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Final Fantasy XIII-2 Enemy
カラヴィンカ (Karavinka)
FFXIII-2 Kalavinka
HP FFXIII-2 Strength Icon FFXIII-2 Magic Icon
182,400 440 440
Stagger Icon FFXIII Chain Icon FFXIII
150% 95
Keep Launch Libra
90 Immune 255
CP Gil
120 200
Fire Icon FFXIII Ice Icon FFXIII Lightning Icon FFXIII
- - Absorbed
Wind Icon FFXIII Physical Icon FFXIII Magical Icon FFXIII
- - -
Status resistanceThe lower the number, the more suspectible the enemy is to the status.
Deprotect-ffxiii-icon Deshell-ffxiii-icon Slow-ffxiii-icon Poison-ffxiii-icon Imperil-ffxiii-icon
50% 50% 70% Immune 70%
Curse-ffxiii-icon Pain-ffxiii-icon Fog-ffxiii-icon Debrave-ffxiii-icon Defaith-ffxiii-icon
Immune Immune Immune 50% 50%
Daze-ffxiii-icon Wound Death-ffxiii-icon Dispel-ffxiii-icon Provoke-ffxiii-icon
Immune - Immune 30% 30%
Location Bresha Ruins -100 AF- (Echoes of the Past)
Type Militarized Unit
Subtype Annihilator
Recruit Chance Untameable
Common Drop Potent Orb (100%)
Rare Drop None
Abilities Hellstorm Bolt
Notes - Employs powerful lightning-based attacks.
- Delivers devastating physical attacks.

The Kalavinka is a boss in Final Fantasy XIII-2. It is encountered in Bresha Ruins 100 AF after Serah and Noel resolve the local paradox.


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The Kalavinka Striker is a bioweapon that was deployed by the elite PSICOM forces of the defunct Sanctum government of Cocoon. It was believed these weapons were all lost in the catastrophe, but at least one apparently fell into the Void Beyond.


Kalavinka starts the battle with Hellstorm Bolt, a lightning attack which causes significant damage to one target. Kalavinka will use this attack periodically throughout the battle, but the rest of his attacks are generally weak.


After quickly healing with Medics, players should buff themselves defensively with Synergists while a Saboteur attempts to inflict Deprotect and Deshell on the Kalavinka. Once ready, a Commando can stabilize the chain gauge before switching to a paradigm dedicated to staggering Kalavinka (such as Tri-disaster (RAV/RAV/RAV) or Relentless Assault (COM/RAV/RAV)). Once staggered, Kalavinka should fall quickly against an onslaught of Commandos.

Using a Sentinel is recommended for lower level players struggling to withstand Kalavinka's attacks, especially Hellstorm Bolt.


Kalaviṅka is a fantastical immortal creature in Buddhism with a human head and a bird's torso, with long flowing tail. The kalaviṅka is said to dwell in Buddhist paradise and reputed to preach the Buddhist scripture with its fine voice.

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