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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Enemy
Gaunt Ω
ゴーント Ω (Gōnto Ω)
LRFFXIII Gaunt Omega
HP-lrffxiii-icon Strength-lrffxiii-icon MagicStat-lrffxiii-icon
120,000Days 1-6, Normal Mode value. 150 660
KeepThe higher the number, the lower the chance is for the enemy to be interrupted. Launch DisruptionIf the ability used by Lightning has higher Cut than enemy has Keep, this ability can interrupt the enemy.
40 N N
Extinction Gil EP
1 2,400 2.25
FireElement-lrffxiii-icon IceElement-lrffxiii-icon LightningElement-lrffxiii-icon
100% 100% 150%
WindElement-lrffxiii-icon PhysicalElement-lrffxiii-icon MagicElement-lrffxiii-icon
100% 100% 10%
Status resistanceThe lower the number, the more suspectible the enemy is to the status.
Debrave-ffxiii-icon Defaith-ffxiii-icon Deprotect-ffxiii-icon Deshell-ffxiii-icon
50 100 50 50
Imperil-ffxiii-icon Slow-ffxiii-icon Poison-ffxiii-icon Curse-ffxiii-icon
50 50 50 50
Daze-ffxiii-icon Dispel-ffxiii-icon Quake-lrffxiii-GuideIcon Magnet-lrffxiii-GuideIcon
50 50 50 30
Habitat See Gaunt
Ultimate Lair (Floor 4)
Type Chaos Beast
Subtype Mid-Scale Enemy
Item drops Stormward Bangle
Gold Malistone
Scarletite Malistone
Life Smeltwater
Abilities Aerora, Aeroga
Notes 1: Deal magic or lightning damage. The effect is greater when the enemy is casting magic.

Gaunt Ω is an enemy that appears in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. It is a Last One that only appears when there is one Gaunt left.


Gaunt Ω begin the battle with Deshell or an Aerora combo attack. After this, it will change its battle style randomly, either with an Aerora combo attack or Aerora with Aeroga finale.


Lightning should equip the Thunderbird Bracelet and the abilities Thundara, Thundaga or Sparkstrike as well as Mediguard, and Deshell.

The battle should be started with Deshell, to decreases Gaunt Ω's Magic Resistance and increase the effect of Magic-based abilities. Then use Sparkstrike or Thunder/Thundara/Thundaga to stagger it, if it starts to attack, perform a Perfect Block to reduce the damage taken. Then use the same strategies, or heal if needed.


Stagger Conditions
Condition Stagger Point Stagger Decay Max Preservation Preservation Decay
Default 1000 5 600 50
Stagger Power: when enemy idle, Lightning-imbued physical attacks x1.5, Lightning-imbued spells x2, non-Lightning-imbued techniques x0; when enemy casting, all these modifiers are doubled
Condition Duration Added Effect Effect Duration Iterative Resistance
Staggered 15s Cursed 60s 20%
No further staggering
Damage: physical attacks x3, Lightning-elemental attacks x2, other attacks x1


Gaunt means "lean and haggard, especially because of suffering, hunger, or age."

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