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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Enemy
アルカンジェリ (Arukanjeri)
LRFFXIII Archangel
HP-lrffxiii-icon Strength-lrffxiii-icon MagicStat-lrffxiii-icon
20,000Days 1-6, Normal Mode value. 50 100
KeepThe higher the number, the lower the chance is for the enemy to be interrupted. Launch DisruptionIf the ability used by Lightning has higher Cut than enemy has Keep, this ability can interrupt the enemy.
60 N N
Extinction Gil EP
30 180 0.50
FireElement-lrffxiii-icon IceElement-lrffxiii-icon LightningElement-lrffxiii-icon
50% 50% 50%
WindElement-lrffxiii-icon PhysicalElement-lrffxiii-icon MagicElement-lrffxiii-icon
50% 50% 10%
Status resistanceThe lower the number, the more suspectible the enemy is to the status.
Debrave-ffxiii-icon Defaith-ffxiii-icon Deprotect-ffxiii-icon Deshell-ffxiii-icon
30 30 30 30
Imperil-ffxiii-icon Slow-ffxiii-icon Poison-ffxiii-icon Curse-ffxiii-icon
30 30 100 30
Daze-ffxiii-icon Dispel-ffxiii-icon Quake-lrffxiii-GuideIcon Magnet-lrffxiii-GuideIcon
30 30 30 30
Habitat Luxerion Cathedral (Final Day)
Type Chaos Beast
Subtype Mid-Scale Enemy
Item drops Element
Gold Malistone
Scarletite Malistone
Abilities Imperil, Element, Elementa, Wings of Judgment, Spirit Unleashed
Notes 1: Unleash either fire, ice, lightning, or wind damage. The effect is greater when the enemy is casting magic.

Arcangeli is an enemy that appears in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. It appears in the Luxerion Cathedral on the final day.


It first uses Imperil to render Lightning weak against all elements and then uses Element and Elementa. Its special attack deals a lot of damage but takes a while to charge; Lightning can stop it from being unleashed by interrupting the charge by attacking at this phase. Arcangeli buffs itself up with Spirit Unleashed gaining Regen, Vigilance, and Faith.


Stagger Conditions
Condition Stagger Point Stagger Decay Max Preservation Preservation Decay
Default 2 Wings: 600
4 Wings: 600
2 Wings: 5
4 Wings: 5
2 Wings: 600
4 Wings: 600
2 Wings: 150
4 Wings: 150
Stagger Power (2 Wings): elemental attacks x0.2 (x1.5 while enemy is casting spells, x2 during Wings of Destruction)
Stagger Power (4 Wings): elemental attacks x0.5 (x1.5 while enemy is casting spells, x2 during Wings of Destruction)
Condition Duration Added Effect Effect Duration Iterative Resistance
Staggered (2 Wings) 0s Cursed Permanent 10%
No further staggering
Damage: physical attacks x2, elemental attacks x2
Staggered (4 Wings) 8s Dazed 5s 0
No further staggering
Damage: physical attacks x2, elemental attacks x2


An archangel is an angel of high rank. Beings similar to archangels are found in a number of religious traditions, but the word "archangel" is usually associated with Abrahamic religions. The word is derived from the Greek ἀρχάγγελος (arch- + angel, literally chief angel).

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