Blue Dragon in Final Fantasy II.

Blue Dragon (ブルードラゴン, Burū Doragon?), also known as B.Dragon and Blue D, is a recurring enemy in the series. It is generally an Ice-elemental or Lightning-elemental dragon.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Blue Dragon is an enemy fought at Mirage Tower, and in the Game Boy Advance and later releases, in the Whisperwind Cove. Blue Dragons have a moderately high attack and access to the ability Thunderbolt.

Final Fantasy II[edit | edit source]

Blue Dragon is initially fought as a boss in Jade Passage as a Monster-in-a-box and later in a secret room and the final two floors of Pandaemonium. It has high attack and defense, though lower than the Red Dragon and Blue Dragon, and attacks with strong physical attacks and the ability Thunderbolt XVI. Like its other brethren, it can drop the Dragon Armor, Dragon Shield, and Holy Lance, but instead of dropping the Black Garb will instead drop the Wizard's Staff. It is weak to Poison-elemental attacks.

Final Fantasy IV[edit | edit source]

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Blue Dragon is an enemy fought in the Lunar Subterrane, often fought either in pairs or with a Red Dragon. It primarily focuses on using strong physical attacks, but also utilizes the Icestorm to damage the party. The Blue Dragon is a powerful foe, being one of two foes in the Game Boy Advance and later releases (and thus the only foe in pre-GBA versions) to absorb all elemental attacks (excluding 3D remakes), in addition to not being able to escape through normal means except through Teleport. It drops the powerful Dragon Whisker for Rydia as well as the Wyvern Lance, and can also drop the White Fang and Shuriken.

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In the 3D versions, Blue Dragons has double the HP of the 2D version, and they can be a challenging fight for anyone unprepared. If the player has access to Dragon Mail and Cursed Ring then they can absorb the Icestorm attack.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years[edit | edit source]

Blue Dragon returns as an enemy fought in the Depths, and is one of the very few dragons in the game to not drop any tail items. It is near identical otherwise to its previous appearance, now absorbing all elements except Earth-elemental, Lightning-elemental, and Water-elemental attacks.

Final Fantasy V[edit | edit source]

Blue Dragon is an enemy fought at Castle Exdeath, Interdimensional Rift, and the Sealed Temple. It attacks with physical blows, Frost, and Ice Storm, and is generally seen with the Red Dragon.

Final Fantasy VI[edit | edit source]

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Blue Dragon is an optional boss fought at the Ancient Castle, and in the Game Boy Advance and later ports, at the Dragons' Den and Soul Shrine. It is now a Water-elemental dragon, utilizing attacks such as Tsunami, Flash Rain, Acid Rain, and Aqua Breath, in addition to Slow and Rippler (in the second fight it only has access to Rippler, Aqua Breath, Flash Rain, and Tsunami, but gains access to El Niño and Blue Fang). Upon defeat at the Ancient Castle, it will drop the Zantetsuken and when defeated in the Dragons' Den, it will drop Celes's ultimate weapon, Save the Queen.

Final Fantasy VII[edit | edit source]

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Blue Dragon is fought as an enemy exclusively at Gaea's Cliff, in the room with the healing spring and the boss room, and as a possible opponent in the battle arena after obtaining the Highwind. It has access to the standard Dragon Fang and Tail Attacks that all dragons have, in addition to Blue Dragon Breath for Ice-elemental damage, Great Gale for Wind-elemental damage to the party, and the Enemy Skill Dragon Force (which the party cannot learn from this enemy). It is a valuable enemy in that it will always drop a Dragon Armlet after defeating it in battle, making it a prime way of obtaining the armor.

Final Fantasy VIII[edit | edit source]

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While it is not known as the Blue Dragon in Japan, it is called Blue Dragon in English releases. The Blue Dragon uses status magic and is a good monster to fight for weapon remodeling items. It has a Triple Triad card.

Final Fantasy XIV[edit | edit source]

Sharing the blood of Midgardsormr and his progeny, the great wyrms, a blue dragon can live upwards of a thousand summers─a period during which the creature will undergo divers changes to its physical and mental capacities. This independent “evolution” of sorts renders each member of the species unique, making it all the more difficult for enemies of the dragons to conceive and establish any manner of standardized battle strategy.

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One of the commonly seen forms of adult dragons, Blue Dragons typically possess blue scales with a cream-colored underbelly. They are heavily aspected to ice, and as such this bestows them with an icy breath and can release ice magic with their Rime Wreath ability.

Final Fantasy Tactics[edit | edit source]

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Blue Dragon is the middle class of the Dragon-family, possessing the skills Charge, Ice Breath, and when near an unit with Beastmaster, Thunder Breath. It can be poached into the Cashmere and Dragon Rod.

Final Fantasy Dimensions[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Dimensions II[edit | edit source]

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Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia[edit | edit source]

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Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Explorers[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

A dragon is a legendary creature, typically with serpentine or reptilian traits, which features in the myths of many cultures.

Chromatic dragon is a classification of dragon in the role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons who are typically of evil alignment, in contrast to the metallic dragons, and their queen is Tiamat. White, black, green, blue and red dragons are the classic chromatic dragons. Final Fantasy has derived a lot of influence from D&D, especially the early series. Blue dragons are the second-most powerful of the classic chromatic dragons. They excel in aerial combat, discharge lightning, are powerful at spell craft and adept at burrowing in sand.

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