Scar is the final boss in the first visit to the Pride Lands from Kingdom Hearts II. When Simba's father Mufasa died and Simba disappeared, Scar took over the Pride Lands by turning it into a wasteland. After Sora helped Simba get his confidence back, Simba joined the party and they travel to the peak of Pride Rock. At the end of the battle, Sora and Simba beat Scar, but unbeknownst to Sora, Scar's darkness returned again as the Ghost of Scar.
Scar is very fast and has dangerous attacks, so it is wise to use the new Dash ability in combat in order to dodge his quick attacks. It is a good idea to begin the battle with a barrage of attacks against Scar. In the Pride Lands, Sora cannot use Drive Forms, so the choice in companion is not as critical. Simba's Limit is very useful and can deal major damage, but activate it only when Scar is close.
Scar is also capable of using Magic, depending on which element he surrounds himself with. If he is surrounded with fire, he will either use Flame Attack while jumping around or use Sweep Away and Combo Attack simultaneously. If he is surrounded with thunder, he will either use Thunder Attack while prowling around or use Combo Attack and Thunder Attack simultaneously, the latter being telegraphed by his "Bow to me!" voice line. When Scar does this, it is best to just give him some room to cool off and then return to the fight. Watch out when Scar is covered in darkness, as that indicates that he is about to dash around the field followed by dark energy spheres similar to Riku's Dark Aura. To avoid this, zigzag around the area using Dash until the attack stops, and then begin attacking him. Alternatively if enough MP is available, stay near the cliff's edge and wait for Scar to charge forward, then use Reflect to block the attack. If Scar pounces on Sora, use the "Counter" Reaction Command to push the him off and escape.
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