History YMMV / FinalFantasyTacticsA2

6th Dec '17 7:25:05 PM wingedcatgirl
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* ThatOneLevel: The "An Earnest..." missions, which require you to find up to four dates for a chronically overscheduled petitioner. Amazingly, the lucky ladies care more about level, MVP trophies and other [[GuideDangIt unspecified attributes]] than little things like gender and species.
** Even worse with these missions is the fact that "An Earnest Delight" (the last of them) is PHYSICALLY IMPOSSIBLE to complete without dispatching, so if you are mainly using story characters then my friend you are '''FUCKED'''.

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* ThatOneLevel: ThatOneLevel:
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The "An Earnest..." missions, which require you to find up to four dates for a chronically overscheduled petitioner. Amazingly, the lucky ladies care more about level, MVP trophies and other [[GuideDangIt unspecified attributes]] than little things like gender and species.
** Even worse with these missions is the fact that "An Earnest Delight" (the
species. The last of them) one is PHYSICALLY IMPOSSIBLE ''physically impossible'' to complete do without dispatching, so which is a problem if you are mainly using you've been relying on the story characters then my friend you are '''FUCKED'''.and don't have any standout PlayerMooks.
24th Jul '17 3:58:46 PM NonoRobot
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* ThatOneAttack: Illua's Dimensional Rift. This special attack reduces everyone's current health points in the area of effect by 75%. Said area of effect is a 3x3 diamond, identical to a summon. Add to this the fact that she can boost her Accuracy with her Saber ability and that she can cast that attack from afar, and you have there an unavoidable ability able to cripple your entire team.



** The first fight against [[spoiler:Illua]] isn't a picnic either if you haven't spent time doing sidequests. While you only have to defeat the Mark, her allies are hardly pushovers, and she uses unique and devastating magic that can quickly tear about your forces. How badly? Try 75% of all units' HP in 3x3 diamond. [[spoiler:Illua]] also boasts high hp, the "Reflex" R-ability that allows her to avoid most physical attacks, and she is immune to debuffs. Oh, and she also seals the Judge, meaning no clan privileges and no bringing KO'ed units back. Finally, [[spoiler:beating her immediately sends your party into ''another'' BossBattle without a chance to save in between]].

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** The first fight against [[spoiler:Illua]] Illua isn't a picnic either if you haven't spent time doing sidequests. While you only have to defeat the Mark, her allies are hardly pushovers, and she uses unique and devastating magic that can quickly tear about your forces. How badly? Try 75% of all units' HP in 3x3 diamond. [[spoiler:Illua]] Illua also boasts high hp, the "Reflex" R-ability that allows her to avoid most physical attacks, and she is immune to debuffs. Oh, and she also seals the Judge, meaning no clan privileges and no bringing KO'ed units back. Finally, [[spoiler:beating her immediately sends your party into ''another'' BossBattle without a chance to save in between]].
24th Jul '17 3:46:54 PM NonoRobot
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* AntiClimaxBoss: The Neukhia in the second part of "A request" . It deals even less damage than the proceeding boss (who is to be fair, ThatOneBoss). Even though it sets it's self up as a puzzle boss (you have to hit 4 switches around the map to damage it) it's really pretty easy to steal his [[FlunkyBoss flunkies']] Genji armlets and pound it into the ground without using the weapon.

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* AntiClimaxBoss: AntiClimaxBoss:
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The Neukhia in the second part of "A request" . It deals even less damage than the proceeding boss (who is to be fair, ThatOneBoss). Even though it sets it's self up as a puzzle boss (you have to hit 4 switches around the map to damage it) it's really pretty easy to steal his [[FlunkyBoss flunkies']] Genji armlets and pound it into the ground without using the weapon.
24th Jul '17 3:46:33 PM NonoRobot
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** The first fight against [[spoiler:Illua]] isn't a picnic either if you haven't spent time doing sidequests. While you only have to defeat the Mark, her allies are hardly pushovers, and she uses unique and devastating magic that can quickly tear about your forces. How badly? Try 75% of all units' HP in 3x3 diamond. [[spoiler:Illua]] also boasts high hp, the "Reflex" R-ability that allows her to avoid most physical attacks, and she is immune to debuffs. Oh, and she also seals the Judge, meaning no clan privileges and no bringing KO'ed units back [[note]]That is, your judge gets sealed unless you do a ridiculously obscure and completely disjointed side-quest to prevent it[[/note]]. Finally, [[spoiler:beating her immediately sends your party into ''another'' BossBattle without a chance to save in between]].

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** The first fight against [[spoiler:Illua]] isn't a picnic either if you haven't spent time doing sidequests. While you only have to defeat the Mark, her allies are hardly pushovers, and she uses unique and devastating magic that can quickly tear about your forces. How badly? Try 75% of all units' HP in 3x3 diamond. [[spoiler:Illua]] also boasts high hp, the "Reflex" R-ability that allows her to avoid most physical attacks, and she is immune to debuffs. Oh, and she also seals the Judge, meaning no clan privileges and no bringing KO'ed units back [[note]]That is, your judge gets sealed unless you do a ridiculously obscure and completely disjointed side-quest to prevent it[[/note]].back. Finally, [[spoiler:beating her immediately sends your party into ''another'' BossBattle without a chance to save in between]].
24th Jul '17 3:36:05 PM NonoRobot
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* ThatOneBoss: Lord of the Flowsand has a nasty habit of tripping players up, [[EarlyBirdBoss given how early it appears in the storyline]]. It has about 5 times the HP your characters do, capable of dealing high damage, has an attack that drains HP to heal itself, and to top it all off, it regenerates a percentage of any damage you deal to it.
** The first fight against [[spoiler: Illua]] isn't a picnic either if you haven't spent time doing sidequests. While you only have to defeat the Mark, [[spoiler: her]] allies are hardly pushovers, and [[spoiler: she]] uses unique and devastating magic that can quickly tear about your forces. How badly? Try 75% of all units' HP in 3x3 diamond. [[spoiler: Illua]] also boasts high hp and the "Reflex" R-ability that allows [[spoiler: her]] to avoid most physical attacks. Oh, and [[spoiler: she]] also seals the Judge, meaning no clan privileges and no bringing KO'ed units back. Finally, [[spoiler: beating her immediately sends your party into ''another'' BossBattle without a chance to save in between]].
*** That is, your judge gets sealed unless you do a ridiculously obscure and completely disjointed side-quest to prevent it.

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* ThatOneBoss: ThatOneBoss:
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Lord of the Flowsand has a nasty habit of tripping players up, [[EarlyBirdBoss given how early it appears in the storyline]]. It has about 5 times the HP your characters do, capable of dealing high damage, has an attack that drains HP to heal itself, and to top it all off, it regenerates a percentage of any damage you deal to it.
** The first fight against [[spoiler: Illua]] [[spoiler:Illua]] isn't a picnic either if you haven't spent time doing sidequests. While you only have to defeat the Mark, [[spoiler: her]] her allies are hardly pushovers, and [[spoiler: she]] she uses unique and devastating magic that can quickly tear about your forces. How badly? Try 75% of all units' HP in 3x3 diamond. [[spoiler: Illua]] [[spoiler:Illua]] also boasts high hp and hp, the "Reflex" R-ability that allows [[spoiler: her]] her to avoid most physical attacks. attacks, and she is immune to debuffs. Oh, and [[spoiler: she]] she also seals the Judge, meaning no clan privileges and no bringing KO'ed units back. Finally, [[spoiler: beating her immediately sends your party into ''another'' BossBattle without a chance to save in between]].
*** That
back [[note]]That is, your judge gets sealed unless you do a ridiculously obscure and completely disjointed side-quest to prevent it.it[[/note]]. Finally, [[spoiler:beating her immediately sends your party into ''another'' BossBattle without a chance to save in between]].
3rd May '17 8:59:50 PM Angeldeb82
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* AntiClimaxBoss: The Neukhia in the second part of "A request" . It deals even less damage than the proceeding boss (who is to be fair, ThatOneBoss). Even though it sets it's self up as a puzzle boss (you have to hit 4 switchs around the map to damage it) it's really pretty easy to steal his [[FlunkyBoss flunkies']] Genji armlets and pound it into the ground without using the weapon.

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* AntiClimaxBoss: The Neukhia in the second part of "A request" . It deals even less damage than the proceeding boss (who is to be fair, ThatOneBoss). Even though it sets it's self up as a puzzle boss (you have to hit 4 switchs switches around the map to damage it) it's really pretty easy to steal his [[FlunkyBoss flunkies']] Genji armlets and pound it into the ground without using the weapon.



* GameBreaker: [[GameBreaker/FinalFantasyTacticsA2 Ahoy]].

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* GameBreaker: [[GameBreaker/FinalFantasyTacticsA2 Ahoy]].Ahoy.]]



* ScrappyLevel: The "An Earnest..." missions, which require you to find up to four dates for a chronically overscheduled petitioner. Amazingly, the lucky ladies care more about level, MVP trophies and other [[GuideDangIt unspecified attributes]] than little things like gender and species.
** Even worse with these missions is the fact that "An Earnest Delight" (the last of them) is PHYSICALLY IMPOSSIBLE to complete without dispatching, so if you are mainly using story characters then my friend you are '''FUCKED'''.
** Once the player has completed all 300 missions, one final tournament becomes available. The first two fights are challenging. The third one consists of a pair of [[MightyGlacier Tonberries]], some enemies to cast haste on the Tonberries, and about four rounds of [[TheComputerIsACheatingBastard free turns for the enemies]].
** The "Cleaning" missions are a bit of a crapshoot. Sometimes, the time limit is as little as ''two rounds'' or as long as four rounds. Sometimes there aren't any enemies to bother you. Sometimes there are [[GoddamnedBats a bunch of Mimics that spam lightning magic, or fast Dreamhares that use their Dance moves to Haste up and raise their attack, and also spam status spells on you]]. The times when you get two rounds to clean a Mimic/Dreamhare infested ship are [[SarcasmMode loads of fun]].
** The "Time to Act" mission, which combines this with ThatOneBoss, LuckBasedMission AND AnnoyingVideoGameHelper. You only have one controllable character, along with five guest moogle allies of various classes. If any one of the moogles is KO'd, you lose. How Scrappy the mission is mostly depends on the [[SpoonyBard Tinker]]. If the Tinker skills go your way, the mission isn't so bad. If it ends up casting Haste on the enemies, you might as well turn off the DS and try again. What's more, the mission starts with an enemy Sniper packing the double-shot ability with a very [[SquishyWizard squishy]] Black Mage moogle already in range, so it is not uncommon to fail this mission before your character even gets a turn.
*** Also a GuideDangIt, as it's never made explicit that the repeatable prerequisite mission to Time To Act increases the capabilities of the ally moogles in Time To Act.

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* ScrappyLevel: The "An Earnest..." missions, which require you to find up to four dates for a chronically overscheduled petitioner. Amazingly, the lucky ladies care RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: Most agree that [[spoiler: Vaan]] is much more about level, MVP trophies and other [[GuideDangIt unspecified attributes]] accepted/tolerable here than little things like gender and species.
** Even worse with these missions is the fact
[[spoiler: he]] was in [[spoiler: Final Fantasy XII]] it doesn't hurt that "An Earnest Delight" (the last of them) is PHYSICALLY IMPOSSIBLE to complete without dispatching, so if you are mainly using story characters then my friend you are '''FUCKED'''.
** Once the player has completed all 300 missions, one final tournament becomes available. The first two fights are challenging. The third one consists of
[[spoiler: he [[TookALevelInBadass took a pair of [[MightyGlacier Tonberries]], some enemies to cast haste on the Tonberries, and about four rounds of [[TheComputerIsACheatingBastard free turns for the enemies]].
** The "Cleaning" missions are a bit of a crapshoot. Sometimes, the time limit is as little as ''two rounds'' or as long as four rounds. Sometimes there aren't any enemies to bother you. Sometimes there are [[GoddamnedBats a bunch of Mimics that spam lightning magic, or fast Dreamhares that use their Dance moves to Haste up and raise their attack, and also spam status spells on you]]. The times when you get two rounds to clean a Mimic/Dreamhare infested ship are [[SarcasmMode loads of fun]].
** The "Time to Act" mission, which combines this with ThatOneBoss, LuckBasedMission AND AnnoyingVideoGameHelper. You only have one controllable character, along with five guest moogle allies of various classes. If any one of the moogles is KO'd, you lose. How Scrappy the mission is mostly depends on the [[SpoonyBard Tinker]]. If the Tinker skills go your way, the mission isn't so bad. If it ends up casting Haste on the enemies, you might as well turn off the DS and try again. What's more, the mission starts with an enemy Sniper packing the double-shot ability with a very [[SquishyWizard squishy]] Black Mage moogle already
level in range, so it is not uncommon to fail this mission before your character even gets badass]] a turn.
*** Also a GuideDangIt, as it's never made explicit that the repeatable prerequisite mission to Time To Act increases the capabilities of the ally moogles in Time To Act.
little]].



* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: Most agree that [[spoiler: Vaan]] is much more accepted/tolerable here than [[spoiler: he]] was in [[spoiler: Final Fantasy XII]] it doesn't hurt that [[spoiler: he [[TookALevelInBadass took a level in badass]] a little]]


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* ThatOneLevel: The "An Earnest..." missions, which require you to find up to four dates for a chronically overscheduled petitioner. Amazingly, the lucky ladies care more about level, MVP trophies and other [[GuideDangIt unspecified attributes]] than little things like gender and species.
** Even worse with these missions is the fact that "An Earnest Delight" (the last of them) is PHYSICALLY IMPOSSIBLE to complete without dispatching, so if you are mainly using story characters then my friend you are '''FUCKED'''.
** Once the player has completed all 300 missions, one final tournament becomes available. The first two fights are challenging. The third one consists of a pair of [[MightyGlacier Tonberries]], some enemies to cast haste on the Tonberries, and about four rounds of [[TheComputerIsACheatingBastard free turns for the enemies]].
** The "Cleaning" missions are a bit of a crapshoot. Sometimes, the time limit is as little as ''two rounds'' or as long as four rounds. Sometimes there aren't any enemies to bother you. Sometimes there are [[GoddamnedBats a bunch of Mimics that spam lightning magic, or fast Dreamhares that use their Dance moves to Haste up and raise their attack, and also spam status spells on you]]. The times when you get two rounds to clean a Mimic/Dreamhare infested ship are [[SarcasmMode loads of fun]].
** The "Time to Act" mission, which combines this with ThatOneBoss, LuckBasedMission AND AnnoyingVideoGameHelper. You only have one controllable character, along with five guest moogle allies of various classes. If any one of the moogles is KO'd, you lose. How Scrappy the mission is mostly depends on the [[QuirkyBard Tinker]]. If the Tinker skills go your way, the mission isn't so bad. If it ends up casting Haste on the enemies, you might as well turn off the DS and try again. What's more, the mission starts with an enemy Sniper packing the double-shot ability with a very {{squishy|Wizard}} Black Mage moogle already in range, so it is not uncommon to fail this mission before your character even gets a turn.
*** Also a GuideDangIt, as it's never made explicit that the repeatable prerequisite mission to Time To Act increases the capabilities of the ally moogles in Time To Act.
23rd Aug '16 8:44:34 PM reppuzan
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* TearJerker There is a quest where you have to fetch someone zombie powder to end their life, and thus, their pain. All through this quest, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4P7zlfjiAuE&feature=player_profilepage this song]] is playing, making the burden the player takes on this quest far heavier, and the mood ''very'' sad. [[spoiler:You ''do'' have the option of getting the memory-erasing herb so they can forget their pain, but the fact you have to make the choice between the request and what looks like the better option still looks tough.]]

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* TearJerker There is a quest where you have to fetch someone zombie powder to end their life, and thus, their pain. All through this quest, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4P7zlfjiAuE&feature=player_profilepage [[https://youtu.be/uYV4Kp9g0v4?t=6121 this song]] is playing, making the burden the player takes on this quest far heavier, and the mood ''very'' sad. [[spoiler:You ''do'' have the option of getting the memory-erasing herb so they can forget their pain, but the fact you have to make the choice between the request and what looks like the better option still looks tough.]]
20th Jun '16 9:49:59 AM longWriter
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** The "Time to Act" mission, which combines this with ThatOneBoss, LuckBasedMission AND StopHelpingMe. You only have one controllable character, along with five guest moogle allies of various classes. If any one of the moogles is KO'd, you lose. How Scrappy the mission is mostly depends on the [[SpoonyBard Tinker]]. If the Tinker skills go your way, the mission isn't so bad. If it ends up casting Haste on the enemies, you might as well turn off the DS and try again. What's more, the mission starts with an enemy Sniper packing the double-shot ability with a very [[SquishyWizard squishy]] Black Mage moogle already in range, so it is not uncommon to fail this mission before your character even gets a turn.

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** The "Time to Act" mission, which combines this with ThatOneBoss, LuckBasedMission AND StopHelpingMe.AnnoyingVideoGameHelper. You only have one controllable character, along with five guest moogle allies of various classes. If any one of the moogles is KO'd, you lose. How Scrappy the mission is mostly depends on the [[SpoonyBard Tinker]]. If the Tinker skills go your way, the mission isn't so bad. If it ends up casting Haste on the enemies, you might as well turn off the DS and try again. What's more, the mission starts with an enemy Sniper packing the double-shot ability with a very [[SquishyWizard squishy]] Black Mage moogle already in range, so it is not uncommon to fail this mission before your character even gets a turn.
28th Dec '14 1:25:30 PM Pika123
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* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: Most agree that [[spoiler: Vaan]] is much more accepted/tolerable here than he was in [[spoiler: Final Fantasy XII]] it doesn't hurt that he [[TookALevelInBadass took a level in badass]] a little.

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* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: Most agree that [[spoiler: Vaan]] is much more accepted/tolerable here than he [[spoiler: he]] was in [[spoiler: Final Fantasy XII]] it doesn't hurt that [[spoiler: he [[TookALevelInBadass took a level in badass]] a little.little]]
28th Dec '14 1:22:05 PM Pika123
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* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: Most agree that [[spoiler: Vaan]] is much more tolerable here than he was in [[spoiler: Final Fantasy XII]]

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* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: Most agree that [[spoiler: Vaan]] is much more tolerable accepted/tolerable here than he was in [[spoiler: Final Fantasy XII]]XII]] it doesn't hurt that he [[TookALevelInBadass took a level in badass]] a little.
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