Story Walkthrough: Great Salt Lake (Chapter 17)

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This is the Story Walkthrough for the location Great Salt Lake in the game Final Fantasy VIII (FF8, FFVII). Read on for more information about objectives, items, and bosses within this section.

Great Salt Lake Story Walkthrough

1 Go inside the garden then head to the infirmary.
2 Follow the road.
3 When you reach a dead end, head right first for a save point. Save if you must, then head left.
4 Boss Battle Abadon
5 Proceed forward until you reach a glitching area. Interact with it to enter Esthar.

Great Salt Lake - Item list

Item Quantity Location
Tornado Random Located on the left side of the Seaside Station and Great Salk Lake.
Meteor Random Acquired from a Draw Point located before the skeleton bridge.
Thundaga Random Obtained from a draw point near a dinasour's skeleton.

Tornado Draw Point

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From the Seaside Station, head left. Go between the high rocks nearby to find the Tornado Draw Point.

Meteor Draw Point

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Before crossing the skeleton bridge to go to Thundaga Draw Point, you can find a Meteor Draw Point.

Thundaga Draw Point


From the start point, head right and walk on the skeleton stairs. The draw point here can be used to draw Thundaga Magic.

Great Salt Lake - Boss Battle


Another Undead monster but this one is immune to Phoenix Downs. Abadon also has access to status ailment magics and high durability. For more information about Abadon, see the link below.

How to Beat Abadon | Final Fantasy VIII

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Main Story Chapters

Main Party
Chap. 1:
Balamb Garden
Chap. 2:
Dollet Exam
Chap. 3:
Training Center
Chap. 4:
Chap. 5:
Chap. 6:
Tomb of The Unknown King
Chap. 7:
Deling City
Chap. 8:
D-District Prison
Chap. 9:
Galbadia Missile Base
Chap. 10:
Balamb Garden Rebellion
Chap. 11:
Fisherman's Horizon
Chap. 12:
Balamb Town
Chap. 13:
Trabia Garden
Chap. 14:
Balamb VS Galbadia
Chap. 15:
Chap. 16:
White Seed Ship
Chap. 17:
Great Salt Lake
Chap. 18:
Chap. 19:
Lunar Base
Chap. 20:
Chap. 21:
Lunatic Pandora
Chap. 22:
Ultimecia Castle
Laguna Dream
Laguna Dream 1:
Laguna Dream 2:
Laguna Dream 3:
Laguna Dream 4:
Trabia Canyon
Laguna Dream 5:


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