Uses Raid to suck away HP when it attacks and when it is about to die.
Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry
The Mandrake is an enemy in Final Fantasy VI.
Stats[edit | edit source]
Battle[edit | edit source]
It can be dangerous because it has a 33% chance of countering any attack with Leech, a spell which works like Drain, and every three turns has a 33% chance of using Stonetouch, inflicting Petrify on a character. Fira spells are effective against them.
Formations[edit | edit source]
|Number||Enemies||Encounter flags||Introduction flag||Musical theme||Magic AP|
|167||Mandrake x3||Sides, individual||Battle||2|
|168||Mandrake, Land Grillon x2||Sides, individual||Battle||1|
AI script[edit | edit source]
1st Turn: Attack (66%) or Nothing (33%)
2nd Turn: Attack (66%) or Nothing (33%)
3rd Turn: Attack (66%) or Stonetouch (33%)
If attacked by anything: Leech (33%)
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.