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User Info: etony33

etony33
5 days ago#1
Everyone at level 99 (or maybe 98 due to the bug?) is a given, as is having all android skills mastered (Phononmasr for Demi, Hijammer/Burstroc/Posibolt for Wren). Not sure whether this should apply to Alys and Seth.

Every chest in the game opened. All sidequests completed.

I also would think it would have to include anything missable (meaning it can no longer be purchased by the time when you are about to confront the final boss. This would be the hard part due to inventory limits.

For the purposes of this list, there are three separate categories.

-Category 1 is something that is only accessible in a chest in an area that cannot be revisited after a certain point in the game)
-Category 2 is something that is equipped to a character at the time when they join or rejoin your party, making it actually the opposite of missable, but if the item is sold or otherwise discarded, you can never get another one
-Category 3 is something that can only be found in a chest, but the area can be visited at any time up until endgame. However, if this item is sold or otherwise discarded, you can never get another one.
-Category 3.5 has one single item: the Psycho Wand. It cannot be replaced. However, it cannot be sold or discarded. You can get rid of it, however, by giving it to Raja before triggering the events which lead to him leaving your party.

A hypothetical Category 4 would include Elsydeon and the five rings, as these items are all one of a kind, but there's no way to get rid of them.

These are all listed in alphabetical order. I've almost certainly made a few mistakes, so please feel free to correct me if you notice one. And, without further ado:

Cat 1:
Laser Barrier* (There are two. One is Cat 1 (Zio's Fort), one is Cat 3 (Plate System))
Laser Sword (Zio's Fort)
Power Shield (Garuberk Tower)
Swift Helm (Air Castle)

Cat 2:
Ceramic Gear* (There are two. One is Cat 2 (Wren is equipped initially), one is Cat 3 (Nurvus)
Cyber Suit (Seth is equipped initially)
Head Gear (Demi is equipped initially)
Impacter (Demi is equipped initially)
Laconian Axe (Gryz is equipped after getting Elsydeon)
Laconian Armor* (There are two. One is Cat 2 (Demi is equipped after getting Elsydeon), one is Cat 3 (Vahal Fort)
Laconian Gear* (There are two. One is Cat 2 (Demi is equipped after getting Elsydeon), one is Cat 3 (Vahal Fort)
Mahlay Dagger (Hahn is equipped after getting Elsydeon)
Mahlay Mail (Hahn is equipped after getting Elsydeon)
Mahlay Ring (Hahn is equipped after getting Elsydeon)
Mahlay Shield (Hahn is equipped after getting Elsydeon)
Plasma Rifle (Wren is equipped initially)
Psy Robe (Rune is equipped when he rejoins in Ladea Tower)
Spaced Armor* (There are two. One is Cat 2 (Wren is equipped initially), one is Cat 3 (Nurvus)
Titanium Armor (Demi is equipped initially)
White Mantle (Rune is equipped initially)

(Cat 3 and 3.5 will be in the next post)

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etony33
5 days ago#2
Cat 3:
Ceramic Armor (Plate System)
Ceramic Gear* (There are two. One is Cat 2 (Wren is equipped initially), one is Cat 3 (Nurvus)
Compo Armor (Climate Center)
Compo Gear (Climate Center)
Elastic Armor (Weapons Center)
Elastic Gear (Weapons Center)
Frade Mantle (Ladea Tower)
Guard Armor (Courage Tower)
Guard Claw (Two, both in Strength Tower)
Guard Mail (Two, one in Courage Tower, one in Anger Tower)
Guard Robe (Strength Tower)
Guard Rod (Strength Tower)
Guard Shield (Silence Tower)
Guard Sword (Silence Tower)
Laconian Armor* (There are two. One is Cat 2 (Demi is equipped after getting Elsydeon), one is Cat 3 (Vahal Fort)
Laconian Gear* (There are two. One is Cat 2 (Demi is equipped after getting Elsydeon), one is Cat 3 (Vahal Fort)
Laser Axe (Plate System)
Laser Barrier* (There are two. One is Cat 1 (Zio's Fort), one is Cat 3 (Plate System))
Laser Knife (Plate System)
Laser Slasher (Chest in Kadary)
Napalm Shot (Kuran)
Photon Eraser (Vahal Fort)
Plasma Field (Zelan)
Plasma Launch (Weapons Center)
Plasma Sword (Zelan)
Pulse Laser (Zelan)
Pulse Vulcan (Climate Center)
Silver Tusk (Myst Vale)
Spaced Armor* (There are two. One is Cat 2 (Wren is equipped initially), one is Cat 3 (Nurvus)
Stun Shot (Plate System)
Titanium Gear (Plate System)
Wave Shot (Nurvus)
Zirconian Armor (Kuran)
Zirconian Gear (Hangar)

Cat 3.5:
Psyco-wand.

Here's what a "perfect inventory" would look like in my opinion.

Chaz: Algo Ring, Elsydeon, Cyber Suit
Rika: Mota Ring, Silver Tusk, Guard Claw (or Genocyde Claw depending on enemies), Guard Mail
Rune: Dezo Ring, Psy Shield, Psy Shield, Reflect Robe
Wren: Palma Ring, Pulse Vulcan (or Photon Eraser depending on enemies), Laconian Armor

Hahn: Mahlay Ring, Mahlay Shield, Plasma Field, Mahlay Mail
Gryz: Laconian Helmet, Defeat Axe, Guard Mail
Demi: Laconian Gear, Sonic Buster, Laconian Armor
Raja: Laconian Circlet, Psy Shield, Psy Shield, Guard Robe
Kyra: Laconian Crown, Moonslasher, Moonslasher, Reflect Robe

Landrover, Psycho Wand, Ice Digger, Hydrofoil, Aero Prism, Rykros Ring, Laser Barrier, Laser Sword, Power Shield, Swift Helm, Ceramic Gear, Head Gear, Impacter, Laconian Axe, Plasma Rifle, Psy Robe, Spaced Armor, White Mantle, Guard Claw, Guard Claw or Genocyde Claw, Guard Rod, Laconian Rod, Pulse Vulcan or Photon Eraser, Mahlay Dagger

All Cat 3 chests must be accessible, whether in your inventory or still unopened. And yes, this would mean unequipping Demi of everything before fighting Zio.
(edited 5 days ago)

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NeoElfboy
8 hours ago#3
I don't see a compelling reason to hold onto equipment which is completely obsolete such as the Laser Sword and the various outdated android armours. I would, of course, hold onto limited equips that do have unique effects, such as the Plasma Field (though you seem to be doing that). I think a perfect inventory should include some mix of the high-end healing items instead (Repair Kits, Sol Dews, Star Dews), to better combat hypothetical powerful enemies (not that anything is going to challenge you at Level 98-99, but it's the thought that counts!).
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TriforceSD
6 hours ago#4
This game, along with the Dragon Warriors and FFLegend III have some of the worst limits as far as items and equipment are concerned. Nothing makes sense about having it so limited. Breath of Fire is the same way, but at least there is more space in storage. But yeah, I'd hold onto any game best equipment and only lesser equipment that has special properties or stat gains, etc.
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