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Odin (Final Fantasy V boss)

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Odin is an optional boss in Final Fantasy V. The player must fight it to obtain the summon Odin. The player must defeat it within one minute or they will lose the battle. Odin is found in the basement of Castle of Bal in the Merged World. The basement is accessible from the nearby Jachol Cave entered from the world map.


Final Fantasy V enemy stats
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Names Location Type Auto-hit Other information
PS: Odin
GBA: Odin
Mobile/PC: Odin
Castle Bal - Basement Heavy, Humanoid None None
LV HP MP Strength Defense
2 17,000 500 60 20
Evasion Magic Magic Defense Magic Evasion Agility
10 50 20 80 50
Attack multiplier Magic multiplier Gil EXP ABP
10 4 0 0 See formations
Elemental affinities
Fire Ice Lightning Poison Holy Earth Wind Water Healing
100% 100% 100% 100% -100%Absorbs 100% 100% 100% -100%Absorbs
Statuses and immunities
Death Petrify Toad Mini Float Poison Zombie Darkness
Immune - Immune Immune - - Immune -
Aging Sleep Paralyze Confuse Berserk Silence*(Mute) Image Reflect
- - - Immune - - - -
Protect Shell Stop Haste Slow Invincible Regen Doom*(Countdown)
- - - - - - - -
Eject Catch Control*(Tame) Calm Scan Fractional damage HP to critical status Revive kill
Immune Immune Immune Immune - Immune Immune Immune
Items (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Steal (40%80% with Thief's Gloves) Item dropped
Protect Ring (3.91%) Flame Shield (6.25%)
Abilities (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Special Technique Abilities Control (Immune) & Berserk Blue Magic Release*Immune to Catch
Critical Attack (normal strength) Re-Form, Zantetsuken, Attack, Critical Attack Attack None None
Items (PS)
Steal (40%80% with Thief's Gloves) Item dropped
Protect Ring (3.91%) Flame Shield (6.25%)
Abilities (PS)
Special Technique Abilities Control (Immune) & Berserk Blue Magic Release*Immune to Catch
Critical (normal strength) Regeneration, VengancSwd, Fight, Critical Fight None None

Battle Edit

When approaching the orb housing Odin, it will start a conversation:

Odin: "Came here trying to best me, eh? A pity I don't have time to fight the likes of you. I could spare you... say, one minute. Still wanna rumble?"
Player chooses Yes
Odin: "Pretty confident, huh? One minute, and not a second more, got it?

Player chooses Yes

Odin: "It's your funeral..."

When Odin is defeated, it will say:

"All right, that's far enough!"

Odin is then obtained as a summon.

Odin absorbs Holy-elemental damage.

It is possible to defeat Odin and still lose the battle, as the timer doesn't stop when Odin says "That's it!", so if it hits 0:00 by the very moment he says that and "disappears", the battle will end in a Game Over.

Strategy Edit

Usually when fighting this battle the player does not have enough time to remove all of Odin's health, causing a game over. A working strategy can be to have Time Mage and Mime class abilities and cast Meteor and use Mimic to copy Meteor for a good amount of damage while only consuming a single cast's worth of MP.

An easy strategy is to petrify Odin with the Break spell or a Mystic Knight's Spellblade command.

In the European version, Return can be used to reset the timer to give unlimited chances to steal the rare Protect Ring. In the North American version, the spell does not affect the timer due to a bug.

The party shouldn't use the Excalibur, Holy Lance, or the spell Holy.

In the iOS/Android versions it is possible to save precious seconds by placing the battle time in wait, synchronizing everyone's turn, giving a character a command and immediately entering any menu with the next character (like choosing attack but not choosing a target). That way the timer is frozen while the previous character resolves his/her attack.

Other appearances Edit

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