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.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy V[edit | edit source]

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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[edit | edit source]

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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 Ultimecia Castle. They use physical attacks heavily, meaning they can be defeated easily using Blind.

Final Fantasy X[edit | edit source]

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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[edit | edit source]

Wendigo is a member of the Skeleton enemy family.

Final Fantasy XII[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Final Fantasy Type-0[edit | edit source]

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

Final Fantasy XIV[edit | edit source]

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

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[edit | edit source]

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Wendigo is a member of the Headless enemy family.

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Wendigo from Final Fantasy X appears as an enemy.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Gallery[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

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.

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