To get Zelos's Bouquet Blade, equip his "Narcissist" title and fight battles in the "Overworld" (the world map). It will appear randomly in one of the battles, but it is extremely rare unless you equip his Last Fencer sword. To get this, you have to see the scene behind the vinheim door in Mithos's Castle, then beat the advanced singles tournament in the meltokio coliseum to fight Zelos's sister Seles. If you manage to beat her (she's not actually that hard because you're probably about lv 75 by the time you beat the advanced singles tournament), you will get a couple items including the Last Fencer. You should have to fight around 10-20 battles until you recieve the Bouquet Blade. Another downside is that although you can get it over and over, you only get it for the current battle and don't get it in your inventory. (Note that you don't have to use the Last Fencer, but the Bouquet Blade will appear more often if you do. I have gotten it with Excalibur, but it took about 30-40 battles. Ouch.)
When it comes time to do the Earth Temple in Tales of Symphonia if you get the warp door where there is always a dragon, fight the dragon for as long as you want. Every time you defeat him you'll get 10,000 gold and 800-1000 exp points. After you get to higher levels the gold will be the same but you exp collectings will drop to around 600-800
When you go to Ossa Trail,inside the cave Sheena pops out of all the way in the back there is a black skull. This is a secret monster called the Sword Dancer,he has 8,888hp the first time you see him. If you defeat him now he gives you the Yata Mirror. When you defeat him the last time he gives you the Kusingai Blade (but that is later in the game). He is very strong(you should be around level 20), so if you don't beat him now do it before you go see the dragon guy on Hima Mountain before going to the tower of salvation.
After viewing the scene behind the vinheim door in Mithos's Castle, there are a lot of secrets that you can unlock, so don't use that warp panel just yet! One of the things you can do is get new weapons for each of your characters in the Meltokio Coliseum. You'll have to beat a nice juicy challenge to get the weapons you want, though: the Advanced Singles Tournament. First of all, it cost a good 30,000 gald, so go fight some enemies and get more cash, but remember if you win you'll get 40,000, and that more than makes up for it. I reccomend you be about lv 70-80 before attemptimg this, only because you're alone in 5 consecutive battles, and the fact that you can't use items. That's very bad. Anyway just train while you make that 30,000 gald. Once you're ready, go to the coliseum of course and enter the Advanced Singles Tournament. You will be asked "Who will enter?". You will have to fight with whoever you want to get a new weapon for. i.e.: If you want Genis's weapon, you gotta play as Genis:(. If you can't enter the tournament, you'll have to beat the other two first, which is very easy, but again it will cost you (I think) 5,000 for the first, and 15,000 for the second. Oh yeah, you also get a title for each character along with the weapons. OK, now you're on your own except for this quick list of the weapons for each character:
Lloyd - Valkyrie Saber / Sword of Swords
Colette - Angel's Halo / Super Girl
Genis - Final Player / Ultimate Kid
Raine - Crystal Rod / Gladiator Queen
Kratos - Excalibur / Conqueror
Sheena - Divine Judgment / Rose of Battle
Zelos - Excalibur / Grand Champion
Presea - Bahamut's Tear / Deadly Flower
Regal - Kaiser Greaves / King of the Coliseum
Finish the game one time and save when you are asked to do so. Now restart the game using that same file and the game will tell you to insert Disk 1. After doing this you are taken to a screen where you can purchase various options with GRADE that you may have accumulated over the course of the game. *You will receive 1000 extra Grade by beating the last boss.
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