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==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
===''[[Final Fantasy IV]]''===
 
===''[[Final Fantasy IV]]''===
 
 
[[File:FF4PSP Arachne.png|right]]
 
[[File:FF4PSP Arachne.png|right]]
 
{{Main|Arachne (Final Fantasy IV)}}
 
{{Main|Arachne (Final Fantasy IV)}}
 
Arachne is an enemy fought at [[Passage of the Eidolons]]. It attacks with nothing but [[Earthquake]], making it exceptionally dangerous to the party if they do not have [[Float (status)|Float]]. Otherwise, they are easy to defeat and of no threat. They can [[item drop|drop]] the rare [[Siren (item)|Siren]] item upon defeat.
 
Arachne is an enemy fought at [[Passage of the Eidolons]]. It attacks with nothing but [[Earthquake]], making it exceptionally dangerous to the party if they do not have [[Float (status)|Float]]. Otherwise, they are easy to defeat and of no threat. They can [[item drop|drop]] the rare [[Siren (item)|Siren]] item upon defeat.
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[[File:Arachne ffiv ios.PNG|right|150px]]
 
[[File:Arachne ffiv ios.PNG|right|150px]]
 
[[Arachne (Final Fantasy IV 3D)|Arachne]] poses the same threat as in the 2D versions. [[Spear (weapon type)|Spears]] and [[Bow (weapon type)|bow]]/[[Arrow (weapon type)|arrows]] are helpful in finishing the battle quickly.
 
[[Arachne (Final Fantasy IV 3D)|Arachne]] poses the same threat as in the 2D versions. [[Spear (weapon type)|Spears]] and [[Bow (weapon type)|bow]]/[[Arrow (weapon type)|arrows]] are helpful in finishing the battle quickly.
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====''[[Final Fantasy IV: The After Years]]''====
 
====''[[Final Fantasy IV: The After Years]]''====
 
 
{{Main|Arachne (The After Years)}}
 
{{Main|Arachne (The After Years)}}
 
Arachne is an enemy fought at the [[Challenge Dungeon (The After Years)|Challenge Dungeons]] for [[Kain Highwind|Kain]] and the [[Lunarian]]s. It fights exactly as before, but will now counter magic attacks with its own physical attack.
 
Arachne is an enemy fought at the [[Challenge Dungeon (The After Years)|Challenge Dungeons]] for [[Kain Highwind|Kain]] and the [[Lunarian]]s. It fights exactly as before, but will now counter magic attacks with its own physical attack.
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===''[[Final Fantasy XI]]''===
 
===''[[Final Fantasy XI]]''===
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Arachne is a [[Notorious Monster]] member of the [[Spider (Final Fantasy XI)|Spider]] family. It spawns in the [[Kuftal Tunnel]]. It is weak to [[Ice (element)|Ice]].
 
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===''[[Final Fantasy XIV]]''===
 
===''[[Final Fantasy XIV]]''===
 
 
Arachne Eve is the first boss of the [[Weeping City of Mhach]] raid, based on the recurring Arachne enemy. It fights the alliance with an assortment of banemite and spider minions, and weaves a massive web that must be torn down.
 
Arachne Eve is the first boss of the [[Weeping City of Mhach]] raid, based on the recurring Arachne enemy. It fights the alliance with an assortment of banemite and spider minions, and weaves a massive web that must be torn down.
   
 
===''[[Final Fantasy XV]]''===
 
===''[[Final Fantasy XV]]''===
 
 
[[File:Arachne FFXV.png|right|120px]]
 
[[File:Arachne FFXV.png|right|120px]]
 
{{main|Arachne (Final Fantasy XV)}}
 
{{main|Arachne (Final Fantasy XV)}}
Arachne is a [[Daemon (Final Fantasy XV)|daemon]] fought in caves of [[Leide]], [[Cleigne]] and during the [[Quest (Final Fantasy XV)/Main Quests|Main Quest]] [[Quest (Final Fantasy XV)/Main Quests#The Power of Kings|The Power of Kings]]. It is a relatively low [[level]] enemy, which employs [[List of Final Fantasy XV elements#Lightning|Lightning]]-elemental attacks and can summon [[Tarantula (Final Fantasy XV)|Tarantula]]s.
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Arachne is a [[Daemon (Final Fantasy XV)|daemon]] fought in caves of [[Leide]], [[Cleigne]] and during the [[Quest (Final Fantasy XV)/Main Quests|Main Quest]] [[Quest (Final Fantasy XV)/Main Quests#The Power of Kings|The Power of Kings]]. It is a relatively low [[level]] enemy, which employs [[Final Fantasy XV elements#Lightning|Lightning]]-elemental attacks and can summon [[Tarantula (Final Fantasy XV)|Tarantula]]s.
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===''[[Final Fantasy Legend II]]''===
 
===''[[Final Fantasy Legend II]]''===
 
 
[[File:FFLII Arachne.png|right]]
 
[[File:FFLII Arachne.png|right]]
 
The Arachne is not a fightable enemy, but is a possible monster that the party's monster unit(s) can transform into.
 
The Arachne is not a fightable enemy, but is a possible monster that the party's monster unit(s) can transform into.
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===''[[Final Fantasy Dimensions]]''===
 
===''[[Final Fantasy Dimensions]]''===
 
 
[[File:Arachne-ffd.png|right]]
 
[[File:Arachne-ffd.png|right]]
 
{{Main|Arachne (Dimensions enemy)}}
 
{{Main|Arachne (Dimensions enemy)}}
Arachne is an enemy fought in the [[Challenge Dungeon (Dimensions)|Challenge Dungeon]] for the Dragoon, and fights utilizing Earthquake and [[Web]].
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Arachne is an enemy fought in the [[Challenge Dungeon (Dimensions)|Challenge Dungeon]] for the Dragoon, and fights utilizing Earthquake and [[Thread|Web]].
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===''[[Final Fantasy Dimensions II]]''===
 
===''[[Final Fantasy Dimensions II]]''===
 
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===''[[Pictlogica Final Fantasy]]''===
 
===''[[Pictlogica Final Fantasy]]''===
 
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===''[[Final Fantasy Record Keeper]]''===
 
===''[[Final Fantasy Record Keeper]]''==
 
 
 
[[File:FFRK_Arachne_FFXV.png|left]]
 
[[File:FFRK_Arachne_FFXV.png|left]]
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===''[[Final Fantasy Brave Exvius]]''===
 
===''[[Final Fantasy Brave Exvius]]''===
 
 
[[File:FFBE Arachne 1 Sprite.png|right]]
 
[[File:FFBE Arachne 1 Sprite.png|right]]
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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Arachne ffiv ios.PNG|''[[Final Fantasy IV]]'' (iOS).
 
Arachne ffiv ios.PNG|''[[Final Fantasy IV]]'' (iOS).
 
FFBE Arachne 2 Sprite.png|''[[Final Fantasy Brave Exvius]]'' (Version 2).
 
FFBE Arachne 2 Sprite.png|''[[Final Fantasy Brave Exvius]]'' (Version 2).
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
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Latest revision as of 23:34, 22 April 2020

Artwork from Final Fantasy IV.

Arachne (アルケニー, Arukenī?), also known as Tarantula, is a recurring enemy in the series. It is a giant spider with a torso of a woman.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy IV[edit | edit source]

FF4PSP Arachne.png

Arachne is an enemy fought at Passage of the Eidolons. It attacks with nothing but Earthquake, making it exceptionally dangerous to the party if they do not have Float. Otherwise, they are easy to defeat and of no threat. They can drop the rare Siren item upon defeat.

Arachne ffiv ios.PNG

Arachne poses the same threat as in the 2D versions. Spears and bow/arrows are helpful in finishing the battle quickly.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years[edit | edit source]

Arachne is an enemy fought at the Challenge Dungeons for Kain and the Lunarians. It fights exactly as before, but will now counter magic attacks with its own physical attack.

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

Arachne is a Notorious Monster member of the Spider family. It spawns in the Kuftal Tunnel. It is weak to Ice.

Final Fantasy XIV[edit | edit source]

Arachne Eve is the first boss of the Weeping City of Mhach raid, based on the recurring Arachne enemy. It fights the alliance with an assortment of banemite and spider minions, and weaves a massive web that must be torn down.

Final Fantasy XV[edit | edit source]

Arachne FFXV.png

Arachne is a daemon fought in caves of Leide, Cleigne and during the Main Quest The Power of Kings. It is a relatively low level enemy, which employs Lightning-elemental attacks and can summon Tarantulas.

Final Fantasy Legend II[edit | edit source]

FFLII Arachne.png

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

Final Fantasy Dimensions[edit | edit source]

Arachne-ffd.png

Arachne is an enemy fought in the Challenge Dungeon for the Dragoon, and fights utilizing Earthquake and Web.

Final Fantasy Dimensions II[edit | edit source]

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Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

FFRK Arachne FFXV.png
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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[edit | edit source]

FFBE Arachne 1 Sprite.png
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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Arachne is the name of a mythological Greek weaver who boasted she had skills surpassing that of Athena, the goddess of weaving. For this hubris, Athena transformed her and her descendants into spiders.

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