Scarlet Nexus - Surprise Test! Side Quest

A complete walkthrough and guide for the Surprise Test! quest or side mission in Scarlet Nexus. Included is the request's availability, how to unlock, location, enemies, rewards, and strategy to clear it.

Scarlet Nexus - Surprise Test! Side Quest

Surprise Test! Quest in Scarlet Nexus

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Here are details for the Surprise Test! quest in Scarlet Nexus, This includes the location and how to clear it in the game.


Availability Yuito RoutePhase 2: Days of Disquieting Stagnation
Objective In mid-air, defeat 2 Vase Paws
Details “Let me see if you’re keeping up with your training. You should be able to handle a mission like this with ease.”
Requester Examiner
Requester Location Suoh City Ryujin Ward – OSF Training Facility and Headquarters
Request Location Kikuchiba
Recommended Party Members N/A
Clear Reward All: Light Jelly x 3

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Trophies and Achievements

Trophy How to Unlock
PlayStation 4 - Bronze TrophyA Helping Hand Complete a quest for the first time.
PlayStation 4 - Bronze TrophyThose Who Heed the Call Complete 30 quests.

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Requester Location

The location of the request is detailed on the map and is marked with a diamond icon.

Suoh City Ryujin Ward – Main Street

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Outside of OSF Training facility head straight and the requester is an OSF examiner wearing a red uniform.

Surprise Test! Quest Walkthrough

Return to Kikuchiba – Mid-Level Shopping District

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1 After taking the quest, leave the area and transfer back to Kikuchiba – Mid-Level Shopping District.
2 From the starting zone, move forward and look for Vase Paws enemies to defeat. If there are other types of enemies focus on them first to get less distraction.
3 You can damage them from the ground before launching them mid-air using □/x + x/a.
4 You can make use of SAS to damage them while mid-air. Do not use Brain Crush to finish them off since it will not count.
5 If you cannot land the last hit, you can remove any character from your active party and still use their SAS abilities. You can also set the tactics of both to target other enemies by pressing the △/y in your party screen menu.

Surprise Test! Quest Strategy

Launch attack mid-air

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Strike the Vase Paws mid-air using the □/x + x/a combo button. Continue dealing combos in the air and launch them back upwards when they land.

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