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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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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How do I easily level up characters In Final Fantasy VII?

In Final Fantasy VII, I'm near the end of the 2nd CD: I would like to level up my characters in order to have chances to defeat Weapons. Where I can find monsters that give a good amount of EXP (...
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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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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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What will happen if I do not attack Sephiroth on the final battle?

After you defeat all his angel forms and you get to battle him on one-on-one situation where you can use your Omnislash regardless whether you learned it or not. What will happen if I didn't press ...
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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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Final Fantasy 7: Limit Break Damage

Which characters do the most damage with their limit breaks at maxed level?
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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 are primary uses and stat advantages of each character?

In terms of base stats, what is the primary value of each team member (which one has the highest stats in what areas)? What does this mean in terms of use? (partial to magic vs might etc)
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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 ...
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Final Fantasy VII - Best way to defeat Ruby and Emerald Weapons

I have all the Materias (almost mastered, thus I'm close to some Master Materias), and the characters (Cloud, Tifa and Barret) are respectively level 88, 87 and 88. I'm thinking about the W-Summon/...
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Final Fantasy VII - Train of Corel

How do I stop the Corel Train in Corel (Playstation version)?
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What things are missable in disc 1 of Final Fantasy 7?

We all know that a certain event happens at the end of disc 1 - but what things should I do before that event that won't be available after? I can think of the following so far: all her limit breaks ...
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Gotta catch em all… Final fantasy style

Currently I'm cruising through Final Fantasy 7 with no guide; a loose cannon if you will. What vastly important materia, weapons, or items do I not have the opportunity to go back and get if I miss ...
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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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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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How long is Final Fantasy VII? [duplicate]

So far I have logged 24 hours in FF VII and I just finished disc 1. Anyway, keeping that in mind, how long can I expect it to take me to get through disc 2, and then disc 3?
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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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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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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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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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What are the best weapons in FF7 to use against Sephiroth's angel form?

I have all my characters leveled up to 99 and i still can't beat the sephiroth angel form. I have the final limit skills for the three characters i'm using to take him on. Cloud, Cid, and RED XIII. ...
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In FFVII, when the final boss is defeated, can I return to the world map?

Basically, when I defeat the last boss in FFVII, can I keep on playing the game? I.e. return to the world map and fight other super bosses? Or should I get everything done before the final fight? I ...
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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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Where can i find a golden chocobo? Available in gold saucer?

I started playing ff7 because of a friend and he said i need a golden chocoboo to get a materia. Where can i find it? Is it expensive? Can i also use it in the gold saucer?
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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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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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Benefits of quests after destroying the Diamond Weapon

Is it worth it going back to complete the side quests at Wutai and on the sunken Gelnika?
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Do you have to defend Fort Condor in the mini-game to get the Phoenix and Huge Materia?

In the last battle for Fort Condor, you are able to get the Phoenix summon materia and a Huge materia. Do you have to actually win the Fort Condor mini-game to get these? Or, if you fail the mini-...
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Final Fantasy 7: Have I lost Yuffie?

Just after leaving the Golden Saucer (and finishing the battle in the jail with Barret) I went over the river heading towards Cosmo Canyon and found Yuffie in a forest while riding in my buggy. After ...
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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 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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If you use cheats is it impossible to beat Sephiroth in the final fight?

When I was a wee lad I use to love playing Final Fantasy 7. Well, at some point I decided to use some cheat codes the first time playing it through. When I got to the final battle it was absolutely ...
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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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Is fury a negative status effect?

The status effect "fury" seems to recharge my limit breaks at about double the normal speed. But I also saw that there are Items which will cure this effect. Is fury a bad status effect? Does it ...
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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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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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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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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?
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Is it possible to acquire level 4 limit without having level 3?

In Final Fantasy VII, is it possible to get Lvl. 4 limit breaks without unlocking the lower levels?
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Is Vincent recruitable during the Nibelheim flashback?

In order to recruit the "secret" character Vincent, you have to solve some puzzles in Nibelheim and the Shinra Mansion. During the first few hours of the game, Cloud relays a story from his past to ...
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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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Leveling materia - copying materia

Ok, so i found that I Can copy materia once its mastered. Does That work for summons as well as other spells? Can You Level it Na just using it multiple times or Are there other ways to max 'em?
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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 ...