Special Ability ( is a feature in 特性 Tokusei ) ? and Tales of Xillia .
Tales of Xillia 2
A special ability is intrinsic to a character and allows them to perform special actions that help define their battle style. Their method of activation varies greatly between characters, and each character learns specific skills that aid and improve their respective special ability. The abilities do not change between
Tales of Xillia and its sequel. There are also titles that can be earned by using abilities a specific number of times.
Snap Pivot 集中回避 Shuuchuukaihi "Concentrated Evasion"
Jude Mathis Milla Maxwell
dodge an enemy's attack with the Backstep action (
"Guard" button + "Left Stick Back") Milla is able to use this ability through the Jude Sync ( skill while linked with Jude ウィズジュード , "With Jude") ?
instantly warp behind the attacking enemy
Spirit Shift 魔技 Magi "Magical Strike Arte"
Milla Maxwell/ Milla Jude Mathis
"Arte" button for a short amount of time when using a spirit arte Jude is able to use this ability through the Milla Sync ( skill
ウィズミラ , "With Milla") ? Jude's version automatically activates while linked with Milla
converts a spirit arte into a melee spirit-shifted arte
Jude's version alters specific martial artes into elemental spirit-shifted artes
hold down the "Arte" button after performing an arte
stores a charge that can be used to alter a normal martial arte into a stronger, charged arte version
Elongating Staff 活伸棍術 Kasshinkonjutsu "Life-Extending Staff Magic"
dodge an enemy's attack with the Backstep action ( "Guard" button + "Left Stick Back")
extends Leia's staff to allow for a larger attack range temporarily
Teepo Switching スイッチングティポ Switching Tipo
perform the Taunt action (press the "L3" button)
switches between two states: "Teepo ON" and "Teepo OFF"
during Teepo ON, Elize's spirit artes are enhanced and her
normal attack is a ranged strike during Teepo OFF, Elize's martial artes are enhanced and her normal attack is a melee strike
Arte Tuning 術後調律 Jutsugochouritsu "Magic Aftertuning"
Rowen J. Ilbert
follow the button prompts after casting a spirit arte
costs half the TP of the original arte
allows Rowen to enhance his spirit artes after the arte has been cast
Weapon Swap ウェポンシフト Weapon Shift
Ludger Will Kresnik
hold the "L1" button and press either the "R1" or "R2" button
changes the type of weapon that Ludger is currently using in battle
the weapon order for "R1" is Dual Blades > Sledgehammer > Dual Pistols > Dual Blades
the weapon order for "R2" is Dual Blades > Dual Pistols > Sledgehammer > Dual Blades
Chromatus Transformation 骸殻変身 Gaikaku Henshin
Ludger Will Kresnik
press the "L3" + "R3" buttons when the chromatus gauge is filled to at least 1
activates Ludger's chromatus transformation
Retribution リベンジャー Revenger
guard an enemy's attack and then perform a Front Step action ( "Guard" button + "Left Stick Forward")
performs an attack whose power is dependent when the attack was guarded versus when the guard action began
the smaller the time between the two, the stronger the attack
Emergency Warp リーヴアサルト Leave Assault
perform a Front Step ( "Guard" button + "Left Stick Forward") or Backstep ( "Guard" button + "Left Stick Back") after being staggered
warp Muzét away from the attacking enemy