The Baknamy is a species of monster and a specific monster in Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift. Replacing Goblins from the original Final Fantasy Tactics Advance, Baknamy share several Goblin-like traits, being some of the weakest monsters and have goblin-like features and attacks. Baknamy are notable for being the "guardians" of the various "Seal" quests, keeping an eye on the "Stones with No Name".

Classes[edit | edit source]

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Baknamy

Members of this race are seldom seen without their distinguishing masks. What they lack in intelligence they make up for in aggression.

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Luchorpan

This variety of Baknamy boasts a broad range of physical and magick attacks.

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Pavilsag

Pavilsags only appear in Brightmoon Tor. They also have the Brightmoon Tor secondary ability skillset of Turning.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Monster Move Jump Evasion Resilience Weak Half Null Absorb
Baknamy 3 2 0 40
Luchorpan 3 2 0 40
Pavilsag 3 2 0 40

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Taktak[edit | edit source]

The attacks of the baknamy pass unhindered through a foe's defenses.

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Ability MP Range Baknamy Luchorpan Pavilsag
Magick Hammer* 4 3 Yes Yes Yes
Deals MP damage.
Goblin Attack 0 1 Yes Yes ?
Deals damage, ignoring enemy Defense rating.
Mutilate 0 1 Yes Yes Yes
Drains half of target's current HP. Accuracy is half of Attack rating.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Although not named such, Baknamy resemble goblins and use some of their iconic abilities from the Final Fantasy series. A goblin is a small, mischievous creature found in many European folk tales and legends. The word "goblin" comes from the Norman French word Gobelinus, the name of a ghost that haunted the town of Évreux in the 12th century.

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