How to Beat Phoenix Cantus | Boss Fight Guide | NEO: The World Ends with You (NEO TWEWY)

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This is a guide to beating Phoenix Cantus in NEO: The World Ends with You (NEO TWEWY). Learn about Phoenix Cantus' attack patterns, weaknesses, and tips and strategies for defeating them.

Phoenix Cantus Basic Information

Overview

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Description
A troublesome foe able to unleash long-range attacks from its thirteen tails, while expelling flames from its beak. However, do not lose hope - its attacks may seem overwhelming at first, but destroy all of its talks and you'll have some cause for optimism.
Location W3D7 (Boss Noise, Story)

Stats

HP 58000
PP 1772
EXP. 1300
Weakness

The data shown is set on Normal Diffculty.

Drop Rates

Easy Drop: Dark Matter
Rate: 4.00%
Normal Drop: KeiRyu Epoch
Rate: 4.00%
Hard Drop: ShoRyu Gleam
Rate: 1.34%
Ultimate Drop: Phoenix
Rate: 0.50%

The data shown is on 1x Drop Rate.

Phoenix Cantus Attacks and Abilities

Fire Breath

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Phoenix Cantus can breathe fire from its mouth. Staying in its path will continuously damage your team.

Fireball

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It can also spew fireballs to many directions so make sure to utilize your dodge to avoid getting hit.

Electric Tail

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Phoenix Cantus' tails can discharge electricity in its surrounding area. This can shock and damage your character. When you see it charging up, stay away.

Laser

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Phoenix Cantus can also fire a laser from its mouth. When you see its mouth charging, move to the sides so you can avoid the laser.

Summon Lightning

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Phoenix Cantus can summon lightning from the sky. Getting hit with one will shock and incapacitate your character for a little while.

You can determine where they will land by looking at the pink glow on the floor.

Orbs

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Phoenix Cantus can also summon electric orbs. Your team will be hounded with plenty of these and getting hit with one will incapacitate your character.

Free your character by simply attacking the orb directly.

Incapacitating Scream

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It can also let out a scream that will incapacitate your characters and push them farther away from your target.

Once your team is able, simply move towards Phoenix Cantus again until you're close enough to attack it.

Rainbow Orbs Barrage

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Phoenix Cantus can also hurl colorful orbs your way at one point during the battle.

Use sound surfing to dodge the orbs and build up your groove

Revive

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Finally, Phoenix Cantus has the ability to revive itself after you've taken it down during the first phase of the battle.

Best Pins for Phoenix Cantus

All Burned Out IconAll Burned Out
Fire
Aspect of Truth IconAspect of Truth
Darkness
Heartthrob Launcher IconHeartthrob Launcher
Light

Phoenix Cantus isn't weak to any of the affinities so make sure to equip your strongest pins. Long-ranged attacks are great against Phoenix Cantus so you can stay relatively safe from its attacks.

Aspect of Truth and All Burned Out are great choices for this fight since they deal a lot of damage and they can be acquired easily. You can easily build up your groove with these pins too!

Due to Phoenix Cantus' wide range of attack, it's always great to have a pin like Heartthrob Launcher that will help you build up your groove and also help you stay healthy during the battle.

Tips & Strategies for Beating Phoenix Cantus

Strategy Checklist
CheckmarkAim for its tails

CheckmarkDon't go near its tails that are charging

CheckmarkDodge its attacks

CheckmarkGet near enough to damage it

CheckmarkSound surf during rainbow orb barrage

Aim For Its Tails

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During the early phase of the battle, you can't really damage it if you aim for its head. Attack the tails around you instead.

Don't Go Near Its Tails That Are Charging

Phoenix Cantus' tails sometimes discharge electricity that will jolt and damage your character. Watch out when it's charging and avoid going near it.

Dodge Its Attacks

Phoenix Cantus has a handful of attacks that will damage your team. It has orbs, fireballs, lightning, and even lasers. They're going to come for your characters from different directions so keep an eye on all of them and dodge to avoid taking damage.

Get Near Enough to Damage It

There are times when Phoenix Cantus will let out a scream that will push your characters away and incapacitate them. When this happens, simply move towards Phoenix Cantus until you're near enough to damage it. Be sure to avoid its attacks while doing so.

Sound Surf During Rainbow Orb Barrage

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One great way to build your groove is when Phoenix Cantus hurls several colorful orbs at you. You can actually sound surf during this phase to build up your groove. Once you reach 300%, perform a killer remix and aim for its tails so you can damage it.

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