Successfully complete the game to unlock the "New
Game+" option. Play your cleared game file to begin with
all skills, money, friends, links, and some items from your first
playthrough. Additionally, talk to one of the journey pigs in
front of any town to access the Dragon Lair cave.
Hint: Bonus training weapons:
You can do training by hitting the wooden targets.
Complete the training mission by finishing all twenty rounds to
unlock a weapon. The new weapon varies, depending on which weapon
you are training with. Training with sword will give you the Evil
Sword. The spear will give you the Medusa Spear. The 2 hand sword
will give you the Grand Saber. The axe will give you the Icicle
Axe. Also, when you do mission 19 for any of these, it will give
5,000 experience points. With two training devices, the experience
is worth 8,000.
Hint: Getting Lenneth Valkyrie:
Complete the Corridor Of Distortion dungeon to have
Lenneth Valkyrie join your party.
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Hint: Defeating Aphelion The Silver Dragon:
Use the Arbitrator and do not use the sword you find
in City Of White Nights. The best team consists of Gil, Serva,
and Ganz (for non-human side). Aphelion regains HP; you should
be at least level 50 to 60 to take out more HP from him. When
you can use Limit Break, do so. He is very difficult. You should
also have 30 to 45 Herb Extracts, 20 to 25 Herb Extract DS, 10
to 25 Herb Extract Max, 20 Sages, and 5 to 10 Celestial Nectars.
Learn these command from books Use Volty, Circle and Life Song.
Do not use any links. It may take 20 to 30 minutes to defeat him.
You should also equip Samurai Armor (found at Goo's Armory if
you are playing the non-human side at a cost of 60,000 Dagols)
for a good defense. Always stay in the back of him -- his moves
mostly attack from the front. Allow your party to attack him mostly.
If your life is low and it hits you, the game will end. When you
get a full Volty gauge, unleash Limit Break.
Hint: Defeating Leonard and Natalie:
This battle may only occur if you chose to follow Ridley
rather than report to the castle, although this fight may be replaced
with other characters. It is highly recommended that you have
all the skills on your weapon. For example, use a non-elemental
weapon like the Rune Sword, which is two-handed. The reason for
this is that you will really want the second Volty attack in this
battle, and the great thing about the Rune Sword is the ability
to petrify enemies while attacking. First, prepare yourself with
plenty of healing items. If you do not know where to go, head
to the Dark Elf village via the Journey Pig. Have your Volty gauge
set at 100 before the fight. If it is not, wander around and kill
things. Also, if you are close to leveling up, do so. When you
are prepared for the battle, go into the fort and go through the
intermission sequence. The duo will attack you at the same time,
but Natalie is very difficult. Concentrate all your power on her.
Lock-on if you want to be sure not to direct attacks at Leonard.
You can also try to petrify Leonard to worry less about your HP
dropping. Unload your second Volty attack on Natalie the first
chance you get. This will take away about 70% to 80% of her HP.
Then, just block and counterattack. Be careful not to hit more
than once, because Natalie will most likely take out like another
180 to 220 HP or more from you while you are doing a combo. Then,
just do counterattacks and Volty attacks every time you get 10
Voltys and she will go down fairly easy. You now only need to
worry about Leonard, who has about the same amount of HP as Natalie
but does not do close to as much damage. The purpose behind this
is that Natalie has a Volty attack that does serious damage. It
may even be a one-hit kill for a lot of characters. Make sure
to use healing items or a heal command before the match ends.
Use the following trick to defeat Natalie and Leonard with a single
handed sword. Depending on your level, this can be difficult due
to Natalie's VoltyBlast attack. Have Cross Slash set as your primary
attack, as you are not going to be doing many combos in this battle.
Also have your Volty Gauge close to 100 if possible. Concentrate
all attacks on Natalie, as she is much stronger than Leonard.
The best strategy is to guard, then counter after Natalie strikes.
Do not start up a combo because she will hurt you badly. Continuing
to block then counter to slowly drop Natalie's health to the point
where you can use your VoltyBlast to take off about 250 to 300
HP, depending on your weapon and level. If you see flames coming
out from around Natalie, get away from both of them and use whatever
you have to heal to full life. Any commands that increase defense
will also be helpful. Avoid getting hit until she either uses
her VoltyBlast or some other command that uses the points. If
you survived, heal and continue the strategy of block and counter.
When Natalie is dead Leonard is not much of a threat. Use the
same strategy to defeat him in a few minutes.
Hint: Easy money:
Once in the bedroom and you have control of your character,
you can kick the left desk to obtain ten coins. You can also kick
the two beds to obtain additional items. Afterwards, leave the
room, and kick the guard outside. You will receive one coin. You
can do this for an unlimited amount of times. If you have a controller
with an auto-fire feature, you can set it overnight to accumulate
Hint: Easy stat increase:
Get a fairly strong team based on ym team (for example,
Jack level 37, Lily level 37, Cesear level 41, and Flora level
32). You must kill a certain amount of ants. After a large amount
of ants has been killed you will come across a strange looking
bug. In fact it is the mother ant. Kick it and initiate a fight.
You will soon be surrounded by seven or eight fire ants and the
queen. this is a difficult battle because they create a link and
burn you. If you defeat the queen ant you will get a berry for
each stat. From then on, after killing ten ants a queen ant will
appear. Kill the queen repeatedly to get your stats to the maximum
with the berries that you will win.
Hint: Tamaki Nami sings theme song:
Witness Tamaki Nami's transformation and immediately
speak with her in the Night and Desire Street at 6:00 p.m. She
will join you. Do not have her in your party, then visit the Red
Lotus Bar at night. Tamaki Nami will sing the game's opening theme
Hint: Star Ocean series
When you are able to join the Fighter's Guild and
you get Jack's Room in Radiata Town, notice a pair of red boots.
They resemble the "Santa Boots" from the Star Ocean
Notice Gantz's appearance during events that feature him throughout
the game. His outfit will begin to resemble that of Claude from
Star Ocean 2 during the intermission sequences.
When you are able to roam around the castle again after Ridley
has joined the fairy creatures, go to her room. There will be
a ghost on her bed. If you go to the ghost, you will wake up in
your bed back under the bridge wearing Claude's uniform from Star
Ocean: Till The End Of Time. It gives you HP regeneration.
Hint: Valkyrie Profile
After completing the game you have the opportunity
to go through the Dragon Lair Cave. Once you finish that, you
can go through the Corridor Of Distortion. Then, you will fight
your father. After that, you will fight Lenneth Valkyrie, the
main character of Valkyrie Profile. After you fight and
recruit her, you will face an interesting character whose name
is Lezard. This is Lezard Valeth from Valkyrie Profile
After that, you will face Gabriel Celeste, another hidden Boss
from Valkyrie Profile. The final and toughest Boss, the
Ethereal Queen, also seems to be modeled after Iseria Queen, also
from Valkyrie Profile. Note: All of these characters, with
the possible exception of Lezard, also appear in Star Ocean:
Til The End Of Time.
Go to the fourth floor of Radiata Castle. Go in the Cross Room
(press R1 for Map Check), and enter the other door to see
Lenneth's Valkyrie Armor.
Hint: Recruiting characters:
Charlie: Talk to Charlie after being promoted to commander
Nina: Talk to her while she is in the castle training facility
and fight her. If you defeat her once, return on a different day
and defeat her again.
Leonard: After the war at Radiata's entrance, talk to Leonard
with Natalie in your party.
Patrick: Talk to him when he is drinking. He will ask you to keep
Putt: Talk to him when he is sleeping. He will ask you to keep
Theater Vancoor members
Elwen: Recruit all of Theater Vancoor then talk to her.
Gerald: Meet Nocturne in his vampire and respond with "Yes"
to his question. Follow the sequence of events then fight Gerald.
Cesear: Talk to Cesaer when he is praying for his fallen comrades
with both Aldo and Gareth in your party.
Alicia: Talk to Elwen when she is in the altar in The Path of
the Spider. Alicia will come by some time afterwards. Talk to
her and fight her.
Dennis: Talk to Dennis when he is outside Lupus Gate. He will
mention needing a great flower for Alicia. Go to the Elf Region
and collect the "Evening Bloom." Give it to Dennis and
he will join your party.
Gareth: When he is training, talk to him (after you become a sergeant).
He will challenge you. Defeat him to recruit him.
Gregory: When he is drinking in the diner, talk to him. He will
ask you to pick up some Dwarven liquor for Gerald. Go to Earth
Valley and talk to the bartender, not the liquor store salesman.
Return it to him.
Walter: After Dynas gets you back into the knights, talk to him.
He will ask you to visit his wife in the dungeon. When you are
done, talk to Walter again.
Jarvis: Pay his bar tab for him and talk to him again.
Aldo: Get the Book of Fairies from Garcia's house and give it
Gordon: Talk to him. He tells you he will join if you defdat him.
Star E. Stern: Complete "Please Stop Lord Star." Talk
to him afterwards.
Bruce: Talk to him when you have half of your HP or less. Note:
Talk to Dr. Morfinn and take his medicine to quicken the process.
David: He will ask you to deliver his letter to Mint who goes
to Tria Village in the morning and Garcia's house at night.
Conrad: Talk to him after becoming a sergeant.
Rolec: Kick him when he is mopping in the Theater Vancoor bathroom.
Daniel: Talk to him after the mission in which you defeat the
rats in the Vareth Institute.
Carlos: Recover his contact lens in The Path of the Spider. Go
straight down in the Theater Vancoor jail cell and follow the
river going to your left.
Gene: Talk to his mother that runs the inn by Theater Vancoor
then talk to him. Do this several times and eventually he will
Thanos: Complete all of the missions.
Vareth Magic Institute members
Curtis: Recruit all of the Vareth Magic Institute then talk
Cecil: Level up Aiden to level 30 and talk to him. Aiden must
be with you.
Genius: Meet Genius in the "Secret of the Sewers" mission.
Before you resurface, talk to Genius again.
Morgan: Talk to her in a room in the Star Tower. On different
days, donate 1000, 3000, 9000, and finally 30,000 Dagols.
Felix: Talk to the Vareth headmaster after the meeting in the
castle. Then, talk to Felix.
Jill: Have Christoph in your party and talk to her.
Ursula: Defeat both of her golems on the missions.
Derek: Talk to the Vareth headmaster after the meeting in the
castle. Then, talk to Derek.
Claudia: She will ask for a Blood Orc's horn. Talk to her three
more times on different days.
Ardoph: Complete "Alien Monster," then talk to him.
Dmitri: Complete "Alien Monster," then talk to him.
Leona: First, talk to her with Aldo in your party to give her
the manuscript she's looking for.
Aiden: Talk to him and accept his friend request.
Cornelia: Talk to her at the moment she becomes Rachel.
Faraus: Talk to him and he will tell you that his medical text
was left at the Olacion Order. Go to Kain and tell him about it.
He will give it to you to return to Faraus.
Marietta: Talk to her in Vareth's Star Tower basement when she
is trapped under the boxes.
Ernest: Give him a record with a battle song.
Franklin: Talk to him with a girl in your party.
Johan: Talk to him on multiple days.
Olacion Order members
Kain: Recruit all of the Olacion Order then talk to him.
Fernando: Talk to him after recruiting Achilles, Alvin, Edgar,
Godwin, and Flora. You need Miranda as well, but you must already
have her to get Godwin.
Anastasia: Talk to her and she will whine about her key. Ask Lulu,
her cleaner, what happened to it. She will say that she broke
it and threw it away. Talk to Zeranium, who always checks the
garbage, about it. He will say he sold it to the Faid General
Store. Buy it from Thyme for 10,000 Dagols and return it to Anastasia.
Dwight: After the mission Dwight assigns you where you fetch a
Smilodon Fang, talk to him when he is in the confessionary in
the Olacion Order.
Godwin: Talk to Godwin with a level 35+ Miranda in your party.
Rocky: Undertake his mission and defeat him in battle. Talk to
him again in the Septem region when he is fighting Blood Orcs.
Fight him and win.
Achilles: Complete "Build that Body." Talk to him after
Flora: Talk to her and she will be frantic about a missing picture
of her father. Go to the Morfinn clinic while Synelia is gazing
at the picture and she will give it back. Return it to Flora.
Elena: Talk to Elena after telling Nalshay three stories: "Vexatious
Vermin," "Smilodon Fang," and after defeating Parsec.
Alvin: Talk to Kain after the meeting in the castle. Then, talk
Vitas: Talk to her when she is training in her room. Fight her
Cosmo: Talk to him.
Grant: He will ask you to deliver church updates to members of
the Void Community. Talk to him when you are done.
Adina: Talk to her with Elena in your party.
Miranda: Talk to her on three different days when any amount of
HP is missing. Note: The number of times you do this starts after
"build that body".
Edgar: Talk to him and he will rant to you about Fernando's belt.
Go to Fernando's room while he is in and look in the trash can.
He will let you have it. Give it to Edgar.
Clive: Joins of his own free will.
Lulu: Get her cat "Pooch" from the trash bags by the
Void Community where Thyme is always checking for items.
Eugene: Talk to him in the bar.
The Void Community
Nyx: Recruit all of the Void Community then talk to him.
Ortoroz: Find the meteorite rocks he is looking for and report
back to him. Talk to him again on a different day.
Sonata: Talk to him by all the different gates of Radiata. Talk
to Ortoroz after the meeting in the castle. Then, talk to Sonata
Iris: Hire her for 40,000 Dagols.
Nocturne: Talk to him with Gerald in your party.
Herz: She will be disguised as Conrad one day with Conrad in your
party. She will be disguised as Cesaer another day. Talk to her
with Cesaer in your party. The last day will be the same, but
with Alicia. Finally, beat defeat her in a fight.
Rynka: Talk to Cody after getting the note from Ganz. He will
tell you that he lost his mother's pendant. It is in plain view
on The Path to the Beast Pit. Give it back to Cody. Talk to Rynka
and she will thank you. Talk to her and she will ask if you know
anything about what Cody might want for his birthday. Follow him
to see him enter a shop. Talk to him and he will say he wants
the Imitation Sword. Talk to Rynka and she will thank you again.
Talk to Cody and he will say Rynka bought him the sword. Talk
to Rynka one last time.
Alba: Talk to or fight him on different days.
Golye: Talk to him when he is in The Vampire and he will falsely
blame you. Fight him and win.
Lily: Talk to her when she is outside the altar room in Path of
Flau: Talk to her after getting Ganz's letter.
Jared: Listen to his long, incredibly boring story while in Club
Pinky: Kick him when he is sleeping in front of Club Vampire.
Interlude: Talk to Ortoroz after the meeting in the castle. Then,
talk to Interlude. Fight him and win, then talk to him on a different
Solo: Talk to Felix in the Vareth Library, then talk to Solo.
Joaquel: Talk to him when he is guarding the door in Void basement.
Say "Yes" to guarding the door. Stand there until he
comes back. If you want the items behind the door, say "Yes"
then go in one day. Accept it and do it correctly on a different
Eon: Talk to him when he is feeding the Void pets. Get the medicine
then give it to Eon.
Elmo: Talk to him. Fight him and win.
Dan: Get the other half of the recipe he is working on from Sharon
in Tria Village.
Sebastian (Not human): Talk to him with Star in your party.
Adele: Talk to her three times: Once after you are kicked off
the knights, once after you fight Gawain, and finally once after
Paul: Talk to him with a female in your party.
Giske: Collect the tabs for him.
Lyle: Talk to him with Conrad in your party.
Valkyrie: Defeat her in the bonus dungeon.
Morfinn: Take his medicine three times on different days.
Bligh: Retrieve the pipe from the cone-headed goblin by fighting
him. He will then tell you that he threw it away. You will find
it on the side of the road on the way back. Return it ot Bligh.
Elef, Ryan, and Hip: Talk to Elef after clearing out the monsters
by the bridge. He will ask you to retrieve the blueprints from
the inn he is staying at. Do so. Talk to him after the bridge
is complete. Note: You must do the blueprints task before the
bridge is complete.
Nick: Talk to him with Bruce in your party.
Butch: Talk to him with Golye in your party.
Sarval: Find his piggies.
Sunset: Talk to him.
Tarkin: Talk to him in the barn to hear he sickened his cows.
Go to the animal pharmacist to pick up some medicine for them.
Austin: Talk to him with Tarkin in your party.
Gonber: Save him from drowning in Tria Village.
Leban: Talk to Wyze who tells you Leban is missing. Go to the
entrance to Tria Village to see he is being attacked by turtle
monsters. Save him.
Wyze: Save Leban and talk to him.
Mook: Defeat the monster he tells you about at the top of the
hill in the Dova Region.
Wal: Save him, then talk to him outside his house.
Bran: Save him, then talk to him outside his house.
Garcia: Save Bran and Wal then talk to him.
Zeranium: Talk to Larks, then talk to Zeranium.
Howard: Give him Tria Milk.
Astor: Talk to him in Radiata Castle.
Synelia: Answer three of her questions.
Tony: Defeat the monster in the mission with the giant blob.
Stefan: Answer "Yes" then "No" to his questions.
Yack: Talk to him after defeating a Tsuchinoko.
Grigory: Talk to him on the non-human side.
Naom: Talk to him on the non-human side.
Dyvad: Talk to him and accept/complete his mission.
Gil: Fight him and win.
Shin: Fight him on different days until he finally joins.
Fan: Talk to her in the City Of Flowers and race her. Get to the
Ressan Tree in the Cuatour Region as fast as possible.
Row: Get him the Rainbow Crystal out of the chest in the Dorse
Few: Talk to her with three people in your party: A green and
black goblin, and a dark elf.
Alan: Talk to him and learn that he wants Matango Larvae. Get
them by defeating the Matangos in the Sediche region.
Keane: Spend 10,000 Dagols at her store and talk to her later.
Clarence: Recruit all dark elves.
Serva: Fight him on four different days on the non-human side.
Hyann: Win all bets gambling with him.
Chatt: Talk to Chatt. He will say that Clarence is looking for
you. You will find out it was a prank. Go back and talk to Chatt.
Talk to him on a different day and try his drink. Talk to Clarence
again who says to talk to Chatt. Fight the enemy in the storeroom
by Nogueira's room.
Zida: Talk to him in the cellar and he asks you to get a Gobpakken
Seed. He will then ask you for a Blood Orc's horn. Give him the
Franz: Talk to him on the non-human side.
Romaria: Kick her then defeat her in battle.
Marsha: Spend 10,000 Dagols at her store and talk to her later.
Lufa: Give her the soup Polpo gives you upon recruiting him.
Coco: Talk to him when you are alone on the non-human side.
Martinez: Give him a record with a theme song on it.
Rika: Answer her five musical questions.
Santos: Talk to him with Rika and Martinez in your party.
Mikey: Undertake his request to accompany him to Algandars Castle
and beat the mission. Talk to him in the Dark Elf Haven's brewery
three different days.
Gobrey: Give him a Tsuchinoko Dumpling.
Gob, Aesop, and Monki: Fight them in the Dorse Region, then choose
"Let them go."
Lin: Say the password which is [Handsome] [Responsible] [Sargeant
Brie: Talk to him with two mages in your party.
Gonn: Talk to him five times.
Golly: Have Donkey in your party.
Den: Kick him five times and defeat him.
Ben: Kick him five times and say "Yes".
Gabe: Buy 50 Panic Powder and give them to him when he is off
Mason: Kick him three times and play hide n' seek. He hides in
the jar in the highest place in town and the ladder that leads
to a dead end in the back of town. Finally, he hides in a jar
in the home in the back of the town.
Goo: Give him an empty bottle.
Donkey- Buy all of his records.
Gruel: Recruit all black goblins.
Ricky: Talk to Ricky to learn that "Happy" is missing.
He is at the beginning of the Sediche Region. Give him an herb
extract and talk to Ricky again.
Drew: Give him a King's Toadstool.
Doppio: Talk to him when you have the King's Toadstool. Defeat
Pietro: Defeat him three times.
Jan: Answer his question then defeat him.
Marco: Talk to Marco before the Fire Mountain mission to take
the Goblin History mission. Answer in the order: "Ignore
it," "Save them," "That person is crazy."
Niko: Talk to him when he is confused and follow his instructions.
Danny: Talk to him when he is upset and defeat him. Talk to him
Dominic: Have Ricky in your party.
Bosso: Save him, then defeat him.
Georgio: Have a two-handed sword and defeat him.
Luka: Talk to him while wearing the recruitment suit.
Sonny: Talk to him while wearing the recruitment suit.
Giovanni: Talk to him while wearing the recruitment suit.
Polpo: Complete his task of getting the larvae.
JJ: Take the quest of recruiting the orcs to fight with the
non-humans. Defeat Galvados and free JJ's friends. Go back and
talk to JJ.
Galvados: Awhile after the mission is over, go back and talk to
Galvados and defeat him again.
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