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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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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Dissidia 012: Final Fantasy (Legacy Edition)2011PSPSquare Enix, Ltd.3.00
Dissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy: Emperor - Arubboth2011PSPSquare Enix Co., Ltd....
Dissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy: Kuja - Treno Nobleman2011PSPSquare Enix Co., Ltd....
Dissidia 012 [duodecim prologus] Final Fantasy2011PSPSquare Enix Co., Ltd....
Dissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy: Bartz - Dancer2011PSPSquare Enix Co., Ltd....
Dissidia 012 [duodecim] Final Fantasy2011PSPSquare Enix, Inc.3.00
Final Fantasy XIV Online (Collector's Edition)2010WindowsSquare Enix, Inc.4.47
Final Fantasy XIII (Limited Collector's Edition)2010PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Square Enix, Ltd.5.00
Final Fantasy XIV Online2010WindowsSquare Enix, Inc.3.46
Final Fantasy XIII: Ultimate Hits International2010Xbox 360Square Enix Co., Ltd....
Final Fantasy XI Online: Vision of Abyssea2010PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix Co., Ltd....
Final Fantasy XI Online: Scars of Abyssea2010PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
Final Fantasy XI Online: Heroes of Abyssea2010PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years - The Crystals2009WiiSquare Enix, Inc.4.00
Final Fantasy XI Online: A Moogle Kupo d'Etat2009PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix Co., Ltd....
Final Fantasy XI Online: A Crystalline Prophecy2009PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix Co., Ltd....
Dissidia: Final Fantasy (Limited Collector’s Edition)2009PSPSquare Enix, Ltd.2.86
Final Fantasy XI Online: Ultimate Collection2009PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc.3.61
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Echoes of Time2009Nintendo DS, WiiSquare Enix, Inc.5.00
Final Fantasy XI Online: A Shantotto Ascention2009PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360Square Enix Co., Ltd....
Final Fantasy XIII2009PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc.3.50
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - The Crystal Bearers2009WiiSquare Enix, Inc.4.00
Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light2009Nintendo DSSquare Enix, Inc.3.83
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years - The Lunarians' Tale2008BREW, DoJa, J2ME, WiiSquare Enix, Inc.4.00
Final Fantasy IV the After: Tsuki no Kikan - Shūketsu Hen: Tsuki no Inryoku2008BREW, DoJa, J2MESquare Enix Co., Ltd.3.80
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The end of an era
Screenshot from Final Fantasy XIV Online
Main menu.
Screenshot from Final Fantasy XIII