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[[File:Balloon-ffxii.png|right|250px|Balloon in ''[[Final Fantasy XII]]''.]]
 
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'''Balloon''' {{J|バルーン|Barūn}}, also known as '''RemedyBomb''', is a recurring enemy in the [[Final Fantasy (series)|series]] ever since its debut in [[Final Fantasy II]]. It is a stronger version of the [[Bomb (creature)|Bomb]] (except in its debut appearance), but oftentimes weaker than the [[Grenade (enemy)|Grenade]]. Like others of the Bomb family, it has access to the [[Self-Destruct]] ability.
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'''Balloon''' {{J|バルーン|Barūn}}, also known as '''RemedyBomb''', is a recurring enemy in the [[Final Fantasy series|series]] ever since its debut in [[Final Fantasy II]]. It is a stronger version of the [[Bomb (creature)|Bomb]] (except in its debut appearance), but oftentimes weaker than the [[Grenade (enemy)|Grenade]]. Like others of the Bomb family, it has access to the [[Self-Destruct]] ability.
   
{{See Also|Bomb (creature)|Grenade (enemy)|King Bomb|Mom Bomb|Purobolos}}
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== Appearances ==
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=== ''[[Final Fantasy II]]'' ===
   
==Appearances==
 
===''[[Final Fantasy II]]''===
 
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{{main|Balloon (Final Fantasy II)}}
 
{{main|Balloon (Final Fantasy II)}}
 
Balloon is the weakest of the [[Bomb (creature)|Bomb family]], and can be fought at [[Semitt Falls]], [[Bafsk Sewers]], [[Snow Cave (Final Fantasy II)|Snow Cave]], [[Kashuan|Kashuan Keep]], [[Dreadnought (Final Fantasy II)|Dreadnought]], and on the world map around Kashuan. It is the weakest of the Bomb family, and only possesses a weak physical attack and Self-Destruct I.
 
Balloon is the weakest of the [[Bomb (creature)|Bomb family]], and can be fought at [[Semitt Falls]], [[Bafsk Sewers]], [[Snow Cave (Final Fantasy II)|Snow Cave]], [[Kashuan|Kashuan Keep]], [[Dreadnought (Final Fantasy II)|Dreadnought]], and on the world map around Kashuan. It is the weakest of the Bomb family, and only possesses a weak physical attack and Self-Destruct I.
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=== ''[[Final Fantasy III]]'' ===
   
===''[[Final Fantasy III]]''===
 
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[[File:BalloonDS.png|right|150px]]
 
{{main|Balloon (Final Fantasy III)}}
 
{{main|Balloon (Final Fantasy III)}}
 
Balloon is an enemy fought at [[Molten Cave]], and is only a minor upgrade to the [[Bomb (Final Fantasy III)|Bomb]]. It fights identically to the Bomb.
 
Balloon is an enemy fought at [[Molten Cave]], and is only a minor upgrade to the [[Bomb (Final Fantasy III)|Bomb]]. It fights identically to the Bomb.
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=== ''[[Final Fantasy IV]]'' ===
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{{main|Balloon (Final Fantasy IV)}}
 
Balloon is an enemy fought in the upper half of the [[Tower of Babil]], the [[Lunar Ruins]], [[Lunar Tunnel]], and on the surface of the Moon. It fights with physical attacks, and if not defeated in time will use Self-Destruct to inflict heavy damage to one party member.
 
Balloon is an enemy fought in the upper half of the [[Tower of Babil]], the [[Lunar Ruins]], [[Lunar Tunnel]], and on the surface of the Moon. It fights with physical attacks, and if not defeated in time will use Self-Destruct to inflict heavy damage to one party member.
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[[Balloon (Final Fantasy IV 3D)|Balloon]] appears in the upper half of the [[Tower of Babil]]. When not defeated in time, it uses an attack called [[Self-Destruct]], sacrificing all of its [[HP (stat)|HP]] to deal heavy damage to one of the party members.
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==== ''[[Final Fantasy IV -Interlude-]]'' ====
   
====''[[Final Fantasy IV -Interlude-]]''====
 
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{{main|Balloon (Final Fantasy IV -Interlude-)}}
 
{{main|Balloon (Final Fantasy IV -Interlude-)}}
 
Balloon returns as an enemy, fought at [[Mt. Hobs]] and on the overworld near [[Fabul]]. They are a stronger version of the [[Gray Bomb (Final Fantasy IV -Interlude-)|Gray Bomb]], and fights similarly to it. However, it is weak against bow and arrow attacks unlike the Gray Bomb.
 
Balloon returns as an enemy, fought at [[Mt. Hobs]] and on the overworld near [[Fabul]]. They are a stronger version of the [[Gray Bomb (Final Fantasy IV -Interlude-)|Gray Bomb]], and fights similarly to it. However, it is weak against bow and arrow attacks unlike the Gray Bomb.
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==== ''[[Final Fantasy IV: The After Years]]'' ====
   
====''[[Final Fantasy IV: The After Years]]''====
 
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{{main|Balloon (The After Years)}}
 
{{main|Balloon (The After Years)}}
Balloon returns as an enemy, fought exclusively in various [[Challenge Dungeon]]s as well as on the lunar overworld. They follow a strict pattern of two attacks followed by a Self-Destruct, and will counter any [[Ice (element)|Ice-elemental]] attack with Self-Destruct.
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Balloon returns as an enemy, fought exclusively in various [[Challenge Dungeon (The After Years)|Challenge Dungeons]] as well as on the lunar overworld. They follow a strict pattern of two attacks followed by a Self-Destruct, and will counter any [[Ice (element)|Ice-elemental]] attack with Self-Destruct.
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=== ''[[Final Fantasy VI]]'' ===
   
===''[[Final Fantasy VI]]''===
 
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[[File:Bomb-ffvi-ios.png|right|150px]]
 
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{{main|Balloon (Final Fantasy VI)}}
 
{{main|Balloon (Final Fantasy VI)}}
 
Balloon is an enemy fought in the [[Burning Home]], and can also be fought during the battle against [[Flame Eater]]. It is the most common enemy fought there, and will generally only use physical attacks with a chance to use Self-Destruct every three turns. In addition, if hit with a [[Fire (element)|Fire-elemental]] attack, it has an equal chance of countering with Self-Destruct or Flare Up. They are a good source of [[Phoenix Down]]s as it is their common [[steal]].
 
Balloon is an enemy fought in the [[Burning Home]], and can also be fought during the battle against [[Flame Eater]]. It is the most common enemy fought there, and will generally only use physical attacks with a chance to use Self-Destruct every three turns. In addition, if hit with a [[Fire (element)|Fire-elemental]] attack, it has an equal chance of countering with Self-Destruct or Flare Up. They are a good source of [[Phoenix Down]]s as it is their common [[steal]].
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=== ''[[Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-]]'' ===
   
===''[[Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-]]''===
 
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{{main|Balloon (Crisis Core)}}
 
{{main|Balloon (Crisis Core)}}
 
Balloon is an enemy fought during '''Mission 7-4-1: First Contact''' and '''Mission 8-5-4: Treasure Info 4'''. It is a dangerous enemy as it has access to Stop Attack and Chilling Whisper, and will grow over time to use [[Absolute Zero]], its version of Self-Destruct.
 
Balloon is an enemy fought during '''Mission 7-4-1: First Contact''' and '''Mission 8-5-4: Treasure Info 4'''. It is a dangerous enemy as it has access to Stop Attack and Chilling Whisper, and will grow over time to use [[Absolute Zero]], its version of Self-Destruct.
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=== ''[[Final Fantasy XII]]'' ===
   
===''[[Final Fantasy XII]]''===
 
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{{main|Balloon (Final Fantasy XII)}}
 
{{main|Balloon (Final Fantasy XII)}}
 
Balloon is an enemy fought at [[Stilshrine of Miriam]] at Walk of Prescience and Walk of Reason. It fights similarly to other Bomb-type enemies, and has access to the abilities [[Rush|Lunge]], [[Protect (ability)|Protect]], and Self-Destruct. In addition, like other Bomb-type enemies, it can force other Balloons to self-destruct by using Chain Reaction and Mass-Destruct. Its regular attack may inflict the [[Oil (status)|Oil]] status on its target.
 
Balloon is an enemy fought at [[Stilshrine of Miriam]] at Walk of Prescience and Walk of Reason. It fights similarly to other Bomb-type enemies, and has access to the abilities [[Rush|Lunge]], [[Protect (ability)|Protect]], and Self-Destruct. In addition, like other Bomb-type enemies, it can force other Balloons to self-destruct by using Chain Reaction and Mass-Destruct. Its regular attack may inflict the [[Oil (status)|Oil]] status on its target.
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=== ''[[Final Fantasy XIV]]'' ===
   
===''[[Final Fantasy XIV]]''===
 
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Balloons are a mid-level bomb enemy that can be found within [[North Shroud]] around Alder Springs.
 
Balloons are a mid-level bomb enemy that can be found within [[North Shroud]] around Alder Springs.
   
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=== ''[[Pictlogica Final Fantasy]]'' ===
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===''[[Final Fantasy Brave Exvius]]''===
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=== ''[[Final Fantasy Record Keeper]]'' ===
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=== ''[[Final Fantasy Brave Exvius]]'' ===
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== Gallery ==
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Balloon-ff2-nes.png|''[[Final Fantasy II]]'' (NES).
 
Balloon-ff2-nes.png|''[[Final Fantasy II]]'' (NES).
 
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FFRK Balloon FFXI.png|''[[Final Fantasy Record Keeper]]'' [FFXI].
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== Etymology ==
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Balloon (バルーン, Barūn?), also known as RemedyBomb, is a recurring enemy in the series ever since its debut in Final Fantasy II. It is a stronger version of the Bomb (except in its debut appearance), but oftentimes weaker than the Grenade. Like others of the Bomb family, it has access to the Self-Destruct ability.

Appearances Edit

Final Fantasy II Edit

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Balloon is the weakest of the Bomb family, and can be fought at Semitt Falls, Bafsk Sewers, Snow Cave, Kashuan Keep, Dreadnought, and on the world map around Kashuan. It is the weakest of the Bomb family, and only possesses a weak physical attack and Self-Destruct I.

Final Fantasy III Edit

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Balloon is an enemy fought at Molten Cave, and is only a minor upgrade to the Bomb. It fights identically to the Bomb.

Final Fantasy IV Edit

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Balloon is an enemy fought in the upper half of the Tower of Babil, the Lunar Ruins, Lunar Tunnel, and on the surface of the Moon. It fights with physical attacks, and if not defeated in time will use Self-Destruct to inflict heavy damage to one party member.

Balloon ffiv ios

Balloon appears in the upper half of the Tower of Babil. When not defeated in time, it uses an attack called Self-Destruct, sacrificing all of its HP to deal heavy damage to one of the party members.

Final Fantasy IV -Interlude- Edit

Balloon returns as an enemy, fought at Mt. Hobs and on the overworld near Fabul. They are a stronger version of the Gray Bomb, and fights similarly to it. However, it is weak against bow and arrow attacks unlike the Gray Bomb.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Edit

Balloon returns as an enemy, fought exclusively in various Challenge Dungeons as well as on the lunar overworld. They follow a strict pattern of two attacks followed by a Self-Destruct, and will counter any Ice-elemental attack with Self-Destruct.

Final Fantasy VI Edit

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Balloon is an enemy fought in the Burning Home, and can also be fought during the battle against Flame Eater. It is the most common enemy fought there, and will generally only use physical attacks with a chance to use Self-Destruct every three turns. In addition, if hit with a Fire-elemental attack, it has an equal chance of countering with Self-Destruct or Flare Up. They are a good source of Phoenix Downs as it is their common steal.

Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Edit

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Balloon is an enemy fought during Mission 7-4-1: First Contact and Mission 8-5-4: Treasure Info 4. It is a dangerous enemy as it has access to Stop Attack and Chilling Whisper, and will grow over time to use Absolute Zero, its version of Self-Destruct.

Final Fantasy XI Edit

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Final Fantasy XII Edit

Balloon is an enemy fought at Stilshrine of Miriam at Walk of Prescience and Walk of Reason. It fights similarly to other Bomb-type enemies, and has access to the abilities Lunge, Protect, and Self-Destruct. In addition, like other Bomb-type enemies, it can force other Balloons to self-destruct by using Chain Reaction and Mass-Destruct. Its regular attack may inflict the Oil status on its target.

Final Fantasy XIV Edit

Balloons are a mid-level bomb enemy that can be found within North Shroud around Alder Springs.

Pictlogica Final Fantasy Edit

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper Edit

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Edit

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Gallery Edit

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Etymology Edit

A balloon is a flexible bag that can be inflated with a fluid, such as helium, hydrogen, nitrous oxide, oxygen, air or water.

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