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Final Fantasy XII Esper
Level Evade%
45 0
126,165 999
Power Defense
78 27
Magick Power Magick Resist
32 31
Vitality Speed
85 24
EXP Clan Points
0 4,950
Elemental affinities
Fire Ice Lightning Water
Halves Halves Halves Halves
Wind Earth Dark Holy
Halves Halves Halves Halves
Japanese キュクレイン
Romaji Kyukurein
Location Garamsythe Waterway
(No. 1 Cloaca)
Bestiary Location Espers
LP Awarded 50
Common Steal Scorpio Gem
Uncommon Steal Elixir
Rare Steal High Arcana
Common Drop None
Uncommon Drop None
Rare Drop None
Very Rare Drop None
Common Poach None
Rare Poach None
Attacks May inflict Poison
Abilities Bio, Slowga, Immobilizega, Disablega, Toxify, Malaise, Invert, Mana Spring
Innate abilities Safety, Null Knockback, Resist Guns and Measures, Null VIT, Null Weather and Terrain Effects, Piercing Magic, Focus, Spellbreaker, Last Stand, Half MP Cost
If HP <50% - Damage Resist, Attack Plus
If Mana Spring up - Spellspring
Immune to Death, Petrify, Stop, Doom, Confuse, Sleep, Disease, Reverse, Disable, Immobilize, Silence, Blind, Poison, Oil, Sap, Lure, Berserk, Warp, Poach, Fractional Damage, Sight Unseeing, Syphon, Numerology, Charm, Achilles, Wither, Addle
Other Information Has Haste, Protect, Shell
Has 50% Regen
Irremovable Sap inflicted to all party members.

Cúchulainn is a boss in Final Fantasy XII. The party fights him in the Garamsythe Waterway.


Bestiary Entry

Genus: Esper
Classification: The Impure


Page 1: Observations

Scion created to rid the world of its impurities by swallowing them within himself, in opposition to Nabriales the Majestic, scion of light. The world, however, was more filled with impurity and corruption than even the gods dared imagine, and having swallowed it all, the once beautiful Cúchulainn was transformed into a hideous thing, a deity of filth, and so did he turn against his creators. Wherever his feet should fall, there all life withers to dust.

Finding Cúchulainn

In order to obtain this Esper, you're required to complete the Wraith and White Mousse hunts, which will allow you to control the sluice gates. From the first central area, with the Save Crystal, you should see four sluice gate switches: 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th area. First, switch on No. 3 and 10 sluice gate switch (that means light up the panel).

Move from here to the South-West (No. 3 area) and switch on No.1 Switch. Back to central, off No. 3 and 10 sluice gate switch, and switch on No. 4 and 11. From here to South-East (No. 4 area) and switch on another No.1 sluice gate switch. Finally, return to the central, turn off No. 11 switch, and turn on No. 3 panel. If you've followed the guide, you'll see sluice gate switch No. 3 and No. 4 is on. Please make sure to save before fighting Cuchulain, because he can be somewhat difficult. But be quick about it, he disappears exactly 75 seconds after you pull the switches.


Cúchulainn is flanked by Foobars. The special attribute of the battle with Cúchulainn is that health is constantly being drained from all active party members. Because the drain is much faster than sap and can kill characters, curative gambits are essential. It is important to keep HP levels above 1,000, because Cúchulainn routinely casts the spells Bio and Malaise which may KO weaker characters. Curaja is also a good idea. While the Foobars respawn, killing a certain number of them will eventually cull their regeneration. Killing Foobars should be the priority at the beginning of the fight, either by means of quickening concurrences, or by directly attacking. To counter Disable and Immobilize, the appropriate anti-status accessories should be equipped when the Impure begins to cast. Watch out for Invert, because if your characters are disabled, Invert is very deadly. Otherwise, with the correct curative gambits on, Invert may even help.

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