FANDOM


Initial Tension is a Gem in Xenoblade Chronicles that increases the Tension level at the start of a battle.

Gem stats

Initial Tension Increase
Gem Rank 1
5-10%
Gem Rank 2
15-20%
Gem Rank 3
25-30%
Gem Rank 4
35-40%
Gem Rank 5
45-50%
Gem Rank 6
75-100%

Gem sources

Ways to obtain Initial Tension gems, including completing Quests, trading with NPCs, and completing categories in the Collectopaedia.

Gem Rank 1

Trade

Gem Rank 2

Trade

Gem Rank 3

Quest

Gem Rank 4
  • None
Gem Rank 5

Quest

Gem Rank 6

Quest

Crystal and cylinder sources

Places to mine for Initial Tension crystals, and enemies which drop Initial Tension Crystals and Cylinders.

Level 1 Crystal
Cylinder Rank 1

Enemies

Level 2 Crystal
Cylinder Rank 2

Enemies

Level 3 Crystal
Cylinder Rank 3

Mining


Enemies

Level 4 Crystal
Cylinder Rank 4

Mining


Enemies

Level 5 Crystal
Cylinder Rank 5

Mining


Enemies

Unique armour and weapons

Unique Armour and Weapons with Initial Tension gems permanently attached to them.

Gem Rank 1
  • None
Gem Rank 2
  • None
Gem Rank 3

Armour

Gem Rank 4
  • None
Gem Rank 5

Armour


Weapon

Gem Rank 6
  • None

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.