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    Tower of Lost Souls FAQ by JM A

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    Soul Calibur IV
    Tower of Lost Souls FAQ
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    Console:          XBOX360
    Date 1st Created: April 11, 2009
    JMA
    
    
    
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          TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    I.   Introduction        [NTR]
    II.  Floor Selection     [FSL]
    III. Floors - Ascending  [FLA]
    IV.  Floors - Descending [FLD]
    V.   Questions & Answers [Q&A]
    VI.  Credits             [CRD]
    
    
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    I.   Introduction                                                         [NTR]
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       This FAQ will discuss strategies on how to beat Soul Calibur IV's Tower of
    Lost Souls. It'll be featuring list of floors, enemy lists, item acquisition
    and strategies.
    
    
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    II.  Floor Selection                                                      [FSL]
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    Floor 1-2
    ---------
     Law of the Earth
    Number of Characters: 2
    Boss Style:           Astaroth
    Hidden Item(s):       2
       The protection of the earth is absolute.
       None are above its laws.
    
    
    Floor 3-4
    ---------
     Blade Piercing Wall
    Number of Characters: 2
    Boss Style:           Hilde
    Hidden Item(s):       2
       Your blade will be repelled if extended.
       The weak shall be destroyed.
    
    
    Floor 5-7
    ---------
     Predator's Feast
    Number of Characters: 3
    Boss Style:           Lizardman
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       Pride is the best bait.
       Your justice is only for yourself.
    
    
    Floor 8-10
    ----------
     Awakening Disaster
    Number of Characters: 2
    Boss Style:           Cervantes
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       When time, place and man intertwine,
       He will come down bearing destruction.
    
    
    Floor 11
    --------
     Threatening Mirror
    Number of Characters: 1
    Boss Style:           Angol Fear
    Hidden Item(s):       1
       Unsightly Ambition will be your fall.
       Use true strength.
    
    
    Floor 12-14
    -----------
     Life on Sand
    Number of Characters: 2
    Boss Style:           Tira
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       Amteurs, training will not save them
       from their destructive fate.
    
    
    Floor 15-17
    -----------
     Life to Entertain
    Number of Characters: 2
    Boss Style:           Zasalamel
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       Become part of the chain of life,
       offer your weak flesh.
    
    
    Floor 18-20
    -----------
     No Man's Land
    Number of Characters: 3
    Boss Style:           Taki
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       Filthy being, return to the abyss
       and leave your surroundings untouched.
    
    
    Floor 21-23
    -----------
     Uber Airhead
    Number of Characters: 2
    Boss Style:           Cassandra
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       Innocent light knows no fear.
       A cruel being from birth.
    
    
    Floor 24-26
    -----------
     Iron Sword
    Number of Characters: 1
    Boss Style:           Nightmare
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       Forbidden to touch the earth,
       Dance on the bed of thorns.
    
    
    Floor 27-29
    -----------
     Unbinding Wave
    Number of Characters: 3
    Boss Style:           Kamikirimusi
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       False chain rusts and crumbles.
       There is no way to deny the great wave.
    
    
    Floor 30-32
    -----------
     Unfailing Tower
    Number of Characters: 1
    Boss Style:           Zasalamel
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       Only a true fool will confront.
       Accept your limits.
    
    
    Floor 33-35
    -----------
     Mind-Reading Shield
    Number of Characters: 2
    Boss Style:           Xianghua
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       Your heart is frail and weak,
       You must read the shield before it reads you.
    
    
    Floor 36-38
    -----------
     Time to Trifle
    Number of Characters: 2
    Boss Style:           Siegfried
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       Only so much time is given.
       It will be futile to just reach.
    
    
    Floor 39-41
    -----------
     Irritation to Ruin
    Number of Characters: 1
    Boss Style:           Raphael
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       The erupting poison is never-ending,
       escape from the footsteps of destruction.
    
    
    Floor 42-44
    -----------
     Avaricious Life
    Number of Characters: 2
    Boss Style:           Kilik
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       Bow before the light.
       Kneel for the beginning of the end.
    
    
    Floor 45-46
    -----------
     King of the Physical Realm
    Number of Characters: 3
    Boss Style:           Astaroth
    Hidden Item(s):       2
       Your powers are weak.
       Certain skills will be useless.
    
    
    Floor 47-49
    -----------
     Unseen Sickle
    Number of Characters: 2
    Boss Style:           Zasalamel
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       You, who can believe what you see:
       Acknowledge the being that guards you.
    
    
    Floor 50-52
    -----------
     Solitary Princess
    Number of Characters: 1
    Boss Style:           Amy
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       Know your place, no matter the wait.
       An audience will not be granted.
    
    
    Floor 53-56
    -----------
     Worshipped Sacrifice
    Number of Characters: 1
    Boss Style:           Lizardman
    Hidden Item(s):       4
       In the darkness,
       You will know the price and the weight of life.
    
    
    Floor 57-59
    -----------
     Envoy of Destruction
    Number of Characters: 2
    Boss Style:           Nightmare
    Hidden Item(s):       3
       Layers of armor mean nothing,
       The weak shall only crawl.
    
    
    Floor 60
    --------
     Last Judgment
    Number of Characters: 3
    Boss Style:           Algol
    Hidden Item(s):       1
       Soul consumed by the tower,
       Become the new guardian.
    
    
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    III. Floors - Ascending                                                   [FLA]
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    Floor 1 ---------------------------------------------------------------------F1
    
    Floor Group: 1, 2
    Floor Stage: Tower of Remembrance ~ Ancient Gate
    Stage Time:  100 Seconds
    
    Item:        Soldier's Hat
    Hint:        "Do not part with your vitality."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage with no damage taken.
    
    Enemies:     Helerides [Astaroth Style / Male]
                 - Slow Feet
    
                 Rock
                 - Knock Down
                 - Slow Feet
    
    Strategy:
    
       This stage is easy, you can take advantage of their Slow Feet status. You
    can acquire the Item by repeatedly grappling them or by Ring Out.
    
       There are times they attack, Helerides is using Astaroth style so he've got
    a wide range of attack so be careful not to get hit but most often, he doesn't
    move too much.
    
    
    Floor 2 ---------------------------------------------------------------------F2
    
    Floor Group: 1, 2
    Floor Stage: Tower of Remembrance ~ Encounter
    Stage Time:  180 Seconds
    
    Item:        Warrior Trousers
    Hint:        "Only weak fools perish in the darkness."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage with no Ring Out from either parties.
    
    Enemies:     Reyvolk [Zasalamel Style / Male]
                 - Shave Damage C
                 - Slow Feet
    
                 Curtana [Rock Style / Female]
                 - Shave Damage C
    
                 Astaroth [Boss]
                 - Shave Damage C
                 - Auto Counter C
                 - Knock Down
    
    Strategy:
    
       Easier than the previous floor, you don't need to worry getting hit by your
    opponent. Equip your character with a Nullify Ring Out skill to be safe. If
    your opponent is near on the edge, try to back out and return to the center to
    avoid accidentally knocking your opponent outside the ring.
    
    
    Floor 3 ---------------------------------------------------------------------F3
    
    Floor Group: 3, 4
    Floor Stage: Ostrheinsburg Castle Throne Room
    Stage Time:  180 Seconds
    
    Item:        Pauldron
    Hint:        "You are not alone."
    Condition:   Switch with an ally 2 or more times.
    
    Enemies:     Laldenna [Raphael Style / Male]
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
                 Farvole [Siegfried Style / Male]
                 - Nullify Counter C
    
                 Vhaju [Cervantes Style / Male]
                 - Nullify Counter B
                 - Nullify Ring Out B
                 - Will Power
    
    Strategy:
    
       Just switch with your characters twice.
    
    
    Floor 4 ---------------------------------------------------------------------F4
    
    Floor Group: 3, 4
    Floor Stage: Ostrheinsburg Castle Throne Room
    Stage Time:  120 Seconds
    
    Item:        Warlord's Belt / 1,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Unleash attacks that strike and seize."
    Condition:   Performed 3 attack throws.
    
    Enemies:     Alhadot [Nightmare Style / Male]
                 - Nullify Counter B
                 - Nullify Ring Out B
    
                 Hilde [Boss]
                 - Soul Repel
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
                 - Will Power
    
    Strategy:
    
       Use your character's attack throw three times. You can see an "AT" symbol in
    the moves list. Normal throws like A+G and B+G won't work. Take note that not
    all characters have attack throws. Hit or blocked, it doesn't matter, as long
    as your Attack Throw didn't missed.
    
       List of Attack Throw moves:
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Almach Nasm (Attack Throw): against midair opponent, up B+K
       Sadalsuud Markab: back B+K
    
       Astaroth
       Poseidon Tide Rush (Attack Throw): down, down-back, back A
       Annihilation (Hold): [A]
       Annihilation (Hold): A, [A]
       Hades Control (Hold): back [A]
       Valarion: [K]
       Offering (Hold): down-forward [A+B]
       Breath of Hades (Hold): back [A+B]
       Guard Crusher: B+K
       Ax Lower Cannon (Additional Attack): back B+K, B
    
       Cassandra
       Elfin Thrust (Additional Attack): down B, B, during hit, K
       Elfin Thrust (Additional Attack): [forward] A+B, during hit, back
    
       Cervantes
       Bile Lunges: [forward] B
       Storm Generate (Attack Throw): against midair opponent, B down
       Cannonball Split: [back] {A}B
       Storm Nest (Attack Throw): downed opponent, [down or back] B
    
       Hilde
       Iron Tower: against midair opponent, B+K
    
       Ivy
       Ivy Lick: Sword state, forward B, U
       Ivy Lick: Sword state, up B+K
       Cagemaster: Whip state, while rising, B, B
       Embrace of Lust: Coiled state, forward A+B
       Embrace of Guilt: Sword state, forward A+B
       Insanity Light: Whip state, [down or up] A
       Insanity Feast: Whip state, [down or up] A, back
       Lamenting Tail: Whip state, [down-back or down-up] A
       Lamenting Tail: during Serpent's Embrace, A+K
       Wind Embrace: during Serpent's Embrace, A, during hit,
                     down, down-forward, forward, A
    
       Kilik
       Trick Bo: down-forward A+B
       Dirty Bo: down-back A+B
       Heavy Bo (counter): [forward or up-forward or down-forward] B
    
       Lizardman
       Killing Bite (Attack Throw): against downed opponent, head side, [back] K
    
       Mitsurugi
       Tear Step: {B}A
       Purifying Thrust: {A+B} forward
       Dividing Thrust: {A+B} [forward]
       Steel Roll: A+K
       Full Moon Disembowel: during Full Moon Death, B
       Wind Torture: during Mist, B, back B
       Purifying Thrust: during Mist, back B
       Dividing Thrust: during Mist, back B, forward
    
       Nightmare
       Jade Crusher: down-back {A}K
       Death Horn Charge: crouching, down-forward B
       Soul Smasher (Attack Throw): downed opponent, down A+B
       Dark Bite: facing away, B+K
       Dark Bite: B+K
       Flap Jack: crouching, A+G
       Over Toss: crouching, B+G
    
       Raphael
       Preparation Parry ~ Carnial Scraper: [back] B
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       Opening Treasure: down-forward A+B
       Holding Treasure: down-back A+B
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Fury Combo: B+K, forward, down-back B, down-back, down-back, A+B
       Silver Moon Combo: B+K, forward, down-back B, back, back, B+K
    
       Siegfried
       Over Toss: crouching, B+G
       Thrust Throw: down-back B
       Flap Jack: crouching, A+G
    
       Sophitia
       Painful Fate (Additional Attack): during Angel Step, B, during hit, back
    
       Voldo
       Asylum Step (Attack Throw): downed opponent, down-back [B]
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Ninja Blade Rush (counter): {B}A
    
       Zasalamel
       Belit-Sheri's Spear: while rising, B
       Belit-Sheri's Spear Condemnation: while rising, B forward
       Offering to Kishar: against midair opponent, back A+B
    
    
    Floor 5 ---------------------------------------------------------------------F5
    
    Floor Group: 5, 6, 7
    Floor Stage: Kunpaetku Shrine ~ Dream Remnants
    Stage Time:  90 Seconds
    
    Item:        Clergy Clothes
    Hint:        "Lure into the abyss."
    Condition:   Defeated an enemy by ring out.
    
    Enemies:     Lizardman
                 - Magnet
    
                 Lizardman
                 - Magnet
    
    Strategy:
    
       Here are some examples of moves that can ring out opponents:
       * Your character must be positioned on the edge of the ring.
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Suhail Sheretan: forward, down, down-forward A, B, K
       Shams Qadam: up-back or up or up-forward A+K, K
    
       Amy
       Decussate Strike: down-forward B, A
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward] B, A
    
       Astaroth
       Bull Rush: [forward] K
       Hades Cannon: [up or down] B
    
       Cassandra
       Guardian Wings: down B, up B, A, A
       Shield Buster: back B, B, A (Just)
    
       Cervantes
       Bile Lunges: [forward] B
       Sail Nautilus: forward B, B
    
       Hilde
       Mystic Star: [A] release (stage 2) during hit, A
       Tornado Kick: up or up-back K
    
       Ivy
       Dark Gathering: Coiled state, back A
       Serpent's Venom: Whip state, down, down-back, back A
    
       Kilik
       Phoenix Rage Thrust: back [B]
       Heaven Dance*: B+G
    
       Lizardman
       Extrusive Headbutt: down-back A, K
       Mezentius Style Shield Blast: down B, K
    
       Maxi
       Snake Kiss ~ Star Gale: back B, K
       Rage of Pleasure (Hold): back [A+B]
    
       Mitsurugi
       Step Stone Divide (Hold): down, down-forward, forward [B]
       Steel Slicer: A+B
    
       Nightmare
       Drop Kick: [back] K
       Over Toss*: crouching, B+G
    
       Raphael
       Unending Strings: B+G
       Venom Side Kick: [forward] K
    
       Rock
       Wild Knuckle: back K, A
       Grip Hammer: forward A, A
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       'combo': forward K ~ forward A, K
       Thrust Kick: down-forward {B}K
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Fury Combo: B+K, forward, down-back B, down-back, down-back, A+B
       Shade Buster: crouching, down-forward {A}B
    
       Siegfried
       Over Toss*: crouching, B+G
       Double Grounder Beta: down-back A, A
    
       Sophitia
       Olympus Cannon: [forward] B
       Cutlass Europa: back, A, A, A
    
       Talim
       Raging Wind: B+K
       Ice Wind: [forward] A+B
    
       Taki
       Haste Alternate: Up K, K, K
       Shadow Shrine: A forward
    
       The Apprientice
       Flipping Saber Throw: croucing, up K, A
       Force Impact*: B+G
    
       Tira
       Hiisi Barque: Gloomy side, [forward] B
       Hell's Barkarole: Gloomy side, [forward] K
    
       Voldo
       Blind Dive: crouching, down-forward A+B
       Blind Assault: facing away, [forward] K
    
       Xianghua
       Lower Great Wall: A+K, [B+K]
       Muu Jian: A+B
    
       Yoda
       Ataru Combo: [forward] A, A
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Door Knocker: forward A+B, B, B, B
       Zig-Zag: forward K, K
    
       Yun-Seong
       Heaven's Path (Additional Attack): A+B, B...
       Echo Kick: down-back K, K
    
       Zasalamel
       Belit-Sheri's Spear Condemntaion: while rising, B forward
       Enkidu The Valiant: up K
    
    
    Floor 6 ---------------------------------------------------------------------F6
    
    Floor Group: 5, 6, 7
    Floor Stage: Kunpaetku Shrine ~ Dream Remnants
    Stage Time:  100 Seconds
    
    Item:        Wonder Jacket
    Hint:        "Catch the enemy with your own hands."
    Condition:   Threw an opponent.
    
    Enemies:     Lizardman
                 - Venom Fang C
                 - Step SPeed Up
    
                 Lizardman
                 - Step Speed Up
    
    Strategy:
    
       Just throw your opponent.
    
    
    Floor 7 ---------------------------------------------------------------------F7
    
    Floor Group: 5, 6, 7
    Floor Stage: Kunpaetku Shrine ~ Dream Remnants
    Stage Time:  120 Seconds
    
    Item:        Warrior Trousers / 1,500 Gold
    Hint:        "Strike with precision."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage without missing any attacks.
    
    Enemies:     Lizardman [Boss]
                 - Step Speed Up
                 - Run Speed Up
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
    Strategy:
    
       This is a bit hard. Your attacks should not miss.
    
       Lizardman is fast and agile in here, he also tends to crawl down which
    prevents him from taking damage with high and mid attacks. He also got two full
    bars of life making it more difficult to knock him out in a square fight.
    Lizardman also have a Nullify Ring Out A skill, even though he have it, he can
    still be knocked out of the ring.
    
       Here are some examples of moves that can ring out opponents:
       * Your character must be positioned on the edge of the ring.
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Suhail Sheretan: forward, down, down-forward A, B, K
       Shams Qadam: up-back or up or up-forward A+K, K
    
       Amy
       Decussate Strike: down-forward B, A
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward] B, A
    
       Astaroth
       Bull Rush: [forward] K
       Hades Cannon: [up or down] B
    
       Cassandra
       Guardian Wings: down B, up B, A, A
       Shield Buster: back B, B, A (Just)
    
       Cervantes
       Bile Lunges: [forward] B
       Sail Nautilus: forward B, B
    
       Hilde
       Mystic Star: [A] release (stage 2) during hit, A
       Tornado Kick: up or up-back K
    
       Ivy
       Dark Gathering: Coiled state, back A
       Serpent's Venom: Whip state, down, down-back, back A
    
       Kilik
       Phoenix Rage Thrust: back [B]
       Heaven Dance*: B+G
    
       Lizardman
       Extrusive Headbutt: down-back A, K
       Mezentius Style Shield Blast: down B, K
    
       Maxi
       Snake Kiss ~ Star Gale: back B, K
       Rage of Pleasure (Hold): back [A+B]
    
       Mitsurugi
       Step Stone Divide (Hold): down, down-forward, forward [B]
       Steel Slicer: A+B
    
       Nightmare
       Drop Kick: [back] K
       Over Toss*: crouching, B+G
    
       Raphael
       Unending Strings: B+G
       Venom Side Kick: [forward] K
    
       Rock
       Wild Knuckle: back K, A
       Grip Hammer: forward A, A
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       'combo': forward K ~ forward A, K
       Thrust Kick: down-forward {B}K
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Fury Combo: B+K, forward, down-back B, down-back, down-back, A+B
       Shade Buster: crouching, down-forward {A}B
    
       Siegfried
       Over Toss*: crouching, B+G
       Double Grounder Beta: down-back A, A
    
       Sophitia
       Olympus Cannon: [forward] B
       Cutlass Europa: back, A, A, A
    
       Talim
       Raging Wind: B+K
       Ice Wind: [forward] A+B
    
       Taki
       Haste Alternate: Up K, K, K
       Shadow Shrine: A forward
    
       The Apprientice
       Flipping Saber Throw: croucing, up K, A
       Force Impact*: B+G
    
       Tira
       Hiisi Barque: Gloomy side, [forward] B
       Hell's Barkarole: Gloomy side, [forward] K
    
       Voldo
       Blind Dive: crouching, down-forward A+B
       Blind Assault: facing away, [forward] K
    
       Xianghua
       Lower Great Wall: A+K, [B+K]
       Muu Jian: A+B
    
       Yoda
       Ataru Combo: [forward] A, A
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Door Knocker: forward A+B, B, B, B
       Zig-Zag: forward K, K
    
       Yun-Seong
       Heaven's Path (Additional Attack): A+B, B...
       Echo Kick: down-back K, K
    
       Zasalamel
       Belit-Sheri's Spear Condemntaion: while rising, B forward
       Enkidu The Valiant: up K
    
    
    Floor 8 ---------------------------------------------------------------------F8
    
    Floor Group: 8, 9, 10
    Floor Stage: Sailor's Rest
    Stage Time:  150 Seconds
    
    Item:        Armor Ring: Ice Mirror
    Hint:        "You are not alone."
    Condition:   Switch with an ally 2 or more times.
    
    Enemies:     Dirk [Yun-Seong Style / Male]
                 - Will Power
    
                 Elise [Xianghua Style / Female]
                 - Will Power
    
                 Marej [Raphael Style / Male]
                 - Will Power
                 - Hyper Mode
    
    Strategy:
    
       Just switch with your character twice.
    
    
    Floor 9 ---------------------------------------------------------------------F9
    
    Floor Group: 8, 9, 10
    Floor Stage: Ice Coffin of the Sleeping Ancient
    Stage Time:  120 Seconds
    
    Item:        Scarlet Blossoms / 1,500 Gold
    Hint:        "Become a shield to repel the blade."
    Condition:   Guarded the opponent's attack 3 times in a row.  
    
    Enemies:     Zain [Nightmare Style / Male]
                 - Hysterical Strength
                 - Appeal
    
                 Kudi [Seong Mi-Na Style / Female]
                 - Will Power
                 - Appeal
    
    Strategy:
    
       Guard the opponent's attack 3 times in a row. Just hold down the guard
    button and you'll eventually get the item.
    
    
    Floor 10 -------------------------------------------------------------------F10
    
    Floor Group: 8, 9, 10
    Floor Stage: Ice Coffin of the Sleeping Ancient
    Stage Time:  150 Seconds
    
    Item:        Silver Boots / 1,500 Gold
    Hint:        "The best offense is a good defense."
    Condition:   Guarded the opponent's attack 10 times in a row.
    
    Enemies:     Cervantes [Boss]
                 - Hysterical Strength
                 - Will Power
                 - Hyper Mode
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
    Strategy:
    
       Much more harder than the previous floor. You'll be guarding 10 attacks in a
    row. Cervantes doesn't attack much and just keeps on encircling you for a
    while. Keep tapping and holding the guard button to prevent side and back
    attacks.
    
       Factors that makes this mission hard are; Cervantes randomly attacks in low
    areas and knows how to grapple which breaks the guard count. He doesn't attack
    too much which wastes a lot of your limited time. If you got a fast eye and
    reflexes, you should be able to guard Cervantes' basic down + attack. There are
    times he uses Critical Finish too.
    
       Customize a character with a high HP and/or defense, equip him/her with a
    Soul Gauge Recovery and a Soul Gauge Boost. If your Soul Gauge is flashing red,
    attack Cervantes to regain some Soul Gauge or switch with your other character.
    Equip them with an Auto Grapple Break too if possible.
    
       When he's encircling you, he's closing at you bit by bit. Try to stay away
    from him and keep a ranged distance to prevent him from throwing you. This
    mission doesn't require 10 consecutive guards for one character, you can switch
    character and continue guarding.
    
       When your character(s) got a low HP and/or time, finish off Cervantes. At
    least, you'll get an additional gold than keeping on-guard and get knocked out.
    You'll eventually get the item by luck.
    
    
    Floor 11 -------------------------------------------------------------------F11
    
    Floor Group: 11
    Floor Stage: Tower of Remembrance ~ Degeneration
    Stage Time:  400 Seconds
    
    Item:        Grim Horn / 2,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Use your ultimate attack without reservation."
    Condition:   Defeated all enemies with Critical Finish.  
    
    Enemies:     Ayala [Seong Mi-Na Style / Female]
                 - Knock Down
                 - Auto Grapple Break B
                 - Shave Damage B
    
                 Certis [Cervantes Style / Female]
                 - Knock Down
                 - Auto Grapple Break B
                 - Auto Counter B
    
                 Rapielle [Tira Style / Female]
                 - Knock Down
                 - Auto Grapple Break B
                 - Venom Fang B
    
                 Angol Fear [Boss]
                 - Knock Down
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
                 - Auto Grapple Break B
                 - Soul Gauge Damage B
    
    Strategy:
    
       Execute a Critical Finish with your every opponent. If you missed one, you
    won't get the item.
    
       To execute a Critical Finish, keep on attacking a blocking opponent.
    Preferably, use attacks with Guard Break properties. When your opponent's life
    bar is flashing red, their guard is nearly crushed, keep on attacking until
    his/her guard breaks (not necessarily the armor), you'll see your opponent and
    his/her soul gauge surrounded by a reddish electricity/cloud. You have a split
    second to press the Left shoulder button (by default or A+B+K+G) to execute a
    Critical Finish.
    
       List of moves with Guard Break properties:
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Suhail Sheretan: forward, down, down-forward A, B, K
       Mirlak Aladfar: back A, A
       Alruccaba Vega (Hold): crouching, up [B]
       Dhih Tarf (Hold): forward K, [K]
       Murzim Sinn: [up or down] B
    
       Amy
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward B], A
       Squalambrato Concierto Crescendo: [back] A, B, A
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward] B, A
    
       Astaroth
       Discuss Breaker: down-back [A], B
       Hades Ax (Hold): B, [B]
       Hades (Hold): down [B]
       Flying Divide (Hold): up-forward [B+K]
    
       Cervantes
       Flying Dutchman: crouching, A+B, B...
       Storm Flare: B, B, back B+K
       Storm Flare (Hold): B, B, back [B+K]
       Dark Geo Da Ray ~ Dread Charge: back A+B
       Shadow Flare: back B+K
       Shadow Flare (Hold): back [B+K]
    
       Hilde
       Mystic Star: [A] release (stage 2) during hit, A
    
       Ivy
       Piercing Madness: Sword state, forward [B]
       Raging Gnome: Whip state, [forward] A+B
       Dark Gathering: Coiled state, back A
       Dashing Wings: Whip state, forward {B}A+B
       Landing Embrace: Coiled state, [up or down] B
       Venom Strike: Whip state, [back] A
       Venom Strike ~ Serpent's Embrace: Whipe state, back [A]
    
       Kilik
       Phoenix Rage Thrust: back [B]
    
       Lizardman
       Camila Style ising Lizard (Hold): [back A], B
    
       Maxi
       Snake Kiss ~ Star Gale: back B, K
       Rage of Pleasure (Hold): back [A+B]
       Reverse Blow: facing away B+K
       Dragon Bite (Hold): during Right Outer, A, [K]
       Star Gale: During Left Outer, K
       Serpent Desire (Hold): during Left Inner, A, A, [B]
       Canyon Carve (Hold): during Left Inner, [B]
       Double Hammer ~ Left Outer: during Right Cross, B
       Dragon Star: during Right Cross, K, K, K (Just)
    
       Mitsurugi
       Shin Slicer Feint: down-back A, B
       Wing Blade ~ Cold Stitch (Hold): crouching, down-back B, [B]
       Fire Cannon ~ Relic: During Relic, A+B
    
       Nightmare
       Quick Neck Buster: {AG}A
       Shadow Slicer (Hold): down-back [A]
       Back Blade: back A
       Midnight Launcher: back B
       Bloody Jade Impact: down B+K
       Drop Kick: [back] K
    
       Rock
       Brave Fang (Hold): forward, [A+B]
       Rock Fall (Hold): [B+K]
       Rocking Hilt: down B+K
       Reverse Rock Fall: facing away, [B+K]
       Megaton Spike (Hold): [down-back or up-back B]
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       Dancing Crane: back A+B, A, B
       Seong's Quick Long Blade: up-forward, A+B, B
       Roaring Heaven: [back] B
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Air Combo: down-back A, A during hit A (just)
    
       Siegfried
       Terror Stomper (Hold): during chief hold [B]
       Buster Grounder (Hold): B, down [A]
    
       Talim
       Air Blade Thrust (Hold): back B, [B]
       Razor Storm: facing away, B+K, A+B
       Ice Wind: [forward] A+B
       Rising Baraw Strike: during Wind Charmer, B, B (delay)
    
       The Apprientice
       Force Blast: Down A+B
    
       Tira
       Shredding Vibrato (Hold): Jolly Side, back [A+B]
       Canary Waltz C-Dur: Jolly side, [back A], A
       Staccato Ravage: Gloomy side, [down B]
       Diving Talon Thrust: during Updraft, B
    
       Voldo
       Faceless Wheel ~ Down: facing away, down B, [K]
       Blind Dive: crouching, down-forward A+B
    
       Xianghua
       Quake Step: down B+K
       Lower Great Wall: A+K, [B+K]
    
       Yoda
       Charge Strike: Forward B
       Back Slash: Facing Away B+K
       Jedi Master Combo: [back A], B
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Poison Breath: A+B
       Bad Stomach: [A+B]
       Flag Slap ~ Manji Dragonfly: during Manji Dragonfly, A
       Daruma Drop ~ Meditation: during Super Dragonfly, down B+K
    
       Yun-Seong
       Avenging Claws: forward B, B
       Heaven's Path (Additional Attack): A+B, B...
       Wagging Tail: facing away, B+K
       Blazing Tempest: [back B+K]
    
       Zasalamel
       Marduk's Thunder (Hold): forward, A+B, [B]
       Breath of Mushussu: forward B+K
       Adad's Great Shears: facing away, B+K
       Adad's Great Shears (Hold): facing away, [B+K]
       Anshar's Halberd: A+K
    
    
       The easiest to use is Yun-Seong's Avenging Claws.
    
    
    Floor 12 -------------------------------------------------------------------F12
    
    Floor Group: 12, 13, 14
    Floor Stage: Phantom Pavillon
    Stage Time:  100 Seconds
    
    Item:        Magus Cloth / 2,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Lure them all into the abyss."
    Condition:   Defeated all enemies by Ring-Out.   
    
    Enemies:     Claire [Talim Style / Female]
                 - Soul Gauge Damage B
    
                 Lydia [Voldo Style / Female]
                 - Soul Gauge Damage A
                 - Soul Gauge Rate Up C
    
    Strategy:
    
       In this stage, you'll have to break the walls for you to easily ring out
    your opponent. You'll have throw or knock your opponent against the wall.
    Siegfried's Over Head Toss saves you from doing it, he can launch the enemy
    high enough to cross the lower walls of this stage. That move can also break
    the walls.
    
       Here are some examples of moves that can ring out opponents:
       * Your character must be positioned on the edge of the ring.
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Suhail Sheretan: forward, down, down-forward A, B, K
       Shams Qadam: up-back or up or up-forward A+K, K
    
       Amy
       Decussate Strike: down-forward B, A
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward] B, A
    
       Astaroth
       Bull Rush: [forward] K
       Hades Cannon: [up or down] B
    
       Cassandra
       Guardian Wings: down B, up B, A, A
       Shield Buster: back B, B, A (Just)
    
       Cervantes
       Bile Lunges: [forward] B
       Sail Nautilus: forward B, B
    
       Hilde
       Mystic Star: [A] release (stage 2) during hit, A
       Tornado Kick: up or up-back K
    
       Ivy
       Dark Gathering: Coiled state, back A
       Serpent's Venom: Whip state, down, down-back, back A
    
       Kilik
       Phoenix Rage Thrust: back [B]
       Heaven Dance*: B+G
    
       Lizardman
       Extrusive Headbutt: down-back A, K
       Mezentius Style Shield Blast: down B, K
    
       Maxi
       Snake Kiss ~ Star Gale: back B, K
       Rage of Pleasure (Hold): back [A+B]
    
       Mitsurugi
       Step Stone Divide (Hold): down, down-forward, forward [B]
       Steel Slicer: A+B
    
       Nightmare
       Drop Kick: [back] K
       Over Toss*: crouching, B+G
    
       Raphael
       Unending Strings: B+G
       Venom Side Kick: [forward] K
    
       Rock
       Wild Knuckle: back K, A
       Grip Hammer: forward A, A
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       'combo': forward K ~ forward A, K
       Thrust Kick: down-forward {B}K
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Fury Combo: B+K, forward, down-back B, down-back, down-back, A+B
       Shade Buster: crouching, down-forward {A}B
    
       Siegfried
       Over Toss*: crouching, B+G
       Double Grounder Beta: down-back A, A
    
       Sophitia
       Olympus Cannon: [forward] B
       Cutlass Europa: back, A, A, A
    
       Talim
       Raging Wind: B+K
       Ice Wind: [forward] A+B
    
       Taki
       Haste Alternate: Up K, K, K
       Shadow Shrine: A forward
    
       The Apprientice
       Flipping Saber Throw: croucing, up K, A
       Force Impact*: B+G
    
       Tira
       Hiisi Barque: Gloomy side, [forward] B
       Hell's Barkarole: Gloomy side, [forward] K
    
       Voldo
       Blind Dive: crouching, down-forward A+B
       Blind Assault: facing away, [forward] K
    
       Xianghua
       Lower Great Wall: A+K, [B+K]
       Muu Jian: A+B
    
       Yoda
       Ataru Combo: [forward] A, A
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Door Knocker: forward A+B, B, B, B
       Zig-Zag: forward K, K
    
       Yun-Seong
       Heaven's Path (Additional Attack): A+B, B...
       Echo Kick: down-back K, K
    
       Zasalamel
       Belit-Sheri's Spear Condemntaion: while rising, B forward
       Enkidu The Valiant: up K
    
    
    Floor 13 -------------------------------------------------------------------F13
    
    Floor Group: 12, 13, 14
    Floor Stage: Phantom Pavillon
    Stage Time:  120 Seconds
    
    Item:        Pegasus Sallet / 2,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Don't let the walls contain your rage."
    condition:   Destroyed all the walls within the stage.  
    
    Enemies:     Jiland [Maxi Style / Male]
                 - Soul Gauge Damage A
                 - Soul Gauge Vamp
    
                 Enna [Setsuka Style / Female]
                 - Soul Gauge Damage A
                 - Soul Gauge Rate Up B
    
    Strategy:
    
       Similar with the last stage, use Siegfried's Over Head Toss (B+G while
    crouching) or The Apprientice's Force Impact (B+G) to break the walls. Your
    character's back must be facing the wall.
    
    
    Floor 14 -------------------------------------------------------------------F14
    
    Floor Group: 12, 13, 14
    Floor Stage: Phantom Pavillon ~ Seesaw
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Unlocks:     Phantom Pavilion-Seesaw Stage
    Hint:        "A true warrior does not seek protection; repel the blade."
    Condition:   Performed 3 or more Guard Impacts.
    
    Enemies:     Henrieta [Ive Style / Female]
                 - Soul Gauge Damage A
                 - Soul Gauge Recovery C
                 - Nullify Ring Out B
    
                 Rusa [Taki Style / Female]
                 - Soul Gauge Damage S
                 - Soul Gauge Rate Up A
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
                 Tira [Boss]
                 - Soul Gauge Damage S
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Soul Gauge Recovery A
                 - Nullify Ring Out S
    
    Strategy:
    
       To perform a Guard Impact, you must block your opponent's attack and quickly
    tap forward + G (or down-forward G, depends on the attack blocked). If done
    successfully, there should be a green flash and your opponent will be
    temporarily open from attacks. You'll get a counter hit if you did it wrong.
    
       For an easy Guard Impact, customize and equip your character with an Auto
    Impact A and keep guarding. You'll eventually get the item.
    
    
    Floor 15 -------------------------------------------------------------------F15
    
    Floor Group: 15, 16, 17
    Floor Stage: Grand Labyrinth ~ Corridor of the Suspended Time
    Stage Time:  90 Seconds
    
    Item:        Submission Belt
    Hint:        "Devote your strategy to a singular strike."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage only with A & G.   
    
    Enemies:     Alastor [Zasalamel Style / Male]
                 - HP Drain S
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
    Strategy:
    
       Finish the stage using A & G attacks. You can use A+G throws too.
    
    
    Floor 16 -------------------------------------------------------------------F16
    
    Floor Group: 15, 16, 17
    Floor Stage: Grand Labyrinth ~ Corridor of the Suspended Time
    Stage Time:  70 Seconds
    
    Item:        Warlord's Pauldrons
    Hint:        "The victor emerges at the final moment."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage with time remaining at 0. 
    
    Enemies:     Skeleton [Lizardman Style / Male]
                 - HP Drain A
    
                 Skeleton [Lizardman Style / Male]
                 - HP Drain A
    
                 Skeleton [Hilde Style / Male]
                 - HP Drain A
                 - Shave Damage C
    
    Strategy:
    
       This floor is a bit tough, a proper timing is required to get this done.
    Finish off the first two enemies quickly, they've all got HP Drain A, you'll
    require a bit of more time for the last opponent since he'll be draining your
    HP while you wait for the time to strike to 3-0 seconds.
    
       Trim your opponent's HP to a "one hit KO" if possible and stay away for a
    while. Gauge the time and attack your opponent. Equip your character with a
    Shave Damage A, Hysterical Strength and a Strengthen Vertical and/or Strengthen
    Horizontal.
    
       You may not succeed in the first few tries, just measure your attacks and
    keep trying.
    
    
    Floor 17 -------------------------------------------------------------------F17
    
    Floor Group: 15, 16, 17
    Floor Stage: Egyptian Temple ~ Sacred Flame
    Stage Time:  180 Seconds
    
    Item:        Arm Bandages / 2,500 Gold
    Hint:        "Master the ceaseless dance."
    Condition:   Executed a 5+ combo.   
    
    Enemies:     Curua [Seong Mi-Na Style / Female]
                 - HP Drain A
    
                 Ducis [Astaroth Style / Male]
                 - HP Drain A
                 - HP Recovery C
    
                 Armaroth [Zasalamel Style / Male / Boss]
                 - HP Drain S
                 - Shave Damage C
                 - HP Recovery B
    
    Strategy:
    
       Here are some examples of 5+ combo hits:
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Amy
       Stocatta Rampage Crescendo: back B+K, B (9 hits)
    
       Astaroth
       Poseidon Tide Rush: down, down-back, back A, A, A, A, A, A, (6 hits)
    
       Cervantes
       Flying Dutchman: crouching, A+B (7 hits)
    
       Ivy
       Dashing Wings: Whip state, forward {B}A+B (5 hits)
       Dancing Gnome (Hold): Whip state, forward [A+B] (5 hits)
       Spiral Punishment: Whip state, back A+B, B (7 hits)
    
       Kilik
       Phoenix Flare ~ Raven Slaughter Thrust: back A+B, B, B, B (6 hits)
    
       Lizardman
       Camila Style Romper Twister: while rising, K, K, K (6 hits)
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       Heavy Crane: back A+B, back A+B (8 hits)
    
       Talim
       Ice Wind Combo: facing away, A+B, down, down-forward, forward A,
                       down, down-forward, forward B (9 hits)
    
       The Apprientice
       Force Lightning: [back] A+B (6 hits)
       Star Raid Lightning: during Force Levitation, B+K (6 hits)
    
       Tira
       Shredding Vibrato (Hold): Jolly Side, back [A+B] (5 hits)
    
       Yoda
       Council Judgment: down, down-forward, forward B, B, B, B, B, B (6 hits)
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Spinning Sword: [back] {B}A (6 hits)
    
    
    Floor 18 -------------------------------------------------------------------F18
    
    Floor Group: 18, 19, 20
    Floor Stage: Jyurakudai Villa ~ Virgin Snow
    Stage Time:  150 Seconds
    
    Item:        Kouchu Kabuto / 2,500 Gold
    Hint:        "Explore the boundaries of the stage."
    Condition:   Stood on all corners of the stage. 
    
    Enemies:     Tomoe [Yoshimitsu Style / Female]
                 - Auto Impact B
                 - Auto Grapple Break B
    
                 Ryuki [Mitsurugi Style / Male]
                 - Auto Impact B
                 - Impact Edge
                 - Auto Grapple Break B
    
    Strategy:
    
       To get the item, start going through the end-corners of the stage. You don't
    need to pause, just pass through it. You may get knocked over the stage so
    equip your character a Nullify Ring Out skill to be safe but this floor is not
    that hard.
    
    
    Floor 19 -------------------------------------------------------------------F19
    
    Floor Group: 18, 19, 20
    Floor Stage: Jyurakudai Villa ~ Virgin Snow
    Stage Time:  150 Seconds
    
    Item:        Demonic Kabuto / 2,500 Gold
    Hint:        "Fight with your allies."
    Condition:   Switched with an ally 5 or more times.   
    
    Enemies:     Ryouga [Mitsurugi Style / Male]
                 - Auto Impact A
                 - Auto Grapple Break B
    
                 Setsuka
                 - Auto Impact A
                 - Impact Heal
                 - Auto Grapple Break A
    
    Strategy:
    
       Just switch with your characters five times.
    
    
    Floor 20 -------------------------------------------------------------------F20
    
    Floor Group: 18, 19, 20
    Floor Stage: Distant Marsh
    Stage Time:  150 Seconds
    
    Item:        Life Gem: Sun / 2,500 Gold
    Hint:        "Hand down judgement with one swing."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage with a critical finish.  
    
    Enemies:     Sizuku [Taki Style / Female / Boss]
                 - Auto Impact S
                 - Impact Heal
                 - Auto Grapple Break S
                 - Impact Edge
    
                 Yoshimitsu
                 - Auto Impact S
                 - Impact Edge
                 - Auto Grapple Break A
    
    Strategy:
    
       Execute a Critical Finish with your last opponent. Your attacks might get
    repelled from time to time since both of your opoonents are equipped with Auto
    Impact S. See Floor 11's strategy on how to execute a Critical Finish.
    
       List of moves with Guard Break properties:
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Suhail Sheretan: forward, down, down-forward A, B, K
       Mirlak Aladfar: back A, A
       Alruccaba Vega (Hold): crouching, up [B]
       Dhih Tarf (Hold): forward K, [K]
       Murzim Sinn: [up or down] B
    
       Amy
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward B], A
       Squalambrato Concierto Crescendo: [back] A, B, A
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward] B, A
    
       Astaroth
       Discuss Breaker: down-back [A], B
       Hades Ax (Hold): B, [B]
       Hades (Hold): down [B]
       Flying Divide (Hold): up-forward [B+K]
    
       Cervantes
       Flying Dutchman: crouching, A+B, B...
       Storm Flare: B, B, back B+K
       Storm Flare (Hold): B, B, back [B+K]
       Dark Geo Da Ray ~ Dread Charge: back A+B
       Shadow Flare: back B+K
       Shadow Flare (Hold): back [B+K]
    
       Hilde
       Mystic Star: [A] release (stage 2) during hit, A
    
       Ivy
       Piercing Madness: Sword state, forward [B]
       Raging Gnome: Whip state, [forward] A+B
       Dark Gathering: Coiled state, back A
       Dashing Wings: Whip state, forward {B}A+B
       Landing Embrace: Coiled state, [up or down] B
       Venom Strike: Whip state, [back] A
       Venom Strike ~ Serpent's Embrace: Whipe state, back [A]
    
       Kilik
       Phoenix Rage Thrust: back [B]
    
       Lizardman
       Camila Style ising Lizard (Hold): [back A], B
    
       Maxi
       Snake Kiss ~ Star Gale: back B, K
       Rage of Pleasure (Hold): back [A+B]
       Reverse Blow: facing away B+K
       Dragon Bite (Hold): during Right Outer, A, [K]
       Star Gale: During Left Outer, K
       Serpent Desire (Hold): during Left Inner, A, A, [B]
       Canyon Carve (Hold): during Left Inner, [B]
       Double Hammer ~ Left Outer: during Right Cross, B
       Dragon Star: during Right Cross, K, K, K (Just)
    
       Mitsurugi
       Shin Slicer Feint: down-back A, B
       Wing Blade ~ Cold Stitch (Hold): crouching, down-back B, [B]
       Fire Cannon ~ Relic: During Relic, A+B
    
       Nightmare
       Quick Neck Buster: {AG}A
       Shadow Slicer (Hold): down-back [A]
       Back Blade: back A
       Midnight Launcher: back B
       Bloody Jade Impact: down B+K
       Drop Kick: [back] K
    
       Rock
       Brave Fang (Hold): forward, [A+B]
       Rock Fall (Hold): [B+K]
       Rocking Hilt: down B+K
       Reverse Rock Fall: facing away, [B+K]
       Megaton Spike (Hold): [down-back or up-back B]
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       Dancing Crane: back A+B, A, B
       Seong's Quick Long Blade: up-forward, A+B, B
       Roaring Heaven: [back] B
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Air Combo: down-back A, A during hit A (just)
    
       Siegfried
       Terror Stomper (Hold): during chief hold [B]
       Buster Grounder (Hold): B, down [A]
    
       Talim
       Air Blade Thrust (Hold): back B, [B]
       Razor Storm: facing away, B+K, A+B
       Ice Wind: [forward] A+B
       Rising Baraw Strike: during Wind Charmer, B, B (delay)
    
       The Apprientice
       Force Blast: Down A+B
    
       Tira
       Shredding Vibrato (Hold): Jolly Side, back [A+B]
       Canary Waltz C-Dur: Jolly side, [back A], A
       Staccato Ravage: Gloomy side, [down B]
       Diving Talon Thrust: during Updraft, B
    
       Voldo
       Faceless Wheel ~ Down: facing away, down B, [K]
       Blind Dive: crouching, down-forward A+B
    
       Xianghua
       Quake Step: down B+K
       Lower Great Wall: A+K, [B+K]
    
       Yoda
       Charge Strike: Forward B
       Back Slash: Facing Away B+K
       Jedi Master Combo: [back A], B
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Poison Breath: A+B
       Bad Stomach: [A+B]
       Flag Slap ~ Manji Dragonfly: during Manji Dragonfly, A
       Daruma Drop ~ Meditation: during Super Dragonfly, down B+K
    
       Yun-Seong
       Avenging Claws: forward B, B
       Heaven's Path (Additional Attack): A+B, B...
       Wagging Tail: facing away, B+K
       Blazing Tempest: [back B+K]
    
       Zasalamel
       Marduk's Thunder (Hold): forward, A+B, [B]
       Breath of Mushussu: forward B+K
       Adad's Great Shears: facing away, B+K
       Adad's Great Shears (Hold): facing away, [B+K]
       Anshar's Halberd: A+K
    
    
       The easiest to use is Yun-Seong's Avenging Claws.
    
    
    Floor 21 -------------------------------------------------------------------F21
    
    Floor Group: 21, 22, 23
    Floor Stage: Sailor's Rest
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Longhua Qipau / 3,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Give in to the abyss"
    Condition:   Voluntarily performed a Ring Out. 
    
    Enemies:     Seong Mi-Na
                 - Evil Sword Berserk
                 - Double-Edge Sword
                 - Hyper Mode
    
                 Uvall [Rock Style / Male]
                 - Auto Counter B
    
                 Veles [Maxi Style / Male]
                 - Auto Unblockable Attack B
    
    Strategy:
    
       Here are some moves you can use to perform a voluntary Ring Out:
       You'll have to corner your opponent at the edge of the ring first.
       [] = Hold
    
       Cervantes
       Dark Geo Da Ray ~ Dread Charge: back A+B
    
       Talim
       'combo': A, A, B, B
    
       Yoda
       Ataru Combo: A+B, B
       Ataru Strike: down A+B
    
       Yun-Seong
       Blazing Tempest: [back B+K]
       Phoenix Ascension: up, K, K, K (must be guarded)
    
    
    Floor 22 -------------------------------------------------------------------F22
    
    Floor Group: 21, 22, 23
    Floor Stage: Hall of the Warrior God
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Honor Boots 
    Hint:        "Interrupt your opponent's attacks with your own."
    Condition:   Performed 4 or More Counter Hits.   
    
    Enemies:     Xianghua
                 - Evil Sword Berserk
                 - Double-Edge Sword
                 - Hyper Mode
    
                 Yufeng [Zasalamel Style / Male]
                 - Nullify Counter B
                 - Auto Counter C
    
                 Xunyu [Astaroth Style / Male]
                 - Nullify Counter A
                 - Auto Counter B
    
    Strategy:
    
       Attack your opponent while they're currently attacking to execute a Counter
    Hit. To easily get the item, equip your character with an Auto Counter and/or
    an Auto Unblockable Attack skills.
    
    
    Floor 23 -------------------------------------------------------------------F23
    
    Floor Group: 21, 22, 23
    Floor Stage: Thesmophoros' Imperial Garden
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Frilled Skirt
    Hint:        "Become a shield to repel the blade"
    Condition:   Guarded the opponent's attack 3 times in a row. 
    
    Enemies:     Cassandra [Boss]
                 - Evil Sword Berserk
                 - Double-Edge Sword
                 - Hyper Mode
                 - Shave Damage S
    
                 Helios [Yoshimitsu Style / Male]
                 - Shave Damage C
                 - Impact Edge
    
                 Beleth [Yun-Seong Style]
                 - Shave Damage B
                 - Impact Edge
    
    Strategy:
    
       Guard the opponent's attack 3 times in a row. Just hold down the guard
    button and you'll eventually get the item.
    
    
    Floor 24 -------------------------------------------------------------------F24
    
    Floor Group: 24, 25, 26
    Floor Stage: Hall of the Warrior God
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Protect Gem: Cardinal Direction / 3,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Surpass the limit of power with one attempt."
    Condition:   Performed a combo with a total damage over 240.
    
    Enemies:     Gorus [Kilik Style / Male]
                 - Start Dash C
                 - Will Power
    
                 Marid [Cervantes Style / Male]
                 - Start Dash B
    
                 Jean [Raphael Style / Male]
                 - Nullify Aerial Control
                 - Charge Cancel
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
    
    Strategy:
    
       Customize Astaroth with a high attack and equip him with the weapon: Great
    Maul. It has an attack of 210. Use Discus Breaker (down-back, Hold A, B) on
    your opponent.
    
       You can also customize Ashlotte (and Astaroth) with Blade Ring: Night Blade
    and equip Aslotte with the weapon: Krnielk East. It has an attack of 230. Then
    use Discus Breaker on your opponent.
    
    
    Floor 25 -------------------------------------------------------------------F25
    
    Floor Group: 24, 25, 26
    Floor Stage: Ostrheinsburg Castle Throne Room
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Zhuque Changpao / 3,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Apprehend with your hands multiple times."
    Condition:   Threw 5 times.
    
    Enemies:     Astaria [Maxi Style / Female]
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Soul Gauge Damage A
                 - Charge Cancel
    
                 Juno [Siegfried Style / Female]
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Charge Cancel
    
                 Thetis [Mitsurugi Style / Female]
                 - Nullify Aerial Control
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Charge Cancel
    
    Strategy:
    
       Just throw your opponent five times.
    
    
    Floor 26 -------------------------------------------------------------------F26
    
    Floor Group: 24, 25, 26
    Floor Stage: Ostrheinsburg Castle ~ Twilight
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Warthog Cuirass / 3,500 Gold
    Hint:        "Master the Never-ending Dance."
    Condition:   Executed a 10+ Combo.
    
    Enemies:     Oruks [Nightmare Style / Male / Boss]
                 - Nullify Aerial Control
                 - Charge Cancel
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
    
                 Castor [Yoshimitsu Style / Male]
                 - Nullify Aerial Control
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Charge Cancel
    
                 Nornen [Xianghua Style / Female]
                 - Nullify Aerial Control
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Charge Cancel
                 - Double-Edge Sword
    
    Strategy:
    
       The easiest way to execute a 10 hit combo is by using Amy's Stoccata Rampage 
    Crescendo (back B+K, B) which does 9 hits, then quickly tap down B to attack a
    downed opponent for the 10th hit.
    
    
    Floor 27 -------------------------------------------------------------------F27
    
    Floor Group: 27, 28, 29
    Floor Stage: Jyurakudai Villa ~ Virgin Snow
    Stage Time:  150 Seconds
    
    Item:        Iron Gauntlets / 3,500 Gold
    Hint:        "Do not part with your vitality."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage with no damage taken.
    
    Enemies:     Shura
                 - Switch Speed Up
                 - Knock Down
                 - Strengthen Vertical
    
                 Taki
                 - Switch Speed Up
                 - Magnet
                 - Strengthen Horizontal
    
    Strategy:
    
       This is harder than the first floor. You can keep throwing them if you're
    lucky enough or ring them out if possible.
    
    
    Floor 28 -------------------------------------------------------------------F28
    
    Floor Group: 27, 28, 29
    Floor Stage: Thesmophoros' Imperial Garden
    Stage Time:  150 Seconds
    
    Item:        Aculeus Suit / 3,500 Gold
    Hint:        "Keep jolting the opponent's defense."
    Condition:   Opponent guarded a Guard Break attack at least twice.
    
    Enemies:     Scheherezade
                 - Switch Speed Up
                 - Appeal
                 - HP Drain S
    
                 Raphael
                 - Switch Speed Up
                 - Appeal
                 - Shave Damage S
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
    Strategy:
    
       Keep attacking your opponent with moves with Guard Break property to break
    their guard. You don't need to execute a Critical Finish on them.
    
       List of moves with Guard Break properties:
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Suhail Sheretan: forward, down, down-forward A, B, K
       Mirlak Aladfar: back A, A
       Alruccaba Vega (Hold): crouching, up [B]
       Dhih Tarf (Hold): forward K, [K]
       Murzim Sinn: [up or down] B
    
       Amy
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward B], A
       Squalambrato Concierto Crescendo: [back] A, B, A
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward] B, A
    
       Astaroth
       Discuss Breaker: down-back [A], B
       Hades Ax (Hold): B, [B]
       Hades (Hold): down [B]
       Flying Divide (Hold): up-forward [B+K]
    
       Cervantes
       Flying Dutchman: crouching, A+B, B...
       Storm Flare: B, B, back B+K
       Storm Flare (Hold): B, B, back [B+K]
       Dark Geo Da Ray ~ Dread Charge: back A+B
       Shadow Flare: back B+K
       Shadow Flare (Hold): back [B+K]
    
       Hilde
       Mystic Star: [A] release (stage 2) during hit, A
    
       Ivy
       Piercing Madness: Sword state, forward [B]
       Raging Gnome: Whip state, [forward] A+B
       Dark Gathering: Coiled state, back A
       Dashing Wings: Whip state, forward {B}A+B
       Landing Embrace: Coiled state, [up or down] B
       Venom Strike: Whip state, [back] A
       Venom Strike ~ Serpent's Embrace: Whipe state, back [A]
    
       Kilik
       Phoenix Rage Thrust: back [B]
    
       Lizardman
       Camila Style ising Lizard (Hold): [back A], B
    
       Maxi
       Snake Kiss ~ Star Gale: back B, K
       Rage of Pleasure (Hold): back [A+B]
       Reverse Blow: facing away B+K
       Dragon Bite (Hold): during Right Outer, A, [K]
       Star Gale: During Left Outer, K
       Serpent Desire (Hold): during Left Inner, A, A, [B]
       Canyon Carve (Hold): during Left Inner, [B]
       Double Hammer ~ Left Outer: during Right Cross, B
       Dragon Star: during Right Cross, K, K, K (Just)
    
       Mitsurugi
       Shin Slicer Feint: down-back A, B
       Wing Blade ~ Cold Stitch (Hold): crouching, down-back B, [B]
       Fire Cannon ~ Relic: During Relic, A+B
    
       Nightmare
       Quick Neck Buster: {AG}A
       Shadow Slicer (Hold): down-back [A]
       Back Blade: back A
       Midnight Launcher: back B
       Bloody Jade Impact: down B+K
       Drop Kick: [back] K
    
       Rock
       Brave Fang (Hold): forward, [A+B]
       Rock Fall (Hold): [B+K]
       Rocking Hilt: down B+K
       Reverse Rock Fall: facing away, [B+K]
       Megaton Spike (Hold): [down-back or up-back B]
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       Dancing Crane: back A+B, A, B
       Seong's Quick Long Blade: up-forward, A+B, B
       Roaring Heaven: [back] B
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Air Combo: down-back A, A during hit A (just)
    
       Siegfried
       Terror Stomper (Hold): during chief hold [B]
       Buster Grounder (Hold): B, down [A]
    
       Talim
       Air Blade Thrust (Hold): back B, [B]
       Razor Storm: facing away, B+K, A+B
       Ice Wind: [forward] A+B
       Rising Baraw Strike: during Wind Charmer, B, B (delay)
    
       The Apprientice
       Force Blast: Down A+B
    
       Tira
       Shredding Vibrato (Hold): Jolly Side, back [A+B]
       Canary Waltz C-Dur: Jolly side, [back A], A
       Staccato Ravage: Gloomy side, [down B]
       Diving Talon Thrust: during Updraft, B
    
       Voldo
       Faceless Wheel ~ Down: facing away, down B, [K]
       Blind Dive: crouching, down-forward A+B
    
       Xianghua
       Quake Step: down B+K
       Lower Great Wall: A+K, [B+K]
    
       Yoda
       Charge Strike: Forward B
       Back Slash: Facing Away B+K
       Jedi Master Combo: [back A], B
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Poison Breath: A+B
       Bad Stomach: [A+B]
       Flag Slap ~ Manji Dragonfly: during Manji Dragonfly, A
       Daruma Drop ~ Meditation: during Super Dragonfly, down B+K
    
       Yun-Seong
       Avenging Claws: forward B, B
       Heaven's Path (Additional Attack): A+B, B...
       Wagging Tail: facing away, B+K
       Blazing Tempest: [back B+K]
    
       Zasalamel
       Marduk's Thunder (Hold): forward, A+B, [B]
       Breath of Mushussu: forward B+K
       Adad's Great Shears: facing away, B+K
       Adad's Great Shears (Hold): facing away, [B+K]
       Anshar's Halberd: A+K
    
    
       The easiest to use is Yun-Seong's Avenging Claws.
    
    
    Floor 29 -------------------------------------------------------------------F29
    
    Floor Group: 27, 28, 29
    Floor Stage: Wolfkrone Monument
    Stage Time:  150 Seconds
    
    Item:        Menghu Boots / 3,500 Gold
    Hint:        "Fight with your allies."
    Condition:   switched with an ally 5 or more times.
    
    Enemies:     Kamikirimusi [Boss]
                 - Switch Speed Up
                 - Will Power
                 - Auto Impact A
                 - Impact Edge
    
                 Ashlotte
                 - Switch Speed Up
                 - Hysterical Strength
                 - Auto Impact A
                 - Impact Heal
    
    Strategy:
    
       Just switch with your characters five times.
    
    
    Floor 30 -------------------------------------------------------------------F30
    
    Floor Group: 30, 31, 32
    Floor Stage: Tower of Remembrance ~ Ancient Gate
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Spirit Gem: Nonuple Heads / 3,500 Gold
    Hint:        "A fearless warrior triumphs."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage without guarding.
    
    Enemies:     Ivy
                 - HP Recovery C
                 - Auto Grapple Break C
    
                 Talim
                 - HP Recovery B
                 - Auto Grapple Break C
                 - Nullify Ring Out B
    
                 Cassandra
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - HP Recovery C
                 - Auto Impact C
                 - Nullify Ring Out S
    
    Strategy:
    
       Just finish the stage without guarding. Customize your character with a high
    HP and/or defense since this is the first floor of this floor group. You'll
    need more HP in the later floors.
    
       Equip your characters with an HP Drain skill too if possible.
    
    
    Floor 31 -------------------------------------------------------------------F31
    
    Floor Group: 30, 31, 32
    Floor Stage: Tower of Remembrance ~ Encounter
    Stage Time:  240 Seconds
    
    Item:        Longming Qipau / 4,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Rely on impeccable timing for victory." 
    Condition:   Performed 5 or more Just Inputs.
    
    Enemies:     Siegfried
                 - HP Recovery C
                 - Auto Grapple Break C
    
                 Yun-Seong
                 - HP Recovery B
                 - Auto Grapple Break B
    
                 Rock
                 - HP Recovery B
                 - Auto Grapple Break S
    
                 Setsuka
                 - Soul Gauge Boost B
                 - HP Recovery B
                 - Auto Impact B
    
    Strategy:
    
       To perform Just Inputs quickly, Use Maxi's Fury ~ Right Outer
    (B+K, B, B, B, A). The white flash is the Just inputs.
    
    
    Floor 32 -------------------------------------------------------------------F32
    
    Floor Group: 30, 31, 32
    Floor Stage: Tower of Remembrance ~ Degeneration
    Stage Time:  300 Seconds
    
    Item:        Vane Mask / 4,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Apprehend the yielding enemy."
    Condition:   Performed a low throw.
    
    Enemies:     Sophitia
                 - HP Recovery B
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
                 Tira
                 - HP Recovery A
                 - Auto Grapple Break S
    
                 Voldo
                 - HP Recovery A
                 - Auto Grapple Break S
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
                 Zasalamel [Boss]
                 - Soul Gauge Boost S
                 - Nullify Ring Out S
                 - Auto Impact S
    
    Strategy:
    
       List of Low Throw moves:
    
    
    Floor 33 -------------------------------------------------------------------F33
    
    Floor Group: 33, 34, 35
    Floor Stage: Tower of Remembrance ~ Spiral of Time
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Battle Dress
    Hint:        "Unleash attacks that strike and seize."
    Condition:   Performed 3 attack throws.
    
    Enemies:     Freya [Hilde Style / Female]
                 - Impact Heal
                 - Auto Impact A
    
                 Hestia [Taki Style / Female]
                 - Impact Heal
                 - Master Impact
    
                 Sallos [Maxi Style / Male]
                 - Impact Heal
                 - Strong Impact
    
    Strategy:
    
       Use your character's attack throw three times. You can see an "AT" symbol in
    the moves list. Normal throws like A+G and B+G won't work. Take note that not
    all characters have attack throws. Hit or blocked, it doesn't matter, as long
    as your Attack Throw didn't missed.
    
       List of Attack Throw moves:
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Almach Nasm (Attack Throw): against midair opponent, up B+K
       Sadalsuud Markab: back B+K
    
       Astaroth
       Poseidon Tide Rush (Attack Throw): down, down-back, back A
       Annihilation (Hold): [A]
       Annihilation (Hold): A, [A]
       Hades Control (Hold): back [A]
       Valarion: [K]
       Offering (Hold): down-forward [A+B]
       Breath of Hades (Hold): back [A+B]
       Guard Crusher: B+K
       Ax Lower Cannon (Additional Attack): back B+K, B
    
       Cassandra
       Elfin Thrust (Additional Attack): down B, B, during hit, K
       Elfin Thrust (Additional Attack): [forward] A+B, during hit, back
    
       Cervantes
       Bile Lunges: [forward] B
       Storm Generate (Attack Throw): against midair opponent, B down
       Cannonball Split: [back] {A}B
       Storm Nest (Attack Throw): downed opponent, [down or back] B
    
       Hilde
       Iron Tower: against midair opponent, B+K
    
       Ivy
       Ivy Lick: Sword state, forward B, U
       Ivy Lick: Sword state, up B+K
       Cagemaster: Whip state, while rising, B, B
       Embrace of Lust: Coiled state, forward A+B
       Embrace of Guilt: Sword state, forward A+B
       Insanity Light: Whip state, [down or up] A
       Insanity Feast: Whip state, [down or up] A, back
       Lamenting Tail: Whip state, [down-back or down-up] A
       Lamenting Tail: during Serpent's Embrace, A+K
       Wind Embrace: during Serpent's Embrace, A, during hit,
                     down, down-forward, forward, A
    
       Kilik
       Trick Bo: down-forward A+B
       Dirty Bo: down-back A+B
       Heavy Bo (counter): [forward or up-forward or down-forward] B
    
       Lizardman
       Killing Bite (Attack Throw): against downed opponent, head side, [back] K
    
       Mitsurugi
       Tear Step: {B}A
       Purifying Thrust: {A+B} forward
       Dividing Thrust: {A+B} [forward]
       Steel Roll: A+K
       Full Moon Disembowel: during Full Moon Death, B
       Wind Torture: during Mist, B, back B
       Purifying Thrust: during Mist, back B
       Dividing Thrust: during Mist, back B, forward
    
       Nightmare
       Jade Crusher: down-back {A}K
       Death Horn Charge: crouching, down-forward B
       Soul Smasher (Attack Throw): downed opponent, down A+B
       Dark Bite: facing away, B+K
       Dark Bite: B+K
       Flap Jack: crouching, A+G
       Over Toss: crouching, B+G
    
       Raphael
       Preparation Parry ~ Carnial Scraper: [back] B
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       Opening Treasure: down-forward A+B
       Holding Treasure: down-back A+B
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Fury Combo: B+K, forward, down-back B, down-back, down-back, A+B
       Silver Moon Combo: B+K, forward, down-back B, back, back, B+K
    
       Siegfried
       Over Toss: crouching, B+G
       Thrust Throw: down-back B
       Flap Jack: crouching, A+G
    
       Sophitia
       Painful Fate (Additional Attack): during Angel Step, B, during hit, back
    
       Voldo
       Asylum Step (Attack Throw): downed opponent, down-back [B]
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Ninja Blade Rush (counter): {B}A
    
       Zasalamel
       Belit-Sheri's Spear: while rising, B
       Belit-Sheri's Spear Condemnation: while rising, B forward
       Offering to Kishar: against midair opponent, back A+B
    
    
    Floor 34 -------------------------------------------------------------------F34
    
    Floor Group: 33, 34, 35
    Floor Stage: Sailor's Rest
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Power Gem: Warrior Princess / 4,000 Gold
    Hint:        "A true warrior does not seek protection; repel the blade."
    Condition:   Performed 3 or more Guard Impacts.
    
    Enemies:     Asrafil [Mitsurugu Style / Male]
                 - Impact Edge
                 - Strong Impact
    
                 Mors [Amy Style / Male]
                 - Impact Edge
                 - Master Impact
    
                 Seong Mi-Na
                 - Impact Edge
                 - Auto Impact A
    
    Strategy:
    
       To perform a Guard Impact, you must block your opponent's attack and quickly
    tap forward + G (or down-forward G, depends on the attack blocked). If done
    successfully, there should be a green flash and your opponent will be
    temporarily open from attacks. You'll get a counter hit if you did it wrong.
    
       For an easy Guard Impact, customize and equip your character with an Auto
    Impact A and keep guarding. You'll eventually get the item.
    
    
    Floor 35 -------------------------------------------------------------------F35
    
    Floor Group: 33, 34, 35
    Floor Stage: Egyptian Temple ~ Sacred Flame
    Stage Time:  300 Seconds
    
    Item:        Warthog Pauldrons / 4,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Do not seek protection, hide, or escape."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage without switching characters.
    
    Enemies:     Azalea [Seong Mi-Na Style / Female]
                 - Master Impact
                 - Auto Impact A
                 - Impact Edge
    
                 Camilla [Cassandra Style / Female]
                 - Auto Impact A
                 - Impact Edge
                 - Impact Heal
    
                 Xianghua [Boss]
                 - Impact Edge
                 - Impact Heal
                 - Strong Impact
                 - Auto Impact S
    
    Strategy:
    
       Just finish this floor without switching with your characters. It's OK if
    your first character is knocked out, it's not counted as "switched".
    
    
    Floor 36 -------------------------------------------------------------------F36
    
    Floor Group: 36, 37, 38
    Floor Stage: Hall of the Warrior God
    Stage Time:  80 Seconds
    
    Item:        Parlor Blouse / 4,500 Gold
    Hint:        "The victor emerges at the final moment."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage with time remaining at 0.
    
    Enemies:     Fenvil [Maxi Style / Male]
                 - Auto Grapple Break S
                 - Soul Gauge Recovery A
    
                 Jarvis [Kilik Style / Male]
                 - Nullify Ring Out S
                 - HP Recovery S
    
                 Aeolos [Yun-Seong Style / Male]
                 - Soul Gauge Boost S
                 - HP Drain S
    
    Strategy:
    
       Similar with floor 16, this floor requires proper timing. Quickly beat the
    first two enemies so you'll have more HP left to deal with the third one.
    
       Trim your opponent's HP to a "one hit KO" if possible and stay away for a
    while. Gauge the time and attack your opponent. Equip your character with a
    Shave Damage A, Hysterical Strength and a Strengthen Vertical and/or Strengthen
    Horizontal.
    
       You may not succeed in the first few tries, just measure your attacks and
    keep trying.
    
    
    Floor 37 -------------------------------------------------------------------F37
    
    Floor Group: 36, 37, 38
    Floor Stage: Jyurakudai Villa ~ Virgin Snow
    Stage Time:  80 Seconds
    
    Item:        Siren's Helm / 4,500 Gold
    Hint:        "Use your ultimate attack without reservation."
    Condition:   Defeated all enemies with Critical Finish.
    
    Enemies:     Ibilis [Yoshimitsu Style / Female]
                 - Auto Grapple Break A
                 - HP Recovery A
                 - Soul Gauge Recovery A
    
                 Abigail [Ivy Style / Female]
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
                 - HP Recovery A
                 - Soul Gauge Boost A
    
                 Carine [Talim Style / Female]
                 - Auto Grapple Break A
                 - HP Drain A
                 - Soul Gauge Boost A
    
    Strategy:
    
       Execute a Critical Finish with your every opponent. If you missed one, you
    won't get the item. Of the three of your opponents, Abigail sometimes doesn't
    block attacks so you may accidentally knock her out. Finish Abigail with
    atleast 25+ seconds more left for Carine, her Soul Gauge is higher compared
    with the first two so it'll take a bit of time for you to Guard Crush her.
    
       List of moves with Guard Break properties:
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Suhail Sheretan: forward, down, down-forward A, B, K
       Mirlak Aladfar: back A, A
       Alruccaba Vega (Hold): crouching, up [B]
       Dhih Tarf (Hold): forward K, [K]
       Murzim Sinn: [up or down] B
    
       Amy
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward B], A
       Squalambrato Concierto Crescendo: [back] A, B, A
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward] B, A
    
       Astaroth
       Discuss Breaker: down-back [A], B
       Hades Ax (Hold): B, [B]
       Hades (Hold): down [B]
       Flying Divide (Hold): up-forward [B+K]
    
       Cervantes
       Flying Dutchman: crouching, A+B, B...
       Storm Flare: B, B, back B+K
       Storm Flare (Hold): B, B, back [B+K]
       Dark Geo Da Ray ~ Dread Charge: back A+B
       Shadow Flare: back B+K
       Shadow Flare (Hold): back [B+K]
    
       Hilde
       Mystic Star: [A] release (stage 2) during hit, A
    
       Ivy
       Piercing Madness: Sword state, forward [B]
       Raging Gnome: Whip state, [forward] A+B
       Dark Gathering: Coiled state, back A
       Dashing Wings: Whip state, forward {B}A+B
       Landing Embrace: Coiled state, [up or down] B
       Venom Strike: Whip state, [back] A
       Venom Strike ~ Serpent's Embrace: Whipe state, back [A]
    
       Kilik
       Phoenix Rage Thrust: back [B]
    
       Lizardman
       Camila Style ising Lizard (Hold): [back A], B
    
       Maxi
       Snake Kiss ~ Star Gale: back B, K
       Rage of Pleasure (Hold): back [A+B]
       Reverse Blow: facing away B+K
       Dragon Bite (Hold): during Right Outer, A, [K]
       Star Gale: During Left Outer, K
       Serpent Desire (Hold): during Left Inner, A, A, [B]
       Canyon Carve (Hold): during Left Inner, [B]
       Double Hammer ~ Left Outer: during Right Cross, B
       Dragon Star: during Right Cross, K, K, K (Just)
    
       Mitsurugi
       Shin Slicer Feint: down-back A, B
       Wing Blade ~ Cold Stitch (Hold): crouching, down-back B, [B]
       Fire Cannon ~ Relic: During Relic, A+B
    
       Nightmare
       Quick Neck Buster: {AG}A
       Shadow Slicer (Hold): down-back [A]
       Back Blade: back A
       Midnight Launcher: back B
       Bloody Jade Impact: down B+K
       Drop Kick: [back] K
    
       Rock
       Brave Fang (Hold): forward, [A+B]
       Rock Fall (Hold): [B+K]
       Rocking Hilt: down B+K
       Reverse Rock Fall: facing away, [B+K]
       Megaton Spike (Hold): [down-back or up-back B]
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       Dancing Crane: back A+B, A, B
       Seong's Quick Long Blade: up-forward, A+B, B
       Roaring Heaven: [back] B
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Air Combo: down-back A, A during hit A (just)
    
       Siegfried
       Terror Stomper (Hold): during chief hold [B]
       Buster Grounder (Hold): B, down [A]
    
       Talim
       Air Blade Thrust (Hold): back B, [B]
       Razor Storm: facing away, B+K, A+B
       Ice Wind: [forward] A+B
       Rising Baraw Strike: during Wind Charmer, B, B (delay)
    
       The Apprientice
       Force Blast: Down A+B
    
       Tira
       Shredding Vibrato (Hold): Jolly Side, back [A+B]
       Canary Waltz C-Dur: Jolly side, [back A], A
       Staccato Ravage: Gloomy side, [down B]
       Diving Talon Thrust: during Updraft, B
    
       Voldo
       Faceless Wheel ~ Down: facing away, down B, [K]
       Blind Dive: crouching, down-forward A+B
    
       Xianghua
       Quake Step: down B+K
       Lower Great Wall: A+K, [B+K]
    
       Yoda
       Charge Strike: Forward B
       Back Slash: Facing Away B+K
       Jedi Master Combo: [back A], B
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Poison Breath: A+B
       Bad Stomach: [A+B]
       Flag Slap ~ Manji Dragonfly: during Manji Dragonfly, A
       Daruma Drop ~ Meditation: during Super Dragonfly, down B+K
    
       Yun-Seong
       Avenging Claws: forward B, B
       Heaven's Path (Additional Attack): A+B, B...
       Wagging Tail: facing away, B+K
       Blazing Tempest: [back B+K]
    
       Zasalamel
       Marduk's Thunder (Hold): forward, A+B, [B]
       Breath of Mushussu: forward B+K
       Adad's Great Shears: facing away, B+K
       Adad's Great Shears (Hold): facing away, [B+K]
       Anshar's Halberd: A+K
    
    
       The easiest to use is Yun-Seong's Avenging Claws.
    
    
    Floor 38 -------------------------------------------------------------------F38
    
    Floor Group: 36, 37, 38
    Floor Stage: Wolfkrone Monument
    Stage Time:  80 Seconds
    
    Item:        Gorgon Fauld / 4,500 Gold
    Hint:        "Lure them all into the abyss."
    Condition:   Defeated all enemies by Ring Out.
    
    Enemies:     Eriel [Hilde Style / Female]
                 - Auto Grapple Break S
                 - HP Recovery S
                 - Soul Gauge Recovery S
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
                 Hernes [Rock Style / Male]
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
                 - HP Recovery S
                 - Soul Gauge Boost S
                 - HP Drain S
    
                 Siegfried [Boss]
                 - Auto Grapple Break S
                 - HP Drain S
                 - Soul Gauge Boost S
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
    Strategy:
    
       Knocking all enemies by ring out is hard in this floor since all three of
    your opponents have Nullify Ring Out A and two have Auto Grapple Break S. It's
    still possible to knock them out. Use Siegfried's Over Head Toss (B+G while
    crouching). You should be quick because the time is very limited.
    
    
    Floor 39 -------------------------------------------------------------------F39
    
    Floor Group: 39, 40, 41
    Floor Stage: Phantom Pavillon ~ Seesaw
    Stage Time:  300 Seconds
    
    Item:        Kingfisher Greaves / 4,500 Gold
    Hint:        "Do not give up the place you stand."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage without changing position.
    
    Enemies:     Camio [Voldo Style / Male]
                 - Venom Fang B
                 - Auto Unblockable Attack C
    
                 Kalad [Mitsurugi Style / Male]
                 - Venom Fang B
                 - Shave Damage C
    
                 Guison [Cervantes Style / Male]
                 - Venom Fang B
                 - Impact Edge
    
    Strategy:
    
       To get the item, just simply attack without moving. It's OK if your attack
    moves your character or you got knocked down, just don't press any directional
    buttons.
    
       Choose/customize a character with a high HP since your movements are zero.
    Equip them with HP Drain skill too to counter your enemies' Venom Fang skill.
    You can get a Ring Out in this stage too so equipping a Nullify Ring Out skill
    would be good.
    
    
    Floor 40 -------------------------------------------------------------------F40
    
    Floor Group: 39, 40, 41
    Floor Stage: Phantom Pavillon ~ Seesaw
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Deer Head / 4,500 Gold
    Hint:        "Master the ceaseless dance."
    Condition:   Executed a 5+ Combo.
    
    Enemies:     Ainsel [Tira Style / Female]
                 - Venom Fang A
                 - Shave Damage B
    
                 Eris [Taki Style / Female]
                 - Veneom Fang A
                 - Auto Unblockable Attack B
    
                 Callist [Amy Style / Female]
                 - Venom Fang A
                 - Impact Edge
    
    Strategy:
    
       Here are some examples of 5+ combo hits:
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Amy
       Stocatta Rampage Crescendo: back B+K, B (9 hits)
    
       Astaroth
       Poseidon Tide Rush: down, down-back, back A, A, A, A, A, A, (6 hits)
    
       Cervantes
       Flying Dutchman: crouching, A+B (7 hits)
    
       Ivy
       Dashing Wings: Whip state, forward {B}A+B (5 hits)
       Dancing Gnome (Hold): Whip state, forward [A+B] (5 hits)
       Spiral Punishment: Whip state, back A+B, B (7 hits)
    
       Kilik
       Phoenix Flare ~ Raven Slaughter Thrust: back A+B, B, B, B (6 hits)
    
       Lizardman
       Camila Style Romper Twister: while rising, K, K, K (6 hits)
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       Heavy Crane: back A+B, back A+B (8 hits)
    
       Talim
       Ice Wind Combo: facing away, A+B, down, down-forward, forward A,
                       down, down-forward, forward B (9 hits)
    
       The Apprientice
       Force Lightning: [back] A+B (6 hits)
       Star Raid Lightning: during Force Levitation, B+K (6 hits)
    
       Tira
       Shredding Vibrato (Hold): Jolly Side, back [A+B] (5 hits)
    
       Yoda
       Council Judgment: down, down-forward, forward B, B, B, B, B, B (6 hits)
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Spinning Sword: [back] {B}A (6 hits)
    
    
    Floor 41 -------------------------------------------------------------------F41
    
    Floor Group: 39, 40, 41
    Floor Stage: Phantom Pavillon
    Stage Time:  300 Seconds
    
    Item:        Minotaur Head / 5,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Rely on impeccable timing for victory."
    Condition:   Performed 5 or more Just Inputs.
    
    Enemies:     Skeleton [Lizardman Style / Male]
                 - Venom Fang S
                 - Shave Damage A
                 - Impact Edge
    
                 Skeleton [Ivy Style / Male]
                 - Venom Fang S
                 - Auto Unblockable Attack A
                 - Impact Edge
    
                 Skeleton [Raphael Style / Male / Boss]
                 - Venom Fang S
                 - Guard Breaker
                 - Impact Edge
    
    Strategy:
    
       To perform Just Inputs quickly, Use Maxi's Fury ~ Right Outer
    (B+K, B, B, B, A). The white flash is the Just inputs.
    
    
    Floor 42 -------------------------------------------------------------------F42
    
    Floor Group: 42, 43, 44
    Floor Stage: Grand Labyrinth ~ Corridor of Suspended Time
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Demonic Gloves / 5,000 Gold 
    Hint:        "Suppress your opponent's abilities."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage without letting opponents invoke a skill.
    
    Enemies:     Cytheria [Tira Style / Female]
                 - HP Drain B
                 - HP Recovery C
    
                 Asphodel [Setsuka Style / Female]
                 - HP Drain B
                 - HP Recovery B
                 - Nullify Ring Out C
    
                 Zasalamel
                 - HP Burst S
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
    
    Strategy:
    
       Clear this floor without Zasalamel cast his HP Burst. Keep an eye on his HP,
    if it regenerates, you'll have to retry this floor again.
    
    
    Floor 43 -------------------------------------------------------------------F43
    
    Floor Group: 42, 43, 44
    Floor Stage: Distant Marsh
    Stage Time:  300 Seconds
    
    Item:        Repel Gem: Iron Shell / 5,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Seize from the enemy's blind spot."
    Condition:   Performed a back throw.
    
    Enemies:     Haystir [Yun-Seong Style / Male]
                 - HP Drain A
                 - HP Recovery A
                 - Nullify Ring Out C
    
                 Annaretta [Cassandra Style / Female]
                 - HP Burst
                 - Nullify Ring Out B
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
    
                 Talim
                 - HP Burst S
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
    
    Strategy:
    
       Use Ivy's Embrace of Lust [Coiled State] (forward A+B) or Embrace of Guilt
    [Sword State] (forward A+B) to turn your opponent's back on you then quickly
    move forward and throw them. You can also use Cervantes' Bloody Hilt Kick:
    (forward B, K).
    
    
    Floor 44 -------------------------------------------------------------------F44
    
    Floor Group: 42, 43, 44
    Floor Stage: Tower of Remembrance ~ Encounter
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        War Cloak / 5,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Only weak fools perish in the darkness."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage with no Ring Out from either parties.
    
    Enemies:     Euraina [Xianghua Style / Female]
                 - HP Burst
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
    
                 Kilik [Boss]
                 - HP Burst S
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
    
    Strategy:
    
       Just clear the stage without getting knocked outside the ring. Your
    opponents are already equipped with Nullify Ring Out A skill, preventing them
    to get knocked out of the ring.
    
    
    Floor 45 -------------------------------------------------------------------F45
    
    Floor Group: 45, 46
    Floor Stage: Thesmophoros' Imperial Garden
    Stage Time:  180 Seconds
    
    Item:        Tiger Lily Kabuto / 5,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Earn victory with only your raw strength."
    Condition:   Defeated enemies without equipping any skills.
    
    Enemies:     Amrita [Taki Style / Female]
                 - Auto Grapple Break S
                 - Nullify Ring Out S
                 - Start Dash B
    
    Strategy:
    
       Create a custom character with no skills and beat this floor using Attack
    Throws or finish your opponent with a Critical Finish. You'll have to create
    three custom characters with no skills to fight in this floor. Having even
    at least one character with a skill join your team won't get the item.
    
       List of Attack Throw moves:
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Almach Nasm (Attack Throw): against midair opponent, up B+K
       Sadalsuud Markab: back B+K
    
       Astaroth
       Poseidon Tide Rush (Attack Throw): down, down-back, back A
       Annihilation (Hold): [A]
       Annihilation (Hold): A, [A]
       Hades Control (Hold): back [A]
       Valarion: [K]
       Offering (Hold): down-forward [A+B]
       Breath of Hades (Hold): back [A+B]
       Guard Crusher: B+K
       Ax Lower Cannon (Additional Attack): back B+K, B
    
       Cassandra
       Elfin Thrust (Additional Attack): down B, B, during hit, K
       Elfin Thrust (Additional Attack): [forward] A+B, during hit, back
    
       Cervantes
       Bile Lunges: [forward] B
       Storm Generate (Attack Throw): against midair opponent, B down
       Cannonball Split: [back] {A}B
       Storm Nest (Attack Throw): downed opponent, [down or back] B
    
       Hilde
       Iron Tower: against midair opponent, B+K
    
       Ivy
       Ivy Lick: Sword state, forward B, U
       Ivy Lick: Sword state, up B+K
       Cagemaster: Whip state, while rising, B, B
       Embrace of Lust: Coiled state, forward A+B
       Embrace of Guilt: Sword state, forward A+B
       Insanity Light: Whip state, [down or up] A
       Insanity Feast: Whip state, [down or up] A, back
       Lamenting Tail: Whip state, [down-back or down-up] A
       Lamenting Tail: during Serpent's Embrace, A+K
       Wind Embrace: during Serpent's Embrace, A, during hit,
                     down, down-forward, forward, A
    
       Kilik
       Trick Bo: down-forward A+B
       Dirty Bo: down-back A+B
       Heavy Bo (counter): [forward or up-forward or down-forward] B
    
       Lizardman
       Killing Bite (Attack Throw): against downed opponent, head side, [back] K
    
       Mitsurugi
       Tear Step: {B}A
       Purifying Thrust: {A+B} forward
       Dividing Thrust: {A+B} [forward]
       Steel Roll: A+K
       Full Moon Disembowel: during Full Moon Death, B
       Wind Torture: during Mist, B, back B
       Purifying Thrust: during Mist, back B
       Dividing Thrust: during Mist, back B, forward
    
       Nightmare
       Jade Crusher: down-back {A}K
       Death Horn Charge: crouching, down-forward B
       Soul Smasher (Attack Throw): downed opponent, down A+B
       Dark Bite: facing away, B+K
       Dark Bite: B+K
       Flap Jack: crouching, A+G
       Over Toss: crouching, B+G
    
       Raphael
       Preparation Parry ~ Carnial Scraper: [back] B
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       Opening Treasure: down-forward A+B
       Holding Treasure: down-back A+B
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Fury Combo: B+K, forward, down-back B, down-back, down-back, A+B
       Silver Moon Combo: B+K, forward, down-back B, back, back, B+K
    
       Siegfried
       Over Toss: crouching, B+G
       Thrust Throw: down-back B
       Flap Jack: crouching, A+G
    
       Sophitia
       Painful Fate (Additional Attack): during Angel Step, B, during hit, back
    
       Voldo
       Asylum Step (Attack Throw): downed opponent, down-back [B]
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Ninja Blade Rush (counter): {B}A
    
       Zasalamel
       Belit-Sheri's Spear: while rising, B
       Belit-Sheri's Spear Condemnation: while rising, B forward
       Offering to Kishar: against midair opponent, back A+B
    
    
       List of moves with Guard Break properties:
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Suhail Sheretan: forward, down, down-forward A, B, K
       Mirlak Aladfar: back A, A
       Alruccaba Vega (Hold): crouching, up [B]
       Dhih Tarf (Hold): forward K, [K]
       Murzim Sinn: [up or down] B
    
       Amy
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward B], A
       Squalambrato Concierto Crescendo: [back] A, B, A
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward] B, A
    
       Astaroth
       Discuss Breaker: down-back [A], B
       Hades Ax (Hold): B, [B]
       Hades (Hold): down [B]
       Flying Divide (Hold): up-forward [B+K]
    
       Cervantes
       Flying Dutchman: crouching, A+B, B...
       Storm Flare: B, B, back B+K
       Storm Flare (Hold): B, B, back [B+K]
       Dark Geo Da Ray ~ Dread Charge: back A+B
       Shadow Flare: back B+K
       Shadow Flare (Hold): back [B+K]
    
       Hilde
       Mystic Star: [A] release (stage 2) during hit, A
    
       Ivy
       Piercing Madness: Sword state, forward [B]
       Raging Gnome: Whip state, [forward] A+B
       Dark Gathering: Coiled state, back A
       Dashing Wings: Whip state, forward {B}A+B
       Landing Embrace: Coiled state, [up or down] B
       Venom Strike: Whip state, [back] A
       Venom Strike ~ Serpent's Embrace: Whipe state, back [A]
    
       Kilik
       Phoenix Rage Thrust: back [B]
    
       Lizardman
       Camila Style ising Lizard (Hold): [back A], B
    
       Maxi
       Snake Kiss ~ Star Gale: back B, K
       Rage of Pleasure (Hold): back [A+B]
       Reverse Blow: facing away B+K
       Dragon Bite (Hold): during Right Outer, A, [K]
       Star Gale: During Left Outer, K
       Serpent Desire (Hold): during Left Inner, A, A, [B]
       Canyon Carve (Hold): during Left Inner, [B]
       Double Hammer ~ Left Outer: during Right Cross, B
       Dragon Star: during Right Cross, K, K, K (Just)
    
       Mitsurugi
       Shin Slicer Feint: down-back A, B
       Wing Blade ~ Cold Stitch (Hold): crouching, down-back B, [B]
       Fire Cannon ~ Relic: During Relic, A+B
    
       Nightmare
       Quick Neck Buster: {AG}A
       Shadow Slicer (Hold): down-back [A]
       Back Blade: back A
       Midnight Launcher: back B
       Bloody Jade Impact: down B+K
       Drop Kick: [back] K
    
       Rock
       Brave Fang (Hold): forward, [A+B]
       Rock Fall (Hold): [B+K]
       Rocking Hilt: down B+K
       Reverse Rock Fall: facing away, [B+K]
       Megaton Spike (Hold): [down-back or up-back B]
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       Dancing Crane: back A+B, A, B
       Seong's Quick Long Blade: up-forward, A+B, B
       Roaring Heaven: [back] B
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Air Combo: down-back A, A during hit A (just)
    
       Siegfried
       Terror Stomper (Hold): during chief hold [B]
       Buster Grounder (Hold): B, down [A]
    
       Talim
       Air Blade Thrust (Hold): back B, [B]
       Razor Storm: facing away, B+K, A+B
       Ice Wind: [forward] A+B
       Rising Baraw Strike: during Wind Charmer, B, B (delay)
    
       The Apprientice
       Force Blast: Down A+B
    
       Tira
       Shredding Vibrato (Hold): Jolly Side, back [A+B]
       Canary Waltz C-Dur: Jolly side, [back A], A
       Staccato Ravage: Gloomy side, [down B]
       Diving Talon Thrust: during Updraft, B
    
       Voldo
       Faceless Wheel ~ Down: facing away, down B, [K]
       Blind Dive: crouching, down-forward A+B
    
       Xianghua
       Quake Step: down B+K
       Lower Great Wall: A+K, [B+K]
    
       Yoda
       Charge Strike: Forward B
       Back Slash: Facing Away B+K
       Jedi Master Combo: [back A], B
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Poison Breath: A+B
       Bad Stomach: [A+B]
       Flag Slap ~ Manji Dragonfly: during Manji Dragonfly, A
       Daruma Drop ~ Meditation: during Super Dragonfly, down B+K
    
       Yun-Seong
       Avenging Claws: forward B, B
       Heaven's Path (Additional Attack): A+B, B...
       Wagging Tail: facing away, B+K
       Blazing Tempest: [back B+K]
    
       Zasalamel
       Marduk's Thunder (Hold): forward, A+B, [B]
       Breath of Mushussu: forward B+K
       Adad's Great Shears: facing away, B+K
       Adad's Great Shears (Hold): facing away, [B+K]
       Anshar's Halberd: A+K
    
    
       The easiest to use is Yun-Seong's Avenging Claws.
    
    
    Floor 46 -------------------------------------------------------------------F46
    
    Floor Group: 45, 46
    Floor Stage: Ostrheinsburg Castle Throne Room
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Butterfly Sallet / 6,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Earn victory with only your raw strength."
    Condition:   Defeated enemies without equipping any skills.
    
    Enemies:     Malphas [Zasalamel Style / Male]
                 - Auto Grapple Break S
                 - Nullify Ring Out S
                 - Auto Impact B
    
                 Raguel [Astaroth Style / Male / Boss]
                 - Auto Grapple Break S
                 - Nullify Ring Out S
                 - Hysterical Strength
    
    Strategy:
    
       Continuing from Floor 45. Make at least 2 of your characters reach this
    floor because Raguel is using Astaroth style which is strong and has a wide
    range. You can get KO'd in just a few hits. Again, you can finish them off by
    using Attack Throws repeatedly or by Critical Finish.
    
       List of Attack Throw moves:
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Almach Nasm (Attack Throw): against midair opponent, up B+K
       Sadalsuud Markab: back B+K
    
       Astaroth
       Poseidon Tide Rush (Attack Throw): down, down-back, back A
       Annihilation (Hold): [A]
       Annihilation (Hold): A, [A]
       Hades Control (Hold): back [A]
       Valarion: [K]
       Offering (Hold): down-forward [A+B]
       Breath of Hades (Hold): back [A+B]
       Guard Crusher: B+K
       Ax Lower Cannon (Additional Attack): back B+K, B
    
       Cassandra
       Elfin Thrust (Additional Attack): down B, B, during hit, K
       Elfin Thrust (Additional Attack): [forward] A+B, during hit, back
    
       Cervantes
       Bile Lunges: [forward] B
       Storm Generate (Attack Throw): against midair opponent, B down
       Cannonball Split: [back] {A}B
       Storm Nest (Attack Throw): downed opponent, [down or back] B
    
       Hilde
       Iron Tower: against midair opponent, B+K
    
       Ivy
       Ivy Lick: Sword state, forward B, U
       Ivy Lick: Sword state, up B+K
       Cagemaster: Whip state, while rising, B, B
       Embrace of Lust: Coiled state, forward A+B
       Embrace of Guilt: Sword state, forward A+B
       Insanity Light: Whip state, [down or up] A
       Insanity Feast: Whip state, [down or up] A, back
       Lamenting Tail: Whip state, [down-back or down-up] A
       Lamenting Tail: during Serpent's Embrace, A+K
       Wind Embrace: during Serpent's Embrace, A, during hit,
                     down, down-forward, forward, A
    
       Kilik
       Trick Bo: down-forward A+B
       Dirty Bo: down-back A+B
       Heavy Bo (counter): [forward or up-forward or down-forward] B
    
       Lizardman
       Killing Bite (Attack Throw): against downed opponent, head side, [back] K
    
       Mitsurugi
       Tear Step: {B}A
       Purifying Thrust: {A+B} forward
       Dividing Thrust: {A+B} [forward]
       Steel Roll: A+K
       Full Moon Disembowel: during Full Moon Death, B
       Wind Torture: during Mist, B, back B
       Purifying Thrust: during Mist, back B
       Dividing Thrust: during Mist, back B, forward
    
       Nightmare
       Jade Crusher: down-back {A}K
       Death Horn Charge: crouching, down-forward B
       Soul Smasher (Attack Throw): downed opponent, down A+B
       Dark Bite: facing away, B+K
       Dark Bite: B+K
       Flap Jack: crouching, A+G
       Over Toss: crouching, B+G
    
       Raphael
       Preparation Parry ~ Carnial Scraper: [back] B
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       Opening Treasure: down-forward A+B
       Holding Treasure: down-back A+B
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Fury Combo: B+K, forward, down-back B, down-back, down-back, A+B
       Silver Moon Combo: B+K, forward, down-back B, back, back, B+K
    
       Siegfried
       Over Toss: crouching, B+G
       Thrust Throw: down-back B
       Flap Jack: crouching, A+G
    
       Sophitia
       Painful Fate (Additional Attack): during Angel Step, B, during hit, back
    
       Voldo
       Asylum Step (Attack Throw): downed opponent, down-back [B]
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Ninja Blade Rush (counter): {B}A
    
       Zasalamel
       Belit-Sheri's Spear: while rising, B
       Belit-Sheri's Spear Condemnation: while rising, B forward
       Offering to Kishar: against midair opponent, back A+B
    
    
       List of moves with Guard Break properties:
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Suhail Sheretan: forward, down, down-forward A, B, K
       Mirlak Aladfar: back A, A
       Alruccaba Vega (Hold): crouching, up [B]
       Dhih Tarf (Hold): forward K, [K]
       Murzim Sinn: [up or down] B
    
       Amy
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward B], A
       Squalambrato Concierto Crescendo: [back] A, B, A
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward] B, A
    
       Astaroth
       Discuss Breaker: down-back [A], B
       Hades Ax (Hold): B, [B]
       Hades (Hold): down [B]
       Flying Divide (Hold): up-forward [B+K]
    
       Cervantes
       Flying Dutchman: crouching, A+B, B...
       Storm Flare: B, B, back B+K
       Storm Flare (Hold): B, B, back [B+K]
       Dark Geo Da Ray ~ Dread Charge: back A+B
       Shadow Flare: back B+K
       Shadow Flare (Hold): back [B+K]
    
       Hilde
       Mystic Star: [A] release (stage 2) during hit, A
    
       Ivy
       Piercing Madness: Sword state, forward [B]
       Raging Gnome: Whip state, [forward] A+B
       Dark Gathering: Coiled state, back A
       Dashing Wings: Whip state, forward {B}A+B
       Landing Embrace: Coiled state, [up or down] B
       Venom Strike: Whip state, [back] A
       Venom Strike ~ Serpent's Embrace: Whipe state, back [A]
    
       Kilik
       Phoenix Rage Thrust: back [B]
    
       Lizardman
       Camila Style ising Lizard (Hold): [back A], B
    
       Maxi
       Snake Kiss ~ Star Gale: back B, K
       Rage of Pleasure (Hold): back [A+B]
       Reverse Blow: facing away B+K
       Dragon Bite (Hold): during Right Outer, A, [K]
       Star Gale: During Left Outer, K
       Serpent Desire (Hold): during Left Inner, A, A, [B]
       Canyon Carve (Hold): during Left Inner, [B]
       Double Hammer ~ Left Outer: during Right Cross, B
       Dragon Star: during Right Cross, K, K, K (Just)
    
       Mitsurugi
       Shin Slicer Feint: down-back A, B
       Wing Blade ~ Cold Stitch (Hold): crouching, down-back B, [B]
       Fire Cannon ~ Relic: During Relic, A+B
    
       Nightmare
       Quick Neck Buster: {AG}A
       Shadow Slicer (Hold): down-back [A]
       Back Blade: back A
       Midnight Launcher: back B
       Bloody Jade Impact: down B+K
       Drop Kick: [back] K
    
       Rock
       Brave Fang (Hold): forward, [A+B]
       Rock Fall (Hold): [B+K]
       Rocking Hilt: down B+K
       Reverse Rock Fall: facing away, [B+K]
       Megaton Spike (Hold): [down-back or up-back B]
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       Dancing Crane: back A+B, A, B
       Seong's Quick Long Blade: up-forward, A+B, B
       Roaring Heaven: [back] B
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Air Combo: down-back A, A during hit A (just)
    
       Siegfried
       Terror Stomper (Hold): during chief hold [B]
       Buster Grounder (Hold): B, down [A]
    
       Talim
       Air Blade Thrust (Hold): back B, [B]
       Razor Storm: facing away, B+K, A+B
       Ice Wind: [forward] A+B
       Rising Baraw Strike: during Wind Charmer, B, B (delay)
    
       The Apprientice
       Force Blast: Down A+B
    
       Tira
       Shredding Vibrato (Hold): Jolly Side, back [A+B]
       Canary Waltz C-Dur: Jolly side, [back A], A
       Staccato Ravage: Gloomy side, [down B]
       Diving Talon Thrust: during Updraft, B
    
       Voldo
       Faceless Wheel ~ Down: facing away, down B, [K]
       Blind Dive: crouching, down-forward A+B
    
       Xianghua
       Quake Step: down B+K
       Lower Great Wall: A+K, [B+K]
    
       Yoda
       Charge Strike: Forward B
       Back Slash: Facing Away B+K
       Jedi Master Combo: [back A], B
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Poison Breath: A+B
       Bad Stomach: [A+B]
       Flag Slap ~ Manji Dragonfly: during Manji Dragonfly, A
       Daruma Drop ~ Meditation: during Super Dragonfly, down B+K
    
       Yun-Seong
       Avenging Claws: forward B, B
       Heaven's Path (Additional Attack): A+B, B...
       Wagging Tail: facing away, B+K
       Blazing Tempest: [back B+K]
    
       Zasalamel
       Marduk's Thunder (Hold): forward, A+B, [B]
       Breath of Mushussu: forward B+K
       Adad's Great Shears: facing away, B+K
       Adad's Great Shears (Hold): facing away, [B+K]
       Anshar's Halberd: A+K
    
    
       The easiest to use is Yun-Seong's Avenging Claws.
    
    
    Floor 47 -------------------------------------------------------------------F47
    
    Floor Group: 47, 48, 49
    Floor Stage: Distant Marsh
    Stage Time:  300 Seconds
    
    Item:        Succubus Boots / 6,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Apprehend with your hands multiple times."
    Condition:   Threw five times.
    
    Enemies:     Althea [Yun-Seong Style / Female]
                 - Invisible
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Nullify Ring Out B
    
                 Luph [Rock Style / Male]
                 - Invisible
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
                 Kilik
                 - Invisible
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Nullify Ring Out S
                 - Knock Down
    
    Strategy:
    
       Just throw your opponent five times. If they turn invisible, you can wait
    for them to appear or just run through them, measure your distance and grab
    them.
    
    
    Floor 48 -------------------------------------------------------------------F48
    
    Floor Group: 47, 48, 49
    Floor Stage: Egyptian Temple ~ Sacred Flame
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Life Gem: Jade / 6,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Fight while unseen."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage with a character equipped with the skill
                 "Invisible."
    
    Enemies:     Loki [Cervantes Style / Male]
                 - Invisible
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Soul Gauge Recovery A
    
                 Elza [Nightmare Style / Female]
                 - Invisible
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Soul Gauge Rate Up A
    
                 Astaroth
                 - Invisible S
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Soul Gauge Rate Up A
                 - Knock Down
    
    Strategy:
    
       Customize your character with an Invisible skill equipped. You don't need to
    use the skill.
    
       If you do not wish to create a custom character, you can use Kilik and Taki.
    They have an Invisible skill equipped by default.
    
       In this floor, Astaroth is equipped with Invisible S skill meaning he won't
    turn visible back. Try using characters with long range or combos you're
    familiar with. Equip an HP Drain skill and keep your distance from him. Your
    only hints are the camera (zooming out/in tells you if he's far or close), the
    trail of light his weapon leaves (which means he's already attacking) and his
    voice, if he gets knocked down, don't blindly attack, wait for him to "grunt"
    or create a noise which means he just stood up.
    
    
    Floor 49 -------------------------------------------------------------------F49
    
    Floor Group: 47, 48, 49
    Floor Stage: Wolfkrone Monument
    Stage Time:  300 Seconds
    
    Item:        Horns of Calamity / 6,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Strike with precision."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage without missing any attacks.
    
    Enemies:     Hilde
                 - Invisible S
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
                 Setsuka
                 - Invisible S
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
                 Zasalamel [Boss]
                 - Invisible S
                 - Soul Gauge Boost C
                 - Nullify Ring Out S
                 - Knock Down
    
    Strategy:
    
       An almost impossible mission. Customize your character with a high HP and
    defense, you'll be blindly catching a lot of attacks from them. Add an Auto
    Unblockable Attack A too if possible so there's a chance that your attacks
    may hit them, this skill also affects your throws/grabs.
    
       From the very start of the stage, Hilde often turns invisible. All three of
    your opponents will turn invisible if you're idle or open for a little amount
    of time and if you got knocked down flat on the ground.
    
       Try to run through and spam them with throws. Hilde doesn't attack much, if
    she didn't turn invisible at the start of the duel, you can spam her with
    throws. Setsuka may be idle/blocking from time to time but she's the average
    fighter in this stage. For zasalamel, if you're lucky enough, you can take him
    down with all throws. Just use a throw that doesn't hurl him too far.
    
       You can Ring Out Hilde and Setsuka using Siegfried's Over Head Toss
    (B+G while crouching) and The Apprientice's Force Impact (B+G) but it won't
    work against Zasalamel, he's equipped with a Nullify Ring Out S.
    
       If they turn invisible, run through them and estimate your distance, then
    perform a throw. Most of the time, if they got knocked out, your hint is the
    sound. When they're standing back up on their feet, you'll hear their voices,
    that's the time you can execute another move. For their location, you can see
    the dust clouds on the ground but that's when they fall only.
    
       You have a little hint with Zasalamel's location if he turned invisible. His
    golden eye leaves a trail of light. But since he's the boss, he attacks too
    much, you've got a high chance that your attacks will be countered.
    
       Take note that even "missed throws" are counted as a miss so be careful
    when spamming throw attacks. Attacks that are blocked by the enemy are
    considered as a hit, I'm not sure if impacts, and grapple breaks are considered
    as a miss.
    
       If you just wanted to clear this stage, you can use The Apprientice's Force
    Lightning (Hold back A+B). Just stay on the far edge of the stage and spam the
    Force Lightning move. There are times that your opponents are not advancing.
    You can also get a lot of miss, your opponent side steps too from time to time.
    
    
    Floor 50 -------------------------------------------------------------------F50
    
    Floor Group: 50, 51, 52
    Floor Stage: Pirate's Rest
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Tiger Lily Breastplates
    Hint:        "Master the never-ending Dance."
    Condition:   Executed a 10+ Combo.
    
    Enemies:     Flora [Seong Mi-Na Style / Female]
                 - Double-Edge Sword
    
                 Alberic [Maxi Style / Male]
                 - Start Dash B
                 - Step Speed Up
                 - Auto Grapple Break B
    
                 Balduin [Siegfried Style / Male]
                 - Will Power
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
    Strategy:
    
       The easiest way to execute a 10 hit combo is by using Amy's Stoccata Rampage 
    Crescendo (back B+K, B) which does 9 hits, then quickly tap down B to attack a
    downed opponent for the 10th hit.
    
       You can easily beat Flora, she doesn't attack much. For Alberic, he's an
    average fighter. Balduin is a tough one, he blocks a lot and often counter
    attacks, he uses a low strike counter attack if he's crouching.
    
    
    Floor 51 -------------------------------------------------------------------F51
    
    Floor Group: 50, 51, 52
    Floor Stage: Thesmophoros' Imperial Garden
    Stage Time:  300 Seconds
    
    Item:        Tiger Lily Fauld / 7,650 Gold
    Hint:        "Interrupt your opponents attacks with your own."
    Condition:   Performed 4 or more Counter hits.
    
    Enemies:     Iris [Raphael Style / Female]
                 - HP Recovery A
    
                 Jeanne [Cassandra Style / Female]
                 - HP Drain B
                 - Nullify Ring Out B
    
                 Apheta [Sophitia Style / Female]
                 - HP Drain A
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
    Strategy:
    
       Attack your opponent while they're currently attacking to execute a Counter
    Hit. To easily get the item, equip your character with an Auto Counter and/or
    an Auto Unblockable Attack skills.
    
       In this floor, you can rate Iris, Jeane and Apheta as Easy, Medium and Hard
    difficulty. Ring them all out if possible, it's hard to that with Jeanne and
    Apheta but they can still be knocked out.
    
    
    Floor 52 -------------------------------------------------------------------F52
    
    Floor Group: 50, 51, 52
    Floor Stage: Wolfknrone Monument
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Feathered Wings / 7,650 Gold
    Hint:        "Hand down Judgement with one swing."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage with a critical finish.
    
    Enemies:     Amy [Boss]
                 - Appeal
                 - Venom Fang A
                 - Nullify Ring Out S
    
                 Elnathan [Raphael Style / Male]
                 - Appeal
                 - Nullify Counter B
    
                 Dean [Raphael Style / Male]
                 - Appeal
                 - Nullify Counter B
    
                 Raphael
                 - Appeal
                 - Auto Impact A
                 - Impact Heal
    
    Strategy:
    
       Execute a Critical Finish with your last opponent. Doesn't matter who, as
    long as he/she's your last opponent.
    
       You may want to finish off the 3 guys in this stage quickly, they all move
    fast and switches alot which can chain some combos and deal massive damage.
    Another thing is they can use a move which can stun your character. Raphael is
    the most agile in this group so you should get rid of him quickly.
    
       Amy has a tough defense and blocks a lot so Guard Crushing her would be
    easy. Just gauge her from time to time, she can also attacks in chain.
    
       List of moves with Guard Break properties:
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Suhail Sheretan: forward, down, down-forward A, B, K
       Mirlak Aladfar: back A, A
       Alruccaba Vega (Hold): crouching, up [B]
       Dhih Tarf (Hold): forward K, [K]
       Murzim Sinn: [up or down] B
    
       Amy
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward B], A
       Squalambrato Concierto Crescendo: [back] A, B, A
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward] B, A
    
       Astaroth
       Discuss Breaker: down-back [A], B
       Hades Ax (Hold): B, [B]
       Hades (Hold): down [B]
       Flying Divide (Hold): up-forward [B+K]
    
       Cervantes
       Flying Dutchman: crouching, A+B, B...
       Storm Flare: B, B, back B+K
       Storm Flare (Hold): B, B, back [B+K]
       Dark Geo Da Ray ~ Dread Charge: back A+B
       Shadow Flare: back B+K
       Shadow Flare (Hold): back [B+K]
    
       Hilde
       Mystic Star: [A] release (stage 2) during hit, A
    
       Ivy
       Piercing Madness: Sword state, forward [B]
       Raging Gnome: Whip state, [forward] A+B
       Dark Gathering: Coiled state, back A
       Dashing Wings: Whip state, forward {B}A+B
       Landing Embrace: Coiled state, [up or down] B
       Venom Strike: Whip state, [back] A
       Venom Strike ~ Serpent's Embrace: Whipe state, back [A]
    
       Kilik
       Phoenix Rage Thrust: back [B]
    
       Lizardman
       Camila Style ising Lizard (Hold): [back A], B
    
       Maxi
       Snake Kiss ~ Star Gale: back B, K
       Rage of Pleasure (Hold): back [A+B]
       Reverse Blow: facing away B+K
       Dragon Bite (Hold): during Right Outer, A, [K]
       Star Gale: During Left Outer, K
       Serpent Desire (Hold): during Left Inner, A, A, [B]
       Canyon Carve (Hold): during Left Inner, [B]
       Double Hammer ~ Left Outer: during Right Cross, B
       Dragon Star: during Right Cross, K, K, K (Just)
    
       Mitsurugi
       Shin Slicer Feint: down-back A, B
       Wing Blade ~ Cold Stitch (Hold): crouching, down-back B, [B]
       Fire Cannon ~ Relic: During Relic, A+B
    
       Nightmare
       Quick Neck Buster: {AG}A
       Shadow Slicer (Hold): down-back [A]
       Back Blade: back A
       Midnight Launcher: back B
       Bloody Jade Impact: down B+K
       Drop Kick: [back] K
    
       Rock
       Brave Fang (Hold): forward, [A+B]
       Rock Fall (Hold): [B+K]
       Rocking Hilt: down B+K
       Reverse Rock Fall: facing away, [B+K]
       Megaton Spike (Hold): [down-back or up-back B]
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       Dancing Crane: back A+B, A, B
       Seong's Quick Long Blade: up-forward, A+B, B
       Roaring Heaven: [back] B
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Air Combo: down-back A, A during hit A (just)
    
       Siegfried
       Terror Stomper (Hold): during chief hold [B]
       Buster Grounder (Hold): B, down [A]
    
       Talim
       Air Blade Thrust (Hold): back B, [B]
       Razor Storm: facing away, B+K, A+B
       Ice Wind: [forward] A+B
       Rising Baraw Strike: during Wind Charmer, B, B (delay)
    
       The Apprientice
       Force Blast: Down A+B
    
       Tira
       Shredding Vibrato (Hold): Jolly Side, back [A+B]
       Canary Waltz C-Dur: Jolly side, [back A], A
       Staccato Ravage: Gloomy side, [down B]
       Diving Talon Thrust: during Updraft, B
    
       Voldo
       Faceless Wheel ~ Down: facing away, down B, [K]
       Blind Dive: crouching, down-forward A+B
    
       Xianghua
       Quake Step: down B+K
       Lower Great Wall: A+K, [B+K]
    
       Yoda
       Charge Strike: Forward B
       Back Slash: Facing Away B+K
       Jedi Master Combo: [back A], B
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Poison Breath: A+B
       Bad Stomach: [A+B]
       Flag Slap ~ Manji Dragonfly: during Manji Dragonfly, A
       Daruma Drop ~ Meditation: during Super Dragonfly, down B+K
    
       Yun-Seong
       Avenging Claws: forward B, B
       Heaven's Path (Additional Attack): A+B, B...
       Wagging Tail: facing away, B+K
       Blazing Tempest: [back B+K]
    
       Zasalamel
       Marduk's Thunder (Hold): forward, A+B, [B]
       Breath of Mushussu: forward B+K
       Adad's Great Shears: facing away, B+K
       Adad's Great Shears (Hold): facing away, [B+K]
       Anshar's Halberd: A+K
    
    
       The easiest to use is Yun-Seong's Avenging Claws.
    
    
    Floor 53 -------------------------------------------------------------------F53
    
    Floor Group: 53, 54, 55, 56
    Floor Stage: Ostrheinsburg Castle Throne Room
    Stage Time:  300 Seconds
    
    Item:        Blade Ring: Demon Lord / 7,650 Gold
    Hint:        "Lure them all into the abyss."
    Condition:   Defeated all enemies by Ring Out.
    
    Enemies:     Deanna [Voldo Style / Female]
                 - Shave Damage A
                 - HP Recovery C
    
                 Edith [Voldo Style / Female]
                 - Shave Damage B
                 - HP Recovery B
    
                 Voldo
                 - Shave Damage C
                 - HP Recovery A
    
    Strategy:
    
       Here are some examples of moves that can ring out opponents:
       * Your character must be positioned on the edge of the ring.
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Suhail Sheretan: forward, down, down-forward A, B, K
       Shams Qadam: up-back or up or up-forward A+K, K
    
       Amy
       Decussate Strike: down-forward B, A
       Advance Splitter Crescendo: [forward] B, A
    
       Astaroth
       Bull Rush: [forward] K
       Hades Cannon: [up or down] B
    
       Cassandra
       Guardian Wings: down B, up B, A, A
       Shield Buster: back B, B, A (Just)
    
       Cervantes
       Bile Lunges: [forward] B
       Sail Nautilus: forward B, B
    
       Hilde
       Mystic Star: [A] release (stage 2) during hit, A
       Tornado Kick: up or up-back K
    
       Ivy
       Dark Gathering: Coiled state, back A
       Serpent's Venom: Whip state, down, down-back, back A
    
       Kilik
       Phoenix Rage Thrust: back [B]
       Heaven Dance*: B+G
    
       Lizardman
       Extrusive Headbutt: down-back A, K
       Mezentius Style Shield Blast: down B, K
    
       Maxi
       Snake Kiss ~ Star Gale: back B, K
       Rage of Pleasure (Hold): back [A+B]
    
       Mitsurugi
       Step Stone Divide (Hold): down, down-forward, forward [B]
       Steel Slicer: A+B
    
       Nightmare
       Drop Kick: [back] K
       Over Toss*: crouching, B+G
    
       Raphael
       Unending Strings: B+G
       Venom Side Kick: [forward] K
    
       Rock
       Wild Knuckle: back K, A
       Grip Hammer: forward A, A
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       'combo': forward K ~ forward A, K
       Thrust Kick: down-forward {B}K
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Fury Combo: B+K, forward, down-back B, down-back, down-back, A+B
       Shade Buster: crouching, down-forward {A}B
    
       Siegfried
       Over Toss*: crouching, B+G
       Double Grounder Beta: down-back A, A
    
       Sophitia
       Olympus Cannon: [forward] B
       Cutlass Europa: back, A, A, A
    
       Talim
       Raging Wind: B+K
       Ice Wind: [forward] A+B
    
       Taki
       Haste Alternate: Up K, K, K
       Shadow Shrine: A forward
    
       The Apprientice
       Flipping Saber Throw: croucing, up K, A
       Force Impact*: B+G
    
       Tira
       Hiisi Barque: Gloomy side, [forward] B
       Hell's Barkarole: Gloomy side, [forward] K
    
       Voldo
       Blind Dive: crouching, down-forward A+B
       Blind Assault: facing away, [forward] K
    
       Xianghua
       Lower Great Wall: A+K, [B+K]
       Muu Jian: A+B
    
       Yoda
       Ataru Combo: [forward] A, A
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Door Knocker: forward A+B, B, B, B
       Zig-Zag: forward K, K
    
       Yun-Seong
       Heaven's Path (Additional Attack): A+B, B...
       Echo Kick: down-back K, K
    
       Zasalamel
       Belit-Sheri's Spear Condemntaion: while rising, B forward
       Enkidu The Valiant: up K
    
    
    Floor 54 -------------------------------------------------------------------F54
    
    Floor Group: 53, 54, 55, 56
    Floor Stage: Phantom Pavillon
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Leviathan Pauldrons / 7,650 Gold
    Hint:        "Do not let the walls contain your rage."
    Condition:   Destroyed all the walls within the stage.
    
    Enemies:     Shiun [Yoshimitsu Style / Male]
                 - Auto Impact B
                 - Impact Heal
    
                 Mayura [Yoshimitsu Style / Female]
                 - Auto Impact B
                 - Impact Heal
    
                 Yoshimitsu
                 - Auto Impact B
                 - Impact Heal
    
    Strategy:
    
       use Siegfried's Over Head Toss (B+G while crouching) or The Apprientice's
    Force Impact (B+G) to break the walls. Your character's back must be facing the 
    wall.
    
    
    Floor 55 -------------------------------------------------------------------F55
    
    Floor Group: 53, 54, 55, 56
    Floor Stage: Grand Labyrinth ~ Corridor of Suspended Time
    Stage Time:  300 Seconds
    
    Item:        Priestess Kimono / 7,650 gold
    Hint:        "Unleash attacks that strike and seize."
    Condition:   Performed 3 attack throws.
    
    Enemies:     Grima [Astaroth Style / Male]
                 - Nullify Ring Out C
                 - HP Drain B
    
                 Herman [Astaroth Style / Male]
                 - Nullify Ring Out B
                 - HP Drain A
    
                 Judas [Astaroth Style / Male]
                 - Nullify Ring Out B
                 - HP Drain A
    
                 Astaroth
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
                 - HP Drain S
    
    Strategy:
    
       Use your character's attack throw three times. You can see an "AT" symbol in
    the moves list. Normal throws like A+G and B+G won't work. Take note that not
    all characters have attack throws. Hit or blocked, it doesn't matter, as long
    as your Attack Throw didn't missed.
    
       List of Attack Throw moves:
       [] = Hold
       {} = Slide Input
    
       Algol
       Almach Nasm (Attack Throw): against midair opponent, up B+K
       Sadalsuud Markab: back B+K
    
       Astaroth
       Poseidon Tide Rush (Attack Throw): down, down-back, back A
       Annihilation (Hold): [A]
       Annihilation (Hold): A, [A]
       Hades Control (Hold): back [A]
       Valarion: [K]
       Offering (Hold): down-forward [A+B]
       Breath of Hades (Hold): back [A+B]
       Guard Crusher: B+K
       Ax Lower Cannon (Additional Attack): back B+K, B
    
       Cassandra
       Elfin Thrust (Additional Attack): down B, B, during hit, K
       Elfin Thrust (Additional Attack): [forward] A+B, during hit, back
    
       Cervantes
       Bile Lunges: [forward] B
       Storm Generate (Attack Throw): against midair opponent, B down
       Cannonball Split: [back] {A}B
       Storm Nest (Attack Throw): downed opponent, [down or back] B
    
       Hilde
       Iron Tower: against midair opponent, B+K
    
       Ivy
       Ivy Lick: Sword state, forward B, U
       Ivy Lick: Sword state, up B+K
       Cagemaster: Whip state, while rising, B, B
       Embrace of Lust: Coiled state, forward A+B
       Embrace of Guilt: Sword state, forward A+B
       Insanity Light: Whip state, [down or up] A
       Insanity Feast: Whip state, [down or up] A, back
       Lamenting Tail: Whip state, [down-back or down-up] A
       Lamenting Tail: during Serpent's Embrace, A+K
       Wind Embrace: during Serpent's Embrace, A, during hit,
                     down, down-forward, forward, A
    
       Kilik
       Trick Bo: down-forward A+B
       Dirty Bo: down-back A+B
       Heavy Bo (counter): [forward or up-forward or down-forward] B
    
       Lizardman
       Killing Bite (Attack Throw): against downed opponent, head side, [back] K
    
       Mitsurugi
       Tear Step: {B}A
       Purifying Thrust: {A+B} forward
       Dividing Thrust: {A+B} [forward]
       Steel Roll: A+K
       Full Moon Disembowel: during Full Moon Death, B
       Wind Torture: during Mist, B, back B
       Purifying Thrust: during Mist, back B
       Dividing Thrust: during Mist, back B, forward
    
       Nightmare
       Jade Crusher: down-back {A}K
       Death Horn Charge: crouching, down-forward B
       Soul Smasher (Attack Throw): downed opponent, down A+B
       Dark Bite: facing away, B+K
       Dark Bite: B+K
       Flap Jack: crouching, A+G
       Over Toss: crouching, B+G
    
       Raphael
       Preparation Parry ~ Carnial Scraper: [back] B
    
       Seong Mi-Na
       Opening Treasure: down-forward A+B
       Holding Treasure: down-back A+B
    
       Setsuka
       Sakura Fury Combo: B+K, forward, down-back B, down-back, down-back, A+B
       Silver Moon Combo: B+K, forward, down-back B, back, back, B+K
    
       Siegfried
       Over Toss: crouching, B+G
       Thrust Throw: down-back B
       Flap Jack: crouching, A+G
    
       Sophitia
       Painful Fate (Additional Attack): during Angel Step, B, during hit, back
    
       Voldo
       Asylum Step (Attack Throw): downed opponent, down-back [B]
    
       Yoshimitsu
       Ninja Blade Rush (counter): {B}A
    
       Zasalamel
       Belit-Sheri's Spear: while rising, B
       Belit-Sheri's Spear Condemnation: while rising, B forward
       Offering to Kishar: against midair opponent, back A+B
    
    
    Floor 56 -------------------------------------------------------------------F56
    
    Floor Group: 53, 54, 55, 56
    Floor Stage: Egyptian Temple ~ Sacred Flame
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Leviathan Burgonet / 7,650 Gold
    Hint:        "Surpass the limit of power with one attempt."
    Condition:   Performed a combo with a total damage over 240.
    
    Enemies:     Lizardman [Boss]
                 - Nullify Ring Out S
                 - Venom Fang S
    
                 Lizardman
                 - Nullify Ring Out  C
                 - Venom Fang C
    
                 Lizardman
                 - Nullify Ring Out B
                 - Venom Fang B
    
                 Lizardman
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
                 - Venom Fang A
    
    Strategy:
    
       Customize Astaroth with a high attack and equip him with the weapon: Great
    Maul. It has an attack of 210. Use Discus Breaker (down-back, Hold A, B) on
    your opponent.
    
       You can also customize Ashlotte (and Astaroth) with Blade Ring: Night Blade
    and equip Aslotte with the weapon: Krnielk East. It has an attack of 230. Then
    use Discus Breaker on your opponent.
    
    
    Floor 57 -------------------------------------------------------------------F57
    
    Floor Group: 57, 58, 59
    Floor Stage: Tower of Remembrance ~ Ancient Gate
    Stage Time:  250 Seconds
    
    Item:        Voodoo Armlets
    Hint:        "Give in to the abyss."
    Condition:   Voluntarily performed a ring out.
    
    Enemies:     Cassandra
                 - Soul Gauge Damage A
                 - Shave Damage B
    
                 Sophitia
                 - Shave Damage A
                 - Soul Gauge Boost B
                 - Nullify Ring Out B
    
                 Talim
                 - Soul Gauge Damage B
                 - Soul Gauge Boost A
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
    Strategy:
    
       A little bit tough on first floor of this batch. Cassandra and Talim are
    quick with their attacks. Ring them out if possible, you'll require more HP
    with the next floors. Sophitia blocks a lot so you can spam her with throwing
    moves. Better yet, ring her out too.
    
       Here are some moves you can use to perform a voluntary Ring Out:
       You'll have to corner your opponent at the edge of the ring first.
       [] = Hold
    
       Cervantes
       Dark Geo Da Ray ~ Dread Charge: back A+B
    
       Talim
       'combo': A, A, B, B
    
       Yoda
       Ataru Combo: A+B, B
       Ataru Strike: down A+B
    
       Yun-Seong
       Blazing Tempest: [back B+K]
       Phoenix Ascension: up, K, K, K (must be guarded)
    
    
    Floor 58 -------------------------------------------------------------------F58
    
    Floor Group: 57, 58, 59
    Floor Stage: Tower of Remembrance ~ Spiral of Time
    Stage Time:  200 Seconds
    
    Item:        Tiger Pauldrons / 10,000 Gold
    Hint:        "Earn victory with only your raw strength."
    Condition:   Defeated enemies without equipping any skills.
    
    Enemies:     Mitsurugi
                 - Soul Gauge Damage A
                 - Shave Damage A
                 - Soul Gauge Recovery A
    
                 Setsuka
                 - Auto Unblockable Attack A
                 - Shave Damage A
                 - Soul Gauge Boost A
    
                 Cervantes
                 - Soul Gauge Damage A
                 - Guard Breaker
                 - Soul Gauge Boost A
    
    Strategy:
    
       Clear this stage with no equipped skill for all of your characters.
    Mitsurugi and cervantes are the hard hitters in this group. Use a character
    with a long range or a quick drawing weapon character to interrupt them.
    Setsuka prefers to block more so you can spam her with throw moves.
    
       It would be better if you can completely dodge their attack, just don't get
    caught with their moves, specially those with Guard Break properties because
    after they've executed it, they can switch 2 to 3 times creating chain of
    combos. Even if you're blocking, they'll still continue with the combos, you
    can get hit in the process.
    
       Try a customized Astaroth or Ashlotte with a maximum attack possible. Equip
    a Strengthen Vertical skill too. Spam and time your Discus Breaker on Mitsurugi
    and Cervantes, they catch most of your attacks. Spamming Discus breaker with
    Setsuka might not work too well since she often blocks, just throw her when you
    get the chance.
     
    
    
    Floor 59 -------------------------------------------------------------------F59
    
    Floor Group: 57, 58, 59
    Floor Stage: Tower of Remembrance ~ Encounter
    Stage Time:  300 Seconds
    
    Item:        Voodoo Greaves / 10,000 Gold
    Hint:        "The best offense is a good defense."
    Condition:   Guarded the opponent's attack 10 times in a row.
    
    Enemies:     Tira
                 - Soul Gauge Damage A
                 - Shave Damage A
                 - Soul Gauge Boost A
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
                 Astaroth
                 - Soul Gauge Damage A
                 - Shave Damage A
                 - Soul Gauge Boost A
                 - Nullify Ring Out A
    
                 Nightmare [Boss]
                 - Soul Gauge Damage S
                 - Shave Damage S
                 - Soul Gauge Boost S
                 - Nullify Ring Out S
    
    Strategy:
    
       A very hard mission. All three of your opponents are equipped with Soul
    Gauge Damage and a Shave Damage skills, your HP and Soul Gauge meter will be
    quickly depleted.
    
       Just keep on guarding, get familiar with their moves so you can dogde lower
    attacks too. Create a character with a high HP and defense, equip you character 
    with Soul Gauge Boost skill. Stay with some range to prevent throws.
    
       If you're out of time and/or HP, finish off your opponents if possible so
    you'd get the reward money for completing the stage.
    
       If you just want to finish this level, attack Tira the usual way you use
    your character. She's an average fighter in this group. You can spam Astaroth
    with throws, just stay away when he attacks. Nightmare is very powerful but is
    slow, you can interrupt him a lot of times, just don't get hit with his
    attacks, you can get KO'd in a few hits.
    
    
    Floor 60 -------------------------------------------------------------------F60
    
    Floor Group: 60
    Floor Stage: Tower of Remembrance ~ Degeneration
    Stage Time:  250 Seconds
    
    Item:        Voodoo Breastplate
    Hint:        "Do not escape, hide, or seek protection."
    Condition:   Cleared the stage without switching characters.
    
    Enemies:     Algol [Boss]
                 - Auto Unblockable Attack S
                 - HP Drain S
                 - Soul Gauge Boost S
                 - Nullify Ring Out S
    
    Strategy:
    
       An easy victory would be going on the edge of the ring and let Algol knock
    you down flat on the ground. Don't stand back up and keep on lying down,
    Algol will continue to attack you and eventually, he'll jump over you and
    will ring himself out. There are times that he won't jump and just continue
    on attacking your character until you get KO'd so be patient. When your
    character got moved away from the edge, just try to roll back or let Algol
    knockyou down again near the edge.
    
       That trick above might not be applicable to all so you might be facing Algol
    the hard way.
    
       Use your best character or a long-ranged fighter against Algol. Don't let
    him hit you. His HP Drain S makes him recover his HP with an amount a little
    less than the damage he dealt on you. You'll still get the item even if your
    first and second character got KO'd by Algol, as long as you didn't switch them
    yourself.
    
       You can use a customized Astaroth or Ashlotte with a strong offense/defense
    and equipped with a Venom Fang if possible. You can repeatedly use Discus
    Breaker (down-back, Hold A, B) while maintaining your defense. You'll
    eventually crush Algol's lower armor. Be careful with Discus Breaker since it
    has a slow initial animation and its damage won't be as huge against Boss
    Algol. Most of Astaroth and Ashlotte's moves are slow so just time your attacks
    and combos. If you're lucky enough, you can reduce Algol's %200 HP to less than
    %100 for one Astaroth/Ashlotte.
    
    
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    IV.  Floors - Descending                                                  [FLD]
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       Choosing the Descending Path in Tower of Lost Souls, you'll be starting from
    the first floor and proceed to the next floor continuously. You'll battle
    random opponents from different floors in the Ascending Path. You'll also get
    to battle cat mascots with joke weapons on these floors and win a certain item.
    
       You'll be only using two characters. HP is important in this survival mode
    so equip them with HP Drain A. Ring Out your opponents if possible.
    
     Floor        Item
    --------     ------
    Floor 5      Dark Night's Cloak
    Floor 10     Blade Ring: Raging Thunder
    Floor 15     Lapin Chapeau
    Floor 20     Repel Gem: Fox Demon
    Floor 25     Succubus Gauntlets
    Floor 30     Demonic Armor
    Floor 35     Demonic Pauldrons
    Floor 40     Voodoo Crown
    
    
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    V.   Questions & Answers                                                  [Q&A]
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    Q: Why do I get Gold as a reward instead of an item?
    A: It means you already acquired the item.
    
    Q: Why is there a "Male/Female" indicating an opponent's gender?
    A: This might be helpful for those who uses the Appeal skill.
    
    Q: What is a Slide Input?
    A: It's where you press a button and quickly tapping on the next button. You
       "slide" your finger on your controller for easy execution.
    
    Q: I still can't Ring Out my opponent. What shall I do?
    A: You might want to try another move, experiment. Try using another character
       too. The sample moves listed in this guide can mostly ring out opponents
       with a Nullify Ring Out C & B skills. For opponents with a Nullify Ring Out
       A skill, throws, attack throws and moves with a high knockdown power can
       ring them out. Since it's a class A skill, it works fine if you can corner
       them on the edge of the ring.
    
    Q: I'm using Yun-Seong's Avenging Claws but there are times that the opponent
       gets guard crush from the first hit. How can I do a Critical Finish then?
    A: Watch your opponent's guard carefully, if they got Guard Crushed on
       Yun-Seong's Avenging Claws in the first hit, quickly switch your character
       and hit the left shoulder button. Switching characters should interrupt
       Avenging Claws and your second character should do the Critical Finish.
       You have to be fast, you only got a split second to do a Critical Finish. If
       you only have one character in gameplay, moderate your attacks when your
       opponent's Soul Gauge is flashing red. Try to attack one by one, bit by bit,
       you'll never know when your opponent's guard will give in.
    
    Q: I still can't finish/acquire the item on this stage. What do I do?
    A: Try and try until you get it. You can't always finish the stage or acquire
       the item in one try, sometimes it'll take you a lot of practice too until
       you get a hang of it.
    
    
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    VI.  Credits                                                              [CRD]
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    ivancage - For pointing out the "boss" status.
    
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