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General Notes

Avatars are a type of powerful beings shrouded in the myth and lore of Vana'diel. Avatars have two major roles in the game; first as the beings evoked by the Summoner class, and as powerful characters that a part of or the drivers behind the stories in Vana'diel. Much of the story of the game has been unintentional consequences of the actions of various avatars, as well as trying to prevent actions from other avatars.

Avatar Prime ★ Weakness System

The High-Tier Mission Battlefield Avatar ★ have four different weaknesses which may be triggered.

  • The High-Tier Battlefield version Prime Avatar will have an innate damage reduction of -30% for magic, physical, and ranged damage as well as a potent en-spell effect of their element.
  • Triggering the weakness will remove damage penalty or weaken the en-spell effect.
  • Weakness effect varies for each Prime Avatar and is not always the same effect for the same weakness trigger.
  • Once a weakness has been proced the Prime Avatar will be weakened until the use of their Two-Hour ability Astral Flow ability. They will need to be reproced after this.
  • Procs will stop (stun) the current action of the avatar, and may be useful for preventing certain moves from going off.
  • Weaknesses are triggered as follows:

Avatar ★ Weakness Trigger Effect
Avatar ★ Physical Resistance ↓ Magical Resistance ↓ Ranged Resistance ↓ En-Spell Potency ↓
Garuda GUI.png
Garuda Prime
White!!.png Red.png Grellow.png Blue.png
Ifrit GUI.png
Ifrit Prime
Blue.png White!!.png Red.png Grellow.png
Leviathan GUI.png
Leviathan Prime
Grellow.png Blue.png White!!.png Red.png
Ramuh GUI.png
Ramuh Prime
Grellow.png Red.png Blue.png White!!.png
Shiva GUI.png
Shiva Prime
Grellow.png Blue.png White!!.png Red.png
Titan GUI.png
Titan Prime
White!!.png Blue.png Red.png Grellow.png
Carbuncle GUI.png
Carbuncle Prime
White!!.png Blue.png Red.png Grellow.png
Diabolos GUI.png
Diabolos Prime
Blue.png Red.png White!!.png Grellow.png
Fenrir GUI.png
Fenrir Prime
Grellow.png White!!.png Blue.png Red.png
Japanese しょうかんじゅう
Type Elementals
Typical Job Wizard's Petasos icon.png Black Mage
Healer's Cap icon.png White Mage
Chaos Burgeonet icon.png Dark Knight
Crystal None
Detects Varies
Physical Damage Magical Damage Breath Damage Slashing Blunt H2H Piercing Ranged
Question Question Question Question Question Question Question Question
Element: Fire Element: Wind Element: Thunder Element: Light Element: Ice Element: Earth Element: Water Element: Dark
Question Question Question Question Question Question Question Question
A: Absorbs · S: Susceptible · R: Resists

During battle some monsters may change resistances.

100% denotates that a monster takes full damage.

  • E.g At 5% a foe takes -95% damage.
See the Resist and Damage Type pages.

Types of Avatars

Avatars may be broken down into the following sub-categories:


Celestial avatars are the avatars that existed before Vana'diel was formed. They are sometimes referred to as "the Slumbering Gods"


Terrestrial avatars were creatures before Vana'diel was formed, but became avatars after Vana'diel was made.


A classification of avatars whose do not fall into the above classes.


Avatar-like beings that have never been confirmed as avatars, nor had their origins explained.

Related Links


Ability Y' Area Target Type Copy Image.png Condition
Area: 1P, AoE, Gaze, Conal · Target: Player or Monster
Type: Physical-Magical-Breath-Buff · Element or Damage Type
Copy Image.png: Utsusemi shadows consumed (#), B Bypasses, but does not remove shadows, R Removes all shadows.


Notorious Monster


Event Appearances

Name Event Zone
Osschaart's Avatar [[Copycat]] [[Waughroon Shrine]]
Diabolos [[Promathia Mission 3-5 - Darkness Named]] [[The Shrouded Maw]]
Ayakashi [[A Thief in Norg!?]] [[Waughroon Shrine]]
Bahamut [[The Wyrmking Descends]] [[Riverne - Site B01]]
Diabolos Prime [[Waking Dreams]] [[The Shrouded Maw]]
Garuda Prime [[Trial Size Trial by Wind
Trial by Wind
Waking the Beast]]
[[Cloister of Gales]]
Leviathan Prime [[Trial Size Trial by Water
Trial by Water
Waking the Beast]]
[[Cloister of Tides]]
Shiva Prime [[Trial Size Trial by Ice
Trial by Ice
Waking the Beast]]
[[Cloister of Frost]]
Vanguard's Avatar [[Dynamis]] [[Dynamis - Bastok
Dynamis - San d'Oria
Dynamis - Windurst
Dynamis - Beaucedine
Dynamis - Buburimu]]
[[Kindred's Avatar
Nebiros's Avatar]]
[[Dynamis]] [[Dynamis - Xarcabard]]
[[Umbral Diabolos
Diabolos Club
Diabolos Diamond
Diabolos Heart
Diabolos Spade]]
[[Dynamis]] [[Dynamis - Tavnazia]]
Mystic Avatar [[Limbus]] [[Central Temenos - 2nd Floor]]
Lamia's Avatar [[Besieged]] [[Al Zahbi]]
Note: See the respective event/zone page. Mob names not listed here due to excess cases (ex: Campaign).
Name Event Zone
Fantoccini Avatar [[Pulling the Strings]] [[Mine Shaft #2716]]
Alexander (Notorious Monster) [[Aht Urhgan Mission 44 - Nashmeira's Plea]] [[Nyzul Isle]]
Bahamut [[Storms of Fate]] [[Riverne - Site B01]]
Carbuncle Prime [[Waking the Beast]] [[Full Moon Fountain]]
Fenrir Prime [[The Moonlit Path]] [[Full Moon Fountain]]
Ifrit Prime [[Trial Size Trial by Fire
Trial by Fire
Waking the Beast]]
[[Cloister of Flames]]
Ramuh Prime [[Trial Size Trial by Lightning
Trial by Lightning
Waking the Beast]]
[[Cloister of Storms]]
Titan Prime [[Trial Size Trial by Earth
Trial by Earth
Waking the Beast]]
[[Cloister of Tremors]]
Dagourmarche's Avatar [[Dynamis]] [[Dynamis - Beaucedine]]
Baa's Avatar [[Dynamis]] [[Dynamis - Buburimu]]
Mystic Avatar [[Limbus]] [[Temenos - East]]
Odin (Notorious Monster) [[Einherjar]] [[Odin's Chamber]]
Paramount Avatar [[Legion: Hall of Mul]] [[Maquette Abdhaljs-Legion]]
Note: See the respective event/zone page. Mob names not listed here due to excess cases (ex: Campaign).