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This is a guide to the best gifts for each character in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (XC1) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn the best and worst gifts for Shulk, Reyn, Sharla, Dunban, Melia, Riki, Melia, and Fiora.

Giving Gifts to a Character

In Xenoblade Chronicles, you can select collectables from your inventory to be given as gifts to other party members. However, depending on which character receives the gift, the amount of affinity gained or lost will vary. In order to use your collectables efficiently, you should make sure to present each item to the character who can be used to gain the most affinity points. The best and worst gifts to give each character are shown from the next section.

Shulk Reyn Fiora Dunban
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If you would like to know how presents work and see a full list of affinity points gained from all collectables, see the page below.

Presents Guide | How to Give Gifts

Best and Worst Gifts For Shulk

Best Gifts for Shulk

Collectable Affinity Points Area
Love Source 100 Other
Blue Chain 30 Colony 9
Rainbow Slug 24 Fallen Arm
Pauper's Cup 24 Satorl Marsh
Grape Spring 24 Agniratha
Digital Filament 24 Fallen Arm
Winding Gear 24 Bionis' Leg
Shield Bug 22 Makna Forest
Azure Hollyhock 22 Mechonis Field

Worst Gifts for Shulk

Collectable Affinity Points Area
Gold Burdock -18 Eryth Sea
Angry Monkey -14 Prison Island
Meaty Carrot -12 Sword Valley
Honey Rhubarb -12 Makna Forest
Juicy Broccoli -12 Bionis' Leg

Shulk Arts, Skill Trees, and How to Use

Best and Worst Gifts For Reyn

Best Gifts for Reyn

Collectable Affinity Points Area
Love Source 100 Other
Energy Aubergine 28 Mechonis Field
Meaty Potato 24 Central Factory
Spicy Cabbage 24 Bionis' Leg
Hunger Crash 22 Galahad Fortress

Worst Gifts for Reyn

Collectable Affinity Points Area
Doomsday Poppy -18 Eryth Sea
Modern Resistor -18 Prison Island
Amethyst Melon -16 Sword Valley
Ruby Mangosteen -14 Valak Mountain
Crimson Citrus -14 Frontier Village
Dark Grape -14 Tephra Cave
Smoke Cylinder -14 Central Factory

Reyn Arts, Skill Trees, and How to Use

Best and Worst Gifts For Fiora

Best Gifts for Fiora

Collectable Affinity Points Area
Love Source 100 Other
Blood Worm 26 Bionis' Interior
Delerium Foxglove 20 Sword Valley
Cute Parsnip 20 Satorl Marsh
Lightning Weasel 18 Prison Island
Oil Fox 18 Central Factory
Fossil Monkey 18 Makna Forest
Happy Rabbit 18 Tephra Cave
Fatal Belladonna 18 Valak Mountain
Dawn Dice 18 Satorl Marsh
Shiny Scarab 18 Mechonis Field

Worst Gifts for Fiora

Collectable Affinity Points Area
Sour Gooseberry -18 Bionis' Leg
Hell Raspberry -12 Prison Island
Fire Apple -12 Valak Mountain
Spicy Nut -12 Frontier Village
Green Cam -12 Prison Island
Leaf Coil -12 Central Factory
Locust Spring -12 Galahad Fortress
Black Chip -12 Ether Mine
Absurd Branch -12 Prison Island

Fiora Arts, Skill Trees, and How to Use

Best and Worst Gifts For Dunban

Best Gifts for Dunban

Collectable Affinity Points Area
Love Source 100 Other
Prairie Dragonfly 20 Colony 9
Death Bangle 18 Bionis' Leg
Angel Engine Y 18 Other
Gold Condenser 18 Sword Valley
Blue Gear Shard 18 Satorl Marsh

Worst Gifts for Dunban

Collectable Affinity Points Area
Ether Plum -20 Valak Mountain
Soft Sea Cucumber -16 Makna Forest
Blood Worm -16 Bionis' Interior
Cute Parsnip -16 Satorl Marsh
Death Lychee -14 Prison Island
Dark Grape -14 Tephra Cave

Dunban Arts, Skill Trees, and How to Use

Best and Worst Gifts For Sharla

Best Gifts for Sharla

Collectable Affinity Points Area
Love Source 100 Other
Sour Gooseberry 24 Bionis' Leg
Fire Apple 22 Valak Mountain
Spicy Nut 18 Frontier Village
Bright Fig 18 Tephra Cave
Fire Pepper 18 Sword Valley

Worst Gifts for Sharla

Collectable Affinity Points Area
Wheel Lurker -14 Galahad Fortress
Water Boatman -14 Mechonis Field
Ultramarine Ant -12 Galahad Fortress
Shield Bug -12 Makna Forest
Brown Butterfly -12 Tephra Cave
Mud Squirrel -12 Valak Mountain

Sharla Arts, Skill Trees, and How to Use

Best and Worst Gifts For Riki

Best Gifts for Riki

Collectable Affinity Points Area
Love Source 100 Other
Rubber Mantis 24 Ether Mine
Soft Sea Cucumber 24 Makna Forest
Minute Mantis 22 Other
Glider Cockroach 22 Central Factory
Ice Kiwi Fruit 20 Fallen Arm
Energy Aubergine 18 Mechonis Field

Worst Gifts for Riki

Collectable Affinity Points Area
Rainbow Slug -18 Fallen Arm
Black Blossom -18 Sword Valley
Orb Daisy -18 Satorl Marsh
Mud Squirrel -16 Valak Mountain
Dobercorgi -16 Colony 6
Grape Spring -14 Agniratha
Digital Filament -14 Fallen Arm

Riki Arts, Skill Trees, and How to Use

Best and Worst Gifts For Melia

Best Gifts for Melia

Collectable Affinity Points Area
Love Source 100 Other
Dobercorgi 22 Colony 6
Prism Centipede 20 Central Factory
Chimera Rabbit 20 Satorl Marsh
Amethyst Melon 20 Sword Valley
Venom Platypus 18 Satorl Marsh
Mystic Dahlia 18 Alcamoth
Night Lily 18 Eryth Sea
Forget-You-Not 18 Satorl Marsh
Steel Silk 18 Tephra Cave
Purple Lamp 18 Sword Valley

Worst Gifts for Melia

Collectable Affinity Points Area
Meaty Potato -16 Central Factory
Spicy Cabbage -16 Bionis' Leg
Mossy Panel -16 Mechonis Field
Rainbow Bug -14 Frontier Village
Emerald Snow -14 Valak Mountain
Black Ash -14 Valak Mountain

Melia Arts, Skill Trees, and How to Use

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