His Highness the Crown Prince Ozychlyrus Brouev Tantal, also refered as Zeke von Genbu, or simply Zeke, is a main playable character in Xenoblade Chronicles 2. He is a renowned Driver who is often said to be the most powerful of the Kingdom of Tantal, Kingdom of which he is the Crown Prince. He is almost always accompanied by his Blade, Pandoria with which he share half of her Core Crystal making him a Blade Eater. He volunteered to work as the special envoy for the Indoline Praetorium, the same Praetorium who sent him to test Rex as the Driver of an Aegis in combat. As the crown Prince of Tantal, he is the son of the King, Eulogimenos Tantal.



Max Level Max HP Max Strength Max Ether Max Dexterity Max Agility Max Luck
99, no modifier 7,114 407 389 330 188 328
99, full affinity chart 7,314 469 409 330 208 348


  • Big Bang Edge
    • Stratospheric Thunder, Launch
    • Overload Thunder Beam, AOE / Machine ↑
    • Dynamic Spark Sword, Knockback / Front Attack ↑
    • ULFS Max, AOE / Toppled ↑ / Blowdown
  • Twin Rings
    • Rapid Twist, Beasts ↑
    • Clear Divide, HP potion
    • Righteous Guillotine, AOE / Flying ↑
    • Shredder Spiral, AOE / Back attack ↑
  • Greataxe
    • Spinning Elbow, Topple
    • Triumphal Axe, AOE / Knockback
    • Raging Charge, AOE / Toppled ↑
    • Berserker Slash, AOE / Critical recharge
  • Megalance
    • Brutal Swing, Side attack ↑
    • Meteor Lance, AOE / Back attack ↑
    • Powerhouse Smash, Smash
    • Supersonic Spin, AOE / Aggro down
  • Ether Cannon
    • Burst Gunner, Break / Pierce
    • Laserpoint Bazooka, AOE / Launched ↑
    • Blowback Cannon, AOE / Knockback
    • Haywire Chainshot, Cancel ↑
  • Shield Hammer
    • Behemoth Uppercut, Launch
    • Detonation Blow, Blowdown / Low HP ↑
    • Impregnable Shield, Defense
    • Brawl Swing, AOE / Aggro up
  • Chroma Katana
    • Reverb Blade, AOE / Evasion
    • Psychic Sword, Front attack ↑
    • Aerial Edge, AOE / Aggro up
    • Shogun Slash, AOE / Aggroed ↑
  • Bitball
    • Rumble Pitch, Back attack ↑
    • Pulverizing Dunk, AOE / Toppled ↑
    • Shell Shot, Heal party
    • Precipitous Impact, AOE / HP potion
  • Knuckle Claws
    • Hammer Lariat, Topple
    • Fury Dropkick, Blowdown / Back attack ↑
    • Dynamite Knuckle, AOE / HP potion
    • Skysplitter Cross Chop, AOE / Aggro down

Affinity Charts


Tier Name Effect SP
1 Mach Prep I Allows use of the Driver Art assigned to the X Button at the start of battle. 500
Brawn over Brain Increases Strength by 20. 250
Lucky Duck Increases Luck by 20. 750
Adamant Heart Increases HP by 200. 375
Flash Step Increases Agility by 20. 625
2 Critical Pro Increases critical damage by 10%. 1500
Camaraderie Boosts recharge for Specials after cancelling by 20%. 2500
Herculean Strength Boosts Strength by 10%. 1000
Move Chaining Lets you use a Driver Art after cancelling a Driver Art. 3000
Mach Prep II Allows use of the Driver Art assigned to the Y Button at the start of battle. 2000
3 Histrionic Hero Increases critical hit rate during a Chain Attack by 10%. 3000
Mach Prep III Allows use of the Driver Art assigned to B at the start of battle. 5000
Tantal Courage Increases the HP restored when reviving a teammate by 15%. 2000
Ether Prodigy Increases Ether by 20. 4000
Air Extender Increases Launch duration by 15%. 6000


Favorite Pouch Items

  • Pouch item types: Meats, Textiles
  • Pouch items: Addam's Embercakes, Snow-Crystal Vase


Kingdom of Uraya

Zeke is fought for the first time as a level 23 boss at the Cobalt Cliffs in the Kingdom of Uraya along with his Blade, Pandoria.

Empire of Mor Ardain

He is fought a second time as a level 32 boss at the Chansagh Wastes in the Empire of Mor Ardain.

Leftherian Archipelago

He is fought one last time as a level 35 boss in the Leftherian Archipelago.


  • According to Pandoria, Zeke is afraid of heights