Uses Raid to suck away HP when it attacks and when it is about to die.
Final Fantasy VI PSOne Bestiary entry on Mandrakes.
Mandrake (マンドレイク, Mandoreiku?), also known as Plant Man, is a recurring type of enemy in the Final Fantasy series. They appear as plant-themed enemies and attack with variations of Drain and Vampire to absorb damage and heal themselves. As plants, they are weak to Fire-elemental attacks.
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy III
- 1.2 Final Fantasy V
- 1.3 Final Fantasy VI
- 1.4 Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-
- 1.5 Final Fantasy XIII-2
- 1.6 Final Fantasy XV
- 1.7 Final Fantasy Mystic Quest
- 1.8 Final Fantasy Adventure
- 1.9 Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King
- 1.10 Final Fantasy Dimensions
- 1.11 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 1.12 Triple Triad
- 2 Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances
- 3 Gallery
- 4 Etymology
Appearances[edit | edit source]
Mandrakes appear on mountain slopes in the Esper Caves. They have a chance to counter attacks with Leech, damaging the target and healing themselves, and every three turns may use Stonetouch to inflict Petrify.
Mandrakes appear in Yaschas Massif -010 AF-. They can be recruited into the Paradigm Pack as Commandos, and rely on increasing Strength. Among their abilities is Stagger: Drain, which allows them to heal themselves by draining HP from staggered enemies.
Mandrake is an enemy family in Final Fantasy Dimensions.
Mandrake from Final Fantasy V appears on a Triple Triad card in the version playable via Final Fantasy Portal App.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Mandrake is another name for the mandragora genus of plants. 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.