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Wendigo in Final Fantasy XII.

Wendigo (ウェンディゴ, Wendigo?) is a recurring enemy in the series. Though it appears differently throughout its appearances, it is often a giant, and many times headless.

Also featured on this page is the Stalker (ストーカー, Sutōkā?) which has been translated Stoker and as Wendigo. The Final Fantasy V boss is in an instance of this Japanese name.


Final Fantasy V[]


Wendigo is a boss fought at the end of the Island Shrine, guarding a tablet required for the Sealed Weapons. When fought, four Wendigos will appear, though only one will take damage, and the player must attack the right one to damage it. It will constantly shift to a different one each time. Attacks which hit them all at once result in a Frost retaliation.

Final Fantasy VIII[]

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Wendigo is an enemy fought in forests around Timber, many areas in Galbadia and in the Stairway Hall and Passageway of the final dungeon. They use physical attacks, meaning they can be defeated easily using Blind. Wendigo has a Triple Triad card.

Final Fantasy X[]


Wendigo is an Ogre enemy fought in Lake Macalania when escaping Macalania Temple, fought with two Guado. It deals mostly physical damage and is in Berserk status from the beginning of the battle. After dropping to below 9,000 HP, it will raise its arms and then counter any attack.

Final Fantasy XI[]

Wendigo is a member of the Skeleton enemy family.

Final Fantasy XII[]

Wendigo is an enemy fought in the Sochen Cave Palace, which attacks with physical damage and several -ra magic abilities.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII[]

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Wendigo is fought in the Luxerion Cathedral during the Final Day.

Final Fantasy Type-0[]


Wendigo is an enemy family containing the Wendigo and Glasya Labolas enemies, encountered around the world map.

Final Fantasy XIV[]

Wendigo appeared in the original release, and has not reappeared in A Realm Reborn.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[]

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Wendigo is a member of the Headless enemy family.

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia[]

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Pictlogica Final Fantasy[]

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Wendigo from Final Fantasy X appears as an enemy.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[]

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The wendigo is a cannibalistic monster that appears in Algonquian folklore. It is said to embody gluttony, greed, and excess. In Final Fantasy XII, a wendigo will drop a flesh-type loot and is an Ice-type enemy, further alluding to the legend.