Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles

Antlion Weaknesses and How to Beat

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Learn how to beat the boss Antlion in the game Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition (FFCC). This guide has all the details on Antlion's weaknesses and resistances, attack patterns, and what artifacts it drops.

Normal Hard
Antlion Antlion (Hard)

Antlion Basic Information

Resistance Ratings

Fire Blizzard Thunder Slow
2 2 3 3
Stop Gravity Holy
3 1 0

A lower number (min 0) indicates weakness to an element, while a higher number (max 3) indicates resistance to an element.

Antlion Boss Battle Guide

Use Blizzara from a distance

Antlion's close-range attacks deal heavy damage, so keep a safe distance and throw Magic at it from where it can't hit you. It also takes a long time to prepare between each of its ranged attacks, so you will have plenty of time to hit back as long as you can dodge its moves.

When in close-range, try to get behind it

If you're planning on attacking from close-range, you'll need to stay to its side or behind it as much as possible. The attacks it uses in the early part of the fight are not so threatening, but when its HP falls, it will start to use its Leg Smash attack, which has a much wider range.

If you're taken unaware and start to take hits, be sure to move out of the way and heal up sooner rather than later.

Leave plenty of room to evade

Gives the confined space, the battle with Antlion has a somewhat different camera display from others. This can make it hard to tell how much room you have, and you can find yourself cornered against the wall before you know it. Regardless of whether you're close in or far away from the beast, be sure you've got enough space when attempting evasive maneuvers.

Antlion Attack Phases

Armstrong Abilities and Attack Patterns

Armstrong's attacks will change in response to the players' distance. It will move toward the players consistently, making it difficult to keep a distance. Zig-zag to the left and right, avoiding staying in one spot for too long.

When the players are close

Mandible Attack (directly in front)
Leg Smash (surrounding area)

When the players are far

Petrifying Breath

Attacks change when its HP decreases

After decreasing its HP to around 70%, it will start to use its Leg Smash attack. This move is far more difficult to avoid than its Mandible Attack, and will force players to stop attacking and take an evasive position earlier on each approach.

Antlion Rewards

Artifacts and Items Dropped

Each Boss drops a set of four Artifacts when defeated. The set of Artifacts dropped depends on the current cycle count, number of players, and the number of Bonus Points earned by the players. At high levels, non-Artifact items like rare Materials and Scrolls can also drop.

Players must earn at least the indicated number of Bonus Points for their given player count and cycle to receive a given Set.

Set 1

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P 0 - - Main Gauche
Star Pendant
Sage's Staff
2P 0 - -
3P 0 - -
4P 0 - -

Set 2

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P 144 - - Black Hood
Gobbie Pocket
Noah's Lute
2P 156 - -
3P 177 - -
4P 184 - -

Set 3

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P 180 0 - Chicken Knife
Gobbie Pocket
Ice Brand
Wonder Wand
2P 195 0 -
3P 221 0 -
4P 243 0 -

Set 4

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P 226 144 - Heavy Armband
Helm of Arai
Rune Bell
Star Pendant
2P 234 156 -
3P 277 177 -
4P 304 184 -

Set 5

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P - 180 0 Dark Matter
Elven Mantle
Hero's Weapon
Loaded Dice
2P - 195 0
3P - 221 0
4P - 243 0

Set 6

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P - 226 144 Kris
Wonder Bangle
2P - 234 156
3P - 277 177
4P - 304 184

Set 7

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P - - 180 Desert Fang
Gobbie Pocket
Red Slippers
2P - - 195
3P - - 221
4P - - 243

Set 8

Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Items Dropped
1P - - 226 Diamond Armor
Sun Pendant
Twisted Headband
2P - - 234
3P - - 277
4P - - 304

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1 Anonymousover 3 years

I got a sun pendant to drop Solo at 222 points, when I saw the number I was frustrated at first, then the pendant showed up anyways.


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