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Is there any way to see all elemental combos outside of combat?

There isn't really a way to view elemental combos in-game, but here is a guide: Guide by @ArchTalko on Twitter
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Where can I find Overdrive Protocols?

There are several ways to obtain Overdrive Protocols: In Chests You can find 3 Overdrive Protocols in chests: The chest in Torigoth, near the Driver Recruiters The chest in Garfont Village, behind ...
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What order were the Xenoblade Chronicles games designed to be played in?

All three games are completely separate stories and games that happen to share some similarities in terms of races and items and so on. The series is very similar to Final Fantasy in that regard. ...
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What does Mumufa mean by "Stinky drivers repel their Blades"?

According to Xenoblade wikia: Stench is a status effect and a party debuff that repels Blades from their Drivers during combat. And, well, stench is a strong smell. So that's your "stinky ...
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Xenoblade Chronicles 2, can you customize your team's AI?

You cannot customize your AI - but you can strongly influence it. The AI will start out on their main blade in combat, and build up their special attack level. Depending on the first blade art done, ...
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What are the item rarity colors in Xenoblade Chronicles 2?

The item rarity colours, when on the ground, is as follows. White = Common Purple = Uncommon Orange = Rare Likewise chests have a visual rarity to them, most notably when salvaging since chest in ...
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What unique Blades are not available through random drop from generic Cores Crystals?

For the sake of completion, I'm going to include the ones you mentioned. There are 8 in total. Wulfric - Beastly Core Crystal - gained via story Kasandra - Lucky Core Crystal - gained via salvaging ...
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What do elemental icons next to enemy names mean?

You’re right in that this indicates an elemental weakness. Special moves (A button moves) and Chain Attacks (since they use Special moves) of the right element deal increased damage to these enemies. ...
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Where can all of Poppi's Technical Manuals be found?

It seems there are only 5 technical manuals to find. The locations of each are as follows: Nimble Nopon Get Girls Artificial Blade Report Ether R&D Revolution Robolab Club Quarterly Hypertech ...
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How does Overdrive impact Affinity Chart of Blade?

It does not affect it at all. You can overdrive a blade and the level goes unchanged. The same happens if you release and find a rare blade again. Another reason this is validated:
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Is third Blade slot restricted by plot?

The third blade slot is unlocked in chapter 4. I've just unlocked it now.
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Is there an easy way to get ether crystals for Poppi?

Yes, playing Tiger! Tiger! is the only way to get ether crystals. You should repeatedly play the last stage (in easy mode, if you prefer) and at the very least get each treasure. This is the only ...
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What’s the difference between Normal and Easy in Tiger! Tiger!

From what I have experienced, the only difference is that you don't take wall damage. Rewards seem to be the same regardless of the mode you play in. I couldn’t find any source or patch notes to ...
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Is there a way to skip the cinematic when resonating with a blade?

Edit as of the 1.3.0 update: You can now skip these cutscenes. Thanks Monolith. At this time, the initial ~10s cutscene where the character holds the core crystal in front of them, and the blades ...
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How are you supposed to get Lockpicking 99?

As luck would have it, this is actually related to a particular quest: Hero of the Nopon (from Boreas). No need for 99 lockpicking.
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Is there a reason to send money home?

As it turns out, sending home 90k (not sure about other increments, but I hit the 90k option) will start a side quest chain when you are able to go to Leftheria.
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What is an efficient way to make gold?

Based on the great answer by @lentient, I'll expand on my specific method for farming gold. What I do: Buy 99 gold rods from Gormott (500k @ max rep) - if you can't buy 99, even 10 is a net positive ...
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Are there actual levels in Tiger! Tiger! aside of first one?

Yes Once you continue in the main story, new levels will open up.
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Do Heart-to-Hearts provide some bonus?

At this time, in XC2, heart to hearts involving only drivers do not affect anything - it's just a bit of comedic relief and character development. However, heart to hearts between blades and drivers ...
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Is there an easy way to get ether crystals for Poppi?

As of Patch 1.3.0, in New Game Plus, you can find a travelling bard in Torigoth, Gormott, who will sell you 20,000 Ether Crystals for 200,000 Bonus Experience as many times as you like.
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Can I check my bonus XP without sleeping in an inn?

You can only see bonus XP at an inn. However, you don't have to use the XP if you just want to check it.
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Which common blades should I hold on to?

In general, you can get rid of whatever you want. However, here are the guidelines I follow for if I should release a blade: Do I have enough of this field skill to pass a check if they randomly come ...
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What determines the booster types received when releasing a blade?

As the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 wiki states: Releasing yields certain resources to the player, usually boosters corresponding to the Blade's element. The quantity and type of items received upon ...
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Are there actually Blades with 3 or 4 crowns?

Yes, you can get those. I believe you get them more commonly if you use rare or legendary core crystals, but don't get a rare blade. See:
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Is it possible to swim back to land if you fall in the clouds?

To be specific, you can swim in the Cloud Sea at the following places: Argentum (Everywhere) Gormott (High Tide) Mor Ardain (High Tide)
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Is it possible to swim back to land if you fall in the clouds?

It is possible to reach land when Cloud Sea level is raised, and only in several places.
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Can I ever stop using Tora

Yes you can! Consider trying the japanese voice over with subtitles and/or adjusting the audio options to your likings otherwise in terms of volume. You can bench Tora in a later chapter as there ...
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Is there a way to get clues about each blade favorite items?

The Rare Blade Boreas gives clues to the favorite pouch items of party members and their personal blades when his affinity chart is filled out. For other Blades, some of them have clues to their ...
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Is there any benefit to using different drivers/blades?

Different Drivers have different Driver Arts (the attacks on your X, Y, B buttons), each with different effects. Tora, for example, has a Break effect on more of his Driver Arts than 4th Driver. Also,...
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What does Gradient Correction do?

I'm pretty sure its intended function is to give better camera angles when Rex is in small areas and climbing up hills and mountains for example. The automatic camera can end up close to the ground, ...

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