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Catoblepas
[[Final Fantasy IV: The After Years/Translations|]] ('?)
Catoblepas FF4GBA
Statistics
Level HP
? 22,556
Strength Defense
168 4
Magic Magic Defense
30 54
EXP Gil
29,000 31,000
Elemental affinities
Fire Ice Lightning Dark
100% 100% 100% 100%
Holy Earth Water Wind
100% 100% 100% 100%
Projectiles Restorative Drain/Osmose
100% -100%Absorbs 100%Damages, supplies to the caster
Statuses and immunities
Poison Blind Silence Pig Mini
- - - Immune Immune
Toad Petrify Death Gradual Petrify Berserk
- - - - -
Confuse Sleep Paralyze Float Curse
- - - - -
Libra / Analyze Tornado
- -
Location Crystals: Depths
Type Demon
Steal Gold Needle
Item dropped (0%) [100%]Gold Needle
[37.5%]Medusa Arrows
[12.5%]Aegis Shield
[0.39%]Stoneblade
Abilities Glare, Break
Other Information Takes 4× damage from Demon-opposing weapons. Deals 1/4 damage to Demon-opposing armor.

The Catoblepas is an enemy in Final Fantasy IV: The After Years. It is dangerous because it uses Glare on the entire party to inflict Confusion. It is advisable to use Slow on him and kill him quickly. Avoid using magic-based attacks, including summons, as it can counter with the Break spell to inflict Petrify on a party member.

Etymology Edit

Catoblepas (from the Greek expression καταβλέπω katablépō meaning "to look downwards") is a legendary creature from Ethiopia, described first by Pliny the Elder and later by Claudius Aelianus. It is said to have the body of a buffalo and the head of a wild boar. Its back has scales that protect the beast, and its head is always pointing downwards due to its head being heavy. Its stare or breath could either turn people into stone, or kill them.

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