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Final Fantasy XIII-2 Enemy
ケリケラータ (Kerikerāta)
FFXIII2 enemy Chelicerata
HP FFXIII-2 Strength Icon FFXIII-2 Magic Icon
6,820 72 120
Stagger Icon FFXIII Chain Icon FFXIII
200% 25
Keep Launch Libra
15 Weakness 30
CP Gil
70 72
Fire Icon FFXIII Ice Icon FFXIII Lightning Icon FFXIII
- - -
Wind Icon FFXIII Physical Icon FFXIII Magical Icon FFXIII
- - -
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
30% 30% Immune 30% 30%
Curse-ffxiii-icon Pain-ffxiii-icon Fog-ffxiii-icon Debrave-ffxiii-icon Defaith-ffxiii-icon
30% Immune Immune 30% 30%
Daze-ffxiii-icon Wound Death-ffxiii-icon Dispel-ffxiii-icon Provoke-ffxiii-icon
Immune 0% 45% 0% 20%
Location Oerba -200 AF- (Village Proper)
The Archylte Steppe -Year Unknown- (Plains of Eternity (Cloudy)
The Void Beyond -Year Unknown- (Walk of Time)
Type Rift Beasts
Subtype Vermin
Recruit Chance 20%
Common Drop Potent Sliver (20%)
Rare Drop Mana Sliver (10%)
Notes - Capable of inflicting Deprotect.

The Chelicerata is an enemy in Final Fantasy XIII-2. It appears with Clione as a group.

Paradigm PackEdit

The Chelicerata is a Saboteur. It possesses high Magic, and learns the valuable Improved Debuffing II late in its development. Debuffing reduces enemy's defenses (Deprotect, Deshell, Imperil, Poison. Debrave and Defaith are only available with Tezcatlipoca's Feral Link) as opposed to Debilitation. which negates enemy actions (Pain, Fog, Curse. Daze is unavailable and Slow, only in the Nekton's Feral Link). It is one of the few sources of Deshellga and Deprotega for infusion. Chelicerata is expensive to raise to maximum level. Its Feral Link Deathscythe does physical damage, and it has high strength to base that on. Deathscythe also does wound damage; wounding is unusual for a debuff in that multiple applications are effective, and it is a valuable skill against enemies that heal themselves.

Like all Vermin type monsters, it is Biological. It uses 24 Grade two (Sliver) monster materials to get to level 15, 32 grade three (Orbs) to level 30, 63 grade 4 (Essences) to level 45, and 179 grade 5 (Crystal) monster materials to its final level of 99.

Chelicerata will often make the list of the top three or four best Saboteurs. Black Chocobo is typically listed alone as the best. Necrosis, second most mentioned, has a logistical disadvantage: it is the only infusion source of the tactically powerful Resilience +40%. Dendrobium gives access to six status ailments, the others five, and like Necrosis its Feral Link poisons, so it is also in the running.

Tameable Monster
Name Chelicerata Role Saboteur
Traits Late Bloomer - Flameproof - Craven
Composition Biological Start Grade Monster Grade 2
Max Level 99 HP 556
Strength 32 Magic 47
ATB Segments 3 Stages 5
Innate Affinities N/A
Feral Link Deathscythe (Deal physical and Wound damage to target. Input Type: Timing)
Crystarium Development Graph
Green: HP / 10 Red: Strength Purple: Magic
Chelicerata Development
Ability Type Level Infusible
Deshell II Command Initial N
Resist Fire: +10% Passive Initial Y
Deprotect Command 4 Y
Resist Curse: +10% Passive 9 Y
Imperil Command 12 Y
Resist Fire: +33% Passive 20 Y
Resist Curse: +44% Passive 22 Y
Fog Command 35 Y
Resist Fire: +45% Passive 40 Y
Resist Curse: +66% Passive 50 Y
Dispel Command 54 Y
Deprotega Command 70 Y
Improved Debuffing II Passive 74 N
Deshellga Command 86 Y
First Strike Passive 87 Y
Imperilga Command 99 Y


Chelicerata are a subgroup of the phylum Arthropoda, and includes creatures such as scorpions and the horseshoe crab. They are among some of the oldest surviving creatures from pre-cambrian times. Like all enemies of the Rift Beast class, the name is derived from a real class of living organism that also form part of an ancient clade of the evolutionary tree, referencing their origins in the Void Beyond.

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