familiar line up during story

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2 years ago#1
just curious what everyone's line up is at various stages of the game.
I personally am trying to balance everything out.
currently got the ship and I have
mighty mite, little big horn, and purrloiner.
drongo, bone head, grandson.
hurly, dumbelemur, green buncher

swaine is constantly getting killed, and I feel like grandson, purrloiner, and dumbelemur are never out on the field. my drops are limited for evolving right now. so really just curious what everyone has, sure I know what to get at the end of the game, but what about now, and when I get past the tombstone trails, etc.
2 years ago#2
Oliver: Najapatra, Catastroceros, Puss in Boats
Esther: Fluorongo, Grimray, Wildwood
Swaine: Wispula, Bone Baron, Beam-Man
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2 years ago#3
DarcKage posted...
Oliver: Najapatra, Catastroceros, Puss in Boats
Esther: Fluorongo, Grimray, Wildwood
Swaine: Wispula, Bone Baron, Beam-Man


yes... that's what you have at end game. I'm asking what people have at the point they get swaine.
2 years ago#4
Not saying this is the best lineup, but it's what I have at this exact moment.

Oliver: Mighty Mite, Little Big Horn, Seed Sprite
Esther: Drongo, Griffy, Napcap
Swaine: Tumbelemur, Bonehead, Monolith

(I'm thinking of putting an Oroboros in Oliver's group and maybe going back for a Naja. I know it's slightly mad to grind up a new familiar when the Mite is right there, but I want to get started early.)
2 years ago#5
e13design posted...
just curious what everyone's line up is at various stages of the game.
I personally am trying to balance everything out.
currently got the ship and I have
mighty mite, little big horn, and purrloiner.
drongo, bone head, grandson.
hurly, dumbelemur, green buncher

swaine is constantly getting killed, and I feel like grandson, purrloiner, and dumbelemur are never out on the field. my drops are limited for evolving right now. so really just curious what everyone has, sure I know what to get at the end of the game, but what about now, and when I get past the tombstone trails, etc.

To help Swaine, give him a monolith. It's a nice tank and it eventually gets a rez spell. It's got a nice magic attack stat also.
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2 years ago#6
When I got Swaine, I was using these:

(Some might have been morphed. I can't remember.)
Oliver: Little Bighorn, Naja, Purrloiner
Esther: Drongo, Bubbudd, Danglerfish
Swaine: Thumbelemur, Bonehead, Monolith

The key here is to ditch the Hurly asap (he's crap) and get Swaine a Monolith. Really good tank, and being able to cast a rez spell later on is a plus.
2 years ago#7
that's great keep them coming guys.
I looked at the guide the other day and that person just kept the same ones on Oliver (mite, tumbelemur, sid) for the whole game. I guess it doesn't matter too much as long as you have enough Phoenix feathers.
2 years ago#8
Not including Tier2, little bit of grinding but 0 toko grind involved. IIRC:

oliver - M.Mite, Naja(lvling), Monolith (lvling)
esther - Purrloiner, Liltle bighorn, Drongo
swaine - Monkey, Bonehead (lvling), Whambat (lvling)

I didnt want monolith on swaine since he'd keep switching to it. I wanted him to dps. Gaved him monolith back when needed. I replaced monkey and m.mite (both were main dps) soon after for better&future familiars to start leveling up:

oliver - Purrloiner, Naja, Monolith
esther - Little bighorn, Lumberwood (instant healtank!), drongo
swaine - Bonehead, Whambat, Hooray (lvling for esther)

Then I got rid of L.bighorn, gaved esther whambat, got girlfiend for swaine etc.. etc.. Stopping here. Familiar cycling management OCD ><
2 years ago#9
Are Najas really good?

I can't it get to the same atk level as Mite and Lemur that are given out by the game automatically or Babana guy I now use as tank. It gains levels slower and has extremely low defence - as soon as I switch, I lose half of my HP almost instantly.

Does it only shine in later evolutions or something?
2 years ago#10
When I get home from work I will look and see what I had. I have like 40 saves for the game at various points so I am sure I have one for that point in the game.
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