Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade - Shinra Box Buster Challenge Guide

A guide on how to clear all Shinra Box Buster Challenges in FF7 Remake Intergrade/Final Fantasy Remake on the PS5. Included are basic information on the mini game, mechanics, how to unlock, rewards, obtainable Materia, strategy and tips to get a high score, and how to get the Materia Maven trophy (Bronze).

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade - Shinra Box Buster Challenges Guide

Shinra Box Buster Challenge Guide

Mini Game in Episode INTERmission

FF7 Remake Intergrade - Shinra Box Buster Challenge Guide

Shinra Box Buster Challenges are a series of mini games in Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade (FF7 Remake Intergrade) Episode INTERmission. They are similar to the Whack-a-Box mini game in the base version of FF7 Remake.

Episode INTERmission Walkthrough and Guide


Below are all trophies related to the Shinra Box Buster Challenges.

Achievement Trophy How to Unlock
Materia Maven PlayStation 4 - Bronze TrophyBronze Obtain all materia available from Shinra Box Buster challenges.

Episode INTERMission Trophy List

How to Unlock the Shinra Box Buster Mini Game

FF7 Remake Intergrade - How to Unlock Shinra Box Buster Challenge

You can access the Shin Box Buster mini game using the training terminal found in Shinra HQ during Chapter 2: Covert Ops. Feel free to access the terminal as many times as you like to win some useful Materia in the mini game.


As with the Whack-a-Box mini game, the Shinra Box Buster Challenge requires you break different colored boxes found throughout a fixed course within a one-minute (1:00) time limit. Below are the boxes you found throughout the mini game, including how many points each is worth and other useful information.

Box Details
Orange Worth 100 points when destroyed.
Purple Worth 200 points when destroyed. Tougher than orange boxes.
Pink Time Box Grants +10 seconds to your remaining time.
White (Big) Worth 1,500 points when destroyed. The toughest box in the mini game.

How to Get a High Score

Start by building up you ATB gauge by breaking the orange and purple boxes using regular attacks and long-range ninjutsu. When you have accumulated enough charges, use Abilities like Art of War and Windstorm on the large white boxes only to destroy them as fast as possible.


Clearing Shinra Box Buster Challenge rewards you with some useful Materia for Yuffie and Sonon. Below is a list of all challenge modes, target scores, and Materia obtained for completing them.

Challenge Target Score Reward
Basic Training (Normal) 5000 ATB Assist Materia
10000 ATB Boost Materia
20000 ATB Stagger Materia
SOLDIER Training (Hard) 10000 Magnify Materia
30000 Gil Up Materia
50000 EXP Up Materia


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