How to Get S Ranks in Valkyrie Elysium
This page contains a guide on how to get S Ranks in Valkyrie Elysium. Included are a breakdown of all evaluation criteria used to determine your score at the end of each quest, points earned or lost for each, and tips to increase your chances of getting S Ranks.
Trophies and Achievements
Below are all trophies and achievements for getting S Ranks and how to unlock them in the game.
|Achievement||Trophy||How to Unlock|
|The All-Father’s Right Hand||Silver||Obtained “S” rank on every quest.|
|A Loyal Servant||Bronze||Obtained “S” rank on a quest.|
Quest Evaluation Criteria
|Max Combo Count||5 points per 1 combo string (caps at 2,500 points).|
|Enemies Defeated||More points are earned the more enemies you defeat (caps at 2,600 points).|
|Divine Arts Count||25 points for each Divine Art performed (caps at 2,500 points).|
|Einherjar Summon Count||50 points for each time you summon an Einherjar (caps at 2,500 points).|
|Precision Evade / Precision Guard Count||100 points for each successful Precision Evade or Precision Guard performed (caps at 2,500 points).|
|Damage Taken||More points lost the more damage you take.|
|Items Used||Lose 100 points for each item you use.|
|Clear Time||Lose 1 point for each second taken on the quest (starts at 30,000 points).|
|Deaths||Lose 1,000 points each time you are knocked out in battle.|
Tips to Get S Rank
Focus on combat-related criteria instead of clear time.
If you are aiming to S Rank a quest, try to focus on criteria such as Max Combo Count, Divine Arts Count, and Einherjar Summon Count. The last two, in particular, will earn you massive points if you can consistently execute them in battle.
Clear Time, meanwhile, will not significantly affect your score at the end of the quest so do not worry too much about defeating enemies as fast as possible.
Go for “no death” clears.
Each time you are knocked out, a hefty deduction of 1,000 points is applied to your final score at the end of the quest. For getting S Ranks, just redo the level by exiting to the quest menu and starting from the beginning.
Use Heal Divine Art to recover HP instead of Elixirs.
Since using an item will deduct 100 points from your score, you should only recover HP using the Heal Divine Art. It is, however, recommended to do this sparingly as you will want to save your Arts gauge for offensive moves instead.