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This crab-like foe has no magic, but uses his Scissors to great effect.

Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

The Cancer is an enemy in Final Fantasy VI.

Stats Edit

Battle Edit

It is not a notable enemy with no particularly dangerous attacks and is not difficult to defeat. However, it is always accompanied by a Sandhorse, a much more formidable enemy.

Formations Edit

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Norm. (Normal) Back Surr. (Surrounded) Side
138 Cancer x3 Y Y Y Y Sides, individual Battle 1
220 Cancer x2, Desert Hare x2 Y Y Y Y Sides, individual Battle 1
223 Sandhorse, Cancer x2 Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 1

AI script Edit

If monster is by itself: Pincer (66%) or Nothing (33%)

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (100%)
2nd Turn: Attack (66%) or Pincer (33%)


Cancer is one of the constellations of the zodiac, and its also a zodiac sign used in astrology.

Related enemies Edit

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