After the v4.4.0 update, players will be able to skip battles for all stories except for Whispers of Purgation using the Skip Battle feature.
Additional chapters that can be skipped:
- The Final Loop (Chapters 17 to 28)
- The Empyrean Inn
- The Empyrean Inn: Last Resort
- Lessons from Lainecrest
- Lessons from Lainecrest: Testament
Players will not be able to use the Skip Battle feature for Chapter 1 of The Morning Star until they clear it for each respective leader.