Final Fantasy 7 Remake - Rat Problem Side Quest Walkthrough

A walkthrough and guide on the side quest, Rat Problem, in Final Fantasy 7 Remake. Included are the quest's overview, objectives, location, and rewards.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake / FF7 Remake - Rat Problem Side Quest Walkthrough

Rat Problem Side Quest

The Rat Problem is a side quest unlocked in Chapter 3 – Home Sweet Slum of Final Fantasy 7 Remake. The quest is accomplished together with Tifa in the game.

FF7 Remake - Rat Problem Side Quest

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Side Quests

Side Quest Overview

Quest Giver
Sector 7 Slums Item Store Owner
Location Enemies Rewards
Sector 7 Slums (Empty Lot) Wererats, Doomrats

Hi-Potion x5

Objective
Clear out enemies at the Scrap Boulevard and talk to Wymer.

Side Quest Target Location

Here is the target location of the side quest.

FF7 Remake - Rat Problem Side Quest - Map

Rat Problem Side Quest Walkthrough

1 FF7 Remake - Rat Problem Side QuestAfter speaking to Wymer, go to the Sector 7 Slums Item Store and speak to the owner.
2 Watch cutscene.
3 FF7 Remake - Rat Problem Side Quest - Empty LotHead north to the empty lot (the area where you need to squeeze through a hole to get to).
4 Take out the Wererats. Afterwards, wait for the Doomrats to appear. They have higher health and are much formidable than the first wave. Use Fire to take them out quickly.

When you see the Doomrats encircle you, they will bind one of your allies. Switch to another character to break the bound one free. Do not hesitate to use summons if you need to as well.

5 After taking out the Doomrats, fast travel back to the item shop to get your reward.

Rat Problem Side Quest Strategies

Use Fire Spells

FF7 Remake - Rat Problem Side Quest - Use Fire Materia

Attach a Fire materia to Cloud or Tifa in order to use Fire spells against Wererats and Doomrats. This will also help accomplishing Chadley’s Battle Reports:

  • Magic Elements Pt.1
  • The Stagger Effect Pt.1
  • The Stagger Effect Pt.2

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Battle Report

Use Summons

FF7 Remake - Rat Problem Side Quest - Chocobo Chick

Feel free to use summons such as Chocobo Chick in battle especially when you’re dealing with Doomrat enemies. Command your summon to use Chocofire to stagger or finish off one enemy.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Summons

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