Gargantua is an optional boss in Final Fantasy VIII found in Ultimecia Castle armory. It initially appears as a Vysage. If the player missed it earlier, they can draw the Guardian Force Cerberus from it.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Battle[edit | edit source]

Gargantua uses Counter-twist to counter any physical attacks on the attacker. It is a critical attack move. Evil Eye causes damage along with inflicting Slow and Curse.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

An easy way to defeat Gargantua is to have one member of the party have the Recover ability, have someone cast Zombie onto Gargantua and then hit him with Recover. The player will have needed to unlock Magic and Command beforehand.

Triple Triad[edit | edit source]

Gargantua Card
TTGargantua.png Element None
Refine 10 refine into 1 Strength Love
Drop N/A
Card Imp, Thrustaevis
Level 7 (Boss Card) Win N/A

Other appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Mobius Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Gallery[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

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