Final Fantasy 7 (FFVII) - Guard Scorpion Boss Guide

A boss guide for Guard Scorpion in Final Fantasy (VII,) including boss stats, attacks, and strategies for defeating it.

Final Fantasy 7 (FFVII) - Walkthrough Part 1 – Mako Reactor #1

Guard Scorpion Boss Guide

This boss is encountered in the Mako Reactor #1 walkthrough of Final Fantasy 7.

Guard Scorpion Boss Stats

Level 14
HP 800
MP None
Weakness Lightning
Strong Against Gravity
Absorbs None
Immunity Sleep, Return, Confusion, Silence, Darkness, Transform, Berserk, Poison, Paralysis, Stone, Slowly Stone, Manipulate, Death
EXP 100
Item Rewards Assault Gun

Guard Scorpion Boss Attacks

1) Search Scope

Final Fantasy 7 (FFVII) - Guard Scorpion Boss Guide

Guard Scorpion’s Scope attack does not deal damage.

2) Scorpion Tail

Final Fantasy 7 (FFVII) - Guard Scorpion Boss Guide

3) Rifle

Final Fantasy 7 (FFVII) - Guard Scorpion Boss Guide

Guard Scorpion Boss Guide Strategy

Use Limit Breaks when Available

Final Fantasy 7 (FFVII) - Guard Scorpion Boss Guide

Use Cloud and Barret’s Limit Breaks when they are available to deal high amounts of damage. Avoid attacking while its tail is pointing upward, as it will counter-attack. This counter deals over 70 damage. Be sure switch to defense next turn. Then, use your potions on the following turn.

Use Bolt

Final Fantasy 7 (FFVII) - Guard Scorpion Boss Guide

Guard Scorpion is weak to lightning attacks.

Stop Attacking when Tail is Pointing Upward

Final Fantasy 7 (FFVII) - Guard Scorpion Boss Guide

As mentioned earlier, don’t attack the Guard Scorpion while its tail is pointing upward. Instead of attacking, choose to defend with Cloud and Barret until its tail falls again.

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