Uhhh....wow this game just got....hard?....*probably spoilers
I just got to the giant battle ship thing boss fight in chapter 7 (the one outside Hope's house), and this game just got really really hard. Well, im not even sure if hard is the right word....more like tedious i suppose.
Up until now, I was sure I had the combat system mastered, but now I'm wondering if theres something im missing. All this talk about complexity seemed really odd when the strrategy was apparent right off the bat to me; apply buffs, attack with comm/rav combo, heal as needed.
Back to the boss battle. I didnt really have any problem staying alive, it's just that the damage I was inflicting was abysmal. At this rate the fight feels like it could take no less than 40 min to finish. So basically what im wondering is, is there some key element of the battle system I'm missing, or can I just look forward to several long bossfights from here on out? The combat system suffers in my opinion when a fight lasts longer than 3 minutes; it's strength is in fast-paced action. As this is the longest encounter so far, I feel like i'm playng it wrong or something.
" I honestly never even used buffs for the entire game, I'm only getting into them now at endgame. For that boss I just use Rav Rav Com and built up a chain, I think. "*nod* I just started using buffs and debuffs often at the end of chapter 11 myself. Like xyz I just used rav/rav/com and healed when needed for this particular boss. Pretty easy actually.
" @xyzygy said:I found buffs and debuffs really useful in some of the earlier boss fights, particularly for the boss in the middle of the Ark. It was the only way I could figure out how to survive his super-attack in the final phases of the fight." I honestly never even used buffs for the entire game, I'm only getting into them now at endgame. For that boss I just use Rav Rav Com and built up a chain, I think. "*nod* I just started using buffs and debuffs often at the end of chapter 11 myself. Like xyz I just used rav/rav/com and healed when needed for this particular boss. Pretty easy actually. "
" @Kombat: ah didnt realize. but on a side note: whats the point of libra? I use it on every enemy and it always says the exact same thing, "use stock commands to build up chain" or something "Libra reveals status effect immunities, status effect susceptibilities, and elemental weaknesses. You hit R1 to see the info. The best reason to use it is that the AI won't take advantage of said weakness and immunities unless they know what they are.
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