Beginning with a Smirk, it will then deal 1000 damage with a Blow Fish attack. One Revivify will kill it.

Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

The Brainpan is an enemy in Final Fantasy VI.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Battle[edit | edit source]

They can be a nuisance to fight, as their special attack Smirk inflicts Stop, and if they are alone they attack with 1000 Needles, doing a guaranteed thousand points of damage to a target, which can be a certain KO if the party is at a lower level. These difficulties are compounded by the fact that Brainpans always appear in twos or threes. Brainpans are weak to Fire and Lightning-elemental attacks.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Shadow should throw Fire Scrolls or Lightning Scrolls. Thundara and Fira spells also work. Locke can steal Earrings from them, which are useful for boosting the party's magic damage.

Formations[edit | edit source]

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Normal Back Surrounded Side
183 Brainpan x2, Misfit, Apocrypha Y Y Y Y Sides, individual Battle 5
184 Brainpan x3 Y Y Y Y Sides, individual Battle 4

AI script[edit | edit source]

If monster is by itself: Attack (66%) or 1000 Needles (33%)

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (66%) or Smirk (33%)

Other appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy XIV[edit | edit source]

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Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

PFF Brainpan FFVI.png
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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[edit | edit source]

FFBE Brainpan FFVI Sprite.png
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