Ether Def Down Gem Effect and Rating | Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition

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This page is about the Ether Def Down Gem from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (XC1) for the Nintendo Switch. Everything about this gem, including its effect at each rank, equipment type, where to find Ether Def Down, and whether or not you should use the Ether Def Down gem can all be found here!

Ether Def Down Gem Effect and Basic Info

General Information

Ether Def Down
Effect Chance of successful attacks reducing ether defence by (%).
Color Light Blue
Equipment Type Weapon
Category Attack
Base Sell Price 400
Gem Rating C Rank Icon

Ether Def Down Rank Values and Max Value

Rank Minimum Value Maximum Value
Rank I
4 (10)
Rank II
8 (12)
Rank III
12 (16)
Rank IV
16 (20)
Rank V
20 (25)
Rank VI
25 (30)
Max Combined 25%

Max Combined refers to the maximum buff that a character can receive through equipping gems of this type.

Are Ether Def Down Gems Any Good?

Do not equip Ether Def Down!

Ether Def Down is a gem that has little to no value. They have subpar effects, even in situations that seem to call for them. Crystals that can be crafted to Ether Def Down gems are better off selling.

How to Get Ether Def Down Crystals

Sources of Ether Def Down Crystals
Tephra Cave: Quadwing
Satorl Marsh: Ice Elemental
Bionis' Interior: Wool Selua

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