FF7 Remake

The Gate Won't Open Discovery Guide | Location and How to Unlock

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This is a guide to the Chapter 8 Discovery Quest: The Gate Won't Open in Final Fantasy 7 Remake (FF7R). This guide will walk you through how to unlock this quest, as well as how to unlock the gate.

How to Unlock The Gate Won't Open (Discovery)

Quest Location and Rewards

Quest Name The Gate Won't Open
Time / Location Chapter 8
Sector 5 Slums Scrapyard
Reward ・Shortcut Unlocked

Chapter 8: Budding Bodyguard Story Guide & Walkthrough

The Gate Won't Open Guide


1 In Chapter 8, you will come across a gate that you cannot open in the scrapyard.
2 Continue forward, taking the detour around it.
3 Head toward the gate from Nuts 'n Bolts HIlls and unlock it.


Climb the ladder in Nuts 'n Bolts HIlls

There isn't much to this discovery quest, simply go around the gate and open it from the other side. Continue forward with the story, and after spotting the ladder right after entering Nuts 'n Bolts Hills, climb up it to unlock the gate.

This gate is very useful as a shortcut for for completing Odd Jobs in the chapter, so be sure and open it up when you have the chance.

Related Links

Chapter 8

Quest Reward
1 Mysterious Moogle.pngThe Mysterious Moogle Merchant Access to the Moogle Emporium
2 Kids on Patrol.pngKids on Patrol Nail Bat
3 Weapons on a Rampage.pngWeapons on a Rampage Protective Boots
4 A Verified Hero.pngA Verified Hero Elixir
5 The Angel of the Slums.pngThe Angel of the Slum 2,000 Gill
6 Paying Respects.pngPaying Respects Studded Bracer

Disovery Quests

Quest Name Reward
The Gate Won't Open ・Shortcut through path
The Language of Flowers ・Cutscene
MP Up Materia

Side Quests By Chapter

FF7R Side Quests
Chapter 3 Chapter 8
Chapter 9 Chapter 14
Discovery Quests and Rewards

List of Side Quests (Odd Jobs)


1 Anonymousabout 4 years

was stuck here.. been looking around on how to open it.. good thing, i've found this.. i like the fact that it also creates shortcuts for odd jobs..


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