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Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMix
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Greg Boccia
First Published: 12-01-2015 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 01-11-2019 / 16:07 GMT
Version: 1.0 (????) 26-02-2020 / 15:17 GMT

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMix Guide

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Olympus Coliseum

Paradox Cups

Conquering the Tournament

Talk to Hades in Hades’ Chamber and choose the tournament. You have to unlock these tournaments and here’s a rundown:

Pain and Panic Paradox Cup - Clear the Goddess of Fate Cup

Cerberus Paradox Cup - Level 5 with Valor, Wisdom, and Master Form

Titan Paradox Cup - Level 5 with all Summons

Hades Paradox Cup - Level 7 with Valor, Wisdom, Master, and Final Form. Level 7 with all Summons

The first three cups are essentially rematches with the enemies leveled to 80 as opposed to their base levels. The Hades Paradox Cup is a 50 round marathon that consists of multiple rules:

Rounds 1-10 - No restrictions.

Round Enemies
1 Shadow X3, Soldier X3
2 Driller Mole x4, Hook Bat x2
3 Rapid Thruster x3, Surveillance Robot x2
4 Rabid Dog x5, Creeper Plant x2
5 Volcanic Lord, Soldier x2
6 Cannon Gun x3, Silver Rock x2
7 Icy Cube x3, Shadow x4, Minute Bomb x??
8 Soldier x??, Silver Rock x??, Armored Knight x4, Large Body x1
9 Creeper x4, Samurai
10 Yuffie, Tifa

Rounds 11-20

  • Titan Cup rules. Sora fights alone and cannot use Drives except Limit Form. Sora is limited to 500 points.
Round Enemies
11 Rapid Thruster x5, Aeroplane x3
12 Minute Bomb x4, Magnum Loader, Air Pirate x2
13 Luna Bandit x3, Driller Mole x2
14 Lance Soldier x2, Armored Knight x2, Tornado Step x2
15 Blizzard Lord
16 Soldier x4, Wight Knight x2
17 Strafer x4, Neoshadow x4, Aerial Knocker x4
18 Luna Bandit x2, Air Pirate x2, Creeper Plant x3, Wight Knight x3
19 Dusk x2, Assassin x2, Dragoon
20 Pete

Rounds 21-30

  • Pain and Panic Cup rules. The Drive Gauge is locked, but Summons and Allies are available. Limits consume less MP.
Round Enemies
21 Gargoyle Knight x3, Armored Knight x3
22 Fortuneteller x2, Aeroplane, Trick Ghost
23 Soldier x2, Creeper Plant x2, Shaman x2
24 Bulky Vendor x3
25 Cloud, Tifa
26 Bolt Tower x2, Hammer Frame x2, Neoshadow
27 Gargoyle Warrior x2, Rabid Dog x4, Nightwalker x4
28 Bookmaster x2, Emerald Blues x4, Shaman x4, Silver Rock x3
29 Sniper x2, Gambler x2
30 Hades

Rounds 31-40

  • Cerberus Cup rules. Drive Forms are available and the Drive Gauge refills faster than normal. There is a 10 minute time limit.
Round Enemies
31 Samurai x2, Berserker, Creeper x2
32 Dancer x3, Water Clone x3
33 Samurai x4
34 Sorcerer x2
35 Rapid Thruster x??
36 Berserker x3
37 Sniper x2, Assassin x3, Dragoon x4
38 Dusk x6, Samurai x3, Dancer x3, Gambler x4, Sorcerer
39 Dragoon x4
40 Leon, Cloud

Rounds 41-50

  • No Summons, no Drives with the exception of Limit Form, no Allies.
Round Enemies
41 Toy Soldier x2, Graveyard x2
42 Living Bone x2, Fortuneteller
43 Morning Star x2, Large Body x2
44 Living Bone x3
45 Armored Knight x??, Surveillance Robot x??
46 Hot Rod x2, Devastator
47 Bulky Vendor, Lance Soldier x2, Living Bone, Emerald Blues x2, Assault Rider x2, Morning Star x3, Crescendo x5
48 Cerberus
49 Leon, Cloud, Yuffie, Tifa
50 Hades

BOSS - Hades

The battle against Hades starts with you being unable to harm him. This battle is much like the first time you fought him. You’ll need to use "Aura Sphere" to take Hades out of his red form. In his blue form, Hades is ripe for attack so let him have it! He will use Ring of Fire where he spins in a circle and creates a pillar, it’s hard to avoid at close range so just be on your toes – this move is indicated by Hades shouting, "That’s it!"

If you are having trouble avoiding attacks you can always stand by Hercules and use the Reaction Command to defend. In fact, if you stay by him the entire time you can keep up the Guard Sphere and just use Aura Sphere over and over to deal safe reliable damage to Hades.


Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    PS3, PS4
  • Genre
    Action Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    12 January 2015
  • Last Updated
    1 November 2019
  • Guide Author
    Greg Boccia

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