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Xenoblade Chronicles 2’s 1.51 Update Adds New Rare Blade Hibana and Expansion Pass Quests



Nintendo announced that Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is getting its 1.51 update tomorrow, July 27, and it’ll come with a new Rare Blade named Hibana (in Japan) along with some Expansion Pass quests, and more.


First, here’s a look at the new Rare Blade “Hibana”


Hibana (CV: Natsumi Takamori)


Hibana is the main attraction of this new update. She’s a fire-element Blade with healing abilities. She was designed by Atto, best known as the writer and illustrator of Non Non Biyori. She’s voiced by Natsumi Takamori, known for voicing Mei Misaki in Another, Miku Maekawa in The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls, and many others.






Check out her Synchronization scene below:



Here’s are quests included in the fourth and final wave of Expansion Pass DLC quests:

  • Booster’s Sunken Ship (Available after Chapter 3)
  • The Popular Pastry Chef (Available after Chapter 8, must have Rare Blades Gorg and Boreas.)
  • Master Craftsman’s Accessory (Available after Chapter 7)
  • Hot Spring Vacation In Mor Ardain (Available after Chapter 10, must have Rare Blades Sheba, Kora, and Kasandra with Lv. 3 One Lucky Gal.)
  • Mysterious Activation Code (Available after Chapter 10, must have Rare Blade Adenine with Extra-Ancient Wisdom Lv. 5.)




The information comes from Japan, so keep in mind that names aren’t final.


Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is available on the Nintendo Switch. The 1.51 update launches on July 27, 2018.

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