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FINAL FANTASY I :: LOCATIONS

PRONUNCIATION: AWL-ter uhv urth
ORIGINAL JAPANESE NAME: Unknown
NES NAME: Altar of the Earth
ORIGINS NAME: Altar of Earth
DAWN OF SOULS NAME: Altar of Earth
ANNIVERSARY EDITION NAME: Altar of Earth

    The Altar of Earth was located deep underground within the Cavern of Earth, where the Earth Crystal rested. It was the spot where the Earth Crystal's power was focused. The Fiend of Earth, the Lich, dwelled at the Altar, draining the power from the Crystal. After the Warriors of Light defeated the Lich, they approached the Earth Crystal with their own crystal shards, restoring its light.

GAME INFO
    The Altar of Earth is located on the 5th basement floor of the Cavern of Earth, behind where the Lich is fought.

NAME ORIGIN
    An altar is an elevated structure at which religious rites are performed. Earth is the name given to soil and dirt, the dry surface matter of our planet. It is one of the four classical elements present in the old world mythologies. The word comes from the Old English word eorthe.

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SEE ALSO
Altar of Fire (FF1)
Altar of Water (FF1)
Altar of Wind (FF1)
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