The Monster Guide (
In the Trails in the Sky trilogy games, an entry is partially filled out by encountering them, but fully filled out if you encounter them with an Information quartz (or equivalent) equipped.
In Trails from Zero, Trails to Azure, and Akatsuki no Kiseki, a dedicated Combat Notebook (
Here is an overview of all things that can be used to analyze monsters.
|Encountering an enemy||Fills out random pieces of each enemy's entry.|
|Fills out all entries for all enemies in battle with the character with the quartz equipped.|
|Crossbell and Erebonia arcs|
|Defeating an enemy||Fills out random pieces of the defeated enemy's entry.|
Analyze (Tio, Dudley)
Detection (Emma, Elliot)
|Fills out the entry for the target enemy.|
|Character can view filled-out information on their turn, but entry is not affected.|