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The Dark Behemoth is a boss in the mobile, Steam and Advance versions of Final Fantasy VI.

Stats Edit

Battle Edit

It uses Mighty Guard to increase its defenses, and counterattacks with the powerful Heave, a physical attack. When it dies it casts Meteor or Ultima as a final attack, both of which have high power and could potentially kill the party.

Unlike most bosses in the Dragons' Den, Dark Behemoth, Earth Eater, Gargantua, Malboro Menace, Abyss Worm don't drop any ultimate weapons, and they will respawn every time the player enters their area.


The player can cast Reraise before killing the Dark Behemoth or bypass its final attack by using Banish to kill it immediately.

Formations Edit

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Normal Back Surrounded Side
624 Dark Behemoth Y N N N Sides, individual The Decisive Battle

AI script Edit

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Mighty Guard (100%)

Attack (66%) or Heave (33%)

2nd Turn: Attack (66%) or Heave (33%)
3rd Turn: Attack (66%) or Heave (33%)
4th Turn: Attack (66%) or Heave (33%)

Attack (66%) or Heave (33%)

If killed:

Target: All Characters
Meteor (66%) or Ultima (33%)

If attacked by anything: Heave (33%)

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."

Related enemies Edit

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