Imagining the Beyond, Part 1 Guide – Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Imagining the Beyond, Part 1 Guide - Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout

Here is what you will need to do in this part of the main story:

  1. Head to the Boden District from Ryza’s House.
  2. Head to the Deserted Port at Rainbow Grape Grove.
  3. Defeat the Blue Puni in the tutorial fight.

Leaving Kurken Island

After the initial cutscenes, you will find yourself just outside Ryza’s house.

Follow the trails heading southeast to get to the Boden District.

Heading southeast of Ryza’s house, to the Boden District | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Heading southeast of Ryza’s house, to the Boden District

Once they get to the Boden District, Ryza, Lent and Tao will be forced to make their way back in order to avoid running into Agatha.

Back to Ryza’s home, follow the trail behind the house.

Heading to the trail behind Ryza’s house | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Heading to the trail behind Ryza’s house

Continue until the end of the trail and you will get to the Deserted Port. You will also discover the Rainbow Grape Grove landmark along the way.

The Deserted Port at Rainbow Grape Grove | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
The Deserted Port at Rainbow Grape Grove

Traveler’s Road

After the cutscenes, you will arrive on Traveler’s Road.

Head northeast of the dock and continue to the next area, Pixie Forest (???).

The entrance to Pixie Forest | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
The entrance to Pixie Forest

Tutorial Fight – Blue Puni

Once you get to Pixie Forest, you will run into a monster – a Blue Puni. After the dialogue, the tutorial fight will begin.

Fighting the Blue Puni in the tutorial battle | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Fighting the Blue Puni in the tutorial battle

Just follow the commands and get yourself used to the battle system. Once the tutorial fight ends, you will continue to the next part.