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Zone Information
Area Name Apollyon
Type Battlefield
Maps None
Map Acquisition N/A
Miscellaneous Information
Hobbies
None
Weather
Trans Dark Trans Dark
Region Limbus
Expansion Chains of Promathia
Requirements Promathia Mission 7-5:The Warrior's Path completed
Restrictions None
Background music "Turmoil"
Monstrosity Not applicable
Notes None
Description

Part of the Emptiness - an insidious phenomenon that has begun to gnaw away at the land. This region of Promyvion is connected to the Celestial Capital of Al'Taieu. After the spatial transfer, this became the Apollyon section of Limbus. This "Lower Promyvion" is an abyss inhabited by entities that became trapped in the Emptiness, including a prototype biotechnological weapon.

Apollyon looks much like Promyvion. It is presumably "Promyvion - Al'Taieu" and the place where things absorbed by the Emptiness go. Trading all four colored chips (found in all four initial areas) to either of the two Swirling Vortexes at time of entry will open access to Central Apollyon, where Proto-Omega may be fought.

Apollyon
Connections

Al'Taieu

Battlefield Events

Entrance: Swirling Vortex
Name Type Items Needed Level Members Time
NW Apollyon Limbus Cosmo-Cleanse
Red Card
75 18 people 30-90 minutes
SW Apollyon Limbus Cosmo-Cleanse
Red Card
75 18 people 30-60 minutes
NE Apollyon Limbus Cosmo-Cleanse
Black Card
75 18 people 30-90 minutes
SE Apollyon Limbus Cosmo-Cleanse
Black Card
75 18 people 30-60 minutes
CS Apollyon Limbus Cosmo-Cleanse
Black Card/Red Card
Metal Chip
75 18 people 20-30 minutes
Central Apollyon Limbus Cosmo-Cleanse
Black Card/Red Card
Magenta Chip
Charcoal Chip
Smoky Chip
Smalt Chip
75 18 people 30 minutes
  • Depending on the section, time extensions can be obtained by opening a blue "time chest".

Layout

Area layout is as follows:

NW Apollyon

Enemy Type Boss
L1: Bardha x7
(Ghosts)
Pluto
(Doomed)
L2: Mountain Buffalo x7 Zlatorog
(Ram)
L3: Apollyon Scavenger x7
(Bugards)
Millenary Mossback
(Adamantoise)
L4: Gorynich x5
(Wyverns)
Cynoprosopi
(Wyrm)
L5: Kronprinz Behemoth x3 Kaiser Behemoth

Obtain: Magenta Chip

NE Apollyon

Enemy Type Boss
L1: Barometz x6
Borametz x6
(Mandragora)
Goobbue Harvester
L2: Cornu x4
Sirin x4
(Birds)
Thiazi x2
Bialozar x2
(Rocs)
L3: Apollyon Cleaner x12
(Magic Pots)
Apollyon Sweeper x3
(Dolls)
L4: Kerkopes x8
(Opo-Opos)
Hyperion
Okeanos
Cronos
(Gigas)
L5: Troglodyte Dhalmel x8 Criosphinx
Hieracosphinx
(Manticores)

Obtain: Smoky Chip

SW Apollyon

L1: Fir Bholg x10 (Fomor)
L2: Jidra x8 (Treants)

Spawns one of the following at random on each defeat:
Arboricole Beetle, Arboricole Crawler, Arboricole Hornet, Arboricole Opo-opo, Arboricole Raven, Arboricole Spider, Apollyon Sapling

L3: Armoury Crates (Mimics)
L4: Elementals that link by type:

Air Elemental x3, Dark Elemental x3, Earth Elemental x3, Fire Elemental x3, Ice Elemental x3, Light Elemental x3, Thunder Elemental x3, Water Elemental x3

Obtain: Charcoal Chip

SE Apollyon

Enemy Type Boss
L1: Metalloid Amoeba x8 Ghost Clot
L2: Adamantshell x8
(Crabs)
Tieholtsodi
(Sea Monk)
L3: Inhumer x8
(Skeletons)
Grave Digger
(Corse)
L4: Flying Spear x8
(Evil Weapons)
Evil Armory
(Evil Weapon)

Obtain: Smalt Chip

CS Apollyon

Requires: Metal Chip
Na'Qba Chirurgeon (Quadav WHM) and helpers
Carnagechief Jackbodokk (Orc PLD) and helpers
Dee Wapa the Desolator (Yagudo SMN) and helpers

Central Apollyon

Requires: Magenta Chip, Charcoal Chip, Smoky Chip, Smalt Chip

Final Boss
Proto-Omega
(Two forms; spawns Gunpods in second form)


Historical Background

Apollyon is the Greek word for "destroyer" & "destruction". It is a translation of Abaddon, the Hebrew word for "destruction" & "a place of destruction" (remember, New Testament was written in Greek and early Christianity flourished in Greece). In the Book of Revelations, New Testament (specifically Revelations 9:7- 9:11), Apollyon is "the angel of the bottomless pit/abyss", who leads a swarm of demons so numerous they resembled locusts in the End Times. This pit is unlocked after the 5th angel sounds its trumpet. Apollyon and his horde were the 1st of 3 woes and were supposed to harm nothing on Earth except humans who lack God's mark on their forehead. Who exactly this destroyer is isn't clear. The best theories are that it is the Beast of Revelation. Abaddon does not have a sense of personalization that Apollyon has. Apollyon was also considered a synonym for the Devil in early Christianity.


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