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FINAL FANTASY VI achievement guide & roadmap

 

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Single-player only

Difficulty does NOT affect achievements

4 missable achievements

This guide is complete

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Customer Appreciation

Story, Unmissable, SP-only,

Thank you for purchasing the game!

Terra's Truth

Story, Unmissable, SP-only,

You discovered the truth about Terra and her hidden power.

Enough Already!

Story, Unmissable, SP-only,

Washed Up on Solitary Island

Story, Unmissable, SP-only,

You witnessed the World of Ruin event.

Quintessential Adventurer

Collectible, Missable, SP-only,

This requires you to open up 80% of all treasure chests in the game. As there areas you can only visit once, you should always check every deadend and look for hidden passages, or use a guide.

Portrait Time!

Story, Optional, SP-only,

You found and befriended Relm.

This is for the second time you recruit her, in the World of Ruin.

Fast Friends, Kupo!

Story, Optional, SP-only,

You found and befriended Mog.

This is for the second time you recruit him, in the World of Ruin.

More Than King

Story, Optional, SP-only,

You found and befriended Locke.

This is for the second time you recruit him, in the World of Ruin.

Bone Carver

Story, Optional, SP-only,

You found and befriended Umaro.

In the Belly of the Beast

Story, Optional, SP-only,

You found and befriended Gogo.

Sword Master

Collectible, Optional, SP-only,

You learned all of Cyan's "Bushido" commands.

Oblivion can be learned at Level 70 or by visiting Doma Castle in the World of Ruins with Cyan and completing his subquest there.

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Masterful Mastership!

Collectible, Optional, SP-only,

You learned all of Sabin's "Blitz" commands.

The last Blitz, Phantom Rush, can be unlocked by either reaching Level 70 with Sabin or visiting Duncan's Cabin in the World of Ruins with him in the party.

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Wish You Were Here

Objective, Optional, SP-only,

You need to defeat Deathgaze, an invisible flying encounter in the sky, using the Falcon airship. It flees from time to time, making it necessary to find and fight it again. The damage you deal will carry over to the next battle(s). It drops the Esper Bahamut afterwards.

Hang on, Old Man!

Story, Optional, SP-only,

You brought all the characters together.

This unlocks once you recruited every possible character in the World of Ruins, getting the respective character achievements along the way.

Balance Is Restored

Story, Unmissable, SP-only,

Finish the game!

Fun to Save, Fun to Use

Grind, Optional, SP-only,

The Slagworms and Cactuars in desert near Maranda are a good way to farm the necessary 1.000.000 Gil, as they drop 10.000 each. You can also save, sell all your stuff and reload once you have the achievement.

Mech Mania

Collectible, Optional, SP-only,

You got all of Edgar's Tools.

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Gateway to the Top

Grind, Optional, SP-only,

You need to win 10 times at the Coliseum. This is done by betting (and therefore losing) an item. After winning the encounter you get another one, including some of the strongest and rarest items in the game! The encounter and the result depend on what item you bet.

Road to Carnage

Story, Missable, SP-only,

You had all of Shadow's dreams.

Shadow needs to survive for this. Once recruited in the World of Ruins, sleep with him in the party at any inn. It gives you a chance of seeing one of his dreams. You need to see all 4 of them.

Wandering Gambler

Grind, Optional, SP-only,

You matched all the symbols on Setzer's "Slots."

Use Auto-Battle to get the Slots, as you cannot change the outcome of the pre-determined slots. Save every time, as one Slot kills your entire party.

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Master of Dragons

Objective, Optional, SP-only,

You need to clear the Dragon's Den, an optional dungeon located on a small island north-west of the Coliseum. To enter it, you need to defeat 8 dragons first.

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The Road to Esper World

Collectible, Optional, SP-only,

You need to collect all 31 Espers in the game.

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An Uncommon Wizard

Grind, Missable, SP-only,

You learned all of Strago's "Lore" commands.

Strago is the blue mage of FF VI. He needs to get hit by the attack while alive. He does not need to survive the battle.

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Congratulations!

Objective, Optional, SP-only,

First, defeat Kaiser Dragon at the end of Dragon's Den. Return all the way back to the same place, to find Omega Weapon. Defeat it!

Testament

Objective, Optional, SP-only,

You need to complete Dragon's Den first. Afterwards you need to find the large island west of Mobilz. The Soul Shrine consists of 128 waves of monsters - quicksaving between each wave is recommended!

King of the Beasts

Grind, Missable, SP-only,

You learned all of Gau's "Rage" commands.

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A Chance in a Pinch

Grind, Optional, SP-only,

You discovered all of the hidden "Blitz" commands.

This refers to the desperation attacks of all 12 characters, a hidden mechanic in the game. Once a character is in critical health (yellow HP) and uses their default attack, there is a chance to use the desperation attack instead.

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FINAL FANTASY VI Master

All-the-things, Unmissable, SP-only,

You unlocked all achievements.