How To Obtain Final Fantasy VII's Limit Breaks, Part 2

Ever wanted a chance to use all of Final Fantasy VII's limit breaks? Here's how!

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Final Fantasy VII's limit breaks can be difficult to figure out, but we've put together a handy guide to helping you keep everything straight. Make sure you check out the original guide here

Barret Wallace

Level 1

Heavy Shot

How to Obtain: Starting Limit Brea

Description: Barret charges up a red energy ball on his gun arm and fires it into one enemy for a moderate amount of damage.

 

Mind Break

How to Obtain: Use Heavy Shot eight times.

Description: Barret charges up a blue energy ball on his gun arm and fires it into one enemy. The targeted enemy’s MP is reduced to 0. This attack may not work on some bosses.

 

Level 2

Grenade Bomb

How to Obtain: Kill 80 enemies with Barret to obtain this.

Description: Barret launches a grenade that does a moderate amount of damage to all enemies.

 

Hammer Blow

How to Obtain: Use Grenade Bomb eight times to obtain this.

Description: Barret runs toward an enemy and knocks it out of the battle with one punch. This attack may not be effective against some enemies and will not work against bosses.

 

Level 3

Satellite Beam

How to Obtain: Kill an additional 80 enemies with Barret after obtaining Grenade Bomb.

Description: Barret contacts an orbital satellite to fire laser blasts at all enemies. This attack does moderate to heavy damage to all enemies.

 

Anger Max

How to Obtain: Use Satellite Beam eight times to obtain this.

Description: Barret fires eighteen rounds at the enemy. The rounds hit enemies at random and each causes light damage.

 

Level 4

Catastrophe

How to Obtain: Once Barret has learned the previous six limit breaks, you must use the Catastrophe item on him to learn this attack. To obtain the Catastrophe item, you must wait until the portion of the game where you’re chasing down the Huge Materia.

If you successfully stop the train carrying the Mt. Corel Huge Materia, you can travel to North Corel and talk to the woman in the house on the west hill. She’ll give you Catastrophe.

Description: Barret leaps into the air and fires an intense beam that randomly hits enemies. Each of the twenty hits does light damage.

 

Red XIII

Level 1

Sled Fang

How to Obtain: Starting Limit Break.

Description: Red XIII slides toward an enemy at high speed for a moderate amount of damage.

 

Lunatic High

How to Obtain: Use Sled Fang eight times.

Description: This Limit Break casts Haste on the entire party and increases the party’s chances to dodge by 50%.

 

Level 2

Blood Fang

How to Obtain: Kill 80 enemies with Red XIII to obtain this.

Description: Red XIII charges at one enemy for minor damage. His HP and MP are refilled by the amount of the enemy’s current MP.

 

Stardust Ray

How to Obtain: Use Blood Fang eight times.

Description: Red XIII summons ten shooting stars which fall on enemies at random, causing minor damage.

 

Level 3

Howling Moon

How to Obtain: Kill an additional 80 enemies with Red XIII after obtaining Blood Fang.

Description: Red XIII jumps in front of the moon and howls. This casts Haste and Berserk on him and raises his attack power.

 

Earth Rave

How to Obtain: Red XIII performs a combo that hits enemies five times at random for moderate damage.

 

Level 4

Cosmo Memory

How to Obtain: Once you’ve learned the previous six Limit Breaks use the Cosmo Memory item on Red XIII. To obtain the Cosmo Memory item, you must unlock the safe in Shinra Mansion located in Nibelheim. The combination is: Right 36, Left 10, Right 59, Right 97. You’ll then fight the optional boss Lost Number. Upon defeating him he’ll drop the item Cosmo Memory.

Description: Red XIII focuses a whole galaxy into a nuclear blast, which hits all enemies for massive damage.

 

Cait Sith

Level 1

Lucky Dice

How to Obtain: Starting Limit Break

Description: Cait Sith rolls two to six dice and the damage done depends on the totals of the dice. The totals are added up and multiplied by 100, 200, 300, or 400, the resulting total is how much damage the enemy receives.

 

Level 2

Slots

How to Obtain: Cait Sith must kill 80 enemies to obtain this.

Description: This Limit Break works a little different than any other Limit Break in the game. Though Cait Sith only has two Limit Breaks, Slots has eight different possible outcomes that can occur.

 

Toy Box

Occurs when none of the symbols match.

Description: An item from a toy box is dropped at random on one enemy. This does light to moderate damage.

 

Toy Soldiers

Occurs when three crowns line up.

Description: Cait Sith commands a small group of toy soldiers who attack all enemies for moderate to heavy damage.

 

Mog Dance

Occurs when three stars line up.

Description: A Mog appears and completely refills the party’s HP and MP.

 

Lucky Gal

Occurs when three hearts line up.

Description: A kawaii girl dressed like an animal gives each member of the party a kiss. Every regular attack for the rest of the battle will be a critical hit.

 

Random Summon

Occurs when three BARS line up.

Description: A random summon is cast from the pool of those currently available to you costing 0 MP.

 

Combine

Occurs when three moogle suits line up.

Description: All three party members jump in Cait Sith’s moogle suit. The giant suit then gains HP equal to all three members and its attack power is massively increased.

 

All Over

Occurs when Cait Sith’s entire face is lined up.

Description: This roll instantly ends the battle in your favor regardless of what enemy you’re fighting.

 

Joker Death

Occurs when the first two positions are Cait Sith’s face and the third is a BAR.

Description: This is an instant game over. Your entire party dies regardless of protection.

 

Cid Highwind

Level 1

Boost Jump

How to Obtain: Starting Limit Break

Description: Cid jumps into the air and drives spear-first into one enemy. This causes a moderate amount of damage.

 

Dynamite

How to Obtain: Use Boost Jump eight times.

Description: Cid lights a stick of dynamite with his cigarette and tosses it toward the enemy. It hits all enemies for light damage.

 

Level 2

Hyper Jump

How to Obtain: You must kill 80 enemies with Cid to obtain this.

Description: Cid leaps into the sky and crashes down, causing an explosion. This attack hits all enemies for a moderate amount of damage.

 

Dragon

How to Obtain: Use Hyper Jump eight times.

Description: Cid calls forth a dragon to attack an enemy. He then gains MP and HP equal to the enemy’s MP. This attacks one enemy for light damage.

 

Level 3

Dragon Dive

How to Obtain: You must kill an additional 80 enemies after receiving Hyper Jump to obtain this.

Description: Cid leaps into the air, attacks an enemy and bounces back six times. Each hit targets an enemy at random for minor damage.

 

Big Brawl

How to Obtain: Use Dragon Dive eight times.

Description: Cid races towards the enemy and executes an eight-hit combo that randomly targets enemies for minor damage.

 

Level 4

Highwind

How to Obtain: After learning the six previous Limit Breaks you must use the Highwind item on Cid. To obtain the Highwind item after obtaining control of the Shinra Submarine, go to the Downed Shinra Plane. Explore the plane carefully and you’ll find the Highwind item.

Description: Cid radios the Highwind and it fires a barrage of 18 missiles randomly at enemies. Each missile causes minor damage.

 

Yuffie Kisaragi

Level 1

Greased Lightning

How to Obtain: Starting Limit Break

Description: Yuffie cuts one enemy for a moderate amount of damage.

 

Clear Tranquil

How to Obtain: Use Greased Lightning eight times.

Description: Bubbles engulf each party member and they are healed by 50% of their Max HP.

 

Level 2

Landscaper

How to Obtain: You must kill 80 enemies with Yuffie to obtain this.

Description: Yuffie sends out a wave of energy that does moderate damage to all enemies.

 

Bloodfest

How to Obtain: Use Landscaper eight times.

Description: Yuffie executes a ten-hit combo, hitting all enemies at random. Each hit does minor damage.

 

Level 3

Gauntlet

How to Obtain: You must kill an additional 80 enemies with Yuffie after obtaining Landscaper.

Description: Yuffie creates a giant explosion which does moderate to heavy damage to all enemies.

 

Doom of the Living

How to Obtain: Use Gauntlet eight times.

Description: Yuffie executes a fifteen hit combo. Each hit causes a purple explosion and causes minor damage.

 

Level 4

All Creation

How to Obtain: After learning all six previous Limit Breaks you must use the All Creation item to learn this attack. To obtain the All Creation item, you must travel to Wutai. Once there you’ll have to challenge the Pagoda with Yuffie. If you clear all five floors, you’ll receive the All Creation item.

Description: Yuffie fires a giant beam which engulfs all enemies and does massive damage to each.

 

Vincent Valentine

Level 1

Galian Beast

How to Obtain: Starting Limit Break

Description: Vincent morphs into a purple werewolf-looking creature that gains a higher dodge rate, higher speed, and a 30% HP boost.

 

Abilities:

 

Berserk Dance: Does light damage but has a high hit rate.

 

Beast Flair: Does a heavy amount of fire-elemental damage to all enemies.

 

Level 2

Death Gigas

How to Obtain: Kill 60 enemies with Vincent to obtain this.

Description: Vincent morphs into a heavily-muscled Frankenstein-type creature. This form has double Vincent’s normal HP and a higher defense, but it is fairly slow and loses some magic defense.

 

Abilities:

Gigadunk: Causes a moderate amount of physical damage to one enemy.

Livewire: Does lightning-elemental damage to one enemy.

 

Level 3

Hell Masker

How to Obtain: Once you obtain Death Gigas, kill another 60 enemies to obtain this form.

Description: This form changes Vincent into a masked chainsaw wielder. Hell Masker has a massive defense, but is very weak offensively.

Abilities: Splatter Combo: Hits an enemy five times with his chainsaw. Each hit is very weak.

Nightmare: Causes Sleep, Poison, Silence Frog, Confusion, and Mini on one target.

 

Level 4

Chaos

How to Obtain: Once Vincent learns his previous three forms, you must use the Chaos item on Vincent to learn this form. To obtain the Chaos item, you must go to Lucrecia’s Cave, only accessible via the submarine or a Gold Chocobo. Once you view the scene there, triggered when you have Vincent in your party, leave for a while and come back and Vincent will receive the Chaos item.

Description: This form turns Vincent into a winged demon. Chaos has hugely increased defense and offense.

 

Abilities:

Chaos Saber: Does heavy damage to all enemies.

Satan Impact: Chaos calls a demonic skull from the ground that does major damage to all enemies and has a chance to kill them outright.

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