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Hojo is a boss in Final Fantasy VII encountered near the control area of the Sister Ray. Cloud and his party arrive right as he is about to give energy to Sephiroth with the giant cannon. This is the first part of a three-part battle.



# Formation
856 Bad Rap Sample, Poodler Sample, Hojo
857 Bad Rap Sample, Poodler Sample, Hojo
858 Bad Rap Sample, Poodler Sample, Hojo
859 Hojo


Sector 8
Cannon Control Panel 856 (event)


Hojo doesn't attack but gets aid from his two samples, the Bad Rap Sample and the Poodler Sample, with the Capsule ability. He will instantly bring out another replacement monster if either minion is defeated.


The player should avoid wasting MP against this form, and use physical attacks to defeat Hojo. If the Samples cause problems, one can simply use Stop-inflicting attacks to keep them from attacking.

AI scriptEdit

AI: Setup {

Turn off Death Handling for Hojo
Print Message [Hojo "Gwah, haw, haw!!"]
Choose Self
Use <> on Target
TempVar:SampleGroup = Poodler Sample and Bad Rap Sample
Inflict Death on TempVar:SampleGroup

} AI: Main {

If (At Least One of TempVar:SampleGroup have Death Status) Then
Choose All in TempVar:SampleGroup with Death Status
Use Capsule on Target
Activate Target
Set Target's HP to Target's Max HP
Set Target's MP to Target's Max MP

} AI: Counter - Death {

Remove Sleep/Poison/Haste/Slow/Death-sentence/Berserk Statuses from Hojo
Print Message [Hojo " let's see]
Print Message [how the Mako Juice is reacting?"]
Choose Self
Use <Vanish> on Target
Choose Self
Use <Change> on Target
Remove TempVar:SampleGroup


Other appearancesEdit

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