The Death Manticore is an enemy found in the Dawn of Souls and succeeding versions of the original Final Fantasy. Despite being a relatively weak enemy for that point in the game they have high Agility. Physical attacks are best for defeating them, as they have fairly high Magic Defense. Death Manticores appear between levels B21–B29 of the Whisperwind Cove, in the floors that resemble the Flying Fortress.
manticore is a Persian legendary creature similar to the Egyptian sphinx. It has the body of a lion, the head of a human, and the tail of a scorpion. The name means "man eater."The