Clamps enemies that touch its sensitive tentacles.

Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

The Actinian, also known as Actaneon, is an enemy in Final Fantasy VI. They appear while the party is swimming in the Serpent Trench, and usually attack in groups.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Battle[edit | edit source]

They are weak to Fire-elemental attacks, Sabin's Rising Phoenix works well, if he knows it. Any of Gau's Rages that use Fire, like Templar or a Fire-elemental attack like Oversoul; or Lightning-based rages like Cloud work well too.

Formations[edit | edit source]

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Normal Back Surrounded Side
047 Actinian x3 Y Y Y Y Sides, individual None 1
No victory pose upon winning.
067 Actinian x3, Aspiran x2 Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 1
No victory pose upon winning.
086 Anguiform, Actinian, Aspiran Y Y Y Y Sides, individual None 1
No victory pose upon winning.

AI script[edit | edit source]

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (66%) or Nothing (33%)
2nd Turn: Attack (66%) or Clamp (33%)

Other appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

FFRK Actinian FFVI.png

Actinian appears as an enemy in Final Fantasy Record Keeper.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

An actinian is a sea anemone of the order Actiniaria.

Actaeon, in Greek mythology, son of the priestly herdsman Aristaeus and Autonoe in Boeotia, was a famous Theban hero.

Related enemies[edit | edit source]

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