It lairs in the cool shadows of caves during the day, & hunts at night. Phlegyas (FF10): In Greek myth, he's the son of Ares and Chryse, and ancestor of the Phlegyans, a people of Thessaly. Th'uban (FF10): An Islamic demon that looks like a dragon. Nemesis (FF10): The Greek goddess of revenge or justice, but it's also a perfectly normal English word with a meaning similar to "archenemy". The Columbia Encyclopedia entry for Io: "In Greek mythology, daughter of Inachus, king of Argos. À partir du menu et grâce à l’onglet « Créatures », vous allez pouvoir intégrer ce nouveau membre à votre équipe et le faire participer à vos combats ! Gug is an ogre-like monster from H.P Lovecraft's Cthulu mythos with a giant gaping maw for a head. Soit vous le battez avec Okidor (voir la méthode 2) et c'est dur, soit vous le battez sans, et là c'est quasi-imposible ! "An envoy of the Farplane that terrorizes all Spira. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Probably based after the Sand Worm creature from Frank Herbert's "Dune" series. That fits given he uses a thunder attack. Ziggurat Gigas (FF5): A ziggurat is a kind of pyramid-like tower with concentric steps; it's also from Mesopotamian culture, built by followers of Zoroaster. It was built for Carian king Mausolus; thus the English word "mausoleum". Sleipnir (various): Odin's eight-legged horse in Norse mythology. Perhaps suggestive of Ozma's out-of-this-world appearance. Espada (FF10): Spanish for "sword". There Zeus returned her to human form, and she bore his child Epaphus. Relâcher alors la créature qui se révèle être une chimère. Varuna (FF10): Veruna (the fiend in the Omega Ruins that looks like Diablos) is the supreme god in the pre-Vedic Indian religion. A rain-god of the Bavenda of Transvaal. Adamantoise (various): See Items. Rakshasi have been around longer than Dungeons and Dragons. It is also found in many other mythoi, including Norse mythology, Hinduism and Gnosticism. In FF8, Tiamat is indeed supposed to be related to Bahamut, and s/he looks very much like him in that game. Wyvern (FF4, FF6): The Wyvern guarded one of the really powerful weapons in the Lunar Subterran of FF4. Also, the same Chinese glyph for Gui is used for the Japanese kanji meaning "oni" or "demon". Daeva (Kilika) -> Evolves into "Aka Manah" Aka Mana -> Evolves into "Aeshma" Aeshma -> Evolves into "Jahi" Jahi -> Mission Time: Capture the Fiend Traitor! Nidhogg (FF10): A serpent from Norse myth, which continually attempts to destroy Yggdrasil, the World Tree. (The PSX version had this as an unimaginative "Ultragigas"). Kali was the three-eyed female counterpart of Shiva the Destroyer in Hindu mythology. Rajah originally; it means 'King Naga' and comes from Sanskrit. Later, though, Hercules frees him. Il se transforme en Aka-Manah. Fafnir (FF10): The dragon killed by Siegfried in the Ring of the Nibelung Norse legend. It should be pronounced "EE-oh", but you also hear "EYE-oh". Wingraptor (FF5): A raptor is a bird of prey, and there's a dinosaur called "velociraptor". A nice word for one of Kefka's minions. Alcyone (FF10): In Greek Mythology, Alcyone, who in grief over the death of her husband Ceyx, threw herself into the sea and was changed into a halcyon; a bird identified with the kingfisher, believed to have had the power to calm the wind and the waves at the time of the winter solstice when it nested on the sea. Tiamat usually has five heads but can have anywhere from three to six. Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property. Triton is king of the seas and one of Neptune's moons, as is Nereid. Byblos (FF5, Tactics): You meet him in FF5's Library of Ancients, which makes sense since his name is derived from the Greek for "book". Ideal prey is a human, which it can gulp down with about two bites. Undine Entite (FF12): "Undin" most likely comes from "undine", which was a type of female water sprite in Teutonic folklore. Valaha (FF10): Valaha may be a misspelling of Varaha, the boar incarnation of the Hindu god, Vishnu. Arachne (FF4): She was a woman who weaved things and was turned into a spider by Athena when she lost a bet - thus she's a spider in this This is "an ancient Persian demon of death, deceit, mendacity.