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Final Fantasy X Boss
Geosgaeno
Image:Geosgaeno (FFX).jpg
Statistics
HP (Overkill) MP
32,767 (32,767) 128
Strength Magic Defense
36 40 50
M. Defense Agility Accuracy
50 48 50
Evasion Luck
0 15
AP (Overkill) Gil
4,200 (6,300) 1,000
Elemental affinities
Fire Lightning Water Ice Holy
Weak Weak Weak Weak Weak
Japanese {{{japan}}}
Romaji {{{romaji}}}
Location Baaj Temple
Common Steal Water Gem
Rare Steal Water Gem
Common Drop Power Sphere
Rare Drop Power Sphere
Weapon Drop No Encounters
Armor Drop Auto-Reflect
Bribe N/A
Abilities 1st Encounter: Physical attack only
2nd Encounter: Stone Punch, KO Punch, Swallow
Ronso Rage N/A
Resistant to Poison (95), Zanmato (Lv. 4)
Immune to Silence, Sleep, Darkness, Petrification, Slow, Zombie, Power Break, Magic Break, Armor Break, Mental Break, Threaten, Death, Provoke, Doom, Scan, Gravity, Delay, Eject
Other Information Fought underwater
The party cannot escape

Geosgaeno is a Geo-type Fiend in Final Fantasy X which appears very early on to threaten Tidus when he tries to find shelter in the ruins of a temple. After 3 turns, Tidus wisely decides to flee and gets away from the beast. Later on, once the party has gained control of the Airship, these ruins (identified as Baaj Temple) can be revisited and Tidus, now accompanied by Wakka and Rikku can attempt to defeat the boss and enter the chamber which houses the Fayth of the hidden Aeon, Anima.

Strategy

Geosgaeno attacks with Stone Punch, causing Petrification. Because the fight takes place underwater, your characters will instantly shatter, making them inoperable. In addition, Geosgaeno uses the ability KO Punch, instantly knocking one of your characters out. Therefore, it is advised to have armor with Stoneward or Stoneproof, as well as Death Ward or Death Proof. This monster also inhales one character occasionally. When this happens, all positive status effects such as Protect or Haste will be applied to Geosgaeno so long as the character is still contained within it. The character within it may Struggle or Defend. If the one inhaled does not Struggle, the next turn Geosgaeno gets, it will exhale, bringing them to 1 HP and knocking out the other two characters. If they do Struggle, Geosgaeno will exhale and only KO the one who was swallowed. One additional effect that Geosgaeno puts into play is that if a character is swallowed and it is defeated, it will cause 9,999 points of damage on all characters. This means that one should never defeat Geosgaeno if one character is swallowed.

A simple strategy is equipping a weapon with any elemental affinity (i.e. Firestrike) onto Tidus and use Quick Hit multiple times. Hastega is also a good option. Rikku can use Elemental Crystals and Wakka can use Elemental Slots. It has relatively low HP as well, so the battle should not be entirely too difficult. So long as one has Haste and Quick Hit, this boss will be simple enough.

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