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Melia
Female
Melia
Melia as seen in official artwork
Series Xenoblade series
Species High Entia / Hom
Age 88
First game Xenoblade Chronicles
Created by Monolith Soft
Voiced by (English) Jenna Coleman (NA & PAL)
Voiced by (Japanese) Shiori Katsuta (Japan)
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Melia Antiqua is one of the playable characters in the Wii RPG Xenoblade Chronicles. She is a the princess of the High Entia who is half High Entia and half Hom, she was born from the second consort of the Emperor of the High Entia, the second consort being a Hom according to tradition that explain why Melia is an half Hom half High Entia and why her mother is long dead during the events of the game (Melia outlived her). She has an half brother who is born from the first consort, Yumea and both were raised in the palace of the imperial capital of Alcamoth.

Appearance

Xenoblade Chronicles

History

Stats

Max Level Max HP Max Physical Strenght Max Ether Strenght Max Agility
99 3,752 311 559 101

List of Arts

  • Elemental Discharge [Talent Art] (attack with a summoned elemental)
  • Summon Bolt (grants Ether Up | causes electric damage)
  • Summon Flare (grants Strength Up | causes blaze damage to all enemies around the target)
  • Spear Break (throws back and slows an enemy, close range)
  • Hypnotise (puts an enemy to sleep)
  • Burst End (reduces physical and Ether defence of enemies in range, only available during Element Burst)
  • Shadow Stitch (Binds enemies in a circle around Melia)
  • Summon Aqua (grants Regenerate | drains HP from one enemy)
  • Healing Gift (sacrifices HP to heal a party member)
  • Summon Copy (resummon the last summoned elemental)
  • Summon Wind (grants Agility Up | inflicts area damage around the target)
  • Starlight Kick (forces Topple when used after Spear Break)
  • Summon Earth (reduces physical damage | inflicts poison)
  • Reflection (reflects enemy attacks except Talent Arts)
  • Power Effect [Aura] (doubles range of elemental auras)
  • Summon Ice (reduces Ether damage | causes chill damage to all enemies around Melia)
  • Mind Blast (removes enemy auras and inflicts Arts Seal, only available during Element Burst)

Notable gameplay particularities

  • each element discharge adds 10% to her talent gauge
  • can buff battle members with the summoned elements
  • can debuff and inflict high ether damage to enemies by discharging summoned elements or using ether arts
  • can double ether damage during elemental burst
  • can use talent arts during chain attacks that will guarantee a successive Chain Attack multiplier on the next turn
  • most effective ranged fighter other than Sharla; can keep enemies at a distance with Shadow Stitch and Hypnotise
  • possesses instant topple combo in Spear Break and Starlight Kick
  • one of two characters who can remove Auras, the other being Shulk

In other games

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U

Trophy Descriptions

MeliaTrophyWiiU

Melia Trophy in the Wii U version

  • North America: Time for a quick Melia-themed quiz! Take a look and try to guess how old she is. Eighty-eight! You're right! ...Wait-that's not what you guessed? OK, truth is, Melia's a High Entia, and they age MUCH more slowly than Homs. Still, if she's 88, maybe her old-fashioned turns of phrase aren't just because she's a princess!
  • EU: Time for a quick Melia-themed quiz! Take a look and try to guess how old she is. If you guessed 88, you'd be right! ...Wait, that's not what you guessed? OK, truth is, Melia's a High Entia, and they age MUCH more slowly than Homs. Still, if she's 88, maybe her old-fashioned turns of phrase aren't just because she's a princess!
Wii - Xenoblade Chronicles - 04/2012

Trivia

  • Her last name, Antiqua, means old/ancient in Latin. Melia is the only player-character in the game with a known surname.
  • Melia has the highest accuracy and ether out of all the playable characters in the game. She also has the lowest HP out of the characters.
  • Melia is also the name of a species family of plants that the Chinaberry Tree belongs to.

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