|Things to Know:
The left side is a quick overview: what you're supposed to look out for, treasures you may find in the area, what monsters to expect, any bosses you have to fight, and any important information you have to know. Plus pictures.
The right side will go into more detail; where exactly to find the treasures, directions (if necessary), tips, and all in all more detailed info.
The walkthrough will be sectioned into chapters based on the save game title. Got that? Good. Let's get going!
|Chapter 2: Underground Mystery
|Treasures in Town:
Treasures at Underground:
-1 Night Stone
-1 Moon Stone
-1 Legendary Sword
-4 Bronze Coins
-1 Gold Coin
Side Quest Treasures:
-1 Rare Wine (Underground Ruins)
At the entrance to the Underground, you'll meet up with Mint. After your little chat, enter the dungeoun. This place is a bit tricky as certain paths go back to where you came from. Btw, to defeat the King Ant, you have
to Polymorph into Gudon and flame it. I suggest you build up your MP to about 105 while you're in here so you can get an extra special treasure later on in the game.
Anyways, here's how to get through this place: From the entrance, head straight up till you reach a really tall wall you can't jump over. Head left and you'll reach a dead end room with Mint lost. She clues you in about a
waterfall, so check that out. Go out and turn at the first right. You'll enter the first of several waterfalls. Walk on through, defeat the Pollywog (seriously, you'll thank me later), and enter the next area.
For this place,
go up one fence and turn on the first right. You'll end up at another waterfall area. Go on through, and you'll get to the last areas of this labyrinth.
Go up and turn on the first right and get the Nightstone. Go back out,
head up, and turn on the first right again. Get yourself a Moon Stone. Head out of there and go up again but turn on the first left to get to another waterfall. This leads to a room with a hole. Jump in!
Welcome to the obstacle course! Each area is the same: get past Gudon's on crates over boiling lava, defeat King Ant, get platform, and repeat. The easiest way to get past the Gudon is to change into a Pollywog and fly on by.
The King Ant, I suggest you dodge it rather than facing it off as a Gudon. Get the platforms: purple, blue, green, and black. The last area (you'll come to a T intersection), go up and get the red platform. Go right, change into a
Gudon and flame the ice block to get the last platform; gold. When you flame the block, do it at a steady pace or else the ice block will reform back to it's original size.
Side Quest: Rare Wine
Okay, this is where the 105+ MP comes in. If you keep going right, you'll encounter two more ice blocks. Past these two ice blocks is the rare wine. Remember, steady rythym! Once you get your hands on the wine - DON'T SELL IT!
Instead, give it to Hobb's and he'll give you a discount at his store - his 30000G price reduces to 5000G! But if you really want to - go ahead and sell the wine at 500G.
To go back to entrance without going through the obstacle course, go back to the T intersection and jump south. Keep jumping south till you get to the entrance. There, the platforms will be lined up in a semi-circle. To use them,
jump on the right-most platform and continue down the line till you get to the left-most platform. If you mess up, you have to start over. If you cleared it, the platforms will take you up to another hole and the next area.
You're now in a long hallway. On the left is another tall wall. To the right is Mint and a boulder. Hmmm, does that tell you something? After you talk to Mint, the boulder will start to roll. Run down asap! Rocks will fall on the
right, left, right, left, and then both right & left before you can hide in the area you landed in on the left. If you die - no worries, use one of your Bronze Life Coins. The boulder will break the unpassable wall and you can now move
on. But before you do, check up on Mint and replenish your HP by going up and to the sparkly light.
This pool and platform area can be a bit aggravating. The goal: wait and jump on the flashing platform. If you fall, you'll lose HP and start over from the beginning. You have to jump on seven platforms, the seventh and last one being
the white platform, before you can get to the next region.
If you didn't notice it before, there's a treasure chest exactly on the other side. When you jump on one of the outer ring platform, wait for it to reach the treasure chest and jump to it to get the Legendary Sword. You can return and
get this later if you want. It'll still be here.
On the white platform, it'll elevate you downwards past a staircase and to a hall full of columns. Jump on these columns and you'll reach a 2x2 area of square platforms. Enter the guardian: Skull Beast!
Boss Fight: Skull Beast
Avoid the Skull Beast's flame attacks and jumps. Hit it when it's flashing - usually right after it stops jumping around. Repeat until it's down. Go further down the hall and you'll teleport to the atelier. Go in and get all the treasures.
Look out for sparkly Life Coins and regenerate your HP before you go back out. Once you leave the atelier, you can't go back so get everything now!
Boss Fight: Duke
As you're about to go to the hall, Duke and Belle show up and you start your battle with Duke. Duke will have ninja attacks from shuriken, sonic waves, and the mirage attacks. Dodge the first two and whack away when there's three of him.
Once he's down, Belle steals the Tiara from you and they make their escape. Chase after them!
As you get back to the 2x2 square platforms, another Skull Beast appears! Don't bother defeating it (you can't). Just head straight for the "elevator" after shooting at it at least once. As you are about to go up past the stairs, the Skull Beast pursues and you
end up on the stairs. Run up as fast as you can and watch out for the falling spiked balls. Your best bet is to run near the center for the stairs. Eventually you'll reach the top and defeat the Skull Beast. Head on out of there!
Go back to Klaus and share your findings. He'll mention going to "her" - Chapter 3: Mel's Atelier