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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 (????) 21-09-2020 / 09:51 GMT

#Key Information

Side QuestClientAP
Riding the Orbal Waves Johannes3(+2)
Sub Events Location
Landscape Photo #11 Himmel Cemetery
Black Records 1 Heimdallr Underground 1 Chest
Radio Story #8 Lakelord Company
New Character Notes Location
Annabelle Dreichels Plaza
Items Location
Heartless Edgar - Chapter 8 (Book) Seri (South Ostia Highway)
Riding Gloves (Gift for Jusis) Heimdallr Racecourse
Neptjuno (Vantage Masters Card) Northwest of Vesta Street (Beat Fred)
New Fish Location
Type #24 - Phantom Shark Heimdallr Underground 2

Gather intel in Dreichels

Head over to the northwest of Vesta Street and beat Fred at a game of Vantage Masters to acquire the Neptjuno Card. Now go to Dreichels Plaza and speak with Annabelle to update her Character Note, then make your way to South Ostia Highway, take out three groups of enemies and then return to Rilke to complete the [Does it Belong in A Museum?] Side Quest. Upon completion you’ll gain EP Charge IV x2 and 5000 Mira.

(1 of 2) Beat Fred at a game of Vantage Masters in Vesta Street to acquire the Neptjuno Card,

Beat Fred at a game of Vantage Masters in Vesta Street to acquire the Neptjuno Card,then go to South Ostia Highway and speak with Seri for the Heartless Edgar - Chapter 8 Book.

Beat Fred at a game of Vantage Masters in Vesta Street to acquire the Neptjuno Card, (left), then go to South Ostia Highway and speak with Seri for the Heartless Edgar - Chapter 8 Book. (right)

Return to South Ostia Highway and speak with Seri to acquire the Heartless Edgar - Chapter 8, then go to the Leica District and head into Lakelord Company to speak with Receptionist Harris to acquire the Radio Story #8. Report it Munk via the Arcus II, then go to Lumiere Orbal Factory and speak with Johannes to begin the Side Quest, Riding the Orbal Waves.

Side Quest: Riding the Orbal Waves

In order to complete this quest you’ll need to scan the following locations by pressing [L2/Triangle].

  • Location #1 - Outside Lumiere Orbal Factory (102)
  • Location #2 - Outside Le Saga Boutique (109)
  • Location #3 - Intersection (113)
  • Location #4 - Outside Watson’s Weapons & Armor (121)
  • Location #5 - Infront of the West Exit (92)
  • Location #6 - Infront of the Plaza Bifrost Department Store south entrance (98)
  • Location #7 - Infront of the Plaza Bifrost Department Store southeast entrance (117)
  • Location #8 - Tram Stop (128)
  • Location #9 - Infront of the Plaza Bifrost Department Store east entrance (139)
  • Location #10 - Infront of the building in between the Plaza Bifrost Department Store and Imperial Chronicle Building (152)
  • Location #11 - Infront of the Imperial Chronicle Building (197)
  • Location #12 - Behind the Truck near the Plaza Bifrost Department Store east entrance (175)

Once you’ve finished watching the cutscene, head into the Imperial Chronicle Building to complete the quest. Upon completion you’ll gain a Odin Gem and 5000 Mira.

Head to the racecourse

Next up you’ll want to fast travel over to Heimdallr Racecourse and speak with Clerk Ambrose to purchase the Riding Gloves as a gift for Jusis, then head into the Heimdallr Racecourse and speak to following people after the cutscene, Lachin, Old Man and Girl, Lombard, Lord Michelin and Albert, and finally Dumble. Go over to the betting window and choose the 5th option, Lino Bloom, now view the cutscene and then go into the Racecourse - Passageway. Here you’ll to want speak with Manager Charlton in the Raceourse- Nobility Seating.

Search the passages beneath the racecourse

Head back out into the corridor and go down into the Heimdallr Underground 1 via the door on the left.

  • Explore Heimdallr Underground 1

EnemyHPSlashThrustPierceStrikeElemental EfficacyItem Drop
Death Squirm 6539☆☆☆☆☆☆E - 100, WA - 80, F - 140, WN - 100, TI - 100, SP - 80, MI - 140Clear Gelatin, Caterpillar Fungus
Bloody Fang 6541☆☆☆☆☆E - 100, WA - 80, F - 120, WN - 160, TI - 140, SP - 100, MI - 80Beast Flesh, U-Material
Murder Organ 16043☆☆☆☆N/A☆☆N/AE - 180, WA - 120, F - 100, WN - 80, TI - 120, SP - 100, MI - 80Globby Fat, Clear Gelatin
Blurred Shadow 16043☆☆☆E - 80, WA - 80, F - 80, WN - 80, TI - 140, SP - 120, MI - 200Curia Balm, Mind Potion
Galactic Shark 43649☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆E - 80, WA - 100, F - 160, WN - 120, TI - 140, SP - 100, MI - 80Voice Breaker II, Spirit Breaker II
Hercules - Rifle 54344☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆E - 100, WA - 100, F - 100, WN - 100, TI - 100, SP - 100, MI - 100U-Material, EP Charge III
Hercules - Greatsword 54384☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆E - 100, WA - 100, F - 100, WN - 100, TI - 100, SP - 100, MI - 100U-Material, EP Charge III

Follow the path south until you reach the intersection, then go west to find a Chest that contains Black Records 1, now go east and head into the open room. Here you’ll want to head into the open room on the left to find a Chest that contains a Brave Seed. Return to the open and head south to find another Chest that possess a Albion Wolf R, this gives EP+60/ATS+15 and removes positive effects. Finally, continue going West and head into the Underground 2.

  • Explore Heimdallr Underground 2

Proceed further into the dungeon until you reach the intersection, then go south to find a Chest that contains Violet Hair - Musse. Return to the open room and interact with the lever to extend the path, then continue along until you reach the next intersection. Here you’ll want to interact with the lever to gain access to a Chest that possess All Sepith x100, then head into the center of the room and interact with the shiny spot to acquire a Moon Truffle.

Interact with the lever on the right to gain access to a Chest that contains a Passionate Rouge, then go south and hug the left side of the path to find a Fishing Spot where you can catch a Phantom Shark.

Continue down the path until you reach the next intersection and then go into the room to the west to find a Chest that contains a Astral Bell, this gives ATS+ and halves the delay when using Mirage Arts. Finally, head south to the next intersection, then go west to face the Magic Knight Heavy Golem.

Boss: Magic Knight Heavy Golem

EnemyHPSlashThrustPierceStrikeElemental EfficacyItem Drop
Magic Knight Heavy Golem78326☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆E - 100, WA - 50, F - 100, WN - 150, TI - 100, SP - 80, MI - 120Impenetreble Shield

Begin the battle by scanning it, then active sledgehammer and focus on getting it into the Break Status. Once you’ve achieved this you’ll want to activate Wind Blade and continue using normal attacks until it’s turn, then finish him off with any available S-Crafts.

Upon defeating the enemy you’ll complete the quest and gain 5000 Mira. Return to the intersection and take out the group Hercules, then follow the east path along to view a cutscene.

  • Explore Heimdallr Underground 3

Note: Make sure to make a save in this area as you’ll need to reach the cemetery within 20 seconds for an extra three AP.

Interact with the shiny spot on the wall to gain access to Heimdallr Underground 3, then follow the path along until you reach the second intersection. Go west to find a Chest that contains a Sprit Incense, then continue further south to initiate a cutscene. Here you’ll need to chase the group of enemies out into the cemetery within 20 seconds for 3 AP.

Go to the northeast grave

Once you’ve made it out into Himmel Cemetery, you’ll want to head north to find a Landscape Photo, send this to Vivi along with the Black Records 1 to Rosine via the Arcus II. Examine the grave to the northeast of the area for a cutscene, then you’ll find yourself back at the EX Camp.

Go to Vesta Street and head into the Bracer Guild to view a cutscene, then you’ll begin your Day 2 Field Exercises.

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.

Inside Version 1.1

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  • Trophy Guide/Roadmap
  • Characters
  • Appendix
  • Fish Locations
  • Vantage Master Cards Locations
  • Recipe Locations
  • Book Locations

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