rhyme or reason to ...
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What is the max level for the Arm's Manufacturers?

You have to give Miranium to Arm's Manufacturers or wear their equipment to level them up. What is the max level an Arms Manufacturer can get to?
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Is there any way to tell if I fought/seen a monster without having to check the Enemy Index?

I would like to fill out my Enemy Index as much as possible just for the sake of knowing what monsters exist for Squad missions and the like. Is there any marker in the field for enemies you have ...
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What FrontierNav locations cannot be reached on foot?

Some FrontierNav locations seem to only be available by a Skell with flight capabilities. What locations are these? It would be helpful if they were relative to ones that can be reached since I don't ...
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How does Overdrive work?

At the end of Chapter 5, you earn the ability to activate Overdrive after accumulating 3,000TP. What are the mechanics of this? Including: What does the big number in the middle count? What does ...
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Best place to use Servant Sacrifice/Brainjack?

What is the best location to get the most use out of the Servant Sacrifice/Brainjack combo before having a Flying Skell?
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Is there a time limit on any content?

If I start a chapter or finish a chapter do any affinity missions, regular missions, segment updates disappear? Or is all content available all the time (after it is unlocked?)
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How do I actually do/contribute to a Squad Mission?

Occasionally on the bottom right of the screen a Squad Mission prompt shows up with 5 what I assume are monster Icons. How do I go about accepting this mission, or if acceptance is not required, just ...
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Is it possible to reach the huge outcropping overlooking most of central Primordia on foot?

I've just been exploring instead of doing Chapter 4 (so I won't have a Skell for a while). I was hoping to get all of the FrontierNav locations (in Primordia at least) but it appears that the center ...
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How do I know if a monster will attack me on sight?

Some monsters seem to attack on sight while others of the same types are happy to leave me alone. How can I tell what monsters are which?
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What is happening when I am prompted to press B in battle?

Sometimes in battle a large circle appears in the middle of the screen saying press B. It is obviously some timer but I can't figure out what prompts it. I figured it might be related to crits, but it ...
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What should I do with “collectible” items?

I have been registering them to the Collectopedia. But besides that, do they only exist to be collected and sold? Some missions seem to ask for them but I don't believe they are materials for crafting,...
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How do you unlock each of the Arms Manufacturers?

There are 8 of them in total, but how do you get each of them?
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How do you get the field skills to 5?

Similar to this question, but specifically regarding level 5 acquisition, how do you level up each field skill (Mechanical, Biology, Archaeology) to level 5? It is known that there are only 10 BLADE ...
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How do you unlock each party member?

There are a lot of characters to unlock. What are the pre-requisites and what do you have to do to get them?
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Is there a way to prevent taking damage in an electrical storm in Oblivia?

I was doing a quest in Oblivia when suddenly there was a lightning storm that was doing 50 damage every few seconds to me and my party. I fast traveled out of the area and came back to get rid of this ...
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What is the best way to get Reward Tickets?

Reward tickets are the best end-game currency, because they can buy any monster-dropped item. Because of this, they're very useful when buying upper-tier skells such as the Ares 70, 90, and the super ...
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How can I quickly level up my party members?

There are a lot of party members in Xenoblade Chronicles X, and seemingly all of them have special sidequests which require using them. Since only characters in your active party get experience, how ...
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How do you level up field skills?

I've been exploring the world and I've found some probe sites and some item stashes that require a higher Mechanical field skill level, but I'm not sure how to level it up or any of the other field ...
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Is there a way to keep this character?

At the end of chapter 9, It's been suggested that you can max affinity to keep this character from leaving the party permanently (ie, he would rejoin after the finale), but is that true?
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Is it possible to max every art and skill without multiplayer?

While playing through my first class, I found it pretty easy to max out most of the skills I was using. Coupled with a lot of exploration, I found myself with a decent amount of BP all the time. Now I'...
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How do online division rewards work?

Each day, division activities are tallied and members of the most active divisions are able to select from a list of rewards depending on their division's standing. I want to know how I can get the ...
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How do the divisions work?

Each division is focused on specific actions. Completing these actions benefits you in-game. Every day there is a tally of division activity, and the most active divisions are rewarded. Furthermore, ...
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What are each of the armor classes for?

When buying armor, you have 5 choices: Light, Medium, Heavy, BLADE, and Skell. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? From what I can tell so far: BLADE armor is good for leveling up (it ...
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How often does Miranium and Revenue tick?

There doesn't seem to be a discernible pattern to how often you get Miranium and credits from mining/research probes. Additionally, they seem to go at different intervals - sometimes mining will ...
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Why does the camera randomly go into the Skell?

Sometimes, randomly, while I'm doing combat in a Skell, my camera will shift into the Skell and I can see my character doing attacks. I've noticed this resets all of my cooldowns, and the way to get ...
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Is it better to use high damage, slower weapons? Or lower damage, faster weapons?

There appear to be two major weapon archetypes so far - high damage (but slow), and lower damage (but fast). How do these weapon archetypes impact gameplay?
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How should I travel to the other regions of Mira?

Several of the early quests have you travel to other areas on planet Mira. Getting to Noctilum and Oblivia is fairly straight forward - they connect to Primordia over land. Sylvalum and Cauldros, on ...
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What is the best way to get each type of probe?

So I know there are 7 types of probes: Mining, Research, Battle, Storage, Booster, Duplicator. What I've found so far is that Mining probes are best gotten from quests (primarily, these seem to be my ...
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Is there a point to collecting Achievements?

After playing for a few hours, I have collected a handful of Achievements (out of 749) in Xenoblade Chronicles X. I was wondering if there were any in-game rewards for collecting some or all of them. ...
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How do I deal with the camera?

I've just started playing Xenoblade Chronicles X, and I noticed how different the camera behaves compared to other games. Whenever I press the right analog stick, the camera takes a (short) while ...