Woeful Upas (Japanese: 禍福のウーパー, Kafuku no Ūpā) are quest exclusive enemies in Xenoblade Chronicles. They can be found in Satorl Marsh in the water above Zaldania Waterfall. They are kindred enemies, and appear as a group of five with group loyalty. They first appear during A Final Sweet Favour, attacking the party after the Mysterious Droplet is obtained. The quest can be completed without defeating them, and they will respawn after the quest is completed. They are one of the rare quest exclusive enemies which respawn after the related quest completion.



Art Attribute Multiplier Hits Range Effect Knockback Blowdown/Daze
Thunderbolt IITalent (Ether)1.8 – 2.01SingleParalysis--
Angler Fish HitPhysical1.8 – 2.01Single---
Knock-Down SpinPhysical2.3 – 2.51SingleTopple--
Sleepy BubbleEther1.3 – 1.51-Sleep--
Slow WaterEther1.3 – 1.51SingleSlow--

† = It has not yet been confirmed whether this enemy uses Thunderbolt II or Sleepy Bubble.



Break 70% Lock-On 0% Physical Def. ▼ 70% Agility ▼ 0%
Topple 0% Bind 0% Ether Def. ▼ 0% Aura Seal 0%
Daze 0% Paralysis 0% Strength ▼ 0% Arts Seal 70%
Sleep 70% Slow 70% Ether ▼ 0% Death 0%



Wood 0%
Silver 100%
Gold 0%


Upa Death Stone 100%


Upa Crystals
Ether Up III / Lightning Attack III 25%
Ether Up III / Strength Down III 25%
Prosperity Biter 1 slot 10.7%
Wolf Guarder 2 slots 2.5%
Draft Rifle 2 slots 2.1%
Cerasus Cutlass 2 slots 1.4%
Amethyst Boots 1 slot 21.4%
Brave Gloves 1 slot 5%
Stellar Gauntlets 1 slot 4.2%
Orion Bottoms 0 slots 2.8%


Note: Although items in Gold Chests are not dropped by this enemy, they can be obtained by using Riki's Yoink! ability.

Jumbo Guarder 1 slot 0%
Jumbo Guarder 2 slots 0%
Snaer Striker 2 slots 0%
Unique Weapons
Century Staff 0%
Dividing Line 0%
Unique Armours
Inferno Armour 0%
Earth Boots 0%
Blade Boots 0%