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Roc is an enemy type from Final Fantasy Mystic Quest. It is a small bird found in the Bone Dungeon.

BattleEdit

It can Blind party members, lowering their accuracy. Tristam's ninja stars can dispatch them in a single hit.

The first phase of the battle has the Roc with its wings outstretched, but after losing a significant amount of health, it uses its wings to shield itself.

Etymology Edit

A roc or ruk (from the Arabic and Persian رخ rokh, asserted by Louis Charles Casartelli to be an abbreviated form of Persian simurgh) is an enormous legendary bird of prey, often said to be white.

It is known as Simurgh in the Japanese version. Simurgh is the modern Persian name for a benevolent mythical flying creature that can be described as a peacock with a head of a dog, a face of a human, and the claws of a lion. The figure can be found in all periods of Greater Persian art and literature and was used as the royal symbol of the Sassanid Empire.

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