Trials of Mana Remake - Jewel Eater Boss Guide

Boss guide for Jewel Eater in Trials of Mana Remake. This includes the boss enemy's strengths and weaknesses, stats and skills, and recommended battle strategies.

Trials of Mana - Jewel Eater Boss Guide

Guide on How to Defeat Jewel Eater

Jewel Eater is third boss enemy you need to defeat in Trials of Mana. Jewel Eater appears as an over-sized mole guarding its lair. The boss is encountered during their mission at Dwarf Tunnel.

Trials of Mana - Jewel Eater

Chapter 1: Dwarf Tunnel Walkthrough

Jewel Eater Information

Here is a breakdown of the boss’ strengths and weaknesses, stats, and skills:

Jewel Eater Stats

Target Areas Left Claw, Right Claw, Head, Left Feet, Right Feet
Weaknesses Wind element
Resistance Earth element
Recommended Level Level 12 or higher
EXP Rewards 3,330 exp
Lucre Rewards 480 lucre
Other Rewards Gnome (Earth element abilities)

Jewel Eater Skills

Skill Skill Effect
Lick Jewel Eater sticks its tongue out and swings its from right to left.
Slam Jewel Eater stands on its back feet and slams the ground in front of him.
Rock Throw Jewel Eater places its claw on the ground. Then, it targets three areas for its skill range and starts to throw rocks to that area.
Hard Hit Jewel Eater charges up and dashes to the opposite side of the cave. The area of attack is large and deals up to 90 damage.
Grand Slam Jewel Eater rages and transfers to the center of the arena. Then, it starts slamming the ground and rocks will fall down on random areas highlighted by an area of attack.

Jewel Eater 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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