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Enkelados is the weakest Rank II Mark from Final Fantasy XII. It is the tenth mark mentioned in the Clan Primer and becomes available after obtaining the Dawn Shard in the storyline. It can be found in The Shred area of the Ozmone Plain and is encountered after the player has killed all of the Wus in the area.

Clan Primer[]

Hunt 10: The Defense of Ozmone Plain[]

Mark Bill.

Petitioner: Low-chief Sugumu
Petitioner's Location: Jahara
  • Saw bill posted for the hunting of an Enkelados (Rank II). The petitioner is Low-chief Sugumu on the Elderknoll in Jahara.
  • Hunt accepted. Low-chief Sugumu explains that an Enkelados is trampling precious medicinal herbs on the plains and must be stopped. The Enkelados is to be found in the Shred on Ozmone Plain. Warrior Hsemu is said to know more.
  • Enkelados defeated! Report to Low-chief Sugumu on the Elderknoll in Jahara.
  • Hunt reported. Low-chief Sugumu has asked you to deliver the Errmonea Leaf you obtained from the Enkelados to the nomads of the Giza Plains.

Bestiary entry[]

Elder Species of Slaven, grown enormous over long years of Evolution. Portions of its Body have petrified even as it lives, becoming hard as Stone. the many Swords and Arrows lodged in its Hide much resemble those employed in ancient Warfare, testifying to the long, difficult Life led by this Creature. A group of garif curious to see a clan hunter firsthand petitioned for this Hunt.


The BradyGames guide to the original PlayStation 2 erroneously states Enkelados is weak to Water rather than Wind.

AI script[]

ProtectWhen in battle: HP >50% (25%)
When not in battle (100%)
ShellWhen in battle: HP >50% (25%)
When not in battle (100%)
PurifyHP <50% and afflicted with status ailments (100%)
GnawUse all battle (25%)
RestoreHP <50%; use once (100%)
HP <20%; use once (100%)
HP <70% and not in battle (100%)
Spin KickHP >50% (25%)
HP <50% (50%)
Ignore EvadeWhen HP <50%
Reduce DamageWhen HP <50%

How to find[]

To have Enkelados spawn, one must defeat all of the Wu in the Shred, and then move one zone away, return, and Enkelados will have appeared.


Enkelados in battle.

Enkelados is one of the easier marks. It will eventually heal itself, taking its HP back up to 50%. It will use Purify once during the battle to heal any status ailments the player may have inflicted on it, followed by White Wind, which makes it immune to statuses for two minutes. Enkelados can be affected by Disable and Immobilize.

The Shred is also the place where the Rare Game Bull Croc will spawn, and it might spawn alongside the Enkelados. The Aeros, another Rare Game, will fly out of the Henne Mines if the Bull Croc is defeated. If the Bull Croc appears, it may be better to zone in and out until it disappears.


One strategy is to start the battle by summoning Belias and have him perform Hellfire for severe damage. Chaining Quickenings will also bring it down easily, or by bringing a berserked character. The Nihopalaoa-Remedy trick when Enkelados is at half-health will allow for an easy take-down.


The player will also receive an Errmonea Leaf after the battle, which Low-chief Sugumu asks the player to take to Lesina in the nomad village in Giza Plains during the Dry. If the player does this, Lesina will reward the player with two Remedies.

Other appearances[]

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[]

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Enkelados appears as an enemy.

Mobius Final Fantasy[]

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In Greek mythology, Enceladus was one of the Giants, the children of Gaia. It is said that he had serpent-like lower limbs and dragon scales for feet.

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