Like the cockatrice of legend, the Cluck uses its Lick to turn opponents to stone.
—Bestiary entry (PS)

The Medusa Chicken, also known as Cluck, is an enemy in Final Fantasy VI.

Stats Edit

Final Fantasy VI enemy stats
#233#234 (GBA) #235
#094 #095 (Mobile/PC) #096
Names Location Type Other information
SNES: Cluck
PS: Cluck
GBA: Medusa Chicken
Mobile/PC: Medusa Chicken
Ebot's Rock None N/A
Level HP MP Attack Magic
38 2,366 185 13 10
Defense Magic Defense Magic Evasion Speed Hit Rate
105 155 0 33 100
Evasion EXP Gil
0 770 422
Elemental affinities
Fire-icon-ffvi Ice-icon-ffvi Lightning-icon-ffvi Poison-icon-ffvi Holy-icon-ffvi
100% 200% 100% -100%Absorbs 100%
Earth-icon-ffvi Wind-icon-ffvi Water-icon-ffvi Restorative Instant Death
100% 100% 100% -100%Absorbs 100%
Statuses and immunities
Blind Zombie Poison Magitek Invisible Imp Petrify Death Doom Critical
Immune - Immune - - Immune Immune - - Immune
Image Silence Berserk Confuse Sap Sleep Float Regen Slow Haste
- Immune Immune Immune - Immune - - - -
Stop Shell Protect Reflect Meteor Strike Libra Sketch Control Fractional Invincible
- - - - - - - - - -
Items (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Steal Item dropped Metamorphose
(Miss rate: 28.6%)

[12.5%Applies when successful; success based on users' level, doubles with Thief's Bracer.] Teleport Stone
[87.5%] Teleport Stone

[Slot 1 (25%)]Antidote
[Slot 2 (25%)]Green Cherry
[Slot 3 (25%)]Eyedrops
[Slot 4 (25%)]Gold Needle
Morph ID: 0
Abilities (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Attack Abilities Rage Sketch Control & Confuse (Immune)
Normal Attack: Ice Rod
Special Attack: Lick (Inflicts Petrify)
Quake Attack, Quake Lick, Quake Attack, Lick, Quake

Battle Edit

It can use Lick to Petrify a character, but otherwise it only has normal attacks and is no threat. Blizzara is advised to defeat it quickly.

Formations Edit

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Norm.Normal Back Surr.Surrounded Side
295 Moonform, Medusa Chicken x3 Y Y Y Y Sides, individual Battle 1
298 Warlock, Medusa Chicken x2, Creature x2 Y Y Y Y Sides, individual Battle 2

AI script Edit

If monster is by itself: Attack (66%) or Quake (33%)

Attack Turns:

1st Turn: Attack (66%) or Nothing (33%)
2nd Turn: Attack (66%) or Lick (33%)

Gallery Edit

Etymology Edit

In Greek mythology Medusa was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as having the face of a hideous human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair. Gazing directly upon her would turn onlookers to stone.

Cluck is the sound a chicken makes.

Related enemies Edit