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For the aux core in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, see Spike Defense.


Spike Defence is a Gem in Xenoblade Chronicles that reduces the amount of Spike damage taken.

Gem stats

Spike Defence
Increase
Gem Rank 1
4-10%
Gem Rank 2
12-18%
Gem Rank 3
20-26%
Gem Rank 4
28-34%
Gem Rank 5
36-50%
Gem Rank 6
60-75%

Gem sources

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

Gem Rank 1
  • None
Gem Rank 2

Quest


Trade

Gem Rank 3

Trade

Gem Rank 4

Quest


Trade

Gem Rank 5

Quest

Gem Rank 6
  • None

Crystal and cylinder sources

Places to mine for Spike Defence crystals, and enemies which drop Spike Defence Crystals and Cylinders.

Level 1 Crystal
Cylinder Rank 1

Enemy

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

Enemies

Unique armour and weapons

Unique Armour and Weapons with Spike Defence gems permanently attached to them.

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

Armour

Gem Rank 4
  • None
Gem Rank 5
  • None
Gem Rank 6
  • None