Trials of Mana Remake - Machine Golem S Boss Guide

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

Trials of Mana Remake - Machine Golem S Boss Guide

Guide on How to Defeat Machine Golem S

Machine Golem S is one of the boss enemies you need to defeat in Trials of Mana Remake. The boss appears as three mechs and come as the powered-up version of Machine Golem R. The boss is encountered during their mission at Frostbite Fields.

Trials of Mana Remake - Machine Golem S

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Machine Golem S Information

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

Machine Golem S Stats

Target Areas Body only
Weaknesses Wind element
Resistance Earth element
Recommended Level Level 27 or higher
EXP Rewards 6,300 exp
Lucre Rewards 6,900 lucre
Other Rewards None

Machine Golem S Skills

Skill Skill Description
Rocket Punch Machine Golem S thrusts its fists.
Grumpkin Machine Golem S tosses a large projectile. When it connects, the boss drains MP.
Stone Cloud Machine Golem S covers a relatively large marked area which inflicts Petrify.
Blaze Wall Machine Golem S covers some spots of the area and then sets them ablaze.
Dark Force + Machine Golem S covers a relatively large marked area and then traps the enemy inside with dark energy. The area of effect is wide.

Machine Golem S 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

There are three boss enemies in this battle so we advise you assign your AI companions to deal damage at one boss at a time.

Land Debuffs

Trials of Mana Remake - Machine Golem S - Use Debuffs

Land multiple debuffs to the boss enemies. Debuffs can be in the form of attack decrease (Power Down), defense decrease (Protect Down), and magic & magic defense decrease (Mind Down). These debuffs can be accessed as innate abilities or consumable items.

Cast Buffs

Trials of Mana Remake - Machine Golem S - Use Buffs

Follow-up the debuffs with multiple buffs to your party members. Buff moves can be in the form of attack increase (Power Up), defense increase (Protect Up), and magic & magic increase (Mind Up). These buffs can be also accessed as innate abilities or consumable items.

Use Wind Element Magic

Trials of Mana Remake - Machine Golem S - Use Wind Elemental Magic

Use wind elemental magic or items to damage the boss from a distance. It is better to have upgraded versions of basic elemental magic.

Enchant Melee Weapon with Wind Element

Trials of Mana Remake - Machine Golem S - Enchant Wind Elemental to Weapons

If you have access to Wind Saber or Siren Claw, enchant your melee characters’ weapon with Wind element to deal more damage to the boss. Elemental weapon enchants can be acquired from Item Seeds or through items shops.

Cure Petrify

Trials of Mana Remake - Machine Golem S - Cure Petrify

Golems tend to use Stone Cloud to inflict Petrify. If you have Charlotte, you won’t face too much problems. Another option is to bring a stash of Stardust Herb or Poto Oil.

Use Class Strikes to Deal Heavy Damage

Trials of Mana Remake - Machine Golem S - Use Class Strikes

Use Class Strikes to deal more damage to the boss enemies. If you want it to be optimal, make sure your CS covers both more than one golem. Switch among your party members to unleash multiple barrages of class strikes.

Avoid staying on one spot

Trials of Mana Remake - Machine Golem S - Jump and Roll

You’ll want to keep moving and use your stronger class strikes. Channel them on one golem at a time until you knock it out.

Dodge the Explosion

Trials of Mana Remake - Machine Golem S - Self Destruct

Machine Golems cause to self destruct whenever they perish. As mentioned above, you need to retreat to a safe spot to avoid the blast.

Machine Golem S Boss Battle Video

Here is a video on how to defeat the boss in-game:

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