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Bravely Second: End Layer
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Vincent Lau
First Published: 14-04-2016 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 10-09-2020 / 02:27 GMT
Version: 1.1 (????) 27-09-2020 / 20:56 GMT

Ba al Busting for Beginners

Many of the Ba’als are many times tougher than the final boss.

Many of the Ba’als are many times tougher than the final boss.

In this section, we’ll cover the strategies for the rock-hard Ba’als that love to occupy the airspace above Fort-Lune whenever you Update Data or StreetPass another player. Although it’s not just Ba’als you’ll face, but other monstrosities too–we’ll just casually lump them together.

The first thing you should know is that the Level of a Ba’al (or similar invader) depends on how you receive it. If it’s directly from Square Enix via Update Data, it’ll be a certain, fixed level. Whereas if you receive it from another player, it’ll scale to your level at the time of arrival.

Of course, you can use the Buster Ships to knock down the Ba’als to whatever level you want. So what level you face the Ba’als at depends on circumstances and also your own preferences. For the purpose of this guide, we’ll assume you’re fighting at an equal level or above.

That said, compared to bosses from the main game, the Ba’als are notoriously hard and tricky to read, so even if you’re many levels higher, don’t expect an easy ride. As such, we strongly recommend tackling them after beating the game–or at least close to that stage.

Golden Ba’als : Some Ba’als you receive may have a golden frame around their picture, which means they’re a “rare” variant. There’s no actual difference when you battle these rare Ba’als, but they have better items that you can steal (with Prince of Thieves) and obtain after battle, so watch out for them!

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    3DS
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    14 April 2016
  • Last Updated
    10 September 2020
  • Guide Author
    Vincent Lau

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Two years after the Heroes of Light calmed the Four Crystals, Luxendarc is at peace. Agnes Oblige is now Pope of the Crystal Orthodoxy, working with the Duchy of Eternia to maintain peace and prosperity in the land.

But there are those who do not wish for peace. The Glanz Empire and its leader Kaiser Oblivion kidnap Pope Agnes despite the efforts of her protector Yew Geneolgia and set out to conquer Eternia. Yew survived the attack and wakes up a week later, determined to rescue his beloved Pope Agnes and stop the advancing Empire once and for all. And so your journey begins…

Our guide is filled with a plethora of information to help you on your journey through Luxendarc including:

  • Complete start-to-finish walkthrough of the main quest.
  • Full coverage of the Barter Sub-Scenario System and how to obtain new asterisks.
  • Every other side quest explained in full.
  • A full examination of the job system and use of the new additions to the Bravely battle system..
  • Post-game dungeons, Ba'al strategies, bosses and other content.
  • Details on the village-building mini-game centred around the reconstruction of Magnolia’s home and much more!

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