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Hecteyes (ヘクトアイズ, Hekutoaizu?), also known as Hect Eyes or 8 eye, is a recurring enemy in the series, introduced in Final Fantasy II. They are commonly shown as blob-like enemies, similar to flans, usually pink, orange or red, with many eyes all over its body. Hecteyes is typically its own race, however in Final Fantasy XII the enemy is a member of the Flan family.

Hecteyes are sometimes titled Orukat (オルカト, Orukato?), sometimes appearing as palette-swaps or the only type of Hecteyes in their game.

AppearancesEdit

Final Fantasy IIEdit

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There are two enemies named Hecteyes in Final Fantasy II. The enemy more commonly known as Hecteyes, titled Gazer in the PlayStation remake, Hect Eyes in the NES fan-translation, and HectEyes in the Dark Shadow Over Palakia translation is the blue entry to the family. It is fought near Mysidia after obtaining Ultima and in Jade Passage.

Its green cousin of similar ability, Eyemoeba, titled Hecteyes in the PlayStation remake, Eyemeba in the NES fan-translation and Eyeameba in the Dark Shadow Over Palakia translation, is fought in the Cyclone and in Palamecia.

The Dawn of Souls remake introduced Orukat who also returned in the 20th Anniversary edition. Orukat is an orange palette-swap fought in the Unknown Palace.

Final Fantasy VEdit

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Orukat, known as Oculus in the PlayStation version and Orcat in the RPGe SNES fan-translation, is the only Hecteyes type enemy of Final Fantasy V. An orange/red color, Orukat is fought in the Interdimensional Rift.

Final Fantasy VIIEdit

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Translated as 8 eye in Final Fantasy VII, this monster counters magic attacks with the enemy ability Eyesight, which drains MP from its target. 8 eye is fought in the Temple of the Ancients and is weak to Poison.

Final Fantasy IXEdit

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An undead-demon type enemy, Hecteyes is fought in Terra. It can drain HP with Absorb and can inflict sleep with Hypnotize. Its most formidable attack however is its Roulette which kills one target at random in the battle.

Final Fantasy XIEdit

Hecteyes is a race of enemy from Final Fantasy XI.

List of enemies:

  • Argus
  • Blubber Eyes
  • Compound Eyes
  • Dodomeki
  • Galgalim
  • Gazer
  • Hakutaku
  • Hecteyes
  • Million Eyes
  • Mindgazer
  • Mokumokuren
  • Sobbing Eyes
  • Taisai
  • Taisaijin
  • Thousand Eyes
  • Vanguard's Hecteyes
  • Waldgeist

Final Fantasy XIIEdit

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Hecteyes is a Flan type enemy from Final Fantasy XII. It can be fought in the Henne Mines and the Draklor Laboratory. Its bestiary entry claims only one of its pairs of eyes function as eyes and the rest are to confuse those who may use the method of striking its eyes.

Final Fantasy XIVEdit

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Final Fantasy XVEdit

Hecteyes is an upcoming enemy that will appear as a target for the hunt 'A Nightmare Upon The Water'. The bounty is set in Altissia.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of TimeEdit

Unlike its previous incarnations, the Hecteyes appears as a toad-like creature, guarding the staff in the Mine. It does, however, have four very large eyes and three fake eyes each on its front legs and tail.

Pictlogica Final FantasyEdit

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Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

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EtymologyEdit

"Hecto" or "Hecta" is a prefix used in the metric system to denote a factor of one hundred. "Hecteyes" refers to the creature's numerous eyes.

TriviaEdit

  • Hecteyes is likely based on the mythical Hyakume (百目), a monster of Japanese folklore.
  • Final Fantasy's kin jRPG series, Dragon Quest, was planning a similar monster for Dragon Quest III (1988) called タワーオブアイ (Tower of Eye), but was scrapped, the idea may have been picked up by Square for Final Fantasy II. Instead, in 2001 they introduced the Eyesaur which also looks similar.

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