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                            Zone of the Enders
                                    The Second Runner
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    Guide Written By: Joe Messer
               Email: kingdomeharts@sbcglobal.net
                Date: 8/8/03
                                                                             
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    Name:        Zone of the Enders: The Second Runner
    Publisher:   Konami
    Developer:   Konami
    Platform:    Sony Playstation 2
    Genre:       Mech/Action
    ESRB Rating: Mature; Blood and Gore
    Discs:       1
    Format:      DVD
    Region:      North America
    
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    Version .4
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    Version .25
    First version everything is new.
    
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                                   Table of Contents
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    Introduction...............................................................ZOE1
    Game Basics................................................................ZOE2
    Walkthrough................................................................ZOE3
      Chapter 1: The Second Runner.................ZOE3.1
      Chapter 2: In the Hands of the Enemy.........ZOE3.2
      Chapter 3: Escape From Deimos Station........ZOE3.3
      Chapter 4: A Familiar Face...................ZOE3.4
      Chapter 5: Unlocking the Path................ZOE3.5
    SubWeapons.................................................................ZOE4
    Versus Mode................................................................ZOE5
    VR Training................................................................ZOE6
    Secrets....................................................................ZOE7
    Contact Information........................................................ZOE8
    Credits/Final Words........................................................ZOE9
    
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                                     Introduction                              ZOE1
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    I always wondered how many people actually played the original Zone of the 
    Enders (ZOE from herein). Everybody I know who bought it were only after the 
    Metal Gear Solid 2 demo. But packaged with that demo was a diamond in the 
    rough. ZOE was really the first game to combine a compelling storyline with 
    arcade style mech action. While true mech fans brushed it off in favor of 
    Armored Core, I fell in love with Kojima's new masterpiece. 
    
    As impressed as I was with the first installment, words can not express how 
    pleased I am with Zone of the Enders: The Second Runner. This game is better 
    in almost every aspect then the original. It has more action, more weapons, 
    and more story telling. It has everything that an action fan could want while 
    also appealing to fans of the RPG genre. 
    
    The story starts on the Jupiter moon of Callisto. Your Dingo Egret, an 
    ex-BAHRAM soldier turned miner. While traveling in his LEV he picks up strong 
    Metatron readings which lead him to Jehuty. Suddenly BAHRAM attacks him and 
    his friends. Using Jehuty he defeats the enemy forces and escapes setting 
    events in motion that will send him on a mission to save Mars and the very 
    existence of the human race. 
    
    Like the original game you have a standard set of normal, dash, and burst 
    attacks which are supplemented by sub weapons. Not much has changed as far 
    as basic attacks are concerned with one exception. Now the homing lasers can 
    lock onto multiple targets. This is a valuable tool because at times you will 
    need to fight a hundred or so enemies at once. 
    
    Also new is the use of a sub gauge. It's like your Energy gauge, but it is 
    consumed when you use sub weapons. A lot of the old sub weapons have 
    returned, but a few new ones deserve mentioning. The homing missiles are the 
    most useful. Like the homing laser, but they pack a bigger punch and 
    automatically lock on to your nearest foes. The grab technique has been 
    expanded to include new throwing moves. You can also grab objects in the 
    field (or enemies!) and use them as shields or weapons. 
    
    The soundtrack once again is phenomenal. I was really impressed with ZOE's 
    soundtrack and thought it could not be matched until I heard ''Beyond the 
    Bounds'', the opening theme to the Second Runner. Also the sounds and 
    clashes of battle are still there as well as ADA's comments that get your 
    adrenaline pumping. 
    
    There is one major problem with the Second Runner: slowdown. The frame rate 
    is not steady throughout and often drops especially at specific points in 
    the game where the screen is filled with enemy units. I feel there is no 
    excuse for slowdown. Every game should be able to run at a solid 60fps, but 
    since this is the games only flaw I can look past it, especially when it 
    has tons of revolutionary gameplay to offer. 
    
    Replay value all depends on what kind of gamer you are. While the actual 
    game is shorter then its predecessor (5 and a half hours) New Game + 
    option allows you to replay the game with new Jehuty forms and the ability 
    to unlock new missions. The added replay is minimal at best, but what is 
    really going to add hours to your time is the ranking system. If your the 
    kind of player who must achieve perfect ranks then you have your work cut 
    out for you. Otherwise you won't have much ambition to complete the game 
    more then twice. 
    
    The Second Runner is one of the best action games to grace the PS2. Fans 
    of the series should definitely pick it up, but those new to the genre 
    would benefit the most from just renting. After all its easily beatable 
    in a rental period. 
    
    Grade: A- (9/10) 
    +Intense action 
    +Anime cut scenes 
    +Expanded sub weapons 
    -Low frame rate 
    -Short 
    
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                                      Game Basics                              ZOE2
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    (Main Screen___________)*******************************************************
    
    If you ask me this is a much simpler HUD then the original game. Lets break it
    down.
    
    1. Jehuty. Jehuty is that big clunk of metal in the middle of your screen. You
      may have noticed that when projectiles are fired at you rings appear around
      Jehuty. Each ring symbolizes a projectile and the color of the ring tells you
      how far away it is. Once the ring starts turning red its time to dash away.
      Also note the aiming cursor.
    
    2. Gauges. Look at the bottom of your screen and you will notice a couple of
      colored bars. Once is your energy(NRG). It depletes when you take damage. 
      When it becomes completely empty its game over. The other is your sub gauge.
      In ZOE2 sub weapons no longer have ammo that deplete the sub gauge. When it
      reaches zero you can no longer use sub weapons.  These guages can be 
      refilled by collecting certain items and the sub gauge can be refilled by
      destroying enemies
    
    3. Sub Weapon Menu. Look to the left and you will see a sub weapon menu. To 
      access the menu press L1. The game will pause and allow you to select a
      weapon. Activate your sub weapon by pressing CIRCLE.
    
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    (ADA's Tutorial________)*******************************************************
    
    *Comming Soon*    
    
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                                      Walkthrough                              ZOE3
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    (Chapter 1_____________)***The Second Runner****ZOE3.1*************************
        
    -Callisto-
    
    The game begins near the place where the first game left off. A moon orbiting 
    Jupiter called Callisto. Initial impressions tell us this is a mining colony
    with the strange LEV's and all. Soon into the first scene we are introduced to
    Dingo Egret. And apparantly there is a metatron reading ahead.
    
    When the cutscene ends you will gain control of Dingo in his LEV. Just follow
    the arrow to proceed with the story. There is nothing to explore. If you play
    around with the buttons you will notice that TRIANGLE boosts you vertically
    and R2 boosts you horizontily. Try combing those two buttons for faster 
    travel. Eventually you will come to a mountain and you will need to do this 
    combination to get over it.
    
    After climbing over the mountain another cutscene will start. It seems Dingo
    has stumbled upon something more then just simple metatron. Soon afterwards
    BAHRAM attacks. After his LEV is damaged Dingo has no choice but to take 
    control of Jehuty and fight.
    
    Your very first fight is against two raptors. They are easily destroyed by
    mashing the SQUARE button. After the battle we meet ADA.
    
    ADA will now give you battle training if you so wish. Once your done select
    Exit. Be warned however that this walkthrough assumes you know how to
    control Jehuty proficiently. Either go through the training program or
    read the game basics section if you can not.
    
    After the training program your buddy Rick seems to be in trouble. Go to him
    by following the arrow. You will have to fight 3 sets of enemies.Destroy 
    them with your homing lasers and take out whatever is left by using your 
    slash attack. Eventually you will come to a cracked stone wall.Use your 
    burst attack to open it up to reveal your first boss fight.
    
    
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         ###########################BOSS: Ardjet##############################
    
         Ardjet has a few attacks the most annoying of which is her wisps. She
         can either shot a few at you or summon a horde of them. The singles
         are easy to dodge, but when she gets a bunch of them its time to bust
         out the homing lasers. With her wisps gone fly over to her and slash
         away. She will of course try to slash you back and grab you.
    
         When Ardjet's life is low she will crawl into a fetal position and
         release a powerful beam. When she does this dashing left or right
         makes it easy to dodge.
     
         Difficulty: Easy
         Rewards: None
        
         ###########################BOSS: Ardjet##############################
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    After the fight she will fly away to her mother ship. And like any natural 
    bornsoldier you follow her.
    
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    (Chapter 2_____________)***In the Hands of the Enemy************ZOE3.2*********
    
    -BAHRAM Ship-
    
    Watch the cutscenes and then engage the Raptors and Spiders. Easy enough just 
    use blade attacks. In the next room you will be introduced to your first Sub
    Weapon.
    
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         |Sub Weapon GRAB    |
         |------------------------------------------------|
         |This is your chance to learn Grab from ADA. You |
         |can skip this par, but I would not recommend it |
         |unless you fully understand it considering this |
         |is one of the most important sub weapons in the |
         |game.                                           |
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         |Grab is easy enough to use. Activate it in your |
         |sub weapon and pres CIRCLE near a grabable item.|
         |When you have grabed something you can use it as|
         |a shield by pressing R1 or use it as a weapon by|
         |pressing SQUARE. Enemies can also be grabed and |
         |used in the same fashion.                       |
         |------------------------------------------------|
    
    After the Grab tutorial you will enter a room that contains an enemy called a
    Celler. These things regenerate enemies so destroying it is your first 
    priority. Mop up the rest of the enemies and continue on.
    
    New enemies GALORE!!! This one is called the Mummyhead. It can shield and has
    a powerful double beam attack that can kick your butt. Eliminate these nasty
    things first.
    
    !!!ALERT
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    Don't go into the next room just yet. Return to the previous area to recieve
    an Extra Mission file. Use Grab to get it.Continue on and you will come to a 
    cutscene followed by an easy boss fight.
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         ##########################BOSS: Viola AI#############################
    
         A piece of cake battle if youve mastered Grab. You will discover that
         your energy attacks have no effect on this familiar foe. But there is
         hope! See those vertical steel beams? Grab them and throw'em at her.
         Soon she will become impaled and victory will be yours. 
    
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    Now follow the arrow into the next room for yet another boss fight.
    
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         ###########################BOSS: Anubis##############################
    
         Go ahead and cramp your hands trying to fight him. It is impossible
         to win. Not yet anyway...
    
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    After the losing battle sit back and watch the cutscenes
    
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    (Chapter 3_____________)***Escape from Deimos Station***********ZOE3.3*********
    
    -Deimos Station-
    
    As soon as you regain control of Jehuty go through the door to view another
    cutscene. Then turn left and go to the end of the hall and yet another cut
    scene happens. Apparantly you need to find this Taper guy who is hiding
    somewhere on the station in either Cargo Bay A, B, or C. 
    
    !!!!ALERT
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    It is easy to get lost in this station and the map in the menu screen is very
    helpful. If you ever get lost or cant find something use this map.
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    Goto Cargo A since its the closest. When you enter Taper gives you a clue as
    to which box he is hiding in. When you think you know what crate he is in
    shoot it to view a cutscene. If you get it wrong all the crates are destroyed
    and you have to go to another cargo bay and try again. Since the crate he is in
    is random I can't tell you where he is. You'll just have to figure this one out
    on your own. Also not that it is possible to kill Taper if you use burt attacks
    on the crate which means Game Over!
    
    Once you find Taper and view the cutscene GRAB him. Now open the map. See that
    bright red dot? Thats where you need to go. When you encounter enemies you can
    either drop him and fight or use him to fight which will generate some comical
    remarks. Make sure that heal him by rpessing R2 when his NRG gets too low.
    Before you embark on your escape he will give you the sub weapon GEYSER.
    
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         |Sub Weapon GEYSER  |
         |------------------------------------------------|
         |GEYSER has a few useful purposes throughout the |
         |game. Basically what it does is trap your enemy |
         |allowing you to strike him without fear of      |
         |retalliation. To use it activate it on your sub |
         |weapon menu. Lock on to your enemy and press    |
         |Circle. If you press it hard it will focus on   |
         |one enemy, softly and it will spread to multiple|
         |enemies                                         |
         |------------------------------------------------|
    
    
    !!!ALERT
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    In order to continue through this area there will be several times when you 
    will be required to obtain a key. The key can found on the enemies so just kill 
    everything and the doors should open for you.
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    For those of you who do not know how to read a map here are the directions from
    Cargo Bay A. Facing North take the right side door and turn left. Follow the 
    long corridor til you get to some doors. Take the right one. Continue on and 
    you will be in Cargo Bay B. There is a metatron here. After picking it up 
    continue through the opposite side exit and then make a left in the corridor. 
    At the end make another left through the door. Again exit through the door on 
    the other side then make a right down the corridor. Make another right when you 
    get to the doors. Continue on to the exit and make a left to complete your 
    mission.
    
    Once Taper has escaped you will encounter a new type of enemy. When a commander
    is in an enemy set the battle becomes much more difficult. Obviously you must
    eliminate the commander first. You have two options. First if you have faith in
    your energy blade skills you can take him out that way, but it has to be fast or
    else the rest of the group will punish you. If that is not working for you
    Geyser certainly works well. Use GEYSER by pressing CIRCLE lightly. This will
    buy you more then enough time to eliminate the commander.
    
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    (Chapter 4_____________)***A Familiar Face**********************ZOE3.4*********
    
    -Mars-
    
    !!!Alert
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    There are several extra mission files to be picked up in the comming sequences.
    Be sure to read carefully on how to achieve each one.
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    After the cutscene you will enter a boss battle.
    
    
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         #########################BOSS: VIC VIPER#############################
         
         Mr. Viper here is probably my favorite boss just because his mech is
         is so cool. Reminds me of Macross. Anyways this guy will attack you
         either from affar with some energy attack or up close with some 
         punches. His ring attack is easy enough to dodge and homing lasers 
         should do the trick here. When he gets up close defend against his 
         punches and then attack before he flies of again.
    
         An extra mission file can be picked up during this fight. While
         fighting you will notice a gap in the canyon that sort of looks like
         an entrance. This is Capri Canyon. Right above the entrance is a rock
         formation that can be blasted open. If you have the WISP sub weapon
         from a previous game you can pick this file up. If not you will have
         to wait until your second playthrough.
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         |Sub Weapon GUANTLET|
         |------------------------------------------------|
         |After defeating Vic Viper you will recieve the  |
         |sub weapon GUANTLET. GUANTLET is a physical     |
         |that can penetrate shields and guarding. If you |
         |through GUANTLET at an enemy against the wall   |
         |you will do extra damage.                       |
         |------------------------------------------------|
    
    There are several extra mission files for you to pick up before entering Capri 
    Canyon. Near the metatron ore there are 2 more rock formations you can destroy 
    to unveil more files. There is also a file underneath the bridge where the 
    wrecked train is located.
    
    Once you pick up the metatron ore Naritas will attack you. These nasty robots
    defend often making it difficult to dispatch them. Guantlet is your best
    friend here as it will break through there guard. After a few Narita's are
    destroyed ADA will say something like "Estimated time of combat is 90 seconds".
    Once you here this press L3 and a timer of 1:30 will appear on the screen. Kill
    all the Narita's in the time limit and a extra mission file will appear by the
    entrance of Capri Canyon.
    
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    (Chapter 5_____________)***Unlocking the Path*******************ZOE3.5*********
    
    -Capri Canyon-
    
    Once you enter Capri Canyon the path will branch into three seperate paths. For
    now the middle one is locked. In order to unlock it we will need to destroy the
    two locks at the end of the side paths. Let's go ahead and take the left path
    first. As you cut through enemies you will notice some enemies have "Keys". It
    will be neccessary to destroy these enemies before moving on.
    
    !!!ALERT
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    When you come to the intersection take the left path and you will see a 
    Metatron ore. Behind it on the ground is an extra mission file. There is also
    a chance to unlock a V.S. mech here. You will notice that there is a pile of
    boulders in this area blocking off which would seem to be another path. If this
    is your second playthrough you can blast this wall open using the Vector
    Cannon. If this is your first time through the game you must be patient and 
    wait until your next game. Once you have blasted through the boulders continue
    down the path and you will be forced to fight Anubis. Defeat him and a VS MECH
    icon will appear. Grab it to unloack him in the versus mode. Now you will be
    transported right to the next boss battle. However if you could not get this
    far you will have to continue unlocking the gate.
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    Now continue down the path you were previously on. Once you get to the end
    shoot the structure a few times to destroy the first lock. Now retrace your
    steps pas the main gate and on to the right hand path. Follow it and destroy
    the enmies along the way. Again you will encounter enemies with keys that need
    to be destroyed first. Once you destroy the last lock a groupd of Mummyheads 
    with a commander will appear. Press L2 a couple of times to immediately lock 
    on to the commander. If you do not destroy the commander within seconds the 
    Mummyheads will overwhelm you and most likely kill you. Use GUANTLET and GEYSER
    if neccessary. You will now obtain the sub weapon PHALANX.
    
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         |Sub Weapon PHALANX |
         |------------------------------------------------|
         |The only time you will need this weapon is when |
         |you are fighting Mosquitos, but even then homing|
         |lasers are still better. Press CIRCLE hard to   |
         |focus the phalanx onto a single point.          |
         |------------------------------------------------|
    
    Go back to the previously locked gate and pass through it to initiate a boss
    fight.
    
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         ###########################BOSS: VIOLA AI############################
    
         Ok folks its the same as last time. Her shield is inpenetrable. You
         need something physical. YOU NEED GUANTLET. GUANTLET will make short
         work of her. However if GUANTLET isn't helping you a whole lot you 
         can always grab those plates to guard her attacks and then to throw
         them at her. After you take half of her life away a cutscene will
         occur.
    
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    (Chapter 6_____________)***The Artificial Menace*******************ZOE3.6******
    
    -Vascillia Colony-
    
    
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         ###########################BOSS: VIOLA AI############################
         
         It's time to finish this fight. If you haven't noticed already your
         surrounded by an electirc cage. Needless to say you get hurt if you
         run in to it. Which brings us to the strategy of our battle. You
         can't hurt Viola using grab, because there is nothing to grab and
         throw at her. However, if you can back her into the fence and trap
         her their the fence will do plenty of damage. You can go about this a
         couple of ways. You can do some old fashioned energy blade attacks
         until she backs into the wall or you can let her charge you, then 
         move to the side, and let her run into it herself. Either way she 
         be toast after a few shocking moments.
      
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         |Sub Weapon COMET   |
         |------------------------------------------------|
         |Once Viola AI is defeated you recieve COMET as  |
         |your prize. Like GUANTLET it ignores guards, but|
         |it also has homing capabilities.                |
         |------------------------------------------------|
    
    You will now be in Vascillia Colony were a bunch of hot heads in LEV's are
    destroying the entire place just to kill a few bad guys. It is your mission to
    rid the colony of BAHRAM forces while limiting civilian casualties and building
    destruction. Do a good job because your being graded.
    
    How to get a good grade:
    
    This is not real tough. First use geyser on the LEV's so they dont shoot up 
    buildings. Then just follow the arrows and destroy the Spiders. Try and draw 
    their attention away from buildings so you dont get marked down for destroying 
    buildings.
    
    Once you get your grade you will have to chase down and destroy that train. At 
    this point the game becomes a pseudo rail shooter. ADA activates the automatic 
    pilot so all you have to do is aim and shoot. You get 5 minutes to destroy this 
    train (10 on easy) which is way too much time. The best way to tackle this is to
    use homing lasers. It's cheap on the sub guage and it's your only efficient mass
    attack as of now. Everytime you destroy a car an enemy set will attack you. It 
    might be a good idea to use GUANTLET (or even COMET if your having trouble) on 
    the Naritas and Cyclops. Just don't depelete your sub guage or you will have to 
    wait before you can shoot homing lasers again.
    
    
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         |Sub Weapon DECOY   |
         |------------------------------------------------|
         |You recieve this sub weapon after the train     |
         |sequence. This is extremely useful because once |
         |you activate it enemies shoot at your decoy     |
         |of you.                                         |
         |------------------------------------------------|
    
    Now follow the arrow to another boss fight.
    
    
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         ###########################BOSS: VIOLA AI############################
    
         This battle is like all the other ones. You need to grab something to
         shield you and then switch over to GUANTLET and let her have it. In
         this case its Clods and they just don't "let" you grab them. You will
         need to rough them up a bit. If they try to escape press R2 to put on
         the squeeze. After the battle you will recieve the VECTOR CANNON.
    
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         |Sub Weapon VECTOR CANNON  |
         |------------------------------------------------|
         |This sub weapon is only used in a couple of     |
         |areas in the game. When the time comes I will   |
         |explain it more in depth.                       |
         |------------------------------------------------|
    
    After a cutscene guess who you will be fighting again.
    
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         ############################BOSS: ARDJET#############################
    
         Her frame may be destroyed, but not her program. She infects Ardjet 
         and now you have to delete her. Do do that first you must rid her of
         her shielding. This done simply by stunning her and then using GRAB
         on her. How do you stun her? Just swing your laser sword at the same
         time she does. GRAB her 4 times and the shielding will be removed.
    
         Part 2 is next. Now she is much more violent attacking with Wisps and
         charging. As soon as her attack sequence is complete she will do some
         sword dancing with you. Stun and GRAB her in the same manner as 
         before. This time it will take 7 grabs to permmanmently delete her
         from the face of the....er Mars.
    
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         /-----------------\
         |Sub Weapon WISP  |
         |------------------------------------------------|
         |WISP is the same thing as GRAB only it can be   |
         |used over long distances. It only has a few uses|
         |one which is coming up.                         |
         |------------------------------------------------|
    
    Uh oh things don't look so good. Poor Ken is gonna fry if you dont do 
    something. Thankfully you got WISP. Use it to pull her up. Set her down on a 
    platform and defeat the key type enemies to open up higher levels. Once you get
    to the top view the cutscene.
    
    
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    /---------------------|
    |Grab                 |  Obtained: Start with it
    |                     |
    |                     |
    |---------------------/
    
    Grab is useful subweapon because of its many purposes. Press circle to grab 
    enemies or objects. You can swing them around as weapons, use them to block, or
    throw them at enemies.
    
    Swing - Press SQUARE
    Block - R1
    Throw - Circle (if you have an enemy targeted it will throw it at that enemy
    
    /---------------------|
    |Geyser               | Obtained: From Taper after resuing him.
    |                     |
    |Atk: 1 Spd: 3 Spd: 1 |
    |---------------------/
    
    Drastically improved from the last game. As a matter of fact its completely
    different. Throwing geyser at an enemy completely immobilizes them for a 
    period of time. One can imagine this is useful throughtout the entire game.
    
    Target Enemy and press CIRCLE to use.
    
    /---------------------|
    |Gauntlet             | Obtained: Defeat Vic Viper
    |                     |
    |Atk: 2 Spd: 3 Sub: 1 |
    |---------------------/
    
    Much like in the first game Gauntlet fires a small projectile that does 
    physical damage and knocks enemies back. Really only useful to protect 
    allies.
    
    Target enemy and press CIRCLE to use
    
    /---------------------|
    |Phalanx              | Obtained: Unlock the gate in Capri Canyon
    |                     |
    |Atk: 3 Spd: 4 Sub: 2 |
    |---------------------/
    
    Another sub weapon returning from the original game. It sprays bullets in
    all directions. Useful for mosquitos, but thats it. An even then Homing 
    lasers are still more efficient.
    
    Press CIRCLE to use.
    
    /---------------------|
    |Comet                | Obtained: Defeat Nephtis in Vascillia
    |                     |
    |Atk: 3 Spd: 2 Sub: 2 |
    |---------------------/
    
    A great sub weapon to use on those pesky enemies that guard and move fast.
    
    Press CIRCLE to use.
    
    /---------------------|
    |Decoy                | Obtained: Destroy the Train.
    |                     |
    |Atk: 0 Spd: 0 Sub: 3 |
    |---------------------/
    
    May be useful to some but personally I only used it in one boss battle. It
    creates a replica of Jehuty that fools enemies.
    
    Press CIRCLE to use.
    
    /---------------------|
    |Vector Cannon        | Obtained: Defeat Nephtis for the final time
    |                     |
    |Atk: 5 Spd: 1 Sub: 5 |
    |---------------------/
    
    Probably the most damaging attack in the game. But since its so slow I 
    onlyused it twice. Once when I had to destroy the ships and at the final 
    boss battle (you'll know what I mean).
    
    /---------------------|
    |Wisp                 | Obtained: Ken will give it to you
    |                     |
    |Atk: 2 Spd: 3 Sub: 2 |
    |---------------------/
    
    This sub is awesome. Grab anything you want from long distances. I used it all
    the time.
    
    Press CIRCLE to use
    
    /---------------------|
    |Halberd              | Obtained: Room in Fortress City
    |                     |
    |Atk: 4 Spd: 2 Sub: 3 |
    |---------------------|
    
    HA! I never used this sub once in this game or the last one. Its basically a
    large laser lance that deals out a lot of damage. To bad its slow and hard to
    aim.
    
    Press and hold CIRCLE to use
    
    /---------------------|
    |Mummy                | Obtained: Room in Fortress City
    |                     |
    |Atk: 0 Spd: 0 Sub: 3 |
    |---------------------/
    
    A must have Sub Weapon. It acts as a super shield that also heals you. Useful
    for when you dont have a metatron nearby.
    
    Press and hold CIRCLE to use.
    
    /---------------------|
    |Homing Missle        | Obtained: Defeat Inhert
    |                     |
    |Atk: 5 Spd: 2 Sub: 4 |
    |---------------------/
    
    This is one of the best sub weapons in the game next to Zero Shift. This sub
    weapon sprays out a bunch of missles that home in on enemies. No targeting
    required like homing lasers.
    
    Press CIRCLE to use. The longer you press it the more missles you will fire.
    
    /---------------------|
    |Floating Mine        |Obtained: Defeat Zakat
    |                     |
    |Atk: 4 Spd: 1 Sub: 4 |
    |---------------------/
    
    Much more useful then most people think. While its primary purpose, laying them
    in the air and waiting for an enemy to run into them, blows they can be of
    great use when Jehuty GRABS them and throws them at enemies doing a crapload of
    unblockable damage. Perfect against those mummyheads. Not advised to use in
    groups. Its expensive on the sub gauge.
    
    Press CIRCLE to use.
    
    /---------------------|
    |Zero Shift           |Obtained: Ken will give it to you at Aumaan
    |                     |
    |Atk: 0 Spd: 5 Sub: 0 |
    |---------------------/
    
    Unanimously regarded as the single greatest Sub Weapon. Zero Shift teleports
    you instantly to an enemy and stuns them. With Zero Shift you will be so fast
    its ridiculous. It also consumes 0 sub energy.
    
    Press CIRCLE to use.
    
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