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Specials Lv 2 Plus is an Aux Core or a Skill RAM/Upgrade in Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Torna ~ The Golden Country. It increases the damage dealt by Level 2 Specials by up to 70%.

The Skill RAM/Upgrade variants can be used to customize Poppi α, Poppi QT and Poppi QTπ as an Aux Core equivalent.

Stats

Aux Core
Aux Core Rarity Effect Sell Price
Unrefined Refined
Specials Lv 2 Plus I Rarity1.png Increases Lv 2 Special damage by 20%. 350 G 450 G
Specials Lv 2 Plus II Rarity1.png Increases Lv 2 Special damage by 30%. 900 G 1,150 G
Specials Lv 2 Plus III Rarity2.png Increases Lv 2 Special damage by 40%. 1,400 G 1,800 G
Specials Lv 2 Plus IV Rarity2.png Increases Lv 2 Special damage by 50%. 1,750 G 2,300 G
Specials Lv 2 Plus V Rarity3.png Increases Lv 2 Special damage by 60%. 1,900 G 2,450 G
Specials Lv 2 Plus VI Rarity3.png Increases Lv 2 Special damage by 70%. 2,400 G 3,100 G

Skill RAM
Skill RAM Effect Energy
Required
Ether Crystals Technical Manual
Create Crystallize
Specials Lv 2 Plus I Increases Lv 2 Special damage by 20%. 25 150 90 ---
Specials Lv 2 Plus II Increases Lv 2 Special damage by 30%. 50 500 200 ---
Specials Lv 2 Plus III Increases Lv 2 Special damage by 40%. 75 900 330 Artificial Blade Report
Specials Lv 2 Plus IV Increases Lv 2 Special damage by 50%. 100 1,400 490 Ether R&D Revolution
Specials Lv 2 Plus V Increases Lv 2 Special damage by 60%. 125 3,600 900 Hypertech Made Easy

Refinement Recipes

Aux Core Requirement Materials Amount
Specials Lv 2 Plus I Rarity Any Common Collectibles x4
Specials Lv 2 Plus II Rarity Any Common Collectibles x8
Specials Lv 2 Plus III Rarity Any Rare Collectibles x3
Specials Lv 2 Plus IV Rarity Any Rare Collectibles x6
Specials Lv 2 Plus V Rarity Any Legendary Collectibles x2
Specials Lv 2 Plus VI Rarity Any Legendary Collectibles x3

Sources

Xenoblade Chronicles 2

In Xenoblade Chronicles 2, the Aux Core is always obtained in its unrefined state, and must be refined within an Ether Furnace at an Aux Core Stall before becoming usable.

Specials Lv 2 Plus I

Treasure Troves

  • Treasure Chest on top of the lowest elevated platform in the middle of Melnath's Shoulder, in the Gormott Province. Can be reached by jumping down from the nearby platform, the one connected to the southern cliff by a large tree branch. (1 Core)

Dropped by

Name Spawn Area Level Rate
Cobalt Krabble Normal Kingdom of Uraya 18 - 22 14.0%
Flanck Lysaat Normal Kingdom of Uraya 18 - 23 14.0%
Rebra Flamii Normal Kingdom of Uraya 18 - 24 14.0%
Young Ardun Quest Gormott Province 20 14.0%

Specials Lv 2 Plus II

Quest Rewards

Merc Mission Rewards

Dropped by

Name Spawn Area Level Rate
Aybam Medooz Normal Leftherian Archipelago 32 - 36 12.6%
Exacting Vorden Quest Kingdom of Uraya 36 12.6%
Genni Pagul Normal Leftherian Archipelago 31 - 35 12.6%
Jealous Gogol Quest (DLC) Leftherian Archipelago 43 12.6%
Levma Bunnit Normal Leftherian Archipelago 32 - 36 12.6%
Pugli Grady Normal Kingdom of Uraya 34 - 36 12.6%
Sandl Runner Normal Gormott Province 31 - 36 12.6%
Selmo Grady Normal Leftherian Archipelago 31 - 33 12.6%
Sloam Runner Normal Leftherian Archipelago 31 - 33 12.6%
Speed Runner Normal Empire of Mor Ardain 27 - 29 12.6%
Uluran Grady Normal Leftherian Archipelago 31 - 33 12.6%
Yurem Puffot Normal Leftherian Archipelago 32 - 36 12.6%

Challenge Battle Mode (DLC)

Challenge Name Difficulty Chest 1 Chest 2 Chest 3
Bewitching Dance CR2.png --- 0.82% 0.74%
Grazing Flock CR1.png --- 1.10% 1.04%
Pest Control CR1.5.png --- 0.50% 0.46%
Think of the Soldiers CR2.5.png --- 1.68% 1.64%
Titan Battleship Assault Special Battle --- 1.47% 1.40%

Specials Lv 2 Plus III

Merc Mission Rewards

Dropped by

Name Spawn Area Level Rate
Avarr Driver Quest Kingdom of Uraya 46 11.2%
Brutton Parisax Summon Spirit Crucible Elpys 41 - 43 11.2%
Climactic Honnold Unique Leftherian Archipelago 45 11.2%
Damodan Crustip Normal Leftherian Archipelago 40 - 44 11.2%
Dedicated Conroy Unique Kingdom of Tantal 51 11.2%
Gamen Grebel Normal Spirit Crucible Elpys 43 - 45 11.2%
Haldood Tirkin Normal Leftherian Archipelago 41 - 45 11.2%
Tiquil Rodonya Normal Leftherian Archipelago 41 - 45 11.2%
Tirkin King Quest Argentum Trade Guild 45 11.2%

Specials Lv 2 Plus IV

Quest Rewards

Dropped by

Name Spawn Area Level Rate
Ziggan Garlus Normal Kingdom of Tantal 50 - 55 9.8%

Specials Lv 2 Plus V

Quest Rewards

Dropped by

Name Spawn Area Level Rate
Breed Egg Normal Kingdom of Uraya 62 - 64 8.4%
Impassable Edgar Unique Kingdom of Tantal 60 8.4%
Liberion Emblem Normal Empire of Mor Ardain 60 - 62 8.4%

Challenge Battle Mode (DLC)

Challenge Name Difficulty Chest 1 Chest 2 Chest 3
Attack of the Aspar Special Battle 1.14% 0.56% ---
Call the Exterminators Special Battle 1.71% 0.92% ---
Darkening Skies CR3.png 1.09% 0.54% ---
Dread Contagion CR4.png 1.48% 0.76% ---
Elma: Redux CR4.png 0.81% 0.37% ---
Otherworldly Fighter CR3.png 0.81% 0.37% ---
Panic at the Seaside CR3.png 0.51% 0.22% ---
Poisoned Paradise CR3.png 1.71% 0.92% ---
Sacred Wood CR3.png 1.71% 0.90% ---
Serious Showdown CR4.5.png 0.51% 0.22% ---
Temperantian Standoff CR2.png 0.49% 0.22% ---
This Year's Heropon CR3.png 0.81% 0.36% ---
Tiger! Tiger! IRL CR2.5.png 0.51% 0.22% ---
Torna's Finest CR4.png 1.48% 0.76% ---

Specials Lv 2 Plus VI

Challenge Battle Mode (DLC)

Challenge Name Difficulty Chest 1 Chest 2 Chest 3
9th Imp. Armored Div. CR5.png 0.83% 0.33% ---
Attack of the Aspar Special Battle --- 0.56% 0.66%
Call the Exterminators Special Battle --- 0.92% 1.19%
Chickenheart Challenge CR3.png 2.35% 1.08% ---
Cloud King's Revenge CR4.png 0.48% 0.18% ---
Darkening Skies CR3.png --- 0.54% 0.66%
Dino Drama CR3.5.png 1.20% 0.48% ---
Dread Contagion CR4.png --- 0.76% 0.95%
Elma: Redux CR4.png --- 0.37% 0.43%
Fiercest Faction CR4.png 0.48% 0.18% ---
Humanoid Alliance CR4.png 0.47% 0.18% ---
Mk. VIII CR4.5.png 2.25% 1.08% ---
Otherworldly Fighter CR3.png --- 0.37% 0.43%
Panic at the Seaside CR3.png --- 0.22% 0.24%
Poisoned Paradise CR3.png --- 0.92% 1.19%
Reinventing the Gogol CR4.png 0.84% 0.33% ---
Sacred Wood CR3.png --- 0.90% 1.19%
Serious Showdown CR4.5.png --- 0.22% 0.24%
Temperantian Standoff CR2.png --- 0.22% 0.25%
This Year's Heropon CR3.png --- 0.36% 0.43%
Tiger! Tiger! IRL CR2.5.png --- 0.22% 0.24%
Torna's Finest CR4.png --- 0.76% 0.93%

Torna ~ The Golden Country

In Torna ~ The Golden Country, the Aux Core is always obtained in its refined state.

Specials Lv 2 Plus I

Treasure Troves

Dropped by

Name Spawn Area Level Rate
Urbs Armu Normal Kingdom of Torna 18 - 24 14.0%

Specials Lv 2 Plus II

Treasure Troves

Quest Rewards

Dropped by

Name Spawn Area Level Rate
Gargoyle Story Kingdom of Torna 32 - 34 12.6%
Myrrhes Crustip Normal Gormott 31 - 36 12.6%

Specials Lv 2 Plus III

Dropped by

Name Spawn Area Level Rate
Erratic Goliante Unique Gormott 45 11.2%
Gray Buloofo Normal Gormott 41 - 43 11.2%

Skill RAM / Upgrade

Poppiswap

The Skill RAM or Upgrade variant can be crafted through Poppiswap's "Create/Crystallize" menu using Ether Crystals obtained from Tiger! Tiger! or from crystallizing other Poppi Parts. Create costs and required Technical Manuals are present in the Stats section.

Tiger! Tiger!

Skill RAM Stage Treasure
Size
Treasure Rate (per Trove)
Chapter 2 – 7 Chapter 8+
Specials Lv 2 Plus I Stage 2 Small 1.50% ---
Specials Lv 2 Plus III Stage 2 Small 1.00% ---
Stage 2 Large --- 4.40%
Specials Lv 2 Plus V Stage 2 Large --- 0.80%
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