How to Beat Prison Cage (Garnet) | FF9

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This is a walkthrough for the boss fight Prison Cage (Garnet) from the game Final Fantasy X (FF 10, FF X). Read on for tips and strategy about how to beat Prison Cage (Garnet), including Prison Cage's stats and other useful information.

Prison Cage (Garnet) Stats and Weaknesses


Prison Cage ImagePrison Cage
2 513
Exp AP Gil
0 - 0
Fire Ice Thunder
150% 100% 100%
Water Wind Earth
100% 100% 100%
Holy Shadow Healing
100% 100% -100%
Right Stem, Left Stem, Absorb

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

Other Information

Other Information
Locations Evil Forest
Enemy Type Heavy
Card This enemy does not drop a card.
Eat This enemy cannot be eaten.

Items Dropped From Prison Cage (Garnet)


This enemy does not drop any items.


This enemy has no items to steal.

Prison Cage (Garnet) Boss Battle Guide


FF9 Prison Cage Garnet Boss Fight
Your first real boss in the game. A unique boss battle in that you also need to watch out for Garnet's HP, as she is trapped inside the enemy.


Prison Cage will use left or right tentacle, depending on his target. It will also use drain to suck some HP from Garnet.


Immediately use Zidane's Free Energy (not Tidal Wave, or it will kill Garnet) and target Prison Cage. Do this two or three times, depending on whetther or not Prison Cage drained HP from Garnet. Have Steiner use potions on Garnet if her HP reaches critical levels.

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