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Bravely Default

Game Controls

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Button Field Map In Battle
A Inspect object or speak to person, Confirm choice Confirm choice
B Cancel choice Cancel choice
X Open main menu Not used
Y View Party Chat, Disable Auto-Battle Toggle Auto-Battle
L Inspect object or speak to person, Change character in menus, Go back a page in D’s Journal Use Brave command
R Change character in menus, Go forward in D’s Journal Use Default Command
Up/Down (D-Pad) Navigate menus Select command
Left (D-Pad) Hide map menu, Cancel choice Cancel choice, Slow down or pause battles
Right (D-Pad) Show map menu, Confirm choice Confirm choice, Speed up battles
Left (Circle Pad) Change sub-menus, Go back a page in D’s Journal View enemy stats
Right (Circle Pad) Change sub-menus, Go forward in D’s Journal View player stats
START/SELECT Open main menu Toggle Bravely Second

Touch Screen

You must use the touch screen on the 3DS/2DS’s bottom screen to navigate the Norende Village and SP Drink menus. You can also use the touch screen to navigate the map menu or spin your characters in the Equip or Status menus.


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
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  • Guide Release
    14 February 2014
  • Last Updated
    23 January 2021
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  • Guide Author
    Vincent Lau

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