Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition

Overview

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

What is Time Attack?

Time Attack is a mode exclusive to Definitive Edition that pits you against a selection of waves where the goal is to defeat them in the quickest time possible. Upon success, you’ll receive new cosmetic armour exclusive to Definitive Edition along with Noponstones, a new currency used to purchase items from the Nopon Archsage such as Gems and eventually, Master level Arts Manuals.

When are they available?

You’ll first gain access to Time Attack by heading through the orange portal on Bionis’ Leg for the first time. The items you can purchase will be limited and you’ll only have one Time Attack available to you but as you progress through the story (and clear Future Connected), you’ll unlock more difficult ones.

Trial Availability
Humble Beginnings Reach Bionis’ Leg
Fair Game Sharla joins the party
The Walls Have Eyes Dunban joins the party
Shaggy-dog Story Riki joins the party
Oh, Brother! Melia joins the party for the final time
Third Wheel Seven joins the party
Sparks Fly, You Die Reach Agniratha
Lost in a Dark Dream Clear Future Connected
He of the Metal Face Reach Bionis Interior in Chapter 17
Uniquel Disadvantaged Reach Gondorl Cathedral on Prison Island in Chapter 17

The Rewards

These master level Arts Manuals can only be purchases once you clear Future Connected.

As mentioned above, not only will you obtain new cosmetic armour exclusive to Definitive Edition, but you’ll also gain Noponstones in which to spend on a variety of useful items that upgrade as you progress through the story.

  • Armour
  • Other Items
Category Comments
All Gems up to Rank V New Ranks based on story progress
Master Arts Manuals Only way to reach Rank XII Arts, available upon clearing Future Connected
Materials Available upon reaching Gondorl Cathedral on Prison Island in Chapter 17
Collectables Available upon reaching Gondorl Cathedral on Prison Island in Chapter 17

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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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