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The Castle of Bal.

Bal Entrance

The entrance.

Castle of Bal (バル城, Baru-jō?), also known as Val Castle, is a location in Final Fantasy V. It is a kingdom ruled by king Galuf and his granddaughter, princess Krile. The castle contains tight security, and has a hidden basement filled with secrets. It is located within a valley at the center of a continent.


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Bal Terrace

The wind drake tower at Bal.

Galuf returns to Bal after he gets his memory back and begins leading the war against Exdeath. Due to a high energy blast during a rescue mission in which Gilgamesh imprisons Bartz, Lenna, and Faris, Galuf is blown to a continent far away, and only Krile returns safely. They eventually arrive in the Moogle Village and since moogles can communicate long distances, and Krile can talk to moogles, she comes to their rescue on her Wind Drake.

After the journey the wind drake is sick, and the party ventures to Drakenvale for some Dragon Grass to heal it. The wind drake initially refuses to taste the grass, forcing Lenna to consume some first; after the wind drake sees Lenna eat the grass it will eat some itself and recover, although Lenna falls ill as dragon grass is poisonous to humans.

The party regroups at Bal after Galuf dies, and Krile joins the party permanently.

Odin FFV

Odin's challenge.

During the third world, the party can access the basement of Bal Castle via the Jachol Cave. In the basement, they find Odin, the legendary summon, who can join them if they manage to defeat it within one minute. Also in the third world, it is possible to return to Bal Castle, go up to the wind drake, and be able to use it once again as a means of flight.


Bal Teleport Location

The Teleport spell through hidden passage in throne room.

Name Location
Angel Robe Backroom of shop
Great Sword Northeast side of moat
Hero Cocktail Throne Room
Lamia's Harp Backroom of shop. Must enter special passage into shop from where Angel Robe is and stand in middle counter.
Teleport Throne Room


Armor ShopEdit

Name Cost
Gaia Gear 2,000 gil
Gauntlets 3,000 gil
Golden Armor 4,000 gil
Golden Helmet 3,500 gil
Golden Shield 3,000 gil
Green Beret 2,500 gil
Ninja Suit 3,000 gil
Wizard's Hat 1,500 gil

Weapon ShopEdit

Name Cost
Ashura 5,800 gil
Chain Whip 3,300 gil
Dark Bow 3,800 gil
Dream Harp 1,600 gil
Orichalcum Dirk 3,400 gil
Sleep Blade 5,600 gil
War Hammer 6,400 gil
Wind Spear 5,400 gil

Item ShopEdit

Name Cost
Potion 40 gil
Hi-Potion 360 gil
Ether 1,500 gil
Antidote 30 gil
Eye Drops 20 gil
Maiden's Kiss 60 gil
Mallet 50 gil
Gold Needle 150 gil
Holy Water 150 gil
Phoenix Down 1,000 gil
Tent 250 gil
Cottage 600 gil
Power Drink 110 gil
Goliath Tonic 110 gil
Iron Draft 110 gil
Speed Shake 110 gil
Hero Cocktail 110 gil

Magic ShopEdit

Name Cost
Drain 3,000 gil
Bio 3,000 gil
Break 3,000 gil
Esuna 3,000 gil
Blink 3,000 gil
Shell 3,000 gil
Slowga 3,000 gil
Return 3,000 gil
Comet 3,000 gil


Bal WM

The Castle of Bal on Galuf's World.


The Castle of Bal on the Merged World.


Outside (Second World)Edit

Outside (Merged World)Edit

Musical ThemesEdit

"The Castle of Dawn"
FFV -The Castle of Dawn
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The background theme that plays at the Castle of Bal is called "The Castle of Dawn".

Other AppearancesEdit

Dissidia 012 Final FantasyEdit

Bal is present as a room for customized characters of the game's Multiplayer Mode Online Lobby.

Final Fantasy Airborne BrigadeEdit

FFAB Castle of Bal FFV

Castle Cornelia PS
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Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

FFRK Castle of Bal FFV

Castle Cornelia PS
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