Final Fantasy II (Famicom) Guide

This guide applies to the original Famicom version of Final Fantasy II. Since the game was never released in English on the NES, I have used the most recent translation for this guide.

FFII is a difficult game with some very obscure mechanics that make it more frustrating than it should be. You'll definitely want to check out the Party Planning and Game Systems guides before trying to tackle this game. It pays to understand what the magic penalty is, and when you should worry about it!

A step-by-step breakdown of the game's events, dungeons, and plot points.

Master FFII's leveling system to create a party that can overcome any challenge with ease.

The mechanics and bugs of FFII are laid bare.

FFII is where many classic Final Fantasy monsters got their start. See how it all began!