How To Unlock All Soul Calibur: Lost Swords Characters

23 April 2014
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Soul Calibur: Lost Swords Unlockable Characters

How to unlock all Soul Calibur: Lost Swords characters? That question will be answered in this guide that shows you who to unlock to get the full roster; and how to achieve that in the PS3 fighting game.

Below we’ve listed the playable characters. Take the following steps to unlock each one, so that all unlockable characters in the game will be available to you.

Index of Soul Calibur: Lost Swords Guides:

How To Unlock All Soul Calibur: Lost Swords Characters

After the PlayStation 3 exclusive’s launch period from April 22nd & 23rd, 2014, 5 characters will be available to play in the roster, they are: Siegfried, Sophitia, Mitsurugi, Ivy, and Taki.

The final 11 of the 16 total SoulCalibur: Lost Swords characters will become available throughout the year; starting with Nightmare, Hilde, Astaroth, Pyrrha, Amy, Seong, Rock, Cassandra & Patroklos from May 2014 and onwards. You’ll see them appear in Event Quests of their own that rotate monthly for you to play & unlock new playable characters.

Amy, Seong, Rock & Cassandra are the next set of confirmed characters currently in development. And ever since several other Soul Calibur characters were shown in the Tokyo Game Show 2013 trailer it’s been rumored that Inferno, Cassandra, Patroklos, Zasalamel, Seong Mi-na, Raphael & Z.W.E.I. might be coming in the last half of 2014.

Soul Calibur: Lost Swords Unlockable Characters

How To Unlock Additional Characters?: As you can tell, when you start the game there are only 3 characters to choose from in the roster, namely Siegfried, Sophitia & Mitsurugi. You can unlock 2 more by playing Ivy & Taki’s individual Event Quests, as explained below for each character.

How To Change Characters?: In order to change characters, from the Main Menu screen you must go to the Character sub-menu (find it below Quests). Once there, choose the Character Select Screen (it’s the V sign above the chest icon) to switch between unlocked characters.

Here we’ve listed the secret characters in alphabetical order.
Take the following steps to unlock each one; where available.

  1. Amy Sorel
    How To Unlock: Will be made available by playing her Event Quest, once it gets released by Namco Bandai in the last half of 2014.
  2. Astaroth
    How To Unlock: Will be made available by playing his Event Quest, once it gets released by Namco Bandai in May 2014 or later.
  3. Cassandra Alexandra
    How To Unlock: Will be made available by playing her Event Quest, once it gets released by Namco Bandai in the last half of 2014.
  4. Hilde AKA Hildegard von Krone
    How To Unlock: Will be made available by playing her Event Quest, once it gets released by Namco Bandai in May 2014 or later.
    Video Guide: Hilde gets unlocked on Event Quest 7-3 (played on Very Hard difficulty).
  5. Ivy AKA Isabella Valentine
    How To Unlock: Available from April 2014. Can be unlocked by playing her Event Quest (rotates monthly), start it by selecting Ivy’s Event Quest under the right-most tab of Quest (you may need to first clear the 15 AP sub-quests). While playing her Event Quest, you’ll randomly get a character unlock key after successfully depleting your enemies’ elemental life bars (Soulbreak).
  6. Mitsurugi AKA Heishiro Mitsurugi
    How To Unlock: Available from the beginning as 1 of the 3 starter characters.
  7. Nightmare
    How To Unlock: Will be made available by playing his Event Quest, once it gets released by Namco Bandai in May 2014 or later.
    Video Guide: Nightmare gets unlocked on Event Quest 6-2 (played on Hard difficulty).
  8. Patroklos Alexander
    How To Unlock: Will be made available by playing his Event Quest, once he gets released by Namco Bandai in the last half of 2014.
  9. Pyrrha Alexandra
    How To Unlock: Will be made available by playing her Event Quest, once it gets released by Namco Bandai in May 2014 or later.
    Video Guide: Pyrra gets unlocked on Event Quest 8-3 (played on Very Hard difficulty).
  10. Rock AKA Nathaniel William Adams
    How To Unlock: Will be made available by playing his Event Quest, once it gets released by Namco Bandai in the last half of 2014.
  11. Seong Mi-na
    How To Unlock: Will be made available by playing her Event Quest, once it gets released by Namco Bandai in the last half of 2014.
  12. Siegfried Schtauffen
    How To Unlock: Available from the beginning as 1 of the 3 starter characters.
  13. Sophitia Alexandra
    How To Unlock: Available from the beginning as 1 of the 3 starter characters.
  14. Taki
    How To Unlock: Available from April 2014. Can be unlocked by playing her Event Quest (rotates monthly), start it by selecting Taki’s Event Quest under the right-most tab of Quest (you may need to first clear the 15 AP sub-quests). While playing her Event Quest, you’ll randomly get a character unlock key after successfully depleting your enemies’ elemental life bars (Soulbreak).

The launch trailer shows the 5 initial Soul Calibur: Lost Swords characters in action:

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