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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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 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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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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How to get Materia from Aeris' hair in the Forgotten Capital?

What kind of Materia is falling from Aeris' hair while in the Forgotten Capital? Is it possible to catch that materia? How?
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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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Do I lose materia and equipment when I lose a character?

SPOILER: This question involves major plot points of the game. So I wonder:
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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 get Ribbons?

I know that I can morph Master Tonberry in order to get a Ribbon, but he is a very tough guy… Are there any other ways to get Ribbons?
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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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In Final Fantasy VII, what were the 1/35 Soldier items for?

In Final Fantasy VII, you could collect items called 1/35 Soldier, but they never seemed to have any use. This has bugged me for years. Are these items used for anything at all in the game?
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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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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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How does the re-release of FF VII differ from the original PC game?

What are the gameplay and technical differences from the original, in the new online release of FF7 on Square's site? I read that it uses cloud saves - are they compulsory, and does it need a net ...
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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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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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In Final Fantasy VII is there any way to save Aeris?

In Final Fantasy VII is there any way to save Aeris? I heard once you could bring her back to life.
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Stuck in the Northern Crater on FF7 for PC

I've been replaying FF7 since it was re-released for PC this summer. I've gotten to the part near the end of the game where the characters enter the Northen Crater to face Sephiroth. I only went in ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Final Fantasy 7: Limit Break Damage

Which characters do the most damage with their limit breaks at maxed level?
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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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PSX memory cards/savegames getting corrupted

My wife recently picked me up a clean, used original-design PSX (not the PSOne style, if that makes a difference) as another console for my man-cave's "retro-gaming corner". I have been playing FFVII ...
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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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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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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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What do the spirit, vitality, etc. stats affect?

What do the attribute values such as "Spirit" and "Vitality" do in FF7? I know one of these helps to reduce damage, but an explanation of what each category does would be helpful for early-game ...
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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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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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Final Fantasy VII - How to get the full Enemy Skill Materia?

As the title suggest, I would like to know how to fully grow a Enemy Skill Materia: I managed to get some E.S. but not every fight brings me one. There's a strategy to get 'em all?
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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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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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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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What happens at the end of Final Fantasy VII?

I finally beat Final Fantasy VII after about 45 hours, but the end video leaves more questions then answers. My question is, did the gang die or did they survive the accident?