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Halicarnassus, also known as Halicarnaso, Halikarnassos, Halycanos, or Harikalnasson, is a boss and one of the Demons of the Rift in Final Fantasy V. He is the self-proclaimed master of illusions and king of Dimension Castle. He poses as a helpless damsel captured by Catastrophe. After the heroes defeat the monster, Halicarnassus gives Bartz the kiss of death and scurries off. Later, he approaches the heroes once more and reveals his true form.

Battle Edit

Halicarnassus will begin the battle by laughing and turning the party into frogs. When he starts powering up, he will hit for massive damage and probably KO one party member. Otherwise, his normal hits are not nearly as devastating. Halicarnassus has some powerful spells under his belt, such as Holy. The longer the battle is, the harder it becomes, as he tends to dwindle down the party's HP quickly.

Strategy Edit

Having as many Ribbons on the party as possible is the best way to go about defeating him. Another way is to start the battle as frogs, meaning Halicarnassus turns the entire party back to normal.

The best strategy is to strike him with the party's most effective blows and take him out as fast as possible.

Other appearancesEdit

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

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Etymology Edit

Halicarnassus was an ancient Greek city at the site of modern Bodrum in Turkey. It was located in southwest Caria on a picturesque, advantageous site on the Ceramic Gulf. The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus was considered one of the wonders of the ancient world. It was built for the Carian King, Mausolus, thus spawning the English word "mausoleum".

Trivia Edit

  • In the RPGe translation, contrary to his enemy name of "Halicarnaso", he calls himself "Halikarnassos" before the battle. Equally, in the Anthology version, despite the enemy name of "Halycanos", he calls himself "Harikalnasson".

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