How to Equip Master Skills in Xenoblade Chronicles 3

Use Master Arts to your advantage.

After months of anticipation, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 has finally been launched for Nintendo Switch. Similar to its predecessor, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 features a range of skills and abilities called Arts that you can strategically use to your advantage. Master Arts are one of the game’s skills that unlock after meeting certain criteria. After that, you must equip master skills in order to use them. With that said, we’ve provided a detailed breakdown of the steps to equipping master skills in Xenoblade Chronicles 3.

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Equipping Master Skills in Xenoblade Chronicles 3

In order to equip master skills in Xenoblade Chronicles 3, navigate to the pause menu by pressing the X button >> characters tab >> skills section >> scroll down to master skills. Finally, press the ‘A’ button to select which one you want to replace with another skill.

How to Unlock Master Arts & Their Types

Master Arts can be unlocked after upgrading the class to its maximum level. It’s worth noting that master skills can still be used by the characters even if they aren’t using that class. So feel free to switch between different classes once you have a master skill unlocked.

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 features a total of 18 different Master Arts, and here’s a list for the same:

  • Advanced Cooldown
  • Dark Banner
  • Deflector Field
  • Giant Swing
  • Glow Ring
  • Ground Beat
  • Hidden Thorn
  • Maximum Voltage
  • Mighty Beat
  • Multi Blast
  • Noble Taunt
  • Overclock Buster
  • Overfall
  • Shadow Eye
  • Shield Bash
  • Technical Heal
  • Way Home
  • Wide Slash

They all have percentage-based abilities like raising the crit rate by 20% or decreasing aggro generated from using healing arts by 40%.

That’s everything you need to know about equipping master skills in Xenoblade Chronicles 3. Before leaving, don’t forget to check out some of our other Xenoblade Chronicles 3-related content here at Twinfinite.

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