Final Fantasy XIII-2 Enemy
Pacos Luvulite
ハコ・ルブライト (Pako Ruburaito)
Pacos Luvulite
HP FFXIII-2 Strength Icon FFXIII-2 Magic Icon
250,400 190 190
Stagger Icon FFXIII Chain Icon FFXIII
200% 40
Keep Launch Libra
95 Immune 500
CP Gil
0 0
Fire Icon FFXIII Ice Icon FFXIII Lightning Icon FFXIII
Absorbed Weakness Halved
Wind Icon FFXIII Physical Icon FFXIII Magical Icon FFXIII
Halved - -
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
40% 40% Immune Immune Immune
Curse-ffxiii-icon Pain-ffxiii-icon Fog-ffxiii-icon Debrave-ffxiii-icon Defaith-ffxiii-icon
Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune
Daze-ffxiii-icon Wound Death-ffxiii-icon Dispel-ffxiii-icon Provoke-ffxiii-icon
Immune 0% Immune 30% 20%
Location Academia -500 AF-
Type Rift Beast
Subtype Crystalspawn
Recruit Chance Untameable
Common Drop Scarletite (30%)
Rare Drop Platinum Ingot (1%)
Abilities Comet, Flare Shock, Volcano Crush, Brilliant Shower, Split
Notes - Employs powerful fire-based attacks.
- Vulnerable to ice damage.
- Employs non-elemental attacks.
- Revives fallen allies.
Pacos Amethyst and Pacos Luvulite are crystalspawn born in the chaos of Valhalla.
Amethyst was once a pure chuck of ice floating on the seas of entropy, while Luvulite was a pool of molten magma that erupted from the unstable ground. Once both had matured to a certain size, they took on the apparent shape and cunning of beasts.
—Amethyst and Luvulite Fragment

Pacos Luvulite is a boss the player must face in Academia 500 AF in Final Fantasy XIII-2. It appears after a cutscene where Yeul warns Serah and Noel to turn back and not fight Caius. Pacos Luvulite appears alongside another similar boss—the difference in the two is their signature elements—named Pacos Amethyst. Defeating this battle with a 5-star rating will earn the player the "Obsidian Medal" achievement/trophy.


Pacos Luvulite is weak to ice and absorbs fire, while Pacos Amethyst is weak to fire and absorbs ice. Once one of these beasts falls, the other will begin to use the Split technique to revive the fallen comrade with the same HP the remaining one has left.


The key to defeating the pair is to exploit their weaknesses and avoid their signature element. A good idea is to use a Librascope at the beginning of the battle so the allies' AI chooses the correct combination of attacks.

Both are quick to stagger and whittle down in HP. Chances are the player can use two Relentless Assault (COM/RAV/RAV) paradigms to utilize the ATB refresh technique without ever having to heal throughout the battle with a decently leveled party. Rarely will these two enemies bring down the party's HP enough to justify switching to a Medic Paradigm.

For low-level parties that cannot take down one of the Pacos bosses with ease, a good strategy is to knock the HP of one down and then switch to the other so they can be taken down before the Split ability is used. A decently leveled party should be able to take them both down without fear of more than one Split.


Pacos is the plural form of paco, paco is an earthy-looking ore, consisting of brown oxide of iron with minute particles of native silver.

Luvulite is another name for the mineral sugilite. Sugilite is a pink to purple cyclosilicate mineral. The crystals are rarely found and the form is usually massive.

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