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Final Fantasy XIII-2 Enemy
シュラウドス (Shuraudosu)
FFXIII2 enemy Calautidon
HP FFXIII-2 Strength Icon FFXIII-2 Magic Icon
10,500 1,360 420
Stagger Icon FFXIII Chain Icon FFXIII
None 99
Keep Launch Libra
85 Immune 30
CP Gil
45 0
Fire Icon FFXIII Ice Icon FFXIII Lightning Icon FFXIII
Resistant Resistant Resistant
Wind Icon FFXIII Physical Icon FFXIII Magical Icon FFXIII
Resistant Resistant Resistant
Status resistanceThe lower the number, the more suspectible the enemy is to the status.
Deprotect-ffxiii-icon Deshell-ffxiii-icon Slow-ffxiii-icon Poison-ffxiii-icon Imperil-ffxiii-icon
35% 35% 35% 35% 35%
Curse-ffxiii-icon Pain-ffxiii-icon Fog-ffxiii-icon Debrave-ffxiii-icon Defaith-ffxiii-icon
35% -35% 35% 35% 35%
Daze-ffxiii-icon Wound Death-ffxiii-icon Dispel-ffxiii-icon Provoke-ffxiii-icon
35% 35% 0% 35% 35%
Location Sunleth Waterscape -300 AF- (Overgrown Forest, Isle of Arboreal Embrace, Assembly Area, Warpwood)
Type Feral Creature
Subtype Armadillon
Recruit Chance 10%
Common Drop Potent Sliver (30%)
Rare Drop Millerite (5%)
Abilities Icy Breath
Notes - Capable of draining HP.
- Capable of inflicting Daze.

The Calautidon is an enemy in Final Fantasy XIII-2.


It has no stagger point and an incredibly high chain resistance, but low HP, unlike most Armadillons.


Instead of attempting to stagger it, players should use Cerberus to power through its high defenses, or switch to a paradigm with a Saboteur to inflict status ailments first. Because of its immense defenses, any fight against it is a battle of attrition.

Paradigm PackEdit

The Calautidon is a Sentinel. It halves all attacks and elements, and its HP can exceede 10,000 if Vitality or Potent materials are used, as well as HP: +30% infused into it. This makes it one of the most powerful monster Sentinels. However, it is also one of the most expensive monsters to develop in terms of material cost.

Calautidon has the Item Scavenger II and Gilfinder II abilities at level 1. Item Scavenger II multiplies common drops by 4.5 times normal, does not stack with other Item Scavenger sources, and is available for infusion (Microchu has it at level 18, and is a much more common enemy). Gilfinder II gives 50% more Gil, stacks with other sources of Gilfinder, and is red-locked.

Jungle Law increases the Calautidon's Strength and Magic if the Calautidon is facing an opponent with less HP than it, and decreases the same if the opponent has more HP. Most importantly, Jungle Law's benefit or detriment is much less significant for a Sentinel than for other Roles, but it does affect its Shell Spin Feral Link. The player must decide whether the additional 159 Hit Points from getting from level 89 to the Calautidon's final level of 90 are worth the price.

With a Sentinel's high HP, the chance of receiving a detriment should be much less, but most bosses have more HP than Calautidon can reach, and as early as Academia 400 AF, even regular enemies like the Taxim have 13,000 HP. By 500 AF, Jungle Law will be reducing Calautidon's Strength and Magic the majority of the time.

Tameable Monster
Name Calautidon Role Sentinel
Traits Late Bloomer - Hearty - Greedy
Composition Biological Start Grade Monster Grade 3
Max Level 99 HP 1,067
Strength 39 Magic 19
ATB Segments 3 Stages 5
Innate Affinities Halved: Physical, Magic, Fire, Ice, Lightning, Wind
Feral Link Shell Spin (Inflict physical damage on target and nearby foes. Input Type: Multiple)
Crystarium Development Graph
Green: HP / 10 Red: Strength Purple: Magic
Calautidon Development
Ability Type Level Infusible
Provoke Command Initial Y
Vendetta Command Initial Y
Critical: Shell Passive Initial N
Gilfinder II Passive Initial N
Item Scavenger II Passive Initial Y
Steelguard Command 6 Y
Fringeward Auto 14 Y
Resist Physical: +5% Passive 18 Y
Resist Fire: +10% Passive 22 Y
Resist Physical: +15% Passive 29 Y
Resist Physical: +26% Passive 38 Y
Resist Fire: +33% Passive 47 Y
Mediguard Command 54 Y
Resist Fire: +45% Passive 69 Y
Challenge Command 80 Y
Jungle Law Passive 90 N

Other appearancesEdit

Final Fantasy Trading Card GameEdit


Calautidon TCG

Calautidon appears as an Ice-elemental card.

Related enemiesEdit

Final Fantasy XIIIEdit

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIIIEdit

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