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Attacks using Shimsham.
Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

The Rukh, also known as Osprey, is an enemy in the game Final Fantasy VI.


Final Fantasy VI enemy stats
#121#122 (GBA) #123
#163 #164 (iOS) #165
Names Location Type Other information
SNES: Osprey
PS: Osprey
GBA: Rukh
iOS: Rukh
Around Albrook and Tzen (World of Ruin) (GBA)
Around Albrook and Tzen (World of Ruin) (SNES)
None N/A
Level HP MP Attack Magic
26 850 100 12 10
Defense Magic Defense Magic Evasion Speed Hit Rate
0 120 0 25 100
Evasion EXP Gil
0 249 596
Elemental affinities
Fire-icon-ffvi Ice-icon-ffvi Lightning-icon-ffvi Poison-icon-ffvi Holy-icon-ffvi
100% 200% 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 Immune - Immune Immune
Image Silence Berserk Confuse Sap Sleep Float Regen Slow Haste
- Immune - - - Immune Auto - - -
Stop Shell Protect Reflect Meteor Strike Libra Sketch Control Fractional Invincible
- - - - Immune - - - - -
Steal Item dropped Metamorphose
(Miss rate: 28.6%)
None [87.5%] Echo Screen
[Slot 1 (25%)]Tent
[Slot 2 (25%)]Phoenix Down
[Slot 3 (25%)]Teleport Stone
[Slot 4 (25%)]Holy Water
Morph ID: 1
Attack Abilities Rage Sketch Control & Confuse
Normal Attack: Dragon Claws
Special Attack: Beak (Inflicts Petrify)
Shamshir Attack, Shamshir Beak, Shamshir Attack, Beak, Shamshir


It has a chance to use Beak to inflict Petrify on its third turn, making it particularly dangerous when Celes is fighting them on her own. They counter magic attacks with Shamshir to halve the HP of the party member that damaged them. Blizzara attacks are highly effective against them.

AI scriptEdit

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (100%)
2nd Turn: Attack (100%)
3rd Turn: Attack (66%) or Beak (33%)

If attacked by "Magic": Shamshir (33%)


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.

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