This giant bird attacks with Shimsham and Flap.

Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

The Galypdes, also known as Aquila, is an enemy in Final Fantasy VI.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Battle[edit | edit source]

It uses Cyclonic to put the entire party in HP Critical, and its special attack Flap is a powerful physical blow. They are a useful enemy to meet, as Locke can steal valuable Celestriads from them, and they can be morphed into Growth Eggs. Both of these relics are among the rarest and most useful items in the game.

Coliseum setup[edit | edit source]

Bet Murakumo for Holy Lance

Equipping a relic that protects from Death, such as the Safety Bit or Memento Ring, will make the wearer immune to Cyclonic and Shamshir.

Formations[edit | edit source]

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Normal Back Surrounded Side
343 Galypdes, Chaos Dragon x2 Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 5
344 Galypdes Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 2

AI scripts[edit | edit source]

Normal script[edit | edit source]

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (66%) or Nothing (33%)
2nd Turn: Attack (66%) or Flap (33%)
3rd Turn: Attack (66%) or Cyclonic (33%)
4th Turn: Attack (66%) or Nothing (33%)

If attacked by anything: Shamshir (33%)

Coliseum script[edit | edit source]

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (25%) or Flap (25%) or Cyclonic (25%) or Shamshir (25%)

Other appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

FFRK Galypdes FFVI.png
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Gallery[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

It has also been known as Aquila. Aquila is the Italian and Latin word for "eagle", as well as the name of a constellation.

Related enemies[edit | edit source]

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