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Axebeak in Final Fantasy XII.

This relative of the cockatrice intimidates its foes with a display of its brilliantly hued wings.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift description

Axebeak (アックスビーク, Akkusubīku?), also known as Axe Beak, is a recurring enemy in the series, appearing first in Final Fantasy IX. They are birds, usually being round, and having a long beak and short wings that end with claws. They are sometimes susceptible to water-elemental damage.


Final Fantasy IX[]

Axe Beaks are relatively weak, Beast-classified enemies encountered on the Mist Continent's Alexandria Plateau, Daines-horse Basin, and Lindblum Plateau. Their Glowing Eyes may put a party member to sleep and they can use Thundara, but due to their low stats the spell doesn't pose much threat. Quina can eat an Axe Beak to learn the Blu Mag spell, Limit Glove.

Final Fantasy XI[]

Axe Beaks are enemies in the Cockatrice family. They are weak to Wind and Ice. They spawn in the Meriphataud Mountains and Meriphataud Mountains (S).

Final Fantasy XII[]

Axebeaks are avion/cockatrice-type enemies inhabiting the Nam-Yensa Sandsea. They are not a difficult enemy to fell and can be easily dealt with water-elemental attacks.

Final Fantasy XIV[]

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Axe Beaks are regular enemies of the ziz family, most commonly encountered in Eastern Thanalan. Weaker versions may also be encountered in Western La Noscea as part of the FATE "Absolutely, Positively". Similarly named ziz variants found throughout the game include the Gaunt Beak, Gobbie Beak, Golden Axe Beak, Greataxe Beak, Guillotine Beak, Hammer Beak, Rudis Beak, Silver Axe Beak, Sledgehammer Beak, and Tomahawk Beak.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[]

Axebeaks are members of the family Cockatrice characterized by their weakness to water-elemental attacks. They can inflict Stone on their enemies, and may bestow Berserk, Haste, and Quicken on themselves and their allies.

Crystal Defenders[]

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Axebeaks appear in Crystal Defenders W1 and Crystal Defenders W2.

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The axe beak is a creature from Dungeons & Dragons. It is described as a prehistoric carnivorous flightless bird which is a very fast runner and an aggressive hunter.