Uses Raid to suck away HP when it attacks and when it is about to die.
Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

The Mandrake is an enemy in Final Fantasy VI.

Stats Edit

Final Fantasy VI enemy stats
#101#102 (GBA) #103
#150 #151 (Mobile/PC) #152
Names Location Type Other information
SNES: Mandrake
PS: Mandrake
GBA: Mandrake
Mobile/PC: Mandrake
Esper Caves (Espers' Gathering Place(in SNES)) None N/A
Level HP MP Attack Magic
23 1,150 104 16 10
Defense Magic Defense Magic Evasion Speed Hit Rate
115 125 0 30 100
Evasion EXP Gil
0 378 450
Elemental affinities
Fire-icon-ffvi Ice-icon-ffvi Lightning-icon-ffvi Poison-icon-ffvi Holy-icon-ffvi
200% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Earth-icon-ffvi Wind-icon-ffvi Water-icon-ffvi Restorative Instant Death
100% 100% -100%Absorbs -100%Absorbs 100%
Statuses and immunities
Blind Zombie Poison Magitek Invisible Imp Petrify Death Doom Critical
Immune - Immune - Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune -
Image Silence Berserk Confuse Sap Sleep Float Regen Slow Haste
Immune Immune Immune Auto - Immune - - - -
Stop Shell Protect Reflect Meteor Strike Libra Sketch Control Fractional Invincible
- - - - Immune - - - Immune -
Items (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Steal Item dropped Metamorphose
(Miss rate: 0%)
[100%In both steal slots, leading to 100% chance.] Hi-Potion [87.5%] Remedy

[Slot 1 (25%)]Remedy
[Slot 2 (25%)]Remedy
[Slot 3 (25%)]Remedy
[Slot 4 (25%)]Remedy
Morph ID: 3
Abilities (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Attack Abilities Rage Sketch Control & Confuse
Normal Attack: Sasuke
Special Attack: Stonetouch (Inflicts Petrify)
Leech Attack, Leech Stonetouch, Leech Attack, Stonetouch, Leech

Battle Edit

It can be dangerous because it has a 33% chance of countering any attack with Leech, a spell which works like Drain, and every three turns has a 33% chance of using Stonetouch, inflicting Petrify on a character. Fira spells are effective against them.

Formations Edit

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Norm.Normal Back Surr.Surrounded Side
167 Mandrake x3 Y Y Y Y Sides, individual Battle 2
168 Mandrake, Land Grillon x2 Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 1

AI script Edit

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (66%) or Nothing (33%)
2nd Turn: Attack (66%) or Nothing (33%)
3rd Turn: Attack (66%) or Stonetouch (33%)

If attacked by anything: Leech (33%)

Etymology Edit

Mandrake is another name for the mandragora genus of plants. Mandragora is a plant belonging to the nightshade family. According to legends surrounding witchcraft, when mandragoras (Mandrake plants) are uprooted, they emit a piercing scream which kills all who hear it.

Related enemies Edit