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The Adamantoise (アダマンタイマイ Adamantaimai) is a recurring enemy in the Final Fantasy series. It usually appears as a large turtle with very high defense and strength, however with low magical defense. Their names are based on "adamantite," a metal that is often one of the game's strongest metals.




Final Fantasy II

Main article: Adamantoise (Final Fantasy II)

An Adamantoise first appears as a boss in the Snow Cave, guarding the Goddess's Bell. They later appear as a regular enemy. They can easily be eliminated with a fair-leveled Blizzard spell.

Final Fantasy III

Main article: Adamantoise (Final Fantasy III)

The Adamantoise appears as an enemy in the Molten Cave, and is a recolor of the boss, Land Turtle.

Final Fantasy IV

Main article: Adamantoise (Final Fantasy IV)

The Adamantoise, which was originally translated as the Turtle, appears as an enemy in the Antlion's Den.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years

Main article: Adamantoise (The After Years)

The Adamantoise appears as an enemy in Final Fantasy IV: The After Years. It is not a powerful enemy, but can drop the Bronze Tail as a very rare drop. They are only fought during Edward's tale.

Final Fantasy V

Main article: Adamantoise (Final Fantasy V)

The Adamantoise guards a piece of Adamantite inside Galuf's Meteor.

Final Fantasy VI

Main article: Adamankary

The Adamankary appears in the Espers' Gathering Place in caves.

Final Fantasy VII

Main article: Adamantaimai

The Adamantaimai appears in the beach area near Wutai. It also sometimes appears in the Gold Saucer's Battle Square. It possesses the Enemy Skill Death Force, which can only be learned by manipulating it. Adamantaimai also has a glitch in this game.

Before Crisis -Final Fantasy VII-

Adamantoise are fought as rather powerful enemies that can nullify all attacks by hiding in their shells, unlike all previous incarnations of the creature.

Final Fantasy VIII

Main article: Adamantoise (Final Fantasy VIII)

The Adamantoise appears on Long Horn Island, north of Dollet, Hasberry Plains and Ultimecia Castle.

Final Fantasy IX

Main article: Adamantoise (Final Fantasy IX)

The Adamantoise appears on the Forgotten Continent as a regular enemy. The Shell Dragon is its larger cousin with a unique character model, and acts as a boss later in the game.

Final Fantasy X

Main article: Adamantoise (Final Fantasy X)

The Adamantoise is a fiend that appears inside Sin and the Omega Ruins.

Final Fantasy X-2

Main article: Adamantoise (Final Fantasy X-2)

The Adamantoise appears in the Calm Lands, Mt. Gagazet, and the Bevelle Palace floors, while the stronger Adamantortoise appears in the Farplane.

Final Fantasy XI

Main article: Adamantoise (Final Fantasy XI)

Adamantoise is a family of creatures in Final Fantasy XI. The family includes, almost exclusively, only Notorious Monsters. They are uniformly incredibly high level, have high HP totals, and massive defense.

  • Adamantoise
  • Aspidochelone
  • Citadel Chelonian
  • Skahnowa
  • Genbu
  • Millenary Mossback
  • Tartaruga Gigante

Final Fantasy XII

Main article: Adamantitan (Final Fantasy XII)

An enemy called the Adamantitan appears in Final Fantasy XII in the secret part of the Barheim Passage and on the Cerobi Steppe in the Feddik River area.

Final Fantasy XIII

Adamantoise appear as a regular enemy on Gran Pulse, and are much, much larger than ever before. They look very powerful and have the strength to prove it, but they are actually quite easy to beat once they're knocked down. A stronger variation, the Super Adamantoise, cannot be knocked down and has much more HP than its regular counterpart. It is easily the strongest regular enemy in the game.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

The Adamantoise is one of the "Foreign Fiends" introduced into Ivalice by Clan Borzoi. It is basically a high-level Blade Biter, and the party fights it at Baguba Port.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift

The Adamantitan is an enemy of the Shelling species.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time

Appearing as large, turtle-like creatures, Adamantoises have high HP and guard themselves by withdrawing in their shell.

Final Fantasy Mystic Quest

Main article: Adamant Turtle

The Adamant Turtle can be found in the Lava Dome.

Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales and Chocobo's Dungeon

The Adamantoise is a wood element, and has six cards under his name. Though he is a monster, not a summon like some of the other cards, his cards are superior for their defense.

#025 * Green
Defend Defend Defend Defend
Turtle Power
#026 *** Green
Defend Defend Defend Defend
Turtle Power+
Color Boost

Deal 4 damage if opponent's card is gray.

#027 * Green
None Defend Defend Defend
Miraculous Shell
Crystal Ability (**)

Deal 3 damage.

#028 *** Green
None Defend Defend Defend
Miraculous Shell+
Crystal Ability (**)

Deals 2 damage and causes Poison.

#029 * Green
None Attack Defend Defend
Deals 3 damage and causes Slow.
#030 * Green
None Defend Defend Defend
Mighty Guard
Crystal Ability (**)

Casts Protect.


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