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Atomos is a boss in Final Fantasy V fought at the top of the Barrier Tower outside Castle Exdeath, where it is guarding it from intruders. Atomos is famous for being a tough boss, to such an extent he becomes a summon in later games.

StatsEdit

Final Fantasy V enemy stats
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Names Location Type Auto-hit Other information
PS: Atomos
GBA: Atomos
Mobile/PC: Atomos
Barrier Tower Heavy None None
Stats
LV HP MP Strength Defense
41 19,997 10,000 10 14
Evasion Magic Magic Defense Magic Evasion Agility
0 80 20 20 36
Attack multiplier Magic multiplier Gil EXP ABP
10 16 0 0 12
Elemental affinities
Fire Ice Lightning Poison Holy Earth Wind Water Healing
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% -100%Absorbs
Statuses and immunities
Death Petrify Toad Mini Float Poison Zombie Darkness
Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune - Immune Immune
Aging Sleep Paralyze Confuse Berserk Silence*(Mute) Image Reflect
Immune - Immune Immune Immune Immune - Immune
Protect Shell Stop Haste Slow Invincible Regen Doom*(Countdown)
Immune Immune Immune - Immune Immune Immune -
Eject Catch Control*(Tame) Calm Scan Fractional damage HP to critical status Revive kill
Immune Immune Immune Immune - Immune Immune Immune
Items (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Steal (40%80% with Thief's Gloves) Item dropped
Ether (96.09%)
Flail (3.91%)
Dark Matter (100%)
Abilities (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Special Technique Abilities Control (Immune) & Berserk (Immune) Blue Magic Release*Immune to Catch
Critical Attack (normal strength) Wormhole, Slowga, Old, Gravity, Graviga, Comet, Re-Form Attack None None
Items (PS)
Steal (40%80% with Thief's Gloves) Item dropped
Ether (96.09%)
Flail (3.91%)
Dark Matter (100%)
Abilities (PS)
Special Technique Abilities Control (Immune) & Berserk (Immune) Blue Magic Release*Immune to Catch
Critical (normal strength) Wormhole, Slow2, Old, Demi, Demi2, Comet, Regeneration Fight None None

Battle Edit

Atomos's main attack is Comet and will keep using it until one of the team members is knocked out. Once someone is KO'ed Atomos stops using Comet and starts drawing in the KO'ed character. Once the character is close enough, Atomos will use Wormhole, removing them from the battle after which Atomos will start using Comet again until another member is KO'ed. Rarely, Atomos casts Gravity, Graviga, Slow, and Slowga.

Strategy Edit

Speed is important here. Since Comet's damage does not factor in Defense, Defense is not what the party should be focusing on. The best strategy is to let Atomos kill one character, then attack it while Atomos is busy sucking them in. A White Mage should be constantly healing the party, while the other three members attack with the best attacks and spells they have. Once somebody is KO'ed, the White Mage should fully heal the other members, while they continue to attack. If the White Mage is KOed, it's best not to bother healing, and just focus on attacking.

Atomos is not immune to Sleep, so putting him to sleep and attacking him with spells can be a solution. Atomos won't stay asleep for long due to his Heavy status, but two Mystic Knights ready to use Sleep Spellblade works well. For an even cheaper strategy, one can cast Dark Spark on him once, then Level 5 Death.

A couple of Ninjas throwing shurikens and a Samurai using Zeninage can kill Atomos within two turns.

Another good strategy (Particularly for a low-level party) is to have a team of four Samurai - one Samurai should have access to Black Magic while another should have access to White Magic. Quickly put Atomos to Sleep (Or let him kill a party member), then hammer the dimension-consuming demon through the use of Zeninage.

Other appearances Edit

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Etymology Edit

Atomos is the Greek word meaning "indivisible" and is the the origin of the word "atom" which means "that which cannot be cut."