Trials of Mana Remake - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel Walkthrough

A complete walkthrough and guide for Dwarf Tunnel in Trials of Mana Remake. Included also are list of items, enemies, and strategies.

Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel Story Walkthrough

Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel

Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Jewel Eater

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Story Objectives

Here is a summary of objectives needed to be accomplished in this chapter:

Objective Summary
Look for Watts Traverse through the Dwarf Tunnel and locate Watts.
Chase after Watts After acquiring Nitromyte, follow Watts in order to catch up to the mana spirit, Gnome
Defeat Jewel Eater Defeat the boss at Dwarf Tunnel and obtain Gnome.

Obtainable Items

Here is a list of items that can be acquired in this chapter:

Dwarf Tunnel Items

Item Holder Location
Magic Rope x1 Red Vase On the side of the tunnel
Medical Herb x1 Yellow Orb On the left side of the tunnel
Candy x1 Yellow Orb Beside the rocks of a hidden cave
Dream Reed x1 Yellow Orb Beside the tunnel path
Curious Cookie Treasure Chest On top of a small cliff
Candy x1 Red Vase On the terrace
Cup of Wishes x1 Treasure Chest On the ending path of a hidden cave
Cup of Wishes x1 Treasure Chest On top a terrace
Magic Rope x1 Yellow Orb On the side of the base floor
Item Seed x1 Yellow Orb On the side of the base floor
Glass Ring Treasure Chest Third rock platform
N/A Lil’ Cactus #3 Near the bonfire
40 Lucre Red Vase Near the bonfire
Candy x1 Yellow Orb Near the mushrooms
Chocolate 1 Treasure Chest Near the mushrooms
Candy x1 Yellow Orb Near the stalactites
30 Lucre Yellow Orb On the pile of gold
40 Lucre Yellow Orb On the pile of gold
40 Lucre Yellow Orb On the pile of gold
30 Lucre Yellow Orb On the nearby pond
Chocolate x1 Treasure Chest On the top of the circular path
40 Lucre Yellow Orb Near the cliff
20 Lucre Yellow Orb Railway entrance/exit
Cup of Wishes x1 Treasure Chest Beside the wall of rocks

Enemies

Here is a list of enemies encountered in this chapter:

Dwarf Tunnel Enemies

Enemy Level Location
Goblin Lv.10 Dwarf Tunnel
Batmo Lv.10 Dwarf Tunnel
Molebear Lv.10 Dwarf Tunnel
Slime Lv.10 Dwarf Tunnel
Mushboom Lv.10 Dwarf Tunnel
Hobgoblin Lv.10 Dwarf Tunnel

Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel Walkthrough

Look for Watts

Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Pay 5,000 Lucre for Nitromyte

1 Examine the red vase and acquire an item (Magic Rope x1).
2 Head to the marked location by moving northwest.
3 Look on your left and examine another yellow orb on the left side of the tunnel (Medical Herb x1).
4 Look on your right and break the wall of rocks.
5 Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Hidden Location 1Defeat Goblin (Level 10) enemies and look for a yellow orb (Candy x1).
6 Continue on your path northwest and defeat Batmo (Level 10) enemies.
7 After clearing, examine a yellow orb beside the tunnel path (Dream Reed x1).
8 Continue on your path and defeat Molebear (Level 10) enemies.
9 Then, move to the open cave and speak to Watts.
10 Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Chain Ability - BlacksmithGet the Nitromyte and pay 5,000 lucre to Watts. Acquire your 3rd chain ability, Blacksmith.

Chase after Watts

Field Links Fire Emblem Three Houses Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Chase after Watts

1 Follow Watts and pass through the previously locked gate.
2 Defeat Slime (Level 10) enemies near the gate.
3 Before going west, look on your left and find a treasure chest (Curious Cookie x1).
4 Consume the cookie for additional experience and head west until you see two split paths.
5 Before going through these paths, look behind you and go down in order locate a red vase (Candy x1).
6 Don’t leave yet and break another wall of rocks. Go through its path and find a treasure chest (Cup of Wishes x1).
7 Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Bridge LocationReturn to the split paths and go to the left one first. Cross through the bridge halfway and stop.
8 Look on your left and find a treasure chest (Cup of Wishes x1). Jump and roll towards it.
9 After clearing the enemies below, look for a yellow orb (Magic Rope x1). Also, find a red vase nearby (Item Seed x1).
10 Go back to the pathway leading to the bridge. This time, cross bridge completely until you reach the other end.
11 After clearing the area, jump over multiple platforms on your right until you reach a treasure chest (Glass Ring x1).
12 Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Lil' Cactus Location 3Return to the area and reach the new location with a bonfire. Get close to the bonfire and look for Lil’ Cactus #3. Also, examine a red vase nearby (40 Lucre).
13 Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Mushroom LocationFrom the bonfire, proceed to the left passage that will show that your party is on top of a cliff.
14 Jump down and defeat Mushboom (Level 10) enemies. After clearing, examine the yellow orb (Candy x1) and the treasure chest (Chocolate x1).
15 Go east and then, south. Then, look at the right side of your map to find a breakable wall of rocks.
16 Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Hidden Location 2Break the wall and enter a secret area. Defeat the enemies and find a yellow orb near the stalactites (Candy x1).
17 Leave the area and return to the passageway near the mushrooms. Head straight east and break another wall of rocks.
18 Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Hidden Location 3This will lead your to a another secret cave surround by treasures. Beat a group Goblin and Hobgoblin (Level 10) enemies before acquiring the items.
19 After finishing the enemies, get all yellow orbs on the pile of gold (30 Lucre, 40 Lucre, and 40 Lucre).
20 Then pickup another yellow orb located on the pond nearby (30 Lucre).
21 Don’t leave the secret area yet and proceed to the circular path near to you. Defeat enemies and open a treasure chest (Chocolate x1).
22 Leave secret cave and go through the path leading to the mana statue. Interact with the statue and SAVE your current game.
23 There is a yellow orb behind and acquire an item (40 Lucre). Then, jump down to an area below you and defeat enemies.
24 Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Railway Area LocationHead a north west and clear a large group enemies. After that, approach a yellow orb placed at a railway entrance/exit (20 Lucre).
25 Return to the mana statue location and enter the unexplored path on the other side.
26 Reach the end of the path and locate a treasure chest (Cup of Wishes x1).

Defeat Jewel Eater

Trials of Mana - Jewel Eater

1 Watch a cutscene.
2 Defeat Jewel Eater boss enemy. Avoid the range of its attacks while you spend and build up your CS gauges to damage it.
Jewel Eater Boss Guide
3 Obtain Gnome, a mana spirit, after defeating the boss.
4 You can choose between quick transfer to the Free City of Maia or staying in the Dwarf Tunnel in order to acquire missed items.

Item Locations

Below are the in-game locations of the obtainable items in this chapter.

Dwarf Tunnel Item Locations

In-Game Location Item and Location
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Vase Location 1 Magic Rope x1
On the side of the tunnel, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Orb Location 1 Medical Herb x1
On the left side of the tunnel, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Orb Location 2 Candy x1
Beside the rocks of a hidden cave, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Orb Location 3 Dream Reed x1
Beside the tunnel path, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Chest Location 1 Curious Cookie
On top of a small cliff, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Vase Location 2 Candy x1
On the terrace, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Chest Location 3 Cup of Wishes x1
On the ending path of a hidden cave, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Chest Location 4 Cup of Wishes x1
On top a terrace, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Orb Location 4 Magic Rope x1
On the side of the base floor, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Vase Location 3 Item Seed x1
On the side of the base floor, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Chest Location 5 Glass Ring x1
Third rock platform, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Lil' Cactus Location 3 Lil’ Cactus #3
Near the bonfire, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Vase Location 4 40 Lucre
Near the bonfire, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Orb Location 5 Candy x1
Near the mushrooms, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Chest Location 6 Chocolate x1
Near the mushrooms, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Orb Location 6 Candy x1
Near the stalactites, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Orb Location 7 30 Lucre
On the pile of gold, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Orb Location 8 40 Lucre
On the pile of gold, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Orb Location 9 40 Lucre
On the pile of gold, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Orb Location 10 30 Lucre
On the nearby pond, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Chest Location 6 Chocolate x1
On the top of the circular path, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Orb Location 11 40 Lucre
Near the cliff, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Orb Location 12 20 Lucre
Railway entrance/exit, Dwarf Tunnel
Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Chest Location 7 Cup of Wishes x1
Beside the wall of rocks, Dwarf Tunnel

Tips and Strategies

Here is a list of the tips and strategies for this chapter:

Break the Cave Walls

Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Cave Walls

Enter closed areas by breaking through their walls. The walls have a different texture and color so you can identify them easily in the map.

Jump and Roll to Avoid Molebear’s Sonic Wonder ability

Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Avoid Molebear's Sonic Wonder

When facing Molebears, we advise moving around constantly when being chased by their Sonic Wonder move. If you and your party members get hit by this move, they will be knocked out over time.

Evade the Slime’s Putty Toss ability

Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Avoid Putty Toss

When fighting against slime enemies, we recommend evading it’s Putty Toss move in order to avoid getting poisoned in battle.

Consume Curious Cookies

Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Curious Cookie

Eat a curious cookie to increase you party’s earned experience in battle.

Fast Leveling Guide

Locate Lil’ Cactus #3

Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Lil' Cactus Location 3

Before leaving the Dwarf Tunnel, locate the third Lil’ Cactus in the city. Get to the area with a bonfire and find the running plant.

All Lil’ Cactus Locations

Equip Earth Elemental Moves and Magic

Trials of Mana - Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel - Chain Ability - Blacksmith

After acquiring the second mana spirit, Gnome, attach newly unlocked moves and magic to your party members.

Gnome Mana Spirit Abilities

Jewel Eater Boss Strategies

Here is a breakdown of the battle strategies against the boss:

Setup your Battle Strategy

Target Same Enemy
Tactics Protection is Paramount
Moves Use moves without MP falling to 75%
Class Strikes Do not use class strikes
Healing Items Leave at least 5 of each items in stock

Imbue Weapon with Wind Element

If you have access to Siren Claw, enchant your melee characters’ weapon with Wind property to deal more damage to the boss. Elemental weapon enchants can be acquired from Item Seeds or through the Merchant Town Beiser’s Night Market.

Use Aerial Attacks or Combos

Trials of Mana - Jewel Eater - Use Aerial Combos

Start the battle by dealing aerial attacks to combos to the boss. This will help build up your CS gauge over time.

Launch Multiple Class Strikes

Trials of Mana - Jewel Eater - Use Class Strikes

Once all party members have their CS gauges full, begin launching multiple class strikes against the boss. Start off with your main physical damage dealer first.

Use Elemental Magic

Trials of Mana - Jewel Eater - Use Holy Bolt

If you have Angela in your party, kite the boss from a distance using Holy Bolt. If you ran out of MP, consume a Faerie Walnut or switch to another party member.

Break Blue Vases to Replenish CS Gauges

Trials of Mana - Jewel Eater - Break Blue Vase

Apart from dealing damage, you can also build up your party’s CS gauges by breaking nearby blue vases. Just make sure that you will break only a sufficient amount of vases enough to fill-up the gauges.

Avoid the Trajectory of Rock Throws

Trials of Mana - Jewel Eater - Avoid Skill Range

When the boss is using it’s Rock Throw skill, you can either stay in the corner or in between it’s skill range to avoid the move. Take advantage of this opportunity to replenish your party’s HP or MP.

Jump and Roll to Evade Grand Slam

Trials of Mana - Jewel Eater - Jump and Roll

One of Jewel Eater’s skills, Grand Slam, causes rocks to fall down. Jump and roll in order to avoid getting hit.

Target the Boss’ Left and Right Feet

Trials of Mana - Jewel Eater - Target Left and Right Feet

At 50% HP, the boss will be out in the open and its feet are exposed. Use Class Strikes to deal heavy damage to it.

Stick to the Corner to Evade Hard Hit

Trials of Mana - Jewel Eater - Stick to the Corner

Jewel Eater’s Hard Hit skill covers a wide area. Luckily, you can avoid it by heading to the corner of the arena before it launches it move.

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