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Amano Behemoth FII
Ferocious beasts with regal, fluttering manes and roars violent enough to shake the earth itself. After rending foes with long claws and horns, they usually use their sharp teeth to deal the killing blow. Also known to use high-level magic, Behemoths are enemies of the top rank.
—Description from Dissidia Final Fantasy

The Behemoth (ベヒーモス, Behīmosu?) is a recurring type of enemy in the Final Fantasy series, debuting as a boss in Final Fantasy II.

Behemoths are large, purple, canine-esque creatures with two bull-like horns and flowing manes. Depending on the game, Behemoths may be quadrupedal or bipedal, and when bipedal, often wield weapons. They appear in the game's later areas, and are sometimes treated as bosses. Due to their great power, Behemoths usually attack alone, but occasionally attack in small groups of two or three. Behemoths use strong physical attacks and often counter attacks with an attack of their own. If the player casts magic on them, the Behemoth will retaliate with a powerful spell like Flare or Meteor. They are known to use a similar spell as a final attack. Due to their great strength and high HP, Behemoths are among the strongest enemies encountered in most games.

A common variant is the King Behemoth, also known as the Behemoth King. King Behemoths are usually yellow and are stronger versions of the normal Behemoth. Other variants include the Humbaba, usually gray, that is even stronger than the King Behemoth. The Catoblepas makes a number of appearances as a member of the Behemoth family, but also commonly appears as a Basilisk type enemy.

AppearancesEdit

Final FantasyEdit

Amano Behemoth vs. Light Warrior

Artwork from the original Final Fantasy.

Concept art depicting a winged Behemoth facing a Warrior of Light was famously created for the original Final Fantasy (the piece having been used extensively in promotional material), but the creature itself is not in the game.

Final Fantasy IIEdit

FFII Behemoth psp

The Behemoth is initially fought as a boss, unleashed by the Emperor of Palamecia to battle Firion and his allies. Behemoths appear as normal enemies in the forests around Mysidia. They focus on powerful physical attacks and boast high HP and Defense, but use no magic.

Other Behemoth types:


Final Fantasy IIIEdit

FFIII behemoth

Behemoths appear in the Temple of Time. They are the temple's strongest creatures with high HP and great physical strength. King Behemoths appear in the Ancients' Maze.

Final Fantasy IVEdit

FF4PSP Behemoth

Three Behemoths appear as mini-bosses in the Lair of the Father on the Moon, and they can be fought as random encounters in the Lunar Core. Behemoths counter magic with Maelstrom, reducing the HP of all party members to single digits. King Behemoths appear in the Advance and Complete Collection versions in the Lunar Ruins.

Final Fantasy IV: The After YearsEdit

TAY KingBehemoth PSP

The Behemoth returns as a powerful enemy fought only in the Subterrane. They counter physical attacks with a powerful attack, and spells with Maelstrom. King Behemoth is a boss fought in the Depths, along with other bosses from Final Fantasy II, and thus its sprite is derived from its appearance in that game rather than the Behemoths of Final Fantasy IV.

Final Fantasy VEdit

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The Behemoth is exclusive to the Advance and mobile/Steam releases, found in the Sealed Temple. They only attack when the player attacks them, and when low on HP have a chance to cast Meteor. The King Behemoth appears in the Void in all releases.

The Kuza Beast is a palette swap of the Behemoths and is a rare encounter found outside of the Sealed Castle in the Second World.

Final Fantasy VIEdit

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Behemoths appear on the Floating Continent, where they use powerful physical attacks and have a chance to counter a summon with Meteor. They can sometimes appear in pairs or with other enemies, but are susceptible to Break.

The stronger Great Behemoth appears in Kefka's Tower, and has a greater chance of using Meteor. The Behemoth King is fought twice in a row as a boss in the Cave on the Veldt. The second version of the Behemoth King can appear on the Veldt, and is unique among behemoths as it is an undead monster, and can be instantly killed with a Phoenix Down. The Intangir, a behemoth-type enemy, appears on Triangle Island in the World of Balance, rewarding 10 Magic Points, more than any other monster in the World of Balance, to anyone able to beat them. Dark Behemoth appears in the Advance and mobile/Steam versions as an optional boss.

Final Fantasy VI marks the first time the Behemoth appears as a bipedal enemy.

Final Fantasy VIIEdit

Behemoth FF7

Behemoths appear during the raid when the party returns to Midgar. They rely on physical attacks and the Flare spell, and are one of only two monsters that the Enemy Skill ???? can be obtained from. King Behemoths appear in the Northern Cave, and use stronger physical attacks as well as Flare and Comet2.

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Vincent's Level 1 Limit, the Galian Beast, has the appearance of a smaller, bipedal Behemoth. Like real Behemoths, the Galian Beast's special attack is a version of Flare, called Beast Flare.

FF7 Behemoth horn

There is also a weapon for Red XIII called the Behemoth Horn found in the Shinra Headquarters stairwell during the return to Midgar on disc 2. Although the weapon has no graphic, like all of Red XIII's weapons, its artwork looks like the long, curving horn of the Behemoth.

Before Crisis -Final Fantasy VII-Edit

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Two types of Behemoths appear: the normal Behemoth, and the stronger King Behemoth, the same types that appeared in the original Final Fantasy VII.

Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-Edit

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A Behemoth appears as a boss in Chapter 1, in the virtual Sector 8 Plaza. Experiment No. 88 is a stronger virtual copy of Behemoth, and is fought during Chapter 4 in the Shinra Building's Training Room. Behemoth King appears as a boss in the Banora Underground during Chapter 11.

Other Behemoth type enemies:


Dirge of Cerberus -Final Fantasy VII-Edit

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In Chapter 9, after being defeated, Azul the Cerulean transforms into Arch Azul, a giant beast which resembles a blue, armor-plated Behemoth. Vincent can also transform into his Behemoth-like Galian Beast form from the original game via the Limit Breaker item.

An actual Behemoth is also fought within a side mission, being one of the strongest foes in the game.

Final Fantasy VII G-BikeEdit

Behemoth appeared as an enemy in this discontinued mobile game.

Final Fantasy VIIIEdit

FF8 Behemoth

Behemoths appear on the Great Plains of Esthar after the Lunar Cry, and in the lower floors of Deep Sea Research Center. Level 1 Behemoths also appear in the Lunatic Pandora. Regardless of their level they can use Meteor, Mighty Guard and Flare, but are vulnerable to Instant Death. Quistis Trepe can learn the Behemoth's Mighty Guard as a Blue Magic and Behemoths can be devoured to gain a stat boost to Magic. A Behemoth-like boss called Catoblepas appears in Ultimecia Castle as one of the eight minions sealing the party's abilities.

Behemoth's Triple Triad card can be obtained from Behemoths or other card players.

Behemoth Card
TTBehemoth Element None
Refine 10 refine into 1 Barrier
Drop Behemoth
Card Behemoth
Level 5 (Monster Card) Win N/A


Final Fantasy IXEdit

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Behemoths appear in Memoria, and the player can fight one in the Treno weapon shop in disc 4. Behemoths use powerful physical attacks and counter attacks with the ability Meteor Counter, which works identically to the normal Meteor spell.

Final Fantasy XEdit

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Behemoths appear as fiends at Mt. Gagazet and in the ruins of Zanarkand. They strike with both Thundara and physical attacks. A stronger version, Behemoth King, appears inside Sin and casts Meteor upon its death, a spell exclusive to it in Final Fantasy X. The Catoblepas can be fought in the Monster Arena, battling identically to the normal Behemoths, but with higher stats. It casts Ultima upon being defeated.

Final Fantasy X-2Edit

Regular Behemoths appear as a random encounter in the Zanarkand Ruins in Chapter One and are formidable foes throughout most of the game, until Chapter Five when they are generally eclipsed by most other random encounters. The Behemoth King creature type is replaced by Humbaba, which looks exactly like a Behemoth King. It appears as a boss in the Thunder Plains during Chapter Five. Both versions also appear in Via Infinito. Behemoth types take 20 kills to Oversoul.

Sphere BreakEdit
Behemoth Coin
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Coin No. 20 Coin Value 7
Trait Quota x2
Location Found in the Western or Southern Expanses of the Bikanel Desert.


Final Fantasy X-2: Last MissionEdit

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Final Fantasy XIEdit

Behemoth 1 (FFXI)

Behemoths are a monster family of the Beast type. Behemoths appear almost exclusively as Notorious Monsters, and are difficult to defeat alone. Most, if not all, can cast Meteor.

Two Behemoths are seen in the game's introductory FMV sequence, which depicts the beastman attack on Tavnazia. They were used by the orcs as living siege weaponry, using their great size and strength to break through the city walls. A similar Behemoth is used by the Dark Kindred as a warbeast during Campaign Battles.

The Behemoth also appears as a large constellation in the northern sky. This great curve of stars is meant to represent the gargantuan Behemoth's horns. Legends founded by the Federation of Windurst say it appears as if it is about to be vanquished by Odin.

The concept artwork for the game's Behemoth shows a winged Behemoth, despite the in-game Behemoths being wingless. This is the only other instance of a winged Behemoth in the series besides the unused concept art for the original Final Fantasy.

Final Fantasy XIIEdit

XII behemoth render

Behemoths appear as both an individually named enemy and an entire classification of similar enemies. Behemoths differ greatly from the ones in previous games, wielding weapons and wearing primitive armor and clothing. An exception is the Behemoth King mark, which walks on all fours and is more bestial and wyrm-like than the other Behemoth-type enemies. Behemoth-type enemies rely mostly on powerful physical attacks, and some can use Bacchus's Wine to increase their damage output.

Behemoth type enemies:


Final Fantasy XIIIEdit

FFXIII enemy Kaiser Behemoth

The Behemoths of Gran Pulse are similar to the quadrupedal versions seen in past games, but are granted pants and sleeves on their forearms. On Cocoon, Behemoths are used by PSICOM and come in two forms: cyborgs trained for combat use, and feral ones which resemble the Pulse varieties more closely. Pulsian Behemoths are noticeably tougher.

Upon losing half of their health, many Behemoths will stand on their hind legs and pull the crest from along their head and upper spine, creating a sword or chainsaw-like weapon. This can either completely heal their HP while removing all negative status effects, or grant them an array of boosts. It will also increase the Behemoth's damage output while sometimes increasing or lowering its defenses.

Behemoth type enemies:

Final Fantasy XIII-2Edit

FFXIII enemy Feral Behemoth

Behemoths of the same nature as the ones in Final Fantasy XIII appear in its sequel. Behemoths can be recruited in the Paradigm Pack, and perform either the Commando or Ravager role.

There are six types of Behemoths:

In the DLC battle with Jihl Nabaat, Nabaat can summon an array of PSICOM units, including the Azure Behemoth, a blue version of the Proto-behemoth.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIIIEdit

FFXIII-2 Reaver

The Reaver is the only basic Behemoth-type enemy in the game. The Reaver has two variants: the "Reaver Rampager" encountered in the Slaughterhouse in Yusnaan, and the Reaver Ω, the final specimen of its species.

Final Fantasy XIVEdit

FFXIV BehemothKing

While not in the original version, a Behemoth appears in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn where it is howling near what's believed to be the Crystal Tower and serves as a boss in a two part FATE event taking place in the far west of the Coerthas Central Highlands.

Players can obtain a baby behemoth minion, and a fully-grown behemoth mount, as veteran rewards.

In the update "A Realm Awoken," the King Behemoth is featured as a boss in the raid dungeon "Labyrinth of the Ancients."

Final Fantasy XIII-style behemoths appear as enemies in the quests that make up the crossover event Lightning Strikes.


Final Fantasy XVEdit

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Noctis battling a Behemoth.

Behemoths have appeared in past trailers in the wild as well as in the cities. They were enlarged in the cities for the design purpose of making them stand out even in the massive city environment. A Behemoth blind in one eye by the name of Deadeye appears in the Final Fantasy XV Episode Duscae demo.

Tomohiro Hasegawa is in charge of art direction for enemies. He sculpted a model of the behemoth, which was aided by staff feedback before being scanned into the 3D workspace.[1] The Behemoth sculpt was so impressive that some of the staff wanted to buy it, but after a 3D scan had been made, Hasegawa accidentally drove into the sculpt and broke it.[2] Behemoth was the first enemy designed for Final Fantasy XV. Director Hajime Tabata set the goal as "National Geographic", a Behemoth fit for a nature documentary, involving more than just realistic muscles and cinematic camera angles, but prompting the developers to think how the Behemoth evolved into its current form and how it spends time in its natural habitat.[3]

Thus, the artists began by drawing observations and sketchesBehemoth-Artwork-FFXV based on the premise. Behemoth is a good swimmer and active in water, mainly feeds on large animals at the shore or large fish, and uses its caudal fin for swimming. Its dorsal fin helps it steer in the water, but its main function is to dissipate heat, as it is a large animal. It spends most of the day in the water to stabilize its body temperature, but when its body heats up it turns red, as seen in males engaged in turf wars. To intimidate its opponent a Behemoth will spread its fins wide. It has a high tolerance to high body temperature and when its body temperature drops it becomes languid.[4]

Final Fantasy TacticsEdit

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Behemoths appear as a family of monsters with high HP as well as great physical and magickal strength. Behemoths possess powerful attacks and can inflict instant death, but are often not as dangerous as they are other games. Behemoth-type monsters can use powerful spells when aided by a unit with the Beastmaster ability.

There are three different types:


Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the RiftEdit

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The game gas three Behemoth variants: Behemoth, Reaver, and a red-colored Mutadragon. Their Hell Assault is a powerful move that boosts their next attack and damages enemies at the same time. There is also a dish called "Behemoth Steak," as Cid mentions he will buy it after selling the "Alraune Drill" at mission "You Say Tomato."

Final Fantasy Tactics SEdit

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Crystal DefendersEdit

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The Behemoth appears as an enemy. They move at an average pace and resist magick. Each unit's health varies, but they are at their strongest in the game's first mission, The Bisga Greenlands, with 630 HP.

A stronger variant, the Reaver, also resists magick and moves at an average pace. Their health varies, although they achieve a higher average than the ordinary Behemoth, ranging from 614 HP to 1365 HP.

Final Fantasy Type-0Edit

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The Behemoth first appears as a boss in Chapter 4. They are fought as regular encounters in Bethnel Caverns. There are also a type of Behemoth known as the Behemash used by the Concordian royal army, and the Behemoth King, as well as unused artwork for a Mecha Behemoth.

In the HD remaster, the Behemoth's and King Behemoth's models have been changed to resemble their Final Fantasy XV incarnations, while in the original PSP version, a more detailed version of the Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- models were used.

Final Fantasy AgitoEdit

Behemoth appeared in the trailer of the game.

Final Fantasy Crystal ChroniclesEdit

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The Behemoth appears as a regular enemy in Conall Curach. It is generally considered to be one of the strongest and most difficult enemies that the player has faced up to that point in the game. The Behemoths are based on the appearance of the Behemoth enemy from Final Fantasy IX.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a KingEdit

The Behemoth appears as a roaming monster that randomly travels from dungeon to dungeon under the name "The Unstoppable Fiend" on the world map. It is a dangerous enemy that usually cannot be defeated until the player's adventurers are considerably leveled up. If the player's adventurers do defeat it, it can drop the unique item, the Behemoth Bracers, which raises all stats and has no stat penalties. Like all other monsters in the game, it is fought off-screen and has no image or animations.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a DarklordEdit

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The Behemoth appears as a summon in Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord. It is a melee summon with sluggish speed that takes up one slot when summoned. It has the second-highest attack power of the melee summons.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of FatesEdit

Behemoth Ring of Fates

The Behemoth appears as a boss in Old Town in Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates. Its appearance is dramatically different from its counterpart in the original Crystal Chronicles.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of TimeEdit

Behemoth Echoes of Time

The Behemoth makes its return as an optional boss in the Library, along with the other bosses from Ring of Fates. Its appearance is exactly the same as the Ring of Fates Behemoth. Oddly, in Echoes of Time the monster has been renamed to Baby Behemoth.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal BearersEdit

Behemoth Crystal Bearers

Behemoth appears in the Snowfields outside of Rivelgauge Monastery. There is also a boss Behemoth, the King Behemoth, in this area.

King Behemoth Crystal Bearers

Regular Behemoths are relatively strong quadruped monsters with low defense. Their attacks consist solely of swipes and charges. The Behemoth King, however, is a large, bipedal creature with an enormous club. The King Behemoth can also use a fire breath attack and use the Meteor spell to launch four meteors at anything within range. It is rare as a boss in that it will attack anything in the area, including other monsters, especially if left alone. The player can break its horn and use it as a projectile against it.

A giant black Behemoth, thought to be a Dark Behemoth, appears in the game as part of a chase sequence, during which the player must escape from both it and the Lilty army.

Final Fantasy Mystic QuestEdit

FFMQ Behemoth

The Behemoth is the game's first boss fought at Hill of Destiny. As the first boss, it only uses physical attacks. It takes four attacks from it to deplete all of Benjamin's HP. As it is encountered before any equipment or items can be bought, defeating it is merely a matter of attacking it over and over and hoping that the player's attacks do not miss as there's a chance of it defeating Benjamin if the player is unlucky striking it down. The Gorgon is a similar monster encountered elsewhere in the Foresta region.

The Final Fantasy LegendEdit

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The Behemoth is an enemy and also a possible monster that the party's monster unit(s) can transform into. It can be found on the sixteenth floor of the Tower.

Final Fantasy Legend IIEdit

FFLII Behemoth

The Behemoth is an enemy and also a possible monster that the party's monster unit(s) can transform into.

Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of LightEdit

Behugemore

The Behugemoth appears as a boss inside the Ice Caverns and on the tenth floor of the Moonsand Ruins. In addition, a weaker variant called the Behugemore, appears as a powerful enemy on the final floors of the Star Chamber. Both variants have access to the Lightning Bolt ability.

Bravely DefaultEdit

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Behemoth is the boss of Grandship's Engine Room dungeon.

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Final Fantasy DimensionsEdit

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Behemoths are fought in Massive Cavern in fixed encounters. Behemoth is an enemy family.

There is a dummied Behemoth sprite with a coloration similar to the Intangir from Final Fantasy VI. This sprite does not belong to enemy in the data.


Dissidia Final FantasyEdit

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Behemoth being summoned.

Behemoth appears as a summon that doubles the summoner's Bravery, but reduces 60 Bravery per tick for a period of time. The artwork used for the summon is from Final Fantasy II. Behemoth can be obtained as a Stage Bonus in the Destiny Odyssey X storyline.

The Behemoth is also a Ghost Card, bearing the Final Fantasy II Behemoth Player Icon. The Behemoth is a Level 74 Emperor, and has the Cyan Gem and Wyvern Egg to be won through battlegen. The quote on the card, "To the victor goes Hilda, Princess of Fynn" is what the Emperor said to the party before unleashing the Behemoth against them.

Dissidia 012 Final FantasyEdit

Behemoth Dissidia Amano Art

The Behemoth returns as a summonstone with the same function as in Dissidia. It can be purchased from the Cornelian Moogle Shop for 50 KP. This summonstone is unlocked at the shop as a limited offer after earning 340 KP total.

Behemoth is also mentioned in the Mognet letter sent by Kathy, whom was thinking of matching up the player with a 'soulmate.' She picked 'Behemoth' as the match, for thinking its Meteor ability 'a knock-out for sure.'

Your Luck Today
Mognet fortune-teller sees your soulmate! For the outlaw in you that seeks danger, fate matches you with "Behemoth," kupo! Its Meteor is a knock-out for sure, kupo!
Your lucky number today is "41269", kupo!


Theatrhythm Final FantasyEdit

Theatrhythm Behemoth
Fierce lords among beastkind, behemoths are extremely territorial and no mercy is shown to those who invade their domain. They are to the last proud creatures, wishing for naught but to conquer and expand their own territories.
—Behemoth's CollectaCard

Behemoths appear as enemies in Theatrhythm Final Fantasy.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain CallEdit

This is the true king of beasts, its unbelievable size and unparalleled ferocity setting it on a level beyond all other behemoths. Any who dare draw a sword against it will be met with angry blows, while magic wielders must face the rage of the very heavens.
—King Behemoth's CollectaCard

Behemoths return in the sequel, along with a new, larger Behemoth King, based on its appearance in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.

Pictlogica Final FantasyEdit

Behemoths from across the series appear as enemies.

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Final Fantasy Airborne BrigadeEdit

FFAB Behemoth King

The Behemoth King appears in Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade as a boss inside the Planet's Core. In battle, the Behemoth King uses Meteorite.

The Behemoth King also appears as a Brigade enemy during an event called "Final Fantasy III - Saronia Castle Mysteries". During this battle, the Behemoth King uses Comet 2.


Final Fantasy All the BravestEdit

Where does a behemoth sit at the faire? It kills everyone and destroys the grounds.
—In-game description.
Behemoth ATB

The Behemoth appears in Final Fantasy All the Bravest as an enemy on the Narshe Plains and inside the Zanarkand Ruins. It uses Beatdown and drops the Dragon Claws. The Final Fantasy VI version of the Behemoth King also appears as an enemy inside the Eureka Forest.

In addition, the Final Fantasy XIII versions of the Beta Behemoth and Behemoth King appear as premium enemies on the Archylte Steppe.

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

Behemoths from many games from the series appear in Final Fantasy Record Keeper as enemies.

Final Fantasy ExplorersEdit

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Final Fantasy World Wide WordsEdit

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Final Fantasy Trading Card GameEdit

Behemoth appears in Final Fantasy Trading Card Game. Its cards are Thunder-elemental.

Triple Triad (Portal App)Edit

Behemoths from the series appear on Triple Triad cards.

Chocobo seriesEdit

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Behemoth is a recurring character in the Chocobo series. At times, it appears as an obstacle to Chocobo's adventures, on other occasions an ally.

World of Final FantasyEdit

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Non-Final Fantasy AppearancesEdit

Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy in Itadaki Street PortableEdit

Behemoth is a chance card in Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy in Itadaki Street Portable, the card's ability: Magic attack, reduce houses value in target street by 20%.

Kingdom HeartsEdit

KH Behemoth

The Behemoth makes a cameo in Kingdom Hearts as a Heartless boss in Hollow Bastion. A weaker version appears as a normal enemy in End of the World and in the Hades Cup at Olympus Coliseum. In Kingdom Hearts Final Mix, two other versions with different color schemes and patterns appear, named Destroyed Behemoth and Arch Behemoth. The Behemoth later returned in Kingdom Hearts Re:coded and in Kingdom Hearts χ[chi] as a Raid Boss.

In early Kingdom Hearts II trailers, two Behemoths can be seen before the battle of 1000 Heartless; however, the Behemoths were removed from the cutscene in the game's finalized version and were never seen in the game, save through the use of cheat devices.

Live A LiveEdit

Live A Live - Behemoth

In the Japan-only Square game Live A Live, a Behemoth appears within the "Sci-Fi" chapter. It is said to be a successfully extracted alien creature from another planet, for the mission to those onboard the spaceship "Cogito Ersum".

The Behemoth is locked away in storage on board the spacecraft the chapter takes place in. As the story progresses, the Behemoth is released from its prison and roams freely around the ship. If the player encounters it, they are met with an instant Game Over, without so much as even a battle. The Behemoth is yellow in this game, which would make it most similar to the King Behemoth variety of Behemoth.

Bahamut LagoonEdit

Bahamut Lagoon Behemoth

Behemoth has a single ability, Transform, which allows it to turn into any other dragon form in the game including the Holy Dragons and use their special attacks in hand-to-hand battles, but the only drawback is that it has no field abilities.

Lord of VermilionEdit

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Lord of Vermilion IIEdit

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Lost OdysseyEdit

Lost Odyssey Behemoth

A Behemoth in Lost Odyssey.

Lost Odyssey, a game produced by the creator of the Final Fantasy series, Hironobu Sakaguchi, also features an enemy called Behemoth that appears in the Ice Canyon area. This was most likely a reference to the Final Fantasy behemoths, much like the character Sed being a nod to Cid.

Like the Final Fantasy behemoths, it is a large purple beast with fierce physical attacks, although it doesn't pose nearly the threat it usually does in the Final Fantasy games. A behemoth is also shown being fought by the king of Gohtza and Kaim in a flashback scene.

Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei: Lost ZeroEdit

Lost Zero Behemoth

Behemoth.

Behemoths appear as enemies in the game as part of a collaboration event with Final Fantasy Type-0 and Final Fantasy Agito.

Mario Sports MixEdit

Ultimate Behemoth

A Behemoth appears as the final boss. It appears when a dark crystal takes the player's team to another world after they obtain four crystals from each of the playable sports in the game. The objective is to completely deplete its HP meter to 0 through the use of small meteorites to attack or utilizing Mario series items such as Koopa Shells and Bob-ombs to interrupt its attack patterns.

After defeating the Behemoth, the "Sports Mix" mode is unlocked, which makes the player play through tournaments like before, but the sports played in each round are selected at random and the difficulty is set at Expert. When the Star Cup of this mode is beaten, the player is taken to another boss battle, this time against a Behemoth King who is much more difficult.

Both versions of the Behemoth utilize the same attacks, such as hurling fireballs that home in on the characters, summoning lightning bolts to crash down on everyone and invoking a brutal meteor shower. They can also ram into characters with their horns or stomp down on them after leaping high into the air.

Xenoblade ChroniclesEdit

Xenoblade Behemoth

The Behemoth is a class of large, purple monsters in Xenoblade Chronicles that appear towards the end of the game, and look very similar to the Final Fantasy Behemoth. There are three types of Behemoths in this game, the regular Sanjibal Behemoth, a unique monster called Demon Pavlovsk, and an extremely large and powerful super-boss called Blizzard Belgazas.

All three Behemoth type monsters are powerful enemies that can wipe out a lower-leveled party easily. Blizzard Belgazas especially, at level 114, should be avoided at all costs, as it is the second most powerful enemy in the entire game.

Square Enix Legend WorldEdit

Square Enix Legend World - King Behemoth (The Crystal Bearers)

The version of King Behemoth from Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers appears as an enemy in the game.

GalleryEdit

EtymologyEdit

Behemoth is the Hebrew primal beast of the land, with Leviathan being the primal beast of the water and Ziz being the primal beast of the sky. According to legend, Behemoth and Leviathan will battle at the end of the world, and eventually kill each other.

In common usage, "behemoth" describes an object that may be beast-like or excessively large.

In the Spanish versions, The Final Fantasy variant of Behemoth is known as "Bégimo", the phonetic adaptation of its name.

TriviaEdit

  • During the Paris Games Week in 2015 Square Enix served food from a Final Fantasy XV-themed food truck, with a Behemoth Burger as an available dish.[5]

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