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Normally attacks with Shock Wave, sending out a triple burst when it dies.
—PlayStation bestiary

The Long Arm is a boss in Final Fantasy VI fought in the first tier of the final battle along with Short Arm and Visage. According to the Final Fantasy III Nintendo Player's Guide, the first tier which includes Long Arm, Short Arm, and Visage is supposed to be a rematch of Demon from the Warring Triad.[1] No official material support this; the idea was created by Nintendo of America.

Stats Edit

Battle Edit

Long Arm only uses physical attacks and a weak Shockwave, and is vulnerable to to Death and Petrify, the casting of Death or Break is the fastest method to kill it.

Formations Edit

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Norm.Normal Back Surr.Surrounded Side
471 Short Arm, Long Arm, Visage Y N N N Pre-drawn Dancing Mad (1) 0
No victory pose upon winning. Hide start messages. Prevent triple 7 for Joker's Death.

AI script Edit

If HP <= 10240: Attack (66%) or Nothing (33%)

Attack (66%) or Nothing (33%)

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (100%)
2nd Turn: Attack (66%) or Shockwave (33%)
3rd Turn: Attack (33%) or Shockwave (66%)

If Long Arm is by itself:

Shockwave (66%) or Nothing (33%)
Shockwave (66%) or Nothing (33%)
Shockwave (66%) or Nothing (33%)

Gallery Edit

Related enemies Edit

References Edit

  1. Final Fantasy III Nintendo Player's Guide, p.129