Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles

Lich Weaknesses and How to Beat

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Learn how to beat the boss Lich in the game Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition (FFCC). This guide has all the details on Lich's weaknesses and resistances, attack patterns, and what artifacts it drops.

Normal Hard
Lich Testament

Lich Basic Information

Resistance Ratings

Fire Blizzard Thunder Slow
3 3 3 3
Stop Gravity Holy
3 0 0

A lower number (min 0) indicates weakness to an element, while a higher number (max 3) indicates resistance to an element.

Lich Boss Battle Guide

Holy is a Godsend

Like the Dragon Zombie, the Lich is an Undead type, so it will take only 1 damage from any attack until it has been hit by Holy. The Dungeon provides ample opportunities to find the Magicite needed for Holy, but in case you don't have it, you're better off repeating the Dungeon from the start.

Hit the orbs on the left and right, then cast Holy

At the beginning of the fight, the Lich will be surrounded by a protective sphere, and won't take any damage at all. You'll need to first target the orbs on the left and right sides of the stage to destroy the protective sphere. Then is your chance to strike – cast Holy on the Lich to hit him where the sun don't shine!

After some time has passed, he will recreated the protective sphere, and you'll need to follow the same process again.

Use Gravity to Halve his HP

The Lich is the only Boss in the game who is vulnerable to Gravity. After using Holy to expose him to other attacks, cast Gravity to cut his HP in half with a single hit. From then on, you can continue using Holy for the remainder of the fight.

Gravity will only have an effect once, so if you accidentally use it before leading with Holy, it will become ineffective for the remainder of the fight. Be sure to time your casting of Gravity carefully.

Lich Attack Phases

Lich Abilities and Attack Patterns

The Lich will not do anything until its protective sphere has been destroyed. After the sphere is gone, it will begin using Spells with a wide range of damage, then after a set amount of time, return to an invincible protected state.

When the players are close

Chain Lightning
Quake (Cycle 2 on)

Lich Rewards

Artifacts and Items Dropped

Each Boss drops a set of four Artifacts when defeated. The set of Artifacts dropped depends on the current cycle count, number of players, and the number of Bonus Points earned by the players. At high levels, non-Artifact items like rare Materials and Scrolls can also drop.

Players must earn at least the indicated number of Bonus Points for their given player count and cycle to receive a given Set.

Set 1

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P 0 - - Main Gauche
Sage's Staff
Star Pendant
2P 0 - -
3P 0 - -
4P 0 - -

Set 2

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P 149 - - Black Hood
Gobbie Pocket
Mage's Staff
2P 160 - -
3P 182 - -
4P 200 - -

Set 3

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P 196 0 - Chicken Knife
Ice Brand
Star Pendant
Wonder Wand
2P 200 0 -
3P 228 0 -
4P 250 0 -

Set 4

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P 232 149 - Gobbie Pocket
Helm of Arai
Loaded Dice
Rune Bell
2P 250 160 -
3P 284 182 -
4P 312 200 -

Set 5

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P - 196 0 Elven Mantle
Star Pendant
2P - 200 0
3P - 228 0
4P - 250 0

Set 6

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P - 232 149 Gobbie Pocket
Noah's Lute
2P - 250 160
3P - 284 182
4P - 312 200

Set 7

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P - - 196 Dark Weapon
Ethereal Orb
Red Slippers
2P - - 200
3P - - 228
4P - - 250

Set 8

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P - - 232 Drill
Forbidden Tome
Twisted Headband
2P - - 250
3P - - 284
4P - - 312

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3 Anonymousalmost 4 years

they might have the loot tables backwards, as I'm only getting Orichalcum every run. this is a pretty in depth guide to a game that just came out so pretty impressive, may take some time to work the kinks out

2 Anonymousalmost 4 years

Ok Update.. just got set 5 with 189 points solo, while getting set 6 with 165-185 points, this whole system is retarded, I hate this game


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