Guide: Final Fantasy IX PS4 Cheats – How To Use Them And What They Do
As you may or may not know, Final Fantasy IX comes with built-in cheats, or power-ups as they are sometimes known, on PlayStation 4. As with the next-gen re-release of Final FantasyVII, cheats make the game easier on the eyes. a variety of different shapes. If you’re stuck in a particular boss fight or just want to speed through the story without hunting for experience points or skills, you might find these useful.
In any case, here’s a quick rundown on how to activate cheats and an overview of what they actually do.
Final Fantasy IX PS4 Pause Screen Cheats
Simply hit the options button during gameplay and you will see a list of four cheats at the bottom right of your screen. Pause screen cheats can be turned on or off at any time by pressing the appropriate buttons, and you can have multiple pause screen cheats active at once.
The pause screen cheats are as follows:
How to use it: Press L1 while on the pause screen.
What it does: Battle Assistance basically makes combat a breeze. It makes each party member’s ATB gauge fill up instantly so you don’t have to wait between turns, keeps your health points and magic points full, and allows you to go into trance mode at will, powering up your characters significantly.
How to use it: Press L2 while on the pause screen.
What it does: With 9999 on, all your attacks will deal 9999 damage, and all your magic and healing items will restore 9999 health.
high speed mode
How to use it: Press R1 while on the pause screen.
What it does: High-speed mode does what it says on the tin: it essentially allows you to play the game in fast-forward, speeding up the entire game dramatically.
How to use it: Press R2 while on the pause screen.
What it does: Activating Safe Travels disables all random battles.
Final Fantasy IX PS4 Settings Menu Cheats
You can find the second set of game cheats in the settings menu. Press triangle to open the game’s main menu, then scroll down to configure and select it. Three cheats can be found at the bottom of the settings menu under the subheading booster.
Unlike the pause screen cheats, settings menu cheats cannot be disabled once they have been enabled. If you save your game after activation, they will be permanently activated in that save file. If you want to try them out, remember to save your game first!
The settings menu cheats are as follows:
How to use it: Select Master Capabilities from the settings menu.
What it does: Enabling Master Skills allows your party to instantly learn and master team skills. However, this only applies to equipment that is in your inventory. Picking up gear while the cheat is activated allows you to instantly learn any associated skills.
Lv/Mag Stone Max
How to use it: Select Lv/Mag stone Max in the settings menu.
What it does: This cheat instantly levels everyone in your party up to level 99, and sets your magic stone amount to 99.
How to use it: Select Gil Max in the settings menu.
What it does: Activating GilMax instantly grants you the maximum amount of gil.
Do Final Fantasy IX PS4 Cheats Disable Trophies?
Yes and no. Cheats on the pause screen do not disable trophies, but cheats in the settings menu do disable trophies. If you try to activate a cheat from the settings menu, the game will warn you that doing so disables trophies. Be careful!
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