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Polychrome Guide: How to Farm & Use

Polychrome Guide: How to Farm & Use

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How to Use Polychromes in Zenless Zone Zero (ZZZ). See for How to Use, Exchange with Encrypted Master Tape, How to Collect & Get Polychrome, and more!

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How to Use Polychromes

First Exchange with Encrypted Master Tapes

Prioritize Exchanging with Encrypted Master Tape

The best way to use Polychromes is to exchange them for Encrypted Master Tapes. 160 Polychromes are required to trade for 1 Encrypted Master Tape. Pull the limited-time Gacha using the Encrypted Master Tapes to get powerful characters.

▶Best Gacha & Banner Guide

Also get Master Tapes for 160 Polychromes

Master Tapes can also be obtained for 160 Polychromes. Master Tapes can be used to pull the permanent Gacha, but is a lower priority than Encrypted Master Tapes which are for the limited-time Gacha.

Purchase New Eridu City Fund Level

Purchase New Eridu City Fund Level

New Eridu City Fund Levels can be purchased with Polychromes. Every level can be purchased for 150 Polychromes. If you want to quickly level up the New Erindu City Fund near the end of season, this is also an option.

Recover Battery Charge (Stamina)

Can Also Recover Battery Charge

Polychromes can be used to recover 60 Battery Charge (Stamina). However Polychromes are valuable so it is not recommended to use it for the Battery Charge if you're not spending money on the Gachas. You should use the Ether Batteries to recover Battery Charge.

▶How to Recover Battery Charge

Required Number of Polychromes Increase

Battery Charge (Stamina) recovery can only be done up to 8 times a day using Polychromes, and the amount of Polychromes needed to recover increaseses every time you do so.


How to Collect Polychromes

Complete Commissions

Complete Commission is Recommended

Advance Story & Sub-Quest

Recommended way to collect Polychromes is to complete Commissions. Not every Commission rewards Polychromes, but you can simultaneously increase your Inter-Knot level.


Polychrome Bundles

Purchase Monochromes

1 Monochrome can be exchanged with 1 Polychrome. Monochromes can be instantly obtained from Microtransactions so if you really need the Polychromes, purchasing Monochromes can be an option.

Other Methods

Method RecommendationAmount Obtainable
▼ Primer Rewards ★★★ 1,050
▼ Errands Rewards ★★★ 60 or More Everyday
▼ Road to Proxy Greatness ★★★ 1,600
▼ Scratch Card ★★・ 0~40 Everyday
▼ Agent Demo ★★・ 20 or More
▼ Hollow Zero ★★・ 80 or More
▼ Arcade ★★・ 350 or More
▼ VR Device ★★・ 200
▼ Mewmew ★★・ 200 or More
▼ Achievements ★★・ 5 or More
▼ Proxy Handbook ★・・ 1 or More
▼Missing Mini Cargo Truck ★・・ 5

Primer Rewards

Primer Rewards

Primer Rewards gives the player Polychromes opon other items for completing each Trial. Completing all Trials will grant the player a total of 1,050 Polychromes.

Errands Rewards


Polychromes can also be obtained from completing Errands. Players can obtain up to 60 Polychromes every day so make sure to collect them.

▶Errands - What to Do Daily

Road to Proxy Greatness

Road to Proxy

Completing Road to Proxy Greatness will grant the player a total of 1,600 Polychromes. To complete it, the player has to reach Inter-Knot Level 30, but it grants a large amount of Polychromes so make sure to claim them when your Inter-Know level reaches the next requirement.

▶How To Increase Inter-Knot Level Fast

Scratch Card

Scratch Crad

If you're lucky Polychromes can be obtained from the Scratch Card. You can get a Scratch Card once every day so make sure to try it.

Agent Demo

Agent Demo

Player can try out agents from the Permanent Gacha menu screen, and completing each one will reward 20 Polychromes. The trial will not take longer than 5 min for each one, so try completing them whenever you have time.

Trial for Limited Characters can be Accessed from the Event Menu

Limited Agents Demo

The Trial for Agents not included in the Permanent Gacha can be accessed from the event menu. Completing each one will grant 20 Polychromes.

Hollow Zero

Hollow Zero

Completing certain Hollow Zero stages for the first time, in addition to License Level rewards and Bounty Commissions grant you Polychromes as a reward. If you just want to get Polychromes this is not an efficient way to get them so this is for when you want the other rewards as well.


Arcade Rewards

As a reward for completing achievements in the Arcade you can get a total of 350 Polychromes.

VR Device

VR Device

Completing the Agent Academy on VR Device will reward player Polychromes. Completing all of them will grant a total of 200 Polychromes.

▶VR Device Guide



Completing all of the Mewmew missions will reward Polychromes and other upgrade materials, so check for new missions frequently.


Achievement Rewards

Complete Achievements to receive Polychromes. The amount changes depending on the marked color of the achievements. Bronze is 5, Silver is 10 and Gold gives 20. Make sure to check if you can claim them when you can.

Proxy Handbook

By checking anything marked with the New icon in the Proxy Handbook on will grant 1 Polychrome. The amount you gain is low but you can collect them quickly so use this method if you just need a small amount of Polychromes. The Proxy Handbook can be checked at the Workbench in the Video Shop.

Missing Mini Cargo Truck

Missing Cargo

Interacting with a Missing Mini Cargo Truck will reward the player with Polychromes. Players can claim the reward with one click so if you notice them make sure to collect it.

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