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Final Fantasy V Enemy
Byblos
Image:Biblos-ffv.gif
#254
Level HP MP
24 3,600 1,000
Strength Magic
30 20
Defense M. Defense Evasion
10 30 30
EXP Gil
0 0
Japanese ビブロス
Romaji Biburosu
RPGe Name Byblos
PS Name Byblos
GBA Name Byblos
Location Library of the Ancients
Type Magic Beast
Steal Dark Matter
Mallet
Item Dropped Iron Draft
Abilities Dischord, Gale Cut, Magic Hammer, Toad, Web
Blue Magic Magic Hammer
Control N/A
Catch N/A
Weak Against Fire, Holy
Immune to Nothing
Absorbs Blizzard, Thunder, Poison, Holy, Earth, Wind, Water
Status Immunity Mini, Toad, Petrify, Death, Silence, Confuse, Sleep, Old, Stop

Byblos is a boss in Final Fantasy V. He attacks the party in the Library of the Ancients just before they talk to Mid.

Strategy

Byblos likes to inflict status ailments. His favorite is Confusion, but he also likes to drain your MP with Magic Hammer and half your level with Discord, will occasionally counter physical attacks by casting Protect on himself and magical attacks with Toad on the party. When he's at low HP, he will occasionally counter with Drain for approximately 300 damage, so do not attack him at this point unless you'll deal more damage than he'll drain. A Black Mage should pelt him with Fira, since he's weak to Fire magic. A Mystic Knight can also help, while a Summoner should use Ifrit.

A cheap way to win is to use the Blue Magic Death Claw. This will take him down to single digits, and make killing him easier, additionally using a Fire Rod should terminate him quickly; these can be bought in Karnak.

Related enemies

Trivia

Artwork by Yoshitaka Amano.

This article uses material from the "Byblos (Final Fantasy V)" article on the Final Fantasy wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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