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Earth Elemental in the original Final Fantasy.

Earth Elemental (アースエレメント, Āsueremento?), also known as EARTH or Gnoma, is a recurring enemy in the Final Fantasy series. True to its name, its attacks and affinity are based on the Earth element, although its appearance is often drastically different.


Final Fantasy[]

Earth Elemental is fought in the Cavern of Earth and Chaos Shrine, and is the strongest normal enemy in the former. It is found guarding several chests or locations. Earth Elemental is weak to Fire, but not the other elements.

Final Fantasy XI[]

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A member of the Elemental family, Earth Elementals are fought as regular and notorious monsters.

Final Fantasy XII[]

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Earth Elemental (土のエレメント, Tsuchi-no-Eremento?) is fought in the Realm of the Elder Dream or Sundered Earth in Tchita Uplands during cloudy weather, and does not attack the player unless Magick is used or it is attacked.

Final Fantasy XIV[]

Earth Elemental is a member of the Elemental enemy family.

Vagrant Story[]


Earth Elemental is fought as a boss in the Abandoned Mines and as a a regular enemy in Limestone Quarry and the Escapeway.

Final Fantasy Adventure[]

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Earth Element is fought in the Cave of Ruins, Temple of Mana, Sealed Cave, and Undersea Volcano. They have a chance of dropping a X-Ether.

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[]

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Earth Elemental is based on its Final Fantasy appearance, as it is fought in Final Fantasy areas.



An elemental is a mythic being described in occult and alchemical works from around the time of the European Renaissance and particularly elaborated in the 16th century works of Paracelsus.