The Greater Behemoth is an enemy in Final Fantasy XIII-2. It is called Grand Behemoth after being tamed.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Paradigm Pack[edit | edit source]

Like most of its brethren, the Grand Behemoth has high Strength. With a purely Power material growth, it can approach 1,200 Strength. However, its physical attack speed is lackluster while it has an impressive casting speed, though its Magic stat does not rise to levels akin of its Strength. This makes the behemoth a Strength-based Strike Ravager, only more advantageous than Magic-based Ravagers against the surprisingly small list of enemies that are strong against Magic but weak to elemental damage, like Malebranche and Wladislaus.

Like Zaghnal, the Grand Behemoth has two types of elemental Blitzes, which puts it one up on Tabasco Toad and Blue Chocobo with one, and Koboldroid Yang with none. The Grand Behemoth's maximum Strength is the highest of the five. However, any Ravager with, for example, Sparkstrike, is only one Enthunder buff away from using the equivalent of Electro Blitz for only one ATB segment instead of two.

Grand Behemoth is one of two creatures with Auto-Tetradefense, which casts Protect, Shell, Veil, and Vigilance at the start of combat. It is red-locked for Grand Behemoth, but Tezcatlipoca has it available for infusion.

Monster stats[edit | edit source]

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Ability Level Type Infuse
Fire Initial Command Y
Thunder Initial Command Y
Flamestrike Initial Command N
Sparkstrike Initial Command N
Critical: Tetradefense Initial Passive N
Fearsiphon 2 Auto Y
Heat Blitz 3 Command N
Strength: +16% 6 Passive Y
Resist Dispel: +10% 7 Passive Y
Overwhelm 14 Auto Y
Fira 19 Command Y
Thundara 21 Command Y
Strength: +20% 26 Passive Y
Resist Dispel: +44% 31 Passive Y
Thundaga 37 Command Y
Magic: +25% 44 Passive Y
Resist Dispel: +66% 49 Passive Y
Firaga 51 Command Y
Auto-Tetradefense 59 Passive N
Electric Blitz 63 Command N
Strength: +25% 70 Passive Y

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Behemoth is a beast mentioned in Job 40:15–24. In addition to mythological creatures, it is likened to elephants, hippos, rhinos, and bison. Metaphorically, the term behemoth denotes "an extremely large or powerful entity."

Related enemies[edit | edit source]

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII[edit | edit source]

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