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For the chapter in the plot, see Chapter 8: The Gathering Storm.


The future doesn't belong to you!

For those who have not completed games in the Xenoblade Chronicles series, this page contains spoilers regarding the plot. Discretion is advised.

Chapter 8 is a Story Mission in Xenoblade Chronicles X. It can be received from Vandham at the BLADE Barracks in New Los Angeles. This mission corresponds to Chapter 8 of the main plot, when the Ganglion invade New Los Angeles.

During this story mission, two areas, the NLA Primary Defense Line in Primordia and the NLA Last Defense Line in New Los Angeles, are exclusively unveiled. This is one of only three chapters where story exclusive areas are present.

The clock freezes at 4:00 for the duration of this mission. The Network Console in the barracks is temporarily unavailable due to the emergency, and Cheche sets up the Shop Terminal and AM Terminal in the barracks to allow preparations before leaving for the defense line.


Note: At the start of the mission, the AM Terminal and Shop Terminal have been temporarily moved into the BLADE Barracks next to the exit so that they can be accessed before leaving.


"You successfully repelled the Ganglion's attack and saved New LA. However, the alien mech was stolen."


During the second part of this chapter, the streets of the Commercial District are filled with swarms of the following enemies:

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