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User Info: kawaiihiito94

kawaiihiito94
4 years ago#1
Should I choose casual or normal? I played and was on the first dungeon but I could not defeat or avoid the baboon FOE. I'm just wondering what are the setbacks in playing casual besides not getting the medals? How do I know how many medals there are and the required achievement to be done?
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User Info: zeik56

zeik56
4 years ago#2
You're not supposed to defeat the baboon FOE. All FOEs can be avoided, just watch the movement pattern.

There's no explicit penalty for playing on casual, but I suggest sticking with normal. The game is more rewarding.
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User Info: ThatSageGuy

ThatSageGuy
4 years ago#3
Go to the menu, and under book, look on your guild card to see the medals you've obtained. As far as I know there is only 1 medal you can not get on casual, and that is to defeat all bosses on normal.

Like zeik said, all foes can be avoided if you pay attention to their movements.

The differences between normal and casual mode (or as I like to call it, easy mode) are:

1. If your party gets killed, normally that would be game over and you restart from the last time you saved. But on casual you just get sent back to town.

2. You take roughly 40% less damage from everything on casual.
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User Info: kawaiihiito94

kawaiihiito94
4 years ago#4
ThatSageGuy posted...
Go to the menu, and under book, look on your guild card to see the medals you've obtained. As far as I know there is only 1 medal you can not get on casual, and that is to defeat all bosses on normal.

Like zeik said, all foes can be avoided if you pay attention to their movements.

The differences between normal and casual mode (or as I like to call it, easy mode) are:

1. If your party gets killed, normally that would be game over and you restart from the last time you saved. But on casual you just get sent back to town.

2. You take roughly 40% less damage from everything on casual.


But bosses do respawn, right?
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User Info: ThatSageGuy

ThatSageGuy
4 years ago#6
kawaiihiito94 posted...
But bosses do respawn, right?


Eventually, yes all bosses will respawn EXCEPT for 1 or 2 of them. Though I do suggest you play on normal for the full experience of the game.
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User Info: kawaiihiito94

kawaiihiito94
4 years ago#7
I will play on normal then
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kawaiihiito94
4 years ago#8
Thanks :)
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Tenzhi
4 years ago#9
zeik56 posted...
There's no explicit penalty for playing on casual, but I suggest sticking with normal. The game is more rewarding.


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User Info: Chaosmaster00

Chaosmaster00
4 years ago#10
I think he meant "satisfying", not "rewarding". There's nothing to be rewarded by doing Casual over Normal except a medal, which you could just as easily get playing the whole game on Casual but beating the bosses on Normal...

Also, side-question, which of the "bosses" can only be fought once? Far as I saw, every one of them has respawned, who help to know if I can miss something important...
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