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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 (????) 09-07-2020 / 20:49 GMT

Chapter two was always one of the easiest, shortest chapters in the game, and in hard difficulty this might even be more true. For the first half of the chapter you're just meandering through the city after the bombing. After meeting up with Aerith you'll start fighting, and your foes are some of the weakest of the game, including Security Officers, Guard Dogs, Grenadiers, Shock Troopers and Riot Troopers. None of these foes should be remotely challenging, leaving only the The Huntsman as the only real threat on the entire level.

Cloud
Weapon:Twin Stinger
Armor:Chain Bangle
Accessory:Champion Belt
Useful Materia:Fire + Magnify, Healing, Chakra, First Strike, ATB Stagger, Magic Up, HP Up
  • All your enemies in this chapter are weak to fire. If Cloud has a decent Magic Attack score (300~), he should one-shot most foes. Fire + Magnify and First Strike Materia therefore trivializes the majority of this chapter.

  • If MP is an issue, use Chakra to heal when your HP are low, and smash Shinra Boxes to recover MP via Mako Shards.

The Huntsman can deal significant damage if you're careless.Fire + Magnify will get you through most of the chapter, and will prove especially useful clearing out The Huntsman's retinue.Hit The Huntsman with Fire to leave him vulnerable,then whittle down his HP bar with your strongest attacks.Defeat The Huntsman to sore "The Art of Swordplay Vol. IV".

  • The final fight with The Huntsman and his minions is a bit more tricky, but for perspective, that's only because the rest of the fights in the chapter were trivial. Use Fire + Magnify to clear the mobs out and isolate The Huntsman. He can afterwards be defeated by hitting him with Fire, then using "Focused Thrust" to drive up his Stagger gauge, while "Braver" can deal damage once The Huntsman is Staggered.

  • While not all that hard, The Huntsman can deal significant damage with his attacks, especially "Stun Baton", so be extra careful not to attack him while his shield is raised. Even if you have to resort to blocking or - even more shamefully - just keeping your distance while your ATB gauge fills.

  • You will obtain The Art of Swordplay Vol. IV Manuscript for defeating The Huntsman in hard difficulty, which may earn you enough SP for Cloud to hit Weapon Level 6.

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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