Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition

Skill Trees

By
Ben Chard
,
Jarrod Garripoli
, &
Seren Morgan-Roberts

Innocence Skill Tree

The Innocence skill tree, when prioritized, will improve Riki’s Ether Defence stat. The Ether Defence stat will be raised as follows, which is based on the number of skills that have been unlocked in this skill tree: 5/10/20/30/40/50.

Icon Skill Effect SP Cost Link Cost
Adventure Time Increases movement speed by 5% 300 5
Learning all the Time! Awards the same AP regardless of participation in battle 700 4
Explore Time! Awards 20% extra EXP when discovering a Landmark 1000 8
Make it all Better! Increases amount of HP restored to allies when healing them by 20% when they have 50% HP or less 2000 12
Dream of Money Increases the chance of monsters dropping gold chests by 3% 3500 45

Vivacity Skill Tree

The Vivacity skill tree, when prioritized, will improve Riki’s HP stat. The HP stat will be raised as follows, which is based on the number of skills that have been unlocked in this skill tree: 4%/6%/8%/10%/15%.

Icon Skill Effect SP Cost Link Cost
Like Sun! Increases Strength by 10% during the day 7
Friends Now! Trading Bonus 5% 700
Love Sun! Reduces cooldown by 10% during the day 1000 18
Lucky Me! Increases chances of monsters dropping silver chests by 10% 2000 30
Adore Sun! Increases EXP from battles by 15% during the day 3500 18

Flexibility Skill Tree

The Flexibility skill tree, when prioritized, will improve Riki’s Agility stat. The Agility stat will be raised as follows, which is based on the number of skills that have been unlocked in this skill tree: 2/5/8/10/12/15.

Icon Skill Effect SP Cost Link Cost
Buy Stuff! Increases the sell price of items by 20% 300
Riki See, Riki Do Awards the same EXP regardless of participation in battle 700 4
AP for All! Lets Riki steal AP with Yoink! and share it with the party 1000
Riki Strong! Grants immunity to Strength Down 2000 20
EXP for All! Lets Riki steal EXP with Yoink! and share it with the party 3500

Cowardice Skill Tree

  • Complete the Getting Bigger! Quest in Frontier Village to unlock this Skill Tree.

The Cowardice skill tree, when prioritized, will improve Riki’s Block Rate. Block Rate will be raised as follows, which is based on the number of skills that have been unlocked in this skill tree: 2%/5%/10%/12%/15%/20%.

Icon Skill Effect SP Cost Link Cost
Pretty Stars! Increases Strength by 15% at night 200 7
Watch Out! Increases Agility by 20% when HP is at 50% or less 500 8
Amazing Stars! Reduces cooldown by 15% at night 800 13
Bullseye! Increases accuracy of back attacks by 50% 1000 45
Bestest Stars! Awards 20% extra EXP from battles at night 1500 13

Heroism Skill Tree

The Heroism skill tree, when prioritized, will improve Riki’s Critical Hit Rate. Critical Hit Rate will be raised as follows, which is based on the number of skills that have been unlocked in this skill tree: 2%/5%/10%/12%/15%/20%.

Icon Skill Effect SP Cost Link Cost
Heavy Equipment Allows Heavy Armour to be equipped 200 15
Nutritious! Increases Strength by 50 500 29
Kissy Kissy! Reduces Party Gauge usage when reviving an ally by 50% 800
Ouchies! Increases Spike damage dealt by 25% 1000 15
Cuddly Hero! Decreases the chance for the character to be hit by Debuffs by 30%. Is not affected by Debuff Resist gems 1500 43

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Nintendo
  • Platforms
    Switch
  • Genre
    RPG
  • Guide Release
    1 June 2020
  • Last Updated
    12 September 2021
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Ben Chard, Jarrod Garripoli, Seren Morgan-Roberts

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The guide for Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition features all there is to see and do including a walkthrough featuring coverage of all Chapters, Quests, Affinity Charts, and much more. Including an in-depth walkthrough of Future Connected, the new story and all of the new changes that Definitive Edition brings.

Inside this guide you will find:

  • A Complete Walkthrough - Taking you through the main story and side quests.
  • An indepth Quests section - All the side quests found in the different cities and regions.
  • Extensive Tour Guide section - Annotated maps and details on enemies found in each region.
  • Full coverage of Future Connected - Everything you need to know about the new DLC!
  • Detailed information on all Characters - Pages dedicated to Arts and Skill Trees for each character.
  • And guides covering: Equipment, Gems, Affinity Charts, Records & Trials.

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