★FF7 Rebirth, Part 2 of FF7 Remake is coming Winter 2023!
The Intergrade DLC has arrived on Steam!
→Intergrade Complete Guide and Walkthrough
This is a guide to beating the Boss Doomrat in the game Final Fantasy 7 Remake (FF7R). This article explains Doomrat's attack patterns, weaknesses, and tips and strategies for defeating them.
List of Contents
A variant of the wererat, larger and more intelligent than its genetic relative. These creatures do not fear humans, and will seek revenge on those who harm their vermin brethren.
Inflicting a certain amount of damage makes them susceptible to staggering.
|Weakness / Status Ailments||Ice|
|Stagger Length||10 seconds|
|Rare Items Dropped||-|
No Enemy Skills can be learned from Doomrat.
|Jumps at a target and bites them.|
|Tackles a target and binds them for 15 seconds while biting them. If its HP drops by 10% or they are hit by an ability they will release the target.|
|Kicks up a cloud of dirt with their hind legs.|
Call to Arms
|Calls two Wererats into battle.|
*Status Effects and Ailments Guide
Doomrats are first encountered during the Rat Problem Odd Job in Chapter 3. In this chapter, Cloud and Tifa will be available for battle.
|Cloud||Role: Attacker & Healer
Weapon: Iron Blade
Armor: Iron Bangle
Accessory: Power Wristguards
Weapon: Leather Gloves
Armor: Star Bracelet
Accessory: Power Wristguards
|Weapon (3 Slots)|
|Armor (1 Slot)|
Occassionally use Triple Slash to slowly deal damage to all Doomrats. Cast Cure if needed.
|Weapon (2 Slots)|
|Armor (2 Slots)|
Spam Blizzard to exploit their weakness for an easier fight. Chakra is for when Tifa needs healing but Cloud does not have sufficient ATB charges or MP.
|Phase Point Summary|
|1||Doomrats will run around quickly and frequently use Dust Cloud. A Doomrat will try to call more Doomrats if left alone.|
Initially, there will be 3 Doomrats in the field but more will come if you let a lone Doomrat use Call to Arms. Either way, focus on defeating one Doomrat at a time.
Doomrats are weak to Ice-elemental attacks. The problem is they are really quick, and Blizzard requires a few seconds before it actually causes significant damage. Because of this, only use Blizzard when they are staggered or pressured. You can use other spells like Fire or Aero until then.
Using Triple Slash helps a lot on passively defeating the other Doomrats as you are focusing on one. Remember not to use up every ATB charge you accumulate for Triple Slash and save some for healing.
|All Major Story Bosses|
|Chapter 1||Scorpion Sentinel|
|Chapter 5||Crab Warden|
|Chapter 9||Hell House|
|Chapter 13||Failed Experiment|
|Chapter 14||Abzu (2nd Fight)|
|Chapter 15||The Valkyrie|
|Chapter 16||Specimen H0512|
|All VR Mission Bosses|
|Chapter 9||Fat Chocobo|
|Superboss||Pride and Joy Prototype|
|All Story Sub-Bosses|
|Chapter 2||The Huntsman|
|Chapter 3||The Hoodlums|
|Chapter 4||Enigmatic Spectre|
|Chapter 12||Enigmatic Spectre|
|All Monster Variants & Optional Sub-Bosses|
Hedgehog Pie King
Mark II Monodrive
|Intergrade and INTERmission Bosses|
Scarlet & The Crimson Mare
Nero the Sable
Weiss the Immaculate
Pride and Joy Mk. 0.5 (Top Secrets)
How to Beat Doomrat | Boss Guide
Genshin Impact Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
Honkai: Star Rail Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (SV) Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
Pokemon UNITE Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
Fire Emblem Heroes (FEH) Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
Fire Emblem Engage Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
Star Wars Jedi Survivor Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
Pokemon Legends: Arceus Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
Elden Ring Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
FF7 Remake Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
New Pokemon Snap Walkthrough & Guides Wiki
© SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.
CHARACTER DESIGN:TETSUYA NOMURA/ROBERTO FERRARI
The copyrights of videos of games used in our content and other intellectual property rights belong to the provider of the game.
The contents we provide on this site were created personally by members of the Game8 editorial department.
We refuse the right to reuse or repost content taken without our permission such as data or images to other sites.