Let this be a lesson to any and all reattempting a complete playthrough of Kingdom Hearts: There are no shortcuts.
Yikes… this is gonna be a weird one. But at least we now know, once and for all, there is no quick way through Kingdom Hearts, and running past random encounters with even the scrub enemies is a good way to get yourself killed during the bigger boss battles. Live and learn!
And you need to grind. It’s not really negotiable. Here’s your proof:
NOTE: The following video is an abridged version of over 90 minutes of gameplay. Feel free to offer tips/make yourself feel superior in the comments below. Head here for more of our Kingdom Farts buffonery!