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Final Fantasy X HD
Strategy Guide

Author(s): KeyBlade999
First Published: 18-06-2014 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 22-07-2020 / 13:23 GMT
Version: 1.0 (????) 12-08-2020 / 08:50 GMT

Local Enemy Bestiary

Monster Name Notes
Alcyone Weak to Fire
Cactuar Likes to run away a lot
Mech Guard Weak to Lightning, Steal
Mech Gunner Weak to Lightning, Steal
Mushussu Weak to Ice
Monster Name Notes
Sandragora Weak to Fire
Sand Wolf Weak to Fire, Ice
Sand Worm Powerful, weak to Fire, Water
Zu (first encounter) Powerful flying type
Zu (others) More HP than first time, more power

Desert Oasis : After a rather nostalgic scene, leave the oasis water and save. Right now, all you have with you is Tidus; you'll find the others as you go along, though, trust me. To the right of the Save Sphere in the shade is Al Bhed Primer Vol. I if you missed it. In the southwest corner of the oasis is a chest with four Remedies . Go north from there and you'll soon run into a battle with the powerful Zu. (Not as strong as the others here, but still.) You CAN die with this fight, so Haste Tidus and Slow the bird, then be sure to keep your HP up as you wear it down. Eventually, Lulu and Auron will join you, making this a bit easier. After, go north and you'll find Wakka. Speak with him. You can find Al Bhed Primer Vol. III under his tent if you don't have it, and you can get eight Al Bhed Potions from the nearby chest. These are useful items that heal 1,000 HP and several status ailments when Used. Keep them handy; you can often steal them from enemies here (especially the machina that are one-hitted with Steal), so you may well end up with 99 by the end of this desert like I did. Anyhow, go along the path southwest to the next area.

East Desert : Here, go northeast to find Kimahri doing ... something. In any case, he's ours. Grab the nearby Al Bhed Primer Vol. V if you don't have it. Go northwest of where you entered the area and you'll quickly find Rikku as well. (Be sure to use her to one-hit machina with Steal , to Use Al Bhed Potions, and to open chests! This is truly Rikku's homeland!) Open up the nearby chests ( two Ethers, eight Al Bhed Potions ), then save and follow Rikku northward. As you reach the slightly clearer ... clearing, you'll find a sign and a fork. Go southwest to find four Hi-Potions , then get the Al Bhed Primer Vol. XIV if you don't have it from the signpost. Go northeast to the next area.

The Sanubia Desert is scattered with Al Bhed Primers as you might expect.

Central Desert : Go north from the start and you'll find a chest with four Hi-Potions in it near a rock. Go southwest from there and you can find a long rock, near which you'll find two X-Potions . Go northwest from there to the fence to find two Mega-Potions , then northeast to the Save Sphere. Save there; the battles are probably getting a bit tolling, eh? Also grab the nearby eight Al Bhed Potions . Go northward and past the narrow path is a larger enclosure. The nearby broken structure yields a Lv. 2 Key Sphere and 10,000 Gil . To the far northeast, you can find Al Bhed Primer Vol. XVII on the ground, while to the far southwest you'll find an Elixir . Backtrack to the Save Sphere, then go north from there. As you near the exit to the next area, pick up Al Bhed Primer Vol. XVII Iand continue on.

West Desert: Here, go north for a bit. As you reach the area with the sandstorm to the east, you'll find a fair few quicksand pits with enemies at the bottom. Some of these enemies are actually guarding treasures. In these (among the regular chests you'll find here), you'll find a Mercury Crest (part of Rikku's Celestial Weapon), two Mega-Potions, three Megalixirs, two X-Potions, and two Teleport Spheres . Leave this area to the northwest.

Search the desert for more Primers and make sure to pick up the Mercury Crest before leaving so you don't have to come back later.

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    PC, Switch, PS3, PS4, Vita, XB1
  • Genre
  • Guide Release
    18 June 2014
  • Last Updated
    22 July 2020
  • Guide Author

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Join us as you journey across Spira as Tidus, a slightly whiny surfer-type who bears a striking resemblance to Meg Ryan. He is forced to grow up when he is thrown 1000 years into the future where he meets a beautiful girl and his own past in an unforgettable story. Final Fantasy X is one of the most loved games in the series and the HD Remaster offers you another chance to relive it all. We are here to offer insight, sarcastic comments and also useful information and a detailed guide of the world of Spira and its denizens.

  • A comprehensive walkthrough from start to finish, offering information on all the niggly bits.
  • All side quests covered from the Monster Arena to Celestial Weapons.
  • All optional bosses like Dark Aeons and Omega Weapon.
  • Blitzball tips so you can laugh in the face of the Goers as you beat them 30-0 repeatedly.
  • Tips for Gil and AP grinding and much more.

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