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This is a guide for the Corneo's mystery drink during Chapter 9 in Final Fantasy 7 Remake (FF7R). Should you drink it or just leave it be? Read on to learn how will your answer affect the story!

Mystery Drink in Chapter 9


At the Corneo's Colosseum, Cloud and Aerith will find Johnny in one of the rooms. After Cloud checks on the mystery drink on the table, Johnny will let him have it, but the player should still choose if Cloud gets to drink it or not.

See the link below for a guide through Chapter 9!

Chapter 9: The Town That Never Sleeps Story Guide & Walkthrough

How Will It Affect the Story?


Your response will affect the route of Chapter 9 Odd Jobs that will be available for you.

Effects of Dialogue Choices

Taste mystery drink?

Choice Consequence / Effect
I'll taste it. ・+1 point toward triggering Sam's side quests.
I don't need that. ・No effect

Despite of what Johnny said about the drink, it will not provide any effect on Cloud. So you can skip it if you are expecting anything other than triggering Sam's requests.

If you chose not to drink it, you cannot interact with it again.

Dialogue Choices and Consequences

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All Dialogue Choices


1 Anonymous12 months

Oh man, wish it did something even a little bit goofy, just for the bit. Feels like a wasted opportunity imo

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