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Newt
Newt.png
Driver any
Gender Female
Type Humanoid
Weapon Chroma Katana
This article is about Newt's gameplay in this specific game. For information on the character in general, see Newt.

Newt is a Rare Blade in Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

Stats[edit]

Note: Cooldown time depends on Trust.
General stats
Element Fire Fire
Weapon class XC2 weapon icon Chroma Katana.png Chroma Katana
Default weapon XC2 weapon icon Chroma Katana.png Nameless Katana
Cooldown time 25.00s
Aux Core Slots 2
Merc Group name Battle Cruisers
Base strength 10
Stat modifiers
Physical defense +30%
Ether defense +25%
Maximum HP +20%
Strength +0%
Ether +0%
Dexterity +0%
Agility +0%
Affinity modifiers
Base affinity 400
Affinity gain +10%
Affinity loss ±0%
Favorite items
Categories XC2 item icon Meats.png Meats
XC2 item icon Instruments.png Instruments
Items XC2 item icon Board Games.png Army Field Manual Common
XC2 item icon Meats.png Zaproast Power Bowl Rare
Base rarity
Group 1 0.25%
Group 2 0.25%
Group 3 0.25%
Group 4 0.25%
Group 5 0.75%
Pity Blade

Skills[edit]

Specials[edit]

Level Name Description
XC2 menu icon level 1.png Flaming Slashwave Change ether into flaming slashes that shoot out ahead.
XC2 menu icon level 2.png Immolating Cleave Wrap the Chroma Katana in flames and cut enemies ahead in two.
XC2 menu icon level 3.png Extreme Gutsy Spirit After dealing a series of violent punches, cut enemies in two.
XC2 menu icon level 4.png Going Ballistic Attack with a series of cuts, then an explosion with ether from the scabbard.

Blade Arts[edit]

Name Probability Recharge Description
Absorb Damage 50% 37.5s Erects a barrier that absorbs fixed dmg.
Nullify Reaction 75% 37.5s Nullifies one reaction.
Draw Aggro 75% 30s Draw aggro from enemies in battle.

Battle Skills[edit]

Name At level I At level V
Flowers of War Increases aggro drawn from auto-attacks by 30%. Increases aggro drawn from auto-attacks by 50%.
Last Line of Defense Reduces damage from enemies within a 5m radius by 20%. Reduces damage from enemies within a 5m radius by 40%.
Tranquil Guard Adds 30% chance to prevent reactions to enemy Driver Combos. Adds 70% chance to prevent reactions to enemy Driver Combos.

Field Skills[edit]

Name Description
Superstrength Extraordinary physical strength. Used to break things, lift them up, etc.
Salvaging Mastery Knowledge related to salvaging.
Titan Weapon Wisdom Deep knowledge of Titan weapons. Skill exclusive to Newt.

Affinity Chart[edit]

Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
Key affinity condition (unlocked) Increase Trust. (x100) Increase Trust. (x1,300) Increase Trust. (x3,800) Increase Trust. (x9,800)
Reward text I'm very confident in my strength. I can still grow even stronger! It makes me happy to fight alongside you. I'll strike down anything and everything that stands in our way!
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
Flaming Slashwave
Effect Increases aggro drawn from Specials by 60%. Increases aggro drawn from Specials by 70%. Increases aggro drawn from Specials by 80%. Increases aggro drawn from Specials by 90%. Increases aggro drawn from Specials by 100%.
Condition (unlocked) Use Flaming Slashwave. (x10) Perform a Driver Combo. (It's enough to just be present.) (x7) Defeat a Margot Sovereign at the World Tree. (x4)
Revealed after the party enters the World Tree
At the World Tree, defeat Haywire Kustal. (x1)
Revealed after the party enters the World Tree
Reward text What do you think of my battle technique? I think I'm on pretty good form! I'm confident in my own power, too. Do you want to try me? I want to analyze these Margot Sovereigns... But I can't if you keep destroying them so thoroughly! This Haywire Kustal fellow seems ripe for some in-depth analysis! Just don't go destroying - ahhhh...
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
Immolating Cleave
Effect Increases damage dealt to launched enemies by 100%. Increases damage dealt to launched enemies by 110%. Increases damage dealt to launched enemies by 120%. Increases damage dealt to launched enemies by 130%. Increases damage dealt to launched enemies by 150%.
Condition (unlocked) Use Immolating Cleave. (x7) Defeat a Mayn Eluca in Leftheria. (x5)
Revealed after the party enters the Cloudway in Leftheria
Perform a Driver Combo. (It's enough to just be present.) (x10) Defeat Rapturous Scandia in Leftheria. (x1)
Revealed after the party enters the Cloudway in Leftheria
Reward text The way I executed that technique... Perhaps power isn't my only strong suit. I won't be outmatched by anyone when it comes to sheer strength! Power is definitely a strength of mine. That Rapturous Scandia makes an excellent sparring partner!
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
Extreme Gutsy Spirit
Effect Adds a 60% chance of dealing a guard-annulling attack. Adds a 70% chance of dealing a guard-annulling attack. Adds a 80% chance of dealing a guard-annulling attack. Adds a 90% chance of dealing a guard-annulling attack. Adds a 100% chance of dealing a guard-annulling attack.
Condition (unlocked) Perform a Driver Combo. (It's enough to just be present.) (x5) Use Extreme Gutsy Spirit. (x6) Defeat a Spirit Lexos at the World Tree. (x4)
Revealed after the party enters the World Tree
Use Extreme Gutsy Spirit. (x8)
Reward text I should follow your example. Nobody can stop me now! I would never lose in a test of strength. Come at me as hard as you like! This power...it's such a rush! Don't you think so?
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
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
XC2 Affinity Chart icon Blade Skill.png
Tranquil Guard
Effect Adds 30% chance to prevent reactions to enemy Driver Combos. Adds 40% chance to prevent reactions to enemy Driver Combos. Adds 50% chance to prevent reactions to enemy Driver Combos. Adds 60% chance to prevent reactions to enemy Driver Combos. Adds 70% chance to prevent reactions to enemy Driver Combos.
Condition (unlocked) Perform a Blade Combo. (x5) Perform a Blade Combo. (x7) Perform a Blade Combo. (x10) Perform a Blade Combo finisher. (x3)
Reward text Let me show you my strength. There's just no stopping me. I can handle a support role, too! For my platoon, victory is a foregone conclusion!
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
XC2 Affinity Chart icon Blade Skill.png
Last Line of Defense
Effect Reduces damage from enemies within a 5m radius by 20%. Reduces damage from enemies within a 5m radius by 25%. Reduces damage from enemies within a 5m radius by 30%. Reduces damage from enemies within a 5m radius by 35%. Reduces damage from enemies within a 5m radius by 40%.
Condition (unlocked) Block an attack. (x5) Block an attack. (x7) Block an attack. (x9) Block an attack. (x10)
Reward text Leave the defensive maneuvers to me! I'll protect you from that. I'm confident in my support abilities! You can always count on me.
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
XC2 Affinity Chart icon Blade Skill.png
Flowers of War
Effect Increases aggro drawn from auto-attacks by 30%. Increases aggro drawn from auto-attacks by 35%. Increases aggro drawn from auto-attacks by 40%. Increases aggro drawn from auto-attacks by 45%. Increases aggro drawn from auto-attacks by 50%.
Condition Perform a Blade Combo. (x2) Deal a certain amount of total damage. (x8,000) Deal a certain amount of total damage. (x16,000) Deal a certain amount of total damage. (x32,000) Deal a certain amount of total damage. (x48,000)
Reward text Happy to report, I've got new powers! Looking forward to a demonstration? I won't disappoint! That's just a small taste of my power. Hahahah! Now we're talking! If we keep up this pace, there's no telling the heights we'll reach! There's no obstacle I can't crush!
Reward Justice XC2 thought icon Justice.png x100 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 Field Skill.png
Superstrength
Effect Extraordinary physical strength. Used to break things, lift them up, etc.
Condition (unlocked) Go to Torigoth Relay Base in Gormott and complete the quest "Newt Recruits".
Revealed
  • After chapter 2 begins
  • After having access to Nia, Tora, Mòrag, and Zeke
Use Newt's favorite pouch items. (Meat category) (x4)
Reward text I pledge my allegiance to the Emperor! And to my Driver! I'll do everything in my power to serve both! Eating meat fills me with energy!
Reward Bravery XC2 thought icon Bravery.png x300 Bravery XC2 thought icon Bravery.png x500

XC2 Affinity Chart icon Field Skill.png
Salvaging Mastery
Effect Knowledge related to salvaging.
Condition Acquire Mechanical items from the Collectibles list. (x5) Acquire Treasure items through salvaging. (x7) Acquire Mechanical items from the Collectibles list. (x30)
Reward text You know, self, you gotta make yourself useful off the battlefield too! Can you find any items relating to Titan weapons, perhaps? I'm honored to be of help.
Reward Bravery XC2 thought icon Bravery.png x100 Bravery XC2 thought icon Bravery.png x300 Bravery XC2 thought icon Bravery.png x800
XC2 Affinity Chart icon Field Skill.png
Titan Weapon Wisdom
Effect Deep knowledge of Titan weapons. Skill exclusive to Newt.
Condition (unlocked) In a place with boats in Mor Ardain, view the Heart-to-Heart "Mad About Titan Weapons".
Revealed after the party arrives in Mor Ardain
Acquire Treasure items through salvaging. (x10)
Reward text With cutting-edge Ardainian combat vessels right in front of me, how could I not be thrilled beyond belief?! My passion for Titan weapons only grows deeper the more I learn!
Reward Bravery XC2 thought icon Bravery.png x300 Bravery XC2 thought icon Bravery.png x500

Dialogue[edit]

Main article: Newt/Gameplay (XC2)/Dialogue

Gallery[edit]