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The Steel Golem, also known as the StaleMan or Staleman, is an enemy in Final Fantasy IV. It appears in Eblan Castle, Tower of Babil and the Cave of Eblan.

Stats Edit


Easy Type

Battle Edit

Steel Golem is weak to Ice.

Strategy Edit

Cecil's Icebrand, Yang's Ice Claws and Kain's Ice Lance are strong against it.

Players are advised to farm for the Giant's Gloves they drop. Once Edge joins, he can steal Gaia Hammers from Steel Golem and sell it for 6000 gil. He can have up to a 39 percent chance of stealing one from Steel Golem.

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Steel Golem appears as an enemy.

Etymology Edit

In Jewish and medieval folklore, a golem is an animated anthropomorphic being, magically created from inanimate matter. The word was used to mean an amorphous, unformed material (usually out of stone and clay) in Psalms and medieval writing. Adam, the first man created by God in the Holy Bible, was a golem since he was created from dust and sand. Having a golem servant was seen as the ultimate symbol of wisdom and holiness, with stories of prominent Rabbis owning golems throughout the middle ages. In modern times, the word golem, sometimes pronounced goilem in Yiddish, has come to mean one who is slow, clumsy, and generally dimwitted.

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