How to Beat Raijin | Final Fantasy VIII

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

How to Beat Raijin

Preparation

Draw command and GF command.

Moveset

Raijin only uses physical attacks during this fight.

Strategy

Draw and cast Protect to everyone. Summon a GF to quickly dispatch the Galbadian soldiers, then focus all attacks on Raijin.

Raijin - Stats and Basic Information

Raijin (1st)Raijin (1st) Lv HP
1 ~ 29 400 ~ 11600
Exp (Bonus) AP
- 10
Fire Ice Thunder Earth Poison Wind Water Holy
1 1 -1 1 1.5 1 1 1
Effective Status Attacks
Darkness, Silence, 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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