Tales of Arise has a few party members which will join you on your journey. There are 6 main playable characters which are: Alphen, Rinwell, Kisara, Dohalim, Shionne, and Law. Each of these characters features a unique Boost Attack, Gameplay Elements, and Perks that help you to defeat foe types which you will encounter throughout the game. Luckily, you can switch between these different characters during the battle so that you can play different styles. Let’s find out below how to Switch Characters in Tales of Arise.
How to Switch Characters in Tales of Arise
There are certain ways to switch characters in Tales of Arise:
Swap them in the Middle of Combat
If you are in the battle and want to switch the characters in between, point the ‘Red Flag’ mark on the character you want to control on the Battle Character panel which you will find on the bottom-left of your screen. To do this, hold down L1 and then press a button on the D-Pad as per your selected character.
Switch the Character on the Menu
Another option to switch characters in Tales of Arise is to pause the game in between the battle and switch your selected characters on the menu. For this: Open up the menu and then cycle through the current characters by using L1 and R1 which you will find on the bottom-right of your screen.
Switch them using the Edit Menu
One more way to change your controlled character is by switching them manually on the Edit screen during the fight. When you are on this screen, press the ‘Square’ button until you see a Red Flag on the character you want to control.
That’s it for this guide on How to Switch Characters in Tales of Arise. Try out a few characters and understand which playstyle you would prefer.