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The Kaiser Behemoth is an enemy mission in Final Fantasy XIII. It is the mark of Cie'th Stone Mission 9.

Mission Edit

09 - Heave-hoEdit

Mark: Kaiser Behemoth
Locale: Archylte Steppe - Central Expanse
Class: C

Even with the power of a l'Cie—a kaiser behemoth? Really? So I have the choice of being gored to death beside that pond, or wandering the wild as an eternally damned Cie'th? Lovely.

All those years of hard work and careful planning of this! I should have lived more for the moment.

Stats Edit

Battle Edit

Kaiser Behemoth starts the battle as a quadrupedal beast but eventually stands up on two legs.

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Strategy Edit

To get a five star rating, one should kill the Behemoth before it transforms. A preemptive strike is highly helpful. This can be done without a Deceptisol if the Behemoth is drawn away from the water and the player attacks it exactly from its back (this may take a few tries). This will allow a quick stagger. If this cannot be done, it is recommended to use a Deceptisol before fighting the mark.

It is possible to get a five star rating if one can launch and juggle him right after he transforms. One might have to use a Deceptisol and Fortisol, but it may be possible without it. It is recommended to use the Relentless Assault paradigm (COM/RAV/RAV) or the Aggression Paradigm (COM/COM/RAV).

One can change the battle team to Sazh (leader), Fang and Lightning, start with the Hero's Charge paradigm (SYN/COM/MED), until all characters are buffed with with Haste, Bravery, Vigilance, and Faith, then switch to Diversity (COM/RAV/MED), or if the MED isn't needed, switch to Relentless Assault.

When the Kaiser Behemoth transforms, the party should switch to Evened Odds (SYN/MED/SAB) and inflict Slow and Curse to it and switch back to Diversity or Relentless Assault. The party should use Mallets when Kaiser Behemoth casts Fogga.

Etymology Edit

Kaiser is the German title meaning "Emperor", derived ultimately from the name of Julius Caesar. Many languages use a descendant of the word Caesar to mean "emperor", such as Russian царь (tsar) and Greek Καῖσαρ (Kaîsar).

Behemoth is a beast mentioned in Job 40:15–24. In addition to mythological creatures, it is likened to elephants, hippos, rhinos, and bison. Metaphorically, the term behemoth denotes "an extremely large or powerful entity."

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