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Ghost Train
まれっしゃ (Ma Ressha?)
FF6GhostTrain
Statistics
Level HP MP
14 1,900 350
Bat.Pwr Mag.Pwr
10 5
Def Mag.Def MBlock
30 210 0
Speed Hit Rate Evade
30 100 0
EXP GP
0 0
Elemental affinities
Fire Ice Lightning Poison
200% 100% 200% -100%Absorbs
Pearl Earth Wind Water
200% 100% 100% 100%
Restorative Instant Death
100%Damages -100%Absorbs
Statuses and immunities
Darkness Zombie Poison MagiTek Clear
Immune Immune Immune - -
Imp Petrify Fatal Condemned Fatal
Immune Immune - - -
Image Mute Berserk Confuse Sap
- Immune Immune Immune Immune
Psyche Float Regen Slow Haste
Immune - - Immune -
Stop Shell Safe Reflect Suplex
Immune - - - -
Scan Sketch Control Fractional Any dmgdamage
- - Immune - -
Location Phantom Train
Type Undead
Steal Common:None
Rare: None
Item droppedd Tent
Morph Antidote, Green Cherry, Eye Drop, Soft (Miss rate: 100%)
Attack Normal Attack: Empty
Special Attack: Wheel (Level 2 = Attack x 2)
Abilities Evil Toot, Acid Rain, Scar Beam
Rage None
Sketch Battle, Wheel
Control Battle, WheelBut cannot Control without hacking.
Other information Harder to run from; The party cannot escape.
G. Train
まれっしゃ (Ma Ressha?)
FF6GhostTrain
Statistics
Level HP MP
14 1,900 350
Att M-Att
10 5
Def M-Def M-Evd
30 210 0
Speed Hit Rate Evade
30 100 0
EXP GP
0 0
Elemental affinities
Fire Ice Lightning Poison
200% 100% 200% -100%Absorbs
Pearl Earth Wind Water
200% 100% 100% 100%
Restorative Instant Death
100%Damages -100%Absorbs
Statuses and immunities
Darkness Zombie Poison MagiTek Clear
Immune Immune Immune - -
Imp Petrify Fatal Condemned Fatal
Immune Immune - - -
Image Mute Berserk Confuse Sap
- Immune Immune Immune Immune
Psyche Float Regen Slow Haste
Immune - - Immune -
Stop Shell Safe Reflect Suplex
Immune - - - -
Scan Sketch Control Fractional Any dmgdamage
- - Immune - -
Location Phantom Train
Type Undead
Steal Common:None
Rare: None
Item droppedd Tent
Morph Antidote, Green Cherry, Eye Drop, Soft (Miss rate: 100%)
Attack Normal Attack: Empty
Special Attack: Wheel (Level 2 = Attack x 2)
Abilities Evil Toot, Acid Rain, Scar Beam
Rage None
Sketch Battle, Wheel
Control Battle, WheelBut cannot Control without hacking.
Other information Harder to run from; The party cannot escape.
Phantom Train
まれっしゃ (Ma Ressha?)
PhantomTrain-ffvi-gba
Statistics
Level HP MP
14 1,900 350
Attack Magic
10 5
Defense Mag. Def.Magic Defense Mag. Eva.Magic Evasion
30 210 0
Speed Hit Rate Evasion
30 100 0
EXP Gil
0 0
Elemental affinities
Fire Ice Lightning Poison
200% 100% 200% -100%Absorbs
Holy Earth Wind Water
200% 100% 100% 100%
Restorative Instant Death
100%Damages -100%Absorbs
Statuses and immunities
Blind Zombie Poison Magitek Invisible
Immune Immune Immune - -
Imp Petrify Death Doom Critical
Immune Immune - - -
Image Silence Berserk Confuse Sap
- Immune Immune Immune Immune
Sleep Float Regen Slow Haste
Immune - - Immune -
Stop Shell Protect Reflect Met. Strk.
Immune - - - -
Libra Sketch Control Fractional Any dmgdamage
- - Immune - -
Location Phantom Train
Type Undead
Steal Common:None
Rare: None
Item droppedd Tent
Morph Antidote, Green Cherry, Eyedrops, Gold Needle (Miss rate: 100%)
Attack Normal Attack: Unarmed
Special Attack: Wheel (Level 2 = Attack x 2)
Abilities Diabolic Whistle, Acid Rain, Saintly Beam
Rage None
Sketch Attack, Wheel
Control Attack, WheelBut cannot Control without hacking.
Other information Harder to run from; The party cannot escape.
Phantom Train
まれっしゃ (Ma Ressha?)
PhantomTrain-ffvi-ios
Statistics
Level HP MP
14 1,900 350
Attack Magic
10 5
Defense Mag. Def.Magic Defense Mag. Eva.Magic Evasion
30 210 0
Speed Hit Rate Evasion
30 100 0
EXP Gil
0 0
Elemental affinities
Fire Ice Lightning Poison
200% 100% 200% -100%Absorbs
Holy Earth Wind Water
200% 100% 100% 100%
Restorative Instant Death
100%Damages -100%Absorbs
Statuses and immunities
Blind Zombie Poison Magitek Invisible
Immune Immune Immune - -
Imp Petrify Death Doom Critical
Immune Immune - - -
Image Silence Berserk Confuse Sap
- Immune Immune Immune Immune
Sleep Float Regen Slow Haste
Immune - - Immune -
Stop Shell Protect Reflect Met. Strk.
Immune - - - -
Libra Sketch Control Fractional Any dmgdamage
- - Immune - -
Location Phantom Train
Type Undead
Steal Common:None
Rare: None
Item droppedd Tent
Morph Antidote, Green Cherry, Eyedrops, Gold Needle (Miss rate: 100%)
Attack Normal Attack: Unarmed
Special Attack: Wheel (Level 2 = Attack x 2)
Abilities Diabolic Whistle, Acid Rain, Saintly Beam
Rage None
Sketch Attack, Wheel
Control Attack, WheelBut cannot Control without hacking.
Other information Harder to run from; The party cannot escape.
The GhostTrain will attack with Acid Rain, Evil Toot, and its Wheels for starters. Sabin's AuraBolt and Suplex are effective. Stop it dead in its tracks with Revivify.
Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

Phantom Train, or GhostTrain, is a boss in Final Fantasy VI. It is battled at the front of the Phantom Train, and is the main engine of the train, an undead and sentient entity rather than just a machine.

BattleEdit

Phantom Train's attacks include the dangerous Diabolic Whistle, which inflicts a random status ailment on each party member; Acid Rain; and Saintly Beam, both of which do mediocre magic damage to the entire party. It will only use Diabolic Whistle regularly if only two party members are alive, so if the player boarded the train with Shadow and keeps all party members healthy, they can avoid the risk.

The Phantom Train is vulnerable to Sabin's Meteor Strike, which is an oddity, as most large enemies and bosses are immune to the attack.

StrategyEdit

As an undead enemy, the Phantom Train can be easily killed by using nothing more than a Phoenix Down on it. It is the only undead boss in the game.

AI ScriptEdit

One time per battle: Attack (33%) or Wheel (33%) or Diabolic Whistle (33%)

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

Attack (66%) or Wheel (33%)
Increase Var3 by 1

If Var3 >= 2:

If 2 Characters are alive:
Set Var3 = 0
Diabolic Whistle (100%)

If Timer >= 15:

Reset Timer to 0
Acid Rain (66%) or Saintly Beam (33%)

If attacked by anything: Wheel (33%)

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The Phantom Train is vulnerable to Sabin's Meteor Strike, called Suplex in the Super Nintendo localization. A suplex is a throw used in wrestling, which usually involves arching/bridging either overhead or twisting to the side, so the opponent is slammed to the mat back-first. The idea that Sabin could grapple and throw such an enormous machine has become an inside joke among fans.

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