Questions tagged [final-fantasy-6]

Final Fantasy VI (the 6th game in the Final Fantasy series) was released for the Super Nintendo in 1994. The game known as Final Fantasy III for the Famicom was not released outside of Japan until it was ported to the Nintendo DS (in 2006) and iOS (in 2011); please tag accordingly.

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Are there any hints about Locke's exact location in the World of Ruins?

I'm watching a first-time playthrough of Final Fantasy VI. The streamer is searching for Locke. He's found Rachel and the old man, but the old man only says, "Find the treasure, find Locke" (...
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What's a good strategy for the Siege on Narshe segment?

I've been quite enjoying FF6, up until the Siege on Narshe segment, where I've to defend Banon from Kefka's troopers. I found myself relying too much on potions and magic, and in the end, I always ...
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What clues can be used to find where the Blue Dragon is hidden?

Final Fantasy 6 is really amazing all around, but there are a few gameplay elements that seem a bit strange or unfair. Some of these I can chalk up to "Oh wow, I was not prepared for that, I ...
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Why is Shadow being referred to as a woman?

While Final Fantasy 6 is really amazing, it does suffer from certain translation issues (you can supply your own examples). Most of these can be ignored or glossed over with a simple "Oh, I see what ...
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A few questions about leveling in Final Fantasy 6 [closed]

I'm close to the end in Final Fantasy 6, and need to farm a few characters up before facing Kefka. But here's a few things I would like to know, making the process easier: Is there an XP catchup ...
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In the river section, does different paths change anything?

In the section where you are going down the river, you get to junctions where you can decide where you go. Is there any difference between the paths? Any wrong paths compared to others?
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In Final Fantasy VI what is the best grinding place Pre World of Ruins? [duplicate]

Details: SNES, Cartridge reads III But apparently its VI Since I'm in America. I've just got to South Figaro (Not my first run) And I need a place to grind so I don't get my ass kicked on Mt. Kolts. (...
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What do the numbers that appear when Interceptor "blocks" indicate?

In Final Fantasy 6, the character Shadow can occasionally "block" an attack completely via his weapon (like many characters) but also via his dog, Interceptor. This dog occasionally counter-attacks ...
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What's the best place to level up before the World of Ruin?

I'm not to the World of Ruin yet and I want to level up, can anyone tell a good place to grind?
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Why should I keep my characters at low levels in Final Fantasy VI?

up till now I've played only FF Tactics Advance and FFI (also on GBA). Now I started playing newly bought FFVI for android devices. I've made a few steps, fought a few battles, then thought that maybe ...
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What pieces of eqipment are safe to sell?

Just like Final Fantasy 7, the sell screen for Final Fantasy 6 is perhaps enragingly... lacking. There's a pane for character portraits on both the buy and the sell screen, but the sell screen's ...
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What status ailment (or other) is the green feather/wing and how can I deal with it?

I was grinding rages and APs in the Veldt when this happened: I gave him a remedy, but the game didn't want any of it. Remedies are supposed to cure all but Zombie and KO, so I tried some Holy Water ...
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Stuck at the floating continent in the first part of the game

Once about half way in, I walked back, since things started to get hard. I went back all the way to the starting point to put up a tent. Now I cannot find my way forward. I can get to the first "...
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Are there any worthwhile benefits to saving Cid in the World of Ruin? [duplicate]

I've been reading that it is possible to keep Cid alive after Celes wakes up from you coma on Solitary Island in Final Fantasy VI, from what I've read if I end up saving Cid, instead of Celes finding ...
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Fly the Blackjack

Can you fly the Blackjack freely in the overworld in Final Fantasy VI? I just finished the opera scene and it brought me to the other continent. I can't seem to be able to fly it freely like the ...
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Final fantasy 6 Snes / Playstation

I've never really played Final Fantasy VI. I've tried a few times, but never cleared it entirely. I'm a big RPG fan, and I want to make sure I get the best out of my first playthrough. I've just ...
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Should I repeat the trip to meet Terra with four non-magic users?

After Terra had a lovely meetup with the Phantom Beast, followed by a lovely trip bouncing around the world everywhere, the other 6 playable characters agree to split up because you can't have parties ...
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Stuck at the start of Locke's third of the story

Towards the start of Final Fantasy VI, the plot splits in three chunks. On the left chunk Locke apparently tries and succeeds in keeping the empire busy, but now he must escape the city you start the ...
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How do you load a saved game in FFVI

So, I finally started playing Final Fantasy 6 (well, Final Fantasy 3 technically) and I'm really enjoying it. Except, now I've saved my game after a few hours of play, but when I (yes, you guessed it) ...
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How can I make a Bum Rush easier?

Sabin's special technique is "Blitz"; which does a high amount of damage if fighting-game style commands are executed correctly. The Bum Rush - Sabin's most damaging Blitz - requires a full 360° ...
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What does Celes' Runic command do?

I've never been able to figure out how to use Celes' Runic skill to any effect in battle. Is it for a secret boss? What does it do?
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Is the set of monsters in the Veldt preset?

It seems every time I hop on the Veldt I fight two behemoth kings and the holy dragon, then a set of extremely low level monsters. Are the enemy formations in the Veldt preset? I know they're ...
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What's the most effective way to steal inside one turn?

The Steal command (and mug, also known as capture, and all other attempts to steal) has a success rate determined by the following formula. Note as Kaiser points out below, you can cut your enemy's ...
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How to beat Phantom Train?

Been playing Final Fantasy VI again because of having more free time on my hands and I haven't played it in years. HOW THE HELL DID I BEAT THE PHANTOM TRAIN BEFORE?! My version on this play through ...
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What is the best place to grind experience?

What locations are the best to farm for experience? I'm looking for those only after starting the World of Ruin and before end-game boss fights.
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What changes occur if I do (or don't) save Cid?

At the start of the World of Ruin phase of the game, Celes can feed fish to Cid. Based on the quality of the fish, Cid will either either live or die. How does the rest of the game change based on ...
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Which versions of Final Fantasy VI include multiplayer battle support?

I recall that Final Fantasy III US SNES included multiplayer battle support, where multiple players can control specific party members during battles. Through which versions/editions of Final Fantasy ...
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