Final Fantasy XIII-2 is a console role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It is a direct sequel to the 2010 role playing game, Final Fantasy XIII, taking place three years after its events.

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What's the easiest way to farm gil?

I'm curious about both during the game, and after completion. What's the quickest, most efficient way to do this?
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How to get to the different paradox endings?

I am aware there are 7 different paradox endings and that you must use time-reversal in specific gates. I was just wondering if there was a comprehensive list of the different endings. I have only ...
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Does Omega retain some of its boss form abilities as party member in the non-Japanese versions?

I saw in some videos that are in Japanese that sometimes when there are lots of enemies he uses his lightning shock from his Adena and his flamethrower, but I haven't seen either of those two skills ...
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Can I capture monsters more than once?

I noticed there was an option to release monsters, does this mean you can recapture them again?
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What is the direct benefit of levelling up a role?

Early on, levelling up a role gives you new abilities. And all level ups, regardless of role, give you attribute increases (which are somewhat related to the role you chose). But once I stop getting ...
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When can I beat His Royal Ripeness?

I barely made it through the forced battle and he seems to have gotten significantly stronger now that he's just sitting around. It does seem like I should be able to beat him without doing the ...
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Why can't I get the 'sporty/outdoor watch' for the fragment 'Innocence's Sacred Sphere'?

The sporty watch is, according to all the guides I've looked at, located at this canyon in Yaschas Massif 100AF. I've been there many times and tried everything: time reversal, blindly throwing Mog ...
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What do the icons on the Historia Crux represent?

Under each location, there are these little symbols that look kind of like stylized flames. They seem to be lighting up as I proceed through the areas but I can't figure out any 1:1 relation for ...
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What limits are there on taking missions?

I seem to recall reading somewhere that you were limited to only two missions at a time, but since many of the missions seem to not be completable when you receive them, this doesn't seem to make much ...
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 gameplay hours [duplicate]

How many hours of game play does Final Fantasy XIII-2 provide? This includes main story plus all the side quests and all unlocks. I want to know because Final Fantasy 10 provides you with more than ...
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What happens if you're defeated in an ambush?

The tutorial text describing the Mog Clock says that if you let the timer into the red, you're immediately forced into battle and that if you lose that battle you don't get the retry option. What ...
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Does it matter if I kill Amodar or Lightning first?

So, I have been fighting these guys for like a day and a half, and so far I have only captured Lightning. So here's my question, since its easier to kill Amodar first, what if I get him first then ...
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How does Improved Moogle Throw work?

The in-game text seems to suggest that I can just throw Mog wherever, and sometimes he'll bring me back useful stuff. I've tried it a few times (mostly on accident) and have gotten things like 1 gil. ...
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Are there any missable/limited recruitable monsters?

It looks like it's possible to get multiple of most common monsters - are there any that this isn't the case for? Are there any I need to be careful not to waste the limited supply of on infusions, ...
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What is the Quickest Way to Locate Captain Cryptic?

I'm working on the fragments for answering Captain Cryptic's quizzes in Academia 4XX AF. Is there an easier way to locate him than doing full circuits of the map? For instance - could I just leave my ...
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Are there enough Wild Artifacts in the game?

I wonder if there are enough Wild Artifacts to find in the game or do I have to buy more than one from Serendipity. 75K gil, if you're not kissed by lady luck, is quite expensive. I think I have found ...
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Where Is Vodianoi Found?

This is one of my last monsters I need for the beastiary fragment. I know they are found in the Archyltte Steppe, but what weather? Or are they simply a rare spawn? It seems like they should be ...
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Do ATB upgrades affect the overall charge time?

In Final Fantasy 13-2, when you choose to upgrade the number of ATB slots you have, does this have any affect on the charge time? Does it remain constant(resulting in a longer amount of time to load ...
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Is there a list of the monster descriptions and what they do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the different monster attributes? A lot of monsters have attributes that weren't really explained in the tutorial. The tutorial explained "well-grown", ...
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How Do I Change the Mood of the Slot Machines?

In Serendipity the girl next to the slot machine will tell you the "mood" of the machine so that you can tell if playing it will be a waste of time. It seems to only perform decently if it's "on fire" ...
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Does it matter when I open a treasure sphere?

The spherical treasure chests that are scattered throughout the world exist in the same place regardless of what time period you are in, but once opened, they remain opened in all times. Are the ...
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Are Lightning & Amodar viable allies?

I am considering purchasing the DLC to fight these two. However, given the large amount of monsters already in the game that make great allies, the purchase won't be worth it for me unless Lightning ...
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Are there any missable trophies?

Final Fantasy 13 had some trophies that required you to collect items that could be missed, and would require you to start a brand new game if you wanted to collect the item, does Final Fantasy 13-2 ...
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How to unseal the gate in the Archylte Steppe?

In the Archylte Steppe in ??? AF it says that it's sealed, but there's a way to unseal it in this time. It seems to hint beating the Gigantuars is doing something when I beat one, but I've only found ...
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Is there a way to play tutorials you have skipped?

I skipped the monster tutorial without really thinking about it because I was trying to save so I could turn off the Playstation and go to bed. Now I'm worried I missed something important. Is there a ...
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How many fragments do you need to get Fragment Skills?

I noticed that I got two skills when I first got to Serendipity with ~20 fragments, but since then I didn't get any more Fragment Skills until I got to the final level and had maybe 40 or 50 fragments ...
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FFXIII-2 Character building

I've been playing Final Fantasy 13-2 now for a total of about 5 hours now. I've already managed to get Serah to a level 60+ Ravager, and Noel to a level 60+ Commando. This seems like a lot of ...
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How can I improve my chances of getting a 5 star score without using Auto-Battle?

I have had this problem with both Final Fantasy XIII and XIII-2. I don't like using Auto-Battle because I like actually choosing my attacks rather than just picking a paradigm and pressing Auto-Battle ...
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Are there any optional “mega bosses”?

I know a lot of Final Fantasy games have had optional side bosses that were quite a feat to defeat. Does Final Fantasy 13-2 have anything similar?
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Is there a use for delicate items?

I've noticed that you can upgrade your accessories to either delicate or durable versions. It seems like the delicate is completely useless though. It costs a lot more gil, and the delicate versions ...
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What triggers a “Crystarium Expanded” bonus?

Every once in a while, while levelling up the crystarium for a character or monster, I get a "Crystarium Expanded" message, and am able to choose some special bonus. Do these happen at regular ...
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What are the changes in the battle system from FF13 to FF13-2(if any)?

So far in FF13-2, the battle system seems the same as the one used in FF13. Are there any differences between the two systems?
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What are the available bonuses in the extras menu?

In the main menu, there is an "Extras" menu. The only bonus I have unlocked is the one for having Final Fantasy XIII save data. What are the rest of the bonuses and how do you unlock them?
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How do I defeat Raspatil and get the Fair Fighter trophy?

I got Raspatil to spawn after running in circles for a while in Oerba Village AF400. During the fight I got Raspatil staggered a few times, got it's health down to just over half, and after that I... ...
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Are enemies scaled based on my level?

Open-ended games like this (including some previous Final Fantasy titles I believe) will adjust the level of monsters based on the characters level. Does that apply at all in Final Fantasy 13-2? If ...
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Where is Graviton Core Delta?

Graviton Core Delta is the one in Academia in 400 AF. I've been looking for it a while, but this one seems really hard to find. I read online that it's down a long ramp by Chocolina in New Town, but ...
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Do enemies in Academia 400 AF respawn?

I keep fighting them, but it seems like they would eventually stop spawning when there aren't any more people to turn into Cie'th unless the people respawn. I'm wondering whether it would be worth it ...
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What are the different monster attributes?

When I look at a monster it has several attributes listed with it. I understand the "early starter", "late starter" ones, but there are others that don't really seem to be defined anywhere. Things ...
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Any Easy Solution to the Hands of Time Clock Puzzles?

In the temporal rifts that lead to mini-games, is there any easy solution or useful tricks to solving the clock puzzles? In general I resort to randomly choosing a few options and hoping they work ...
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Where is the 'Flight' Gate Seal located?

I know it is in Oreba 300 AF but I cannot seem to find it. I have wandered around for a while now with no luck. I am guessing it is obvious and right in front of me... but alas I cannot find it. Any ...
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How Do I Enable the Paradox Scope?

Some of the fragments I have left to get require the Paradox Scope to be enabled. I now have this from when I cleared the main story, but I can't find an option to turn it on. What am I missing?
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How do I move the Long Gui?

I'm on the Archylte Steppe in ???AF, and I'm supposed to defeat some dragon-like monster that's causing storms, but it's being blocked by a Long Gui. Noel suggested going back to the village to ask ...
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What are the ranks of monster passive abilities?

While doing some monster infusion, I had 10 passive abilities on my monster. When I infused again I lost my Pack Mentality passive for Jungle Law. This was completely by mistake (I fail at reading ...
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How do you manage Monster Crystals with Infusion?

So I now have a nice collection of monsters, even managed to tame a Behemoth last night g, but I'm curious how the system works. I know you can use Feral Link to kill monsters and this gives you a ...
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Which characters make use of the haste spell in Final Fantasy 13-2?

I've been trying to find a reference to the haste spell in Final Fantasy 13-2 but I can't find it anywhere. It doesn't seem to appear on any of the character spells for Synergist, does it appear on ...
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How do the locking mechanics for monster's passive abilities work?

I have been doing some reading on great builds for monsters and a lot of them involve yellow locking this ability, red locking that ability, or make sure you DO NOT accidentally yellow lock this ...
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How can I get outfits?

After playing FFXIII-2 for a few hours, I still haven't gotten any outfits. I noticed that one's for sale in the PlayStation Store, but I haven't gotten any through gameplay. Can you get any without ...
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What does the Eternal Crystal do?

For playing Final Fantasy XIII, I received a Key Item called "Eternal Crystal". Most Key Items don't really do anything outside of reminding you what you have for purposes of the plot. Does this one ...
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When does it make sense to use a Sentinel?

While I find myself utilizing most of the roles in various combats, I've never really found a use for the Sentinel role. The game heavily emphasizes winning battles fast, and Sentinels just seem to ...
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Does it matter what I say?

In FFXIII-2 they added user input to conversation. Does any of this have lasting input on the game? I noticed that some places it'll reject my choice and make me pick again, but most times it seems ...