Walkthrough: Disc 2
Please note that the following walkthrough sections are full of spoilers. Do not read ahead if this is your first time playing through the game.
The Forgotten City and the Corral Valley Cave leading to the Icicle Inn.
Traveling from the Forgotten Capital and snowboarding into the Great Glacier.
The Great Glacier
Where to find all of items and Materia hidden throughout the Great Glacier and the path to the Base of Gaea’s Cliff.
Climbing from the Great Glacier up to the Whirlwind Maze.
Traveling through the Whirlwind Maze to find Sephiroth in the Northern Crater.
Barret, Tifa, Cait Sith and Yuffie escaping capture and execution at the hands of Shinra.
Finding and rescuing Cloud from the Mideel clinic.
Returning to North Corel and the Mount Corel Reactor to retreive the first Huge Materia.
Defending Fort Condor from the Shinra assault to collect the second Huge Materia.
The battle against Ultimate Weapon and rescuing Cloud from the Lifestream.
Traveling through Junon to reach the Underwater Reactor in search of the third piece of Huge Materia.
Underwater Submarine Battle
Destroying the fleeing Red Submarine to retrieve the Huge Materia.
Rocket Town / Cosmo Canyon
Returning to Rocket Town to recover the fourth and final piece of Huge Materia and then returning them all to Cosmo Canyon.
Forgotten City & Diamond Weapon
Taking the Key to the Ancients into the Forgotten City and the battle against Diamond Weapon near Midgar.
Parachuting into Midgar to stop Hojo from using the Sister Ray cannon.
The following is a full list of side quests that can be completed at various points during Disc 2. These walkthrough pages identify when it is possible to complete each side quest as well as when it is advisable/advantageous to complete each of them.
Read all of the Turtle’s Paradise Flyer’s as you progress through the game to receive some strong items when you arrive in 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.
Gathering Yuffie’s final Limit Break, All Creation, and the Leviathan Summon Materia.
Returning to Nibelheim
Returning to Nibelheim to pick up an Elemental Materia and Tifa’s Level 4 Limit Break, Final Heaven.
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.
Returning to Rocket Town
Returning to Rocket Town later in the game to pick up a Fourth Bracelet and a Guard Source.
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.
Key to Sector 5
Digging up the Key to Sector 5 to regain entry into Midgar to pick up a few items.
Lucrecia’s Crystal Cave
Locating Vincent’s lost love, Lucrecia, and obtaining Vincent’s Ultimate Weapon and Level 4 Limit Break.
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 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.