Best Weapons to Upgrade for Each Character/Role?

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6 years ago#1
So, I'm in Chapter 9, and I know that soon I'll get to use each character in their 3 "prime roles" (Chapter 11, right?).

Since Gil and good sellable items have been scarce, I've not been doing so hot on item enhancing. I do know people have said it becomes much easier in the later chapters, and Gil kinda starts flowing in.

My question is, for what I assume is each character's "prime role", which weapon is best to upgrade to their ultimate weapons? Correct me if I'm wrong on roles.

Lightning - RAV
Snow - SEN
Vanille - SAB
Hope - MED/RAV (?)
Sazh - SYN/RAV (?)
Fang - COM

I have a few weapons with added effects, like Break Maintenance, Improved Guard, etc. But I don't know what's best.
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6 years ago#2
360GT- PapaSprague
PSN - Dagdamor3725
6 years ago#3

Decide for yourself: Complete stats graph on all weapons at all upgrade levels including their special abilities.

6 years ago#4
I don't know what the heck half of those abilities do, like "Paper Tiger'. Hence why I was asking on here....
360GT- PapaSprague
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6 years ago#5
that's sorta right..... basically, when you take into account their 3 major roles:

Light- great as both a Com and/or a Rav just depending on how you wanna set her up, with the ability to be a Med if things get tough

Snow- great Sent with his huge HP, but can easily go offensive with Com and, to a lesser extent and effectiveness, a Rav

Hope- with the highest Magic in the game, he's the best Rav. he also is great at buffing (mainly after he gets Haste) and healing, with Syn and Med respectively

Fang- great Sent, best Com thanks to having the highest attack, and can cast Slow and other useful debuffs as a sab

Vanille- good Rav and Med.... mainly a less extensive version version of Hope with trading Syn for Sab

Sazh- great Syn with the 1st to get Haste, ok Rav... and well, all his other stuff isn't so great >.<
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6 years ago#6
Press square in the equipment menu and you get a brief description of the ability.
6 years ago#7
Ok, people are missing the point.


I cannot see what equipment I haven't obtained, so I can't look up what the skill does on a piece of equipment I don't own.

The question about roles was answered. Now the question is, which weapon, for each character, offers the best ability scores (either passive abilities or raw stats) for their "main" roles?
360GT- PapaSprague
PSN - Dagdamor3725
6 years ago#8

Go there. Pages 1 and 7.
6 years ago#9
the gil gets very easy. I walked into chapter 9 with 3,100 and left with about 150,000
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