How to Create an Emerald Band With the Yellow Crystal Connection Effect in Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Synthesizing the Emerald Band | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Synthesizing the Emerald Band

In order to unlock the Yellow Crystal Connection effect, you will need to level up the Effect 1 loop.

This synthesis is not mandatory for the main story completion. However, you will need Yellow Crystal Connection to complete the exploration diaries.

You must meet the following requirements:

  1. Collect Emerald Glass: The Effect 1 loop requires Emerald Glass as an ingredient.
  2. Synthesize an Ingot: The Emerald Band recipe also requires an Ingot.

Collecting Materials

The Emerald Band requires Emerald Glass to level up the Effect 1 loop.

Fast travel to Maiden’s Catacombs – Memorial Garden. Use the staff on the lilac crystals to collect Emerald Glass.

Gathering Emerald Glass in the Maiden’s Catacombs | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Gathering Emerald Glass in the Maiden’s Catacombs

Collect between two and four units. You will need a combined Lightning Element level of 4.

Return to the Atelier and synthesize an Ingot.

Creating an Ingot to use in the Emerald Band recipe | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Creating an Ingot to use in the Emerald Band recipe

Synthesizing the Emerald Band

Select the Emerald Band recipe and add the Emerald Glass to the Effect 1 loop. At Lightning Element Level 4, this loop will add the Yellow Crystal Connection effect.

Unlocking the Yellow Crystal Connection effect | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Unlocking the Yellow Crystal Connection effect

Insert the Ingot in the Quality loop to the right.

Using an Ingot in the Quality loop | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Using an Ingot in the Quality loop

Add a Thread-type ingredient to the Traits loop on the left.

Inserting a Tough Vine in the Traits loop | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Inserting a Tough Vine in the Traits loop

Synthesize the recipe to obtain an Emerald Band with Yellow Crystal Connection.

Creating an Emerald Band with the Yellow Crystal Connection effect | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Creating an Emerald Band with the Yellow Crystal Connection effect

Using the Yellow Crystal Connection Effect

Yellow Crystal Connection allows you to jump using floating yellow crystals.

A floating yellow crystal in the Phantasm Forest | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
A floating yellow crystal in the Phantasm Forest

This effect will give you access to hidden areas around the maps.

Accessing a hidden area in the Phantasm Forest | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Accessing a hidden area in the Phantasm Forest

These hidden areas often have additional memory fragments. These fragments aren’t mandatory for the main story. 

If you wish to complete all Ruin Crystals, you will need the Yellow Crystal Connection effect.

Later on in the game, you will be able to unlock the All Crystal Connection effect. You will need to unlock the Essence Purification node in the Skill Tree.