Items Guide for Final Fantasy 16 (FF16). Learn how to use items, how to set shortcuts for item, how to use HP potions quickly, directional pad, & more about Item Setup for FFXVI.
How To Use Items
Item Tab From Main Menu
You can use items such as HP recovery items by pressing and holding the ✕ button in the Item tab of the main menu. Items can be used during combat and exploration. Additionally, you can use the inventory menu to view, organize, and equip items.
Potions Cannot Be Wasted
If you try to use a potion when your HP is full, a pop-up will appear and the potion will not be consumed. The potion's effect cannot be activated if it is not needed.
Automatically Used When Limit Exceeds
Items have a set limit on how many you can carry. The items will be used automatically if you exceed the limit.
How To Set Item Shortcuts
Use Items During Combat
Set Shortcuts For Items On D-Pad
Items set in Shortcuts can be used immediately during battle. This is a useful feature for items that you need to use quickly such as potions.
How To Set
Assign To D-Pad Using □ Button
You can set item shortcuts by pressing the □ button in the item menu. This allows you to quickly use items during battles without having to navigate through the menu. You can assign specific items to ↑, →, and ↓ buttons on D-Pad.
Can Be Set Even During Battle
By pressing the □ button in the item menu, you can still configure the shortcuts even while in combat. If you have used up all of the items in the shortcuts, you can assign another item from the menu.
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