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Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon
チョコボの不思議なダンジョン 時忘れの迷宮
Chocobo's Mysterious Dungeon: Labyrinth of Forgotten Time
Final Fantasy Fables - Chocobo's Dungeon Wii Cover art EN.png
Information
Developer(s) h.a.n.d.
Publisher(s) Square Enix
Platform(s) Nintendo Wii
Genre(s) Roguelike, Role-playing
Mode(s) Single player
Version 1.00
Release date(s)
Flag of Japan.png December 13, 2007
Flag of the United States.png July 8, 2008
Flag of Europe.png November 7, 2008
Flag of Australia.png July 30, 2008
Rating(s)
CERO A
ESRB E10+
Additional info
ID(s) Flag of Japan.png: R7FJGD
Flag of the United States.png: R7FEGD
Media / distribution CD-ROM
Synopsis Flag of the United States.png: Final Fantasy mainstays Chocobo and Cid find themselves in a mysterious town. Whenever the clocktower bell rings, people lose their memories. . It's now up to Chocobo to journey into the dungeons and retrieve people's memories. But Chocobo is well-equipped for this task, as he is able to train in any number of classic jobs from Final Fantasy games. Chose the right job for each task, and level up to defeat the evil that dwells in the dungeons.

Cid and Chocobo's Mysterious Dungeon: Labyrinth of Forgotten Time DS+
シドとチョコボの不思議なダンジョン 時忘れの迷宮 DS+
Cid and Chocobo's Mysterious Dungeon - Labyrinth of Forgotten Time DS Cover Art.jpg
Information
Developer(s) h.a.n.d.
Publisher(s) Square Enix
Platform(s) Nintendo DS
Genre(s) Roguelike
Mode(s) Single player
Version 1.0
Release date(s)
Flag of Japan.png October 30, 2008
Rating(s)
CERO A
Additional info
ID(s) NTR-CCTJ-JPN

Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy!
チョコボの不思議なダンジョン エブリバディ!
Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Everybuddy PS4 JP.jpg
Information
Developer(s) Rocket Studio, Inc.
Publisher(s) Square Enix
Platform(s) PlayStation 4
Genre(s) Roguelike
Mode(s) Single player, Multiplayer
Version 1.0.1
Release date(s)
WW March 20, 2019
Rating(s)
CERO A
ESRB E10+
PEGI 7
Additional info
Media / distribution CD-ROM

Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy!
チョコボの不思議なダンジョン エブリバディ!
Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Everybuddy Switch JP.jpg
Information
Developer(s) Rocket Studio, Inc.
Publisher(s) Square Enix
Platform(s) Nintendo Switch
Genre(s) Roguelike
Mode(s) Single player, Multiplayer
Version 1.0.1
Release date(s)
WW March 20, 2019
Rating(s)
CERO A
ESRB E10+
PEGI 7
Additional info
Media / distribution Cartridge
File Size 1.4GB

Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon (Japanese: チョコボの不思議なダンジョン 時忘れの迷宮, Chocobo's Mysterious Dungeon: Labyrinth of Forgotten Time) is a dungeon RPG for the Wii, and retains a gameplay similar to Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon and Chocobo's Dungeon 2. It was released in Japan in 2007 and later worldwide in 2008. A port to the Nintendo DS was also released in Japan. In September of 2018, Square Enix announced a remaster called Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! (Japanese: チョコボの不思議なダンジョン エブリバディ!), which was released on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in 2019.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Gameplay takes place in randomly created labyrinths filled with lurking monsters and items waiting to be found. The more famous monsters of Final Fantasy, such as Ifrit, Behemoth, Tonberry and others, make appearances as bosses that Chocobo must fight and defeat in order to save the memories of the residents. In the Japanese version, there is a boss named Belial-V, named after the Japanese gaming magazine V-Jump. the game also utilizes the job system used by many other Final Fantasy games, allowing the player to chose between multiple unlockable jobs that change the players stats and abilities.

Plot[edit | edit source]

The story begins with Chocobo and Cid entering the Tower in the Sands searching for a valuable treasure known as Timeless Power. Upon reaching the top, they discover that Irma and Volg have just taken the treasure, only for the gem to mysteriously teleport them to the town of Lostime, the capital of the long lost country of Memoria. Upon arrival, they are greeted by the town's mayor, Gale Rosage, who is likewise puzzled at their situation. Cid wondered where Irma and Volg had vanished before realizing that Irma had made off with his treasure. As if sensing his anger, the bell from the clocktower rings, creating a strange vortex over his head. When the vortex vanished, Cid begins to question everything, even his name. Mayor Gale explains to Chocobo that whenever the bell rings, anyone who hears it will lose their memories. He claims that forgetting is a virtue and one could do without all the negative thoughts and emotions holding them down.


Reception[edit | edit source]

Other releases[edit | edit source]

Nintendo DS version[edit | edit source]

A Nintendo DS remake was released as on October 30th, 2008. The game included a new storyline revolving around the character Cid, and introduces one new job. The job was determined by popular vote on Square-Enix's members section. No American or European release was ever confirmed.

Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy![edit | edit source]

In September of 2018, Square Enix announced a remaster of Chocobo's Dungeon alongside remasters of other classic titles. Playable demos as well as exclusive merchandise were unveiled at the Tokyo Game Show with the aid of a live-action Chocobo. The remaster, available for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, was initially pegged for a fourth-quarter 2018 release, but was deferred to March 20, 2019.

It features a new buddy system to bring computer-controlled characters or monsters into the dungeon to assist. It includes the option of allowing a second player to take control of the buddies.

Categories[edit | edit source]

All content about Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon and its remakes are organized into these categories. Click on a section name to learn more, and to drill down further to more specific and detailed pages.

  • Gameplay Elements: Information on aspects of Chocobo's Dungeon that make it unique from other games in the series and other roguelikes.
  • Items: Information on all items including equipment.
  • Locations: Information on towns, dungeons, minigames, etc…
  • Monsters: Information on all monsters but not NPCs.
  • NPCs: Information on the town and dungeon NPCs.
  • Strategy Guides: Topics of interest to help players master this challenging game.
  • Plot & Quests: All the various story related, post game and side quests you can do.
  • Other: All other content gathered or related to the games that doesn't otherwise fit into the other categories.

  • Gameplay Elements: Information on aspects of Labyrinth of Forgotten Time that make it unique from other games in the series and other roguelikes.
  • Items: Information on all items including equipment.
  • Locations: Information on towns, dungeons, minigames, etc…
  • Monsters: Information on all monsters but not NPCs.
  • NPCs: Information on the town and dungeon NPCs.
  • Strategy Guides: Topics of interest to help players master this challenging game.
  • Plot & Quests: All the various story related, post game and side quests you can do.
  • Version Differences: All about the differences between the original release and the DS re-releases.
  • Other: All other content gathered or related to the games that doesn't otherwise fit into the other categories.

  • Gameplay Elements: Information on aspects of EVERY BUDDY! that make it unique from other games in the series and other roguelikes.
  • Items: Information on all items including equipment.
  • Locations: Information on towns, dungeons, minigames, etc…
  • Monsters: Information on all monsters but not NPCs.
  • NPCs: Information on the town and dungeon NPCs.
  • Strategy Guides: Topics of interest to help players master this challenging game.
  • Plot & Quests: All the various story related, post game and side quests you can do.
  • Version Differences: All about the differences between the original release and the remake.
  • Other: All other content gathered or related to the games that doesn't otherwise fit into the other categories.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

For this subject's image gallery, see Gallery:Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon.


In other language[edit | edit source]

Wii

Language Name
English UK
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Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon
Japanese Flag of Japan.png チョコボの不思議なダンジョン 時忘れの迷宮, Chocobo's Mysterious Dungeon: Labyrinth of Forgotten Time
French Flag of France.png Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon
Spanish Europe Flag of Spain.png Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon
Latin America Flag of Mexico.png Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon[1]
German Flag of Germany.png Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon
Italian Flag of Italy.png Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon
Korean Flag of South Korea.png 초코보의 이상한 던전: 시간을 잇는 미궁[2]
Chinese CH 陆行鸟 忘却时间的迷宫[2]

Nintendo DS

Language Name
Japanese Flag of Japan.png シドとチョコボの不思議なダンジョン 時忘れの迷宮 DS+, Cid and Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: the Labyrinth of Forgotten Time DS+

Nintendo Switch / PlayStation 4

Language Name
English UK
Flag of the United States.png
Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy!
Japanese Flag of Japan.png チョコボの不思議なダンジョン エブリバディ!
French Flag of France.png Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy!
Spanish Flag of Spain.png Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy!
German Flag of Germany.png Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy!
Italian Flag of Italy.png Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy!

External Sources[edit | edit source]

  • [3] This page was merged with the Final Fantasy Wiki page for Chocobo 3. The best of both wikis have been mixed and matched together and will be further split apart.
  • [4] Official Japanese site
  • [5] Official North American site
  • [6] Japanese Chocobo Portal
  • [7] Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy official site
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