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Though he will launch many attacks at first, don't let this weak charade fool you. Just scratch him and he'll run away.
Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

Siegfried, also known as Ziegfried, is a boss in Final Fantasy VI. He is fought twice, once aboard the Phantom Train and again as an optional enemy in Dragon's Neck Colosseum if the player bets a Megalixir.

Stats Edit

Train

Coliseum

Battle Edit

When fought aboard the Phantom Train, Siegfried opens the battle with eight physical attacks on random targets that do very little damage. With only a hundred HP, almost any attack will defeat Siegfried in one hit. If Shadow is in the party, Interceptor might block and counter Siegfried's attack, defeating him without the player getting a chance to attack.

In the Coliseum, Siegfried is much more powerful. His normal physical attack can do a thousand points of damage per hit, and he can use Metal Cutter to do high damage. He can also use Hyperdrive that ignores Defense and thus is almost guaranteed to KO the player's character.

Curiously, a Rage of Siegfried's Coliseum appearance exists in the game coding, but as Siegfried never appears on the Veldt, Gau can never learn it.

Coliseum setup Edit

Bet Megalixir for Tintinnabulum

The easiest way to defeat Siegfried is to equip Terra, Celes, Locke, or Edgar with the Ultima Weapon, another strong weapon, a Genji Glove, and the Master's Scroll. If the player is lucky, their character will attack eight times and likely kill Siegfried in one turn. Under this set-up, each attack only needs to do 4,000–5,000 damage to kill Siegfried.

Formations Edit

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Norm.Normal Back Surr.Surrounded Side
479 Siegfried Y N N N Sides, individual The Decisive Battle 0
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AI script Edit

Normal script Edit

First battle Edit

At beginning of battle (only once per battle):
Display message: Siegfried: Here I come! You kids had better get ready! Hi-yaaaaaa!!!

Attack (100%)
Attack (100%)
Attack (100%)
Attack (100%)
Attack (100%)
Attack (100%)
Attack (100%)
Attack (100%)
Display message: Siegfried: gasp! wheeze! huff! Heh...heh... Had enough yet?

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (100%)

Second battle Edit

Attack Turns: 1st Turn: Attack (66%) or Bare Knuckles (33%)

Note: Since the true Siegfried only appears in the Coliseum, this AI script is never used. Instead, he uses the script documented below.

Coliseum script Edit

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (50%) or Hyperdrive (25%) or Metal Cutter (25%)

Gallery Edit

Etymology Edit

Siegfried (known as "Sigurd" in Norse mythology) is the dragon-slaying hero of the German epic poem, Song of Nibelungs.