Dark Ifrit is an optional boss in the International, PAL, and HD Remaster versions of Final Fantasy X. It can be encountered on Bikanel after gaining Fahrenheit, near the entrance to where the Al BhedHome was. The player must offer help to an Al Bhed woman, who says she has lost her child, who is later discovered to be a summoner in disguise.
Dark Ifrit's physical attack is strong due to his high Strength, and he counters every offensive action with it, including Steal. His special move, Meteor Strike, is used on his turns. Unlike the regular Ifrit's Meteor Strike, Dark Ifrit's is magical and inflicts Delay (strong), but it does not ignore protective measures, meaning it can be halved with Shell.
His Overdrive is Hellfire, which is the only one of Dark Ifrit's attacks that hits multiple targets. None of Dark Ifrit's attacks are elemental. Only Dark Ifrit's physical attack's damage depends on the character's stats. Both Meteor Strike and Hellfire deal fixed damage (apart from random variation); around 20,310 to 22,933 (in Meteor Strike), while 30,465 to 34,401 (in Hellfire).
[view·edit·purge]In Arabian mythology, Ifrit (also spelled Efreet or Afreet, from Arabic عفريت Ifrīt), is the name given to a class of Jinn (magical spirits also known as Djinn, Djinni, and Genie) that embody fire. Though they could live for thousands of years, they were not immortal, and if cut, they would "bleed" the fire running through their veins until it consumed their bodies.