The evolution of Final Fantasy summons

See your favorites transform from 8-bit to awesome

As summoned in: 3, 4 (2US), 5, 6 (3US), 7, 8, 9, 3DS, 4DS, 13

Signature attack: Zantetsuken

Based loosely on the Norse thunder god of the same name, Odin’s zantetsuken attacks (one-hit kills!) have helped us out of many a tight spot in the Final Fantasies of yore. Relive the magic in this video compilation of Odin summons, which includes a peek into the near future (aka the present in Japan) in which Odin transforms into a majestic robotic horse for you to ride. Don’t trample the rose petals in your charge to victory!


As summoned in: 3, 4 (2US), 5, 6 (3US), 7, 9, 3DS, 4DS

Signature attack: Judgment Bolt

Ramuh may look like a crazy, harmless old man with his long, flowing beard and billowy white robes. If you saw him on the street, you’d probably toss him a dime for a cup of coffee. Though Ramuh may look like a toothless old curmudgeon, you definitely do not want to be on the business end of his Judgment Staff, or you’ll likely be ripped in half by a Judgment Bolt. Judge not, lest ye be judged.

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