...
Game GuidesXenoblade Chronicles 3 Guides

How To Unlock All Traversal Skills In Xenoblade Chronicles 3

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 has a massive game world so traversal skills are invaluable. This guide on How To Unlock All Traversal Skills In Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will tell you how you can unlock each of the travel skills so that you’re able to climb vines, climb sandy hills, use ropes & zipwires, and one to avoid hazards.

Much of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 unfolds as you progress. Even the very first map has secrets and collectibles that you can’t reach until near the end of the game. This is due to the Traversal Skills system. Doing specific tasks, such as climbing rocks, requires unique abilities. Unlocking these abilities lets you reach new areas and discover new things.

How To Unlock All Traversal Skills In Xenoblade Chronicles 3

Wall Climbing
Wall Climbing let’s you climb walls, or more specifically, certain walls. When you are exploring you will find cliffs and walls that are covered in purple vines. You can use wall climb to climb purple vines. Once you have unlocked Wall Climbing you can use it to traverse these vines and reach new locations. Wall Climbing is unlocked during Chapter 2 following the story.

Rope Sliding
Have you seen the yellow lines on the map? These are special ropes that you can slide across with if you have the power that lets you use the zipwire or tight rope to reach new areas. This is a Traversal Power that cannot be missed. It’s part of the story as you progress through the game. Follow the story through Chapter 3 and you will unlock Rope Sliding after you recruit the hero Juniper.

Scree Walking
This unique Traversal Skill allows you to climb certain slopes without sliding. These appear as large sand slopes, with moving sand that knocks you back down to the start. To learn this skill you need to head to this location. There’s a ? here for a Hero Quest. Complete the Hero Quest to unlock the skill

Hazard Neutralization
The final traversal skill allows you to walk through hazards like the purple ooze you find on the floor in some areas. You need to head to Colony 4 and complete all of the side quests there. Once you have all of the quests there unlocked, head to this location to start Hero Quest Inhumanity.

One of the main quests in Chapter 3 of Xenoblade is to find some dropped supplies. Check out this guide to find out How To Get To The Dropped Supplies In Xenoblade Chronicles 3. This way you can move on with the quest and the main game.
One of the very early quests you get in Xenoblade 3 is to find all the Nopon Caravans. Check out this guide to find out Where To Find The Nopon Caravans In Xenoblade Chronicles 3. This way you can get the quest done as soon as possible.
During your playthrough of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 you will run into an NPC who needs some water. Check out this guide to find out Where To Find Moisturous Things For Panepane in Xenoblade Chronicles 3. This way you can get that quest done and move on with the game.
Your Interlink level allows you to launch devastating attacks. This guide on How To Raise Interlink Level In Xenoblade Chronicles 3 tells you everything you need to know about Arts, Fusion Arts, Combos, and how to increase your Interlink level to 3 so you can initiate Ouroboros Orders during Chain Attacks.

Blaine Smith

Blaine "Captain Camper" Smith is one of the original founders of Gamers Heroes. Now operating under the guise of Editor-in-Chief (purely because we felt the position was needed for public relations purposes), he's tasked with a lot of the kind of jobs that would put you to sleep at your desk. When he's not catching some Zs, you'll likely find him arguing points he knows nothing about, playing the latest rogue-like he'll never complete, or breaking something on the website that never needed fixing. You can best reach him on Twitter
Back to top button