Final Fantasy IX

Quina Quen

By
Jarrod Garripoli

Quina is a member of the Qu tribe, who are genderless beings that have a knack for eating things. They are notable for their long tongues and broken English, with Quina’s “mission” being to try out new foods all of the time, leading to some comical situations. Despite this one-set mind, Quina is shown to enjoy the company of your party throughout the game, usually trying to cheer someone up when they are down.

Quina’s two special skills go hand in hand, as one cannot be used without the other. Eat will allow Quina to devour an enemy, but only if they have less than 25% HP left. Should s/he uses Eat on specific enemies, Quina can learn Blue Magic, which makes up the brunt of his/her special abilities. Once Quina has learned a Blue Magic, you cannot Eat any other enemies with that spell (or the same one) to try and “learn” it again; there is no powering up of the spells (with one exception, but it’s not related to using Eat). Quina’s Trance turns Eat into Cook, increasing the threshold from under 25% HP to 50%.

Blu Mag

Abilities Enemies to Learn From
1,000 Needles Cactuar
Angel’s Snack Ironite, Mistodon, Epitaph, Behemoth
Aqua Breath Clipper, Axolotl, Sahagin, Vepal (Green one)
Auto-Life Carrion Worm, Gimme Cat, Cerberus, Yan, Stilva
Bad Breath Anemone, Worm Hydra, Malboro
Doom Veteran, Ash
Earth Shake Adamantoise, Earth Guardian, Shell Dragon, Lich
Frog Drop Gigan Toad
Frost Wraith (blue candle), Chimera, Kraken
Goblin Punch Goblin, Goblin Mage
Limit Glove Mu, Axe Beak, Mandragora, Blazer Beetle, Jabberwock, Catoblepas
LV3 Def-less Carve Spider, Lamia, Lizard Man, Sand Scorpion, Ochu, Grand Dragon
LV4 Holy Feather Circle, Torama, Amdusias
LV5 Death Stroper, Dracozombie, Whale Zombie
Magic Hammer Magic Vice, Ring Leader
Matra Magic Trick Sparrow, Dragonfly, Zaghnol, Ogre, Land Worm, Armstrong
Mighty Guard Serpion, Myconid, Gigan Octopus, Antlion (non-boss one), Gargoyle
Mustard Bomb Wraith (red candle), Bomb, Vepal (Red one), Grenade, Maliris
Night Nymph, Abomination, Seeker Bat, Grimlock
Pumpkin Head Python, Hedgehog Pie, Ladybug, Skeleton, Yeti, Basilisk, Bandersnatch
Roulette Ghost, Zombie, Hecteyes
Twister Red Dragon, Abadon, Tiamat
Vanish Vice, Hornet, Gnoll, Troll, Drakan
White Wind Zuu, Griffin, Zemzelett, Garuda

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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