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Sahagin (Final Fantasy VII)

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Sahagin is an enemy in Final Fantasy VII encountered in the sewer below Don Corneo's mansion. They can also be fought in the second round of the Battle Square before the player obtains the Tiny Bronco. In the Battle Square they have enhanced stats with double the normal HP and Attack and Magic Attack increased by 25%.

They mostly just use Harpoon and Water Gun to inflict minor damage, but there is a one-in-sixteen chance that they will counter a physical attack with Shell Defense which increases their physical defense to 512 meaning the physical attack will deal just one point of damage. It is best to use magic to fight them.


# Formation
389 Row 1: Sahagin A, Sahagin B
Row 2: Ceasar
390 Row 1: Sahagin A
Row 2: Sahagin B
391 Row 1: Sahagin A, Sahagin B
Row 2: Sahagin C


Sector 6 389, 390, 391
Sector 7 389, 390, 391
Battle Square (before Tiny Bronco)
Group A - Battle 2 389

AI scriptEdit

Start of battle

Declare OpeningAttack = 0

If (OpeningAttack == 0) Then

If (3/4 Chance) Then: Use Water Gun on random opponent

OpeningAttack = 1


1/2 Chance: Use Harpoon on random opponent

1/2 Chance: Use Water Gun on random opponent

Counter - Pre-turn

Self Defense = 32

If (1/16 Chance) Then

Use Shell Defense

Self Defense = 512


  • The script "Counter - Pre-turn" runs before any turn is made, whether the Sahagin is subject to attack or not.
  • Shell Defense is the flinch animation used whenever Sahagin's Defense increases.



Sahuagin (often misspelled or transliterated "sahagin") are fishlike, monstrous humanoids that appear in the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game.

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