Final Fantasy IX

Garnet Til Alexandros XVII

By
Jarrod Garripoli

Garnet Til Alexandros XVII is the princess of Alexandria and daughter to Queen Brahne. Thinking that something is off with her mother, she is “kidnapped” by the Tantalus crew, and adopts the Dagger persona to hide her identity. She is initially naive to the outside world, but soon becomes accustomed to it, showing off some street smarts at times. She enjoys the theater, with Lord Avon’s I Want To Be Your Canary being her favorite play.

Dagger’s main ability is White Magic, essentially making her one of two healers that can join your group. Unfortunately, she doesn’t learn every single White Magic spell, so she might be considered the lesser of the two. Her other unique skill, Summon, allows her to call Eidolons, which are pretty similar to summons from previous games. Unlike the other character, Dagger gains access to more Eidolons, so she is better suited for that aspect once you have both characters in your party. Note that the Eidolon’s full animation won’t always play, but Dagger’s Trance changes Summon to Eidolon, giving it an increased chance to play out the full animation (for more power). Also, while in Trance and after using the Eidolon command, you will get the shorter summons throughout the battle, which don’t take MP or the Trance bar.

White Magic

White Magic Learned AP Needed
Cure Magic Racket, Rod, Silk Shirt 30
Cura Healing Rod, Barette 50
Curaga Wizard Rod, Whale Whisker 155
Life Mythril Rod, Healing Rod, Whale Whisker, Rebirth Ring, Cachusha 30
Scan Air Racket, Desert Boots 25
Panacea Air Racket, Rod 15
Stona Multina Racket 25
Shell Multina Racket, Mythril Racket, Mythril Rod, Wizard Rod, Cotton Robe, Gold Choker, Moonstone 35
Protect Mythril Racket, Rod, Wizard Rod, Steepled Hat, Desert Boots 30
Silence Priest’s Racket, Mythril Rod, Asura’s Rod, Magic Armlet 30
Mini Magic Racket, Asura’s Rod, Feather Boots 40
Reflect Mythril Racket, Stardust Rod, Reflect Ring, Ruby 20
Confuse Asura’s Rod, Lamia’s Tiara 35
Berserk Magic Racket 30
Blind Multina Racket, Magician Shoes 40
Float Stardust Rod, Feather Boots 20

Eidolons

Eidolon Learned AP Needed
Ramuh Peridot 30
Shiva Opal 20
Ifrit Topaz 20
Atomos Amethyst 25
Odin Dark Matter 30
Leviathan Aquamarine 40
Bahamut Garnet 80
Ark Pumice 100

Support Abilities

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    iOS, PC, Switch, PS1, PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    RPG
  • Guide Release
    28 April 2019
  • Last Updated
    20 February 2021
  • Guide Author

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A group known as the Tantalus Theatre Troupe visits the kingdom of Alexandria to celebrate the birthday of Princess Garnet. Unbeknownst to the royal family and the citizens of the city, the troupe is actually a band of thieves, who are aiming to kidnap the princess. However, to add a twist, the princess was planning on escaping the castle all along, even asking the troupe to "kidnap" her. This little event kickstarts many others, leading to a grand adventure.

This guide is planned to have a beginning-to-end walkthrough of the main story, while simultaneously guiding you through all of the side quests and other goodies in the game. The side quests include Chocobo Hot and Cold, Tetra Master, and all of the smaller ones, like the jump rope mini-game, Friendly Monsters, Excalibur II, and much more. In addition to all of this, you will find lists of all abilities that characters can learn, as well as Quina's Blue Magic.

  • Beginning-to-end walkthrough, covering all story elements
  • Coverage on all side quests, from major to minor ones
  • How to learn all abilities, including Quina's Blue Magic
  • Detailed trophy/achievement guide

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