Best Ff7 Rebirth Cloud Build Weapons Materia Folios And Accessories
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Best Cloud build in Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth (FF7): Weapons, Materia, Folios, and accessories

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Since Cloud is typically always the party leader in FF7 Rebirth, you should know about the best build for him, including the greatest weapons, armor, Materia, Folios, and accessories to pick for him. This will help you build a well-rounded Cloud.

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Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth: Best Cloud build

Cloud has many strengths, whether that be his deadly sword fighting or intricate magic attacks. To make sure you’re molding Cloud in the best way, here are the greatest weapons, Materia, Folios, and accessories for Cloud’s build in FF7 Rebirth.

Best Ff7 Rebirth Cloud Build Weapons Materia Folios And Accessories Blade
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Best weapons and armor for Cloud

Depending on which part of the game you’re at, you’ll be looking for different kinds of weapons. There are only a few select choices for Cloud in FF7 Rebirth, but here are the ones you should look out for.

LevelWeaponStatsAbilityHow to get
Early gameSleek SaberATK: 32
MATK: 24
Firebolt Blade: Imbue your sword with fire and lightning while slicing a foe. Can use while airborne.Open a chest in the Grasslands Region at the Abandoned Dock during Chapter 2.
Mid gameRune BladeATK: 19
MATK: 56
Disorder: Deliver a devastating attack while switching modes. Fills your ATB gauge when the attack connects. Can use while airborne.Open the chest beside the rest area after completing the Parade in Chapter 4.
End gameCrystal SwordATK: 54
MATK: 74
Infinity’s End: Wind up and unleash an overhead strike. Increased damage on stagger. Costs 2 ATB.Open a chest in the Gongaga Reactor level B2 during Chapter 9.

When it comes to armor, you can only wear one, so make it special. Armor can add additional Materia slots, as well as give you small benefits.

Abyssal Bangle
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LevelArmorStatsHow to get
Early gameHunter’s BangleDEF: 18
Magic DEF: 8
Materia slots: 2
Purchase from Vending Machines in the Grasslands in Chapter 2.
Mid gameAbyssal BangleDEF: 32
Magic DEF: 15
Materia slots: 3
Purchase in Costa Del Sol in Chapter 6.
End gameOutlaw BangleDEF: 45
Magic DEF: 21
Materia slots: 4
Purchase from Vending Machines in Gongaga in Chapter 9.
Best Ff7 Rebirth Cloud Build Weapons Materia Folios And Accessories Fire Ice
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Best Materia for Cloud

The farther you get into FF7 Rebirth, the more Materia you’re able to hold (depending on your weapon, since Cloud’s best weapon only allows for one Materia). You’ll also unlock new and improved Materia. Cloud needs to focus on Materia that boost his HP and ones like Precision Defense Focus and ATB Boost that can improve his perfect blocking and ATB gauge.

LevelMateriaAbility
Early gameHP Up
MP Up
Assess
Fire and Ice
Chakra
Increases max HP.
Increase max MP.
View enemy strengths/weaknesses.
Gives you fire and ice magic.
Restores a percentage of HP from damage taken.
Mid gameHP Up
Assess
Fire and Ice
Lightning and Wind
Chakra
Precision Defense Focus
ATB Boost
Increases max HP.
View enemy strengths/weaknesses.
Gives you fire and ice magic.
Gives you lightning and wind magic.
Restores a percentage of HP from damage taken.
Improves functionality of blocking with perfect timing.
Doubles ATB gauge’s charge.
End gameHP Up
Precision Defense Focus
ATB Boost
Increases max HP.
Improves functionality of blocking with perfect timing.
Doubles ATB gauge’s charge.
Relentless Rush
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Best Folio upgrades for Cloud

Throughout FF7 Rebirth you’ll slowly unlock new upgrades in Cloud’s Folio. This contains things like Stat Boosts and Synerby Abilities and Skills. No matter which part of the game you’re at, these are the best upgrades in Cloud’s Folio.

NameTypeAbilityPartners
Melee BladeSynergy SkillHold the button to gather strength, then team up with your partner to unleash a charged attack.Tifa: Power Cleave (Physical)
Aerith: Spell Blade (Magical)
Relentless RushSynergy AbilityCloud launches Tifa toward an enemy to attack in tandem. Effect on Staggered Foe: Attack Power Boost / Staggered Time Extension.Tifa
Ranged BladeSynergy SkillPerform a ranged attack with your partner. Activate in sequence to trigger a three-hit combo. Can use while airborne.Barret: Bullet Batter (Physical)
Red XIII: Howling Smash (Magical)
Powerful PunisherStat BoostIncreases punisher mode strong attack damage by 3%.
Max HP UpStat BoostIncreases max HP by 200.
Enhanced Attack Stat BoostIncreases damage dealt by basic attacks by 3%.
ATB Charge Rate UpStat BoostIncreases ATB recharge rate when performing actions by 3%.
Best Ff7 Rebirth Cloud Build Weapons Materia Folios And Accessories Keychain
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Best accessories for Cloud

Although each character can only wear one accessory, they can give you some incredible benefits. Cloud’s accessory should help improve his attack strength or related mechanics like Limit or ATB gauge. I’m always looking for ways to raise ATB faster.

LevelAccessoryAbilityHow to get
Early gamePower WristguardsIncreases strength by 5%.Purchase from vendors after Chapter 2.
Mid gameSpeed Demon KeychainSlightly replenishes ATB gauge when using a weapon ability.Receive from Roche after battling him in Chapter 4.
End gameGi Warrior’s CharmIncreases limit gauge fill rate by 10%.Find on the floor inside the Chamber of Folly in the Cave of Gi during Chapter 10.

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