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{{DISPLAYTITLE:Astaroth (''The After Years'')}}
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{{infobox enemy
 
| name = Astaroth
 
| name = Astaroth
| image = [[File:AstarothFF4TAY.png]]
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| release = IVTAY
| japan = アスタロート
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| image = <gallery>
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FFII Lucifer psp.png|PSP
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AstarothFF4TAY.png|Wii
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</gallery>
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| japanese = アスタロート
 
| romaji = Asutarāto
 
| romaji = Asutarāto
| HP = 68,000
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|location = '''Crystals:''' [[Depths]]
| Str = 166
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|type = Boss
| Def = 4
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}}
| Mag = 35
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'''Astaroth''' is a boss in ''[[Final Fantasy IV: The After Years]]''. It is fought on the 9th floor of the [[Depths]] of the [[True Moon]].
| MagDef = 65
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| Location = '''Crystals:''' [[Depths]]
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==Stats==
| Gil = None
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{{infobox enemy stats IVTAY
| EXP = 118,000
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| prev = Tiamat (The After Years)
| Items = None
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| bestiary = 300
| Abilities = [[Firaga]], [[Blizzaga]], [[Thundaga]], [[Death_(Ability)|Death]], [[Flare]], Embrace
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| next = Beelzebub (The After Years)
| Type = Demon
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| wii = Astaroth
| Weak = [[Holy (Element)|Holy]]
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| hp = 68000
| Resist = None
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| strength = 166
| Absorb = None
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| defense = 4
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| magic = 35
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| magic defense = 65
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| location = '''Crystals:''' [[Depths]]
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| gil = 0
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| exp = 118000
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| abilities = [[Firaga (ability)|Firaga]], [[Blizzaga (ability)|Blizzaga]], [[Thundaga (ability)|Thundaga]], [[Death (ability)|Death]], [[Flare (ability)|Flare]], Embrace
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| demon = true
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| holy = Weak
 
| info = Drains HP with physical attacks
 
| info = Drains HP with physical attacks
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| psp = Astaroth
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| psp japanese = アスタロート
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| psp romaji = Asutarāto
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| psp location = '''Crystals:''' [[Depths]]
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| psp abilities = [[Firaga (ability)|Firaga]], [[Blizzaga (ability)|Blizzaga]], [[Thundaga (ability)|Thundaga]], [[Death (ability)|Death]], [[Flare (ability)|Flare]], Embrace
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| poison = Immune
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| blind = Immune
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| silence = Immune
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| pig = Immune
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| mini = Immune
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| toad = Immune
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| petrify = Immune
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| death = Immune
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| gradual petrify = Immune
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| berserk = Immune
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| confuse = Immune
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| sleep = Immune
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| paralyze = Immune
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| float = Immune
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| curse = Immune
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| libra = Immune
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| heavy = true
 
}}
 
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'''Astaroth''' is a boss in ''[[Final Fantasy IV: The After Years]]''. She is fought on the 9th floor of the [[Depths|Depths of the True Moon]].
 
   
== Strategy ==
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== Battle ==
Cecil, Rydia, Rosa, Kain, Edge, or Yang , Golbez , Ceodore , Ursula, and Leonora lv 60 or 40
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Astaroth's main threat is its magic, but it also has a weak physical attack which drains [[HP (stat)|HP]] and heals its own. Its magic abilities are [[Firaga (ability)|Firaga]], [[Blizzaga (ability)|Blizzaga]], [[Thundaga (ability)|Thundaga]], [[Death (ability)|Death]], [[Flare (ability)|Flare]] and Embrace, all of which can be reflected.
Compared to the other bosses on this floor, Astaroth is pretty easy. If you have a [[party]] member that knows [[Reflect_(Ability)|reflect]], or even better, two, reflect all party members instantly. Astaroth's main threat is her magic, which can easily be reflected back to her. She also has a physical attack which drains your [[HP]] and heals hers, however its not that strong and shouldn't prove to be a problem. She uses [[Firaga]], [[Blizzaga]], [[Thundaga]], [[Death_(Ability)|Death]], [[Flare]] and Embrace, all of which can be reflected. As long as you don't run out of MP and can keep casting reflect on party members, this fight should be a breeze. While your mages cast reflect it might also be useful to note that she does not counterattack so you can attack with your warriors to whittle her HP down faster.
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=== Strategy ===
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[[Cecil Harvey|Cecil]], [[Rydia]], [[Rosa Joanna Farrell|Rosa]], [[Kain Highwind|Kain]], [[Edge Geraldine|Edge]], or [[Yang Fang Leiden|Yang]], [[Golbez]], [[Ceodore Harvey|Ceodore]], [[Ursula]], and [[Leonora]] should be around level 50, preferably higher.
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Compared to the other bosses on this floor, Astaroth is fairly easy as long as the player has party members who can cast [[Reflect (ability)|Reflect]], or can use items to grant themselves Reflect. With Reflect up Astaroth's primary offense is crippled, leaving the player free to whittle down its HP.
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== Etymology ==
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{{Etym|Astaroth}}
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== Trivia ==
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* In ''Final Fantasy IV The Complete Collection'', Astaroth's sprite is that of [[Lucifer (Final Fantasy II)|Lucifer]], its ''[[Soul of Rebirth]]'' counterpart, instead of [[:File:FFII Astaroth psp.png|Astaroth itself]].
   
==Trivia==
 
*Oddly enough, in ''Final Fantasy IV The Complete Collection'', Astaroth's sprite is that of [[Lucifer (Final Fantasy II)|Lucifer]], or its ''[[Soul of Rebirth]]'' sprite, instead of [[:File:FFII Astaroth psp.png|her original sprite]] from the original game.
 
   
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[[it:Astaroth (The After Years)]]
[[Category:Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Bosses]]
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[[Category:Bosses in Final Fantasy IV: The After Years]]

Latest revision as of 19:47, November 12, 2019

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Astaroth is a boss in Final Fantasy IV: The After Years. It is fought on the 9th floor of the Depths of the True Moon.

StatsEdit

Battle Edit

Astaroth's main threat is its magic, but it also has a weak physical attack which drains HP and heals its own. Its magic abilities are Firaga, Blizzaga, Thundaga, Death, Flare and Embrace, all of which can be reflected.

Strategy Edit

Cecil, Rydia, Rosa, Kain, Edge, or Yang, Golbez, Ceodore, Ursula, and Leonora should be around level 50, preferably higher.

Compared to the other bosses on this floor, Astaroth is fairly easy as long as the player has party members who can cast Reflect, or can use items to grant themselves Reflect. With Reflect up Astaroth's primary offense is crippled, leaving the player free to whittle down its HP.

Etymology Edit

Astaroth in demonology is a prince of Hell. In art, specifically in the Dictionnaire Infernal, Astaroth is depicted as a nude man with dragon-like wings, hands, and feet, a second pair of feathered wings after the main, wearing a crown, holding a serpent in one hand, and riding a wolf or dog.

Trivia Edit

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