- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy
- 1.2 Final Fantasy III
- 1.3 Final Fantasy IV: The After Years
- 1.4 Final Fantasy IX
- 1.5 Final Fantasy XI
- 1.6 Final Fantasy XIV
- 1.7 Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
- 1.8 Final Fantasy Adventure
- 1.9 The Final Fantasy Legend
- 1.10 Final Fantasy Legend II
- 1.11 Final Fantasy Legend III
- 1.12 Final Fantasy Dimensions II
- 1.13 Dissidia Final Fantasy
- 1.14 Pictlogica Final Fantasy
- 1.15 Final Fantasy All the Bravest
- 1.16 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 1.17 Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
- 1.18 World of Final Fantasy
- 1.19 Mobius Final Fantasy
- 1.20 Final Fantasy Trading Card Game
- 1.21 Triple Triad
- 2 Gallery
- 3 Etymology
Appearances[edit | edit source]
Two hundred years before the events of the game, Kraken infiltrated a water temple near Onrac and submerges it beneath the sea, where it becomes the Sunken Shrine. When the party follows him to his watery lair, he reveals that he is one of the Four Fiends under Chaos, and promises to make the shrine their tombs.
The Kraken in Final Fantasy IV: The After Years is the return of the fiend from the original Final Fantasy. He is weak to Lightning as in the original game, and is fought in the Depths, on the floor with all of the other original Final Fantasy bosses. Upon defeat, the Kraken relinquishes the Triton Dagger.
Kraken is one of the guardians of Terra and resides in the Water Shrine. He later appears with the other three incarnations of the Four Fiends in Memoria. Crystallized versions of him can be encountered in the Crystal World.
Kraken are a species of Sea Monk.
Kraken is depicted as a gigantic squid in Final Fantasy XIV, and is fought twice. First as the last boss of the Hullbreaker Isle, where it flees upon defeat, and again as the last boss of Sastasha (Hard), where it is slain.
An homage to Kraken appears as the Falgabard Kraken, an Ice Flan belonging to a special force of the Red Wings. It is fought as a boss on mission #078: Water Sigil.
Kraken is a Tier 6 octopus, accessible only via transformation.
The Kraken is an enemy and also a possible monster that the party's monster unit(s) can transform into.
The Kraken is an enemy and also a possible monster that the party can transform into.
The Fiend of Water, who nests in the Sunken Shrine, befouling the Waters and stealing the ocean's light.
Dissidia Final Fantasy Summon Compendium
In Dissidia Final Fantasy, Kraken appears as a summon. His original Final Fantasy artwork is showcased when he is summoned into battle. When summoned, it uses Water Arcana, evoking a 20-second timer upon the warriors and when it reaches 0, the warriors' Bravery values are exchanged with the opponent's. A colored version of its original artwork from Final Fantasy is used in this game. Kraken can be obtained as a Stage Bonus on the Shade Impulse III storyline.
Kraken's portrait is also included in the Chaos Shrine arena.
This regal Fiend of Water has a penchant for sinking things with its tentacles.
Kraken appears in Final Fantasy Trading Card Game with his artwork from Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of Souls and Final Fantasy IX. His cards are water-elemental reflecting his element in the games.
Kraken from World of Final Fantasy appears on a Triple Triad card in the version playable via Final Fantasy Portal App.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Kraken were giant sea monsters, found in Norse and Icelandic mythology. Often depicted as gigantic octopuses or squids, they were thought to rise up from the deeps, grappling and then sinking small ships. Other myths held that the greatest dangers from the Kraken were the whirlpools left behind from their descent back into the deeps.The