A powerful enemy with many spells Haste, Haste 2, Life 3, Dispel, Muddle, Imp, Slow 2, Rasp, Quartr, Fire 3, Bolt 3, Ice 3, Drain, Bio, and Poison.
—PlayStation bestiary

Magic is a boss in Final Fantasy VI. It is fought in the second tier in the final battle, along with Tiger, Machine, and Power. According to the Final Fantasy III Nintendo Player's Guide, the second tier, which includes Magic, Machine, Power, and Tiger, is supposed to be a rematch of Goddess from the Warring Triad.[1] No official material support this; the idea was created by Nintendo of America.

Stats Edit

Battle Edit

Magic does almost nothing but cast spells, and knows a wide variety of spells. It is vulnerable to Silence, which disables it for the rest of the battle. However, Silence will not disable its final counter-attack when killed.

Formations Edit

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Norm. (Normal) Back Surr. (Surrounded) Side
512 Power, Tiger, Machine, Magic Y N N N Pre-drawn Dancing Mad (2)
No victory pose upon winning. Hide start messages. Prevent triple 7 for Joker's Death.

AI script Edit

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Hastega (33%) or Haste (33%) or Imp (33%)
2nd Turn: Firaga (66%) or Confuse (33%)
3rd Turn: Poison (33%) or Drain (33%) or Bio (33%)
4th Turn: Target: Random Player

Dispel (33%) or Nothing (66%)
Dispel (33%) or Nothing (66%)

If HP <= 30720:

1st Turn: Reflect (33%) or Stop (33%) or Reraise (33%)
2nd Turn: Blizzaga (33%) or Thundaga (33%) or Sleep (33%)
3rd Turn: Holy (33%) or Flare (33%) or Slowga (33%)

If HP <= 20096:

1st Turn: Thundaga (66%) or Silence (33%)
2nd Turn: Holy (33%) or Flare (33%) or Rasp (33%)
3rd Turn: Firaga (33%) or Blizzara (33%) or Thundaga (33%)

If attacked by anything:

If HP <= 10240: Graviga (33%)
If HP <= 5120:
Graviga (33%) or Nothing (66%)
Target: Random Player
Dispel (66%) or Nothing (33%)
Dispel (66%) or Nothing (33%)

Gallery Edit

Etymology Edit

Magic or sorcery is an attempt to understand, experience and influence the world using rituals, symbols, actions, gestures and language that are believed to exploit supernatural forces.

Related enemies Edit

Trivia Edit

  • In the North American SNES release of the game, the sprite of Magic is slightly censored with what appears to either be shadow or shorts of some kind to cover his nakedness.

References Edit

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