Behemoth is a giant/behemoth-type enemy in Final Fantasy XII found in the Feywood and Giruvegan. Its monograph drop, Behemoth Steak, is a good farming source for X-Potion, as one can be exchanged in the bazaar for 10 phials. The player can also rarely steal the Giant's Helmet from them.

Five of them are also fought in the Zodiac versions' Trial Mode in Stage 37 where their rare steal is the Hammerhead.

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Page 1: Observations[edit | edit source]

Being a giant lord of darkness, fashioned by the gods during the creation of heaven and earth. Its muscles are hard as steel, and its bones are made of bronze. Originally appearing as a great ox, the souls of the many warriors it killed in battle have altered its form forever. This diet of death has added to it skill in combat withal, as it draws strength and knowledge from the warrior-souls imprisoned within its veins.


Page 2: Tips for the Adventurer[edit | edit source]

If you've confidence in your abilities as an adventurer, it's said the behemoth is the perfect test of one's mettle. Should you defeat one, your confidence with grow still further, and the vitality you gain by consuming a behemoth steak will help you to yet greater feats. In this world where the strong eat of the weak, there can be no mistaking but that this is the true path of those who would succeed.


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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Behemoth is a beast mentioned in Job 40:15–24. In addition to mythological creatures, it is likened to elephants, hippos, rhinos, and bison. Metaphorically, the term behemoth denotes "an extremely large or powerful entity."

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Behemoths may or may not carry swords.
  • Behemoth's sword can be seen in the back of Amal's Weaponry in Rabanastre.

Related enemies[edit | edit source]

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