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A giant monster covered in scales. Although it has wings, it cannot fly. It is very aggressive and not very intelligent.


Dragons (ドラゴン, Doragon?) in Final Fantasy Tactics are huge reptilian creatures that rank among the sturdiest monsters. Their shriveled wings prevent them from becoming airborne, but they have a pretty good movement speed. The advanced Dragons can perform elemental attacks through their breath. The Blue Dragon absorbs Ice, and is weak against Fire. The Red Dragon is the opposite and absorbs Fire and is weak to Ice. There is also the Holy Dragon and Dark Dragon.


Rank I

Basic green Dragons have none of the ranged breath attacks that their higher brethren do, but are still quite powerful physically.

Rank II
Blue Dragon

Blue Dragons know the Ice Breath skill, and have an elemental affinity for Ice.

Rank III
Red Dragon

Red Dragons have quite a large sum of HP. They know the Thunder Breath skill, and have an elemental affinity for Fire.


Monster Move Jump Phy. Evasion Rate Innate Abilities Common Poach Rare Poach
Dragon 5 3 5% Cannot enter water, Counter Jade Armlet Hydrascale Bag
Blue Dragon 5 3 9% Cannot enter water, Counter Cashmere Dragon Rod
Red Dragon 5 3 8% Cannot enter water, Counter Sortilége Dragon Whisker


The damage formula for Charge is as follows:

The damage formula for Tail Sweep is as follows:

The formula for magick damage is as follows:

Ability Dragon Blue Dragon Red Dragon Range Effect Vertical
Charge Yes Yes Yes 1 1 2
Inflict damage with a body blow.
Tail Sweep No* No No 1 1 2
Attack by swinging a thick tail.
Ice Breath No Yes No 2 (Four directions) 1 1
Attack with breath of ice.
Element: Ice
Thunder Breath No No* Yes 2 (Four directions) 1 1
Attack with breath of lightning.
Element: Lightning
Fire Breath No No No* 2 (Four directions) 1 1
Attack with breath of flame.
Element: Fire

*Abilities can be learned by this race when a unit with the "Beastmaster" support ability is nearby.

Other appearances[]

Final Fantasy Trading Card Game[]

Dragon appears in Final Fantasy Trading Card Game as Lightning-elemental Monster cards.



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