The Pug, more commonly called a Tonberry, uses an octuple-damage Cleaver attack and Step Mine as a counter to every attack, in addition to casting Step Mine normally. A good strategy here is to abuse your Limit Breaks, specifically Squalls. Final Fantasy VIII Deep Sea Research Center. The King Tonberry will appear in the Cetra Ruins where you fight Odin after killing a certain amount of Tonberrys. Read on for tips and strategy about how to beat Tonberry King, including Tonberry King's stats and other useful information. In addition to the Tonberry King GF coming from this dungeon, you can also obtain the Odin GF … After fighting enough Tonberries, you'll soon fight the Tonberry King. Ok so having done this years ago and REALLY wanting Odin for that one fight waaaay later in the game for luls. For any reasonably-leveled party, a Tonberry should have had more HP, and the Tonberry King certainly did. There's two GFs for you to obtain here, Tonberry King GF as well as the Odin GF. You have to fight 18 - 22 little Tonberry's and Tonberry King will appear randomly directly after a battle with a small Tonberry. Make sure you have some powerful attacks lined up by making sure that you have some good magic junctioned to your Attack stats. After the 20th kill, the Tonberry King will appear. Tonberry King's appearance depends on the "Battle Scene", being triggered in Scenes 0236 and 0237, both played at Centra Ruins and feature a single Tonberry as an enemy. You can find it by visiting Centra Ruins, which houses this GF on the southern most continent (use my screenshot below for additional guidance). In order to make the Tonberry King appear you will need to kill 20 regular Tonberrys. You'll find Odin inside. Now for the Tonberry King, this can be mildly-hard, or very easy, depending if you get the Lion Heart Finishing Move. This is the Centra Ruins; the tower is full of dangerous creaturs and challenging puzzles. In this episode we go to Odin's palace, gain him as a friend and fight the Tonberry King! ), the Tonberry King will appear. This is a page on the Triple Triad card Tonberry King from the game Final Fantasy VIII (FF8, FFVIII). The Tonberry GF can be obtained by defeating the secret Tonberry King boss. All rights reserved. I first did the tonberry king but when odins timer ended my fight I then went after odin. I got him and went back to do tonberry king but he isn't coming out. Appears to seek revenge for all defeated Tonberries. Keep Squall at a low health level and just keep spamming Renzokuken. Why I went after Odin first I don't know. This will be due to the Tonberry Kings most lethal move called Junk. After you get the Ragnarok on Disk 3, you can begin hunting for the Research Facility. Odins Timer ended my Tonberry King fight? Without a game shark i dont think you can get the tonberry king without first getting odin. it's nearly impossible to defeat 20 - 25 tonberrys to get the king to appear in such a short amount of time. Tonberry enemies are not the easiest in FF8 by any stretch of the imagination, so come prepared with healing items ready. As soon as you have the mobile Balamb Garden you can obtain the Tonberry Guardian Force. The fight with Tonberry King starts immediately after defeating the Tonberry, so you’ll need to be wary of the potential to be ambushed by this foe. Go to the Centra Ruins and after you have obtained Odin, you can take on the second Side-Quest to obtain Tonberry King. To confirm: Odin is not required (leave and re-enter to reset the timer). When you defeat Odin, you'll earn him as a GF of sorts. ... 6 Tonberry King. To make this boss appear, players must defeat 20+ normal Tonberries in the Centra Ruins, and once the correct threshold has been hit, Tonberry King will immediately appear at the end of the last battle. Using regular attacks will quite often cause Tonberry to automatically retaliate by using “Everyone’s Grudge”, however the use of Limit Breaks does not seem to have the same effect. A 20:00 minute timer will start the second you enter Centra Ruins but you will not have to worry about this timer as it is specifically involved in quest to obtain Odin. Beat him and the handy Tonberry … However, doing this will force you to defeat the required number of Tonberry enemies again, making it entirely pointless. Final Fantasy VIII, as all franchise fans know, has its share of foibles and jarring design decisions.The junctioning system, which allows players to become entirely overpowered very early in the game indeed (if they have enough patience), is still a bone of contention over two decades after the game’s initial release. Every time you “fail” the Odin quest after 20:00 minutes you will get kicked out of the Centra Ruins. The number of Tonberries the player needs to defeat to engage the Tonberry King is 20–50. Odin doesn't work like a typical GF in the sense that he isn't Junctionable - nor does he appear on your GF list. In fact it does take a bit of looking to find it. it's nearly impossible to defeat 20 - 25 tonberrys to get the king to appear in such a short amount of time. Meeting this minimum threshold, and being in the right S… There are also several worn pillars, as the floor has been eroded over time. I got him and went back to do tonberry king but he isn't coming out. 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