Crystal Material: Must defeat a Vs.Black of a foe. To get the Vs.Black, defeat that monster a total of 999 times. It will permanently be replaced. It has a 1/25 or 25/100% chance of dropping from ANY Black monster. Black foes are about 16 times stronger.
Altena Alloy: # 3 best material for male armor and weapons except staff. Dropped Rare by Fierce faces, north of Ishe ACROSS the Nighttime Crystal Bridge. Appears only at night. You can also find 2 of these by using the Tiny Tapper at Subland River in the Water Wall Spouts.
Tiny Tapper: Go to Wendel after going to Granz Castle. At the Cathedral, a woman will be kicked by a man who steals her pendant. Accept to capture him by talking to the woman. Find him at DAY just in the boxes below the fountain. Find him in the lower right corner of the store at NIGHT and in the MORNING, Use inn if it's too hard, at the shelf outside nest to the smith house. Go to the Cathedral and return it to the lady.
Super Stuff from..NICCOLO!!!: Buy something from Niccolo 250 times. (you have to MEET him in a NEW MAP EVERYTIME and buy stuff 250 times. He will then sell super stuff.
Orichalcum: # 2 best metal. At Undine Day, 3 maps to the left, the large root-shaped ice field, from the Lorimar Armory, Daytime, fight snowy rabites untila giant blue armor giant spawns. Kill it and 1/2 it will drop a chest. Open it and 2/3 you'll get a Anhk Aerolite. Give this to the short boy at Menos General store and 1/2 he'll give you orichalcum. If not, decline and leave the room, reenter and ask again.
Altena Felt: # 1 Cloth armor. Night, Mana holy day, Large field 2 maps north of Ishe, fight until a BLACK armor giant appears. Repeat like the previous and get a Jake Aerolite. Again, trade for the Felt. May have to try again.
Mana Sanctuary and Black EnemiesAdded 10 Jul 2006, ID #8557
Escape the Mana Sanctuary: To escape the Mana Sanctuary quickly head (going by screen) north, east, south, west, west, north after you have gone past the gold statue and the hot house.
Black Enemies: Consecutively defeat the same type of enemy 1,000 times and afterwards ALL enemies of that type will be black and harder to kill although when defeated they will drop better items and experience.