Valkyria Chronicles 4: Personnel Guide

Valkyria Chronicles 4: Personnel Guide

Last updated on November 2nd, 2018

Valkyria Chronicles 4 is a tactical role-playing game both developed and published by Sega. It will be available for all platforms on September 25th. Valkyria Chronicles 4 occurs during the same span as the original Valkyria Chronicles, however, the story follows a new group of characters. Valkyria Chronicles 4 utilizes the BLiTZ Battle System or Battle of Live Tactical Zones which is a fusion of RPG and real-time third person shooter. Create your own squad comprising of Lancers, Grenadier, Shocktrooper, Scouts, and more while having their bonds strengthen as missions go on. Join Claude as he leads his friends and squad to victory!

Valkyria Chronicles 4 Personnel Guide

Each personnel has personal potentials that reflect a soldier’s personality and characteristics, while battle potentials indicate their combat prowess. Battle potentials are always positive, but personal potentials can be either negative or positive. Both types of potentials are unlocked over time. Just as people change, some personal potentials can evolve after certain missions.

Tank Commander

Claude Wallace

Personal Potentials

  • Wind Talk
    • Reading the ebb and flow of the wind and sky helps increase his firing accuracy.
  • Self-Conscious
    • Being near Riley makes him anxious, decreasing his anti-personnel attack power.
  • Overburdened
    • Being near allies decreases his anti-tank attack power.
  • Iron Will
    • Even in the face of danger, he refuses to flee, reducing damage from interception fire.

Battle Potentials

  • Sighting
    • Accuracy is improved after sighting an enemy.

Scouts

Curtis Blackwell

Personal Potentials

  • Social Anxiety
    • They get tense around people they’re not well-acquainted with, decreasing defense.
  • True Friend
    • Having Laurent nearby encourages him, boosting his attack power.
  • Nature Lover
    • Being around nature makes his heart soar, bringing about a boost in his defense.
  • Overbearing Sister
    • Having Eileen nearby is a distraction that causes a drop in accuracy.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Sighting
    • Accuracy is improved after sighting an enemy.

 

Godwin

Personal Potentials

  • Scavenger
    • When he touches a fallen enemy, he may loot ammunition from their body.
  • Lone Wolf
    • Having allies nearby is a distraction that causes a drop in evasion.
  • Cynic
    • Taking interception fire lowers his firing accuracy

 

Battle Potentials

  • Evasion Boost
    • Evasion skills have a chance of being slightly enhanced.

 

Jester Mooney

Personal Potentials

  • Gambler
    • His gamble goes south, lowering his firing accuracy.
  • Debtor Hell
    • Taking multiple consecutive actions reminds him of his debt, lowering his defense.
  • Fancies Women
    • Having women around makes him want to look good, increasing his attack power.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Sighting
    • Accuracy is improved after sighting an enemy

Rosetta Valeriano

Personal Potentials

  • Neat Freak
    • While hiding, they’re constantly worried about getting dirty, lowering their firing accuracy.
  • Pacifist
    • They abhor violence. Defeating an enemy reduces AP.
  • Fighting for Ideals
    • A strong desire to realize personal ideals increases attack power.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Evasion Boost
    • Evasion skills have a chance of being slightly enhanced.

Teresa Leach

Personal Potentials

  • Clumsy
    • Their aim decreases
  • Biology Bias
    • Her total disinterest in inorganic matter causes her evasion to decrease when near tanks.
  • Dissection Obsession
    • Her attack power increases when she comes in contact with a fallen soldier.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Undodgeable Shot
    • Attacks have a set probability of being impossible for enemies to evade.

 


Nico Emery

Personal Potentials

  • Klutz
    • Remembering to load ammo into her weapon sometimes completely slips her mind.
  • Blind Faith
    • She relies on divine intervention to keep her from danger. Taking interception fire lowers her evasion.
  • Early Bird
    • Acting before anyone else increases her firing accuracy.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Sighting
    • Accuracy is improved after sighting an enemy

 

Millennia Hudson

Personal Potentials

  • Medical Knowledge
    • Increases effectiveness of Ragnaid
  • Dedicated
    • Taking repeated actions increases her firing accuracy.
  • Own Pace
    • AP falling below half causes her evasion to decrease.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Stealth
    • Defenses are strengthened when crouching or in hiding.

 

Christel Ward

More info coming

Thomas Kevin

More info coming

Azusa Tsukikage

More info coming

Shocktroopers

Raz

Personal Potentials

  • Competitive Spirit
    • Discovering an enemy increases his firing accuracy.
  • Mad Dog
    • Being around someone he doesn’t like decreases his defense.
  • Reckless Charge
    • Having no allies nearby decreases his evasion.
  • Invincible
    • When HP falls below half, his attack power, defense, and evasion increase.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Melee Skills
    • Evasion is improved when an enemy is nearby.

 

Zaiga

Personal Potentials

  • Darcsen bond
    • Having brethren close by to protect stirs enhanced defensive abilities.
  • Right-Hand Man
    • Having Raz around makes him want to look goo, increasing his attack power and evasion
  • Overenthusiastic
    • Sometimes he gets carried away, decreasing his evasion.
  • Dependent on Raz
    • When he can’t see Raz, he loses confidence, lowering his attack power and evasion

 

Battle Potentials

  • Boost vs. Personnel
    • Attack power against human targets is slightly boosted a set percentage of the time.

 

Scott Aldiss

Personal Potentials

  • Camp Defender
    • Bent on protecting camps by sheer force of will, they naturally become better at evading attacks.
  • Fatal Uncertainty
    • When he fails to defeat an enemy, he stays locked in place, frozen up and unable to move.
  • Gun Maintenance
    • Thanks to regular maintenance on his gun, his accuracy increases.
  • Needs Direction
    • When there are no allies around, he doesn’t know what he should do, which lowers his defense.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Boost vs. Personnel
    • Attack power against human targets is slightly boosted a set percentage of the time.

Ryan Ford

Personal Potentials

  • Sugar Withdrawal
    • When his AP falls below half, he starts to lose focus, lowering his accuracy.
  • Independent
    • When his AP falls below half, he starts to lose focus, lowering his accuracy.
  • War-Torn Life
    • Increases evasion

 

Battle Potentials

  • Melee Skills
    • Evasion is improved when an enemy is nearby.

Viola Bryce

Personal Potentials

  • Berserker
    • When she falls below half HP, her battle instincts kick in, increasing her AP.
  • Darcsen Discriminator
    • Even just being around Darcsens sours their temper, leading to a decrease in defense
  • Aggressive
    • Having many enemies in the vicintiy causes her defense to increase.
  • Authority Issues
    • Being around a leader puts her in a bad mood, lowering her attack power and accuracy.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Undercover Fire
    • Crouching increases their accuracy.

Emmy Mistral

Personal Potentials

  • Penny Pincher
    • Sometimes, her stingy nature keeps her from completely using up her bullets.
  • Panicky
    • Charging into enemy fire makes them panic, decreasing evasion.
  • Foul Play
    • Succeeding at a sneak attack causes her attack power to increase.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Boost vs. Personnel
    • Attack power against human targets is slightly boosted a set percentage of the time.

Fleuret Valois

Personal Potentials

  • Close Combat
    • Increases attack power when fighting in close quarters
  • Daredevil
    • Innate combat instincts awaken when surrounded by several enemies, granting enhanced defense.
  • Code of Honor
    • She disdains surprise attacks as cowardly, preventing her from attacking.
  • Doesn’t Like Guns
    • She can’t bring herself to practice with firearms, greatly decreasing her accuracy with them.

 

Battle Potentials

  • First Aid Boost
    • The healing powers of Ragnaid are occasionally increased.

Ferrier Blancheur

Personal Potentials

  • Iron Mask
    • Her iron mask prevents her from receiving critical hits on counterattacks.
  • Endurance
    • Taking interception fire raises her defense.
  • Poor Visibility
    • Seeing out of the iron mask is difficult, lowering her accuracy.
  • Introversion
    • Being under the eyes of many enemies make her anxious, lowering her defense.

 

Battle Potentials

  • First Aid Boost
    • The healing powers of Ragnaid are occasionally increased.

Simon Bale

More info coming

Stanley Barclay

More info coming

Vancey Fioré

More info coming

Lily Ashley

More info coming

Lancers

Laurent McCloud

Personal Potentials

  • Awkward with Girls
    • Being near women triggers a constitutional nervousness so powerful it lowers evasion.
  • True Friend
    • Having Curtis nearby encourages him, boosting his anti-tank attack power.
  • Training
    • They have a chance of recovering HP after attacking.
  • Empire Hater
    • His hatred of the Empire makes him tense up in battle, lowering his accuracy.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Boost vs. Armor
    • Their attack power against tanks occasionally gains a slight boost.

Keigel Hohmann

Personal Potentials

  • Verterna’s Skill
    • He has a set chance of dealing increased damage when attacking an enemy’s weak spot.
  • A Father’s Grief
    • Approaching a fallen ally reminds him of his son, lowering his AP.
  • Self-Made Soldier
    • When his HP falls below half, his anti-tank attack power increases.
  • Old Grump
    • When allies units are nearby, he gets distracted lecturing them, lowering his evasion.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Safe, Not Sorry
    • Being in an enemy’s line of sight increases their defense.

Jimmy Frank

Personal Potentials

  • Redshirt’s Risk
    • Faces deadly odds with a certain reckless bravery. Having enemies nearby increases his attack power.
  • Almost Got ‘Em
    • When he misses an enemy’s weak spot, he will sometimes leave them alive even if he could have killed them.
  • Family Photo
    • Thinking about his family increases his evasion.
  • Danger Nearby
    • Discovering an enemy decreases his defense.

 

Battle Potentials

  • First Aid Boost
    • The healing powers of Ragnaid are occasionally increased.

Jean Matrix

Personal Potentials

  • Brawny
    • Her muscular frame and strong constitution lets her shrug off attacks, raising her defense.
  • Husband at Home
    • Being near allies makes her mind wander to a loved one back home, causing her accuracy to decrease.
  • Sloppy
    • She has a chance of losing ammunition after battle.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Tank Killer
    • When near a tank, they enjoy heightened accuracy.

Brittany Scarlett

Personal Potentials

  • Clumsy
    • Their aim decreases.
  • Magic Makeup
    • She has a set probability of recovering her HP.
  • A Mother’s Strength
    • Taking interception fire increases her accuracy and evasion.
  • Done with Men
    • Being near men triggers a constitutional loathing so powerful it lowers accuracy.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Safe, Not Sorry
    • Being in an enemy’s line of sight increases their defense.

Gertrude Albright

More info coming

Hanna Carroll 

More info coming

Engineers

Aulard Abington

Personal Potentials

  • Tank Freak
    • Being near tanks increases his defense.
  • One-Track Mind
    • Seeing an allied tank destroyed lowers his accuracy and evasion, as his mind wanders to repairs.
  • Fix Fixation
    • He takes a little too much joy in his work, decreasing his AP when he repairs a tank.

Rebecca Longhurst

Personal Potentials

  • Conservationist
    • She would rather hold onto her Ragnaid than use it on an only lightly wounded ally.
  • Composed
    • Taking interception fire raises their firing accuracy.
  • Independent
    • He takes a little too much joy in his work, decreasing his AP when he repairs a tank.
  • Regret
    • Rescuing fallen allies reminds her of past failures, rendering her incapable of further action.

Eileen Blackwell

Joins once her brother Curtis goes down in battle and have been rescue.

Personal Potentials

  • Attentive
    • When resupplying an ally, she has a set chance to recover her own HP.
  • Distracted
    • She gets worried when she can’t see Curtis, lowering her defense.
  • Responsible
    • Increases her accuracy.
  • Unreliable Brother
    • When she deploys with Curtis, she constantly worries over his safety, decreasing her evasion.

Rita Ragwater

More info coming

Snipers

Norid Saarinen

Joins in Ch 3

  • Personal Potentials
    • Child of Nature
      • Paved roads feels strange and cold, leading to discomfort and lowered defense.
    • Friend to Animals
      • He tends to get distracted by local wildfire, lowering his accuracy when AP falls below half.
    • Practiced Hunter
      • Accuracy and evasion are improved while hiding.

Kai Schulen

Personal Potentials

  • Deadeye
    • Increases her firing accuracy and attack power
  • Fool’s Protector
    • Her attack power increases when she is near Raz
  • Empty Stomach
    • When her AP falls below half, her hunger pangs kick in, gradually lowering her HP.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Nest Master
    • Shooting from a position at the top of a ladder grants increased attack power.

Aladdin Ballard

Personal Potentials

  • Shiny Head
    • His glinting head gives his position away, decreasing his evasion.
  • Self-Centered
    • He expects to be the center of enemy attention, decreasing evasion after interception fire.
  • Chivalrous
    • Being near women makes him want to look good, increasing his defense.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Barrel Stabilization
    • Crouching or hiding increases their attack power.

Neige LePreton

Personal Potentials

  • Stage Fright
    • Being sighted by multiple enemies puts her on the spot, making her too afraid to move.
  • Calming Ritual
    • Crouching helps her calm down, increasing her defense.
  • Admires Fleuret
    • Having Fleuret around makes her want to look good, increasing her evasion.
  • Timid
    • Her negativity lowers her accuracy.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Perfect Dodge
    • Cat-like reflexes allow them to consistently dodge enemy counterattacks.

Leonhardt Straunch

More info coming

Mabel Drake

More info coming

Grenadiers

Aoife

Joins in Ch. 3

Personal Potentials

  • Darcsen Bond
    • Having brethren close by to protect stirs enhanced defensive abilities.
  • Pure Kindness
    • Rescuing a fallen ally increases her attack power and accuracy.
  • Love Troubles
    • Having men around is a distraction, lowering her attack power and anti-tank attack power.

Riley Miller

Joins at the end of Ch.1Personal Potentials

  • Inventor
    • She has a set probability of gaining an extra round of ammunition.
  • Pyrophobia
    • Mortar rounds landing near her trigger traumatic flashbacks, lowering her attack power.
  • Trial and Error
    • Battlefield experimentation occasionally goes awry, lowering her firing accuracy.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Observation
    • Sighting multiple enemies at a time increases their accuracy

Connor Doherty

Joins in Ch. 3Personal Potentials

  • Immersion Writing
    • When his HP falls below half, he feels the thrill of creative perspective. Accuracy and defense increase
  • Poor Logic
    • Occasionally decreases anti-tank attack power, through he insists it’s all for the sake of war experience.
  • Unpopular Author
    • The only thing worse than writer’s block is criticism. When his AP falls below half, his defense decreases.
  • Timid
    • Her negativity lowers her accuracy.

 

Battle Potentials

  • Observation
    • Sighting multiple enemies at a time increases their accuracy

Jascha Alatt 

More info coming

Ben Smith

More info coming

Valkyria Chronicles 4 will be released on September 25th for Playstation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch and if you want to check out the game before buying there is a free demo available on all platforms.


We will be adding more guides for Valkyria Chronicles 4 be sure to keep a look out in our guides section. Check out the first chapter in our Valkyria Chronicles 4 Prologue Guide. In the mean time you can check out more Valkyria in Valkyria Chronicles 4 Releases PS4 Demo For Europe and Valkyria Chronicles Will Release On Nintendo Switch October 16th.

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