How to Beat Seifer (1st)

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

How to Beat How to Beat Seifer (1st)

Preparation (Squall only)

Don't forget to equip your GF, Draw Command. GF Junction Fire to Elemental Defense.


Seifer will either attack you or use Fira.


One Renzokuken can end the battle, or you can keep attacking Seifer and cast cure on yourself which can be drawn from Seifer.

Life, Cura

Stock up on Life if you have not already done so from the Brothers. Cura can also be drawn from Seifer, which you can stock up on or use it on yourself in the battle.

How to Beat Seifer (1st) - Stats and Basic Information

Seifer (1st)Seifer (1st) Lv HP
1 ~ 20 176 ~ 1150
Exp (Bonus) AP
- -
Fire Ice Thunder Earth Poison Wind Water Holy
1 1 1 1 1.5 1 1 1
Effective Status Attacks
Sleep, Haste, Slow, Regen, Reflect Drain, 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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