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This is a guide for the best builds of each character in the game Final Fantasy 7 Remake (FF7 Remake). Read on to know more about the different gear setups that you can use depending on your needs!

Best Builds for Each Character

Best Build for Cloud

Equipment Stats (Fully Upgraded) / Effect
Buster Sword.jpgBuster Sword
  • Attack: 91
  • Magic Attack: 91
  • Defense: +11
  • Magic Defense: +11
  • Max HP: +200
  • Max MP: +26
  • Slots: ○-○○-○○-○
Chain Bangle.jpgChain Bangle
  • Defense: +50
  • Magic Defense: +50
  • Slots: ○-○○-○
Gotterdammerung.jpgGotterdammerung Enter battle with a full limit break gauge. Limit break gauge gradually fills during battle.
Buster Sword
Chain Bangle

The recommended setup for Cloud is a Balanced Build. This setup covers Cloud's combat capabilities using both physical and magic attacks while also giving him support spells like Cure and Raise.

See the link below for more details about this build as well as other setups for Cloud!

Cloud Strife Weapons and Abilities | Cloud Best Build

Best Build for Barret

Equipment Stats (Fully Upgraded) / Effect
Big Bertha.jpgBig Bertha
  • Attack: 93
  • Magic Attack: 62
  • Max HP: +1250
  • Slots: ○-○○-○○-○
Chain Bangle.jpgChain Bangle
  • Defense: +50
  • Magic Defense: +50
  • Slots: ○-○○-○
Champion Belt.jpgChampion Belt Increases max HP by 10%
Increases strength by 5%
Big Bertha
Chain Bangle

A Full Tank Build for Barret would be optimal as Barret can use Lifesaver to transfer damage received by other members to him. Using Steelskin and Manaward will make him tankier even more.

See the link below for more details about this build as well as other setups for Barret!

Barret Wallace Weapons and Abilities | Barret Best Build

Best Build for Tifa

Equipment Stats (Fully Upgraded) / Effect
Feathered Gloves.jpgFeathered Gloves
  • Attack: 120
  • Magic Attack: 80
  • Slots: ○-○○-○○-○
Chain Bangle.jpgChain Bangle
  • Defense: +50
  • Magic Defense: +50
  • Slots: ○-○○-○
Gotterdammerung.jpgGotterdammerung Enter battle with a full limit break gauge. Limit break gauge gradually fills during battle.
Feathered Gloves
Chain Bangle

Using a Balanced Build on Tifa gives additional damage output with physical and magic attacks while also providing support with Healing, Revival, and ATB Assist materias.

See the link below for more details about this build as well as other setups for Tifa!

Tifa Lockhart Weapons and Abilities | Tifa Best Build

Best Build for Aerith

Equipment Stats (Fully Upgraded) / Effect
Silver Staff.jpgSilver Staff
  • Attack: 27
  • Magic Attack: 120
  • Max HP: +350
  • Max MP: +10
  • Slots: ○-○○-○○-○
Chain Bangle.jpgChain Bangle
  • Defense: +50
  • Magic Defense: +50
  • Slots: ○-○○-○
Circlet.jpgCirclet Increases max MP by 10%
Increases magic power by 5%
Silver Staff
Chain Bangle

Make Aerith a Red Mage to utilize her high magic attack rating for inflicting elemental magic damage with normal attacks, casting attack spells, and party-wide healing.

See the link below for more details about this build as well as other setups for Aerith!

Aerith Gainsborough Weapons and Abilities | Aerith Best Build

Character Links

Main Characters
cloudCloud AerithAerith BarretBarret TifaTifa
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Rude.pngRude Heidegger.pngHeidegger Roche.pngRoche Tseng.pngTseng
Scarlet.pngScarlet Palmer.pngPalmer Reeve.pngReeve Rufus.pngRufus
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Red XIII.pngRed XIII Don Corneo.pngDon Corneo Leslie.pngLeslie Andrea.pngAndrea
Madam M.pngMadam M Chocobo Sam.pngSam Kyrie.pngKyrie Zack Portrait.pngZack

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1 Anon21 days

Yeah... No Parry Materia on Tifa? Parry is godlike on Tifa and she should never be without it.

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