Side Quests

These side quests are listed in the typical order in which they would be completed during a regular play through.

Turtle’s Paradise
Read all of the Turtle’s Paradise Flyers as you progress through the game to receive some strong items when you arrive in Wutai.

The Turtle’s Paradise Bar after picking up flyers

Wutai
A sidequest initiated when Yuffie steals all of your Materia (if you visit Wutai before disc 3). This page contains instructions for how to get it all back.

The entrance to Wutai

Wutai Pagoda
Gathering Yuffie’s final Limit Break, All Creation, and the Leviathan Summon Materia.

The Wutai Pagoda

Returning to Nibelheim
Returning to Nibelheim to pick up an Elemental Materia and Tifa’s Level 4 Limit Break, Final Heaven.

Tifa returning to Nibelheim

Returning to Cosmo Canyon
Returning to Cosmo Canyon later in the game to pick up a Full Cure Materia and Red XIII’s Ultimate Weapon, Limited Moon.

Tifa in Cosmo Canyon

Returning to Rocket Town
Returning to Rocket Town later in the game to pick up a Fourth Bracelet and a Guard Source.

Returning to Rocket Town

Chocobo Sage’s House
The place to pick up the best greens in the game for Chocobo breeding and where you can find an Enemy Skill Materia.

Returning to Rocket Town

Key to Sector 5
Digging up the Key to Sector 5 to regain entry into Midgar to pick up a few items.

Returning to Rocket Town

Lucrecia’s Crystal Cave
Locating Vincent’s lost love, Lucrecia, and obtaining Vincent’s Ultimate Weapon and Level 4 Limit Break.

Lucrecia’s Crystal Cave

The Sunken Gelnika
The sunken transport plane found in the bottom of the ocean. It contains some of the games strongest enemies as well as a huge assortment of end-game items.

The Sunken Gelnika

The Da-Chao Fire Cavern
Returning to the Da-Chao mountain range with the Leviathan Scales to pick up a weapon for Yuffie and Steal as Well Materia.

The Sunken Gelnika

Ultimate Weapon Battle
Defeating Ultimate Weapon in order to obtain Cloud’s Ultimate Weapon called Ultima Weapon.

Battle against Ultimate Weapon

The Ancient Forest
Solving the puzzles in the Ancient Forest to retrieve a host of rare items.

Inside the Ancient Forest

Chocobo Racing and Breeding
How to race and breed Blue, Green, Black and Gold Chocobos to reach some of the most remote areas on the world map and obtain some of the best treasures in the game.

A Green Chocobo

The Materia Caves
The secret Materia Caves that you can reach with the Blue, Green, Black and Gold Chocobos.

Materia Cave

Battle Square
Fighting in Battle Square to pickup Cloud’s level 4 Limit Break, Omnislash, and the W-Summon Materia.

Battle Square

Level 4 Limit Breaks
Where to find each of the Level 4 Limit Break items/manuals for each character in the game.

Using Omnislash against Sephiroth

Ultimate Weapons
A full list of Ultimate Weapons and where to find them.

Tifa’s Premium Heart

The Kalm Traveler
Head to Kalm to complete some of the final quests in Final Fantasy VII.

The Kalm Traveler

Emerald Weapon
Guide to defeating the second hardest encounter in the game.

Emerald Weapon Battle

Ruby Weapon
Guide to defeating the hardest encounter in the game.

Ruby Weapon Battle

Enemy Skill Materia
Where to find all of the enemy skills to complete your Enemy Skill Materia.

Command Materia