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Murussu (Final Fantasy VI)

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Attacks with the Carapace on its back.
Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

The Murussu is an enemy in Final Fantasy VI.

Stats Edit

Final Fantasy VI enemy stats
#116#117 (GBA) #118
#161 #162 (Mobile/PC) #163
Names Location Type Other information
SNES: Chitonid
PS: Chitonid
GBA: Murussu
Mobile/PC: Murussu
Albrook, Tzen None Delivers Critical Hits when in Imp status.
Level HP MP Attack Magic
26 1,111 60 13 10
Defense Magic Defense Magic Evasion Speed Hit Rate
0 80 0 25 100
Evasion EXP Gil
0 321 356
Elemental affinities
Fire-icon-ffvi Ice-icon-ffvi Lightning-icon-ffvi Poison-icon-ffvi Holy-icon-ffvi
100% 100% 200% 100% 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 - -
Image Silence Berserk Confuse Sap Sleep Float Regen Slow Haste
- Immune - - - - - - - -
Stop Shell Protect Reflect Meteor Strike Libra Sketch Control Fractional Invincible
- - Auto - - - - - Immune -
Items (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Steal Item dropped Metamorphose
(Miss rate: 28.6%)
[87.5%Applies when successful; success based on users' level, doubles with Thief's Bracer.] Hi-Potion

[87.5%] Remedy

[Slot 1 (25%)]Dried Meat
[Slot 2 (25%)]Dried Meat
[Slot 3 (25%)]Dried Meat
[Slot 4 (25%)]Dried Meat
Morph ID: 2
Abilities (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Attack Abilities Rage Sketch Control & Confuse
Normal Attack: Dragon Claws
Special Attack: Carapace (Level 1 = Attack x 1.5)
Snort Attack, Stop Attack, Carapace Attack, Carapace

Battle Edit

It has a 33% chance of countering any attack with Snort to blow party members out of battle, and otherwise uses normal attacks and its special, Carapace. It is recommended to use Thundara against it.

Formations Edit

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Norm.Normal Back Surr.Surrounded Side
130 Murussu, Sprinter Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 1
132 Murussu, Baalzephon Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 1
133 Murussu, Luna Wolf x2 Y Y Y Y Sides, individual Battle 1
201 Murussu, Gigantoad x2 Y Y Y Y Sides, individual Battle 1
204 Rukh, Murussu, Gigantoad Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 1

AI script Edit

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (66%) or Carapace (33%)

If monster is by itself:

If attacked by anything: Snort (33%)

Etymology Edit

The enemy's SNES name is Chitonid. Chitonidae is a family of chitons or polyplacophorans, marine mollusks whose shell is composed of eight articulating plates or valves.

Related enemies Edit