BASIC CONTROLS Directional Buttons Up/down: Select subweapon X Button Descend vertically Triangle Button Ascend vertically Square Button Attack. Performs Blade attack at close-range. Shot attack at long-distance. While in Burst Mode, perform Burst attack. While in Dash Mode, perform Dash attack Circle Button Grab/Use subweapon. Uses the currently equipped subweapons. While L2 Button Switch lonk-on targets. Locks on to target/swtiches lock-on targets. Hold down to release lock. L1 Button Select subweapon. Selects and equips/unequips subweapon R2 Button Burst. While moving, Dash. R1 Button Block. Protects against normal attacks from the enemy. Start Button Start game/Display menu Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move player Right analog stick (R3 Button when pressed down) Move camera. While locked on to a target: Switch targets. L3 Button Respond positively to ADA R3 Button Respond negatively to ADA Combo #1 LONG-DISTANCE ATTACKS: Homing Laser: R2 Button while moving + Square Button. Hold Square Button down to cause Laser Markers to appear, release to fire Homing Laser in direction of Markers. Burst Shot: R2 Button while standing still + Square Button. Hold Square Button for stronger and wider Burst Shots. Combo #2 CLOSE-RANGE ATTACKS: Blade Attack: If Jehuty hits enemy successfully four times he will knock the enemy backward. Dash Blade: R2 Button while moving + Square Button. Burst Blade: R2 Button while standing still + Square Button. Combo Smash: After three successful Blade attacks, press the Triangle Button or X Button for the fourth attack, knocking the enemy upward or downward for additional attacks that will knock them against the ceiling or floor. Combo #3 GRAB ATTACKS: Grab and Throw: Grab enemy once and then press Circle Button again. Spinning Throw: After grabbing an enemy, press Circle Button rapidly several times to execute a spinning throw. Swing: After grabbing an enemy, press Square Button to swing enemy around and against other enemies causing them damage. Grab Block: After grabbing an enemy, press the R1 Button to use enemy as a shield. Grab Burst: After grabbing an enemy, press the R2 Button to stun enemy, and to steal energy from his Sub Gauge. Grab Object: When close to a grabbable object, an arrow will appear. Press the Circle Button while the arrow is displayed to grab the object.