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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Enemy
Zaltys Ω
ザルティス Ω (Zarutisu Ω)
LRFFXIII Zaltys Omega
HP-lrffxiii-icon Strength-lrffxiii-icon MagicStat-lrffxiii-icon
Body: 550,000
Tail: 137,500Days 1-6, Normal Mode value.
1,000*Body/1,250*Tail 750*Body/750*Tail
KeepThe higher the number, the lower the chance is for the enemy to be interrupted. Launch DisruptionIf the ability used by Lightning has higher Cut than enemy has Keep, this ability can interrupt the enemy.
70 Y Y
Extinction Gil EP
1 19,600 8.00
FireElement-lrffxiii-icon IceElement-lrffxiii-icon LightningElement-lrffxiii-icon
0% 150% 100%
WindElement-lrffxiii-icon PhysicalElement-lrffxiii-icon MagicElement-lrffxiii-icon
100% 30%*Body/100%*Tail 100%
Status resistanceThe lower the number, the more suspectible the enemy is to the status.
Debrave-ffxiii-icon Defaith-ffxiii-icon Deprotect-ffxiii-icon Deshell-ffxiii-icon
30 30 30 30
Imperil-ffxiii-icon Slow-ffxiii-icon Poison-ffxiii-icon Curse-ffxiii-icon
30 30 30 30
Daze-ffxiii-icon Dispel-ffxiii-icon Quake-lrffxiii-GuideIcon Magnet-lrffxiii-GuideIcon
30 30 30 30
Habitat See Zaltys
Ultimate Lair (Floor 3)
Type Feral Creature
Subtype Large-Scale Enemy
Item drops Fireseal Jewel
Platinum Malistone
Orichalc Malistone
Holy Forgefire
Abilities Swipe, Stampede, Bite, Tail Hammer, Blaze Burst*Default
Tail Hammer*Tail Severed
Notes 1: Unleash magic attacks. The effect is greater when the enemy is launching an attack.
2: Strike the enemy's head using physical attacks.

Zaltys Ω is an enemy in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.


Zaltys Ω could be a threat for unprepared players, due to its high HP and Strength. Zaltys rarely uses Blaze Burst which may deal major damage, so it may be wise to equip her with fire-proof accessories to reduce the damage from Zaltys Ω's Blaze Burst.

If Lightning is too close, it may start to use Swipe, Tail Hammer and Bite randomly. But, it often uses Stampede when Lightning is recoiled.


Lightning should be equipped with Debrave and Deshell to reduce Zaltys Ω's Strength and Magic resistance. Poison can deplete Zaltys Ω's HP in a short time.

Lightning should have at least Lv.2 - Lv.3 Froststrike or Lv.2 - Lv.3 Blizzara. The player should sever its tail to make it lose access to Tail Hammer and Swipe. After the attempt, Lightning should focus on staggering the Zaltys Ω with Blizzara and use Froststrike on its head when it is staggered, or take the chance to heal if needed.


Stagger Conditions
Condition Stagger Point Stagger Decay Max Preservation Preservation Decay
Default 500 10 600 100
Stagger Power: physical attacks to the head x15 (to the body x0), spells x1, Ice-imbued attacks to the head x1.5
Condition Duration Added Effect Effect Duration Iterative Resistance
Staggered 4s Unprotected 20s 10%/20%
No further staggering
Damage: all attacks x1.5
Staggered with a blow to the head 6s Exposed 20s 10%/20%
No further staggering
Damage: all attacks x1.5
Conditional Changes
  • Stagger Decay: 0 when staggered with a blow to the head


Žaltys (literally: grass snake) is a household spirit in Lithuanian mythology.


  • Zaltys is the only fire-based enemy that immune to fire; the others absorb it.

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