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Bomb King (Final Fantasy X)

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The Bomb King is a special enemy in Final Fantasy X, created in the Species Conquest at the Monster Arena when at least five of each Bomb-type fiend has been captured. The cost to fight the Bomb King is 8,000 gil.


Final Fantasy X enemy stats
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Location Monster Arena Species Other information
Monster Arena Species Conquest Bomb N/A
Sensor description Scan description
Immune to sensors Immune to scans
HP MP Strength Magic Defense Magic Defense
480,000 (10,000) 780 73 71 200 200
Accuracy Accuracy Evasion Luck AP (Overkill) Gil
46 150 0 15 10,000 (10,000) 0
Elemental affinities
Fire Ice Lightning Water Holy
-100%Absorbs 100% 100% 100% 100%
Statuses and immunities
Silence Sleep Darkness Poison Petrify Slow Zombie Power Break
Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune
Magic Break Armor Break Mental Break Threaten Death Provoke Doom (200Turns taken for target to die) Nul
0 Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune 0 0
Shell Protect Reflect Haste Demi Regen Distill Sensor
0 0 0 0 Immune 0 0 Immune
Scan Bribe Delay Zanmato Berserk Capture Physical Magical
Immune 0 Immune Lv. 4 0 Immune 0 0
Common steal (75%) Rare steal (25%) Common drop (87.5%) Rare drop (12.5%)
Fire Gem x4 Shining Gem Door to Tomorrow x1Overkill: x2 Dark Matter x1Overkill: x2
Equipment drop (100%) Weapon abilities Armor abilities
2-4 slots, 1-3 abilities Strength +5%, Strength +10%, Strength +20% (fixed) Defense +5%, Defense +10%, Defense +20% (fixed) None
Abilities Ronso Rage
Bash, Fire, Fira, Firaga, Grow 1/2/3, Ultima, Self-Destruct (not used) None


Bomb King uses Grow after every third attack; however, he does not Self-Destruct as is common for this species. Each stage of growth is accompanied by a change in attack.

At the start of the battle, the Bomb King Bashes one party member for moderate physical damage. After the first growth, he uses Fira; after the second, Firaga; and when he has peaked, he begins to cast Ultima. Counterattacks do not cause Bomb King to grow.

It is immune to the Gravity ability.

Bomb King drops weapons with Strength +% abilities and armor with Defense +% abilities, with Strength +20% and Defense +20% being fixed abilities.


The best option widely is using the Celestial Weapons for defeating him.

A good strategy is to equip party members with Magic Counter weapons and Fire Eater armor. Once the Bomb King has grown once and begun casting Fira, his attacks will heal party members, but their counterattacks will not cause the King to grow. Using Haste on the Bomb King will speed up the battle using this strategy.

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