How to Beat BGH251F2 (1st Time)

This is a walkthrough for the boss BGH251F2 from the game Final Fantasy VIII (FF8, FFVIII). Read on for tips and strategy about how to beat BGH251F2, including BGH251F2's stats and other useful information.

How to Beat BGH251F2 (1st Time)


Magic, Draw, and Item Command. Junction Thunder elements to your attack. Use the GF command in favor of Magic if you equipped and leveled the damage of Brothers and Quezacotl.


Beam Cannon.


Immediately draw and cast protect on every party member. Summon Quezacotl and Brothers, but be mindful of the time limit as GF summon animations are lengthy. Once 4 turrets are down, BGH251F2 will start using Beam Cannon everytime.

Avoiding Beam Cannon Phase

When 3 Turrets are down, it is advisable to charge up the GFs and deal another blow to bring it down to 4 turrets. You can then immediately defeat it when the GF's are cast.

BGH251F2 (1st) - Stats and Basic Information

BGH251F2 (1st)BGH251F2 (1st) Lv HP
1 ~ 22 4200 ~ 8400
Exp (Bonus) AP
- 20
Fire Ice Thunder Earth Poison Wind Water Holy
1 1 1.5 1.5 0 1 1.5 1
Effective Status Attacks
Darkness, Haste, Slow, Regen, Reflect

【Numeric Value】= Weakness Ratio,【x】Ineffective,【-】Absorbs

Related Links

List of FFVIII Bosses

Story Bosses
Ifrit Elvoret X-ATM092
Granaldo Gerogero Seifer (1st)
Edea (1st Time) Biggs and Wedge (2nd) BGH251F2 (1st)
Oilboyle NORG BGH251F2 (2nd)
Raijin Fujin & Raijin (1st) Seifer (2nd)
Seifer & Edea Ruby Dragon Abadon
Propagator Raijin and Fujin (2nd) Mobile Type 8
Seifer (4th) Ultimecia -
Optional Bosses
Diablos Sacred Brothers
Cerberus Odin Tonberry King
Jumbo Cactuar Ultima Weapon Sphinxaur
Tri-Point Krysta Trauma
Red Giant Catoblepas Tiamat
Omega Weapon


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