What are Eikons in Final Fantasy 16?

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Final Fantasy XVI is the exciting follow-up to Final Fantasy XV. It features a new world, story, characters, combat, and mechanics, shaking things up as new Final Fantasy titles do. One new mechanic is the Eikon system, which may leave you wondering what Eikons are in Final Fantasy XVI.

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Eikons are the new term for Summons in Final Fantasy XVI. Summons are potent abilities that cool form powerful beings, such as Ifrit, Shiva, and Bahamut. Despite their power, they cannot manifest without a Dominant to call them forth. This forms a bond between Eikon and Dominant and will play a large role in Final Fantasy XVI.

All Eikons in Final Fantasy XVI

Many Final Fantasy fans will recognize the Eikons in Final Fantasy XVI as iconic summons from other Final Fantasy titles. We do not yet know the full roster of Eikons, but we have seen confirmation of several. Here are all the Eikons we know about in Final Fantasy XVI.

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  • Phoenix
  • Ifrit
  • Shiva
  • Titan
  • Garuda
  • Leviathan
  • Bahamut
  • Odin
  • Ramuh

Eikons in Final Fantasy XVI represent the elements in the world. The Eikons belong to the various nations of Valisthea and typically to nobility. This is not always true, but many belong to a nation's royal family.

For more information on Final Fantasy XVI, check out Is Final Fantasy XVI coming to PC or Xbox? and Is there co-op in Final Fantasy XVI? on Pro Game Guides.

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