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Final Fantasy XIII-2 Enemy
あまのじゃく (Amanojaku)
FFXIII2 enemy Amanojaku
HP FFXIII-2 Strength Icon FFXIII-2 Magic Icon
1,280 20 140
Stagger Icon FFXIII Chain Icon FFXIII
180% 0
Keep Launch Libra
5 Weakness 20
CP Gil
46 50
Fire Icon FFXIII Ice Icon FFXIII Lightning Icon FFXIII
Weakness Halved Halved
Wind Icon FFXIII Physical Icon FFXIII Magical Icon FFXIII
Halved Halved -
Status resistanceThe lower the number, the more suspectible the enemy is to the status.
Deprotect-ffxiii-icon Deshell-ffxiii-icon Slow-ffxiii-icon Poison-ffxiii-icon Imperil-ffxiii-icon
25% 25% 25% 25% 25%
Curse-ffxiii-icon Pain-ffxiii-icon Fog-ffxiii-icon Debrave-ffxiii-icon Defaith-ffxiii-icon
25% 60% 0% 25% 25%
Daze-ffxiii-icon Wound Death-ffxiii-icon Dispel-ffxiii-icon Provoke-ffxiii-icon
25% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Location Bresha Ruins -005 AF- (Echoes of the Past)
Type Feral Creature
Subtype Spook
Recruit Chance 10%
Common Drop Potent Sliver (20%)
Rare Drop Thickened Hide (5%)
Abilities Blizzara
Notes - Vulnerable to fire damage.
- Susceptible to Fog.

The Amanojaku is an enemy found in Final Fantasy XIII-2. It is only found in the Bresha Ruins in -005 AF- after Atlas has been destroyed, and the probability of it appearing can be very low. It is the first tamable Synergist to be found. It appears with Notsugo. Usually it is not very difficult to defeat, but found as it is at the beginning of the game, there may be low level players that come across it. Those such that have not yet unlocked Medic should be wary of the damage output of the group of six spellcasters. Element Guard may help.

Paradigm PackEdit

The Amanojaku is a Synergist. It learns all the elemental attack spells, but does not learn any other commands. In addition it possesses very low HP growth. Therefore it may be more worthwhile to infuse the Amanojaku into another Synergist that does not possess any of the En-spells, like Yakshini or Gigantuar.

Amanojaku's utility as a source of En-spells is a little compromised by its rarity at low player level, but more importantly, it learns Auto-Vigilance after Enfire and Enfrost, and on the way to Enthunder. Auto-Vigilance is potentially a detriment, as it is not valued as highly as Auto-Protect and the like, but is ranked higher than them (Auto-Protect is Rank 7, Auto-Vigilance, Rank 8). So much higher, in fact, that Auto-Vigilance is impossible to get rid of without yellow-locking up to nine other abilities.

One obvious alternative to Amanojaku is Mewmao; not only does it have the same En- role abilities, and gets them at lower level than Amanojaku does, it can add the valuable Resist Magic +36% passive ability at the same time. Other sources of en-spells include Fachan, Gancanagh Ace, Luminous Puma, Miquiztli, Oannes, Purple Chocobo and Thexteron, and two limited-supply monsters: Leyak and Nanochu.

Tameable Monster
Name Amanojaku Role Synergist
Traits Well-Grown - Rare - Soft
Composition Biological Start Grade Monster Grade 2
Max Level 45 HP 550
Strength 34 Magic 47
ATB Segments 3 Stages 3
Innate Affinities None
Feral Link Giant Drop (Inflicts magic damage on target and nearby foes. Input Type: Timing)
Crystarium Development Graph
Green: HP / 10 Red: Strength Purple: Magic
Amanojaku Development
Ability Type Level Infusible
Enfire Command Initial Y
Weak Spot Passive Initial N
Enfrost Command 2 Y
Resist Dispel: +10% Passive 6 Y
Auto-Vigilance Passive 13 Y
Enthunder Command 20 Y
Resist Dispel: +44% Passive 29 Y
Resist Dispel: +66% Passive 37 Y
Enaero Command 45 Y


The Amanojaku in Japanese folklore is a small demon, or oni. Amanojaku means heavenly demon spirit.

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