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As a greeting, expect Melton and W Wind. Also uses Drain and Meteo. Upon dying, uses Calmness to Wound target character, so prepare with Life 3.
—PlayStation bestiary

Rest, also known as Sleep, is a boss in Final Fantasy VI. He is fought in the third tier of the final battle along with Lady. According to the Final Fantasy III Nintendo Player's Guide, the third tier, which includes Rest and Lady, is supposed to be a rematch of Fiend from the Warring Triad.[1] No official material supports this; the idea was created by Nintendo of America.

Stats Edit

Battle Edit

Rest only casts spells that affect everyone in battle to heal Lady with each attack. When Lady uses White Wind, Rest will be healed as well. Rest uses Tornado or Meltdown on his first turn, and Doom on his second turn. When his HP falls below 10,240, he will begin using Meteor every turn, and counters attacks with either Meteor or Trine, an attack the player likely hasn't seen before that inflicts Silence and Blind on the party. When Rest dies he uses Repose either once or twice, which inflicts Instant Death and ignores immunity.

The party can steal a second Ultima Weapon from Rest. If the player is playing the Advance or mobile/Steam port, this is highly recommended as two Ultima Weapons is a powerful combination in Dragons' Den.

Strategy Edit

The player must use Remedies to heal themselves. Fenrir can help, since Image will block Repose.

Formations Edit

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Norm.Normal Back Surr.Surrounded Side
513 Lady, Rest Y N N N Pre-drawn Dancing Mad (3)
No victory pose upon winning. Hide start messages. Prevent triple 7 for Joker's Death.

AI script Edit

Attack Turns:

1st Turn: Tornado (33%) or Meltdown (33%) or Nothing (33%)
2nd Turn: Attack (66%) or Doom (33%)

If HP <= 10240: Meteor (100%)

If killed: Repose (100%)

Repose (33%)

If HP <= 10240:

If attacked by anything: Meteor (33%) or Trine (33%)

Gallery Edit

Related enemies Edit

Trivia Edit

  • Rest and Lady allude to the Pietà, a sculpture in the Vatican depicting the recently deceased Jesus Christ post-crucifixion being cradled by his mother, the Virgin Mary.

References Edit

  1. Final Fantasy III Nintendo Player's Guide, p.129