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Secret Achievement in Final Fantasy XIII

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Achievement Guide for Natural Selector

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The Nerevarine
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The Nerevarine
Achievement won on 22 Mar 10
TA Score for this game: 2,267
Posted on 22 March 10 at 03:31, Edited on 23 July 10 at 00:38
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You'll need to finish every mission in the Titan Trials to unlock this achievement. This is easiest to do upon completing the game, or preceded by a lot of power-leveling. You do not need to 5-star the missions for the achievement, simply win the battles for each of the missions. Most of these battles are simple with the exception of a few of the last battles and the triplet of Tonberry's. You can find the Titan's Trials behind the two red doors in the South-West area of the Archlytte Steppe after acquiring a Chocobo.

With maxed-out characters, you won't have any problems 5-starring these missions, but here's some simple ways to beat the tough battles in Chapter 12 with an underdeveloped team:

Mission 41
Use a Deceptisol, and party COM/COM/COM. Spam blitz for the first two rounds of attacks, then summon your eidolon and continue to spam blitz until they're dead (I did this fight in 37 seconds).

Mission 45
Equip Vanille with the Malboro Wand (morphed Belladonna) and spam Death until it dies. May take many tries depending on your level, Sprint Shoes and magic boosting items are optional. Alternatively, fight as normal and have a SEN/SEN/SEN paradigm ready for "Screech."

Mission 46
Aegisol and Fortisol, then a mix of RAV/SEN/RAV and SYN/SEN/SAB to keep his stagger meter from dropping too fast and buff up. MED/SEN/MED when needed to heal, and call in your eidolon when and if things start to look bleak. This enemy is not immune to death, either.

Mission 47
Aegisol and magic-warding items will have a significant effect, as will a sentinel. I used Hope, Fang and Lightning, and did an even dose of Sabotage, healing and Ravage. Despite the massive damage he does with Multicast, this is a very basic battle.

Mission 51
I used Vanille, Snow and Fang with an Aegisol and Fortisol. All three had a General's Belt (or something similar), and 2 Phoenix Downs just in case.

Start the battle SAB/SEN/SAB, when the enemy has all four debuffs, switch to RAV/RAV/RAV, going back to SAB as necessary. I used Vanille for party leader to keep the battle from getting too boring.

After he takes out his 2nd weapon, I went to RAV/SEN/COM, again switching back to SAB as needed. If he starts 'Concentration' and you have 4+ TP, cast Stopga to avoid a healing session.

Now this is the important part: MED/MED/SEN (Fang as the Sentinel this time, not Snow) whenever either Snow's health drops below 40% or Fang/Vanille drop into the yellow, and going to SAB immediately following even when not necessary to get the stagger meter stabilized. If healing takes more than 2 ATB rounds, or your debuffs start to wear off, switch to SAB between heals to quickly stabilize the enemy.

He'll likely cast Doom near the end, so you'll have to abandon healing in the latter portion of the battle to save time, using those Phoenix Downs if need be. You may even want to switch to RAV/COM/COM around 600-500 if your health is full. If he's still not dead when the doom meter hits 100, summon your Eidolon and Ravage your heart out.

For reference, the first time I beat him I got him with the Eidolon (pre-gestalt) with 3 stars (Vanille had 13000 HP). When he died his stagger meter was ~800%. Returning later, I was able to RAV/RAV/COM the whole battle with a few quick heals and the fight was a breeze.

If you're attempting mission 51 prior to Ch. 13, or trying to 5-star it, refer to: http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/genmessage.php?board=928790&a...
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