Ixion (イクシオン, Ikushion?) [ixiːon]* is a lightning-elemental unicorn from the Dissidia 012 pronunciation.Final Fantasy series. Replacing Ramuh as Spira's lightning summon, it appeared for the first time in Final Fantasy X.
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy X
- 1.2 Final Fantasy XI
- 1.3 Final Fantasy XII
- 1.4 Final Fantasy XIV
- 1.5 Final Fantasy XV
- 1.6 Final Fantasy Dimensions II
- 1.7 Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy
- 1.8 Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade
- 1.9 Final Fantasy Artniks
- 1.10 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 1.11 Mobius Final Fantasy
- 1.12 Final Fantasy: Unlimited
- 1.13 Final Fantasy Trading Card Game
- 1.14 Triple Triad
- 2 Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances
- 3 Etymology
Appearances[edit | edit source]
Ixion is the Lightning-elemental aeon obtained at in the Djose Temple. Ixion's special move is Aerospark, where Ixion will fire two discs that collide with a single enemy, causing non-elemental damage that negates many effects. Ixion's Overdrive is Thor's Hammer, where he charges electrical energy on the tip of the horn and shoots it toward the enemy, lifting it into the air. While still connected by an electrical current, Ixion sends a blast of electricity to the enemy, causing lightning damage.
Ixion is a boss under Shuyin's control. He is fought in the Djose Temple and according to the Al Bhed, merged with their machina. Because of this Ixion is the only aeon to have altered model due to having machina components junctioned to it.
Stampeding destrier that tramples foes 'neath thunderous hooves.
Ixion is the rank 2 Lightning Physical summon. His only attack is Hoof Kick.
Ixion is a boss and the sole enemy in the special FATE in the Lochs area. It was modeled after the Final Fantasy X aeon. It can be obtained as a mount after obtaining 12 Ixion horns, while the minion can be obtained for 5.
Ixion reappears in Eden's Verse: Fulmination. Due to the Warrior of Darkness's mind wandering to other Lightning-aspected beings during the summoning of Ramuh, the primal created is a fusion of both Ramuh and Ixion in a centaur-like form. This version of Ramuh can also summon spectral copies of Ixion known as Wills of Ixion. The Ramuh/Ixion hybrid is obtainable as a mount from Eden's Verse: Refulgence (Savage).
Although Ixion does not physically appear himself, Ramuh's staff resembles Ixion from Final Fantasy X.
Ixion is a wind-elemental Eidolon from Final Fantasy Dimensions II. It can be obtained as a signet for Jornee to equip by doing the "Byakko of the West" side quest in the Middle Ages. The summon teaches the Thundara abilities to Jornee.
Whilst not physically appearing Yuna can summon Ixion's Glyph to use Aerospark.
Ixion appears as an ability card.
- See the summon sequences here.
Ixion makes an appearance as a summon. The Soil Charge Triad (Soil is like the colored bullet of a Magun, used to summon creatures) needed to summon Ixion is:
- The deep sleep that envelops death, Steel Gray!
- The rising of boiling blood, Heat Crimson!
- The brilliance that pierces the darkness, Lightning Yellow!
Followed by saying: "Cry! Summoned creature! Ixion!"
In the English audio version, the Soil Charge Triad was changed to:
- The sleep that engulfs death, Steel Gray!
- Bubbling and boiling blood, Heat Crimson!
- The light that penetrates darkness, Lightning Yellow!
Followed by saying: "Howl! I summon you! Ixion!"
Ixion in his Final Fantasy X appearance appears in this Japanese game published by Square Enix.
Ixion from Final Fantasy X appears on a Triple Triad card in the version playable via Final Fantasy Portal App.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]
Million Arthur[edit | edit source]
Ixion cards exist in the mobile card game, designed after the summon's Final Fantasy X appearance.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Ixion was a king of the Lapiths (an ancient tribe of Thessaly) and the son of either the god Ares, Antion, or the notorious evildoer Phlegyas in Greek mythology.
Ixion was summoned to the table of the gods, but rather than being grateful, he immediately tried to seduce Zeus's wife, Hera. Zeus stopped them and then tested Ixion by trying to seduce him with a fake Hera made from a cloud. Ixion slept with her, and was later punished by being strapped to a flaming wheel that flew around the world forever. Meanwhile, the fake Hera gave birth to the Centaurs, thus the reason why Ixion is portrayed by a horse-like creature.