Dark Dragon is an enemy from Final Fantasy VII. It is among the stronger enemies found in the Northern Cave.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Formations[edit | edit source]

# Formation
870 Dark Dragon
871 Dark Dragon

Locations[edit | edit source]

Northern Cave
Spiral Descent 870
Winding Descent 870
Platform Descent 870
Red Passage 870
Horizontal Fork 870

Battle[edit | edit source]

Dark Dragon Breath.

Dark Dragon uses strong physical attacks—Claw and Tail Attack—which may be used twice in one turn. Its Dark Dragon Breath may inflict Darkness to all party members. Its most powerful attack is Ultima, which it uses as a counter-attack against magical attacks once per battle. It is vulnerable to Gravity, but it will cause it to counter with Ultima. The party can steal the rare and useful Dragon Armlet from it.

When manipulated, the player may learn the enemy skills Dragon Force and Laser from it.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

The player can manipulate the Dark Dragon into casting Laser on itself. Laser is not a physical attack and therefore does not cure Manipulation. Otherwise, strong physical attacks and 4x-Cut work well. The player can also inflict Sleep on it before casting spells.

AI script[edit | edit source]

AI: Setup {

Count = Rnd(0..3)
SpclChance = 5

} AI: Main {

If (Count == 0) Then
{
Choose Random Opponent
Use <Tail Attack> on Target
If (Rnd(1..SpclChance) == 1) Then
{
Choose Random Opponent
Use <Tail Attack> on Target
}
Count = 1
} Else If (Count == 1) Then {
Choose Random Opponent
Use <Claw> on Target
If (Rnd(1..SpclChance) == 1) Then
{
Choose Random Opponent
Use <Claw> on Target
}
Count = 2
} Else If (Count == 2) Then {
If ((Dark Dragon's MP >= 19) AND (Rnd(1..SpclChance) == 1)) Then
{
Choose Self
Use Dragon Force on Target
} Else {
Choose Random Opponent
Use <Claw> on Target
If (Rnd(1..SpclChance) == 1) Then
{
Choose Random Opponent
Use <Claw> on Target
}
}
Count = 3
} Else {
If ((Dark Dragon's MP >= 20) AND (Rnd(1..SpclChance) == 1)) Then
{
Choose All Opponents
Use Dark Dragon Breath on Target
} Else {
Choose Random Opponent
Use <Tail Attack> on Target
If (Rnd(1..SpclChance) == 1) Then
{
Choose Random Opponent
Use <Tail Attack> on Target
}
}
Count = Rnd(0..1)
}

} AI: Counter - General {

If (Dark Dragon's HP <= 25% of Dark Dragon's Max HP) Then
{
SpclChance = 2
} Else If (Dark Dragon's HP <= 50% of Dark Dragon's Max HP) Then {
SpclChance = 3
} Else If (Dark Dragon's HP <= 75% of Dark Dragon's Max HP) Then {
SpclChance = 4
} Else {
SpclChance = 5
}

} AI: Counter - Magical {

If ((Dark Dragon's MP >= 130) AND (Rnd(1..SpclChance) == 1)
AND (TempVar:Ultima == 0)) Then
{
Choose All Opponents
Use Ultima on Target
TempVar:Ultima = 1
}

}

Other appearances[edit | edit source]

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

FFRK Dark Dragon FFVII.png
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Etymology[edit | edit source]

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

Related enemies[edit | edit source]

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