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Gilgamesh appears as a Mark in Final Fantasy XII. Having traveled into Ivalice to seek another legendary sword, he steals the sword of some wimp who is too frightened to challenge him to a rematch. Thus this unnamed poser puts in a request that Montblanc find more worthy opponents to face Gilgamesh. Unfortunately, as this was Gilgamesh that was being petitioned, no such opponent existed, so Montblanc settled for Vaan and his friends.
Ambushing the party in the Henne Mines, Gilgamesh unveiled a variety of legendary swords collected from the so-called "heroes" of previous Final Fantasy games, including the Revolver and the Buster Sword. Though he and Enkidu fought bravely, the underhanded tactics of the street-rat and his outlaw comrades caught Gilgamesh off-guard, and he executed a tactical retreat deeper into the mines to plot a new strategy. Pursuing him, the legendary swordsman fought them once more, and realizing he had genuinely underestimated them, feigned defeat to allow them to collect their rewards from Montblanc as a sign of respect. (more...)