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This page is a guide on the locations of all Dark Aeons in the game Final Fantasy X (FFX, FF10). Read on to find all the hidden bosses and get strategies on how to beat each of them.
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Dark Aeons are optional super bosses in Final Fantasy X. Each boss's difficulty is through the roofs and is even harder than the original monster creations. Defeating all the Dark Aeons allows the player to fight Penance, the strongest enemy in the game.
Dark Valefor is found in Besaid Village. Just head to Besaid and a summoner will reveal Dark Valefor and initiate a battle immediately. For guides on how to defeat the superboss Dark Valefor, see the link below.
How to beat Dark Valefor
Dark Ifrit is found in the ruins of Home. You can help a mother look for her missing child. After heading to the ruins of Home, you will then be ambushed by Dark Ifrit. For Guides on how to defeat the superboss Dark Ifrit, see the link below.
How to beat Dark Ifrit
Dark Ixion is found in the thunder plains. Dark Ixion can be fought by talking to the man near the Lightning tower on the southern part of the Thunderplains. Take note that Dark Ixion must be defeated twice to truly beat him. For guides on how to beat the superboss Dark Ixion, see the link below.
How to beat Dark Ixion
Dark Shiva is found in Macalania Temple. Take the long path towards Macalania then you will be ambushed by Dark Shiva. For guides on how to beat the superboss Dark Shiva, see the link below.
How to beat Dark Shiva
Dark Bahamut takes its refuge in the Zanarkand Dome where you fought Yunalesca. For guides on how to beat the superboss Dark Bahamut, see the link below.
How to beat Dark Bahamut
Dark Yojimbo is fought in the Cavern of the Stolen Fayth. You will need to fight Dark Yojimbo 5 times to truly defeat him. For guides on how to beat the superboss Dark Yojimbo, see the link below.
How to beat Dark Yojimbo
Dark Anima is unlocked in Mount Gagazet. Head back to the first trial (the ball throwing mini-game) in the cave to Zanarkand. Clear it again and Dark Anima will appear in the entrance of Mount Gagazet. For guides on how to beat the superboss Dark Anima, see the link below.
The Dark Magus Sisters will attempt to ambush you when you head to Mushroom Rock Road. You can fight the three sisters together (not recommended) or individually by running deeper into mushroom rock road. They will slowly get separated allowing the player to fight them one by one. For guides on how to beat each sister, see the link below.
How to beat Dark Mindy
Penance is automatically unlocked after defeating all the Dark Aeons. He can be fought by selecting Penance on the Airship destinations.
Penance is the hardest boss in the game hands down. Sporting 12 million HP and two arms that each has half a million HP and keeps on resurrecting itself. Eat, stretch, and do everything you need to do because this is going to be a long fight. For strategies on how to defeat Penance, see the link below.
How to beat Penance Tips and Guide
|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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