A greater healer than Sraphim. This Esper cures fatigue and restores HP.
- —Final Fantasy VI PlayStation esper section
Lakshmi (ラクシュミ, Rakushumi?), also known as Starlet, is a recurring summon in the series.
Lakshmi is an esper in Final Fantasy VI. She is obtained by defeating Chadarnook in Jidoor. Her summon, Alluring Embrace (Group Hug in the original SNES version), restores HP to the entire party. Her Spell Power is 34, and she costs 74 MP to summon.
She teaches the following spells:
Lakshmi appears as a light-elemental summon in Final Fantasy Legends: Toki no Suishō. Lakshmi is available to purchase as a summon through the game's cash shop. Her special attack Charming Embrace restores the entire party's HP and hastens the player's next action. Summoning Lakshmi costs 3 points from the Consumption Gauge.
Depending on the summon's rank, Lakshmi can allow the wielder to use the following abilities:
Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth, light, wisdom and fortune, luck, beauty, courage and fertility. She is roughly the Hindu equivalent of Aphrodite or Venus and is the representation of beauty and wealth.
- Lakshmi's sprite was censored for the North American SNES version. The original Japanese sprite has been used in all English releases since. The alterations made include moving the blue material higher up fully covering her breasts, and editing the strip of cloth on her waist into a full dress.
- Lakshmi is the name of a server in Final Fantasy XI.