Lab Rat, called Dire Rat in the BradyGames guide, is beast/rat-type enemy in Final Fantasy XII fought in the Draklor Laboratory. They are an extended family of the Dire Rats that Vaan fought in the Garamsythe Waterway.
Note: Shares bestiary entry with other Dire Rats.
Page 1: ObservationsEdit
Being a manner of vile and verminous beastie, much favoring the fetid stench of the sewers and making their nest therein. Past attempts at eradications to contain the plagues these pests are known to carry have greatly reduced their numbers, yet a preternatural rate of reproduction has kept the strain from extinction. And so they remain, an ever-popular subject for natural philosophers keen to fathom the secrets of their indomitable constitution.
Page 2: Today's RecommendationEdit
The rat tail: a cheap reagent for all your potion-crafting needs. And that's not all: some aficionados say they're quite tasty fried with a little cactus butter! The large volume disappearing from merchant's stalls would seem to confirm their popularity. Rumor has it that, which the right spices, the flavor can only be described as 'transcendent.' I, for one, am not so sure I'm quite ready to transcend.