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Bravely Second: End Layer

Side: White Mage vs Merchant (Part 2)

Vincent Lau

Boss: Holly Whyte

Boss Level HP Weakness
Holly 26 15000 Nothing
Nurse-in-Training (x2) 26 1200 Lightning

This battle is seriously too easy–how in Luxendarc are three healers supposed to put up a fight? Well, at least the girls try. Holly casts Aerora to blast your party with medium wind magic and Cura to heal moderate HP.

Meanwhile, the nurses use This Might Sting to attack one and potentially inflict Dread and Cure to heal low HP. After you defeat the nurses, Holly will eventually summon more with Reinforcements, but they’re easily taken of.

Since all of the girls have terrible physical defence and Holly has incredible magic defence, physical attacks will be your key to victory. The nurses don’t like being struck with lightning either. As long as you keep on the offensive, this battle is a breeze.

Boss: Erutus Profiteur

Boss Level HP Weakness
Profiteur 26 15000 Nothing
Merchantry Thug 24 1320 Nothing
Merchantry Mage 24 1320 Nothing
Merchantry Blade 24 1320 Lightning

The Merchant of Death often Defaults to build up BP, before unleashing two lots of Takeover on the next turn. Takeover is particularly nasty as it deals 400 damage even if you Default and two lots is easily enough to KO one character after they’ve take some damage.

The Merchant’s other trick is Pay to Win, which boosts his or his allies’s critical rate. Fortunately, this won’t affect Takeover’s damage, but if he has lackeys around, their physical hits will hurt more.

Speaking of lackeys, the Thug likes to use Eye Gouge to inflict blind on one. Other times, he will Brave and use Psych Up to boost his attack before letting loose a Strong Strike. Meanwhile, the Mage casts Fira to set a character alight and Sleep to send one to sleep.

Finally, the Blade is keen to use Carotid Slash to drop a character’s Magic Defence. Focus on the Thug so your physical attackers can fight safely, then move onto the Mage and Blade.

Once you’ve singled out Profiteur, the battle should become manageable. If your characters are around Level 23, they should have over 800 HP, so simply keep healing anyone who takes damage. If their HP is less, you can use Damage Dispersion (Wizard ability) to spread out the damage.

For offence, most attacks should be fine as Profiteur has balanced defences. The best time to attack is the turn after Profiteur Defaults, when he Braves for two Takeovers. Since Defaulting doesn’t reduce Takeover’s damage, you may as well attack while he’s not Defaulting.

Compared to previous bosses, Profiteur has a lot of HP and can take a while to take down. If you have Special Moves, use them. The Astrologian’s Physical/Mystic Boon combined with the Mist Spellcraft will be useful to boost your firepower as well.

If you start running out of MP, don’t be stingy and use your Ethers–they’re expensive for sure, but you’ll earn the money back with More Money… if you win the battle that is!

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  • Publisher
    Nintendo, Square Enix
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  • Guide Release
    14 April 2016
  • Last Updated
    29 January 2021
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  • Guide Author
    Vincent Lau

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Two years after the Heroes of Light calmed the Four Crystals, Luxendarc is at peace. Agnes Oblige is now Pope of the Crystal Orthodoxy, working with the Duchy of Eternia to maintain peace and prosperity in the land.

But there are those who do not wish for peace. The Glanz Empire and its leader Kaiser Oblivion kidnap Pope Agnes despite the efforts of her protector Yew Geneolgia and set out to conquer Eternia. Yew survived the attack and wakes up a week later, determined to rescue his beloved Pope Agnes and stop the advancing Empire once and for all. And so your journey begins…

Our guide is filled with a plethora of information to help you on your journey through Luxendarc including:

  • Complete start-to-finish walkthrough of the main quest.
  • Full coverage of the Barter Sub-Scenario System and how to obtain new asterisks.
  • Every other side quest explained in full.
  • A full examination of the job system and use of the new additions to the Bravely battle system..
  • Post-game dungeons, Ba’al strategies, bosses and other content.
  • Details on the village-building mini-game centred around the reconstruction of Magnolia’s home and much more!

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