I can't for the life of me figure out how to equip skills.

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User Info: Pervert_Kuhn

Pervert_Kuhn
3 years ago#1
I'm on Muck Amok and still don't know how to do this. I've seen skills used in YouTube videos, so i know it's possible during campaign unless there's a way to play campaign missions separately. I bought the game used a while back and it came with all the COs at crown rank, and gaining exp does nothing anymore. So I should have access to rank 1-9 skills, right?
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User Info: GeekyDad

GeekyDad
3 years ago#2
Well, your COs have to be at least rank 1. Once they are, when a mission begins, select "set-up." Then you'll see an option to press the X button (if memory serves) when you have a CO selected. That should bring up the skills screen.
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Pervert_Kuhn
3 years ago#3
I don't get that option, though. I've been playing up until mission 20 and no one's gained any experience, and they all have a crown next to their rank, which I assume means they're maxed? If so, why wouldn't I get the option? Do the skills not become available for use until I beat the campaign or something? I mean I know that's how you get secret skills, but I mean for general skills.
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User Info: GeekyDad

GeekyDad
3 years ago#4
No, you do not need to complete the campaign. The only thing I could suggest is you're not looking in the right place. Don't look in the CO option of the menu; look in the Set-up option at the beginning of a mission (after the dialogue). Press the Set-up option, place the selector over the CO you want, press X, and voila' -- you should be in the skills-selection screen.
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User Info: Pervert_Kuhn

Pervert_Kuhn
3 years ago#5
I'm doing that and get nothing. No option for pressing X, pressing X doesn't open up any menus. I've tried it in the info screen, when selecting a CO, at the top after selecting a CO, and nothing is working.

The info screen for "Existing Skills" is also empty for some reason. Does that mean I'm somehow at max rank but without any skills?
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User Info: Luigi_Fan2

Luigi_Fan2
3 years ago#6
Since you bought the game used, it sounds like the previous owner could've used a cheat device to improperly rank up all of the COs. (Pretty much nobody would've actually ranked up all of the COs completely, then sold the game.) I'm guessing that the device only adjusted the rank, but didn't unlock the skills. (You can't access the menu if no skills are unlocked.) The "Existing Skills" screen only shows equipped skills instead of available skills, but that doesn't mean the skills are unlocked. Sadly, I get the feeling that you might be locked out of using skills unless it's possible to do a save data reset.

User Info: Pervert_Kuhn

Pervert_Kuhn
3 years ago#7
Ugh, I was afraid of that. The idea had crossed my mind, but I was hoping that wouldn't be the case.
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GeekyDad
3 years ago#8
Luigi_Fan2 posted...
...do a save data reset.


Yeah, it's possible. I forget the exact combination of buttons, but if he/she looks in the Answers section, you should be able to find the instructions on how to clear save data...if that will help.
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Pervert_Kuhn
3 years ago#10
Right you are! You have to hold L, Select and Right on the D-pad at startup. Guess I'll have to grind through the story again, but at least I can earn skills now.
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