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Final Fantasy VII Remake
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Ben Chard, Nathan Garvin
First Published: 10-04-2020 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 03-07-2020 / 22:20 GMT
Version: 1.1 (????) 08-07-2020 / 10:54 GMT

Combat Simulation: Shiva

Defeat ShivaChapter 8Shiva Materia

You'll be able to receive this Battle Intel once you reach Chadley in Chapter 8 and this one is a little different from the others. This time, your task is to enter a virtual battle against Shiva and subdue her with the reward being the summoning materia of Shiva herself. You'll find a full in-depth strategy for how to beat Shiva in the VR Missions page but there's a few tips below to get you started:

  • Don't battle her alone, wait until Aerith rejoins you to make the battle a lot more manageable.

  • Make use of the Elemental-Fire combination on Cloud to increase the damage you do.

  • Likewise, use Arcane Ward-Fira with Aerith to deal significant damage to her.

Shiva is weak to Fire and will take significant damage from Aerith casting Fira.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
  • Genre
    Action Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    10 April 2020
  • Last Updated
    3 July 2020
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Ben Chard, Nathan Garvin

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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.The guide for Final Fantasy VII Remake features all there is to see and do including a walkthrough featuring coverage of all Main Scenario Chapters, all Side Quests and mini games along with indepth sections on Materia, Enemy Intel and Battle Intel.

Inside Version 1.1

  • Full coverage of the Main Scenario
  • Coverage of all Side Quests
  • Trophy Guide
  • Full Enemy Intel
  • Materia and Ability Breakdown
  • Details on every character
  • Full breakdown of every location

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