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Valkyrie Elysium act as weapon modifiers. After upgrading a weapon to Rank 5, a Rune can be inserted. These Runes are found all throughout the campaign and provide a variety of effects. But to make it easy to track down the best ones, we've compiled this handy chart. Where to find Runes in each Chapter of Valkyrie Elysium Valkyrie Elysium Attack Runes
Rune Effect How to Obtain Physical Attack Power Up I Physical Attack Power +30 Chapter 3: An Unexpected Encounter (chest) Physical Attack Power Up II Physical Attack Power +50 Chapter 7: Metamorphosis and Doubt (chest) Physical Attack Power Up III Physical Attack Power +100 Subquest Reward: Terrestrial Research Record III Magic Attack Power Up I Magic Attack Power +15 Chapter 1: Purify the Soul (chest) Magic Attack Power Up II Magic Attack Power +25 Subquest Reward: An Old Man's Discerning Eye Magic Attack Power Up III Magic Attack Power +50 Subquest Reward: Introduction to Cypher Related: Best way to increase Weapon Proficiency Fast in Valkyrie Elysium Valkyrie Elysium Defense Runes
Rune Effect How to Obtain Physical Damage Reduction I Physical damage taken -2% Chapter 3: An Unexpected Encounter (chest) Physical Damage Reduction II Physical damage taken -4% Chapter 6: Evil Arises (chest) Physical Damage Reduction III Physical damage taken -6% Subquest Reward: Terrestrial Research Record I Magic Damage Reduction I Magic damage taken -4% Subquest Reward: My Hometown Magic Damage Reduction II Magic damage taken -8% Subquest Reward: The Unfinished Masterpiece Magic Damage Reduction III Magic damage taken -12% Subquest Reward: Mock Battle with Eygon Valkyrie Elysium Support Runes
Rune Effect How to Obtain Soul Gauge Recovery Up I Soul gauge recovery rate +10% Chapter 5: Those Offered the Hand of Salvation (chest) Soul Gauge Recovery Up II Soul gauge recovery rate +15% Subquest Reward: Request from the Village II Soul Gauge Recovery Up III Soul gauge recovery rate +20% Subquest Reward: Match with Kristoffer Arts Gauge Recovery Up I Arts gauge recovery rate +3% Chapter 4: Victim of the Gods (chest) Arts Gauge Recovery Up II Arts gauge recovery rate +4% Subquest Reward: Request from the Village I Arts Gauge Recovery Up III Arts gauge recovery rate +5% Subquest Reward: Battle Instructions from Taika
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