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The Gargantua is a boss in the Advance, Android, iOS and Steam versions of Final Fantasy VI.

Stats Edit

Battle Edit

It uses Quake, but because of its nonexistent Magic Power, this attack does nearly no damage; however, its physical attack is powerful. Its special attack Evil Eye inflicts Slow on a party member.

Unlike most bosses in the Dragons' Den, Gargantua, Earth Eater, Malboro Menace , Dark Behemoth and Abyss Worm don't drop any ultimate weapons, and they will respawn every time player enters their area. However, Gargantua can give the valuable relic Growth Egg when defeated.


Bio, Flare, and Ultima spells work well against it.

Formations Edit

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

AI script Edit

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (66%) or Evil Eye (33%)

Attack (66%) or Evil Eye (33%)

2nd Turn: Attack (33%) or Quake (33%) or Graviga (33%)

Attack (66%) or Evil Eye (33%)

If attacked by anything: Attack (33%) or Evil Eye (33%)

Other appearancesEdit

Pictlogica Final FantasyEdit

PPF Gargantua
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Behind the scenesEdit

Bahamut Lagoon - Taros

The sprite that is shared between Gargantua, Giant, Gigantos, Glasya Labolas, and Hill Gigas was used and modified for the Colossus and Taros enemies in Bahamut Lagoon.

Etymology Edit

Gargantuan, in modern times, means gigantic. Gargantuan is based on the the fictional king Garguantua, who was portrayed as having gigantic physical and intellectual appetites. The satire Gargantua and Pantagruel was written by François Rabelais, considered a great writer for his works of fantasy, satire, the grotesque, and bawdy jokes and songs.

Related enemies Edit

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