Reduce status ailments to 2 turns. Let’s craft an end-level item, the Life Bangle. It’s fair, it just takes juggling a bunch of things in your head. The first thing you need to do is get the Super Quality, Pro Perfection, and Quality++ Traits. Increases attack power (+50). Attack is a physical attack, Skill is a spell, and Warning is whatever their most damaging effect is. A17 (2) This means that once you use the item, it’s effect will happen on the next turn as well. She visits Firis Mistlud's hometown Ertona during the journey, blasting the gate open with a bomb. Luckily, there’s a way around this. Do your combining on synthesis items, and then use those to make more items later. However, if you run into the Rumors “Huge Puni Outbreak! The higher the Value of the thing I hover over (or select), the more it makes the bar fill. Just like alchemy, you have a certain number of ingredients – here they’re just in a vertical list instead of a horizontal list. This is what happens – stars go up one level, including from zero to one, when you place things. With that, I’ve decided that I want a Critical+ and Destruction Up+ on my Uni Bag, plus a regular Critical just for shits and giggles (and to prove a point later). Zilch. Your weapons and armor and enhancements are going to count for way more than this anyways. Personally, I strip Traits from items unless I mean for them to be there. In the true ending she travels aside Firis as well, together with Plachta and Liane. Two things: Be careful. The Bonus Level is also another Effect during that crafting, and is worth it – all the Effects are worth it. Bereits 2016 wurde das Spiel für die PS4 veröffentlicht, doch seit wenigen Tagen ist es auch für Steam erhältlich. The “Size” is how many squares are in it’s little tetris shape, under “Size” when you look at an item or material detail. All recipes have a minimum level. Chain attack and restrain enemy Burst. The third bar wasn’t filled out perfectly any more, but the others were really close. It depends on the Effect – if it says 20% like in the photo below, it means that when you hit 20% HP, you automatically use the item. There’s two more effects, not quite ailments, but they’re important. In addition, some monsters only come out during sunshine or rain or even nighttime thunderstorms. Greatly increases stats when Monika or Oskar have low HP. Since we’re using it as specifically a Nectar of Life (the recipe was specific, it didn’t ask for a category), then the Value (I’m going to write Value from now on, but I mean Category Value going forwards – actual monetary value is basically pointless) is something weird that’s close to adding them together, hence the 22. SO CLOSE. Once you get the idea, it’s way more challenging to make it work to get top-grade equipment than it is to understand, and the game becomes way more involved and deep for it. You get almost no information until you pay the money. It has a colored bar that grows, and numbers that look like “10/50” on it. If a character has this in effect and dies, then at the beginning of the next turn, they just “wake up from death”, usually with not very many HP, and can take their turn immediately (though they lose their turn when they die). However, during battle there is no indication that a monster is strong to a particular kind of elemental damage, or whether the damage you’re doing is being resisted in any way. Walk outside the atelier and obtain water from the well to boost progress a bit. Main Menu (triangle) -> Container -> Panel Button -> Menu (triangle) button again. The only one that you might want to watch out for is the one I mentioned earlier – the Seal of Chaos Effect on Victor’s Charm – that makes battles hard really quickly. That’s how much they went up by. I left this section until absolutely last because it’s not a huge part of the early game, and frankly, you need to know about all of the other things first. You can select music from the previous games, which are going to be more complete at the beginning, because you haven’t unlocked many musics yet in this one. Difficulty Normal really is normal, but you can set it to Easy if you’re having trouble with some battles. And when you hit 300%, when your fourth person attacks, then you get a “Special Attack” where everyone gangs up to do extra damage in one combined team attack. So if you need to kill X to meet a Request requirement, but you can find X in 5 different locations, then every one will have a scroll on it. Patterns, patterns. However, sometimes the enemy drops a treasure chest. So, so, so close. Items that are not specifically synthesis items cannot hold every trait. It will be from 0 to 100, and either black or red. If you hit zero, you basically die and wake up in your Atelier sans some of your collected items, which sucks. This is a reminder that there is no shared item pool – only what you put in the second tab of a character’s Equipment page is accessible during battle. And note that going from one area to another requires hitting the talk button. In Firis, there’s a way to tell, but not in Sophie. The damn lord of the Ocean beastie that’s in a Rumor will flop and stomp and roll you into oblivion after he does this to himself. Home » Top Level » Games » Atelier Sophie » Atelier Sophie – Guide. It’s an “instantly teleport back to your Atelier” item. See the Equipment section above for details. So if you’re running away from an enemy, you will “run up against a wall of air” while trying to get to another area if you’re not careful. This is called a “Support Attack”. Click “This is OK” because everything is going to be okay, I promise. There’s definitely an event happening, so go there and check it out! The game looks great, it has loads of content, and the characters are Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book is a amazing game. You can’t heal a dead person. Light Damage. One last basic feature mention is that when you’re highlighting a material and about to select it to place it, you can click L1 to swap it out with another material in the same line. If you use the Grandma Cauldron recipe, you’re producing a replacement for the Grandma’s Cauldron, not an extra. Atelier SophieAtelier FirisAtelier Lydie & SuelleWarriors All-StarsAtelier QuestboardNelke & the Legendary Alchemists Use the Square button instead of the usual X button. Well, you have a limited carrying capacity, and eventually it’ll make you chuck stuff when you run out of room, until you return home to drop them off in your much bigger storage there. For Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book on the PlayStation 4, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "So any time limit in this game? WHY IS THERE A TIMED BAR?!?! It immediately tells you the list of Traits that will flow through, as you go. Yeah, they all work slightly differently. One thing to note is that all enemies are very, very stupid, and if you are barely out of their immediate line of sight, they un-aggro immediately. WHY CAN I NOT CANCEL OUT AND PICK ANOTHER CAULDRON?!?! The pair arrives in Merveille as the thunder god Falgior is approaching the city. What happened? Here’s another feature – some Traits combine. So you don’t have to go and collect money yet. So how about the other icons there? For Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book on the PlayStation 4, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "New game plus what carry over ? We’ll cover Exploration items in a minute. Go sleep for a week and come back, who cares. However, here are the important things: Select Berg Medicine and we enter the next screen, below this text. This is to help you find the locations. There are some areas that are slightly raised, and you need to jump onto them. Every single thing in your ownership, and you can search or sort or whatever on everything: And that’s true for anywhere in Kirchen Bell, not just your Atelier. For example, you can never run from a boss battle – it’s do or die, literally. Also notice the Request and Rumor Boards. There are a bunch of different features on the World Map that are not explained very well. You’ll notice that the Turn Gauge reflects who’s helping whom during these attacks. If you kill 3 and gather once, one returns, then another, then the last, but you can’t spawn more than there were originally no matter how many times you gather. Liane meets Sophie at the town gates and informs her of the situation. Once you start this process, keep a bunch of extra 999 of each type, that has S/P/Q++ on them, at all times. Scrolls will appear anywhere you can do something to fulfill a Request, not just the place mentioned in a Request. They give insane gold compared to every other thing in the game, by far. Anyways, let’s enter the one closest by, the one intended. Also, the white star near the center got bigger. Appearances Then combine Quality and Quality+ to make the Well Made Trait, and add Quality+ to Quality++ to make Pro Perfection. It pushes back the turn of the target if successful. Congrats! You start doing less damage, taking more damage, and finding less useful stuff in the field. That’s highly useful, though you can use up the last of your item this way even if you don’t want to – you can’t turn it off. Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout. I chose a yellow one of size 4. Species So by then, you’ll have met the armorer Leon and the blacksmith Logy (who has been in a lot of Ateliers). Sophie has to fight Luard because he’s using a kind of harmful alchemy called Ablation Alchemy which cause damage to environment. 20 This is not documented well and I’m not 100% sure exactly what this corresponds to, but it appears to be a “battle done really well or fast” bonus. Also note that it is dark, and “Damage Absorb+” is gray. However, do note that there’s a scroll hovering over another area nearby. How do you get the other Cauldrons? After just a few cycles, you’ll have 999. What this means is that if you use it as a (Medicine) in a recipe, it’ll be “20 potency”, and if you use it as a (Secret Power), it’ll be “5 potency”. Though if your basket is full, then just like gathering, you’ll have to dump something. They’ll be orange (sometimes with an up-arrow) for positive, and purple (sometimes with a down-arrow) for a negative. Eventually, other members of this royal family are deemed eligible for the throne, dividing all the heroes into three warring factions; Sophie joins Tamaki's faction, hoping to help the young princess make peace with her brothers. Those recipes are a lot harder to maximize, because you have less choice. That’s the key – a Defensive ally won’t help block for an Offensive one, nor will they help an Offensive ally attack, nor vice versa. It’s mostly spoiler-free, though you will see a things on my screenshots that you won’t get until late game, but I try not to ruin anything explicitly. Select that, and it will appear on the bottom middle on the item. Unaffected by revival after effects. In town, you have a menu item called Container, and it contains everything. Imagine throwing a bomb and having it blow up 3 turns in a row while you do other things in addition. Erects magical barrier, reducing damage taken by all allies, and reducing turns that status ailments last. 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