|Unit Card properties|
This article is about the numerical card property that determines the efficacy of skills. For the article on the skills themselves, go to Skills.
Skill Level, shortened as Skill Lv, Skill.Lv, S.LV, S.Lv, SLV, or SLv, is a card property that determines the efficacy of the innate non-charge skills of a character card. The skill level does not determine the efficacy of a card's Charge Skill, nor does it determine that of the skills granted by any equipped AR cards.
Relation to skills
All cards start at skill level 1 and can reach a maximum of 100.
As you increase the skill level of your cards, the power of their skills increases. The chances of their skill activating will increase, and in addition the effect of the skill itself will become more powerful.
Skill Levels are applied to all innate non-charge skills. A new Skill is unlocked for each card when you Limit Break them, up to a total of 4 Skills.
On a characters Status screen in the game, Skills are formatted as (Skill Name) / [Activation Timing] Skill Effect / % Chance of Activation
Effect on skill activation rate
The activation rate will linearly increase with Skill Lv until the activation rate peaks at S.Lv 100, at double its base rate at S.Lv 1. The calculation for the activation rate of a skill of a particular card is below:
Rateactivation = ⌊Ratebase activation×(1 + (SLv/100)⌋
- SLv is the card's Skill Level
- Ratebase activation is the activation rate of the skill at Skill Lv 1
- ⌊ ⌋ is the floor function (rounds the value inside it down)
Simply put, at skill level 100, the activation chance of all Skills are DOUBLE their original (skill level 1) values.
Effect on skill efficacy
Similar to its effect on skill activation rate, the Skill Lv will linearly increase the efficacy of HP- and CP-increasing/depleting skills until it is doubled. However, unlike activation rate, the efficacy will not always round down: it will round to the nearest 1. The calculation is below:
Points changed = (PointsSLv100/2)×(1 + (SLv/100))
Status Level determines the efficacy of a Status. The Level of Statuses bestowed or inflicted by the innate non-charge skills of a card is equal to the Skill Level of that card.
Increasing Skill Level
Some quests drop items called Souls that are used to increase a character's skill level; each weapon type has a corresponding Soul. Like Boosts, you don't have to match them up; any Soul would do. However, you won't fully benefit from the skill level increase that the matching Souls would yield. Warrior Souls can matches to a card of any weapon type, much like how ALL-ROUND Boosts match to a card of any attribute.
You will see your chance for success after picking the Souls, with a 100% chance or above indicating that failure is impossible. Furthermore, percentages such as 260% indicate that your unit's skill level is guaranteed to go up 2 levels, with a 60% chance of going up a third.
Like Boosts, you also have to use coins to increase a unit's skill level, but unlike unit leveling, the coin cost is steeper.
This means that using higher quality Souls minimizes the total cost needed to skill up.
Below is a suggested path optimized for the least amount of matching Warrior Soul G and coins consumed.
Below is the cumulative cost when skill boosting your units with the aforementioned path.
Suggested paths to use matching Warrior Soul L for the first few levels. Second path will consume more coins.