This is a Weapon Ability you’ll come to rely on for the majority of the game. This is Cloud’s main way of increasing the Stagger gauge so always look to use it whenever you see an enemy is Pressured as it will cause the gauge to increase faster.
The Buster Sword is a fairly competent Sword in the early parts of the game and if your main priority with Cloud is Physical Attack power, you’ll be sticking with the weapon until you unlock Hardedge in Chapter 9 where it’s easily outclassed. The Buster Sword however suffers once you reach Hard Mode, it’s final Weapon Level lacks the ever useful Reprieve ability or Attack Spells MP Cost Reduction 20% from the Mythril Saber.
When spending your SP on the Buster Sword, focus on obtaining the new Materia slots first followed by some of the more unique abilities such as MP Regeneration and Limit Break Damage boost.
In the sprawling city of Midgar, an anti-Shinra organization calling themselves Avalanche have stepped up their resistance. Cloud Strife, a former member of Shinra’s elite SOLDIER unit now turned mercenary, lends his aid to the group, unaware of the epic consequences that await him.
This guide for Final Fantasy VII Remake: Intergrade features all there is to see and do including a walkthrough featuring coverage of all Main Scenario Chapters for both the main game and INTERmission, all Side Quests and mini games along with indepth sections on Materia, Enemy Intel and Battle Intel.