Questions tagged [final-fantasy-12]

SquareEnix's 2006 addition to the long running Final Fantasy role playing series. Features a gambit combat system, avoidable on-field enemies rather than random encounters, summon-able "espers".

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Final Fantasy 12 - Zodiac job - healing power [closed]

Playing on PS2 In my party I only have white mage breaker black mage samurai uhlan hunter The only person who can heal and remove status impairments is my white mage. Did I make a mistake not ...
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How do Measure weapons work?

I have made Balthier a Machinist and White Mage, so he has access to Measures. These seem to be very low fixed damage weapons, which apply buffs on hit. I have tried using one and manually having him ...
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Zodiac age - Which characters go missing?

In the original game you barely noticed when a character came or went, you just set up another character with the skills/gambits required (maybe grind a little for license points to allow that) and ...
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Zodiac Age - What to consider when choosing job combinations?

So I recently bought the zodiac age for my new console as I loved the original game. I am starting to get to grips with the job system etc. but wondered if anyone had done any hard research on job ...
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What does each Esper unlock on each board?

In Final Fantasy XII Zodiac Age, each character can select 2 boards (or classes). Some of these classes have unique spells or nodes that can unlock based on which Espers are unlocked for that board. ...
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What triggers a multiple hit attack?

I am using the Bushi job, and occasionally my character will strike 2, 3 or even 4 times in one attack. I'm interested to know what causes these multiple attacks, as they seem random. Also if there ...
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How to beat Trial Mode Stage 91?

I've run into a bit of a snag when completing the Trial Mode. Stage 91 is a single Magick Pot, with random spawns of Hecteyes in the arena. The Magick Pot clamors for an Elixer, however it seems to ...
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What can I do when an enemy becomes immune to both Physical and Magical?

In Final Fantasy XII, sometimes Bosses and Marks will activate an ability that makes them immune to physical damage and magic such as Pandemonium and Doctor Cid in Pharos, though when Doctor Cid ...
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Can I encounter the Mandragoras again?

The Zodiac Age's Bestiary tends to have multiple-paged entries for monsters and creatures in the Bestiary. These additional pages can be obtained by killing a certain number of the referenced creature....
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Do chain levels affect Monograph drops?

I've arrived at the point in The Zodiac Age's story where I'm beginning the materials grind for the Tournesol, a powerful greatsword. One of the required materials is 6 Hell Gate's Flame, dropped from ...
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Which creatures are damaged by Cure spells?

If I am recalling correctly, there were some creatures in the original Final Fantasy 12 that could be damaged by Cure spells. If they were weak to Holy magicks, then they would take damage from spells ...
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When does a Chain level up?

When killing the same kind of enemy you build up a chain and after a high enough chain it "levels up" where the drop icon changes and at high levels you can recover HP and gain status effects like ...
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What is the Functional Difference between Final Fantasy XII and The Zodiac Age?

when i played the original Final Fantasy XII (not International with the Zodiac Job System) i remembered that Guests could not be controlled or have their Gambits accessed. this went along side with ...
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What negative effects can Esuna cure?

Final Fantasy 12 contains a lovely spell called Esuna(ga), which clears negative status effects from a character in your party. Memory serving, the original game's Esuna cleared almost everything; ...
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Are there new items in The Zodiac Age?

I've noticed that I am picking up items that I have never seen before in the original game. I've received quite a few "Prince's Kiss" items, which remove sleep from a character, but I seem to remember ...
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What is the use of the Firefly accessory?

In Final Fantasy XII, there exists an accessory named "Firefly". Its sole purpose is to reduce earned EXP to 0. Under what conditions in the game would this be a good idea/required?
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How do I get my characters to heal automatically?

I've apparently just unlocked "Gambits", which I have enabled for both members of my party. Both members are currently able to cast Cure, but neither of them (even the one I'm not controlling) are ...
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How to recover corrupt sstates in PCSX2?

Okay, I have a few FFXII IZJS save states: SS00.p2s SS01.p2s SS02.p2s All the SS are corrupt. They have this corrupt message: > Selected savestate slot 1 Loading savestate from slot 1... ...
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Can I make more than one Tournesol?

"The Sunflower—A single, beautiful sunflower. Brilliant as the sun, wondrous as creation." This is how the bazaar on Rabanastre describes Tournesol, an incredibly hard-to-build sword, due to it's big ...
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What is the Zodiac Job System in Final Fantasy XII?

In the most recent article on the upcoming HD Remake Final Fantasy XII: Zodiac Age, they mentioned it will contain the Zodiac Job System, which was released many years ago as a Japan exclusive update ...
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What loot should I keep and which should I sell?

I know that I should probably sell 95% of the loot that drops, but I really don't want to sell something that could be important for later in the game. What loot is related to side quests or the main ...
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Will I ever be locked out of a specific Hunt?

Will there ever be a time in the game where I will be too far to go back to a lower level Hunt? I'm afraid if I go too far into the story of the game I will miss out on some of the Hunts I should be ...
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Why can't I fight Omega Mark XII?

I just traveled through Giruvegan to fight Omega Mark XII (he's one of the last optional bosses I have left to beat) and he's just sitting there. Why won't the fight begin?
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What are the sidequest I can do before Mt. Bur-Omisace?

I am leaving for Mt. Bur-Omisace. I haven't played any side quest except 5 hunts from Sandsea. What are the side quests I have missed and where can I find them?
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Are different characters suited to different weapons?

In final fantasy 12, It's not overly clear if a character has a 'best weapon' as damage for weapons can vary and other factors like speed of weapon come into play also. I kept Fran with her bow ...
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How should I distribute my licence points?

I've started playing through FF12 for the first time and I'm not really sure how to 'level' my characters. Is it worth specialising in one particular type of weapon/armour or will I gain enough ...
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What's the absolute earliest I can get the Embroidered Tippet in Final Fantasy XII?

Assuming I've just defeated Tiamat in the Henne Mines (and therefore just received Lente's Tear in Eryut Village), how much more must I continue the story before I can possibly obtain Embroidered ...
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How can I counteract the effects of the Ensanguined Shield?

I've got an Ensanguined Shield. It's very powerful, but puts the negative status effects of Poison, Slow and Sap on a character when it's equipped. How can I most effectively manage these negative ...
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Can I use German save games with a UK import game for the PS2?

I've been playing the German translation of Final Fantasy 12 on a German PS2 for some time now, but the horrible translations have really made the story somewhat incomprehensible... Now I wanted to ...
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How can I use the Knot of Rust effectively?

I've got a ton of Knots of Rust in my inventory, but they don't do much damage to enemies when I use them. What are they good for?
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Final Fantasy 12: Attack power and strength attributes

I'm very confused about how the calculation of the target's lost hit points works when you attack. Are both attributes combined to determine your final attack, or do the attack power only affects ...
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Final Fantasy 12 weapons cheats using PCSX2 emulator?

I'm using PCSX2 0.9.9 to emulate Final Fantasy 12. I've being using some cheats for experience, status, drop rate and license points through a .pnach file. Does anyone know about weapons cheats ...
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How does damage calculation in Final Fantasy 12 work?

I've just started playing Final Fantasy 12, and I got to the point where Balthier and Fran join the party. I looked over their stats and saw that Balthier only has 6 attack power, whereas Vaan and ...
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Where is the best place to farm experience in Final Fantasy XII?

I have just finished the Pharos tower at Ridorana where you must fight Gabranth, Famfrit and Dr. Cid. My party is currently at an average level of 48. I am trying to figure out where would be the best ...