Arris Dome

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General Information

Game Information

Chrono Trigger

Era: 2300 A.D.
Music: Ruined World
Items: 1 Bike Key, 2 Mid Ethers
Sealed Door Items: Power Tab, Lumin Robe, Elixir, Hit Ring, Gold Erng
Enemies: Bug, Bugger, Proto 2, Rat, Shadow
Bosses: Guardian, Bit

The Arris Dome is a dome with several inhabitants in 2300 A.D., and presumably the last appearance of the Kingdom of Guardia and Marle's family line. Doan, an elderly descendant of Marle, presides over the setting. Before the time of Chrono Trigger, one man attempted to access food stores deep within the Dome, but failed and died. He was carrying a "Seed of Life" later picked up by the party. The people of the Arris Dome grew the seed, and the resulting plant was a beacon of hope for them. The true significance of the building is that it contained a visual record of the Day of Lavos, which, when viewed by the party, prompted their plan to defeat Lavos and save the planet from certain destruction in 1999 A.D.

One of the tenants runs a market.

Arris Dome Market
Item
Cost
Auto Gun
1200
Iron Suit
850
Iron Helm
800
Tonic
10
Heal
10
Revive
200
Shelter
150

The most common problem encountered in emulating Chrono Trigger occurs here, as some keyboards are unable to do the L+R+A combo to open the door that leads to the Day of Lavos room. Simply try binding all SNES buttons to one key.

Chrono Cross

In the article Salt for the Dead Sea, it is theorized that one of the buildings in the Dead Sea is the Arris Dome, as it contains Lithosphere Investigation Report #27, which is similar to the Day of Lavos recording. Arris Dome is also mentioned in the subway section of the Tower of Geddon.

Theory and Analysis

Name Origin

The word Arris is defined as the sharp edge produced by two surfaces meeting at an angle.

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From: Locations (Chrono Trigger)