|Final Fantasy XIII-2 Boss|
|パラドックス・アルファ (Paradokkusu Arufa)|
|Location||Bresha Ruins -005 AF-|
|Common Drop||Phoenix Down (100%)|
|Rare Drop||Magician's Mark (5%)|
|Notes||- Delivers devastating physical attacks.|
The Paradox Alpha is fought in Final Fantasy XIII-2 at the Bresha Ruins in Chapter 2. It is also the first battle encounter in the beginning of the playable Final Fantasy XIII-2 demo. The battle includes several Cinematic Actions, one of which staggers him. If done right it will grant the player a Silver Gear as a bonus reward. During the battle and in the Bestiary, only its left arm is shown, while the rest of its body is invisible. At first, it uses the name "Paradox Alpha," after which its revealed to be "Atlas."