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Attacks with Cyclonic and Wing. His defense is high, so the battle is likely to drag on.
Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

The Platinum Dragon is an enemy in the game Final Fantasy VI.

Stats Edit

Final Fantasy VI enemy stats
#109#110 (GBA) #111
#157 #158 (Mobile/PC) #159
Names Location Type Other information
SNES: Wirey Drgn
PS: WiryDrgn
GBA: Platinum Dragon
Mobile/PC: Platinum Dragon
Floating Continent None N/A
Stats
Level HP MP Attack Magic
26 2,802 200 35 10
Defense Magic Defense Magic Evasion Speed Hit Rate
150 115 0 31 100
Evasion EXP Gil
0 895 1,300
Elemental affinities
Fire-icon-ffvi Ice-icon-ffvi Lightning-icon-ffvi Poison-icon-ffvi Holy-icon-ffvi
100% 100% 100% 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 - - - -
Image Silence Berserk Confuse Sap Sleep Float Regen Slow Haste
- - - - - - Auto - - -
Stop Shell Protect Reflect Meteor Strike Libra Sketch Control Fractional Invincible
- - Auto - Immune - - - - -
Items (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Steal Item dropped Metamorphose
(Miss rate: 57.1%)

[12.5%Applies when successful; success based on users' level, doubles with Thief's Bracer.] Dragoon Boots
None [Slot 1 (25%)]Crystal Sword
[Slot 2 (25%)]Crystal Shield
[Slot 3 (25%)]Crystal Helm
[Slot 4 (25%)]Crystal Armor
Morph ID: 6
Abilities (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Attack Abilities Rage Sketch Control & Confuse
Normal Attack: Dragon Claws
Special Attack: Wing (Level 2 = Attack x 2)
Cyclonic Attack, Cyclonic Wing, Cyclonic Attack, Wing, Cyclonic

Battle Edit

When alone, they have a 33% chance each turn to use Cyclonic and reduce the party to critical health. However, when with other enemies, they only use normal attacks and a stronger Wing attack.

An easy way to defeat them is to Confuse them, causing them to cast Cyclonic on themselves and any other enemies present, making them very easy to defeat afterward.

Formations Edit

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Norm.Normal Back Surr.Surrounded Side
181 Platinum Dragon x3 Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 3
188 Ninja x2, Platinum Dragon Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 6

AI script Edit

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

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

Other appearances Edit

Pictlogica Final Fantasy Edit

PFF

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper Edit

FFRK

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Etymology Edit

Platinum is a chemical element with the chemical symbol Pt and an atomic number of 78. Its name is derived from the Spanish term platina, which is literally translated into "little silver".

A dragon is a legendary creature, typically with serpentine or reptilian traits, that features in the myths of many cultures.

The term "Platinum Dragon" originates in the tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons to describe and title the King of Metallic Dragons (the others being Brass, Copper, Bronze, Silver, and Gold Dragons) due to the belief that Platinum was the most precious metal (in reality, it is at best in second place, as gold is valued at more). The name of the Platinum Dragon in D&D was actually Bahamut (hence his being surrounded by a court of dragons in the original Final Fantasy).

Related enemies Edit