Trials of Mana Remake - Zehnoa Boss Guide

Boss guide for Zehnoa 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 - Zehnoa Boss Guide

Guide on How to Defeat Zehnoa

Zehnoa is one of the bosses that you need to defeat in Trials of Mana Remake. Zehnoa appears as a large barrier. It lays traps and shoots fire at intruders. The boss is encountered during their mission in the Citadel of Laurent.

Trials of Mana Remake - Zehnoa

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Zehnoa Information

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

Zehnoa Stats

Target Areas Face only
Weaknesses Water Element
Resistance Fire Element
Recommended Level Level 22 or higher
EXP Rewards 4,000 exp
Lucre Rewards 1,200 lucre
Other Rewards None

Zehnoa Skills

Skill Skill Description
Repel Zehnoa pushes enemies back. It usually combines repel with trap attacks to hold enemies down.
Trap I Zehnoa lays traps in front of it to cover its face. Often paired with repel.
Trap II Zehnoa places traps in the back, or off to the sides.
Blaze Wall Zehnoa hits a small section of the area with fire elemental magic.
Mini Zehnoa lays a curse that makes enemies smaller.
Fireball + Zehnoa releases a large burning ball on its enemy.

Zehnoa Strategies

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

Setup your AI Battle Strategy

Target Other Enemies
Tactics Protection is Paramount
Moves Use moves without MP falling to 50%
Class Strikes Do not use Class Strikes
Healing Items Leave at least 5 of each items in stock

There will be summoned enemies in this battle so we advise your AI companions to deal with them first before supporting you against the boss itself.

Land Debuffs

Trials of Mana Remake - Zehnoa - Use Debuffs

Land multiple debuffs to the boss enemy at the start of the battle. 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 - Zehnoa - 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 Water Elemental and Summon Magic

Trials of Mana Remake - Zehnoa - Use Water Elemental and Summon Magic

Use water elemental magic or items to damage the boss from a distance. Also, it will disable the boss from using fire-based moves for a while.

Break Blue Vases to Replenish CS Gauges

Trials of Mana Remake - Zehnoa - Break Blue Vases

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.

Enchant Melee Weapon with Water Element

Trials of Mana Remake - Zehnoa - Use Water Elemental Magic

If you have access to Water Saber or Poseidon Claw, enchant your melee characters’ weapon with Water element 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 Remake - Zehnoa - Use Aerial Attacks

In order to keep your position, deal continuous aerial attacks to combos to the boss until it repels you. This will also help build up your CS gauge over time.

Launch Tier 2 Class Strikes

Trials of Mana Remake - Zehnoa - Use Tier 2 Class Strikes

Capitalize the water enchant in your weapon and use your hardest-hitting class strikes against the boss. Then, switch to your other party members and use their tier 2 class strikes in sequence.

Get Familiar with the Trap Markers

Trials of Mana Remake - Zehnoa - Safe Zones

If you got thrown to the back by Repel, make sure to avoid trap markers. You’ll find the trap markings covering the area right before its attack lands.

Avoid the Traps

Trials of Mana Remake - Zehnoa - Hazard Zones

When you see the marks, move out of the way and also keep in mind to not trigger the traps while dodging. From the back, run through the middle safe zone. Then, move sideways when you’re in the middle of the arena. Lastly, cross the east or west corner to reach the front area of the boss again.

Zehnoa Boss Battle Video

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

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Fiegmund Xan Bie Dolan
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Belladonna - -
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