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Monsters in Midgar



Monsters are teeming in the outskirts of Midgar.
Experts on study of planet life say the monsters pose a potential threat to Shinra.
We are unsure of the validity of these claims, but an investigation is in order.

  • Unlock: Progress to Chapter 4; Talk to the man at the top of the SE stairs in Sector 8
  • Chests: Remedy
  • Finish Reward: Poison (M)

Approaching the Outskirts

The outbreak of monsters near Midgar has resulted in a Sector 8 woman filing for damages.
We cannot afford to let litigation spread any further.
Hurry to the area and eliminate all monsters in sight.

  • Unlock: Progress to Chapter 4; Talk to the woman on the street on Loveless Avenue in Sector 8
  • Chests: Potion, Soma
  • Finish Reward: Fire Armlet

Sightings in Sector 5

We still do not know the cause for the massive number of monsters,
but a Sector 5 resident reports seeing them in the scrapyard in the slums.
Hurry there and eradicate the monsters.

  • Unlock: Progress to Chapter 5; Talk to the girl near the train entrance in Slum Market
  • Chests: Soma, Chocobo Armlet
  • Finish Reward: Phoenix Down

Defend the Slums

Residents of the slums have decided to take matters into their own hands to fight the monsters.
Hurry there and eliminate the monsters before any of the slum residents are hurt.

  • Unlock: Progress to Chapter 5; Talk to the girl near the park entrance in Slum Street.
  • Chests: None
  • Finish Reward: Flame Ring

Highway Closed

Monsters are prowling the road that connects Midgar and Kalm.
This has left members of a mako reactor inspection team from Kalm stranded in Midgar.
You must eliminate the threat and make the road safe for travel.

  • Unlock: Progress to Chapter 6; Talk to Shinra Soldier on the 2nd floor of the Entrance area of the Shinra Building
  • Chests: Mystile
  • Finish Reward: SPR Up (M)

Truth in the Wasteland

It has been determined that the monsters in Midgar are escaped examples from Hojo Laboratories.
We must keep this information confidential.
Go to the target zone and eliminate all monsters.

  • Unlock: Progress to Chapter 6; Talk to the Researcher near the world map in the Exhibit room of the Shinra Building; Must complete missions 2-1-1 through 2-1-5 to make him appear
  • Chests: Four Slots, Drain (M)
  • Finish Reward: Ice Ring
Speak with the researcher again after finishing 
Monsters in Midgar missions to receive the item, 
Mythril Tool

Monster Reports

Slums of Midgar

This is a battle with monsters who claim the the slums in lower Midgar as their turf.
There actually is little strength with them; perhaps you can use them to work out your tactics for fighting against monsters.

  • Unlock: Progress to Chapter 6
  • Chests: Star Pendant
  • Finish Reward: Assault Twister (M)


This is a battle against monsters indigenous to Modeo region.
The cold weather is not conducive to a wider variety of monsters, but they should have enough bite to make your sparring worthwhile.

  • Unlock: Progress to Chapter 7
  • Chests: None
  • Finish Reward: Venom Shock


This is a battle against monsters indigenous to Nibelheim region.
Although Nibelheim offers a wide variety of monsters, this mission will primarily features Bomb monsters.

  • Unlock: Start of Chapter 9
  • Chests: ATK Up+
  • Finish Reward: AP Up+

Nibelheim II

This is a battle against monsters indigenous to Nibelheim region.
Although Nibelheim is known for a wide variety of monsters, this mission will primarily feature cave-dwelling creatures.

  • Unlock: Progress to Chapter 10
  • Chests: Hi-Potion, MAG Up
  • Finish Reward: Elemental Ward (M)


This is a battle against monsters indigenous to Gongaga region.
The remoteness of the region may be contributing factor to the variety of monsters.
Some are very dangerous. You have been warned.

  • Unlock: Progress to Chapter 10
  • Chests: Iron Bangle
  • Finish Reward: SPR Up+

World of Monsters

These battles will be against monsters that have been catalogued by Shinra Company.
You may not have encountered some of them before.
Use caution when fighting them.

  • Unlock: After successful 2-2-5
  • Chests: None
  • Finish Reward: Quake (M)
The creature Magic Pot can be encountered in this mission. 
Use Blizzaga, Firaga, Thundaga,  and Gravity when
Magic Pot asks for it. 
The 1st time you complete this task,
Zack will get Magic Pot Tricks item (DMW).
After, Zack will get either Precious Watch or Cursed Ring.

Monster Incidents

Unidentified Monsters

We have confirmed reports of an attack by a monster resembling an Epiornis.
Go to where it was last sighted and purge the area of all monsters.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-2-6
  • Chests: Drainga (M), Hell Blizzaga (M), Tarot Cards
  • Finish Reward: Gongaga Trading (Shop)

Mass Elimination

We have information that a group of Titanis, the newly discovered Epiornis-type, is on the move.
Hurry to their location and eliminate all monsters in the area.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-3-1
  • Chests: Elixir, HP Up++ (M)
  • Finish Reward: Mountain Chocobo Armlet

Aerial Monsters

We are receiving multiple reports of attacks by flying monsters.
Even worse, a battalion in the area has been wiped out by the monsters.
Go investigate forthwith and look into what exactly might have occurred.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-3-2
  • Chests: Thundaga Blade (M), Mythril Gloves
  • Finish Reward: Silence Armlet

Subspecific Movers

Reports have some in of monsters similar to the Movers discovered in the previous missions.
Eliminate these dangerous entities.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-3-3
  • Chests: River Chocobo Armlet, Drainga (M), SPR Up++ (M)
  • Finish Reward: Exploder Blade (M)

The Sealed Cavern

A Shinra unit exploring the caves has reported a monster encounter.
We have instructed the unit to evacuate the caves for now, but we cannot leave the area as is.
You mission is to eliminate the threats and secure the zone.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-3-4
  • Chests: X-Potion
  • Finish Reward: Platinum Bangle

Operation: Desert Island

An employee has informed us about a monster encounter on a desert island.
There seems to be no evidence of these creatures making forays to the outside world,
but they should be eliminated for our security nonetheless.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-3-5
  • Chests: Tri-Thundaga (M), Shinra Beta+, Electrocute (M)
  • Finish Reward: Kaiser Knuckles

Unexplored Territories

A Solitary Island

Many parts of the world still serve as sanctuaries for monsters, and we wish to identify as many of these as possible.
Shinra troops have entered one such area and were wiped out.
Get to the island and uncover whatever mysteries lies beyond its shores.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-3-6
  • Chests: X-Potion, Junon Souvenirs (Shop)
  • Finish Reward: Gysahl Greens x3

Wasteland Investigation

We received reports that one of Shinra's robot scouts was destroyed by an unidentified flying object.
The incident took place in a region that has yet to be explored.
This is a suitable job for SOLDIER. Go to the site now.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-4-1
  • Chests: Elixir,Royal Crown, Flare (M)
  • Finish Reward: Fat Chocobo Feather x3

An Unknown Island

An entire Shinra investigation team was wiped out by monsters in unexplored territory.
The team was unable to send status reports; we assume the monsters are brutal and bloodthirsty.
Please go investigate the site.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-4-2
  • Chests: Exploder Blade (M)
  • Finish Reward: Phoenix Down x2

Excavation Site Survey

A giant monster lived in a closed mako excavation facility. Go to the site and investigate.
If the monster is dangerous, it must be eliminated.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-4-3
  • Chests: Elixir, Fat Chocobo Feather, Cursed Ring
  • Finish Reward: Energy (M)

Cave-In Investigation

There was an inexplicable cave-in deep inside the caves.
Chances are monsters to blame, but we need you to investigate the area and look into the cause of the accident.
If monsters were indeed the cause, you know what to do.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-4-4
  • Chests: Crystal Orb, Fat Chocobo Feather
  • Finish Reward: Mythril Mine Traders (Shop)

Whatever Stands in Your Way

The Volcano bomb monster you found in the previous mission has been sighted in another cave.
A team was sent to investigate, but their progress was halted by totally different monsters.
Hurry over to the site.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-4-5
  • Chests: Elixir, River Chocobo Armlet
  • Finish Reward: Energy (M)

In Search of the Unknown

Investigation of the Caverns

While pursuing the monsters you had reported on in your last mission, we uncovered a new species of creature.
We would like you to conduct an investigation on these mysterious, cave-dwelling monsters.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-4-6
  • Chests: Element Blade, Fat Chocobo Feather
  • Finish Reward: Assault Twister (M)

New Species Found

We have received word from our troops of a new type of Mover.
As you know, Mover possess extremely powerful magic. We need SOLDIER to fight this threat in place of the troops.
Get moving and face off against the Movers.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-5-1
  • Chests: Gold Armlet, Ultima (M)
  • Finish Reward: Hell Thundaga (M)

More New Species Found

We have received reports of a new breed of monster in the caves,
but obstructing the way forward are the Mover EXs we discovered in the previous mission.
Go to the cave and eliminate them.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-5-2
  • Chests: Black Belt
  • Finish Reward: Wizard Bracelet

New Cavern Found

An undiscovered caver has been unearthed.
At this time, we do not even know what kind of life forms might be found there.
We therefore must ask a SOLDIER operative to conduct an investigation by exploring within and collecting information.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-5-3
  • Chests: Phoenix Down
  • Finish Reward: SP Turbo Attack (M)

Another Cavern

We unearthed another cave near the one you explored in the previous mission.
We assume some presence of monsters, so head over to the site and gather all the information you can.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-5-4
  • Chests: Thundaga Blade (M), Gysahl Greens, High Jump (M), Mythril, Black Cowl
  • Finish Reward: Faerie Ring

The Great Beast

In this area, the natives refer to a creature as the "Great Beast".
All we know that it is indeed extremely large; all other facts are cloaked in mystery.
Go to its supposed location and find the truth about this creature.

  • Unlock: Completion of 2-5-5
  • Chests: Fat Chocobo Feather, Dark Matter x2, Gysahl Greens, Blizzaga Blade (M),Mythril Armlet, Sniper Eye
  • Finish Reward: Gold Hairpin

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