Arena of the Ages Guide
Chrono Trigger DS

Guide information:
Started: December 1, 2008
Version:v1.0 Completed December 3, 2008
Author: Kenneth Burns
E-mail: johnfallacia (at) gmail (dot) com

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Table of Contents
Section a) Version History
Section b) Contact information
I........Legal Notes.....................................................[leg1]
II.......Introductions...................................................[Int2]
III......Accessing the Arena.............................................[Acs3]
IV.......Elemental Affinities............................................[Elm4]
V........Your Monster....................................................[Mon5]
VI.......The Nu..........................................................[Nus6]
VII......The Items.......................................................[Itm7]
VIII.....Training and Events.............................................[Evn8]
         Class Change Information........................................[Trns]
IX.......Battling: Prize Match...........................................[1bt9]
X........Battling: Interdimensional Battle...............................[2btX]
XI.......Prizes..........................................................[Pr.0]
         Tier 1..........................................................[Pr.1]
         Tier 2..........................................................[Pr.2]
         Tier 3..........................................................[Pr.3]
         Tier 4..........................................................[Pr.4]
         Tier 5..........................................................[Pr.5]
         Tier 6..........................................................[Pr.6]
XII......Monster List....................................................[Lst1]
XIII.....Credit and Special Thanks.......................................[thxu]
XIV......Final Words.....................................................[fin0]

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Version History
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v1.00 December 3, 2008
- Item and Prize Lists made, Dec 1
- All sections added, Dec 3
- Guide formatted to sections, Dec 3
v1.40
-Slight change to Contact Information, Dec 7
-Changed "The Past" to "The Middle Ages" in the era listing, Dec 7
-Slight grammatical corrections, Dec 7
-Added Class Change Information section, Dec 7
-Added complete list of monsters to Monster List section, Dec 7
-Updated prize lists and Prize section, Dec 7
-Updated Thank You section, Dec 7
v1.41
-Fixed Margins, Dec 7

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Contact Information
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I can be contacted at johnfallacia (at) gmail (dot) com and will do my best to
addres any e-mails I receive from readers.  Just please remember put something
Chrono Trigger related in the subject line, otherwise your email could end up
being overlooked or purposely ignored.  I reserve the right to abstain from
answering questions not directly related to the Arena of the Ages or this
guide.  There are other places that answer how to beat the in-game bosses,
complete dungeons, and find bestiary entries.  If you email me with a question
that is answered within the guide, I may ignore that as well. While some people
have yet to learn this lesson, self-reliance actually does go
a long way.

If you want to send information to be used in this guide, then it would
be appreciated.  Pointing out any mistakes or any corrections made on your
part are also welcome.

As a last favor, I ask that you do at least try to keep my inbox spam-free.


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[leg1] Legal Notes
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All trademarks and copyrights contained in this document are owned by their
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This may be not be reproduced under any circumstances except for personal,
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Unless later changed, this guide is to only be hosted by GameFAQs, GameFAQs
partners, and affiliates.

Copyright 2008, Kenneth Burns

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[Int2] Introductions
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Hello, everyone.  Some of you may know me as Fallacia on the GameFAQs Message
Boards.  For those that you that do not know me: greetings, and salutations.

With the release of Chrono Trigger on the Nintendo DS, there are a lot of newer
generations of gamers playing this game for the first time.  Even for those who
are familiar with this title, the new content can be a bit confusing.  With
this guide, I hope to help those who are completely stumped by the new Arena of
the Ages and provide that extra information needed by those who have a firm
grasp on the basics of this new mini-game.

The Arena of the Ages is a new feature that allows players to train their own
monster for use in battles for prizes or against friends via wireless play.
With excellent prizes to be won and a wide variety of monsters and abilities,
this is truly the larget addition to the DS release of Chrono Trigger in terms
of gameplay.

Feel free to use the keywords in [brackets] in the Table of Contents to skip to
any section of this document you wish to view.

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[Acs3] Accessing the Arena
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The Arena can be accessed through the title menu as well as through a gate from
The End of Time.  While there is an option for the Arena in the title menu, you
won't be able to select that option until you have an actual saved file.  Once
you make your first game throughout the regular gameplay of Chrono Trigger, you
will be able to take part in all of the action.

Upon entering for the first time, you will be greeted by the arena's very
informative Stable Master.  You will be given the run-down on all of the little
quirks in the arena's existance as well as its property of being, "outside of
the flow of time."

What does that mean?  In short: the arena is its own entity and game.

Upon entering from the End of Time, you can progress back and forth as much as
you like without losing any progress from either gaming aspect so long as you
eventually save your game either inside the Arena or in another place in the
actual game's various worlds.

If you enter from the main menu, you will be prompeted to load a save file.
This doesn't actually load the save file, but loads the Arena information for
that save file.  Note that any progress made in the arena will be lost the
moment you leave if you neglect to first save your game.

Even after saving,loading the game will take you right back to where you left
in within the world of Chrono Trigger.  Aside from any items you may have won
or sold, in addition to any gil you've made or lost, you will find no
differences between the save upon loading from when you saved it prior to
accessing the arena through the title screen.  Just know that any changes made
during that visit will have stuck if you did remember to save to that same
file from within the Arena.

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[Elm4] Elemental Affinities
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Throughout most of their initial training, your monsters will have their own
elemental affinities.  Sadly, that doesn't mean they'll absorb damage taken
from an element matching their affinity, but it does still have its place in
battles.

Speaking to the young man to the far right of the Arena reveals that a monster
will do more damage if they use any techs that match their own affinity.
However, if a monster uses a tech that matches its opponent's affinity, it'll
do less damage.  He also states that elemental affinity can change when you
send a monster off for training.  Don't worry, though, they can only change
their elemental affinity if you give them an item that teaches a technique of
an element that isn't their own.

The following shows the available elements and the colors that represent each
of those elements.

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Element - Color
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Fire    - Orange
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Water   - Blue
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Light   - Yellow
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Shadow  - Purple

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[Mon5] Your Monster
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After the introductions and explanations with the Stable Master are finished,
you can speak to him again to be prompted with the choice of raising your own
monster.  If you agree, he presents you with a choice between his best four,
lovely... smidges.  These are the most basic of monsters and the only choices
you have.  Each smidge has a color to match its elemental affinity.  When
you step in front of a smidge and hit the Confirm button, he'll ask if that's
the smidge you want.

After getting your first monster, you'll then be taken to an information
screen for your smidge.  For now, the only option available is to toggle the
display between your monster's stats and the tech screen, which is empty for
the time being.  Take note that aside from the class of your monster, and its
HP (Hit Points), there is also a place for its Win record.  This can be
increased later by making your monster battle.

While on this information screen, also take note of your monsters stats.  Yes,
they might seem pretty low right now, with the exception of your monster's
hitpoints, but they can be raised easily.  Pay special attention to the Trust
stat, as this is the only one that isn't also used for the game's regular
characters.  The Trust stat is what determines whether or not a monster will
use the item you give it during battle.  With high trust, your monster will
likely use the item you hand it the moment it gets its next turn.  With low
trust, you may not see your monster use the item for several turns.  To
purchase the Arena items that can be used by your monster during battles, you
will want to speak to the Nu to access its shop.

If this is your first time visiting the Arena of the Ages and selecting your
monster, then the Stable Master will be kind enough to give you a starter set
of each Arena item.

Any time you want to view your monsters stats and techs, send the monster to
train, or Release (effectively allowing you to restart) your monster, go talk
to the Stable Master.

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[Nus6] The Nu
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The Nu is your basic merchant, but it only carries items used in the Arena of
the Ages.  There also isn't an item to equip your characters since none of the
items purchased from the Nu's shop will ever be used by your own party members.

The items sold in the shop can be given to your monster during battle to allow
it to use abilities of an element matching that of the item, heal its HP, or
give another effect determined by the item.  In addition to being useable in
battle, you can also give these items to your monster for training sessions.
The item you give your monster before sending it off to train can determine its
stat growth, whether or not your monster will learn any abilities, or the
likeliness of that monster transforming into another monster.

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[Itm7] The Items
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The Arena items can be obtained as a gift from the Stable Master upon choosing
your first monster, purchased from the Nu, or won from Prize Battles.

These items, with the first description being In-Battle and second being the
effect when given for training:

Slops - Restores a small amount of HP - Boosts Max HP
Flameclaw - Unleashes fire-based tech - Teaches fire tech, can alter element
Seafang - Unleashes water-based tech  - Teaches water tech, can alter element
Duskeye - Unleashes shadow-based tech - Teaches shadow tech, can alter element
Luxwing - Unleashes light-based tech  - Teaches light tech, can alter element
Hawk Talon - Temporarily boost strength +5 - Enhances offensive capabilities
Shield Cloak - Reduces Phys. Damage by 1/3 - Enhancesw defensive capabilities
Feral Wrath - Boosts crit. damage to 4x - Boosts odds of a class change 

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[Evn8] Training and Events
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This is where your monster will learn all of its techs, increase all of
its statistics, and have the occasional class change.  When selecting the
option to train, you will first have to select an item and then an era.

The item you choose will help determine the stat increases your monster may
gainwhile training, the likelihood of getting a class change, or learning a
new tech.  If you want your monster to gain offensive statistics, you could
give it a Halk Talon.  If you want it to learn a Fire-based Tech, you could
give it a Flameclaw, etc.

After giving your monster an item, you will then be able to choose the era
in which you would like your monster to train.  You only have access to eras
that your characters have visited during the story.  If you haven't progressed
far enough into the story to unlock some of the eras, then you may want to
continue the story a bit until more eras become available for selection.  The
era you send your monster can change its stat gains, the odds of that monster
learning a new tech, and the class changes available to your monster.

The locations available for your monster are:

Prehistory (65,000,0000 BC) - Speed Training
Antiquity (12,000 BC) - Tech Training
The Middle Ages (600 AD) - Strength Training
The Present (1000 AD) - HP Training
The Future (2300 AD) - Accuracy and Stamina Training

Each training session lasts 10 minutes.  Just note that if you do not leave the
Arena of the Ages, your monster will not come back until you reenter the Arena.
You can stand in the Arena for 10 minutes time, save, exit, then reenter if you
like, but you may find it more efficient to progress the story a bit until the
time is up for your monster's training.

If you're nowhere near a Gate to make it to the end of time, you can just save
at the nearest save point or world map and use the SoftReset (L+R+Start+Select)
button combination to return to the title screen. From there, you can load your
save to enter the Arena and allow your monster to return.  To keep that
progression for your save file, you just have to go to the save point and save
over the same file you loaded upon entering the Arena.  When loading
normally, you will still be taken to where you left off in the actual game,
with the addition of any item, stat, gil, and Arena data being updated as well.

Upon the completion of your monsters training, various things can happen.
Your monster may learn a tech, its stats can change, and it may change class.
In any of these events, your monster may also surprise you by having an
additional item on it when it comes back.  It's usually something along the
lines of a Ribbon or Bronze Helm, but it's still a nice bonus.  Who knows
what it may eventually give you that you might actually like.  So far, the
best thing I've seen is a Smidge bringing back a Golden Stud after a quick trip
to Antiquity during experimentation.

Something else that can occur after any training session is a reduction in your
monster's statistics.  If you give it an item for training and then select
an era for training training, you may find that some of the monsters statistics
that were not selected for training may go down.  In some cases, the stats
you were training may go down as the random number generator decides that
the bonuses of the items and era weren't enough to outweigh the penalities upon
the monster's return.

A stat that is usually hit particularly hard while training is the Trust stat.
Trust is the one statistic that will never raise during training, as it can
only be raised by winning battles.  If your monster is strong enough to win
battles without your interference, then you can still bring its Trust stat back
up to reasonable levels.  However, if you battle between training sessions, you
can keep the monster's trust stat up without Training draining that stat by
too much.

The biggest thing that can happen upon returning from a training session is a
class change.  Once this occurs, your monster will change into another monster.
Note that until your initial Smidge gets its first class change into a higher
class of monster, you will only have access to tiers one through three for
Prize Battles.  Your monster can endlessly change classes, with the Top Class
monsters losing their elemental affinities.  This can be both good and bad,
as you lose the benefits of elemental favor, but you also lose the chance
of your enemy getting that favor.  Regardless, your monster can still hold
up to four abilities at any one time even without any particular elemental
affinity or restrictions on what your monster can learn.

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[Trns] Class Change Information
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This is where the Arena of the Ages gets a bit more confusing.  As mentioned,
your monster has a chance of undergoing a class change during a training event.
While this is fine and dandy, there are some oddities involved.  While your
monster can transform into a more powerful monster, it could also change into
a monster of equal or lower rank.  You may send out a Smidge only for it to
class change into a Smidge of different element, or send out a strong monster
only for it to return in a lower form.  You can have an endless number of class
changes in absolutely any direction.  These are the types of class changes
you may run into during the end of a monster's training event.

Class Upgrade - Your monster returns in as a higher ranked monster.
Class Swap - Your monster returns as a different monster of the same rank.
Class Drop - Your monster returns as a different monster of a lower rank.
Elemental Swap - Your monster returns as a monster of a different Element.

You may get any of these, and the Elemental Swap can occur with along with
any of the others.

While I've yet to see it myself, I have received emails from people claiming
that their monster has come back as a different monster of the same elemental
affinity and class.  This would indicate that elemental changes aren't the only
things that can cause a Class Swap or Class Drop.

The endless chain of transformation possibilies also allows for you to test out
various monsters and have a possibility of getting the Class you want without
having to restart if you mess up by having your monster Class Change in the
wrong era.

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[1bt9] Battling: Prize Match
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Prize Matches are what most would consider the main reason for even playing
this mini-game.  The prizes won vary in quality based on the Tier you select
for your monster to battle.  Should your monster win, you'll be given random
prize from the available items in that tier.  These can range anywhere from
Capsules to increase your characters stats, equipment with a broad range of
effectiveness, accessories, etc.  You can even win the Arena items that can
be bought from the Nu.

To enter a Prize Match, you must first speak to the guard near the top-center
of the Arena map.  You'll be prompted between fighting a Prize Match or a
Wireless battle.  Select Prize Match and choose a Tier.  Note that the higher
the Tier, the higher the entry fee, but the better the prizes you can win.
Monsters you face in higher tiers also tend to have better stats than those
same monsters on a lower tier.

Choosing Prize Match will pit your monster against computer-controlled enemies.
The enemies you face will generally be determined by your own monsters class,
but you will occasionally find some odd pairings.  Even Smidges may find
themselves occasionally matched against NPC monsters with twice their health
and much more damaging attacks.  Just the same, you can find monsters that seem
so weak that they shouldn't even be available to battle.

Should you get into one of those mismatches, you can fight them if you feel
confident you can win, or you can play a little trick on the game's RNG.  If
you don't want to fight a particular battle, you can wait until the game's
clock passes a few minutes, save, and try another battle.  The battle should
have changed with the passing of the game clock's minutes.  If you somehow end
up facing the same monster, you can simply Soft Reset back to the Title Menu,
reload the Arena, and once again try to battle.  This works for me over 90% of
the time and can even be used to gain different prizes should you get something
a little less than what you feel you deserve for the price of admission.

For the battles themselves, you'll find that you don't have as much control
over your monsters actions as you may like.  You can try to intervene by giving
your monster items to influence their next move, but the chances of that item
even being used are based on your monster's Trust stat.  If their trust stat
is low, you may not see that item used for several turns.  If it is extremely
high, you may see it used the moment they get their turn.  You may even find
the battles to be a bit slow paced at first since the ATB fills at a rate that
makes even your slower playable characters look quick.

Note that if you select another item for your monster to use prior to them
using the current item in queue, the previous item will be used up without ever
having served its purpose, vanishing from your inventory and forcing you to buy
more if you eventually run out of that item.

Once your monster gets stronger, you may find yourself not using any items at
all with your monsters increased statistics and damage output.  You just may
not find yourself in that position until your monster increases to its final
class upgrade.  Until then, you may want to get used to the occasional spamming
of Slops or Feral Wraths.  If your monster happens to know a tech that does
damage as well as leaves a lasting status effect on your enemy, that will also
come in handy until your monster can effectively take out the enemies with
little intervention from the player.

Just keep in mind that your monster isn't the only one that can use items.  By
the enemies ATB you will occasionally see a ??? Icon pop up.  That indicates
that the NPC monster has been given an item to use.  They can use all of the
same items as your monster, so beware of enemy healing, techs, and increased
damage from criticals.

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[2btX] Battling: Interdimensional Battle
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This mode is pretty self-explanatory.  As opposed to battling NPC monsters, you
will be able to battle the monsters of your friends in a wireless battle.  This
is mainly for bragging rights, so boost your monster's stats and show your
friends that you're the real Arena Master.

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[Pr.0] Prizes
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This is where the Arena of the Ages gains most of its value.  Each Tier, aside
from slightly altering the difficulty of your enemies, also has its own list of
prizes that can be won after defeating the NPC monster.  These range from just
about anything, so you never know what you're going to get.  You might jump
for joy at a piece of equipment so powerful that you aren't supposed to have it
for at least another few hours of gameplay, or you could reset your game in
frustration at dishing out 10,000 Gil for a Tier 6 win netting you a lousy Mop.

As of now, the prize lists are still being sorted through until a complete list
can be made.  Most of this information has been gathered through a combination
of individual research as well as the accumulative findings of those in the
GameFAQs Message Board.  Feel free to e-mail me any of your own findings.  Just
please be ready to provide some form of photo/video evidence should you make a
claim of a prize that just seems way too good to be true.

Note that items on the list marked with an asterisk* are new and unique items
that are certainly worth keeping, if only because you can't get them anywhere
else in the game.

It's also worth noting that as more tiers become available, previous tiers will
vanish.  Once you unlock Tier 4, Tier 1 will vanish.  Unlocking Tier 5 removes
Tier 2.  Getting Tier 6 gets rid of Tier 3.  You won't have access to those
tiers for any of the unique items you may have missed unless you release your
monster to start again, or fight in those tiers during a New Game+ since your
monster goes back to start for each New Game+.

As for the Tiers, not all of them are initially available.  Starting you, your
Smidge will be able to enter Tiers 1-3.  Tier 4 will not become available until
your monster goes through at least one class change.  Tier 5 will not become
available until your monster has undergone at least 2 class changes.  Tier 6
will not be available until your monster is at its final transformation and
at least one character in your party reaches level 38.  There may also be a
restriction based on where you're at in the story, but I was able to have it
open immediately upon visiting Antiquity for the first time and instantly
returning back to The End of Time and the Arena with only Chrono being at
level 38.  Should your monster and characters all be more than at the specified
requirements for a Tier, you can always try progressing your story.

There have been some emails from people claiming that they've met the required
conditions to enter certain tiers, so there may be some other unknown
requirements.  The only advice I can give right now is to make sure the lead
character of your party is at least 38 (required for Tier 6), your monster is
of an appropriately ranked class, and you've progressed far enough into the
story.  Should higher tiers still not open, try raising your monster's Win
record, stats, or try to get it to one of the highest ranked (Final) classes.

I'll try to have more specific requirements as more are discovered.

*I have heard that you can win all of the Mirrors and the Nu Arcana from any
tier.  While this may or may not be accurate, I've listed these items in the
tiers they have been confirmed to be found in with an *asterisk.

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[Pr.1] Tier 1
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Hi-Potion
Mid-Potion
Ether
Hi-Ether
Lapis
Elixer
Athenian Water
Slops
Mop
Hammer Arm
Bronze Blade
Iron Sword
Iron Bowgun
Pea Shooter
Bronze Helm
Headband
Padded Vest
Berserker Ring
Sightscope
Third Eye
Workman's Wallet
Ribbon
Speed Belt
Hadean Mirror*
Pontic Mirror*
Nu Arcana*
Strength Capsule
Speed Capsule
Magic Capsule

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[Pr.2] Tier 2
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Hi-Potion
Ether
Mid-Ether
Shelter
Feral Wrath
Mop
Bronze Blade
Pocket Blaster
Silver Bow
Pea Shooter
Pocket Blaster
Hammer Arm
Iron Sword
Steel Saber
Porrean Beret
Iron Helm
Guardian Bangle
Berserker Ring
Third Eye
Power Glove
Power Scarf
Third Eye
Workman's Wallet
Strength Capsule
Speed Capsule
Magic Capsule

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[Pr.3] Tier 3
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Hi-Potion
Ether
Mid-Ether
Hi-Ether
Lapis
Mop
Hammer Arm
Bandit's Bow
Silver Bow
Iron Sword
Silver Sword
Thunder Blade
Plasma Gun
Porrean Beret
Titanium Vest
Speed Belt
Power Scarf
Power Glove
Magic Scarf
Guardian Bangle
Berserker Ring
Workman's Wallet
Silver Stud
Silver Earring
Aresian Mirror*
Promethean Mirror*
Hadean Mirror*
Strength Capsule
Magic Capsule
Speed Capsule

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[Pr.4] Tier 4
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Hi-Potion
Ether
Mid-Ether
Hi-Ether
Mop
Ruby Gun
Crimson Blade
Mammoth Tusk
Shaman's Bow
Stone Arm
Blue Vest
Red Vest
Black Vest
White Vest
Mist Robe
Golden Helm
Stone Helm
Magic Scarf
Rage Band
Silver Stud
Alluring Top
Third Eye
Workman's Wallet
Silver Earring
Silver Stud
Uranian Armor*
Nu Arcana*
Strength Capsule
Speed Capsule
Magic Capsule

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[Pr.5] Tier 5
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Hi-Potion
Hi-Ether
Turbo-Ether
Elixir
Lapis
Barrier Sphere
Shield Sphere
Mop
Swallow
Zanmato
Demonslayer
Rune blade
Radiant Blade
Kaiser Arm
Megaton Arm
Heavy Hand
Megablaster
Dreamstone Gun
Shockwave
Sonic Bow
Time Hat
Radiant Helm
Guardian Helm
Aeonian Helm
Platinum Helm
Aeonian Suit
Platinum Vest
Red Plate
Blue Plate
Black Plate
White Plate
Workman's Wallet
Power Ring
Acuity Ring
Golden Stud
Pontic Mirror*
Hadean Mirror*
Nu Arcana*
Strength Capsule
Speed Capsule
Magic Capsule

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[Pr.6] Tier 6
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Hi Potion
Ether
Mid-Ether
Hi-Ether
Turbo-Ether
Elixir
Megalixir
Lapis
Barrier Sphere
Shield Sphere
Onimaru
Hadean Sickle
Teraton Arm
Shockwave
Siren's Kiss
Gloom Helm
Haste Helm
Angel's Tiara
Nova Armor
Gloom Cape
Raven Armor
Moonbeam Armor
Prismatic Dress
Zodiac Cape
Power Crest
Magic Ring 
Magic Crest 
Barrier Ring  
Golden Earring 
Workman's wallet
Wrath Band
Prism Spectacles
Golden Earring
Golden Stud
Promethean Mirror*
Aresian Mirror*
Nu Arcana*
Strength Capsule
Speed Capsule
Magic Capsule

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[Lst1] Monster List
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After your monster goes through its first Class Change, you'll find yourself
with different monsters, mainly depending on the era you sent your monster at
the time of its class change.  Aside from the chance of your monster changing
into a higher ranked class, you may also find yourself feeling cheated by
getting a monster of the same or lower rank.  Just be careful when giving your
monster an item that may alter its elemental affinity.  This could cause
undesirable effects to your monster's class.  You can still keep on trying
until you get a favorable class change, so not all is lost.

This list contains *all* of the game's arena monsters, including those that
can never be obtained by the player's monster.  This list was compiled by
Reptobismol and all credit goes to him.  This was taken from the game's
coding itself, so it's unlikely there are any other monsters.  More info may
be added in later updates, but for now, here is the complete list of the game's
monsters.

Weevils:
Hercules Beetle
Rhino Weevil
Aecyto Weevil

Knights:
Holy Knight
Royal Guard
Bladesman

Nagas:
Naga
Gorgon
Medusa

Armadillos:
Fiendillo
Roundillo
Roundillo Bomber

Ogans:
Ogan
Ogan Youth

Ninja Birds:
Outlaw
Freelancer
Ninja

Robots:
Version 2.0
Version 4.0
Prototype

Legged Skeletons:
Spearman
Lancer
Bone Knight

Legless Skeletons:
Flesh Reaper
Macabre
Deathscythe

Winged Apes:
Bao Bao
Gokuu
Cave Ape

Miniature Dinosaurs:
Crested Sprinter
Racer
Parasaur

Fat Dinosaurs:
Terasaur
Gigantosaur
Chrysosaur

Imps:
Pink Imp
Stone Imp
Slate Imp

Mages:
Chaos Mage
Zealot Mage
Archmage

Gargoyles:
Gargoyle
Stone Gargoyle
Spirit Gargoyle

UNOBTAINABLE:
Ouroboros
R-70Y
Deathguard
Dokra
Uberhulk
Ice Demon

For those who are interested, please e-mail me detailed information about
your monsters.  I don't care about their stats or anything that really delves
deep into the mechanics, but information involving the era you sent the monster
for it to get that class change, the item it may have been holding, the
monster's elemental affinity both before and after the class change, and the
evolutionary line, including your initla smidge, upgrades, and any of the
unfavorable class changes you may have gotten as well.  Any and all help will
be greatly appreciated.

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[thxu] Credit and Thanks
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I would personally like to give thanks to DLBTY and the collaborative efforts
of the Chrono Trigger DS board to piece together everything new in this game,
including aspects of the Arena of the Ages and the tier prizes.

Thanks to VeghEsther for keeping it real and being a great source of wisdom in
the early stages of this game's release and sharing knowledge on this game's
past and present releases.  We've had our disagreements on different games and
in different situations, but you've certainly been a help to the CTDS board.

Thanks to _Mace_ for inspiring me to finally get around to contributing
in more ways than just sharing general information on the message boards.

Thanks to Vilurum for motivating me to always try harder in regards to helping
others and always try to better my own understanding of things, even if they
may be as trivial as video games.

Special thanks to GameFAQs for being a reliable source of everything I've ever
really needed to know for the last 8 or so years I've been frequenting the
website for gaming information and walkthroughs.

Additional Thanks to:

Reptobismol
KFCrispy
sirsomeone345
Wildkatt
Wantcookie
Nathan Quinn
Xuxon
mstic
Final_Cataclsym
Filraen
ThatTallDJ
HiddenTriumph
Autocon

Finally, I'd like to give a very special thanks to the readers.  With readers,
there wouldn't really be a point in making guides, would there?  If you have
any meaningful contributions to make via e-mail or message board, I would be
glad to make a simple list of all of those who have helped.  Any spiffy ACII
donations would also be a welcome for a much needed cosmetic improvement.

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[fin0] Final Words
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Thank you all for reading and I hope you enjoyed this guide.  It's one of the
few things I've actually put forth the effort to do in the last few weeks with
dissipating illness, so I hope it's been helpful and appreciated.  I'll add
updates as any good information comes my way, so look forward to an even better
guide as time goes by and more is discovered about CTDS and this mini-game.
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