Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium
Console icon Genesis/Mega Drive

Game icon

Developer

Sega

Publisher

Sega

Released

December 17, 1993

Achievements

Authors: Tybis (64), Pereira006 (29)

There are 93 achievements worth 812 (3,460) points.

This set has 19 missable achievements.

  • Hahn

    (1) (1)

    Recruit Hahn.

    1,150 (585) of 1,181 – 97.38%

    49.53% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    97.38% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Solve the monster situation in the academy's basement.

    984 (526) of 1,181 – 83.32%

    44.54% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    83.32% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Rune

    (5) (5)

    Recruit Rune.

    700 (418) of 1,181 – 59.27%

    35.39% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    59.27% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Gryz

    (5) (6)

    Recruit Gryz.

    631 (386) of 1,181 – 53.43%

    32.68% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    53.43% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Save the people of Zema.

    539 (337) of 1,181 – 45.64%

    28.54% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    45.64% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Rika

    (5) (6)

    Recruit Rika.

    531 (332) of 1,181 – 44.96%

    28.11% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    44.96% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Inspect the computer system in Wreckage.

    241 (151) of 1,181 – 20.41%

    12.79% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    20.41% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Complete 'The Ranch Owner' in the Hunter's Guild. (Missed upon finding Elsydeon.)

    210 (139) of 1,181 – 17.78%

    11.77% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    17.78% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Reach the town of Kadary.

    447 (291) of 1,181 – 37.85%

    24.64% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    37.85% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Demi

    (10) (14)

    Recruit Demi.

    429 (278) of 1,181 – 36.33%

    23.54% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    36.33% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Discover the Land Rover.

    428 (279) of 1,181 – 36.24%

    23.62% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    36.24% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Complete 'Tinkerbell's Dog' in the Hunter's Guild.

    170 (115) of 1,181 – 14.39%

    9.74% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    14.39% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Recover the Phononmezer parts in Plate System.

    175 (114) of 1,181 – 14.82%

    9.65% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    14.82% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Tectonic Tech

    (10) (28)

    Solve Plate System's earthquake malfunction.

    168 (107) of 1,181 – 14.23%

    9.06% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    14.23% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Find Rune again.

    389 (264) of 1,181 – 32.94%

    22.35% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    32.94% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Recover the Psycho Wand.

    383 (259) of 1,181 – 32.43%

    21.93% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    32.43% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat Zio.

    333 (225) of 1,181 – 28.20%

    19.05% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    28.20% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Complete 'The Missing Student' in the Hunter's Guild.

    157 (106) of 1,181 – 13.29%

    8.98% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    13.29% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Complete 'Fissure of Fear' in the Hunter's Guild.

    157 (106) of 1,181 – 13.29%

    8.98% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    13.29% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Wren

    (1) (1)

    Recruit Wren.

    345 (228) of 1,181 – 29.21%

    19.31% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    29.21% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Raja

    (1) (1)

    Recruit Raja.

    341 (228) of 1,181 – 28.87%

    19.31% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    28.87% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Discover the Landale.

    327 (216) of 1,181 – 27.69%

    18.29% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    27.69% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Recover the Hyper-Jammer parts in Kuran.

    165 (104) of 1,181 – 13.97%

    8.81% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    13.97% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Resolve Kuran's communications problem.

    308 (205) of 1,181 – 26.08%

    17.36% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    26.08% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Use the Ice Digger for the first time.

    317 (210) of 1,181 – 26.84%

    17.78% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    26.84% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Receive the Silver Tusk.

    145 (93) of 1,181 – 12.28%

    7.87% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    12.28% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Weather Watch

    (10) (19)

    Investigate Climate Control for any weather malfunctions.

    275 (183) of 1,181 – 23.29%

    15.50% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    23.29% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Investigate the town of Meese.

    305 (201) of 1,181 – 25.83%

    17.02% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    25.83% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Kyra

    (3) (5)

    Recruit Kyra.

    306 (202) of 1,181 – 25.91%

    17.10% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    25.91% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Meet Lutz.

    301 (201) of 1,181 – 25.49%

    17.02% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    25.49% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Recover the Burst Roc parts in Weapons Plant.

    148 (97) of 1,181 – 12.53%

    8.21% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    12.53% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Retrieve the Eclipse Torch.

    260 (172) of 1,181 – 22.02%

    14.56% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    22.02% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Dispel the evil of Garuberk Tower.

    255 (171) of 1,181 – 21.59%

    14.48% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    21.59% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Use the HydroFoil for the first time.

    258 (173) of 1,181 – 21.85%

    14.65% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    21.85% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Complete 'The Stain in Life' in the Hunter's Guild.

    122 (84) of 1,181 – 10.33%

    7.11% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    10.33% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Complete 'The Dying Boy' in the Hunter's Guild.

    122 (84) of 1,181 – 10.33%

    7.11% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    10.33% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Complete 'Man with a Twist' in the Hunter's Guild.

    125 (85) of 1,181 – 10.58%

    7.20% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    10.58% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Complete 'Silver Soldier' in the Hunter's Guild. (Missed upon finding Elsydeon.)

    121 (83) of 1,181 – 10.25%

    7.03% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    10.25% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Recover the Positron Bolt parts in Vahal Fort. (Missed upon finding Elsydeon.)

    115 (79) of 1,181 – 9.74%

    6.69% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    9.74% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Seth

    (1) (2)

    Recruit Seth.

    250 (169) of 1,181 – 21.17%

    14.31% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    21.17% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Recover the Aero-Prism and escape the Soldier's Temple.

    246 (168) of 1,181 – 20.83%

    14.23% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    20.83% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Investigate the Tower of Silence.

    247 (168) of 1,181 – 20.91%

    14.23% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    20.91% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Prove yourself in the Tower of Strength.

    236 (163) of 1,181 – 19.98%

    13.80% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    19.98% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Prove yourself in the Tower of Courage.

    235 (163) of 1,181 – 19.90%

    13.80% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    19.90% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Find Elsydeon.

    235 (164) of 1,181 – 19.90%

    13.89% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    19.90% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Prove yourself in the Tower of Anger.

    220 (159) of 1,181 – 18.63%

    13.46% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    18.63% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat the Profound Darkness.

    232 (162) of 1,181 – 19.64%

    13.72% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    19.64% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Take Hahn and defeat the Profound Darkness.

    77 (57) of 1,181 – 6.52%

    4.83% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    6.52% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Take Gryz and defeat the Profound Darkness.

    71 (54) of 1,181 – 6.01%

    4.57% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    6.01% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Profound Will

    (10) (51)

    Take Demi and defeat the Profound Darkness.

    72 (53) of 1,181 – 6.10%

    4.49% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    6.10% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Profound Wit

    (10) (40)

    Take Raja and defeat the Profound Darkness.

    102 (70) of 1,181 – 8.64%

    5.93% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    8.64% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Take Kyra and defeat the Profound Darkness.

    83 (58) of 1,181 – 7.03%

    4.91% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    7.03% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat the Profound Darkness with only the main 4 characters. (Missed if anyone else is taken.)

    66 (52) of 1,181 – 5.59%

    4.40% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    5.59% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Encore!

    (1) (3)

    Unlock the hidden Sound Test.

    109 (74) of 1,181 – 9.23%

    6.27% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    9.23% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • 181 (123) of 1,181 – 15.33%

    10.41% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    15.33% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Place a particular triangular flag in your house and admire it.

    104 (81) of 1,181 – 8.81%

    6.86% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    8.81% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Place a particular wood doll in your house and admire it.

    107 (86) of 1,181 – 9.06%

    7.28% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    9.06% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Inspect the Alis Landale statue.

    359 (246) of 1,181 – 30.40%

    20.83% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    30.40% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Pengo Land

    (3) (8)

    Take a walk with a penguin.

    144 (101) of 1,181 – 12.19%

    8.55% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    12.19% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Summon a penguin.

    107 (80) of 1,181 – 9.06%

    6.77% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    9.06% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Read 3 certain books in a school.

    118 (95) of 1,181 – 9.99%

    8.04% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    9.99% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat a wild Sand Worm in east Motavia.

    91 (72) of 1,181 – 7.71%

    6.10% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    7.71% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat C-Ray Tube + Sat. Minions in Kuran.

    151 (103) of 1,181 – 12.79%

    8.72% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    12.79% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat a Lifedeletr that combines from Wiredine + Arthropod in Weapons Plant.

    102 (78) of 1,181 – 8.64%

    6.60% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    8.64% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat a Twinarms that fuses from Bladeright + Hakenleft in the Rykros towers.

    97 (69) of 1,181 – 8.21%

    5.84% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    8.21% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat a rare enemy at The Edge.

    78 (61) of 1,181 – 6.60%

    5.17% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    6.60% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Equip Chaz with a rare sword from a Shadow Saber.

    126 (91) of 1,181 – 10.67%

    7.71% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    10.67% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Equip Gryz with a rare axe from a Chaos Bringer.

    62 (52) of 1,181 – 5.25%

    4.40% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    5.25% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Execute any Combo.

    231 (143) of 1,181 – 19.56%

    12.11% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    19.56% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Execute Combo: Blizzard on Motavia, or Fire Storm on Dezolis.

    172 (114) of 1,181 – 14.56%

    9.65% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    14.56% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Execute any instant-death Combo.

    128 (85) of 1,181 – 10.84%

    7.20% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    10.84% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Execute Combo: TriBlaster.

    173 (110) of 1,181 – 14.65%

    9.31% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    14.65% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Execute Combo: Destruct.

    79 (60) of 1,181 – 6.69%

    5.08% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    6.69% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Execute a Combo in a Macro.

    199 (129) of 1,181 – 16.85%

    10.92% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    16.85% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Execute 3 different Combos in a single battle, and win.

    76 (57) of 1,181 – 6.44%

    4.83% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    6.44% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Execute 4 different Macros in a single battle, and win.

    122 (89) of 1,181 – 10.33%

    7.54% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    10.33% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Use a non-consumable item in battle to affect your enemies, except Psycho Wand.

    91 (68) of 1,181 – 7.71%

    5.76% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    7.71% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Use a non-consumable item in battle to support your allies.

    124 (93) of 1,181 – 10.50%

    7.87% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    10.50% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat the Sand Worm in 'The Ranch Owner' before finding Demi. Combined level limit: 35, party of 5.

    61 (53) of 1,181 – 5.17%

    4.49% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    5.17% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Limit: Juza

    (25) (148)

    Defeat Juza. Combined level limit: 45, party of 5.

    55 (45) of 1,181 – 4.66%

    3.81% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    4.66% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat the Gy-Laguiah in Ladea Tower. Combined level limit: 65, party of 5.

    52 (44) of 1,181 – 4.40%

    3.73% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    4.40% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Limit: Zio

    (25) (151)

    Defeat Zio. Combined level limit: 75, party of 5.

    54 (44) of 1,181 – 4.57%

    3.73% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    4.57% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat the Fract Ooze in 'Fissure of Fear' before finding Wren. Combined level limit: 55, party of 3.

    52 (45) of 1,181 – 4.40%

    3.81% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    4.40% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat Dark Force I. Combined level limit: 113, party of 5.

    67 (51) of 1,181 – 5.67%

    4.32% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    5.67% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat 50 Carnivorous Trees without Raja or Kyra. Combined level limit: 95, party of 4.

    59 (46) of 1,181 – 5.00%

    3.90% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    5.00% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat the Xe-A-Thouls in Air Castle. Combined level limit: 125, party of 5.

    50 (38) of 1,181 – 4.23%

    3.22% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    4.23% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Limit: Lashiec

    (25) (177)

    Defeat Lashiec. Combined level limit: 133, party of 5.

    46 (37) of 1,181 – 3.90%

    3.13% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    3.90% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat Dark Force II. Combined level limit: 140, party of 5.

    45 (36) of 1,181 – 3.81%

    3.05% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    3.81% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat King Rappy in 'Man with a Twist' with no 5th party member. Combined level limit: 110, party of 4.

    42 (35) of 1,181 – 3.56%

    2.96% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    3.56% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat Dark Force III. Combined level limit: 115, party of 4.

    45 (36) of 1,181 – 3.81%

    3.05% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    3.81% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat De-Vars. Combined level limit: 125, party of 4.

    43 (35) of 1,181 – 3.64%

    2.96% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    3.64% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat Sa-Lews. Combined level limit: 125, party of 4.

    42 (34) of 1,181 – 3.56%

    2.88% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    3.56% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode
  • Defeat the Profound Darkness. Combined level limit: 170 with a party of 5, or 155 with a party of 4.

    44 (36) of 1,181 – 3.73%

    3.05% of players have earned the achievement in hardcore mode
    3.73% of players have earned the achievement in softcore mode

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Recent comments

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RionAmane 16 Aug 2023 20:53
It really is a bummer how so many RPG's here have these low level achievements in the main set. It automatically turns me away. They absolutely belong into a subset. That way you can decide if you want to play the game 'normally' (with achievements that'll make you do something really special once in a while) or totally challenge yourself and do it low-level/no equipment etc. I'm actually doing a low-level subset for FFVII instead of touching the main set. And it's because I only need to play the game once to master it. Not twice or thrice. FFVII main set forces you to play it twice. And only because of one, single achievement. Oof.

I do think that some sets are totally fine with achievements that require multiple playthroughs (Breath of Fire: Dragon Quarter is a perfect example.) But that game was designed around replaying the game so it automatically feels different.
LuteFrontier2023 28 Aug 2023 20:00
Why did my g/f Alys die:(
Zexerous 11 Sep 2023 07:33
Question: Is it possible to add a achievement for activating the "menu glitch" that enables beating the game in about a 1/2 hour?
oscartilheiro 18 Sep 2023 17:12
Another vote for "move the low level run to a bonus set".
Tybis 19 Sep 2023 04:55
@Zexerous It's possible to add achievements for glitches, but they are usually limited to glitch showcase subsets. I think this game would have enough material for one.
Zexerous 19 Sep 2023 15:51
@Tybis the amount of hilarity you can perform, like beating the game in 30 minutes, with the glitch is hilariously possible. I would think there's PLENTY of content there.
Hexcreed 3 Nov 2023 11:29
Great. So my first ever low-level run of old-school jRPG turned out to be exactly what I expected. Tedious frustrating braindead rng-fest. Worst jRPG experience I've ever had.
YukiSenoue 3 Nov 2023 11:48
Another vote for "move the low level run to a bonus set".
malhas1000 13 Dec 2023 17:22
I would vote for this too. This set already has a lot of achievements, these fit perfectly on a bonus set (from my limited knowledge as I started on this website yesterday ^^). Low level can be fun, but too specific for a main set for sure
Cassievania 2 Jan 2024 04:19
Another vote for "move the low level run to a bonus set".
kazeajeultra 2 Jan 2024 08:50
Another vote for "move the low level run to a bonus set".
Cassievania 11 Jan 2024 03:31
I'm tentatively RETRACTING my vote to move the low level run to the bonus set.

A low level run is mind-blowingly EASIER than playing the game normally. Gryz can literally solo everything he runs into, even Zio. And once Gryz leaves, Rune and Wren can demolish everything else.

Never level up Chaz, Rika or any other party members; they're worse than useless. The XP they get is better given to Gryz and Rune. (And Wren, for Lashiec.)

I'm only up to Lashiec, but I'm easily beating bosses that were hard during a normal playthrough, sometimes 27 levels under the limit.
Cassievania 16 Jan 2024 05:14
Today I beat the Profound Darkness with a total level of 97, which is 58 levels below the low level limit! It was close, but I still had a handful of revive items left over. I could've leveled up some more, but I was lazy and went for it anyway.
QRS666 16 Jan 2024 06:56
It is not about it being easy or hard for me. It is about it fits into another category, subset or bonus sets.
kazeajeultra 17 Jan 2024 10:52
ADMINISTRATOR, why don't you accept the majority opinion? Are you not in a hurry for the opinion of those who honor your work? I believe you should pay attention to those who have already argued why this set should be modified.
malhas1000 17 Jan 2024 15:00
I agree QRS666, I understand it may not be too hard too Cassievania, but it does require a very specific type of playthrough. Enough for it to be a specific subset. It could even be extended to include a lot of level specific challenges. But, at the same time, it may be a bit unfair to the people who already did and unlocked these achievements. I plan to do them soon so I know I would be bothered to have to do them again on a subset.
Cassievania 17 Jan 2024 15:35
I literally couldn't beat the game playing it normally. The intended way to play the game feels somewhere between impossible and miserable. I gave up at Lashiec and restarted with a low-level run.

Phantasy Star 4 is such a weird game, in that it gets harder the more characters you have in your party. If there were achievements for playing the game the intended way, by beating each boss with all your characters alive, those would be so much harder than the low level challenges.
Cassievania 19 Jan 2024 06:53
I've added comments to all of the low-level achievements with all the details on how to do a low-level run!

A few miscellaneous notes:
- When you get to the part where Chaz is alone, just make a beeline for the sword. It took me maybe 4 tries to get to it.
- Don't do the Tower of Anger until your low level achievements are done. Chaz needs to be level 30 - 40 before he can get in 2 attacks to beat the boss at the end. You might also want to equip him with good gear, too, lol. (Oops.)
- Likewise, Rika needs to be level 14(?) for the Destruct macro, so save that for after the low level challenges are done, too.
- I found the easiest place to grind up Chaz and Rika was the first room in The Edge, since Rune and Wren can take care of every formation in 1 turn.
Zexerous 19 Jan 2024 20:38
Cassievania if you keep the Guard Sword equipped you'll have the def bonus from that sword as long as you never look at chaz in the equipment menu or the status screen either.

That's also how you get the shadowblade glitch to work on Chaz.
Cassievania 20 Jan 2024 07:51
Oh neat!