The play style is the difficulty setting for the game.
- 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.
The Legatus Menu can be opened by pressing . Press or to change screens.
- View map and location of objectives
- Manage items and item shortcuts
- Strengthen Legions and customize skills and abilities
- View stats and Orders
- Start co-op play
- Change settings and view help
The X-Baton is the standard weapon used for attacking by pressing . It can change modes by pressing or .
- 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.
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.
|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.|