How to Beat Oilboyle

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

How to Beat Oilboyle


Junction the GF Ifrit, and also junction Fire elemental attacks. Magic command, and item command.


Keep using Ifrit to deal massive damage to both Oilboyles, and use fire spells from your party members with high MAG stats or attack for your members with high STR stats. Keep your HP up as Curse prevents you from using Limit Breaks, which removes any reason to keep your party members' HP low.

Oilboyle - Stats and Basic Information

OilboyleOilboyle Lv HP
1 ~ 100 2136 ~ 15630
Exp (Bonus) AP
40 (+10) 10
Fire Ice Thunder Earth Poison Wind Water Holy
2 1 1 1 1 1 0 1
Effective Status Attacks
Poison, Silence, Sleep, Slow, Regen, Reflect Drain, Instant Death, Fractional Damage

【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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