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Final Fantasy has many Eldritch Abominations

  • The creature Omega is a reoccurring super-boss in many Final Fantasy games. Originally it was just a powerful machine that, according to Final Fantasy lore, would just randomly attack things that got near it. More recent games and story expand on Omega's back-story and imply that the different versions of Omega in other Final Fantasy games are in fact the same thing and Omega really exists across multiple universes with a shape that conforms to the laws and rules of said universe. Also, one story states that Omega is supposed to kill a powerful foe whom most assume to be Shinryu, a powerful god-dragon that also exists across multiple universes.
    • Seriously, one of the game quotes for this this thing is: "From the sky it comes, heartless and bloodless—Omega, Bringer of the End! Unleash your might in the name of destruction... and may all men know despair!"
  • Chaos from the original Final Fantasy is an Eldritch Abomination created by an endless time loop.
  • Cloud of Darkness from Final Fantasy III: Exactly What It Says on the Tin.
  • Zeromus in Final Fantasy IV is more or less the Anthropomorphic Personification of anger and hatred, borne from the soul of an ancient, evil alien wizard. And he looks like this.
  • Exdeath in Final Fantasy V. He just plain is the part normally and really looks it in his ultimate Tree form at the final battle and as Neo Exdeath. He was born from an aggregate of evil souls sealed into a sacred tree, and later becomes an embodiment of The Void.
    • Those nameless... things that lurk below the ocean floor.
  • Kefka from Final Fantasy VI, once he absorbed the three goddesses, stands atop a large tower of human flesh and organs whose floors represent the levels in Dante's Divine Comedy.
  • Jenova from Final Fantasy VII, an Expy of the creature from The Thing (1982) and conceptual sibling to Lavos. Jenova has no set form, and mimics the appearance of its prey; in this case, the vague outline of a woman, with missing limbs and eyeballs in place of nipples. Its descent marked the downfall of the Cetra civilization. By extension, Sephiroth - the fruit of a project to create Jenova-infused superbabies - is half-human, half-Eldritch Abomination.
    • The WEAPONs are Antieldritch Unabominations. In the backstory of the game, these creatures are the all-natural guardians of the Planet/The Lifestream (your mileage may vary if the Lifestream can count as an eldritch entity). Unfortunately, humanity has proven itself dangerous to the Planet, so they went aggro on human cities.
    • Similar to V, the crash of the Gelnika contains a slew of monsters simply called "Unknown", "Unknown 2", and "Unknown 3"; they're so horrible and unearthly, the game doesn't know what to call them.
  • Xagor of Final Fantasy Legend 3, which resemble nothing more than a mass of flailing tentacles and fanged mouths.
  • In Final Fantasy IX, Necron fits this to a T, with the effect being accentuated by horrific scenery and music. Necron (like Amarant) was a replacement name chosen because the original would have exceeded their name character limit. Its original name? "The Darkness of Eternity".
  • In Final Fantasy X, Sin is a giant monster the size of a city that emerges from the depths of the ocean to completely annihilate all settlements larger than small villages at random intervals and terrorized Spira for a thousand years. Even if it is defeated by a High Summoner, by sacrificing himself and his friends, it returns a few years later by reincarnating from the body of the High Summoner's closest friend to continue its rampage. Sin leaves swarms of smaller monsters in its path and everyone who survives coming into contact with its toxins (fortunately) suffers from massive memory loss. And apparently, it can wipe out entire armies by causing distortions of space.
    • Yu Yevon and The Final Aeon. The former is the still lingering sentiment of a long dead summoner who frequently possesses Aeons for the purpose of destroying the world and is the unholy will powering Sin. The latter, while benevolent (usually), is powerful, and its warped form is crafted from the loving sacrifice of a Guardian for his/her Summoner. An example is Seymour's Anima, whose domain is pain.
  • Final Fantasy XII has all of the summonable Espers, being based on a mix of Lucavi and past final bosses.
  • Final Fantasy XI brings back Atomos, everyone's favorite inter-dimensional nightmare from V and IX. This time, it is actually quite capable of devouring a timeline.
  • The world of Ivalice in Final Fantasy XII is so heavily populated with Eldritches, it's a wonder anyone is still scared at this point. All of the summons are varying degrees of this, plus the final boss of the sequel DS game, the Occuria...
  • The Fal'Cie from Final Fantasy XIII are also this, despite looking for the most part like bizarre machine-things.
    • In the sequel there's Gogmagog, an abomination that the above mentioned Fal'Cie had to throw out of the time-space continuum to be rid of.
  • Final Fantasy Tactics A2 has the Neukhia, whose presence is so dangerously poweful, even having a LIMB in Ivalice presents an apocalyptic threat
  • Chaotic Darkness of Final Fantasy Brave Exvius: a Vision of the darkness and evil hidden in the hearts of the people living in Lapis; its first appearance is a skeletal... thing, and its second looks like an amalgamation of various enemies you would have met in your travels. And summoned to prove that the world is evil and deserves to be destroyed....


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