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| Tales of Xillia Shop Experience Guide          /  | |  |  | |-|
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Copyright 2011, By Dark Silvergun aka Christopher Wolf
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| Table of Contents                              /  | |  |  | |-|
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01. How The Shop Menu Is Set Up
    A. Buying
    B. Selling
    C. Shop Level
    D. Equipment Menu
    E. Leave Shop

02. Shop Level Experience Chart

03. Earning Shop Level Experience
    A. Trading Materials
    B. Trading Gald
    C. Purchasing Shop Inventory

04. The Benefits Of Reaching LV 100
    A. Consumable Items
    B. Weapons
    C. Armor
    D. Accessories
    E. Food Items
    F. Grade
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| 01. How The Shop Menu Is Set Up:               /  | |  |  | |-|
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A. Buying

The available inventory that the player can choose from and purchase depends
solely on the acquired shop levels.  The inventory only consists of the most
basic of items when the player visits a shop for the first time, as the default
shop levels are set to LV 1. As more shop levels are acquired, the inventory
set will expand and new items will become available, and also newer items will
be displayed showing the required level for unlocking.  Also, as shop levels
increase, inventory will gradually decrease in price, in the form of a specific
percentage off.

B. Selling

Selling your existing inventory will net amounts of Gald equal to about half of
the current shop price, but there are exceptions.  For example, selling a stat
boosting item nets an amount of Gald that is significantly lower than half.
Lastly, all materials dropped by enemies have fixed Gald values when sold.

C. Shop Level

The player can view the shop levels gained, the experience required for the next
shop level, and the randomly generated material bonus, which can be either times
2 or 3.  When a shop level is selected, the player has a list of three options,
trade materials for experience, trade Gald for experience, or cancel the menu.

The shop levels are listed in this order:

   Consumable Items
   Weapons
   Armor
   Accessories
   Food Items

D. Equipment Menu

An alternate way to access the equipment menu.

E. Leave Shop

Closes out the shop menu.
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| 02. Shop Level Experience Chart:               /  | |  |  | |-|
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|    |       |        |    |        |         |     |        |           |
| LV | EXP   | TOTAL  | LV | EXP    | TOTAL   | LV  | EXP    | TOTAL     |
|____|_______|________|____|________|_________|_____|________|___________|
|    |       |        |    |        |         |     |        |           |
|  2 |   200 |    200 | 35 |  1,504 |  22,173 |  68 | 11,312 |   187,536 |
|  3 |   212 |    412 | 36 |  1,599 |  23,772 |  69 | 12,026 |   199,562 |
|  4 |   226 |    638 | 37 |  1,699 |  25,471 |  70 | 12,784 |   212,346 |
|  5 |   240 |    878 | 38 |  1,807 |  27,278 |  71 | 13,590 |   225,936 |
|  6 |   255 |  1,133 | 39 |  1,920 |  29,198 |  72 | 14,447 |   240,383 |
|  7 |   271 |  1,404 | 40 |  2,042 |  31,240 |  73 | 15,328 |   255,936 |
|  8 |   288 |  1,692 | 41 |  2,170 |  33,410 |  74 | 16,326 |   272,067 |
|  9 |   306 |  1,998 | 42 |  2,307 |  35,717 |  75 | 17,356 |   289,423 |
| 10 |   326 |  2,324 | 43 |  2,453 |  38,170 |  76 | 18,450 |   307,873 |
| 11 |   346 |  2,670 | 44 |  2,607 |  40,777 |  77 | 19,613 |   327,486 |
| 12 |   368 |  3,038 | 45 |  2,772 |  43,549 |  78 | 20,850 |   348,336 |
| 13 |   391 |  3,429 | 46 |  2,947 |  46,496 |  79 | 22,164 |   370,500 |
| 14 |   416 |  3,845 | 47 |  3,132 |  49,628 |  80 | 23,562 |   394,062 |
| 15 |   442 |  4,287 | 48 |  3,330 |  52,958 |  81 | 25,047 |   419,109 |
| 16 |   470 |  4,757 | 49 |  3,540 |  56,498 |  82 | 26,627 |   445,736 |
| 17 |   500 |  5,257 | 50 |  3,763 |  60,261 |  83 | 28,306 |   474,042 |
| 18 |   531 |  5,788 | 51 |  4,000 |  64,261 |  84 | 30,090 |   504,132 |
| 19 |   565 |  6,353 | 52 |  4,253 |  68,514 |  85 | 31,987 |   536,119 |
| 20 |   601 |  6,954 | 53 |  4,521 |  73,035 |  86 | 34,004 |   570,123 |
| 21 |   639 |  7,593 | 54 |  4,806 |  77,841 |  87 | 36,148 |   606,271 |
| 22 |   679 |  8,272 | 55 |  5,109 |  82,950 |  88 | 38,428 |   644,699 |
| 23 |   722 |  8,994 | 56 |  5,431 |  88,381 |  89 | 40,850 |   685,549 |
| 24 |   767 |  9,761 | 57 |  5,774 |  94,155 |  90 | 43,426 |   728,975 |
| 25 |   816 | 10,577 | 58 |  6,138 | 100,293 |  91 | 46,164 |   775,139 |
| 26 |   867 | 11,444 | 59 |  6,525 | 106,818 |  92 | 49,075 |   824,214 |
| 27 |   922 | 12,366 | 60 |  6,936 | 113,754 |  93 | 52,169 |   876,383 |
| 28 |   980 | 13,346 | 61 |  7,373 | 121,127 |  94 | 55,458 |   931,841 |
| 29 | 1,042 | 14,388 | 62 |  7,838 | 128,965 |  95 | 58,955 |   990,796 |
| 30 | 1,107 | 15,495 | 63 |  8,333 | 137,298 |  96 | 62,672 | 1,053,468 |
| 31 | 1,177 | 16,772 | 64 |  8,858 | 146,156 |  97 | 66,624 | 1,120,092 |
| 32 | 1,252 | 17,924 | 65 |  9,417 | 155,573 |  98 | 70,824 | 1,190,916 |
| 33 | 1,331 | 19,255 | 66 | 10,010 | 165,583 |  99 | 75,290 | 1,266,206 |
| 34 | 1,414 | 20,699 | 67 | 10,641 | 176,224 | 100 | 80,037 | 1,346,243 |
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| 03. Earning Shop Level Experience:             /  | |  |  | |-|
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As mentioned above, two of those options are trading materials for experience,
and trading Gald for experience.  A third method is gaining experience by
purchasing inventory directly from shops too.

A. Trading Materials

This is probably the best way to earn experience for the shop levels.  When
materials dropped by enemies are traded for experience, the value of the
material
is normally one for one, or if a bonus value exists for a specific category of
material, then the experience gain can be times 2 or 3.

Some materials are worth hanging on to until bonus kicks in, resulting in rather
massive experience gain.  For example, in the optional wetlands area, there is a
water elemental type enemy that drops a material worth 1,500 experience. Having
a
full inventory of the this specific material will net the following experience
values:

   1,500 * 99 = 148,500 EXP
   1,500 * 99 * bonus of times 2 = 297,000 EXP
   1,500 * 99 * bonus of times 3 = 445,500 EXP

B. Trading Gald

This method is okay for lower shop levels, but becomes impratical as shop levels
increase. The amount of Gald required is 10 Gald for every 1 point of
experience.
So basically, this breaks down to a factor of 10% or Gald times 0.1.  Here are a
few examples:

   To LV  25: 105,770 Gald * 0.1 = 10,577 EXP
   To LV  58: 1,002,930 Gald * 0.1 = 100,293 EXP
   To LV  84: 5,041,320 Gald * 0.1 = 504,132 EXP
   To LV  96: 10,534,680 Gald * 0.1 = 1,053,468 EXP
   To LV 100: 13,462,430 Gald * 0.1 = 1,346,243 EXP

Even with either the White Sephira(Accessory Shop LV 47) equipped times 4, which
generates times 3 Gald, or even the more useful Blue Sephira(Accessory Shop LV
77)
equipped times 4, which would then generate times 5 Gald, it just would take too
much time to get to max level.

C. Purchasing Shop Inventory

When inventory is purchased, experience is gained at a rate of 5% of the current
purchase price of the item, or the item times 0.05.  The experience only goes to
the shop level that it is associated with.  Here is an example of a Life Bottle:

   500 Gald * 0.05 = 25 EXP
   500 Gald * 10 purchased * 0.05 = 250 EXP
   500 Gald * 0.5 discount * 10 purchased * 0.05 = 125 EXP

Experience points through shop purchases will occur throughout the course of the
game, but this is the least practical method for dedicated shop leveling.
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A. Consumable Items

All consumable items in the listing are priced at the 50% discount rate.

B. Weapons

Every character in the party will have access to a LV 100 shop version weapon,
the price of these weapons are not discounted however.

C. Armor

The LV 100 shop version armors will be available in each category listed, the
price of these armors are not discounted however.

D. Accessories

A special accessory becomes available that gives AC+2 when equipped to a
character.

E. Food Items

All food items in the listing are priced at the 70% discount rate.

F. Grade

Grade is earned at the following level intervals:

   LV  20 = 10 Grade * 5 Shop Levels =  50 Grade
   LV  40 = 20 Grade * 5 Shop Levels = 100 Grade
   LV  60 = 30 Grade * 5 Shop Levels = 150 Grade
   LV  80 = 40 Grade * 5 Shop Levels = 200 Grade
   LV 100 = 50 Grade * 5 Shop Levels = 250 Grade
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                                       750 Total Grade