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Dark Dragon is a boss in Final Fantasy IV. It is the second form of the Dark Elf.


Battle Edit

FFIVDS Dark Breath

Dark Breath (DS).

Much more powerful than its previous form, the Dark Dragon has two attacks, a melee that does regular damage, and Dark Breath which does moderate Fire-elemental damage that is capable of killing the party in a few hits. The player might want to grind a bit outside of the cave before this battle, because if one wrong move is committed, the party is dragon fodder.

Strategy Edit

Cid should use a Spider Silk, while Cecil covers Tellah who starts casting Firaga, and Yang uses a Bacchus's Wine on himself. Once Yang goes Berserk, he will unleash a strong attack, doing well over 450 damage. Once Tellah's Firaga goes off, the fight should be over. It is advisable for Yang to use Focus three times during the Dark Elf fight, as the extra strength allows for less need of a follow-up attack after Tellah's Firaga.

Etymology Edit

A dragon is a legendary creature, typically with serpentine or reptilian traits, that features in the myths of many cultures.

Related enemies Edit

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Edit

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