FF7 Remake

How to Get the First Strike Materia


This is a page about the First Strike materia in Final Fantasy 7 Remake (FF7R). Learn how to get the First Strike materia, the skills learned from the First Strike materia, as well as how much AP it takes to level up the First Strike materia.

First Strike Materia Skills and Information

Basic Information

First Strike Materia
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Materia Type Complete Materia
Effect Increases how full the ATB gauge is at the start of battle.
Buy Price (1st Time) 100 gil


Attack (±) Magic Attack (±) Defense (±) Magic Defense (±)
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Strength (±) Magic (±) Vitality (±) Spirit (±)
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Luck (±) Speed (±) Max HP (±) Max MP (±)
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First Strike Materia Growth and Required AP

Level AP Required Acquired Skill
★1 - Small ATB increase at start of battle
★2 250 Medium ATB increase at start of battle
★3 750 Large ATB increase at start of battle

How to Get the First Strike Materia

How to Get the First Strike Materia
FF7 Remake Complete Battle Intel Report 03 (Use unique abilities on staggered enemies and charge the ATB gauge 10 times) and buy from Chadley for 100 gil.
INTERmission DLC #1: Equipped to Sonon when he joins the party.
#2: Defeat two Venomantis at the Abandoned Talagger Factory.

You can buy this materia from Chadley after you complete one of his Battle Intel Reports, titled The Stagger Effect Pt. 1, where you use unique abilities on staggered enemies 10 times. Click the link below for a list of all Battle Intel Reports and how to complete them.

List of Battle Intel Reports and Rewards

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Refocus Parry Item Master ATB Stagger
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EXP Up Gil Up

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