Tales of Xillia 2 Strategy Guide

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Platforms
    PlayStation 3
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    7 November 2014
  • Last Updated
    19 March 2018
  • Guide Author
    Stephanie Barnes

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Rowens Episode 1

Rowens Episode 1

Akhalteke Line (Fractured)

Item Checklist
Color Variation (Rowen) | 15000 Gald

Watch the skit Rowen and Marcia and then head east through the cars to catch up with Marcia and a mysterious companion.

Question: That’s only the merest hint of how many levels I operate on.

  • L1 - I've come to expect no less from you. (Rowen Affinity +250)
  • R1 - So what exactly did you mean by it?

Enter the front car to find the mysterious companion missing and then approach Sonny. I guess that solves that mystery!

Question: So this is the divergence catalyst.

  • L1 - Well, let's get this over with.
  • R1 - I don't know if I can kill a defenseless cat... (Rowen Affinity +300)

Boss: Sonny (Catalyst)

Weakness: Light, Dark

This battle is difficult mostly due to the speed of Sonny, its ability to quickly jump from one place to another, and its wide range attacks in a small arena. With a weakness to Light and Dark, it is probably best to use the Remus (Light) guns in order to stay out of range. The worst scenario that could happen is that Sonny gets your whole group in front of him and uses is swipe attacks that can keep you pinned on the ground until death if you don’t hit Square to flip out of the knockdown. You can also help yourself in this battle by turning off all of Rowen’s elemental artes except Shimmering Toll to guarantee he uses an arte that Sonny is weak to.

Other than the standard swipe attacks Sonny will bit and toss your character and use Tail Spin, which can put Burn on your party. Both of these are hard to avoid because of the arena size or the speed in which it is done.

While Sonny wishes you to be there for Marcia his death will shatter of the dimension… way to keep your promise. Upon returning to Marksburg you will discuss Sonny’s words and the Marcia of your world.

The event seem to have inspired Rowen to reach out to the Chancellor of thier world.

Question: Perhaps this knowledge will grant us the opportunity to open a dialogue with her.

  • L1 - If we can just make that first connection, I'm sure the rest will go smoothly.
  • R1 - You sure are dedicated, Rowen. (Rowen Affinity +300)