What is Overkill? Beginner Tips and Tricks | Final Fantasy X

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Final Fantasy X What is Overkill?

This page contains information about Overkill in the game Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remastered (FF 10, FFVX).This page will teach you about Overkill and the benefits of gaining inflicting Overkill to enemies.

What is Overkill?

Inflicting Excess Damage to Enemies

Extractor Overkill

Overkill is the act of dealing a killing blow that deals excessive damage to the target enemy/enemies.

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Overkill FFX Beginner Tips and Guides
Doing an Overkill can give you more AP and Loots from enemies. Always try to do an Overkill to enemies, specially bosses as bosses drops rare items which gets increased with an Overkill.

Overkill Calculation

Overkill Stat

Enemies have a hidden Overkill damage threshhold. Dealing damage greater than their Overkill stat will cause an Overkill. The Overkill stat is usually equal to 150% of the enemy's Max Health but falls off later.

Multiple Hits


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A poor dingo getting hit by a max stat Wakka's attack reels.


Dealing Multiple Hits to enemies will make the game calculate the total damage dealt.Using an Overdrive that deals multiple hits can be useful if the player is trying to deal an Overkill to tough enemies.

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