Humble Beginnings Time Attack S Rank Guide (Restricted Mode) | Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition

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This is a guide to the Time Trial challenge Humble Beginnings (Restricted) in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (XC1) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn how to beat Humble Beginnings, strategies to use, and how to get an S Ranking.

Humble Beginnings (Restricted Mode) Rewards and General Info

DIfficulty 1
Minimum Noponstone Rewards 300
Maximum Noponstone Rewards 2400
No. of Waves 3
Rewards
Exotic Glasses
Exotic Top
Exotic Watch
Exotic Bottoms
Exotic Sandals
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Minimum Rank to Obtain Reward Rank A
How to Unlock Complete Chapter 3: Tephra Cave

Humble Beginnings (Restricted Mode) Tips and Strategies

Humble Beginnings General Tips

You'll be playing as Reyn, and Reyn's job is to draw aggro from allies to himself. Use the command feature to make Shulk target your enemy, and use Aggro increasing arts, such as Mad Taunt and Hammer Beat to stop them from attacking Shulk.

Wave 1 Enemies and Strategies

Enemy (quantity) Level
Colony Krabble (x2) 21
Marble Krabble (x2) 22

Immediately use Reyn's Sword Drive against the high level Krabble, then use Engage on it. Follow the fight with War Swing to fill Reyn's talent gauge, then use Mad taunt to draw all aggro. Position yourself in a way so that all enemies get lumped together, then keep on using Hammer Beat and Aura Burst to slowly whittle everyone's HP down. Make sure to use Wild Swing against enemies with break to increase your final rating later on.

Wave 2 Enemies and Strategies

Enemy (quantity) Level
Baby Armu (x3) 22
Baby Armu (x1) 23

Repeat the same strategy from the first wave with the high leveled Armu as your first target. Make sure to not let Shulk die. Reviving allies will cost one bar of the party gauge, which you will need for a chain attack for a higher rating.

Wave 3 Enemies and Strategies

Enemy (quantity) Level
Knuckle Bunnit (x1) 23
Wood Bunnit(x1) 24
Junk Bunnit (x1) 25

Repeat the same strategy from the first wave with Junk Bunnit as your first target. Use a Chain Attack before ending the fight to increase your final rating as well, since your party gauge should be filled up from Shulk's arts.

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Time Attack Guide and Rewards

Free Mode

No. Challenge Reward(s) Unlock Condition
1 Humble Beginnings Camo Mask,Camo Hoodie,Camo Gloves,Camo Leggings,Camo Fins Reach Chapter 3: Tephra Cave Revisited
2 Fair Game Captain's Skirt,Captain's Pumps Sharla joins the party
3 The Walls Have Eyes Debonair Glasses,Debonair Top,Debonair Watch,Debonair Bottoms,Debonair Sandals Dunban joins the party
4 Shaggy-dog Story Worker's Headband,Worker's Shirt,Worker's Beads,Worker's Shorts,Workers' Sandals Riki joins the party
5 Oh, Brother! Eryth Skirt,Eryth Sandals Melia joins the party
6 Third Wheel Water Boosters Seven joins the party
7 Sparks Fly, You Die F Sun Visor,F Water Frame,F Water Arms,F Water Boosters Reach Agniratha
8 Lost in a Dark Dream Ledios Helm L, Ledios Plate L, Ledios Arm L, Ledios Cuisses L, Ledios Greaves L Complete Future Connected
9 He of the Metal Face Denim Glasses,Denim Top,Denim Gauntlets,Rustly Knapsack Defeat the 1st disciple
10 Uniquely Disadvantaged Power II Goggles L,Power L Frame, Power II Arms L, Power II Boosters L Reach Gondorl Cathedral

Restricted Mode

No. Challenge Reward(s) Unlock Condition
1 Humble Beginnings Exotic Glasses,Exotic Top,Exotic Watch,Exotic Bottoms,Exotic Sandals Reach chapter 3 Tephra Cave Revisited
2 Fair Game Captain's Hat,Captain's Top,Captain's Bangles Sharla joins the party
3 The Walls Have Eyes Festival Headband,Festival Shirt,Festival Beads,Festival Shorts,Festival Sandals Dunban joins the party
4 Shaggy-dog Story Pineapple Glasses,Pineapple Top,Pineapple Gauntlets,Starchy Knapsack, Riki joins the party
5 Oh, Brother! Eryth Corsage,Eryth Top,Eryth Bracelets Melia decides to join the party
6 Third Wheel Sun Visor,Water Frame,Water Arms Seven joins the party
7 Sparks Fly, You Die Resort Mask,Resort Hoodie,Resort Gloves,Resort Leggings,Resort Fins Reach Agniratha
8 Lost in a Dark Dream Power III Goggles L, Power III Frame L, Power III Arms L, Power III Boosters L Complete Future Connected
9 He of the Metal Face Officer's Hat,Officer's Top,Officer's Bangles,Officer's Skirt,Officer's Pumps Defeat the 1st disciple
10 Uniquely Disadvantaged Frontier Corsage,Frontier Top,Frontier Bracelets,Frontier Skirt,Frontier Sandals Reach Gondorl Cathedral

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