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Gargoyle


NES BATTLE SPRITE


MSX BATTLE SPRITE


WSC BATTLE SPRITE


PSX BATTLE SPRITE


GBA BATTLE SPRITE


PSP BATTLE SPRITE

HP: 80
ATTACK: 12
ACCURACY: 20
DEFENSE: 8
AGILITY: 23
INTELLIGENCE: 11
EVASION: 45
MAGIC DEFENSE: 53
GIL: 80
EXPERIENCE: 132
TREASURE: None
WEAKNESS: None
RESISTANCE: Quake
FINAL FANTASY I :: ENEMIES

PRONUNCIATION: GAHR-goil
ORIGINAL JAPANESE NAME: ガーゴイル
NES NAME: GARGOYLE
ORIGINS NAME: Gargoyle
DAWN OF SOULS NAME: Gargoyle
ANNIVERSARY EDITION NAME: Gargoyle

    Gargoyles were flying, winged demons with a pale blue skin color. They made their abode in deep, underground caverns.

GAME INFO
    Encountered in:
     • Chaos Shrine (present)
     • Marsh Cave (B2, B3)
     • Cavern of Earth (B1, B2)
    Vulnerable to:
     • Rune Blade
     • Excalibur

ADDITIONAL INFO
    Palette swap with:
     • Horned Devil
     • Rock Gargoyle
    A Gargoyle ghost also appears in the "underworld" floor of the Whisperwind Cove.
    In the WSC, PSX and GBA remakes of Final Fantasy, the Gargoyle sprite was re-imagined as a blue-feathered bird creature. In the Anniversary Edition, the Gargoyle's appearance returned to the original Yoshitaka Amano artwork.


Gargoyle artwork by Yoshitaka Amano

NAME ORIGIN
    A gargoyle is a water spout in the form of a grotesque creature projecting from a gutter to carry rainwater clear of the wall, or any ornamental figure common in architecture. The word comes from the French gargouille meaning "throat, waterspout".

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SEE ALSO
Horned Devil (FF1)
Rock Gargoyle (FF1)
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