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Ying is an enemy from Final Fantasy VII. It is the right half of the body, the left half being Yang. Ying and Yang are fought in the basement of the Shinra Mansion in Nibelheim and in the final round of the Battle Square during the time Tiny Bronco is available. When fought in the Battle Square its stats are enhanced with double the regular HP and its Attack and Magic Attack are increased by 25%.

FormationsEdit

# Formation
572 Ying, Yang, Ying/Yang
573 Ying, Yang, Ying/Yang
574 Ying, Yang, Ying/Yang (Back Attack)
575 Ying, Yang, Ying/Yang

LocationsEdit

Shinra Mansion
Cave Hallway 572, 573, 574 (Back Attack)
Coffin Area 572, 573, 574 (Back Attack)
Battle Square (with Tiny Bronco available)
Group A - Battle 8 573
Group B - Battle 8 573

BattleEdit

Ying has high Defense and powerful physical attacks, but has low Magic Defenses. Since Yang will eventually perform a powerful suicide attack, the player should slay it first, then defeat Ying.

AI scriptEdit

AI: Main {

If (1/4 Chance) Then
{
Choose Random Opponent with Lowest HP
Use Sadistic Attack on Target
} Else {
Choose Random Opponent
Use <Ying Punch> on Target
}

} AI: Counter - Death {

If (Yang has Death Status) Then
{
Turn off Death Handling for Ying
Choose Self
Use <Vanish> on Target
Remove Ying/Yang
}

}

Other appearancesEdit

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

FFRK Yin Yang FFVII
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GalleryEdit

EtymologyEdit

In Chinese philosophy, yin and yang are concepts used to describe how apparently opposite or contrary forces are actually complementary, interconnected, and interdependent giving rise to each other as they interrelate. Many tangible dualities (such as light and dark, fire and water, and male and female) are thought of as physical manifestations of the duality of yin and yang. This duality lies at the origins of many branches of classical Chinese science and philosophy, as well as being a primary guideline of traditional Chinese medicine, and a central principle of different forms of Chinese martial arts and exercise.

Yin is the negative/passive/female principle in nature, and may allude to many other concepts e.g. the moon, shaded orientation, something covert or concealed, "of the netherworld", overcast or sinister.

Yang is the positive/active/male principle in nature, and may allude to many other concepts e.g. the sun, open, overt, and "belonging to this world".

TriviaEdit

  • Tetsuya Nomura has said in the August 1997 issue of EGM magazine that Ying/Yang is his favorite enemy design in Final Fantasy VII.

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