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Play Style[edit]

The play style is the difficulty setting for the game.

Casual
Recommended for those who want to enjoy the story. Unchained mode is available where some combat actions are automated.
Pt Standard
Recommended for action game fans who want a challenge.
Pt Ultimate
Recommended for action game veterans. Enemies are stronger and you will take damage when your Legion does.

Legatus Menu[edit]

The Legatus Menu can be opened by pressing Minus button. Press L button or R button to change screens.

Map
View map and location of objectives
Item
Manage items and item shortcuts
Legion
Strengthen Legions and customize skills and abilities
Status
View stats and Orders
Co-op
Start co-op play
System
Change settings and view help

Combat[edit]

The X-Baton is the standard weapon used for attacking by pressing ZR button. It can change modes by pressing Up dpad or Down dpad.

Baton Mode
Fast melee attacks that are effective against quick enemies.
Blaster Mode
Long range attacks that are ideal for flying enemies.
Gladius Mode
Slow but powerful melee attacks that can break through an enemy's guard.

Side Cases[edit]

There are two types of side cases, red and blue. Red cases are major cases that affect the evaluation at the end of a file. When completing one, a rank from D to S+ is given based on your performance. Blue cases are minor cases that reward extra duty points.

Case Results[edit]

Bonus Type Description
Double Defeat Fighting Defeat two or more enemies simulatneously to receive a bonus.
Finishing Touch Fighting Use a core-destroying finishing move on a chimera to receive a bonus.
Multiple Legions Fighting After defeating an enemy with one Legion, defeat the next with a different Legion. Keep up the chain for a bigger bonus.
Full Arsenal Fighting After defeating an enemy with with one X-Baton mode, defeat the next with a different mode. Keep up the chain for a bigger bonus.
Faulty Footwork Special Actions Take damage during dodges to receive a bonus.
Standing Strong Special Actions Refrain from dodging at all to receive a bonus.
Sloppy Strikes Special Actions Attack a lot, even if you don't hit anything, to receive a bonus.
Naked Eye Special Actions Refrain from using your IRIS at all throughout a case to receive a bonus.
Running on Empty Special Actions Run out of Legion limiter energy several times to receive a bonus.
Accident-Prone Special Actions Fall frequently (but always get back up!) to receive a bonus.
Working Overtime Special Actions Take a long time clearing a case to receive a bonus.
Takin' it Easy Special Actions Stand still for a long time to receive a bonus.
Sync Attacker Sync Attacks Hit enemies with Sync Attacks to receive a bonus.
Sync Attack Master Sync Attacks Hit enemies with several different Sync Attacks to receive a bonus.
Dodge and Sync Sync Attacks Perform a Sync Attack after a Perfect Dodge to receive a bonus.
Drop and Sync Sync Attacks When an enemy knocks you down, perform a Sync Attack just before you land to break your fall and receive a bonus.
Legion of Legions Legion Switch Legions several times to receive a bonus.
Legion Skill Legion Use a Legion skill to receive a bonus.
Legion Skill Master Legion Use several different Legion skills to receive a bonus.
Legion Fusion Legion Perform Legion Fusion to receive a bonus.
Simultaneous Slash Legion Hit several enemies with one Sword Legion Slash to receive a bonus.
Long-Range Only Tactics Attack enemies from beyond a certain distance away to receive a bonus.
Item Master Tactics Damage enemies with combat items to receive a bonus.
Medicine Master Tactics Use recovery items several times to receive a bonus.
Chain of Command Tactics Use a command skill for both the player and all Legions types to receive a bonus.
Headshot Tactics Perform a headshot with the Arrow Legion to receive a bonus.
Perfect Call Tactics Perform a Perfect Call to receive a bonus.
Backstab Tactics Perform a critical attack by hitting any enemy from behind with the player or Legion to receive a bonus.
Stealth Attack Tactics Attack an enemy without being seen to receive a bonus.
Stunning Tactics Stun enemies during battle to receive a bonus. The more times you stun them, the bigger the bonus!
Limiter Expert Conservation Keep limiter energy above 50% throughout a case to receive a bonus.
Item Hoarder Conservation Refrain from using items throughout a case to receive a bonus.
Chain Bind Astral Chain Perform a successful Chain Bind to receive a bonus.
Multi Chain Bind Astral Chain Use a Chain Bind on two or more enemies at once to receive a bonus.
Chain Counter Astral Chain Perform a successful Chain Counter to receive a bonus.
Resourceful Stealth Distract a guard by throwing an empty can to receive a bonus.
Stealth Bind Stealth Stealth Bind several guards to receive a bonus.