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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 / 09:43 GMT

Cloud
Weapon:Twin Stinger
Armor:Chain Bangle
Accessory:Champion Belt
Useful Materia:Fire + Magnify, Lightning, Healing, Revive (when Barret joins), First Strike, ATB Stagger, Magic Up, HP Up

Fire + Magnify should get you through the first half of the level easily enough.Use Barret's "Maximum Fury"  to deal significant damage quickly.

Enter the Reactor Grounds / Infiltrate the Reactor / Breach Security

  • When Cloud is alone, dispense with Revive Materia.

  • Use First Strike Materia in place of ATB Stagger, as it'll allow you to start out fights with Fire + Magnify. If your Cloud has a decent Magic Attack score (300~) you should one-shot most foes at the start.

  • Smash boxes to recover MP, use Chakra if your HP get low or heal up via Cure between fights.

Barret
Weapon:EKG Cannon
Armor:Cog Bangle
Accessory:Champion Belt
Useful Materia:Fire + Elemental (armor), Lightning, Healing, Revive, ATB Stagger, Magic Up, HP Up

A high Magic Attack score and Healing + Magnify should keep you  in good shape.Smash Shinra Boxes to recover MP.

Reach Mako Storage / Set the Charge

  • When Barret joins, dispense with First Strike Materia and equip Revive Materia. Replace Fire + Magnify with Healing + Magnify.

  • Use Barret's "Maximum Fury" liberally. Even one ATB segment should be enough to heavily damage or destroy Monodrives and Sentry Rays.

  • You've got plenty of MP now compared to your first playthrough - don't be shy about hitting sturdy enemies like the Sweeper with Thunder.

  • Avoid the optional fight with Monodrives just before the Scorpion Sentinel.

  • Before fighting the Scorpion Sentinel, equip Lightning + Elemental on your weapon for more damage or on your armor to resist/negate/absorb damage from several attacks, especially "EM Field" and "Scorpion Strikes".

  • You will obtain the Sharpshooter's Companion Vol. IV Manuscript for defeating the Scorpion Sentinel on hard difficulty, which may earn you enough SP for Barret to hit Weapon Level 6.

  • You can only select the 20:00 timer for the bomb... which is still probably 15:00 more than you need.

  • No serious changes are required after the Scorpion Sentinel, Cloud can hopefully defeat two measly Monodrives on his own.

  • Shock Troopers are more durable, but this just means you'll need to block and counter another attack to finish them off.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    PS4
  • 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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