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    Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes Guide

    Developed by Monolith Soft, the much-awaited Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is finally out for you to play on Nintendo Switch. This action role-playing game has a large open world for you to explore. Unlike the previous Xenoblade Chronicles 2 this new franchise allows up to seven party members all at once to participate in the battle. But that’s just not it, as you progress through the game you will also be able to unlock some new heroes, which this whole Xenoblade Chronicles 3 heroes guide is all about.

    Having a hero on your team is definitely a good idea especially when you’re playing against super bosses. But what hero should you go for? In this Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes Guide, we will not only discuss each and every one of them to get out of this dilemma but will also tell you how to unlock them. So without any further ado, let’s begin.

    Xenoblade Chronicles 3 – All Heroes

    Apart from having a seventh party member, heroes will not only help you with perfecting your chain attacks but also cover any weak point you have in your party. Although you can only use one hero in combat, you can swap between heroes to get a perfect fit according to the situation. Here is a complete all Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes Guide, how to unlock them, their classes, and some further details as well.

    Ethel

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    Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes
    • Class: Flash Fencer
    • Role: Attacker
    • How to unlock: You will be able to unlock Ethel early on as part of the main campaign, follow the Chapter 3 story to become friends with Ethel.

    Ethel is one swift attacking option in Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes Guide. She is a fierce warrior, using two swords to slay enemies in quick, bloody battles. You can also increase her overall attack strength by allowing her buff arts to power up before deploying the main attacks and then activate her talent art after charging it. Also, keep in mind that you need to attack the sides and at the back of enemies to keep on filling the talent art gauge quickly.

    Artificer Valdi

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    Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes
    • Class: War Medic
    • Role: Healer
    • How to unlock: Complete the quest called “A Kind Right Hand” in episode 3 to get Valdi.

    This war medic is capable of giving your healing abilities a significant boost early in the campaign. During the battles, this hero with its AOE heals can definitely save any party that is under attack. Valdi is also someone who’s obsessed with fixing broken items and finding leftovers from battles to construct new ones.

    Zeon

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    • Class: Guardian Commander
    • Role: Defender
    • How to unlock: Clear Quest “Where The Heart Is”

    Zeon is best used during tight battles and its class can work as a rescue team for any party who’s taking attacks. It has the ability to absorb heavy attacks and help in filling up the talent art gauge. When it comes to close attacks Zeon can reduce the damage of the coming attack by 15%. Moreover, when the HP is lower than 30% it restores 0.6% HP every second making it somewhat a healer too.

    Teach

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    • Class: Thaumaturge
    • Role: Healer 
    • How to unlock: Finish Quest Going Beyond Power

    It’s hard to say if Teach is perfect for attacks or for healing because he can do both. Teach is someone who likes to bash opponents with combos while also keeping his squad well-supplied with health. His skill “Wheel of Rebirth” allows him to heal all allies using 500% of Healing Power when executing a Burst and his “Qinggong” allows him to boost evasion up to 25% while moving.

    Peerless Riku & Manana

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    • Class: Yumsmith
    • Role: Attacker 
    • How to unlock: Complete the quest “A Nopon’s Counsel”

    The sole multi-character hero in Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is a Nopon duo named Riku & Manana. They belong to the Yumsmith class, an all-rounder choice that combines both offense and AOE support art. Additionally, their key skills include “Bangsplosion” allowing them to boost field dissolution damage by 100%, and “Sappy-Sappy Drain” which increases the success rate of debuff effects by 15%.

    Gray

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    Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes
    • Class: Full Metal Jaguar
    • Role: Attacker 
    • How to unlock: There is a “?” to be found if you move north of the Aetia Region- Kamos Guidepost. Going there will unlock the quest “A Gray Matter”. Complete the quest to get Gray.

    Gray and its class Full Metal Jaguar are too cool to be true which also gives them a reason to be the most popular class. You cannot just resist experimenting with this class which is a great allrounder with a focus on attacking and uses a wild combo of two guns and a drone. When it comes to Gray’s skills “Sixth Sense” allows him to boost accuracy against enemies while performing Arts by 60% and “Precision Shot” boosts the accuracy of auto-attacks by 100%.

    Isurd 

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    Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes
    • Class: Strategos
    • Role: Healer
    • How to unlock: liberate the Colony Lambda

    The Isurd and its class are one of the unique classes in XC3. It has a unique way of using its guns to heal its allies and also deals damage to its enemies. The Isurd and its class are capable of turning the whole path of the battle and perhaps make you win a losing one. Isurd skill “Prowess Gambit” Buffs an ally and boosts damage dealt by 20% (up to a maximum of 200%) and “Sapping Gambit” allows him to extend duration timers of debuffs applied to enemies by 30%.

    Juniper 

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    • Class: Stalker
    • Role: Attacker 
    • How to unlock: While you are progressing at Chapter 4 complete Hero Quest called “Natural Selection”

    Juniper belongs to the Stalker class that has a strength of stealth sense allowing them to attack enemies from a distance. Attacks from Juniper can cause bleeding, which increases the potency of her bow shots. This class also grants you greatly reduced aggro and increased agility, which allows you to dodge incoming ranged attacks from your foes. Juniper’s skills like “Swift Death” allows her to exert 50% more damage against enemies who are at 30% HP or less.

    Ashera 

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    • Class: Lone Exile
    • Role: Defender 
    • How to unlock: Complete the quest “The Wrath Of Ashera”

    Ashera and its class are known for having a death wish as they will do anything in order to save the weakened allies like soaking up all the damage and counterattacking. Ashera’s skills like “Goading Attack” allows her to boost aggro generated from dealing damage by 30% and “Maniac” Boosts damage dealt when attacking higher-level enemies by 30%.

    Alexandria 

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    Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes
    • Class: Incursor
    • Role: Attacker 
    • How to unlock: Liberate Colony Iota

    You can meet Alexandria quite early on in the quest Hero Quest “A Gray Matter”. The quest gets unlocked in chapter 3 but since the level of enemies there is 40 so it is highly recommended to first make it to chapter 5. Alexandria’s skills like “Adroit Blade” allows her to boost damage dealt by 4% when landing a critical hit (up to a maximum of 150%) and0 “Floating Kill” increases the critical rate by 60% when attacking a launched enemy.

    Monica 

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    Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes
    • Class: Lost Vanguard
    • Role: Defender 
    • How to unlock: Complete the hero quest “Vandham’s Heir”

    Monica is a perfect defending and counterattacking option that not only throws protective fields to aid the weakened allies but also specializes in dealing damage to the enemies. Her skills like “Come an’ Get Me” allow her to deal 100% of Attack damage to the enemies, drawing aggro, when blocking, and “Now That’s Tactics!” increases TP by 5 at the start of a chain attack.

    Fiona 

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    • Class: Signifier
    • Role: Healer 
    • How to unlock: Complete the “Transparent Dream” quest. To get the quest “Transparent Dream,” interact with the “?” at Conchrock Beack in Cadensia Region.

    This unique healing class enhances your attack power with a variety of supportive arts while healing you as well as applying random buffs to your team. Fiona and her skills like “Cheer Up, Everyone” allow her to restore nearby allies’ HP on Art execution, and “I’ve Got Your Backs” lets her extend the duration of buff effects issued by self by 30%.

    Triton 

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    Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes
    • Class: Soulhacker
    • Role: Attacker 
    • How to unlock: Complete the “Doing It My Way” quest. This quest will only appear after you examine the “?” at Cadensia Region’s Ishan Isle.

    Unlike other classes having 2 to 3, this class only has one master skill and one master art. However, that’s not the only thing that makes this class unique, this class is actually capable of stealing the skills from other enemies. So do make sure that you defeat some of the major enemies with this class to take their skills on to your own stats.

    Some Triton skills include “Underworld Rage” which allows him to increase damage dealt by 80% each time an ally is incapacitated and “Amazing Growth” which increases damage dealt based on the amount of battle time elapsed.

    Ghondor 

    Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes
    • Class: Martial Artist
    • Role: Attacker 
    • How to unlock: Following the completion of Chapter 5 and moving on to Chapter 6, Ghondor will automatically unlock.

    This fierce fighter is basically the daughter of Monica and seems the total opposite of her mother. Having skills like “Storm and Stress’ which allows her to boost damage dealt by 10% each time you perform a cancel and “Flashing Punch” which increases the attack speed of chained auto attacks, she is definitely one of those badass heroes in this Xenoblade Chronicles 3.

    Cammuravi 

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    • Class: Seraph
    • Role: Attacker 
    • How to unlock: Complete the hero quest “A Twist of Fate” 

    You can experiment on this hero only if you’re looking for an all-out attack, Cammuravi is one of those aggressive warriors that won’t care about getting hit but only care about delivering a hit. Moreover, With each additional blow you deal to your enemies, the Seraph’s attacks get more potent. Cammuravi has some skills like “Beast Mode” which grants awakening when damage taken exceeds 45% of max HP and “Got the Guts” which increases damage dealt by 60% when HP is at 80% or lower.

    Miyabi 

    Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes
    • Class: Troubadour
    • Role: Healer
    • How to unlock: Progress At Chapter 6 To Automatically Unlock

    The Troubadour may enhance the speed at which their arts recharge, allowing for faster hitting combos, in addition to healing their teammates during combat. Miyabi is one of those wandering singers just like the whole class of Troubadour and her skills like “Endsong” allow her to recharge all allies’ Arts by 60% when incapacitated and “Dance Of Barrages” gives a 10% chance to keep recharge when using Art.

    No.7 Segiri

    Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes
    • Class: Machine Assassin
    • Role: Attacker
    • How to unlock: Liberate Colony 0

    The fighting class known as the Machine Assassin, which Segiri unlocks, employs debuffs to weaken enemies. This class is also capable of increasing its damage output by using debuff techniques to weaken large groups of enemies. Some skills of Segiri include “Chaos Chain” which allows to debuff an enemy and increases damage dealt by 20% and “Phantom Strike” which adds a 60% chance for an attack to be unblockable.

    Nia

    Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes
    • Class: Lifesage
    • Role: Healer
    • How to unlock: Once you’ve visited Nia for the first time and returned to The Hall of the Serene late in the game, you’ll discover a golden “?” that initiates a quest. Complete the quest to unlock Nia.

    Lifesage has the ability to provide healing to the entire party in one go making it the strongest healing class in Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes Guide. But that’s just not it, this class also has some attacking capabilities that can give even tougher time to enemies. Nia with her skill “Steadfast Feelings” can restore nearby allies’ HP on Art execution and “Instant Regen+” gives a 25% chance to heal using 60% of Healing Power upon taking damage.

    Melia

    Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes
    • Class: Royal Summoner
    • Role: Attacker 
    • How to unlock: After you have freed Keves Castle, go back there to retrieve a golden “?” that starts a quest to unlock Melia on the first level.

    Melia belongs to the Royal Summoner class that has the ability to control three separate elements through their arts. Additionally, this fierce class can also use powerful elemental attacks to deliver some heavy damage to their enemies. Melia’s skills like “Elemental Boost” allow her to increase damage dealt by 20% and “Essence of Ether” lets her increase allies’ damage by 20% and reduces enemy block rate by 5%.

    There you have it, that is all on Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Heroes guide. Let us know in the comment section below which hero you’ve found the right fit for your party and whose story you’ve found the most interesting. To know about Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Nopon Coins Farming Guide or for more guides, keep following Retrology.

    Rehan Muzammil
    Rehan Muzammil
    A gaming and film enthusiast who loves to guide, discuss and share his ideas/views on Retrology.
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