Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition

Skill Trees

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

Humanity Skill Tree

The Humanity skill tree, when prioritized, will improve Shulk’s Ether stat. The Ether 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
Healing Wisdom 15% more HP restored with Healing Arts 300 8
Kind Encouragement HP is restored to an encouraged ally 700 7
Friendship Heals Slight heal for party after a Chain Attack 1000 20
Cheer of a Friend Burst Affinity will fill more of the Party Gauge 2000 45
Chain of Friendship Chance of a Chain Link is increased by 15% 3500 45

Integrity Skill Tree

The Integrity skill tree, when prioritized, will improve Shulk’s block rate. The block rate is as follows, which is based on the number of skills that have been unlocked in this tree: 4%/6%/8%/10%/15%.

Icon Skill Effect SP Cost Link Cost
Medium Equipment Allows medium weight armor to be equipped 0 10
Secret of Life 10% more HP restored when reviving party member 700 20
Rewarding Work 10% more EXP when completing quests 1000 3
Resilient Warrior Physical and Ether Def Up 5% 2000 11
Ultimate Teamwork Chain Attack damage increased by 25% 3500 18

Intuition Skill Tree

The Intuition skill tree, when prioritized, will improve Shulk’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
Battle Cry Tension increases by 20 from Battle Start Affinity 300 13
Underdog Agility Up buff at beginning of battle with higher level enemies 700 2
Equipment Master Weight of equipment is reduced by 5 1000 5
Fever Pitch Increases chance of Fever when gem crafting 2000 18
Element of Surprise Improves Arts with Bonus Effects from behind 3500 20

Pessimism Skill Tree

The Pessimism skill tree, when prioritized, will improve Shulk’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
Fight the Future Grants an extra 4 seconds before visions become reality 200
Stealth Warrior Reduces aggro gained by using Arts by 10% 500 30
Epic Evasion Increases chance of gaining Burst Affinity by 5% after evading an attack 800 45
Forced Mercy Increases amount of aggro lost when attacked by 25% 1000 30
Immunization Grants immunity to stat-reducing debuffs 1500 45

Bravery Skill Tree

The Bravery skill tree, when prioritized, will improve Shulk’s Critical Hit Rate. His 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
Fate Evasion EXP Bonus when vision tags are destroyed 200
Hero’s Privilege Trading Bonus 20% 500
Lone Warrior Agility is raised by 20 when a party member is incapacitated 800 4
Ultimate Defence Boost the party’s Physical Defence and Ether Defence by 10% 1000 65
Glorious Future Talent Gauge is maxed after a vision 1500 28

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Nintendo
  • Platforms
    Switch
  • Genre
    RPG
  • Guide Release
    1 June 2020
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
    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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