Getting easy money
Go to the sewers and defeat Bacites for their tails. Acquire about 30 or more and go visit Merden. He will give you over 1,000 gold pieces for the number of tails.
How to beat the Rider
When you come back to the main land and head towards Lenelle, you will normally run into the Rider on the black horse. Purchase three or more Meteor and Inferno spells. Use about three Meteor and one Inferno spell to quickly eliminate the threat of the Rider.
How to beat Stone Statues
When fighting physically invulnerable enemies such as Stone Statues, summon the Wraith and physically manipulate him using his Icy Touch and Life Leech. The Wraith is also impervious to the Stone Statue's attacks, but can be easily injured by your own area effect spells -- take all the necessary precautions. Otherwise, a single battle using...
Hidden FMV sequence
Pick the "Credits" option from the main menu, now push [Esc] while the credits are being seen.