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Read this guide on Quest 15 "Shears' Counterattack" walkthrough in Final Fantasy 7 Remake (FF7 Remake, FF7R). Including how to unlock odd job 15, Jury-Rigged Cutter & rewards!

Table Of Contents

Chapter 9 Odd Jobs Walkthroughs

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Quest 15: Shears' Counterattack Overview

Rewards

Shears
How To Unlock Get Route B in Chapter 9 and complete The Prince of Thievery & Burning Thighs
> Ch 9: The City That Never Sleeps Guide
Where To Start Talk to Gatekeeper outside Madam M's Parlor
How To CompleteDefeat Jury-Rigged Cutter at Colosseum
Reward Arcane Scepterl

2 Routes Depending On Your Choices

Chapter 9 is unique in that 2 odd jobs routes exist based on your interactions with the NPCs. There are no differences in the rewards. The routes are as follows:

Ch. 9 Odd Job Routes

Route A"The Party Never Stops" & "A Dynamite Body"
Route B"The Price of Thievery" & "Shears' Counterattack"

Influenced By Prior Choices

Johnny

Our team has tried, over various gameplay sessions, to figure out how the quest branching is determined, but were unable to find a conclusive answer, as there too many factors in play. It is even possible that choices from previous chapters might affect this.

That being said, in the chart below you can see two separate playthroughs we underwent where the routes diverged and the only difference was the massage we chose at Madam M's.

Route Divergence Example

EventAB
Description of TifaShe's a great fighterShe's a great fighter
Tout by the HotelSkipSkip
Vagabond JohnnyNoNo
Sam's Coin FlipNo dealNo deal
Madam M's Massage Course100G3000G
Aerith's OutfitLooks comfortableLooks comfortable
Johnny's DrinkDrank itDrank it

Get A Trophy For Clearing Both Routes

By clearing the quests in both of these routes, you can obtain a special trophy. Once you beat the game, you'll gain access to Chapter Selection, which you can use to attempt Chapter 9 over and over until you get the desired route.

Route Also Affects Cloud's Dress

cloud

Which route you go also affects what dress Cloud will be wearing later on in the story. Choose an alternating route to see all the variations in Cloud's dress!

Check Out All Cloud Dresses Guide Here!

Quest 15: Shears' Counterattack Walkthrough Guide

Shears' Counterattack Procedure Chart

1Finish The Prince of Thievery
2Head to Madam M's parlor and talk to the Gatekeeper
3Head to the Colosseum to the underground arena & talk to the Gatekeeper
4Select "Special Match" & defeat Jury-Rigged Cutter
5Speak to Madam M

How To Beat Jury-Rigged Cutter

Weak Vs Lightning

How To Beat Jury-Rigged Cutter
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Jury-Rigged Cutters are weak against Lightning. You should have one on you, but if you don't, buy Lightning Materia from the store to attack its weakness.

Guard & Dodge Against Its Combo

Guard & Dodge Against Its Combo

The Jury-Rigged Cutter can slice away your health with its fast attack and 360 degree whirlwind attack. You'll need to use guard and dodge to conserve HP until you find an opening to retaliate.

Check out Tips To Win In Combat here!

Key Location Summary

Shears' Counterattack Location

Shears' Counterattack Location
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Underground Arena

Underground Arena
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