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TA2 The Baknamy is a species of monster and a specific monster in Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift. Replacing Goblins from the original Final Fantasy Tactics Advance, Baknamy share several Goblin-like traits, being some of the weakest monsters in the game and have goblin-like features and attacks. Baknamy are notable for being the "guardians" of the various "Seal" quests, keeping an eye on the "Stones with No Name".


Baknamy FFTA2

Members of this race are seldom seen without their distinguishing masks. What they lack in intelligence they make up for in aggression.


This variety of Baknamy boasts a broad range of physical and magick attacks.


Pavilsags only appear in Brightmoon Tor. They also have the Brightmoon Tor secondary ability skillset of Turning.


Monster Move Jump Evasion Resilience Weak Half Null Absorb
Baknamy 3 2 0 40
Luchorpan 3 2 0 40
Pavilsag 3 2 0 40



The attacks of the baknamy pass unhindered through a foe's defenses.
Ability MP Range Baknamy Luchorpan Pavilsag
Magick Hammer* 4 3 Yes Yes Yes
Deals MP damage.
Goblin Attack 0 1 Yes Yes ?
Deals damage, ignoring enemy Defense rating.
Mutilate 0 1 Yes Yes Yes
Drains half of target's current HP. Accuracy is half of Attack rating.


Although not named such, Baknamy resemble goblins and use some of their iconic abilities from the Final Fantasy series. A goblin is a small, mischievous creature found in many European folk tales and legends. The word "goblin" comes from the Norman French word Gobelinus, the name of a ghost that haunted the town of Évreux in the 12th century.

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