Octopath Traveler II Best Starting Character Cheats


Octopath Traveler II Best Starting Character Cheats


Start With Ochette or Osvald

Best Starters Reason
Octopath Traveler 2 - OchetteOchette ・ After completing Chapter 1, you can go to the east and west parts of Solistia.
・ Attacks enemies’ weak points easily.
Octopath Traveler 2 - OsvaldOsvald ・ Able to attack all targets.
・ Reveals enemy weaknesses.
・ Support Skill that reduces encounter rate.
・ Can mug items from townspeople.

It is recommended to start with Ochette or Osvald’s tale as they have a lot of advantages that can carry you through the early stages of the game!

Benefits of Starting With Ochette

Octopath Traveler 2 - Ochette SpriteOchette
Primary Job Hunter
Path Action
Octopath Traveler 2 - Day Provoke
Octopath Traveler 2 - Night Befriend
Weapon and Attributes
Octopath Traveler 2 - BowBow
Octopath Traveler 2 - AxeAxe
Octopath Traveler 2 - ElectricElectric

Ochette’s ability to capture monsters is extremely helpful and can expand your battle strategies as each captured monsters cover a certain weapon type or elemental weakness that can turn the tides of battle in your favor!

Including Mahina or Akala, you can only bring along a total of 7 monsters. However, you can convert monsters into items by preparing them, in case you would prefer to bring along an entirely different one.

Benefits of Starting With Osvald

Octopath Traveler 2 - Osvald SpriteOsvald
Primary Job Scholar
Path Action
Octopath Traveler 2 - Day Scrutinize
Octopath Traveler 2 - Night Mug
Weapon and Attributes
Octopath Traveler 2 - FireFire
Octopath Traveler 2 - IceIce
Octopath Traveler 2 - ElectricElectric

Osvald has a support ability that can lower encounter rates and has a Night Path Action that can steal people’s belongings.

He also has spells that can hit multiple targets and possesses a Talent that can identify enemy weaknesses at the start of battle, making him an ideal choice for those who want to clear hoards of foes from the beginning.

Starting Character Guide: Pros and Cons

All Advantages and Disadvantages

Character Pros Cons
Octopath Traveler 2 - CasttiCastti ・Easy access to the southeastern part of Solistia after completing Chapter 1
・Able to attack all targets by using concoctions.
・Difficult to obtain concoction materials in the early stages of the game.
Octopath Traveler 2 - TemenosTemenos ・Early access to healing spells.
・Excellent recovery.
・Low offensive capabilities during the early stages of the game.
Octopath Traveler 2 - ThroneThrone ・Can Steal from enemies and townspeople.
・Easy HP sustain thanks to Thief Job Skills.
・Does not have an AoE attack at the start, making it difficult to take down multiple foes.
Octopath Traveler 2 - PartitioPartitio Donate BP is an excellent Skill to have early in the game. ・Some Skills consume money.
・Does not have a lot of chances to use his Path Actions at the start.
Octopath Traveler 2 - AgneaAgnea ・Latent Power can make single-foe attacks target all. ・Only proficient at Daggers at the start.
・Low base stats.
Octopath Traveler 2 - HikariHikari ・Can learn Skills from townspeople that you can use in combat.
・High base stats.
・Can be challenging to use as a first character due to the requirements of his Path Actions.

First Character is Permanent in the Party

As you progress through Octopath Traveler 2, you can form a party consisting of 4 members, but the traveler you choose at the start of the game cannot be removed out of the party.