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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 / 09:34 GMT

#Key Information

Side Quests Client AP
Heimdallr Catacombs Monster Bracer Guild 5
South Ostia Highway Monster Bracer Guild 5
Branch Campus Quest Client AP
Ever Greater Heights Principal Le Guin 5
A Load of Schmidt Professor Schmidt 5
New Character Notes Location
Agate Bracer Guild (Vesta Street)
Ferris Heimdallr Racecourse
Items Location
Imperial Chronicle - Extra Issue (Book) Stark (EX Camp)
Marching Toward Dystopia (Book) Myria (Lucien Art Cafe)
Emblem (Master Quartz) Valerie (Show more then 224 Battle Notes)

Go to the old tree

Once you’ve arrived back at EX Camp, head into Car 3 and show Tatiana the Book Notes to acquire some Magic Droplets x5 and a Black Zemurian Ore, then go into Car 4 and show Valerie the Battle Notes, if you have more then 224 she’ll give you some Power Droplets x5 and the Emblem Master Quartz. Finally, go into Car 6 and show Louise the Profile Notes, if you have 115 or more you’ll get given Vitality Droplets x5 and Chrono Repeater.

(1 of 2) Speak with Stark out on the field to purchase the Imperial Chronicle - Extra Issue

Speak with Stark out on the field to purchase the Imperial Chronicle - Extra Issuethen show Valerie the 224 Battle Notes and she’ll give you the Emblem Master Quartz

Speak with Stark out on the field to purchase the Imperial Chronicle - Extra Issue (left), then show Valerie the 224 Battle Notes and she’ll give you the Emblem Master Quartz (right)

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Instructor Rean QUARTZ-er

Gathered all 28 varieties of master quartz.

Bronze

Head outside and speak to Sandy to acquire the Vulcan Gem if you’ve completed the recipe book, then go over to Stark and purchase the Imperial Chronicle - Extra Issue, now speak with Aurelia in Car 1 to start the Branch Campus Quest Even Greater Heights.

Branch Campus Quest: Even Greater Heights

Speak with Aurelia on the train to begin this battle.

Speak with Aurelia on the train to begin this battle.

In order to complete this quest you’ll need to beat Aurelia in a duel.

  • Boss: Aurelia

Enemy HP Slash Thrust Pierce Strike Elemental Efficacy Item Drop
Principal Le Guin 117720 ☆☆ ☆☆ ☆☆ ☆☆ E - 100, WA - 100, F - 100, WN - 100 N/A

Begin the battle scanning her then use the Brave Order Raging and work on getting her HP down to half by continuously using the Craft Fatal Crescent Flash. Once you’ve achieved this you’ll want to use the Bravne Order to reduce any incoming damage by 50%, then make sure you’re fully healed up ready for her S-Craft. If you manage to survive her devastating attack, reactivate Raging Fire and finish her off with your S-Crafts.

Once you defeat Aurelia the quest will be completed and you’ll be given 10000 Mira and the Gold Dragon Brave Order for Rean.

Head to Heimdallr’s South Gate

Head over to the tree and interact with it to fast travel to Himmel Cemetery. Here you’ll want to go north and examine the grave, then go to the southeast of South Ostia Highway to face Lustful Arachne.

Boss: Lustful Arachne

Head to the southeast of South Ostia Highway to face Lustful Arachne.

Head to the southeast of South Ostia Highway to face Lustful Arachne.

Enemy HP Slash Thrust Pierce Strike Elemental Efficacy Item Drop
Lustful Arachne 86328 ☆☆ ☆☆☆ ☆☆ E - 110, WA - 110, F - 110, WN - 110 Raken Gem

Begin this fight by scanning it, then use Sledgehammer and work on getting it into the break status. Once you’ve achieved this you’ll want to use Valient Hearts and use your S-Crafts in quick succession to finish it off.

Upon defeating it you’ll complete the South Ostia Highway Monster Quest and get 6000 Mira.

Next up you’ll want to go to the Heimdallr entrance to view a cutscene, then head to the 2F of the Airport and speak with Tio to view an event. Now speak with Professor Schmidt to begin the Branch Campus Quest A Load of Schmidt.

Branch Campus Quest: A Load of Schmidt

In order to complete this quest you’ll need to choose one of the following students to have their most powerful crafted with the Black Zemurian Ore.

  • Rean
  • Juna
  • Kurt
  • Musse

The Quest will complete upon acquiring your weapon of choice.

Head to the cathedral

Before leaving the Orbal Factory you’ll want to purchase the following weapons, Shisui (Rean), Sigdrifa (Juna), X-Fencer (Kurt), and Luciole (Musse). Once you’re done, head over to the Plaza Bifrost Dept. Store to view an event, then go over to the crowd in Dreichels Plaza to view a cutscene.

Next up you’ll want to visit the Brancer Guild (Vesta Street) to acquire Alan’s updated Character Note after the cutscene, then go to the Imperial Museum to watch another event. After the scene has come to a close, head down into the catacombs to face False Abaddon.

Boss: False Abaddon

Head down into the Catacombs to take on the False Abaddon.

Head down into the Catacombs to take on the False Abaddon.

Enemy HP Slash Thrust Pierce Strike Elemental Efficacy Item Drop
False Abaddon 86332 ☆☆☆ E - 80, WA - 80, F - 80, WN - 80 TI - 200, SP - 150, MI - 120 Diabolos Gem

Begin the battle by scanning the monster, then activate Sledgehammer and work on getting it into the break status. Once you’ve achieved this you’ll want to activate Wind Blade and use normal attacks until its next turn. Finally, switch over to the Valient Hearts Brave to increase your damage by 60%, then use all the available S-Crafts in quick succession to kill it.

Upon defeating the boss you’ll complete the Heimdallr Catacombs Monster Quest and will be rewarded with 6000 Mira and the Extra Curricular Activities Trophy.

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Extra Curricular Activities

Completed all quests, both at the branch campus and during field exercises.

Silver

Head back above ground and go speak with Myria in the Lucien Art Cafe (Leica District) to obtain the book Marching Toward Dystopia Book, then make your way to the Heimdallr Racecourse entrance and chat to Ferris to update his Character Note.

Fast Travel to the Sankt District and examine the St. Astraia Girls’ School Gate to view a cutscene, then go over to the northeast to view an event. Finally, go up to the 2F of Hotel Valar to view a cutscene, then return to Aurelia at the EX Camp and show her the report requests to acquire the trophy The Ultimate Academy.

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The Ultimate Academy

Achieved an academy grade of Prestigious.

Silver

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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  • Characters
  • Appendix
  • Fish Locations
  • Vantage Master Cards Locations
  • Recipe Locations
  • Book Locations

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