- “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 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 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.
- Lakshmi is the name of a Paradigm in Final Fantasy XIII.