Final Fantasy 7 Remake: How to Use Manuscripts and All Location List

Final Fantasy VII Remake is an action role-playing, a real-time video game with strategic elements developed and published by Square Enix. Final Fantasy VII Remake is the remake version of the original 1997 PlayStation game Final Fantasy VII. Starting off the game, players take control of mercenary Cloud Strife as he and a group are known as AVALANCHE oppose Shinra, a megacorporation. The remake version of Final Fantasy VII was announced back in 2015 as a result of years of fan requests and rumors and released on the 10th of April 2020.

As you progress through the game, you will get to know the Manuscripts. These are just different kinds of books that you can use. You get to collect them simply by playing through the game, earning them in battles, and purchasing from the Moogle Merchant. If you’ve similar games with manuscripts in-game, you’ll notice that something’s wrong/special with the manuscripts in Final Fantasy. If the way of using them that makes manuscripts in Final Fantasy unique. Unlike the other game, Final Fantasy makes it quite easy for the players. So before we divert much, let’s see how to use Manuscripts in Final Fantasy 7 Remake.

What are Manuscripts and its Uses?

Manuscripts are a type of Upgrade Materials in Final Fantasy 7 Remake. They earn you 10 SP whenever collected and that will further help in upgrading weapons and new skills. However, weapon level 6 is the maximum. To see your weapon level, you need to open the pause menu in-game and then Click on upgrade weapon, and it will show you the level of your weapon.

The weapon level signifies how many sub-cores you have in the game to choose your weapon skills. You can see than any time in the pause menu and “upgrade weapon” section. A high weapon level lets you add new capabilities like additional Materia slots or Reprive. Weapon level 6 requires 250SP, but on the first walkthrough, you can get only 245-250SP at most. That means you have to play the game in hard difficulty level as lots of manuscripts are available only at the hard level.

The hard level will be unlocked once you complete the game for the first time. After the first game, you will open Chapter Select, and it will show you how many manuscripts you have got till now. So let’s get started with our locations for manuscripts.

Manuscripts Location in Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Now we will show you the Manuscripts location in Final Fantasy 7 Remake, and that will consist of different Protagonists as well. Go through them carefully. Different Protagonists can unlock various Manuscripts.

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Cloud’s Manuscripts

  1. The Art of Swordplay Vol. 4: Chapter 2: For defeating The Huntsmen on hard Difficulty [Cloud]
  2. The Art of Swordplay Vol. 5: Chapter 3 – From “Rat Problem” side quest on hard difficulty [Cloud]
  3. The Art of Swordplay Vol. 6: Chapter 4 – Automatic for defeating Roche boss on hard difficulty [Cloud]
  4. The Art of Swordplay Vol. 7: Chapter 8 – Automatic for defeating Reno boss on hard difficulty.[Cloud]
  5. The Art of Swordplay Vol. 1: Chapter 8 – Bought from Moogle Merchant in the Children’s Secret Hideout on any difficulty (costs 5 Moogle Medals). [Cloud]
  6. Legacy: Ascension Limit Break: Chapter 9 – Win “Cloud vs Wild Animals” in Chapter 9 Colosseum.[Cloud]
  7. The Art of Swordplay Vol. 2: Chapter 9 – Win “Cloud vs Shinra Thugs” in Chapter 9 Colosseum.[Cloud]
  8. The Art of Swordplay Vol. 8: Chapter 9 – From The Price of Thievery side quest on hard difficulty.[Cloud]
  9. The Art of Swordplay Vol. 11: Chapter 14 – From Tomboy Bandit side quest on hard difficulty.[Cloud]
  10. The Art of Swordplay Vol. 3: Chapter 14 – From Corneo’s Secret Stash side quest (any difficulty).[Cloud]
  11. The Art of Swordplay Vol. 13: Chapter 17 – Win “Cloud vs 3-C SOLDIER Candidates” in Chapter 17 Combat Simulator on hard difficulty.[Cloud]

Tifa’s Manuscripts

  1. Way of the Fist Vol. 4: Chapter 3 –  From “On the Prowl” side quest on hard difficulty [Tifa]
  2. Way of the Fist Vol. 5: Chapter 4 -Automatic from Enigmatic Specter Boss on hard difficulty.[Tifa]
  3. Way of the Fist Vol. 6: Chapter 6 – Replaces the Chocobo & Moogle Summoning Materia on hard difficulty.[Tifa]
  4. Way of the Fist Vol. 1: Chapter 8 – Bought from Moogle Merchant in the Children’s Secret Hideout on any difficulty (costs 5 Moogle Medals).[Tifa]
  5. Way of the Fist Vol. 7: Chapter 10 – Automatic for defeating Abzu boss on hard difficulty.[Tifa]
  6. Way of the Fist Vol. 8: Chapter 11 – Automatic for defeating Eligor boss on hard difficulty.[Tifa]
  7. Way of the Fist Vol. 3: Chapter 14 – From Wavering Heart side quest (any difficulty).[Tifa]
  8. Way of the Fist Vol. 10: Chapter 14 – From Missing Children side quest on hard difficulty.[Tifa]
  9. Way of the Fist Vol. 11: Chapter 14 – From Chocobo Search side quest on hard difficulty (defeat Trypapolis).[Tifa]
  10. Legacy: Dolphin Flurry Limit Break: Chapter 14 – Win “Tifa vs Wild Animals” in Chapter 14 Colosseum.[Tifa]
  11. Way of the Fist Vol. 2: Chapter 14 – Win “Tifa vs Shinra Thugs” in Chapter 14 Colosseum.[Tifa]
  12. Way of the Fist Vol. 9: Chapter 14 – Automatic from defeating Abzu & Shoats boss on hard difficulty.[Tifa]

Barret’s Manuscripts

  1. Sharpshooter’s Companion Vol. 4: Chapter 1: For defeating the Scorpion Sentinal Boss on hard difficulty [Barret]
  2. Sharpshooter’s Companion Vol. 5: Chapter 5 – Automatic from defeating Crab Warden on hard difficulty. [Barret]
  3. Sharpshooter’s Companion Vol. VI: Chapter 7 – Automatic for defeating Airbuster boss on hard difficulty.[Barret]
  4. Sharpshooter’s Companion Vol. 1: Chapter 8 – Bought from Moogle Merchant in the Children’s Secret Hideout on any difficulty (costs 5 Moogle Medals). [Barret]
  5. Sharpshooter’s Companion Vol. 7: Chapter 12 – Automatic for defeating Reno & Rude Duo boss on hard difficulty. [Barret]
  6. Sharpshooter’s Companion Vol. 8: Chapter 13 – Automatic for defeating Failed Experiment boss on hard difficulty.[Barret]
  7. Sharpshooter’s Companion Vol. 3: Chapter 14 – From The Power of Music side quest (any difficulty). [Barret]
  8. Sharpshooter’s Companion Vol. 9: Chapter 14 – From Malicious Goons side quest on hard difficulty. [Barret]
  9. Sharpshooter’s Companion Vol. 11: Chapter 14 – From Chocobo Search side quest on hard difficulty (defeat Rust Drake). [Barret]
  10. Legacy: Catastrophe Limit Break: Chapter 14 – Win “Barret vs Wild Animals” in Chapter 14 Colosseum. [Barret]
  11. Sharpshooter’s Companion Vol. 2: Chapter 14 – Win “Barret vs Shinra Thugs” in Chapter 14 Colosseum. [Barret]
  12. Sharpshooter’s Companion Vol. 12: Chapter 15 – Automatic for defeating Valkyrie boss on hard difficulty. [Barret]

Aerith’s Manuscripts

  1. Children’s Secret Hideout on any difficulty (costs 5 Moogle Medals).[Aerith]
  2. Telluric Scriptures Vol. 5: Chapter 8 – From Weapons on a Rampage side quest on hard difficulty.[Aerith]
  3. Telluric Scriptures Vol. 6: Chapter 8 – From Kids on Patrol side quest on hard difficulty.[Aerith]
  4. Telluric Scriptures Vol. 7: Chapter 8 – From “The Angel of the Slums” side quest on hard difficulty. [Aerith]
  5. Telluric Scriptures Vol. 8: Chapter 8 – From “Paying Respects” side quest on hard difficulty.[Aerith]
  6. Telluric Scriptures Vol. 4: Chapter 8 – Automatic for defeating Rude boss on hard difficulty.[Aerith]
  7. Telluric Scriptures Vol. 9: Chapter 9 – Automatic for defeating Hell House boss on hard difficulty.[Aerith]
  8. Legacy: Planet’s Protection Limit Break: Chapter 9 – Win “Aerith vs Wild Animals” in Chapter 9 Colosseum. [Aerith]
  9. Telluric Scriptures Vol. 2: Chapter 9 – Win “Aerith vs Shinra Thugs” in Chapter 9 Colosseum. [Aerith]
  10. Telluric Scriptures Vol. 10: Chapter 11 – Automatic for defeating Ghoul boss on hard difficulty. [Aerith]

How to Use Manuscripts in Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Well, if you are wondering how to use these Manuscripts, the good news is that there’s nothing much to it. Each manuscript you find goes to your collections. Each manuscript increases a certain character’s skill points. But how do you use it, though? You don’t have to. Because once you get a manuscript, the skill points it holds will automatically add to the respective character’s skill level. But if we take a similar game as an example, Skyrim for instance, manuscripts you collect in those games have to be actually manually opened or activated. Thankfully, Final Fantasy makes things a whole lot easier for its players.

How to Use Manuscripts in Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Summing up our guide, the manuscripts in Final Fantasy in unlikely from other similar games. Final Fantasy automatically activates the manuscripts for you. Meaning whenever you find a manuscript, whether that be finding them along your way, from battles, or by purchasing it, the skill points as in the particular manuscript will be automatically added to the respective character’s skill level. Kindly let us know in the comments below if you any further queries regarding the same.

Also, check out our iPhone Tips and TricksPC tips and tricks, and Android Tips and Tricks if you’ve got queries for it or want help. Thank you!

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