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Entrance to Mt. Gagazet in Final Fantasy X HD.

Gagazet is Ronso land, sacred mountain of Yevon. The mountain will not bear the footsteps of infidels!
—Kelk

Mt. Gagazet (ガガゼト山, Gagazeto-yama?) is a location in Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2. It is the home of the Ronso and gateway to the Holy City of Zanarkand in the world of Spira.

The snow-covered, towering Mt. Gagazet is considered sacred land. Before the Eternal Calm only summoners and their guardians were permitted to pass beyond the mountain gate as the final test of the summoner's resolve before entering the Zanarkand Ruins.

StoryEdit

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Final Fantasy XEdit

Ronsos Singing

The Ronso singing the "Hymn of the Fayth" for Yuna.

Once Yuna and her guardians arrive at the sacred mountain their way is blocked by Maester Kelk Ronso, but after speaking to the group he is impressed by Yuna's conviction. Her determination to finish her pilgrimage despite being disgraced by followers of Yevon convinces him to let her pass. Kimahri is challenged to a battle by Yenke and Biran to settle an old rivalry and once Kimahri overcomes the duo the Ronso swear to guard the gate stopping anyone who might wish to detain the group.

While climbing the mountain the party spots several monuments left from previous summoners marking those who fell, having been bested by the mountain. As the party reaches the part of the mountain known as the Prominence they are accosted by Seymour Guado who has murdered dozens of Ronso who died trying to protect Yuna and her friends, Kelk, Biran, and Yenke among them. The party defeats the third incarnation of his unsent form, Seymour Flux.

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The party at Fayth Scar.

The party discovers a wall of thousands of fayth used for a group summoning; the original residents of Zanarkand who gave their lives. Collectively, these fayth are used by Yu Yevon to summon Dream Zanarkand, and Sin protects Yu Yevon, allowing this illusion to have continued for a millennium.

After climbing the mountain path travelers must complete the Trials, which allow passage to the summit and the road to Zanarkand, and Tidus, Wakka, and Rikku complete many trials alone as underwater travel is required. Before the end of the mountain path Braska's Sphere, containing a final message from Braska to his daughter, is found down a short trail off to the side.

At the summit the party battles Sanctuary Keeper and views the ruins of Zanarkand against the setting sun.

Final Fantasy X-2Edit

After the Eternal Calm begins, Kimahri becomes the Ronso elder and the Ronso continue to live at Gagazet's mountain gate. Kimahri found a sphere with a man who looks like Tidus and had Rikku deliver it to Yuna, who starts her quest as a sphere hunter.

The mountain peak used to be surrounded by a dense mist, but it lifted following Sin's defeat and the fayth departing to the Farplane. What was uncovered was a floating ruin, remnants of an ancient temple, which Sphere Hunters explore hoping to find treasure. The Ronso are offended by the trespass of their land and Kimahri asks Yuna to get rid of them.

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YRP atop Mt. Gagazet.

The Gullwings pick up treasure sphere waves emanating from the newly discovered Floating Ruins and decide to look for the sphere. The Leblanc Syndicate follows them to the ruins and after a short battle race YRP to it. The syndicate ends up hanging precariously from the edge of the ruins, and the Gullwings swipe the sphere although it is said to be a "dud". It can be is equipped as the Black Mage dressphere.

RYP Hot Spring

YRP in the hot spring.

Later, the Gullwings search for syndicate members to steal their uniforms so they can infiltrate Chateau Leblanc. Finding Ormi and Fem-Goons, they engage in a short skirmish and claim a uniform. Afterward, the YRP have a chance at relaxing in the mountain's hot springs.

Kimahri has many problems as the elder of the Ronso. Garik Ronso, among several other Ronso Youths, have come to hate the Guado and are ready to extinguish their race, wanting retribution for Seymour's actions. Though Kimahri tries to stop the group, YRP puts down the uprising by fighting Garik and stopping him from leading both races to war. Most of the Ronso will forgive the Guado but Kimahri highlights the example Lian and Ayde have set for the Ronso, and suggests they travel Spira and learn from their journey to move forward with the rapidly changing world.

The Ronso builds a statue of Yuna complete with a horn, as they deem the High Summoner worthy of being a Ronso. Yuna was promised this by Biran during her pilgrimage, who had said he would make a grand horn for her statue as penance for breaking Kimahri's horn long ago. Although Biran did not live to see it, one of the Ronso fulfilled his promise, possibly in remembrance of Biran.

The hot springs the Gullwings stumble across at Gagazet seem to be frequented by many Spirans, including Clasko, Rin, and Isaaru. Their interactions can be viewed through the CommSphere.

LocationsEdit

  • Mountain Trails
  • Gagazet Summit
  • Fayth Scar

Secret AreasEdit

ShopsEdit

Final Fantasy XEdit

Mountain Gate (before airship)Edit

Item Cost
Potion 50 gil
Hi-Potion 500 gil
Phoenix Down 100 gil
Holy Water 300 gil
Antidote 50 gil
Eye Drops 50 gil
Echo Screen 50 gil
Soft 50 gil
Power Distiller 100 gil
Mana Distiller 100 gil
Speed Distiller 100 gil
Ability Distiller 100 gil
Weapon/Armor User Cost
Baroque Sword Tidus 22,725 gil
Ductile Rod Yuna 22,725 gil
Switch Hitter Wakka 22,725 gil
Variable Mog Lulu 22,725 gil
Shapeshifter Kimahri 37,875 gil
Shiranui Auron 37,875 gil
Devastator Rikku 22,725 gil
Glorious Shield Tidus 4,725 gil
Glorious Ring Yuna 4,725 gil
Glorious Armguard Wakka 4,725 gil
Glorious Bangle Lulu 4,725 gil
Glorious Armlet Kimahri 4,725 gil
Glorious Bracer Auron 4,725 gil
Glorious Targe Rikku 4,725 gil

Wantz - Mountain TrailEdit

Item Cost
Potion 50 gil
Hi-Potion 500 gil
Phoenix Down 100 gil
Holy Water 300 gil
Antidote 50 gil
Eye Drops 50 gil
Echo Screen 50 gil
Soft 50 gil
Power Distiller 100 gil
Mana Distiller 100 gil
Speed Distiller 100 gil
Ability Distiller 100 gil
Weapon/Armor User Cost
Double-Edge Tidus 4,350 gil
Conductor Yuna 90,750 gil
Double Penalty Wakka 18,150 gil
Booster Cactuar Lulu 112,750 gil
Trident Kimahri 6,450 gil
Shimmering Blade Auron 16,650 gil
Survivor Rikku 97,875 gil
Tetra Shield Tidus 45,375 gil
Blessed Ring Yuna 37,750 gil
Tetra Armguard Wakka 52,875 gil
Shell Bangle Lulu 18,225 gil
Tetra Armlet Kimahri 45,375 gil
Blessed Bracer Auron 22,875 gil
Haste Targe Rikku 90,225 gil

Mountain Gate (after airship)Edit

Item Cost
Potion 50 gil
Hi-Potion 500 gil
Phoenix Down 100 gil
Holy Water 300 gil
Antidote 50 gil
Eye Drops 50 gil
Echo Screen 50 gil
Soft 50 gil
Power Distiller 100 gil
Mana Distiller 100 gil
Speed Distiller 100 gil
Ability Distiller 100 gil
Weapon/Armor User Cost
Mage Masher Tidus 120,375 gil
Reticent Staff Yuna 120,375 gil
Muffler Wakka 120,375 gil
Mute Cait Sith Lulu 120,375 gil
Mage Hunter Kimahri 120,375 gil
Tacit Blade Auron 120,375 gil
Mage Husher Rikku 120,375 gil
Lucid Shield Tidus 6,150 gil
Medical Ring Yuna 27,150 gil
Medical Armguard Wakka 27,150 gil
Lucid Bangle Lulu 6,150 gil
Medical Armlet Kimahri 27,150 gil
Medical Bracer Auron 27,150 gil
Lucid Targe Rikku 6,150 gil

QuestsEdit

Final Fantasy XEdit

Meeting WantzEdit

The appearance of Wantz on Mt. Gagazet is missable, and if the player does not speak to him on their first visit he will not appear in Macalania to sell the four-slotted equipment. After talking to Wantz on Mt. Gagazet, he will be found at the entrance to Macalania Woods from the Thunder Plains (Macalania Woods - South), after obtaining the Fahrenheit and completing the mandatory visit to Bevelle's Highbridge.

Target minigameEdit

Wakka's mini-game

Wakka's minigame.

Wakka must hit a target with his blitzball to open a new path within the caves.

Button minigameEdit

Tidus, Rikku and Wakka must swim into three buttons corresponding to their Sphere Grid color scheme—blue for Tidus, green for Rikku and orange for Wakka—to open the path to the Zanarkand Ruins.

Dark AnimaEdit

Main article: Dark Anima

In the International, PAL and HD Remaster versions, Dark Anima can be fought at the entrance after the player has control of the airship. Dark Anima will appear after completing the Target minigame again. This is available after viewing the campfire scene at start of Zanarkand Ruins.

Each failed attempt triggers a battle composed of all fiends found in the Mountain Cave in a strict order, starting with Bandersnatch's group, finishing with Behemoth, and then back to Bandersnatch. The player can exploit this by failing repeatedly to capture the enemies or to receive gil, items, and experience.

Final Fantasy X-2Edit

Conversation with RonsoEdit

In Chapters 1 and 2, when the player talks to certain Ronso and a choice window pops up, choosing 'correct' answers will affect the optional boss battle at Mt. Gagazet in Chapter 3. Choosing the correct answer when talking to Kimahri in Chapter 2 will also grant a scene in which he gives the Gullwings the Trainer dressphere.

Question Response
Chapter One
Ronso youth grown horns of hatred for Guado. You have to learn to deal with these things!
Must ask High Summoner Yuna: Find Lian and Ayde. Leave it to the Gullwings!
Garik know Yuna save Spira, but Ronso not saved yet. We'll take care of Lian and Ayde.
Many Ronso lost lives in battle to defend High Summoner Yuna. I will never forget their sacrifice.
Guado leave Guadosalam. Guado plan dark schemes! I'm sure you're right.
Ronso grief deeper than mountain snow. I can imagine how you must feel...
Never forgive Seymour, never forgive Guado! I wouldn't forgive them either.
Change will come to Ronso, too. A change for the better, I hope.
Chapter Two
Worry is great burden on Elder's shoulders. He does seem very tired.
Garik avenge murdered Ronso. What if the Guado retaliate?
Guado is source of much chaos! Maybe the Guado really are to blame.
Guado must die for Ronso future! And what of the Guado?
Fight Guado! Please, try to think about it some more.
Guado will escape us! Then... there won't be anyone left to fight.
Sphere hunters are problem. They should take better care of the mountain.

Chocobo TreasuresEdit

Sending a chocobo to Mt. Gagazet to look for treasures finds the following items (depending on the chocobo's level):

Level Treasure
1 Antarctic Wind, Antarctic Wind x2, Antarctic Wind x3, Antarctic Wind x4
2 Arctic Wind, Ice Gem, White Ring, Snow Ring
3 Arctic Wind x2, Ice Gem x2, Icy Gleam, Sublimator
4 Arctic Wind x3, Ice Gem x3, NulFrost Ring, Freezerburn
5 Arctic Wind x4, Ice Gem x4, Angel Earrings, Mortal Shock

Final Fantasy X-2Edit

MissionsEdit

See also: Missions (Final Fantasy X-2)

Chapter TwoEdit

Spring into ActionEdit
Note: This is a compulsory mission which is required to complete the game.

We'll need uniforms to sneak into Chateau Leblanc, so what are you waiting for? Get to it!

  • Objective: Steal a uniform from a female Syndicate member at the hot springs.
  • Unlock: Becomes available when the party returns to the Celsius after they hand over the 'Awesome Sphere'.
  • Reward: Stonehewn Garment Grid, Syndicate Uniform.

Chapter ThreeEdit

Battle BlockadeEdit
Note: This is not a compulsory mission, thus is not required to complete the game.

Garik, in his hatred of the Guado, has decided to launch an attack! Meet him on the summit of Mt. Gagazet and stop him - by force, if that's what it takes.

  • Objective: Stop Garik's attack.
  • Unlock: Becomes available at the beginning of Chapter Three.
  • Reward: Wishbringer Garment Grid.

Episode CompleteEdit

To get Episode Complete in Mt. Gagazet the player complete the following:

  • Chapter 3 – The player must must talk to Lian and Ayde at the Thunder Plains and choose any of the locations for them to go to next. Lian and Ayde appear in the Thunder Plains if Yuna found them earlier in the game.
  • Chapter 3 – The player must defeat Garik at the Mt. Gagazet summit.
  • Chapter 4 – The player must see/hear about Lian and Ayde on the Commsphere at the location they were sent to.
  • Chapter 5 – The player must find Kimahri and Garik atop Mt. Gagazet.

TreasureEdit

Final Fantasy XEdit

Final Fantasy X-2Edit

Enemy FormationsEdit

Final Fantasy XEdit

Mountain Gate
Mountain Trail
Prominence

Mountain Cave
Submerged Passage (all three screens)
Summit Region

Final Fantasy X-2Edit

Musical ThemesEdit

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"Servants of the Mountain"
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The music that plays on Mt. Gagazet is called "Servants of the Mountain". A piano arranged version of the theme is included on the Piano Collections: Final Fantasy X album. "Hymn of the Fayth - The Ronso" plays after Kimahri defeats Biran and Yenke. "Calm Before the Storm" plays in the Mountain Cave. "Wandering" plays after the Sanctuary Keeper is defeated.

In Final Fantasy X-2 the theme of the mountain is called "Mt. Gagazet".

Other AppearancesEdit

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain CallEdit

Mt. Gagazet acts as the background for the Field Music Sequence of "Servants of the Mountain".

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • In Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy, there is a trade material called "Gagazet Steel", possibly a reference to what the Ronso had said about how Yuna's will is stronger than tempered steel.

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