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Doesn't look like a very friendly creature.


The Propagator is a boss in Final Fantasy VIII. They come in four colors on the Ragnarok: purple, red, green, and gold, and must be defeated in pairs, otherwise they will respawn. Continually challenging the Propagators randomly will, after twenty-five kills, cause all Propagators onboard Ragnarok to cease respawning.






Battle Edit

The player fights the Propagators with only Squall and Rinoa. Angelo is not available, bit Rinoa has a new Limit Break: Angel Wing.

The Propagator likes to use Silence and Blind, but these work well against them too. Propagators are one of the only bosses in the game that the Guardian Force Odin can kill with Zantetsuken.

Strategy Edit

The easiest way to defeat the Propagators is to junction 100 Deaths in Status Attack, to kill them in one hit. If the player doesn't have Deaths, the player can silence them (with magic, status junctions or Siren) to make them lose turns from trying to cast magic.

Triple Triad Edit

Propagator Card
TTPropagator Element None
Refine 1 refines into 1 G-Mega-Potion
Drop N/A
Card Blitz, Mesmerize
Level 7 (Boss Card) Win N/A

Other appearances Edit

Final Fantasy Record Keeper Edit

FFRK Propagator FFVIII

Propagator appears as an enemy in Final Fantasy Record Keeper.

Mobius Final FantasyEdit

MFF Propagator FFVIII
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Gallery Edit


The enemy's name makes a pun of the word "propagator" with "[alli]gator", hence the shape of their teeth-rimmed mouths. To propagate is to breed, spread, and/or multiply, referencing how propagators spread across the ship and how they quickly return if not defeated in the correct order.

Trivia Edit

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