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For the Aux Core in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, see Ether Defense Up.

Ether Def Up is a Gem in Xenoblade Chronicles that increases Ether Defence, which reduces the amount of damage that the character receives from ether-based attacks.

Gem stats

Ether Def Increase
Rank I
5-10
Rank II
15-20
Rank III
25-30
Rank IV
35-40
Rank V
45-50
Rank VI
75-100

Gem sources

Ways to obtain Ether Def Up gems, including completing Quests, trading with NPCs, and completing categories in the Collectopaedia.

Rank I

Trade

Rank II

Collectopaedia


Quest


Trade

Rank III

Collectopaedia


Quests

Rank IV

Quest

Rank V

Quest


Trade

Rank VI
  • None

Crystal and cylinder sources

Places to mine for Ether Def Up crystals, and enemies which drop Ether Def Up Crystals and Cylinders.

Rank I
Rank I

Mining


Enemies

Rank II
Rank II

Mining


Enemies

Rank III
Rank III

Mining


Enemies

Rank IV
Rank IV

Mining

Rank V
Rank V

Mining


Enemies

Unique armour and weapons

Unique Armour and Weapons with Ether Def Up gems permanently attached to them.

Rank I
  • None
Rank II
  • None
Rank III
  • None
Rank IV
  • None
Rank V
  • None
Rank VI
  • None