Braver is a returning class in Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis.

Class Weapon Overview

Katana

The Katana is an agile weapon that is ideal for rapid attacks. Katana Photon Art Combos can be used to dish out a variety of attacks when the same PA is performed repeatedly.

Katana Mechanics

  • Katana Guard Counter Advanced: Adds a shockwave to the Counter when performing a Perfect Guard with Weapon Action.

Bow

The Bow is a ranged weapon that deals steady damage from afar! The Photon Arts change greatly depending on whether or not you charge the attack. Mix up charging your attacks to get the upper-hand in battle!

Bow Mechanics

  • Bow Elusion Plus: Using a Weapon Action while pressing the directional pad at just the right time after releasing a Photon Art will make you slide while attacking.

Skill Tree Overview

Brave Combat Resta Effect Amplifier Breakfall HP Gain Mighty Guard
Brave Combat Close Range Brave Combat Arrow Mates
Brave Combat Short Cycle Brave Combat Final Bonus Main Class Katana Guard Counter Katana PA Combo Retention Bow Elusion Counter Tracer Arrow
Katana Guard Counter Advanced Fearless Attitude Bow Elusion Plus

Skills

Brave Combat

[Active Skill] Reduces PP consumption and increases attack PP recovery for a fixed time. Using the skill while activated will launch a powerful attack. Can only be used with Braver weapons.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1
NGSUISkillBraveCombat.png Brave Combat None PP Consumption 80%
PP Recovery 150%
Effect Duration 30s
Cooldown 120s

Resta Effect Amplifier

Increases HP recovery amount when you use Restasigne.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1 2 3 4 5
NGSUISkillRestaEffectAmplifier.png Resta Effect Amplifier None Heal Potency Increase Rate (Main) 110% 113% 116% 118% 120%
Heal Potency Increase Rate (Sub) 102% 104% 106% 108% 110%

Breakfall HP Gain

Recovers HP when you break-fall a launch or knockback caused by an enemy attack.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1 2 3 4 5
NGSUISkillBreakfallHPGain.png Breakfall HP Gain None HP Recovery Rate (Main) 10% 12% 13% 14% 15%
HP Recovery Rate (Sub) 5% 6% 7% 8% 10%

Mighty Guard

Reduces damage taken and PP consumption when you guard with a Weapon Action.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1
NGSUISkillMightyGuard.png Mighty Guard None Damage Taken Rate 10%
PP Consumption 10

Brave Combat Close Range

During Brave Combat, using a normal attack while locked on will cause you to move closer to enemies within a certain distance. Can only be used with a Katana.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1
NGSUISkillBraveCombatCloseRange.png Brave Combat Close Range Brave Combat N/A N/A

Brave Combat Arrow Mates

During Brave Combat, adds resistance against launches and knockbacks caused by enemy attacks at a specific point when attacking with a Photon Art. Can only be used with a Bow.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1
NGSUISkillBraveCombatArrowMates.png Brave Combat Arrow Mates Brave Combat N/A N/A

Brave Combat Short Cycle

Shortens the effect duration of Brave Combat, but also shortens the cooldown time.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1 2 3 4 5
NGSUISkillBraveCombatShortCycle.png Brave Combat Short Cycle Brave Combat Effect Duration 25s 23s 21s 18s 15s
Cooldown 100s 90s 80s 70s 60s

Brave Combat Final Bonus

When Brave Combat ends, you recover a certain amount of HP and PP according to your hit count while the skill was active. Can only be used by a Main Class or with Braver weapons.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1 2 3 4 5
NGSUISkillBraveCombatFinalBonus.png Brave Combat Final Bonus Brave Combat HP Recovery Rate/Hit 0.30% 0.30% 0.30% 0.30% 0.30%
HP Recovery Rate/Limit 6% 12% 18% 24% 30%
PP Recovery Rate/Hit 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
PP Recovery Rate/Limit 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%

Katana Guard Counter

Automatically unleashes a counter when you successfully execute a Perfect Guard using a Weapon Action. Can only be used with a Katana.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1
NGSUISkillKatanaGuardCounter.png Katana Guard Counter None N/A N/A

Katana PA Combo Retention

Using another Photon Art will not interrupt your Katana combo string. Can only be used with a Katana.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1
NGSUISkillKatanaPAComboRetention.png Katana PA Combo Retention None N/A N/A

Bow Elusion Counter

When you successfully dodge using a Weapon Action, using a normal attack will unleash a counter. Can only be used with a bow.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1
NGSUISkillBowElusionCounter.png Bow Elusion Counter None N/A N/A

Tracer Arrow

Arrows released using normal attacks gain homing ability. Can only be used with a Bow.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1
NGSUISkillTracerArrow.png Tracer Arrow None N/A N/A

Katana Guard Counter Advanced

Adds a shockwave to the Katana Guard Counter.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1
NGSUISkillKatanaGuardCounterAdvanced.png Katana Guard Counter Advanced Katana Guard Counter N/A N/A

Fearless Attitude

Neutralizes enemy attacks to your front at a set time after releasing a Photon Art or normal attack, and automatically unleashes a counter. Can only be used with a Katana.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1
NGSUISkillFearlessAttitude.png Fearless Attitude Katana Guard Counter N/A N/A

Bow Elusion Plus

Using a Weapon Action while pressing the directional pad at just the right time after releasing a Photon Art will make you slide while attacking. Can only be used with a Bow.

Icon Skill Name Prerequisite Effect Skill Level
1
NGSUISkillBowElusionPlus.png Bow Elusion Plus None N/A N/A