Surprise Attack section of Chrono Cross.

Chrono Cross: Surprise Attack!

Pursuers With Heavy-Hearts

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Hermit’s Hideaway (Another)

Hermit's Hideaway (Another)
Our Party: Lynx (Black), Norris (Yellow), Karsh (Green)
Recruitable Characters: Riddel (White)

Go into the hideout and talk to Riddel, who will join your party.

Recruiting Riddel in Chrono Cross.

Rest up, and you’ll wake up to some events the next morning, where you are once again swept away during your time of trouble. You’ll then be on the S.S. Invincible.

S.S. Invincible (Another)

S.S. Invincible (Another)
Our Party: Lynx (Black), Norris (Yellow), Karsh (Green)
Recruitable Characters: Viper (Yell0w), Fargo (Blue), Marcy (Blue), Karsh (Green), Zoah (Yellow)

After an event with Harle, head east and into the ship. After talking to Viper and Fargo, the following people will join your party; Viper, Fargo, Marcy, and Karsh or Zoah, whomever you did not choose earlier.

Recruiting Marcy in Chrono Cross.

Your boat will then automatically sail to the Sea of Eden.

Before moving anywhere, take everything you want to keep off of Harle. Go north until you see Harle, where you’ll engage in a long discussion with her. She then asks you one question: If you had to choose, would you choose Harle or the world?

  1. Harle
  2. The world
  3. I don’t know

It doesn’t matter what you choose.

Back on the Invincible, you’ll have to watch some more events before you finally regain control.

Harle has now permanently left your party. She’s not coming back.
Back to Viper Manor
To the Sea of Eden - Optional Quests