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Specter (Final Fantasy VI)

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The evil spirit of a mage clinging to the magic training of his past life. It strikes with the Rod in its hand.
Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

The Specter is an enemy in Final Fantasy VI. It appears in the Narshe Mines. Notably, it is one of a handful of enemies to not have a Bestiary entry.

Stats Edit

Final Fantasy VI enemy stats
#N/A#N/A #N/A
Names Location Type Other information
SNES: Spectre
PS: Specter
GBA: Specter
Mobile/PC: Specter
Narshe Mines Undead, Humanoid N/A
Level HP MP Attack Magic
13 235 120 1 8
Defense Magic Defense Magic Evasion Speed Hit Rate
0 160 0 35 100
Evasion EXP Gil
0 220 138
Elemental affinities
Fire-icon-ffvi Ice-icon-ffvi Lightning-icon-ffvi Poison-icon-ffvi Holy-icon-ffvi
200% 100% 100% -100%Absorbs 200%
Earth-icon-ffvi Wind-icon-ffvi Water-icon-ffvi Restorative Instant Death
100% 100% 100% 100%Damages -100%Absorbs
Statuses and immunities
Blind Zombie Poison Magitek Invisible Imp Petrify Death Doom Critical
Immune Immune Immune - - Immune Immune - - -
Image Silence Berserk Confuse Sap Sleep Float Regen Slow Haste
- Immune Immune - - Immune - - - -
Stop Shell Protect Reflect Meteor Strike Libra Sketch Control Fractional Invincible
- - - - Immune - - - - -
Items (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Steal Item dropped Metamorphose
(Miss rate: 0%)
[87.5%Applies when successful; success based on users' level, doubles with Thief's Bracer.] Potion
[12.5%Applies when successful; success based on users' level, doubles with Thief's Bracer.] Ice Rod
[100%In both item drop slots, leading to 100%.] Potion [Slot 1 (25%)]Antidote
[Slot 2 (25%)]Green Cherry
[Slot 3 (25%)]Eyedrops
[Slot 4 (25%)]Gold Needle
Morph ID: 0
Abilities (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Attack Abilities Rage Sketch Control & Confuse
Normal Attack: Ice Rod
Special Attack: Rod (Level 1 = Attack x 1.5)
Fire, Blizzard, Thunder Attack, Fire Fire, Thunder Attack, Fire, Blizzard, Thunder

Battle Edit

It always uses low-tier elemental spells on its second turn, and uses its Rod special attack quite often; aside from the former, it is not too dangerous.

Strategy Edit

It can easily be killed with Terra's Fire or Edgar's Auto Crossbow.

Formations Edit

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Norm.Normal Back Surr.Surrounded Side
380 Darkside, Specter, Eukaryote x3 Y Y Y Y Sides, individual Battle 1

AI script Edit

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Rod (66%) or Nothing (33%)
2nd Turn: Fire (33%) or Blizzard (33%) or Thunder (33%)
3rd Turn: Rod (100%)

Etymology Edit

Specter or spectre usually refers to a ghost or other apparition.

Related enemies Edit