Element Non-Elemental
Materia Carbuncle Summon Materia

Carbuncle is a Summon in Final Fantasy VII Remake. Carbuncle is a small four-legged mystical being that is capable of providing support-based buffs to the team such as shielding the party. In the remake, summons are called and will fight by your side, they cannot be controlled but if the player's ATB gauge fills, they can use it to issue the summon to use one of its abilities. Once the summon's gauge is depleted, they will unleash their signature or ultimate attack before disappearing from the battlefield.


Summon Carbuncle. The glittering jewel in its forehead grants allies extra strength.


Carbuncle Information

Carbuncle is a mystical being that has a ruby on its forehead. Once it is summoned, it shines a powerful light granting its allies a protective barrier against physical and magical attacks.


Carbuncle Skills

Players can issue a command for a summon to use an ability once the ATB gauge is filled.

  • Ruby Light: Bestows Barrier on the party, halving physical damage.
  • Nacre Light: Bestows Manaward to halve magic damage to the party.
  • Emerald Light: Bestows Haste to double the speed the party's ATB gauges fill.


Carbuncle Signature Attack

Once the summon gauge is depleted, a summon will execute its signature attack that inflicts a significant amount of damage before leaving the battlefield.

  • Diamond Dazzle: Ultimate attack that heals the party's HP and revives any KO's party members.


How to Get Carbuncle

  • Carbuncle is a special summon that is acquired only if you preorder the Digital Deluxe Edition of the game.
  • To obtain the Carbuncle Summon Materia, go to Options > System > DLC > and choose the materia that's been added from downloading it.
  • Carbuncle is then added to the player's inventory at the start of the game, and the summoning materia slot will appear during Chapter 2: Fateful Encounters. If the player has no DLC summons, then the slot does not appear until players receive the Ifrit Materia at the end of Chapter 3: Home Sweet Slum.
  • Available as Free DLC for those who purchase or was able to have the free upgrade for the INTERgrade version (PS5 Enhanced version).


Carbuncle Notes & Tips

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Final Fantasy VII Remake Summons
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