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Humbaba (フンババ, Funbaba?), also known as Phunbaba, is a recurring enemy in Final Fantasy that first appeared in Final Fantasy III. In earlier games it was a bulky creature with horns, but more recently it became a variant of the Behemoth family. In some appearances, Humbaba can cast higher tier Thunder spells.

AppearancesEdit

Final Fantasy IIIEdit

III Humbabas appear as regular enemies in Doga's Grotto. They pose little threat to the party, although in 3D version their attacks may petrify their opponents.

Final Fantasy VIEdit

VI Humbaba is one of several monsters released from their prison after Kefka Palazzo caused the end of the world. He terrorizes the ruined town of Mobliz despite Terra Branford's continous efforts to slay the beast. In battle, Humbaba can use physical attacks and 1000 Needles, and cast Thundara and Thundaga. It is suspectible to Poison-elemental damage.

Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-Edit

FFVIICC Humbaba appears as a member of the Behemoth family.

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Final Fantasy X-2Edit

X-2 Humbaba is a member of the Behemoth family appearing as an optional boss on the Thunder Plains during the mission A Fallen Genius?. It is a strong opponent able to perform several physical abilities, cast Thundara, Thundaga, and Mighty Guard. Humbaba uses Meteor as its final attack.

Final Fantasy XIEdit

XI

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Final Fantasy XIIEdit

XII Humbaba is a giant/behemoth-type enemy. They usually stay in pair and are fairly strong. Killing Humbabas is one of the ways to acquire Beastlord Horns, an item needed to sell in shop in order to unlock Sagittarius in the bazaar.

Final Fantasy XIIIEdit

XIII Humbaba is a member of the Behemoth family which appears as a Mark and an enemy in Final Fantasy XIII. Like every Behemoth-type enemy in the game, when Humbaba looses around half of its HP it will stand up and heal itself, while also getting the ability to hit for more damage. Its chain gauge doesn't reset upon standing on its hindlegs.

Final Fantasy XIVEdit

XIV

Life in the Peaks can be downright difficult, but the people of the J tribe somehow manage with what little they have. Yet, when what little they have is constantly being stolen by a heartless brute by the name of Humbaba, that is simply salt in their wounds. The J seek a champion that might ease their pain.
—"Rattle And Humbaba" FATE description

Retaining his appearance from Final Fantasy VI, Humbaba is a notorious monster encountered in the level 68 FATE "Rattle And Humbaba" in the Peaks, just north of Ala Ghiri. Players must first successfully complete the FATE "Mouth For Water" to trigger it. Players who defeat him and achieve a Gold rating on the FATE will be awarded with a set of Ala Mhigan Barding for their Company Chocobo.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the RiftEdit

TA2 Humbaba appears as a member of the Werewolf family.

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Pictlogica Final FantasyEdit

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Final Fantasy Airborne BrigadeEdit

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Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

Final Fantasy VI incarnation of Humbaba appears as a boss in Final Fantasy VI Mobliz in Final Fantasy Record Keeper. It fights similarly to its Final Fantasy VI incarnation. The Target Score associated with Humbaba requires the player to deal Poison-elemental damage to it.

Mobius Final Fantasy Edit

Mobius Humbaba appears as an earth-element ability card.

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EtymologyEdit

In Akkadian mythology, Humbaba (Assyrian spelling) or Huwawa (Babylonian) was a monstrous giant of immemorial age raised by Utu, the Sun. Humbaba/Huwawa was also the guardian of the Cedar Forest where the gods lived. In the Epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh slays Humbaba for fame and glory.