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{{Images|the missing "File:Squall's new room.jpg" in "#Weapons Monthly, April Issue" section}}
 
[[File:FFVIII Magazine Item Symbol.png|left|25px]]
 
[[File:FFVIII Magazine Item Symbol.png|left|25px]]
[[File:Weapons-Monthly-First-Issue-FFVIII.png|thumb|250px|Weapons Monthly First Issue.]]
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The '''Weapons Monthly''' [[magazine]]s are items in ''[[Final Fantasy VIII]]'', found in various places around the [[List of Final Fantasy VIII Locations|world of ''Final Fantasy VIII'']]. Each magazine contains information about various models of weapons, which can be upgraded. Even though weapons can be upgraded without the magazine in which it is mentioned, it is useful, as it gives the player information on how many items are needed for the upgrade.
The '''Weapons Monthly''' [[magazine]]s are items in ''[[Final Fantasy VIII]]'', found in various places around the [[Final Fantasy VIII locations|world of ''Final Fantasy VIII'']]. Each magazine contains information about various models of [[Final Fantasy VIII weapons|weapons]], which can be upgraded. Even though weapons can be upgraded without the magazine in which it is mentioned, it is useful, as it gives the player information on how many items are needed for the upgrade.
 
   
Some magazines can be purchased in [[Esthar City|Esthar's]] Book Store, but may need the [[Guardian Force]] [[Tonberry (Final Fantasy VIII summon)|Tonberry's]] [[Familiar (ability)|Familiar]] ability to appear in the shop list.
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Some magazines can be purchased in [[Esthar City|Esthar]]'s Book Store, but may need the [[Guardian Force]] [[Tonberry#Final Fantasy VIII|Tonberry]]'s [[Familiar]] ability to appear in the shop list.
   
{{See|Combat King (Final Fantasy VIII)|t1=Combat King|Occult Fan|Pet Pals|The Girl Next Door}}
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==Magazines==
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===Weapons Monthly, March Issue===
== Magazines ==
 
=== Weapons Monthly, March Issue ===
 
 
[[File:Elvoret battle.jpg|right|thumb|Elvoret battle.]]
 
[[File:Elvoret battle.jpg|right|thumb|Elvoret battle.]]
 
Found at the top of [[Dollet]] communications tower after defeating [[Elvoret (Final Fantasy VIII)|Elvoret]]. The Elvoret drops the magazine upon defeat.
 
Found at the top of [[Dollet]] communications tower after defeating [[Elvoret (Final Fantasy VIII)|Elvoret]]. The Elvoret drops the magazine upon defeat.
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{{gallery
FF8-ChainWhip.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Chain Whip|Chain Whip]]
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|File:FF8-ChainWhip.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Chain Whip|Chain Whip]]
FF8-Flail.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Flail|Flail]]
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|File:FF8-Flail.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Flail|Flail]]
FF8-MetalKnuckle.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Metal Knuckle|Metal Knuckle]]
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|File:FF8-MetalKnuckle.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Metal Knuckle|Metal Knuckle]]
FF8-Revolver.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Revolver|Revolver]]
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|File:FF8-Revolver.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Revolver|Revolver]]
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}}
   
=== Weapons Monthly, April Issue ===
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===Weapons Monthly, April Issue===
[[File:Weapons Monthly April location from FFVIII Remastered.png|right|thumb|Squall's new room.]]
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[[File:Squall's new room.jpg|right|thumb]]
Found on a table in [[Squall Leonhart|Squall's]] new dorm room at [[Balamb Garden]], after the [[SeeD]] ball.
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Found on a table in [[Squall Leonhart|Squall]]'s new dorm room at [[Balamb Garden]], after the [[SeeD]] ball.
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{{gallery
FF8-Valiant.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Valiant|Valiant]]
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|File:FF8-Valiant.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Valiant|Valiant]]
FF8-Maverick.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Maverick|Maverick]]
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|File:FF8-Maverick.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Maverick|Maverick]]
FF8-Pinwheel.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Pinwheel|Pinwheel]]
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|File:FF8-Pinwheel.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Pinwheel|Pinwheel]]
FF8-ShearTrigger.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Shear Trigger|Shear Trigger]]
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|File:FF8-ShearTrigger.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Shear Trigger|Shear Trigger]]
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=== Weapons Monthly, May Issue ===
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===Weapons Monthly, May Issue===
[[File:Weapons Monthly May issue in Deling City Sewers from FFVIII R.png|right|thumb|Deling Sewers.]]
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[[File:Deling 8.jpg|right|thumb|Deling Sewers.]]
Found in the [[Deling City Sewers]]. Located behind the Presidential Residence, this portion of the sewers can be accessed by either [[Rinoa Heartilly|Rinoa]] or Squall during their respective trips into the residence. The area where the magazine is obtained [[Unrevisitable locations|becomes inaccessible]] after climbing up to the Presidential Residence roof with Squall.
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Found in the sewers of [[Deling City]]. This sewer is actually located behind the Presidential Residence and can be accessed by either [[Rinoa Heartilly|Rinoa]] or [[Squall Leonhart|Squall]] during their respective trips into the residence.
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{{gallery
FF8-SlayingTail.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Slaying Tail|Slaying Tail]]
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|File:FF8-SlayingTail.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Slaying Tail|Slaying Tail]]
FF8-Ulysses.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Ulysses|Ulysses]]
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|File:FF8-Ulysses.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Ulysses|Ulysses]]
FF8-Valkyrie.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Valkyrie|Valkyrie]]
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|File:FF8-Valkyrie.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Valkyrie|Valkyrie]]
FF8-CuttingTrigger.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Cutting Trigger|Cutting Trigger]]
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|File:FF8-CuttingTrigger.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Cutting Trigger|Cutting Trigger]]
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=== Weapons Monthly, June Issue ===
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===Weapons Monthly, June Issue===
 
[[File:Missile Base 2.jpg|right|thumb|Missile Base.]]
 
[[File:Missile Base 2.jpg|right|thumb|Missile Base.]]
 
Found after defeating the [[BGH251F2]] at the [[Missile Base]]. The machine drops the magazine upon defeat.
 
Found after defeating the [[BGH251F2]] at the [[Missile Base]]. The machine drops the magazine upon defeat.
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{{gallery
FF8-MorningStar.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Morning Star|Morning Star]]
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|File:FF8-MorningStar.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Morning Star|Morning Star]]
FF8-Gauntlet.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Gauntlet|Gauntlet]]
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|File:FF8-Gauntlet.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Gauntlet|Gauntlet]]
FF8-RedScorpion.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Red Scorpion|Red Scorpion]]
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|File:FF8-RedScorpion.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Red Scorpion|Red Scorpion]]
FF8-FlameSaber.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Flame Saber|Flame Saber]]
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|File:FF8-FlameSaber.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Flame Saber|Flame Saber]]
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=== Weapons Monthly, July Issue ===
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===Weapons Monthly, July Issue===
[[File:Weapons Monthly July Issue from FFVIII Remastered.png|right|thumb]]
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[[File:TrainingCenter-ffviii-left.png|right|thumb|Training Center.]]
The magazine can be found by returning to [[Balamb Garden]] Training Center after the [[Battle of the Gardens]] and entering the area on the left.
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Found at the Training Center in [[Balamb Garden]] in Disc 3.
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{{gallery
FF8-Bismarck.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Bismarck|Bismarck]]
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|File:FF8-Bismarck.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Bismarck|Bismarck]]
FF8-CrescentWish.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Crescent Wish|Crescent Wish]]
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|File:FF8-CrescentWish.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Crescent Wish|Crescent Wish]]
FF8-RisingSun.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Rising Sun|Rising Sun]]
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|File:FF8-RisingSun.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Rising Sun|Rising Sun]]
FF8-TwinLance.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Twin Lance|Twin Lance]]
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|File:FF8-TwinLance.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Twin Lance|Twin Lance]]
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=== Weapons Monthly, August Issue ===
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===Weapons Monthly, August Issue===
[[File:Weapons Monthly August Issue from FFVIII Remastered.png|right|thumb]]
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[[File:Trabia Garden Lobby.jpg|right|thumb|Trabia Garden.]]
 
The "treasure" of [[Trabia Garden]] can be found five steps south of the Gargoyle fountain, barely seen.
 
The "treasure" of [[Trabia Garden]] can be found five steps south of the Gargoyle fountain, barely seen.
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Unlike the other Weapons Monthlies that become available in the order of the months, the August issue can be picked up before the one for July. It is possible this is a mistake, and the issues were intended to be in the opposite order.
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|File:FF8-Ehrgeiz.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Ehrgeiz|Ehrgeiz]]
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|File:FF8-Cardinal.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Cardinal|Cardinal]]
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|File:FF8-SaveTheQueen.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Save the Queen|Save the Queen]]
FF8-Ehrgeiz.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Ehrgeiz|Ehrgeiz]]
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|File:FF8-Punishment.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Punishment|Punishment]]
FF8-Cardinal.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Cardinal|Cardinal]]
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FF8-SaveTheQueen.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Save the Queen|Save the Queen]]
 
FF8-Punishment.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Punishment|Punishment]]
 
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=== Weapons Monthly, 1st Issue ===
 
[[File:Weapons Monthly First Issue from FFVIII Remastered.png|right|thumb]]
 
Can be found in the [[Lunatic Pandora Laboratory]] during the last [[Laguna Loire|Laguna]] [[dream world|dream sequence]]. The player needs to go back into the Lunatic Pandora Laboratory and pick it up from the floor. The magazine is also sold in Karen's Shop in Esthar City with [[Tonberry (Final Fantasy VIII summon)|Tonberry's]] [[Familiar (ability)|Familiar]] ability learned.
 
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<gallery>
 
FF8-Exeter.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Exeter|Exeter]]
 
FF8-StrangeVision.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Strange Vision|Strange Vision]]
 
FF8-ShootingStar.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Shooting Star|Shooting Star]]
 
FF8-Lionheart.png|[[Final Fantasy VIII weapons#Lion Heart|Lion Heart]]
 
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== Other appearances ==
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===Weapons Monthly, 1st Issue===
=== ''[[Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade]]'' ===
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[[File:Lunatic Pandora Laboratory 1.jpg|right|thumb|Lunatic Pandora Laboratory.]]
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Can be found in the [[Lunatic Pandora]] lab during the last [[Laguna Loire|Laguna]] dream sequence.
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{{gallery
FFAB Weapons Mon Vol 10.png|Weapons Mon. Vol.10.
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|File:FF8-Exeter.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Exeter|Exeter]]
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|File:FF8-StrangeVision.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Strange Vision|Strange Vision]]
{{Item section|Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade}}
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|File:FF8-ShootingStar.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Shooting Star|Shooting Star]]
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|File:FF8-Lionheart.png|[[List of Final Fantasy VIII Weapons#Lion Heart|Lion Heart]]
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==Gallery==
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==Other Appearances==
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===''[[Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade]]''===
Weapons Monthly March Revolver from FFVIII R.png|March Issue: Revolver.
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{{Item-stub|Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade}}
Weapons Monthly March Metal Knuckle from FFVIII R.png|March Issue: Metal Knuckle.
 
Weapons Monthly March Flail from FFVIII R.png|March Issue: Flail.
 
Weapons Monthly March Chain Whip from FFVIII R.png|March Issue: Chain Whip.
 
Weapons Monthly April Shear Trigger from FFVIII R.png|April Issue: Shear Trigger.
 
Weapons Monthly April Maverick from FFVIII R.png|April Issue: Maverick.
 
Weapons Monthly April Pinwheel from FFVIII R.png|April Issue: Pinwheel.
 
Weapons Monthly April Valiant from FFVIII R.png|April Issue: Valiant.
 
Weapons Monthly May Cutting Trigger from FFVIII R.png|May Issue: Cutting Trigger.
 
Weapons Monthly May Valkyrie from FFVIII R.png|May Issue: Valkyrie.
 
Weapons Monthly May Ulysses from FFVIII R.png|May Issue: Ulysses.
 
Weapons Monthly May Slaying Tail from FFVIII R.png|May Issue: Slaying Tail.
 
Weapons Monthly June Flame Saber from FFVIII R.png|June Issue: Flame Saber.
 
Weapons Monthly June Gauntlet from FFVIII R.png|June Issue: Gauntlet.
 
Weapons Monthly June Morning Star from FFVIII R.png|June Issue: Morning Star.
 
Weapons Monthly June Red Scorpion from FFVIII R.png|June Issue: Red Scorpion.
 
Weapons Monthly July Twin Lance from FFVIII R.png|July Issue: Twin Lance.
 
Weapons Monthly July Rising Sun from FFVIII R.png|July Issue: Rising Sun.
 
Weapons Monthly July Bismarck from FFVIII R.png|July: Rising Sun.|July Issue: Bismarck.
 
Weapons Monthly July Crescent Wish from FFVIII R.png|July Issue: Crescent Wish.
 
Weapons Monthly August Punishment from FFVIII R.png|August Issue: Punishment.
 
Weapons Monthly August Ehrgeiz from FFVIII R.png|August Issue: Ehrgeiz.
 
Weapons Monthly August Cardinal from FFVIII R.png|August Issue: Cardinal.
 
Weapons Monthly August Save the Queen from FFVIII R.png|August Issue: Save the Queen.
 
Weapons Monthly First Shooting Star from FFVIII R.png|First Issue: Shooting Star.
 
Weapons Monthly First Exeter from FFVIII R.png|First Issue: Exeter.
 
Weapons Monthly First Strange Vision from FFVIII R.png|First Issue: Strange Vision.
 
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== Trivia ==
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==Trivia==
* Squall is the only character to have a weapon in every issue of the magazine.
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*[[Squall Leonhart|Squall]] is the only character to have a weapon in every issue of the magazine.
* There is a "Weapons Monthly" magazine in the item shop at [[Meldacio Hunter HQ]] in ''[[Final Fantasy XV]]'' as an [[Final Fantasy XV allusions|allusion]] to ''Final Fantasy VIII''.
 
   
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==See Also==
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*[[Combat King]]
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*[[Occult Fan]]
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*[[Pet Pals]]
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*[[The Girl Next Door]]
   
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