South Park: The Fractured but Whole Beginners Guide

In this South Park: The Fractured but Whole Beginners Guide, we have some beginners tips and tricks for you that will help you in your gameplay of South Park: The Fractured but Whole. South Park returns in this installment polishing all the elements from the previous game and is a must-play title for any fan of the series.

For more help on South Park: The Fractured but Whole, you can check out our Combat Allies Locations Guide, Errors and Workarounds Guide, and Cats Locations Guide.

South Park: The Fractured but Whole Beginners Guide


South Park: The Fractured but Whole features four-player squad battles in which each character has unique abilities and stats.

Including you, you get to choose from three other players to fight on your side. Before a battle commences, you can choose from a variety of characters to aid you in the battle.

Along with characters, there are also a variety of useful items that you can use in the battles to aid you in different ways.

Try to experiment with characters and different items to find your perfect combination to use in battles. Character abilities are key in South Park: The Fractured But Whole and survey the pool of characters by pressing X/Square before a battle begins.

Various items can also be used by pressing up on the D-pad during any of your characters’ turns. Another element you use in battle is summons. They offer great uses during battle and you must equip the best ones available to you. They are mostly unlocked by completing side quests.


You can choose from a variety of classes. You choose from two classes to combine their abilities together and create an ultimate character. You can choose your own abilities through selecting two different classes. Each class has their own unique combinations and abilities.

Carefully choose your classes before your character will become a hybrid of both these classes and will use them in combat. You can change your class at any point in the game by heading to Eric’s house. This means that if you went with the Speedster class but don’t like the abilities, you can always switch to another class whenever you want.

The different character classes include

  • Blaster – Deals long range damage while sticking behind your front line of attacking characters and attacking anyone with elemental damage.
  • Brutalist – Deals close range damage but inflicts highest amount of damage among all the character classes.
  • Speedster – Doesn’t deal high damage but can use the Double-Edge buff to give themselves two attacks in one turn.
  • Cyborg – Not high damage but is great for quickly repositioning characters and Enraging or knocking enemies.
  • Elementalist – Deals out damage that harms your enemies over multiple turns, burning them or grossing them out.
  • Psychic – Deals very low damage but heals and protects your team with shields and casts debilitating effects on enemies.
  • Gadgeteer – Carries a variety of gadgets and deals ranged-based damage.


In South Park: The Fractured but Whole, you can craft a variety of artifacts from different items that you collect on your travel around the world.

You unlock the crafting ability sometime later in the game so keep collecting items that you find in the game.

Once you have this ability. You can craft multiple artifacts that help you around or even Might items that help in leveling up your character.

Keep looking around for items and never discard items that could be used in crafting. You can pick up any item that you see glowing on the ground.


On your journey, you meet many people in the world and you can take selfies with them. These selfies go on the game’s social feed called Coonstagram. Each time you post a selfie, your Coonstagram levels by increasing your followers.

Make sure you take a selfie with every person you see and post it on Coonstagram as it increases your followers. This, in turn, helps you continue the main story missions.


Your phone is your main item in the game. It contains everything you need to know about your game and your progress. It shows you different things ranging from maps to costumes you have unlocked to different useful things such as quests, settings and your inventory.

It also shows the required Might level for different missions so you can know how much you need to prepare for the mission. So make sure that you get familiar with your phone as soon as possible.

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