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This is a walkthrough for the boss fight Greater Sphere from the game Final Fantasy X (FF 10, FF X). Read on for tips and strategy about how to beat Greater Sphere , including Greater Sphere's stats and other useful information.

Greater Sphere Information

Greater Sphere Basic Information

Greater Sphere Details
Name Greater Sphere
HP(Overkill) 1500000 (99999) MP 999
AP(Overkill) 50000 (50000) Gil -
Drop
(7/8)
Luck Sphere 1 (2) Drop
(1/8)
Dark Matter 1 (2)
steal
(3/4)
Gambler's Spirit 1 Steal
(1/4)
Return Sphere 1
Abilities
Aqua Breath Hydraulic Press
Thundaga Firaga
Waterga Blizzaga
Ultima Flare

Greater Sphere Stats

Greater Sphere's stats
Srength 87 Agility 55
Defense 130 Luck 15
Magic 102 Evasion 0
Magic Defense 120 Accuracy 200

Greater Sphere Elemental Resistances

Elemental Resistances
Fire Lightning Water Ice Holy
-100% -100% -100% -100% -100%

Greater Sphere Status Resistances

Status Resistances
Sleep Silence Darkness
GUARD GUARD GUARD
Poison Petrify Slow
GUARD GUARD GUARD
Zombie Power Break Magic Break
GUARD GUARD GUARD
Armor Break Mental Break Threaten
GUARD GUARD GUARD
Death Provoke Doom
GUARD GUARD 0
Distill Sensor Scan
0 GUARD GUARD
Gravity Delay Eject
GUARD GUARD GUARD
Zanmato Lv.
5

Greater Sphere Equipment Ability Drops

Equipment Ability Drops
Weapon & Armor slots 2-4
Weapon and Armor Ability Drops 1
Weapon Ability Drops
One MP Cost
Armor Ability Drops
Auto-Phoenix

Weapon & Armor Slots Drops depicts the amount of possible slots the enemy's equipment drops will have while the Ability Drops depicts the possible amount of abilities the dropped weapon may have.

Greater Sphere Boss Battle Guide

FFX Greater Sphere

Details

Greater Sphere changes its elemental weakness similarly to Spherimorph. The optimal strategy to beat Greater Sphere however, is by using Multi-hit Overdrives. Every Overdrive will be countered by Hydraulic press however.

Preparation

Armour Auto-Protect(Ovedrive Strategy), Auto-Shell(Slow Strategy), andAuto-Haste.
Stats Max Stats (Specially Magic Defense if you plan to use the safe strategy)
Weapons Celestial Weapons
Abilities Entrust

Moveset

Hydraulic Press Deals fractional damage to all your party members equal to 15/16 of their maximum HP.
It also uses this move as a counter attack to overdrives
Black Magics Ultima
used as a counter attack against normal attacks

Strategy

The safest(and slowest) way to defeat Greater Sphere is to have a maxed out Magic Defense stat and keep attacking Greater Sphere. Doing it this way will make Greater Sphere counter with Ultima which will deal around 900 damage to a party with max magic defense. The animation of Ultima is long however so this will take a while.

Luck Sphere Farming

Immediately cast protect on everyone then use offensive Multi-hit Overdrives (not needed if Auto-protect is equipped). Hydraulic press is a physical attack meaning its damage will be reduced by protect. This will allow you to use 2 Overdrives without dying to both Hydraulic Presses. Cure everyone then repeat until Greater Sphere falls. Using Entrust is also a good choice if all the buffs have been used already so you can just give your supporting character's overdrive to Tidus or Wakka.

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Klikk Tros
Kimahri Sin(Fin)
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Sinspawn:Geneaux Oblitzerator
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Extractor Spherimorph
Crawler Seymour
Anima Wendigo
Evrae Altana Evrae
Seymour: Natus Defender X
Biran Ronso Yenke Ronso
Seymour Flux Sanctuary Keeper
Spectral Keeper Yunalesca
Sin Core Sin
Seymour Omnis Braska's Final Aeon
Yu Yevon
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Tanket Fafnir
Sleep Sprout Bomb King
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Neslug Ultima Buster
Shinryu Nemesis
Dark Aeons and Penance
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Dark Ixion Dark Shiva
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Dark Anima Dark Cindy
Dark Sandy Dark Mindy
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