Does anyone know anything of the Design of the Airship "Alexander" from FFXII? Like, perhaps weapons, crew complements, defenses, size, power source, or any art available?
Perhaps something was mentioned in the FFXII Ultimania? 184.108.40.206 05:47, June 1, 2012 (UTC)
I just checked the FFXII Scenario/Battle/IZJS Ultimania's, and none of them offer any info on the Alexander at all, not even an image. Which is strange, since the Scenario Ult does talk about each of the other airships. For some reason that is unfathomable to me, I somehow do not actually own the FFXII Ultimania Omega, so I can't confirm whether it's mentioned in there or not. Judging from what is mentioned about other airships like the Leviathan and whatnot, I do not think you're going to get specific stuff like tonnage or crew complement like there were for some of the FFIX airships. At best, you'll be able to find a CG render of it, maybe some concept art, and a few general details that are probably mentioned in the game anyways. I ordered the Omega Ultimania as soon as I realized I didn't own it, so once it arrives, I double check and confirm. I also ordered a couple FFXII artbooks, so maybe there will at least be a picture there for it. I'll post back here once I confirm it for sure. I was actually going to check, the wiki page for it since I'm surprised there's no artwork already here....and then I was even more surprised to find out there is no wiki page for FFXII's Alexander, and it's not even mentioned on the general Alexander page. Huh. Espritduo 05:02, June 2, 2012 (UTC)
Okay, I scanned the image from the 20th Anniversary Scenario, which does have a little info on the Alexander.
Also, it seems the wiki does have images of the Alexander and a little info itself, although I had to ferret it out, here:Archadian Imperial Fleets, and here: List of Airships. Not much, but I think that might be all that exists. Espritduo 05:04, June 3, 2012 (UTC)
Thank you so much, these images do help, despite the lack of information. Though, it's hard to tell exactly how big the Alexander is. What would you guys estimate it's size? I've read it's the Second largest ship in the entire Archadian Imperial Fleet, second only to the Great Fortress Bahamut, but how big is that? XanderKH
Welp, I think this image best gives you an idea of how big the Alexadner is compared to the Bahamut, as well as the other airships -
Again, no exact sizes of course, but the Alexander is at least several times larger than your average Ifrit class airship, and the Bahamut is many, many times larger than even the Alexander. Espritduo 09:15, June 3, 2012 (UTC)
- Got my FFXII Ultimania Omega, and it does actually have a pic of the Alexander, with the Ifrit next to it for size comparison(the art on the wiki doesn't have the Ifrit with it), and some scattered info about the architecture of the main area of the ship. I didn't bother to translate it, but it just looks like basic locations of the towers, bridge, etc.
- http://www.espritduo.com/images/Alexander%20Concept%20Art.png Espritduo 20:58, June 6, 2012 (UTC)