Preferred builds for Lightning (cross-post)

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User Info: andri_g

andri_g
3 months ago#1
[ The original topic is on the XBox 360 board for Final Fantasy XIII-3: Lightning Returns, but it includes button layout references for both PS3 and 360 controllers. ]

https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/boards/681989-lightning-returns-final-fantasy-xiii/76341480
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For any comments, questions, or your own Lightning schematas builds you can post them either here or in the original topic.

Happy LR gaming! :)
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andri_g
3 months ago#2
Correction added to changes for Bhunivelze/Bhunivelze+ fight schematas.
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User Info: Touya999

Touya999
3 months ago#3
LIGHTNING

1 (Red - Damage)
Garb: Soldier of Peace
Weapon: Kikuichimongi $
Shield: Ghostly Bloom $
Acc.1: Charging Chaplet
Acc.2: Sniper's Gloves +
Tri/Y: Shadowbind Lv.3
Squ/X: Deprotect Lv.*
Cir/B: Heavy Slash Lv.*
"X"/A: Aerora Lv.*

2 (Yellow - Stagger)
Garb: Equilibrium+
Weapon: Bladed Lance $
Shield: Il Nome Della Rosa $
Acc.1: Locket Necklace
Acc.2: Enlister's Gloves
Tri/Y: Attack Lv.4
Squ/X: Mediguard Lv.*
Cir/B: Beat Down Lv.*
"X"/A: Fira Lv.*

3 (Blue - Defend) [Default]
Garb: Sacred Knight
Weapon: Chaos Revenge $
Shield: Noblesse Veronique $
Acc.1: Falcon Ornament
Acc.2: Foresaken Tie
Tri/Y: Defensive Strike Lv.3
Squ/X: Heavy Guard Lv.*
Cir/B: Blitz Lv.*
"X"/A: Attack Lv.*

$ = with every Strength, Stagger, ATB speed, or Guard Efficiency abilities fully upgraded

Auto-abilities
Tri/Y: default (garb-locked), all
Squ/X: 1 ATB Recovery; 2 Standby ATB Recovery; 3 Standby ATB Recovery
Cir/B: 1 Committal (ATB Cost: 41); 2 Maximum ATB +15; 3 Victor's Rush
"X"/A: 1 Wind Attribute Attacks +12%; 2 Fire Attribute Attacks +12%; 3 Victor's Rush

+ Acc.2: 1 Nacre Cameo (Day 14 only)
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** Aeronite (Change/Equip to fight) **
Garb: 3 Quiet Guardian
Shield: 3 Gridanian Sigil
Acc.1: 1 Highwind Charm; 3 Preta Crown
Acc.2: 1 Pain Dampener; 2 White Strap; 3 Runic Ring
Squ/X: 2 Imperil Lv.*
Cir/B: 3 Light Slash Lv.*
"X"/A: 3 Thundara Lv.*

** Ereshkigal (Change/Equip to fight) **
Weapon: 1 Battle Axe of the Believer
Tri/Y: 2 Slow Lv. *
Squ/X: 1 Poison Lv.*; 2 Poison Lv.*
Cir/B: 2 Attack Lv.4 (locked); 3 Light Slash Lv.*
"X"/A: 3 Thundara Lv.*

** Bhunivelze, Bhunivelze+ (Change/Equip to fight) **
Acc.1: 1 Highwind Charm
Acc.2: 1 Beggar's Beads;
Squ/X: Deprotect Lv.*
Cir/B: 3 Heavy Slash Lv.*
"X"/A: 3 Thundara Lv.*
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[ Each build wins fights. Efficient use gives 5-Stars with no EP abilities or recovery items needed. ]
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Post any comments, questions, or your own current or preferred Lightning schematas build (specific or general).
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andri_g (Topic Creator)2/22/2018 11:29:56 AM#2
Corrections for the following schemata changes:

** Bhunivelze, Bhunivelze+ (Change/Equip to fight) **
2 (Yellow - Stagger) [Default]
Acc.1: 1 Highwind Charm
Acc.2: 1 Beggar's Beads
Squ/X: 1 Heavy Guard Lv.*; 2 Deprotect Lv.*
Cir/B: 3 Heavy Slash Lv.*
"X"/A: 3 Thundara Lv.*
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andri_g
3 months ago#4
^^^ DO NOT USE [ POST #3 ] -- IT IS A COPY/PASTE WITH ERRORS
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For correct schemata information, updates, or notes on my build please refer directly to my posts in the orignal topic :

https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/boards/681989-lightning-returns-final-fantasy-xiii/76341480
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** This "cross-post" only was meant for discussion on this board, not for copy-pastes of my posts from the original topic. **

The information in posts I've added to the original topic is correctly updated and formatted. I will add more correction and note posts [to the original topic] as I find them.
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Happy gaming. :)
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Arkane Denial
3 months ago#5
I think that user is a bot, seen his posts and it's all like that
Bark at the Moon

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andri_g
3 months ago#6
^ Like I said, I shared my build here as a cross-post so it could be discussed both places, but I would only have to post updates once for anyone just joining the conversation.

[ I came-up with it over nine play-throughs and 600 *saved* game-play hours. I'm still looking at how it was crafted (there are other update notes to post). ]
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User Info: Arkane Denial

Arkane Denial
3 months ago#7
andri_g posted...
^ Like I said, I shared my build here as a cross-post so it could be discussed both places, but I would only have to post updates once for anyone just joining the conversation.

[ I came-up with it over nine play-throughs and 600 *saved* game-play hours. I'm still looking at how it was crafted (there are other update notes to post). ]


I'm not talking about you
Bark at the Moon

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andri_g
3 months ago#8
Arkane Denial posted...
I'm not talking about you

We know who you mean. :)

[ I'm not crashing my own topic; that would be odd behavior even for a bot. lol ]
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andri_g
3 months ago#9
I posted a few more tips for using this build to the original post.

[ I don't remember any battles where swapping-in Curse or Element made the fight easier, but I have seen these abilities used in posted videos of builds for specific boss battles. ]
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User Info: andri_g

andri_g
2 months ago#10
Trying element and ruin abilities special and boss battles.

Cross-checking guides against actual game-play for defensive ability effectiveness against high-damage boss' abilities.

[ Will post update to original topic, soon... ]
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