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Bravely Default: Where the Fairy Flies is a Nintendo 3DS game by Square Enix and published by Nintendo. It is a job class, turn based, classic Final Fantasy style RPG.

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What is the interaction between Angelic Ward and Damage Dispersion?

I'm referring to the abilities from white mage and black mage. Which one applies first and can both apply to an instance of damage taken by the user?
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Is Bravely Default extra data used at all in Bravely Second?

When i go to save data in Bravely Default to the SD Card it says in the prompt it's saving extra data. at the moment i have not been able to find any functionality in Bravely Second which imports this....
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Does the Bravely Default Japanese version come with English audio or subtitles?

I am living in Japan with a Japanese 3DS and want to pick up a copy of Bravely Default. My Japanese can order me a coffee, but not get me through a RPG.. So does the game (specifically the Japanese ...
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Do side quests reset in New Game+?

I need help regarding Bravely Default [US] new game plus. Did the side quests - including the job-related ones - are reset in NG+? Because I love doing those quests. Should I play a fresh save instead?...
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What are the best job combinations?

I am wondering what are the best job combinations in Bravely Default. Is there any point to upgrade melee jobs for casters for example? And do I even have to switch the jobs i.e. strive for ...
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In Bravely Default, how do I delete a save file?

Simple question but I can't figure it out! My copy of Bravely Default is pre-owned so has a save file on it which I want to delete. How do I do this? (On a side note: any advantage to me keeping the ...
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How do elemental weapons interact with Sword Magic?

I recently acquired the "Trident" weapon that says "Weapon attacks deal lightning damage." If I use the Spell Fencer's Sword Magic abilities to apply, let's say, Fire to the weapon, will the weapon ...
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How can I defeat Crowe's team in Westmor of Chapter 8?

In Chapter 8 after defeating all the Asterisk Holder world wide final Side Quest pops up in Eternia Central Command (Westmor), here you fight specialized teams on your way to the Council of Six's ...
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What skills can only be learned from bosses?

I am wondering what skills a Vampire can only learn from a boss and when is the latest i'll be able to get them before i they become unobtainable unless i use New Game + to start the game again.
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Are there Costumes for the other Classes as well?

In the equipment shop, the merchants have, after restoring/upgrading something in Norende, a Costume Equipment which will give the person the appearance of the Freelancer Job no matter what Job they ...
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Where is Nobutsuna Kamiizumi and Alternis Dim in Chapter 5

In Chapter 5 after getting the party together and getting back onto Grandship a whole bunch of sidequests open up, all of which are re-fighting Eternia's Asterisk Holders. So far i just beaten Lord ...
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How do I get Susano-o?

I have just started Chapter 4 and already have gotten all the other Summons apart from Deus Ex and Susano-o. reading Mephilia's notes D's Journal i can guess Deus Ex is where the Earth Crystal is (...
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How does a New Game + differ from a standard New Game?

I've completed my first game of Bravely Default, and now I have the option to start a New Game +. If I choose a New Game +, what do I get to keep from my standard game? Are there any new areas? Are ...
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How is Lord DeRosso immortal?

If you explore Vampire Castle, you'll ultimately learn that Lord DeRosso gained his immortality while burning in his own castle's flames - when some dark voice offered him power everlasting. During ...
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What's up with Sage Yulyana's lifespan?

In Bravely Default, we learn why Lord DeRosso is immortal alright. But what about Sage Yulyana? He is more than a thousand years old (but clearly he is aging) - why does Yulyana have such a long ...
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What is the best way to keep bonus chains active?

When you win battles in one turn, without being damaged, and/or killing every enemy with the same hit you get a battle bonus. I've noticed the more times you are able to do this in a row you can get ...
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What is the benefit of turning off Gain Exp?

In the menus, under Tactics > Config > Difficulty, there is a setting for "Gain EXP" which I can turn Off or leave On. Since all my characters are at Level 99, there doesn't seem to be any point in ...
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Is there a benefit to more villagers when Norende is complete?

In Bravery Default, one way you can restore Norende is by connecting online and getting villagers to help speed up build/upgrade/clearing times, at the same time you can also get new players to summon ...
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Does the Spell Fencer benefit from higher magic levels?

For example, both Fire and Fira would imbue my Spell Fencer's attacks with fire damage. Does using Fira (a level 3 fire spell) over Fire (a level 1 spell) cause my attacks to deal extra damage, or are ...
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Where is Braev in the other worlds?

In the first world, you fight Braev the templar alright. But in all the other worlds, I couldn't find him. Perhaps it is because I skipped most of the side events, but as a minimum I did search ...
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What decides the turn order in Bravely Default?

I am fighting a boss, and, usually, the turn order goes like this: Ringabel -> Edea -> Boss -> Agnes -> Tiz I am guessing that this is all decided by the AGI stat, which makes sense. ...
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Why is the Dark Aurora full of railways and electric towers?

This is more of a lore question: When you enter the Dark Aurora, there are three things floating around everywhere: Railways Railway signals Electric towers You see them everywhere, in every floor, ...
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Can I destroy a crystal, if they are all already awakened in the final chapter?

I didn't know that you could destroy a crystal. Now I am in the final chapter, with all crystals awakened, with the Dark Aurora right there. I want to get the fake ending before the true one. Is ...
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About the true ending of Bravely Default

I'm at the final chapter, fighting the penultimate boss. I'm having a hard time beating her. I've been reading online, and from what I gather is a true and false ending. Apparently, if you follow ...
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How can I use higher cost support abilities?

I'm getting to a point in the game where my characters have several support abilities. I've even gotten one that costs 2 ..."cost"(?). The problem is that I only have one "cost" to use. I might have ...
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What determines if a “Street Pass” goes to your town?

So I just got my first 3DS and I'm kind of shaky on how it all works, so pardon my terminology. I want to get more workers for my town in Bravely-Default. I got something like 15 "passes" yesterday ...
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Is there a way to leave Grandship before fighting the Demolisher?

I'm near the end of the game, in Grandship, right before fighting the Demolisher of World Bounds. Apparently I can't get out, and I must fight the boss at the deck. Is there a way to leave? I'm not ...
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What are the missable equipment/items in Bravely Default?

What are the missable equipment by events? (such as changes in landscape; changes in area accessibility (if any)) What are the missable equipment/items in boss fights? (Those that can only be gotten ...
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How do the Bonus Reward skills/items interact with each other? (JP Up, Exp Up, More Money, Growth Egg and Golden Egg)

There are three skills and two items that boost experience, jp, and pg rewards at the end of battle. The items are the Growth Egg and Golden Egg. The skills are JP up, Experience Up, and More Money. ...
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Should I do all blue markers in all Holy Pillar iterations?

I'm nearing the end-game, at the fourth attempt with the Holy Pillar, I think? I was under the impression that the sidequests (blue markers) in each Holy Pillar iteration were the same thing (I beat ...
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What do I lose by entering the Holy Pillar?

Before entering the Holy Pillar, you are warned that you cannot return. So, naturally, I entered without thinking twice. What exactly could I have missed? Are certain events/items lost permanently?
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Smiley Badge effect and implications

In Bravely Default, one of the accessories you can buy (unlocked via Norende reconstruction) is the Smiley Badge. The item states that it's effect is: A friendly badge that freezes your aggro ...
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What is friendship affinity?

The Summoner class has one or two skills about increasing friendship affinity, and I've also seen one or two messages about affinity increases after summoning a Friend. What is are the benefit and ...
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How do you transfer villagers from the demo to the full game?

I have some villagers in Norende on my demo version. By playing the demo version you earn up to 7 rewards packs that can be transferred over to the full game as well as up to 20 villagers. Now that I ...
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Max my Ninja Damages?

So I'm at the end of the game and I wonder how I can increase my Ninja damages. Here is what I got. Ninja as main job level 14 Spell Fencer as secondary job maxed level 14 - Katana Lore (from ...
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Spoilers : Main Story did I miss something?

If you read this PLEASE make sure you finished the game. If not, leave this page right now. This may contain content that can spoil you and I really don't want you to be spoiled about this amazing ...
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How can I increase Experiment's production of major damage items?

The Salve-Maker's Experiment skill will create an attack item from another kind of item in the inventory. The new attack item will be either the moderate damage item (such as Zeus' Wrath) or the major ...
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How do I beat Orthros in Bravely Default?

Well, I'm having problems with Orthros. The average level in my party 16. I've tried going with 2 mages/2 healers, or 1 knight, 2 mages and 1 healer. This is how my attempts tend to go like: ...
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How does the day/night cycle in Bravely Default work?

Bravely Default has a Day/Night cycle that affects the appearance of towns, dungeons and the overworld, as well as certain story events and monster that appears in the overworld. It is sometimes ...
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What is 'one turn' in Bravely Default?

I know the how Brave and Default work. But something I have not quite paid attention to is what spells like Free Lunch that 'Make MP cost 0 for "two turns"' ACTUALLY mean. If I Brave 3 times (so when ...
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Is a dragons' breath attack a magic or physical attack?

I'm having some trouble with the dragon-type enemies in the latter part of the game. The dragons' breath attacks tend to be "Game Over" for me. So that I can be prepared with Protect or Shell, are ...
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Bravely Default - Summoner Class

So, I'm just being curious here: how fast does one get the summoner class in Bravely Default? I could look it up, but I don't want to get SPOILED ( so please, no SPOILERS ). For reference, I just ...
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Battling Nemesis

I just wanted to know if your consumables get used up the same as in the main game? I have a couple level 25 Nemesis' in my village and I don't want to just take them on as I am only around level 9 ...
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Does the lead character get targeted more often?

I've got my favorite character set as party's "lead" character (the first one in the menu, and the one shown on screen when walking around the map). But it seems like they get attacked by enemies ...
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How do you increase the amount of attack hits?

At the moment, in chapter 4, with a job like Ninja or Hunter, i can hit 10-11 times with each attack. I have notice that if i change to a job with few levels, the amount of hits are capped. Dows ...
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What do the letters for Job compatibility with different item types mean?

For example, knights have S compatibility with swords, A with spears, B with daggers, D with katanas, and E with knuckles. I understand from a flavor standpoint that this represents how skilled that ...
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What is an AR Marker? How do I start the game?

Bravely Default has informed me that I need to lay my DS flat on a desk and point it at an AR Marker or something before I can start playing. What. The. ... What on earth does this accomplish? How ...
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How soon can I expect to get a weapon/skill that can attack multiple enemies and not consume MP?

I'm the kind of player who doesn't mind grinding sessions to get levels to prepare me for moving forward in games... as long as the game makes that easier to accomplish and doesn't make it a chore. ...
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Skill is showing with red name in the menu when equipped?

Abate Light is appearing as a red name for all characters besides my main. What does that mean?
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Sub-Quests reset in chapter 5?

I made it through the game all the way up until Chapter 5. I also have done all the Sub-Quests up until this point. Suddenly I noticed that ALL the blue quests had returned. Why did they all reset, ...