Uses a powerful VacuumWave to attack. Its physical attacks are strong as well, so make sure to use Safe.
—PlayStation bestiary

The Short Arm is a boss in Final Fantasy VI. It is fought in the first tier of the final battle along with Long Arm and Visage. According to the Final Fantasy III Nintendo Player's Guide, the first tier which includes Short Arm, Visage, and Long Arm is supposed to be a rematch of Demon from the Warring Triad.[1] No official material support this; the idea was created by Nintendo of America.

Stats Edit

Battle Edit

Short Arm only uses normal attacks and its special attack Razor Gale, a normal attack that is slightly stronger. It is not a difficult enemy to defeat.

Formations Edit

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Norm. (Normal) Back Surr. (Surrounded) Side
471 Short Arm, Long Arm, Visage Y N N N Pre-drawn Dancing Mad (1) 0
No victory pose upon winning. Hide start messages. Prevent triple 7 for Joker's Death.

AI script Edit

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (66%) or Nothing (33%)

If HP <= 10112: Attack (66%) or Razor Gale (33%)

If attacked by anything: Attack (66%)

Gallery Edit

Related enemies Edit

References Edit

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