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Speedrun Guide by eLmaGus

Version: 2.0 | Updated: 02/05/15

Final Fantasy Mystic Quest (SNES)
Speedrun Guide

Written by: Daniel "eLmaGus" Beyer
Copyright (c) 2014 Daniel Beyer
eLmaGus@web.de
twitch.tv/elmagus

//////////////////
/////CONTENT//////
//////////////////

I)Introduction..................................[ITDRC]
II)General Information..........................[GRIFM]
III)Rules for an any% Speedrun..................[RLFAS]
IV)Setting up the run...........................[STPTR]
(YOU NEED TO READ THROUGH THE ABOVE SECTION)....
V)Glitches used in the Speedrun.................[GLTCH]
VI)Characters...................................[CHRCT]
VII)Weapons/Armors and Spells...................[WPARS]
    1)Weapons...................................[WPONS]
    2)Armor.....................................[ARMRR]
    3)Spells....................................[SPLLS]
VIII)Walkthrough................................[WLKTR]
    1)Hill of Destiny...........................[HLODT]
    2)Level Forest..............................[LVLFT]
    3)Foresta...................................[FRSTA]
    4)Level Forest Revisited....................[LVLFR]
    5)Sand Temple...............................[SDTMP]
    6)Bone Dungeon..............................[BNDNG]
    7)Foresta Revisited.........................[FRSTR]
    8)Focus Tower Sequence One..................[FTRS1]
    9)Libra Temple Sequence One.................[LTMP1]
    10)Aquaria Sequence One.....................[AQRI1]
    11)Wintry Cave..............................[WNTCV]
    12)Libra Temple Sequence Two................[LTMP2]
    13)Aquaria Sequence Two.....................[AQRI2]
    14)Falls Basin..............................[FLSBS]
    15)Ice Pyramid..............................[ICPYD]
    16)Exit Battlefield.........................[EXBTL]
    17)Focus Tower Sequence Two.................[FTRS2]
    18)Fireburg.................................[FREBG]
    19)Focus Tower Sequence Three...............[FTRS3]
    20)Rope Bridge..............................[RPBRD]
    21)Alive Forest.............................[AVFRS]
    22)Aquaria Sequence Three...................[AQRI3]
    23)Giant Tree...............................[GNTTR]
    24)Windia...................................[WNDAA]
    25)Mount Gale...............................[MTGLE]
    26)Pazuzu's Tower...........................[PZUTR]
    27)The Runaround............................[RNARD]
    28)Spencer's Place..........................[SPCPL]
    29)Mac's Ship...............................[MCSHP]
    30)Doom Castle..............................[DMCST]
       a)Bone Dungeon Part......................[BDPRT]
       b)Ice Pyramid Part.......................[IPPRT]
       c)Lava Dome Part.........................[LDPRT]
       d)Pazuzu's Tower Part....................[PTPRT]
    31)Dark King................................[DKKNG]
IX)Enemy Formation Guide........................[EFMGE]
X)Credits.......................................[CRDTS]
XI)Contact......................................[CNTCT]
XII)Update Version..............................[UDVER]
XIII)Copyright..................................[CPYRG]

///////////////////////////////
/////I)INTRODUCTION[ITRDC]/////
///////////////////////////////

Hello community. This Guide is for the North American Super
Nintendo release of Mystic Quest, also known as Final Fantasy:
Mystic Quest by Squaresoft. This Guide will concern itself with the
awesome art of speedrunning through a game which is a pretty
fascinating approach to play through a game and the reason i am writing
this.
I am a speedrunner of this game myself and many people asked me for my
notes on this game and how to approach getting into speedrunning it.
Since i dont have notes that are readable and i cant give a one para-
graph answer on how to approach it, i decided to write a full guide
about it to clear up any concerns/questions and make it easily
accessable.
FAIR WARNING: THE GUIDE WILL FULLY SPOIL THE STORY. IF YOU DO NOT WANT
THE STORY TO BE SPOILED, DO NOT READ THIS GUIDE. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED.

I hope this guide will help the people and that they will find it use-
ful. Enjoy.

///////////////////////////////////////
/////II)GENERAL INFORMATION[GRIFM]/////
///////////////////////////////////////

This guide will be using abbreviations. Following up is a short list
on what abbreviations i will be using and what their meaning is so
you won't get confused while reading through this Guide.

B = Benjamin(Hero)
K = Kaeli
T = Tristam
P = Phoebe
R = Reueben
HP = Hit Points
any% = any% is the Name of the run Category
FT = Focus Tower

///////////////////////////////////////////////
/////III)RULES FOR AN ANY% SPEEDRUN[RLFAS]/////
///////////////////////////////////////////////

Q:How is the run timed?
A:There are quite a few possibilities to time the run, I will list
  them right here.

    SDA-Timing:Start the timer when starting the Battle with Behemoth,
               stop at the last hit on Dark King. This is the timing
               we use at the moment.
    SRL-Timing:Start the timer after you put your name in, stop at the
               last hit on Dark King. This is essentially the timing
               that is used for races.
    J-Timing:  Start the timer when you power on your console, stop at
               "The End".The Japanese Speedrunning Community almost
               exclusively uses this kind of timing.

Like i said we use the "SDA-Timing" in our part of the community since
the actions before the behemoth fight and after Dark King are not
relevant to the run itself.

Q:What is allowed in an any% Speedrun?
A:Basically anything goes. You can fight as much as you like, you can
  grab whatever item you want to. The only goal is to finish the game
  as fast as possible.

Q:How will my run get verified?
A:You need to have a recorded video file or an uninterrupted streaming
  file. Otherwise we will not be sure if you actually got the time
  you claim you got.
  (NOTE:You do not need somebody to verify your run anywhere but its always
  a good idea to have some kind of proof about your work).

  For more information on this vist www.speeddemosarchive.com.

//////////////////////////////////////
/////IV)SETTING UP THE RUN[STPTR]/////
//////////////////////////////////////

There is a glitch that exist in Mystic Quest that you can not avoid. We
call it the Resistance Glitch and use it to our advantage.
Here is how it works:
Once you save your game, reset and reload it your secondary Characters
equipment of the save file you loaded will carry over to your other secondary
Characters you might throughout the journey!

What does that mean? Let's give you an example. If you get Phoebe before the
Doom Castle sequence, she will have the [STEEL HELM],[MYSTIC ROBE],
[ETHER SHIELD] and [MAGIC RING] equipped. Now we save our game, load the file
where we have Phoebe. Reset again and start a new game and play up until the 
point where Kaeli joins you. If you now go to armor you wont see any 
difference, she still has the [RELICA ARMOR] and [MAGIC RING] only.

BUT if you go to the Status option in the Menu, you now can see that she is
resistant against a whole bunch of stuff and her Attack is higher than it 
should be. Why? Well the game thinks that she has the Equipment of Phoebe 
since that was the last save file that you loaded, and all other characters 
will have the same "Equipment" and resistances that will join you throughout 
your journey!

So before starting a speedrun make sure that you loaded a file with the last
Phoebe, then reset and start a new game so every Character is resistant against
Blizzard,Aero,Sleep,Bla,Bla and gets a nice Attack/Magic boost!

Other than that pretty much insert the Cart, turn on the console and gogogo!

////////////////////////////////////////////////
/////V)GLITCHES USED IN THE SPEEDRUN[GLTCH]/////
////////////////////////////////////////////////

Before we start this Walkthrough I would like to take a minute to explain
a couple of glitches that will be used throughout the Speedrun. I will
link videos to the aforementioned glitches for better explanation since
it might not be easy to understand at first, but I will do my best.

Basically, there is only 3 very important glitches that we are going to
use and 2 of them we are going to used combined in the run.

I will also mention them in the Walkthrough as we go along of course.

1)Duplicate Cure Potions/Heal Potions/Refreshers/Seeds
------------------------------------------------------
This one is the most simple glitch to use and we only want to duplicate
Seeds at the start of the game in Bone Dungeon/Wintry Cave since we will
use a better glitch shortly after the Ice Pyramid.

The way it works is very simple. You enter a battle, have your partner
on Manual so you can input commands for him/her.
From here, select to use the Item you want to duplicate with Benjamin
and confirm that you want to use it.
You are now on your partner. Cancel out everything and run away. The
game will give you +1 after the battle of the item you selected to use!

Why? Simple you only get 3 Seeds up until you get past the Ice Pyramid,
we will use this to duplicate at least 2, if you are not experienced
maybe even 3 or 4! You should combine this glitch either with not
favorable formations you are encountering or battles you would run away
from anyways. (Such as 3 Enemy Encounters in Bone Dungeon).

2)Buying 0 of an Item
---------------------
Well as you know, there is multiple Shops in the game for the consumable
Items in this game. Guess what? You can actually buy 0 of the Items for
0 Gold. How is this useful? Well if you use the 0 of the item, you get
255 out of it! It comes with a little sideeffect though, which brings us
to glitch number 3.

3)Underflowing Item Slots
-------------------------
As a result of using 0 of an Item, you will underflow the slot to the
right of it, flowing it to the Item Value before that. What does that
mean? I will give you an example.

Slot 1 has 0 Seeds and you have 5 Cure Potions in Slot 2.
You use the 0 Seeds. What happens now is that the 5 Cure Potions will
transform into 5 Sky Coins!(The item before Cure Potions in the list,
bottom right usually)
Unfortunatley these Sky Coins are "fake", they dont work as the Sky
Coin you usually get. You can use them, but they do nothing or will
softlock the game if you are in Battle. Why you want to have them
in your inventory though is to "block" the Slot for Cure Potions,
since that will enable us to continue the underflow even further.

If you have Seeds, Sky Coins, Refreshers and Heal Potions in Row 1,
you notice that Cure Potions wont fit anymore. So if you go buy some,
where will it put them? It will put them in Slot 5, which will affect
the all of your Key Items depending on how much Cure Potions you find/buy!

This can be used to buy 19 Cure Potions and instantly get the (REAL) Sun Coin
Sky Coin and Mobius Crest! INCREDIBLE! You can do this as soon as you hit
Fireburg too, so you can actually skip the entire Fireburg section!

Another way to underflow your Key Item section is using 0 of an item
in your 4th Slot. This will basically do the same we did with the Fake
Sky Coins earlier but it will affect all of your Key Items and advance
the value for them by one! This will come in handy once in the speedrun
and I will mention it when we will get there, it is very finicky since
you can softlock very easily if you underflow the wrong items in your
inventory but we will try to avoid it.

4)Videos for clarification
--------------------------
Here are Videos to clarify what I was talking about in the earlier
paragraphs:

Duplication of Items:

Buying 0 of an Item + underflowing the Slot to the right:

Changing Key Items with Underflowing:



//////////////////////////////
/////VI)CHARACTERS[CHRCT]/////
//////////////////////////////

I am gonna go ahead an give every Character a little shoutout here and what
their ups and downs are. Feel free to skip this section.

NOTE:Every Character joins your party two times during your journey, i'm
     gonna list when and how this happens.


BENJAMIN=
=========
Main character, can not switch him out.

LEVEL:Depends on how you level him up. :)
WEAPONS:Swords,Axes,Claws,Bombs
SPELLS:All Spells in the Game.
JOINS:When you start the game.
LEAVES:Once you kill Dark King.

KAELI=
======

LEVEL:3(First time she joins);31(Second time she joins)
WEAPONS:Axe(First time);Giant's Axe(Second time)
SPELLS:Life(First time);Cure/Heal/Life,Aero(Second time)
JOINS:
LEAVES:

TRISTAM=
========

LEVEL:7(First time);23(Second time)
WEAPONS:Ninja Star
SPELLS:Life(First time);Life(Second time)
JOINS:After you opened the empty chest in Sand Temple(First time);after
      Reuben fell down on Rope Bridge(Second time).
LEAVES:After beating Flamerus Rex(First time);After talking to Spencer when
       you talked to the Giant Tree.

PHOEBE=
=======

LEVEL:15(First time);34(Second time)
WEAPONS:Claw,Bow of Grace(after you fell down in Wintry Cave)
SPELLS:Cure/Heal/Life,Fire,Thunder(First time);Cure/Heal/Life,Blizzard/Fire
       Thunder/White(Second Time)
JOINS:Once you talk to her in Libra Temple(First time);Once you have been
      to Mac's ship and found Mac, she is waiting in the INN in Windia.
      (Second time).
LEAVES:Once you beat Ice Golem(First time);Once you beat Dark King(Second time)

REUBEN=
=======
LEVEL:23(First time);31(Second time)
WEAPONS:Morning Star
SPELLS:Life(First time);Life,White(Second time)
JOINS:Once you talk to him in Fireburg(First time);Once you have beaten
      Pazuzu and talk to Otto in Windia afterwards.
LEAVES:On rope bridge he falls down fighting a Mummy(First time);Once you
       go back to the INN in Windia after finding Mac on his ship(Second time)

/////////////////////////////////////////////
/////VII)WEAPONS/ARMOR AND SPELLS[WPARS]/////
/////////////////////////////////////////////
Down here I will list every Weapon,Armor and Spell that you can possibly get
in the game, where you can get it,what it does and who of the secondary 
characters has access to it.
I'm gonna give you an example of how im going to do it right here:

=============================================
WEAPON X/Armor X/Spell X                    =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack/Defense/SpellClass:                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:                         =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:                 =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:                            =
=============================================

1)WEAPONS[WPONS]
================

SWORDS=
=======

=============================================
Steel Sword                                 =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:5                                    =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:None                     =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Benjamin has it at the start.      =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:It's a starting item.       =
=============================================

=============================================
Knight Sword                                =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:47                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Speed+5                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Bottom of Ice Pyramid in a Chest.  =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Yes.                        =
=============================================

=============================================
Excalibur                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:127                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Speed+5                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Pazuzu's Tower, in a Chest on 4F.  =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:No                          =
=============================================

AXES=
=====

=============================================
Axe                                         =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:9                                    =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:                         =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Obtained after defeating Minotaur. =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:K(1st)           =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Yes,it's mandatory          =
=============================================

=============================================
Battle Axe                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:62                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:                         =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Fireburg,buy for 500GP in the south=
         most house from the Lady           =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:No                          =
=============================================

=============================================
Giant's Axe                                 =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:105                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:No                       =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Alive Forest.                      =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:K(2nd)           =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:No.                         =
=============================================

CLAWS=
======

=============================================
Cat Claw                                    =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:2                                    =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Magic+5, Inflicts Poison =
                   and Paralysis.           =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Wintry Cave, after falling down the=
         Slope.                             =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:P(1st)           =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Yes, it's mandatory.        =
=============================================

=============================================
Charm Claw                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:37                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Magic+5, Inflicts        =
                   Paralysis,Sleep,Confusion=
                   Poison and Blind         =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Mine                               =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:No                          =
=============================================

=============================================
Dragon Claw                                 =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:80                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Magic+5, Inflicts Petrify=
                   Paralysis,Sleep,Confusion=
                   Poison,Blind and Silence.=
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Spencer's Place(Aquaria),after you =
         visited the Giant Tree with Tristam=
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Yes, it's mandatory.        =
=============================================

BOMBS=
======

=============================================
Bomb                                        =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:63                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Attacks all enemies in   =
                   Battle.(Power is divided)=
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Bought from Tristam in Bone Dungeon=
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Yes, it's mandatory.        =
=============================================

=============================================
Jumbo Bomb                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:112                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Attacks all enemies in   =
                   Battle.(Power is divided)=
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Given from Phoebe after defeating  =
         Snow Crab in Falls Basin.          =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Yes, it's mandatory.        =
=============================================

=============================================
Mega Grenade                                =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:162                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Attacks all enemies in   =
                   Battle.(Power is divided)=
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Fireburg                           =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Yes, it's mandatory.        =
=============================================

WEAPONS OF SECONDARY CHARACTERS=
================================
=============================================
Ninja Star                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:26                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Inflicts Poison+Paralysis=
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Tristam's Weapon.                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:T                =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Tristam comes with it.      =
=============================================

=============================================
Bow of Grace                                =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:20                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Inflicts Blind           =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Phoebe's Weapon.                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:P                =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Phoebe gets it automatically=
=============================================

=============================================
Morning Star                                =
--------------------------------------------=
Attack:110                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Is classified as an "Axe"=
                   type of weapon.          =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Reuben's Weapon.                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:R                =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Reuben comes with it        =
=============================================

ARMOR[ARMRR]
============

HELMET=
=======

=============================================
Steel Helm                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:4                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Attack+2,Evasion+5       =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Buy from the lady in the Northwest =
         house in Aquaria.                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:K2,R1/R2,P2      =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Not worth the time,so no.   =
=============================================

=============================================
Moon Helm                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:9                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Attack+2,Evasion+9,      =
                   protects against Fire.   =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Lava Dome.                         =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:T1/T2            =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:No, too much battles before =
                to get it.                  =
=============================================

=============================================
Apollo Helm                                 =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:15                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Attack+2,Evasion+15,     =
                   protects against Fire.   =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Mount Gale,northeast from where    =
         Dullahan is.                       =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:No not worth it since there =
                are virtually no enemies    =
                in the game left that will  =
                use fire against you.       =
=============================================

BODY ARMOR=
===========

=============================================
Steel Armor                                 =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:6                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:                         =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Equipped from start.               =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Well you start with it.     =
=============================================

=============================================
Noble Armor                                 =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:12                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Evasion+6,protects       =
                   against Water and Poison.=
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Ice Pyramid 4F,need to fall down   =
         from 5F.                           =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Yes,needed for Ice Golem.   =
=============================================

=============================================
Gaia Armor                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:15                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Evasion+7, protects from =
                   Water,Poison,Wind and    =
                   Sleep.                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Mac's Ship B2, close to where you  =
         find Mac himself.                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No.              =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Yes very beneficial.        =
=============================================

=============================================
Relica Armor                                =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:15                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Protects against Water   =
                   and Petrification.       =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Kaeli's Armor.                     =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:K1/K2            =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Kaeli comes with it         =
=============================================

=============================================
Black Robe                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:13                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Protects against Instant =
                   Death.                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Tristam's Armor.                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:T1/T2            =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Tristam comes with it       =
=============================================

=============================================
Mystic Robe                                 =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:13                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Protects against Water   =
                   and Wind.                =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Phoebe's Armor.                    =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:P1/P2            =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Phoebe comes with it.       =
=============================================

=============================================
Flame Armor                                 =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:14                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Protects against Fire.   =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Reuben's Armor.                    =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:R1/R2            =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Reuben comes with it.       =
=============================================

SHIELD=
=======
=============================================
Steel Shield                                =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:5                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Attack+2,Evasion+6,      =
                   Speed+5.                 =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Bone Dungeon B1, bomb the Skullhead=
         north of the Turtle Shells.        =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Yes very worth it, let alone=
                for the speed boost.        =
=============================================

=============================================
Venus Shield                                =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:10                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Attack+2,Evasion+12,     =
                   Speed+5,protects against =
                   Paralysis.               =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Focus Tower 2F, behind the sealed  =
         door.You need to get the Venus Key =
         from Spencer beforehand.           =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:No too far out of the way   =
                and you get most boosts from=
                the Steel Shield anyways.   =
=============================================

=============================================
Aegis Shield                                =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:14                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Attack+2,Evasion+14,     =
                   Speed+5,protects against =
                   Paralysis and            =
                   Petrification.           =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Doom Castle B2 in the lower right  =
         corner.                            =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:It is optionial but a good  =
                idea to pick it up since it =
                protects from petrify.      =
=============================================

=============================================
Ether Shield                                =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:12                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Protects against         =
                   Paralysis and Sleep,makes=
                   wearer immune to Drain   =
                   attacks and lets them    =
                   work against the attacker=
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Phoebe(2) has this equipped, there =
         is no way for you to get it.       =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:P2               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:This is the main reason we  =
                use the resistance glitch   =
                with Phoebe 2.              =
=============================================

ACCESORY=
=========

=============================================
Charm                                       =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:1                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Magic+5,Evasion+1        =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Battlefield west of Sand Temple.   =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:R1/R2,T2         =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:No, not worth it.           =
=============================================

=============================================
Magic Ring                                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:3                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Magic+5,Evasion+3,       =
                   protects against Silence.=
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Battlefield south of Aquaria.      =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:K1/K2,P1/P2      =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:No, not worth it.           =
=============================================

=============================================
Cupid Locket                                =
--------------------------------------------=
Defense:6                                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Additional Effects:Magic+5,Evasion+6,       =
                   protects against Silence,=
                   Confusion and Blind.     =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Windia,you have to buy it from the =
         Lady in the left house from the    =
         entrance.                          =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:You need to get this.       =
                Being protected against     =
                Confusion pays off big time.=
=============================================

SPELLS[SPLLS]
=============
WHITE SPELLS=
=============

=============================================
Exit                                        =
--------------------------------------------=
Spell Class:White                           =
--------------------------------------------=
Effect:Exit a dungeon(out of battle),Exit   =
       a single enemy(in battle)            =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Battlefield above Libra Temple.    =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:HELL YES                    =
=============================================

=============================================
Cure                                        =
--------------------------------------------=
Spell Class:White                           =
--------------------------------------------=
Effect:Heals HP of a single/both characters.=
       (in and out of battle)               =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Foresta                            =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:P(1st/2nd),K(2nd)=
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Yes                         =
=============================================

=============================================
Heal                                        =
--------------------------------------------=
Spell Class:White                           =
--------------------------------------------=
Effect:Heals status effects on a single char=
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Falls Basin, left of Snow Crab     =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:P(1st/2nd),K(2nd)=
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Yes                         =
=============================================

=============================================
Life                                        =
--------------------------------------------=
Spell Class:White                           =
--------------------------------------------=
Effect:Heals/Revives a charcter to full.    =
       Kills undead enemies in one hit.     =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Lava Dome                          =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:All              =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Yes                         =
=============================================

BLACK SPELLS=
=============

=============================================
Quake                                       =
--------------------------------------------=
Spell Class.Black                           =
--------------------------------------------=
Effect:Hits all enemies in Battle for Earth-=
       Elemental Damage.                    =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Bone Dungeon, West from the        =
         entrance to the Rex Chamber        =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No.              =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Optional.                   =
=============================================

=============================================
Blizzard                                    =
--------------------------------------------=
Spell Class:Black                           =
--------------------------------------------=
Effect:Hits Single/All Enemy(ies) with Ice- =
       Elemental Damage.                    =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Focus Tower 2F                     =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:P(2nd)           =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:No                          =
=============================================

=============================================
Fire                                        =
--------------------------------------------=
Spell Class:Black                           =
--------------------------------------------=
Effect:Hits Single/All Enemy(ies) with Fire-=
       Elemental Damage.                    =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Focus Tower 2F                     =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:P(1st/2nd)       =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Optional.                   =
=============================================

=============================================
Aero                                        =
--------------------------------------------=
Spell Class:Black                           =
--------------------------------------------=
Effect:Hits Single/All Enemy(ies) with Wind-=
       Elemenatl Damage.                    =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Doom Castle B2. Reach from the     =
         stairways that lead down in Focus  =
         Tower past the Sun Coin door.      =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:K(2nd)           =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:No                          =
=============================================

WIZARD SPELLS=
==============

=============================================
Thunder                                     =
--------------------------------------------=
Spell Class:Wizard                          =
--------------------------------------------=
Effect:Hits Single/All Enemy(ies) with      =
       Thunder-Elemantal Damage.            =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Battlefield below the Mine.        =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:P(1st/2nd)       =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:No                          =
=============================================

=============================================
White                                       =
--------------------------------------------=
Spell Class:Wizard                          =
--------------------------------------------=
Effect:Hit All Enemies with Non-Elemantal   =
       Damage.                              =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Volcano Entrance                   =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:R(2nd),P(2nd)    =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:YES                         =
=============================================

=============================================
Meteor                                      =
--------------------------------------------=
Spell Class:Wizard                          =
--------------------------------------------=
Effect:Hit All Enemies with Non-Elemantal   =
       Damage.                              =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Giant Tree 2F                      =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:No                          =
=============================================

=============================================
Flare                                       =
--------------------------------------------=
Spell Class:Wizard                          =
--------------------------------------------=
Effect:Hit All Enemies with Fire-Elemantal  =
       Damage.                              =
--------------------------------------------=
Location:Pazuzu's Tower 6F                  =
--------------------------------------------=
Secondary Character Access:No               =
--------------------------------------------=
Pickup in any%?:Yes                         =
=============================================


/////////////////////////////////
/////VIII)WALKTHROUGH[WLKTR]/////
/////////////////////////////////

Well here we go, I hope this can be of help, if further questions arise while
reading this feel free to message me and help me out in making this as help-
ful as possible. Remember that I will use the Resistance glitch with Phoebe
that joins you before entering Doom Castle, if you haven't read Section
IV) of this Guide yet, you might want to do so.

====================================================================
NOTE: Whenever you enter a new area that has monsters im gonna list=
      them right away in this way:                                 =
                                                                   =
ENEMIES:Enemy A(HP-Value/Weakness),Enemy B(...),....      =
====================================================================

1)HILL OF DESTINY[HLODT]
========================

All you have to do here is mash through the text and start the fight with:
===========================================================================
BOSS:Behemoth                                                             =
HP:80                                                                     =
WEAKNESS:-                                                                =
DAMAGE:25(Sword)/75(Critical)                                             =
STRATEGY:Just attack with B and hope for the best. For an optimal start of=
         the run it should be obvious that you want to have 1 crit + 1 hit=
         since that costs the least time.                                 =
===========================================================================
Once this is taken care of, mash through more text and go on with the game.

You will be automatically send to the next area that you only have to enter.

Before entering make sure you go into the menu(Start-Button) and change "Life 
Indicate" to FIGURE and "Message Speed" to 1 under Customize(second from below
in the mainmenu).

2)LEVEL FOREST[LVLFT]
=====================

Do not bother talking to the old man walking into the forest, he is not
relevant in any way. Just walk up and go right, jump over the old man and
push the rock out of the way. You will get the "Tree Waker" for your efforts.
Immediatly exit the Level Forest to the right.

On the world map go to the right once and enter:

3)FORESTA[FRSTA]
================

Once you enter Foresta, go into the house on the left and talk to Kaeli.
She will join your party.(If you HP is below 20 it is a good idea to heal
Benjamin with Kaeli's Life Spell right here).
Afterwards leave the house, go to the top right corner of foresta and jump
over the pond to get to the back of the Treehouse and get access to the chest
there which contains the "CURE" Spell for Benjamin. Afterwards leave Foresta
and move back to the Level Forest.

4)LEVEL FOREST REVISITED[LVLFR]
===============================
ENEMIES:Brownie(50 HP),Slime(55 HP/Bombs)

You enter the Forest and Kaeli will automatically cut down a tree for you so
you can actually move through this Forest. Go 2 tiles up to fight your first
battle on the way. Leave Kaeli on auto, she will kill enemies with one swing
of her Axe if she does not miss, Benjamin on the other hand needs a crit for
that to happen.Once Benjamin dies or put an enemy into critical HP, remember
to put Kaeli on manual and attack with her that way since she will either
attack the almost dead enemy or revive Benjamin with her life spell.

After you got rid of the first battle, move little ways northeast for the
second one(same strategy applies).

Move directly North from here to engage in another fight(put Kaeli on "Manual"
beforehand).

=============================================================================
BOSS:Minotaur                                                               =
HP:240                                                                      =
WEAKNESS:-                                                                  =
DAMAGE:-(not needed)                                                        =
STRATEGY:Attack with Benjamin and target the Life Spell on the Minotaur with=
         Kaeli. He should die in one hit unless it misses.                  =
=============================================================================

You want to kill Minotaur at around the 3:00 Minute mark on your timer so you
know you are on decent pace.
After this exhausting fight, Kaeli will leave the party and give you the Axe.
Leave the Forest to the north.

On the World Map, move 2 times up and enter the next Cave.

5)SAND TEMPLE[SDTMP]
====================

I don't know why i made this a section, you need to open the Treasure Chest
at the end of the Dungeon which is empty and Tristam will join you.

After Tristam joined you move up one time on the World Map and enter Bone
Dungeon.

6)BONE DUNGEON[BNDNG]
=====================
ENEMIES:Sand Worm(140HP/Axe+Earth),Skeleton(120HP/Cure+Earth),Gorgon(150HP),
        Minotaur Zombie(190HP/Cure), Basilisk(90HP)

From the start of the Dungeon move straight up on the "Quicksand" and jump over
the Chest to get to the next room. In here jump over the Turtle Shells, move 
down into the water and go left through the Skeleton. Tristam will sell you 
bombs here, just mash through everything and you should be good. 
On a screen transition be sure to put Tristam into "Auto" before 
entering the third room.
In the third room move up and now choose either one of the Worms on the left to
fight and the Skeleton afterwards. You can kill these with Bombs/Auto but be 
sure it is only 1 or 2 enemies, if it is 3 you may want to run and reengage 
since that changes the Battle Formation. Afterwards move on to the next room.
Here go right and up and fight the Skeleton(same strategy as before), bomb the
Skeleton way and go left and up and fight the Behemoth and Skeleton.Now bomb
the next Skeleton way and move through to fight a Minotaur. For Minotaur's you
want to use a slightly different strategy in the battle. If it is only a single
Minotaur, put Tristam on Manual and Defend Benjamin with him, since he is not
able to kill Minotaurs in one shot, if it is 2 enemies you can leave him on
Auto, if it is 3 you might want to run and reengage.
Now move down and enter the final room before the boss room. Fight the Skeleton
and move north through the Skeleton way and grab the Chest with the [SEEDS]
in it.
[NOTE: Once you get these SEEDS, you want to duplicate at least 2 of them for
later usage. I recommend doing it in unfavorable Battles such as 3 Enemy
formations. If you are not familiar with the Duplication Glitch, check out
the Glitches section in this Guide.]
This is rather important for later. Now go back and exit left in the Skeleton 
way.
Fight the Skeleton and Minotaur, then jump over the quicksand before the last
Minotaur in this gauntlet. Now you can either pickup the [QUAKE] spell here, 
which I recommend, in the North room or just continue and fight the last 
Minotaur without picking it up, the [QUAKE]-Spell is not essential to the run 
but it helps.
Before fighting the Boss be sure to heal up to full HP.

=============================================================================
BOSS:Flamerus Rex                                                           =
HP:2200                                                                     =
WEAKNESS:Cure                                                               =
DAMAGE:Benjamin:192 Bombs,214 Quake,250 Cure                                =
       (Level 4)                                                            =
       Tristam:132 Ninja Star(324 Critical Hit)                             =
STRATEGY:Leave Tristam on "Auto" and cast Cure on Rex with Benjamin as much =
         as you can. Once Tristam falls below 1/2HP, heal him manually with =
         the Life-Spell. You are hoping for Tristam to critical hit him for =
         massive damage here. If you picked up the Quake Spell you got one  =
         Spellcharge for that too so use it. Otherwise just go with bombs.  =
         The biggest thing to watch out for is his "Rip-Earth" Attack which =
         will damage both your characters and the more HP he loses, the     =
         more he will use this attack. You should be able to finish him     =
         reliably nontheless but this Boss can be one of the big time losses=
         of the run, so if you are aiming for a really good time make sure  =
         you finish him between 8:45-9:15 on your timer.                    =
                                                                            =
ALTERNATIVE:Since the Duplication Glitch was found, you can actually        =
            give Benjamin a Seed before the fight and he will have 6 White  =
            casts for Cure, meaning if every Cure hits, he will deal 1500   =
            Damage to Rex, meaning Tristam has to deal a total of 700 damage=
            to the Rex (2 crits and 1 normal hit) and can then defend       =
            Benjamin until the Rex is defeated. This is a little safer than =
            what we used to do, overall the "go all out" strategy is ideally=
            still faster though.                                            =
=============================================================================

After the fight you get a heal and the Crystal shines for you. Great! Be sure to
pickup the [SAND COIN] in right Treasure Chests and there are [EXPLOSIVES] in 
the upper left chests if you feel you dont have enough bombs(you should though).
Make sure when you exit through the dungeon to pick up the [STEEL SHIELD] in the
second room of the dungeon north of the Turtle Shells(bomb the Skeleton Head to
get access to it).
Once you are back in the first room, OPEN THE CHEST WITH THE 3 [CURE POTIONS]!
This will be part of a setup for a glitch later. Jump over the Chest,hug the
left side of the wall,jump into  the Quicksand and press left and repeat until 
you reach the exit.

Now move back to Foresta.

7)FORESTA REVISITED[FRSTR]
==========================

Make sure to deliver the Elixir to Kaeli and you can go back on your way to
Focus Tower.

8)FOCUS TOWER SEQUENCE ONE[FTRS1]
=================================

Go little ways North and when you first see the Old Man, you can go left 
through a secret passage! Do not talk to the Old Man, it is not required
to advance the plot.
Continue North past him into the Door.
Go right and pickup the [EXPLOSIVES] in the chests,then open the the yellow door
with the [SAND COIN] you aquired beforehand. Go into the door in the North.
In 2F you can pickup the [FIRE]-Spell if you want which will help greatly in the
upcoming dungeons(go left and down to the chest).
After you got that exit the Tower in the North.

[NOTE: If you are familiar with this speedrun, it is not necessary to pickup the
Fire Spell at all, I still recommend doing it if you are new to the game since
it will provide you with more options to kill enemies in the upcoming dungeons.]

On the World Map move right and up into Libra Temple

9)LIBRA TEMPLE SEQUENCE ONE[LTMP1]
==================================

Just pickup the [EXPLOSIVES] and talk to Phoebe here, you can exit afterwards.
Move right three times to enter Aquaria.

10)AQUARIA SEQUENCE ONE[AQRI1]
==============================

After entering just move left all the way to Phoebe's House, mash through the
little dialogue and exit Aquaria again.
Move right and up on the World Map.

11)WINTRY CAVE[WNTCV]
=====================
ENEMIES:Scorpion(210HP/Fire),Edgehog(220HP/Fire),Giant Toad(180HP),
        Land Worm(265HP/Axe,Earth),Land Turtle(270HP/Axe,Wind,Ice,Thunder),
        Centaur(230HP),Sparna(260HP/Projectile)

Once you enter the Dungeon, go right along the path and defeat the Scorpions
and the Edgehogs that are in the way. Note that if there are three enemies of
one kind, you can leave Phoebe on auto and she will use FIRE on all of them, if
there are two kinds of enemies in the battle you will have to MANUALLY use fire
on all of them for the kill.
Now there is the first tricky enemy in the way, the Landworm. If you picked up
Quake earlier you can leave Phoebe on Auto if there is a Edgehog with them or
Defend with her if its just two of them and use Quake to get a nice and easy
kill on them.
Move along and you will fall down and Phoebe will give you the Claw and now have
the BOW OF GRACE as Weapon.Move west and once you hit the wall down.
Eliminate the Edgehogs, climb up the slope with the claw, fight the Scorpions,
climb up further and fight the Edgehogs. If the Scorpions have a Giant Toad with
them just attack it with Benjamin and FIRE(All) with Phoebe.
Now bomb the door and go through it to 2F.

Fight the Edgehogs on the left side here,then move up and fight the topleft Land
worms. They either come as Landworm x3 or Landworm x2 + Edgehog.
You will come across one more of these later, you either have to have Phoebe
attack a Landworm manually or use a single target Fire and use Quake with
Benjamin. We are not fighting the Turtles next to it to save up a little on
Thunders in this dungeon.
Now move up and fight the Centaurs. Use Thunder(All) on these MANUALLY and 
hope that your attack with the Bomb goes off before they can confuse Benjamin.
Move right now and fight the next Land Turtle,Centaur and Edgehog right next to
that one.
Afterwards move Northeast, fight the Land Worm and Edgehog there and then move
down the stairs to the next room.
In 3F fight the Land Turtle(use Thunder(All) manually if Centaur is with them),
move down right and fight the Sparna, use a Seed, then the Land Turtle and 
Centuar.(Thunder(All) manually and Bombs for the Sparna).

After the Centaur move North for the next Boss.

=============================================================================
BOSS:Squidite                                                               =
HP:2500                                                                     =
WEAKNESS:None                                                               =
DAMAGE:Benjamin:202 Bombs                                                   =
       (Level 7)                                                            =
       Phoebe:318 Bow of Grace(686 Critical Hit).                           =
STRATEGY:Start out by throwing Bombs and manually casting Thunder on all    =
         enemies to get rid of the Sparna's rather quick.                   =
         After that just go all out with Normal Attacks, if Benjamin dies it=
         is not a big deal Phoebe will kill him without dying. The only     =
         thing you need to heal is if Phoebe gets blinded by him.           =
=============================================================================
         
Pick up the [LIBRA CREST] and make your way out just the way you came in!
Move down, left,down,left and left to go to the Libra Temple once more.

At this point you SHOULD have 2 Wizard Spell Charges on Phoebe left and still
have 3 Seeds in your inventory if you duped two of them in earlier fights.

12)LIBRA TEMPLE SEQUENCE TWO[LTMP2]
===================================
Since you have the LIBRA CREST now, you can use the teleporter in this Temple.
On the other side go north and talk to the Old Man to get the [WAKEWATER] and
now return to Aquaria.

13)AQUARIA SQUENCE TWO[AQRI2]
=============================
You will get a cutscene here with the Wakewater, afterwards go to the INN
(the building on the right) and rest up there to refresh your magic. Leave
the town and go up on the world map once.

14)FALLS BASIN[FLSBS]
=====================
ENEMIES:Desert Hag(280HP/Fire),Lamia(300HP/Wind,Ice,Thunder)

Before you move make sure you are healed up to full.
Now for the first cool trick of the run. Push the first pillar north and left
through the passage until you hit the wall, then make a bridge with it by 
pushing it one more tile to the north. Go through the passage north of here and
fight the Desert Hag(leave Phoebe on Auto for a quick kill).
Go south, jump over the bridge you created and fight the next Desert Hag.Go
down the stairs and fight the Lamia. If it is only 2 Lamia's you can leave
Phoebe on Auto, she will cast Thunder, if it is 2 Lamia's and a Desert Hag
make sure to manually cast Thunder on all of them and attack with Bombs.
Now push the pillar you just "freed" in between the gap so you create another
Bridge, jump over it and fight the next Lamia to "free" another pillar.
Now for the sequence break in this dungeon.

Push the pillar you just "freed" 4 tiles left, 1 tile up,2 tiles left again and
then 5 tiles up. Push the pillar below that 4 tiles up,then push the other
pillar one tile right in the corner, then the other one up and 2 right.
Go back to the first pillar you used to create a bridge.
Push it 1 tile right, 1 tile down and 9 tiles right. Now go back to where you
fought the last Lamia, go up the stairs, go left and now jump over 
all the pillars to avoid the other 2 enemies that are in this area and
go straight to the boss!

Before fighting the boss make sure to pickup the [HEAL]-Spell that is in the
Chest left from it. Use a Seed on Phoebe to maximize her Wizard Spell Charges
again and go into the next fight.

=============================================================================
BOSS:Snow Crab                                                              =
HP:3000                                                                     =
WEAKNESS:Axe                                                                =
DAMAGE:Benjamin: 202 Bombs, 242 Axe                                         =
       (Level 8)                                                            =
       Phoebe:318 Bow of Grace,520 Thunder                                  =
STRATEGY:Start out by attacking with Bombs with Benjamin and using Fire(All)=
         with Phoebe to finish off the Desert Hags.                         =
         After this first Round, you have 5 Thunders to throw at Snow Crab, =
         which means you will deal a total of 2600 damage with that to it,  =
         meaning in 5 turns Benjamin only has to deal roughly 400 damage.   =
         You can do this with Bombs or the Axe, the Axe is faster animation-=
         wise but can miss, its your call.                                  =
         If you wanna play it safe revive Benjamin and heal accordingly,    =
         Snow Crab can confuse a party member which can result in desastrous=
         outcomes, but generally you should be able to get past him without =
         too many issues.                                                   =
=============================================================================

After your victory Phoebe will give you the [JUMBO BOMB] which will be really
useful in the next dungeon! Bomb the door and exit. Go north twice and enter
the next dungeon.

15)ICE PYRAMID[ICPYD]
=====================
ENEMIES:Desert Hag(280HP/Fire),Lamia(300HP/Wind,Ice,Thunder),Mage(330HP/Fire),
        Phanquid(400HP/Fire),Sphinx(360HP),Stoney Roost(350HP/Projectile),
        Gather(360HP/Bomb,Wind,Ice,Thunder),Freezer Crab(410HP/Axe)

[IMPORTANT NOTE: KEEP 1 SEED UNTIL YOU OPEN THE CHEST WITH THE HEAL POTIONS,
OTHERWISE YOU WILL HAVE TO IMPROVISE LATER ON A GLITCH]

Go to the glowing statue and Phoebe says she can see a switch.Hit it by using
the Sword on it. Afterwards heal up both Characters with Cure from Phoebe and 
use the second SEED on her to refill her magic. Make sure to switch back to 
bombs after you hit the switch for the upcoming fights. 

Now this dungeon is a pain for speedrunning since all the enemies are invisible
here so I am gonna try to be as detailed as possible with the explanation on 
how to move through here so bear with me if this is gonna be 
a great wall of text.

Move through the door you just unlocked until you reappear on the otherside,
go left, hug the wall downways, go left to the second corridor.

Here there are 2 chests, open the RIGHT one to get [REFRESHER]x3 as further
setup for a glitch later on.

From here move up.
At the end to the right there are Lamia's waiting for you, deal with them as
usual.
In this little square there are enemies on every corner, so watch out for that, 
you want to fight the Desert Hag thats in the Northeast corner at the 
intersection(Bomb/Auto to get rid of them).
Move right into the tight corridor and fight the next Lamia.
Follow the path until you hit the door which is blocked by some Mages.
If it is 3 Mages, great you can just Bomb/Auto them. If they have a Lamia at 
their side, you need to cast Thunder with Phoebe manually and hit them with
Bombs.
Onward to 2F.

Here go left into the next small corridor. There are Lamia's waiting for you at
the "entrance" of the corridor and Mages inbetween. A Phanquid is blocking the
entrance to 3F, if he is alone just Defend with Phoebe and throw bombs at him,
if he has a Sphinx at his side you need to cast Life/Fire on the Sphinx with 
Phoebe. Onward to 3F.

Go down the right path.You will first have to fight a Desert Hag and afterwards
you will come across your first Stoney Roost enemy. These can either appear with
2 of their kind and a Mage or with 3 of their kind. 
Just leave Phoebe on auto and throw bombs in round one and defend with Phoebe 
in round 2 and finish them off with bombs.
(NOTE:If Benjamin or Phoebe fall below 1/2HP which can happen at this point,heal
 that by curing them with Phoebe after battles.)
Move along to the right and fight the Gathers. These are quite easily dealt
with since they are weak against bombs. Just throw bombs and defend with Phoebe.
The next enemy on the path is a Freezer Crab, which either comes with a Gather
or alone. If its alone, Bomb/Defend, if it has company,
use Bomb/Attack on Freezer Crab manually with Phoebe to kill it fast.
Jump over the chest and fight the next pair of Gathers and then press the switch
to open a passage on the left.
Backtrack to where you entered 3F and go left this time around.
Fight the Desert Hag,Stoney Roost,Gather,Freezer Crab and Desert Hag in the thin
Corridor, then move right to fight one more Stoney Roost and go up and left from
there.
Onward to 4F.

Move left from the entrance, fight the Mages and then move around until you see
the door to 5F. Before trying to enter it check your Magic, you should use the
last SEED on Phoebe either here if you have 0 Wizard Spells left or after
the next Battle if you have 1 Wizard spell left. Either way a Sphinx is blocking
the entrance that might have a Gather their side. In that case use Thunder(All)
manually with Phoebe and attack with Bombs, if its only 2 Sphinx you might
consider casting Life on one with Phoebe.
Onward to 5F.

Go straight and fall down the pit. I'm serious do it. You will land back in 4F
where you will want to be picking up two very important items.
First off, open the chests to the left here for [HEAL POTIONS]x3. This means
that your first row in your inventory should now look something like this:
Seed / Cure Potion / Refresher / Heal Potions. If that is the case, you have
the perfect setup for a glitch we are going to use in Fireburg.
Jump over both chests to the left and move up immediatley after the second jump
to fight some more Gathers. If they have a Stoney Roost with them, just leave 
Phoebe on Auto so she attacks the Roost and gets rid of it. Press the switch 
that is up ahead and move back around. On the right side line yourself up with
the Magical Chest and go up from there. Before you hit the Brown Chest, you
will either fight Sphinx x2 or Sphinx x2 and a Gather. Deal with them
accordingly, then jump over the chest and now pickup the Red Chest which gives
you the [NOBLE ARMOR], which is what you came here for!
It gives you resistance to Blizzard, which is why we came here in the first 
place. Move back around to reach 5F once more.

On 5F now go right and fight the Stooney Roosts that are in the way. BE CAREFUL
TO NOT SLIP AND FALL OFF HERE, IT CAN HAPPEN! Follow the path until you have
to fight Gathers again. You can leave Phoebe on Auto either way, since she will
just Thunder(All) if its 3 Gathers. Now bomb the cracked ice tile in the middle
and fall down all the way until you get to a small square that has a couple of
switches in it. press the one to the North where you landed and fall down again.

In B1 try moving down to trigger a Lamia battle. After victory move down and
pickup the [KNIGHT SWORD]!Jump over the chest,move down the stairs to the bottom
right and go all the way to the topleft corner of the room which is blocked by
yet another Lamia.
(NOTE:If you only have 2 Thunders before this fight, which can rarely happen if
you got bad encounter luck throughout the dungeon, Attack the Desert Hag with
the Knight Sword you just got and use Bow of Grace with Phoebe on the Lamia's,
so you have 2 Thunders left for the upcoming 2 fights.)

Move through the door after the battle and fight the 2 Sphinx battles that are
blocking the way.Move straight north and be careful not to slip down here, you
can infact fall down here. Once you reached the end of the path, go right and
north on the snake path and make your way to the Boss of this Dungeon.

=============================================================================
BOSS:Ice Golem                                                              =
HP:6500                                                                     =
WEAKNESS:FIRE                                                               =
DAMAGE:Benjamin:402 Jumbo Bombs, 432 Fire(Claw)                             =
       (Level 11)                                                           =
       Phoebe:606 Fire                                                      =
STRATEGY:Start out by casting FIRE manually with both your characters and go=
         from there. If anyone of your characters falls below 1/2HP, heal   =
         with Phoebe(put her on Auto).Make sure to equip the Claw on        =
         Benjamin if you are using FIRE.                                    =
         This is the first boss that can randomly be faster than Phoebe, so =
         that is something to watch out for too.                            =
         After you used up all your FIREs with Benjamin, switch to Jumbo    =
         Bombs.                                                             =
         If you pay enough attention to your HP you will have an easy time  =
         with this fight since you picked up the NOBLE ARMOR beforehand.    =
=============================================================================

Afterwards you get another shining Crystal and a free heal. Phoebe leaves the
party now. DO NOT FORGET TO PICKUP THE [RIVER COIN] IN THE CHEST!
Alright now for escaping this dungeon. Fall down the hole BELOW the crystal,
then move 1 tile right and fall down the next time. You are now back on 4F
where you picked up the Noble Armor, from here pretty much go out the way you
came in.

IMPORTANT NOTE:If you are below 10 Bombs now, make sure to pickup the left
               chest at the end of the long corridor in 1F since it will now
               contain [EXPLOSIVE] instead of [ARROWS].

Back on the World Map, move two down, 1 right, 1 down, 2 left and 1 up. You
should now be standing on the only Battlefield you will ever have to clear
in the run, it is well worth it though.

16)EXIT BATTLEFIELD[EXBTL]
==========================

You can either engage a single Phanquid here or a Phanquid + Sphinx. If its the
later just run away and reenter the battlefield,use bombs on the single
Phanquid(thats why you want to have > 10 bombs before this).
After you cleared the Battlefield you will receive the almighty [EXIT]-Spell.

Now move left and down and enter the Focus Tower for the second time.

17)FOCUS TOWER SEQUENCE TWO[FTRS2]
==================================

Move down the stairs on the right, ignore the Old Man and move the statue right
next to pillar in the southwest. Use [EXIT] once you have done that.

Return to the Exit Battlefield and move down from there and enter the Focus
Tower from the lower half of it.
Move down the stairs and open the next door here with the RIVER COIN and go up
the stairs past it.
Jump over the statue you just pushed here, go left and exit the tower.

[NOTE: If you still have Seeds in your inventory, use them now so the first
spot in your inventory is empty.]

Move north on the world map until you reach Fireburg and enter it.

18)FIREBURG[FREBG]
==================

Here is where our glitchy adventure begins. If you set yourself up with
collecting items like I told you to, the first row of your inventory will
look like this:
Empty / Cure Potionsx3 / Refreshersx3 / Heal Potionsx3 .

Now go to the Inn, the first building when you move North from the entrance.
The boy on the right here sells Seeds. Talk to him and buy 0 from him.
No I am not lying, buy 0 Seeds. Once you did that it will dispay 0 Seeds in
your first slot in your inventory. Use one and it will say 99, so we
successfully stocked up on Seeds for the rest of the run.
Additionally, it will transform the Cure Potions to the right into Sky Coins!
They don't do anything and I recommend not touching them for the rest of the
run, but this enables us to underflow our inventory even further.
The lady at the table left from the boy that sells Seeds sells you Cure
Potions. Since you do not have any of them, she wont say you already have
enough, but where does the game pack them when your first row is full? Well
it will try to pack them one slot to the right, which will essentially affect
all of our Key Items depending on how much we buy!

What we want to do now is buy 19 Cure Potions. The game will hand us a
Mobius Crest, Sun Coin and Sky Coin! It will delete all the other Key Items
we had before but that is not a big issue since we dont need them anymore.

Once you are done with that, exit out of Fireburg and return to the Focus
Tower.

19)FOCUS TOWER SEQUENCE THREE[FTRS3]
====================================

Make your way down and use the SUN COIN to open the rightmost door this time,
make sure to ignore the Old Man as usual and dont go down the set of stairs
that is here and exit the tower. Also pickup [EXPLOSIVES] out of the chest
before the Sand Coin door, you are gonna need them later on!

On the World Map go right and enter Rope Bridge.

[SIDENOTE: Since we have never done the Lava Dome, we will stay cloudy here
for the rest of the game :). I will try my best to not leave out world map
navigation.]

20)ROPE BRIDGE[RPBRD]
=====================

Once you go right enough you will get thrown into a little cutscene, mash
through the text and use EXIT on the fight you get thrown in.
Afterwards Tristam will rejoin you. Use EXIT and move right on the Map and
enter the Alive Forest.

21)ALIVE FOREST[AVFRS]
======================
ENEMIES:Mummy(685HP/Cure,Wind,Ice,Thunder),Spector(690HP/Projectile,Cure,Wind)

Go southeast and cut the Tree's that are blocking your path here and fight
the Mummies in your way on the Bridge. Your best bet for this fight is to
have Tristam defend since he cant do much against Mummies and you cast Exit
on every single one of them.
Continue on the Bridge and fight the Spector on the other end of it. You can
set Tristam to Auto in these fights since he can oneshot Spectors and Exit
with Benjamin, preferably use Exit on Mummies first if there is one.
Now go to the southeast corner and cut right through the Tree's until you
get into another fight with Spectors and see a Tree with a beard.
Talk to the Tree once and Tristam will tell you that Kaeli might be able to
have a little talk with him. Use EXIT and return to Aquaria through the
Focus Tower.

22)AQUARIA SEQUENCE THREE[AQRI3]
================================

First of all you need to go into the Water here and visit Spencer which is
on the left below Phoebe's House in a deep tunnel. Just walk straight down
the path and you will reach him. After a little talk Tristam will leave
your party but give you the mighty [DRAGON CLAW]. Phoebe will come in
and destroy the tunnel. Great work... use EXIT afterwards and reenter
Aquaria.

Now visit Phoebe's House on the left and talk to Kaeli who is lying in the
bed here. She will join your party and she got a decent upgrade since last
time you had her in the party.

On your retruntrip through the Focus Tower make sure to once again pickup
some [EXPLOSIVES], this should be the second time you pick them up in three
trips.

Once you left Focus Tower, go right back in and make your way down the set
of stairs you kept passing that are close to the Old Man.

Down here is a fight that has a Ninja/Minotaur and either an Iflyte or
Chimera. Use Exit and Aero(Single) with Kaeli, past it you will find the
Aero spell for yourself. Exit out from here.

Return to the Alive Forest and make your way back to the Tree and talk to
it. Now you can enter it and clean out the Monsters that found a home inside
of it.

NOTE:You can now use Aero(all)/Aero(all) to kill Mummies/Spectors in one turn
     and even better, if there is only 2 enemies Kaeli can one shot these 2 
     with one Aero(all)! You just have to keep in mind that you need to do 
     this MANUALLY with her.

23)GIANT TREE[GNTTR]
====================
ENEMIES:Mummy(685HP/Cure,Wind,Ice,Thunder),Live Oak(710HP/Axe,Fire),
        Snipion(690HP/Fire),Leech(745HP/Axe,Wind,Earth),Ooze(750HP/Bombs),
        Mad Toad(740HP/Ice),Skuldier(750HP/Projectile,Cure,Wind)

After entering move directly up into the first Mummy fight and then left into
the Live Oak. For Live Oak fights you should put Kaeli on Auto and use Exit
since Aero/Aero doesnt work too well on them.
Move north past the Spector and go right when you can and fight the next Live
Oak. Climb up the little slope and put the Dragon Claw to use and grapple your-
self over south twice,then west,then north and finally east and enter the
doormouth.

Go southwest here and grapple yourself over the gap and fight the Live Oak and
the Snipion that blocks the slope.You can use Exit/Auto on Snipions aswell.
Climb up and use the Sword to open the closed mouth and go through the door.
On the other side fight the left Leeches and grapple over to the left after
defeating them. For Leeches, if there are 2 Kaeli can kill them with one Aero,
if there are 3 you can either Aero(All) with both or Exit and fight them
with the Axe with Kaeli. Both versions have ups and downs, its preference of
how you want to approach this section pretty much.
After you grappled over, move little ways down and right from there and fight
the 3 Leech battles on the way, move up north and use the Sword to open the
mouth and go in here.

Starting in this room, Leeches can have an Ooze in their Battle Formation.
These are pretty annyoing since they will reflect your magic back at you with
full power so you want to avoid that! In case this happens just use Exit/Auto
to get rid of the 2 Leeches and then Attack/Auto to kill the Ooze.
Ooze's can also be petrified by the Dragon Claw, so that is a potential way
to kill them instantly.

Anyways go left now and fight 3 Leech Battles, after the third cut the Mushrooms
to the north from here with the Axe and fight the Leech at the end of the path
here. Use the Dragon Claw to climb up the slope and fall down to the left and
fight two more Leech Battles before exiting south from there.

Follow the path and fight the Mad Toad that is blocking the Vine. For Mad Toads
you want to use Exit and MANUALLY attack with Kaeli, since sometimes she uses
Aero on all which does not have a great effect on these. Fall down the Vine and
move up from here use the Sword to open the mouth and go through.
On the other side fight the Leech and Mad Toad.
Climb up the slope and follow the path until you reach a closed mouth that is
blocked by some more Leeches. Dispose of them and open the mouth and go through.

Here go left and fight the Ooze. For two Oozes, use Bomb/Auto since they are
weak against bombs and Kaeli will attack when she is on Auto.
Move left and follow the path and fight the Skuldier. These are pretty much
the same as Leeches, 2 can be killed with an Aero of Kaeli that you can cast
manually.
Ignore the first mouth on the right and enter the second one.

Cut your way through the Mushrooms and on top cut your way to the right and 
engage the Ooze waiting for you. If he has a Skuldier joining him, make sure to
manually single target an Aero spell with Kaeli on him and use Bombs with
Benjamin.
Move along the path and fight 2 more Ooze battles, then exit through the door
south.

Here follow the only path you can fighting the Leech,Ooze,Skuldier,Leech and
Ooze in the way. Now fight the Skuldier guarding the slope, climb up afterwards
and open the mouth and go through. Here fight the right Skuldier and move north
after the battle to the final slope you have to climb(You need to use White/Aero
against 3 Skuldiers).
Make sure to heal up and Seed up before the upcoming fight.

=============================================================================
BOSS:Gidrah                                                                 =
HP:13000                                                                    =
WEAKNESS:Wind                                                               =
DAMAGE:Benjamin:1546 Aero(Claw)                                             =
       (Level 16)                                                           =
       Kaeli:1726 Aero                                                      =
STRATEGY:For your first turn put the KNIGHT SWORD on Benjamin and EXIT one  =
         Skuldier and manually kill the other with a Single Target Aero from=
         Kaeli.                                                             =
         Gidrah can paralyze Benjamin or use Stone Breath to petrify one of =
         your characters, counter that with healing this immediatley.       =
         Like every other boss it's generally a good idea to heal if one of =
         your characters falls below 1/2HP (Auto with Kaeli). Use White/Aero=
         on him and he should fall all too soon, just remember to cast it   =
         manually with Kaeli since she wont use it on Auto and instead      =
         attack with her Axe(which is weird since he is weak to Aero).      =
=============================================================================

After the fight talk to the closed mouth and the Tree will move you to the
other end of the forest so you can continue on your journey.
Before you Exit out of this tree though, we have to do a little preparation
before we continue.

Claw down where you fought Gidrah, fall down the right pit.
Go into the door and claw down all the way and fall into the next pit.
From here go to the bottom right door. In the next room cut the mushrooms
immediatley to the left, going up when the fence is going up. At the end
of this you will find a chest with the allmighty [METEOR] spell in it!

Use EXIT move down,right,right and up on the World Map and enter Windia.

24)WINDIA[WNDAA]
================

We will have a couple of things to do here since we kind of skipped over the
Fireburg section. If you asked yourself "why did we glitch the Mobius Crest
earlier?", the reason is upcoming. Enter the second host northwest from the
entrance and go to the basement. Here you can use a teleporter with the Mobius
Crest to Fireburg, conveniently enough to the guy who gives you the
[MEGA GRENADES]! Since we need them to finish the game, we NEED to get them.
Use the teleporter again and then exit and reenter Windia.
This time enter the house to the left and talk to the Lady in there. She will
sell you the [CUPID LOCKET].
Then enter the right house with the Chocobo(?) on top of it and talk to the
Scientist Otto in here to hear that the Wind broke some kind of Machine and
you have to stop that Wind now. Use EXIT after the conversation, move down,
right and up on the World Map and enter Mount Gale.

25)MOUNT GALE[MTGLE]
====================
ENEMIES:Skuldier(750HP/Projectile,Cure,Wind),Water Hag(765HP/Fire),
        Vampire(780HP/Projectile,Wind)

From the entrance move up the stairs north and the small stairs past that, then
go right on the bridge(you can jump over the small gap). Follow the path from
here and fight the Skuldier on top of the next set of stairs.
For all fights in this area (which are not a whole lot) you can use Meteor/
Aero(Single) and kill the enemies in one turn.
Little ways north from her grapple over to the other side and jump over the gap.
Move down and engage the Water Hag.

Move down the next two set of stairs and on the right there is a Vampire fight
you can engage.
Move down the small stair set they blocked and the next one, move right from
here and go up the stairs to fight a Skuldier.
Another huge set of stairs later, there is a bridge to the left, jump over the
gap and fight the Vampires here.

After this get ready for a boss fight(heal and seed up).

=============================================================================
BOSS:Dullahan                                                               =
HP:14000                                                                    =
WEAKNESS:None                                                               =
DAMAGE:Benjamin:1677 Meteor(Claw)                                           =
       (Level 16)                                                           =
       Kaeli:711 Axe, 717 Aero                                              =
STRATEGY:This fight has changed drastically since the new glitches have been=
         found, but the strategy here is very simple.                       =
         Start out the fight by using Meteor and single targeting a Vampire =
         with Aero. That will get rid of the Vampires. From here, leave     =
         Kaeli on Auto so she will heal you when you fall below 1/2 HP and  =
         have Benjamin cast Meteor. You will have to pray to not get hit    =
         by Doom Dance on Kaeli or get crit, most of the time you can come  =
         out victorious though.                                             =
=============================================================================

After the fight heal up and seed up and use EXIT and go back to Windia.
Talk to Otto and he will fix the machine, use EXIT after the conversation and
make your way north to Pazuzu's Tower.

26)PAZUZU'S TOWER[PZUTR]
========================
ENEMIES:Beholder(810HP/Bombs),Garuda(825HP/Projectile,Wind),Manticor(840HP/Ice)
        Chimera(870HP/Projectile,Wind),Sorcerer(840HP/Projectile,Wind),
        Thanatos(900HP/Wind,Ice,Thunder),Gargoyle(888HP/Projectile,Wind)
        Naga(870HP/Wind,Ice,Thunder)

Once you enter you will notice the little girl on the little podest. Talk to
her and she will return to Otto. Go right from there and fight the Beholder
that is blocking the next door.
Beholder's will reflect Magic back at you, so use Bombs since they are weak
to it and leave Kaeli on Auto for the whole battle(if she gets blinded she
will heal herself which is one less menu you have to do).
Go straight up and fight the 3 Garuda battles that are ahead. Unfortunatley
Kaeli can not just kill 2 Garuda's with 1 Aero, so you should stick to using
Exit/Aero(Single) for these fights.

After this hallway you reach 3F and will see Pazuzu waiting for you. Since
this is the first time you will be talking to him he will flee from you no
matter what, no early fighting him! He will randomly go to either 1F,2F,4F,5F
or 6F from here. 7F is the top of the tower but he cant go there since you
wouldnt be able to reach him there for a fight. For now continue left and fight
the Beholder that is in the way. On the left we have Manticor, one of the most
annoying enemies in the game. Kaeli can not kill them with Aero, even with
single targeting it, so you want to use Exit with Benjamin and cast Life on
these with Kaeli to get rid of them.
Next up is a Chimera that is easily disposed of though with an Aero since it
is weak to it. Enter the door these 3 groups were blocking and go up a
hallway with 3 Beholder battles in it.

On the other end of the hallway you will end up on 5F. You can not check for
Pazuzu here yet though since there is too many monsters in the way.
Fight the Garuda in the way and enter the next door you come across for
another hallway, this time with 3 Manticors in it.

On the other end of the hallway you will reach the top of the tower, 7F.
Fight the Chimera to the left,this time it will come with a Sorcerer. You
can kill Sorcerers by single targeting Aero on them with Kaeli or using Life
on them, its your choice, personally I would cast Aero since Life can miss.
To the left you can grapple over the next gap and engage the Thanatos that is
waiting here. Use Exit on Thanatos and Life on the Manticor and afterwards
kill the Beholder.Alternativley you can cast Exit on the Manticor and single
target Aero on Thanatos, its your call.
Go up the small stairset and fight the Sorcerers and Chimeras here. On the
other end of this path, move south and fight the next Thanatos before
descending through the stairs at the end of the path.

You are now in 6F, fight the Naga and Sorcerer to the left. Naga's are weak
to Aero, but you need to single Target it to kill them so use Exit/Aero.
Open the Chest for the allmighty [FLARE]-Spell!

NOTE:With the Flare Spell you can kill any 2 enemies that are left in Battle
     in this Tower EXCEPT Chimeras since they are strong against Fire! So
     from now on against 2 enemies use Flare and Defend Benjamin with Kaeli
     and against 3 Single Target an Aero Spell and use Flare to kill the rest.

After getting Flare Bomb the blocked path that is close to the stairs you
came through, go through and fight the Naga and Sorcerer.
You will find yourself before one of the three switches you can push in this
tower. If you get close to one of the Naga here you can see if Pazuzu is on
this floor, if he is great,flip the switch with the Axe and skip ahead to the
boss section. This is pretty much what you want for a speedrun since this is
the earliest you can possibly fight him. If he is not, well still push the
switch with the Axe since you want to block the way to 6F for him which you
are doing by pushing this switch.

Return to where you got Flare and go up the corridor and fight the Naga and
Sorcerer and go down the set of stairs here.
You are now on 5F and can see if Pazuzu is here. Whether he is or not you
still have to continue down this path, so fight the Thanatos,Sorcerer,Garuda
and Thanatos that is guarding the stairs. Go ahead down the stairs.

You are now in 4F and can see if Pazuzu is here.Fight the Gargoyles and
Chimera that is in your way. Now if Pazuzu was on 4F or 5F, go through the
passage that is close to the stairs, fight the Sorcerer on the left,go up
from there, fight the Chimera and flip the switch here so you block him
from going below 4F(this will leave him stuck between 4F and 5F).
If he is on 4F you now have to bomb the door and fight 2 Gargoyle battles
and talk to him here so he goes to 5F.(So 4F has two extra battles compared
to 5F Pazuzu).
Go back the way you came all the way until 5F, go right here, fight the
Thanatos,Garuda,Sorcerer and one more Thanatos before getting ready for the
boss battle.

Now if he wasnt on either 4F,5F or 6F, take the stairs directly south from
where he can be in 4F to 3F, grapple over the gap and take the stairs down
to 2F. Here fight the Naga on the right and go up and fight the Gargoyle and
Thanatos before the switch. If Pazuzu is on 2F feel free to curse all you want
this is the worst outcome possible. Either way push the switch here. If he
is not on 2F you can just EXIT out the dungeon after pushing the switch and
walk straight up to him. You can avoid the seemingly first Garuda fight in
the way by magically walking through the pillar that is in the way. You will
have to fight one that is blocking you at the end of the path though before
you can fight Pazuzu.

Now for what happens if he is on 2F and you push the switch, this is really
annoying. 
First of all go back to 4F and make sure to press the switch there since you
want to lock him in between 2F and 3F.
After pressing the switch, fight the Thanatos you avoided before
that was next to the Naga back on 2F. Move down, fight the next Naga, go left
from here and fight the 3 battles that are blocking your way here before you 
bomb the blocked door and go through here. On the other side of this there is
3 more enemies waiting for you, after fighting these you finally reach
Pazuzu and... HE ESCAPES! AFTER ALL THIS TROUBLE? Yep. He goes to 3F now and
you have to go there. Your best bet is to take the staircase on this
floor back to 1F and grapple over and go to 3F this way. Once you reach
him he will finally fight you.

For all the people that do not understand this, I do not blame you this is
rather difficult to explain and a pain to navigate through even for an
experienced player like me. Im going to try to summarzie in a little
table below what you have to do in order to corner Pazuzu depending on
what Floor he is on.
REMEMBER:This only applies if you talk to him on 3F for the first time, which
in a speedrun setting you defenitley want to do.

Floor after first talk || Action you need to take
===========================================================
   Floor 1             || Go to 2F, press the switch there,
                       || EXIT and reenter and fight him on
                       || 1F
===========================================================
   Floor 2             || Press switches on 2F and 4F,talk
                       || to him on 2F, will end up on 3F
                       || where you can fight him
===========================================================
   Floor 4             || Press switches on 4F and 6F,talk
                       || to him on 4F, will end up on 5F
                       || where you can fight him
===========================================================
   Floor 5             || Press switches on 4F and 6F, go
                       || to 5F where you can fight him
===========================================================
   Floor 6             || Press switch on 6F and fight him
                       ||

Well after this long talk and wherever you cornered him, its time to heal and
seed up for the boss fight.

=============================================================================
BOSS:Pazuzu                                                                 =
HP:25000                                                                    =
WEAKNESS:Projectile,Wind                                                    =
DAMAGE:Benjamin:1968 Flare(Claw)                                            =
       (Level 20)                                                           =
       Kaeli:701 Axe, 1587 Aero                                             =
STRATEGY:Start out by using Flare with the Claw equipped and Aero with Kaeli=
         This guy has the 2nd most HP in the game so this can take quite a  =
         while.                                                             =
         After 5 turns he will start using "Psychshield" which lets him     =
         reflect spells back at you, so use this to heal up and use a Seed  =
         on Benjamin. Watch out though since Kaeli is sometimes faster than =
         Pazuzu, she will get to act before he releases his Psychshield in  =
         the consecutive turn, so dont just blindly cast Aero there and be  =
         safe and heal/attack with the Axe.                                 =
         Pazuzu also has the ability to use Stone Beak so you want to keep  =
         your HP as high as possible at any time so you dont die from a     =
         combination attack that follows Stone Beak.                        =
         After he used Psychshield once he is gonna use it every 3 turns so =
         be prepared for that.                                              =
=============================================================================

After the fight you release the fourth Crystal and get healed up. Since we
glitched it into our inventory earlier, we dont need to take the [SKY COIN]
from the Chest. Exit out of the dungeon and return to Windia for the final
glitchiness we will use in our Speedrun.

27)THE "USED TO BE" RUNAROUND[RNARD]
====================================

Before we move on, your first row of your inventory should look like this:
99 Seed / 3 Sky Coin / 3 Refresher / Empty .
If your 4th slot still contains Heal Potions, use them up now.
Walk into the INN and buy 0 Cure Potions on the right from the old lady.
DO NOT USE THEM NOW.
Go talk to Otto again so Reuben will rejoin your party. Once he is in your
party, go into your inventory and use the 0 Potions in your 4th slot, thus
changing your Key Items drastically by underflowing them. You will now
have a [THUNDER ROCK] for free without running around and collecting it
manually and can immediatley talk to Otto again! BUT AGAIN, YOU NEED TO
DO THIS AFTER YOU GET REUBEN, IF YOU DO IT BEFOREHAND YOU WILL SOFTLOCK THE
GAME BECAUSE YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GET REUBEN INTO YOUR PARTY.

Anyways, I hope that is enough of a warning. Once you "delivered" the Thunder
Rock, exit and move 2 locations north.

28)SPENCER'S PLACE[SPCPL]
=========================

Once you enter there will be a little cutscene. Usually you would get the
[MOBIUS CREST] here, but we were fortunate enough to glitch this into our
inventory earlier so just leave immediatley after and go back to Windia.

In Windia go to Otto's house and talk to Kaeli, she will give you the
[CAPTAIN CAP]! EXIT and reenter Windia. Go North past the INN this time into
the house on far top right of the city. In this house take the stairs down on
the right and use the Mobius-Teleporter to get to the Ship Dock.
From here just move north and enter the Deck of Mac's Ship.

29)MAC'S SHIP[MCSHP]
====================
ENEMIES:Naga(870HP/Wind,Ice,Thunder),Gargoyle(888HP/Projectile,Wind),
       Thanatos(900HP/Wind,Ice,Thunder),Shadow(925HP/Wind,Ice,Thunder)
       Chimera(870HP/Projectile,Wind), Sorcerer(840HP/Projectile,Wind)

Move left and fight the Chimera. If it is 2 Chimeras, perfect, use
Aero/White. If it is 2 Mages and a Chimera, bad luck, you will have to
Exit/Life(Mages). From here move right and fight fight the Thanatos to the left
that is standing infront of a barrel. You are aiming to get
a 2 Thanatos Battle Formation so you can use Flare/Defend, so if you get another
one just run away until you get this one.

Jump over the barrel and climb up the mast,go right at the first intersection
and then up the rope until you are between 2 Thanatos. Again try to get the
2 Thanatos formation, you can fight either one of those, and exit through the
stairs to the northwest from here. Descend further to reach B2.

Here go south and fight the next Thanatos, go up the stairs at the end here.
Take the left path and descend once more and now fight the Gargoyle that is
in your way(Use Flare with Benjamin and White with Reuben here).Follow the path
and you will reach B1 where a Red Chest on the left with the [GAIA'S ARMOR]
awaits you!
In the bottom of this room there is Mac waiting for you. Talk to him and you
will automatically be put at the docks again. Here move one tile down to get
Spencer and Tristam to appear and after the dialogue take the Mobius-Teleporter
back and use EXIT then and reenter Winida.

Go to the INN(house behind Otto's house) and Phoebe will automatically join you
after a cutscene. Stay at the INN here(talk to the boy on the left), then talk
to Mac once, use EXIT afterwards, reenter Windia and go back to Mac's Ship.

On the deck go left and use the, after you have reached your destination use
EXIT, move north once on the World Map and you will be at Doom Castle.

30)DOOM CASTLE[DMCST]
=====================
a)Bone Dungeon Part[BDPRT]
==========================
ENEMIES:Shadow(925HP/Wind,Ice,Thunder),Gorgon(150HP),Phanquid(400HP/Fire),
        Stheno(630HP/Earth)

Go left from the entrance until you get to fight some Shadows in the way. These
are weak to Thunder, so if you have 3 of these, use Thunder on one with Phoebe,
if its 2 Phoebe can use White. Benjamin should always use Flare.

Move north until you see stairs that go into the quicksand.

[NOTE: If you are below Level 21, you will need the Claw to kill 2 Ninjas with
Flare]

==============================================================================
OPTIONAL:Go to the end of the stairs and hold RIGHT the whole time until you =
         reach a Bone Head you can get rid of with a Bomb. Fight the Gorgon  =
         that is in the way and open the Chest to get the almighty           =
         [AEGIS SHIELD] that will give you protection against the annoying   =
         petrify status! You do not have to get this, it will take 1 minute  =
         to get this but it's pretty nice since later on almost every enemy  =
         has some sort of petrification spell in store, so its your choice.  =
         Afterwards head back left and go past where you fought the Shadows. =
==============================================================================

Ignore the first two stairs that go into the quicksand and go down the third you
will come along until you hit a wall. move right from here into the little
corridor and make sure to hold LEFT as you go down this one so you end up on a
chest that is next to a bone head. Stand above the bone head, use a bomb to get
rid of the one on the left and grapple over, move north and its time for the
next boss.

=============================================================================
BOSS:Skullrus Rex                                                           =
HP:10000                                                                    =
WEAKNESS:Exit,Cure                                                          =
DAMAGE:haha                                                                 =
STRATEGY:Use Exit on Skullrus Rex and leave Phoebe on Auto for the first    =
         round, she will cast Thunder on a single Shadow hopefully. After   =
         you got Skullrus, use Flare or whatever to finish of the rest.     =
=============================================================================

Move up two floors past where you fought the Rex and you will have to use the
SKY COIN now to open the final door in Focus Tower.
Behind that door move up and enter the next one.

b)Ice Pyramid Part[IPPRT]
=========================
ENEMIES:Shadow(925HP/Wind,Ice,Thunder),Cerberus(935HP/Fire),
        Phanquid(400HP/Fire),Iflyte(660HP/Ice),Thanatos(900HP/Wind,Ice,Thunder)
        Freezer Crab(410HP/Axe)

NOTE:You can leave Phoebe on Auto for this whole section and Benjamin should
     cast Flare every battle.

Kill the left shadow that is blocking the switch and go into to the door after
you hit the aforementioned.
From here go left and hit the next switch,go into the opened door and fight
the Phanquid. Hit the switch he was guarding and move back to the entrance.

From here move right this time and jump over the gap, go left to yet hit another
switch. Go right and up, ignore the Phanquid for now and follow the rightmost
path to another switch you have to hit.
Now go back and fight the Phanquid and continue on this path and fight the
Freezer Crab blocking the next switch. Hit it.
(Most of the time this is the fight after which you have to use seeds on your
party members to refresh).

Go back grapple over down to the post that is close to the inactive statue
close to the starting point. Follow the path, go down if you have a choice,take
the left door in the room and hit the statue past this little room.
A little below this statue you can jump over the gap and follow the path left
around until you hit another Freezer Crab.
At the end of the path grapple over to the other side, go into the door and
prepare for the boss fight.

=============================================================================
BOSS:Stone Golem                                                            =
HP:10000                                                                    =
WEAKNESS:Exit                                                               =
DAMAGE:haha                                                                 =
STRATEGY:Another fight you can use Exit on the Boss, this is the last one   =
         though.                                                            =
         Leave Phoebe on Auto, so she will use FIRE on a Cerberus and you   =
         use Exit on the Golem and be done with this fight.                 =
=============================================================================

After the fight exit the room and grapple over to the bottomright, move south
all the way until you can grapple over twice more and are back at the entrance.
Now move out of this area and climb up one Floor in the hallway to reach the
next part of Doom Castle.

c)Lava Dome Part[LDPRT]
=======================
ENEMIES:Cerberus(935HP/Fire),Stheno(630HP/Earth),Iflyte(660HP/Ice)

Take the right path and jump over the platforms, then turn left where you see
the Stheno and jump over to her and fight her(Use Flare/White).

Jump across the platforms to the south from here and fight the Cerberus in the
way(If its 2 Flare/White, if its 3 Flare/Defend).
Grapple over to the left and jump north to fight and Iflyte(Flare/White).
Follow the path down and you can see a Cerberus blocking a gap. You can either
fight it now or later when you want to get out of this area its your choice,
either way go to the right end of the path and grapple over and fight the
Stheno in the way. Heal and Seed up after this fight since the next boss is
already waiting for you north from here.

=============================================================================
BOSS:Twinhead Wyvern                                                        =
HP:15000                                                                    =
WEAKNESS:Wind,Ice,Thunder                                                   =
DAMAGE:Benjamin:1512 Aero(Claw)                                             =
       (Level 22)                                                           =
       Phoebe:2007 White                                                    =
STRATEGY:Use White and Flare in the first round so you get rid of the Iflyte=
         and Stheno.                                                        = 
         You dont really have much of a choice here, just use White and Aero=
         and make sure to play it safe and defend/heal when you fall into   =
         the 700's with Phoebe.                                             =
         He should fall relatively quickly.                                 =
=============================================================================

Heal and Seed up once more after the fight and grapple over to the left.
To exit this area, go where I told you the Cerberus were blocking a gap,
grapple over there and voila you are back at the entrance.
Move up once more to reach the penultimate area of this dungeon.

d)Pazuzu's Tower Part[PTPRT]
============================
ENEMIES:Cerberus(935HP/Fire),Chimera(870HP/Projectile,Wind),
        Thanatos(900HP/Wind,Ice,Thunder),Freezer Crab(410HP/Axe)

Fair warning you can fall down to the last part from here, so be careful.
At the first intersection go right and down at the next and fight the
Cerberus.
Move right after the fight along the path and fight the Chimera(If you have
2 Chimera and a Cerberus in the Battle you need to use Meteor/White with both
your characters since Chimera's are strong against Fire).
Continue to the left until you have to fight a Thanatos. Enter the door past
them and fight the Cerberus(This might be a good time to Seed up).
Enter the glass hallway and fight the Chimera and Thanatos.
Exit the glass hallway and fight the Chimera and go right before the Thanatos
(DO NOT FIGHT HIM) and go up at the next intersection.
You can skip this Cerberus by moving right on the stairs. Follow the path and
figth the Chimera and Thanatos before you engage the final Bird in this game.

=============================================================================
BOSS:Zuh                                                                    =
HP:20000                                                                    =
WEAKNESS:Projectile,Wind                                                    =
DAMAGE:Benjamin:2165 Flare(Claw)                                            =
       (Level 22)                                                           =
       Phoebe:2129 White                                                    =
STRATEGY:Use Aero on the Chimera with Benjamin and Thunder on the Thanatos  =
         with Phoebe in the first round.                                    =
         After Round 1 switch to the Claw with Benjamin and start using     =
         Flare every round, Phoebe should use White all the time.           =
         Again if one of you characters falls below 1/2HP have Phoebe heal  =
         with Auto.                                                         =
         This one will use Psychshield just like Pazuzu, but already after  =
         4 turns, so use this to heal up and seed up. Phoebe is RARELY      =
         faster than him so it might be worth casting spells with her after =
         the Psychshield turn, but its still a slight risk.                 =
         Other than that he should go down pretty fast.                     =
=============================================================================

After the fight move back to where you left the Cerberus alive and move straight
down from here and fall down to the Lava Dome part, grapple over and exit the
area.

In the hallway move to the top part of the tower and move to the statue in
the middle of the room. You now get a free heal and the door past it opens up.

Well this is it, go into the huge door and follow the way until the end.

31)DARK KING[DKKNG]
===================

Before fighting him there are two different scenarios here:
Most of the time you will end up on Level 21 or Level 22. Maybe Level 23.
There is a very very very slim chance you will actually hit Level 24 but I
included the strategy to kill him quickly anyways.
Here is the data:

=============================================================================
FINAL BOSS:Dark King                                                        =
HP:40000                                                                    =
WEAKNESS:Cure                                                               =
DAMAGE:Benjamin 23536 Cure(Axe/Bombs),1358 White(Axe/Bombs)                 =
       (Level 21/22/23)                                                     =
       Phoebe:1916 White,heals 13664 with Cure                              =
STRATEGY:Very simple final boss, the basic order of things should be like   =
         this:                                                              =
         Benjamin heals him, Phoebe heals him, Benjamin heals him twice in a=
         row.                                                               =
         In terms of what exactly to do, it would unfold like this:         =
ROUND 1: Benjamin uses Cure on Dark King/Phoebe defends Benjamin            =
ROUND 2: Benjamin uses Cure on Dark King/Phoebe uses Cure on Dark King      =
ROUND 3: Benjamin uses Cure on Dark King/Phoebe defends Benjamin            =
         You could get unlucky and if Dark King decides to drain HP in Round=
         2 he will go through another transformation which will steal around=
         15 seconds from you, but that is about the worst that can happen   =
         to you.                                                            =
=============================================================================

=============================================================================
FINAL BOSS:Dark King                                                        =
HP:40000                                                                    =
WEAKNESS:Cure                                                               =
DAMAGE:Benjamin:1952 Flare(Claw) 19936 Cure(Claw)                           =
       (Level 24)                                                           =
       Phoebe:183 Thunder                                                   =
STRATEGY:Equip the Claw on Benjamin and Cure him twice and defend with      =
         Phoebe in the first 2 rounds. Now use Flare with Benjamin and      =
         Thunder with Phoebe to finish him off. Easy enough huh? :D         =
=============================================================================

It should be rather obvious why you would prefer Level 24 at Dark King, but
with the updated strats and glitches that is close to impossible to happen
to you.
Once you hit him with the final Cure and the Damage rolls, stop the Timer and 
congratulations, you finished the run :).

/////////////////////////////////////////
/////IX)ENEMY FORMATION GUIDE[EFMGE]/////
/////////////////////////////////////////

Instead of providing notes on every single thing in this game I decided I
would do a little formation guide instead. I will list all possible encounters
in a given area below and what you can do to kill them quickly. I feel like
a little overview like that would be more helpful than my notes that nobody
understands anyways.
NOTE: I will not include bosses since there is full battle guides for them
      in the walkthrough.

===============
1)LEVEL FOREST=
===============

BROWNIEx3
---------
Start out with Attack/Auto, if there is a damaged enemy, switch Kaeli to
manual and target one that is not damaged.

BROWNIEx2,SLIME
---------------
Start out with Attack/Auto, if there is a damaged enemy, switch Kaeli to
manual and target one that is not damaged.

SLIMEx3
-------
Start out with Attack/Auto, if there is a damaged enemy, switch Kaeli to
manual and target one that is not damaged.

SLIMEx2,BROWNIE
---------------
Start out with Attack/Auto, if there is a damaged enemy, switch Kaeli to
manual and target one that is not damaged.

===============
2)BONE DUNGEON=
===============

SAND WORM
---------
Attack with Bombs and leave Tristam on Auto.

SAND WORM/SAND WORM
-------------------
Attack with Bombs and leave Tristam on Auto.

SAND WORM/SAND WORM/SAND WORM
-----------------------------
Run away.

SKELETON
--------
Attack with Bombs and leave Tristam on Auto.

SKELETON/SKELETON
-----------------
Attack with Bombs and leave Tristam on Auto.

SKELETON/SKELETON/SKELETON
--------------------------
Run away. (Can be used to duplicate Seeds)

GORGON
------
Attack with Bombs and leave Tristam on Auto.

SAND WORM/GORGON
----------------
Attack with Bombs and leave Tristam on Auto.

SKELETON/GORGON
---------------
Attack with Bombs and leave Tristam on Auto.

MINOTAUR ZOMBIE
---------------
Attack with Bombs and Defend with Tristam.

BASILISK/MINOTAUR ZOMBIE
------------------------
Attack with Bombs and leave Tristam on Auto.

SKELETON/MINOTAUR ZOMBIE/BASILISK
---------------------------------
Run away. (Can be used to duplicate Seeds)

==============
3)WINTRY CAVE=
==============

SCORPION/SCORPION
-----------------
Phoebe will cast Fire on both and kill them if you leave her on Auto.

SCORPION/SCORPION/SCORPION
--------------------------
Phoebe will cast Fire on them and kill them if you leave her on Auto.

SCORPION/SCORPION/GIANT TOAD
----------------------------
You will need to manually cast Fire on All with Phoebe and Attack with
Benjamin.

EDGEHOG/EDGEHOG
---------------
Phoebe will cast Fire on both and kill them if you leave her on Auto.

EDGEHOG/EDGEHOG/EDGEHOG
-----------------------
Phoebe will cast Fire on them and kill them if you leave her on Auto.

EDGEHOG/EDGEHOG/SCORPION
------------------------
You will need to manually cast Fire on all of them.

LAND WORM/LAND WORM
-------------------
Cast Quake with Benjamin and Defend with Phoebe.

LAND WORM/LAND WORM/EDGEHOG
---------------------------
Cast Quake with Benjamin and leave Phoebe on Auto.

CENTAUR/CENTAUR/CENTAUR
-----------------------
Attack with Bombs and cast Thunder on all with Phoebe manually.

CENTAUR/CENTAUR/LAND WORM
-------------------------
Attack with Bombs and cast Thunder on all with Phoebe manually.

LAND TURTLE/LAND TURTLE
-----------------------
Phoebe will kill them with Thunder if you leave her on Auto.

LAND TURTLE/LAND TURTLE/LAND TURTLE
-----------------------------------
Phoebe will kill them with Thunder if you leave her on Auto.

LAND TURTLE/LAND TURTLE/CENTAUR
-------------------------------
Attack with what you want and cast Thunder on all with Phoebe manually.

SPARNA/SPARNA/SPARNA
--------------------
Attack with Bombs and cast Thunder on all with Phoebe manually.

SPARNA/SPARNA/LAND TURTLE
-------------------------
Attack with Bombs and cast Thunder on all with Phoebe manually.

==============
5)FALLS BASIN=
==============

DESERT HAG
----------
If you leave Phoebe on Auto she will kill it.

DESERT HAG/DESERT HAG
---------------------
If you leave Phoebe on Auto she will kill them with Fire.

LAMIA/LAMIA
-----------
If you leave Phoebe on Auto she will cast Thunder and kill them.

LAMIA/LAMIA/DESERT HAG
----------------------
Attack with what you want and have Phoebe cast Thunder on all manually.

==============
6)ICE PYRAMID=
==============

LAMIA/LAMIA/DESERT HAG
----------------------
Attack with what you want and have Phoebe cast Thunder on all manually.

LAMIA/LAMIA/LAMIA
-----------------
If you leave Phoebe on Auto she will cast Thunder and kill them.

DESERT HAG/DESERT HAG
---------------------
If you leave Phoebe on Auto she will kill them with Fire.

DESERT HAG/DESERT HAG/DESERT HAG
--------------------------------
Attack with Bombs and leave Phoebe on Auto so she casts Fire on all.

MAGE/MAGE
---------
If you leave Phoebe on Auto she will kill them with Fire.

MAGE/MAGE/LAMIA
---------------
Attack with Bombs and cast Thunder on all of them with Phoebe.

PHANQUID
--------
If you leave Phoebe on Auto she will kill it with Fire.

SPHINX/PHANQUID
---------------
Attack with Bombs and manually cast Life/Fire on the Sphinx.

STONEY ROOST/STONEY ROOST/STONEY ROOST
--------------------------------------
Attack with Bombs and leave Phoebe on Auto. She will kill one of them with
the BOW OF GRACE. Finish them with either Bomb/Defend or if Benjamin got
petrified with Fire(All) from Phoebe.

STONEY ROOST/STONEY ROOST/MAGE
------------------------------
Attack with Bombs and leave Phoebe on Auto. She will kill one of them with
the BOW OF GRACE. Finish them with either Bomb/Defend or if Benjamin got
petrified with Fire(All) from Phoebe.
You will need to use Fire(All) if the mage heals itself.

GATHER/GATHER
-------------
Attack with Bombs and Defend with Phoebe.

FREEZER CRAB
------------
Attack with Bombs and Defend with Phoebe.

GATHER/FREEZER CRAB
-------------------
Attack with Bombs and Attack the Freezer Crab manually with Phoebe.

SPHINX/SPHINX
-------------
Attack with Bombs and use Fire/Life on one Sphinx with Phoebe.
If for some reason you are out of Fire/Life, you can single target Thunder
aswell.

SPHINX/SPHINX/GATHER
--------------------
Attack with Bombs and cast Thunder on all manually.

GATHER/GATHER/STONEY ROOST
--------------------------
Attack with Bombs and leave Phoebe on Auto. She will kill the Stoney Roost
while you kill the Gathers with the Bombs.

GATHER/GATHER/GATHER
--------------------
Leave Phoebe on Auto and she will Thunder all of them.

===================
7)EXIT BATTLEFIELD=
===================

PHANQUID
--------
Throw Jumbos at him.

SPHINX + PHANQUID
-----------------
Run away as soon as you can.

=============================
8)ROPE BRIDGE + ALIVE FOREST=
=============================

MUMMY
-----
Use Exit on it.

MUMMY/MUMMY
-----------
With Tristam: Exit the Mummies, Defend Benjamin with Tristam.

With Kaeli: Manually cast Aero on both of them with Kaeli, it will kill them.

MUMMY/MUMMY/SPECTOR
-------------------
With Tristam: Exit a mummy and attack the Spector with Tristam manually.
              Then Exit again and Defend.

With Kaeli: Use Aero(All) with both characters.

MUMMY/MUMMY/MUMMY
-----------------
With Tristam: Run away, there are better fights. :)

With Kaeli: Use Aero(All) with both characters.

SPECTOR/SPECTOR
---------------
With Tristam: Exit/Auto.

With Kaeli: Manually cast Aero on both of them with Kaeli, it will kill them.

SPECTOR/SPECTOR/SPECTOR
-----------------------
With Tristam: Exit/Auto.

With Kaeli: Use Aero(All) with both characters.

SPECTOR/SPECTOR/MUMMY
---------------------
With Tristam: Exit the Mummy and leave Tristam on Auto. On the second turn,
              finish the Spector you left.

With Kaeli: Use Aero(All) with both characters.

=============
9)GIANT TREE=
=============

MUMMY/MUMMY/MUMMY
-----------------
You should be Level 12 by now. If you are, equip the Dragon Claw on Benjamin.
Use a single target Aero on one Mummy with Kaeli and Aero(All) with Benjamin
to kill them. This will save 1 attack from the mummies but is only possible
if you are Level 12 and equip the Claw.

LIVE OAK/LIVE OAK
-----------------
Use Exit and leave Kaeli on Auto.

LIVE OAK/LIVE OAK/LIVE OAK
--------------------------
Use Exit and leave Kaeli on Auto.

LIVE OAK/LIVE OAK/SNIPION
-------------------------
Use Exit and leave Kaeli on Auto.

SNIPION/SNIPION
---------------
Use Exit and attack with Kaeli manually.

SNIPION/SNIPION/LIVE OAK
------------------------
Use Exit and leave Kaeli on Auto.

SNIPION/SNIPION/SNIPION
-----------------------
Use Exit and attack with Kaeli manually.

LEECH/LEECH
-----------
Use Aero(All) with Kaeli to kill them.

LEECH/LEECH/LEECH
-----------------
Option 1: If you are fully healed going into the fight, you can Aero(all)
          with both your characters to kill them.

Option 2: Cast Exit and manually attack with Kaeli. If 2 are left after the
          first turn, kill them with Aero(All) from Kaeli.

NOTE: Instead of casting Exit, you can also use the Dragon Claw to petrify
      Leeches.

LEECH/LEECH/OOZE
----------------
Manually attack with Kaeli and try to kill the Ooze by petrifying it with the
Dragon Claw. If you dont kill it on the first turn, you can kill it by damage
on the second Turn.

MAD TOAD/MAD TOAD/MAD TOAD
--------------------------
Use Exit and manually attack with Kaeli.

MAD TOAD/MAD TOAD/LEECH
-----------------------
Use Exit and manually attack with Kaeli.

OOZE/OOZE
---------
Leave Kaeli on Auto and attack with Bombs. 

SKULDIER/SKULDIER
-----------------
Aero(All) with Kaeli to kill them.

OOZE/OOZE/SKULDIER
------------------
Attack with Bombs and Single Target an Aero on the Skuldier. Then either
leave Kaeli on Auto to attack or attack manually and finish the last Ooze
with the Dragon Claw or a Bomb.

SKULDIER/SKULDIER/SKULDIER
--------------------------
Option 1: Exit/Aero(Single). Then finish the last one with one of the two.

Option 2: Aero(All)/Aero(All). This is slightly risky since Skuldiers will
          all go before Benjamin and they can Confuse and Instant Death you.

==============
10)MOUNT GALE=
==============

You can fight all combinations on Mount Gale this way:
Meteor/Aero(Single,Manual).

This will kill every formation here.

==================
11)PAZUZU'S TOWER=
==================
I will make 2 sections for this, starting for without Flare and after you got
Flare.

BEFORE FLARE:
/////////////

BEHOLDER/BEHOLDER
-----------------
Leave Kaeli on Auto and Attack with Bombs. If Kaeli gets blinded on the first
turn, don't worry about it, leave her on Auto so she cures herself.
You can finish off the Beholder with the Sword/Dragon Claw/Bombs.

GARUDA/GARUDA
-------------
Exit/Aero(Single).

GARUDA/GARUDA/BEHOLDER
----------------------
Start out with Exit/Aero(single). Then either Attack the Beholder with both
if you didnt get blinded on Kaeli or let her heal herself and finish it with
a Bomb.

BEHOLDER/BEHOLDER/BEHOLDER
--------------------------
Use Bomb/Auto for the first turn. That should kill one of them.
Then let Kaeli heal herself and finish them with throwing another Bomb.

MANTICOR/MANTICOR
-----------------
Use Exit/Life on them.

CHIMERA
-------
Use Aero with Kaeli on it.

GARUDA/GARUDA/GARUDA
--------------------
Use Aero(all) with both your characters.

MANTICOR/MANTICOR/MANTICOR
--------------------------
Use Exit/Life and pray to the GODS that you will survive. These things can
easily kill you if they want to.

SORCERER/CHIMERA
----------------
Use Exit on the Sorcerer and Aero on the Chimera.

SORCERER/CHIMERA/SORCERER
-------------------------
Use Exit on a Sorcerer and Aero on the Chimera in the first turn. Finish the
leftover Sorcerer with Exit/Aero.

MANTICOR/THANATOS
-----------------
Use Exit on the Manticor and cast Aero on the Thanatos.

MANTICOR/THANATOS/BEHOLDER
--------------------------
Use Exit on the Manticor and cast Aero on the Thanatos. Finish the Beholder
with either Sword/Axe combo from Ben/Kaeli or use Bombs and let Kaeli heal
her Blindness.

SORCERER/SORCERER
-----------------
Use Exit/Aero(Single).

SORCERER/SORCERER/BEHOLDER
--------------------------
Use Exit/Aero(Single). Finish the Beholder with either Sword/Axe combo from 
Ben/Kaeli or use Bombs and let Kaeli healher Blindness.

NAGA/NAGA
---------
Use Exit/Aero(Single).

SORCERER/SORCERER/SORCERER
--------------------------
Use Exit/Aero(Single).

AFTER YOU GOT FLARE
///////////////////

NAGA/NAGA
---------
Use Flare with Ben and Defend with Kaeli.

SORCERER/SORCERER/SORCERER
--------------------------
Use Flare with Ben and cast Aero(Single) with Kaeli.

THANATOS
--------
Use Aero with Kaeli.

GARUDA/GARUDA/GARUDA
--------------------
Use Flare with Ben and cast Aero(Single) with Kaeli.

GARGOYLE/GARGOYLE
-----------------
Use Flare with Ben and Defend with Kaeli.

SORCERER/CHIMERA/SORCERER
-------------------------
Use Aero(Single) on the Chimera with Kaeli and cast Flare with Ben.

NAGA/NAGA/GARGOYLE
------------------
Use Aero(Single) on a Naga with Kaeli and cast Flare with Ben.

==============
12)MAC'S SHIP=
==============
CHIMERA/CHIMERA
---------------
Use Aero(all) and White. If one of your characters gets petrified/paralyzed
on turn one, keep on doing Aero(all) or White.

SORCERER/CHIMERA/SORCERER
-------------------------
Use Exit/Life(on Sorcerer). If you let the Chimera live, use White with Reuben.

MANTICOR/THANATOS/BEHOLDER
--------------------------
Run away.

THANATOS/THANATOS
-----------------
Use Flare with Benjamin and Defend with Reuben.

GARGOYLE/GARGOYLE/GARGOYLE
--------------------------
Use Life on a Gargoyle with Reuben and Flare with Ben.

GARGOYLE/GARGOYLE/SHADOW
------------------------
Use Flare/White.

===============
13)DOOM CASTLE=
===============

a)BONE DUNGEON PART
///////////////////

SHADOW/SHADOW
-------------
Equip the Dragon Claw and use Flare/White.

SHADOW/SHADOW/SHADOW
--------------------
Equip the Dragon Claw and use Flare and single target a Thunder with Phoebe.

SHADOW/GORGON/STHENO
--------------------
Use a single target Thunder on the Shadow with Phoebe and Flare with Ben.

SHADOW/GORGON/MINOTAUR ZOMBIE
-----------------------------
Use a single target Thunder on the Shadow with Phoebe and Flare with Ben.

b)ICE PYRAMID PART
//////////////////

SHADOW/SHADOW/CERBERUS
----------------------
Equip the Dragon Claw and use Flare and single target a Thunder with Phoebe.

SHADOW/PHANQUID/THANATOS
------------------------
Use a single target Thunder on the Shadow with Phoebe and Flare with Ben.

SHADOW/PHANQUID/STHENO
----------------------
Use a single target Thunder on the Shadow with Phoebe and Flare with Ben.

SHADOW/FREEZER CRAB/IFLYTE
--------------------------
Use a single target Thunder on the Shadow with Phoebe and Flare with Ben.

FREEZER CRAB/FREEZER CRAB/SHADOW
--------------------------------
Use a Thunder on the Shadow and cast Flare with Ben.

c)LAVA DOME PART
////////////////

STHENO/STHENO/CERBERUS
----------------------
Use Flare/White.

CERBERUS/CERBERUS
-----------------
Use Flare/White.

CERBERUS/CERBERUS/CERBERUS
--------------------------
Defend Ben with Phoebe and use Flare with Ben.

CERBERUS/IFLYTE/MINOTAUR ZOMBIE
-------------------------------
Use Flare/White.

IFLYTE/IFLYTE/CERBERUS
----------------------
Use Flare/White.

d)PAZUZU'S TOWER PART
/////////////////////

CERBERUS/CERBERUS/SHADOW
------------------------
Use Flare and single Target a Thunder on the Shadow.

CHIMERA/CHIMERA/CERBERUS
------------------------
Use Meteor/White.

CERBERUS/CHIMERA/FREEZER CRAB
-----------------------------
Use Flare/White.

THANATOS/THANATOS/CERBERUS
--------------------------
Use Flare and single target a Thunder on a Thanatos.

CERBERUS/THANATOS/CHIMERA
-------------------------
Use Meteor/White.

//////////////////////////
/////X)CREDITS[CRDTS]/////
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The runners of this videogame, there is too many.
FFGamer86, VultuZ, TheClaude, Jenja23 and many more. Thank you guys for
playing the game and motivating me to do this.

Big thanks to Danshow1 for bugging me long enough to actually finish this up.

Thanks to Bluehearts1 who came to my twitch channel while I played this game
and told me about the 0 Seed glitch and made it possible to break this game
even further.

TheClaude for doing research on the glitches and providing me with information
and ridicule me so I actually have to work for things.

My twitch team Moon Bros because they are awesome.

A big thanks to the people that watch me on twitch.tv and keep me
motivated doing things like this!

Thanks to Squaresoft for making this RPG.

Thanks to GameFAQs for this awesome site!

Thanks to everyone who will use this!

And thanks to myself for being awesome :P

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/////XI)CONTACT[CNTCT]/////
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Every form of criticism concerning this guide or others is more than welcome!

If you feel I did not explain something well enough or I am missing some-
thing or possibly want 100%-Run annotations for this guide(please dont),
then please let me know!
I will credit you for that of course.

You can contact me here:

GameFAQs via message
eLmaGus@web.de
twitch.tv via PM (elmagus)

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/////XII)UPDATE VERSION[UDVER]/////
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v.0.5(20/12/2013): started writing on this. Completed up until Bone Dungeon.
v.0.7(06/01/2014): added Characters/Weapons/Spells/Armor description,
                   explained glitches, completed Guide up until Pazuzu's Tower
v.1.0(14/01/2014): finished up and submitted to GameFAQs.

v.2.0(05/02/2015): updated the route to include all of the new glitches found
                   in the past year and switched my Notes section with a 
                   Formation section.

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/////XIII)COPYRIGHT[CPYRG]/////
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Please do not just take this guide and say it is your work, it is not!
You can ask me if you can use this guide for something, and maybe I will
approve.
Use of this guide on any other website or as a part of any public display is
strictly prohibited and a violation of copyright.

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