Gerogero is a boss in Final Fantasy VIII. It is the true form of the Fake President Deling. Once the party has dealt enough damage to the Fake President, he will collapse on the ground and the hideously deformed monster will emerge.
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Battle[edit | edit source]
Strategy[edit | edit source]
Gerogero is undead, and therefore Cure and Life spells hurt it. Throwing a Phoenix Down at it will kill him instantly. The Demi spell can also be used to deal significant damage. The player can draw-cast Esuna to heal status ailments from the party. Draw-casting Double also lets the party use two Esuna spells per turn, if needed. Before killing him, the player may want to take a few turns stocking up on magic from him.
Triple Triad[edit | edit source]
Gerogero is a poison-elemental Level 6 Boss Card in Triple Triad used for playing the minigame and for turning into Circlet (10:1) with Quezacotl's Card Mod. It is a rare outcome from successfully Carding a Cactuar or a Gayla.
Censorship[edit | edit source]
In the original Japanese version, Gerogero's organs were red. The change to blue was probably made due to censoring, as the red color makes the organs protruding from the creature look far more real. This version of Gerogero can also be seen in both the BradyGames and Piggyback Interactive official strategy guides for Final Fantasy VIII, as well as Final Fantasy Record Keeper.
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Etymology[edit | edit source]
Gerogero's English name may come from the Japanese word gero.Gero is Japanese for "vomit."
It is named "Namtal Utoku" in the Italian and the German versions of the game.
In the French version, it is named "Écorché", which means "flayed".