Manual for Gameplay | FF7 Remake

Game8's Final Fantasy VII Remake Guide & Walkthrough wiki will be publishing game guides, information and more at lightning speed starting at 12:00 AM on April 10th, 2020. If you're planning on buying FF7 Remake, go ahead and smash that Bookmark button on the front page to get the full scoop!

This page is a Manual for how to play Final Fantsy 7 Remake (FF7 Remake). Read on to learn all the basics and our strategy guides for playing the game.

List of Manual Guides

Basic Controls

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With all the different options for attacks and commands, it can get a little overwhelming. Check our Controls page to refresh your memory!
Basic Controls

Character Stats & Equipment

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As a full-fledged Action RPG, some of the Stats work a bit differently than previous Final Fantasy games. Read on for details about how each stat affects your characters!

Character Stats

Understanding the ATB Gauge

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The ATB gauge is your gateway to dealing damage or healing yourself with powerful Abilities and Spells. Check out the link below to find out more on this updated mechanic!

Understanding the ATB Gauge

Focus Gauge and How to Stagger Enemies

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Looking to get an edge for battling in the full game? Learn about how to Stagger enemies to deal massive damage.
Focus Gauge and How to Stagger Enemies

How to Run Away

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In the Remake, our heroes have taken a few steps ahead of holding the shoulder buttons to run away. Find out how to escape your foes!
How to Run Away

How to Change Characters

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Follow the link below to find out more on changing characters in battle and the best times to do so!

How to Change Characters

How to Get Unbound

Don't leave your characters in the clutches of the enemy! Read our page about how to help your friends when they get trapped and unable to move.
How to Get Unbound

Map Navigation Guide

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Unsure of how to work the minimap? Confused about the various UI modules on the screen? Check out our map navigation guide!
Map Navigation Guide

How to Change Difficulty

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The Remake strays away from the standard single difficulty for everyone. The game now presents three difficulty modes the player can choose from. Read our page to find difficulty setting that is perfect for your playstyle.
How to Change Difficulty

Related Links

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Characters Limit Breaks Boss Battles
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Monsters Merc. Quests Battle Report
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11 Anonymous5 days

Lots of features in here. The game has so much to offer.

10 Anonymous6 days

>>9 Same. Plus, the way they tied together giving commands with action gameplay really makes combat a lot more fun

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      Thank you for giving me hope! I didn't know it was coming out on xbox! But maybe at that point you might as well wait for a PS5 version and play with a PS5?

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