Octopath Traveler II Best Starting Character Cheats
Start With Ochette or Osvald
|Ochette||・ After completing Chapter 1, you can go to the east and west parts of Solistia.
・ Attacks enemies’ weak points easily.
|Osvald||・ 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
|Weapon and Attributes||
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
|Weapon and Attributes||
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
|Castti||・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.|
|Temenos||・Early access to healing spells.
|・Low offensive capabilities during the early stages of the game.|
|Throne||・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.|
|Partitio||・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.
|Agnea||・Latent Power can make single-foe attacks target all.||・Only proficient at Daggers at the start.
・Low base stats.
|Hikari||・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.