Lamia Matriarch is an enemy in Final Fantasy IV: The After Years. It counters physical attacks with Entice, so it is recommended to fight it with magic attacks. Save it for last when dealing with multiple enemy groups, and have the physical attackers focus on other enemies while the spell casters focus on this enemy.
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.