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Cosmo Canyon, as seen in Final Fantasy VII.
Cosmo Canyon on the World Map.

Cosmo Canyon (コスモキャニオン Kosumo Kyanion) is a location in Final Fantasy VII. It is also known as the "Valley of the Fallen Star". It is a pilgrimage site for those who wish to pursue the study of Planet life, and home to an observatory from which the Planet and its surroundings can be studied. The eco-terrorist group AVALANCHE was founded in Cosmo Canyon by an unknown person at an unknown time. The members of Red XIII's Tribe are the guardians of this land. Every fifty years a male and female of the species perform a rite to appease the Planet.

The Huge Materia are stored in the observatory. If the correct conditions are met, the player can obtain Master Materia; one can be turned into a Summon Materia.

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Storyline

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Gi Tribe

Cosmo Canyon's Observatory

Cosmo Canyon is Red XIII's birth place. For years, Cosmo Canyon was protected by a tribe of warriors of Red XIII's species. Nanaki (Red XIII) is the current guardian. Cosmo Canyon was once at war with the Gi Tribe but they were defeated by Nanaki's father Seto. Seto fought against the Gi Tribe, and sacrificed himself to save his home and family. Seto continues to watch over Cosmo Canyon as a stone statue.

Before Crisis -Final Fantasy VII-

The Turks are sent to Cosmo Canyon to find a specimen of Red XIII's species for Professor Hojo's research in Chapter 18. At the same time, Nanaki and the female Deneh are to perform the fifty-year ritual. Nanaki is frightened to take part in the ceremony and tells this to his adoptive grandfather, Bugenhagen. However, his fear makes Deneh consider him a coward. While Fuhito of AVALANCHE travels to confront his old master, Bugenhagen, the Turks fight through AVALANCHE forces to try to steal Deneh. But Nanaki jumps ahead to save her. Though Nanaki is taken into Shinra hands, Deneh escapes unharmed.

Final Fantasy VII

During their trip to Cosmo Canyon with the rescued Nanaki, christened Red XIII by Hojo, Cloud and his companions are told about the history and state of the planet by Bugenhagen. He senses that Red XIII hates his father, for thinking that he ran off when fighting the Gi Tribe. In order to let Red XIII see the truth for himself, he opens the sealed door to the Cave of the Gi, which is filled with ghosts of the Gi Tribe. At the end of the cave is Seto, as a statue. Red XIII learns the truth, and forgives his father. Seto sheds a tear of pride, and Red XIII obtains the Seraph Comb.

Nearing the end of the game, the greatest elder of Cosmo Canyon, Bugenhagen, dies at the age of 129. The two other elders are Elder Hargo and Elder Bughe. Both Elders continue to study the history of Planet life.

Items Found

  • Elixir
  • Guard Source
  • Full Cure Materia (Disc Two)
  • Limited Moon - Red XII's best weapon. Given after bringing him to Bugenhagen on Disc 3.
  • Bahamut ZERO Materia - only can be found if the Huge Materia was saved from the rocket in Rocket Town and the party holds both the Bahamut and Neo Bahamut Materia.

Shops

Tigerlily Weapon Shop

Name Cost
Butterfly Edge 2,800 gil
Tiger Fang 2,500 gil
Heavy Vulcan 2,700 gil
Prism Staff 2,600 gil
Silver Barette 2,500 gil
Pinwheel 2,600 gil
Green M-Phone 2,400 gil
Silver Armlet 1,300 gil

Materia Shop

Name Cost
MP Plus 8,000 gil
HP Plus 8,000 gil
Mystify 6,000 gil
Transform 5,000 gil

Item Shop

Name Cost
Potion 50 gil
Hi-Potion 300 gil
Phoenix Down 300 gil
Ether 1,500 gil
Tent 500 gil
Maiden's Kiss 150 gil
Cornucopia 150 gil
Soft 150 gil
Hyper 100 gil
Tranquilizer 100 gil

Features

Notable features in Cosmo Canyon include an observatory created by Bugenhagen; the Cosmo Candle, the guardian fire which always burns; and the Shildra Inn, where they serve a popular drink named after the Cosmo Candle.


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

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