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FF7 Remake Best Weapon For Cloud Guide

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Cloud the lead hero of Final Fantasy 7 Remake users a massive sword induced with magic materia. As his unique source of power, the massive sword and fast movement turn him into a killing machine. There are multiple weapons in FF7 Remake, different for each character. In this FF7 Remake best weapon for Cloud guide, you can learn which is the best sword for him. How to find that weapon and what are the available upgrades.

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Which is the best weapon for Cloud?

Cloud begins with a standard sword at the beginning by attacking a few soldiers at the train station. Later he unlocks more at the weapon shop. But there are two important swords to focus on. Hardhedge and Twin Stinger are the two best weapons for Cloud in FF7 Remake. Carrying these two swords will provide max advantage in the battle.

Where to find Hardhedge sword in FF7 Remake?

Hardhedge sword will be unlocked in Chapter 9 of Final Fantasy 7 Remake. Look for the Weapon Shop in Wall Market, you can buy this weapon from the vendor. This weapon comes with highest physical damage but lacks in defense. In terms of aggressive melee combat Harhedge can destroy enemies in less time.

Hardhedge Sword stats:

  • Attack – 57
  • Magic Attack – 19
  • Defense – 0
  • Magic Defense – 0
  • Materia Slots – 0-00-0

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Hardhedge Sword Abilities:

  • Ability – Infinity’s End
  • Ability Effect – Wind up and unleash an overhead strike. Increased damage on stagger. Costs 2 ATB.
  • Proficiency Bonus – Strike a staggered enemy.

Hardhedge Sword Weapon Level 1 Upgrades:

  • Attack Power +4 – 8 SP
  • Attack Power +4 – 8 SP
  • Magic Attack Power +4 – 8 SP
  • Buff Duration 10% Boost – 8 SP

Hardhedge Sword Weapon Level 3 Upgrades:

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  • Attack Damage 5% Boost – 10 SP
  • Aerial Attack Damage 5% Boost – 10 SP
  • Punisher Mode Strong Attack Damage 5% Boost – 10 SP
  • Crippling Damage (damage dealt to discrete enemy parts) 10% Boost – 10 SP

Hardhedge Sword Weapon Level 4 Upgrades:

  • Max MP +10 – 14 SP
  • Max MP +10 – 14 SP
  • Buff Duration 10% Boost – 14 SP
  • Inflicted Debuff Duration 10% Boost – 14 SP
  • New Materia Slot (Or link two existing slots) – 14 SP

Hardhedge Sword Weapon Level 5 Upgrades:

  • Attack Power +12 – 16 SP
  • Magic Attack Power +12 – 16 SP
  • Max MP +15 – 16 SP
  • Physical Damage Reduction 10% when Guarding – 16 SP
  • Magic Damage Reduction 10% when Guarding – 16 SP
  • MP Regeneration 10% Boost – 16 SP
  • New Materia Slot (Or link two existing slots) – 16 SP
  • New Materia Slot (Or link two existing slots) – 16 SP

Hardhedge Sword Weapon Level 6 Upgrades:

  • Attack Power +15 – 18 SP
  • Magic Attack Power +15 – 18 SP
  • Elemental Defense 5% Boost – 18 SP
  • Magic Defense +5 with High HP – 18 SP
  • Healing Spells MP Cost Reduction 20% – 18 SP
  • Reprieve (Avoid incapacitation once per battle) – 18 SP

By unlocking and upgrading the Hardhedge sword in FF7 Remake you can gain really high damage. There second best weapon for Cloud in FF7 Remake is Twin Stinger.

Where to find Twin Stinger sword in FF7 Remake?

Twin Stinger is a second-best sword for Final Fantasy 7 Remake, it is not a dual sword as the name suggests. Twin Singer will be unlocked in Chapter 17 – Deliverance from Chaos. After completing Chapter 16 – The Belly of the Beast, Cloud and his friends will have to find a way out. In Sector 0 – Shinra Electric Power Company, Cloud wakes up in a room. After finding Barret you will have to find a purple chest to get Twin Stinger. If you took the stairs and reach Research the 3rd Ward you will lose this weapon.

Twin Stinger Sword Abilities:

  • Ability – Counterstance
  • Ability Effect – Brace for attacks and retaliate with a powerful slash.
  • Proficiency Bonus Unleash a counterattack.

Hardhedge Sword Weapon Level 1 Upgrades: Require SP 10

  • Fire Damage – 5% Boost
  • Ice Damage – 5% Boost
  • Lightning Damage – 5% Boost
  • Wind Damage – 5% Boost
  • Elemental Material Damage – 10% Boost

Hardhedge Sword Weapon Level 4 Upgrades: Require SP 14

  • Max MP +10
  • Max MP +10
  • Buff Duration 10% Boost
  • Inflicted Debuff Duration 10% Boost
  • New Materia Slot (Or link two existing slots)

Hardhedge Sword Weapon Level 5 Upgrades: Require SP 16

  • Attack Power +12
  • Magic Attack Power +12
  • Max MP +15
  • Physical Damage Reduction 10% when Guarding
  • Magic Damage Reduction 10% when Guarding
  • MP Regeneration 10% Boost
  • New Materia Slot (Or link two existing slots)
  • New Materia Slot (Or link two existing slots)

Hardhedge Sword Weapon Level 5 Upgrades: Require SP 18

  • Attack Power  +15
  • Magic Attack Power +15
  • Elemental Defense 5% Boost
  • Magic Defense +5 with High HP
  • Healing Spells MP Cost Reduction 20%
  • Reprieve (Avoid incapacitation once per battle)

Unlocking these two weapons in FF7 Remake, Cloud will be unstoppable. Also invest SP point wisely on the best Core upgrades.

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