there are two ways to get Limit breaks, and thats is either by using the old ones or killing enemies. now for the first limit break, your character need to kill 80 enemies, to gain its first limit breaks, surprisingly Vincent Valentine has only to kill 60 one to get his first Limit break.
Now the second Limit break can be gained by using the first one 8 times.
Braver - Cloud leaps and splits apart an single enemy with a powerful slash. This attack is useful against many starting weaker enemies.
Cross-Slash - Unlocked after using Braver eight times. Cloud performs multiple devastating slashes on a single enemy. The enemy may be left paralyzed.
Blade Beam -Unlocked after defeating eighty opponents with Cloud. Massive surges of energy emit from Cloud's sword and assault a single enemy.
Climhazzard - Unlocked after using Blade Beam seven times. Cloud impales an enemy then jumps into the air and inflicts massive damage.
Meteorain - Unlocked after killing 160 opponents with Cloud. Cloud leaps into the air and summons a rain of meteors to crash down onto a group of enemies. This attack should be used against a group of weaker enemies.
Finishing Touch - Unlocked after using Meteorain six times. Cloud produces a towering twister that hurls a group of enemies into the vortex. Most enemies will immediately be defeated while others will suffer great damage.
Omnislash - Located at the Battle Area; get 32,000 points and buy it there. Cloud attacks a single or group of enemies with several critical sword slashes, inflicting massive damage on all enemies.
Big Shot - A huge ball of energy shoots from Barret's gun and hits a single enemy for a huge amount of damage. Mindblow - Unlocked after using Big Shot nine times. A blue ball of energy is hurled from Barret's gun and depletes all of a single enemy's magic points.
Grenade Bomb - Unlocked after defeating eighty enemies with Barrett. Barrett shoots a grenade into the attacking force, inflicting a good amount of damage to all enemies.
Hammerblow - Unlocked after using Grenade Bomb seven times. Barrett blasts an enemy with a devastating punch.
Satellite Beam - Unlocked after defeating 160 enemies with Barrett. Barrett summons destructive beams to come raining down from space.
Ungarmax - Unlocked after using Satellite Beam six times. Barrett loads up and guns the enemies down with countless shells from his gun.
Catastrophe - Located in North Corel in the middle hut on the west side of town. Barrett levitates over the opponents and fires a powerful plasma blast down onto them. This is Barrett's greatest Limit.
Beat Rush - Tifa uses her martial arts to perform a rapid combo attack.
Somersault - Unlocked after using Beat Rush nine times. Tifa performs a flipping jump, adding it onto the combo before it.
Waterkick - Unlocked after defeating 80 enemies with Tifa. Tifa kicks an enemy with a wave of water.
Meteodive - Unlocked using Waterkick seven times. Tifa picks up her opponent and slams it down to the ground.
Dolphin Blow - Unlocked after defeating 160 enemies with Tifa. Tifa performs a vicious uppercut and a dolphin splashes out of no where.
Meteor Strike - Unlocked by using Dolphin Blow six times.. Tifa throws her opponent down to the ground.
Final Heaven - Located at Tifa's house in Nibelheim on the second and third disc. Tifa creates a massive force of energy with her fists and unleashes it onto all enemies.
Healing Wind - All party members are healed up to half of their full heath.
Seal Evil - Unlocked after using Healing Wind six times. Aeris casts a spell on the enemies, inflicting them with Stop and Silence.
Breath of the Earth - Unlocked after defeating 80 enemies with Aeris. A beam of light appears and heals the party of any negative status.
Fury Brand - Unlocked after using Breath of the Earth seven times. This Limit fills up the other two party member's Limit gauges.
Planet Protector - Unlocked after defeating 160 enemies with Aeris. Aeris surrounds the party with a protective barrier, making them invulnerable for a short amount of time.
Pulse of Life - Unlocked after using Planet Protector six times. This Limit heals all party members of status ailments and completely fills their HP and MP gauges.
Great Gospel - This Limit must be acquired on the first disc. This Limit Break makes all party members invulnerable and restores their HP and MP.
Sled Fang - Red XIII charges at a single opponent and causes a great deal of damage.
Lunatic High - Unlocked after using Sled Fang nine times. A mystic light covers the party and Haste is cast upon the party members.
Blood Fang - Unlocked after defeating 80 enemies with Red XIII. Basically the same attack as Sled Fang except a bit stronger and recovers a little of Red XIII's HP and MP.
Stardust Ray - Unlocked after using Blood Fang eight times. Red XIII howls, causing a group of stars to crash down onto all the enemies.
Howling Moon - Unlocked after defeating 160 enemies with Red XIII. A full moon appears and causes Red XIII to be consumed with rage, casting Berserk and Haste on him for the remainder of the battle. Although this gives him more strength and speed.
Earth Rave - Unlocked after using Howling Moon six times. Red XIII assaults the enemies with 5 elemental attacks.
Cosmo Memory - Located at the Shinra Mansion. Red XIII summons a gigantic fireball that explodes, engulfing the enemies in a huge bath of plasma.
Boost Jump - Cid jumps into the air and comes crashing down on a single enemy's head.
Dynamite - Unlocked after using Boost Jump nine times. Cid takes out a stick of dynamite and throws it at the opponents.
Hyper Jump - Unlocked after defeating 80 enemies with Cid. Cid leaps into the air and comes down striking the group with his spear.
Dragon - Unlocked after using Hyper Jump eight times. Cid calls forth a dragon to attack a single enemy and also drains the HP and MP back to Cid.
Dragon Dive - Unlocked after defeating 160 enemies with Cid. Cid jumps multiple times on a group of enemies with his spear, causing an explosion after each pounce.
Big Brawl - Unlocked after using Dragon Dive seven times. Cid jumps into the opponent's group and slashes them several times.
Highwind - Located in the downed Gelnika plane off the coast of the Gold Saucer. Cid calls the Highwind to come help in battle, and it drops a barrage of missiles down onto the enemies.
Greased Lightning - Yuffie attacks a single opponent, inflicting great damage.
Clear Tranquil - Unlocked after using Greased Lightning eight times. Restores a small portion of HP.
Landscaper - Unlocked after defeating eighty enemies with Yuffie. Yuffie causes an earthquake beneath her enemies.
Bloodfest - Unlocked after using Landscaper seven times. Yuffie assaults her opponents with a barrage of 10 hits.
Gauntlet - Unlocked after defeating 160 enemies with Yuffie. Yuffie creates a blue vortex around her enemies, causing great damage to them all.
Doom of the Living - Unlocked after using Gauntlet six times. Yuffie moves around and strikes her opponents numerous times.
All Creation - Acquired when defeating Godo. Yuffie summons a destructive beam of light to crash down on her enemies.
Dice - Cait Sith throws 1 to 6 dice onto the battle field (how many depends on level), and the resulting roll determines how much damage is done to the enemy.
Slots - Unlocked after using Dice 8 times. A slot machine appears and many different outcomes may occur.
- 3 Stars = Mog Dance - A tiny mog pops up and restores HP, MP, and removes any status effects from the party.
- 3 Kings = Toy Soldier - 6 little soldiers appear and attack the enemies.
- 3 Bars = Summon - A random summon is called forth to attack the opponents
- 3 Mogs = Transform - Cait Sith enlarges into a huge version of himself; the party disappears until the end of the battle and have their HP reduced to 3333 and MP reduced to 333; only Cait Sith gets experience during the battle.
- 3 Hearts = Lucky Girl - The party's hit percentage becomes 100.
- 2 Cait Sith + 1 Bar = Death to All - The entire party faints...very rare but sucks when you get it.
- 3 Caith Sit = Instant Victory - All enemies immediately die.
Galian Beast - Vincent changes into a beast-like creature and uses fire-based attacks on the enemies.
Beast Flare - Throws several balls of energy that explode on a group of enemies.
Berserk Dance - Attacks a single enemy with a strong combo.
Death Gigas - Unlocked after defeating sixty enemies with Vincent. Vincent changes into a Frankenstein thing and attacks with lightning-based assaults.
Gigadunk - Punches a single enemy with a hard shot.
Livewire - Uses an electric shock to attack a group of enemies.
Hellmasker - Unlocked after defeating 120 enemies with Vincent. Vincent changes into a guy with a hockey mask. He attacks with the chainsaw and can also inflict negative status effects.
Splattercombo - Attacks a single enemy five times with his chainsaw.
Nightmare - A single enemy is inflicted with several status ailments.
Chaos - Vincent changes into a massive winged creature that attacks with non-elemental strikes.
Chaos Saber - Assaults all enemies with a great fire blast.
Stan Slam - A huge skull appears beneath the enemies and either instantly defeats them all or causes massive damage.