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    Skill Item Locations by KittyThePooka

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    I had a really hard time finding all of the items, and when I looked around I
    couldn't find an FAQ. I found this suprising considering that you need all of
    the items in order to get all of the skills. So.. I made one.
    
    Please understand, this isn't an entirely original document, just a research
    one. I used the Xenosaga Official Strategy Guide by Bradygames to find almost
    all of the items, as well as the information from them. What I did was find the
    item in the guide, then went to that part of the game to make a more clear
    explanation of finding the item.
    
    
    Please feel free to e-mail or IM me if you have any problems with this FAQ.
    KittyThePooka@aol.com or KittyThePooka are the names for those.
    
    Thank you to Caley Philips for helping me find that !!&#@!!&^*$@)( Star Hat!
    Thank you to Andrew for helping me find the Cross, and also for generally being
    cool.
    Thank you to ShinyBunny for helping me find the White Ring.
    
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    Coming Updates!
    
    Very soon I will be adding all other information regarding Skill Items. This
    will include what they do, what the skill is called, and how many skill points
    it takes to extract a skill. The same information can be found in both other
    FAQ's as well as in the Bradygames Strategy Guide, but you will not find the
    researched locations there. I still recommend the guide as a valuable resource
    for anyone who wants to excell at this game!
    
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    Level 1
    
    Guard Pendant- (Dock Colony, for sale at the Talk To Me shop during your first
    visit for 300 G, Cathedral Ship, for sale at the silver plate in front of the
    building with the Unicorns inside for 300G)
    
    Power Brace- (Dock Colony, For Sale at the Talk To Me shop during your first
    visit for 300G, Cathedral Ship, for sale at the silver plate in front of the
    building with the Unicorns inside for 300G, )
    
    Sniper Goggles- (Durandel, for sale Shop Plate in the Residential Area (first
    visit) for 200G, Kukai, for sale at Our Treasure Inn (first visit) for 200G,
    Dock Colony, for sale at the Talk To Me shop (after Kukai invasion) for 200G )
    
    Blue Ring- ( Dock Colony, Our Treasure Inn (after Cathedral Ship), for sale for
    200G)
    
    Kobold Ring-  (Dock Colony, Our Treasure Inn (after Cathedral Ship), for sale
    for 200G)
    
    Scope- (Plemora, after destroying obstacles on first screen)
    
    Snake Hunter-  (Plemora, in secret passage, second part of second screen.
    Destroy the object to the bow of Ziggy's initial position, enter the secret
    passage. This leads you to a box with the snake hunter in it if you have not
    already retrieved it, and Segment Address #4, Cathedral Ship, for sale at the
    Shop Plate in front of the building with the Unicorns inside for 300G,
    Durandel, for sale Shop Plate in the Residential Area (first visit) for 500G,
    Kukai, for sale at Our Treasure Inn (first visit) for 200G, Dock Colony, Talk
    To Me shop(after Cathedral Ship), for sale for 200G, )
    
    Spirit Pendant- (Elsa, on the slide deck. On the first floor of the Elsa, enter
    one of the cabins and search the couches. One of them contains the Disarm Key.
    Go down to the second floor, to the part which bridges between two sections.
    There is a console. Use the Disarm Key there. The slide deck connects, and you
    can get the goodies to either side. One of them is the Spirit Pendant.)
    
    Clock Shield- (Cathedral Ship, west of the third Ogre, kill a Fairy guarding
    the box and get the Clock Shield inside)
    
    
    
    
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    Level 2
    
    Green Ring- ( Dock Colony, Our Treasure Inn (after Cathedral Ship), for sale
    for 400G)
    
    Red Ring- (Plemora, defeat Margulis (regular item), Dock Colony, Our Treasure
    Inn (after Cathedral Ship), for sale for 600G)
    
    Orange Ring- (Dock Colony, Our Treasure Inn (after Cathedral Ship), for sale
    for 300G)
    
    Purple Ring- (Plemora, defeat Margulis while a character is equipped with the
    Thief Ring (Rare Item),  Dock Colony, Our Treasure Inn (after Cathedral Ship),
    for sale for 300G)
    
    Nightwalker- (Cathedral Ship, destroy the very first set of spikes)
    
    Thief Ring- (#1, Plemora, inside segment address #4. After MOMO joins the
    party, go back and defeat the green A.G.W.S unit, this will drop the decoder.
    Then reenter the secret area where the Snake Hunter was discovered. This is the
    location of Segment Address #4, #2, Drill Game, obtain a drill key and open the
    door beneath "D")
    
    Magical Hat- (Cathedral Ship, in the area past the first appearance of Lizard
    Men, on the second floor of the elevator puzzle, in one of the cubicles)
    
    
    
    
    
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    Level 3
    
    Soldier's Honor- (Song of Nephilim, Tower 2, Climb down to level 3, go right
    until you see the next ladder. Climb up and shoot the object to get Soldier's
    Honor.)
    
    Battle Mask- (Drill Game, obtain a drill key and open the door beneath "R")
    
    Blade Soul- (Encephelon Dive, either the second area after starting the first
    time, or the next to last screen if going back through the E.V.S., shoot the
    giant mascots, one of them has a Blade Soul inside)
    
    Blue Topaz- (Encephelon Dive, In the Forest area (where you meet Bunny), in the
    blue box sitting on top of the pedestal.)
    
    Chakra Shield- (Proto Merkabah, After taking the stairs and raising the segment
    on Level 42, exit through the opened passage. Beat the enemies outside and turn
    to the right. You can walk through the wall (there is a small, difficult to see
    door) and destroy the objects behind it. This is where the Chakra Shield is.)
    
    Coat*Beam- (Elsa, in the area where you must fight the Domo Carrier)
    
    Coat*Fire- (Cathedral Ship, right in front of the fish billboard. Use the
    connection gear to blast through)
    
    Coat*Ice- (U-Tic Battle Ship, Segment Address #11. Get the decoder on the
    Plemora by destroying the statue in the middle of the second part of the second
    screen (with the patrolling soldiers). On the battleship, destroy the trigger
    for the trap on the second soldier's room, and defeat the soldier inside. The
    segment address is behind him. Note this location- this is where Meld Gareth
    and Din Gareth appear later in the game. (Rare Item))
    
    Coat*Lightning- (Woglinde, Segement Address #18, to get the decoder, during the
    invasion (After you can fight) in the little room with glass blocking off a
    Manticore, shoot the glass and defeat the enemy. The decoder is in the blue
    box. The Address is in the same area, right above Shion's quarters.)
    
    Coat*Sword- (Encephelon Dive, first area (with the searchlights), in a plainly
    visible blue box)
    
    Cross- (Song of Nephilim- second tower. From the save point, go through the
    north exit. Defeat the enemy, and destroy the objects on the balcony. There is
    the Cross.)
    
    Defibrillator Vest- (Song of Nephilim, Tower 2, on Level Three (from the floor)
    cross the catwalk to the center. Go right inside the center shaft, and shoot
    the three red objects. One has the Defibrilator Vest. Proto Merkabah, follow
    along the path at the beginning, shoot the object. There's a Defibrillator
    Vest.)
    
    Field Ring- (Song of Nephilim, Tower 3, On the second floor, turn left and
    shoot the objects until the bridge lowers itself to your level. Shoot the
    object and get the Field Ring.)
    
    Golden Dice- (Casino Exchange, pay 10,000 Coin)
    
    Hunter Goggle- (Drill Game, beat Mission 3)
    
    Neo Armor Alpha *only equipable by Jr. or Chaos, skill can be used by any*-
    (Song of Nephilim, sixth floor of first tower, follow the path to the left and
    shoot the object.)
    
    Neo Armor Beta *Only equipable by Shion or MOMO, skill can be used by any*-
    (Song of Nephilim, Tower 2, on Level Three (from the floor) cross the catwalk
    to the center. Go right inside the center shaft, and shoot the three red
    objects. One has the Armor.)
    
    Red Topaz- (Encephelon Dive, In the third screen of the Subway Area, where the
    broken train is. Destroy the objects blocking some steps. Go up them into the
    train. Head left all the way to the top of the train. Kill the Larva Doll, and
    go down the opposite side. Shoot the object to get the Red Topaz.)
    
    Revenge Power- (Encephelon Dive, defeat Tiamat (Rare Item). Either equip
    characters with two thief rings, or better yet, cast Jr's Psycho Pocket on it.)
    
    Rune Crystal- (Kukai, during the invasion, shoot the car inside the thieves
    den.)
    
    Samauri Heart- (Song of Nephilim, defeat Doppelwogel.)
    
    Silver Crown- (Cathedral ship, defeat the Gargoyle Boss.)
    
    Soul- (Kukia, defeat Gigas during the invasion (Rare Item), either equip
    characters with Thief rings, or steal it from the monster by casting Momo's
    Magic Caster or Jr's Psycho Pocket)
    
    Spirit- (Kukai, defeat Gigas during the invasion)
    
    Venom Block- (Encephelon Dive, in the subway station area with the broken train
    in it, head all the way to the right inside the subway. Climb up the ladder and
    go back towards the left. Climb the ladder and continue left. Kill the Larva
    doll, then shoot the object at the end of the balcony and go back to the ground
    floor. Walk back to the left, all the way to the entrance of the subway to get
    the Venom Block.)
    
    Yamato Belt- (Drill Game, beat Mission 2)
    
    Wooden Idol- (Kukai Foundation, during the invasion, in the Iron Man bar, go to
    the left and shoot the tall crates. Then go behind the bar, and kill the
    basilisk gnosis. Open the blue chest behind the enemy. It has the Wooden Idol.)
    
    
    
    
    
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    Level 4
    
    Commander's Crest- (Cathedral ship, defeat the Gargoyle Boss. Either use MOMO'S
    transformation to cast Star Wind, or equip one or two thief rings (depending on
    if you've played the Driller game enough to get the second) on your characters,
    and really, really hope you get the Commmander's Key item. I prefer using MOMO
    because then you can also steal the Silver Crown, but this makes the fight MUCH
    harder.)
    
    Boost Pack- (Song of Nephilim, defeat Rianon SE)
    
    Bravesoul- (Casino Exchange, pay 15,000 Coin)
    
    Double Buster- (Encephelon Dive, Segment Address #5. To get the decoder, in the
    scene where you have been imprissoned by the government, shoot the closets in
    the starting room. This holds the Armory key. Then go to the Hangar, and
    unclock the Armory, which is the yellowish building right next to the hangar
    area. To get to the Segment Address, begin in the street area with all the
    bugbears and kobolds, where you come across the first manhole, instead of going
    down it, continue past it. A person is standing there who is really a larva
    doll enemy. After defeating it, shoot the object behind it and go down that
    manhole. Continue along the sewer passage and go up the stairs. You are now
    back in the beginning area, but behind a blocked point, so that you can open
    the doors. Unclock the doors at the consoles, and go down the steps. Kill the
    troll, and open the segment address right behind it. If you had already gotten
    the decoder, you can get this address on your first try.)
    
    Life Stone- (Drill Game, obtain a drill key and open the door beneath "I")
    
    Shield Armor- (Song of Nephilim, Second Tower, defeat Rianon SE (Rare Item),
    either equip characters with Thief Rings, or cast Momo's Magic Caster, Junior's
    Psycho Pocket or Shion's Queen's Kiss)
    
    Speed Shoes- (Elsa, Segment Address #14. To get the decoder, in the Song of
    Nephilim, destroy the box on the fifth floor. The Address is on the lower
    level, just before Ziggy's room)
    
    Trauma Plate- (Proto Mekaba)
    
    Gemini Clock- (Song of Nephilim, defeat Doppelwogel (Rare Item). Either equip
    Thief's Ring, or use Magic Caster, Psycho Pocket, or Queen's Kiss.)
    
    White Ring- (Ziggy is initially equipped with the white ring.)
    
    
    
    
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    Level 5
    
    Angel Ring- (Encehpelon Dive, Segement Address #15, to get the decoder, inside
    the Cathedral Ship, begin at the area with the save point and shop plate,
    before the Unicorns. Go inside, destroy the objects, and go up the stairs.
    Where there is a shop with broken glass, go inside. Defeat the Hydra gnosis.
    They will leave behind the decoder. To get the Address, in the Encephelon dive,
    where the party finds an old subway ticket booth, shoot the glass of the booth
    with the connection gear. Then go to the door on the right, go in, and turn
    left (you will not be able to see your character until they emerge in the room
    who's glass you just smashed). The segment address is right there.)
    
    Craft Apron- (Kukai, steal it from Mintia, or equip both Thief Rings (Rare
    Item). To find Mintia, before the Kukai invasion find the crank right to the
    left of the Iron Man bar's entrance. This will lower the canopy. During the
    invasion, or if you come back later after Song of the Nephilim, make MOMO your
    main character and go inside the Our Treasure Inn. Climb the ladder all the way
    to the top. Head south, and there is an exit. Jump outside the exit, onto the
    catwalk. Walk all the way to the left, and destroy the object. Jump down onto
    the canopy, and hold the analog stick up and right. Using this, you should
    avoid sliding off the canopy and make it to the door on the other end of the
    canopy. Go inside, and Mintia will greet Momo.)
    
    Master's Pendant- (Song of Nephilim, defeat Ein Rugel (Rare Item). Either equip
    characters with thief rings, or cast Magic Caster, Psycho Pocket or Queen's
    Kiss)
    
    Star Hat- (Encephilon Dive, in the church, where you defeated Tiamat.)
    
    Swimsuit- (#1, Durandel, defeat Great Joe. Put Jr. as your main character and
    explore the room with the silver shop plate in the residential section. Destroy
    a closet and Great Joe will appear. #2 Kukai, during the invasion, in the Our
    Treasure Inn, go behind the counter and open the blue box. #3, Drill Game, beat
    Mission #4)
    
    
    
    
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    Bio-
    
    My name is Kitty, by the way. I like introductions to come last. I'm a college
    student, I write and do some art, and as you can see, I love RPG's. This is,
    however, my very first FAQ.
    
    IF SOMETHING IS MISSING OR INCORRECT, or IF YOU WANT TO SAY ANYTHING ABOUT THIS
    FAQ,
    
    please e-mail me at KittyThePooka@aol.com, with Xenosaga in the title, or go
    ahead and AIM me at KittyThePooka.
    
    Before you contact me, however:
    	Yes, I do like the game. If I did not like the game, I would not have written
    an FAQ on it.
    	I have only played this game twice. My *only* areas of "expertise" on this
    game are on skill locations and on G-making. If you contact me with questions
    on either of those areas, I will very gladly help you! However, if you ask me a
    question on any of the other areas in this massive game I will probably suggest
    that you read someone else's FAQ or contact someone with more knowlege of the
    game than I have. That or I'll stare at the computer with a confused expression
    on my face.
    
    
    That said! I would appreciate constructive criticism if you feel up to
    buggering me.
    
    
    
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    *CREDIT WHERE IT'S DUE!*
    
    
    Most of the research for this document was taken from Xenosaga Episode 1: Der
    Wille zur Macht, Official Strategy Guide by Brady Games. I found this book to
    be an invaluable resource for my game, so go buy it!
    
    
    Thank you to Caley Philips for helping me find that !!&#@!!&^*$@)( Star Hat!
    Thank you to Andrew for helping me find the Cross, and also for generally being
    cool.
    Thank you to ShinyBunny for helping me find the White Ring.
    
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    Version History:
    
    V1.2  June 20, 2003- Added location of White Ring, also updated "About Me"
    section.
    V1.1  May 30, 2003- Added location of Cross and Star Hat.
    V1.0  May 28, 2003 - first submission.
    
    
    
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    And Lastly-
    
    This FAQ was written for GameFaq.com and is posted at Neoseeker.com. In the
    future it may be available at a different site, but for now, that's it. Do not
    redistribute this guide, altered or not. This guide is for personal use only.
    Should you have a website and wish to post this FAQ for some... ODD reason,
    please contact me before doing so. I will probably give you permission, but I
    still want to be asked first.
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