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A young woman from a distant world who appears in one of many tales about the ocean of stars. Sophia's father is the number one authority on space-time theory, and following in his footsteps, she has enrolled in the space-time department at her high school. Very skilled at all sorts of chores, she takes good care of her childhood friend Fayt, whose parents also work full-time. Her feelings for him, though, go beyond that of just friendship.
—In-game description

Sophia Esteed is a character from the Star Ocean franchise. She makes a playable appearance as a summonable vision in Final Fantasy Brave Exvius and was introduced as part of the second collaboration with Star Ocean -anamnesis-.

Sophia is the female protagonist of the series' third installment, Star Ocean: Till the End of Time. A young woman born on 28th-century Earth, Sophia is separated from her longtime friend Fayt when an attack on the resort planet of Hyda IV forces an immediate evacuation of the planet. What becomes of her is not known for a large portion of the story.

GameplayEdit

Sophia is a Global-exclusive 5-7★ Rare Summon, available for summoning during the rerun of Vanquish Jie Revorse! (which ran in January 2019). Her job is listed as Caster, and her role is Magic Damage. She has no innate element or status ailment resistances. Her Trust Master is the Crescent Rod (ATK+28, MAG+135), which grants the passive Connection Symbol when equipped by Sophia. Her Super Trust Master reward is Sophia's Hairpin (MAG+60, SPR+60), which increases the equipped unit's resistance to Fire (+30%) and grants the passive Symbologists' Bond when equipped by Sophia.

Her awakening materials are the following:


StatsEdit

Sophia's stats at her highest levels are as follows (with no passive abilities taken into account), along with the maximum amount of stat points that can be increased through pot-enhancements:

Rarity Level HP MP ATK DEF MAG SPR Drop Check*(Maximum burst stone drops per hit)
5★ 80 2650 (+240) 165 (+40) 78 (+16) 90 (+16) 128 (+24) 115 (+16) 5 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
6★ 100 3445 (+390) 214 (+65) 101 (+26) 117 (+26) 166 (+34) 145 (+26) 6 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
7★ 120 4478 (+540) 278 (+90) 131 (+40) 152 (+40) 215 (+65) 188 (+40) 6 FFBE Limit Burst crystal


AbilitiesEdit

Sophia has four ability slots. She has no magic affinity.

Trait Type Level Awaken Notes
Rarity 5★
FFBE Analyze Ability Scan Enemy Special 5
FFBE Enhance Ability SPR +20% Passive 24
FFBE Fire Ability Fire Bolt Special 38
FFBE Blizzard Ability Ice Needles Special 48
FFBE Enhance Ability MAG +30% Passive 62
FFBE Thunder Ability Lightning Blast Special 80
FFBE Stone Ability Earth Glaive Special 80
Rarity 6★
FFBE Fortify Ability Heartfelt Healing Passive 15 Auto-casts 'Heartfelt Healing'.
FFBE Counter Ability Lucky Star Passive 32 Counters with 'Lucky Star'.
FFBE Protection Ability Symbol of Faith Passive 38 Resist: Sleep, Paralyze; Stop (auto-casts 'Symbol of Faith') (all +100%).
FFBE Stone Ability Crush Special 50
FFBE Thunder Ability Thunder Flare Special 50
FFBE Counter Ability First Aid Passive 62 Counters with 'First Aid'.
FFBE Enhance Ability Cat's Amulet Passive 70
FFBE Freeze Ability Deep Freeze Special 74 Chain: Freeze.
FFBE Enhance Ability Knowledge of Symbology Passive 88
FFBE Enhance Ability Increased Stamina Passive 92
FFBE Fire Ability Fireball Special 100
FFBE Double Ability Quick Symbol Special 100
Rarity 7★
FFBE Double Ability Earnest Academic Special 101 Trust ability.
FFBE Drain Ability Blood Scylla Special 101
FFBE Quake Ability Stone Rain Special 105 Chain: Quake.
FFBE Cooldown Ability Convert Damage Special 105
FFBE Cooldown Ability Southern Cross Special 110
FFBE Fire Ability Efreet Special 110 Chain: Chaos Wave.
FFBE Dark Ability Ravenous Fiend Special 110 Chain: Chaos Wave.
FFBE Enhance Ability HP +20% Passive 115
FFBE Enhance Ability Entrusted Symbol Passive 120


Limit Burst

Meteor Swarm is Sophia's Limit Burst. It is a damage-type ability that deals Fire-elemental magic damage to all enemies, while ignoring their SPR by 50%, and greatly reduces their resistance to Fire for the next three turns. Depending on Sophia's rarity, their resistance is reduced by 80% (5★), by 90% (6★) or by 100% (7★). The number hits also differ: it does two, four or five hits, respectively.

Its damage modifier will depend on Sophia's LB level:

Rarity Name Change in Effect Cost
5★ Meteor Swarm Base (Lv. 1) Damage dealt (4x) 22 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
Max (Lv. 20) Damage dealt (5.9x)
6★ Meteor Swarm Base (Lv. 1) Damage dealt (7x) 26 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
Max (Lv. 25) Damage dealt (9.4x)
7★ Meteor Swarm Base (Lv. 1) Damage dealt (10x) 30 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
Max (Lv. 30) Damage dealt (12.9x)


EquipmentEdit

FFBE Crescent Rod

Crescent Rod

Sophia can equip the following weapon types: daggers, swords, staves, rods, instruments and throwing weapons.

She can equip the following armor types: hats, clothes, light armor and robes.

She can equip accessories.

Equipping her Trust Master (the Crescent Rod) will trigger her Trust ability "Earnest Academic", a special active ability which enables Sophia to use her offensive skills (except Southern Cross) three times in one turn. Her Crescent Rod and her Sophia's Hairpin also have one exclusive-effect each for Sophia: the rod's is "Connection Symbol" (recovers Sophia's MP by 5% and increase counter chance by 100%), while accessory's is "Symbologists' Bond" (increase Sophia's MP by 20% and MAG by 50%).

GalleryEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sophia, Greek for wisdom, is a central idea in Hellenistic philosophy and religion, Platonism, Gnosticism, Orthodox Christianity, Esoteric Christianity, as well as Christian mysticism, and is commonly represented as a goddess. Sophia is also a primary deity in Gnosticism.

As a feminine given name of Greek origin, Sophia retains the meaning of "wisdom", with variant names Sofia and Sophie among others in Western culture.

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