Final Fantasy VIII Walkthrough

Final Fantasy VIII Remaster

Our Final Fantasy VIII walkthrough is the ultimate guide for players who want to progress through the game and uncover all of its secrets. It provides detailed instructions and expert strategies for navigating the game’s challenges and enemies—including a breakdown of each area. We’ve presented each section in the recommended order of exploration. You’ll also learn where to find every item in the game.

Final Fantasy VIII also has a variety of sidequests that can help you gain additional items, experience points, and other rewards. We’ve got all the information you need on these side quests in a separate section, including suggestions for the best time to tackle each one.

Disc 1

Choose a location from the list below to access our full walkthrough for that area in Final Fantasy VIII. You can find detailed information and strategies for each area in the links provided.

Disc 2

Disc 3

  • Edea’s Orphanage
  • The White SeeD Ship
  • Laguna Loire, Movie Star
  • The Great Salt Lake
  • Lunatic Pandora Laboratory
  • Esthar and The Lunar Gate
  • Boarding the Lunatic Pandora
  • Lunar Base
  • The Ragnarok
  • The Sorceress Memorial
  • Infiltrating the Lunatic Pandora

Disc 4

  • Time Compression
  • Ultimecia’s Castle
  • Sphinxaur/Sphinxara
  • Tri-Point
  • Krysta
  • Trauma
  • Red Giant
  • Gargantua
  • Catoblepas
  • Tiamat
  • Omega Weapon
  • Ultimecia

Multi-Disc

Due to each of the sidequests in Final Fantasy VIII needing to be completed across multiple discs, we’ve placed them all in one big article. Check it out for help with every sidequest as well as for recommendations on when to do each one.

  • Sidequests