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For the info item, see Core Chips.


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Core Chips selection in inventory, changing Pyra's Guardian's Sword to Cavalry Sword

Core Chips are a type of equipment in Xenoblade Chronicles 2. They are accessories for Blades that strengthen them by altering their weapons. They can raise weapons' stats and change their appearance, along with Aux Cores, which boost other stats. They are dropped by Enemies, found in chests, and earned after completing Quests and Merc Missions.

List of Core Chips

Name Rarity Effect Location
Amethyst Chip Rarity2 +50 Agility on Aegis Sword, +50 Luck on Catalyst Scimitar, Reduces aggro drawn from auto attacks by 50% on Twin Rings, Increases Accuracy during the day by 50% on Whipswords, Increases Accuracy during the night by 50% on Big Bang Edge, +50 Luck on Dual Scythes, Increases aggro drawn from auto-attacks by 50% on Drill Shield, Increases aggro drawn from auto-attacks by 50% on Mech Arms, +500 HP on Variable Saber, Increases Accuracy during the day by 50% on Greataxe, +50 Dexterity on Megalance, +5m range on Ether Cannon, Increases aggro drawn from auto-attacks by 50% on Shield Hammer, Increases Accuracy during the night by 50% on Chroma Katana, +50 Luck on Bitball, +500 HP on Knuckle Claws Kingdom of Uraya
Angrite Chip Rarity3 Increases damage dealt to Titans by 50% (all weapons) Farewell, Good Friend, drops from Relentless Arduran, Beast-Hunter William, and Unflinching Saxton
Aquamarine Chip Rarity1 No special effects Spirit Crucible Elpys
Aubrite Chip Rarity2 +10% Ether Defense on Bitball, +50 Agility on Knuckle Claws, Reduces aggro drawn from auto attacks by 50% on Twin Rings Cliffs of Morytha
Axion Chip Rarity1 No special effects World Tree
Battery Chip Rarity1 No special effects Kingdom of Tantal
Booster Chip Rarity3 Increase damage dealt to machines by 50% (all weapons) Drops from Territorial Rotbart
Brachinite Chip Rarity1 No special effects Kingdom of Tantal
Bronze Chip Rarity1 No special effects Kingdom of Uraya (Garfont Village)
Chain Chip Rarity1 No special effects Empire of Mor Ardain
Cobalt Chip Rarity1 No special effects Argentum Trade Guild
Coil Chip Rarity1 No special effects Empire of Mor Ardain
Cube Chip Rarity1 No special effects Indoline Praetorium (Goetuis Port)
Dark Matter Chip Rarity1 No special effects World Tree
Dilaton Chip Rarity3 No special effects World Tree (Treasure Trove) ※
Engine Chip Rarity1 No special effects Kingdom of Tantal
Fang Chip Rarity1 No special effects Gormott Province (Torigoth)
Flower Chip Rarity1 No special effects Leftherian Archipelago
Fluorite Chip Rarity3 No special effects Kingdom of Uraya, Empire of Mor Ardain
Forest Chip Rarity3 Increases damage dealt to Insects by 50% on Aegis Sword, Twin Sickles, Croma Katana, Whipsword, Knuckle Claws, Variable Saber, Bitball. Increases damage dealt to Beasts by 50% on Megalance, Twin Rings, Drill Shield, Mech Arms, Big Bang Edge, Shield Hammer, Ether Cannon, Great Axe. Drops from Insectivore Malcom and Queen Arachnos
Garnet Chip Rarity1 No special effects Spirit Crucible Elpys
Glass Chip Rarity2 No special effects Leftherian Archipelago
Gold Chip Rarity3 Increases enemy item drop rate by 50% (all weapons) Drops from Zeoth Serpronds and Vampire Bride Marion
Hadron Chip Rarity2 No special effects World Tree
Hexagon Chip Rarity3 No special effects Gormott Province
Horn Chip Rarity3 No special effects Drops from King Piranhax
Howardite Chip Rarity1 No special effects Cliffs of Morytha
Iron Chip Rarity1 No special effects Argentum Trade Guild
Lodranite Chip Rarity1 No special effects Kingdom of Tantal
Magnet Chip Rarity2 +50 Luck on Lances and Knuckle Claws, +50 Dexterity on Aegis Sword, Improves the effects of healing arts by 20% on Twin Rings, +50% aggro from Auto Attack on Battle Hammer Empire of Mor Ardain
Mirror Matter Chip Rarity2 Reduces aggro drawn from auto attacks by 50% on Bitball, +50 strength on Knuckle Claws. +50 Dexterity on Twin Rings, Counter attacks with 150% physical damage on Aegis Sword, Restores 8% HP of damage dealt after a successful auto-attack on Megalance, 25% chance to attack again after a successful auto-attack on Chroma Katana and Twin Sickles World Tree
Drops from Amost Ignas
Moon Matter Chip Rarity3 No special effects Drops from Cloud Sea King Ken
Motor Chip Rarity2 No special effects Kingdom of Tantal
Nakhlite Chip Rarity1 No special effects Cliffs of Morytha
Opal Chip Rarity2 No special effects Spirit Crucible Elpys
Pentagon Chip Rarity2 +50 Luck on Aegis Sword, +50 Agility on Chroma Katana, +50 Dexterity on Bitball and Twin Rings, reduces aggro drawn from auto attacks by 50% on Knuckle Claws, 1% chance of felling aquatic non-unique foes on hit with twin rings Gormott Province
Photon Chip Rarity2 No special effects World Tree
Polygon Chip Rarity2 No special effects Temperantia
Positron Chip Rarity2 No special effects World Tree
Preon Chip Rarity3 Drops from Chickenheart Dagmara
Rhombus Chip Rarity1 No special effects Gormott Province
Scale Chip Rarity1 No special effects Gormott Province
Shaft Chip Rarity3 No special effects Drops from Tempest Pterix
Shining Star Chip Rarity3 No special effects Drops from Pernicious Benf
Silver Chip Rarity3 Increases the enemy gold drop rate by 50% (all weapons) Drops from Vagrant Baldr and Burrig Parisax
Sphere Chip Rarity1 No special effects Indoline Praetorium
Spinel Chip Rarity1 No special effects Kingdom of Uraya
Spiral Chip Rarity3 Increases damage dealt to aquatic organisms by 50% (all weapons) Drops from Armored Brennan, Rambl Marrins, and Relentless Arduran
Steel Chip Rarity1 No special effects Argentum Trade Guild
Sunlight Chip Rarity3 Restores 8% of damage dealt after an auto-attack on Aegis Sword and Chroma Katana and Knuckle Claws, 1% chance of felling aquatic foes on attack on Twin Sickles, 1% chance of felling an Insect on attack on Megalance, Adds a 25% chance of attacking again after an auto-attack on Whipswords, Reduces aggro drawn from Specials and Driver Arts by 25% on Twin Rings and Ether Cannon, Increases max HP by 500 on Great Axe and Shield Hammer and Variable Saber, Counters attacks with 150% physical damage on Big Bang Edge, Improves effects of Healing Arts by 20% on Bitball, Increases Agility by 50 on Mech Arms, Raises physical defense by 10% on Drill Shield Drops from Mk. VII Arek
Tachyon Chip Rarity3 Reduces aggro drawn from Specials and Driver Arts by 25% on Twin Rings and Ether Cannon, Increases max HP by 500 on Great Axe and Shield Hammer and Variable Saber, Counters attacks with 150% physical damage on Big Bang Edge, Improves effects of Healing Arts by 20% on Bitball, Increases Agility by 50 on Mech Arms, Raises physical defense by 10% on Drill Shield Drops from Tyrannotitan Kurodil
Tin Chip Rarity1 No special effects Gormott Province (Torigoth)
Tri-Chip Rarity1  ? Empire of Mor Ardain, Indoline Praetorium
Turquoise Chip Rarity1 No special effects Kingdom of Uraya
Ureilite Chip Rarity2 +50 Luck on Axes and Twin Rings, +50 Strength on Aegis Sword and Chroma Katana, improves effects of healing arts by 20% on Bitball, restores 8% HP of damage dealt after a successful auto attack on Knuckle Claws Kingdom of Tantal
Wing Chip Rarity1 No special effects Gormott Province (Torigoth)
Winonaite Chip Rarity3 No special effects Drops from Leonine Sadie and Relentless Arduran
Wood Chip Rarity1 No special effects Leftherian Archipelago
Zircon Chip Rarity3 Increases damage dealt to aerial creatures by 50% (all weapons) Kingdom of Uraya
※ Only ten Dilaton Chips can be acquired in the game per playthrough; they are found inside a Treasure Trove, accessible after defeating Artifice Ophion.

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