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The Mandragora is an enemy from Final Fantasy IX. It can be found on the Alexandria Plateau, forests in Bentini Heights, the forest near the Mist Continent's Chocobo's Forest on King Ed Plains, and Edgecry Coast on the Mist Continent.

Because of its higher EXP and money (due to appearing in multiples) compares to other monsters in the area, the Mandragora makes a good level grinding monster for those who wish to exploit the Marcus/Eiko stat bug.

Stats[]

Battle[]

Mandragora is likely to be the first monster the player encounters which Quina can learn Limit Glove from.

Its Chestnut attack deals damage equivalent to its maximum HP–current HP to a single target, which can be dangerous when the party is at lower levels. Shriek simply inflicts Silence. Lastly, it can cast Blizzara.

Its weakness against Fire can be exploited for more damage. LV3 Def-less works on it.

AI script[]

Function Mandragora_Init
   set attacklist = [ Chestnut ; Chestnut ; Chestnut ; Blizzara ; Blizzara ; Shriek ]


Function Mandragora_ATB
   set selectedattack = RandomAttack( attacklist )
   if ( selectedattack == Chestnut )
      set SV_Target = RandomInTeam(SV_PlayerTeam)
   elseif ( selectedattack == Chestnut )
      set SV_Target = RandomInTeam(SV_PlayerTeam)
   elseif ( selectedattack == Chestnut )
      set SV_Target = RandomInTeam(SV_PlayerTeam)
   elseif ( selectedattack == Blizzara )
      set SV_Target = RandomInTeam(SV_PlayerTeam)
   elseif ( selectedattack == Blizzara )
      set SV_Target = RandomInTeam(SV_PlayerTeam)
   elseif ( selectedattack == Shriek )
      set SV_Target = RandomInTeam( NotMatching(SV_PlayerTeam[STATUS_CURRENT], PETRIFY | DEATH | JUMP | SILENCE) )
   Attack( selectedattack )


Tetra Master[]

Tetra Master
Mandragora
#014
Location: Treno, Gate area


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Etymology[]

Mandragora is a plant belonging to the nightshade family. According to legends surrounding witchcraft, when mandragoras (Mandrake plants) are uprooted, they emit a piercing scream which kills all who hear it.

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