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Grendel is an enemy in Final Fantasy VIII. It is fought during the Balamb Garden Revolt, in the forests near Timber (including the forest where the party experiences the second Laguna episode) and on the Island Closest to Hell.


Battle Edit

Its Breath attack is Thunder-elemental. Its Tail Blade attack hits one character for high damage, so the player should have a good Vit stat when fighting it.

Location Edit

The first location that you can find Grendels easily is in the forest near Galbadia Garden, sandwhiched between two cliffs, but only if you hug the mountainside wall so that your location in the menu says "Monsterosa Plateau". Grendels will be the only encounter if you do this.

Triple Triad Edit

Grendel Card
TTGrendel Element Thunder
Refine 1 refines into 1 Dragon Fin
Drop Grendel
Card Grendel
Level 2 (Monster Card) Win N/A

Gallery Edit

Etymology Edit

Grendel is one of the three antagonists in the epic poem Beowulf. He terrorizes the mead hall, Heorot, until Beowulf comes to slay him. Said to be the decedent of Cain, he is usually depicted as a foul monster or beast.

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