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    Constellation Magnus FAQ by Fei Hong

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    Written by: Stephen Chi
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    Before anything else is said, I need to credit STARoceanEX for providing nearly
    all of the Constellation Magnus locations.  I was only sure of about 20 
    locations when he posted his list on the GameFAQs forum, so without him this 
    guide would not exist.  If you want to thank someone, direct it towards him, 
    not me.  Well, maybe a little towards me.  Locations have been reworded for
    clarity and information has been added where needed.  
    1) Introduction
    This FAQ will cover the basics of Constellation Magnus, one of the main
    sidequests in Baten Kaitos.  Constellation Magnus can be found in many 
    locations, ranging from chests, to people, and also on certain enemies or 
    bosses.  Since this guide will include names and descriptions of areas and 
    bosses, be wary of spoilers as you read.  This will not cover how to get 
    through each area, unless it is particularly relevant to finding a 
    Constellation Magnus, so do not ask for a step by step guide.  
    2) Collecting Basics
    Constellation Magnus are special cards that serve no purpose in battle.  They 
    do, however, constitute the largest sidequest in Baten Kaitos.  In order to 
    start this sidequest, simply stand on a blue flower, press A, and enter the
    church.  Aside from being the only place where you can level up your 
    characters, this site is also home to an old priest who is lamenting some kind
    of tragedy.  Speak to him, and you will learn the whole story.  The roof of the
    church was designed to reflect the stars' position in the sky.  The star map 
    was eventually shattered, however, and now the pieces lie scattered across the 
    world, blown on the wind, coming to rest on land or in the possession of 
    others.  If you agree to help him, your job will be to collect all 50 of these 
    fragments.  In return, he will give you a Magnus for each Star Map Fragment 
    that you bring him.  The hard part is finding all of the pieces, and that's 
    where this guide comes in.  
    Each Constellation Magnus is found in a specific place in the game.  In some 
    cases, you will need a little luck, but it is never impossible to finish the 
    sidequest.  The majority of the cards are in dungeons, hidden in chests or 
    carried by enemies.  If you're having trouble finding one, remember the golden 
    rule : talk to everyone.  While some Constellation Magnus will fall right into 
    your lap after some bosses, others can be obtained simply by talking with 
    regular townspeople.  Also, talking to the priest after a certain point in the 
    game will yield clues on the next Magnus' location.  Of course, the point of 
    this guide is to save you the trouble of searching and simply give you the 
    location.  So let's get started!
    3) Constellation Magnus Locations
    Constellation Magnus are listed sequentially, and can be first obtained in 
    roughly the following order.  (Note: Some exceptions occur when the Magnus can 
    be obtained right after each other or are in close proximity)  If you find 
    yourself accidentally skipping one, don't worry.  You'll be able to come back 
    sooner or later, so don't go contacting me about that.  Flying enemies who are 
    the only normal enemies who will have a Constellation Magnus in their 
    possesion.  This group consists of those enemies that actually fly, not float, 
    on the dungeon screen.  Constellation Magnus are already counted in the number 
    of Magnus you can take after a battle (i.e. appear on the right side of the 
    reward screen).  
    Note: Monsters names are dependent on my memory.  If a monster name seems 
    unfamiliar to you, just go to the location and kill everything in sight.  I 
    plan to update names once I get around to revisiting places.
    1:Draco- This is received after killing the first boss in Moonguile Forest, the 
    Sabre Dragon. (Credited to Daredevil3181)
    2:Vela- The first flying enemy Magnus. It can be obtained by killing Shawras, 
    the bat-like creatures in Moonguile Forest.
    3:Puppis- In Cebalrai, speak to the woman in the house to the right of the 
    shop. Give her Pow Milk from the jugs in the Stable, and she will give you this
    Magnus in return. (Credited to Daredevil3181)
    4:Aquarius- Collect Pristine Water from the waterfall in Nunki Valley and give 
    the water to the woman of the house in Pherkad that Palolo III vandalized 
    (First house on the right).
    5:Pyxis- When you first enter Pherkad, you'll notice two kids running in a 
    circle around a child, her mom, and another child looking at the ground. Speak 
    to the child looking at the ground.
    6:Carina- In Nashira, enter the house to the left of the shop, the Fortune 
    Teller's house.  Check the drawer on the right side of the room.
    7:Cygnus- This is in a chest right before the boss fight against the Iron 
    Beetle in the Cloud Passage.
    8:Hydra- This is aquired by helping one of the knights clean up the castle in 
    Sheliak, after fighting Iron Beetle V.
    9:Pisces- Obtained after defeating Thunderfish at the head of the Lesser 
    Celestial River.
    10:Triangulum- Another flying enemy Magnus, fight the Albireos in the Cloud 
    Passage to get it.
    11:Auriga- After arriving at Anuenue Port, go into the house and check the 
    dresser on the back wall.
    12:Taurus- Check the room above the Geography section in the Ancient Library of
    Magic, next to a Fruity Gelatin Magnus.
    13:Equuleus- In Holoholo Forest, go up one screen, then right one screen.  
    There is a hard to see ladder to your south, climb down and then go right to 
    find several chests.  Equuleus is among them.
    14:Lupus- In the first house in Opu village, check the plants behind the gears.
    15:Perseus- Talk to the little girl kneeling near the save point.
    16:Ursa Major- This fragment is randomly dropped by the Blood Leafs at the 
    Celestial Tree.
    17:Crater- At the bottom of the Celestial Tree, search the tent to the right.
    18:Andromeda- Obtained after defeating Gnosis.
    19:Corona Borealis- Found in the second chest in the shrine of spirits.
    20:Piscis Australis- In Duke Calbren's manor, check the drums at the bottom of
    the museum.  
    21:Corona Australis- Found in the labyrinth of mirrors in the second screen. 
    Difficult to see.  
    22:Virgo- Defeat the Sirki boss in "Nekton," the Shrine of Spirits.
    23:Hercules- Also in the Shrine of Spirits, the Rays drop this one.
    24:Cephueus- Also in the Shrine of Spirits, the fillers randomly drop this one.
    25:Capricornus- Defeat the Phantasm in the Labyrinth of Mirrors.
    26:Ara- In Mintaka, go to the Imperial Troop meeting room and search the pots 
    in the corner.
    27:Lepus- In Ahza Village, enter the house above the save point and search for
    a secret passage in the hall between the second and third rooms.
    28:Serpens- Look under a barrel in the mechanics room in Ahza.  This is the 
    same room where you learn about Dr. Georg.
    29:Ophiuchus- Defeat Naiad, guardian of Gibari in Diadem.
    30:Cancer- Defeat Thalassa, guardian of Mizuti in Mira.
    31:Lyra- Defeat Despina, guardian of Savyna in Anuenue.
    32:Libra- Defeat Galeata, guardian of Lyude in Alfard.
    33:Delphinus- In the Ice Cliffs, defeat the Flobos for this random drop.
    34:Sagitta- In Anuenue, enter Corellia's palace and give the soldier to the 
    right Pow Milk Yogurt. 
    35:Leo- First chest seen upon entering Wazn.
    36:Sagittarius- In Cursa, inspect the alter in the back of the ritual room.
    37:Ursa Minor- In Cursa, inspect a large fish sculpture in one of the shops 
    to the right.
    38:Scorpius- Found through the hole in the wall on the fourth floor of the 
    Imperial fortress.
    39:Pegasus- In the Labyrinth of Duhr, found on a collapsed body.
    40:Aries- Enter the mayor's house in Algorab Village, and check a jar near 
    the beds.
    41:Cassiopeia- Also in Algorab Village, check a shelf in the house on the upper
    right hand side.
    42:Gemini- In the Tower of Stones, defeat Ungyo & Agyo.
    43:Bootes- Talk twice to the man who told you about the Earth Sphere.
    44:Centaurus- In the Nihal Desert, check the table inside the cave.
    45:Canis Minor- This is in chest right near the beginning of the Celestial 
    46:Canis Major- Defeat Badwins in the Celestial Alps for this random drop.
    47:Corvus- Found in a chest in the Greater Celestial River. Check below the red
    flower near the end.
    48:Eridanus- Defeat Brolokis in the Greater Celestial River.
    49:Aquila- Acquired after finishing the puzzle in the third basement, left hand
    50:Cetus- Ask the priest for info three times after acquiring all the other 
    Constellation Magnus and say Yes.  He'll give you the last Magnus, simply give
    it back to finish the sidequest.
    4) Final Remarks and Contact Info
    As of right now, I do not intend to add the rewards the priest gives you for 
    each Constellation Magnus.  In order to do that task, I'd have to replay the 
    game and write down each reward.  I intend to enjoy this first playthrough to 
    the utmost before any thought of restarting.  I will add more detail in the 
    future as I get around to finding the last few that I somehow missed and I 
    revisit old locations.
    If you wish to contact me, I can be reached by email at stichifaq@verizon.net.
    Do not email me about some piddling grammar or spelling mistake, or to tell me
    my FAQ sucks.  Do not email me asking how to get through an area.  DO email me
    if you have info to contribute, which I will credit you for (unless I have 
    already found it), or if there is some vital, glaring error in the locations.  
    If you would like clarification on a location, the forum would probably be a 
    better idea, since I check that daily and there are other competent players 
    there to answer your question in the likely event that I screw up.