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FAQ/Walkthrough by ZeoKnight

Version: 1.4 | Updated: 04/05/18

Table of Contents

  1. Intro
    1. Gameplay Info
  2. The Beginning
  3. In Depth - Base Classes
    1. Fencer
    2. Dragoon
    3. Pugilist
    4. Harbinger
    5. Warlock
    6. Necromancer
    7. Rover
    8. Masurao
    9. Shaman
    10. Botanist
    11. Racial Skills and Extra Notes
    12. Equipment Skills
    13. Recap of Buffs, Debuffs, Ailments and Binds Skills
  4. 1st Stratum
    1. 1F - Pursuing an Old Legend
    2. 2F - Around the Campfire
    3. 3F - What Lurks behind the Trees
    4. 4F - A Dance with Stone Statues
    5. 5F - The Guardian of the Woods
    6. 1st Stratum Boss and Epilogue
  5. 2nd Stratum
    1. 6F - Rising to New Heights
    2. 7F - Beware of Stampede
    3. 8F - A Beast Born to Fight
    4. 9F - Across the Mountain Pass
    5. 10F - The Master of the Skies
    6. 2nd Stratum Boss and Epilogue
  6. In Depth - Master Titles
    1. F - Phantom Duelist
    2. F - Chain Duelist
    3. D - Shield Bearer
    4. D - Cannon Bearer
    5. P - Barrage Brawler
    6. P - Impact Brawler
    7. H - Deathbringer
    8. H - Deathguard
    9. W - Omnimancer
    10. W - Elemancer
    11. N - Spirit Evoker
    12. N - Spirit Broker
    13. R - Flying Falcon
    14. R - Hunting Hound
    15. M - Blade Dancer
    16. M - Blade Master
    17. S - Divine Punisher
    18. S - Divine Herald
    19. B - Merciful Healer
    20. B - Graced Poisoner
    21. Equipment Skills II
    22. Recap of Buffs, Debuffs, Ailments and Binds Skills II
  7. 3rd Stratum
    1. 11F - Chasing the Dying Light
    2. 12F - Over a Toxic Graveyard
    3. 13F - Where Wraiths Wander
    4. 14F - An Executioner's Axe
    5. 15F - The Lord of the Undying
    6. 3rd Stratum Boss and Epilogue
  8. 4th Stratum
    1. 16F - Discovering the Next Level
    2. 17F - Pillars on the Pathway
    3. 16F - Discovering the Next Level (hidden area)
    4. 1F - Pursuing an Old Legend (hidden area)
    5. 3F & 4F Tutelary Forest (hidden area)
    6. 7F - 9F Jagged Reach (hidden area)
    7. 15F - The Lord of the Undying (hidden area)
    8. 18F - Lost in the Crystal Caves
    9. 19F - A Mysterious Stranger
    10. 20F - The Creature in the Cavern
    11. 4th Stratum Boss and Epilogue
  9. 5th Stratum
    1. 21F - Back to the Beginning
    2. 22F - Echoes of Calamity
    3. 23F - Hindered by Gravity
    4. 21F & 22F Untamed Garden (hidden area)
    5. 24F - Through a Needle's Eye
    6. 25F - The Genesis of Darkness
    7. 5th Stratum Boss and Epilogue
  10. 6th Stratum
    1. 26F - Taking a Step Beyond
    2. 2nd Stratum Superboss
    3. 27F - Paths Lit by Heaven
    4. 1st Stratum Superboss
    5. 28F - Propechies in the Void
    6. 3rd Stratum Superboss
    7. 29F - Past the Edge of Despair
    8. 4th Stratum Superboss
    9. 30F - The Dawn of a New Myth
    10. 6th Stratum Boss and Epilogue
    11. Special Strategy: 99999 damage
  11. Full Maps
    1. 1st Stratum - Tutelary Forest
    2. 2nd Stratum - Jagged Reach
    3. 3rd Stratum - Fetid Necropolis
    4. 4th Stratum - Lucent Hollows
    5. 5th Stratum - Untamed Garden
    6. 6th Stratum - Empyreal Bridge
  12. Iorys Marketplace
    1. SHOP - 1st Stratum
    2. SHOP - 2nd Stratum
    3. SHOP - 3rd Stratum
    4. SHOP - 4th Stratum
    5. SHOP - 5th Stratum
    6. SHOP - 6th Stratum
  13. Book
    1. Quests
    2. Missions
    3. Monstrous Codex
    4. Item Compendium
  14. Unlockables
  15. Downloadable Content
  16. Closing

In Depth - Master Titles

H - Deathguard

Skill NameTypeBody PartPrerequisite SkillsTargetTPMastered Effects and Extra Notes
Lv 1
Spirit AbsorbPassive Heal--Self-Restores HP when the user inflicts any debuff. Increases maximum health up to 150% if overheal until the end of turn
HP UpPassive--Self-Increases HP by 20%
Magic DEF UpPassive--Self-Increases elemental DEF by 15%
Death's AsylumPassive-Endless Shroud (5)Self-Has 25% chance to nullify ailments and debuffs. Doesn't work for binds
AtonementHealHeadDeath's Asylum (5)All allies920Deactivates Miasma Armor to restore HP and has 90% chance to cure ailments
Miasma WallSupportHeadAll allies1535Deactivates Miasma Armor to nullify up to 5 ailments/binds until the end of turn
Eroding MiasmaDebuffHeadWilting Miasma (3)All enemies616Decreases DEF by 35% for 6 turns
Masking MiasmaDebuffHeadAll enemies616Decreases accuracy by 20% for 6 turns
Ephemeral ReapAttackArmsEroding Miasma (5),
Masking Miasma (5)
One enemy1324Dispels all debuffs to deal multiple cut damage based on how many debuffs are dispelled
Soul TransferSupportArmsAll allies721Dispels all debuffs from one enemy to give 75% chance of reviving incapacitated party members, only activates once per ally

Recommended Race(s): Brouni(High TP, Great WIS), Earthlain

While Deathbringer focuses on ailments infliction and damage, Deathguard focuses on debuffs, granting protection against ailments, and healing. Spirit Absorb restores HP to the user when inflicting a debuff, Death's Asylum gives the user a chance to nullify ailments, Atonement deactivates Miasma Armor to restore HP and cure ailments for the party, Miasma Wall deactivates Miasma Armor to block ailments that are being used on the party, and Eroding Miasma and Masking Miasma are debuffs that reduce enemy physical/magic defense and accuracy, respectively. There are also 2 attack moves related with dispelling enemy’s debuffs. Ephemeral Reap dispels all debuffs to deal damage and Soul Transfer dispels all debuffs to give Auto-Revive status for one turn.

Deathguard can fit into any team as a main healer or as a dedicated debuffer. Wilting Miasma gives benefit to bind and ailment dealers such as Barrage Brawler, Graced Poisoner, and Rover. Eroding Miasma gives benefits class that focuses on dealing physical and/or magical damage. Masking Miasma’s accuracy debuff benefits Phantom Duelist by increasing the chance of dodging attacks. Stifling Miasma is retained and still offers 20% damage mitigation at level 10.

With the assumption of rested character with around 30 skill points, maximize Wilting Miasma, Eroding Miasma, and then slowly work toward Endless Shroud and Spirit Absorb. Once Endless Shroud reach level 5, learn Death's Asylum and Atonement. Ephemeral Reap may also be used as offensive move, but the other party members may have better moves in dealing the damage.

Contributed by Enfinete:

Ephemeral Reap: All debuffs are removed before damage calculation.

Contributed by Hemless:

Build notes:

  • Brouni Union Skills are always great on a healer/support class.

Deathguard Healer/Debuffer Build:
Start [ Stifling Miasma (3) > Wilting Miasma (3) > Miasma Armor (2) > Endless Shroud (5) > Auto-Miasma (10) > Death’s Asylum (5) > Atonement (4)]

Then level Atonement whenever you need stronger healing, obtain or increase whichever debuffs you find useful, and invest in Union/Gathering/Racial Skills.