Lamias lure prey with sweet songs...watch out!
The Lamia in Final Fantasy Tactics Advance is a red snake-like creature with similar qualities to Lamia from previous Final Fantasy games. Its skills are notorious for inflicting a myriad of status effects.
Abilities[edit | edit source]
Song[edit | edit source]
Lamia command. Confuse enemy with beautiful song.
|Night||Call to the darkness. Puts all units but the caster to sleep.||24|
|Hand Slap||Flat handed slap. Delays target's turn.||—|
|Poison Frog||Turns target into a frog and poisons them.||—|
Reaction[edit | edit source]
|Counter||Follows up enemy attack with a counterattack.|
Support[edit | edit source]
|Weapon Atk+||Improves weapon attacks to deal more damage.|
Appearances[edit | edit source]
Missions[edit | edit source]
|Turf Defense Mission: Mission: Help Dorsa!||The Lamia is the only monster from Clan Hounds that help the Blue Mage, Elementalist, and Gunner in their takeover attempt.|
|Turf Defense Mission: Mission: Help Uladon!||The Lamia and Lilith return in this turf defense mission.|
|Turf Defense Mission: Mission: Help Helje!||Only monsters from the Jagd Emissaries are present in this mission.|
|Mission #049: A Lost Ring||Two Lamia appear here, one on the riverwalk and once on the riverbank.|
|Mission #062: Oasis Frogs||Three Lamia have been eating the frogs that inhabit Cadoan.|
|Mission #007: Diamond Rain||A Lamia confronts Marche under the paranormal weather conditions.|
|Mission #076: Fire Sigil||The Falgabird Marilis is a level 13 Lamia that controls three Mog Knights.|
|Mission #058: Royal Ruins||A Lamia guards the mysterious statues of Nargai Cave.|
|Mission #083: Foreign Fiend||Clan Borzoi has imported a level 38 Queen Lamia from faraway lands, who attacks the party by herself.|
Clan encounters[edit | edit source]
|Jagd Dorsa||Clan Hounds||A Lamia and a couple of other monsters assist this rugged Jagd clan.|
|Uladon Bog||Roaming Naiads||A Lamia and Lilith are members of this clan.|
|Jagd Helje||Jagd Emissaries||Lamia aid yet another Jagd clan.|
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Lamia was a beautiful Libyan queen who turned into a child-eating demon. She is often referred to as having the lower half of a snake and sometimes a large mouth (lamia in Greek means "large shark", while laimos means gullet).In Greek mythology,
Later characteristics attributed to her are similar to that of succubi, in that the lamia seduces men, enticing them in order to feed on their blood. It is also said they reside in towers or secluded areas and have magical abilities.