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Questions tagged [final-fantasy-7]

Final Fantasy VII is the 7th game in the main Final Fantasy series. The game was also the first of 3 Final Fantasy titles on the Sony PlayStation (PS1). It has also been released for Windows and more recently on the PlayStation Network (PS3 & PSP).

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Why did Cloud gave the Black Materia to Sephiroth twice?

I don't remember if it was ever explained in the game.
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Why is Tifa's Strength and Dexterity not reaching 255?

I'm starting to farm the Sources in Final Fantasy VII and I'm having some trouble. For some reason for every character with the guard, luck and strength sources it allowed me to increase every ...
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Technical question on stats in ff7

I have the following question on stats in final fantasy 7 (=ff7). I have Cloud on lvl 99 with 255 strength (ignoring armor and weapons and materia). Now I noticed the following: I can still give ...
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Northern crater, does the character path affect which item they pick up?

In Final Fantasy VII, one of the final things you do is to go in the Northern Crater. During it, you have a few points where you are forced to split your team up. Those who go with the main party and ...
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Is there any trick to getting the sneak attack materia

From what I can tell, the only way to get the Sneak Attack materia is to win it as a prize in in A- and S-rank chocobo races. However, it never seems to show up as a prize for me, and when it does you ...
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How to level up at Endgame on Final Fantasy VII

I have already been through this area and I am on Disc 3, however I do not have enough HP/AP to defeat the Ruby and Emerald Weapon's, which I am wanting to do before going to face Sephiroth. I found ...
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How do I check where to go next?

I've just started playing FF7 again after a near 1-year hiatus. That said, my save file contains a fair bit amount of playthrough already, so I have no desire to restart, but I can't figure out ...
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Formula for primary stats on level up?

I'm creating a stat level up calculator and was reading through this guide > https://www.gamefaqs.com/pc/130791-final-fantasy-vii/faqs/36775 For leveling up on primary stats, it says "This difference ...
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At the beginning of Final Fantasy VII, how did Aeris have access to the top level of Midgar?

I, like many, LOVED Final Fantasy VII on it's release and I've played through it a couple times. It wasn't until today when I played through the original demo disc (I just received my copy of Tobal ...
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Final Fantasy 7 missing content/trophies

I bought Final Fantasy VII for the PS4 (the version with trophies), and I'm going for the platinum in this game... I did some research and I noticed that are some missable trophies. I don't want to ...
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Can't open any doors on Floor 63

I'm playing FF7 in emulator with this walkthrough and on Floor 63, I can't get any doors open. Any idea why is that? Is it a bug or did I miss somethings?
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What is the Nanaki/Red-XIII's species name?

Has Nanaki/Red-XIII's species ever been formally named?
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What relation between vitality and HP max of character in FF7?

I search the formula between vitality carac and HP MAX? in Final Fantasy 7 It's increased by level, but how first HP max are determined? And after how is determinated HP MAX by vitality?
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Is there anyway to dismiss a limit break and not use it? [duplicate]

I'm replaying FFVII and loving it, however sometimes when trying to pull off a morph (such as getting ribbon in the battle square) I don't actually want to do a limit break when it pops. Is there ...
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Temple of the Ancients - Can I return?

In Final Fantasy VII I'm currently in the temple of the ancients. While exploring I've seen various items that I haven't managed to pick them up while going through and was wondering I can return ...
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Who IS Cait Sith?

In Final Fantasy VII it's revealed Cait Sith is actually As you've been there before, is there any clue to whom it actually is at any point?
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How did Cloud learn how to fight?

This always struck me as a major plot hole in the original game. The facts were established: Cloud has Jenova cells in him and mako conditioning. This gives him strength and regenerative abilities ...
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When does the 'Date' occur at Golden Saucer?

In FFVII at some point you end up on a 'date' with a member of your team. I'm aiming to go with Barrett and have worked every choice I've made so far to push his affinity as high as possible. However,...
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Do Summon's kills count towards unlocking Limit Breaks

To unlock limit breaks in FFVII you need to score a certain number of kills, if I summon, do the kills the summon gets count towards this total?
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Is there a way to cancel or manually end manipulate?

So, I'm in the battle arena on disc 1. I had my green materia broken, so when the arena brought out Zemzelett, I thought it would be the perfect chance for a free heal, as I knew I could manipulate ...
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PSOne discs are dirty. Limit Break has trouble loading. How to resolve?

I am playing through the original Final Fantasy VII, on a PS2 with the original PSOne discs. I'm only a few hours in, but Tifa's Limit Break is causing the game to sit on a close up of the enemy until ...
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Reorganizing Item / Materia / Summon Arrangement on Battle Menu in Final Fantasy 7

So, in Final Fantasy VII (on PC), most characters have a huge amount of blank space when you bring up their menus in battle. This means that even if your character only has one summons materia, you ...
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What is StatusMax?

...apparently it's something appearing only in JPC version of the game, and it is frequently used to trigger some glitches circumventing locations in speedruns. There's an UI window which while open ...
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Why are there so many different types of 'nuts' in Final Fantasy 7? [closed]

Only a few nuts are required to get the Gold Chocobo.. What good are these nuts? I don't need them for a gold chocobo, so I don't know what they're good for.
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Does the level of Steal materia affect steal %?

The steal materia grows into the ability mug - does the level of the materia affect your %chance to steal from an enemy or is it just based on your dex / luck?
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Final Fantasy 7 Cloud Saves On PC

Just bought FF7 on Steam and I am having an issue with the syncing of my saved games to my Square Enix account. The issue is I'm looking into using the character booster that is offered with the cloud ...
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What pieces of equipment are safe to sell?

One thing that annoys me about Final Fantasy 7 (and 6) is that it's very difficult to sell items. Well, I mean, selling them is pretty easy, but the selling screens give you all sorts of numbers, and ...
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How can I regain control of Vincent once he transforms?

Vincent's ultimate is nice, but sometimes his normal attacks are nicer. Especially when his magic attack is absorbed by the enemy: Vincent healed Materia Keeper back to full health about four times ...
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I missed Vincent before talking to Sepiroth in the Shinra Mansion. Can I still recruit him?

I opened the safe in Shinra Mansion and talked to Sepiroth but forgot to talk to Vincent beforehand. Do I have to force an unexpected shutdown of the game or can I still recruit him?
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How can I get out of Corel Desert?

While roaming around the overworld, I found myself into the Corel Desert, an area that loops in all directions. How can I get out?
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Final Fantasy VII on PC - what does this have that my original discs don't?

I have got my original Playstation Final Fantasy VII discs in a box at home, and for the past 5 years have been meaning to go back and play the game but of course I never get around to it (at the ...
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Can I keep a limit break for later?

I have filled up my limit break. How exciting! Flashy colors! I can now deal serious damage! Wow! ...but I'd rather not use it on that enemy that would go down regardless. In particular the menu ...
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In Final Fantasy VII, does it matter where you equip your materia?

I like to think of myself as an expert in the area of Final Fantasy VII. As it was on steam for $8.00 recently, I bought a copy for my girlfriend. I've been answering her questions with relative ...
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How do I play the piano in the Steam version of FFVII?

I'm playing through the piano in the steam version of FFVII and I'm in the Nibelheim flashback right after you leave Midgar. Cloud enters the mansion and finds a piano; it seems pretty obvious that I'...
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Can I copy my save game from Square Enix (2012) version to Steam (2013) version?

I bought FF7 direct from Square Enix when the remastered edition was first released. Today I bought it on Steam. Is it possible to copy or transfer my saves across between these two versions? I can ...
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What are the keyboard keys for regaining stamina in the chocobo race?

In the PlayStation version of Final Fantasy VII, you could hold R1 and R2 to slowly restore stamina during races. What are the appropriate keys in the Windows version?
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Are saves from FF7 for PC (1998) compatible with FF7 on Steam (2013)?

Having played Final Fantasy 7 on PC years ago, I have an old save I want to continue. Is it possibly to transfer my save files from that version to the Steam one? Is it compatible?
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Struggling Hard With Godo

I'm in the final boss of the pavilion in Wutai and I cannot stop him. My biggest problem being that he keeps making me small, when I attack him I do 1 damage. What can I do to fix this?
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What File Is the Local Save Saved To?

I bought the game on Steam and the cloud service has become unnerving, always being down. Where does the local save of the game save to?
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How Does Materia Level?

Can someone explain to me how materia gains levels in Final Fantasy 7?
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I missed the Added-Effect Materia, where can I find another?

I must of overlooked it in the Cave of Gi and was wondering where I could possibly pick up an Added-Effect materia?
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How to Map Triggers For Run Away in Final Fantasy 7?

I'm using a gamepad for FF7 on PC and no matter what I've tried, I can't map the triggers on my gamepad to Page Up and Page Down so I can run away! Any thoughts on how to remedy this?
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Which character is best for the healer role, other than Aeris?

I am going to need a utility/healer when Who do you suggest I use? I've pretty much run a party of Cloud/Barret/Aeries most of the game because it works well for my play style and I faceroll ...
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Does the Magic stat affect all magic or only offensive spells?

From "The Ultimate Strategy Guide" FAQ: Magic (Mag): Magic is used to power up the magic that a character can use. This includes summons as well as regular magic and enemy skills. The higher ...
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Ruby Weapon's Whirlsand--functions like eject?

I decided to ram the Highwind into Ruby Weapon to see how tough it was out of curiosity. After a few turns of me trying to attack it (and not knowing what I was doing), it used Whirlsand on Cloud, ...
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Does the Element materia do more damage based on the level of the materia it's paired with?

Here's the situation: you pair an Element materia with another materia with an elemental type (say, for example, Fire). The question is: does it make any difference whatsoever if the Fire materia has ...
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Is there an easier way to find the Ultimate Weapon in FFVII?

I'm on the 3rd disc in FFVII, and I'm at the point where I'd like to kill the Ultimate Weapon to unlock the Ruby Weapon. I already fought the Ultimate Weapon at the crater near Junon, and fought it a ...
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Feasible level for Yuffie to be at in order to attempt Godo's pagoda

What is the best (lower than lvl50) level to have Yuffie at in order to attempt fighting her way through the 5 bosses of Godo's pagoda in Wutai with some chance for success?
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Renaming a Character in Final Fantasy VII (PC Version)

Is it possible to rename a character (via some kind of a hack) after he/she joins your team in Final Fantasy VII? I'm playing the re-released (2012) version for the PC.
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How fast does the limit break meter increase?

The amount that your limit break meter goes up is a function of how much damage you take and what limit level you're currently set at, and some specific status effects. I know that the higher the ...