How to Beat Catoblepas


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

How to Beat Catoblepas


Thunder Elemental Defense Junction, Blind ST-ATK Junction, High HP.


Meteor The last move before dying
Deadly Horn Deals massive damage to one party member


Catoblepas has low defenses so it will go down quickly. Inflicting Blind will render its Deadly horn useless, and its thunder magics can be absorbed for healing.

Catoblepas - Stats and Basic Information

CatoblepasCatoblepas Lv HP
1 ~ 100 10500 ~ 60000
Exp (Bonus) AP
- 30
Fire Ice Thunder Earth Poison Wind Water Holy
1 1 -1 2 1 1 2 1
Effective Status Attacks
Darkness, Slow,

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

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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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