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** The sequence where Ultimecia awakens Rinoa on the space station. The moment you arrive you see Rinoa just lurching forward out of the door like a zombie and no matter how many times Squall approaches her. He will just get thrown backward leaving his only option to follow Rinoa.


* Most of Disc Four. You kill Adel and [[TimeCrash time begins to compress]], taking you through a trippy sequence in which you have to slay various sorceresses at different points in time, while the background melts, ending with a [[EldritchAbomination particularly freaky-looking sorceress]]. You finally end up at Edea's House in the compressed time world, and after stepping outside, you find the beach littered with the dead bodies of [=SeeDs=], and see Ultimecia's [[OminousFloatingCastle Ominous Floating Castle]] in the dark, cloud-filled skies above. Her castle even has [[OminousPipeOrgan Ominous Pipe Organ]] music. Damn. Not to mention [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l75zjpDpAWs the music that plays]] during the sequence before arriving at TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon. A dissonant five-note sax ostinato and creepy ambience are all you need to convey the feeling that the world is fucked.

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* Most of Disc Four. You kill Adel and [[TimeCrash time begins to compress]], taking you through a trippy sequence in which you have to slay various sorceresses at different points in time, while the background melts, ending with a [[EldritchAbomination [[https://static.wikia.nocookie.net/finalfantasy/images/c/c2/FF8_Sorceress_C.png/revision/latest?cb=20120804183915 particularly freaky-looking sorceress]]. You finally end up at Edea's House in the compressed time world, and after stepping outside, you find the beach littered with the dead bodies of [=SeeDs=], and see Ultimecia's [[OminousFloatingCastle Ominous Floating Castle]] in the dark, cloud-filled skies above. Her castle even has [[OminousPipeOrgan Ominous Pipe Organ]] music. Damn. Not to mention [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l75zjpDpAWs the music that plays]] during the sequence before arriving at TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon. A dissonant five-note sax ostinato and creepy ambience are all you need to convey the feeling that the world is fucked.

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''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'' may or may not be as rife with scares as its predecessors, but when it does aim to make players scream, ''BOY'' does it live up to their standards. The same goes for ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'', the sequel both in name [[{{NightmareFuel/FinalFantasyIX}} and scares.]]

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''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'' may or may not be as rife with scares as its predecessors, but when it does aim to make players scream, ''BOY'' does it live up to their standards. The same goes for ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'', the sequel both in name [[{{NightmareFuel/FinalFantasyIX}} and scares.]]\n


[[OverlyLongGag Ok, by now we know]] that ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' can be scary. ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'' may or may not be as rife with scares as its predecessors, but when it does aim to make players scream, ''BOY'' does it live up to their standards. The same goes for ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'', the sequel both in name [[{{NightmareFuel/FinalFantasyIX}} and scares.]]

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[[OverlyLongGag Ok, by now we know]] that ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' can be scary. ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'' may or may not be as rife with scares as its predecessors, but when it does aim to make players scream, ''BOY'' does it live up to their standards. The same goes for ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'', the sequel both in name [[{{NightmareFuel/FinalFantasyIX}} and scares.]]


* In the third Dream sequence where you play as Laguna, you go downstairs, and you will notice, that the entire wall the staircase is on is absolutely '''riddled''' with bullet holes, but Laguna doesn't comment on it, seeing as this flashback takes place around about the war with Esthar, there must have been a massive gunfight in that very room.

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* In the third Dream sequence where you play as Laguna, you go downstairs, and you will notice, that the entire wall the staircase is on is absolutely '''riddled''' with bullet holes, but Laguna doesn't comment on it, seeing as this flashback takes place around about the war with Esthar, there it. This is Ellone's old house, and we know her parents were gunned down by soldiers, meaning that it must have been a massive gunfight happened in that very room.

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* Devour. Your party spontaneously discards all notion of humanity and vores anything and anyone in battle for sheer power.

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* Before Squall & company's final battle with Edea in the Galbadia Garden, the party enters the auditorium to which a demonic version of Fithos lusec wecos vinosec plays (it's actually Adel's theme) before Edea comes '''CRASHING DOWN THROUGH THE PANE GLASS CEILING''' and floats down before a podium. And the glass shattering is very loud, likely to get a jump out of most players.

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* In the third Dream sequence where you play as Laguna, you go downstairs, and you will notice, that the entire wall the staircase is on is absolutely '''riddled''' with bullet holes, but Laguna doesn't comment on it, seeing as this flashback takes place around about the war with Esthar, there must have been a massive gunfight in that very room.



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* The entire parade sequence, accompanied with the faintly creepy "Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec." Also the fact that Edea/Ultimecia kills the president in full view of the public and no one seems to bat an eye[[note]]To be fair, they were under hypnosis at the time[[/note]] or notice when she turns two stone statues into monsters to eat Rinoa.


* Edea/Ultimecia [[EmotionlessGirl ruthlessly]] impaling Squall with blades of ice (leading to the "Squall is Dead" theory referenced above), complete with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_Vmq-xRP9s ominous organ music]] and a rather gruesome sound effect. The [[NothingIsScarier lack of voices]] actually adds to the creepiness.

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* Edea/Ultimecia [[EmotionlessGirl ruthlessly]] impaling Squall with blades of ice (leading to the infamous "Squall is Dead" theory referenced above), theory), complete with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_Vmq-xRP9s ominous organ music]] and a rather gruesome sound effect. The [[NothingIsScarier lack of voices]] actually adds to the creepiness.


** Hell, the whole endgame hallucination is disturbing. Squall is lost in an endless expanse - the distorted music and images don't help things, and it ends with a shot of Rinoa's space helmet shattering, signaling Squall's worst fear - losing his loved ones.

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** Hell, the whole endgame hallucination is disturbing. Squall is lost in an endless expanse - expanse, and the distorted music and images don't help things, and it things. It ends with a shot of Rinoa's space helmet shattering, signaling Squall's worst fear - losing his loved ones.ones.
* Edea/Ultimecia [[EmotionlessGirl ruthlessly]] impaling Squall with blades of ice (leading to the "Squall is Dead" theory referenced above), complete with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_Vmq-xRP9s ominous organ music]] and a rather gruesome sound effect. The [[NothingIsScarier lack of voices]] actually adds to the creepiness.
** For added suspense, this is where the disc ends!


** Hell, the whole hallucination is disturbing. The distorted music and images don't help things, and it ends with a shot of Rinoa's space helmet shattering.

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** Hell, the whole endgame hallucination is disturbing. The Squall is lost in an endless expanse - the distorted music and images don't help things, and it ends with a shot of Rinoa's space helmet shattering.shattering, signaling Squall's worst fear - losing his loved ones.

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** Hell, the whole hallucination is disturbing. The distorted music and images don't help things, and it ends with a shot of Rinoa's space helmet shattering.


* The entire parade sequence, accompanied with the faintly creepy "Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec." Also the fact that Edea/Ultimecia kills the president in full view of the public and no one seems to bat an eye[[note]]To be fair, they were under hypnosis at the time[[/note]], or notice when she turns two stone statues into monsters to eat Rinoa.

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* The entire parade sequence, accompanied with the faintly creepy "Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec." Also the fact that Edea/Ultimecia kills the president in full view of the public and no one seems to bat an eye[[note]]To be fair, they were under hypnosis at the time[[/note]], time[[/note]] or notice when she turns two stone statues into monsters to eat Rinoa.

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