Bravely Default 2 may look like your standard turn-based RPG, but there is a lot more going on under the hood. If you’ve never played a Bravely Default game, then this new game can actually be kind of tough. So, we’ve compiled eight tips to help you navigate the world and give you the edge in combat.
If you’re more curious about how the game stacks up, be sure to read our Bravely Default 2 review. Otherwise, read on for some essential tips!
Bravely Defaulting: Finding A Balance
Bravely Default’s core combat mechanics are braving and defaulting, as the title of the game implies. “Braving” allows a character to attack multiple times in a row, while “defaulting” is a defensive maneuver that stores an action point. The catch is that your characters can only attack if they have 0 or at least one free “brave point” or BP. So, if you go “full brave” at the beginning of a battle, they will go into turn-debt, meaning they can’t perform any actions for the next few turns.
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