(FF8) Final Fantasy VIII : (CC) Card Group (Side Quest) Guide

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The (CC) Card Group consists of many different NPC members who all excel at Triple Triad, they also hold very special cards which are only obtainable once/if you manage to beat them.

They also have a special requirement in order for them to spawn and they also appear in a certain order too. So make sure you have a good stack of cards before taking them on.

Below is a guide on how to trigger the side quest and who to play, where they are located and in what order they are available to play.

MEMBER: Jack
LOCATION: Near 1F elevator
HOW TO TRIGGER: Win 15 Triple Triad matches against anyone.
SPECIAL CARD: N/A
MEMBER: Joker
LOCATION: Balamb Garden Training Area
HOW TO TRIGGER: Beat Jack.
​SPECIAL CARD: Leviathan
MEMBER: Club
LOCATION: 1F Balamb Garden
HOW TO TRIGGER: Beat Joker
SPECIAL CARD: N/A
MEMBER: Diamond
LOCATION: They appear as a couple (Same location as Jack)
HOW TO TRIGGER: Beat Club
SPECIAL CARD: N/A
MEMBER: Spade
LOCATION: Near elevator (2F)
HOW TO TRIGGER: Beat Diamond. Complete Fisherman Horizon (FH) story segment
SPECIAL CARD: N/A
MEMBER: Heart (XU)
LOCATION: 3F Balamb Garden
HOW TO TRIGGER: Beat Spade
SPECIAL CARD: Carbuncle
MEMBER: King (Quistis)
LOCATION: Dormitory
HOW TO TRIGGER: Beat Heart. Sleep in Dormitory.
SPECIAL CARD: Gilgamesh
After defeating each one, they will then appear in Disc 3 aboard the Ragnarok. At this point they should hold any remaining cards in which you may be missing.

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