In the town after the castle in the buildings you can get into look behind all stair cases some of them hold certain items. Search the entire building and you should find at least one potion or scroll (or more) on each floor.
In the town behind the houses in the second area is a graveyard. Walk up to each stone and press R1. They will be marked with things such as "Disco" and "Beloved Game Developers".
If you have the spell Silence Daria will be a piece of cake. When you start the fight morph into a more powerful form then cast the spell "Silence" so she can't use mind drain or Minor healing. If you don't beat her right off the bat re-cast silence when it wears off.
To get some easy exp in the castle fight, all the elephants you find they give you a lot of expierience.
In the town after the castle levels, walk behind all the houses instead of on the street. You will find potions a scrolls behind them.
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