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Abadon is a boss in Final Fantasy VIII fought in the Great Salt Lake outside of Esthar City. The boss is undead and thus is damaged by restorative actions. Abadon is fought while Edea is in the party, and it is the only chance the player has to see Edea's power against a formidable enemy.

The Abadon has no real significance to the story as it just jumps up from a canyon to fight the party, although it could be considered Esthar City's guardian.






Abadon is an undead monster, meaning it is weak to Holy and Fire, takes half damage from physical attacks and is instantly defeated by resurrection items and abilities. Its Lick will deal damage plus inflict Curse status. When Abadon stands up, its Vitality and Spirit increase and it will begin using the Confuse spell.

Squall will point out:

'An undead monster...'
'Use recovery-related magic and items.'


Using healing spells, items and commands will damage it. Abadon can be killed in a single hit with Alexander's Revive command, an X-Potion, or with an Elixir.

Triple Triad[]


Abadon is a Level 6 Boss Cars in Triple Triad used for playing the minigame and for turning into Dark Ammo with Quezacotl's Card Mod. It is a rare outcome for successfully carding an Abyss Worm or a Blood Soul.

Other appearances[]

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[]

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Abaddon has two stances, crouching and standing, kupo! When it's crouching, it only uses physical attacks, so use Protect to buff your party! When it's standing, it uses debuffs like Silence and Blind, so have Esuna ready to handle those! It also uses Dispel while it's crouching, so don't forget to cast Protect on your party again after it goes back to crouching, kupo! And remember, since Abaddon is undead, it's vulnerable to holy damage and healing magic!

Dr. Mog's Advice

Abadon appears in Final Fantasy Record Keeper as the boss of the "Great Salt Lake" Core Dungeon. As in its original game, it can change between standing and crouching stances to change attacks. When crouching it uses Claw and Tongue to deal physical damage to single targets, with Claw having a chance to Paralyze. When standing it casts Silence, Blind, and Confuse, and also has Esuna and Dispel. It is vulnerable to Holy and Fire damage, and hitting both weaknesses is necessary to receive full completion medals.

Mobius Final Fantasy[]

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The Hebrew term abaddon appears in the Bible as a place of destruction and an angel, respectively. In the Hebrew Bible, abaddon is used with reference to a bottomless pit, often appearing alongside the place שאול (sheol), meaning the land of the dead.