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Mages brought this ancient machine to life. His light ray attack burns away evil.
—PlayStation esper section

Alexander, also known as Alexandr, is an esper in Final Fantasy VI who can be acquired as a magicite.

ProfileEdit

Alexander is a large, towering robot, with the appearance similar to that of a castle or a fortress. It stands upon what looks like mist or clouds.

StoryEdit

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Alexander's magicite appears in the King's Room in Doma Castle after Cyan defeats the Wrexsoul, a monster formed of the countless souls lost in an ancient conflict that latched onto Cyan due to his despair. Wrexsoul's Japanese name (アレクソウル, Arekusouru?, lit. Alexsoul) suggests it is associated with Alexander: short for Alexander's Soul. Wrexsoul is sitting on the throne, and the Alexander magicite is found on the throne after its death. There is a possibility that Alexander might have become corrupted and became a monster during/end of the War of the Magi.

Alexander appears in the Anthology version's FMV, where it proves to be highly effective against the final boss. Its attack not only hurts Kefka, but also detonates his tower.

Spoilers end here.

ObtainedEdit

Alexander can be obtained in the World of Ruin after defeating Wrexsoul with Cyan. The magicite then appears in the King's Room in Doma Castle.

BattleEdit

FFVI Alexander

FFVI Alexander

Justice

Final Fantasy VI Advance Esper - Alexander

Final Fantasy VI Advance Esper - Alexander

Divine Judgment


Alexander costs 90 MP to summon and casts Divine Judgment (known as Justice in earlier translations). This deals unblockable damage to all enemies with a Spell Power of 114.

MagiciteEdit

Alexander is equippable as a magicite, and teaches the following spells:

Alexander does not provide stat boosts when leveling up.

GalleryEdit

EtymologyEdit

"Alexander" is a common western name of Greek origin, the original name being Ἀλέξανδρος (Alexandros), "Protector of Mankind". Alexander III, better known as Alexander the Great, was a famous Macedonian king and military conqueror.