This FFVII walkthrough will take you through the entire three-disc game from Cloud’s first mission with Soldier to the finale, through no less than 50 videos.
Final Fantasy VII is highly regarded as one of the greatest RPGs of all time, and one of the top best PS1 games of all time. And now the game is available for download from the PlayStation Network for play on the PS3 or PSP, giving a legion of new gamers the chance to experience this 32-bit masterpiece.
If you’ve never played Final Fantasy VII, you owe it to yourself to do so. But if you are one of those people who just can’t get into RPGs but would like still like to experience the game, then this walkthrough is for you. Likewise, if you are a beginner or are stuck at an area, this walkthrough will help. And finally, even if you are a seasoned veteran, you can experience the epic tale again by simply kicking back and watching someone else play through the game, beginning to end. And don’t forget to check out our Final Fantasy VII cheats page.
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Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 1: From the opening FMV, to where Cloud, Barret & company make their way into the Mako Reactor & set the charges, defeat the Guard Scorpion, they make it out before the reactor explodes & decide where they should all meet, Cloud meets Aeris & buys a flower from her, Cloud fights his way to the train that Barret & co. are on, Jesse gives Cloud a brief explanation of Midgar & the trains to where their train makes it to the slums.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 2: From where Cloud & co’s train makes it to the slums, they all go to Tifa’s Final Heaven where Marlene is introduced & Cloud & Tifa talk, Cloud & Barret butt heads about money & the whatnot, Tifa & Cloud talk about the promise, Materia Junctioning is explained, other basic things of the game is explained, they board a train to the next Mako Reactor due for bombing, only for the alarms on the train to be sounded so they have to jump off to where they are making their way to the reactor through the tunnels.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 3: From where they make their way to the Mako Reactor through the tunnels, they get to the reactor & place the explosive on it, then get caught by President Shinra on their way out, they defeat the Air Buster, the reactor explodes & makes Cloud fall into Aeris church in the slums where they reunite, Aeris gets Cloud to help her get away from Reno of the Turks to where they make their way through the slums to Aeris house.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 4: From where Cloud & Aeris make it to Aeris house only for Cloud to try & sneak off back through the slums without her, but she makes it there before him, after seeing Tifa get carriaged away they decide to go to Wall Market to hunt her down, Cloud & Aeris get the dressmaker to agree to make a dress for Cloud, they get the Blonde Wig, the Digestive for the Sexy Cologne, a Protein Drink Set for the Diamond Tiara to where Cloud spies on people in the Honeybee Inn.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 5: From where Cloud freaks out in his room at the Honeybee Inn, he gets the Lingerie, he gets the Honeybee Inn girls to put makeup on him, Cloud & Aeris get all made up pretty & the such, they make it into the mansion where they are reunited with Tifa, Don Corneo chooses Cloud as his companion, they are about to kiss when Tifa & Aeris interupt, they all threaten some info out of the Corneo only for him to dump them in the sewers, a scene of a meeting at the Shinra HQ is shown, they defeat Aps, & make their way out of the sewer to where they are navigating through the Train Graveyard.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 6: From where Cloud, Tifa & Aeris make their way out of the Train Graveyard, Cloud & Tifa make their way up a plate support to try & aide Barret’s fight against Shinra troops, the defeat Reno after he sets the support to collapse, Aeris is shown being taken away by Tseng of the Turks, the plate collapses, killing many members of Avalanche amoung some innocent people of the slums, Cloud leaves Tifa & Barret to their talking only for them to catch up with him, they make their way to Aeris house so Barret can be reunited with Marlene, they hear of the story of how Aeris came to live with Elmyra to where Barret gets lectured about leaving Marlene in danger.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 7: From where Barret says a goodbye to Marlene, the party decides to go against Shinra to go help Aeris, they make it up the wreckage to Shinra HQ, they make it up all the stairs into the HQ to where they make it the the 62nd floor to try & solve the Mayor’s little puzzle.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 8: From where they solve the Mayor’s little puzzle, they make it through to floor 66 & overhear a meeting being held by Shinra’s bigwigs, they follow Professor Hojo & see the beheaded Jenova, they make it to Aeris & save her, meeting & teaming up with RedXIII (Nanaki) is the process to defeat HO512 to where they start making their way to floor 68.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 9: From where they make it to floor 68 only to be ambushed & captured by the Rude of the Turks, after talking to President Shinra they all get thrown in jail, Cloud talks to everyone to see how their doing, falls asleep & wakes up only to find things aren’t quite right, he wakes everyone up so they can escape & they follow the blood trail up to the Presidents office only to find him skewered with what appears to be Sephiroths sword, Aeris, Barret & RedXIII are made to fight & defeat the Hundred Gunner & Heli Gunner, Cloud is forced to fight & feat Rufus & Dark Nation to where they make a motor escape from the Shinra HQ.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 10: From where the party make it to the boarder of Midgar via the highway, defeat the Motor Ball, split into 2 groups & head for the town of Kalm to where Cloud starts telling of the story of when he was in Soldier alongside Sephiroth for the horrible Nibelheim incident.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 11: From where Cloud finishes the telling of his story when he was in Soldier alongside Sephiroth during the horrible Nibelheim incident (but with some obvious holes) to where they make it the Chocobo Ranch & get the Choco/Mog summon.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 12: From where the party talk to the Chocobo Farm people & are told how to get a Chocobo to cross the marshes so they don’t have to fight the Midgar Zolom, they do so & see what Sephiroth left begind, they collect items & talk briefly with the Turks in the Mythril Mines, they meet the people of Fort Condor & decide to help them in their fight against Shinra to protect the Condors on top of the reactor to where I go back into the Mythril Mines for some things.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 13: From where I go back into the Mythril Mines to get some missed things, go through the pita of getting Yuffie into my party, the party makes it to Junon Harbor just in time to save Priscilla from Bottomswell, after proving they are not with Shinra, Priscilla helps Cloud get into Junon with help from Mr.Dolphin to where Cloud gets suckered into joining the Shinra march after being mistaken for one of them.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 14: From where Cloud takes part in the celebration for the new President Rufus Shinra’s march (not by choice), Cloud is told where to meet up with the troops after, so he explores Junon some until he helps send off President Rufus, Cloud is forced onto the ship to help where he is reunited with his friends to where the alarm to be sounded as Sephiroth attacks.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 15: From where they make it to Sephiroth, only for him to throw Jenova-Birth at them to defeat, they make it to Costa Del Sol where they confront Hojo & then relax some before heading to where they are making their way through Mt.Corel.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 16: From where they make it through Mt.Corel to North Corel only for Barret to receive a less than hospitable welcome, Barret tells them of the towns betrayal at the hands of Shinra, they make it to the Gold Saucer where Barret freaks out & runs off, Cloud & Aeris run around having fun until they go to the Battle Arena where they are accused & sentenced of murder to where they try & find Barret in the Corel Prison.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 17: From where they find Barret in the Corel Prison where he tells them of his bestfriend Dyne, so they decide to help Barret find Dyne only for them to fight & Dyne to kill himself, Cloud is chosen to help get the party out of the Corel Prison via the Chocobo Races to where Cloud wins & they are given a buggy in apology for their false sentence from Dio.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 18: From where the party are using the buggy to get back to the Junon area to get some items & Enemy Skills to where they start heading towards Gongaga Village. A completely boring & useless vid unless you need it for walkthrough purposes.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 19: From where the party makes it to Gongaga Village only to fight & defeat Reno & Rude, overhear Scarlet talking to Tseng in the ruined reactor, they head into town to collect a few thing where they hear of Zack & Aeris acts all wierd about it, they try to make their way to Nibelheim but their buggy breaks down so they go to Cosmo Canyon to see about having it fixed, they expolore RedXIII’s hometown a bit before they meet up with Bugenhagen to where they assemble some party memebers per Bugenhagen’s request so he can show them something.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 20: From where Bugenhagen shows the party the basics of the life of the planet, the party talk about things around the bonfire, Bugenhagen asks for accompanyment so he can show RedXIII something in the Gi Cave to where they make it to & are fighting against the Gi Nattak & Soul Fires.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 21: From where the party defeat the Gi Nattak & Soul Fires, RedXIII is told of the story of his father Seto & reunited with him, RedXIII decides to go with Cloud & co. to help them in their fight for the planet, they make it to Nibelheim but something seems strange, they talk some with Sephiroth to where I am going through the steps to acquire Vincent.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 22: From where the party defeats Lost Number, meets Vincent Valentine formerly of the Turks, get him to join their party, they make their way through Mt.Nibel collecting items to where they are about to fight a boss.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 23: From where the party defeat the Materia Keeper, make their way to Rocket Town, meet Shera who tells them that if they want to borrow the Tiny Bronco to ask Cid, they meet Cid who is not too responsive to the idea, they hear about the failed rocket launch years ago to where President Rufus comes to try & take the Tiny Bronco from Cid for himself.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 24: From where the party fight Palmer for the Tiny Bronco, they snag it only for Shinra to knock it out of the sky, they use it as a boat to go to Wutai Village to where they are trying to hunt down Yuffie to get their materia back.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 25: From where they are trying to hunt down Yuffie in Wutai Village to get their materia back, they temporarily are on good terms with the Turks just enough so that they save Elena & Yuffie from Corneo’s greedy little hands, they get all their materia back to where they are heading for the Pagoda of the Five Mighty Gods so Yuffie can challenge it.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 26: From where Yuffie successfully challenges the Pagoda of the Five Mighty Gods to where the party go to the Weapon Seller’s house to gain some info on the Keystone.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 27: From where the party trade their Mythril to the Weapon Seller for Aeris’ Great Gospel Limit Break, they go & entertain Dio in the Battle Arena & get the right to get the Keystone from him, after hearing that they are stuck in the Gold Saucer they go to the Haunted Mansion to rest up, Aeris drags Cloud on a date, Cait Sith steals the Keystone & is busted giving it to Tseng to where they are heading to the Temple of the Ancients.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 28: From where the party makes it to the Temple of the Ancients, an injured Tseng lets them in, they make their way through the puzzles, spying on Sephiroth’s progress through with the help of the consciousness of the Ancients to where Sephiroth begins to explain to Cloud & co. what the “Black Materia”, Meteor is.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 29: From where Sephiroth finishes explaining to Cloud & co. what the “Black Materia” Meteor is, Cloud mildly goes nuts before they fight the Red Dragon, the party figures out how to get the Black Materia for themselves, Cait Sith offers to sacrifice himself for the greater good, the party fights the Demon’s Gate, they say goodbye to Cait Sith, Cloud goes nuts & gives Sephiroth the Black Materia, Cait Sith No.2 gets introduced as Cloud beats on Aeris, Aeris runs off after saying goodbye to Cloud in his dreams to where the party decide to go & look for Aeris before Sephiroth can get to her.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 30: From where the party get the Lunar Harp from Bone Village to wake up the Sleeping Forest, the cross through the Sleeping Forest, obtaining the Kjata summoning materia, collect items in the City of the Ancients, Cloud awakens & senses Aeris & Sephiroth near so he goes to search for them, they make it to Aeris a little too late, Sephiroth makes them fight Jenova-LIFE to where the party continue onward through the City of the Ancients after Sephiroth.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 31: From where the party make it through the City of the Ancients, to the Icicle Inn where they collect items to help them go further, they watch videos of Professor Gast, his wife Ifalna & their daughter Aeris as the Ancients, Jenova & Weapon are explained briefly, Elena from the Turks comes along to try & get “revenge” on Cloud but fails miserably, I do a sad snowboarding run to get to the Great Glacier to where I am running through the Great Glacier obtaining objects.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 32: From where I am running through Great Glacier obtaining items, defeating the Snow woman to obtain the Alexander summoning materia, they pass out & are rescued by Mr.Holzoff who explains about climbing the Gaea Cliffs to where they are in the process of climbing the cliffs & going through the caves collecting items to get to the summit.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 33: From where the party finish climbing the cliffs & going through the caves collecting items to get to the summit, defeating Schizo along the way, making it there at the same time Rufus & co. do, they start to make their way down to Sephiroth, obtaining items & the Neo Bahamut materia in the process, Sephiroth sicks Jenova-DEATH on them to where Cloud entrusts the Black Materia to Red XIII in an attempt to keep it away from Sephiroth.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 34: From where the party are on their way to Sephiroth when he starts trying to confuse Cloud by showing them his version of what happened in Nibelheim, Rufus & co. make it to where Sephiroth & the Weapons sleep, Sephiroth tricks RedXIII into going onward to help Cloud where he gives Cloud the Black Materia & Cloud goes nuts again & gives it to Sephiroth, the Weapons awake & everyone barely makes it out of the Northern Cave as it explodes, Tifa remembers about her remeeting Cloud in Midgar & when she wakes up Metoer has been summoned, Rufus sets up Barret & Tifa’s execution to where Cait Sith & Barret are trying to free Tifa as the Sapphire Weapons attack Junon.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 35: From where Cait Sith & Barret are trying to free Tifa as the Sapphire Weapons attack Junon, along the way they reunite with Yuffie as they become cornered as the Mako Cannon fails to kill Sapphire Weapon, Tifa ends up saving herself just after the Mako Cannon blows the Sapphire Weapons’ head off, Tifa & Scarlet have a lil *itch slapping duel, the Highwind in the partys’ possession saves Tifa, the party decides to try & look for Cloud, meeting the Chocobo Sage along the way to where they head to Mideel to do some shopping along with the Chocobo Chick.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 36: From where Tifa goes home to get some materia to where I am catching chocobos to begin breeding.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 37: From where I finish what I can do for now with the Chocobo Breeding thing, to where the party goes back to Mideel & Tifa decides to stay with Cloud when they reunite with him in his vegetative state, Reeve lets the party eavesdrop in on Shinra bigwig going-ons, the party gets the Huge Materia from North Corel & manage to save the town from being plowed through with the train so they can get the Ultima Materia for free to where the party are on their way to Fort Condor.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 38: From where the party gets the Huge Materia from Fort Condor as well as the Pheonix summon materia after protecting it long enough for the baby condor to hatch & fly away, they go to check back on Cloud & Tifa just in time to fight Ultimate Weapon, Mideel falls in on itself, allowing Cloud & Tifa to get swallowed into the Lifestream where Tifa starts helping Cloud piece together his real memories so he can be himself again.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 39: From where Tifa finishes helping Cloud piece together his real memories so he can be himself again, Cloud reunites & takes over leadership of the party again, they run around collecting some odd items, they return to Nibelheim & Cloud has a flashback of what really happened after the Sephiroth incident & how he arrived in Midgar with Zack’s sword in hand to where the party goes back to obtaining miscellanious items.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 40: From where I go around collecting various odd items as well as items for Choobo Breeding & Raising & then I continue on my quest to breed a Gold Chocobo.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 41: From where I mate Sanna & Tidus to get the blue chocob Christina, using her to get the Quadra Magic materia to where I train Crstna through the ranks & return to the Chocobo Sage to get more info on raising a Gold Chocobo.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 42: From where I mate Tidus & Sanna again to get the green chocobo Zamora, I use Zamora to help bring Vincent to reunite with a less than hospitable Lucrecia to where I go & train Zamora through the ranks.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 43: From where I get mate Zamora & Crstna to get the Black Chocobo Patrick, I catch the chocobp MagIvy & I raise them both through the ranks.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 44: From where I get the Key to Sector 5 for an item or 2 to where I play the the Midgar Zolom to pass time before I can mate my Chocobo’s again
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 45: From where I mate Patrck & MagIvy to get the Gold Chocobo Lee, I raise to get the Knights of the Round summoning materia, I race Lee a little to where the party goes to try & retrieve the Huge Materia from the underwater reactor of Junon.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 46: From where the party is in the Junon underwater reactor to try & retrieve the Huge Materia, Reno throws them the Carry Armor boss so that he can escape with the Huge materia, the party commandeers a sub & goes after Reno’s to sink it, they retrieve the Huge Materia, they also get the Key to the Ancients, the party get up to Junon airport just in time to see the Gelinka take off, I buy Cloud’s Villa in Costa del Sol to where the party are trying to get to the rocket before it launches.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 47: From where the party get to the rocket before it launches, fighting ShinRa soldiers & Rude to get in, the rocket launches, the team snags the Huge Materia & with Shera’s help get in the escape pod & eject before the rocket crashes into Meteor, which ends up having very little effect on it to where the party picks up Begenhagen & takes him to the City of the Ancients.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 48: From where Bugenhagen helps to show the party a secret in the City of the Ancents about Aeris, they learn that the Junon Cannon has been moved to Midgar, Diamond Weapon shows up so they go & whoop it, the Sister Ray fires at the Northern Cave, going right through & killing the Diamond Weapon in the process, but not before it got shots off at Midgar, the Barrier comes down, Midgar gets hit good & Rufus’ office gets a direct hit from the Weapons’ fire to where Hojo goes nuts so they have to go to Midgar to stop him from firing the cannon again.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 49: From where the party goes to Midgar to stop the crazy Hojo from firing the Sister Ray again to where they fight through the sewers & the train tracks to the ShinRa HQ.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 50: From where they fight the Turks one last time in the train tunnels leading to the ShinRa HQ, get some items from ShinRa HQ, they make their way to Hojo, fighting & defeating the Proud Clod along the way, they find out what Hojo’s connection is to Sephiroth to where they’re fighting Hojo.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 51: From where the party fight & defeat Hojo, the team disperse to find out what they’re fighting for, they all come back together, they go to Cosmo Canyon to talk to Bugenhagen to where they start fighting against Ultima Weapon.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 52: From where the party finally kills Ultima Weapon, they explore the Ancient Forest to where the party go to enjoy the wiles of the Battle Arena.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 53: From where Cloud has fun in the Battle Arena & cashes in his points, the party trades in the Guidebook for Underwater Materia, they go & get items from the crashed Gelinka, they get items from Wutai to where I get bored of recording & do a “Suicide Run” at the Emerald Weapon.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 54: From where I am getting random E.Skills to where the party is heading down to the final confrontation with Sephiroth.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 55: From where the party gets to the place before Sephiroth, they run around getting more items to just before they go down to confront him.
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 56: From where the party fight through monsters, they fight & defeat Jenova-SYNTHESIS, Bizarro-Sephiroth, Safer Sephiroth, Cloud kills Sephiroth so that Holy try & stop Meteor, unsuccessfully, & the LifeStream ends up doing it. THE END. Now on to my credits
Final Fantasy VII Walkthrough Video Part 56: FINAL FANTASY VII TRIBUTE VIDEO/CREDITS. “The credits for my walkthrough, has ingame footage, consider this the FF VII tribute many have been asking for lol :P”
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