FAQ/Walkthrough by A Backdated Future / Drache the Dork

Version 1.07, Last Updated 2013-11-04

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Starting Up
    1. PlayStation Store DLC (with freebies!)
    2. Controls
    3. Character Selection
  3. Chapter 1
    1. Jude's Beginning
    2. Milla's Beginning
    3. Aladhi Seahaven / Trail
    4. Hamil, Orchard Frontier
    5. Kijara Seafalls
    6. Nia Khera, Sanctum of Maxwell
    7. Nia Khera Spiritway
    8. Sapstrath Highroad and Deepwood
    9. Sharilton, City of Hails and Farewells
    10. Culmar Trail
    11. Bermia Gorge
    12. Talys Highroad (Jude)
    13. Fort Gandala (Jude)
    14. Fort Gandala (Milla)
    15. Sharilton Again
    16. Voltea Woods
    17. Felgana Mine
  4. Chapter 2
    1. Leronde
    2. Lakutam Highroad
    3. Xian Du
    4. Royal Hunting Grounds
    5. Labari Hollow
    6. Xagut Floodmeadow
    7. Old Vicalle Mine
    8. Mon Highlands
    9. Kanbalar
    10. Back in Xian Du
    11. Barnauer Highroad
    12. Fennmont Again
    13. Orda Palace
  5. Chapter 3
    1. Arklund Quag
    2. Fezebel Marsh
    3. Tulea Tundra (Jude)
    4. Kukhar Ice Caverns (Jude)
    5. Sillea Tundra (Milla)
    6. Nala Lava Tubes (Milla)
    7. Xailen Woods
    8. Nala Lava Tubes (Jude)
    9. Kukhar Ice Caverns (Milla)
    10. E.S.S. Zenethra
  6. Chapter 4
    1. Hamil (Jude)
    2. Nia Khera Hallowmont (Jude)
    3. Spirit Realm (Milla)
    4. Nia Khera Hallowmont (Milla)
    5. Trigleph
    6. Torbalan Highroad
    7. Heilioborg Fortress
    8. Rusalle Highroad
    9. Sub Event Roundup
    10. Tatalian Abyss
    11. Temporal Crossroads
  7. Postgame
    1. Magnus Zero
    2. Coliseum
    3. Odds and Ends (Trophy Hunting)
  8. New Game+ / Grade Shop
  9. Bosses
    1. Storyline Bosses
    2. Optional Bosses
  10. Gameplay
    1. Records
    2. Battle Book
    3. Artes
  11. Enemy Data
    1. Power
    2. Speed
    3. Guard
    4. Technical
    5. Magic
    6. Strange
    7. Boss
  12. Item Data
    1. Consumables
    2. Dishes
    3. Weapons
    4. Headgear
    5. Armor
    6. Accessories
    7. Fashion
    8. Materials
    9. Valuables
    10. Downloadable Content
  13. Shops
    1. Item Shop
    2. Weapon Shop
    3. Armor Shop
    4. Accessory Shop
    5. Food Vendor
    6. Jet Black Feather Trading Post
  14. Event List
    1. Sub Events
  15. Other Collectibles
    1. Titles
    2. Main Skits
    3. Sub Skits
    4. Etc. Skits
    5. Trophies
  16. FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
  17. Version History
    1. v1.07
  18. Thanks
  19. Authors' Contact Info
  20. Copyright / Disclaimer / Credits

Item Data (Continued)

Giant Fish Fin

  • Points: 430

  • Gathered At:
    • Nia Khera Hallowmont
    • Torbalan Highroad
    • Rusalle Highroad



  • A fin that's as large as a fan and sharp as a razor blade.

Black Pearl

  • Points: 580

  • Gathered At:
    • Helioborg Fortress
    • Rusalle Highroad
    • Tatalian Abyss
    • Magnus Zero



  • An extremely rare pearl that seems to radiate a deep, blackish-green color.

Ancient Coral

  • Points: 1370

  • Gathered At:
    • Magnus Zero





  • A beautiful coral that existed at the bottom of the sea long ago. Fishermen believe it to bring good luck.

Aquatic Jelly

  • Points: 1670

  • Gathered At:
    • Magnus Zero





  • A substance that is sometimes produced inside underwater monsters. It is called "the world's softest jewel".

Spiderweb

  • Points: 18

  • Gathered At:
    • Laforte Research Center
    • Aladhi Trail
    • Galia Trail
    • Kijara Seafalls
    • Nia Khera
    • Milla's Shrine





  • A sticky and stretchy spiderweb.

Insect Husk

  • Points: 28

  • Gathered At:
    • Nia Khera Spiritway
    • Sapstrath Highroad
    • Sapstrath Deepwood
    • Culmar Trail





  • This discarded insect shell could be viewed as a symbol for change, if you're a sensitive poetic type.

Poison Stinger

  • Points: 46

  • Gathered At:
    • Sapstrath Deepwood
    • Bermia Gorge
    • Talys Highroad



  • A stinger found on bugs that contain poison. The tip is still deadly, so be careful handling it.

Insect Wings

  • Points: 63

  • Gathered At:
    • Voltea Woods
    • Felgana Mine





  • An insect's wings that have a radiant sheen. Used as surfacing for jewelry, among other things.

Bee's Nest

  • Points: 140

  • Gathered At:
    • Mon Highlands
    • Barnauer Highroad
    • Orda Palace





  • A well-preserved nest that can be used for more than just extracting honey.

Beetle Leg

  • Points: 250

  • Gathered At:
    • Tulea Tundra
    • Kukhar Ice Caverns
    • Xailen Woods





Venomous Stinger

  • Points: 330

  • Gathered At:
    • Xailen Woods
    • Nia Khera Hallowmont
    • Torbalan Highroad

  • A stinger with poison welled inside it. A huge amount of poison will be released at once if stabbed, so take care.

Creepy Antenna

  • Points: 770

  • Gathered At:
    • Tatalian Abyss
    • Magnus Zero





  • A pair of oddly-shaped antennae. They're actually jointed and can bend freely.

Demon Bug Eye

  • Points: 1010

  • Gathered At:
    • Magnus Zero





  • A compound eye composed of over 10,000 smaller eyes. Its empty gaze eerily reflects the viewer's image.

Fragrant Silver Scales

  • Points: 1830

  • Gathered At:
    • Magnus Zero

  • An especially beautiful and rare kind of wing scales, known among its kind for the alluring scent it emits.

Weird Fragment

  • Points: 50

  • Gathered At:
    • Laforte Research Center
    • Aladhi Trail
    • Galia Trail
    • Old Vicalle Mine

  • Here we have a wonder piece of-- uh, something. What is this supposed to be, anyway?

Mysterious Liquid

  • Points: 90

  • Gathered At:
    • Kijara Seafalls
    • Nia Khera Spiritway
    • Sapstrath Highroad
    • Sapstrath Deepwood
    • Xagut Floodmeadow
    • Old Vicalle Mine



  • Looks like this would be pretty dangerous to touch. What it's actually made from is a mystery.

Pure White Puffball

  • Points: 140

  • Gathered At:
    • Culmar Trail
    • Bermia Gorge
    • Talys Highroad
    • Xagut Floodmeadow



  • A mysterious puffball that drifts through the wind. It's said that if you find one, your wish will be granted.

Hazardous Liquid

  • Points: 240

  • Gathered At:
    • Felgana Mine
    • Lakutam Highroad
    • Xagut Floodmeadow
    • Old Vicalle Mine



  • You would definitely not want to touch this stuff. No one knows what it's made of, and no one wants to know.

Mysterious Bead

  • Points: 420

  • Gathered At:
    • Labari Hollow
    • Xagut Floodmeadow
    • Old Vicalle Mine
    • Barnauer Highroad
    • Orda Palace



  • Looks like some kind of oddly-shaped sphere. Is this even a mineral, or what?

Monster Fluid

  • Points: 700

  • Gathered At:
    • Xagut Floodmeadow
    • Arklund Quag
    • Kukhar Ice Caverns



  • A liquid secreted form the body of a monster. Come on, take a big whiff of it!

Bizarre Clump

  • Points: 1260





  • A big clump of something or other. The bumps on the surface are really creepy. Why would anyone have this?

Dingy Puffball

  • Points: 2200

  • Gathered At:
    • Helioborg Fortress
    • Rusalle Highroad
    • Tatalian Abyss



  • A close related cousin of the Snow White Puffball, except you don't get any wishes if you find one. Too bad!

Dragon Ash

  • Points: 3880

  • Gathered At:
    • Magnus Zero



  • This is actually just a black powder of unknown origin that turns red in water. That's pretty disappointing!

Strange Core

  • Points: 7000

  • Gathered At:
    • Magnus Zero



  • No one has been able to make anything with this, even using all the modern technology. Good luck with that, then!



Item Book

  • A catalog of all items found. It also records which enemies drop the item and which enemies it can be stolen from.

Enemy Book

  • A catalog of all enemies and monsters encountered. It also records data such as enemy weaknesses.

Battle Book

  • A list of combat tutorials. Refer to this whenever you forget the controls.

World Map

  • A world map that records all of the places you've visited.

Item Sphere

  • An item that allows you to change Auto-Items settings in the Strategy menu.

Item Sphere Plus

  • An item that increases the number of slots in your Auto-Items menu. Each Item Sphere Plus adds another slot.

Artes Sphere

  • An item that allows you to set up to sixteen artes.

Winged Boots

  • With these mysterious boots, your running speed increases while exploring the world.

Class Credit Form

  • Documentation that allows a Talim Medical School resident to earn credit for on-site medical training.

Research Center Key

  • A strangely-shaped key used at the Laforte Research Center.

Kresnik Key

  • A key developed at the Laforte Research Center to activate the Lance of Kresnik.

Temporal Earth Stone

  • An earth-element medium that acts as a conduit between the human realm and the spirit realm.

Temporal Water Stone

  • A water-element medium that acts as a conduit between the human realm and the spirit realm.

Temporal Fire Stone

  • A fire-element medium that acts as a conduit between the human realm and the spirit realm.

Temporal Wind Stone

  • A wind-element medium that acts as a conduit between the human realm and the spirit realm.

Milla's Pendant

  • A glass bead pendant made for Milla back in Sharilton.

Elevator Key

  • A card key used to activate the elevators in Fort Gandala.

Control Room Key

  • A key needed to enter the control room in Fort Gandala.

Miner's Kit

  • A complete set of mining tools that was snuck out of Leia's dad's room.

Aspyrixis (1)

  • A mysterious medical contraption found in the archives of the Mathis Clinic.

Aspyrixis (2)

  • A mysterious medical contraption set with a mana-containing spirit fossil.

Leia's Notes

  • Notes that catalog Leia's reasons for joining in the party's journey. Their contents are known only to Leia and Milla.

Booster

  • A device manufactured in Auj Oule that forcefully amplifies the mana secreted by one's mana lobe.

Radio

  • An Elympion device carried by a soldier on the Zenethra.

Zenethra Map

  • A map of the ship carried by a soldier on the Zenethra.

Father's Memento

  • A gun that Alvin's father treasured. It had been in Gilland's possession for many years.

Soul's Light

  • An arte in which the information from Milla's soul has been recorded. It was received from Maxwell's specter.

Spyrix Casing

  • A casing with its spirit fossil removed. It can also serve to control spirit fossils.

Muzet's Knife

  • A physical manifestation of Muzet's ability to cut through space-time.

Spirit Fossil Husk

  • The fossil of a spirit that was drained by a spyrix. Since it no longer contains mana, it is referred to as a husk.

Spirit Clime Examination Arte

  • Documents outlining a special type of spirit arte.

Golem Inhibitor

  • A special device that changes the spirit clime in order to lower the defensive power of golems.

Gun Belt

  • By carrying this item, Alvin learns the Charge Armor skill.

Light-leaf Clover

  • A clover that shines like the sun, said to have gone extinct more than a decade ago.

Long Dau Dictionary

  • A dictionary used for translating the language of Auj Oule's Long Dau clan.

Package Addressed to Inn

  • A sealed package small enough to carry under one arm.

Lucky Charm

  • A charm created by a young girl for her father.

Ex-Miner's Wine

  • A bottle of wine.

Rare Vase

  • A suspicious-looking vase with Efreet's hallmark.

Letter to Father

  • A letter addressed by a woman to her father.

Napple

  • A red fruit that is a famous export of Hamil. Known for its perfect balance of sweet and sour flavors.

Porange

  • A famous Hamil export also known as "candle fruit". It is also used to make wine.

Golden Key

  • A brilliant golden key that opens the door to Magnus Zero.

Arte Tome: "One-Hit Kill"

  • A tome that grants Jude access to the Blunt Fang martial arte.

Arte Tome: "Tremorous Fist"

  • A tome that grants Jude access to the Shattering Demon Fist arcane arte.

Arte Tome: "Spirit Surge"

  • A tome that grants Milla access to the Overdrive arcane arte.

Skill Tome: "Pinprick"

  • A tome that grants the party access to the Minimum Damage skill.

Skill Tome: "Soul Dividend"

  • A tome that grants the party access to the EXP Share skill.

Skill Tome: "Vigor Shared"

  • A tome that grants the party access to the Linked Action skill.

Skill Tome: "Joyful Gains"

  • A tome that grants the party access to the Happiness skill.

Skill Tome: "Widened Limits"

  • A tome that grants the party access to the Sustain Limit skill.

Skill Tome: "Absolute Defense"

  • A tome that grants the party access to the Impregnable Guard skill.

Skill Tome: "One with Beauty"

  • A tome that grants Jude access to the Milla sync skill.

Skill Tome: "Indefatigable"

  • A tome that grants Jude access to the Grounded Stance skill.

Skill Tome: "One with Youth"

  • A tome that grants Milla access to the Jude Sync skill.

Skill Tome: "Wall of Soul"

  • A tome that grants Milla access to the Energy Barrier skill.

Skill Tome: "Tetra Infusion"

  • A tome that grants Alvin access to the Charge Breaker 2 skill.

Skill Tome: "Death Defiance"

  • A tome that grants Elize access to the Survive skill.

Skill Tome: "Gifted Healer"

  • A tome that grants Elize access to the Healer's Reward skill.

Skill Tome: "Spirit Negation"

  • A tome that grants Rowen access to the Anti-Magic skill.

Skill Tome: "Flash Casting"

  • A tome that grants Rowen access to the Tetra Spell skill.

Skill Tome: "Gift of Life"

  • A tome that grants Leia access to the Self-Sacrifice skill.

Skill Tome: "Warrior Above"

  • A tome that grants Leia access to the Sky Soldier skill.

Mysterious Jewel

  • A jewel that possesses a mysterious beauty. Its purpose is completely unclear.

Jet Black Feather

  • Black feathers that can be found throughout the world. No one is sure what sort of creature sheds them.



Downloadable Content

TitleCostDescription
Jude's School Costume $ 2.99 Hit the books with Jude's School costume! Wear it to change the music in battle.
Milla's School Costume $ 2.99 Make a statement with Milla's School costume! Wear it to change the music in battle.
Alvin's School Costume $ 2.99 It's time to teach with Alvin's School costume and disheveled hairstyle. Wear it to change the music in battle.
Elize's School Costume $ 2.99 It's time to go to school with Elize's School costume and matching pigtails. Wear it to change the music in battle.
Rowen's School Costume $ 2.99 The key is to look both sharp and laid back with Rowen's School costume! Wear it to change the music in battle.
Leia's School Costume $ 2.99 Look like the girl next door with Leia's School costume! Wear it to change the music in battle.
Jude's Swimwear Costume $ 2.99 Get ready for the beach with Jude's Swimwear costume! It also comes with matching hairstyle and accessories.
Milla's Swimwear Costume $ 2.99 It's time to show it off with Milla's Swimwear costume! It also comes with matching hairstyle and hat.
Alvin's Swimwear Costume $ 2.99 Bare it all with Alvin's Swimwear costume! It also comes with matching hairstyle and fashionable diving watch.
Elize's Swimwear Costume $ 2.99 Have a swim with Elize's Swimwear costume! It also comes with matching hairstyle, floatie, and Mieu doll.
Rowen's Swimwear Costume $ 2.99 Rowen's Swimwear costume is perfect for a nice stroll on the beach. It also comes with matching hairstyle and diving helmet.
Leia's Swimwear Costume $ 2.99 Nothing like a healthy tan with Leia's Swimwear costume. It also comes with matching hairstyle and sports cap.
Jude's Steward Costume $ 2.99 Jude is ready to serve in his Steward costume and proper hairstyle!
Milla's Maid Costume $ 2.99 Milla is changing up her look with her Maid costume and twin hair buns!
Alvin's Steward Costume $ 2.99 Alvin is ready for any formal occasion with his Steward costume and matching hairstyle!
Elize's Maid Costume $ 2.99 Elize is looking prim and proper with her Maid costume, hairstyle, and hat!
Rowen's Butler Costume $ 2.99 Rowen truly plays the part in his Butler costume and matching hairstyle!
Leia's Maid Costume $ 2.99 Leia looks the part with her Maid costume, refined hairstyle, and headdress!
Jude's Leon Costume $ 2.99 Jude dresses the part as Leon Magnus from Tales of Destiny! Wear it to change the music in battle.
Milla's Dhaos Costume $ 2.99 Milla dresses the part as Dhaos from Tales of Phantasia! Wear it to change the music in battle.
Alvin's Kratos Costume $ 2.99 Alvin dresses the part as Kratos Aurion from Tales of Symphonia! Wear it to change the music in battle.
Elize's Mint Costume $ 2.99 Elize dresses the part as Mint Adenade from Tales of Phantasia! Wear it to change the music in battle.
Rowen's Barbatos Costume $ 2.99 Rowen dresses the part as Barbatos Goetia from Tales of Destiny 2. Wear it to change the music in battle.
Leia's Farah Costume $ 2.99 Leia dresses the part as Farah Oersted from Tales of Eternia. Wear it to change the music in battle.
Jude's Bonus Costume L.E. Only Jude's Tales of Phantasia attire as Cress Albane.
Milla's Bonus Costume L.E. Only Milla's Tales of Destiny attire as Stahn Aileron.
Milla's Idolmaster Costume $ 2.99 Dress Milla up as pop idol Takane Shijou from Idolmaster! Wear it to change the music in battle.
Elize's Idolmaster Costume $ 2.99 Dress Elize up as pop idol Haruka Amami from Idolmaster! Wear it to change the music in battle.
Leia's Idolmaster Costume $ 2.99 Dress Leia up as pop idol Hibiki Ganaha from Idolmaster! Wear it to change the music in battle.
Color Variation Set Free Spice up your gaming experience with an alternate color palette for each main character!
Attachments: Animal Set $ 0.99 Customize the look of the main cast with some cat, dog, or bunny accessories. Nothing like dressing the part on a lazy day with some droopy ears and tail.
Attachments: Front Hair Set $ 0.99 Customize your character's hairstyles with a set of four different hair bangs. Changing one's fashion can offer a whole new outlook on life.
Attachments: Teepo Plushie Set $ 0.99 Nab this set of three different Teepo plushies to hang from different parts of the body. What's cuter than Teepo, you ask? Absolutely nothing. Except more Teepo.
Attachments: Tricorn Hat Set $ 0.99 A set of six tricorn hats distinctly colored to match each main character. Shield your eyes from the sun and look fashionable, all at the same time.
Attachments: Hero's Sword Set $ 0.99            Brandish one of three legendary swords wielded by heroes of tales past. Asbel's sword from Tales of Graces f, Yuri's sword from Tales of Vesperia, and Luke's sword from Tales of the Abyss. (Please note, these are only for decoration, and are not actual weapons.)
Sample Material Set Free Get a head start in your material collection with a sample of every type of material in the game. Why start with zero when you can get something for free!
Adventurer's Nest Egg Free Begin your adventure with 1,000 gald of pocket money. No reason for a hero to scrimp and save!
Level Up +5 (1) $ 2.99 All members gain 5 levels (max level is 99).
Level Up +5 (2) $ 2.99 All members gain 5 levels (max level is 99).
Level Up +5 (3) $ 2.99 All members gain 5 levels (max level is 99).
Level Up +5 (4) $ 2.99 All members gain 5 levels (max level is 99).
Level Up +10 (1) $ 4.49 All members gain 10 levels (max level is 99).
Level Up +10 (2) $ 4.49 All members gain 10 levels (max level is 99).
300,000 Gald (1) $ 4.49 Cha-ching! Acquire 300,000 gald, instantly!
300,000 Gald (2) $ 4.49 Cha-ching! Acquire 300,000 gald, instantly!
300,000 Gald (3) $ 4.49 Cha-ching! Acquire 300,000 gald, instantly!


Food Vendor

ItemLevel
Sandwich (Small)1
Sandwich (Medium)2
Sandwich (Large)6
Pudding Cake (Small)1
Pudding Cake (Medium)2
Pudding Cake (Large)6
Tofu Cracker (Small)5
Tofu Cracker (Medium)9
Tofu Cracker (Large)13
Meat Sauce Pasta (Small)1
Meat Sauce Pasta (Medium)3
Meat Sauce Pasta (Large)7
Yakisoba Noodles (Small)1
Yakisoba Noodles (Medium)3
Yakisoba Noodles (Large)7
Potato Salad (Small)5
Potato Salad (Medium)9
Potato Salad (Large)13
Soda Rice (Small)1
Soda Rice (Medium)4
Soda Rice (Large)8
Mabo Curry (Small)1
Mabo Curry (Medium)4
Mabo Curry (Large)8
Orange Soup (Small)5
Orange Soup (Medium)9
Orange Soup (Large)13
French Toast (Small)10
French Toast (Medium)14
French Toast (Large)18
Chocolate Parfait (Small)10
Chocolate Parfait (Medium)14
Chocolate Parfait (Large)18
Soba Omelette (Small)11
Soba Omelette (Medium)15
Soba Omelette (Large)19
Veggie Sticks (Small)11
Veggie Sticks (Medium)15
Veggie Sticks (Large)19
Beef Bowl (Small)12
Beef Bowl (Medium)16
Beef Bowl (Large)20
Tofu Miso Soup (Small)12
Tofu Miso Soup (Medium)16
Tofu Miso Soup (Large)20
Fruit n' Cheese (Small)17
Fruit n' Cheese (Medium)21
Fruit n' Cheese (Large)25
Fruit Salad (Small)17
Fruit Salad (Medium)21
Fruit Salad (Large)25
Pot au Feu (Small)17
Pot au Feu (Medium)21
Pot au Feu (Large)25
Croquette Bun (Small)22
Croquette Bun (Medium)26
Croquette Bun (Large)30
Peach Pie (Small)22
Peach Pie (Medium)26
Peach Pie (Large)30
Takoyaki Ramen (Small)23
Takoyaki Ramen (Medium)27
Takoyaki Ramen (Large)31
Seaweed Salad (Small)23
Seaweed Salad (Medium)27
Seaweed Salad (Large)31
Spicy Chicken Roll (Small)24
Spicy Chicken Roll (Medium)28
Spicy Chicken Roll (Large)32
Seafood Stew (Small)24
Seafood Stew (Medium)28
Seafood Stew (Large)32
Croquette Parfait (Small)29
Croquette Parfait (Medium)33
Croquette Parfait (Large)34
Fruit Yakisoba (Small)29
Fruit Yakisoba (Medium)33
Fruit Yakisoba (Large)34
Creamy Beef Bowl (Small)29
Creamy Beef Bowl (Medium)33
Creamy Beef Bowl (Large)34


Event List



  • Location: Sharilton - East Market
  • When: Chapter 1: Upon arriving at Sharilton
  • Reward: Accel, 50000 gald
  • Description: Exchange feathers for items. See Jet Black Feather Trading Post for the selection. Give 459 feathers for a scene in which you have to chase him down to Culmar Trail.
RewardFeathers Given
Artes Sphere, 10000 gald100
Hat, Hat Style (Jude), Hat Style (Milla), Hat Style (Alvin), Hat Style (Elize), Hat Style (Rowen), Hat Style (Leia), 20000 gald200
Blue Sephira, 30000 gald300
Classy Lady Garb (Milla), Casual Outfit (Alvin), 40000 gald400

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