Sunday, February 3

World of Final Fantasy - Post Game Stacks

Shamelessly copied from https://steamcommunity.com/app/552700/discussions/0/1744478429684083822/#c1744478429686485175


Gravity stacks


  • S: Any
  • M: Nightmare
  • L: Any



Gravity stacks v2


  • S: Death Searcher
  • M: Any
  • L: Any



Magic stacks:


  • S: Any small form of ifrit, shiva or ramuh.
  • M: Carbuncle
  • L: Ramewl, not the star version, or shiva/ifrit.



Magic stacks V2


  • S: Any small form of ifrit, shiva or ramuh.
  • M: Any medium form of ifrit, shiva or ramuh.
  • L: Largebuncle



Crit stacks (need critical++ seeds on all mini tonberry and tonberry's empty sphere.)


  • S Mini tonberry
  • M Tonberry
  • L (Any monsters with single hit specials, like shivalry or Elefenrir)



Sharpened Knife stacks (Need Accuracy++ seeds on all empty spheres of this stacks.)


  • S Mini tonberry
  • M Master tonberry
  • L King tonberry


Both Gravity stacks is late game build where your main damage is from using gravity until your 

other spells or attacks deals more damage than gravity.
Gravity deals fixed % damage on target's current HP.

Magic stacks with carbuncle is for 'later' game when you can deal decent magic damage and not rely on gravity, Carbuncle can pierce enemies with reflect statuses and and party-reflect buff, and buff to increase your defense and magic defense, although not as good as shell/protect but they do stacks if you have the spells.


Magic stacks V2 is for 'later' game after you can survive decently without the need of carbuncle's reflect and defense buff as it is a stack more 'offense' oriented.


Crit stacks is for postscript, after you are stronger, making use of mini/tonberry's enhance critical and using critical++ seeds on them makes your L monsters hit way harder if they do crit, my elefenrir hits for over 20k, and somebody's shivalry can hit for max damage which is 99999 even on monster resisting ice.


Sharpened Knife stacks is for end game where you can deal tons of physical damage with sharpened knife, but you need to give accuracy++ seeds on those tonberries in that stack, else your skill is gonna miss often. Sharpened Knife is a skill with 100% critical rate.

World of Final Fantasy Spellstone Drops

As seemingly no one has ever just made a list:


  • Trihyde drops ice spellstones
  • Kuza beasts drop lightning spellstones
  • Behemonster drop earth spellstones
  • Mega nightsqual drop water spellstones
  • Elasmos drop water spellstones (can be refought)
  • Seaworm drop water spellstones
  • Deathsearcher drop earth spellstones
  • Minotaur drop earth spellstones
  • titan drop earth spellstones (can be refought)
  • A Smidge of Micro-envy Intervention Mission (Divasiren will drop the wind spellstones)
  • Tiamat Rare Spawn in EX Dungeons drop wind spellstones
  • Fire Drill Intervention Mission (Ifreeta will drop the fire spellstones, not the Intervention mission itself)
  • Sad Spiral Intervention Mission (Nirvalefor will drop the fire spellstones)
  • Buer Rare Spawn in EX Dungeons drop fire spellstones


Tuesday, December 4

**We come, because everyone else is already here.**

Time has become meaningless, there is nothing left. Literally nothing - Every star in the entire universe has burnt out, exploded throwing it's own mass out into an infinite darkness. All the spacefaring races know the end is soon, but they also know that the only power left, is that which is held by those they may of once called friends, and now have become mortal enemies.

In his final days of exploring, as the universe was literally dying around him and the various species in the universe were all fighting in their home galaxies, or in the places they considered the most strategic and valuable - which is amusing considering the only value now is energy, which is largely lost anyway he made a discovery which blew his mind. A single planet which some how had survived yet never been discovered, untouched by any hand of intelligence. It was pristine and it was unburnt by that which now pervaded all else - the thirst for energy.

He made his choice there and then, jettisoning the energy capsule to land on the planet, meaning the planet would be protected, yet fought over until either there remained one winner and they could collect their winnings, or all would be gone and the universe could finally sleep. His ship came down, far enough away from the energy capsule to ensure that it survived even if he didn't and in his final moments he smiled. The energy capsule was more powerful than some of the largest stars, it'd leak heat and energy into this planet, keeping it living for thousands upon thousands of years if undisturbed and if the wars in the heavens did finally end that too he guessed, made it a fitting prize to whoever could land and take it. But how to make them come? His beacon would let them know, screaming out into the nothingness 'I was here'.


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Explanation:

The universe is dead, all the stars are gone - the only source of power left is energy capsules, which are slowly running out. Those races which managed to escape to space all need energy to survive. Somehow, someone ended up finding a planet, after everything was dying that was undisturbed. They launch their energy capsule into the planet, ensuring it's short term survival, but also dooming it to become the largest target in the universe. A huge amount of power inside a planet, inhabited by those who have no clue what they have. All the races of the universe will flock to try and win the battle, to take this energy - mean while on the planet the inhabitants see, but don't understand hat is happening in the heavens above them.

Thursday, April 23

OSX niggles and other annoyances...

So I've been using OSX at work, mostly because it's easy to maintain (yup, agreed!) and it's what they gave me to use. I don't like Apple or their business style however I've tried to be objective in my usage of the system, to see if it's as easy as so many claim it is.

It's generally easy, however there is a few things that agrevate me:


  • If you detatch/reattach a hdmi cable, even while music is PLAYING it'll switch to try and output through the hdmi. Now I've been fortunate that each time the hdmi device attached has been muted and the office hasn't been subjected to my musical choices but why it does this by default I have no idea.
  • I've lost too many windows off the top of the monitor screen to count - even closing and reopening the application won't restore it's postition to a sane level - the 'internet' at large generally suggests changing the resolution of the screen to cause the windows to redraw. Why it doesn't do this generally once a display is disconnected (and so would fix them) I don't know. At home I use xfce and that simply allows me to hold alt and drag a window with the mouse (the size doesn't change, the position does). You can sometimes get the window back by shrinking it with a combination of alt, cmd and the mouse on the border of the window but even then it's tricky.
  • The lack of the F5 key. Having F5 do things like refresh in a browser was clearly too conventional for Apple, so they went with cmdR instead. (Also F11 being cmdF is annoying too, because oh wait, cmdF might also be find!).
  • Hiding of the #. If you're an irc user, and a terminal user you'll quickly find you need to turn the alt key back into the meta key for irc usage; but then you'll find you can't actually type the # because every time you hit alt now, it's sending meta+ and you can't actually type a # anymore. In the end i created a custom shortcut via BetterTouchTools just to send the # key to stdin.
  • That god awful file selection window. It's useless. If you want to do anything other than click directly on the file you want to open/choose then you're screwed. You can create a directory, but don't be thinking you can rename it. Oh you can also choose another directory, if it's in the seemingly randomly populated dropdown list that Apple provide. Number of times I've had to switch to finder to go to the right location, create the needed directory, move another one to the trash and then switch back !

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