How to Beat Masked Man (Baku) | FF9

★ Time to break out the old Buster Sword – FF7 Remake is now available worldwide!
Check out our FF7 Remake wiki for strategies & tips on how to Master the game – and your Materia!

This is a walkthrough for the boss fight Masked Man (Baku) from the game Final Fantasy X (FF9, FF IX). Read on for tips and strategy about how to beat Masked Man, including Masked Man's stats and other useful information.

Masked Man Stats and Weaknesses


Masked Man ImageMasked Man
1 188
Exp AP Gil
0 - 805
Fire Ice Thunder
100% 100% 100%
Water Wind Earth
100% 100% 100%
Holy Shadow Healing
100% 100% -100%
Get Some!, Gwahaha!, Oww!, ARGHHH!

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

Other Information

Other Information
Locations Prima Vista
Enemy Type Humanoid, Heavy
Card This enemy does not drop a card.
Eat This enemy cannot be eaten.

Items Dropped From Masked Man


This enemy does not drop any items.


Item Stolen Steal Rate
Potion 100%
Wrist 25%
Mage Masher 6.25%

Masked Man Boss Battle Guide


ff9 baku boss fight
Masked Man (Baku) is your first boss, and the tutorial for the game's battle system as well. This is also a good time to say that all boss have valuable items so make sure to steal from bosses until they have no items left!


Baku has three movesets that doesn't really have any names. He either attacks normally, tries to attack but trips, or does a critical hit that instantly kills your party member.


ff9 Boss Battle Baku
Have all your characters steal until you obtain the Mage Masher. Once the items are stolen, keep attacking and ignore your fallen allies, the battle will end quickly.

Final Fantasy IX - Related Articles

FF9 BB Banner.pngGo back to the Boss Battles Front Page

    The Like Feature

    You can save a comment for later by giving it a Like.
    As a member:Get access to several features!

    Opinions about an article or post go here.
    Opinions about an article or post
    We at Game8 thank you for your support.
    In order for us to make the best articles possible, share your corrections, opinions, and thoughts about "How to Beat Masked Man (Baku)" with us!
    When reporting a problem, please be as specific as possible in providing details such as what conditions the problem occurred under and what kind of effects it had.

    All rights reserved

    Back to the Top
    Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more