Final Fantasy XIII Strategy Guide

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, iOS, Android
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    11 June 2015
  • Last Updated
    18 March 2018
  • Guide Author

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Missions 21 - 30

Missions 21 - 30

Mission 27: Mithridates, the Lone

Enemy Info

Mark Mithridates
Stone Location Taejin's Tower - The Cloven Spire
Mark Location Taejin's Tower - Ground Tier
Class B
Additional Foes None
Initial Reward Blaze Ring
Repeat Reward Bomb Core x6
Prerequisite Defeat Dahaka

The Undying—fearsome Cie’th who defy fal’Cie will, driven by an intense loathing of all that lives. Mithridates, the lone, is of their number, and his undoing is my burden. It is said in life he once loved music. I can but hope the notes sounded by the elevator in Taejin’s Tower descending from the apex might lure him out, and allow me to restore a touch of harmony to the discord of the tower’s tainted song.

Location

You’ll have to solve a short puzzle in order to make the mark appear. Start by checking the statue at the Apex. The lift can now access the 7th tier so go down there. Next, examine the statue before heading to what appears to be a dead end. A lift arrives; ride it up to the Apex and take that same lift down to the ground tier.

[Left] Mithridates Enemy Intel. [Right] Mithridates ambushes the party.

Strategy

Weak to all elements but immune to earth. Has over 1.5 million HP so it might take a while to beat him. Start with a Synergist buffing everyone with Protect, Shell, Veil, Barthunder and Faith. Equipping lightning-resistant accessories also help. Alternate betweem Tri-disaster (RAV/RAV/RAV) and Relentless Assault (COM/RAV/RAV) to stagger him. Once staggered, switch to Aggression (COM/RAV/COM) and pile on the damage. Be sure to have a potent healing paradigm such as Salvation (MED/MED/MED) ready for use when needed.

  • **Rank earned:** Grudge Settler