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The Slyt is a boss from Final Fantasy XII that can later be fought in the Subterra as part of a hunt. It can be found in the Pharos.

Clan Primer Edit

Hunt 44: God Or Devil? Edit

Petitioner: Montblanc
Petitioner's Location: Rabanastre/The Clan Hall
  • A petition has been submitted for the hunting of the Seer (Rank VI). The petitioner is Montblanc in the clan hall in Rabanastre.
  • Hunt accepted. A being claiming to be a god, the Seer, has been creating trouble. This "god" is to be found in the Pharos at Ridorana.
  • Shadowseer defeated! Report to Montblanc in the clan hall.
  • Hunt reported. Montblanc was happy to see another megalomaniacal entity brought to its knees.

Bestiary entry Edit

Being a great Sandfish, protector of the lands stretching from the Continent to the East to the very Edge of the World. Its Scales create a curious Pattern of Hues, containing all the blues of the Sea. The People of the East liken its appearance to a Wyrm that dances in the night Sky, and so do they call it the Blue Wyrm, and revere it as an Anima of Shadow.


Final Fantasy XII enemy stats
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Location Species Aggression Movement type Rare Game Other information
Pharos* - First Ascent (Marsh of Profaning Wind)
Pharos - Subterra" (Hell's Challenge)
Rank VI Mark/??? Aggressive (attacks on detection) Movement type? (Speed: Movement speed?) N/A Immune to Sleep at level 55 only.
Level HP MP Strength Magick Power
47 - 55 66,505 - 92,661 504 - 999 36 - 45 19 - 23
Vitality Speed Attack Power Defense Magick Resist
92 - 79 25 - 25 73 - 84 28 - 28 28 - 28
Evade EXP LP CP Gil
3 - 4 0 - 0 28 3,780 - 1,134 0 - 0
Elemental affinities
FFXII Fire Icon FFXII Ice Icon FFXII Thunder Icon FFXII Water Icon FFXII Wind Icon FFXII Earth Icon FFXII Dark Icon FFXII Holy Icon
150% 0% 0% -100%Absorbs 0% 0% 0% 0%
Statuses and immunities*% refers to chance to spawn under status
FFXII Stone Icon FFXII Stop Icon FFXII KO Icon FFXII Confuse Icon FFXII Reverse Icon FFXII Sleep Icon FFXII Blind Icon FFXII Poison Icon
Immune Immune 0% 0% 0% Immune Immune Immune
FFXII Silence Icon FFXII Oil Icon FFXII Disease Icon FFXII Disable Icon FFXII Immobilize Icon FFXII Sap Icon FFXII Slow Icon FFXII Lure Icon
Immune 0% 0% Immune Immune Immune 0% Immune
FFXII Libra Icon FFXII Bravery Icon FFXII Faith Icon FFXII Protect Icon FFXII Shell Icon FFXII Haste Icon FFXII Regen Icon FFXII Invisible Icon
Immune 0% 0% 100% 50% 0% 0% 0%
FFXII Reflect Icon Immunities granted by Safety
0% Enemy has innate Safety; additional immunity to Instant Death, Warp, Poach, Fractional Damage (Gravity, Graviga), "Fang" items, Sight Unseeing, Syphon, Charm, Achilles
Item dropped Steal Poach
Nothing Nothing
Attacks Magicks Technicks Augments Items
Normal Attack

Max Combo hits: 11

None Enrage Innate: Safety, No Knockback, Low-HP ATK+, Low-HP Def+*Level 47 only
Conditional: If HP <50% - Normal Damage+; if Enrage up - Attack CT0; if above water and level 47 - Ignore Evade, Evade+, Reduce Damage

Battle Edit

Slyt's abilities vary depending on whether it is in the water or not. It can be kept busy by dispelling its buffs. When afflicted by both Oil and Disease, any maximum Fire-elemental damage dealt to it will show 6,999 damage until its HP is under 50%.

Slyt is also summoned when fighting the Elite Mark, Shadowseer, along with Phoenix, Fenrir, and Pandaemonium.

Slyt is Immune to Sleep in the Zodiac Job System version.

Strategy Edit

Slyt is not immune to Sleep (original version only), Slow, Disease, and Confuse statuses, so the Nihopalaoa trick can be used to incapacitate it, and blast it with Fire attacks. Using Firaga or Ardor will defeat it quickly.

At Hell's Challenge, the Slyt can be easily dealt by casting Reverse on it and blasting it with Renew to bring it down to 1 HP, then finish it with a curative spell. For the Zodiac Job System version, a Reverse Mote can be used as an alternative in its spell counterpart and bring on the White Mages. The following gambits will help defeat the Slyt at an instant:

Priority Condition Action
1 Foe: Lowest max HP Reverse
2 Foe: Status = Reverse Renew
3 Foe: HP < 10% Potion

Other appearancesEdit

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit


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Gallery Edit

Trivia Edit

  • Slyt, along with the other three bosses that Shadowseer summons, refers to the Sì Xiàng, four mythical Chinese beasts that correspond to the four directions of the compass. Slyt refers to the Azure Dragon of the East (Qing Long).
  • Though Slyt is a fish, its bestiary entry mentions that the people of the east call it the Blue Wyrm. This refers to a Chinese legend that carp capable of leaping over a great waterfall known as the Dragon's Gate will be granted the right to become dragons.
  • The area where Slyt is fought seems to be the rock circle in the pond situated in the middle of Cerobi Steppe. This landmark can be viewed from the Crossfield, Feddik River, North Liavell Hills, Terraced Bank, and Journey's Rest zones, but cannot be revisited once Slyt is defeated.

Related enemies Edit