How to Unlock Weapons and Outfit Colors in Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising

The more you play the game, the more things you get to unlock

by Davi Braid
Image: Attack of the Fanboy

If you’ve ever seen someone wielding an unusual weapon or using a character color that you’ve never seen before in Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising, you should know that you can do the same. Here’s how.

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How to Get New Weapons and Colors in Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising

In Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising, you can earn in-game currency that you can later spend in the shop. There are two different types of currencies: the premium one, which you have to pay for, and the one that you earn from playing the game. Even if you just participate in online battles, you’ll occasionally receive enough currency to visit the shop and purchase a new color or weapon for your character.

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Each character has a variety of weapons and a multitude of colors for each of their available outfits. They might also have secret artwork that you can unlock by spending this in-game currency. If you want to unlock everything, including all character models. They are honestly some of the best character models in any anime fighting game.

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That being said, if you want to unlock new outfits, not just colors, there are only a few outfits that can be purchased via the rupee store. Aside from those, outfits can only be purchased with cash. Unless things change, you can’t use in-game currency for any costume besides alternate versions of Siegfriend, Gran, and Djeeta. You must pay for the different outfits if you want to unlock them.

As expected, most fighting games need to find a way to keep the money coming in so they can work on new characters, new stages, patches, and so on. Therefore, it doesn’t surprise me that there are outfits for you to buy. However, it does surprise me a little that there are purchasable outfits so early in the game’s life when they could have bundled them with the whole package. Although this is a big game, it still feels like a massive expansion to the first one.

- This article was updated on December 18th, 2023

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Davi Braid is a devoted writer and gamer who's immersed in the world of interactive storytelling. Having worked in office jobs, he took a daring leap to pursue his dream job: writing about video games. His work is featured at many publications, and his journey has allowed him to explore the rich narratives and immersive experiences that this medium has to offer. In his quest to uncover the hidden gems within gaming, Davi embraces new genres and unearths unexpected delights in the world of video games.