Tales of Vesperia
~Skill Guide~
By: Yandy Kusanagi [yandy.kusanagi@yahoo.com]


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Table of Contents
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I. Introduction
II. Legal Stuff
III. Skills
   [III.1] Attack Type Skills
   [III.2] Guard Type Skills
   [III.3] Move Type Skills
   [III.4] Support Type Skills  
IV. Symbols
V.  Version History
VI. Credits


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I. Introduction
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Tales of Vesperia were made by Namco Tales Studio (Team Symphonia)
and published by Bandai Namco. If there's anything you don't
understand, feel free to ask me or you can try asking the people
at the Board. And I apologive if there's any incorrect Grammar
lying around here.

This Guide still in Beta phase because I didn't include how to get
Symbols like Fleck, Kaon, Chrocs and so on.


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II. Legal Stuff
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This Guide are for use on GameFAQs only.
Please do not publish this guide on any other website without
a permission from me.


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III. Skills
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This is the Format:

++++++++++++++
*Skill Name*
++++++++++++++
Blah blah blah = Informations about the Skill.
> = Character(S) who can learn it and how or
    from what (s)he learn it.


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[III.1] Attack Type Skills
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++++++++++
Strength
++++++++++
Increase Physical Attack by 5%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Tsurugi.
>Judith: Default.
>Repede: Tama-hagane +2a.
>Estelle: Epee.
>Rita: Chain (+1).
>Karol: Wood Maul +1.
>Raven: Default.


+++++++++++++
Strength 2
+++++++++++++
Increase Physical Attack by 10%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Tsurugi +1.
>Judith: War Harpoon +1a.
>Repede: Takemikazuchi: Blast +1a.
>Estelle: Spike Shield.
>Rita: Queen's Whip (+1a & +1b).
>Karol: Heavy Maul.
>Raven: Transform Bow (+1a & +1b).


+++++++++++++
Strength 3
+++++++++++++
Increase Physical Attack by 15%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Flamberge.
>Judith: Longinus.
>Repede: Asura +1.
>Estelle: Rod +1.
>Rita: Death Contrast +2a.
>Karol: Spinning Drill Hammer
>Raven: Strike Eagle +1b.


+++++++++++++
Strength 4
+++++++++++++
Increase Physical Attack by 20%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Garm Fang.


+++++++++++++
Strength T
+++++++++++++
Increase Physical Attack by 25% when HP is over 75%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Raven: Snipe Xiphos +1a.


++++++++
Magic
++++++++
Increase Spell Attack by 5%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Estoc (+1).
>Judith: Oar.
>Repede: Tama-hagane +1.
>Estelle: Estoc (+1).
>Rita: Default.
>Karol: Zaghnal.
>Raven: Default.


++++++++++
Magic 2
++++++++++
Increase Spell Attack by 10%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Rune Blade.
>Judith: War Harpoon +1b.
>Repede: Jiraiya.
>Estelle: Spike Shield.
>Rita: Avenger's Scroll (+1).
>Karol: Zaghnal +1a.
>Raven: Quick Trigger.


++++++++++
Magic 3
++++++++++
Increase Spell Attack by 15%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Rune Blade +1.
>Judith: Caduceus.
>Repede: Asura +1.
>Estelle: Rod +1.
>Rita: Death Contrast.
>Karol: Spinning Drill Hammer.
>Raven: Strike Eagle +1a.


++++++++++
Magic 4
++++++++++
Increase Spell Attack by 20%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Rita: Aspion.


++++++++++
Magic T
++++++++++
Increase Spell Attack by 25% when HP is over 75%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Raven: Snipe Xiphos +1b.


++++++++++++++
Rise Attack
++++++++++++++
Increase damage by consuming TP.

>Yuri: Estoc (+1).
>Judith: Oar.
>Repede: Kotaro +1a.
>Estelle: Estoc (+1).
>Rita: Rivet Belt.
>Karol: Crimson Axe +1b.
>Raven: Smash Bow +1a.


+++++++++++++
Combo Plus
+++++++++++++
Add 1 more hit to a regular attack.

>Yuri: Blue Dragon (+1).
>Judith: Death Scythe / Dark Crystal / Dragon Tooth.
>Repede: Gladiator.
>Estelle: Stinger (+1).
>Rita: Rose Whip.
>Karol: Celtis (+1).
>Raven: Blood Trigger (+1a & +1b).


+++++++++++++++
Combo Plus 2
+++++++++++++++
Adds 2 more hit to a regular attack.

>Yuri: Real Knight Sword.


+++++++++++++++
Combo Plus 3
+++++++++++++++
Adds 3 more hit to a regular attack.

>Yuri: Blazor Edge: Abyssion.


++++++++++++++++
Cross Counter
++++++++++++++++
Damage increases when an attack hits an attacking enemy.

>Yuri: Rapier.
>Judith: War Harpoon.
>Repede: Holy Raven +2b.
>Estelle: Rapier.
>Rita: King Sized Belt +1.
>Karol: Heavy Maul +1.
>Raven: Quick Trigger +1a


++++++++++
Reflect
++++++++++
Reflects a certain amount of damage from an attack.

>Yuri: Crescent Axe (+1) / Kalinga +1.
>Judith: Gae Bolg +1a.
>Repede: Crimson Phoenix.
>Estelle: Spike Shield.
>Rita: Nova +1b.
>Karol: Spike Hammer.
>Raven: Storm Slayer +1b.


+++++++++++
FS Bonus
+++++++++++
Recovers HP every time a Fatal Strike hits an enemy.

>Yuri: Spine Ripper (+1).
>Judith: Serpent Staff.
>Repede: Crimson Phoenix +1 / +2a & +2b.
>Estelle: Spine Ripper (+1).
>Rita: Death Contrast +2a.
>Karol: Crimson Axe +1a.
>Raven: Blood Trigger (+1a & +1b).


+++++++++++++
FS Bonus 2
+++++++++++++
Recovers TP every time a Fatal Strike hits an enemy.

>Yuri: Spiner Ripper +1.
>Judith: Shakujo.
>Repede: Murakumo.
>Estelle: Spiner Ripper +1.
>Rita: Death Contrast +2b.
>Karol: Crimson Axe +1b.
>Raven: Death Slinger.


+++++++++++
BA Force
+++++++++++
Increase the effectiveness of Burst Artes attacks.

>Yuri: Ogre Axe +1.
>Judith: Halberd.
>Repede: Crimson Phoenix (+1) / Takemikzuchi: Flare +1a.
>Estelle: Basilard (+1).
>Rita: Glowing Ribbon.
>Karol: Crimson Axe +1a.
>Raven: Rapid Shot.


++++++++++
Special
++++++++++
Trigger a Mystic Arte with Over Limit Lv. 3 or 4.
Hold [Normal Attack Button] after an Arcane or Burst Arte.

>Yuri: Second Star / Dein Nomos.
>Judith: Hades.
>Repede: Side Quest [See Artes Guide].
>Estelle: Rod (+1).
>Rita: Psychadelica (+1).
>Karol: Side Quest [See Artes Guide].
>Raven: Breaker Bow / Splash Bow / Elven Bow.


++++++++
Chain
++++++++
Changes an Arte. Can be learned if used repeatedly.

>Yuri: Flamberge.
>Judith: Ahriman.
>Repede: Takemikazuchi: Flare +1a.
>Estelle: Stinger +1.
>Rita: Glowing Ribbon +1a.
>Karol: Crimson Axe (+1a).
>Raven: Burn Spreader.


++++++++++++
Hell Fire
++++++++++++
Changes an Arte. Can be learned if used repeatedly.

>Yuri: Flamberge.
>Judith: Ahriman.
>Repede: Takemikazuchi: Flare +1b.
>Estelle: Stinger +1.
>Rita: Glowing Ribbon +1b.
>Karol: Crimson Axe (+1b).
>Raven: Burn Spreader.


++++++++++++++
Half Damage
++++++++++++++
Damage inflicted will be reduced by 1/2.

>Yuri: Compact Sword +1.
>Judith: War Pike +1.
>Repede: Kogarashi +1.
>Estelle: Compact Sword +1.
>Rita: Sash +1.
>Karol: Karolian Hammer +1.
>Raven: Smash Bow +2.


+++++++++++++++++
Quarter Damage
+++++++++++++++++
Damage inflicted will be reduced by 1/4.

>Yuri: Compact Sword +1.
>Judith: War Pike +1.
>Repede: Kogarashi +1.
>Estelle: Compact Sword +1.
>Rita: Sash +1.
>Karol: Karolian Hammer +1.
>Raven: Smash Bow +2.


+++++++++++++++++
Minimum Damage
+++++++++++++++++
Damage inflicted will be reduced to 1.

>Yuri: Compact Sword +1.
>Judith: War Pike +1.
>Repede: Kogarashi +1.
>Estelle: Compact Sword +1.
>Rita: Sash +1.
>Karol: Karolian Hammer +1.
>Raven: Smash Bow +2.


++++++++++++
Elemental
++++++++++++
Occasionally increases effect of a Physical Attack
with elemental attributes.

>Judith: Hades.
>Repede: Takemikazuchi: Blast.
>Estelle: Wizard Horn +1a.
>Rita: Glowing Ribbon +1a.
>Karol: Zaghnal +1a.
>Raven: Quick Trigger +1b.


++++++++++++
Heavy Hit
++++++++++++
Increases chance of stunning an enemy with
a physical attack.

>Yuri: Knuckle Duster.
>Judith: Trident.
>Repede: Holy Raven +2a.
>Karol: Wood Maul +1.


+++++++++++++
Stun Magic
+++++++++++++
Increases chance of stunning an enemy with a spell attack.

>Estelle: Gladius +1.
>Rita: Endless Heart +1.
>Raven: Quick Trigger +1b.


+++++++++++++++
HP Condition
+++++++++++++++
Increases physical attacks slightly when HP is more than
75% of max ammount.

>Yuri: Shadow Fang +1.
>Judith: Caduceus +1.
>Repede: Stone Slasher +2a.
>Karol: Default.


+++++++++++++++++
HP Condition 2
+++++++++++++++++
Increases physical attacks when HP is less than
25% of max ammount.


>Yuri: Shadow Fang +1.
>Judith: Gungnir +1.
>Repede: Stone Slasher +2b.
>Karol: Mjolnir +1b.


+++++++++++++++++
HP Condition 3
+++++++++++++++++
Increases spell attacks slightly when HP is more than
75% of max ammount.

>Estelle: Ice Coffin +1a.
>Rita: Leather Whip +1.
>Raven: Storm Slayer +1a.


+++++++++++++++++
HP Condition 4
+++++++++++++++++
Increases spell attacks when HP is less than
25% of max ammount.

>Estelle: Ice Coffin +1a.
>Rita: Leather Whip +1.
>Raven: Storm Slayer +1a.


+++++++++++
Hit Plus
+++++++++++
Tap [Normal Attack Button] repeatedly during a Mystic Arte
to adds hits to the attack.

>Yuri: Highlander.


+++++++++++++++
One Man Show
+++++++++++++++
Defeat all enemies single-handedly to receive
extra EXP.

>Yuri: Colossus.


++++++++++++
Swords Up
++++++++++++
Increase Physical Attack when a Sword is equipped.

>Yuri: Tsurugi (+1).


++++++++++
Axes Up
++++++++++
Increase Physical Attack when an Axe is equipped.

>Yuri: Ogre Axe.


+++++++++++
Assassin
+++++++++++
Increases attacks and lessen damage received against
Humanoid enemies.

>Yuri: Colossus.


+++++++++++++
Step Combo
+++++++++++++
Press [Normal Attack Button] during a Backstep
to perform a jump attack.

>Yuri: Blue Dragon +1.


++++++++++++++++
Dragon Buster
++++++++++++++++
Press ["Down" Left Stick] + [Normal Attack Button]
during jump to trigger a Dragon Buster attack.

>Yuri: Shinai.


++++++++++++++++
Combo Voltage
++++++++++++++++
Recovers TP after 2 consecutive 3-hit combos.
Also recovers after multiples of 3.

>Yuri: Knuckle Duster.


++++++++++++++
Combination
++++++++++++++
Increases damage once for a combo:
3-hit Normal > Base > Arcane

>Yuri: Blue Dragon (+1).


++++++++++++++++
Combination 2
++++++++++++++++
Increases damage and OL Gauge once for a combo:
3-hit Normal > Base > Altered > Arcane

>Yuri: Second Star.


++++++++++++++++
Combination 3
++++++++++++++++
Increases damage and recovers TP for a combo:
3-hit Normal > Base > Altered > Arcane > Mystic

>Yuri: Meteorite Blade.


+++++++++++++++
High Tension
+++++++++++++++
Fills the OL Gauge to a Lv. 1 with a 28-hit combo.
Duration of the Over Limit only lasts half the normal time.

>Yuri: Tyrant Fist.


++++++++++++++++
Hyper Tension
++++++++++++++++
Fills the OL Gauge to a Lv. 2 with a 50-hit combo.
Duration of the Over Limit only lasts half the normal time.

>Yuri: Tyrant Fist.


+++++++++++++++++++
Ultimate Tension
+++++++++++++++++++
Fills the OL Gauge to a Lv. 3 with a 72-hit combo.
Duration of the Over Limit only lasts half the normal time.

>Yuri: Tyrant Fist.


+++++++++++++++
Aerial Force
+++++++++++++++
Increases damage by 1.2 times against aerial enemies.

>Judith: Trident.


+++++++++++++++
Aerial Artes
+++++++++++++++
Able to perform Base Artes in mid-air.

>Judith: Boots.


+++++++++++++++++
Aerial Artes 2
+++++++++++++++++
Able to perform Arcane Artes in mid-air.

>Judith: Executioner / Ahriman / Shiva.


+++++++++++++++++
Aerial Artes 3
+++++++++++++++++
Able to perform certain Altered Artes in mid-air.

>Judith: Naginata / Beast Slayer /
         Green Dragon Crescent Blade.


++++++++++++++++
Aerial Finish
++++++++++++++++
Increase the bonus for a blue Fatal Strike.

>Judith: Dragon Skin.


++++++++++++++++
High Combo
++++++++++++++++
Links a jump attack and a ground attack.

>Judith: Gungnir +1.


+++++++++++++
Steal Plus
+++++++++++++
Increase the success rate of Thievery.

>Repede: Jiraiya (+1a & +1b).


++++++++++++++++
Hunter's Fang
++++++++++++++++
Increases the bonus for a green Fatal Strike attack.

>Repede: Kurama (+1).


++++++++++++++
Lucky Limit
++++++++++++++
Occasionally fills the OL Gauge after a Burst or
Mystic Arte.

>Repede: Takemikazuchi.


++++++++++++++++++
Charming Thrust
++++++++++++++++++
Occasionally inflicts Charm on an enemy upon a
successful hit.

>Estelle: Gauche Sword.


+++++++++++++++++
Sleepy Thrust
+++++++++++++++++
Occasionally inflicts Sleep on an enemy upon a
successful hit.

>Estelle: Droite Sword.


+++++++++++++++++
Critical Magic
+++++++++++++++++
Inflicts Critical Damage when casting a spell.

>Rita: Endless Heart (+1).


++++++++++++++
Heavy Magic
++++++++++++++
Increases power of a spell. Also increases TP consumption
and cast time.

>Rita: Twinkle Star.


++++++++++++++
Light Magic
++++++++++++++
Decreases TP consumption and cast time. Alse decreases the
spell's power.

>Rita: Ever Blue (+1a & +1b).


++++++++++++
Over Cast
++++++++++++
Hold [Arte Attack Button] after casting to increase the
effect of a novice spell while consuming TP.

>Rita: Rivet Belt.


++++++++++++++
Over Cast 2
++++++++++++++
Hold [Arte Attack Button] after casting to increase the
effect of an intermediate spell while consuming TP.

>Rita: Avenger's Scroll (+1 & +2).


++++++++++++++
Over Cast 3
++++++++++++++
Hold [Arte Attack Button] after casting to increase the
effect of an advanced spell while consuming TP.

>Rita: Ivy Blade.


+++++++++++
Combatir
+++++++++++
Increases the strength of an attack when an Axe is equipped.

>Karol: War Axe +1.


++++++++++
Raynard
++++++++++
Increases the strength of an attack when a Hammer is
equipped.

>Karol: Heavy Maul +1.


++++++++++++++
Bug Busters
++++++++++++++
Increases the amount of damage dealt and received for insect
type enemies.

>Karol: Bastard Sword.


++++++++++++++++
Second Attack
++++++++++++++++
Karol's attack inflict more damage on the enemy after the
2nd hit.

>Karol: Karolian Sword +1.


+++++++++++
Critical
+++++++++++
Increases the chance of inflicting critical damage.

>Karol: Wood Maul (+1).


+++++++++++++++++
Critical Break
+++++++++++++++++
Increases chance of guard breaks.

>Karol: Spike Hammer +1a.


++++++++++++++++
Mighty Charge
++++++++++++++++
Press and hold [Normal Attack Button] to increase the strength
of an attack on the first hit.

>Karol: Heavy Maul (+1).


++++++++++++++
Charge Hold
++++++++++++++
Maintain a charged Mighty Charge even after a missed attempt.

>Karol: Iron Hammer (+1).


+++++++++++++++
Speed Charge
+++++++++++++++
Increases the speed of charging up a Mighty Charge.

>Karol: Karolian Sword (+1).


+++++++++++++++
Charge Smash
+++++++++++++++
Guard breaks enemny defenses during Mighty Charge.
Super Armor excluded.

>Karol: Rending Drill Hammer.


+++++++++++++++++++++
Attack Arte Charge
+++++++++++++++++++++
Able to store up offensive Artes. Must have Mighty Charge set.

>Karol: Spike Hammer (+1a & +1b) / Wrath Bringer : Glasya Labolas.


++++++++++++++
Light Force
++++++++++++++
Increases the strength of a spell when a light bow is equipped.

>Raven: Rapid Shot.


+++++++++
Hunter
+++++++++
Increases attacks and lessen damage against aerial enemies.

>Raven: Smash Bow.


++++++++++++
TP Attack
++++++++++++
Inflicts damage on enemy TP with normal attacks.

>Raven: Smash Bow +1b.


+++++++++++++++
Change Style
+++++++++++++++
Changes a normal attack depending on the distance between
enemies.

>Raven: Battle Knife.


++++++++++++++++
Change Style 2
++++++++++++++++
Changes an Arte attack depending on the distance between
enemies.

>Raven: Misericorde.


+++++++++++++++
Endless Shot
+++++++++++++++
Release arrows continuously by holding [Normal Attack Button].
Occasionally knock back enemies.

>Raven: Slingshot.


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[III.2] Guard Type Skills
=============================

+++++++++
Defend
+++++++++
Increase Physical Defense by 5%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Long Sword.
>Judith: Default.
>Repede: Kotaro.
>Estelle: Epee.
>Rita: Leather Whip.
>Karol: Great Axe +1.
>Raven: Variable Edge.


+++++++++++
Defend 2
+++++++++++
Increase Physical Defense by 10%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Spine Ripper (+1).
>Judith: Naginata.
>Repede: Takemikazuchi: Blast +1b.
>Estelle: Spine Ripper (+1) / Kite Shield.
>Rita: High Power Yo-Yo.
>Karol: Deadly Horn.
>Raven: Two Form Caestus +1a.


+++++++++++
Defend 3
+++++++++++
Increase Physical Defense by 15%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Garm Fang.
>Judith: Hanuman's Staff +2a.
>Repede: Orochi +2b.
>Estelle: Iron Plate.
>Rita: Death Contrast +2b.
>Karol: Riot +1a.
>Raven: Death Slinger +1a.


+++++++++++
Defend 4
+++++++++++
Increase Physical Defense by 20%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Estelle: Iron Maiden +1a / Kris Naga +1a.


+++++++++++
Defend T
+++++++++++
Increase Physical Defense by 25% only when HP
is over 75%. Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Raven: Snipe Xiphos +1a.


+++++++++
Resist
+++++++++
Increase Magic Defense by 5%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Rapier.
>Judith: Halberd.
>Repede: Kotaro +2b.
>Estelle: Rapier.
>Rita: Default.
>Karol: Zaghnal.
>Raven: Variable Edge.


+++++++++++
Resist 2
+++++++++++
Increase Magic Defense by 10%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Rune Blade.
>Judith: Naginata.
>Repede: Mizuchi +1a.
>Estelle: Kite Shield.
>Rita: Perfect Green.
>Karol: Zaghnal +1b.
>Raven: Falcon Needle.


+++++++++++
Resist 3
+++++++++++
Increase Magic Defense by 15%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Rune Blade +1.
>Judith: Hanuman's Staff +2b.
>Repede: Orochi +2a.
>Estelle: Iron Plate.
>Rita: Sword Whip +1b.
>Karol: Riot +1b.
>Raven: Death Slinger +1b.


+++++++++++
Resist 4
+++++++++++
Increase Magic Defense by 20%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Estelle: Iron Maiden +1b / Kris Naga +1b.


+++++++++++
Resist T
+++++++++++
Increase Magic Defense by 25% only when HP
is over 75%. Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Raven: Snipe Xiphos +1b.


+++++++++++++++++
Critical Guard
+++++++++++++++++
Press [Guard Button] + ["Forward" Left Stick] to guard
while advancing. Nullify enemy attacks if performed at
the correct time.

>Yuri: Long Sword.
>Judith: Default.
>Repede: Kotaro +1.
>Estelle: Mace.
>Rita: Leather Whip.
>Karol: Great Axe (+1).
>Raven: Default.


++++++++++++++
Magic Guard
++++++++++++++
Press [Guard Button] + ["Down" Left Stick] to decrease
magic damage taken. Effective only while the button is
held down.

>Yuri: Francisca.
>Judith: Default.
>Repede: Tama-hagane (+1).
>Estelle: Mace / Wand.
>Rita: Sash.
>Karol: Zaghnal (+1a & +1b).
>Raven: Default.


+++++++++++++
Guard Plus
+++++++++++++
Decreases the amount of damage taken while guarding.

>Yuri: Kalinga (+1).
>Judith: Default.
>Repede: Kotaro +2a.
>Estelle: Mace.
>Rita: Chain Whip.
>Karol: Great Axe +1.
>Raven: Battle Knife.


+++++++++++++++
Guard Plus 2
+++++++++++++++
Decreases the amount of damage taken while from the side
or rear.

>Estelle: Round Shield.


+++++++++++++++++++
Magic Guard Plus
+++++++++++++++++++
Reduces damage received while using Magic Guard.

>Yuri: Sinclair Saber.
>Judith: Tribal Guard.
>Repede: Kotaro +2b.
>Estelle: Sinclair Saber / Kite Shield.
>Rita: King Sized Belt (+1).
>Karol: Deadly Horn.
>Raven: Default.


++++++++++++++++
Guard Reflect
++++++++++++++++
Reflects 1/5 of the damage taken during guard.

>Yuri: Kalinga +1.
>Judith: Gae Bolg +1b.
>Repede: Metal Collar.
>Estelle: Queen of Hearts.
>Rita: Nova +1a.
>Karol: Guardian Stamp.
>Raven: Storm Slayer +1b.


++++++++++++++
Guard Artes
++++++++++++++
Cancels guard motion and performs an Arte.
Invincible to attacks for a short period of time.

>Yuri: Kalinga (+1).
>Judith: Tribal Guard.
>Repede: Metal Collar.
>Estelle: Basilard (+1).
>Rita: Avenger's Scroll +2.
>Karol: Guardian Stamp.
>Raven: Defender Bow.


+++++++
Roll
+++++++
Decreases damage taken by half when staggering.

>Yuri: Crescent Axe (+1).
>Judith: War Pike.
>Repede: Metal Collar.
>Estelle: Morning Star +1.
>Rita: Chain Whip +1.
>Karol: Spike Hammer +1a.
>Raven: Snipe Xiphos.


+++++++++++++++
Anti Element
+++++++++++++++
Occasionally decreases damage from an elemental attack
by half.

>Yuri: Crescent Axe +1.
>Judith: Hades.
>Repede: Crimson Phoenix +2b.
>Estelle: Wizard Horn +1b.
>Rita: Glowing Ribbon +1b.
>Karol: Zaghnal +1b.
>Raven: Strike Eagle +1a.


+++++++++++++++
Status Guard
+++++++++++++++
Reduces the effect of Magical Ailments.

>Yuri: Defender.
>Judith: Dark Crystal.
>Repede: Jiraiya +1a.
>Estelle: Ruby Wand +1a.
>Rita: Grim Cardian +1a.
>Karol: Riot +1a.
>Raven: Jitte.


++++++++++++++++++
Condition Guard
++++++++++++++++++
Reduces the effects of certain Physical Ailments.

>Yuri: Defender.
>Judith: Death Scythe.
>Repede: Jiraiya +1b.
>Estelle: Ruby Wand +1b.
>Rita: Grim Cardian +1b.
>Karol: Riot +1b.
>Raven: Jitte.


+++++++++++
Immunity
+++++++++++
Reduces the chance of receiving Status Effects.

>Yuri: Tabar (+1).
>Judith: Unicorn Horn +1b.
>Repede: Orochi +2b.
>Estelle: Grand Scepter.
>Rita: One World (+1).
>Karol: Spike Hammer +1b.
>Raven: Two Form Caestus +1b.


+++++++++
Endure
+++++++++
Decreases amount of time needed to recover from
a stagger hit.

>Yuri: Gaia Cleaver.
>Judith: Unicorn Horn.
>Repede: Crimson Phoenix +2a.
>Estelle: Morning Star +1.
>Rita: Grim Cardian.
>Karol: Gaia Cleaver.
>Raven: Two Form Caestus +1a.


++++++++++++++
Void Attack
++++++++++++++
Occassionally prevents staggering when receiving
a Physical Attack.

>Yuri: Battle Sword (+1).
>Judith: Forte Staff +1a.
>Repede: Eternal Ring.
>Estelle: Aegis.
>Rita: Sword Whip +1a.
>Karol: Masakari Cleaver +1a.
>Raven: Falcon Needle +2a.


+++++++++++++
Void Magic
+++++++++++++
Occassionally prevents staggering when receiving
a Magic Attack.

>Yuri: Battle Sword +1.
>Judith: Forte Staff +1b.
>Repede: Eternal Ring.
>Estelle: Aegis.
>Rita: Sword Whip +1b.
>Karol: Masakari Cleaver +1b.
>Raven: Falcon Needle +2b.


++++++++++++
Step Away
++++++++++++
Avoid staggering when hit during Backstep.

>Yuri: Rapier.
>Judith: Dragoon Boots.
>Repede: Holy Raven +1 (+2a & +2b).
>Estelle: Rapier.
>Rita: Chain Whip (+1).
>Karol: War Axe +1.
>Raven: Two Form Caestus (+1a & +1b).


+++++++++++++++
TP Condition
+++++++++++++++
Increases Physical Defense slightly when TP is more
than 75% of the max ammount.

>Yuri: Bone Slasher.
>Judith: War Staff.
>Repede: Crimson Phoenix +2b.
>Estelle: Hyperion.
>Rita: High Power Yo-Yo +1.
>Karol: Bone Slasher.
>Raven: Default.


+++++++++++++++++
TP Condition 2
+++++++++++++++++
Increases Physical Defense when TP is less
than 25% of the max ammount.

>Yuri: Bone Slasher +1.
>Judith: Full Metal Staff.
>Repede: Crimson Phoenix +2a.
>Estelle: Hyperion.
>Rita: High Power Yo-Yo +1.
>Karol: Bone Slasher +1.
>Raven: Transform Bow +1a.


+++++++++++++++++
TP Condition 3
+++++++++++++++++
Increases Magic Defense slightly when TP is more
than 75% of the max ammount.

>Yuri: Bone Slasher.
>Judith: War Staff.
>Repede: Kylin +2a.
>Estelle: Ice Coffin +1b.
>Rita: Perfect Green +1a.
>Karol: Bone Slasher.
>Raven: Defender Bow.


+++++++++++++++++
TP Condition 4
+++++++++++++++++
Increases Magic Defense when TP is less
than 25% of the max ammount.

>Yuri: Bone Slasher +1.
>Judith: Full Metal Staff.
>Repede: Kylin +2b.
>Estelle: Ice Coffin +1b.
>Rita: Perfect Green +1b.
>Karol: Bone Slasher +1.
>Raven: Transform Bow +1b.


+++++++++++
Crucible
+++++++++++
Changes an Arte. Can be learned if used repeatedly.

>Yuri: Gaia Cleaver.
>Judith: Green Dragon Crescent Blade.
>Repede: Stone Slasher +2a.
>Estelle: Ruby Wand (+1a).
>Rita: Grim Cardian +1a.
>Karol: Gaia Cleaver.
>Raven: Breaker Bow.


++++++++++
Athenor
++++++++++
Changes an Arte. Can be learned if used repeatedly.

>Yuri: Gaia Cleaver.
>Judith: Beast Slayer.
>Repede: Stone Slasher +2b.
>Estelle: Ruby Wand (+1b).
>Rita: Grim Cardian +1b.
>Karol: Gaia Cleaver.
>Raven: Breaker Bow.


+++++++++++++++
Defend Artes
+++++++++++++++
Avoid staggering when hit during Base Arte combo.

>Yuri: Defender.


++++++++
Glory
++++++++
Avoid staggering for any kind of attacks.

>Yuri: Last Fencer.


+++++++++++++++
Aerial Guard
+++++++++++++++
Able to Guard in mid-air.

>Judith: Dragoon Boots.


+++++++++++++++++++++
Aerial Magic Guard
+++++++++++++++++++++
Able to use Magic Guard in mid-air.
Stays in mid-air during the effect.

>Judith: Dragoon Boots.


+++++++++++++++
Aerial Armor
+++++++++++++++
Avoid staggering when hit while jumping.

>Judith: Brionac.


++++++++++++++
Escape Jump
++++++++++++++
Able to Jump when cancelling Guard.
Becomes invincible for a short time.

>Judith: Gae Bolg (+1a & +1b).


+++++++++++++++
Spear Master
+++++++++++++++
Increases Magic Defense when a Spear is equipped.

>Judith: Halberd.


+++++++++++++
Rod Master
+++++++++++++
Increases Physical Defense when a Rod is equipped.

>Judith: Oar.


+++++++++++++++
Mobile Armor
+++++++++++++++
Avoid staggering when hit during Free Run.

>Repede: Warrior's Principle (+1).


+++++++++++++++
Guard Impact
+++++++++++++++
Stuns and reflects enemy attacks for a short period
with the success of a Critical Guard.

>Estelle: Round Shield.


+++++++++++++++
Extend Guard
+++++++++++++++
Gradually recovers HP during Guard.

>Estelle: Ruby Wand +1b.


+++++++++++++++
Guard Supply
+++++++++++++++
Recovers TP if guarded against enemy attacks.

>Estelle: Queen of Hearts.


+++++++++++++
Anti Break
+++++++++++++
Reduces the chance of Guard Break.

>Estelle: Epee.


++++++++++++++
Super Guard
++++++++++++++
Reduces Physical Damage to 1 when guarding.
Damage doubles if not guarding.

>Estelle: Iron Maiden +1a.


+++++++++++++++
Super Resist
+++++++++++++++
Reduces Magic Damage to 1 when guarding.
Damage doubles if not guarding.

>Estelle: Iron Maiden +1b.


+++++++++++++
Cure Guard
+++++++++++++
Recovers Physical Ailments by staying in a
Guard position for a short period.

>Estelle: Basilard +1.


++++++++++++
Guard All
++++++++++++
Occasionally Auto-Guard against attacks from the rear.

>Estelle: Ruby Wand +1a.


+++++++++++++
Anti Magic
+++++++++++++
Resist all Magic Effects, Recover, Attack and Enhance
Magic are all nullified.

>Estelle: Energy Wand.


+++++++++++
Guardian
+++++++++++
Reduces damage taken by allies when they are guarding.

>Estelle: Iron Maiden (+1a & +1b).


++++++++++
Survive
++++++++++
Cannot be KO'ed by any attacks while guarding. HP wil
always be at 1 while guarding.

>Estelle: Blue Crystal Rod / Aegis.


+++++++++++++
Absorption
+++++++++++++
Nullifies a Spell Attack when casting a Spell of the
same attribute.

>Rita: Death Contrast +1 (+2a & +2b).


+++++++++++++
Resilience
+++++++++++++
Avoid staggering when casting a Spell.

>Rita: Milky Way (+1).


++++++++++++++++
Perfect Magic
++++++++++++++++
Consumes TP gradually while all enemny Spells are nullified.

>Rita: Lovely Cat Dictionary.


+++++++++++++++++++
Elemental Effect
+++++++++++++++++++
Weather and climate will have a greater effect on Spells.

>Rita: Song of Gaia.


++++++++++++++++
Steel Defense
++++++++++++++++
Reduce damage received to 10% when near KO.

>Karol: Golden Hammer.


+++++++++++++
Break Down
+++++++++++++
Hit a stunned enemy to extend Stun once.

>Karol: Spinning Drill Hammer.


++++++++++++
Down Hit
++++++++++++
Inflicts 1.2 times more damage when attacking an enemy that
has been knocked down.

>Karol: Spike Hammer +1b.


+++++++++++++++
Heavy Weight
+++++++++++++++
Body becomes heavy to prevent staggering.
It also decreases Speed.

>Karol: 765kg Hammer.


++++++++++++++++++++++
Healing Arte Charge
++++++++++++++++++++++
Able to use charge attacks for Healing Artes only when Mighty
Charge is set.

>Karol: Mjolnir +1a / Wrath Bringer: Glasya Bolas.


++++++++++++++++
Revenge Arrow
++++++++++++++++
Release an arrow as [Normal Attack Button] is pressed while
staggering.

>Raven: Quick Trigger +1a.


+++++++++++++++
Escape Step
+++++++++++++++
Nullifies all attacks during Backstep.

>Raven: Celestial Star +1.


+++++++++++++
Power Shot
+++++++++++++
Increases enemy staggering time.

>Raven: Divine Cannon.


++++++++++++++
Heavy Arrow
++++++++++++++
Increases the effect of an arrow while the interval decreases.
Limited to normal attacks.

>Raven: Strike Horn Bow.


+++++++++++++++
Heavy Energy
+++++++++++++++
Raises Physical Defense when a Heavy Bow is equipped.

>Raven: Spike Bow.


=============================
[III.3] Move Type Skills
=============================

++++++++
Evade
++++++++
Increase Agility by 5%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Hand Axe.
>Judith: Default.
>Repede: Ohka (+1).
>Estelle: Stiletto.
>Rita: Chain +1.
>Karol: War Axe.
>Raven: Variable Edge +1a / Storm Slayer.


++++++++++
Evade 2
++++++++++
Increase Agility by 10%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Aries.
>Judith: Executioner.
>Repede: Holy Raven +1.
>Estelle: Zephyrus.
>Rita: Sword Whip.
>Karol: Riot / Celtis.
>Raven: Two Form Caestus.


++++++++++
Evade 3
++++++++++
Increase Agility by 15%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Yuri: Real Knight Sword.
>Judith: Gungnir.
>Repede: Asura.
>Estelle: Dark Avenger.
>Rita: Hypershock Yo-Yo.
>Karol: Celtis +1.
>Raven: Storm Slayer.


++++++++++
Evade 4
++++++++++
Increase Agility by 20%.
Increase due to Equipment not affected.

>Repede: Warrior's Principle +1.


+++++++++++++++
Item Thrower
+++++++++++++++
Able to use Items on ally.

>Yuri: Ogre Axe (+1).
>Judith: Tribal Guard / Serpent Staff / Shakujo.
>Repede: Karakaze (+1).
>Estelle: Gladius (+1).
>Rita: Chain Whip (+1).
>Karol: Bastard Sword (+1a & +1b).
>Raven: Smash Bow (+1a & +1b).


+++++++++++
Backstep
+++++++++++
Press [Guard Button] + ["Back" Left Stick] to Backstep.

>Yuri: Scimitar.
>Judith: War Pike.
>Repede: Ohka (+1).
>Estelle: Stiletto.
>Rita: Scarf (+1).
>Karol: War Axe (+1).
>Raven: Battle Knife.


++++++++++
Recover
++++++++++
While staggering, prevent being knocked down by a hit
with the Guard Button.

>Yuri: Hand Axe.
>Judith: Boots.
>Repede: Ohka +1 / Holy Raven.
>Estelle: Morning Star (+1).
>Rita: Chain (+1).
>Karol: Iron Hammer (+1).
>Raven: Variable Edge (+1a & +1b).


++++++++++++++
Combo Force
++++++++++++++
Mitigates damage from a basic combo attack.

>Yuri: Real Knight Sword.
>Judith: Hanuman's Staff.
>Repede: Stone Slasher.
>Estelle: Stinger.
>Rita: Nova.
>Karol: Celtis +1.
>Raven: Blood Trigger.


+++++++++++++
O.L. Boost
+++++++++++++
Increase the duration of Over Limit.

>Yuri: Highlander.
>Judith: Dragoon Tooth.
>Repede: Takemikazuchi.
>Estelle: Kris Naga (+1a & +1b).
>Rita: Nova (+1a & +1b).
>Karol: Minotaurus +1.
>Raven: Misericorde.


++++++++++
Alembic
++++++++++
Changes an Arte. Can be learned if used repeatedly.

>Yuri: Aries.
>Judith: Shakujo.
>Repede: Takemikazuchi: Blast +1a.
>Estelle: Zephyrus (+1a).
>Rita: Perfect Greeen +1a.
>Karol: Riot (+1a).
>Raven: Gale Spreader.


+++++++
Gale
+++++++
Changes an Arte. Can be learned if used repeatedly.

>Yuri: Aries.
>Judith: Serpent Staff.
>Repede: Takemikazuchi: Blast +1b.
>Estelle: Zephyrus (+1b).
>Rita: Perfect Greeen +1b.
>Karol: Riot (+1b).
>Raven: Gale Spreader.


+++++++++++
Item Pro
+++++++++++
Decreases the amount of time Character is unable to move
after using Items.

>Yuri: Francisca.
>Judith: Dunamis (+1a & +1b).
>Repede: Karakaze +1.
>Rita: Twinkle Star.
>Karol: King Size Bag.
>Raven: Transform Bow (+1a & +1b).


++++++++++++
Lucky End
++++++++++++
Occasionally allows Player to move right after casting a
Spell.

>Estelle: Epee +1.
>Rita: Measuring Tape,
>Raven: Crusader 13.


+++++++++++++++
Aerial Combo
+++++++++++++++
Add 1 more hit to an aerial attack.

>Yuri: High Tsurugi.
>Judith: War Harpoon (+1a & +1b).
>Repede: Asura (+1).


+++++++++++++++++
Aerial Combo 2
+++++++++++++++++
Adds 2 more hits to an aerial attack.

>Judith: Longinus.


+++++++++++++++++
Aerial Combo 3
+++++++++++++++++
Adds 3 more hits to an aerial attack.

>Judith: Brionac.


++++++++++++++
Super Chain
++++++++++++++
Able to link Arcane and Base Artes.

>Yuri: Shiden / Dein Nomos.


++++++++++++++++
Super Chain 2
++++++++++++++++
Able to link Arcane and Altered Artes.

>Yuri: Meteorite Blade.


++++++++++++++++
Super Chain 3
++++++++++++++++
Able to link Altered and Base Artes.

>Yuri: Last Fencer.


++++++++++++++++
Super Chain 4
++++++++++++++++
Able to link Base and Altered Artes.

>Yuri: Sinclair Saber.
>Judith: Death Scythe / Dark Crystal / Dragon Tooth.
>Repede: Stone Slasher +1 (+2a & +2b).
>Estelle: Sinclair Saber.
>Rita: One World (+1).
>Karol: Minotaurus (+1).
>Raven: Falcon Needle (+1).


++++++++++++++++
Super Chain 5
++++++++++++++++
Able to link Altered and Arcane Artes.

>Yuri: Shadow Fang (+1).
>Judith: Dunamis (+1a & +1b).
>Repede: Orochi (+1).
>Estelle: Mythril Sword.
>Karol: Masakari Cleaver (+1a & +1b).
>Raven: Death Slinger (+1a & +1b).


+++++++++++++++
Ability Plus
+++++++++++++++
Follow a Base Arte with a second Base Arte once
per combo.

>Yuri: Sentinel (+1).


++++++++++++++++++++
High Ability Plus
++++++++++++++++++++
Follow an Altered Arte with a second Altered Arte once
per combo.

>Yuri: Caladbolg.


+++++++++++++++++++++
Hyper Ability Plus
+++++++++++++++++++++
Follow an Arcane Arte with a second Arcane Arte once
per combo.

>Yuri: Claiomh Solais.


+++++++++++++++
Landing Step
+++++++++++++++
Able to cancel Action with a Backstep upon landing.
Can also Backstep repeatedly.

>Yuri: Knuckle Duster.


+++++++++++++++
Fatal Finish
+++++++++++++++
Recover full HP upon successfully completing a Fatal
Strike combo with a certain number of hits.

>Yuri: Ogre Sword (+1).


++++++++++++++++++++
Fatal Finish Plus
++++++++++++++++++++
Fully recovers HP and TP upon successfull Fatal Strike
after a series of FS chains.

>Yuri: Ogre Sword +1.


+++++++++++++
Link Slash
+++++++++++++
Avoids entering a battle from a Link Encounter.

>Yuri: Ogre Sword (+1).


+++++++++++++++++
Recovery Artes
+++++++++++++++++
Able to move in mid-air after Recover.

>Judith: Houtengeki.


++++++++++++++
Aerial Jump
++++++++++++++
Able to add a jump in mid-air.

>Judith: Trident.


++++++++++++++++
Aerial Jump 2
++++++++++++++++
Able to adds 2 more jump in mid-air.

>Judith: Caduceus (+1).


++++++++++++++
Jump Cancel
++++++++++++++
Able to cancel Actions with a jump.

>Judith: Beast Slayer / Green Dragon Crescent Blade.


+++++++++++++
Aerial OVL
+++++++++++++
Able to use Over Limit in mid-air.

>Judith: Unicord Horn (+1a & +1b). 


++++++++++++++
Aerial Step
++++++++++++++
While in mid-air, press [Guard Button] +
["Back" Left Stick] to back dash once.

>Judith: Hanuman's Staff (+1).


++++++++++++++
Aerial Dash
++++++++++++++
While in mid-air, press [Guard Button] +
["Forward" Left Stick] to dash once.

>Judith: Hanuman's Staff +1 (+2a & +2b).


+++++++++++++
Touch Down
+++++++++++++
Press ["Down" Left Stick] to land immediately
while in mid-air.

>Judith: Forte Staff (+1a & +1b)


++++++++++
Landing
++++++++++
Reduces the amount of time Character is unable to
move after landing.

>Judith: Gungnir +1.


++++++++++++++
Speedy Item
++++++++++++++
Items can be used immediately in a row without
cooldown time.

>Repede: Murakumo.


+++++++
Dash
+++++++
Increases moving speed during battle.

>Repede: Holy Raven (+2a & +2b).


++++++++++++++
Dash Cancel
++++++++++++++
Able to cancel Actions with Free Run.

>Repede: Kylin.


+++++++++++++
Quick Turn
+++++++++++++
Able to turn around instantly even when dashing.

>Repede: Quick Turn (+1).


++++++++++
Runners
++++++++++
Recovers HP gradually durin Free Run.

>Repede: Sonic Cleaver (+1a & +1b).


++++++++++++
Runners 2
++++++++++++
Recovers TP gradually durin Free Run.

>Repede: Sonic Cleaver (+1a & +1b).


++++++++++++++++
Double Appeal
++++++++++++++++
Taunt consecutively to fill Over Limit Gauge more quickly.

>Repede: Takemikazuchi: Flare.


+++++++++++
Speed Up
+++++++++++
Increases the speed of Normal Attacks during Over Limit.

>Repede: Kurama (+1).


+++++++++++++
Speed Up 2
+++++++++++++
Increases the speed of Artes Attacks during Over Limit.

>Repede: Murakumo.


++++++++++++++
Holy Breath
++++++++++++++
Extend the amount of time Holy Bottle is in effect.

>Repede: Sonic Cleaver +1a.


++++++++++++++
Dark Breath
++++++++++++++
Extend the amount of time Dark Bottle is in effect.

>Repede: Sonic Cleaver +1b.


++++++++++++++++++
Encounter Bonus
++++++++++++++++++
Encounter an Enemy symbol from the rear to occasionally
recover the entire Party's TP upon enterin a battle.

>Repede: Takemikazuchi: Blast (+1a & +1b).


++++++++++++++++
Extra Combo I
++++++++++++++++
Press [Normal Attack Button] at just right time at the end
of a combo to inflict an extra hit on the enemy.

>Estelle: Mythril Sword / Dark Avenger (+1) /
          Soul Blade: Mercurius.


+++++++++++++++++
Extra Combo II
+++++++++++++++++
Press [Normal Attack Button] at just right time at the end
of Extra Combo I to inflict another hit on your enemy.

>Estelle: Dark Avenger (+1) / Soul Blade: Mercurius.


++++++++++++++++++
Extra Combo III
++++++++++++++++++
Press [Normal Attack Button] at just right time at the end
of Extra Combo II to inflict another hit on your enemy.

>Estelle: Dark Avenger +1 / Soul Blade: Mercurius.


+++++++++++++++++++++
Pow Hammer Revenge
+++++++++++++++++++++
Occasionally counter with Pow Hammer when attacked.

>Estelle: Katz Guard.


+++++++++++++
Levitation
+++++++++++++
Press [Left Stick] to fly during a jump. Use ["Up" Left Stick]
or ["Down" Left Stick] while moving to rise or fall and
[Left Stick] to land.

>Rita: Thanatologos.


++++++++++++++
Magic Combo
++++++++++++++
No casting time required when casting an Altered Arte
immediately following the Base Spell.

>Rita: Glowing Ribbon (+1a & +1b).


+++++++++++++
Liner Shot
+++++++++++++
Normal Attack will change to small energy shots. Capable
of ranged attacks.

>Rita: Sacred Chain.


+++++++++++++++
Spell Charge
+++++++++++++++
Hold [Arte Button] after casting a Novice Spell to move freely
while delaying the Spell.

>Rita: Storm Bringer.


+++++++++++++++++
Spell Charge 2
+++++++++++++++++
Hold [Arte Button] after casting an Intermediate Spell to move
freely while delaying the Spell.

>Rita: Xaosologos.


+++++++++++++++++
Spell Charge 3
+++++++++++++++++
Hold [Arte Button] after casting an Advanced Spell to move
freely while delaying the Spell.

>Rita: Song of Gaia.


+++++++++
Rhythm
+++++++++
Tap [Normal Attack Button] repeatedly while casting Spells to
shorten casting time.

>Rita: Default.


++++++++++++
Randomize
++++++++++++
Casting time of Novice/Intermediate Spells will be Zero or
doubled.

>Rita: Measuring Tape.


+++++++++
Recast
+++++++++
Resume casting the same Spell if the Spell was interrupted.

>Rita: Death Contrast (+1).


+++++++++++
Overheat
+++++++++++
No casting time, with 1/8th TP consumption for Novice Spells
only when HP is below 120 and TP is over 60.

>Rita: Queen's Whip (+1a & +1b).


+++++++++++++
Speed Cast
+++++++++++++
Decreases Spell casting time.

>Rita: Milky Way +1.


++++++++++++
Spell End
++++++++++++
Able to move immediately after casting a Spell.

>Rita: Psychadelica +1.


++++++++++++++++
Revenge Spell
++++++++++++++++
No casting time if a Novice Spell is used while staggering.

>Rita: Grim Cardian (+1a & +1b).


++++++
Run
++++++
Decreases the amount of time needed to escape.

>Karol: Large Size Bag.


++++++++++++++++
Taunt & Evade
++++++++++++++++
Taunt an enemy to avoid being targeted.

>Karol: Silver Edge +1a.


+++++++++++++++
Taunt Gamble
+++++++++++++++
Taunt to raise or drop enemy status for a short time. There
is a 50% chance of their status raising or failing.

>Karol: Silver Edge +1b.


+++++++++++++++
Member Taunt
+++++++++++++++
Over Limit gauge fills more quickly when taunting near an
ally.

>Karol: Large Size Bag.


++++++++++++++++
Motion Change
++++++++++++++++
Changes standby and moving motion.

>Karol: Bravior.


++++++++++++
Play Dead
++++++++++++
Hold ["Down" Left Stick] while knocked down to recover your
HP and TP.

>Karol: King Size Bag.


++++++++++
In Step
++++++++++
Increases the advancing distance during a Critical Guard.

>Raven: Gale Spreader / Burn Spreader / Misericorde.


++++++++++++
Long Step
++++++++++++
Increases the Backstep distance.

>Raven: Snipe Xiphos (+1a & +1b).


++++++++++++++
Step Cancel
++++++++++++++
Able to cancel Actions with Backstep.

>Raven: Storm Slayer (+1a & +1b).


++++++++++++++
Quick Arrow
++++++++++++++
Shortens the amount of time needed to fire an arrow for
Normal Attacks. But power decreases.

>Raven: Quick Trigger (+1a & +1b).


+++++++++++++
Long Range
+++++++++++++
Extends the attack range for Bow & Arrows.

>Raven: Spike Bow / Defender Bow / Strike Horn Bow.


+++++++++++++++
High Tension
+++++++++++++++
Increases rate at which Over Limit gauge fills.

>Raven: Strike Eagle (+1a & +1b).


=============================
[III.4] Support Type Skills
=============================

+++++++++++
Vitality
+++++++++++
Increase Max HP by 200.

>Yuri: Battle Sword +1.
>Judith: Default.
>Repede: Kotaro +2a.
>Estelle: Morning Star.
>Rita: Leather Whip +1
>Karol: Default.
>Raven: Default.


+++++++++++++
Vitality 2
+++++++++++++
Increase Max HP by 400.

>Yuri: Bardiche.
>Judith: Houtengeki.
>Repede: Mizuchi +1b.
>Estelle: Grand Scepter +1a.
>Rita: Rose Whip.
>Karol: Bardiche.
>Raven: Two Form Caestus.


+++++++++++++
Vitality 3
+++++++++++++
Increase Max HP by 800.

>Yuri: Bardiche +1.
>Judith: Forte Staff +1a.
>Repede: Vagabond +2a.
>Estelle: Zephyrus +1a.
>Rita: Sword Whip +1a.
>Karol: Bardiche +1.
>Raven: Falcon Needle +1 (+2a).


+++++++++++++
Vitality 4
+++++++++++++
Increase Max HP by 1200.

>Karol: Golden Hammer.


++++++++++
Spirits
++++++++++
Increase Max TP by 20.

>Yuri: Ogre Axe +1.
>Judith: War Staff / Full Metal Staff.
>Repede: Tama-hagane +2b
         (incorrectly written as +2a in the game)
>Estelle: Gladius.
>Rita: Default.
>Karol: Crimson Axe.
>Raven: Variable Edge +1b.


++++++++++++
Spirits 2
++++++++++++
Increase Max TP by 50.

>Yuri: Rune Blade / Bardiche.
>Judith: Houtengeki.
>Repede: Kylin +1.
>Estelle: Grand Scepter +1b.
>Rita: Psychadelica (+1).
>Karol: Bardiche.
>Raven: Two Form Caestus +1b.


++++++++++++
Spirits 3
++++++++++++
Increase Max TP by 100.

>Yuri: Rune Blade +1 / Bardiche +1.
>Judith: Forte Staff +1b.
>Repede: Vagabond +2b.
>Estelle: Zephyrus +1b.
>Rita: Lovely Cat Dictionary.
>Karol: Bardiche +1.
>Raven: Falcon Needle +1 (+2b).


++++++++++++
Spirits 4
++++++++++++
Increase Max TP by 150.

>Rita: Ivy Blade.


+++++++++++++
HP Recover
+++++++++++++
Increases the amount of HP recovered.

>Yuri: Holy Avenger (+1).
>Judith: War Harpoon +1a.
>Repede: Takemikazuchi: Flare +1a.
>Estelle: Holy Avenger (+1).
>Rita: Ever Blue +1a.
>Karol: Pile Driver +1a.
>Raven: Falcon Needle +2a.


+++++++++++++
TP Recover
+++++++++++++
Increases the amount of TP recovered.

>Yuri: Holy Avenger +1.
>Judith: War Harpoon +1b.
>Repede: Takemikazuchi: Flare +1b.
>Estelle: Holy Avenger +1.
>Rita: Ever Blue +1b.
>Karol: Pile Driver +1b.
>Raven: Falcon Needle +2b.


++++++++++
Rebirth
++++++++++
Gradually recovers HP equal to half the amount of the
last damage received.

>Yuri: Bahamut's Tear (+1).
>Judith: Unicorn Horn +1a.
>Repede: Jiraiya +1a.
>Estelle: Gauche Sword.
>Rita: Anubis +1 / One World +1.
>Karol: Bahamut's Tear (+1).
>Raven: Celestial Star.


++++++++++++
Rebirth 2
++++++++++++
Gradually recovers HP equal to 1/4 of the amount of
the last combo damage received.

>Yuri: Bahamut's Tear +1.
>Judith: Unicorn Horn +1b.
>Repede: Jiraiya +1b.
>Estelle: Droite Sword.
>Rita: Anubis +1.
>Karol: Bahamut's Tear +1.
>Raven: Celestial Star +1.


+++++++++++++
Lucky Soul
+++++++++++++
Occasionally recover TP when knocked to the ground.

>Yuri: Bahamut's Tear (+1).
>Judith: War Harpoon.
>Repede: Kylin +1.
>Estelle: Katz Guard.
>Rita: Avenger's Scroll +1.
>Karol: Bahamut's Tear (+1).
>Raven: Falcon Needle.


+++++++++++++
Stat Boost
+++++++++++++
Increases the effect of Magical Status Boosts.

>Yuri: Estoc +1 / Tabar.
>Judith: Unicorn +1a.
>Repede: Orochi +2a.
>Estelle: Estoc +1.
>Rita: Storm Bringer.
>Karol: Minotaurus (+1).
>Raven: Strike Eagle +1b.


++++++++++++
Resurrect
++++++++++++
Occasionally revive from KO automatically.

>Yuri: Holy Avenger (+1).
>Judith: Caduceus +1.
>Repede: Orochi +1 (+2a & +2b)
>Estelle: Holy Avenger (+1).
>Rita: Sacred Chain.
>Karol: Pile Driver (+1a & +1b).
>Raven: Celestial Star (+1).


++++++++++++
OVL Bonus
++++++++++++
Occasionally fully restores HP during Over Limit.

>Yuri: Sentinel +1.
>Judith: Gae Bolg +1a.
>Repede: Kylin +2a.
>Estelle: Grand Scepter +1a.
>Rita: Ever Blue.
>Karol: Masakari Cleaver +1a.
>Raven: Elven Bow.


++++++++++++++
OVL Bonus 2
++++++++++++++
Occasionally fully restores TP during Over Limit.

>Yuri: Sentinel +1.
>Judith: Gae Bolg +1b.
>Repede: Kylin +2b.
>Estelle: Grand Scepter +1b.
>Rita: Sword Whip (+1a & +1b).
>Karol: Masakari Cleaver +1b.
>Raven: Crusader 13 / Divine Cannon.


++++++++
Taunt
++++++++
Taunt with [Right Stick] to fill the Over Limit Gauge.
Action differs from Taunt 2.

>Yuri: Knight Sword / Tsurugi +1.
>Judith: Boots.
>Repede: Tama-hagane +2a.
>Estelle: Epee +1.
>Rita: King Sized Belt +1.
>Karol: Bastard Sword +1a.
>Raven: Variable Edge +1a.


++++++++++
Taunt 2
++++++++++
Taunt with [Right Stick] to fill the Over Limit Gauge.
Action differs from Taunt.

>Yuri: Tsurugi +1.
>Judith: Sandals.
>Repede: Tama-hagane +2b
         (incorrectly written as +2a in the game)
>Estelle: Epee +1.
>Rita: Endless Heart +1.
>Karol: Bastard Sword +1b.
>Raven: Variable Edge +1b.


++++++++++++
OVL Taunt
++++++++++++
Taunt during Over Limit to recover HP.

>Yuri: Bardiche.
>Judith: Sandals.
>Repede: Kylin +2a.
>Estelle: Zephyrus +1a.
>Rita: Queen's Whip +1a.
>Karol: Bardiche.
>Raven: Sword Breaker.


++++++++++++++
OVL Taunt 2
++++++++++++++
Taunt during Over Limit to recover TP.

>Yuri: Bardiche +1.
>Judith: Sandals.
>Repede: Kylin +2b.
>Estelle: Zephyrus +1b.
>Rita: Queen's Whip +1b.
>Karol: Bardiche +1.
>Raven: Sword Breaker.


+++++++++++++
Dispersion
+++++++++++++
Changes an Arte. Can be learned if used repeatedly.

>Yuri: Vorpal Sword (+1).
>Judith: Shiva.
>Repede: Mizuchi (+1a).
>Estelle: Ice Coffin (+1a).
>Rita: Ever Blue +1a.
>Karol: Mjolnir (+1a).
>Raven: Splash Bow.


+++++++++++++++
Great Deluge
+++++++++++++++
Changes an Arte. Can be learned if used repeatedly.

>Yuri: Vorpal Sword (+1).
>Judith: Shiva.
>Repede: Mizuchi (+1b).
>Estelle: Ice Coffin (+1b).
>Rita: Ever Blue +1b.
>Karol: Mjolnir (+1b).
>Raven: Splash Bow.


++++++++++++++
Life Healer
++++++++++++++
Recover HP after battle.

>Yuri: Tabar +1.
>Judith: Dunamis +1a.
>Repede: Tama-hagane +2a.
>Estelle: Star Rod +1.
>Rita: High Power Yo-Yo (+1).
>Karol: Pile Driver +1a.
>Raven: Blood Trigger +1a.


++++++++++++++++
Spirit Healer
++++++++++++++++
Increases TP Recovered after a battle.

>Yuri: Tabar +1.
>Judith: Dunamis +1b.
>Repede: Tama-hagane +2b
         (incorrectly written as +2a in the game)
>Estelle: Star Rod +1.
>Rita: Perfect Green (+1a & +1b).
>Karol: Pile Driver +1b.
>Raven: Blood Trigger +1b.


++++++++++
Life Up
++++++++++
Occasionally increases Max HP after battle.

>Yuri: Vorpal Sword.
>Judith: Hanuman's Staff +2a.
>Repede: Vagabond +2a.
>Estelle: Grand Scepter +1a.
>Rita: Nova +1a.
>Karol: Bastard Sword +1a.
>Raven: Death Slinger +1a.


++++++++++++
Mental Up
++++++++++++
Occasionally increases Max TP after battle.

>Yuri: Vorpal Sword +1.
>Judith: Hanuman's Staff +2b.
>Repede: Vagabond +2b.
>Estelle: Grand Scepter +2b.
>Rita: Nova +1b.
>Karol: Bastard Sword +1b.
>Raven: Death Slinger +1b.


++++++++++++
Happiness
++++++++++++
Occasionally increases EXP earned.
(Only for Characters with this Skill set.)

>Yuri: Damascus Sword.
>Judith: Crystal Heels.
>Repede: Spike Collar.
>Estelle: Knight Shield.
>Rita: Hydronomos.
>Karol: Medium Size Bag.
>Raven: Main Gauche.


++++++++++++++
Happiness 2
++++++++++++++
Occasionally increases LP earned.
(Only for Characters with this Skill set.)

>Yuri: Damascus Sword.
>Judith: Crystal Heels.
>Repede: Spike Collar.
>Estelle: Knight Shield.
>Rita: Hydronomos.
>Karol: Medium Size Bag.
>Raven: Main Gauche.


++++++++++++++
Happiness 3
++++++++++++++
Occasionally increases the amount of Gald
after battle.

>Yuri: Damascus Sword.
>Judith: Crystal Heels.
>Repede: Spike Collar.
>Estelle: Knight Shield.
>Rita: Hydronomos.
>Karol: Medium Size Bag.
>Raven: Main Gauche.


++++++++++++
EXP Share
++++++++++++
Earn bonus EXP without taking part in battle.

>Yuri: Knight Sword.
>Judith: War Pike.
>Repede: Kotaro +1 (+2a & +2b).
>Estelle: Round Shield.
>Rita: Scarf +1.
>Karol: Iron Hammer +1.
>Raven: Smash Bow (+1a & +1b).


++++++++
Loner
++++++++
All status increases if last one standing on the
battlefield.

>Yuri: Colossus.


++++++++++
Bastion
++++++++++
Changes Crushing Eagle to Guardian Field. Can be
learned if used repeatedly.

>Yuri: (False) Dein Nomos.


+++++++++++++++++
Aerial Tension
+++++++++++++++++
Recovers TP for every 3-hit combos in mid-air.

>Judith: Dragon Skin.


++++++
Rod
++++++
Reduces Artes TP consumption when a Rod is equipped.

>Judith: Forte Staff.


++++++++++++++
Lucky Spear
++++++++++++++
Occasionally increases the amount of EXP earned
when a Spear is equipped.

>Judith: Gae Bolg.


+++++++++++++
Temptation
+++++++++++++
Occasionally inflict Confusion on enemy by taunting.

>Judith: Deck Brush.


+++++++++++++
Lucky Plus
+++++++++++++
Increases default Luck by 15.

>Repede: Mizuchi +1a & +1b.


+++++++++++++++
Lucky Plus 2
+++++++++++++++
Increases default Luck by 30.

>Repede: Grilled Chicken.


+++++++++++++
Item Pro 2
+++++++++++++
Increases duration and effect of Items used during
battle.

>Repede: Vagabond (+1 & +2a & +2b).


+++++++++++++
Item Pro 3
+++++++++++++
Increases duration and effect of Items used during
battle even more.

>Repede: Warrior's Principle +1.


+++++++++++++
Lucky Item
+++++++++++++
Occasionally, Item used will not be consumed after
it has been used.

>Repede: Beast King.


+++++++++++++
Full Check
+++++++++++++
Able to see al enemy info with a single Magic Lens.

>Repede: Kurama +1.


+++++++++++
Scanning
+++++++++++
Displays remaining HP over enemy with Magic Lens.

>Repede: Vagabond +1.


++++++++++++
Inspector
++++++++++++
Able to view Enemy Details when switchin targets
without using Magic Lens.

>Repede: Beast King.


+++++++++++++
Lucky Call
+++++++++++++
Occasionally revive from KO when Luck is over 100.

>Repede: Grilled Chicken.


+++++++
Bark
+++++++
Occasionally cancels all enemy and ally actions
with Taunt.

>Repede: Takemikazuchi: Flare (+1b).


+++++++++++++++++
Treasure Fangs
+++++++++++++++++
Occasionally receive Items dropped by enemies even
if escaped from battle.

>Repede: Beast King.


++++++++++++++++++++
Defend Conversion
++++++++++++++++++++
Adds 25% of Magic Defense value to Physical Defense.

>Estelle: Kris Naga +1a.


++++++++++++++++++++
Resist Conversion
++++++++++++++++++++
Adds 25% of Physical Defense value to Magic Defense.

>Estelle: Kris Naga +1b.


++++++++++++++++
Medical Boost
++++++++++++++++
Strength of Cure Spell proportional to remaining HP.
Strength increases by 1.5 times with Max HP.

>Estelle: Wizard Horn (+1a & +1b).


++++++++++++++
Heal Supply
++++++++++++++
Heal an ally to recover some HP.

>Estelle: Queen of Hearts.


++++++++++++++++++
Eternal Support
++++++++++++++++++
Effects of Support Magic occasionally lasts for
duration of Battle.

>Estelle: Star Rod (+1).


++++++++++++++++
Healing Artes
++++++++++++++++
Occasionally casts Healing Spells without consuming
any TP.

>Estelle: Wizard Horn +1a.


++++++++++++++++
Sleep 'n Heal
++++++++++++++++
Gradually recovers HP while under Sleep Status.

>Estelle: Cat Teaser.


++++++++++++++++
Auto Medicine
++++++++++++++++
Occasionally casts Healing Spells upon receiving
damage.

>Estelle: Gladius +1.


+++++++++++++++
Angel's Tear
+++++++++++++++
Automatically revive from KO once per Battle.

>Estelle: Sanctuary.


+++++++++++++
Lovely Dog
+++++++++++++
All Status increases with Repede in the active party.

>Estelle: Wizard Horn +1b.


+++++++++++++++
Combat Force
+++++++++++++++
Converts 25% of HP to the same amount of TP.
If HP->75%, then TP->125%.

>Rita: Xaosologos.


+++++++++++++++++++++
Convert Absorption
+++++++++++++++++++++
When finishing an enemy with a Spell, possibly absorb
the enemies remaining HP as TP.

>Rita: Anubis (+1).


++++++++++
Reducer
++++++++++
Decreases TP consumption when same Spell is used
consecutively.

>Rita: Aspion.


++++++++++++++++
Spirit Absorb
++++++++++++++++
Occasionally recovers the same amount of TP used to
cast a Spell when hit by a Spell Attack.

>Rita: Avenger's Scroll +2.


++++++++++++++++
Medical Smash
++++++++++++++++
Strength of Heal Arte proportional to remaining HP.
Strength increases by 1.5 times with Max HP.

>Karol: Silver Edge (+1a & +1b)


+++++++++++++++++++
Eternal Weakness
+++++++++++++++++++
Effects of Weakening Spell occasionally lasts for
duration of Battle.

>Karol: Infinity.


++++++++++++++++++++++
Support Arte Charge
++++++++++++++++++++++
Able to used charged attacks for Support Type Artes.
Only with Mighty Charge set.

>Karol: Mjolnir +1b / Wrath Bringer: Glasya Bolas.


+++++++++++++++++++
Critical Recover
+++++++++++++++++++
Recovers TP upon a Critical Hit.

>Karol: King Size Bag.


+++++++++
Safety
+++++++++
Occasionally earn more EXP by finishing Battle
without taking any damage.

>Karol: Karolian Sword (+1).


+++++++++
Coward
+++++++++
Avoid Suprise Encounters.

>Karol: Large Size Bag.


++++++++++++++
Lucky Magic
++++++++++++++
Occasionally decreases the amount of TP consumption
when casting a Spell.

>Raven: Divine Cannon.


+++++++++++
Chivalry
+++++++++++
Parameters increases according to the number of female
allies in Battle.

>Raven: Snipe Xiphos.


+++++++++++
Hunter 2
+++++++++++
Increases EXP earned after defeating an aerial enemy.
(Applies to all alies in Party.)

>Raven: Strike Eagle.


++++++++++++++++
Appeal Target
++++++++++++++++
Increases the chance of being targeted by enemies with
Taunt.

>Raven: Sword Breaker.


+++++++++++++++++
Technical Half
+++++++++++++++++
Receives extra TP by not taking damage in Battle.
However, all status reduced to half.

>Raven: Jitte.


++++++++++
Vacance
++++++++++
Increases Max HP occasionally if Battle is won without
attacking any enemies.

>Raven: Slingshot.


+++++++++++++++
Cooking Plus
+++++++++++++++
Occasionally increases effect of Auto Cooking after
battles.

>Raven: Slingshot.



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IV. Symbols
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Not yet....!


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V. Version History
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Version 0.95 [Beta] (December, 12th, 2008)
*Skills Section is completed.
*Not yet for Symbols Section.

Version 0.9 [Beta] (December, 10th, 2008)
*Finished the Skill Section, but I haven't figured how
 to get Evade 3 for Raven and Rebirth 2 for Rita.
*Symbols Section not yet completed.
*Submitted this Guide to GameFAQs.


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VI. Credits
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Thanks goes to:

1. God, because I'm still alive when I'm writing this guide.
2. My parents, I won't be what I am today or even can play this
   game if it's not because of them.
3. Namco Tales Studio & Bandai Namco, for this awesome game.
4. GameFAQs and CJayC, for the great website where I can get lots
   of info for this game. And "chellerrific" to make it easier
   for me to complet the Skills Section.
5. Wyvern233, neoshadow919, Tales_Otaku, for helping me figure
   out how to get Evade 3 for Raven and Rebirth 2 for Rita.
5. You, because you're reading my guide.



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