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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Shane Williams
First Published: 20-02-2020 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 10-09-2020 / 16:06 GMT
Version: 1.1 (????) 26-09-2020 / 20:21 GMT

DateTypeClientRewardAP
5/14RequiredProfessor SchmidtMoon Lens, 3000 Mira4

EnemyHPSlashThrustPierceStrikeElemental EfficacyItem Drop
Eunoira2739☆☆☆☆☆☆E - 180, WA - 80, F - 140, WN - 100Clear Gelatin, Fishing Bait
Baba Batusi2737☆☆☆☆☆☆N/AE - 60, WA - 180, F - 140, WN - 100Hearty Powder, Battle Scope
Diver Bit4390☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆E - 80, WA - 100, F - 160, WN - 120EP Charge I, U-Material
Abyss Maggot6875☆☆☆☆☆E - 160, WA - 100, F - 60, WN - 180Clear Gelatin, Coral Ring

Head to the Keep and speak with the Professor to begin this Quest and then take the lift up to LV2, here you’ll be given two new Brave Orders, Sledgehammer and Wind Break. Sledgehammer gives you 300% Break Damage for 4 turns when active and Wind Break offers 70% Delay. Continue to follow the path around and you’ll eventually reach a dead end that has the first Chest, inside will contain a Holy Breath, this will allow you to perform a Medium Heal at a large range. Go back the other way and go right, crawl through another vent to find a computer, interact with it and then use the bridge to get across.

Take the left path first to find the second Chest which contains U-Material x3 and then follow it around to the right, head into the small room and you’ll find another Chest that contains All Sepith x50. Enter the third and final vent and take the left path to find the last Chest that contains Mute III, this will give +25 STR and a 25% chance to Mute an enemy. Once you’ve made it out of the otherside of the vent, take two right turns and you’ll see a computer, interact with it and you’ll be able to cross the bridge to reach Einhel Keep LV2 - Depths. Use the Orbment Charging Station++ to restore your HP/EP before facing the boss, Stratos Diver.

Boss: Stratos Diver

EnemyHPSlashThrustPierceStrikeElemental EfficacyItem Drop
Stratos Diver34144☆☆☆☆E - 160, WA - 120, F - 80, WN - 100Heat Up SR

Note: The Sledgehammer and Wind Break combo will be used alot in your boss fights throughout the game, as it allows you to easily break the enemy and then have a fair few turns in a row.

Begin the battle by scanning the Stratos Diver and then use Juna’s Brave Order Sledgehammer to increase your break damage to +300% and use an S-Craft to quickly take out the two Diver Bit’s. Continue useing the Sledgehammer Brave Order until the Stratos Diver is in the Break Status and then use Kurt’s Brave Order to put a -70% Delay on him. Here you’ll want to use any available S-Crafts and powerful attacks. If it activates Twin Blade Cannon you’ll want to quickly use an attack to Impede it or make sure the party is fully healed if that isn’t possible.

(1 of 2) Sledgehammer is an incredibly powerful Brave Order

Sledgehammer is an incredibly powerful Brave Order
Hyperactive Charge deals heavy damage and mute to the entire battlefield.

Sledgehammer is an incredibly powerful Brave Order (left), Hyperactive Charge deals heavy damage and mute to the entire battlefield. (right)

  • Nightmare Strategy

Stratos Diver hits harder than anything you’ve fought so far but the two new Brave Orders you received earlier are set to be a mainstay for the majority of the game. Juna’s Sledgehammer boosts Break Damage by a massive 300% and will allow you to Break the enemy a lot easier than before while Kurt’s Wind Blade will delay the enemy once it’s been broken. As such, begin the battle with Sledgehammer activated and then use an S-Craft or two to take out the Diver Bits leaving you with just Stratos Diver. Make use of Juna’s Gemini Blast to lower it’s Defense and then get to work on breaking it. Once you do, quickly switch over to Wind Blade and make use of your S-Crafts. As for Stratos Diver itself, Hyperactive Discharge is a deadly attack that will hit all allies and inflict Mute, revive any victims and remove Mute instantly. It’s other main attack, Tetra-Luminous Divider hits an arc in front of it so be sure to reposition your characters to avoid everyone getting hit by it.

After the battle has been cleared you’ll receive a Heat Up SR (Restores CP and offers EP+45/STR+12) from the enemy and given a Moon Lens, this will allow you to see data on enemies that haven’t been scanned as well as being able to see Chests/Enemy Locations.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    NIS America
  • Platforms
    PS4
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    20 February 2020
  • Last Updated
    10 September 2020
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Shane Williams

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Join Rean on an adventure through Erebonia, where you'll embark on new journey as a Thors Branch Campus Instructor. Here you'll explore many locations, face old/new enemies, and find many treasures that give you an advantage in battle as well fancy clothes to help you look the part.

The guide for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III will include all there is to see and do including a walkthrough featuring where to find all Side/Branch Campus Quests, Chests, Books, Cards, Recipes and more. Including in depth guidance on how to beat every boss as well as how to solve and conquer all dungeons.

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