The Crystarium is a character’s growth chart, with which you can buy various upgrade nodes:

  • Ability node teaches character a new ability.
  • HP node increases character’s maximum HP.
  • Strength node increases character’s Strength stat.
  • Magic node increases character’s Magic stat.
  • Accessory node increases character’s accessory slots by 1.
  • ATB node increases number of segments in chraracter’s ATB gauge by 1.
  • Role node raises character’s role level by 1.

You can purchase nodes by expending CP, which are obtained by winning battles. The characters’ growth is fairly linear, with the odd path branching off here and there. Note that some abilities are not available to all characters - for example, Vanille is the only one who gets access to the Death spell. See the Crystarium section of the guide for a detailed look at an optimal progression through the game for each character.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    Android, iOS, PC, PS3, 360
  • Genre
  • Guide Release
    11 June 2015
  • Last Updated
    9 February 2021
  • Guide Author

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Six people, from very different backgrounds, get thrown together in a series of tumultuous events. A Pulse fal'Cie (a demi-god) has been found in the seaside town of Bodhum, a place where the fates of everyone converge and the discovery sets in motion a chain of events that will change the world forever. An innocent fireworks display in the town soon turns nasty when government soldiers storm the peaceful celebration and commit everyone to the Purge (sending individuals "contaminated" by the Pulse fal'Cie into exile). This is where your story and legend begins. Can you fight fate?

Our guide covers everything you need to complete the game 100% including:

  • A complete walkthrough of all thirteen chapters.
  • All Cie'th stone marks and missions completed, with detailed strategies for every one.
  • Weapons and Shop lists and much more!

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  • A detailed guide on the optimum Crystarium paths for all characters as well as optional uses for them.
  • An upgrade guide for the most efficient way to level up your weapons to save you time and a lot of Gil.
  • Complete trophy/achievement guide.

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