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The Vienne Mountains (ヴェーン山脈, Vēn-yamanami?) is a location from Final Fantasy VIII. Forming the southern border of Trabia just north of Esthar, this mountain range stretches from the west coast to the east coast.
A mountain trail allows passage over the mountains from the Trabia Crater to the Mordred Plains, but it is impossible to reach this passage until after the player has gotten the Ragnarok since the entrance from the side of Trabia is blocked by the Trabia Crater, which cannot be bypassed by Balamb Garden. Entering from the side of Esthar is also impossible before the Ragnarok is acquired since the Mordred Plains can only be accessed by the Ragnarok.
A scene from a movie "Zefer", starring Laguna Loire, was shot on the trail. The scene, Scene 12: 'Death of the Sorceress' , required that Laguna, acting as a Sorceress Knight, fight a mock Ruby Dragon to protect his sorceress. Real Ruby Dragons managed to enter the set and the shoot was stopped as the crew ran away, forcing Laguna, Kiros and Ward to deal with the beasts.
South of the Trabia Crater and north of the Mordred Plains, the Vienne Mountains are a mountain range that separates the Esthar and Trabia continents.
- If the player finds Timber Maniacs #9 before the flashback is played in the game (when Squall visits the infirmary to see Rinoa on disc 3), Ward will not appear alongside Laguna and Kiros.