Pessimism is Shulk's fourth skill tree in Xenoblade Chronicles. It can be unlocked by completing the quest "Désirée's Future". Prioritizing Pessimism improves Shulk's Ether Defence by up to 50 (5 if no skills are learnt).
|Name||Shape||Linkable||Cost||Description||Skill Tree Effect Value|
|Fight the Future||Diamond||No||NA||Grants an extra 4 seconds before visions become reality||10|
|Stealth Warrior||Star||Yes||30||Reduces aggro gained by using Arts by 10%||20|
|Epic Evasion||Circle||Yes||45||Increases chance of gaining Burst Affinity by 5% after evading an attack||30|
|Forced Mercy||Star||Yes||30||Increases amount of aggro lost when attacked by 25%||40|
|Immunization||Star||Yes||45||Grants immunity to stat-reducing debuffs||50|