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How to Beat Futomimi

This is a guide to Futomimi, a boss in Shin Megami Tensei III HD Remaster (SMT Nocturne) for the Nintendo Switch, Steam, and PS4. Read on to know how to beat Futomimi, Futomimi's weaknesses, and best strategies against this boss!

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Recommended Level 73 or higher

Strengths and Weaknesses

Weaknesses

Weaknesses
None, but Magic attacks can go a long way.

Futomimi does not have any elemental weakness, however, using Magic attacks is useful for dealing damage.

Strengths

Attacks Phys, Curse
Resist Phys
Void Light, Dark, Ailments
Support Focus, War Cry

Futomimi utilizes single-target Phys and Curse. We highly recommend summoning demons that are tanky or can block Curse. He also has two support skills such as Focus and War Cry, so we suggest debuffing Futomimi whenever you can.

Futomimi can void Light, Dark, and Ailments skills, so never use these types of attacks as you'll only be wasting your turn. Likewise, he is highly resistant to Phys attacks, so we recommend switching out to elemental Magic attacks to inflict more damage.

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How to Beat Futomimi

Summon Your Demons with the Highest Magic Stat

wind cutter

As we recommend using Magic attacks on Futomimi since he is highly resistant to Phys attacks, we recommend summoning your demons with the highest Mag stat to inflict more damage and end this fight more quickly.

Buff Your Magic Attacks

makakaja

Use a buff like Makakaja before using a Magic skill. This allows you to maximize your Magic Attack's damage output in the short turns you get.

Best Buff and Debuff Skills

Debuff the Enemy

fog breath

Use Tarunda or War Cry to lower enemies' Phys/Magic Attacks. You will take less damage if you debuff their attacks. Use Rakunda to lower their defense, to make them more vulnerable to your attacks.

Alternatively, you can use Fog Breath or Sukunda as these debuffs will decrease their chance of dodging your attacks.

Use an Attack Mirror or Tetrakarn

tetrakarn

Futomimi buffs his Phys attacks, and in the wrong situation, he can half your life in a single turn. We highly recommend using an Attack Mirror or Tetrakarn to avoid this situation.

You may obtain an Attack Mirror in Rag's Jewelry.

Rag's Jewelry Shop

Have At Least One Dedicated Healer in Your Party

Summon demons that have Dia, Media, or the skill's other variants, so your party can restore HP as you move along the battle. This will be ideal especially in situations wherein you have no available Recovery items on hand.

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