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All DMW Effects and Limit explained in Crisis Core

Spins those wheels.

A major part of Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion's combat is the DMW. This stands for Digital Mind Wave and randomly spins throughout combat. Once activated, you can gain various effects and powerful attacks. This may leave you wondering how the DMW works in Final Fantasy VII Crisis Core.

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The DMW is the slots spinning in the top-left of the screen. You will notice various numbers and character portraits as it spins. You will receive a bonus, Summon, or Limit Break, depending on what numbers or characters you get. Your SP is expended while the wheels spin, so collect as much as you can while playing.

When images match up, it can trigger a Limit Break, Summon, or buff. You will gain more character portraits as you progress, increasing the number of options you have. What images you receive are random, so you cannot truly count on this in dire situations. There is also a Verge State, which will level up Materia when certain numbers line up.

Related: How to level up Materia in Crisis Core

Best DMW Effects in FF7 Crisis Core

The best DMW Effects in Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion are 777 and 111. These make you invincible and impervious to all damage. This lets you attack however you wish without fear of taking damage. Additionally, 77- is a great DMW effect, letting you spam your strongest Materia for free. Here are all the DMW effects in Final Fantasy VII Crisis Core.

All DMW Effects in FF7 Crisis Core

  • 777:
    • Invincible (Limited Time)
  • 666:
    • Critical (Limited Time)
  • 555:
    • Null Physical Damage (Limited Time)
  • 444:
    • AP cost zero (Until the end of the battle)
  • 333:
    • Null Magic Damage (Limited Time)
  • 222:
    • MP Cost Zero (Until the end of the battle)
  • 111:
    • Invincible (Limited Time)
  • 77-:
    • AP and MP cost zero (Limited Time)

Best Limit Breaks in FF7 Crisis Core

There are various Limit Breaks to earn in Final Fantasy VII Crisis Core. Many of these can be earned through the story, but some require completing certain missions. Each can be leveled up, and their effects increase. Here are our recommendations for the best Limit Break in Final Fantasy VII Crisis Core.

  1. Healing Wave - Aerith
  2. Lucky Stars - Cissnei
  3. Rush Assault - Angeal
  4. Apocalypse - Genesis
  5. Meteor Shot - Cloud
  6. Air Strike - Tseng
  7. Chain Slash - Zack
  8. Octo Slash - Sephiroth

For more information on Final Fantasy, check out How to avoid combat in Crisis Core and What does joining a fan club do in Crisis Core? on Pro Game Guides.

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