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This undying Esper, called the immortal bird, can cure Wounded party members.
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Phoenix is an esper in Final Fantasy VI who can be acquired as a magicite.

ProfileEdit

The Phoenix is a large bird, with a grey body, but bright red wings. It leaves behind it a bright red trail of fire as it flies.

StoryEdit

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Locke has been searching for a way to revive his lover, Rachel, and in the World of Ruin, finds a way by the use of the Phoenix esper. Legend has it that the Phoenix turned itself to stone ages ago. He uses Phoenix to revive her, but she only lives long enough to assuage Locke's guilt before passing away for good. Afterwards, Phoenix is gained as a piece of magicite.

Spoilers end here.

ObtainedEdit

Phoenix is obtained after reaching the end of the Phoenix Cave, and finding Locke. After a cutscene, it can be equipped permanently.

BattleEdit

FFVI Android Flames of Rebirth

Phoenix costs 110 MP to summon. Its ability is Flames of Rebirth (or Life Giver in older translations), which revives all KO'd members of the entire party 1/4 of their max HP.

MagiciteEdit

Phoenix is equippable as a magicite and teaches the following spells:

It does not provide any stat boosts upon leveling up.

EtymologyEdit

In Greek mythology, a phoenix or phenix (Greek: φοῖνιξ phoinix; Latin: phoenix, phœnix, fenix) is a long-lived bird that is cyclically regenerated or reborn. Associated with the sun, a phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. According to some sources, the phoenix dies in a show of flames and combustion, although there are other sources that claim that the legendary bird dies and simply decomposes before being born again. According to some texts, the phoenix could live over 1,400 years before rebirth.

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