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User Info: Red_Maxx_XIII

Red_Maxx_XIII
4 weeks ago#1
I read you can use Edea to level up GF's by fighting solo, leaving the other party members KO'd, in order to maintain a low-level playthrough, but still have GF's hit level 100.

This same method also states you can level all GF's with Edea except for Bahamut, Eden and Cactaur (because you need the Ragnarok to get them, and Edea's gone from the team by the time you get it).

Um... every other GF? What about Doomtrain, which requires the Solomon Ring, gotten after Edea leaves the team? How do you get Doomtrain before losing Edea?
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TheGuyNamedWolf
4 weeks ago#2
I was reading up on it to see if I could get Doomtrain in Disc 2, but saw that it was impossible only because you needed Alexander first to get Remedy+, but not impossible because it's in Esthar.

Maybe it's possible to get onto Esthar with Garden by using a glitch? If not, you can still get Solomon Ring from Chocobo World, though I'm not sure if that's possible in remastered.
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Red_Maxx_XIII
4 weeks ago#3
TheGuyNamedWolf posted...
I was reading up on it to see if I could get Doomtrain in Disc 2, but saw that it was impossible only because you needed Alexander first to get Remedy+, but not impossible because it's in Esthar.

Maybe it's possible to get onto Esthar with Garden by using a glitch? If not, you can still get Solomon Ring from Chocobo World, though I'm not sure if that's possible in remastered.


Yeah, I'm playing the Remastered version, so Chocobo World is out. But people were talking about how to grind GF levels without leveling up the 6 party members and they said Seifer can work with Quezacotl, Shiva and Ifrit, and then Edea for every other GF, specifically saying only Bahamut, Eden and Cactaur couldn't be power-leveled, and they mentioned this was do-able with the Remastered port. But I'm wondering how.
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aladore384
4 weeks ago#4
You do have access to Tears Point and the Solomon Ring as soon as you leave Esthar for the first time, right before Squall and Rinoa are sent to space.
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DualArms
4 weeks ago#5
Tears' Point can be accessed immediately after reaching Esthar using Squall in Disc 3, so you can get the Solomon's Ring before sending Squall, Rinoa, and the third character to Lunar Base.

After sending them to Lunar Base, you will control a party of Zell, Edea, and another person. This is when you can use Edea to get EXP for the GFs, which includes Doomtrain.
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Red_Maxx_XIII
4 weeks ago#6
DualArms posted...
After sending them to Lunar Base, you will control a party of Zell, Edea, and another person. This is when you can use Edea to get EXP for the GFs, which includes Doomtrain.


Isn't that section timed, with Lunatic Pandora flying over the city?
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TheGuyNamedWolf
4 weeks ago#7
Red_Maxx_XIII posted...
DualArms posted...
After sending them to Lunar Base, you will control a party of Zell, Edea, and another person. This is when you can use Edea to get EXP for the GFs, which includes Doomtrain.


Isn't that section timed, with Lunatic Pandora flying over the city?

It's not timed once you get inside it, and you have to go to a certain point to encounter Mobile Type 8 who kicks you out, so you can probably just face enemies prior to that part.
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DualArms
4 weeks ago#8
Red_Maxx_XIII posted...
DualArms posted...
After sending them to Lunar Base, you will control a party of Zell, Edea, and another person. This is when you can use Edea to get EXP for the GFs, which includes Doomtrain.


Isn't that section timed, with Lunatic Pandora flying over the city?


When you take control of Zell in Lunar Gate after sending Squall and the gang to Lunar Base, you will be tasked to go to Esthar and find Dr. Odine.

However, you can still freely explore the Esthar's World Map after exiting Lunar Gate for random encounters. This is before going to Esthar City and starting the mission to infiltrate Lunatic Pandora. The mission only starts when you talk to Dr. Odine and exit his lab.
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geckodogma
4 weeks ago#9
You have two chances to grind on the world map around Esthar: After leaving Esthar but before leaving to space (party includes Squall), or after Squall goes to space, but before starting the Lunatic pandora mission in Esthar (party does not include Squall).
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sano83
3 weeks ago#10
Red_Maxx_XIII posted...
which requires the Solomon Ring, gotten after Edea leaves the team? How do you get Doomtrain before losing Edea?

You can get Doomtrain before Edea leaves. At the time you exit the Lunar Gate, go to Tears point and grab the Solomon Ring.
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