How to Use Item Crafting in Star Ocean The Second Story R
The Star Ocean series has many core mechanics and specializations, one of which is. Item crafting is another staple of the series, and it’s back in Star Ocean The Second Story R. In the first few hours, you may be wondering how to use item crafting in Star Ocean The Second Story R, and it can get a little confusing. if you don’t know how it works.
In older Star Ocean games like First Departure and Second Evolution, you would need to claim skills that would accumulate to unlock the crafting option, which you could then use to craft items. These are things like art, customization, and so on. In Star Ocean The Second Story R, the system is pretty much the same, but with some quality-of-life improvements that make your life a little easier. Here’s our guide on how to use the crafting mechanics in the game.
How to create an item in Star Ocean The Second Story R
To be able to use item crafting in Star Ocean The Second Story R, you will need to acquire the skills needed to use the specific item crafting method you want. To do this, go to the Upgrade menu, then to the IC/Special Skills menu, since IC stands for Item Crafting. Here you can go ahead and either select the skills required for your desired item crafting method or click the button corresponding to the “Toggle Upgrade” option at the bottom of the screen. This will sort the skills by the specialty/IC you need them for, meaning if you want to be able to use the Art crafting method, you can simply select Art and immediately upgrade all the skills you need.
To then use item crafting in Star Ocean The Second Story R, you will need to exit the Upgrade menu into the IC/Specialty menu, from here you will be taken straight to the IC menu, which presents all the item crafting options you can do in the game. You will need to choose which method you want to use, then use the required materials and level up as needed to have a better chance of completing some of the crafting methods. Additionally, some characters have talents that increase the likelihood of successfully crafting items, which you can see indicated by a small star next to their level on the IC screen or status screen.