Hope's Weapons: Tiers 2-3
Hope's Tier 2 weapons are all much stronger than their Tier 1 counterparts, once you level them up a little. However they also take a vastly higher amount of exp to level. Every Tier 2 weapon requires a Trapezohedron to evolve into Tier 3. Hope's Ultimate weapon is the Nue. Listed below is the Tier 2 weapon, how much EXP it takes to max level it, and how much it takes to max-level it's variant of the Nue. Each Nue takes a different amount of EXP to max.
Skycutter: EXP: 168,600, Nue EXP: 1,364,042
Eagletalon: EXP: 437,550, Nue EXP: 1,084,532
Urubutsin: EXP: 221,600, Nue EXP: 1,276,352
Jatayu: EXP: 437,550, Nue EXP: 1,084,532
Hresvelgr: EXP: 221,600, Nue EXP: 1,276,352
Tezcatlipoca: EXP: 154,752, Nue EXP: 1,364,042
Naberius: EXP: 438,360, Nue EXP: 1,097,316
Caladrius: EXP: 334,656, Nue EXP: 1,171,016
So that's it. Congratulations: If you followed this Final Fantasy 13 Weapon Upgrade Guide, you'll have upgraded every weapon!