Xande

Pronounced ZAAN-DAY

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Infographic (January 2021)

Character Notes & Recommendations (September 2021)

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Summon Board Passive selections:

  • Ifrit choose 3 / 4 / 7

  • Brothers choose 3 / 4 / 5

  • Diabolos choose 3 / 4 / 6

  • Odin choose 4 / 6 / 7

  • Bahamut choose 3 / 4 / 6

  • Usuals:

    • Shiva, Ramuh 4 / 5 / 7

    • Leviathan, Pandemonium, Alexander 4 / 5 / 6

  • For more details and help with summons, check Summon Hub!

Supplementary Notes to the Infographic Analysis:

The infographic covers the key critical points and should be reviewed prior to delving into the in-depth notes

How-To-Play Notes

  • For Xande’s opening, if the enemies are unbroken, open with Libra Combo, into Destruction, into Libra. If the enemies are broken, instead open with Destruction into 2 Libra Combos (their damage will be boosted after the LD use bumps up the stacks)

  • Following the first EX use, Xande should upkeep his buff with Quaga, and his debuff with Libra Combo. From this point, your EX will generally recharge in 2 skill uses.

  • Make sure at this point, if you plan to use your LD, use it immediately after your EX, otherwise you will waste the EX charge from your free skill. Though in some quests, the unbreak may be important to give more time to set up a party battery or heal from another ally and give your team some breathing room. This won’t hurt Xande if you need to do it, he has plenty of skill uses.

Team Synergy Notes

  • Give him great support/battery, and generic buffs are perfectly fine. Just be careful, as your third slot should be a big damage dealer that will benefit from his imperil/enchant, so your support slot will have to be a good all around support/healer. This may choke your role coverage, so make sure the orb is covered by someone.

Sphere Recommendations

NOTE: The sphere letters below are hyperlinked to our Sphere Hub which lists all available spheres sorted by effect!
  • A spheres: ATK & BRV DMG are the primary focus above all else. Remember that Xande can hit weak damage consistently, so those triggers might be more appropriate for him (like Seven as an example). mBRV is a mediocre alternative.

Removable Passives

NOTE: Passives should generally only be removed if you lack CP space. There are very rare occasions where a character has a bad passive that disrupts their optimal gameplay.
  • DEF passives

  • BRV Attack++ HP Attack++ (only if you plan to spam skills, he can support it for 31 of his own turns, ~93 turn quest)