Your objective during battle is to achieve the victory conditions. You can confirm the victory conditions on the information screen.
Completing Missions and Side-Missions
Complete the missions and side-missions that arise during battle to move a step closer to victory.
*You will fail some missions or side-missions if you cannot complete them within a certain amount of time.
Missions are indicated by a red smoke signal fired into the sky. They are essential to winning the battle; failing to complete them will lead to your defeat.
Side-missions are indicated by a green smoke signal fired into the sky.
Completing them can provide you with various benefits during the battle, such as receiving items from your allies, or having them join you as a team member.
Additionally, the Decisive Battle Signal Meter will fill faster.
Gaining New Team Members
Certain soldiers may join you as team members (up to a maximum of four) if you approach them and press ,
or if you assist them by completing side-missions. Team members act according to the objective set for the team.
Resupplying Gas, Blades, and More
Press near a Logistician to obtain items.
You may also come across soldiers on the battlefield that have been defeated by the Titans.
Approach them and press to pick up any items they have on them.
Decisive Battle Signal
The Decisive Battle Signal Meter will gradually fill as you perform actions such as defeating Titans or completing side-missions.
When the Decisive Battle Signal Meter is full, press
to fire a Decisive Battle Signal.
For a limited time, your abilities will be powered-up and your Gas Meter and your blade's Durability will not be depleted.
Additionally, any nearby allies will come to fight by your side.
The battle will end once you have completed the necessary missions and achieved the victory conditions.
You will be given an evaluation of your performance after the battle is over.
Your evaluation will change depending on the number of missions accomplished, how many Titans you have slain, and the amount of time remaining in the battle.
The amount of rewards such as Experience and funds that you receive will differ depending on your evaluation.
Once your Experience reaches a certain level, your Regiment Skill and Soldier Skill will increase.
As your Regiment Skill rises, you will be able to develop new equipment at the Camp.
As your Soldier Skill rises, you will be able to learn new Skills.
Defeat / Retry
You will lose the battle if you are eaten by a Titan or if you meet the defeat conditions for the battle.
Even if you are defeated, you can retry the battle from the previous checkpoint.
*You may lose the battle when attacked by certain Titans, even if you are not eaten.
*Checkpoints are automatically set when you complete certain tasks, such as arriving at the location of a smoke signal.