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    Minimum Level Challenge Guide by themoogleking

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    By The Moogle King.
    Version 0.1  Started  07/10/08.
    Version 1.0  Finished 18/11/08.
    Version 1.1  Finished 19/11/08.
    Version 1.2  Finished 20/11/08
    
    A note: We Brits write the date correctly ;D. It goes DD/MM/YY.
    
    Contact: moogle_king@hotmail.co.uk
    
     >>>>       THIS IS YOUR ONLY SPOILER WARNING PEOPLE.       <<<<
    
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    Contents
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    Searching: To search for a specific battle press "Ctrl + F",
    then search "Boss:And then the name of the battle you want".
    No space between "Boss:" and the name.
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    00) A few general notes.
    01) The Start of the Game, and the Mist Dragon.
    02) Mist, Kaipo and an old man.
    03) Lets make Sushi! The Octomammoth.
    04) Damcyan, the Spoony Bard and the Antlion.
    05) Kaipo revisited, Mt. Hobbs and the Mom Bomb.
    06) Fabul and Mysidia.
    07) Mt. Ordeals. EAT ELIXIR! Scarmiglione and the Skulnants.
    08) Baron, Yang and his Guards and Mist Revisited.
    09) Baron Castle, Baigan and Cagnazzo.
    10) We have an Airship! What to do...
    11) Troia and the Lodestone Cavern (including Dark Elf).
    12) The dreaded freaking Tower of Zot- The Magus Sisters 
        and Barbarrica.
    13) Tally Ho! Calca, Brina and Golbez.
    14) Tower of Babil, Lugae, Barnabas the Dark Goblins.
    15) Eblan, Babil revisited and Rubicante.
    16) More Underworld and the Evil Wall.
    17) To the Moon! Excalibur and the Giant of Babil. The Elemental
        Archfiends and the CPU.
    18) Zeromous. No funny chapter name here. Nope.
    19) Other... Stuff.
    20) Credits.
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    00) A few general notes.
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    Introduction
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    WAAAAAHHHHH. FF4 DSis too hard! I have to level up for 7 years 
    to level bajillion to beat Zeromous!
    
    Wrong. You don't need levels. You don't even need Augments,
    Items or the Attack command, but thats a challenge for another
    day =P.
    
    Welcome, daring Low-Levellians to the Minimum Level Challenge
    FAQ!
    
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    About the Author
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    My name is The MoogleKing and I hail from the good land of
    England. Between drinking cups of tea and playing cricket with
    the queen I like to play many a game, among my favorites of 
    which is Final Fantasy 4. But mostly, I love a good challenge 
    run. Hence this FAQ ^_^.
    
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    Contact
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    This is my first FAQ so be nice =P. Any criticisms, corrections
    or suggestions can be given to me via my email address-
    
    moogle_king@hotmail.co.uk
    
    Make sure to include "FF4 MLC FAQ" in your subject, or I'll
    ignore it.
    
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    Augment Distribution
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    Augments are a key part of the challenge. Without Pheonix, Item
    Lore and Dual Cast this challenge may not be possible. So,
    without further a-do, the Augment Distribution-
    
    -Auto-Potion: Rydia/Porom.
       Just fodder for obtaining Dual Cast. However, if your Whyt
       can't survive a few attacks from Octomammoth (since his
       stats carry over) Rydia needs it. Item Lore is substituted
       for it in this instance.
    -Item Lore: Rydia/Porom.
       Doubles the power of the ~ara Items. Very handy. If Rydia
       needs Auto-Potion, give Item Lore to Porom.
    -Counter: Palom
       Characters can't live long enough to make use of this.
       Besides, how many bosses even use Physical Attacks?
    -Curse: Porom
       Needed for Baigan and Dual Cast.
    -Tsunami: Yang
       Needed for Focus and Brace.
    -Twincast (x2): Cid and Tellah
       Just fodder for Adrenaline and Fast Talker.
    -Bluff: Rydia
       Rydia is the only character who needs Int.
    -Cry: Cecil
       Give Cecil some usefulness.
    -Dualcast: Rosa
       Double Buff or heal and buff at the same time. Very handy.
    -Bardsong: Tellah
       Essentially fodder for Fast Talker.
    -Recall: Yang
       Fodder for Focus and Brace.
    -Last Stand: Cid
       Helps in the Barbarrica battle and needed for Adrenaline.
    -Fast Talker: Rosa
       Speeds up the use of healing spells.
    -Whirlwind: Anyone
       Useless ability, give to whoever.
    -Draw Attacks: Cecil
       Needed for Barnabas, Zeromous and possibly Demon Wall.
    -Analyze: Fusoya
       Fodder for Pheonix.
    -Adrenaline: Kain
       Needed in alot of battles. Namely those in the Sealed Cave 
       and Zeromous.
    -Upgrade: Anyone
       Useless ability. Give to whoever.
    -MP+50%: Rosa
       Helps keep her MP up in the final battles.
    -Inferno: Anyone
       Useless ability, doesn't matter who learns it.
    -Focus: Kain
       Needed for Zeromous.
    -Kick: Anyone
       No use for this ability. CPU is the only multi-target boss
       after you get it. Give to whoever.
    -Brace: Edge
       Needed for Zeromous.
    -Level Lust: Fusoya
       Useless ability, never set it. Fodder for Pheonix.
    -HP+50%: Cecil
       Who else could make use of it?
    -Bless: Cecil
       Helps keeps the parties MP up against Zeromous.
    -Omnicasting: Anyone
       No room for this in the Final Battle, you won't need it
       anyway.
    -Phoenix: Kain
       Needed for Zeromous.
    
    If you have any better suggestions, e-mail them to me and I'll
    have a look ^_^.
    
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    Experience Distribution
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    The trick to keeping your levels as low as possible is to have
    the "temporary" characters absorb all the XP from forced
    battles. Here is how that is going to break down ^_^
    
    Floating eyes- Cecil
    	No-one else can >_>
    Mist Dragon- Kain
    	Level is reset when he re-joins.
    General and Guards- Cecil
    	No-one else can >_>
    Octomammoth- Rydia
    	Tellah keeps XP until he dies and Cecil keeps it until
    	he becomes a Paladin. Rydia is around for the least time,
    	plus you'll be having her use Whyt most of the time.
    Antlion- Edward
    	Rydia has already taken XP from Octomammoth, keep your
    	levels down.
    Sahagin- Edward
    	No-one else can >_>
    Mom Bomb- Rosa
    	Leaves before the next forced fight.
    Fabul fights- Edward
    	Cecil and Yang both keep thier XP.
    Scarmigilone and Zombies- Cecil
    	About to be re-calculated to Level 1.
    Scarmigilone- Cecil
    	About to be re-calculated to Level 1.
    Yang and Guards- Palom and Porom
    	Splitting the XP keeps thier levels down, plus they leave 
    	soon.
    Baigan- Palom and Porom
    	Splitting the XP keeps thier levels down, plus they leave 
    	soon.
    Cagnazzo- Palom and Porom
    	Splitting the XP keeps thier levels down, plus they leave 
    	soon.
    Dark Elf- Tellah
    	Leaves soon, only remaining battle is a joke.
    Magus Sisters- Tellah
    	Leaves before next forced fight.
    Barbarrica- Cid
    	Leaves before next forced fight.
    Calcabrina- Yang
    	Leaves after Dark Goblins.
    Golbez- Yang
    	Leaves after Dark Goblins.
    Lugae and Barnabas- Yang and Rydia
    	Rydia won't level up, this keeps Yangs level down. Plus 
    	you WILL need her in the Lugae battle.
    Lugae- Yang
    	Leaves after Dark Goblins.
    Dark Goblins- Yang
    	Leaves immediately after.
    Rubicante- Kain 
    	Level re-calculated at the Giant of Babil.	
    Demon Wall- Kain
    	Level re-calculated at the Giant of Babil.
    Elemental Fiends- Fusoya
    	Leaves soon after, plus he doesn'r really level up at all.
    CPU- Fusoya
    	Leaves immediately after, plus he doesn'r really level 
    	up at all.
    
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    The Walkthrough
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    01) The Start of the Game, and the Mist Dragon.
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    NOTE:  I'm assuming you know your way through dungeons and the
           locations of treasures. I'm not going to hold your hand
           through this.
    NOTE2: Always complete your maps!
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    Boss:Floating Eye x2 ................................HP- 40 each
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    Just hit X and turn on Auto-Battle 2 attacks on each of them end
    this battle.
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    -Go through the scene in Baron Castle.
    -Raid the castle and town for treasures, and then purchase
     enough Potions so that you have 10 Potions.
    -Save, then get to the Mist Cave. If you take any damage, re-load
     from that save. Save again at the cave.
    -Head through the cave and grab all the treasure. Heal up before
     facing Mist Dragon.
    
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    Boss:Mist Dragon ........................................HP- 556
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    Attack 3 times each and wait until it dissolves. Heal Kain
    during this time, if his HP is below 100. Repeat, keeping track
    of his HP as you go. Once he has less than 30 HP wait for the
    Dragon to dissolve into mist and wait 12 seconds. Now have Kain
    Jump and have Cecil Attack, so that he will be killed by the
    counter if he lives, attack again until Cecil does die. It will 
    then return to Dragon form before Kain lands. If not, just heal
    wait for him to return, then Attack.
    Or, be boring and just have Cecil kill himself before Kain can
    finish the Dragon off.
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    Spare XP- Kain
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    Since Kain is about to leave and have his level recalculated we
    have an oppurtunity to use the rest of his XP before his next
    level up to gather Items and Gil. Feel free to not do this, but
    it definately helps with money.
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    Total XP remaining- 753
    Encounterable enemies-Drops--------------Gil---- XP
    Floating Eye          Eye Drops          7      150
                          Phoenix Down*
                          Alarm Clock
                          Gold Needle
    Goblin                Potion             5       90
                          Tent
                          Bronze Hourglass* 
                          Goblin Summon
    Helldiver             Gold Needle        4       56
                          Phoenix Down*
                          Cockatrice Summon
    Sword Rat             Potion             5       93
    Eyewing Moth          Eye Drops          5       78
                          Phoenix Down*
                          Alarm Clock
                          Gold Needle
    Larva                 Potion             4       50
                          Hi-Potion*         
    
    Encounterable formations------Total XP-Total Gil
    Floating Eye x3               450      21
    Goblin x4                     360      20
    Helldiver x4                  224      16
    Sword Rat x1, Goblin x3       363      20
    Sword Rat x1, Floating Eye x2 205      19
    Larva x6                      300      24
    Larva x4, Eyewing Moth x2     356      26
    Sword Rat x3                  279      15
    
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    The formations to choose...
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    The summons may seem nice, but they're completely useless. The
    only worthwile items are HiPotions and Pheonix Downs. That makes
    the best possible use for this XP 2 "Larva x4, Eyewing Moth x2"
    formations, which also gives us the most Gil possible. Save 
    outside the cave and heal Kain. Then head in and walk around 
    until you get into a battle with "Larva x4, Eyewing Moth x2" and
    then fight the battle on Auto-Battle, set to Jump. If you don't 
    get a HiPotion or Pheonix Down, reset (unless you're happy with
    just the Gil). Repeat this.
    
    From this you will get-
    52 Gil
    2 HiPotions/2 Pheonix Down/1 HiPotion and 1 Pheonix Down
    
    Lovely. ^_^
    
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    02) Mist, Kaipo and an old man.
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    -Save, and unequip Kain.
    -Mist Scene.
    -Save after the scene. Cecil will only have 1 HP, but getting to
     Kaipo is easy, and you'll be healed before the battle.
    
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    Boss:General, 3x Baron Guard...........HP- 45 each (Baron Guard)
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    Just hit X and turn on Auto-Battle. Careful not to kill the
    General, thats XP we don't want.
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    -Firstly, grab Auto-Potion and talk to Rosa. Don't give it to
     anyone yet though.
    -Set Whyt's ability to Thunder.
    -Play Rydia's mini-game. Whyt'll need at least 90 Int for these 
     next few battles, so you'll be there a while.
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    General Mathemagic Minute Tips
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    -Remember the numbers and QUICKLY shut your DS.
    -Put the numbers into this- http://nenem.jp/dsff4/eq10.cgi
    -Quickly do the sum and remember the next few numbers.
    -Repeat.
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    -Once you've done that, head to the Old Waterway and talk to
     Tellah.
    -Head through all of the cave and save at the world map.
    -Head through the cave and face Octomammoth.
    -Heal before fighting him.
    -Equip Tellah with the Ice Rod, for the Int boost.
    -Equip Cecil with all of the Hades Gear and the Shadow Blade.
    -Equip Tellah with the Feathered Cap.
    -Auto-Battle Set up- Cecil; Darkness, Tellah;Poison and
     Rydia:Defend.
    
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    03) Lets make Sushi! The Octomammoth.
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    A quick note about splitting Octomammoth's XP
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    You may think, that this is an easy choice. Tellah leaves right
    after this battle, so he should get the XP right? Wrong. Tellah
    is actually the worst person to recieve the XP, since he retains
    it when re-joins on Mt.Ordeals, as does Yang in Fabul. The best
    recipient of the XP is Rydia. In all of her remaining battles
    she'll just be using Whyt, meaning that her stats are 
    irrellevant, bar HP and Speed. Cecil on the other hand as a
    while to go before being reset to Lvl 1. Rydia gets the XP.
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    Boss:Octomammoth.......................................HP- 3,350
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    Hardest individual battle in the challenge. No, really.
    Auto-Battle straight away, hopefully Tellah's Poison will
    connect first time, if not keep trying. Have Cecil Attack,
    refreshing Darkness as it runs out and Tellah use Thunder.
    Follow his HP carefully, once it has 4 tentacles up...
    
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    If your Whyt has high Vitality and Agility
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    Have Cecil kill Tellah and himself, then Summon Whyt. Whyt can
    just tank it out and kill him with Thunder before going down.
    
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    If your Whyt doesn't have high Vitality and Agility
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    Give Rydia Auto-Potion and equip her with the Feathered Cap and
    Gaia Gear. Have her Defend in the back row while Tellah and 
    Cecil keep fighting. Don't heal either of them. If they're still
    alive at 1 tentacle, have them kill themselves. Let Poison 
    finish the job.
    
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    Feeling lucky?
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    Cast Blink on Rydia and keep fighting. Rydia can Cure as
    neccessary while Cecil and Tellah hack away at Octomammoth. Once
    he has around 100 HP, kill them both off and Defend with Rydia.
    Poison should finish the job.
    Rydia does not need Auto-Potion in this scenario. Change the
    Augment set-up so that Rydia gets Item Lore and Porom gets
    Auto-Potion.
    
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    Feeling REALLY lucky?
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    At 4 tentacles have Cecil and Tellah kill themselves. Summon
    Whyt with his ability set to Recall. Thundaga can kill
    Octomammoth at this stage. Of course that is a slim as hell
    chance of happenning. If you do this, go buy some lottery 
    tickets. Seriously.
    Rydia does not need Auto-Potion in this scenario. Change the
    Augment set-up so that Rydia gets Item Lore and Porom gets
    Auto-Potion.
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    04) Damcyan, the Spoony Bard and the Antlion.
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    -Exit to Damcyan.
    -Unequip Tellah.
    -Spoony Bard scene.
    -Raid the Damcyan treasure room.
    -Head back to Kaipo and set Whyt's ability to Blizzard.
    -Save outside the Antlion's Den.
    -Head into the cave, grab all the treasure and save.
    -Heal before facing the Antlion.
    
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    Boss:Antlion...........................................HP- 2,000
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    Straight away have Edward Hide. Now have Cecil Darkness and
    Rydia Poison. Have Cecil attack while his eyes are still white,
    so that the counter kills him. Summon Whyt once the eys are red,
    so that the counter to Blizzard will kill him. If he survives,
    don't bother summonning him and just have Rydia cast Blizzard so
    that the counter kills her. Have Edward wait for Poison to kill
    him.
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    05) Kaipo revisited, Mt. Hobbs and the Mom Bomb.
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    -Head back to Kaipo.
    -Watch the cutscenes with Rosa, then Edward.
    
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    Boss:Sahagin..............................................HP-110
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    Let it never be said I am not thorough in what I consider a 
    boss. Attack him a few times and win. The sheer difficulty of
    this battle has caused many a gamer to kill themselves over the
    years, I hope the same fate does not befall you.
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    -Item Lore. GET ITEM LORE.
    -Again, make sure you have Item Lore.
    -Equip Rosa with Holy Arrows and Power Bow.
    -Head to Mt. Hobbs.
    -Fire cutscene.
    -Grab the treasure and save.
    -Heal before the fight.
    
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    Boss:Domovoisx3......................................HP-100 each
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    Seriously, I'm thorough. Kick. I'm not even about to make a joke
    about this ones difficulty.
    
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    Boss:Mom Bomb..........................................HP-11,000
         Bomb..................................................HP-55
         Grey Bomb............................................HP-222
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    Start off by having Edward Hide straight away and then having
    Rosa Protect herself and Defend. Now we wait for Self-Destruct.
    Once Self Destruct has killed Yang, Rydia and Cecil have Edward
    return and HiPotion Rosa and have Rosa use a Bronze Hourglass.
    Have Rosa now Slow all of them and Aim at the front row. You
    should be able to finish the Bombs off before Stop wears away,
    but it doesn't really matter. Have Edward use Lullaby to put
    them all to sleep EVERY round. Have Rosa continue to Aim at
    each of them, 2 hits take them down. When you have one Grey Bomb
    left, have Edward Lullaby it and then kill Edward. Have Rosa
    finish off the last Grey Bomb.
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    A note about Self Destruct.
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    It is technically possible to acquire 0 XP from this battle, by
    having all the Bombs self destruct. This is incredibly boring
    though and you'll probably struggle to get it to happen anyway.
    You need to injure each bomb, Edward's Physical attack is a good
    way to damage the Bombs and Rosa's Aim can injure the Grey Bombs
    and make them start to Self Destruct. If you're actually going
    to try this, have everyone Defend in the firts battle and Rosa
    Protect everybody. Now just Defend (or Brace) and heal after
    each Self Destruct. You'll have to re-write the next section if
    you do this.
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    Rosa's spare XP
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    Rosa leaves soon, so lets see what we can get with her XP, shall
    we?
    
    Total XP remaining- 2473
    Encounterable enemies-Drops--------------Gil------XP
    Sand Worm             Potion             54     1750
                          Hi-Potion*
                          Remedy
                          Silver Apple*
    Desert Sahagin        Antidote            6      100
                          Echo Herbs
                          Cross
                          Tent
    Hundlegs              Antidote            7      115
                          Potion        
    Tiny Mage             Rod                16      224
                          Silver Armlet*
                          Ether*
                          Dry Ether*
    Red Mousse            Potion             15      230
                          Hi-Potion*
                          Rainbow Pudding*     
    Zombie                                   10      130 
    Alligator             Leather Cap        20      438
                          Leather Clothing
                          Hi-Potion*
                          Silver Apple* 
    Toadgre               Maiden's Kiss       9      165
    Gigantoad             Maiden's Kiss      12      235 
    Sahagin                                  14      275 
    Amoeba                                   14      188
    Fangshell             Diet Ration         7       82
                          Mallet
                          Maiden's Kiss
                          Remedy                   
    Killer Fish           Potion              8       90
                          HiPotion*
    Goblin                Potion              5       90
                          Tent
                          Bronze Hourglass*   
                          Goblin Summon
    Sword Rat             Potion              5       93
    Adamantoise           Antidote           24      665
                          Echo Herbs
                          Cross
                          Tent
    Yellow Jelly          Potion             18      238
                          Hi-Potion*
                          Rainbow Pudding*
    Domovoi               Potion             14      300
                          Tent
    Basilisk              Gold Needle         9      420
    Leshy                 Potion             10      480
    Gargoyle              Potion             15      810
    Cockatrice            Gold Needle        14      723
                          Gold Needle
                          Phoenix Down*
                          Cockatrice Summon
    Skeleton                                  8      270
    Spirit                Potion              5      172
                          Cursed Ring***               
    Bomb                  Bomb Fragment       5      150
    Gray Bomb             Bomb Fragment      13      484
    Gatlinghog            Gold Needle        12      430
    
    Encounterable formations----------Total XP-Total Gil
    Goblin x4                              360        20
    Sword Rat x1, Goblin x3                363        20
    Desert Sahagin x3                      300        18
    Hundlegs x1, Desert Sahagin x2         315        19
    Sand Worm                             1750        54   
    Red Mousse x4                          920        52
    Alligator x3                          1314        60 
    Zombie x5                              650        50
    Toadgre x1, Gigantoad x2               635        33
    Amoeba x1, Killer Fish x1,             360        29
              Fangshell x1
    Alligator x4                          1752        80
    Adamantoise x1                         665        24
    Domovoi x1, Goblin x3                  570        29
    Yellow Jelly x4                        952        72
    Basilisk x1, Goblin x3                 690        24
    Leshy x3                              1440        30 
    Skeleton x6                           1620        48 
    Skeleton x4                           1080        32
    Spirit x2                              344        10
    Skeleton x3, Spirit x3                1326        39
    Bomb x6                                900        30
    Cockatrice x3                         2169        42
    Gargoyle x2                           1620        20
    Gray Bomb x2, Bomb x2                 1568        33
    Gray Bomb x1, Bomb x2                  784        23
    Skeleton x3, Spirit x1, Bomb x1       1132        34        
    Gatlinghog x2, Domovoi x1             1160        38
    Gatlinghog x1, Cockatrice x2          1876        40
    Bomb x3                                450        15
    Domovoi x2, Gray Bomb x1              1084        41
    Sword Rat x3                           279        15
    
    *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Which formations to choose?
    *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Quite a selection this time round. The obvious choice, Cursed
    Ring, is required for Rubicante and the Four Fiends battle later
    on, so make sure to nab one of those. The Spiritx2 battle is the
    best place for that. You can find it on the summit of Mt.Hobbs.
    That leaves us with 2,129 XP to burn. If you have the patience, 
    a Rainbow Pudding from the Red Mousse x4 troop is highly 
    reccomended, if not go for a Silver Apple from the Alligatorx4 
    formation. I won't bother saying what the best formations are 
    here, since it's all down to how patient you are willing to be. 
    Make sure you do get a Cursed Ring though.
    *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    
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    06) Fabul and Mysidia.
    ################################################################
    
    -Buy a Fire Claw and an Ice Claw. Do not equip them.
    -If you want, you can try and max out Whyt's Spirit. It's not
     important though.
    -Raid all the treasure.
    -Unequip Rosa.
    -Uneqip Cecil and Yang of thier armour.
    -Make sure Edward has the Lamia Harp.
    -Make sure you have at least 5 Phoenix Downs.
    -Head to the throne room.
    
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Captain, Baron Marine x2...................HP-320, 210 each
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Have Cecil kill himself straight away, and then have Yang attack
    (and kill) one Marine. Attack Yang down to low enough HP for him
    to be killed by Edward, and have him finish the last Marine. 
    Now immediately afterwards, kill Yang. The Captain will Retreat.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Sahagin x1, Domovoi x1, Leshy x1...........HP-100, 100, 130
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Have Edward use Lullaby to put the group to sleep, then Phoenix 
    Down Yang immediately. Have Yang attack kill Leshy, then 
    Domovoi, before killing himself. Have Edward return and finish 
    the Sahagin, make sure he has full HP before doing so, however.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Captain, Baron Marine x2...................HP-320, 210 each
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Defend straight away, so that you can survive the opening Charge
    and then Lullaby again. Revive Yang with a Phoenix Down and have 
    him attack and kill the 2 guards, then have Edward kill him 
    before the Captain retreats.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Gargoyle.............................................HP-240
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Alluring Air as soon as possible. Then, once he's attacked
    himself attack him back. Attack him non-stop after this, he
    shouldn't get another turn in.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Sahagin x1, Domovoi x1, Leshy x1...........HP-110, 100, 130
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Have Edward use Lullaby to put the group to sleep, then Phoenix 
    Down Yang immediately. Have Yang attack kill Leshy, then 
    Domovoi, before killing himself. Have Edward return and finish 
    the Sahagin, make sure he has full HP before doing so, however.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Captain, Baron Marine x2...................HP-320, 210 each
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Defend straight away, so that you can survive the opening Charge
    and then Lullaby again. Revive Yang with a Phoenix Down and have 
    him attack and kill the 2 guards, then have Edward kill him 
    before the Captain retreats.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    
    -Grab the remaining treasure.
    -Unequip Edward, Yang and Rydia.
    -Heal, save.
    
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    Edward and Rydia's leftover XP
    ################################################################
    You know the drill by now.
    
    Edward's remaining XP- 2459
    Rydia's remaining XP- 428
    
    Encounterable enemies-Drops--------------Gil------XP
    Sand Worm             Potion             54     1750
                          Hi-Potion*
                          Remedy
                          Silver Apple*
    Desert Sahagin        Antidote            6      100
                          Echo Herbs
                          Cross
                          Tent
    Hundlegs              Antidote            7      115
                          Potion        
    Tiny Mage             Rod                16      224
                          Silver Armlet*
                          Ether*
                          Dry Ether*
    Red Mousse            Potion             15      230
                          Hi-Potion*
                          Rainbow Pudding*     
    Zombie                                   10      130 
    Alligator             Leather Cap        20      438
                          Leather Clothing
                          Hi-Potion*
                          Silver Apple* 
    Toadgre               Maiden's Kiss       9      165
    Gigantoad             Maiden's Kiss      12      235 
    Sahagin                                  14      275 
    Amoeba                                   14      188
    Fangshell             Diet Ration         7       82
                          Mallet
                          Maiden's Kiss
                          Remedy                   
    Killer Fish           Potion              8       90
                          HiPotion*
    Goblin                Potion              5       90
                          Tent
                          Bronze Hourglass*   
                          Goblin Summon
    Sword Rat             Potion              5       93
    Adamantoise           Antidote           24      665
                          Echo Herbs
                          Cross
                          Tent
    Yellow Jelly          Potion             18      238
                          Hi-Potion*
                          Rainbow Pudding*
    Domovoi               Potion             14      300
                          Tent
    Basilisk              Gold Needle         9      420
    Leshy                 Potion             10      480
    Gargoyle              Potion             15      810
    Cockatrice            Gold Needle        14      723
                          Gold Needle
                          Phoenix Down*
                          Cockatrice Summon
    Skeleton                                  8      270
    Spirit                Potion              5      172
                          Cursed Ring***               
    Bomb                  Bomb Fragment       5      150
    Gray Bomb             Bomb Fragment      13      484
    Gatlinghog            Gold Needle        12      430
    
    Encounterable formations----------Total XP-Total Gil
    Goblin x4                              360        20
    Sword Rat x1, Goblin x3                363        20
    Desert Sahagin x3                      300        18
    Hundlegs x1, Desert Sahagin x2         315        19
    Sand Worm                             1750        54   
    Red Mousse x4                          920        52
    Alligator x3                          1314        60 
    Zombie x5                              650        50
    Toadgre x1, Gigantoad x2               635        33
    Amoeba x1, Killer Fish x1,             360        29
              Fangshell x1
    Alligator x4                          1752        80
    Adamantoise x1                         665        24
    Domovoi x1, Goblin x3                  570        29
    Yellow Jelly x4                        952        72
    Basilisk x1, Goblin x3                 690        24
    Leshy x3                              1440        30 
    Skeleton x6                           1620        48 
    Skeleton x4                           1080        32
    Spirit x2                              344        10
    Skeleton x3, Spirit x3                1326        39
    Bomb x6                                900        30
    Cockatrice x3                         2169        42
    Gargoyle x2                           1620        20
    Gray Bomb x2, Bomb x2                 1568        33
    Gray Bomb x1, Bomb x2                  784        23
    Skeleton x3, Spirit x1, Bomb x1       1132        34        
    Gatlinghog x2, Domovoi x1             1160        38
    Gatlinghog x1, Cockatrice x2          1876        40
    Bomb x3                                450        15
    Domovoi x2, Gray Bomb x1              1084        41
    Sword Rat x3                           279        15
    
    *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Which formations to choose?
    *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Exact sane enemies as before. Silver apples are really the only
    worthwile item, but the Rainbow Pudding is handy too. There's
    nothing really of significance here, do as you will.
    *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    
    -Board the ship.
    -Save.
    -Talk to the elder, Palom and Porom will join.
    -Give Palom Counter and Porom Auto Potion/Item Lore, depending
     on how you dealt with the Octomammoth.
    -Head to Mt.Ordeals.
    
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    07) Mt. Ordeals. EAT ELIXIR! Scarmiglione and the Skulnants.
    ################################################################
    
    -Head up the mountain, have Tellah join.
    -Uneqip the twins and Tellah.
    -Save.
    -Get the whole party, apart from Cecil, down to critical HP.
    
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Scarmiglione, Skulnant x4................HP-1,200, 400 each
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Have Porom Cure (or Palom Fire, if Porom has Item Lore) the 
    whole enemy group and then Tellah Cura them all. Have Palom 
    X-Potion (or have Porom use an Item Lored HiPotion) Scarmiglone 
    so that it kills him, then have Cecil Attack him. Now that Cecil
    is alone, have him use a Red Fang to finish it.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Scarmiglione.......................................HP-7,046
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Just use an Elixir and end it quickly. No point in fighting
    fairly.
    Of course, if you want to, thats not hard either. Have Tellah
    use a Spider Silk as soon as the battle starts, make sure Cecil
    is in the back row (no-one else can take a hit anyway, even in
    the back row) and have everyone HiPotion him every round. Item
    Lore, obviously helps. If Cecil gets attacked, the next turn
    should be used healing him. Once Scarmiglione is on 46 HP (since
    we're dealing in 500's and 1000's) have Cecil Defend until
    everyone dies, while everyone heals him each time he takes a hit
    so he lasts until the end. Once hes alone, Potion to finish it.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    
    -Unequip Cecil.
    -Paladin cutscene.
    -Head down Mt.Ordeals and grab Curse.
    -Give Curse to Palom.
    -Head to Mysidia.
    -Place Tellah, Palom and Porom in critical HP. 
    -Sell all of your Dark Knight equipment, and buy a full set of
     Paladin armour.
    -Talk to the elder.
    -Head through the Devil's Road.
    
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    08) Baron, Yang and his Guards and Mist Revisited.
    ################################################################
    
    -Save.
    -Go to the Inn.
    -Place Cecil with the twins, place Tellah in the front.
    -Re-equip the twins with the best possible gear.
    -Equip Palom with a Ruby Ring to prevent pig.
    
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Baron Guardsx2.......................................HP-560
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Have Cecil Defend immediately, so that he takes all the damage
    through Cover. Tellah should Blizzaga either of the Guards, then
    Blink both of the twins. Have Porom heal both of them with 
    HiPotions while Porom Poisons the last Guard. Have Cecil attack
    (and kill him) Tellah and then use a Bomb Core. Blink should 
    outlast the guard if you have Palom keep using the Ice Rod as an
    item. 
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Yang................................................HP-????
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Have Palom use a Spider Silk straight away to ease the battle,
    while Porom uses a Potion on herself. Then have Palom keep using 
    Curse and Porom keep using Cry. He'll yield eventually, for some
    reason.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    
    -Rest, save.
    -Head through Mist Cave to Mist.
    -Take the treasure in the MP+50% house, although the Augment
     itself isn't there yet.
    -Buy 50 HiPotions and 20 Phoenix Downs.
    -Get the chests in the Weapon/Armour shop.
    -Head through the Underground Waterway.
    -Save.
    
    ################################################################
    09) Baron Castle, Baigan and Cagnazzo.
    ################################################################
    
    -Rest in Cecil's tower.
    
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Baigan, Left Arm, Right Arm..........HP-4,444, 1,900, 1,900
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Easy battle, if you're quick. Have Palom Curse him straight away
    while Porom uses a Spider Silk. Have Yang Focus 3 times, then
    attack the Left Arm, with just an Ice Claw equipped. Meanwhile
    have Palom keep using an Ice Rod on the Left Arm, until it goes
    down. Once Baigan's Reflect fades away have Tellah Blizzaga it
    for around 1200 damage and have Yang Focus 3 times and attack it
    as well. Have Porom Cry to increase the damage Yang does. Before
    killing Baigan (when he has around 800 HP left) start attacking
    the Rigth Arm. Get its HP as down to around 200 (one Blizzaga
    and 2 UnFocused attacks from Yang will do this) and make sure 
    Tellah and Cecil are dead and that Yang has full HP. Have Yang 
    use a Bomb Core on Baigan have Palom Poison the Right Arm. Now 
    start attacking the Right Arm with the Ice Rod like crazy. It
    should go down quickly enough.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    
    -Rest in Cecil's Tower.
    -Save.
    
    ################################################################
    Spare XP- Palom and Porom
    ################################################################
    You know what to do.
    ################################################################
    
    Total XP remaining- 2674 each
    Encounterable enemies-Drops--------------Gil---- XP
    Floating Eye          Eye Drops          7      150
                          Phoenix Down
                          Alarm Clock
                          Gold Needle
    Goblin                Potion             5       90
                          Tent
                          Bronze Hourglass 
                          Goblin Summon
    Helldiver             Gold Needle        4       56
                          Phoenix Down
                          Cockatrice Summon
    Sword Rat             Potion             5       93
    Eyewing Moth          Eye Drops          5       78
                          Phoenix Down
                          Alarm Clock
                          Gold Needle
    Larva                 Potion             4       50
                          Hi-Potion                
    Gigas Gator           Leather Cap       30     1168
                          Leather Clothing
                          Hi-Potion
                          Silver Apple*             
    Splasher              Potion            19      720
                          Hi-Potion
    Devil's Castanet      Diet Ration       39     1520
                          Mallet
                          Maiden's Kiss
                          Remedy
    Electrofish           Diet Ration       16      568
                          Mallet
                          Maiden's Kiss
                          Remedy
    Hydra                 Antidote          28     1542
                          Unicorn Horn
                          Poison Arrow
    Flood Worm            Potion           100     7656
                          Hi-Potion
                          Remedy
                          Silver Apple*
    Baron Guardsman       Potion            31     1710
                          Hi-Potion          
    Fangshell             Diet Ration        7       82
                          Mallet
                          Maiden's Kiss
                          Remedy      
    Killer Fish           Potion             8       90
                          HiPotion
    Alligator             Leather Cap       20      438
                          Leather Clothing
                          Hi-Potion
                          Silver Apple*                  
    
    Encounterable formations-------Total XP-Total Gil
    Floating Eye x3                     450        21
    Goblin x4                           360        20
    Helldiver x4                        224        16
    Sword Rat x1, Goblin x3             363        20
    Sword Rat x1, Floating Eye x2       205        19
    Larva x6                            300        24
    Larva x4, Eyewing Moth x2           356        26
    Sword Rat x3                        279        15
    Gigas Gator x2                     2336        60
    Splasher x3, Electrofish x3        3864       105
    Splasher x3, Devil's               3762       103
       Castanet x1, Fangshell x1
    Splasher x2, Killer Fish x2        1620        54
    Gigas Gator x1, Splasher x2        2608        68
    Gigas Gator x1, Electrofish x2     2304       108
    Gigas Gator x1, Alligator x1,      3126        89
       Devil's Castanet x1
    Hydra x2, Gigas Gator x1           4252        86
    Flood Worm x1                      7656       100
    Hydra x3                           4626        84
    Hydra x2, Baron Guardsman x1       4794        87
    
    *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    The formations to choose...
    *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Not actually much choice. The Silver apples are the only
    worthwhile drop and Flood Worm gives too much XP to be fightable
    meaning we have to go for the Alligators and Gigas Gators. The
    Gigas Gatorx2 formation is the best if you want to farm for one.
    Otherwise, just fight whatever.
    *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    
    -Equip the twins with cheap equipment, Wizard Hats are good.
    -Give Palom the Bard's Tunic (prevents Silence).
    
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Cagnazzo..........................................HP-10,624
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Another easy battle. Cry straight away and have Palom keep using
    Poison until connects, then Curse. Cecil should keep attacking
    with the Ancient Sword, until it curses Cagnazzo. Tellah can use
    Slow at the start, then Shell, Protect and Haste the twins. Use
    Osmose as neccessary. Yang should use Focus 3 times, then attack
    Cagnazzo, with an Ice Claw. Palom should be on standby to use a
    Zeus' Wrath whenever he prepares a Tsunami, Bluffing in between
    each use, and Defending. Porom should also Defend. Don't bother
    healing Yang, Cecil or Tellah and they'll die after a while, if
    not have Yang attack Tellah, then Cecil, then himself to death.
    Now just have the twins tank out the rest of the battle with
    Poison, healing between each attack. If he goes into his shell
    have Palom start using Bluffed Blizzaras like crazy, with
    Poison on top he won't get a chance to Heal. Keep it up, this
    is a long battle.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    
    -Cutscene.
    
    ################################################################
    10) We have an Airship! What to do...
    ################################################################
    
    -Head to Mythril.
    -Get the Mythril Knife and Staff from the village and sell them.
    -Buy a Mythril Hammer, and equip it to Cid.
    -Head to Eblan.
    -Get all the unguarded treasure.
    -Head to Agart.
    -Get all the treasure.
    -Head to Mysidia.
    -Get the twins Augments.
    -Give Cry to Cecil and TwinCast to Tellah and Cid.
    -Get Tsunami from Baron.
    -Give it to Tellah.
    -Head to Troia.
    
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    11) Troia and the Lodestone Cavern (including Dark Elf).
    ################################################################
    
    -Speak to Edward.
    -Head to the Lodestone Cavern.
    -Equip the Fairy Claw to Yang.
    -Save.
    -Face Dark Elf.
    
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Dark Elf............................................HP:????
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Just sit back and die.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    
    -Cutscene.
    -Make sure Cid is in the front row with Yang.
    -Give everyone Ruby Rings.
    
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Dark Elf...........................................HP-7,854
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Have Yang use a Silent Bell straight away, with Cid ready to
    use another, since they'll be the only 2 to survive the first
    spell. Revive Tellah with a Phoenix Down and have him revive
    Cecil, then start buffing up. Have Yang Focus 3 times, then wait
    and have Cid Upgrade with a Bomb Fragment. Have Tellah Haste the
    whole party, then Shell, Protect and Blink as well. Have Cecil
    Cry. Now have Cid attack it until it dies, make sure Tellah has
    full MP with Osmose and don't forget to heal the party. Berserk
    Cid if you want to speed things up.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Dark Dragon........................................HP-7,854
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Now, be quick. Have Cecil Cry straight away, then use a Spider
    Silk. Have Cid and Yang keep attacking. Have Tellah cast Poison,
    then Fira. After about 2 rounds, have Yang use Brace. He'll use 
    Dark Breath and everyone but Yang will be killed. Have him 
    revive Tellah and then have Tellah heal him while he Braces. 
    Repeat this, but keep track of his HP. Once he has around 800 HP
    left have Tellah heal Yang, then have Yang use a Bomb Core to 
    finish the battle. Refresh Blink on Yang whenever it wears off.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    
    -Get the Crystal.
    -Teleport out.
    -Talk to the Epopt to trigger the scene.
    -Rest at the Inn.
    -Buy up to 10 Gold Needles.
    
    ################################################################
    12) The dreaded freaking Tower of Zot- The Magus Sisters and 
        Barbarrica.
    ################################################################
    
    -Head through the dungeon, making sure to grab all the Fire
     Armour and the Hell Claws.
    -Equip the Hell Claws to Yang.
    -Save outside the Magus Sisters.
    
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    Boss:Mindy, Cindy and Sandy...............HP-5,180, 5,180, 5,182
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Another easy battle. Silence the tall sister and Dispel Reflect
    on the fat one if it gets through, then pummel her with Firaga
    and Attacks until she goes down. Then Silence the short one. Now
    have Yang Kick until you Poison both of them and kill off Yang,
    Cid and Cecil. have Tellah Firaga them both while Osmosing as
    neccessary.
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    Spare XP- Tellah
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    You know what to do.
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    Obviously there are WAY too many available formations to list
    here, so I'll only list the worthwhile, new ones. The Black
    Chocobo can get you everywhere but Eblan that we've already been
    to, so if theres something you want from an older dungeon feel
    free to try for it.
    
    Total XP remaining- 8369
    Encounterable enemies-Drops--------------Gil---- XP
    Purple Bavarois       Potion             32      1236
                          Hi-Potion
                          Rainbow Pudding*
    Ogre                  Bacchus's Wine*    56      4260
                          Headband
                          Power Armlet
                          Giant's Gloves*
    Succubus              Vampire Fang       33      1863
                          Lilith's Kiss
    
    Encounterable formations-------Total XP-Total Gil
    Purple Bavarois x3             3708     96
    Succubus x1, Ogre x1           6123     89
    
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    Formations to choose...
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    The latter formation is the only encounter with the Ogre which
    gives little enough XP for Tellah defeat. I would highly
    reccommend getting a pair of Giants Gloves here, or at least an
    extra Power Armlet. Alternatively, we have the Rainbow Pudding
    once again. Not to mention any worthwile encounters from past
    sections, thanks to the Black Chocobo. As always, get the best
    item you can be bothered to get.
    *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    
    -Check you have given Tsunami and Twincast to Tellah.
    -Cutscene.
    -Take Tellah's Augments.
    -Give Recall and Last Stand to Yang.
    -Talk to Kain.
    -Give Rosa DualCast and Fast Talker, set both.
    -Equip Cid with the Mythril Helm, Flame Mail, Flame Shield and 
     Mythril Gloves.
    -Equip Yang with the Hell Claw.
    
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    Boss:Barbariccia.......................................HP-12,371
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Yet another easy battle. Have Rosa DualCast Hold and Slow on
    Barbariccia and have Yang then attack her until shes Poisoned.
    Rosa's Poison Arrows can help this as well. Once its Poisoned,
    cast Shell on Cid and kill everyone else off. Now it follows the
    following attack pattern: Lightning -> Tornado -> Stone Touch,
    and then repeats. Defend through Lightning, and after Tornado 
    use 2 HiPotions to heal the damage, then a Gold Needle for
    Petrify. Defend, then repeat until Poison kills her.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    
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    Spare XP- Cid
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    Sadly, Cid has so little spare XP that the only formations he
    can defeat are ones from around Baron. Not worth it. He has
    355 XP if you really want to get as much as possible, but I 
    wouldn't bother.
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    -Unequip Cid.
    -Get Whirlwind from the Lodestone Cavern.
    
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    13) Tally Ho! Calca, Brina and Golbez.
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    -Go to Baron and buy 2 Red Fangs. You should now have a Blue
     Fang and 3 Red Fangs. If not, buy enough Fangs to give you at
     least 4.
    -Go to Mythril and buy up to 5 Heavenly Wraths, 5 Arctic Winds
     and 5 Bomb Cranks.
    -Unequip Yangs weapons. You have 100% accuracy with bare fists.
    -Head to Agart, then to the underworld.
    -Put Yang in the back row.
    
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    Boss:Calca x3, Brina x3..................HP- 1379 each, 579 each
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    When the battle starts have Rosa DualCast Blink on Yang and Slow
    on the enemy group. If Blink wears off while Rosa is still alive
    have her refresh it. Now have Yang use your 4 fangs. If Yang
    takes damage have Kain use a HiPotion on him. Make sure Kain
    kills himself before the final fang.
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    Boss:Golbez............................................HP-10,000
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    The hardest battle in a long time. Have Rosa DualCast Slow on
    Golbez and Cura on Cecil, and have Cecil Cry. Once Rydia joins
    in have her use a Phoenix Down on Rosa and have Cecil use a
    HiPotion on her. You'll need him to either use Drain or Osmose
    for the first round or you'll be killed before you can revive
    Rosa. Once she's up and healed have her DualCast Raise on Yang
    and Cura on the whole party. Have Yang Focus 3 times, then
    Brace. Then have Rydia Swap Rows while Rosa heals. Now DualCast
    Libra and Cura. If Golbez Osmoses Rosa have Rydia use an Ether
    on her. Use the appropriate ~ara item for Golbez' weakness.
    Once Golbez is on less than 1,200 HP have Rydia switch to using
    Zeus' Wrath, Bomb Fragments or Antarctic Winds, as they only
    deal 500 damage each. Once Golbez has less than 400 HP (have
    Rydia start using Physical attacks if you have to) stop healing
    Rydia and Rosa. If Golbez Drains enough HP back, attack him with
    the girls until he's on low HP again. Once the girls have died,
    attack Golbez for 400 damage to finish it.
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    -Rest.
    -Give Draw Attacks to Cecil.
    -Save.
    -Raid the 2 towers.
    -Head to the Tower of Babil.
    
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    14) Tower of Babil, Lugae, Barnabas the Dark Goblins.
    ################################################################
    
    The hardest part of the challenge awaits us, prepare yourself.
    
    -Head up the tower, making sure to grab everything of worth
     along the way.
    -Save, Rest and set Draw Attacks to Cecil.
    
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    Boss:Doctor, Barnabas...........................HP- 5,971, 9,664
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    As soon as the battle starts cast Slow on the enemy group.
    Have Rydia Summon her Dragon and, after crying, have Kain and
    Yang keep attacking the Doctor. Once the Doctor dies, kill off
    Kain. Now the Self Destruct will kill Cecil aswell.
    Neither of the girls will level up from this.
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    Boss:Lugae............................................HP- 12,642
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    This battle is far too random. If Lugae starts with a second 
    Reversal Gas, Brace and have Rosa Slow Lugae and Shell the party
    while Rydia uses a Heavenly Wrath. If he opens with Restore, you
    have no hope, Game Over. If his next move is Flamethrower, Game
    Over. If his next move is to Beam or Attack Yang, game over. We
    need him to either Beam or Attack Rosa. Once thats happenned,
    have Rydia summon Ramuh to bring him down to less than 9,999 HP.
    Now we need him to use Reversal Gas and kill Rydia. This can
    be before or after the Reversal, it doesn't matter. The second
    Yang is alone with Reversal use an Elixir on Lugae.
    Of course, that rarely happens. Honestly, this is just a case of
    "if it works, do it" and very little works. This will take you a
    while to get right.
    His turns needs to, ideally, go-
    
    -Reversal Gas          -Reversal Gas             -Reversal Gas
    -Beam / Attack Rosa    -Reversal Gas             -Attack Rydia
    -Ramuh by Rydia        -Elixir by Rydia          -DualCura Lugae
    -Beam / Attack Rydia   -Sleeping Gas Rosa/Rydia  -Sleep Rosa
    -Reversal Gas          -Restore                  -Attack Rosa
    -Elixir by Yang        -Elixir by Yang           -Elixir by Yang
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    
    -Save.
    -Unequip Yang.
    -Head Kain.
    
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    Spare XP- Yang
    ################################################################
    There are no good enemies in the tower, I'm afraid. He has 3438
    XP to use up, but there are no useful drops. The StoneBlade
    sounds useful, but the Dwarven Axe completely outclasses it and
    X-Potions just aren't needed.
    Not to mention he can't handle many battles.
    ################################################################
    
    Total XP remaining- 3438
    Encounterable enemies-Drops--------------Gil---- XP
    Flamehound            Fire Arrows        212  12453
                          Bomb Fragment
                          Bomb Crank
                          Red Fang
    Goblin Captain        Potion              59   3381
                          Hi-potion
                          X-Potion*
    Black Lizard          Gold Needle        137   5384
                          Medusa Arrows
                          Stoneblade*
    Security Eye          Siren              124   4864
    Armadillo             Mythril Shield      60   3438 (o_0)
                          Mythril Hammer
                          Hi-Potion
                          X-Potion*
    Magma Tortoise        Mythril Shield     194  15108
                          Mythril Hammer
                          Hi-Potion
                          X-Potion*
    Chimera               Fire Arrows        123   7167
                          Bomb Fragment
                          Bomb Crank
                          Red Fang
    Flame Knight          Flame Lance        147   8553
                          Flame Sword
                          Flame Shield
                          Flame Armor
    White Mousse          Potion              58   2222
                          Hi-Potion
                          X-Potion*
    Marrionetteer         Healing Staff       43   1668
                          Rune Armlet
                          Rune Staff
    Evil Doll             Decoy               73   2836
    Mysterious Egg                             1      1
    Naga                  Antidote           110   4322
                          Unicorn Horn
                          Poison Arrows
    Medusa                Gold Needle        134   5284
                          Medusa Arrow
                          Stoneblade*
    Stone Golem           Hi-potion          440  26163
                          X-Potion*
                          Medusa Arrows
    Mythril Golem         Mythril Knife      498  29607
                          Mythril Shield
                          Mythril Armor
                          Mythril Sword
    Skuldier                                 128   5024
    Leshy                 Potion              10    480
    Blood Bat             Potion              77   2982
                          Hi-Potion
    Ironback              Mythril Shield     112   6498
                          Mythril Hammer
                          Hi-Potion
                          X-Potion*
    
    And below are the few formations which he can actually handle 
    the experience of.
    
    Encounterable formations-----Total XP-Total Gil
    Mystery Egg                         1         1
    
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    Formations to choose...
    *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Given the vast choice, I would go for 3437 Mystery Egg x1
    battles.
    *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    
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    Boss:Goblin Captain x3............................HP- 1,127 each
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Have Kain and Yang attack and kill any 2. Then injure the third
    until Yang can finish it off and kill Kain. Then kill the last
    Goblin.
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    -Exit the tower.
    
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    15) Eblan, Zot revisited and Rubicante.
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    -Go to Baron and get the hook.
    -Go to Eblan Cave.
    -Buy 40 Shurikens and an Ice Shield.
    -Equip Kain with Ice Shield and Cursed Ring.
    -Head through the Cave.
    -Meet Edge.
    -Head through the tower.
    
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:King of Eblan, Queen of Eblan......................HP- ????
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    Just stand there and wait. Kain is invincible in this fight.
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    Boss:Rubicante........................................HP- 30,000
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Another easy one. Have Rose Slow him at the start and have Cecil
    Cry. Have Edge throw Shurikens and have Rydia summon Shiva. Kain
    should use a Hermes Sandals and then keep using Bacchus' Wine.
    You can't lose this fight, Kain absorbs all of Rubicante's 
    attacks and Inferno will kill everyone else off.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    
    -After the scene, head through the rest of the tower.
    -Talk to Cid and get his Augments. 
    -Give Adrenaline to Kain.
    
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    16) More Underworld and the Evil Wall.
    ################################################################
    
    -Head to the Sylph Cavern.
    -Speak to Yang, don't worry about the treasure here.
    -Head to the Feymarch.
    -Get the Poison Axe.
    -Buy 3 Light Curtains from the Item Shop.
    -Get the Rats Tail.
    -Head to Tomra.
    -Buy a Diamond Helm.
    -Go back to the Dwarf Castle.
    -Max Whyt's Speed and set his abilities to Quake and Fast 
     Talker.
    -Head to the Sealed Cave.
    -Set Light Curtain to Kain's Auto-Battle.
    -Kill everyone but Kain.
    
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Trap Door........................................HP- 14,000
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Auto-Battle, so that Kain uses one Curtain, then turn it off.
    Ninth Dimension will be reflected and kill the Door.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    
    -Continue through the cave.
    -Make sure to get the Megalixir.
    -Put Kain in to critical HP and revive the party.
    -Give Cecil a Gaia Gear, for Petrify.
    
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    Boss:Evil Wall........................................HP- 99,999
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Yet another easy one. Have Edge and Kain both open by using
    Hermes Sandals and have Cecil Cry straight away. Have Rosa use
    Slow and then keep using Aim. Have Rydia Summon Whyt. Then have
    Edge keep Throwing Shurikens and have Kain use a Bacchus Wine.
    Once the wall has around 12,000 HP, Kains Bacchus Wine should
    wear off. At this point have him kill Rydia and Rosa, while
    Edge continues to throw Shurikens, until he has less than 4,000
    HP, then have him kill himself. Wait until the wall reaches you
    and it will use Crush on Cecil. Now have Kain Jump.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    
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    Spare XP- Kain
    ################################################################
    Kain has very little spare XP and there are no worthwhile drops
    in the cave. Don't waste your time.
    ################################################################
    
    -Unequip Kain.
    -Exit the dungeon.
    -Head back to the castle and watch the scene.
    -Go to Mysidia.
    
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    17) To the Moon! Excalibur and the Giant of Babil. The Elemental
        Archfiends and the CPU.
    ################################################################
    
    -Head to the moon.
    -Get Level Lust the Hummingway Cave.
    -Return to Earth.
    -Go the Adamant Grotto and obtain the Adamantite.
    -Go to Kokkol's Forge and get Excalibur.
    -Go talk to Yang's wife.
    -Go claim Sylph and Yang's Augments.
    -Give Brace to Yang.
    
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    Optional Boss Bananza!
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    
    The following are optional bosses. They are purely here for
    completionists sake. If you wish to challenge them, do so but do
    not save afterward, as they give unwanted XP. They are purely
    here for a challenge, do not over-write your save.
    
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    Optional Boss:Odin.....................................HP-40,001
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    
    -Set Whyts abilities to Blitz and Fast Talker.
    -Unequip the Excalibur and Poison Axe.
    
    As soon as the battle starts, DualCast Slow on Odin and Blink on
    Cecil, so he can survive the attacks. Have Edge throw Excalibur,
    then Poison Axe and then whatever the most powerful weapons you
    have are. Have Rydia summon Whyt. He should go down before long.
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    
    -DO NOT SAVE.
    -Turn off your DS.
    
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    Optional Boss:Ashura...................................HP-21,104
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    
    -Head to the Feymarch.
    -Save inside.
    
    Easiest battle ever. Have Rosa Blink Cecil, with Draw Attacks,
    so that he can take the Counter attacks for a bit, while Edge
    throws Shurikens. Have Rydia kill of Rosa, then herself. Once
    Cecil's Blink wears off have Edge use Mirage. Keep throwing
    Shurikens, refreshing Mirage after every other Counter:Attack,
    7 will kill her. Make sure Edge absorbs the XP here, he'll 
    recieve the least level ups, plus he needs them.
    
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    Optional Boss:Leviathan................................HP-30,000
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    
    Our problem here, is that opening Deluge. With the best possible
    M-Def equipment on Edge (Rune Armlet, Genji Armour, Genji Helm)
    he's still in chance to take it, even with all the possible 
    apples. And hejust falls short on the speed front too, meaning
    he can't pull off a Brace fast enough, since Edge can't equip
    Cat Claws anymore (which would make this all too possible, damn
    you Square-Enix!) the best possible Speed we can obtain 
    (Kiku-ichimonji being the only available piece of Speed boosting
    gear) just falls short. Because of this, Leviathan has to wait 
    until after the Behemoth's in the Lair of the Father. It's not
    *technically* cheating, because if we did beat Leviathan first,
    we'd be taking on the Behemoth's at a higher level. We're just
    changing the order a bit.
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    
    -Go to the moon.
    -Enter the Lair of the Father.
    -Obtain all the Genji equipment, give it to Edge and exit.
    -Save. NOT OVER YOUR OLD SAVE. WE ARE NOT KEEPING THESE LEVELS.
    
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    Optional Boss:Behemoth.................................HP-46,000
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    Battle speed six helps here. Cecil'll die straight away, so have
    Rydia on standby to Phoenix Down him. As soon as Rosa gets a 
    turn, have her Blink Cecil and Slow the Behemoth. The Behemoth
    should counter with Maelstrom, if not have Rydia use any Black
    Magic spell until he does. Now DualCast Blink and Cura on Cecil
    and keep Blink up. Have Edge keep using Shurikens and have Rydia
    Bluff and use Titan. Once he's on enough HP to be killed with a
    Shuriken, kill every one off, Mirage and do so.
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    
    -Defeat all 3 Behemoths, then use an Emergency Exit.
    -Save. NOT OVER YOUR OLD SAVE. WE ARE NOT KEEPING THESE LEVELS.
    -
    -Return to Leviathan.
    
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    Optional Boss:Leviathan................................HP-30,000
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    As soon as the battle starts use a Light Curtain, followed by a
    Spider Silk. Then just throw your most powerful weapons at 
    Leviathan. Once it uses Blizzaga, use an Elixir, then Brace.
    Then continue throwing. An easy battle.
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    Optional Boss:Bahamut..................................HP-45,001
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    Have someone Slow Bahamut, then just keep attacking. Once he
    reaches 1 on his countdown, Brace, then use an X-Potion after
    Megaflare. Repeat.
    ^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-
    
    -End of optional Boss Bananza 1!
    
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    17) To the Moon! Excalibur and the Giant of Babil. The Elemental
        Archfiends and the CPU- continued!
    ################################################################
    
    -Head through the moon caves, until you reach the Crystal Palace
     and save once you get there.
    -Talk to Fusoya.
    -Give him Level Lust and Analyze.
    -Heal.
    -Save.
    -Return to the Lunar Whale.
    -Set Whyt's abilities to Holy and Fast Talker. (OPTIONAL)
    -Max out Whyt's Spirit. (OPTIONAL)
    -Cutscene.
    -Make your way through the Giant of Babil, Searcher's are great
     places to heal, have Rosa keep using Pray for free HP and MP
     in these battles.
    -Equip Cecil with the Diamond Helm, Flame Mail and Ice Shield as
     well as a Cursed Ring.
    -Equip the girls with a Golden Hairpin each.
    -Save.
    
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    Boss:Scarmiglione.....................................HP- 25,000
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Have Fusoya Haste Cecil and then have Rosa Blink Cecil, while
    Slowing Scarmiglione. Have Cecil Elixir Scarm. and have Rydia
    do the same. have Edge throw a Shuriken while Rosa DualCura's
    him to finish it. Have Fusoya use Bless so that everyone keep's
    thier MP throughout this battle.
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    Boss:Cagnazzo..........................................HP-25,000
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Have Rosa DualCast Slow and Cagnazzo and, if he needs it Blink
    on Cecil otherwise Blink Fusoya instead. Have Edge keep spamming
    Shurikens and have Rydia keep sumoning her Dragon. Have Fusoya
    Bio, then repat that Bio whenever he runs out of MP. Have Cecil
    ready to use a Zeus's Wrath at all times, and have him do so 
    when water surges to Cagnazzo's feet. Eventually, he'll go down
    as well.
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    Boss:Barbariccia......................................HP-25,000
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    The hardest thing about this boss is spelling her name correctly
    followed by Lightning. Obviously, we haven't got Kain this time
    round, but we didn't need him before either. Have Rydia Summon
    Whyt, if his ability is Holy and he has maxed Spirit, otherwise
    Dragon every round. Have Rosa on DualCura duty every round.
    Edge will go down fairly quickly, have him Throw a few Shuriken
    before he does so. Fusoya should Slow Barbariccia then Holy her
    every round.
    _-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-
    Boss:Rubicante.........................................HP-25,000
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    As soon as this battle starts, Slow him. Have Edge spam Shuriken
    and have Rydia keep Summoning Whyt/Dragon. Cecil is immortal in
    this battle, so have him Phoenix Down Fusoya everytime he dies
    to Inferno. Then have Fusoya use Blizzaga on his opened cloak
    form and revive Edge as well to use the "Steal his nipples" 
    trick to stop Inferno, which involves Edge Stealing from him
    each time he opens his cloak. Once He's down to 4,000 HP have 
    Fusoya use a Dry Ether on himself and have Cecil wait to use a
    Phoenix Down on Fusoya. After Inferno have Fusoya cast Meteor. 
    As the bar reaches the "t" of Meteor have Cecil use a Bomb Core.
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    -Save.
    -Heal.
    
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    Boss:CPU, Attack Node, Defense Node....HP-30,000, 12,000, 12,000
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    This battle is the exact same as it always is. Spam your
    most powerful Attacks (Shuriken for Edge, Heavenly Wrath's for
    Fusoya and Rydia, Aim with Bolt Arrows for Rosa and Bomb Core
    for Cecil) until it goes down. It'll take you a few tries, but
    thats how this battle is. Once the Attack Node is down go after
    the CPU and finish that off. Once it's down, kill of everyone
    except Fusoya and have him kill the Defense Node.
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    -Cutscene.
    
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    18) Zeromous. No funny chapter name here. Nope.
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    -Give Kain Focus.
    -Obtain HP+50% in Baron. Give it to Edge.
    -Return to the moon and save.
    -Stock up on healing items.
    -Enter the Crystal Palace.
    -Give Phoenix to Kain and Bless to Cecil.
    -Set both.
    -Enter the Lunar Subterrane.
    
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    Optional Boss Bananza!
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    The following are optional bosses. They are purely here for
    completionists sake. If you wish to challenge them, do so but do
    not save afterward, as they give unwanted XP. They are purely
    here for a challenge, do not over-write your save. Do not save
    between these battles.
    
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    Optional Boss:White Dragon.............................HP-32,700
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    Easy. Get Kain into Adrenaline state and Slow the boss as soon
    as possible, having Cecil Blinked also helps. Edge throwing
    everything you have while Kain Attacks (have him use a Baccus
    Wine to speed things up) should wipe out the dragon before long.
    If he uses Quake, Phoenix will revive everyone, so revive Kain
    afterwards and Ether him.
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    Optional Boss:Dark Bahamut.............................HP-60,000
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    Another easy one. Slow him straight away, then Throw everything
    you have at him while Kain Jumps. Don't use Summons or else
    he'll counter with Megaflare, instead just put Rydia on Item 
    duty (if she has Item Lore, take advantage of it) and have Rosa
    OmniCast Raise as needed. Make sure to have Cecil Cry as soon
    as possible. If Kain goes down, Phoenix Down him and then give 
    him an Ether so that Phoenix is back. It'll take a little while,
    but it isn't that difficult.
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    Optional Boss:Plague Horror............................HP-33,333
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    An easy one. Having Edge Throw the Knife can take off a third of
    his HP straight away, then you have Excalibur and the Poison Axe
    on top of those. Kain's Attacks, preferabley Adrenalined, can
    also take a nice chunk off if you have Cry support. Summon Whyt
    (who should still have Holy) to absolutely finish this. If by
    some unholy miracle you fail, Phoenix will kick in. Impossible
    to lose this, unless you really, really, suck.
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    Optional Boss:Lunasaur.................................HP-46,000
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    Equip Cecil and Kain with Genji Shields and equip everyone with
    Headbands. These can be purchased at the Armour shop in Baron.
    This battle is a joke. Spam your Elixirs on him until he goes
    down. If you run out, somehow, just hack away at him until he
    goes down with X-Potions and Hi-Potions. With Phoenix on your
    side you can't lose.
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    Optional Boss:Opogogo..................................HP-50,000
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    As soon as this battle starts, Deluge will wipe out your whole
    party. Luckily Phoenix is on our side. As soon as you're back
    alive, Phoenix Down and Ether Kain. Now just fight as hard as 
    you can (Throw everything, Adrenaline-Jumps with Kain, Whyt for
    Rydia etc.) and keep reviving Kain. Kain's Poison Axe can Poison
    Opogogo for a lovely 500 damage every few seconds, so make sure
    to equip it. Don't forget Cry and Slow either.
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    -Save.
    -Set Kain with Jump, Focus, Adrenaline, Attack.
    -Set Rosa with DualCast, MP+50%, Pray, Slow.
    -Set Cecil with Draw Attack, Bless, Cry, Dry Ether.
    -Set Edge with Throw, Brace, Dry Ether, Steal.
    -Set Rydia with Phoenix Down, Dry Ether, Ether, Item Lore/
     Filler.
    -Head down to Zeromous.
    
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    Boss:Zeromous.........................................HP-150,000
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    A relatively easy one here. Have Cecil use Bless while Edge 
    throws the most powerful weapons you have, in order. Have Rosa
    DualCast Slow on Zeromous and Shell on the party, not that it
    helps. Have Rydia on Item duty. Have Kain Attack with the Poison
    Axe. Once Zeromous shakes, have Kain Jump and have everyone else
    go all out on him. After Big Bang Kain will land. If Zeromous
    casts Osmose use a Dry Ether, if he shakes, Jump and if uses
    Whorl or Black Hole attack. If he uses Flare or Meteor Kain'll
    go down and Phoenix will activate. Have Rydia use a Phoenix Down
    and have Cecil use Bless, while Edge is ready to use Dry Ether
    on Kain. Repeat. This battle'll last a while, but you shouldn't
    have too much trouble. Steal a Dark Matter aswell if you'd like.
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    -Enjoy the ending!
    
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    19) Other... Stuff.
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    -Edge can Steal a few items of value, namely Rune Axes. This
     is the best weapon in this challenge, so if you can be bothered
     to do so, get it.
    -If you have the patience to steal alot of items-worth of money,
     substitute Shuriken's for any other weapon you wish throughout
     this challenge.
    -If you had the patience/luck to get a Rainbow pudding make sure
     to use Safe Travel. It helps.
    -Level 1 Cecil defeating Proto-Babil alone is the biggest Level
     up in the Final Fantasy series possible, without hacking.
    
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    Boss:Geyron...........................................HP-200,000
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    Here we have the obvious option of Adamant Armour and Cursed
    Rings, then Blinking Cecil, however we can alwasy go for the
    more interesting option. Have Edge throw Fumas every round while
    Kain Jumps. Everyone else can be on standby, healing as is the
    team requires. Keep Blink on Cecil. As soon as Kain goes down,
    Phoenix Down him and Ether him. Repeat this and he'll go down. A
    very easy battle.
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    Boss:Proto-Babil......................................HP-400,000
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    Required Rare Items
    1 Adamant Armour for Cecil- He'll be taking all of the Lights of
    Babil for us.
    Atleast 30 Golden Apples- Coupled with HP+50% this lets Cecil 
    survive a Light of Babil while Bracing.
    1 Onion Sword- Kain's best weapon.
    1 Giant's Gloves- Strength boost for Kain.
    1 Adamant Armour for Kain- Strength boost.
    Plenty of Fuma's- For Edge.
    Knife- For Edge.
    1 Crystal Ring (stolen from Red Dragons)- Cecil.
    As many Elixir's as you can get. (30+)
    
    The Crystal Ring can be substituted for more Golden Apples and 
    Dragon Gloves.
    
    Augment setup
    Follows on from MLC Augments guide for future playthroughs. 
    Battle is done in Round 3.
    
    Inferno, Kick- Edward
    Salve- Cecil, Edge
    Hide- Edge
    DualCast- Rydia
    Fast Talker- Rydia
    Brace- Cecil
    Darkness- Kain
    Phoenix- Edge, Rosa
    Limit Break- Edge, Kain
    Cry- Rosa
    
    Others are spares.
    
    Preperation
    Cecil-
    Brace, Cry, Salve, Draw Attacks, Item
    Adamant Armour, Crystal Ring, Dragon Helm, Dragon Shield
    Rosa-
    DualCast, Fast Talker, Pheonix, Cry, Item
    Best Spirit boosting gear. Irrellevant.
    Kain-
    Limit Break, Focus, Darkness, Adrenaline, Item (Jump on 
     Auto-Battle)
    Onion Sword, Adamant Armour, Green Beret, Giant's Gloves
    Rydia-
    DualCast, Bluff, Fast Talker, Elixir, Item
    Fairy Rod, Luminous Robe, Rune Armlet
    Edge-
    Throw, Hide/ Pheonix, Salve/ Pheonix, Limit Break, Item
    Best Speed boosting gear. Irrellevant.
    
    Strategy
    Surprisingly simple. Cry and Slow Babil, then revive Cecil and
    have him Brace, before you Elixir him. Now have Kain Focus 3x 
    and then Darkness, before Jumping. His Low accuracy is annoying,
    but theres nothing we can do about it. For now, have everyone on
    healing duty for Kain, or Babil uses Laser Barrage, we can 
    Revive whoever's Phoenix saved us (which is why Cecil has 
    Salve, for Phoenix Down).
    Keep track of Babil HP, try to get it as close to 180,000 as 
    possible. When it is have Kain set up and then have him Jump 
    again to take away a big chunk of that. Have Edge throw the 
    Knife for another 35k damage (hence his Limti Break) and 
    DualCasted, Bluffed Quake can do around 5k on top of that. Now 
    have Kain keep Jumping and Edge keep throwing Fumas, while Rosa
    and Rydia are on healing duty. Really easy from this stage.
    
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    20) Credits.
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    Square-Enix
    For producing one of the best series and some of the best games
    of all time.
    Matrix
    For remaking this game.
    GameFAQs
    For hosting this guide.
    You
    For reading this guide.
    Ross "Moogleking" Tattersall
    For writing this guide.
    Action
    For writing a very helpful FAQ, which I used alot throughout the
    creation of the guide.
    Everyone on the message boards. Except for Dash_Jr.
    For, no-doubt, helping me at somepoint.
         Special Thanks go to-
         Action
         Ignasia7
         SBAllen
         Arkumescapee
         DancingCalca
    
    If your names not there, email me and remind me of what you
    helped with, so I can add you ^_^b