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Quezacotl[edit]

  • Element: Thunder
  • Special Attack: Thunder Storm - Thunder damage to all enemies.

Quezacotl can be obtained in the First Disk of the game. Once you gain control of Squall in his classroom on the second floor, log on to Squall's study panel in the back of the class. Select the option Tutorial and the GF will be automatically received. If you disregard the study panel Quistis will give you Quezacotl upon exiting Balamb Garden.

Ability What it does
HP-J Junctions Magic to character's Hit Point stat.
Vit-J Junctions Magic to character's Vitality stat.
Mag-J Junctions Magic to character's Magic stat.
Elem-Atk-J Junctions Magic to character's Elemental Attack. However, only magic with elemental attributes can be junctioned.
Elem-Def-J Junctions Magic to character's Elemental Defense. However, only magic that defends against elemental attributes can be junctioned.
Elem-Defx2 Character is able to junction 2 types of magic to Elemental Defense. Even if you junction a GF with both Elem-Defx2 and Elem-Def-J, it does not change the number of junctionable magic from 2.
Magic Enables the use of Magic in battle. Card transforms an enemy into a card. Card succeeds more often when the enemy's HP are low.
GF Enables the use of GF in battle.
Draw Enables the use of Draw in battle.
Item Enables the use of Item in battle.
Card Enables the use of Card in battle.
Mag+20% Raises Magic damage by 20%.
Mag+40% Raises Magic damage by 40%.
SumMag+10% Raises GF's attack damage by 10%.
SumMag+20% Raises GF's attack damage by 20%.
SumMag+30% Raises GF's attack damage by 30%.
GFHP+10% Raises GF's HP by 10%.
GFHP+20% Raises GF's HP by 20%.
Boost Increases damage during GF's attack. When you press and hold select after a GF is summoned, an icon and numbers appear. The number shows the damage value at 75%. Press square repeatedly to increase the damage to a maximum of 250%. Pressing square while the x is displayed returns the damage value to 75%.
T Mag-RF Refine Lightning/Wind Magic from an item.
Mid Mag-RF Refine Mid-Level Magic from other Magic.
Card Mod Refine items from cards

Shiva[edit]

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  • Element: Ice
  • Special Attack: Diamond Dust - Ice damage to all enemies.
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Shiva can be obtained in the First Disk of the game. Once you gain control of Squall in his classroom on the second floor, log on to Squall's study panel in the back of the class. Select the option Tutorial and the GF will be automatically received. If you disregard the study panel Quistis will give you Shiva upon exiting Balamb Garden.

Ability What it does
Str-J Junctions Magic to character's Strength stat.
Vit-J Junctions Magic to character's Vitality stat.
Spr-J Junctions Magic to character's Spirit stat.
Elem-Atk-J Junctions Magic to character's Elemental Attack. However, only magic with elemental attributes can be junctioned.
Elem-Def-J Junctions Magic to character's Elemental Defense. However, only magic that defends against elemental attributes can be junctioned.
Elem-Defx2 Character is able to junction 2 types of magic to Elemental Defense. Even if you junction a GF with both Elem-Defx2 and Elem-Def-J, it does not change the number of junctionable magic from 2.
Magic Enables the use of Magic in battle. Card transforms an enemy into a card. Card succeeds more often when the enemy's HP are low.
GF Enables the use of GF in battle.
Draw Enables the use of Draw in battle.
Item Enables the use of Item in battle.
Doom Enables the use of Doom in battle. Doom afflicts an enemy with Death.
Vit+20% Raises Vitality by 20%.
Vit+40% Raises Vitality by 40%.
Spr+20% Raises Spirit by 20%.
Spr+40% Raises Spirit by 40%.
SumMag+10% Raises GF's attack damage by 10%.
SumMag+20% Raises GF's attack damage by 20%.
SumMag+30% Raises GF's attack damage by 30%.
GFHP+10% Raises GF's HP by 10%.
GFHP+20% Raises GF's HP by 20%.
Boost Increases damage during GF's attack. When you press and hold select after a GF is summoned, an icon and numbers appear. The number shows the damage value at 75%. Press square repeatedly to increase the damage to a maximum of 250%. Pressing square while the x is displayed returns the damage value to 75%.
I Mag-RF Refine Water/Ice Magic from an item.

Ifrit[edit]

How To Obtain Defeat Ifrit at the end of the Fire Cavern.

Element Fire

Special Attack Hell Fire - Fire damage to all enemies.

Siren[edit]

The Siren, a quite powerful GF can be drawn (using GF draw ability from GF junction) from Elvoret during the fight with it on the communication tower (disc I) before escaping from indestrustable X-ATM092.

If you have forgotten to draw it from Elvoret, you can draw it from from Tri-Point in the Wind Cellar of the Ultimecia's Castle (disc IV).

It's special power is "Silent Sound" that causes a little non-elemental damage against enemies (rarely on bosses) plus 'silence'.

The Brothers[edit]

Special attack: Brotherly Love

Sacred lovingly catapults Minitaur skyward after lifting the ground from under his foes. The two collide in air.

Deals earth damage to all enemies.

Diablos[edit]

How to obtain: Use the magical lamp from Headmaster Cid.

Name of move: Dark Messenger

Move type: None ( damage done determined by Diablos' level)

Useful Abilities: Mug, Enc-None, Time Mag-RF, and ST Mag-RF

Carbuncle[edit]

How To Obtain: After Edea makes her speech in Deling City, two creatures will melt from stone on an adjacent building, jump onto the ground, and leap behind rooftop where the speech took place. Draw from any of the two Iguins.

Special Attack: Ruby Light - Casts reflect on all the party

Useful Ability: Auto-Reflect

Leviathan[edit]

How to obtain: Draw him from Garden Master NORG after opening the pod or Trauma in Ultimecia's Castle if you missed it.

Special attack: Tsunami

Deals water damage to all enemies.

Pandemona[edit]

How To Obtain

Pandemona can be obtained by drawing from Fujin, during the battle with Fujin and Raijin in Balamb.

Special Attack

Tornado Zone - Absorb all enemies into a bag attached on left shoulder, and blow them out. Does wind elemental damage to all emenies.

Useful Abilities

Spd-J: Junction spells to Speed. Spd+40%: Automatically increase character's gauge bar filling speed.

Cerberus[edit]

How to obtain: Approach him during the raid in the Galbadia Garden and defeat him.

Special Attack: Counter Rockets, casts Double and Triple to all active members of the party which allows a party member to use a spell twice or three times in a row.

Alexander[edit]

How to obtain: Draw from Edea(second fight) at Galbadia Garden or Catoblepas in Ultimecia's Castle

Special Attack: Holy Judgement

Doomtrain[edit]

How to obtain: Have the Solomon Ring, 6 Steel Pipes, 6 Remedy+, and 6 Marlboro Tentacles in your inventory and then use the Solomon Ring

Special attack: Run away train

Deals non-elamental damage to all enemies

Bahamut[edit]

Bahamut, King of Dragons.

How to obtain: Defeat him in the Deep Sea Research Center, chose "It's not our will to fight" for "So you wish to challenge me?", "Never" for "Begging me for mercy?" and the hidden option for "Damned imbeciles. Why do wish to fight?". You will also fight 2 Ruby Dragons minimum, only if you answer the first two questions right.

Special Attack: Mega Flare

Jumbo Cactuar[edit]

How to obtain: Defeat the Jumbo Cactuar on Cactuar Island

Special Attack: 10,000 Needles

Tonberry King[edit]

How to obtain: Defeat the Tonberry King, found by defeating around 20 Tonberries in a row in the Centra Ruins

Special Attack: Chef's Knife

Eden[edit]

How to obtain: Draw it from the Ultima Weapon at the bottom of Deep Sea Research Center or from Tiamat at Ultimecia Castle

Special attack: Eternal Breath

Odin[edit]

How to obtain: Defeat him in the time limit at Centra Ruins

Special attack: Zantetsuken

Gilgamesh[edit]

How to obtain: Obtain Odin before going into the Lunatic Pandora and fight Seifer.

Special attack: Zantetsuken, Masamune, Excalibur or Excalipoor