What to Buy Early in the Game | FFXV

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This is a page for the best early game items you should buy in Final Fantasy XV. Read on to learn more about these items!

Best Starting Items to Buy

War Sword

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War Sword
  • Attack: 78
  • HP: +65
Description
A greatsword with added heft, made to inflict stunning blows that deprive foes of their defense.

Can be bought early from the Culless Munitions in Hammerhead

This weapon has a chance to inflict Compromise status on hit, which reduces Vitality.

Avengers

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Avengers
  • Attack: 43
  • MP: +4
  • Magic: +5
Description
Daggers that unleash their full potential in times of peril. When the wielder is in poor health, they deliver critical strikes against the foe.

Can be bought early from the Culless Munitions in Hammerhead

Daggers usually have higher critical rate than other weapon types but the special effect of these daggers increase the chances more as the wielder's HP percentage drops.

Cocytus

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Cocytus
  • Attack: 45
  • Spirit: +7
Description
A gun with Ice in its barrel, Foes vulnerable to the cold best beware.

Can be bought early from the Culless Munitions in Hammerhead

Adds ice element on attacks, which causes more harm to enemies who are weak against ice.

Potions

Can be bought early from the Mini-Mart in Hammerhead

Buy some of these as soon as you can as you can also use these on Rescue sidequests.

Antidotes

Can be bought early from the Mini-Mart in Hammerhead

Buy some of these as soon as you can as you can also use these on Rescue sidequests.

Repair Kits

Can be boughtearly from the Mini-Mart in Hammerhead

Buy some of these as soon as you can to save time for the Broken Car sidequests.

Blade of Brennaere

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Blade of Brennaere
  • Attack: 131
  • HP: +82
  • Fire Resistance: +27%
Description
A greatsword with fire in its core. Foes vulnerable to fire best beware.

Can be bought early from the Culless Munitions in Wiz Chocobo Post

Use this to replace War Sword. It adds fire element on attacks, which deals more damage to enemies who are weak against fire.

Mythril Lance

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Mythril Lance
  • Attack: 55
  • Magic: +32
Description
With a blade forged of mythril, this polearm enhances the wielder's magic.

Can be bought early from the Culless Munitions in Wiz Chocobo Post

You can give one to Ignis for his secondary weapon.

Calamity

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Calamity
  • Attack: 53
  • Spirit: +5
Description
A gun that fires poisoned rounds capable of envenomating the target.

Can be bought early from the Culless Munitions in Wiz Chocobo Post

Use this to replace Cocytus. It has a chance to inflict Poison status on hit, which slowly damages the enemy over time.

Flame Tongue

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Flame Tongue
  • Attack: 117
  • MP: +7
  • Fire Resistance: +28%
Description
A one-handed blade with flames at its core. Foes vulnerable to fire best beware.

Can be bought early from the Culless Munitions in Taelpar Rest Area

This is recommended for Noctis if you do not have a better sword yet. This sword also deals fire damage, which works better on enemies weak against fire.

Hardedge

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Hardedge
  • Attack: 244
  • HP: +153
Description
A greatsword that cuts with the precision of a scalpel. Allows the wielder to destroy appendages with greater ease.

Can be bought early from the Culless Munitions in Lestallum

Use this to replace Blade of Brennaere. It breaks appendages easier, which may lower enemies' attributes.

Ice Spear

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Ice Spear
  • Attack: 133
Description
A polearm with ice in its blade. Foes vulnerable to the cold best beware.

Can be bought early from the Culless Munitions in Lestallum

Use this to replace Mythril Lance. It deals ice damage, which works better on enemies weak against ice.

Assassin's Daggers

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Assassin
  • Attack: 126
  • MP: +7
  • Magic: +10
Description
Blades favored by assassins, infused with venom. They may inflict poison with each strike.

Can be bought early from the Culless Munitions in Lestallum

Use this to replace Avengers. This weapon also inflicts Poison status on hit, which slowly damages the enemy over time.

Mythril Pistol

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Mythril Pistol
  • Attack: 96
  • Magic: +42
  • Spirit: +11
Description
With a barrel forged of mythril, this gun enhances the wielder's magic.

Can be bought early from the Culless Munitions in Lestallum

Use this to replace Calamity.

Ice Shield

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Ice Shield
  • Attack: 93
  • Vitality: +18
  • Shot Resistance: +10%
  • Ice Resistance: +22%
Description
A shield that increases ice resistance, especially when raised. Taking ice damage greatly boosts the bearer's health recovery.

Can be bought early from the Culless Munitions in Lestallum

You can give this to Gladiolus for his secondary weapon. While this shield is being wielded, taking ice damage boosts HP recovery rate.

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      Hi! Thank you for your question :)
      Noctis needs to sneak behind the Black Chocobo until Ignis distracts it. The player should keep the chocobo inside his field of view to see if it is looking around, if so, Noctis needs to duck (hold square). Keep on doing this while also moving towards the chocobo until Ignis distracts it. While it is distracted, pick up the glasses then run away before the timer ends.
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