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A Tarantula from Final Fantasy III.

Tarantula (タランチュラ, Taranchura?) is a recurring enemy in the series. It first appeared in the first Final Fantasy game.

Appearances[]

Final Fantasy[]

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Tarantulas appear as enemies in Marsh Cave, the Cavern of Earth, and on the world map around Elfheim. Their attacks have a chance to inflict poison.

Final Fantasy III[]

Tarantulas appear as enemies on the northwest edge of the Floating Continent. They have strong physical attacks and are weak to Fire.

Final Fantasy IV[]

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Alraune appears as an enemy that can be found in the Lunar Ruins and on a three tile peninsula in the Underworld, directly south of the Sylph Cave. They can only use the Earthquake ability.

Final Fantasy V[]

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Tarantulas appear as enemies in Castle Exdeath. They can use Web to inflict Slow on a party member.

Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-[]

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Final Fantasy XV[]

Tarantulas are small enemies that can be summoned by Arachne.

Final Fantasy Adventure[]

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The Tarantula is an enemy found in the Gaia Pass and the Old Mine. They have a chance of inflicting Pois when attacking.

Final Fantasy Dimensions[]

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Tarantulas appear as enemies in the Northern Cave and Below Castle Lux.

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Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia[]

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Pictlogica Final Fantasy[]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[]

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[]

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Etymology[]

Tarantula refers to a family of spiders which inhabit much of the warmer areas of the world. Known for their impressive size, Tarantulas are often kept as pets or used in cuisine. Despite their tendency to inflict the Poison status ailment in the Final Fantasy series, most tarantulas are not dangerous to humans.

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