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Astaroth


NES BATTLE SPRITE


WSC BATTLE SPRITE


PSX BATTLE SPRITE


GBA BATTLE SPRITE


PSP BATTLE SPRITE

RANK: 7
HP: 7000
MP: 540
ATTACK: 150
ACCURACY: 8-100%
DEFENSE: 180
EVASION: 1-80%
MAGIC DEFENSE: 8-70%
GIL: 15,000 (10,000)
TREASURE: Mythril Mirror, Saint's Spirit, Spider's Silk, White Robe, Wind Flute
WEAKNESS: None
RESISTANCE: Fire, Ice, Lightning
ABSORB: None
* Amounts in (parenthesis) indicate amounts in original NES and PSX releases.
FINAL FANTASY II :: ENEMIES :: BOSSES

PRONUNCIATION: as-TUH-rawth
ORIGINAL JAPANESE NAME: Unknown
ORIGINS NAME: Astaroth
DAWN OF SOULS NAME: Astaroth
ANNIVERSARY EDITION NAME: Astaroth

    Astaroth was a fallen angel under the command of the reborn Emperor Mateus in the infernal palace Pandaemonium. Wielding a lance and powerful magic, she guarded the treasure chest containing the magical Ribbon.

GAME INFO
    Fought in:
     • Pandaemonium (6F - [Monster-in-a-box])
     • Arcane Labyrinth (Hope)
    Attacks can drain HP.
    Uses the following spells in battle:
     • Blind XVI
     • Death XVI
     • Drain XVI
     • Fire XVI
     • Scourge XVI

ADDITIONAL INFO
    Palette swap with:
     • Lucifer
    Astaroth is one of six enemy sprites redrawn for the Final Fantasy Origins release of Final Fantasy II. The other enemy sprites that were redrawn were Coeurl, Emperor Mateus's final form, Magician, Werepanther and Wizard.


Astaroth artwork by Yoshitaka Amano

NAME ORIGIN
    Astaroth is the name of a Christian demon referred to in The Lesser Key of Solomon. He is said to be a prince of Hell. The name for this demon may derive from the Semitic fertility goddess Astarte.

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