Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla

ABS-CBN presents Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla (The Amulet: The Chronicles of Ramon Revilla) is a series based on the movies of Ramon Revilla Sr. of the 1990s and 2000s, which features the Filipino cultural belief in the powers of an agimat or amulet. The milieu of the characters and stories are primarily set in Cavite province where the belief in amulets remains strong to this day.

Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla
Agimat title card
GenreAnthology, Drama
Starringvaries by episode
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Tagalog
No. of episodes86
Running time45 minutes
Production company(s)Dreamscape Entertainment Television
Original networkABS-CBN
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Original releaseAugust 15, 2009 (2009-08-15) –
March 18, 2011 (2011-03-18)
Preceded byKomiks (2006-2009)

The Agimat series comprises four titles. Tiagong Akyat is played by Gerald Anderson wherein he has superhuman strength, speed, and the ability to climb high walls through his amulet that makes him invincible. Tonyong Bayawak is played by Coco Martin and has the abilities and characteristics of the bayawak (monitor lizard). Elias Paniki is played by Jake Cuenca who has the quest to destroy all witches and warlocks. Pepeng Agimat is played by Jolo Revilla, who fulfills the mission of killing the aswangs or vampires.

But during Season 2, it had now transformed into an afternoon mini-series as part of the Haponstatic block, now "Kapamilya Gold". Bianong Bulag is played by Jason Abalos a blind young man who gets a hold of an amulet that makes him a deadly sharpshooter, a special power he uses to help those in need. Kapitan Inggo is played again by Jolo Revilla which has the power to ward off bullets and conquer his enemies.

The series aired on ABS-CBN, locally available in the Philippines. The network announced that the Agimat series was unofficially cancelled due to poor ratings on March 18, 2011 as it was replaced by Wansapanataym.

Season 1Edit

Tiagong AkyatEdit

Air-date August 15, 2009 - November 7, 2009
English Title Tiago the Climber or Climbing Tiago; based on a true story of Santiago "Tiagong Akyat" Ronquillo.
Synopsis Tiagong Akyat was one of the most famous outlaws in Philippine history. He terrorized Manila and the nearby provinces in the 1920s, looting homes and establishments. There was a legend that he only looted the homes of the rich and even helped the poor. Such was his notoriety that rarely had a newspaper been issued in any day without any news about him.
Director Dondon Santos
Cast Gerald Anderson, Erich Gonzales, Jason Abalos, Joseph Bitangcol, Carlo Guevarra, Arron Villaflor, Jason Gainza, Maxene Eigenmann, Daniel Fernando, Danilo Barrios, Ryan Eigenmann, Mikee Lee, Pen Medina, and Nova Villa.

Pepeng AgimatEdit

Air-date November 7, 2009 – February 27, 2010
English Title Pepe the Amulet / Charmed Pepe
Synopsis Bullied in school for being the geeky and clumsy student, Pepe discovers that there is a mission he has inherited from his father that he must fulfill. He has been given a magical amulet which he must use in vanquishing the clan of the aswang that is terrorizing Cavite. But when Pepe falls for the beautiful and mysterious lady named Lora, he is forced to choose between his mission and his love for her.
Director Dondon Santos
Cast Jolo Revilla, Ai-Ai delas Alas, Melissa Ricks, Ping Medina, Jay-R Siaboc, Lou Veloso, Helga Krapf, Josef Elizalde, Tess Antonio and Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr.
Award 2010 PMPC Star Awards for Television's "Best Horror/Fantasy Program"

Tonyong BayawakEdit

Air-date February 27, 2010 – May 29, 2010
English Title Tonyo the Lizard; more specifically Water Monitor Lizard
Synopsis Antonio "Tonyo" Dela Cruz (Coco Martin), a responsible father who hunts monitor lizards for a living has been chosen by a fairy of the forest to battle injustice and to restore peace in Cavite under the guise of Tonyong Bayawak. But the death of his wife Maring leads him to cross the thin line between hero and vigilante.
Director Dondon Santos
Cast Coco Martin, Nikki Gil, Alessandra De Rossi, Krista Ranillo, Eric Fructuoso, Jhong Hilario, Dick Israel, Tessie Tomas, Bing Loyzaga, Maricar Reyes, Ram Revilla, John James Uy, Randolph Stamatelaky, Yshikiel Jacinto

Elias PanikiEdit

Air-date May 29, 2010 – August 21, 2010
English Title Elias the Bat
Synopsis Elias' mother died the night she gave birth to Elias to live with his foster parents. Elias takes mixed martial arts: Muay Thai training by a soldier named Victor, and is given an amulet with extraordinary powers, the "bertud ng paniki." He uses the amulet to fight off the mangkukulam who is feared to have returned.
Director Tots Sanchez Mariscal IV
Cast Jake Cuenca, Sam Pinto, Xian Lim, Kelly Misa, Hermes Bautista, Baron Geisler, Jojit Lorenzo, Cherry Pie Picache

Season 2Edit

Bianong BulagEdit

Air-date January 24, 2011 – February 4, 2011
English Title Biano the Blind
Synopsis A blind young man gets hold of an amulet that makes him a deadly sharpshooter—-a special power he uses to help those in need.[1]
Director Dondon Santos
Cast Jason Abalos, Jessy Mendiola, Joem Bascon, Charee Pineda, Arron Villaflor, Dominic Ochoa, Agot Isidro, Emilio Garcia, Gardo Versoza, Michael Roy Jornales, Nash Aguas, Joshua Sayarot

Kapitan InggoEdit

Air-date February 7, 2011 – March 18, 2011
English Title Captain Inggo
Synopsis A young man becomes an invincible hero after he obtains an amulet which gives him the power to ward off bullets and conquer his enemies.[2][3][4]
Director Malu Sevilla, Darnel Joy R. Villaflor
Cast Jolo Revilla,[5] Rima Ostwani,[6] Jomari Yllana, Ana Capri, Gary Estrada, Timmy Cruz, Liza Lorena, Jay-R Siaboc, Maurice Mabutas
Award 2011 PMPC Star Awards for Television's "Best Drama/Mini-Series"

NOTE: Aside from Saturday night (August 15, 2009 as Tiagong Akyat; August 21, 2010 as Elias Paniki), Season 2 was already moved to January 24, 2011 but unofficially ended on March 18 for the cancellation of the series.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-05-23. Retrieved 2011-01-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-02-27. Retrieved 2011-02-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Agimat Season 2 Teaser courtesy of
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  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-05-15. Retrieved 2010-05-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-02-11. Retrieved 2011-02-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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