List of Defence Gems | Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition

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This is a list of Defence Gems in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (XC1) for the Nintendo Switch. To learn the effects and max values of all Defence Gems, as well as our ranking, read on!

List of Defence Gems

Defence gems will reduce the effects of enemy status effects like poison, paralyze, etc. They are best used with certain enemies in mind (enemies that tend to topple can be fought with topple resist gems).

Name Effect Max Value Ranking
Chill Defence Decreases Chill damage received by (%). 100% C Rank Icon
Sleep Resist Grants resistance against Sleep by (%). 100% B Rank Icon
Slow Resist Grants resistance against Slow by (%). 100% B Rank Icon
Bind Resist Grants resistance against Bind by (%). 100% B Rank Icon
Poison Defence Decreases Poison damage taken by (%). 100% C Rank Icon
Spike Defence Decreases Spike damage taken by (%). 100% S Rank Icon
Paralysis Resist Grants resistance against Paralysis by (%). 100% C Rank Icon
Debuff Resist Grants resistance against all debuffs by (%). 100% C Rank Icon
Daze Resist Grants resistance against Daze by (%). 100% A Rank Icon
Pierce Resist Grants resistance against Pierce by (%). 100% C Rank Icon
Blaze Defence Reduces Blaze damage taken by (%). 100% C Rank Icon
Lock-On Resist Grants resistance against Lock-On by (%). 100% B Rank Icon
Confuse Resist Grants resistance against Confuse by (%). 100% B Rank Icon
Ether Protect Activated at the start of a battle by (%). Reduces ether damage by (%). 50% C Rank Icon
Auto-Atk Stealth Reduces aggro drawn from using auto-attacks by (%). 50% B Rank Icon
Arts Stealth Reduces aggro drawn from using Arts by (%). 50% B Rank Icon
Topple Resist Grants resistance against Topple by (%). 100% A Rank Icon
Good Footing Grants resistance against Blow-Down by (%). 100% A Rank Icon
Arts Seal Resist Grants resistance against Arts Seal by (%). 100% B Rank Icon
Bleed Defence Reduces Bleed damage taken by (%). 100% C Rank Icon
Divine Protect Grants resistance against Instant Death by (%). 100% A Rank Icon
Physical Protect Activated at the start of a battle by (%). Reduces physical damage by (%). 50% C Rank Icon

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