History YMMV / FinalFantasyTactics

28th May '16 10:01:01 PM nombretomado
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* GoodBadBug: There is a way to cheat the Job Point system in the PS1 version. [[spoiler: Going to buy a skill, get to the point where it asks you if you want to buy this skill. Then hold down the square button and press the up or down arrow to switch placement of skills. This may cause you to buy a skill you already own or you couldn't possibly afford. After backing out you will find that this has caused the game to glitch and you either have 9999JP, 0000JP which acts as an infinite, or that it has stolen away all your JP or given you a marginal amount more. The exact effects have been mapped out on other websites. Not all jobs can be glitched in this way, but you may be happy to note that most of the more expensive and time-consuming jobs can. Have fun [[GameBreaker smiting people with Bahamut]] [[DiscOneNuke the minute you gain the Summoner class]].]]

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* GoodBadBug: There is a way to cheat the Job Point system in the PS1 [=PS1=] version. [[spoiler: Going to buy a skill, get to the point where it asks you if you want to buy this skill. Then hold down the square button and press the up or down arrow to switch placement of skills. This may cause you to buy a skill you already own or you couldn't possibly afford. After backing out you will find that this has caused the game to glitch and you either have 9999JP, 0000JP which acts as an infinite, or that it has stolen away all your JP or given you a marginal amount more. The exact effects have been mapped out on other websites. Not all jobs can be glitched in this way, but you may be happy to note that most of the more expensive and time-consuming jobs can. Have fun [[GameBreaker smiting people with Bahamut]] [[DiscOneNuke the minute you gain the Summoner class]].]]
3rd May '16 8:35:01 PM TheNewBig
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* AlasPoorScrappy: Algus/Argath [[spoiler: comes back from the dead as Death Knight]] in a special battle in ''The War of the Lions''. While he definitely deserves to be killed [[spoiler: at least more than twice in one game]], his last words are kind of haunting. He goes [[spoiler: (back)]] to oblivion crying out for his mother... For many, this just gave people ''more'' ammo to use against him.

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* AlasPoorScrappy: Algus/Argath [[spoiler: comes back from the dead as Death Knight]] in a special battle in ''The War of the Lions''. While he definitely deserves to be killed [[spoiler: at least more than twice in one game]], his last words are kind of haunting. He goes [[spoiler: (back)]] to oblivion pitiable, crying out for his mother... For many, this just gave people ''more'' ammo mother as he goes to use against him.oblivion, the only person he ever cared for.



** By far, the worst of all has to be Duke Barrington. He starts out by burning down Rafa's village and then saving her and her brother, but ''not'' for remotely benevolent reasons. Her brother he seems to be grooming to be a unflinchingly loyal soldier, and what he does to Rapha is simply unspeakable.



* MoralEventHorizon: Algus/Argath's [[spoiler: killing of Delita's sister at Fort Ziekden]] - even though it [[spoiler: rather brutally resolved the kidnapping standoff]], it earned him the eternal loathing of fans who ''might'' otherwise have sympathised with him and his FreudianExcuse - few other characters have ''ever'' crossed the line like he did, even with similar personalities. In a world with people like [[AristocratsAreEvil Duke Larg]], [[KnightTemplar Folmarv Tengille]], [[HotAsHell Ultima]], [[SmugSnake Dycedarg]] and[[MagnificentBastard Delita]] seeking power, it speaks to his character that ''Argath'' is the one most despised by fans.

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* MoralEventHorizon: Algus/Argath's [[spoiler: killing of Delita's sister at Fort Ziekden]] - even though it [[spoiler: rather brutally resolved the kidnapping standoff]], it earned him the eternal loathing of fans who ''might'' otherwise have sympathised with him and his FreudianExcuse - few other characters have ''ever'' crossed the line like he did, even with similar personalities. In a world with people like [[AristocratsAreEvil Duke Larg]], [[KnightTemplar Folmarv Tengille]], [[HotAsHell Ultima]], [[SmugSnake Dycedarg]] and[[MagnificentBastard Delita]] seeking power, it speaks to his character standoff]]. The fact that ''Argath'' he shows little remorse is the one most despised by fans.clincher.



** If Gerrith Barrington didnít cross the line when he razed Papha and Malach’s village, he definitely crossed it when he [[RapeAsBackstory forced himself onto a 13-year-old Rapha]]

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** If Gerrith Barrington didnít cross the line when he razed Papha and Malach’s Malach's village, he definitely crossed it when he [[RapeAsBackstory forced himself onto a 13-year-old Rapha]]
17th Apr '16 3:21:38 AM ergeis
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** Set Chivalry on Archers and watch them break enemy equipment from a distance.
7th Apr '16 6:24:35 PM slvstrChung
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** Orlandu, a.k.a. "Thunder God Cid". Every single [[strike:Jedi]] Holy Knight skill in the game, the Excalibur which strengthens and absorbs Holy and gives permanent Haste status, the heaviest armor available, and the only thing you have to do to get him is '''play the game through as normal'''? Sign me up. Basically a giant "You Win" button for the majority of battles he takes part in.
*** Meliadoul and Agrias are also game breakers, since Orlandu doesn't actually come with any unique abilities; he just gets Meliadoul, Agrias, and Gafgarion's techniques. They are a bit weaker than Orlandu, but they are still utterly devastating when equipped as well as Orlandu.

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** Any discussion must begin with Orlandu, a.k.a. "Thunder God Cid". Every single [[strike:Jedi]] Holy Knight skill in the game, the Excalibur which strengthens and absorbs Holy and gives permanent Haste status, the heaviest armor available, and the only thing you have to do to get him is '''play the game through as normal'''? Sign me up. Basically He is basically a giant "You Win" button for the majority of battles he takes part in.
*** Meliadoul and Agrias are also game breakers, since Orlandu doesn't actually come comes with any unique abilities; he just gets the skills of Meliadoul, Agrias, Agrias and Gafgarion's techniques. They are a bit weaker than Orlandu, but Gaffgarion, the first two of which join your party. In any other game, they are still utterly devastating would be Game Breakers in their own right, especially when equipped as well as Orlandu.Orlandu. (It's getting them there that's the problem; again, he ''comes'' with legendary equipment, while they don't. Even worse, Meliadoul is recruited ''after'' Cid joins the party, at which point she gets hit with one of the nastiest cases of SeinfeldIsUnfunny in recorded history.)



** One of the most practical reaction skills in the game is Auto-Potion. It causes the player to consume the cheapest healing potion in your inventory, as a counter-attack, saving you the trouble of wasting a precious turn to heal them yourself. It does come with the downside of consuming said potion, which can get expensive if the skill is used ''en masse'', but by the time you can ''employ'' it ''en masse'' you probably aren't hurting for Gil. Its other downside is that, to learn it, you have to spend time as a Chemist. ...A healing class that is also the only class in the game which can use guns. Yeah, they're [[SarcasmMode really awful to have on your team]].



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21st Feb '16 2:49:26 PM kraas
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** Ramza's Chapter 4 outfit [[http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140128145514/finalfantasy/images/7/73/Chapter_4.jpg has armor that covers his legs but not his rear end]], giving him the appearance of wearing assless chaps (which is rather [[HilariousInHindsight amusing in hindsight]] considering [[VideoGame/VagrantStory a later Ivalice game]]).

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** Ramza's Chapter 4 outfit [[http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140128145514/finalfantasy/images/7/73/Chapter_4.jpg has armor that covers his legs but not his rear end]], giving him the appearance of wearing assless chaps (which is rather [[HilariousInHindsight amusing in hindsight]] considering [[VideoGame/VagrantStory a later Ivalice game]]). They are known among ''Tactics'' fans as "the Buttpants".
21st Feb '16 1:00:52 PM DivineDeath
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** Nelveska Temple. Not only are players limited by having to use Reis and Beowulf if they want Reis' human form, but the stage is stacked against the players. For one, two Hydras begin the stage pillars next to the party, out of reach of most units but in excellent position to attack on their turn. Construct 7, the boss begins at the entrance of the temple meaning he can only be attacked from the front (and may choose to go further into the temple, making him even harder to hit) and can attack from across the stage. But the worst are the three Cockatrices. They can fly so the terrain means nothing to them, and have the ability Beak, which has a very high chance of Petrify. All this combines to make an exceptionally difficult map.

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** Nelveska Temple. Not only are players limited by having to use Reis and Beowulf if they want Reis' human form, but the stage is stacked against the players. For one, two Hydras begin the stage pillars next to the party, out of reach of most units but in excellent position to attack on their turn. Construct 7, the boss begins at the entrance of the temple meaning he can only be attacked from the front (and may choose to go further into the temple, making him even harder to hit) and can attack from across the stage. But the worst are the three Cockatrices. They can fly so the terrain means nothing to them, and have the ability Beak, which has a very high chance of Petrify. All this combines to make an exceptionally difficult map. And on top of that, the map is home to the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Infinity Plus One Spear and Shield]]; getting them means you'll have to delay the battle, and they'll both be LostForever if you miss them.
18th Feb '16 8:46:03 PM 123zane321
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*** The ''War of the Lions'' takes this even further, with the ability to gain the Tynar Rouge accessory. Permanent Haste / Protect / Shell, and +3 to Strength and Magic? Stick this on Agrias, and she could even give Orlandu a run for his money.



** If Gerrith Barrington didnít cross the line when he razed Papha and Malachís village, he definitely crossed it when he [[RapeAsBackstory forced himself onto a 13-year-old Rapha]]

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** If Gerrith Barrington didnít cross the line when he razed Papha and Malachís Malach’s village, he definitely crossed it when he [[RapeAsBackstory forced himself onto a 13-year-old Rapha]]
18th Feb '16 8:41:25 PM 123zane321
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** Orlandu, a.k.a. "Thunder God Cid". Every single [[strike:Jedi]] Holy Knight skill in the game, the Excalibur which strengthens and absorbs Holy and gives permanent Haste status, the heaviest armor available, and the only thing you have to do to get him is '''play the game through as normal'''? Sign me up.

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** Orlandu, a.k.a. "Thunder God Cid". Every single [[strike:Jedi]] Holy Knight skill in the game, the Excalibur which strengthens and absorbs Holy and gives permanent Haste status, the heaviest armor available, and the only thing you have to do to get him is '''play the game through as normal'''? Sign me up. Basically a giant "You Win" button for the majority of battles he takes part in.
13th Feb '16 11:44:06 AM luisedgarf
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* VindicatedByHistory: Reception to it was underwhelming initially, possibly because it was both a spin-off and everyone was still focused on ''Final Fantasy VII'' which had come out not too long beforehand. Over time the game has developed a small (compared to other FF's at least) but very devoted fanbase who praise its interesting political storyline, unique DarkerAndEdgier take on ''Final Fantasy'', and its rich, layered battle and job system.

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* VindicatedByHistory: Reception to it was underwhelming initially, possibly because it was both a spin-off and everyone was still focused on ''Final Fantasy VII'' which had come out not too long beforehand. Over time the game has developed a small (compared to other FF's at least) but very devoted fanbase who praise its interesting political storyline, unique DarkerAndEdgier take on ''Final Fantasy'', and its rich, layered battle and job system. It also helps ''a lot'' that both ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' and its [[Series/GameOfThrones TV adaptation]] shares similar themes used in the game years later.
7th Feb '16 11:29:48 AM Triaxx2
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** Finath River is one of these. Chances are you're relatively high level when you get here, and you get a level dependent spawn of Chocobos. Including Blacks which fly and thus are all but impossible to outrun. And Reds, with Choco Meteor, which cannot miss. Worse still, monsters are much stronger than humanoids, since they can't wear equipment and thus get much larger growth.
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