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Redeye is a boss in Octopath Traveler. It is the main antagonist and final boss of H’aanit’s story.

StoryEdit

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The following section contains potential story spoilers!

Eight years prior to the events of Octopath Traveler, Lyblac led Graham Crossford to The Gate of Finis under the pretense of bringing his wife back to life. Her true intention was to use him as a vessel to bring back Galdera.

In the middle of the rite, Graham Crossford resisted and was able to fight back and wound Lyblac. However, being exposed to the dark god's essence caused him to start morphing into an inhuman monster. He was not able to hold on to his mind in time to finish Lyblac and instead, escaped the gate and began rampaging in the Highlands, killing dozens and turning others into stone.

In essence, the man named Graham Crossford was dead, and all that was left was the near mindless abomination, Redeye (though he had very brief moments where he remembered himself).

Years later, the Knights Ardante who hail from Flamesgrace and are sworn to fight evil, began on a quest to vanquish Redeye. Much to their chagrin, they were forced to go to S'warkii, a village in Darkwood, that was home to a clan of hunters to seek help. Z'aanta who was H'aanit's mentor and one of the exceptional hunters who lived there, was then hired to hunt and defeat Redeye. Z'aanta goes forth and successfully tracks Redeye, but during an intense battle, Redeye managed to elude him and cast a petrification curse on him. Z'aanta struggles against the curse and begins to write a letter describing his predicament, and ends with an apology to H'aanit for failing the hunt. Z'aanta eventually succumbs to Redeye's curse and is turned completely to stone.

Redeye then escaped and on its way to Marsalim, had petrified more people. Worse, its presence caused the monsters in the ruins where it hid, to flee to the surface where they began terrorizing the city. The city guards attempted to stop the creatures, but most were turned to stone by Redeye. Finally, Redeye is confronted by H'aanit who had found Z'aanta's letter and had acquired the means to ward off its petrification attack prior to the battle with the help of Z'aanta's old friend, Susanna Grotoff. H'aanit slays the beast and breaks its curse on everyone it had turned to stone, turning the people it had petrified back into humans and unknowingly, put Graham's soul to rest.

Though H'aanit lamented Redeye's demise because the beast seemed to lack a heart and crumbled to nothingness when it was vanquished, it wasn't until later in the storyline that Redeye's heartbreaking true origin was explained.

BattleEdit

Redeye will begin the battle with two actions per turn and 5 shields. Each time it is broken, it will increase its shields by two, for a total of 9 shields. At 50% health, it will increase its actions per turn to 3.

Redeye will change weaknesses every turn, in the pattern shown above.

Redeye may use Evil Eye, which inflicts petrification on a single ally. It will be necessary to use an Herb-of-Grace Potion to allow them to act again. Petrified allies who become incapacitated cannot be brought back to the battle.

  • An ill forboding prevades the battlefield...: Used as the first action of the first turn. Redeye temporarily gains a third action per turn during the first turn only, superseding all other actions. For the remainder of the battle, all of Redeye's physical attacks have a chance to inflict Status Blindness Blindness for 2-5 turns.
  • The fiend's body writhes ominously...: Used at the beginning of each turn, superseding all other actions as a free action. Redeye's weaknesses change in the following order:
    • Type DaggersType BowsType StavesType FireType Light
    • Type PolearmsType AxesType LightningType WindType Light
    • Type SwordsType BowsType FireType LightningType Light
  • Attack: Physical attack, single target.
  • Rend: Physical attack, single target.
  • Sweep: Physical attack, targets entire party.
  • Bestial Roar: Physical attack, targets entire party. Chance of inflicting Status Unconsciousness Unconsciousness for 2-3 turns.
  • Unholy Elixir: Recovery. Randomly heals any target, ally or foe, for 100 HP.
  • You have angered the beast!: Used once Redeye reaches 50% of his maximum HP. The following effects occur:
    • Redye's actions per turn increases to three.
    • Redeye enters boost mode for 1 turn. Uses Unearthly Roar if not broken before Redeye's next action.
      • Unearthly Roar: Physical attack, targets entire party. Chance of inflicting Status Unconsciousness Unconsciousness for 2-3 turns.
    • Unlocks the following abilities:
      • Rampage: Physical attack, targets entire party.
      • Evil Eye: Effect. Single target. Target is inflicted with Status Petrification Petrification.
        • All augmentations and other status effects are removed. This includes permanent effects gained through passive skills and equipment.
        • Target cannot perform any actions.
        • Target cannot be healed while petrified, but can still take damage.
        • Redeye will focus on the target for the remainder of the turn.
        • If target is incapacitated, target will be removed from the battle. There is no way for the target to reenter battle if removed in this manner.
        • Status cannot be removed or prevented through Buff Rehabilitate Rehabilitate or similar skills.
        • The only way to remove the status condition is either by using an
          Herb-of-grace Potion
           
          Cures a single individual of petrification
          or defeating Redeye.
        • If still petrified when Redeye is defeated, target will still receive EXP and JP at the end of battle.

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The move Unholy Elixir is a reference to Graham Crossford’s occupation as an apothecary— a remnant of his former self.
  • Redeye's body has the image of being on fire, which is a hint to his connection to Galdera who is also known as the god of the accursed flame.
  • If the player returns to the room in the Grimsand Ruins where they fought Redeye, they can find a message on a fallen pillar from Redeye, begging for someone to kill him.
  • Redeye has the third highest amount of HP of all the Chapter 4 bosses.


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Octopath Traveler
Characters
Travelers: Ophilia  •  Cyrus  •  Tressa  •  Olberic  •  Primrose  •  Alfyn  •  Therion  •  H'aanit
Ophilia's Path: Lianna  •  Archbishop Josef  •  Mattias  •  Guardian of the First Flame  •  Bishop Bartolo  •  Emil  •  Derryl  •  Nate  •  Hróðvitnir  •  Daniel  •  Bishop Donovan  •  Lysa  •  Mystery Man and Shady Figure
Cyrus's Path: Therese  •  Princess Mary  •  Mercedes  •  Yvon  •  Lucia  •  Russell  •  Odette  •  Gideon  •  Dominic
Tressa's Path: Olneo Colzione  •  Marina Colzione  •  Leon Bastralle  •  Mikk  •  Makk  •  Ali  •  Morlock  •  Omar  •  Baltazar  •  Venomtooth Tiger  •  Noa  •  Aston Wyndham  •  Esmeralda  •  Ing
Olberic's Path: Erhardt  •  King Alfred  •  Philip  •  Gaston  •  Cecily  •  Ned  •  Victorino  •  Conrad  •  Wallace Wildsword  •  Bernhard  •  Grieg  •  Joshua Frostblade  •  Archibold  •  Gustav  •  Bale  •  Reggie  •  Harald  •  Werner
Primrose's Path: Geoffrey Azelhart  •  Yusufa  •  Helgenish  •  Arianna  •  Oren  •  Rufus  •  Revello Forsythe  •  Anna Forsythe  •  Simeon  •  Albus
Alfyn's Path: Zeph  •  Nina  •  Lily  •  Blotted Viper  •  Ellen  •  Flynn  •  Marlene  •  Vanessa Hysel  •  Ogen  •  Miguel  •  Timothy  •  Ogre Eagle
Therion's Path: Darius  •  Heathcote  •  Cordelia Ravus  •  Barham  •  Orlick  •  Gareth
H'aanit's Path: Z'aanta  •  Linde  •  Eliza Woodward  •  Ghisarma  •  Natalia  •  Lord of the Forest  •  Alaic  •  Susanna Grotoff  •  Dragon  •  King Khalim  •  Redeye
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Other: Kit  •  Graham Crossford  •  Alphas  •  Impresario  •  Lyblac
Orsterra
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Flatlands: Atlasdam  •  Subterranean Study  •  The Whistlewood  •  Noblecourt  •  Orlick's Manse  •  Obsidian Manse  •  Shrine of the Sage  •  The Hollow Throne  •  Wispermill  •  Ebony Grotto  •  Forest of Purgation  •  Shrine of the Starseer
Coastlands: Rippletide  •  Caves of Maiya  •  Undertow Cove  •  Moonstruck Coast  •  Goldshore  •  Caves of Azure  •  Seaside Grotto  •  Shrine of the Trader  •  Captains' Bane  •  Grandport  •  Grandport Sewers  •  Loch of the Lost King
Highlands: Hornburg  •  Cobbleston  •  Brigands' Den  •  Untouched Sanctum  •  Stonegard  •  The Spectrewood  •  Yvon's Birthplace  •  Shrine of the Thunderblade  •  Tomb of Kings  •  Everhold  •  Amphitheatre  •  Everhold Tunnels  •  Shrine of the Runeblade  •  Ruins of Hornburg
Sunlands: Sunshade  •  Sunshade Catacombs  •  Whistling Cavern  •  Wellspring  •  Lizardmen's Den  •  Black Market  •  Shrine of the Lady of Grace  •  Quicksand Caves  •  Marsalim  •  Grimsand Ruins  •  Marsalim Catacombs
Riverlands: Clearbrook  •  Cave of Rhiyo  •  Twin Falls  •  Saintsbridge  •  The Murkwood  •  Rivira Woods  •  Farshore  •  Shrine of the Healer  •  Riverford  •  Hidden Path  •  Lord's Manse  •  Refuge Ruins  •  Shrine of the Warbringer
Cliftlands: Bolderfall  •  Ravus Manor  •  Carrion Caves  •  Quarrycrest  •  The Sewers  •  Morlock's Manse  •  Shrine of the Prince of Thieves  •  Derelict Mine  •  Orewell  •  Forest of Rubeh  •  Dragonsong Fane
Woodlands: S'warkii  •  The Whisperwood  •  Path of Beasts  •  Victors Hollow  •  The Forgotten Grotto  •  Forest of No Return  •  Shrine of the Huntress  •  Duskbarrow  •  Ruins of Eld  •  Moldering Ruins  •  Shrine of the Archmagus
Other: The Gate of Finis  •  Journey's End
Enemies
Normal: Normal Enemies
Ophilia's Path: Guardian of the First Flame  •  Hróðvitnir  •  Mystery Man and Shady Figure  •  Mattias
Cyrus's Path: Russell  •  Gideon  •  Yvon  •  Lucia
Tressa's Path: Mikk and Makk  •  Omar  •  Venomtooth Tiger  •  Esmeralda
Olberic's Path: Gaston  •  Joshua Frostblade  •  Archibold  •  Gustav  •  Lizardman Chief  •  Erhardt  •  Werner
Primrose's Path: Helgenish  •  Rufus  •  Albus  •  Simeon
Alfyn's Path: Blotted Viper  •  Vanessa Hysel  •  Miguel  •  Ogre Eagle
Therion's Path: Heathcote  •  Orlick  •  Gareth  •  Darius
H'aanit's Path: Ghisarma  •  Lord of the Forest  •  Dragon  •  Redeye
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