Final Fantasy games

Group Description

This game group includes all games under the Final Fantasy license.

Trivia: Monsters

The name of the monsters in the Final Fantasy universe are often taken from different mythologies of the world. Here is a small list of some popular monsters, and what mythology they are taken from:
  • Behemoth - Jewish mythology. A huge monster and a symbol of evil.
  • Ahriman - Persian mythology. Personification of evil (In Final Fantasy games, ahrimans are one-eyed flying creatures, looking like bats).
  • Asura - Hindu mythology. A class of deities, as opposed to the "deva" (gods).
  • Grendel - English mythology, a monster fought by Beowulf
  • Tiamat - Babylonian mythology. Chaos, the mother of all things.
  • Kali - Hindu mythology. A mighty and often dangerous goddess of time and destruction.
Monsters a character can summon:
  • Ifrit - Arab mythology. A wicked spirit, also known as Jinn.
  • Shiva - Hindu mythology. One of the greatest gods, sometimes regarded as the God. Unfortunately for all fans of the Final Fantasy version of Shiva - he is a man.
  • Ramuh - "Ramuh" is maybe a form of "Rama", the incarnation of Vishnu in Hindu mythology.
  • Phoenix - Greek mythology. A bird that resurrects itself after dying (the item "phoenix down" also comes from there). The Asian phoenix (Chinese fenghuang is a different creature that might have been the inspiration for the monster as well.
  • Titan - Greek mythology. Titans were a class of deities that fought against the Olympic gods.
  • Siren - Greek mythology. A beautiful woman who charms sailors by singing to them.
  • Leviathan - Jewish mythology. A huge water creature. In modern Hebrew this word (לויתן, "livyatan") means "whale".
  • Fafnir - Norse mythology. A dragon that was defeated by the hero Sigurd.
  • Hades - Greek mythology. The world of the dead and also its ruler.
  • Quetzalcoatl - Central American mythology. One of the greater gods of the Aztecs.
  • Odin - Norse mythology. The most powerful god, the ruler of gods.
  • Gilgamesh - Sumerian / Akkadian mythology. A great hero and a legendary king.
  • Bahamut - Arab mythology. Is actually a translation of the Hebrew "behemoth". In Arab mythology, it is a big fish, not a dragon.

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Information also contributed by YID YANG
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Game TitleYearPlatformsorted in ascending orderPublisherUser Score
Final Fantasy: Type-0 HD2011PlayStation 4, PSP, Windows, Xbox Oneak tronic Software & Services GmbH...
Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon1997PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WonderSwanBandai Co., Ltd....
Final Fantasy II2001BlackBerry, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WonderSwan ColorNamco Bandai Games America Inc.2.01
Crystal Defenders2008Android, BlackBerry, iPad, iPhone, iPod Classic, J2ME, PlayStation 3, PSP, Wii, Windows Mobile, Xbox 360Namco Networks America Inc.4.53
Final Fantasy2000BlackBerry, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WonderSwan ColorBandai Co., Ltd.3.74
Final Fantasy IV2007Android, iPad, iPhone, Nintendo DS, WindowsSquare Enix, Inc.3.96
Final Fantasy III2006Android, iPad, iPhone, Nintendo DS, Ouya, PSP, Windows, Windows PhoneSquare Enix Co., Ltd.4.11
Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire2017Android, iPad, iPhoneEpic Action LLC...
Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring1998Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS VitaNamco Limited3.71
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles2003GameCubeNintendo of America Inc.3.80
Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of Souls2004Game Boy Advance, Wii UNintendo of America Inc.3.82
Final Fantasy1987BREW, J2ME, MSX, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, Wii UNamco Networks America Inc.3.65
Final Fantasy VII2005NESShenzhen Nanjing Technology...
Final Fantasy X-2: International + Last Mission2004PlayStation 2, PS VitaSony Computer Entertainment Asia2.75
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII2007PSPSquare Enix, Inc.3.69
Final Fantasy V1992PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, SNES, Wii, Wii USony Computer Entertainment America LLC3.89
Final Fantasy VII1997Android, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PSP, PS Vita, WindowsEidos Interactive, Inc.4.07
Final Fantasy XI Online2003PlayStation 2, WindowsSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc....
Final Fantasy III1994Android, Fire OS, Game Boy Advance, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, SNES, Wii, Wii U, WindowsNintendo of America Inc.4.01
Final Fantasy Anthology1999PlayStationSquare Electronic Arts L.L.C.3.99
Final Fantasy: Anthology - European Edition2002PlayStationSony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd.3.93
Final Fantasy X2002PlayStation 2, PS Vitaak tronic Software & Services GmbH3.56
Final Fantasy VIII1999PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WindowsSquare Electronic Arts L.L.C.4.00
Final Fantasy II1991Game Boy Advance, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, SNES, Wii, Wii U, WonderSwan ColorNintendo of America Inc.3.61
Final Fantasy XI Online2002PlayStation 2, WindowsSony Computer Entertainment Inc.2.89
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Selected Covers

Final Fantasy XI Online Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Final Fantasy XI Online
Final Fantasy XI Online PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Final Fantasy XI Online
Final Fantasy II PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Final Fantasy II
Final Fantasy III Nintendo DS Front Cover
Front cover for Final Fantasy III
Final Fantasy: Type-0 HD PSP Front Cover
Front cover for Final Fantasy: Type-0 HD

Selected Screenshots

A ravine on La Theine Plateau
Screenshot from Final Fantasy XI Online
Title screen
Screenshot from Final Fantasy II
Fast airship which is also a submarine
Screenshot from Final Fantasy III
Title Screen
Screenshot from Final Fantasy: Type-0 HD
Title screen.
Screenshot from Final Fantasy X
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