Vulcan-O Valley is a location and track in Chocobo Racing. The wasteland is inhabited by Behemoth, a magical beast. During Story Mode, Chubby Chocobo leads Chocobo and friends to the wasteland, as there is a Magicite shard there. Revealing his large magicite piece, Behemoth challenges them to a race, where the victor will take all the Magicite pieces.
- Course No: 8
- Course Length: 2,350 meters
- Difficulty: 4/5
The course starts the racers on a narrow dirt road. After passing under a stream of flowing lava the racers make a few simple turns. There are no walls on the right side of the road, and if the racers drift too far, they will fall into the lava. The next portion of the course takes the racers through a tunnel in which they are forced to make a series of very sharp turns. The racers make a series of turns before coming to the next portion of the course.
During this portion the walls are much higher and the racers are allowed to travel along them. This portion is fairly long and the racers make quite a few turns. The racers pass through several arches made out of bones, followed by a short tunnel of lava before coming to a winding stretch of road. During this stretch the racers must use caution because of boulders coming down onto the road. If one of these boulders hits a racer, they will be smushed for a short period of time.
The end of this road has a black and yellow sign signaling the racers to make a very sharp turn. Failure to do so will result in the racers falling into the lava. After making this turn the racers have a short and straight stretch to the finish line. The background of the course features steam, lava, and volcanoes. The music for this course is a remix of the final boss theme from Final Fantasy II.
Behemoth possesses slightly below average speed and very good controls. The best way to defeat Behemoth is to use a character with good control, preferably Chubby Chocobo. The player must avoid the walls, even the ones which they can travel on, and take caution around the stretches of road where there are no walls. Because the racers are much slower than the other races, even Behemoth, using just about anyone will fit the bill. They don't match the player's racer's first place top speed unless they're in 5th or 6th place. Behemoth keeps one type of attack stone no matter what rank he's in.
Ability: Charge - Behemoth speeds and rams any opponents in front of him, causing them to spin out. If the ability hits a spun out racer, the racer suffers a type 3 crash instead. This ability is also the quickest to charge, even quicker than Flap or Grip-Up.