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Final Fantasy VII Remake
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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 / 14:43 GMT

You'll pick up this quest in Chapter 14 after hearing Kyrie's speech in the Sector 5 Slums so long as you have completed the Kids on Patrol quest back in Chapter 8. You'll spot Ms. Folia standing near the Item Shop looking for assistance in tracking down the troublesome children again.

Note: Be sure to have the Subversion Materia set on someone, the Breach spell will be useful for the battle to come. You'll also want to set Enemy Skill materia if you wish to learn a skill from the same enemy.

You'll find Oates in the Cemetery to the northeast.

Fortunately, there's only one child you'll need to track down, Oates, and you can find him by making your way to the Slum Public Cemetery found to the northeast of the Sector 5 Slums. You'll find Oates all on his own and shortly after speaking to him, you'll be thrust into battle.

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You'll be up against two Phantoms, deadlier variants of the Ghosts you fought back in the Train Graveyard. To begin with, if you have someone with Enemy Skill set on them, you'll be able to learn the Spirit Siphon ability whenever the Phantoms use their Essence Drain ability. This is an especially deadly ability that will inflict continuous damage to anybody standing within it's range so be sure to have someone on hand to heal you if you're going for the Enemy Skill.

You can learn Spirit Siphon from the Essence Drain skill with the Enemy Skill materia be sure to use the Breach spell once it uses Reflect.

Like the Ghosts before them, Phantoms are weak to Fire and resistant to Ice but to make matters trickier, Phantoms will cast Reflect on themselves once you use magic a certain number of times. This is where the Breach spell comes into play, if you use this to remove Reflect you'll be able to stagger them much easier while continuing to sling Fire spells at them. Phantoms will also disappear at will and then appear behind you to use the Frozen Claw ability, inflicting significant damage so be to keep moving if they disappear on you. The battle will become a lot more manageable once you manage to take one of them down.

Following your victory, the kids will return and you'll obtain the ever useful Time Materia for your troubles.

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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