Mist Cave, also called Misty Cave and Cave of Mist, is a dungeon in Final Fantasy IV and Final Fantasy IV: The After Years. It is the cave that leads from Baron to Mist, and it is named as such because the cave is shrouded in mist.

Story[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy IV[edit | edit source]

The Mist Dragon warning Cecil and Kain to leave.

Cecil Harvey and Kain Highwind must travel through Mist Cave in order to deliver the Carnelian Signet to Mist. On the way, they hear a voice telling them to return to Baron. When they refuse, the mist gathers and they battle the Mist Dragon.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years[edit | edit source]

Seventeen years later, Ceodore Harvey and the Hooded Man reach the Mist Cave to get to Mist and escape the pursuit of Baron soldiers.

Spoilers end here.

Shops[edit | edit source]

In Final Fantasy IV: The After Years, the player can talk to Namingway to buy items from him.

Items
Item Price
Hi-Potion 150 gil
Phoenix Down 100 gil
Mallet 80 gil
Tent 100 gil
Echo Herbs 50 gil
Bomb Fragment 200 gil
Antarctic Wind 200 gil
Zeus's Wrath 200 gil
Gnomish Bread*(3D only) 100 gil

Items[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy IV[edit | edit source]

2D versions
3D versions

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years[edit | edit source]

Enemies[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy IV[edit | edit source]

2D
3D

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years[edit | edit source]

Entrance
Note: this is a one-time scripted encounter
B1
B2-A
B3
B2-B

Musical themes[edit | edit source]

The background music that plays inside Mist Cave is the Final Fantasy IV "Dungeon" Theme.

Other appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

Painting image.

The King of Baron has ordered Cecil of the Red Wings to deliver the Carnelian Signet to the village of Mist.

Description

Mist Cave is unlocked by completing Mako Reactor No. 5 in the Final Fantasy VII realm. Completion of this dungeon unlocks Underground Waterway in the Final Fantasy IV realm.

Classic Rewards
Completion Type Item Quantity
Completion Reward Gil 700
Mastery Reward Minor Holy Orb 5
Stamina Shard 1
First Time Completion Kain 1
Mythril 1
Elite Rewards
Completion Type Item Quantity
Completion Reward Gil 3,500
Mastery Reward Greater White Orb 3
Stamina Sahrd 1
First Time Completion Mythril 1
Stamina Shard 1


Gallery[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Mist is a phenomenon caused by small droplets of water suspended in air.

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