The Cockatrice, also known as the Cocktrice, is an enemy from Final Fantasy III fought in the Cave of Tides. Its appearance is different from the previous Final Fantasy games, as well as the way its japanese name is written. A good way of defeating it is to open the fight with the Geomancer ability Whirlpool. Another easy way to weaken or lower the danger of this creature is to cast Blind, as the chances of getting petrified are great.
Cockatrice is a creature from mythology. It is similar to the basilisk in appearance and ability, but also possesses flight. A cockatrice is born from an egg hatched by a rooster and incubated by a toad, and its gaze causes instant petrification.The