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A page containing information about the Monster Arena Sidequest in the game Final Fantasy X (FFX, FF10). Read on to know more about the sidequest's rewards and unlockable bosses.
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To unlock monsters in the arena, you must first capture fiends all throughout Spira. A capture weapon is required and the killing blow to the enemies must be dealt with by the user equipping the capture weapon. Enemies can be captured by damaging abilities such as quick hit, dark strike, and mug. They cannot however, be defeated by magic.
3 types of Fiends can be unlocked in the Monster Arena. Each fiend in each category can make Braska's Final Aeon look like a joke and proper preparation and leveling are required to best these enemies.
Attaching a Deathstrike ability to an equipment with the capture ability.
There are Qactuar stones located in the thunderplains, you must read the book about qactuars in rin's travel agency to gain the option to pray at the stones. You will be able to pray to shining Qactuar stones. To make Qactuar stones shine, dodge or get hit by lightning.
Tonberries are extremely hard to find. They can be found in the deeper parts of the Cavern of the Stolen Fayth.
Same as Tonberries, these nasty critters are extremely hard to find. Our team found that Master Tonberries are more likely to appear on the 2nd part of the Omega Dungeon.
There is a single category for the monsters of Macalania. Take note however, that Macalania has 2 parts, the forest and the Icy area. Make sure to capture enemies in the other area as well.
A slightly infamous hard to find bird. Simurgh can be found on the small patch of sunlight near the signpost separating Djose Highroad's path between the Moonflow and Djose Temple.
These monsters can be unlocked by capturing one fiend from each area. Only 1 fiend each are required to unlock the said monsters. Below are the list of Fiends for all the Area conquest, their location, and rewards.
|Stratoavis||Stamina Tonic x99||Besaid|
|Malboro Menace||Poison Fang x99||Kilika|
|Kottos||Soul Spring x99||Mi'ihen Highroad|
|Coeurlregina||Candle of Life x99||Mushroom Rock Road|
|Jormungand||Petrify Grenade x99||Djose Highroad|
|Cactuar King||Chocobo Wing x99||Thunder Plains|
|Espada||Shining Gem x99||Macalania Woods|
|Abyss Worm||Shadow Gem x99||Bikanel|
|Chimerageist||Farplane Wind x60||The Calm Lands|
|Don Tonberry||Silver Hourglass x40||Cavern of the Stolen Fayth|
|Catoblepas||Blossom Crown||Mount Gagazet|
|Abaddon||Lunar Curtain x99||Sin|
|Vorban||Designer Wallet x60||Omega Dungeon|
To unlock these monsters, you must capture enemies belonging of the same species (all wolves, all iron giants, etc.).
|Enemy Name||Rewards||Enemy Type|
|Fenrir||Chocobo Feather x99||Wolf|
|Ornitholestes||Stamina Spring x99||Reptile|
|Pteryx||Mega Phoenix x99||Bird|
|Hornet||Mana Tonic x60||Wasp|
|Vidatu||Mana Spring x99||Imp|
|One-Eye||Stamina Tablet x60||Eye|
|Jumbo Flan||Twin Stars x60||Flan|
|Nega Elemental||Star Curtain x99||Element|
|Tanket||Gold Hourglass x99||Helm|
|Fafnir||Purifying Salt x99||Drake|
|Sleep Sprout||Healing Spring x99||Fungi|
|Bomb King||Turbo Ether x60||Bomb|
|Juggernaut||Light Curtain x99||Ruminant|
|Ironclad||Mana Tablet x60||Iron Giant|
The original monsters have unique ways to be unlocked. They mostly revolve around unlocking monsters from the area and species conquest.
|Earth Eater||Three Stars x60||2 Area Conquest Unlocked.|
|Greater Sphere||Supreme Gem x60||2 Species Conquest Unlocked.|
|Catastrophe||Door to Tomorrow x99||6 Area Conquest Unlocked.|
|Th'uban||Gambler's Spirit x99||6 Species Conquest Unlocked.|
|Neslug||Winning Formula x99||Capture atleast 1 of all fiends.|
|Ultima Buster||Dark Matter x99||Capture atleast 5 of all fiends.|
|Shinryu||Megalixir x30||Capture underwater fiends from Mount Gagazet.|
|Nemesis||Master Sphere x10||Capture 10 of each fiend in the game.|
|List of Subquests|
|Celestial Weapons||Dark Aeons and Penance|
|Lightning Dodger||Monster Arena|
|Omega Ruins||Optional Aeons|
|Chocobo Training||Remiem Temple|
|Butterfly Hunt||Cactuar Village|
|Al Bhed Primers||Airship Codes|
|Jecht Spheres||Chocobo Race|
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