How to Create the Nebula Core for Revive Her Memory! Part 2 in Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Synthesizing the Nebula Core | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Synthesizing the Nebula Core

In order to create the Nebula Core, you must first obtain two key items in the main story.

Here are the requirements you must clear in order to synthesize the Nebula Core:

  1. Clear the “Searching for Memories 1” quest: You will need to obtain the Old Accessory in order to clear this quest.
  2. Clear the “Searching for Memories 2” quest: In order to clear this quest, you will need the Old Scroll.
  3. Complete the “Star Bud” entry in the Sunken City of Stars’ exploration diary: You will obtain the Nebula Core recipe as a reward.
  4. Collect the ingredients: Aside from the Old Scroll and the Old Accessory, you will also need a Magical-type ingredient and a Star Fragment.

Obtaining the Nebula Core Recipe

The Nebula Core recipe is a reward for completing the Star Bud’s Ruin Crystal. You will have to complete two entries.

For the first entry, “The Teacher and the Student”, you will need the following memory fragments:

  • The “Guiding Star Pendant” fragment, with the keywords “pendant” and “Guiding Star”.
  • The “Disciple’s Memory 1” fragment. It contains the keywords “girl who lost her home” and “follow the Starchild”.
  • The Disciple’s Memory 13” fragment. Its keywords are “Starchild’s disciple”, “farewell” and “master”.
“The Teacher and the Student” Ruin Crystal | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
“The Teacher and the Student” Ruin Crystal

For the “End of the City of Stars” Ruin Crystal, you will need these memory fragments:

  • The “Starchild’s Memory 7” fragment. It contains the keywords “flood came down upon the City of Stars” and “Stachild chose to stay behind”.
  • The “Starchild’s Memory 1” fragment. Its keywords are “floating island fell from the sky”, “mysterious being” and “neither human nor monster”.
Completing the “End of the City of Stars” Ruin Crystal | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Completing the “End of the City of Stars” Ruin Crystal

Once you complete these two Ruin Crystals, return to the Atelier. You will automatically obtain the Nebula Core recipe.

Learning the Nebula Core recipe | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Learning the Nebula Core recipe

Gathering the Ingredients

You will need to obtain two key items, the Old Accessory and the Old Scroll. The recipe also requires a Star Fragment and a Magical-type ingredient.

Obtaining the Old Accessory

You will obtain the Old Accessory by clearing the quest “Searching for Memories 1”.

Fast travel to Sunken City of Stars – Stargazing Upper Town. Take the door to the west.

Taking the western exit in the Sunken City of Stars - Stargazing Upper Town | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Taking the western exit in the Sunken City of Stars – Stargazing Upper Town

On the next floor, walk north from the entrance and head up the set of stairs. Continue up the spiral stairway.

The staircase, followed by the spiral stairway | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
The staircase, followed by the spiral stairway

After going up the stairway, continue to the south. Walk to the end of the floor.

On top of the spiral stairway and walking to the end of the floor | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
On top of the spiral stairway and walking to the end of the floor

Once you reach the end of the floor, walk east and up the next staircase.

Going up the staircase at the end of the floor | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Going up the staircase at the end of the floor

At the top of the staircase, a cutscene will play. You will then automatically obtain the Old Accessory.

Clifford finds the Old Accessory | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Clifford finds the Old Accessory

Obtaining the Old Scroll

In order to obtain the Old Scroll, you must clear the “Searching for Memories 2” quest.

Head to the Sunken City of Stars – Stargazing Upper Town and take the door to the east.

Walking to the eastern door | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Walking to the eastern door

On the next floor, head south and up the staircase.

Heading towards the staircase | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Heading towards the staircase

Keep heading south, then continue up the next staircase.

Continuing towards the second staircase | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Continuing towards the second staircase

After climbing up the stairs, head east.

Walking to the eastern end of the floor | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Walking to the eastern end of the floor

Continue to the end of the floor. Walk up the staircase to the north.

Walking up the third staircase | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Walking up the third staircase

You will reach a garden at the top of the staircase. Walk to the west.

Arriving at the garden | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Arriving at the garden

Next, head north until you reach the end of the garden. You will find three empty bookshelves to your right.

The empty bookshelves at the end of the garden | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
The empty bookshelves at the end of the garden

Walk towards the bookshelves in order to trigger a cutscene. You will then automatically obtain the Ancient Scroll.

Tao finds the Old Scroll | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Tao finds the Old Scroll

Gathering the Star Fragment

Fast travel to the Sunken City of Stars – Stargazing Lower Town. Use the Woodcutter’s Axe on the yellow crystals to obtain the Star Fragment.

Collecting a Star Fragment | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Collecting a Star Fragment

For the Magical-type ingredient, you can collect Ether Aqua. You will obtain it by using the staff on the pots scattered around the Lower Town.

Obtaining an Ether Aqua | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Obtaining an Ether Aqua

Synthesizing the Nebula Core

After collecting all ingredients, return to the Atelier. Use the cauldron and select the Nebula Core recipe.

Start by inserting the Old Scroll in the Quality loop to the bottom.

Adding the Old Scroll to the bottom Quality loop | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Adding the Old Scroll to the bottom Quality loop

Insert the Star Fragment in the Quality loop to the left.

Inserting the Star Fragment in the left Quality loop | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Inserting the Star Fragment in the left Quality loop

Add the Old Accessory to the Quality loop on the right side of the recipe.

Adding the Old Accessory to the right Quality loop | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Adding the Old Accessory to the right Quality loop

Finish off the recipe by inserting an Ether Aqua in the top Quality loop.

Inserting the Ether Aqua in the topmost Quality loop | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Inserting the Ether Aqua in the topmost Quality loop

After that, press the “Synthesize” button to complete the recipe.

Completing the synthesis after inserting all four ingredients | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Completing the synthesis after inserting all four ingredients

Once you obtain the Nebula Core, you will be able to advance the main story. Head back to the Sunken City of Stars – Stargazing Upper Town and deliver the item to the Starchild.

Obtaining the Nebula Core | Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
Obtaining the Nebula Core