Temporarily increases level. Consumed with Drink command.
Hero Drink (英雄の薬, Eiyū no Kusuri?), also known as Hero Cocktail and Hero, is a recurring item in the Final Fantasy series. It is used to boost the stats of a playable character either temporarily in-battle, or permanently outside of battle. In some games, it makes the target invincible.
Hero Cocktail is an item used in the Mix process.
|Also called||Hero Cocktail|
|Find||Castle of Bal|
|Steal||Death Claw, Fall Guard, Iron Claw, Elm Gigas, Ronkan Knight, Gilgamesh (Big Bridge)|
Raises ability once during battle
|Effect||Increases Attack, Defense, Magic, and Magic Defense by 30%. Can be used up to four times for a maximum 100% effect.|
|Find||Icicle Inn, Northern Cave (x2)|
|Drop||Chocobo racing at B, A, and S rank|
The Hero Drink is an item used in Materia Fusion. It gives the new Materia an effect of boosting the ATK stat by 1. Hero Drinks can be acquired from the enemies Master Blade and Iron Claw, as well as found from various treasure chests during missions.
Hero is an item that makes a character invincible to all forms of damage. Another item, called Hero Trial (英雄の薬試作型, Eiyū no Kusuri Shisaku-gata?), also exists that also makes a character invincible, and despite its item description, works 100% of the time. A stronger item, Holy War (聖戦の薬, Seisen no Kusuri?), grants invincibility to the entire party, and the item Holy War Trial (聖戦の薬試作型, Seisen no Kusuri Shisaku-gata?), does the same.
Heros are most readily acquired by modifying Laguna's card into 100 with Quezacotl's Card Mod ability. Some can also be stolen from Seifer, and there is a chance to receive some through Angelo Search.
Hero Drink is not an item but rather a Mix that boosts the Critical Hit rate for one character. There is also a stronger Mix called Miracle Drink that boosts the critical hit rate for all party members.
The following combinations result in Hero Drink:
- Designer Wallet + Ability Distiller, Al Bhed Potion, Antidote, Echo Screen, Eye Drops, Grenade, Healing Water, Hi-Potion, Holy Water, Mana Distiller, Mega-Potion, Phoenix Down, Potion, Power Distiller, Remedy, Soft, Speed Distiller, Tetra Elemental, X-Potion
- Fortune Sphere + Ability Distiller, Ability Sphere, Agility Sphere, Al Bhed Potion, Antarctic Wind, Antidote, Bomb Fragment, Chocobo Feather, Chocobo Wing, Dream Powder, Echo Screen, Electro Marble, Elixir, Eye Drops, Fish Scale, Frag Grenade, Gold Hourglass, Grenade, Healing Water, Hi-Potion, Holy Water, Hypello Potion, Light Curtain, Lunar Curtain, Mana Distiller, Mana Sphere, Mana Spring, Map, Mega-Potion, Musk, Petrify Grenade, Phoenix Down, Poison Fang, Potion, Power Distiller, Power Sphere, Purifying Salt, Remedy, Rename Card, Shadow Gem, Shining Thorn, Silence Grenade, Sleeping Powder, Smoke Bomb, Soft, Soul Spring, Speed Distiller, Stamina Spring, Star Curtain, Tetra Elemental, X-Potion
- Luck Sphere + Ability Distiller, Ability Sphere, Agility Sphere, Al Bhed Potion, Antidote, Echo Screen, Eye Drops, Healing Water, Hi-Potion, Holy Water, Mana Distiller, Mana Sphere, Phoenix Down, Potion, Power Distiller, Power Sphere, Remedy, Soft, Speed Distiller, Tetra Elemental, X-Potion
The Hero Drink is an item that makes a character invincible to all enemy attacks. Despite its use, it can only be sold for 25 gil. It can be dropped from Node A, B and C and stolen from Shuyin. Hero Drink can also be used through the Mix ability, as well as the stronger Miracle Drink which affects the entire party.
In the International and HD Remaster versions, the Last Resort Garment Grid gives a character access to infinite Hero Drinks for the remainder of the battle if they pass through all gates. If the player feeds a Hero Drink to a creature, they gain the Critical auto-ability.
In the battle against Major Numerus, Hero Drink lasts much longer than usual.
The Hero Drink is a premium item that can be purchased at the shop. It greatly increases the damage inflicted by critical hits when used during a single FMS/BMS. When used during an Album Medley, it moderately increases the damage caused by critical hits. Players who are matched with someone who has used a Hero Drink will also receive a small boost in the damage caused by critical hits.
A vigorous tonic that enhanced the imbiber's physical attack and defense, magic and spirit. Due to its extreme potency, only salve-makers with advanced knowledge can stomach it and gain its benefits. Be forewarned, however, as its formidable effects can lull one into overconfidence and a false sense of invincibility.