Growlanser: Heritage of War
Ultimate Weapons/Armors Guide
Written by Black Genesis/Gamecoder
Email: BlackGenesis1584@yahoo.com

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Thank you for taking your time to read my guide and I hope that this 
guide can help you complete the game. This guide also contains spoiler 
so read at your own risk. Furthermore, this guide is based on my 
personal gameplay so there is a possibility that you can complete the 
quests in a different way.

If you have any comments, suggestions, questions, strategies, or tips 
you want to share, please don't hesitate to email me.

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November 12, 2007
- Guide Completed

November 16, 2007
- Added more information about the Futon Dog Quest

January 02, 2008
- Added more information about the Futon Dog Quest

January 08, 2007
- Fixed a slight error

March 03, 2008
- Added some stuff

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This guide listed all the side quests you need in order to get the 
characters' ultimate weapons/armors. Please note that some of these 
weapons/armors are missable.

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HASCHEN
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Weapon: Longinus
Requirements:
- Score the highest dmg in both Hard Hitter Match and Spell Slinger 
  Match in the Colosseum.

Armor: Final Guard
Requirements:
- Have Korin participate and win the Fairy Contest.
- After Mission 41 is completed, go to Elphan Forest and speak with the 
  Matron Fairy to get it. 
- If you canít get it, then you need to change your personality by 
  talking to the Juju lady in Warslee Village using Incenses that can be
  bought in Zerdok or Oils that can be bought in Juwaina Village.

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FANILLE
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Weapon: Infinity Wand
Requirements:
- Speak with Professor Pernagi after Mission 37 is completed.
- After Mission 40 is completed, go to Professor Pernagi's house and 
  examine the upper drawer to your left to get it.

Armor: Angel Bustier
Requirements:
- During Fanille's role, defeat the werecat near the Naton Tree to get 
  the Twin Lance. 
- Go to the beach in Warslee Village and speak with the kids and choose 
  to bury the Twin Lance along with their Time Capsule. 
- During the Main role when Haschen return to Warslee Village with 
  Krious and Melvina, let Haschen dig up the Twin Lance and the Time
  Capsule. 
- After Fanille joined your party, go to Warslee Village to get a scene.
- After the scene, go to Elphan Forest and give the Time Capsule to one 
  of the fairies. Speak with the fairy again and leave. 
- Speak with the fairy again after Mission 28 is completed. 
- When the above requirements are fulfilled, go to Elphan Forest after 
  Mission 40 is completed.
- Speak with the fairy again and she will return the Time Capsule to
  you.
- If you can't get the Time Capsule back, make sure that you knock on 
  the door near the right exit of the first screen in Zerdok.
- Go to to Zerdok and speak with the lady who gave you patterns to get 
  it.

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RANDALL
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Weapon: Magna Carta
Requirements:
- After Randall joined your party, go to Zerdok and speak with the
  flower lady.
- Knock on the house behind the flower lady to get a scene.
- After the scene, go to Totuwa Village and speak with the innkeeper. 
- After Mission 33 is completed, you will get a special item 
  <Metal Slag>, go to Totuwa and speak with the innkeeper. 
- When the above requirements are fulfilled, go to Totuwa after 
  Mission 40 is completed and speak with the innkeeper. 
- After the scene, attempt to leave the village to get it.

Armor: Ultimate Tuxedo
Requirements:
- During Seldous' role, speak with the kid in front of the item shop in 
  Geilenach after Mission 04 is completed. 
- During the Main role, speak with the boy again inside his house near 
  the inn.
- After you spoke with him, speak with the guard near the entrance and
  choose to the climb the wall. 
- Search the wall in front of you, to get the initials Y.W. 
- Speak with the boy again and pick Y.W. as your answer to get his name
  (Yelos Whitey). 
- After Mission 35 is completed, go to Belshade Prison's secret room 
  and examine the console with 4 color panels, choose Yellow and White
  (Yelos + Whitey) as your answer to get it.

Please note that you don't need to do the Geilenach side quest in order
to get his ultimate armor. 

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MELVINA
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Weapon: Karma Scythe
Requirements:
- The first time you reach Totuwa, listen to the folktale about the 
  reaper girl and the demon. 
- When Melvina got imprisoned inside the Admonisher, go upstairs and 
  speak with Commander Isaac. Pick the options "Talk about Melvina" and
  "About Melvina's Feelings".
- After the scene, go downstairs where Melvina is imprisoned and knock 
  on the door. Pick the option "Tell her who you are" to get a scene. 
- After the scene, knock on the door again, and pick the option "Tell 
  her the folktale you heard in Totuwa" to get another scene. 
- Speak with Melvina outside Fanilleís lab after your quest in the 
  Belshade Prisonís secret room.
- When the above requirements are fulfilled, speak with Melvina after 
  you gave the Dragon Orb to Prof. Pernagi and after you rested at the 
  inn.
- Agree to go with her, and head for Felmentia. Go to the next screen 
  and speak with the old man walking by the stairs to get a scene. 
- When the above requirements are fulfilled, buy the <Snapdragon Oil> in 
  Juwaina Village after Mission 40 is completed and bring it to Totuwa 
  to get a scene. 
- After the scene, leave the village and enter the tunnel nearby. Go 
  northwest and give the Snapdragon Oil to the girl to start a battle. 
- After the battle, you will get a special item <Reaper's Heart>. 
- Put the reaper's heart on the pedestal to get it.

Armor: Valkyrie Cassock
Requirements:
- After Melvina obtained her ultimate weapon, go to Safeguards' 
  Sanctuary and speak with the Patriarch to get it.

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KRIOUS
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Weapon: Geo Breaker
Requirements:
- You need to get the 3 Rusted Holy Swords from various quests in order 
  to unlock the chest containing this weapon inside the final dungeon
  (Kaiseris Cave). To get the swords, you need to...
- During Mission 05, make sure that William is kept alive. After 
  Mission 05 is completed, speak with him inside the gate in the PMB 
  Headquarters to get the first rusted holy sword.
- Score the highest dmg in either Hard Hitter Match or Spell Slinger 
  Match in the Colosseum to get the second rusted holy sword.
- In order to get the third rusted holy sword, you need to do the Futon
  Dog Quest.
- To start the quest, you need a special item <Futonslator> from Irving
  inside the PMB Headquarters. 
- In order to get it, make sure that you ALWAYS speak with him every
  time you spotted a futon dog during your journey. 
- When the above requirement is fulfilled, you will get the Futonslator 
  from him after Mission 23 is completed. 
- Once you have the Futonslator, you can start the Futon Dog Quest.
- To start the Futon Dog Quest you need to speak with the Futon Dog in 
  Totuwa by using the Futonslator. The quest requires you to gather all 
  six Futon Dogs and drag them back to Totuwa. To gather a futon dog, 
  you have to approach it and use the Futonslator. You can only carry 
  one futon dog at a time and you have to drag it all the way back 
  Totuwa by walking. According to paul holzman, you can use the Steed 
  Express for the futon dogs except the one in Juwaina Jungle, and the 
  one in Toadhenge.
- Each futon dog is located in Felmentia, Juwaina Jungle, Toadhenge, 
  Zerdok, Zaramba, and Jaergen Village.
- After you gathered all the futon dogs, speak with Ellon using the 
  Futonslator to get the third rusted holy sword.

Armor: Coat of Ys
Requirements:
- The first time you reach Totuwa, speak with the man to your right to 
  get a scene.
- After the scene, bring Krious with you and speak with the man again to 
  receive Vanette's Diary. 
- Inside the Admonisher, go upstairs and head to Vanette's Room (third 
  room from the left). Search the small drawer to get a special item 
  <Vanetteís Key>. You can access this room during or after Mission 23, 
  and after Mission 40.
- Speak with Krious by the gate inside the PMB Headquarters after your 
  quest in the Belshade Prisonís secret room and pick the choice 
  "Interesting".
- When the above requirements are fulfilled, speak with Krious after you 
  gave the Dragon Orb to Prof. Pernagi and after you rested at the inn.
- Agree to go with him and head for Felmentia. Bring Krious at Toadhenge 
  and go to where the Frogshaped rock is located. Position yourself on 
  the top of the Frogshaped rock and go west until you bump into some 
  trees. Search the area here to get it.

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SHERRIS
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Weapon: Rakkonkaou
Requirements:
- You need to do the SFC side quest first by speaking with a man in 
  Felmentia to get 5 <SFC Application>.
- To get all 5 SFC applications signed, you need to speak with various 
  people and used the special item SFC application on them.
- Each one is located in Zeldok, Zaramba, Geilenach, Totuwa, and Juwaina 
  Village.
- After you got all 5 SFC applications signed, speak with the man again 
  in Felmentia.
- After Sherris joined your party, bring her along with you and speak 
  with the people who signed the SFC application to receive a special 
  item <Fan Parts>. 
- Bring the 5 fan parts to the man in Felmentia who gave you the SFC 
  application to get it.

Armor: Light Dress
Requirements:
- Bring Sherris in Jaergen Village and knock on the door near the item 
  shop.
- Give her the <Shining Fabric> you acquired from Sherris' role to get 
  it. 
- If you can't get it, then give her the <Dress Pattern> (get it from 
  the house near the right exit in Zerdok) first.

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RUFUS
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Weapon: Bifrost
Requirements:
- During his role, go to Warslee Village and head for the beach. Give 
  the <Mythril Silver> you acquired from completing Mission 02 to the 
  PMB Officer.
- After Rufus joined your party, bring him to the beach in Warslee 
  Village and speak with the PMB Officer to get it.

Armor: Imperial Suit
Requirements:
- After Rufus joined your party, bring him to Zerdok and speak with the 
  Grangalian soldier located south of the inn.
- After the scene, enter the innís contest hall and speak with Gaerik to 
  get it.

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Q. Hey your guide sucks.
A. Well, this is my first time making one so I expect to get this 
   kind of feedbacks.

Q. How can I start the Futon Dog Quest?
A. To start the quest, you need a special item <Futonslator> from Irving
   inside the PMB Headquarters. In order to get it, make sure that you 
   ALWAYS speak with him every time you spotted a futon dog during your
   journey. 
   When the above requirement is fulfilled, you will get the Futonslator
   from him after Mission 23 is completed. Once you have the 
   Futonslator, you can start the Futon Dog Quest.
   To start the Futon Dog Quest you need to speak with the Futon Dog in 
   Totuwa by using the Futonslator. The quest requires you to gather all 
   six Futon Dogs and drag them back to Totuwa. To gather a futon dog, 
   you have to approach it and use the Futonslator. You can only carry 
   one futon dog at a time and you have to drag it all the way back 
   Totuwa by walking.  According to paul holzman, Gmaverick03 and 
   KFCrispy, you can use the Steed Express for the futon dogs. 
   Also, make sure that you show at least one futon dog to Irving 
   (Credit goes to Mystery_Origin for telling me this) before you dump
   them to Totuwa to get another outfit for Korin later. Three futon 
   dogs can be acquired now, so start gathering.
   Each futon dog is located in...
   1. Liana - Felmentia. Second screen above the stairs to the west.
   2. Santos - Juwaina Jungle
   3. Tarran - Toadhenge (the one with the Frogshaped rock in it) Once
               you reach Toadhenge, zoom your camera northwest until 
               you see the futon dog. Exit this place and head all the
               way to the west and then go north to the next screen. 
               In this area, go east and approach the futon dog. After 
               the scene, go back to the previous screen and head north
               to the next screen. Go southeast and enter the 
               Underground Ruins. Youíve been here before, so go to 
               where the save point is located to find him.
   4. Kyr - After mission 25 is completed, go southeast from Zerdok 
            entrance.
   5. Masonite - After mission 28 is completed, go to Zaramba and search
                 south behind the bushes. 
   6. Soleil - Jaergen Village, Fanilleís house.

Q. How do I know that I spotted every futon dog during my journey?
A. You can spot the first dog by going southeast from Zerdok entrance. 
   The second dog can be spotted in Felmentia at the first screen, you 
   just need to see it, and then report it back to Irving. Later after 
   your quest in Totuwa, that dog will move to the second screen where 
   you can talk to it. The third dog can be spotted in Totuwa by talking
   to it. The fourth dog can be spotted outside Totuwa. The Fifth dog 
   can be spotted south of Zaramba hiding behind the bushes after your 
   quest in Totuwa, and the sixth dog can be spotted in Juwaina Jungle 
   by going southwest twice from the entrance. You don't need to search 
   every dog I mentioned, spotting three dogs is enough to get you the 
   Futonslator from Irving.


Q. Do I really need to do the Ultimate Weapons/Armors quest to finish
   the game?
A. Not really, you can finish the game without them.

Q. How do I score the highest dmg in both Hard Hitter Match and Spell 
   Slinger Match in the Colosseum?
A. Thereís a lot of ways to score the highest dmg in Hard Hitter Match.
   Here is my strategy...

   704 ATK + Lv9 Attack Up + Lv9 Atrophy + Lv9 Berserk + Lv9 Inferno + 
   Lv9 Critical Rate Up + Adamant Lance + M2 Amulet + M2 Amulet = 999dmg

   My advise to you is to get the two M2 Amulets first before you do 
   this. The M2 amulet can be won in the colosseum. I also recommend to 
   raise your attack by using Life Apples. Life Apples can be dropped by
   enemies, can be bought in the secret dungeon, and can be won as a 
   price in the colosseum. Lv9 Inferno can be gotten to other characters
   if they have their ultimate weapon (Fanille has one). You need to use
   a Transfer Charm (can be bought at the item shop in the PMB 
   Headquarters) to transfer it to Haschen. If you donít have one, then 
   you can change Inferno for Fierce Strike. However, you need to raise 
   your attack stat more. 

   nonamyformeís Strategy:
   well first thing I did was get my attack to 540 using life apples(may
   or may not matter)next I bought two 25% increase to attack accessorys
   (wisdom blade effect weapon)Casted attack up on my self before 
   entering hard hitter and used fierce strike and hit any where between
   850-970

   Thereís a lot of ways to score the highest dmg in Spell Slinger 
   Match. Here is my strategy...

   542 INT + Lv9 Cycle Up (already casted before entering the match)+ 
   Lv9 Spirit Aid + Lv9 Quick Cast + Lv9 Magic Up + Lv9 Thunderstorm + 
   M2 Amulet + M2 Amulet = 636 dmg

   Use the same strategy for beating Hard Hitter. Some of these skills 
   can be gotten from your party members. 

   nonamyformeís Strategy:
   required 2x m2 amulets and magic up knack 
   I did this with the spell super sonic or what ever its called and 
   magic up level 5 waited till it reached cast level 5 and let it go 
   for 604 Damage

   KFCrispy's Strategy:
   I was able to complete it with only 310 INT, along with 2 
   Intelligent Up EX, Cycle Up lvl 9, and Super Sonic lvl 9.
   Cast Cycle Up lvl 9 before you enter then just get in range for Super
   Sonic lvl 9. You might want Quick Cast lvl 9 to finish in time, as I 
   had it and there was some time left when I finished....this method 
   requires no M2 Amulets whatsoever. I have yet to acquire an M2 :) 
   This let me do 644 dmg.

Q. How come I can't get the ultimate armor for Haschen? I won the
   Fairy Contest.
A. If you canít get it, then you need to change your personality by 
   talking to the Juju lady in Warslee Village using Incenses that can 
   be bought in Zerdok or Oils that can be bought in Juwaina Village.

   Morals (Grapefruit Incence)
   - Make it better
   - Make it worse

   Self Confidence (Clary Sage Incense)
   - Be more confident
   - Be less confident

   General Attitude (Rosemary Incense)
   - Be more intelligent
   - Be less intelligent

   Kindness (Mint Oil)
   - Be kinder to people
   - Be colder to people

   Meekness (Sweet Orange Oil)
   - Be more good hearted
   - Be more calculating

   Composure (Lavender Incense)
   - Be more collected
   - Be more emotional

   Initiative (Tarragon Incense)
   - Be more aggressive
   - Be less aggressive

   Attitude towards men (Cedarwood Incense)
   - Be attracted to men
   - Dislike men

   Attitude towards women (Rose Geranium Oil)
   - Be attracted to women
   - Dislike women

Q. Hey can I contribute something in your Guide?
A. Yes you can as long as it hasnít been mentioned yet in my Guide.

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Atlus and Team Career for making such a wonderful game

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All the guys who contributed a lot in my guide like nonamyforme, 
paul holzman, KFCrispy, and Gmaverick03

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