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Kingdom Hearts 3: How to Assign Shortcuts

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Kingdom Hearts 3: How to Assign Shortcuts

How to Assign Shortcuts in Kingdom Hearts 3

The combat in Kingdom hearts can be confusing to a newcomer of the series. This action-adventure game uses a series of menus in real time to attack, cast spells, and use items. It can be a little clunky and first trying to fumble through these menus while in the heat of battle with the d-pad. Luckily there is a system in place to help mitigate that frustration. Here’s how to assign shortcuts in Kingdom Hearts 3.

How to Assign Shortcuts

Shortcuts allow you to quickly access certain items and spells with just a click of a button instead of having to go to their respective menu. In order to assign shortcuts, you will need to open the main menu with the start button.

Once in the main menu, select the customize option and you will see three different shortcut sets. This will allow you to choose an item, spell, or D-Link to one of the face buttons on your controller.

After your shortcuts have been set you will be able to access them by holding L1 (LB) in battle and clicking the assigned face button on the controller to use the shortcut. This helps tremendously when you need to get off a quick heal or spell.

Throughout your time with Kingdom Hearts 3 you will be swapping out your shortcut commands as you unlock new spells and D-Links, be sure always to have your shortcuts set before a significant boss encounter.

This is the easiest way to make a huge difference in the fight and turn the tides in your favor.

That does it for how to assign shortcuts in Kingdom Hearts 3. For more tips, tricks, and guides be sure to check out our Kingdom Hearts 3 Wiki.

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Question: How do you assign shortcuts in Kingdom Hearts 3?

Answer: From the main menu, select the customize option to view three different shortcut sets. You can then access your shortcuts by pressing and holding L1/ LB and pressing one of the face buttons on your controller.

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