Can you get through the game using buster sword?

1 : Anonymous2021/03/11 16:14 ID: m2tux3

I really like buster sword and clouds connection to it. Will it be hard to go through the game using Only this?

2 : Anonymous2021/03/11 16:40 ID: gql7h1v

It is harder, but yes. Extra materia slots help.

3 : Anonymous2021/03/11 16:15 ID: gql46ra

Try it and let us know.

ID: gql5v2o

Will do

4 : Anonymous2021/03/11 16:24 ID: gql5bqo

I don't see why not. All the swords are equally good but serve different purposes, maybe looking up how to equip it properly would be helpful but otherwise I think you'll be okay.

ID: gql5xmj

What do you mean by "equip it properly"?

5 : Anonymous2021/03/11 16:41 ID: gql7kzq


ID: gql7md8

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6 : Anonymous2021/03/11 16:41 ID: gql7nd4

Its definetly possible I did it both on a normal and a hard playthrough. However gameplay for cloud will suffer since learning new abilities is tied to using different weapons. (Unless you are already in new game plus and have all abilities anyway)

ID: gql8j1n

Yeah I am going to use different weapons to get new abilities but have the buster mostly

7 : Anonymous2021/03/11 16:42 ID: gql7sdx

I guess you'd turn Cloud into your main magic user right?

ID: gql8k5g

Why so?

8 : Anonymous2021/03/11 17:13 ID: gqlc03s

I eventually came back to the buster sword because I liked all of it's straight boosts to certain stats, and because it's his classic weapon. If you focus your sp right it can still be a very powerful weapon throughout the game. Just make sure to use the new weapons enough to learn their abilities.

9 : Anonymous2021/03/11 18:14 ID: gqlkml7

My mom beat the whole game with only the buster sword and Level 1 limit breaks. It's definitely possible. But a pain in the butt.

10 : Anonymous2021/03/11 19:57 ID: gqlyve7

You need to switch to other weapons to learn their abilities. Once learned you can go back to buster sword. It's not going to affect anything significant. At 90/90 atk/magic it's a balanced weapon.

11 : Anonymous2021/03/11 19:58 ID: gqlz2ya

Yes because Buster Sword can be upgraded or be better unlike the original FFVII.

12 : Anonymous2021/03/11 20:01 ID: gqlzfe0

You'll want to learn the other weapon abilities but in terms of attack power they're all basically equivalent overall. They mostly have the same amount of "total attack" points, divided differently between Physical and Magical. The Buster Sword is completely balanced between the two, making it a solid option for Cloud, who is likely to end up being a bit of a jack of all trades your first time through

13 : Anonymous2021/03/11 20:19 ID: gqm1xbm

Definitely possible. Unless you know the ins and outs of the game you’ll probably spend some time extra grinding to compensate for using buster only

Edit: haha didn’t check the flair. Thought it was about the original. Still yes and probably even easier since all the swords are basically balanced. Just upgrade it as you go. I used it I think for hard mode too. It’s just an all around weapon. Not great or terrible in anything.

14 : Anonymous2021/03/11 20:37 ID: gqm4a3j

Platnumed the game myself, got all weapons upgraded When upgraded all weapons have 6 slots so unless you want the extra damage with hardedge, I actually think the buster sword is the best "jack of all trades" sword. Used it for my whole hard-mode comoleation and it was ace -(just make sure you keep upgrading to get thsie slots and keep the stats up)

Fully recommend it my dude, so I weapon and just feels so great to play the game with the staring weapon you know?

But just statistically, it is easily the best unless youre looking to specialise, I.e- hardedge for damage or the sabre for magic

Let me know how you get on brother!

15 : Anonymous2021/03/11 20:46 ID: gqm5k10

Yeah I've done it for the same reason. It's honestly only slightly more difficult

16 : Anonymous2021/03/11 21:08 ID: gqm8j0f

Not an issue at all. I beat everything on hard only with buster sword. Fully leveled it is the best sword. You lose some attack power VS that ugly red sword, but the defensive and magic stats make it worth it. Plus he's already so strong anyways.

17 : Anonymous2021/03/11 22:33 ID: gqmjqm2

I've only done one playthrough and I used original weapons for everyone.

18 : Anonymous2021/03/11 23:09 ID: gqmo2st

yeah, just rely only on magic lol

19 : Anonymous2021/03/11 18:30 ID: gqlmycg

Fun fact, in the original game, there’s a part of the game where weapon strength is reversed, and the buster sword is Cloud’s most powerful weapon. I always hold onto the original set of weapons!

ID: gqlqalg

Which part is this?


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