Bandersnatch is a recurring enemy in the Final Fantasy series. It has appeared as both a regular enemy and a boss and is most commonly a canine-type creature.
- Main article: Bandersnatch (Final Fantasy V)
The Bandersnatch is a lion-like enemy and easily missed by those seeking to fill up the Advance version's Bestiary section, it appears in the first world on the grass patches around the Torna Canal's entrance. Often confronting the player as a trio, Bandersnatches make an excellent source of early ABP.
- Main article: Bandersnatch (Final Fantasy VII)
Bandersnatch in Final Fantasy VII is encountered on the world map near Icicle Inn. They only use physical attacks and are not a threat, although they can revive dead Bandersnatch enemies with their Howling ability; no extra EXP or gil is earned from killing them again.
- Main article: Bandersnatch (Crisis Core)
- Main article: Bandersnatch (Final Fantasy IX)
Zorn and Thorn summon Bandersnatches to stop the player party from escaping Alexandria Castle with Garnet. Bandersnatches can also be fought in random encounters around the city of Alexandria. They appear as large white canines that can cast Thundara.
- Main article: Bandersnatch (Final Fantasy X)
Bandersnatch is a canine-type fiend encountered on Mt. Gagazet. Its attacks can cause Sleep or Silence. Like other canines in the game they have good evasion and Tidus and Wakka are best at dispatching them.
- Main article: Hound
Bandersnatch is one of the various Hound type enemies fought in Final Fantasy XI.
- Main article: Bandersnatch (Final Fantasy XIII)
Bandersnatch is both a boss and a regular enemy in Final Fantasy XIII. It is first fought alongside Jabberwocky in Orphan's Cradle, and appears as a regular enemy afterward. It is immune to all physical damage and resists magic damage, but can be afflicted with Saboteur's debuffs.
- Main article: Bandersnatch (Dimensions)
Bandersnatch is named after a creature mentioned twice by the late author Lewis Carroll - in the poem Jabberwocky in the Alice novel Through The Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, and also in the stand-alone poem The Hunting of the Snark (An Agony in 8 Fits).