Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Fusion Arts: All Fusion Pairs

We will explain in detail about Fusion Arts in Xenoblade Chronicles 3 so players can decide which type of pairings will work best for them.

What Are Fusion Arts 

As the name suggests, Fusion Arts are a fusion of Master Arts and Combat Arts. Using these arts strategically as often as possible is recommended due to their massive damage output, which can be essential for winning specific battles.

Key Highlights
  • Fusion Arts in Xenoblade Chronicles 3 combine Master Arts and Combat Arts for strategic damage in battles.
  • Acquiring Fusion Arts involves class progression and equipping both Combat and Master Arts in designated slots.
  • Players can experiment with different Fusion Arts combinations by switching classes to access new Master Arts.
  • To use Fusion Arts, hold ZR and press the assigned face button during battle, with a cooldown period before reuse.
  • Combinations include Attack+Buff, Attack+Healing, Attack+Set Field, Buff+Healing, Healing+Set Field, Set Field+Buff, as well as standalone Attack and Buff pairings.
Fusion Arts in Xenoblade Chronicles 3
The gameplay of Xenoblade Chronicles 3

Getting Fusion Arts in Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is a lengthy process as it requires class progression, but it is very much worth it. Players need to equip both Combat Arts and Master Arts at the same time. Both arts have three slots each. Thus, players can only equip 3 Fusion Arts at a time.

How To Equip Fusion Arts

In order to acquire Fusion Arts, the first step will be to equip Master Arts. Players can acquire Master Arts after mastering specific classes. Once they master a class, It will unlock a Master Art. 

Fusion Arts in Xenoblade Chronicles 3
Customization screen in Xenoblade Chronicles 3

To equip Fusion Arts:

  1. Acquire Master Arts: Master specific classes to unlock Master Arts.
  2. Obtain Combat Arts: Ensure you have Combat Arts ready.
  3. Access Customization Screen: Navigate to the Art section in the customization screen.
  4. Equip Arts: Select and equip both Master and Combat Arts of your choice. Arranging arts in different slots will affect Fusion Arts.
  5. Mapping Controls: Once combined, the Fusion Arts will be mapped to controls. Use ZR and press the assigned face button during battle to execute Fusion Arts.
  6. Experiment with Combinations: Try different combinations of Master and Combat Arts for varied Fusion Arts effects.
  7. Switching Classes: Retain Master Arts even after switching classes, allowing for experimentation with different Fusion Arts types.
  8. Prioritize Fusion Arts: Hold ZL and select “Fusion First” to prioritize charging and using Fusion Arts during battles.
  9. Cooldown Period: After usage, Fusion Arts enter a cooldown period. The cooldown duration remains consistent unless decreased by buffs.

Before we continue our guide on Fusion Arts, consider reading our guide on Nia, in which we explain everything related to the character.

All Fusion Arts Pairs 

Here we will explain what kind of advantages you can expect with each combination of Fusion Arts. These Arts come in all shapes and sizes in the game. Fusion Arts require creativity from the player.

Attack+Buff Pairing

With this combination, players will be able to perform buffs for their character while also dealing Physical or Ether damage to their enemies.

Attack+Healing Pairing

If players were to combine an attack and healing art, then it would allow the player to heal while dealing Physical or Ether damage. This is a good pairing for the players who have low health and like to play aggressively.

Attack+Set Field Pairing

With this pairing, players can exert Physical or Ether damage to the enemy while taking advantage of the Field Effects. We would recommend using a Field Effect that increases the damage for maximum damage output.

Buff+Healing Pairing

This pairing is recommended for the time when you may find yourself in a tight corner. It will heal your character and also enable buffs that can help you out in the battle.

Healing+Set Field Pairing

The Healing+Set Field Pairing can heal your character while also taking advantage of Set Fields.

Set Field+Buff Pairing

The Set Field+Buff pairing can be good for certain types of players as this pairing will enable buffs for your character while taking advantage of the Set Fields.

Attack Pairing

Here, you can pair two Attack Arts to deal tremendous damage in a single move. We would recommend using this pairing if you wish to hit hard and end the fight quickly.

Buff Pairing

With this pairing, you can activate an offense buff and a defense buff at the same time to destroy your opponents, which makes it quite a deadly combo.

Healing Pairing

We would recommend using this pairing when your health is nearing its end because it can give you a massive health boost. 

Set Field Pairing

The Set Field Pairing is highly recommended if your allies are grouped together because then everyone can take advantage of the stacked Set Fields. 

That concludes our guide on Fusion Arts in Xenoblade Chronicles 3. The game is available now on Nintendo Switch. Do let us know what you think about the game in the comment section below.

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