How to Beat Sphinxaur | Final Fantasy VIII

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

How to Beat Sphinxaur

Preparation

High ATK stat.

Moveset

Sphinxaur will use tier 3 elemental magics and physical attacks. Sphinxaur may also summon other monsters to fight for it.

Strategy

Attack. Sphinx's HP isn't that high, and encountering Sphinxaur in Ultimecia Castle won't really give you choices on moves (due to the castle's seal).

Sphinxaur - Stats and Basic Information

Sphinxaur/SphinxaraSphinxaur/Sphinxara Lv HP
1 ~ 100 10000 ~ 10000
Exp (Bonus) AP
- 30
Fire Ice Thunder Earth Poison Wind Water Holy
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Effective Status Attacks
Slow, Regen, 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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