Octopath Traveler 2 gives players the chance to select from eight protagonists and embark on a unique journey for each. Every character boasts special abilities and their own storyline, and completing them all will offer huge rewards. If you choose Hikari’s path, you’ll find yourself becoming king of the nation of Ku at the end.
As you progress further in the game, you will encounter a soldier of his country, Ku, who wants to be trained by Hikari so he may become an even more formidable fighter. Training him is a great way to gain useful items and a valuable ally. In this guide, we share details on you can train this soldier and unlock the Tough Warrior in Octopath Traveler 2.
How to Unlock the Tough Warrior in Octopath Traveler 2
In order to unlock this powerful fighter in Octopath Traveler 2, you must complete Hikari’s entire story first. Afterward, you should proceed to the town of Ku and head south. You will arrive at a training ground with a soldier waiting for you at the top.
The warrior wishes to be trained so that one day people will regard him as a true warrior, similar to Hikari, the current king of Ku. Scrutinize him and take his items (you should take his items during every step of the process, as he changes possessions each time) then start the training process. Next, challenge him to a duel against Hikari, which should be relatively easy due to him being Level 1. After knocking him out, you’ll be returned to the overworld. Then, change the time to nighttime so he can respawn.
His name will change when he respawns, and he will have a new inventory that you can take. Scrutinize him for lore and take his items once more. After that, challenge him again with Hikari, but this time he will be at a higher level of strength. This time he will be at strength level 3. Knock him down again, then repeat this cycle. Change it to nighttime, scrutinize him, take his items, and then challenge him. He will get stronger each time you fight him.
His name will change after every fight. Each encounter grants him increased power and a new identity. This time his name is Arrogant Warrior. In his final form, he’s considered to be powerful and knowledgeable. At strength level 10, Arrogant Warrior has been equipped with numerous items that are difficult to obtain or of extraordinary value. He is confident that he knows all the attack patterns and weaknesses of his master. Prove your mastery one last time and beat any sense of arrogance out of him and claim victory.
Once you’ve emerged victorious in the final battle, Arrogant Warrior will become Tough Warrior. As a result, his items can be obtained more easily. Also, make sure to check out Crimson Slash—this level 10 skill is fantastic. Unlocking this ability should not be missed. You can have Hikari learn it by defeating him. You can also use Agnea, Partitio, Temenos, or Ochette to make the Tough Warrior into your ally in battle.
That concludes our guide on how to unlock the Tough Warrior in Octopath Traveler 2. We hope you enjoy your journey to unlocking the Tough Warrior. What are your thoughts on this unique character? Let us know in the comment section below!
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