The Tarasque is a Rare Game enemy found in the Tchita Uplands in the game Final Fantasy XII.

Bestiary entry Edit

Derivation: Lizard

Lizard strain that mutated wildly at some point during its evolution. This strain, as yet unrecorded in the Camp annals, is hunted in the Tchita Uplands.


Final Fantasy XII enemy stats
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Location Species Aggression Movement type Rare Game Other information
Tchita Uplands (Garden of Life's Circle)
Condition: Chain at least 22 of any foes for it to spawn near the pond.
Beast/Toad Aggressive (attacks on detection) Movement type? (Speed: Movement speed?) Number: 18 of 80
Rank: ☆☆☆Rare Game rank
Level HP MP Strength Magick Power
37 - 38 27,566 - 27,886 999 - 999 34 - 37 22 - 22
Vitality Speed Attack Power Defense Magick Resist
72 - 73 17 - 19 55 - 57 21 - 22 23 - 25
Evade EXP LP CP Gil
3 - 3 3,492 - 3,666 10 1,440 - 1,667 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
-100%Absorbs 100% 100% 150% 100% 100% 100% 100%
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 Immune 0% 0% 0% 0% 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
0% 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 50% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
FFXII Reflect Icon Immunities granted by Safety
0% Enemy does not have innate Safety augment
Item dropped Steal Poach

[30%] Monograph: Arcana (Hunter)
[5%] Canopic Jar: High Arcana
[95%] Pebble
[5%] Frog Oil
Attacks Magicks Technicks Augments Items
Normal Attack

Max Combo hits: 12

None Gnaw, Aqua Bubbles, Blitz Tongue, Angelsong, Magick Ballad Innate: Full-HP ATK+, HP Attack
Conditional: If HP<50% - Attack CT0

Requirement Edit

FF12 Map - Tchita Uplands
Map of Tarasque's approximate spawn point.

The Tarasque appears in the Garden of Life's Circle area of the Tchita Uplands. For it to appear, the player must Chain kill at least 22 Serpents or Malboro Overkings while in the Uplands.

The easiest way to do this is to circle around the Garden of Life, killing all the Serpents (leaving the Lizard alone), then move two areas away (through Nameless Spring without saving the game, then north to Oliphzak Rise, then back again) to respawn the Serpents. After chaining the kills, the player can walk near the pond at the northern end of the area, next to the Lizard, and the Tarasque should jump out.

Gallery Edit

Etymology Edit

According to Christian legend, the Tarasque was a giant sea serpent with a lion's head, turtle shell, and scorpion tail that terrorized France. Saint Martha charmed the Tarasque and led it to a town, where the townspeople killed it. The Tarasque offered no resistance.

Related enemies Edit