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The party traveling through the Magic Laboratory.

The Magic Laboratory (魔法研究所, Mahou Kenkyuusho?) is a dungeon in Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light. The Magic Laboratory is located below Horne Castle. When inside the Magic Laboratory, the player must solve a puzzle that involves touching four sheep statues.


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After the party is sent back in time, they follow King Horne into the Magic Laboratory and witness King Horne making a deal with Louhi for the ultimate Black Magic, Desolator. After finding out that King Horne made a deal with Louhi, the party goes to the Witch's Mansion to stop the deal and to get answers. After the party obtains the Lamp of Truth in the Witch's Mansion, the party returns to the Magic Laboratory and meet with King Horne.

Brandt and the others use the Lamp of Truth on him and reveal his true form as Satan. After the party defeats Satan, the parrot in Kuore's house arrives and reveals itself to be the real King Horne. King Horne rushes out of the Magic Laboratory to return to Queen Horne and his family.

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Item Location
Darkness Staff Chest located in the west room on the second bottom floor.
Evil Lance Chest located in the east room on the second bottom floor.
Darkaga Tome Chest located on the southwest side of the third bottom floor.
Black Book Chest located on the southeast side of the third bottom floor.
Star Earring Chest located in the center secret room on the fourth bottom floor.


Musical themes[]

The "The Witch's Mansion" (魔女の館, Majou no tachi?) is the location theme for the Magic Laboratory. The track can be found in the original soundtrack as Track 10 and is composed by Naoshi Mizuta.