Tongue(舌 (or ベロ), Shita (or Bero)?) is a recurring enemy ability in the series. It can inflict status effects when it connects, or deal non-elemental damage to one party member. Its cousin, Lick(なめる, Nameru?), also known as Lash, can also inflict various statuses to one party member, but usually does not inflict damage.
IVTongue, called Lick in the PS version, deals non-elemental damage and Sleep to one party member. It is used only by the Naga enemies. On the Easy Type version, the enemy ability was renamed to Hypnosis.
VILick, originally called Lash, is an enemy ability that inflicts Silence on one party member. It is used by Litwor Chicken. Another version of Lick, used by Medusa Chicken, inflicts Petrify on one party member. Tongue, used by Leap Frog, inflicts Sap on a party member. Tongue Lash, used by Fafnir, inflicts Sap on a party member.
Tongue is a special attack that has 30 uses, it also increases a Robot's HP by 9. The damage formula for Tongue is the user's Str x6. This attack can be used by Cameleon, GianToad, HugeToad, KingToad, P-Toad, and Toad.