Octopath Traveler 2 (Octopath 2)

Tips and Tricks: A Beginner's Guide

Octopath Traveler 2 - Tips and Tricks
Whether Octopath Traveler 2 (Octopath 2) is your first game in the series or your return, get started by learning some tips for the game. Read on for a beginner's guide, an understanding of the game's unique mechanics, such as path actions, break and boost, and more!

Beginner's Guide: Essential Tips and Tricks

Selecting Your Starting Character

Octopath Traveler 2 - Best Starting Character

While players are able to recruit all 8 playable characters, your starting character is one that is fixed to your party of four and cannot be benched through the Tavern.

Consider choosing a character that is able to keep up with battles and have effective Path Actions!

Best Starting Character: Who to Start With

Understanding Path Actions

Each traveler in Octopath Traveler 2 has Path Actions that allow them to interact with the townspeople across the world of Solistia. Unlike the first game, Path Actions for each traveler change depending on the time of day so it is worth exploring all available options.

Path Actions Guide: All Path Actions Explained

Break and Boost System Explained

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The Break and Boost system makes a return to Octopath Traveler 2. Improve battle tactics by exploiting enemy weaknesses to break and stun them. Make the most of every turn by boosting actions.

Break and Boost System Guide

Acknowledging the Game's Difficulty

Octopath Traveler 2 - Temenos Battle

It is confirmed that Octopath Traveler 2 will not have an option to switch the difficulty.

Be aware that the first game in the series is notorious for being difficult. So there is a possibility that Octopath Traveler 2 might follow the first game's steps in terms of its difficulty spikes.

Can You Change Difficulty Settings?

Switch Between Day and Night

You can switch the time of day with just a press of a button allowing the player to switch the Path Actions of a traveler and encounter strong enemies which is helpful for making the party stronger.
Day and Night Cycle Guide: How to Change Time of Day

Latent Powers

Partitio using his Latent Power, Hoot and Holler!

Latent Powers is a new game mechanic in Octopath Traveler 2. Combat features a new gauge that fills up every time you do damage, take damage, or break foes. Once a character's gauge is full, they can activate a powerful ability. Each character has a unique Latent Power.

All Latent Powers Explained

All Tips and Tricks Guides

All Tips and Tricks
Day and Night Cycle Guide Boat and Canoe Guide
Travel Banter Guide How to Fast Travel
What to Do at Taverns All Radar Icons Explained
Should You Choose Mahina or Akala? How to Restore Reputation
Nuts Guide Trophy and Achievements
Crossed Paths Guide Missables Guide
Ship Guide and Features True Ending Guide
Is There New Game Plus? 100 Percent Completion Guide
Drinking the Forbidden Elixir How to Learn Limb from Limb Skill
Tier List and Best Guides
Best Weapons to Use Best Secondary Jobs
Best Party Setup Best Support Skills
Best Starting Character Best Concoction Recipes
Best Character Tier List
Farming Guides
Money Farming Guide JP Farming Guide
Octopuff Traveler Farming Cait Farming
Jerky Farming Guide Cait and Octopuff Differences
EXP Farming Guide
Location Guides
All Divine Weapon Locations All Black Market Locations
All Guild Locations All Altar Locations
Inventor Item Locations All Gramophone Locations
All Legendary Arms Locations
Path Action Guides
Path Actions Explained Best Items and Weapons to Steal
Best Monsters to Capture Best NPCs to Allure
Best Skills to Learn from Challenges
Battle and Combat Guides
Break and Boost Guide All Latent Powers Explained
Combat Bonuses Guide How to Increase Encounter Rate
Status Effects and Buffs Explained All Stats and Attributes
Controls and Settings
Difficulty Settings Guide Recommended Settings
How to Skip Cutscenes Basic Controls and How to Save
How to Transfer Demo Save Data

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