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A ninja specializing in Wind Slash. Also a master of the arts of Water Edge, Bolt Edge, and Fire Skean. Uses Disappear when close to dying.
Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

The Covert is an enemy in Final Fantasy VI.


Final Fantasy VI enemy stats
#198#199 (GBA) #200
#191 #192 (iOS) #193
Names Location Type Other information
SNES: Covert
PS: Covert
GBA: Covert
iOS: Covert
Zone Eater's Belly (GBA)
Zone Eater Dungeon (SNES)
Humanoid Delivers Critical Hits when in Imp status. The party cannot escape.
Level HP MP Attack Magic
44 4,530 240 25 11
Defense Magic Defense Magic Evasion Speed Hit Rate
0 150 0 35 100
Evasion EXP Gil
50 1,757 1,768
Elemental affinities
Fire-icon-ffvi Ice-icon-ffvi Lightning-icon-ffvi Poison-icon-ffvi Holy-icon-ffvi
100% 100% 100% -100%Absorbs 200%
Earth-icon-ffvi Wind-icon-ffvi Water-icon-ffvi Restorative Instant Death
100% 100% 100% -100%Absorbs 100%
Statuses and immunities
Blind Zombie Poison Magitek Invisible Imp Petrify Death Doom Critical
- - - - - - Immune Immune Immune Immune
Image Silence Berserk Confuse Sap Sleep Float Regen Slow Haste
- Immune - Immune - - - - - -
Stop Shell Protect Reflect Meteor Strike Libra Sketch Control Fractional Invincible
- - - - - - - - Immune -
Steal Item dropped Metamorphose
(Miss rate: 57.1%)
[87.5%Applies when successful; success based on users' level, doubles with Thief's Bracer.] Shuriken
[12.5%Applies when successful; success based on users' level, doubles with Thief's Bracer.] Pinwheel
None [Slot 1 (25%)]Viper Darts
[Slot 2 (25%)]Viper Darts
[Slot 3 (25%)]Assassin's Dagger
[Slot 4 (25%)]Ichigeki
Morph ID: 25
Attack Abilities Rage Sketch Control & Confuse (Immune)
Normal Attack: Kiku-ichimonji
Special Attack: Disappear (Grants Invisible)
Wind Slash, Flame Scroll, Water Scroll, Lightning Scroll, Shuriken, Fuma Shuriken Attack, Wind Slash Disappear, Wind Slash Attack, Disappear, Wind Slash, Leaf Swirl


It is highly dangerous, as it counters most attacks by throwing a Shuriken at the attacker. For its normal attacks it throws Fire Scrolls, Water Scrolls, and Lightning Scrolls, and uses Wind Slash, all of which cause massive damage to the entire party. When they are defeated, they sometimes use Disappear to grant Invisible to one of their allies. As well, the party cannot flee if they are present. This overall makes them highly dangerous enemies and the player is advised to dispatch them as quickly as possible. Holy-elemental weapons work well to hit their elemental weakness.

Coliseum setupEdit

Bet Crystal Mail for Ice Shield
Bet Merit Award for Rename Card
Bet Zantetsuken for Organyx

The Covert's ability to make itself invisible is quite dangerous given the frequency at which characters use the Attack command in the coliseum. On the upside, it provides a good opportunity to use Kazekiri, since it can hit invisible targets.

Terra makes a good choice with Paladin's Shield, Genji Helmet, Genji Armor, Merit Award and Miracle Shoes. This setup gives her very good Defense and Magic Defense to minimize damage from its normal attacks, Leaf Swirl and Wind Slash; Miracle Shoes will help with Regen, and Trance will double her stats.

Mog given the same equipment setup as Terra - except with a Snow Scarf replacing the Genji Armor - is another option for this fight. Although Kazekiri is still a good choice, Holy Lance might be better since Covert is weak to Holy. This choice is only as important as the amount of time that passes before Mog eventually picks a Dance. With a Holy Lance, the White Cape will replace Merit Award nicely.

While Terra is not 100% reliable because of her Magic command, Mog's main disadvantage lies in the Twilight Requiem dance, which does not work very well against Covert. This is offset by the other dances, which work very well in comparison.

AI scriptsEdit

Normal scriptEdit

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (66%) or Wind Slash (33%)
2nd Turn: Flame Scroll (33%) or Water Scroll (33%) or Lightning Scroll (33%)

If attacked by "Throw":

Throw: Shuriken or Fuma Shuriken

If attacked by "Attack":

Target: Self
Disappear (33%)

Coliseum scriptEdit

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (25%) or Disappear (25%) or Wind Slash (25%) or Leaf Swirl (25%)

Other appearancesEdit

Pictlogica Final FantasyEdit


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Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit



Covert from Final Fantasy VI appears as an enemy in Final Fantasy Record Keeper

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