Launches a powerful attack with S. Cross, N. Cross, Flare, Star, and Doom Tusk, so try to defeat this enemy quickly.
—PlayStation bestiary

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

Stats Edit

Final Fantasy VI enemy stats
#358#359 (GBA) #360
☆086☆087 (Mobile/PC) ☆088
Names Location Type Other information
SNES: Tiger
PS: Tiger
GBA: Tiger
Mobile/PC: Tiger
Kefka's Tower None Harder to run from. The party cannot escape. No name.
Level HP MP Attack Magic
70 30,000 10,000 13 7
Defense Magic Defense Magic Evasion Speed Hit Rate
120 153 0 21 100
Evasion EXP Gil
0 0 0
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%Absorbs 100% 100% -100%Absorbs 100%
Statuses and immunities
Blind Zombie Poison Magitek Invisible Imp Petrify Death Doom Critical
Immune Immune - Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune
Image Silence Berserk Confuse Sap Sleep Float Regen Slow Haste
- Immune Immune Immune - Immune - - Immune -
Stop Shell Protect Reflect Meteor Strike Libra Sketch Control Fractional Invincible
Immune - - - Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune -
Items (GBA/Mobile/PC)
Steal Item dropped Metamorphose
(Miss rate: 100%)
[87.5%Applies when successful; success based on users' level, doubles with Thief's Bracer.] Elixir

None [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 (Immune) Control(Immune) & Confuse (Immune)
Normal Attack: Rune Blade
Special Attack: Zombie Fang (Inflicts Zombie)
Southern Cross, Flare Star, Northern Cross None Attack, Zombie Fang Attack, Zombie Fang

Battle Edit

Tiger is the most dangerous opponent in the second tier. It uses Southern Cross and Flare Star regularly, doing heavy damage to the entire party, and Northern Cross, which has a chance to Frozen a party member. When Tiger falls below 11,520 HP, it will use its special attack Zombie Fang, inflicting Zombie on a party member.

Formations Edit

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Norm.Normal Back Surr.Surrounded Side
512 Power, Tiger, Machine, Magic Y N N N Pre-drawn Dancing Mad (2)
No victory pose upon winning. Hide start messages. Prevent triple 7 for Joker's Death.

Strategy Edit

Due to its dangerous attacks, it should be defeated first. Flare, Blizzaga, and Ultima spells are most effective.

AI script Edit

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Nothing (100%)
2nd Turn: Southern Cross (33%) or Flare Star (33%) or Northern Cross (33%)
3rd Turn: Nothing (100%)
4th Turn: Attack (33%) or Nothing (66%)

If HP <= 11520:

Southern Cross (33%) or Northern Cross (33%) or Flare Star (33%)
Zombie Fang (33%) or Nothing (66%)

Gallery Edit

Related enemies Edit

References Edit

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