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This is a guide to beating the Shinra Combat Simulator challenge title in the game Final Fantasy 7 Remake. This article explains what enemies you will face, recommended equipment and materia, and tips and strategies for defeating them.

Two-Person Team vs. High Flyers Basic Information

Enemies

Battle Number Enemy
Battle #1 Bugaboo ×16
Battle #2 Slug-Ray ×2
Byobapolis ×2
Battle #3 Monodrive ×4
Terpsicolt ×2
Battle #4 Elite Helitrooper ×2
Battle #5 Rust Drake ×1

Rewards

Rewards
Gil Up Materia
Grab Bag

Best Characters for This Battle

Available Characters

Cloud IconCloud Barret IconBarret Tifa IconTifa

It's possible to use any set of 2 characters in this battle, but we recommend using Cloud and Aerith.

Recommended Characters

Cloud Icon.jpegCloud Weapon: Buster Sword
Armor: Cog Bangle
Accessory: Circlet
Barret Icon.jpegBarret Weapon: Big Bertha
Armor:Cog Bangle
Accessory: Survival Vest

Best Equipment for This Battle

Equipment

Cloud

Buster Sword Base Fully Upgraded
Buster Sword Image Attack 22 91
Magic Attack 22 91
User Cloud
Materia Slots
(Fully Upgraded)
○-○
○-○○-○○-○
Fully Upgraded Bonus Stats
Defense +11 Magic Defense +11
Max HP +800 Max MP +26
Description
A large broadsword that inherited the hopes of those who fight.

Barret

Big Bertha Base Fully Upgraded
Big Bertha Image Attack 45 93
Magic Attack 30 62
User Barret
Materia Slots
(Fully Upgraded)
○-○○
○-○○-○○-○
Fully Upgraded Bonus Stats
Defense +0 Magic Defense +0
Max HP +1250 Max MP +0
Description
A firearm that boasts unrivaled destructive force. Found in the slums' black market.

Everyone

Armor ATK MATK DEF MDEF Slots
Cog BangleCog Bangle 0 0 39 39 ○-○○

Materia

Cloud

Weapon (4 Slots)
Armor (3 Slots)
Summon

Barret

Weapon (4 Slots)
Armor (3 Slots)
Summon

Two-Person Team vs. High Flyers Battle Guide

Battle #1

Vs. High Flyers #1

Enemies
Bugaboo ×16

AOE Spells Makes Quick Work of Bugaboos

There are a lot of these enemies but they have pretty low health. Using spells or abilities that have large AEO (area of effect) will make this fight a quick one. Link the spell with Magnify and it will speed it up this fight even more.

Battle #2

Vs. High Flyers #2

Enemies
Slug-Ray ×2
Byobapolis ×2

Shoot Down the Slug-Rays with Barret or Lightning Magic

The Slug-Rays can be annoying to handle with their mobility. Using Barret or Lightning magic will make simple work to get rid of these enemies.

Use Wind Linked With Elemental for Staggering Byobapolis

Giving Barret Wind linked with Elemental makes his attacks much more effective at staggering Byobapolis. With this combination equipped you can just hold attack and stagger them.

Battle #3

Vs. High Flyers #3

Enemies
Monodrive ×4
Terpsicolt ×2

Use Long-Ranged Attacks on Terpsicolt

The Monodrives are small fries you can get rid of quickly with Wind magic. Terpsicolts can be more a trouble with how much they move. Use Lightning magic to make sure it hits or Barret to attack. Once they get pressured you can use Ice magic to deal massive damage.

Battle #4

Vs. High Flyers #4

Enemies
Elite Helitrooper ×2

Barret is Effective Against Elite Helitroopers

Just like the other flying enemies in this Battle Challenge, it can be tough attacking the Helitroopers. Switch to Barret to make it easier to attack. Equipping his weapon with Wind linked with Elemental will make it easier to stagger. Fire magic is also effective in dealing with the Elite Helitroopers.

Battle #5

Vs. High Flyers #5

Enemies
Rust Drake ×1

Go On the Defensive and Wait for It to Cast Gravity

The Rust Drake will envelop itself in darkness that will absorb any spell you throw at it. This will make it hard to stagger it. Save your ATB and stick to blocking and doding. Once you see it try to cast Gravity you all out on your offensive. If enough damage is done it will be pressured and lose its magic absorption. This is when you start casting Wind magic to finish it off.

Switch Characters to Get Out of Black Hole

Your AI party member can end up just standing in Black Hole, tanking unnecessary damage. Switch to that character and run out of the Black Hole to minimize damage.

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      If you complete the game and go to Chapter 17 with Chapter Select, you will be able to find Chadley near the start of the chapter and access all the VR missions with any three characters of your choice. Hope this helps!

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