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Attacks with lightning-elemental attacks. If it has both arms, it can deliver a Delta Hit.
Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

The Inferno is a boss in Final Fantasy VI. It is accompanied by its two arms, the Ketu and the Rahu. It is similar to Number 128 in both appearance and in that its arms can be revived.


Final Fantasy VI enemy stats
#347#348 (GBA) #349
☆075☆076 (iOS) ☆077
Names Location Type Other information
SNES: Inferno
PS: Inferno
GBA: Inferno
iOS: Inferno
Kefka's Tower (GBA)
Kefka's Tower (SNES)
None Harder to run from. The party cannot escape.
Level HP MP Attack Magic
67 30,800 9,700 13 10
Defense Magic Defense Magic Evasion Speed Hit Rate
0 145 0 45 100
Evasion EXP Gil
0 0 0
Elemental affinities
Fire-icon-ffvi Ice-icon-ffvi Lightning-icon-ffvi Poison-icon-ffvi Holy-icon-ffvi
-100%Absorbs 100% 200% 100% 100%
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 Immune Immune Immune Immune -
Image Silence Berserk Confuse Sap Sleep Float Regen Slow Haste
- Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune - - - -
Stop Shell Protect Reflect Meteor Strike Libra Sketch Control Fractional Invincible
- - - - Immune - - Immune Immune -
Steal Item dropped Metamorphose
(Miss rate: 100%)
[12.5%Applies when successful; success based on users' level, doubles with Thief's Bracer.] Ice Shield
None [Slot 1 (25%)]Antidote
[Slot 2 (25%)]Green Cherry
[Slot 3 (25%)]Eyedrops
[Slot 4 (25%)]Gold Needle
Morph ID: 0
Attack Abilities Rage Sketch Control(Immune) & Confuse (Immune)
Normal Attack: Rune Blade
Special Attack: Sobat (Level 4 = Attack x 3)
Thundara, Atomic Rays, Gigavolt, Shockwave, Magitek Barrier, Thundaga, Meteor, Delta Attack None Attack, Sobat Attack, Sobat


When the boss and both of its arms are alive together, they cast Delta Attack, which inflicts Petrify on one target and cannot miss, barring immunity. On its own Inferno uses Thundaga, Gigavolt, Atomic Rays, and Shockwave. It counters with its special attack, Sobat, doing heavy physical damage. When alone Inferno will use Magitek Barrier to give itself Protect and Reflect.


Inferno is weak to Lightning, so the party's own Thundaga spells work well against it. The player can equip Reflect Rings to bounce the Inferno's Thundaga spells back at it to damage it, but if they do so they are advised to have Strago or Mog in the party to bypass Reflect and heal the party with Dance or Lore, as Inferno's other attacks can be quite dangerous. Inferno is immune to Invisible, so the quick-kill Vanish-Death combo is useless.

AI scriptEdit

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Thundara (33%) or Atomic Rays (66%)
2nd Turn: Gigavolt (66%) or Atomic Rays (33%)
3rd Turn: Thundara (33%) or Atomic Rays (33%) or Shockwave (33%)
4th Turn: Thundara (33%) or Atomic Rays (33%) or Shockwave (33%)

If attacked by anything: Sobat (33%)

If Inferno is by itself (this is only done once per battle):

If Inferno does NOT have Haste status:
Target: Self
Magitek Barrier (100%)

If Inferno and either Ketu or Rahu are alive: Thundaga (66%) or Meteor (33%)

If Timer >= 30:

If Inferno, Ketu, and Rahu are alive:
Delta Attack (100%)
Set Timer = 0

Other appearancesEdit

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit


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Inferno means "Hell" in Italian, Portuguese and Galician. It can also mean a large uncontrolled fire.

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