How to Get Oversoul in FFX-2 (Complete Guide)

How to Get Oversoul in FFX-2 (Complete Guide)

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You’ve seen it in Final Fantasy X-2. On occasion, an enemy will attract pyreflies, change to a darker shade, and deal greater damage.

But what is Oversouling all about and why should you care? Let’s talk about it in this complete guide on Oversoul in FFX-2.

While streaming FFX-2 on my Twitch channel, I have not yet had a reason to make an enemy Oversoul, but I have seen in guides that they can drop highly-valuable accessories. Knowing the mechanics of Oversoul can be a powerful tool.

Use this article to learn how to wield the Oversoul.

About Oversoul

In FFX-2, fiends get the Oversoul condition. The Oversoul condition is when a fiend at the beginning of battle attracts pyreflies and turns a darker shade that looks reminiscent of Dark Aeons.

An enemy with Oversoul is more powerful with more powerful abilities. You can also get better items when bribing fiends with Oversoul.

Oversoul Origins

In the world of FFX-2, defeating an enemy releases pyreflies. When a fiend get Oversoul, it is likely attracting the pyreflies of all of its relatives that you had defeated prior.

How to Get Oversoul

You can get Oversoul on an enemy by defeating a certain number of enemies in a fiend category. See the sections below to know the number you need to defeat.

For example, the Basalisk type takes 10 defeats to Oversoul. You defeat Kukulcan 8 times and Gucumatz 2 times, adding up to 10 times. They are both in the Basalisk category. Your next Basalisk encounter is Chac, which means Chac is Oversouled.

Fiends

The following sections detail each of the fiend types and how many defeats are required to get Oversoul.

Fiends that Cannot Oversoul

The following fiends cannot Oversoul:

  • Humans
  • Doomstone
  • Imp
  • Larva
  • Revenant
  • Spellspinner

How to get Adamant to Oversoul

Adamant is also known as Adamantoise. They are armored, tortoise-like creatures that you can find in the Calm Lands, the Floating Ruins, and Via Infinito floors 33 to 35.

After defeating any Adamant 9 times, the 10th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Arachnid to Oversoul

Arachnids is a fiend type with two fiends: Aranea and Boris. You can encounter them at Bikanel Desert.

To Oversoul, after defeating any Anarchnid 8 times, the 9th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Armor to Oversoul

Armor is a fiend type with two fiends: Ironside and Stalwart. Armor types are difficult to kill. It has high defense and HP.

After defeating any Armor 18 times, the 19th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Basilisk to Oversoul

The Basilisk type has three types: Kukulcan, Gucumatz, and Chac. Chac is a powerful boss found on the 80th floor of Via Infinito and then appears as a regular enemy on floors 81 to 84.

After defeating any Basilisk 10 times, the 11th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Behemoth to Oversoul

Behemoth is a fiend type that has Behemoth and the boss Humbaba.

After defeating any Behemoth 20 times, the 21st one is with Oversoul.

How to get Bird to Oversoul

Bird is a fiend type with three fiends: Aquila, Divebeak, and Peregrine.

After defeating any Bird 12 times, the 13th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Blade to Oversoul

Blade is a fiend type with three fiends: Barong, King Takouba, and Takouba.

After defeating any Blade 14 times, the 15th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Bomb to Oversoul

Bombs are classic Final Fantasy enemies that you can find in the Floating Ruins or Via Infinito Floors 4 to 6.

After defeating any Bomb 14 times, the 15th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Cactuar to Oversoul

Cactuar appears in Chapter 5 during the Cactuar missions. You can also find them in Via Infinito floors 47 to 59.

After defeating any Cactuar 15 times, the 16th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Cephalopod to Oversoul

Cephalopod is a species type. Only one fiend is in FFX-2, but there are more in FFX. You can find Tentacles in Macalania Woods or Via Infinito floors 36 to 39.

After defeating any Cephalopod 8 times, the 9th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Chimera to Oversoul

Chimera is a fiend type commonly found in Macalania Woods.

After defeating any Chimera 12 times, the 13th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Coeurl to Oversoul

Coeurl has two variations: Coeurl and Queen Coeurl. Coeurl looks like a wild cat and is a common enemy. It is known for its Blaster move that either leaves 1 HP or deals instant death.

After defeating any Coeurl 14 times, the 15th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Defender to Oversoul

Defender is a fiend type with two fiends: YSLS-99 and YSLS-Zero. They are machina golems found under Bevelle and in Via Infinito floors 21 to 23.

After defeating any Defender 14 times, the 15th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Dinofish to Oversoul

Dinofish is a fiend type with two fiends: Dinictus and Xiphactinus.

After defeating any Dinofish 16 times, the 17th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Dragon to Oversoul

After defeating Dragon 6 times, the 7th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Drake to Oversoul

Drake is a fiend type with five fiends: Bolt Drake, Elder Drake, Greater Drake, Lesser Drake, and Spine Drake.

After defeating any Drake 18 times, the 19th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Eater to Oversoul

Eater is a fiend type with two fiends: Anything Eater and Chocobo Eater.

After defeating any Eater 6 times, the 7th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Elemental to Oversoul

After defeating Elemental 16 times, the 17th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Evil Eye to Oversoul

After defeating Evil Eye 10 times, the 11th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Flan to Oversoul

After defeating Flan 20 times, the 21st one is with Oversoul.

How to get Fungus to Oversoul

Fungus is a fiend type with four types: Big Bully Cap, Bully Cap, Mushroom Cloud, and Mycotoxin. Fungus looks like mushrooms and is vulnerable to fire.

After defeating Fungus 12 times, the 13th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Gel to Oversoul

Gel is a rare fiend type with two fiends: Amorphous Gel and Protean Gel. They typically appear in Macalania Woods.

After defeating Gel 22 times, the 23rd one is with Oversoul.

How to get Geo to Oversoul

Geo is a rare fiend type with fiend Georapella. They look like large fish with an exposed ribcage. They’re a boss that can be found in Bevelle Underground.

After defeating Geo 4 times, the 5th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Haizhe to Oversoul

Haizhe is a fiend type with two types: Deep Haizhe and Haizhe.

After defeating Haize 14 times, the 15th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Helm to Oversoul

Helm is a common fiend type with six types: Armet, Barbuta, Bascinet, Bicocette, Heavy Sallet, and Sallet.

After defeating Helm 14 times, the 15th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Hermit to Oversoul

After defeating Hermit 7 times, the 8th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Iron Giant to Oversoul

After defeating Iron Giant 10 times, the 11th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Lupine to Oversoul

After defeating Lupine 22 times, the 23rd one is with Oversoul.

How to get Malboro to Oversoul

After defeating Malboro 24 times, the 25th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Ochu to Oversoul

After defeating Ochu 12 times, the 13th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Ogre to Oversoul

After defeating Ogre 8 times, the 9th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Plant to Oversoul

After defeating Plant 12 times, the 13th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Reptile to Oversoul

After defeating Reptile 18 times, the 19th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Roc to Oversoul

After defeating Roc 12 times, the 13th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Ruminant to Oversoul

After defeating Ruminant 12 times, the 13th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Sacred Beast to Oversoul

After defeating Sacred Beast 10 times, the 11th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Sahagin to Oversoul

After defeating Sahagin 12 times, the 13th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Spirit Beast to Oversoul

After defeating Spirit Beast 6 times, the 7th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Tonberry to Oversoul

After defeating Tonberry 16 times, the 17th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Vermin to Oversoul

After defeating Vermin 12 times, the 13th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Wasp to Oversoul

After defeating Wasp 18 times, the 19th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Weapon to Oversoul

After defeating Weapon 10 times, the 11th one is with Oversoul.

How to get Worm to Oversoul

After defeating Worm 10 times, the 11th one is with Oversoul.