Octopath Traveler 2: Vide Boss Guide

When night threatens to fall on Solistia forever, it’s up to the protagonists of Octopath Traveler 2 to relight the flames of hope and bring the dawn of a new day back to the world. However, there’s one being standing in their way: Vide, the God of Chaos.

While the true ending of the first game is more of a bonus, the Final Chapter of Octopath Traveler 2 is much easier to access and ties up all the loose ends left by many of the main stories. However, the final boss is no easier than the one in Octopath Traveler 1, and all eight characters will be involved in the battle. In the process, the game introduces some new mechanics that don’t appear anywhere else, which only makes things more complicated. That’s why this guide will help players understand the challenges and advantages that this boss fight involves.


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  • Do every preparation possible before starting the Final Chapter. The Final Chapter doesn’t lock out every side story or activity, but there are some things players may want to do during the day (and before the music stops playing).
  • Preparations should include getting every secret job, unlocking all their skills, and sharing around a few secondary jobs between characters to give them a good set of support skills. For instance, the Merchant skill Hang Tough is useful on everyone, while the normally excellent Apothecary skill Vigorous Victor will have no impact on the fight. Another good choice is Deal More Damage on a heavy hitter like…