One notable Rhyos was created from the spirit of a Bevellian inventor who played a role in the development of Yevon's machina and the shoopuf saddle. However, the genius inventor was killed by one of his own creations and was reborn a fiend who now creates machina to solely benefit others.
Its Japanese name is Gorgimera. Gorgimera combines the words gorgon and chimera.
[view·edit·purge]In Greek mythology, the Gorgon was a terrifying female creature who had hair of living, venomous snakes, and a horrifying visage that turned those who beheld it to stone, the most famous being Medusa.
[view·edit·purge]The chimera is a fire-breathing monster, one of the offspring of Typhon and Echidna. It is commonly represented with a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail in Greek mythology. In modern usage, the term chimera is often taken to mean any sort of hybrid between two or more species.