Job: Warrior
Family: Gigas
Crystal: Ice
Weak to:

Notorious Monster









Lower Delkfutt's Tower



A, L, S

A = Aggressive; NA = Non-Aggresive; L = Links; S = Detects by Sight; H = Detects by Sound;
HP = Detects Low HP; M = Detects Magic; Sc = Follows by Scent; T(S) = True-sight; T(H) = True-hearing
JA = Detects job abilities; WS = Detects weaponskills; Z(D) = Asleep in Daytime; Z(N) = Asleep at Nighttime; A(R) = Aggressive to Reive participants


  • Lottery Spawn from the various Gigas around G-8 on the First Floor. (5-10 minutes between spawns)
  • Special Attacks: Mighty Strikes
  • Killable by 6 characters level 24.
  • Can be Solo'd by PLD 37 (use Sentinal or 2Hour when it uses Might Strikes).
  • Solable by a 30SAM/15DNC 2hr not neccessary unless you run low on tp and meditate is down. Start with 300tp, recommended to kite during Mighty Strikes. Save tp for Curing Waltz. Long fight - 10-15 minutes.

.. See also: Testimonials

Soloable by 35 THF/NIN used sneak attack, one acid bolt and bloody bolts, Never had much trouble but used 2hr just in case when in cast mighty strikes,, <baghdadbum> Soloable by 31 NIN/DNC using Meat Mithkabob. Long fight. kept Utsusemi up and had no real problems. Mighty Strikes hit hard, but he only landed a few of the hits.

Historical Background

Epialtes was one of the Gigantes (giants) in Greek mythology. Epialtes was defeated by Herclues and Apollo in the Gigantomachy (war between the Olympians and the Gigantes). Epialtes means "nightmare".

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