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{{FFVIII Enemies|
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{{sideicon|prime=FFVIII|FFRK|FFBE}}
name = Biggs and Wedge
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{{DISPLAYTITLE:Biggs and Wedge (''Final Fantasy VIII'')}}
| japan = ビッグス / ウェッジ
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{{infobox character
| romaji = Biggusu / Wejji
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|name=Biggs and Wedge
| image= [[Image:G-Soldier FFVIII.jpg|200px]]<br><small>Wedge (left) and Biggs {right)</small>
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|release=FFVIII
| Location = 1. [[Dollet]] - Communications Tower<br>2. [[D-District Prison]]
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|japanese=ビッグス / ウェッジ
| HP min = Biggs<br>1. 467 <br>2. 1,467<br>----<br>Wedge<br>1. 416 <br>2. 1,416
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|romaji=Biggusu / Wejji
| HP max = Biggs<br>1. 705 <br>2. 2,235<br>----<br>Wedge<br>1. 640 <br>2. 2,139
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|image=G-Soldier FFVIII.jpg
| AP Awarded = Biggs and Wedge<br>1. 4 <br>2. 5
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|affiliation=[[Galbadia]]
| Taste = N/A
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|occupation=Soldiers
| Item Dropped = Biggs<br>1. 2 Elixirs <br>2. 3 Elixirs<br>Wedge<br>1. 2 Cottages <br>2. 8 Remedies
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|race=[[Human]]
| Rare = N/A
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|gender=Male
| Mug = Biggs<br>1. 3 Elixirs <br>2. 1 Regen Ring<br>Wedge<br>1. 3 Cottages <br>2. 1 Strength Love
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|type=boss
| Card = N/A
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|boss page=Biggs (boss)
| Attacks = Biggs<br>1. & 2. Machine Gun, Bash<br>Wedge<br>1. & 2. Sword swipe
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|recurring appearance=Biggs and Wedge
| Magic = Biggs<br>1. Thunder, Cure <br>2. Thundara, Cure, Haste, Slow, Regen<br>Wedge<br>1. Fire <br>2. Fire
 
| Draw = Biggs<br>1. Fire, Thunder, Blizzard, Esuna <br>2. Cure, Cura^", Haste, Slow, Regen<br>Wedge<br>1. Fire, Thunder, Blizzard, Cure <br>2. Fire, Fira^", Shell, Protect, Reflect
 
| Weak Against = N/A
 
| Resistant to = N/A
 
| Immune to = Poison
 
| Absorbs = N/A
 
| Scan = Biggs<br>1. A Galbadian Major. Activated the Dollet Communication Tower. Very short-tempered. <br>2. He was a major during the Dollet communication tower operation, but was demoted after the operation failed. Hates SeeD.<br>Wedge<br>1. A Galbadian soldier assigned to Dollet Communication tower. Always picked on by his superior, Major Biggs. <br>2. Demoted along with Biggs for his part in the Dollet communication tower operation. Unfortunately, still works under Biggs.
 
 
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'''Biggs''' and '''Wedge''' are enemies in ''[[Final Fantasy VIII]]''. The fight against them occur twice in the game.
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'''Biggs''' and '''Wedge''' are [[Non-player character|non-player characters]] in ''[[Final Fantasy VIII]]''. They are two incompetent [[Galbadia]]n soldiers who are frequently encountered by [[Squall Leonhart|Squall]] and his party. They serve as comic relief throughout the game.
   
The party first fights them at [[Dollet]] where Biggs is attempting to repair the damaged radio tower there. Although he succeeds and battles the party with Wedge's help, the tower's activation disturbs the [[Elvoret (Final Fantasy VIII)|Elvoret]] who blows them off the tower with its Storm Breath.
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==Profile==
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===Appearance===
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Biggs and Wedge use the generic G-soldier models; Biggs wearing the higher ranking red uniform, with Wedge wearing the basic blue uniform. They also wield the weapons associated with their rank. As the Galbadian soldiers' uniforms conceal the wearer's face neither's physical appearance can be ascertained.
   
Apparently demoted, the two later appear at the [[D-District Prison]] as guards. When one of the security guards has them deal with the party for causing trouble, both the party and Biggs and Wedge are horrified, but the two use the chance for revenge and battle the party. They are again defeated.
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===Personality===
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Biggs is the bossy overconfident leader of the duo and Wedge the obsequious sidekick who follows Biggs's orders despite their apparent recklessness. The pair ends up in numerous humorous encounters where Wedge is dragged down by his superior's incompetence and demoted alongside him. Biggs cannot stand being bothered during what he sees as his important mission and is quick to blame Wedge when things go wrong, and harbors a grudge against Squall's party, seeing them as the reason for his loss of status within the army. Wedge is timid and wants to please his superiors, especially Biggs, but struggles to make his voice heard or be taken seriously.
   
The two appear one final time inside [[Lunatic Pandora]] near the end of the game. Apparently now demoted even further, they contemplate the futility of their service to the Galbadian army and decide to quit and walk out without even noticing the party.
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==Story==
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{{spoiler}}
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[[File:FF8ScreenshotBiggsWedge1.jpg|right|200px|thumb|Biggs and Wedge on the Communication Tower.]]
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Major Biggs and Lieutenant Wedge fix the Communication Tower in [[Dollet]] so that Galbadia can broadcast their propaganda campaign. Wedge tells Biggs a monster has been sighted atop the tower, but Biggs ignores him, complaining that it is left to him to fix the tower. Wedge leaves Biggs to take a look around. When Squall, [[Zell Dincht|Zell]] and [[Selphie Tilmitt|Selphie]] arrive at the top of the tower, Biggs finishes the repairs and the tower activates.
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When he spots Squall's party he orders Wedge to fight them, but when he realizes Wedge is nowhere to be seen, Biggs fights the party himself. Wedge returns and an angry Biggs docks his wages for the next month. The battle is interrupted when [[Elvoret (Final Fantasy VIII)|Elvoret]] knocks Biggs and Wedge away with its Storm Breath. After the party defeat Elvoret and exit the Communication Tower, Biggs programs an [[X-ATM092]] to kill the party, before passing out.
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After the [[Siege of Dollet|Dollet siege]], Biggs and Wedge are demoted to Lieutenant and Private respectively for their part in the Dollet affair. When Squall's party are taken into the [[D-District Prison]], Biggs and Wedge are asked to take care of Zell, Selphie and [[Quistis Trepe|Quistis]] for attacking a prison guard. As soon as they enter the cell, Biggs and Wedge recognize Zell and Selphie. Thinking the party are unarmed, they engage them, but since Zell has recovered the [[SeeD]]s' weapons, Biggs and Wedge are easily defeated. The party leave their cell, but Biggs raises the alarm alerting their escape.
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In [[Lunatic Pandora]] Biggs contemplates leaving the army. Wedge agrees and they abandon their post.
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{{Endspoiler}}
   
 
==Battle==
 
==Battle==
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[[File:FF8ScreenshotBiggsWedge2.jpg|thumb|Wedge as a boss.]]
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{{Main|Biggs (boss)|Wedge (boss)}}
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Biggs and Wedge are fought together twice, the first at the top floor of the Dollet Communication Tower, and the second inside the D-District Prison. They are not tough to defeat, and make humorous banter throughout the engagement. In the latter encounter, the player an inflict the pair with [[Confuse (Final Fantasy VIII status effect)|Confuse]] to make them attack each other and argue over it.
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==Triple Triad==
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{{FFVIII Card
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| name = Biggs, Wedge
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| image = [[File:TTBiggsWedge.png]]
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| level = 5 (Monster Card)
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| element = None
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| refineM = 1
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| result = 1 [[X-Potion (Final Fantasy VIII)|X-Potion]]
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| win = None
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| card = [[Snow Lion]] or [[Funguar (Final Fantasy VIII)|Funguar]]
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| drop = None
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}}
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==Other appearances==
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===''[[Final Fantasy Record Keeper]]''===
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[[File:FFRK Biggs & Wedge FFVIII.png|right|150px]]
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{{Enemy-stub|Final Fantasy Record Keeper}}
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{{-}}
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===''[[Final Fantasy Brave Exvius]]''===
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{{Enemy-stub|Final Fantasy Brave Exvius}}
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===''[[Triple Triad (Portal App)]]''===
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[[File:159a Wedge.png|right|100px]]
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Wedge appears on a [[Triple Triad (Portal App)|Triple Triad]] card.
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{{-}}
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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Elite Soldier FFVIII Sketch.jpg|Concept art of an elite soldier, using the same model as Biggs.
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Galbadia Soldier Artwork.jpg|Concept art of a G-soldier, using the same model as Wedge.
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FF8ScreenshotBiggsWedge3.jpg|Biggs and Wedge in-game.
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FF8ScreenshotBiggsWedge4.jpg|Biggs and Wedge in-game.
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</gallery>
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==Etymology==
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{{Etym|Biggs and Wedge}}
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==Trivia==
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*''Final Fantasy VIII'' marks the first time Biggs and Wedge survive the events of the game. In later games
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{{navbox characters FFVIII}}
   
Biggs and Wedge are little stronger than other [[Galbadian Soldier]]s in battle, estentially possessing the same attacks, but with slightly higher power and they have more HP. They are quite easy to beat.
 
   
[[Category:Final Fantasy VIII bosses]]
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[[de:Biggs und Wedge (FFVIII)]]
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[[Category:Characters in Final Fantasy VIII]]
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[[Category:Antagonists]]

Revision as of 16:39, October 2, 2019

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Biggs and Wedge are non-player characters in Final Fantasy VIII. They are two incompetent Galbadian soldiers who are frequently encountered by Squall and his party. They serve as comic relief throughout the game.

Profile

Appearance

Biggs and Wedge use the generic G-soldier models; Biggs wearing the higher ranking red uniform, with Wedge wearing the basic blue uniform. They also wield the weapons associated with their rank. As the Galbadian soldiers' uniforms conceal the wearer's face neither's physical appearance can be ascertained.

Personality

Biggs is the bossy overconfident leader of the duo and Wedge the obsequious sidekick who follows Biggs's orders despite their apparent recklessness. The pair ends up in numerous humorous encounters where Wedge is dragged down by his superior's incompetence and demoted alongside him. Biggs cannot stand being bothered during what he sees as his important mission and is quick to blame Wedge when things go wrong, and harbors a grudge against Squall's party, seeing them as the reason for his loss of status within the army. Wedge is timid and wants to please his superiors, especially Biggs, but struggles to make his voice heard or be taken seriously.

Story

Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow. (Skip section)
FF8ScreenshotBiggsWedge1

Biggs and Wedge on the Communication Tower.

Major Biggs and Lieutenant Wedge fix the Communication Tower in Dollet so that Galbadia can broadcast their propaganda campaign. Wedge tells Biggs a monster has been sighted atop the tower, but Biggs ignores him, complaining that it is left to him to fix the tower. Wedge leaves Biggs to take a look around. When Squall, Zell and Selphie arrive at the top of the tower, Biggs finishes the repairs and the tower activates.

When he spots Squall's party he orders Wedge to fight them, but when he realizes Wedge is nowhere to be seen, Biggs fights the party himself. Wedge returns and an angry Biggs docks his wages for the next month. The battle is interrupted when Elvoret knocks Biggs and Wedge away with its Storm Breath. After the party defeat Elvoret and exit the Communication Tower, Biggs programs an X-ATM092 to kill the party, before passing out.

After the Dollet siege, Biggs and Wedge are demoted to Lieutenant and Private respectively for their part in the Dollet affair. When Squall's party are taken into the D-District Prison, Biggs and Wedge are asked to take care of Zell, Selphie and Quistis for attacking a prison guard. As soon as they enter the cell, Biggs and Wedge recognize Zell and Selphie. Thinking the party are unarmed, they engage them, but since Zell has recovered the SeeDs' weapons, Biggs and Wedge are easily defeated. The party leave their cell, but Biggs raises the alarm alerting their escape.

In Lunatic Pandora Biggs contemplates leaving the army. Wedge agrees and they abandon their post.

Spoilers end here.

Battle

FF8ScreenshotBiggsWedge2

Wedge as a boss.

Biggs and Wedge are fought together twice, the first at the top floor of the Dollet Communication Tower, and the second inside the D-District Prison. They are not tough to defeat, and make humorous banter throughout the engagement. In the latter encounter, the player an inflict the pair with Confuse to make them attack each other and argue over it.

Triple Triad

Biggs, Wedge Card
TTBiggsWedge Element None
Refine 1 refines into 1 X-Potion
Drop None
Card Snow Lion or Funguar
Level 5 (Monster Card) Win None


Other appearances

Final Fantasy Record Keeper

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

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Triple Triad (Portal App)

159a Wedge

Wedge appears on a Triple Triad card.

Gallery

Etymology

Biggs and Wedge are a recurring running gag in the Final Fantasy series. They almost always appear as a duo, and are named after Star Wars characters, Biggs Darklighter and Wedge Antilles, Luke Skywalker's Red Squadron wingmen in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.

Trivia

  • Final Fantasy VIII marks the first time Biggs and Wedge survive the events of the game. In later games
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