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This fearsome monster has enormous hooves, a great furry mane, gigantic horns, and a thick muscular tail.

Behemoths are powerful quadruped monsters in Final Fantasy Tactics. They rank among the most difficult monsters due to their HP and physical attack stats. In addition to their melee strikes, each race of Behemoth can learn a destructive magical attack via the Monster Skill support ability, so recruiting one of each can make for a powerful team. During the War of the Lions, Ramza saves Luso Clemens from a horde of Behemoths during a cutscene.

Ranks Edit

Rank I

Behemoths are the "weakest" of their genus, but they still pack the devastating horns and teeth that can take out weaker mages in one hit.

Rank II
Behemoth King

Behemoth Kings are basically Behemoths with even more HP.

Rank III
Dark Behemoth

If it is possible for Behemoth Kings to get any more difficult, the Dark Behemoth can pack on nearly 900 HP at optimum levels. Almagest is a great magical attack. A Dark Behemoth is one of the few monsters powerful enough to be a worthy addition to your party.

Statistics Edit

Monster Move Jump Phy. Evasion Rate Innate Abilities Common Poach Rare Poach
Behemoth 4 3 13% Cannot enter water, Counter Guardian Bracelet Pantherskin Bag
Behemoth King 4 3 13% Cannot enter water, Counter Cherche Artemis Bow
Dark Behemoth 4 3 18% Cannot enter water, Counter Wizard's Rod Stoneshooter

Abilities Edit

The damage formula for physical attacks are as follows:

$ 0.5 \times Physical Attack \times (Physical Attack + PWR) $

The damage formula for magick attacks are as follows:

$ Magick Attack \times PWR $

The damage formula for Gore is as follows:

$ Damage = (Phys.Atk)^2 \times (Bravery/100) $

The formula for the success rate of Twister is as follows:

$ Magick Attack + PWR $
Ability Behemoth Behemoth King Dark Behemoth Range Effect Vertical
Gore Yes Yes Yes 1 1 2
Attack with piercing horns.
Heave Yes Yes Yes 1 1 0
Attack by goring and tossing the target.
Effect: KO
Gigaflare No* No No 4 3 0
Attack by bringing down a burst of white-hot energy.
Twister No No* No 4 3 2
Call forth a tornado to damage the surrounding area.
Element: Wind
Almagest No No No* 4 3 1
Inflict damage by bringing about a space-time warp set in place by stars twinkling in the firmament.

*Abilities can be learned by this race when a unit with the "Beastmaster" Support Ability is nearby.

Other appearances Edit

Final Fantasy Trading Card Game Edit

Behemoth TCG

Behemoth from Final Fantasy Tactics appears with a lightning-elemental card.

Gallery Edit

Etymology Edit

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."

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