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How to climb purple vines in Xenoblade Chronicles 3

Where we go, we don't need roads.

While exploring Xenoblade Chronicles 3 vast landscapes, you'll have to take some off-road paths. Sometimes, these routes will take you to hidden treasures, and sometimes, you need a higher ground against enemies. To reach these places, you'll need to learn how to climb purple vines. This way, your adventures will be even more exciting!

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How to climb vines and walls in XC3

To be able to climb vines and walls in Xenoblade Chronicles 3, you'll need to complete the Valdi the War Medic hero quest called "A Kind Right Hand." This quest is part of the main story in Chapter 3. To achieve this, you'll need to:

  1. Defeat three Mystery Keves units near Elsie's Sprout.
  2. Collect three Levnis parts: Auxiliary CPU, Endoskeleton, and Levnis Self-Charger.
  3. Go to Colony 30.
  4. Defeat the Incomplete Siege-Lev boss.

Related: Best Heroes in Xenoblade Chronicles 3 – Hero Tier List

How to find places to climb in XC3

After you do all this, you'll unlock a new XC3 class, and Valdi will show you how to climb purple vines and walls. Even when you get the Wall Climbing skill, you wouldn't be able to climb everywhere you want, even if you increase your jump height. You'll have to find purple vines on a map to reach higher platforms. You'll see grappling hook icons that show places where you can climb. Explore all these locations, as many of them will lead you to secret areas.

Another important use of climbing is for escaping enemies. Luckily, they can't climb, so you can evade some challenging encounters by simply climbing on walls. That can be a real lifesaver on many occasions. This skill is just one of many that will help you survive while adventuring throughout Aionios.

For more information on Xenoblade Chronicles 3, check out guides like How to farm SP in Xenoblade Chronicles 3, How Skirmishes work in Xenoblade Chronicles 3, and How to farm Nopon Coins in Xenoblade Chronicles 3 on Pro Game Guides.

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Nebojša Prijić is a senior staff writer at Pro Game Guides with over 25 years of experience in journalism, screenwriting, and copywriting. He previously worked as Editor-in-Chief of Maxim Serbia magazine and the IGN Adria website. Nebojša is an old-school gamer who loves real-time strategies, shooters, and RPGs, but most of all, he plays Roblox and mobile games with his son. He remembers the first Diablo, PC games on a single floppy disk, and playing Mortal Kombat on the keyboard.

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