Basic Controls | FF7 Remake

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This page will list all of the basic controls for Final Fantasy 7 Remake (FF7 Remake). Not sure how to reset the camera? Forgot how to sprint? Check out the tables below to refresh your memory!

Field Controls

PS4 Controller.png

L1.png Show Stats
L2.png Toggle Minimap
Touchpad Open Map
Up and Down Buttons Select Commands
LS.png Move
Hold R1.png, R2.png, or press LS.png
Options Button Open Main Menu
triangle.png Interact / Talk
cross.png Open Commands Menu / Confirm
circle.png Cancel
RS.png Control Camera
Press RS.png
Reset Camera

Battle Controls

L1.png Open Shortcuts Menu
L2.png Issue Command to Ally 1
Touchpad View Enemy Intel
Directional Pad Change Playable Character
Up and Down Buttons Select Commands
Left and Right Buttons Select Magic Potency
LS.png Move
R1.png Guard
R2.png Issue Comand to Ally 2
Options Button Pause
triangle.png Perform Unique Ability
square.png Attack
cross.png Open Commands Menu / Confirm
circle.png Evade / Cancel
RS.png Select Lock-On Target
Press RS.png
Toggle Lock-On/ Off

Gameplay Manual Links

All Manuals & Game Mechanics

Playing the Game
Basic Controls
Camera Controls and Camera Settings
Map Navigation Guide
How to Change Difficulty
What is Classic Mode?
Menu & Equipment
Weapon Upgrade Guide | How to Learn Weapon Abilities
Character Stats
Battle Icons Guide
Status Effects and Ailments
Combat & Battle System
Battle System Guide and How to Fight
How to Stagger Enemies to 200% and 300%
Understanding the ATB Gauge
How to Change Characters
How to Get Unbound
How to Use Items
How to Restore HP and MP
How to Run Away
How to Summon
How to Use Shortcuts
Game Mechanics for Advanced Players
How Do Critical Hits Work?
How Does Stunning Work? | Enemy Interruption
How to Recover MP in Hard Mode
Can You Break the Damage Cap?


22 Anonymous10 months

>>21 They move automatically but you can't guarantee that they will be safe. They still get hit sometimes so you might still need to manually move them

21 Anonymous10 months

During battles like the scorpion sentinel, does your characters automatically move to places to dodge harmful attacks or do I need to switch to them one by one to move them safely?

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