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Mandragora is an enemy in Final Fantasy VII. They attack in groups and will not attack until the party attack them. Once a Mandragora is attacked, all Mandragoras will attack the party. They use Grass Punch as counterattack when receiving magical damage on the character who has the lowest current MP. They use Slow Dance as counterattack when receiving physical attacks, which inflicts always the Slow status ailment on the character with the lowest current HP.

They are not a threat and their HP is low enough that they can easily be dispatched. It is not a good idea to attack with magic as they resist it. Physical attacks will defeat them quickly enough. Lasan Nuts, used to breed Chocobos, can be stolen from them, but since it is not the best nut to use, they are unnecessary to have.

Stats[]

Formations[]

# Formation
052 Mandragora A, Mandragora B, Mandragora C, Mandragora D
055 Row 1: Levrikon, Mandragora A, Mandragora B
Row 2: Elfadunk
056 Row 1: Chocobo
Row 2: Mandragora A, Mandragora B
057 Row 1: Mandragora, Chocobo
Row 2: Levrikon

Locations[]

Grasslands Area
Grass 052, 055 (Attack from both sides), 056 (A Chocobo!), 057 (A Chocobo!)

AI script[]

AI: Main {

If (Mandragora's CustomVar:MandragoraAttack == 1) Then
{
Choose Random Opponent with Lowest HP
Use Slow Dance on Target
Mandragora's CustomVar:MandragoraAttack = 0
} Else If (Mandragora's CustomVar:MandragoraAttack == 2) Then {
Choose Random Opponent with Lowest MP
Use <Grass Punch> on Target
Mandragora's CustomVar:MandragoraAttack = 0
}

} AI: Counter - Physical {

All Allies' CustomVar:MandragoraAttack = 1

}: AI: Counter - Magical {

All Allies' CustomVar:MandragoraAttack = 2

}:

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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.

Related enemies[]

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