Basilisk is an enemy in Final Fantasy IV: The After Years. It is not powerful, but can inflict Gradual Petrify with its Stone Gaze ability. It is advised to defeat them quickly with basic or -"ra" spells, or with strong physical attacks.
Basilisk is a fictional beast that appeared in medieval bestiaries, it is said that a single gaze to their eyes would kill or petrify the observer. It was supposed to appear when a chicken's egg was hatched by a snake or a frog (hence their reptilian appearance).The