Character Notes & Recommendations

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Summon Board Passive selections:

  • Odin choose 3 / 6 / 7

  • Bahamut choose 4 / 5 / 6

  • For any summons not shown here, please use our Board Passives Cheat Sheet located on Summon Hub!

Gameplay Notes:

  • Lancet & Thrust Kick is your great single target damage with healing and potential battery. Use this to keep his Ronso Traits buff up especially, it's his only source of it

  • Mighty Guard & Bad Breath is your AoE go-to and is excellent to just ensure that you keep his framed debuff applied. It's also a good party battery and it does help against a big attack with the 20% HP DMG mitigation

  • Nova charges relatively quickly, but you may want to hold off using it for a turn if you need to time the debuff to line up vs a big boss attack or recast.

  • White Wind is best to simply keep your auras up from his buff, so try not to let it drop off.

  • Notably Jump+ is the only skill in his kit with high turn rate. This will be a blessing for many when you need to sneak in between bosses or break up the dreaded BABA turn order.

Team Synergy Notes:

  • With Kimahri covering so many roles for you, focus on battery especially, as well as HP DMG boosting when possible.

  • Gabranth is one of his best allies, as all of their debuffs stack and Gabranth's HP DMG boost helps Kimahri. They also have 6 debuffs total together. Sherlotta is also nice as she covers battery and doubles up on the sap/poison effect.

  • Desch, Quistis, Paine are great debuffers to stack alongside his. Check out our full page of debuffers here!

Sphere Recommendations:

  • B sphere: Focus on the condition. Kimahri can't lock the enemies onto him AND he also tends to not take HP DMG due to his Blindness debuff. Gabranth's is by a mile the best choice, with WoL's in second, and his own sphere belongs on someone that has lock.

  • D sphere: Focus on any ATK sphere (they are all listed at the top of this link) to further raise his battery as well as his damage

  • E sphere: Seymour's is certainly the runaway best for him (as it is for most) with Emperor being close behind. Amidatelion & Quistis are nice to offer more party auras, while Eald'narche & Serah will give him a higher damage ceiling on his EX.

Frequent Runner: JAB1000 (Kimahri Saga)

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