Partner Skill ( is a feature in パートナー固有サポート Paatonaa-koyuu Sapooto , "Partner-specific Support") ? and Tales of Xillia related to link system featured in the Tales of Xillia 2 Dual-Raid and Cross Dual-Raid Linear Motion Battle Systems.
A partner skill is an ability that is intrinsic to a character. It will activate under certain conditions while that character is the support partner of a link, often having beneficial effects for the leader. In
Tales of Xillia, the effects or activation chance of these skills can be enhanced by targeting types of certain enemies, though the function is downplayed in the sequel. Tales of Xillia 2 introduces the " Support Shift" ( skill that alters the effects of the partner skills, often sacrificing some benefits in favor of others. Both games feature a series of titles that can be earned by activating these skills a specific number of times.
アルターサポート , "Alter Support") ?
Enemy Types Activation
leader of the link is knocked down
returns the leader to a standing position
heals 15% of max HP to the leader
healing is increased to 20% of max HP if the leader was knocked down by a Power-type enemy 50% chance to revive a knocked-out link leader from KO with 15% of max HP healed
Support Shift (ToX2 only): restores TP instead of healing HP and reviving from KO
Milla Maxwell/ Milla
2% chance to activate if the leader attacks an enemy while Milla is on the other side of it
chance increases to 20% against Speed-type enemies
prevents all movement and action by that enemy for 2 seconds
effect duration increases to 4 seconds for enemies afflicted by "Stun"
Support Shift (ToX2 only): decreases duration by 50% to inflict a status ailment related to the target's weakness
deals damage and inflicts "Guard Break" and "Stun" for 6 seconds
Support Shift (ToX2 only): reduces target's physical and artes defense by 30% instead of inflicting Stun
Item Steal アイテムスティール
knock down an enemy while Leia is on the ground and neither member of the link is under attack
chance to steal an item from the downed enemy
chance increases when targeting the preferred enemy type Leia can only steal once per enemy
Support Shift (ToX2 only): steals Gald instead of items
Teepo Drain ティポドレイン Tipo Drain
2% chance to activate on the current target
chance increases by 5% if the link leader's HP is under 50% of max
chance increases by 5% if the target is a Boss-type enemy
chance increases by 15% if the target is of the preferred type
chance increases by 20% if the link leader's TP is under 50% of max
chance increases by 30% if the target is launched into the air
drains 10% of max HP and 5% of max TP for the link leader from the targeted enemy
Support Shift (ToX2 only): able to trigger when enemy is knocked down as opposed to launched into the air
Auto Magic Guard オートマジックガード
Rowen J. Ilbert
enemy casts an offensive spirit arte
automatically uses the "
" action on Rowen and his link leader Magic Guard link leader remains capable of acting during the effect
Support Shift (ToX2 only): decreases TP instead of HP when receiving damage
Mirror ミラーリング Mirroring
Ludger Will Kresnik
same as the copied ability
copies the partner skill of the leader of Ludger's link but without any passive skill enhancements
Chivalry スプレッドフォース Spread Force
receive an attack from an enemy
guards against the attack
enhances the next attack with the following attributes:
decreases TP cost by 25%
attack is treated as if it hits the enemy's weakness
break the enemy's Iron Stance if it is a physical attack Support Shift: prevents actions from consuming AC for 5 seconds in exchange for losing all enhancements except for TP reduction
Support Warp トラクタームーヴ Tractor Move
perform a " Front Step" ( "Guard" button + "Left Stick Forward") or " Backstep" ( "Guard" button + "Left Stick Back") action
changes the "
Front Step" action to a warp that moves the link leader in front of the current target changes the "
Backstep" action to a warp that moves the link leader far away from the current target Support Shift: adds an attack effect to the enhanced " Front Step" in exchange for disabling the " Backstep" enhancement