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Tiamat
The Fiend of Wind, who dominates the heavens from her lofty perch.
Dissidia Final Fantasy Summon Compendium

Tiamat (ティアマット, Tiamatto?) is a recurring enemy and summoned monster in the Final Fantasy series. Always a dragon, Tiamat is usually one of the later bosses in a game, or at least one of the harder enemies the party encounters. Despite its several reappearances, Tiamat's most prominent appearance is in her debut as one of the Four Fiends.

Appearances Edit

Final Fantasy Edit

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Tiamat made her first appearance in the original Final Fantasy, where she is one of the Four Fiends, and is actually the strongest, since she is fought last, in the Flying Fortress. In the Dawn of Souls and 20th Anniversary versions, defeating her opens the way to Whisperwind Cove.

Final Fantasy II Edit

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Tiamat appears as a powerful monster-in-a-box boss in Pandaemonium in a treasure chest containing a Genji Helm.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Edit

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The Tiamat from the original Final Fantasy appears with the other members of the Four Fiends. It is the strongest of the Four Fiends yet again, and drops the powerful Dragon Claws upon defeat.

Final Fantasy VIII Edit

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FF8 Tiamat

Tiamat is found in Ultimecia Castle, as one of the bosses locking out commands. It is possible to draw the Guardian Force Eden out of it, without having to fight Ultima Weapon.

Tiamat appears as a recolored Bahamut, and does not have multiple heads like in previous incarnations. It is said to be a former Guardian Force in its Scan information.

Final Fantasy IX Edit

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Tiamat first appears as the Wind Guardian against Steiner and Vivi. The whole party only fights it as Tiamat later in Memoria. A crystal clone of Tiamat can also be found as a random encounter at the Crystal World.

Final Fantasy XI Edit

XI

Wyrm 3 (FFXI)

Tiamat is a Hyper Notorious Monster found in the depths of the Attohwa Chasm. One of the three "Grand Wyrms" introduced in the Final Fantasy XI: Chains of Promathia expansion along with Jormungand and Vrtra, Tiamat once boasted one of the highest levels and greatest HP pools in the game, estimated at Level 95. Though the three wyrms are known for the lack of good items they give upon death, Tiamat remains the only Grand Wyrm actively sought out by the endgame community today on account of its Herald's Gators, which increases movement speed for particular mage jobs.

Tiamat's spawning conditions are brutal, as she has a brief window in which to spawn once every 30 minutes, beginning 72 hours after her last demise, lasting for exactly 48 hours, requiring Linkshell groups to spend ridiculous spans of time waiting for her to make an appearance. In the Chains of Promathia storyline, Tiamat is perpetually hunted by the Shikaree Sisters, three Mithran hunters who fare from Olzhirya, the Mithran homeland.

Final Fantasy XII Edit

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Tiamat is a boss fought in the Henne Mines, summoned by a mist-fueled Mjrn. It is a Wyrm-type monster. As opposed to its prior incarnations this Tiamat doesn't seem to be any stronger than the average boss battle so far.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings Edit

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Tiamat RW
Bound by the ring on its neck, this mighty wyrm breathes lightning arcs.
—Description

Tiamat returns as an Esper in Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings. She is the Rank III Ranged Lightning summon, and costs 20 Affinity points to summon. Her normal attack, Plasma Storm, deals Lightning damage to multiple foes, while her special attack, Mighty Guard, increases the Defense and Magick Resistance of all allies in range. Her appearance is drawn from the boss of the original Final Fantasy XII.

Final Fantasy XIII Edit

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Tiamat Eliminator

Tiamat Eliminator.

The Tiamat Eliminator is a boss fought in Orphan's Cradle, serving as a final trial.

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Edit

XIV

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Tiamat is a Dravanian captured on Azys Lla and met by the Warrior of Light alongside her father, Midgardsormr at the climax of Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward.

Final Fantasy Tactics Edit

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Rather than a boss, Tiamat is a member of the Hydra race of monsters in Final Fantasy Tactics. They are, however, the strongest monsters in that monster family, and arguably the toughest monsters in the game.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance Edit

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Tiamat is a Thundrake that appears during Mission #79 Wind Sigil as the Falgabird of Wind. It was fought with the Redwings (Mog Knights) accompanying it.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift Edit

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Tiamat is a type of Drake that appears at Brightmoon Tor.

The Final Fantasy Legend Edit

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FFL Dragon

The Tiamat is not a fightable enemy, but is a possible monster that the party's monster unit(s) can transform into.

Final Fantasy Legends II Edit

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Dissidia Final Fantasy Edit

Dissidia

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Tiamat being summoned.

Tiamat appears in Dissidia as a summon. When summoned, it uses Wind Arcana, evoking a timer upon the user, and when it reaches zero, Tiamat triples the summoner's Bravery points. Its artwork is the Tiamat artwork from the original Final Fantasy. Tiamat can be obtained in the second stage of the Shade Impulse IV storyline.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Edit

Dissidia012 Tiamat returns as a summonstone, with the same function as in Dissidia. She can be purchased from certain Moogle Shops for 100 KP.

Pictlogica Final Fantasy Edit

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Final Fantasy All the Bravest Edit

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The envy of Marilith, the six necks of this Fiend of Wind never get entangled.
—In-game description.
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Tiamat appears in Final Fantasy All the Bravest as an enemy encountered inside the Interdimensional Rift. She uses Levinbolt and drops the Wyvern Lance.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper Edit

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Edit

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World of Final Fantasy Edit

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Final Fantasy Trading Card Game Edit

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Tiamat TCG

Tiamat appears in Final Fantasy Trading Card Game with her Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of Souls artwork. The card is of the wind element.

Gallery Edit

Etymology Edit

Tiamat is a primordial goddess of the ocean in Mesopotamian religion. The game Dungeons & Dragons has Tiamat as a chromatic dragon, the Queen of the Evil Dragons, and as such the opposing deity to Bahamut, who is a platinum dragon and the King of Benevolent Dragons.

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