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Guardian Field (ToV)

Guardian Field as it appears in Tales of Vesperia.

Guardian Field (守護方陣 Shugohoujin?, "Protection Magic Square"[1]) is a Light-elemental defensive arte mostly associated with the Magic Knight class.

Arte Description and History

When the arte is activated, a field of light is summoned around or near the user, damaging all enemies within and pushing them away. In some games, this arte and its derivatives also have the ability to heal the user and surrounding allies. Guardian Field is slow to execute, making it extremely impractical for combo purposes, but it can be useful to help protect and heal party members.

In the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3 ports of Tales of Symphonia, Kratos Aurion obtains the arte if the player follows the game path that leads to his reentry into the party. Because of this, only Kratos can obtain the arte, despite the nearly identical moveset he shares with Zelos Wilder. Furthermore, this arte does not appear in the GameCube version of the game. In Tales of the Abyss, this arte creates a mid-level Light FOF Circle, which can be used strategically to create an FOF Change with other attacks. Additionally, the arte itself can be used within a complete Water or Dark FOF Circle to convert it into Guardian Frost.

In Tales of Vesperia, this attack is an altered arte that Yuri Lowell can obtain. He can activate this arte if the "Bastion" skill is equipped while using Crushing Eagle, until the arte is mastered. After this, Guardian Field is available as a separate arte that does not require the skill to be equipped in order to be used. In the PlayStation 3 port of the game, Guardian Field is key in unlocking the Bushin Soutenha mystic arte.

In Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 3, Guardian Field is no longer part of the Magic Knight job's moveset, but it exists as part of the Paladin job. In Tales of Xillia and Tales of Xillia 2, if Alvin has at least one Charge when he executes Guardian Field, it will become Guardian Grove instead.

Appearances

Mothership Titles

Escort Titles

Mobile Titles

Fan-Translated Names

In-Game Descriptions and Battle Quotes

Tales of Phantasia (SFC)

Japanese Description: 地面に武器を突き立て敵の侵入を阻む光の壁を作り出す技
Romanized Description: Chimen ni buki wo tsuki tate teki no shin'nyuu wo habamu hikari no heki wo tsukuri dasu waza
Translated Description (DeJap Translations): "Create a barrier that enemies cannot pass through."[2]

Tales of Phantasia (PSX)

Translated Description (Absolute Zero): "Thrust your weapon into the ground, holding enemies at bay with a circle of holy light."

Tales of Phantasia (GBA)

Japanese Description: 地面に武器を突き立て敵の侵入を阻む光の壁を作り出す
Romanized Description: Chimen ni buki wo tsuki tate teki no shin'nyuu wo habamu hikari no heki wo tsukuri dasu
Localized Description: "Thrust weapon into the ground to create a wall of light that keeps enemies out."[3]

Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology

Localized Description: "Arcane: Strike the enemy with light that emanates from around you."

Tales of Xillia

Localized Description: "Heal nearby allies while damaging foes. When charged, becomes the wider-area Guardian Grove arte."

Tales of Xillia 2

Localized Description: "Heal nearby allies while damaging foes. When charged, becomes the wider-area Guardian Grove arte."

References

  1. Tales Series Translation FAQ by KusanagiLord02 GameFAQs (2006) Retrieved on 2008-04-07.
  2. Tales of Phantasia (SNES) FAQ/Walkthrough Part 2/2 by JPuga GameFAQs (2001-07-15) Retrieved on 2009-07-01.
  3. Tales of Phantasia (GBA) FAQ/Walkthrough by sonicfreak77 GameFAQs (2007) Retrieved on 2008-03-07.


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