A monstrous bird with a razor-sharp beak and giant wings. Although a skillful flier, it almost always walks on land.
Aevis species in Final Fantasy Tactics includes three birdlike monsters. They have incredible mobility and can fly over other units. Although being avian creatures they are weak to Earth-elemental attacks and also have a weakness to Wind.
Ranks[edit | edit source]
- Rank I
- Jura Aevis (Juravis)
The Jura Aevis is the weakest variant of the Aevis, but its physical attacks are still quite strong.
- Rank II
The Steelhawk lives up to its name by lashing out with powerful melee "Scratch Up" attacks.
- Rank III
- Cockatrice (Cocatoris)
The Cockatrice is a very dangerous enemy on the battlefield. It can swoop in from faraway perches and petrify unsuspecting units with its "Beak" ability.
Statistics[edit | edit source]
|Monster||Move||Jump||Phy. Evasion Rate||Innate Abilities||Common Poach||Rare Poach|
|Jura Aevis||6||6*||30%||Cannot enter water, Fly, Counter||Potion||Rubber Boots|
|Steelhawk||6||6*||28%||Cannot enter water, Fly, Counter||Phoenix Down||Hunting Bow|
|Cockatrice||6||6*||33%||Cannot enter water, Fly, Counter||Gold Needle||Featherweave Cloak|
*Since the Aevis class can fly, their Jump skill is inconsequential.
Abilities[edit | edit source]
The damage formula for Talon Dive is as follows:
The success rate of Glitterlust is as follows:
The success rate of all other abilities are as follows:
The damage of Featherbomb is as follows:
|Attack by tearing with talons while in midair.|
|Attack by dropping an explosive feather on the target.|
|Receive glittering gil.|
|Attack vital spots with a long beak, petrifying the target.|
|Employ a special skill that reduces physical attack power.|
*Abilities can be learned by this race when a unit with the "Beastmaster" support ability is nearby.
Other appearances[edit | edit source]
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Cockatrice is a creature from mythology. It is similar to the basilisk in appearance and ability, but also possesses flight. A cockatrice is born from an egg hatched by a rooster and incubated by a toad, and its gaze causes instant petrification.The