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!
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).
|Chill Defence||Decreases Chill damage received by (%).||100%|
|Sleep Resist||Grants resistance against Sleep by (%).||100%|
|Slow Resist||Grants resistance against Slow by (%).||100%|
|Bind Resist||Grants resistance against Bind by (%).||100%|
|Poison Defence||Decreases Poison damage taken by (%).||100%|
|Spike Defence||Decreases Spike damage taken by (%).||100%|
|Paralysis Resist||Grants resistance against Paralysis by (%).||100%|
|Debuff Resist||Grants resistance against all debuffs by (%).||100%|
|Daze Resist||Grants resistance against Daze by (%).||100%|
|Pierce Resist||Grants resistance against Pierce by (%).||100%|
|Blaze Defence||Reduces Blaze damage taken by (%).||100%|
|Lock-On Resist||Grants resistance against Lock-On by (%).||100%|
|Confuse Resist||Grants resistance against Confuse by (%).||100%|
|Ether Protect||Activated at the start of a battle by (%). Reduces ether damage by (%).||50%|
|Auto-Atk Stealth||Reduces aggro drawn from using auto-attacks by (%).||50%|
|Arts Stealth||Reduces aggro drawn from using Arts by (%).||50%|
|Topple Resist||Grants resistance against Topple by (%).||100%|
|Good Footing||Grants resistance against Blow-Down by (%).||100%|
|Arts Seal Resist||Grants resistance against Arts Seal by (%).||100%|
|Bleed Defence||Reduces Bleed damage taken by (%).||100%|
|Divine Protect||Grants resistance against Instant Death by (%).||100%|
|Physical Protect||Activated at the start of a battle by (%). Reduces physical damage by (%).||50%|
|Gem Equipment Types|
|Gem Tier List||Gem Crafting Guide|
List of Defence Gems
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