|Final Fantasy XIII Boss|
|Common Drop||Cie'th Tear (25%)|
|Rare Drop||Tear of Woe (5%)|
|Notes|| Delivers devastating physical attacks.|
Executes powerful magic attacks.
Capable of inflicting Deprotect.
Capable of inflicting Deshell.
The battle is made much easier if the party can utilize an Aegisol and a Fortisol (can be purchased from the Eden Pharmaceuticals for 12,000 gil each) to begin the battle with all necessary buffs. Good Paradigms to use are the Thaumaturgy (RAV/RAV/MED) and Combat Clinic (MED/SEN/MED). Alternatively, a party could start with Protection (MED/SEN/SYN), have the Synergist cast the necessary buffs, then switch to Delta Attack (COM/SEN/RAV).
Wladislaus is weak against elements, so Ravagers are effective, although a Synergist can also buff a Commando with an En-spell. Wladislaus has such a high stagger point that it's no use trying to stagger it, but the higher chain the party can build, the more damage they deal. Wladislaus can still be staggered with Random: Instant Chain; this is easiest when using either Sazh or Lightning as party leader and using their Full ATB Skills; Sazh's has 17 chances to trigger Random: Instant Chain, and Lightning's has 11. Wladislaus is also susceptible to Daze, although the chance to inflict is low.
When fought as a regular enemy, Wladislaus is easily defeated through the use of Deceptisol as it will begin the battle with 999.9% chain.