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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Claire Farnworth
Editor(s): Claire Farnworth
First Published: 08-04-2014 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 12-06-2020 / 06:10 GMT
Version: 1.1 (????) 07-07-2020 / 09:01 GMT

WARNING : Spoilers. Read at your own risk. The story milestones are really the only ones you shouldn't read until you have played through the story. A lot of the trophies you should gain naturally without having to go massively out of your way. This guide is just a reference to help you acquire any you may have missed. Turn over or skip the story section if you wish to stay spoiler free.

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A Father, a Son and a Chocobo

Proof of helping a father and son reunite, bringing back a smile that seemed long lost.


This trophy is earned during the natural progression of the story upon completing Chapter 5 of the main quest.

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An Appetite for Chaos

Proof of one who has visited the temple that towers over the Wildlands and touched the great Chaos.


Defeat Caius during the course of the main story in the Temple of the Goddess. You will get this during the natural course of play upon completing chapter 3.

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A Legend From Times Past

Proof of the true savior, who overthrew even the god of light to lead the people to a new world.


You will get this trophy for completing the Main Story. See the walkthrough for information on how to complete it. The trophy will pop just after the final battle.

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Hope at the Edge of Despair

Proof of one who has stood upon the stage in glittering Yusnaan, bringing peace to the Patron.


Complete Chapter 2 by defeating Snow Villiers in the Patron’s Palace. See the walkthrough for help.

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The Hope of a Promise

Proof of one who has seen through the dark mysteries that lurked in Luxerion, bringing justice.


Complete Chapter 1 of the main quest in Luxerion. See the walkthrough for details.

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The Mystery of the Holy Clavis

roof of one who has made it through the Dead Dunes to find ancient treasure.


Complete Chapter 4 of the main quest in the Dead Dunes. See the walkthrough for details.

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The Savior's Descent

Proof of one who has mastered the basics of this world and begun a great journey.


Complete the Prologue.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    PC, PS3, 360
  • Genre
    Action Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    8 April 2014
  • Last Updated
    12 June 2020
  • Guide Author
    Claire Farnworth

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