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Title: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on July 30, 2008, 04:26:22 AM
Well, I got the game, I already have a level 47 part except for Cecil who is 50. I have Cecil, Kain, Rydia, Rosa, and Edge in my party. Going off the updates in FFXII with hat thread, I'm starting one for FFIV DS(although the older versions are up to discussion of course as well).

Today, I went back to the Underworld, found Cid alive and well, and had him fix up the Falcon. Now I've begun exploring the Sylph Cave, saw Yang, and then went to the Eidolon Cavesto explore a bit too. Once I reap my stuff, I'm off to the Sealed Cave to Continue with the story.

Also, know this is my first playthrough (sorta) well, I've never gotten this far, never past Baigan and Cagnazzo before, well, it's somewhat harder(and easier ???) on the DS, but the 3D-ness is awesome, and those scenes are amazing when they voice act.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on July 30, 2008, 04:31:47 AM
I am playing the Nintendo DS version.

Today, I got 2 Goblin summons, cleared the Lodestone Cavern, defeated the boss there with ease, and in progress of clearing the Tower of Zot.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on July 30, 2008, 04:38:31 AM
Nice, let's see... the Tower of Zot... *tries to remember* what happened there? XD I'm at Sealed Cave like I said, so I've been through the the Tower of Babil...I'm getting the two mixed up. DX Oh by the way, how was your Cognazzo fight? And your levels currently?
Oh, never mind, it's in your sig XD
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on July 30, 2008, 04:49:43 AM
I always overlevel (yes, I'm a huge victim of it in MANY games :-[)

My Cagnazzo fight was fairly good, which never gave me any trouble at all, even though I restarted the fight a few times due to Augment or equipment issues. I had Tellah use Thundaga, his Ice Staff, and cast some buffs on my party (Blink, and Shell), Porom use Cry, Slow, and Blink on the party, Palom use Thundara and Bio, Cecil cast Protect on everyone, Cura when HP is low, and attack if possible, and Yang just use Attack and sometimes Focus.

I cheated a bit once, because I had a Soma Drop from one of Whyt's Training games, Rydia's Mathemagic Minute, which I have many 9999 scores on, and one of them gave me the Soma Drop, which I used on Tellah ;). That enables him to cast Meteor! ;D
Meteor also 1-shot KO'd Baigan, but not as strong as Twincast Comet, which dealt more than 9000 HP to each part  :o

That time I used Meteor and twincast Comet to reduce Cagnazzo's HP to when he retreats into his shell, and just pummeled him after that for an easy win.

Tower of Zot...
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Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on July 30, 2008, 05:06:52 AM
Wow, and yeah I remember now about the Tower of Zot.

I'm known for going into fights with no strategy at all and somehow still winning miraculously. (ie: my DANIPEBS Tiamat fight)

I don't wish to get off topic though ;D Currently I'm a bit stuck on Demon Wall. I have Rosa casting Hastemarch(I gave Bardsong to her) and had the rest go wild. Cecil and Kain have the complete Diamond set, plus nice weapons(some axe I forget). Rydia has similar equipment, along with the Chain Whip, and Rosa has the Elven Bow with Blinding Arrows, Edge with a Kotetsu and some other weird named katana. Still failing  with the wall though :( That's why I'm off to level maybe to 55-ish and the Eidolon Caves, and then try again.

Also, though this may be off topic: 

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Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on July 30, 2008, 05:22:20 AM
Right now I'm stuck on Barbariccia. I won the first time with Kain surviving with 148 HP. I didn't want that :(.
I got too aggressive, and Lightning just massacred my party.

Update: I just DEMOLISHED Barbariccia, with Focused Yang hitting 2946 on her, and Cecil and Rosa finished her off with the Twincast spell.

You can't give them an item to cure their Stone status.
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Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on July 30, 2008, 05:57:36 AM
Barbariccia was very easy for me, but long and repetitive. I had Cecil, Yang, Kain, and Cid attack, while Rosa did a Cura every time, using Ethers as needed. When she died, I had Cecil spam Cura and Cid PDown Rosa. At that time, mostly everyone except the newer people had over 1000 HP, so they could take some pain. And then of course, Kain jumped every time Tornado went into effect in order to cancel it.

In the past hours, I leveled a few more levels, that's about it.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: FFZell on July 30, 2008, 07:02:18 AM
Out of a matter of curiosity, does Rydia's mathemagic minute game appear in FFII SNES?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on July 30, 2008, 07:19:23 AM
Nope, all the minigames are DS exclusive I believe. :)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on July 30, 2008, 07:22:08 AM
Also Whyt, Proto Babil, Geryon, Onion equipment, tails other than Pink, Rainbow Pudding, Namingway Sidequest, and Augments are not in FFIIUS.

EDIT: Double-posted by mistake :-X

Today, I'm focusing on getting the Cockatrice and Mindflayer summons, and getting the Rainbow Pudding. That's why it's taking me so long to continue the storyline.

Also, trying to surpass 8000 on Kain's High Jump Hijinks >:(

EDIT: Finally surpassed 8000 points twice, once just barely (8030). Top score is ~8500
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Max Power on August 04, 2008, 10:59:14 PM
I'm playing the GBA version and i just started a Perfect Game

I'm leveling Kain before Mist Dragon while trying to get Goblin and Cockatrice summons. With his level higher, I'll be able to max his stats easily without needing to worry about other characters losing their proper bonuses.

woot
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 05, 2008, 12:03:38 AM
Make sure not to use any Hermes Sandals, Bacchus Wine, Spider Silks, or any Hourglasses, as they will ruin the perfect game.

Today I defeated Bahamut, before he got his countdown to 2, and am in progress of clearing
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Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 05, 2008, 01:12:20 AM
That's where I'm stuck, fighting the 4 fiends at once :( You fully explored the Slyph and Eidolon Caves though right?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 05, 2008, 01:24:03 AM
I buffed at Scarmiglione, and then took care of things from there, watching out for Barbariccia's Maelstrom, and attacking with Edge and Cecil.

Yes, and I have Sylph, Leviathan, and Asura in my summons repertoire.

I found the new scene in FFIV DS, but I won't explain it.
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Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Max Power on August 05, 2008, 02:12:24 AM
nevermind my last post...with those terrible drop-rates for rare items I'd never finish a perfect game

instead I'm doing Solo Cecil Cheapskate

Rules:
- Only Cecil may fight
- Cecil may not fight unless all other party members are deaded
- You may not spend any gil in shops or inns
NOTE: I might add No Escaping to the Cheapskate part, since that loses money sometimes. It depend on how I fair after becoming a Paladin and being left with only Iron Armor.

Progress:
Since healing items will not be plentiful, I need to utilize my "free inns" until I get access to healing pots and such. I trained before Mist until 13, then I was healed after the Earthquake. I'm training now before taking Rydia to the Oasis town because that will result in a free rest too. When i'm a reasonable level to take on Octomammoth, I'll proceed as fast as I can through the caves, utilizing Tellah's free Tent. Hopegully i can get by on my limited Items.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 05, 2008, 05:19:20 AM
Just to be clear, which is better for
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EDIT: Woohoo! Got a Cockatrice summon just now!
Count Mindflayer into the mix, only 19 Sirens used ;D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Max Power on August 05, 2008, 03:13:26 PM
I made it to Fabul alive, and i only used 1 Potion my entire game so far during the Mom Bomb fight.

I'll be going to mysidia soon where 2 major problems wil arise.

1) I need to kill Scarmiglione's zombies somehow, hopefully I have enough Bomb Fragments
2) I'll be at level 1 again...with only Iron Armor, and I don't think ANY free healing spots are coming soon

oh boy



any tips doe Scarmiglione? he's tough
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 06, 2008, 12:03:29 AM
Today, I'm searching for many Tails to get Onion equipment and Adamant Armour ;D I just got myself a Green one after many Sirens, down to 13 of them :(
I got another tail, a Blue Tail, using me around 110 Sirens.
I just got Yellow tail now, by using about 54 of my remaining 80 Sirens from Thunder Dragons.
Bomb summon is irritatingly hard to get, I wished the regular Bomb and Grey Bomb enemies dropped them :'(
While I was on the hunt for the Black Tail, I unexpectedly stole a Rune Axe from the Armoured Fiends! It looks really wicked on Kain! It's great for my Kain!
Woohoo I just got the Black Tail! Now for the Onion Armour!

I love adjusting my current Augments so I can level up my stats & HP/MP after level 70 ;D
I haven't even conquered the Final Dungeon, except I used Safe Travel, and got all the Behemoth, the no monster chests, and Treasure Hunter augment ;D.

My plan is to get at least 1 set of Onion gear before I finish my first of three playthroughs using the first augment guide on GameFAQs.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Max Power on August 06, 2008, 05:02:50 AM
I beat Scarmiglione. The trick was to attack him before going after his zombie minions, which were handled with Dark, which surprisingly did okay damage. The second battle was handled in the back row with straight attacking.

I officially removed No Escapes btw, otherwise I would never of made it to the top of the mountain.

As a Paladin, I trained to level 20, sacraficing a few Tents, but I've recieved so many of them already I think I can risk it. I infiltrated Baron and I await the battle with Baigan.

oh boy
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 06, 2008, 10:24:32 PM
Today, I'm searching for the dreaded (no exaggeration intended) Bomb summon, the hardest item to get in the game :o

I just got the Bomb summon ;D ^_^
Now I'm going to *finally* traverse through the Final Dungeon in the game!!!
The Final Dungeon is nearly cleared! Such a cakewalk except for the Red Dragon and Lunasaur!

But before I head to the Final Boss, I have some Lilith Rods, Glass Masks, Crystal Rings, Artemis Bow, Pink Tails and Red Tails to get ;D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 07, 2008, 03:59:00 AM
OMG how did you get to level 99 so quickly!? I ran through about 30 sirens today on the moon and only gained around 5 or 6 levels per party member :o Odin Helps though ;D

Good luck on the final bosses, and have fun with NG+ as well ;D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 07, 2008, 05:06:40 AM
Heh, all the Tail collecting gave me some great EXP, the Green Dragons gave me ~13000 per battle, the Thunder Dragons around ~10000 per battle, the Yellow Dragons around ~15000 per battle, and Armoured Fiends around ~18000 per battle ;D

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Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Max Power on August 08, 2008, 05:59:20 AM
I beat Baigan

I killed the Left Arm and stayed in the back row while hacking away, Cura when needed.

Cagnazzo is tough. I can't out-damage his Restore so I'll need to level a bit
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 08, 2008, 06:11:14 AM
I'm finally back on FFTogether!

I got the Pink Tail, and the Red Tail today, and got everyone to level 99!
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 08, 2008, 07:35:33 AM
I've been going extremely slow today, just autobattle training while watching both the Lord of the Rings the Fellowship of the Ring and the Two Towers. I found myself mainly forgetting the DS was on, and gave it up as a bad job. I'm still stuck on the 4 fiends, I need some serious help :'(
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 08, 2008, 10:33:54 AM
Oh my god... I stole a Crystal Ring, AND got a Red Tail in the same battle!
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Max Power on August 08, 2008, 04:56:54 PM
I killed thousands upon thousands of Red Dragons in the GBA version trying to get a Crystal Ring


...


terrible terrible drop-rates
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 08, 2008, 07:20:34 PM
I beat the elemental archfiends!!!

Now, however, I'm stuck on the Giant core  :-\ Never fails lol.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 08, 2008, 11:15:31 PM
Well, you did read on how not to follow Fusoya's really horrible advice during the battle... right?
Well, do you have Leviathan?

Today, I got a Dragon's Whisker, and I'm looking for Artemis Bow and Glass Mask, at least 1 of each :P
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 09, 2008, 12:32:46 AM
No, I was really stupid and followed his advice, and that's why I died. Nope, I don't have Leviathan, I was going to, but I left to the underworld before I remembered. I couldn't beat the Eidolon Queen either =\

I'll try again, don't worry, and not be dumb this time ;D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: guwa on August 09, 2008, 12:35:12 AM
What was his advice? Defeat both nodes?

That causes a barrage of Globe 199s, right?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 09, 2008, 12:46:10 AM
Fusoya's shoddy advice is to defeat the Defense Node.

In the DS Version of the game, if you do that, prepare to be owned by ~2000-3500 damage Laser Barrage by Attack Node, while the Defense Node heals ~857 to the CPU Core.

Well, it's unfortunate you don't have Leviathan, since Leviathan will be your main source of damage during the battle to the CPU Core, damaging the Attack Node and healing the Defense Node. Well, just kill the Attack Node first, and use your elemental spells/Bio on the CPU Core, ignoring the Defense Node. Well you'll slowly chip off the CPU's HP, but it should work. The CPU has ungodly high Melee defense though...

However, in previous versions, you could follow FuSoYa's advice, because the Defense node heals 3000 to the CPU Core in those versions
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: guwa on August 09, 2008, 12:49:04 AM
Oh.

Well, it's still a really bad idea to defeat both, right?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 09, 2008, 12:53:07 AM
Yeah it's not a good idea to do that, Globe 199 (I'm not sure what it's called in the DS version, I think it's Object 199, oh well, I need to fight Proto-Babil to find out) will wipe out a lot of the party.

The Attack node wiped out Edge and Fusoya during my battle with the CPU core, even though I was horribly overlevelled...

Well my plans are to now get Artemis Bow, 4 more Pink Tails, and Glass Mask, and finally defeat the final boss, and follow my own augment guide after that :-X!
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: guwa on August 09, 2008, 12:58:13 AM
Globe 199 sound way better.

Is there ever a way to get Palom and Porom back in your team?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 09, 2008, 01:10:24 AM
In the DS version, no. The party members switching is GBA exclusive unfortunately.

Instead, Augments replace that system in the DS version.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: guwa on August 09, 2008, 01:12:36 AM
That's why I only have the GBA version.

I plan to go through the Lunar Ruins probably over 100 times to get enough Golden/Silver Apples to raise everybody's HP to 9999.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 09, 2008, 01:25:21 AM
I've been using Dragon a lot, which hurts the CPU a lot. Downside, it also hurts the nodes. I'll have to find another summon that'll do the job. I have Edge throwing millions of shurikens, Cecil attacking, Rosa and Fusoya healing with Curaga. I may try Fusoya and Rydia spamming maybe some water spell, if it isn't ranged, i dunno. I need to experiment. Still, I think I'm doing pretty good for my very first playthrough of FF4. I bet the older version will be a piece of cake after this xD

Why is Fusoya spelled FuSoYa in the older versions?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 09, 2008, 01:27:29 AM
I have no idea, same with KluYa. I guess the developers didn't like the idea of the Lunarians having capital letters in the middle of their names :D

I've heard the Defense node absorbs everything, but it's not the case with Holy elemental here, seeing as Dragon is holy elemental.
Should I continue searching for Artemis Bow and Glass Mask, even though they don't carry over to New Game +?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 09, 2008, 01:30:37 AM
I've heard the Defense node absorbs everything, but it's not the case with Holy elemental here, seeing as Dragon is holy elemental.
Should I continue searching for Artemis Bow and Glass Mask, even though they don't carry over to New Game +?

I can't remember now, now I wanna go check :D

For the other stuff, I'm still confused about all this material finding, I haven't used much of any FAQ, so I'm kinda clueless about it :D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 09, 2008, 08:37:52 AM
I think your best bet is to cast Thundaga and summon Ramuh, hopefully the Attack node dies soon.

Luck has been cruel with me. It gives me 7 Ribbons from Dark Sages, 10 Minerva Bustiers, and 40 Artemis Arrows from Moongoddesses instead of an Artemis Bow  :'(
I'm giving up on it, and I'm going to go for the Artemis Bow once I get on my third playthrough!

I've revised my whole Augment guide since I found a fatal error in my plan, due to the fact that I got Rydia and Kain's augments mixed up >:(!

But I've found a solution to my problem! Revised yet again :-X
I have two versions,
one for Kain's Limit Break Adrenaline 3x Focus Darkness Jump, and one for Rydia's Limit Break Adrenaline Dualcast Meteor!
Oh, both have Twincast Adrenaline Limit Break Ultima!

I think I can defeat Proto-Babil on my second playthrough, we'll see ;)

[clutter]Kain's buffed Jump method

First Playthrough: SBAllen's Augments for first playthrough.

-Auto-Potion: Porom
-Item Lore: Palom
-Counter: Cecil
-Curse: Palom
-Tsunami: Tellah
-Twincast (x2): Cecil and Rosa
-Bluff: Rydia
-Cry: Kain
-Dualcast: Rosa
-Bardsong: Tellah
-Recall: Yang
-Last Stand: Yang
-Fast Talker: Rydia
-Whirlwind: Edge
-Draw Attacks: Cecil
-Reach: Edge
-Analyze: Fusoya
-MP+50%: Rydia
-Inferno: Fusoya
-Gil Farmer: NO ONE
-Darkness: Kain
-Focus: Cecil
-Kick: Cecil
-Brace: Cecil
-Level Lust: Cecil
-HP+50%: Rosa
-Piercing Magic: Rosa
-Bless: Edge
-Omnicasting: Rosa
-Phoenix: Kain
-Treasure Hunter: Cecil
-Eye Gouge: Whomever
-???'s Love: Cecil
-Safe Travel: Cecil

Second Playthrough:
***-Limit Break: Cecil***
!Gil Farmer: Edward
!Auto-Potion: Edward
-Item Lore: Edge
-Counter: Edge
***-Curse: Edge***
-Tsunami: Rosa
***!Twincast (x2): Kain and Cid*** (We finally have a use for the extra Twincast, give it to Cid)
-Bluff: Edge
-Cry: Edge
-Dualcast: Rydia.
-Bardsong: Rydia.
-Salve: Edge
-Hide: Edge
!Recall: Cid
-Last Stand: Edge.
-Fast Talker: Rosa
-Whirlwind: Rosa
-Draw Attacks: Edge
***-Reach: Whomever***
-Analyze: Cecil
***-Adrenaline: Cecil*** (Ultima damage is increased)
-Upgrade: Kain
-MP+50%: Rosa
-Inferno: Rosa
-Gil Farmer: Whomever
-Darkness: Cecil
-Focus: Kain
-Kick: Edge
-Brace: Edge
-Level Lust: Whomever
-HP+50%: Rydia
-Piercing Magic: Rydia
-Bless: Whomever
-Omnicasting: Rydia
-Phoenix: Rydia

Third Playthrough
***-Limit Break: Kain***
-Auto-Potion: Rydia
-Item Lore: Whomever
***-Counter: Kain***
***-Curse: Rydia***
***-Tsunami: Kain***
***-Twincast: Edge and Rydia***
-Bluff: Whomever
-Cry: Rydia
***-Dualcast: Cecil***
***-Bardsong: Kain*** (Maximizing Speed)
-Salve: Whomever
***-Hide: Rydia***
-Recall: Whomever
***-Last Stand: Rydia***
***-Fast Talker: Cecil***
***-Whirlwind: Rydia***
***-Draw Attacks: Kain***
***-Reach: Rydia*** (Maximizing Speed)
-Analyze: Whomever
***-Adrenaline: Kain***
-Upgrade: Whomever
-MP+50%: Whomever
***-Brace: Rydia***
-Inferno: Rydia
***-Piercing Magic: Kain***

Augment increase chart

Augment Ability   HP   MP  Str  Spd  Sta  Int  Spi
--------------------------------------------------
???'s Love        10    5    1    1    1    1    1
Adrenaline         0    0    1    0    0    0    0
Aim                0    0    0    1    0    0    0
Analyze            0    0    0    0    0    1    0
Attack            10    0    1    0    0    0    0
Auto-Potion       10    0    0    0    1    0    0
Bardsong           0    0    0    1    0    0    0
Black Magic        0    5    0    0    0    1    0
Bless              0    0    0    0    0    0    1
Bluff              0    0    0    0    0    1    0
Brace             10    0    0    0    1    0    0
Counter            0    0    1    0    1    0    0
Cover              0    0    0    0    1    0    0
Cry                0    0    0    0    0    0    1
Curse              0    5    1    0    1    0    1
Darkness          10    0    1    0    1    0    0
Draw Attacks       0    0    0    0    1    0    0
Dualcast           0    5    0    0    0    1    1
Eye Gouge          0    0    0    1    0    0    0
Fast Talker        0    5    0    0    0    1    0
Focus             10    0    2    0    0    0    0
Gil Farmer         0    0    0    1    0    0    0
Hide               0    0    0    1    0    0    0
HP+50%            10    0    0    0    0    0    0
Inferno            0    5    1    1    1    0    0
Item Lore          0    0    0    0    0    1    0
Jump              10    0    1    0    1    0    0
Kick               0    0    1    0    0    0    0
Last Stand        10    0    1    0    1    0    0
Level Lust         0    0    1    0    0    0    0
Limit Break       10    5    1    1    1    1    1
MP+50%             0   10    0    0    0    0    0
Ninjutsu           0    5    0    0    0    1    0
Omnicasting        0    5    0    0    0    1    1
Phoenix            0    0    0    0    0    0    2
Piercing Magic     0    0    0    0    0    1    1
Pray               0    0    0    0    0    0    1
Reach              0    0    0    1    0    0    0
Recall             0    5    0    0    0    1    0
Salve              0    0    0    1    0    0    0
Steal              0    0    0    1    0    0    0
Summon Magic       0    5    0    0    0    1    1
Throw              0    0    0    1    0    0    0
Treasure Hunter    0    0    0    1    0    0    0
Tsunami            0    5    1    0    1    1    0
Twincast           0    5    0    0    0    1    0
Upgrade            0    0    0    1    0    0    0
Whirlwind          0    5    0    1    0    1    1
White Magic        0    5    0    0    0    0    1

Character levelling strategies level 70+

Cecil: ----------- Str- Spd- Sta- Int- Spi -- Lvl
???'s Love -------- 29 - 29 - 29 - 29 - 29- 71-99
Limit Break ------- 29 - 29 - 29 - 29 - 29- 71-99
Twincast ----------- 0 -- 0 -- 0 - 29 -- 0- 71-99
Default ----------- 73 - 41 - 70 - 36 - 41
Total ------------ 131 - 99- 128- 123 - 99

Edge: ------------ Str- Spd- Sta- Int- Spi -- Lvl
Curse ------------- 29 -- 0 - 29 -- 0 - 29- 71-99
Whirlwind ---------- 0 - 29 -- 0 - 29 - 29- 71-99
Omnicasting -------- 0 -- 0 -- 0 - 29 - 29- 71-99
Last Stand -------- 22 -- 0 - 22 -- 0 -- 0- 71-92
Ninjutsu ----------- 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- 7 -- 0- 93-99
Default ----------- 61 - 72 - 48 - 35 - 24
Total ------------ 112- 101 - 99- 100- 111

Rosa: ------------ Str- Spd- Sta- Int- Spi -- Lvl
Tsunami ----------- 29 -- 0 - 29 - 29 -- 0- 71-99
Whirlwind ---------- 0 - 29 -- 0 - 29 - 29- 71-99
Inferno ----------- 29 - 29 - 29 -- 0 -- 0- 71-99
Dualcast ----------- 0 -- 0 -- 0 - 19 - 19- 71-89
Aim/Reach ---------- 0 - 10 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0- 90-99
Default             48   32   42   22   73
Total              106  100  100   99  121

Kain: ------------ Str- Spd- Sta- Int- Spi -- Lvl
Limit Break ------- 29 - 29 - 29 - 29 - 29- 71-99
Tsunami ----------- 29 -- 0 - 29 - 29 -- 0- 71-99
Piercing Magic ----- 0 -- 0 -- 0 - 29 - 29- 71-99
Bardsong ----------- 0 - 16 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0- 71-86
Phoenix   ------------ 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 - 26- 87-99
Default ----------- 71 - 54 - 56 - 12 - 39
Total ------------ 129 - 99- 114 - 99- 123

Rydia: ----------- Str- Spd- Sta- Int- Spi -- Lvl
Inferno ----------- 29 - 29 - 29 -- 0 -- 0  71-99
Curse ------------- 29 -- 0 - 29 -- 0 - 29  71-99
Whirlwind ---------- 0 - 29 -- 0 - 29 - 29  71-99
Reach -------------- 0 -- 8 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0  71-78
Last Stand -------- 21 -- 0 - 21 -- 0 -- 0  79-99
Default ----------- 36 - 33 - 34 - 72 - 54
Total ------------ 115 - 99- 113- 101- 112

----------------------------------------------------

Rydia's Double Meteor method

First Playthrough: SBAllen's Augments for first playthrough.

Second Playthrough:
Same as Kain's buffed Jump

Third Playthrough
Same as Kain's buffed Jump, except for these Augments
***-Limit Break: Rydia***
***-Curse: Rydia***
***-Tsunami: Kain***
***-Bardsong: Rydia*** (Maximizing Speed)
***-Hide: Kain***
***-Whirlwind: Kain***
***-Reach: Rydia*** (Maximizing Speed)
***-Adrenaline: Rydia*** (Increased Meteor damage)
***-Brace: Kain***
***-Inferno: Kain***

Character levelling strategies past level 70 (Kain and Rydia only)

Kain: ------------ Str- Spd- Sta- Int- Spi -- Lvl
Whirlwind ---------- 0 - 29 -- 0 - 29 - 29  71-99
Tsunami ----------- 29 -- 0 - 29 - 29 -- 0- 71-99
Piercing Magic ----- 0 -- 0 -- 0 - 29 - 29- 71-99
Inferno ----------- 16 - 16 - 16 -- 0 -  0- 71-86
Phoenix ------------ 0 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 - 26- 87-99
Default ----------- 71 - 54 - 56 - 12 - 39
Total ------------ 116 - 99 -101 - 99- 123

Rydia: ----------- Str- Spd- Sta- Int- Spi -- Lvl
Limit Break ------- 29 - 29 - 29 - 29 - 29- 71-99
Curse ------------- 29 -- 0 - 29 -- 0 - 29- 71-99
Reach -------------- 0 - 29 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0- 71-99
Bardsong ----------- 0 -- 8 -- 0 -- 0 -- 0- 71-78
Last Stand -------- 21 -- 0 - 21 -- 0 -- 0- 79-99
Default ----------- 36 - 33 - 34 - 72 - 54
Total ------------ 115 - 99- 113- 101- 112[/clutter]
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 09, 2008, 07:05:07 PM
Wow :o

Nice Job though ;D

Well, I beat the CPU, got some very cool and spoiler-ific scenes and a flashback ;D, and then did some more. Now I am wandering aimlessly in the Subtearrean Cave or something, and everywhere I go is dead ends :'( I got the Masamune though :) and then the Black Garb as well. But the stupid hidden passages are getting on my nerves. I just don't know where to go to continue through the cave. Got an idea?  :-[
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 09, 2008, 10:03:20 PM
I'm currently farming the rest of my 5 Pink Tails, hopefully I can get them before my FFIV DS Lite Protector Kit arrives!

That's good to know that you've beat the CPU! I know my way around the secret passages since I've cleared FFIV before, and there is one that's really sneaky, and it isn't in a wall, so watch out for that ;). Actually the katana for Edge should be Murasame, the boss you defeated for it was White Dragon. I thought an Armored Fiend was inside the Black Garb chest, but to my surprise, it contained an Armored Construct :o. Watch out for the Blue and Red Dragon enemies, since they will really kill you if you're not careful!

Well, I'll spoiler it for you (the whole page is huge if I didn't spoiler it), I'll show you the maps from the WonderSwan version of the game, similar layout as the DS version.

[clutter]Lunar Subterrane B1

(http://www.fantasyanime.com/finalfantasy/ff4/images/ff4map_wsc31.png)

Lunar Subterrane B2


(http://www.fantasyanime.com/finalfantasy/ff4/images/ff4map_wsc32.png)

Lunar Subterrane B3


(http://www.fantasyanime.com/finalfantasy/ff4/images/ff4map_wsc33.png)

Lunar Subterrane B4

(http://www.fantasyanime.com/finalfantasy/ff4/images/ff4map_wsc34.png)

Lunar Subterrane B5

(http://www.fantasyanime.com/finalfantasy/ff4/images/ff4map_wsc35.png)

Lunar Subterrane B6

(http://www.fantasyanime.com/finalfantasy/ff4/images/ff4map_wsc36.png)

Lunar Subterrane B7

(http://www.fantasyanime.com/finalfantasy/ff4/images/ff4map_wsc37.png)

Lunar Subterrane B8 is straightforward, so I won't show you the map for that.

Maps are from FantasyAnime.com[/clutter]

Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: guwa on August 09, 2008, 10:07:04 PM
Those are from the GBA version. I'm assuming they would be the same for the DS version, but look at FF3.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 09, 2008, 10:16:35 PM
The site that I got those maps from states that it is the WonderSwan version of the game.

 FantasyAnime.com (http://www.fantasyanime.com/finalfantasy/ff4/ff4maps.htm)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: guwa on August 09, 2008, 10:50:58 PM
Well then, the Wonderswan Lunar Subterrane is the same as the GBA's.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: FFZell on August 10, 2008, 07:14:49 AM
I bought this game today!  I wasn't supposed too, and I will regret it in the morning, but I wanted it sooooooooooo bad....FYI, this will be the first time I played FFIV...I wonder if there are any good FAQs for this game...
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 10, 2008, 07:31:46 AM
The only good FAQ/Walkthrough is by SBAllen of GameFAQs.

 SBAllen's localized FAQ/Walkthrough (http://www.gamefaqs.com/portable/ds/file/939425/51274)

I don't really recommend following the Augment guide by him, GauRocks's Augment guide in the GameFAQs FFIV Forums is better IMO, and follow that.

  GauRock's Augment guide (I posted my guide as well in that topic) (http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/genmessage.php?board=939425&topic=44570205)

Alternatively, you could follow my Augment guide, in the previous page :P.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: FFZell on August 10, 2008, 07:57:35 AM
thanks!  I am now immersed in this game ;)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 10, 2008, 08:36:00 AM
So where are you now Zell? :)

Thanks ddrnoob for the maps, I'll be sure to use them in a bit, I got Leviathan though, and Asura obviously. I can't seem to get the Piercing Reflct augment from Whyts mom though :'( What else do I gotta do?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 10, 2008, 08:44:31 AM
Defeat Bahamut ;)

Don't worry, he's easier than other versions when I fought him.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 10, 2008, 08:52:10 AM
Right...where would that be? :D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: FFZell on August 10, 2008, 09:02:05 AM
I just got to the Mist Dragon...I am doing a bit of leveling with the auto-battle feature (which is awesome!) I don't know if I am missing out on secrets though....
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 10, 2008, 09:06:03 AM
Bahamut's cave is the Lair of the Father, found on the Moon, the easternmost side of it.

Well, the Namingway has another purpose now, in the form of a Sidequest.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: FFZell on August 10, 2008, 09:07:30 AM
I know about that ;) I am trying to get much of the world map done, and I have completed all of the mist cave map...and got five potions!  I really needed those actually...

BTW, when can i start the training minigames for whyte?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 10, 2008, 10:46:34 AM
Whenever you have Rydia, Cecil, Kain, Edge, or Rosa in your party, they each have their own respective minigames for Whyt for a certain stat.

Massive spoilers, read at your own risk.

Spoiler (click to show/hide)

Today, I'm still getting 2 more Pink Tails for 5 Adamant Armors ;D and then I'll go defeat the Final Boss!

I may be able to defeat Proto-Babil on the second playthrough of the game! I'm currently planning out Augment setups for the battle, and raising stats.

My augment plan setup is crude, but I'll post it. I won't have a strategy yet.

Kain: Twincast, Brace, Draw Attacks
Rydia: Phoenix, others are up in the air
Cecil: Adrenaline, Limit Break, one of two choices: Focus, Darkness, Auto-battle Command ?????'s Love, or Twincast, and Fast Talker
Rosa: Twincast, Dualcast, Omnicast, HP+50%
Edge: Hide, Bless, Steal, Cry

Twincast is important for Kain, because of Bubble magic. You should know what it does if you've played FFXII ;)

Bubble will 2x Max HP, making surviving Holy Judgement and Object 199 a possibility!

Proto Babil has 400 000 HP

I use Cry with Kain, Bless with Edge, twincast Bubble with Cecil/Rosa and Kain, then I Slow Proto-Babil, Omnicast Hastega, Shellga, Protectga, work on bringing down Proto Babil's HP to above 120 000, healing PROTO-BABIL with Curaja TWICE, and Cure ONCE.

Proto-Babil is very hard if he's below 120 000 HP, because he will spam Holy Judgement (9999 to the ENTIRE party), and Restore (~21873 HP) to above 120 000 HP.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 11, 2008, 09:12:41 AM
So... what level should I be for bahamut? And the final boss?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 11, 2008, 09:31:46 AM
I would advise around 60 or so for Bahamut, and around 70+ for the Final Boss.
With Kain, the Bahamut fight should go quickly, compared to being with Fusoya.
Getting to Bahamut may be a pain, there's Armored Fiends, and 3 forced battles with Behemoths!

I haven't had much luck today for my Pink Tail searching :'(

EDIT: Yay I found the rest of my Pink Tails! Time to defeat the Final Boss ;D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 11, 2008, 09:00:07 PM
I actually went and got to the final boss, and he killed me after about 6 minutes with some lazer attack :(

And my party was
Cecil- 73
Rydia- 70
Rosa- 70
Edge- 68
Kain- 62

Yeah I guess I better level a bit I suppose =P

Awesome scenes though.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: FFZell on August 12, 2008, 12:14:00 AM
well yesterday i had to undo my mistake (I played all the way to the antlion's den and didn't save once, then died in some random encounter because I wasn't paying close attention the the battle.), and then I got to mt. hobbs (I stayed up until seven in the morning.)  I am turning the game on now.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 12, 2008, 12:16:23 AM
I stayed up till 6 AM playing this lmao, it's just too addicting.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 12, 2008, 12:54:09 AM
Haha, it's the same situation here ;D

I beat the Final Boss, and stole the Dark Matter from the boss as well!
Always defend against the Big Bang attack, since it does a lot of damage, and can potentially wipe out the party. He casts Meteor when he is at 30 000 HP and below.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 12, 2008, 01:02:14 AM
Yeah but I can't tell when he will do that, so it's hard to know when to stop attacking and start defending. I have Rose use a Curaga every turn as well.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 12, 2008, 01:11:32 AM
He starts up Big Bang after he is shaking, so this will be a foreshadowing of Big Bang.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 12, 2008, 01:20:41 AM
Ah, ok, thank you! I'll try again soon...
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 12, 2008, 04:43:55 AM
For 100% Bestiary purposes, you MUST defeat Doctor at least once, so Barnabas-Z isn't activated, assuming he was defeated in the previous playthrough.

This also applies to the Calca and Brina enemies as well, defeat one of each.

I just found that out when someone on GameFAQs had a problem getting 100% Bestiary, and I assumed it was the Doctor.

Also, I would like to create a Board FAQ for the FFIV forums here, specifically for the DS version
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 12, 2008, 04:52:47 AM
Ok, I don't think that's a bad idea, FFIV has as much up to discussion as FFXII IMO xD
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 12, 2008, 05:08:00 AM
Alright, I'm currently constructing the Board FAQ as of now, in the document that also contains my Augment Guide ;D

Right now I'm at New Game +, and the Onion Equipment really helps out a lot, Kain dealt 2220 damage to the first boss :o

Apparently I made a redundancy in my Augment Guide, it has me giving Bardsong to Rydia in both the second and third playthroughs
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: FFZell on August 12, 2008, 05:24:26 AM
will i need to get onto wifi to get the best of equipment?  ultimate weapons and such?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 12, 2008, 05:25:50 AM
No Wi-fi in Final Fantasy IV ;) the Onion and Adamant equipment are from rare drops though, Tails to be exact. Trade the Tails to the tail collector and you get Onion equipment in return.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: FFZell on August 12, 2008, 05:31:02 AM
who drops tails, and what level should i be to fight them?  I am actually only in the very beginning of the game, just met golbez in fabul to be exact...
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 12, 2008, 05:39:33 AM
These are the enemies that drop the Tails, but they can be particularly hard.
As for levels, I don't really know what the recommended level should be.
Each tail has a 0.4% chance of dropping, 0.8% chance with Treasure Hunter augment.

Monster --> Colour Tail ---> Onion/Adamant equipment
Difficulty is from top to bottom, from least difficult to most difficult IMO

Thunder Dragon ---> Blue Tail ---> Onion Shield
Flan Princess ---> Pink Tail ---> Adamant Armor
Green Dragon ---> Green Tail ---> Onion Helmet
Yellow Dragon ---> Yellow Tail ---> Onion Gloves
Armored Fiend ---> Black Tail ---> Onion Armor
Red Dragon ---> Red Tail ---> Onion Sword


Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: FFZell on August 12, 2008, 06:05:58 AM
what is the cursed ring good for?  I am at Mysidia, and I don't know if I should sell some of the five I have or not.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 12, 2008, 06:16:47 AM
Keep the rings!

They turn elemental resistance into absorption!
When paired with Adamant Armor (all elemental resistance), it absorbs all of the elemental resistance that the armor has!
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: FFZell on August 12, 2008, 06:18:36 AM
kk...in order to get gil, i am killing zus outside of Mysidia
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 12, 2008, 07:44:23 AM
If anyone is very familiar with Final Fantasy IV, and is interested in helping me with the Board FAQ: Final Fantasy IV topic, feel free to send me a PM.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: FFZell on August 12, 2008, 12:40:40 PM
Okay...steering back on topic, with the Namingway sidequest...I AM PISSED WITH HIM!  He took my four tents and gave me a lousy 300 gil!  I had just beaten the Mount of Ordeals, and went to the chocobo woods...he was there and asked for a tent[/b] but somehow he took 4 tents and gave me a lousy price for it!
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 12, 2008, 02:46:55 PM
Yeah that's why I don't give him the tents, he only pays 300 flat-out, and it continues anyways, doesn't matter if the tents were sold or not.

Today I'm still progressing into the story, skipping all the scenes (which is a good feature), and getting the augments for my other characters.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: FFZell on August 12, 2008, 02:53:07 PM
Right now I am fighting Cagnazzo...and he is hard...I don't know if I am doing this right, but I am having Palom cast Thundara, Cecil cover Palom then attack, Porom is buffing/curing, Tellah is buffing/fighting, and Yang is focusing three times then kicking...hard battle though
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 12, 2008, 06:30:30 PM
Yeah he is indeed harder in the DS version, since his Tsunami has a chance of instant death to all party members, which isn't good. I was lucky during my fight because his Tsunami didn't kill anyone.

I'm just grinding away on money, so I can match the guy who did the demo for the Octomammoth fight :D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 12, 2008, 06:34:39 PM
Quote
Yeah that's why I don't give him the tents, he only pays 300 flat-out, and it continues anyways, doesn't matter if the tents were sold or not.

Lucky for Zell, 4 tents, ha. I had been saving up my tents for a long time, and he took all 14 of mine. :( I reset though ;D Think some name-changing moogle will get to me, you're sadly mistaken :D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 12, 2008, 09:23:07 PM
I'm cutting a lot of my FFIV DS time to focus on the Board FAQ, which is coming along nicely.

I'll continue the game very soon, and hopefully reach the end of the game in the second playthrough ASAP.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Max Power on August 13, 2008, 04:51:22 AM
517 Goblins later...

a Goblin summon!

I've been trying to get it with a solo Kain pre-Mist. I've used him solo to get his level higher so maxing his stats later will be easier.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 13, 2008, 06:05:42 AM
LOL I got the Goblin summon by a lucky chance, I think by Mt. Ordeals, I'm not sure. Congratz on this though, it must have been tedious work :o

Haven't tried the Final Boss Again, I possibly will tonight.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Max Power on August 13, 2008, 06:39:40 AM
LOL I got the Goblin summon by a lucky chance, I think by Mt. Ordeals, I'm not sure. Congratz on this though, it must have been tedious work :o

Haven't tried the Final Boss Again, I possibly will tonight.
not as tedious as you'd think

Goblins are very common and can be OHKOed before they get a chance to attack, even in groups of 6!

adding the fastest battle speed and a good tv show helped as well  ;)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 13, 2008, 06:19:49 PM
Today I'm progressing towards the story without many stops for level grinding.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Max Power on August 13, 2008, 07:29:22 PM
HA!

after 816 Goblins I got another Gobblin summon

...but I've killed over 600 Helldivers and not a single Cokatrice summon, which is less rare

and I've never gotten a Crystal Ring or Pink Tail...
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 14, 2008, 05:14:51 AM
Aww well it looks like I might call off my plans to defeat Proto-Babil on my second playthrough, since Fast Talker only works on Rosa, and not Twincast Cecil and Rosa :'(

Ultima did 14k damage against Barbariccia... not bad, considering I had Cursed Rings on.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 14, 2008, 05:22:57 AM
Gee, you progressed a ton.

I didn't play FFIV at all today :'( My brothe hogged my DS even after he misplaced his own. Too lazy to look for it, he goes to mine.  >:( Still, he's 8, I haven't the hearts to tell him not to. :D

I plan on leveling quite a bit, then going for Final Boss one more time. Then it's on to Game 2 for me.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 14, 2008, 05:26:22 AM
Aww, I'm the youngest in my family :D, and I don't have any conflicts with my older brother :P

Well good luck on the final boss!
I'm starting to grind now for some levels, and I will defeat one of you, stupid Calca dolls >:O I want you in my Bestiary percentage!
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Max Power on August 14, 2008, 05:35:56 AM
Well, I got 2 Goblin Summons but still no Cockatrice

and I've got to max Kain's stats now or else it's going to make everything later MUCH too difficult to manage

at 200 or so EXP per battle...how long until Level 99?  ;D

any idea?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 14, 2008, 05:36:17 AM
LOL for the dolls, I got all the way to the last mini doll, and then they formed into the big one. I defeated that, and got down to the last one, and, one hit from being killed, it comes back again! >.< So I lather, rinse, and repeat until it falls. :D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 14, 2008, 05:59:25 PM
Well... now I'm starting to regret attempting to fight Proto-Babil, since I want Fast Talker on Cecil, and the Bravery spell.

Also, the issue of who's going to tank Proto-Babil's Globe 199 and Babil Laser attack is still going on, it's leading to Rydia.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: FFZell on August 15, 2008, 01:26:25 AM
Nope, he has only 400 000 HP :D but he has a lot of multihit attacks up his hands ;)

The idea is good for long explanations and walkthroughs that require lots of details, that's why I support this idea in the first place.

What monster is this! AHH!

BTW...I need help killing Golbez, I get past the dolls, and then when Golbez kills everyone but Cecil, and Rydia comes to save him...within two turns I get a game over.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: guwa on August 15, 2008, 01:41:22 AM
If you have Kain jump before Golbez kills everybody, he won't die.

I could be wrong.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 15, 2008, 01:43:25 AM
If you have Kain jump before Golbez kills everybody, he won't die.

I could be wrong.

You are right, but the timing of Jump is a little tricky, because he's slow to get his "Hahaha" text going in this version :D

Hmm, it must be his Bio and other -ara spells that must be killing you. Have Kain Jump a few moments after his turn pops up, so he avoids the Black Fangs from the Shadow Dragon. Buff up Cecil with Shell and Haste, have Slow cast on Golbez quickly.

Have Cecil cast Cura after Rydia arrives, and try to revive them if you can.

This monster I speak of is one of the two superbosses ;)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 15, 2008, 04:38:46 AM
In most FFIV Boss fights that are really hard, (including the Golbez "superboss" fight) my patter usually goes like this:

I'm at full health, but see how strong this guy is and I go, "Oh crap, this is impossible."
Next, I set up the healer always Cur(a)(ga)-ing no matter what, just to be safe. I have 2 people attacking and the other reviving, buffing, and attacking when available.
Next, things start to go badly, and the huge attacks force some of my members to about 13 HP. :o
I put all my efforts into healing and restoring the party, and then in the end, come back up to the top HP.
Finally, I dish out my strongest attacks possible from everybosy, and somehow, that always does it. I win. ;D

Really edge-of-the-seat for me ;D Although recently boss fights have been much easier. But that's how I started off.

Today I merely just leveled, I'll update my sig tomorrow I guess.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 15, 2008, 11:49:37 AM
Haha, I just 1 shot KO'd Leviathan with 3x Focus and Adrenaline Cecil :D dealt around 36k damage.

Earlier I did that to Asura with ~43k Ultima with Adrenaline (Critical HP on both Rosa and Cecil)

Oh if only I had someone to battle my Whyt... I renamed him CuSith :D

I can access Proto-Babil now, I used my Dark Matter and let myself die :D
I tried a serious attempt on Proto-Babil, and Ultima did like 15k damage (was at 65-70s) before tons of Pyroblasts came, Kain died too much and lost a lot of Phoenix Downs and Elixirs, but Bubble sure did save me from his Laser Barrage counterattack.

I defeated Geryon quite easily... though Cecil died to a 7890 melee attack :o!

I'm solely working on the Augment part of my Board FAQ, it is nearly finished! Just hang on there ;D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 19, 2008, 05:39:19 AM
:o *frantically looks for DS* I misplaced it this afternoon T_T

Hopefully I'll find it by tomorrow... It's on, in the middle of the Final Boss too... Well, I leveled a lot today though ;D too lazy to update sig though ._.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 19, 2008, 05:42:38 AM
Wow... I've never misplaced things that I can't find, I hope you find your DS soon!

I levelled my party to the 90s now, thanks to Red Dragon money grinding and getting 2 Green Tails today.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Spee on August 19, 2008, 05:44:45 AM
I've obtained Excalibur.

My DS screen broke unfortunately. This is a bad day for me and wee. ;_;

Well, its nothing, I can face the Final Boss. I have my characters around Level 70. ;)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 19, 2008, 05:47:00 AM
Wow... I've never misplaced things that I can't find, I hope you find your DS soon!

I levelled my party to the 90s now, thanks to Red Dragon money grinding and getting 2 Green Tails today.

Lol I tend to do it quite often, although I haven't done it once in about 4 months :D I'm not as disorganized as i used to be.

Congratz, I'm still on Game 1 and weaker than you XP

I've obtained Excalibur.

My DS screen broke unfortunately. This is a bad day for me and wee. ;_;

Well, its nothing, I can face the Final Boss. I have my characters around Level 70. ;)

Well, at least I'm not the only one! ;) How did your DS break? :o I didn't know you were playing FF4 as well, you never posted before :P
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Spee on August 19, 2008, 05:52:59 AM

Well, at least I'm not the only one! ;) How did your DS break? :o I didn't know you were playing FF4 as well, you never posted before :P
It fell of my drawer during a earthquake and broke. The card wasn't inside or else I'll need to buy another FFIV.  :P  :-[
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 19, 2008, 05:56:50 AM
It fell of my drawer during a earthquake and broke. The card wasn't inside or else I'll need to buy another FFIV.  :P  :-[

I've had a similar situation with my PSP (kept dropping it, and no earthquakes in Toronto :P), and I had to manually fix the screen.
I bought my DS nearly 2 months ago for the Final Fantasy games :P

We're steering a bit off-topic here, and I'll go for the rest of my Green Tails and 4 more Yellow Tails tomorrow, but if I reach level 99, I'll immediately go after Proto-Babil... after I save of course ;D.

UPDATE: Friday, August 22, 2008, 5:47 PM EST

I nearly defeated Proto-Babil, but the last Twincast was a Pyroblast >:(
I was demolished by endless Divine Judgements, and my Ultima spells were doing 86k damage >:(


UPDATE: Friday, August 22, 2008, 6:17 PM EST

Proto-Babil finally went down! My Ultimas were cooperating with me, and I didn't get anyone KO'd when it went down! I'm so ecstatic right now ;D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on August 23, 2008, 02:02:54 AM
YAY! Congratz! I found my DS too! I'm taking a break from my original file, and playing a New Game on the Second Slot for fun. Who knows, it may end up better than the one I already have at the moment. Just defeated Mist Dragon. Darkness is nice.

Still haven't beaten Final Boss T_T I have trouble healing and fighting at the same time. But It'll go down soon enough, I'm leveling quite a bit, and I'll update my sig once I beat the game.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: DragonSLAYER45 on August 23, 2008, 02:44:03 AM
The Final Boss has been giving me trouble too.

Wait is this true?

Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on August 23, 2008, 02:52:10 AM
Yes, and I have a list of what carries over, just so you know.

Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 07, 2008, 09:11:13 AM
It seems that this thread has been inactive for a while so I'm living it up cuz I got this game! XD

Currently I just finished Mt Ordeal with a lv 12 Cecil paladin, lv 25 twins and lv 22 Tellah. I wonder if I should train or not ???
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 07, 2008, 09:20:01 AM
Might as well train Cecil.

I have him up to 15 as of now, and I was busy with homework, and Revenant Wings (still trying to defeat Bahamut with Chocobos)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 07, 2008, 09:22:15 AM
Oh ok then. I'll just train him at Devil's Road ahead [if there are enemies, if not the Zus will do]
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 07, 2008, 09:25:58 AM
Devil's Road isn't a dungeon ;) no monsters there

Did you do anything with the Augment items so far?
I'm assuming you have Item Lore, Curse, Auto-Potion and Counter already
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 07, 2008, 09:28:43 AM
Hmm yes but I gave Auto-Pot to Rydia because she kept dying at the beginning, I don't have Curse [I have Cursed Ring though] but I do have an untouched Item Lore and Counter.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 07, 2008, 09:38:05 AM
This is bad honestly, you'll be sacrificing these:

Spoiler (click to show/hide)

You should probably start over, and might want to read over my augment sticky.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 07, 2008, 09:41:00 AM
Well, this is my first playthrough :P And the only augment I have ever used is Auto-Potion....
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 07, 2008, 09:48:13 AM
Hmm, I think it may be that you went through the Underground Waterway once you got Rydia in the party :-\

I'd probably level her up to a good level, then traverse through there.

I don't think you'll lose too much progress if you decide to restart.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 07, 2008, 09:52:15 AM
Hmm, I think it may be that you went through the Underground Waterway once you got Rydia in the party :-\

Yeah... I did... did I miss anything?

And you probably know I don't have Rydia right now :P I did level her up to around 3 levels below Cecil when I went through :P

I'll just finish with this playthrough first, and do everything on the next :D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 07, 2008, 09:58:07 AM
Well it's probably why Rydia's being KOed too much, she's pretty weak at her starting level.
Hmm now that I think of it, I think you'll have a tough time without
Spoiler (click to show/hide)

You can still adjust things to my augment playthrough accordingly with these:

Spoiler (click to show/hide)


Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 07, 2008, 10:03:25 AM
I read that the twins has to have 3 augments for Dualcast. Does this mean 3 for each or combined 3?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 07, 2008, 10:05:50 AM
Combined 3, I'll fix up the description to prevent confusion.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 07, 2008, 10:08:54 AM
Okay then. Also it says you get Curse after defeating Scarmaglione, I don't seem to see or get anything after that. If anything I think it's another Cursed Ring, but I forgot. How do you get it?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 07, 2008, 10:13:20 AM
It isn't another Cursed Ring (do keep them though)

It's found in the Crossing area, the place after you get Tellah back.

I think we should move this to the General Discussion topic, as this is probably getting out of hand for a Daily Update thread.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 07, 2008, 10:21:08 AM
Yeah, ok then
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 08, 2008, 06:54:38 AM
Today I farmed 3 more Cursed Rings, now I have 5 on my main file.

I'm heading to the Devil's Road now.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 08, 2008, 10:56:56 AM
What are they used for?

Oh and I'm in Lodestone Cavern right now.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 08, 2008, 01:18:23 PM
Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 08, 2008, 01:24:47 PM
Oh ok that's cool, except of course with a sucky price :P
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 09, 2008, 12:20:29 AM
Today I'm levelling Yang and Cecil to level 25 each before taking on
Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: devilman108 on September 09, 2008, 01:16:39 AM
Careful here guys......I'm starting to see some unmarked spoilers.

remember, a spoiler can be something as simple as "You have to fight these guys at some point" or "Doing this will take away the challenge from that boss"

So be careful.

Just a friendly warning  :D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 09, 2008, 01:24:45 AM
Understood, I've been pretty careless lately :-\
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 09, 2008, 01:24:32 PM
Below is my party *points to sig*

Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 09, 2008, 11:54:40 PM
Today, I went on a treasure hunting spree
Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 13, 2008, 12:36:18 PM
I am currently at

Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 13, 2008, 12:38:55 PM
Hmm, for
Spoiler (click to show/hide)

For me, I'm
Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 13, 2008, 12:42:29 PM
For

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Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 15, 2008, 08:49:46 PM
Today, I have
Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 18, 2008, 07:17:11 PM
I'm currently in

Spoiler (click to show/hide)

Lol sorry there fixed :P
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 18, 2008, 07:25:45 PM
The spoiler tag is messed up Mega :-\

So far,
Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 19, 2008, 06:57:28 PM
I cleared

Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 19, 2008, 07:06:40 PM
I cleared

Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Ultima on September 19, 2008, 09:45:03 PM
I just started the DS version and beat the Mist Dragon and I have to say... FANTASTIC game so far.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 20, 2008, 06:30:59 AM
I...

Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: devilman108 on September 21, 2008, 09:28:41 AM
I have noticed that this ENTIRE topic has become nothing but spoiler tags.

First off, I GREATLY appreciate that every is trying not to spoil anything. It warms my heart to see such courtesy.


But, that said, remember my sticky:


Quote
SPOILERS
   Make sure you mark all spoilers. My definition of a spoiler is anything that may spoil anything to do with The Challenge, the fun, or any story events.


basically, main story things, such as "When you have to go to ________", are fine. But things like "The secret boss _____", or "When _______ dies".


basically anything unexpected that is meant to surprise the player or make him figure something out. Once again, answers to puzzles or surprises are what needs to be put into spoiler tags.

Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 23, 2008, 07:48:38 AM
Today, I just cleared out the Sylph Cave, and got all the treasures there. I'm currently heading to the Passage of the Eidolons.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 23, 2008, 10:28:50 AM
I just passed Damcyan and is heading to Antlion's Den next.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 24, 2008, 03:42:10 AM
I defeated the Demon Wall, and vidded it on my YouTube channel ;D

Spoilers in the link below

 Final Fantasy IV DS: Demon Wall (test vid)  (http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=RIDvXqC7ZiM)

I also point out something hilarious about the thought bubbles
Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: MegaFun on September 24, 2008, 01:42:55 PM
Lawl

I might try to record vids but I need a way to port the sounds directly over :D

And so today.... I am heading towards Mt Hobs. Playing pretty slowly this time :P
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on September 24, 2008, 09:30:43 PM
Today, I defeated
Spoiler (click to show/hide)

Spoilers in the link below

 Surprise! (http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=HcyeNA5rWH8)

Weekly Video Update: Just made a Proto-Babil video, with some results I didn't really want, but oh well, I'll take it.

 Final Fantasy IV DS: Proto-Babil & Augment setups (http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=NXQIyX-M1Cc)

October 7, 2008

I have 18 Megalixirs now for my Perfect Game. I'm using the gil that I got from the Proto-Babil battles to buy 99 of each item that I can buy in shops.

October 9, 2008

28 Megalixirs now, and I'm going to finish off buying 99 of those Knight's Armor once I have 30 Megalixirs

October 11, 2008

I've made a Geryon no Cursed Rings video, and YouTube's being stupid and it uploaded a poor quality version of it, when the quality is well when I play the raw footage...

I also record what I have so far in my perfect game.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=Ys-unGAO5IA

October 19, 2008

I've made new plans for my next FFIV DS video, the Developer's Room battle.

October 21, 2008

Rydia's nearly at 9999 HP now, and I got 999 MP for Edge. I also got another Yellow Tail, now my Onion Gloves are at 4.

Developer's Office video now up: http://youtube.com/watch?v=3XuipQ0GOhw
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Adrammelech on October 27, 2008, 01:22:13 AM
Today I started the game for the 1st time. I've played it on the SNES and decided to play the DS version. wish me luck and i will be sure to post updates here. :D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Zeromus on October 27, 2008, 01:45:04 AM
Jealousy...I only have the GBA version...but I got 99+99 Artemis Arrows today! ;D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on October 27, 2008, 02:16:31 AM
Be sure to take a look at my augment guide for some suggestions and locations!
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Adrammelech on October 30, 2008, 03:17:18 PM
I need help.

I'm at the part of the game where
Spoiler (click to show/hide)

ONLY the dark elf boss is annoying and deals 9999 damage every hit!

Anyone know how high his HP is and what is the recommanded level? Thanks.  :)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on October 30, 2008, 06:11:38 PM
Umm, did you
Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Adrammelech on October 30, 2008, 08:43:21 PM
Umm, did you
Spoiler (click to show/hide)
hmm, i don't think so. where can I find him?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on October 30, 2008, 09:31:48 PM
Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Zeromus on October 31, 2008, 12:26:56 AM
are you guys talking about the
Spoiler (click to show/hide)
I HATE THAT PLACE!  >:(
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: DragonSLAYER45 on October 31, 2008, 04:08:45 PM
I'm in my 2nd game:

Area: Underworld
Cecil- Level 41
Kain- Level 42
Rosa- Level 40
Cid- Level 40
Yang- Level 42

I'm having a bit of a trouble with Golbez....I cannot STAND 2 consective boss battles.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on October 31, 2008, 06:44:49 PM
What I would do for
Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Zeromus on October 31, 2008, 08:34:23 PM
I was a victim of Courante's FFIV FAQ. No offense, but he is a serious level-grinder.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: DragonSLAYER45 on November 02, 2008, 10:00:28 PM
Well I'm in the final level.

Area: Lunar Surface
Cecil- Level 62
Rydia- Level 59
Kain- Level 60
Edge- Level 58
Rosa- Level 62
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Zeromus on November 02, 2008, 10:20:11 PM
DS, is it your first time on the moon?

Cecil LV99
Rosa LV99
Kain LV99
Yang LV99
Rydia LV99

Level grinding almost done. this is my perfect game file. only one of everything, need an adamant armor. ._.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: DragonSLAYER45 on November 04, 2008, 03:09:22 AM
I have Cecil and Rosa's level higher than everyone elses. So I'm going to spend less time leveling the up. I'll K.O Cecil since he's higher and keep Rosa(I need a healer) lol. :D

I at least want Kain, Rydia and Edge to reach Level 64.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Zeromus on November 04, 2008, 03:56:05 AM
Yeah...Cid is now LV80. so close.....
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: DragonSLAYER45 on November 05, 2008, 01:41:03 AM
In all the games I've played for FF, I haven't even reached Lvl 99 more than 5 times.

I don't like to powerlevel sometimes. Takes the fun out of battles.  :D

Well now I have Kain on Level 68, Rydia and Edge on Level 66. Cecil is Level 70 and Rosa is Level 69. I'm training in the Lunar Subterrane
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Zeromus on November 05, 2008, 09:50:37 PM
Bahamut's Cave is a good choice as well. You can get Artemis Arrows there and a *gasp* Artemis Bow! I did! ;D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: DragonSLAYER45 on November 10, 2008, 12:13:59 AM
lol, i tried to beat Zeromus at Level 75(max). I got k.oed.(stupid big bang) >.>
Weird, because on the SNES version, I was able to beat him at this level, guess its different. Guess I better level up some more.

Cecil- Level 75
Kain- Level 73
Edge- Level 72
Rydia- Level 74
Rosa- Level 75

Throwing Fuma Shurukins isn't gonna get anywhere. :D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on November 10, 2008, 12:19:03 AM
Zeromus's Big Bang really hurts in this version, and you'll definitely want to use Defend or Brace, or try for the ultimate equipment.

His Meteor can also deal a great amount of damage, compared to the older versions where Meteor did almost negligible damage, even missing.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: DragonSLAYER45 on November 10, 2008, 12:23:18 AM
I know, in the SNES version, Big Bang, I think it caused 2500-4000 damage. or not even. It was possible to solo him even.

In this one, its about 5000 HP damage without defending. I'm just afraid of doing a solo. :o
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Zeromus on November 11, 2008, 12:31:59 AM
Does stealing a Dark Matter really decrease the amount of damage done by Big Bang? I've never stolen it, so I don't know. ???
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on November 11, 2008, 01:02:22 AM
Black Hole removes the Sap effect anyways if playing the DS version, which Big Bang causes.

Dark Matter serves as another use in the DS version too.

Other than that, I can't confirm that theory.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Spee on November 14, 2008, 04:40:09 PM
Payed a visit to the Developer's Office.

I battled against someone who looked like a trapdoor from
Spoiler (click to show/hide)

Boy that place truly is *something*  :D
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Zeromus on November 14, 2008, 10:36:00 PM
Yay for the Dev's Room! Was it the original '91 (I believe) developers? In the GBA there was a "party member" and a "magazine". Heh heh.  8)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: kokushishin on November 16, 2008, 12:30:39 AM

While most of the bosses do put up more of a fight (or at least can in theory), I would almost put Bahamut and Zeromus in the disappointing category. 

I liked that they amped up most of the abilities. 
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: DragonSLAYER45 on November 16, 2008, 12:31:25 AM
Yay! I beat Zeromus!  ;D

Kain- Level 90
Cecil- Level 84
Edge- Level 85
Rosa- Level 81
Rydia- Level 82

Thanks to Kain's jump, I was able to beat him with just 7 HP left in Cecil, 3 HP left in Rydia and of course 10 HP left in Kain.

If it wasn't for that finisher, it would have been game over because I knew Meteor was next.

I tried not to use Limit Break which explains by hard time.  ::)
I don't think I should try Proto-Babil yet...
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Zeromus on November 16, 2008, 01:56:26 AM
Do you really have to grind levels so much? Or is this not the first time?
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on November 22, 2008, 08:32:33 PM
Grinding from 70-99 in the DS version won't do much unless you equip the right abilities to raise specific stats, and it's not like the other versions where HP is greatly boosted and random stats go up or down beyond level 70.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Zeromus on November 22, 2008, 11:31:31 PM
Oh. The augments I suppose. Did a little money grinding and bought 99 elixirs. ::)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on November 22, 2008, 11:35:32 PM
Heh, tell me about it, I'm money grinding to buy anything at 99 for my perfect game, and I've resumed by defeating Proto-Babil 3 times already, stealing 3 more Megalixirs.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Zeromus on November 22, 2008, 11:49:45 PM
Oh, and I stole 99 Sirens and then stole another 40 in the Giant. This is my Semi-Perfect Game.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on November 23, 2008, 08:38:38 AM
I'm letting my friend borrow FF4 DS so I haven't played in weeks ::) When I get it back though, I'll probably either keep attempting to Kill Zeromus or start a new file. *yawns* I'm about off to bed now.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Zeromus on November 24, 2008, 02:27:59 AM
Haw haw haw! Too tough, huh? Square jacked up the powah a lot! ;D finally beat Cecil's Trial and got the Lightbringer.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on March 05, 2009, 07:29:43 AM
I'm back, and perfect game is progressing slowly.

I bought 99 of everything in Mythril. Now onto Eblan Caves.

Proto-Babil down 61 times, 60 Megalixirs now.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: DragonSLAYER45 on March 05, 2009, 06:39:18 PM
61 times!? o_O I had trouble beating him on my 2nd try.  :P Geryon is easy though just need to have those Cursed Rings.  :P

I accidently rewrote over one of my New Game+ files the other day. I'm really not used to saving on only 3 Files.  :-[
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on March 06, 2009, 12:59:23 AM
66 Megalixirs now.... 33 more Proto-Babil battles. Off to spend more gil on getting 99 of every shop item.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: DragonSLAYER45 on March 06, 2009, 04:07:24 PM
....!!! When did this news about a wii version of The After pop up?  :o
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on March 06, 2009, 05:33:00 PM
I generally don't believe things like that unless Square-Enix has released an official statement.

Moar Proto-Babil abuse... I need to buy everything in Eblan, moving the stupid hovercraft :(
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: kokushishin on March 07, 2009, 12:57:13 AM


I could see the Nintendo trademark not being used, but I really doubt SE would have the ESRB rate a game that's not coming.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on March 07, 2009, 11:58:18 AM
69 Megalixirs... and I plan on selling some of them to get 100 Members Passes (100k gil EACH)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Da_Cloud on March 07, 2009, 07:05:52 PM
I generally don't believe things like that unless Square-Enix has released an official statement.
I normally don't believe this type of news either, but even www.IGN.com has an article about it. And really that site is rated high on my list of good sources.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: The Black Mage on March 23, 2009, 10:15:06 PM
Where can I find some Rainbow Pudding? I'm doing the Mappingway Quest.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Someddrnoob on March 23, 2009, 10:20:10 PM
All Jelly type enemies drop them, with the Yellow Jellies in the Antlion Cave being the best source because they're easy to defeat.

Beware, it's 0.4% chance of getting one of those :o
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: The Black Mage on March 23, 2009, 10:20:56 PM
Ouch, looks like its going to take some time getting some..
Thanks!  :)
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: wee187 on November 12, 2011, 06:08:08 AM
Been playing this a lot lately, and I just killed Bahamut on the PSP version I got recently. I don't remember being so underleveled when I played the DS version, but my highest character is Kain at Level 46, and I'm already at the Lunar Subterrane. Oh well, I suppose I'll just have to grind a bit, because I'm pretty sure I should at least be level 55-60 before entering. This is only my 2nd-3rd playthrough of the game, so I don't remember too much about it, but I remember being around level 70 by the time I was here in the DS version, or something.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Zeikuu on November 12, 2011, 03:20:33 PM
Been playing this a lot lately, and I just killed Bahamut on the PSP version I got recently. I don't remember being so underleveled when I played the DS version, but my highest character is Kain at Level 46, and I'm already at the Lunar Subterrane. Oh well, I suppose I'll just have to grind a bit, because I'm pretty sure I should at least be level 55-60 before entering. This is only my 2nd-3rd playthrough of the game, so I don't remember too much about it, but I remember being around level 70 by the time I was here in the DS version, or something.

Well the DS version is known for being harder than most of the over versions, thats why there'll be the level difference than before.
Title: Re: Daily Update Thread: What did you do in FFIV today?
Post by: Chaos on March 11, 2017, 10:49:31 PM
I beat the game the other day. Currently playing The After Years. One of these days I'll be able to say that I finished all the main entries of the series. >.>