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Boreas
Boreas.png
Driver any
Gender Male
Type Humanoid
Weapon Bitball
This article is about Boreas's gameplay in this specific game. For information on the character in general, see Boreas.

Boreas is a Rare Blade in Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

Stats[edit]

Note: Cooldown time depends on Trust.
General stats
Element Wind Wind
Weapon class XC2 weapon icon Bitball.png Bitball
Default weapon XC2 weapon icon Bitball.png Primitive Ball
Cooldown time 12.50s
Aux Core Slots 1
Merc Group name Voracious Vanguard
Base strength 5
Stat modifiers
Physical defense +20%
Ether defense +30%
Maximum HP +15%
Strength +0%
Ether +0%
Dexterity +0%
Agility +0%
Affinity modifiers
Base affinity 400
Affinity gain +5%
Affinity loss -5%
Favorite items
Categories XC2 item icon Staple Foods.png Staple Foods
XC2 item icon Cosmetics.png Cosmetics
Items XC2 item icon Staple Foods.png Massive Mushroom Pie Rare
XC2 item icon Drinks.png Frozen Odifa Common
Base rarity
Group 1 0.25%
Group 2 2.13%
Group 3 2.13%
Group 4 0.56%
Group 5 1.19%
Pity Blade Groups 1 and 5

Skills[edit]

Specials[edit]

Level Name Description
XC2 menu icon level 1.png Open Wide! Cover your whole body with wind ether and charge.
XC2 menu icon level 2.png Snack On This! Chew a Bitball and shoot out balls of energy.
XC2 menu icon level 3.png Gobble 'em Up! Shoot out a laser while in the air and eradicate your enemies.
XC2 menu icon level 4.png Gobble Gobble! Jump after a spinning attack to fire a hail of bullets.

Blade Arts[edit]

Name Probability Recharge Description
Accuracy Up 75% 20s Increases accuracy.
Recharge Boost 50% 45s Boosts Arts recharge from auto-attack.

Battle Skills[edit]

Name At level I At level V
Look Out! Increases evasion rate by 15% when Affinity is at max. Increases evasion rate by 45% when Affinity is at max.
Tasty Snack Heals party for 40% HP when defeating an enemy. Heals party for 60% HP when defeating an enemy.
Twang! Adds 30% chance of Knockback when attacked by an enemy. Adds 50% chance of Knockback when attacked by an enemy.

Field Skills[edit]

Name Description
Nopon Wisdom Knowledge related to Nopon. Decode writing, speak Nopon, etc.
Salvaging Mastery Knowledge related to salvaging.
Fleet of Foot Move faster than the eye can see. Skill exclusive to Boreas.

Affinity Chart[edit]

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
Key affinity condition (unlocked) Go to Goldmouth Warehouse in Argentum and fill the food stash with cooked food.
Revealed after Rex enters Argentum
Go to Goldmouth Warehouse in Argentum and fill the food stash with desserts.
Revealed after Rex enters Argentum
Go to Goldmouth Warehouse in Argentum and fill the food stash with plant-based food.
Revealed after Rex enters Argentum
Go to Goldmouth Warehouse in Argentum and fill the food stash with interesting drinks.
Revealed after Rex enters Argentum
Reward text That's the pantry stuffed! I got the goods... The sweet, sweet goods... Yum! I got a load of super-nutritious, wholesome grub! I think I collected a pretty intriguing selection of drinks there. Gulp!
Reward Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x200 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x300 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x300 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x500
XC2 Affinity Chart icon Blade Special.png
Open Wide!
Effect Absorbs 60% of critical damage dealt as HP. Absorbs 70% of critical damage dealt as HP. Absorbs 80% of critical damage dealt as HP. Absorbs 90% of critical damage dealt as HP. Absorbs 100% of critical damage dealt as HP.
Condition (unlocked) Use staple foods. (x1) Use staple foods. (x4) Use staple foods. (x4) Use staple foods. (x5)
Reward text For little Nopon I suggest a Juicy Samod! For the pretty Blade, I recommend Poached Fruit Samod! For the Blade who suits spectacles, I recommend Fried Octomayo! Must be some more staple foods for me to try...
Reward Bravery XC2 thought icon Bravery.png x200 Bravery XC2 thought icon Bravery.png x300 Bravery XC2 thought icon Bravery.png x500 Bravery XC2 thought icon Bravery.png x800
XC2 Affinity Chart icon Blade Special.png
Snack On This!
Effect Restores 10% HP of damage dealt when a Special connects. Restores 12% HP of damage dealt when a Special connects. Restores 15% HP of damage dealt when a Special connects. Restores 17% HP of damage dealt when a Special connects. Restores 20% HP of damage dealt when a Special connects.
Condition (unlocked) Use seafood. (x1) Use seafood. (x4) Use seafood. (x4) Use seafood. (x5)
Reward text Dromarch really should try the Dried Sunfish! That weird guy who thinks he's a king should try some Aromalocaris Sauté! I recommend Fish and Herb Broth for an adventurous girl's tastebuds! My hunt for the ultimate seafood never ends...
Reward Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x200 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x300 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x500 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x800
XC2 Affinity Chart icon Blade Special.png
Gobble 'em Up!
Effect When landing a hit, restores 30% of damage dealt to the whole party. When landing a hit, restores 35% of damage dealt to the whole party. When landing a hit, restores 40% of damage dealt to the whole party. When landing a hit, restores 45% of damage dealt to the whole party. When landing a hit, restores 50% of damage dealt to the whole party.
Condition (unlocked) Use sweets. (x1) Use sweets. (x4) Use sweets. (x4) Use sweets. (x5)
Reward text Nia looks like she'd be into Cream Orange Paratha... A budding baker ought to try a Neon Grape Flan... A Sno-Bake Cheesecake for the ladies! Must search for the ultimate desserts...
Reward Justice XC2 thought icon Justice.png x200 Justice XC2 thought icon Justice.png x300 Justice XC2 thought icon Justice.png x500 Justice XC2 thought icon Justice.png x800
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
XC2 Affinity Chart icon Blade Skill.png
Tasty Snack
Effect Heals party for 40% HP when defeating an enemy. Heals party for 45% HP when defeating an enemy. Heals party for 50% HP when defeating an enemy. Heals party for 55% HP when defeating an enemy. Heals party for 60% HP when defeating an enemy.
Condition Use drinks. (x1) Use drinks. (x1) Use drinks. (x4) Use drinks. (x4) Use drinks. (x5)
Reward text My journey of food discovery is only just beginning! For Pyra, recommend Jenerossi Tea! A certain serious but oh-so-cool girl would suit Black Roast Coffee, I think. I'd recommend Indoline Tea for someone who loves their brew. Gotta find the best drinks...
Reward Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x100 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x200 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x300 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x500 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x800
XC2 Affinity Chart icon Blade Skill.png
Look Out!
Effect Increases evasion rate by 15% when Affinity is at max. Increases evasion rate by 23% when Affinity is at max. Increases evasion rate by 30% when Affinity is at max. Increases evasion rate by 38% when Affinity is at max. Increases evasion rate by 45% when Affinity is at max.
Condition (unlocked) Use vegetables. (x1) Use vegetables. (x4) Use vegetables. (x4) Use vegetables. (x5)
Reward text For the master fencer, I recommend Vinaigrette Ice Cabbage! For the sister things, I recommend Steamed Veg Stralu! Stuffed Meaty Carrot for Birdbrain... Must find tasty Vegetables!
Reward Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x200 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x300 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x500 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x800
XC2 Affinity Chart icon Blade Skill.png
Twang!
Effect Adds 30% chance of Knockback when attacked by an enemy. Adds 35% chance of Knockback when attacked by an enemy. Adds 40% chance of Knockback when attacked by an enemy. Adds 45% chance of Knockback when attacked by an enemy. Adds 50% chance of Knockback when attacked by an enemy.
Condition (unlocked) Use meat. (x1) Use meat. (x4) Use meat. (x4) Use meat. (x5)
Reward text For Rex, I recommend Pan-Fried Tartari! I suggest an Estral Steak for the hot-blooded guy! For the one wanting to be strongest, I suggest Char-Grilled Grumbird! Must search for the greatest meat...
Reward Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x200 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x300 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x500 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x800
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
XC2 Affinity Chart icon Field Skill.png
Nopon Wisdom
Effect Knowledge related to Nopon. Decode writing, speak Nopon, etc.
Condition (unlocked) Speak to a Nopon. (x50) Go to Rumbletum Canteen in Argentum and complete the quest "Hero of the Nopon".
Revealed
  • After Rex enters Argentum
  • After having access to Nia, Tora, Mòrag, and Zeke
Reward text For all the good it's done me, I think I understand the Nopon mind now. I feel like I'm about to go on a whole new culinary journey!
Reward Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x800 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x800

XC2 Affinity Chart icon Field Skill.png
Salvaging Mastery
Effect Knowledge related to salvaging.
Condition (unlocked) Speak to Boreas at the inn in Gormott to view the Heart-to-Heart "Boreas the Gourmand".
Revealed after chapter 2 begins
Increase Trust. (x3,800)
Reward text Far as I'm concerned, if it tastes good, it's food. Cloud Sea's full of tasty stuff!
Reward Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x200 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x500
XC2 Affinity Chart icon Field Skill.png
Fleet of Foot
Effect Move faster than the eye can see. Skill exclusive to Boreas.
Condition (unlocked) Increase Trust. (x1,300) Increase Trust. (x9,800)
Reward text I learned something new! Want me to show you? You may refer to me as the Marquis of Mach Speed!
Reward Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x300 Truth XC2 thought icon Truth.png x800

Dialogue[edit]

Main article: Boreas/Gameplay (XC2)/Dialogue

Gallery[edit]