Your main menu currently has five entries. Advancing the game will add nine more submenus for a total of 14 entries - however, I’ll include them now (but the explanations will come when required!).

a) PARTY PARADIGMS (edit paradigms and your paradigm pack)

b) CRYSTARIUM (enhance character parameters and gain new abilities)

c) MONSTERS (adorn, name, infuse, or release captured monsters)

d) EQUIPMENT (select weapons and accessories worn by your characters)

e) CHANGE LEADER (switch between Serah and Noel as the character you control)

f) STATUS (view detailed character status info)

g) INVENTORY (view and sort items, weapons, accessories, etc.)

h) DATALOG (view various info on areas, characters, terms, enemies, etc.)

i) BESTIARY (view info about monsters you have defeated)

j) FRAGMENTS (view the shards of time that you have collected)

k) FRAGMENT SKILLS (view your fragment skills and their effects)

l) MAP (view the map of the current area)

m) OUTFITS (change the appearance of Serah and Noel)

n) SETTINGS (change various options)

These are the options in the Settings menu.

1st option is CAMERA . [X axis normal; Y axis inverted] [X axis normal; Y axis normal] [X axis inverted; Y axis inverted] [X axis inverted; Y axis normal]

2nd option is CAMERA SENSITIVITY .

3rd option is BRIGHTNESS .

4th option is MAGNIFY FONT . [On] makes text huge.

5th option is EVENT SUBTITLES . Choose or [On] or [Off].

6th option is SPEAKER NAMES . Choose or [On] or [Off].

7th option is NON-EVENT SUBTITLES . Choose or [On] or [Off].

8th option is HELP MESSAGES . Choose or [On] or [Off].

9th option is BATTLE DIFFICULTY . Choose [Normal mode] or [Easy mode].

10th option is DEFAULT BATTLE COMMAND . Choose [Auto Battle] or [Abilities].

11th option is TARGET SELECTION . Choose [From List] or [Via Cursor].

12th option is MINI-MAP SETTINGS .

13th option is MAP SETTINGS .

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    PS3
  • Genre
    RPG
  • Guide Release
    24 February 2012
  • Last Updated
    20 February 2021
  • Guide Author
    Damir Kolar

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After the happy ending of Final Fantasy XIII, Serah Farron sets out on a search for her sister Lightning who mysteriously disappeared. No one but Serah remembers what happened that day underneath the crystal pillar and many believe Lightning died. Serah is not convinced however, and along with Noel, a mysterious time traveller from the future, she journeys through time and space to find her sister. Along the way, she uncovers dark and sinister truths that could destroy the timeline and set untold chaos in motion. You must join together to stop that from happening!

Traverse the Historia Crux with our guide, which includes the following:

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