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The Unknown 3 is an enemy from Final Fantasy VII. It appears to be a deformed biological experiment being transported in the Gelnika.


# Formation
801 Unknown 3
962 Unknown 3
963 Unknown 3


Research Room 801
Cargo Room 801
Battle Square
Special Battle - Battle 3 962


Unknown 3 will counter all attacks with Creepy Touch, which always inflicts the Sadness status. This is not necessarily a bad thing, as the damage it can inflict with its attacks is high, and Sadness makes the characters take less damage from enemy attacks. Unknown 3's main attacks consists of Poison Fang, which deals upwards to 3000 damage and always inflicts Poison to a party member; Slap, which deals high physical damage; and Bolt2, which is its weakest attack and is negligible. This last three attacks it only uses on party members without Poison status.

There is a bug with Unknown 3 checking for Fire's MP cost rather than Bolt2's, and does not successfully lock out using spells when it's out of MP.

All Unknowns are vulnerable to Gravity. Unknown 3 is the best means of gathering Magic Sources late in the game, by morphing it.


Wearing an accessory that prevents Poison will automatically make Poison Fang miss, so it is advised to equip a Ribbon or Star Pendant. An easy way of defeating this enemy is to put it to Sleep through Frog Song or Sleepel, then using the Enemy Skill L4 Suicide to reduce its HP quickly. HP Plus is a good way to gain more HP to withstand its attacks and exploit its high damage for filling up the Limit meter. Slow and Big Guard can be useful for slowing down its attacks.

AI scriptEdit

AI: Main {

If (At Least One Opponent doesn't have Poison Status) Then
Choose Random Opponent without Poison Status
If (Unknown 3's MP >= 4) Then
TempVar:Chance = 7
} Else {
TempVar:Chance = 6
TempVar:Random == Rnd(1..TempVar:Chance)
If (TempVar:Random == 0 or 1 or 2 or 3) Then
Use Poison Fang on Target
} Else If (TempVar:Random == 4) Then {
Use Slap on Target
} Else {
Use Bolt2 on Target

} AI: Counter - General {

Choose Unknown 3's Last Attacker (General)
If (Unknown 3's HP <= 50% of Unknown 3's Max HP) Then
Use Creepy Touch on Target
} Else If (Target doesn't have Poison Status) Then {
Use Creepy Touch on Target




  • The Unknown monsters fought in Gelnika refer to the various enemies found in the Great Sea Trench in Final Fantasy V, also called Unknown. Both locations are underwater.

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