The Rhyos, also known as the Gorgimera or R.Chimra, is an enemy in Final Fantasy II. It can use the powerful Blaze VII and Bad Breath VI, which attempts to inflict Petrify on all targets, which can make it a formidable foe.
[view·edit·purge]In Greek mythology, the Gorgon was a terrifying female creature who had hair of living, venomous snakes, and a horrifying visage that turned those who beheld it to stone, the most famous being Medusa.
[view·edit·purge]The chimera is a fire-breathing monster, one of the offspring of Typhon and Echidna. It is commonly represented with a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail in Greek mythology. In modern usage, the term chimera is often taken to mean any sort of hybrid between two or more species.