A being awakened by Kuja's fear, despair, and hatred...
~ Final Fantasy 20th Anniversary Ultimania


Necron (永遠の闇, Eien no Yami?, lit. Eternal Darkness) is the final boss of Final Fantasy IX, appearing in the area Hill of Despair and represents death itself. Necron's ultimate goal is to reduce everything to nothingness. Its appearance is somewhat of a mystery, as it arrives unexpectedly at the end of the game and its character is never fully explained.

Powers and Stats

Tier: At least High 5-A

Name: Necron

Origin: Final Fantasy IX

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown

Classification: An entity of Eternal Darkness, as it represents death itself

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical CharacteristicsMagicElemental ManipulationFlightBarrier CreationEnergy BlastsHealing (Mid-Low), Telekinesis, Summoning of meteors, and Immortality (Types 1, 2, and 8. One can banish it temporarily, but it's far from dead when one does)

Attack Potency: At least Dwarf Star level (Is at least as powerful as Trance Kuja)

Speed: Relativistic+ (Easily kept up with the party)

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: At least Dwarf Star Class

Durability: At least Dwarf Star level (Took attacks from Zidane's party right after they fought Kuja, extremely difficult to kill off permanently on account of being some physical representation of death)

Stamina: Extremely high

Range: Extended melee range. Planetary with magic.

Standard Equipment: None notable

Intelligence: Necron resolves to destroy the Crystal, and thus revert everything to a “Zero World” of perpetual nothingness, he watches and observes everything and makes his decision based off of the actions of others. In combat, it proves its power by wielding all of the most powerful elemental spells in the game along with the devastating Grand Cross and Neutron Ring spells.

Weaknesses: Necron is vulnerable to Holy-elemental and Wind-elemental attacks.

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • Blizzaga: Freezes his opponents in a massive shard of ice to deal heavy ice-elemental damage.
  • Blue Shockwave: Forces an opponent onto their last legs, regardless of their remaining stamina and overall durability.
  • Firaga: Launches a powerful fireball to deal heavy fire-elemental damage.
  • Neutron Ring: Realigns the plants of the solar system into a ring, generating a space-time distortion that annihilates all of them to deal massive non-elemental damage.
  • Protect: Generates a barrier that reduces the damage taken from incoming physical attacks.
  • Shell: Generates a barrier that reduces the damage taken from incoming magical attacks.
  • Thundaga: Summons a huge thunderstorm to deal heavy lightning-elemental damage.


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