How to beat Greater Sphere Tips and Guide | Final Fantasy X

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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

Name Greater Sphere
HP(Overkill) 1500000 (99999) MP 999
AP(Overkill) 50000 (50000) Gil -
Luck Sphere 1 (2) Drop
Dark Matter 1 (2)
Gambler's Spirit 1 Steal
Return Sphere 1
Weapon & Armor slots 2-4 Weapon and Armor Ability Drops 1
Aqua Breath Hydraulic Press
Thundaga Firaga
Waterga Blizaga
Ultima Flare

Greater Sphere Stats

Srength 87 Agility 55
Defense 130 Luck 15
Magic 102 Evasion 0
Magic Defense 120 Accuracy 200

Greater Sphere Elemental Resistances

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

Greater Sphere Status Resistances

Sleep Silence Darkness
Poison Petrify Slow
Zombie Power Break Magic Break
Armor Break Mental Break Threaten
Death Provoke Doom
Distill Sensor Scan
Gravity Delay Eject
Zanmato Lv.
Weapon Ability Drops
One MP Cost
Armor Ability Drops

Greater Sphere Boss Battle Guide

FFX Greater Sphere


Rikku Overdrive or Armor with Auto-Protect, Auto-Shell, andAuto-Haste.


It counters magic and physical attacks with Ultima. It counters Overdrives with Hydraulic Press which deals 15/16 of your Maximum HP . On its normal turn, it uses a normal attack or Hydraulic Press.


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

Strategy 1

The safest 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.

Strategy 2

Immediately cast protect on everyone then use offensive Multi-hit Overdrives. 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.

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