Nidhogg is an enemy in Final Fantasy X. This enemy is found in the Cavern of the Stolen Fayth and in Mt. Gagazet. It has high power and uses a Fire-based magic attack called Flame Breath, which hits all allies. It has a thick, scaly hide, so use Auron and Kimahri's piercing weapons.

Nidhogg will drop weapons with any of the elemental strikes and armor with Slow Ward.


Final Fantasy X enemy stats
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Location Monster Arena Species Other information
Cavern of the Stolen Fayth
Mt. Gagazet
Stolen Fayth Cavern Drake Enemy is Tough. Attack may cause Slow.
Sensor description Scan description
Covered with hard scales. Piercing weapons are the way to go. Watch out for Slow. Covered with hard scales. Physical and magic defense are high. It only

takes half damage from fire, but it's weak against ice. Its attack may cause slow. Beware of its fire-based Breath, which hits all.

HP MP Strength Magic Defense Magic Defense
2,000 (3,000) 46 43 50 1 180
Agility Accuracy Evasion Luck AP (Overkill) Gil
10 0 0 15 810 (1,620) 602
Elemental affinities
Fire Ice Lightning Water Holy
50% 150% 100% 100% 100%
Statuses and immunities
Silence Sleep Darkness Poison (25%Percentage of maximum HP removed each turn) Petrify Slow Zombie Power Break
20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0
Magic Break Armor Break Mental Break Threaten Death Provoke Doom (1Turns taken for target to die) Nul
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shell Protect Reflect Haste Demi Regen Distill Sensor
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scan Bribe Delay Zanmato Berserk Capture Physical Magical
0 0 0 Lv. 1 0 0 0 0
Common steal (75%) Rare steal (25%) Common drop (87.5%) Rare drop (12.5%)
Hi-Potion Gold Hourglass Power Sphere x1Overkill: x2 Power Sphere x1Overkill: x2
Equipment drop (3.13%) Weapon abilities Armor abilities Bribe
2-3 slots, 1-3 abilities Piercing, Firestrike, Lightningstrike, Waterstrike, Icestrike, Distill Power Slow Ward Gold Hourglass x12 (40,000 gil)
Abilities Ronso Rage
Physical attack, Flame Breath None

Other appearancesEdit

Pictlogica Final FantasyEdit


PFF Nidhogg

Nidhogg from Final Fantasy X appears as an enemy in Pictlogica Final Fantasy.


The Níðhöggr (meaning "malice striker" in Old Norse, commonly anglicized as "Nidhogg") is a dragon in Norse mythology who would eat the roots of Yggdrasil, the world tree.

Related enemiesEdit

Final Fantasy X-2Edit

Final Fantasy X-2: Last MissionEdit