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Artwork of a Mandrake in Final Fantasy Adventure.

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.

Appearances[]

Final Fantasy III[]

The Mandrake attacks near Canaan and Vikings' Cove. Though it has an NES sprite, it did not appear until the DS version of the game. The stronger Barometz appears on the Floating Continent.

Final Fantasy V[]

Mandrakes attack with Digestive Acid, draining HP from their targets.

Final Fantasy VI[]

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.

Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-[]

The Mandrake is a subspecies of Mandragora. They attack with Hysteric Voice and cast Tri-Fire.

Final Fantasy XIII-2[]

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.

Final Fantasy XV[]

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Mandrake is fought in The Myrlwood and Malmalam Thicket in Cleigne. It is a level 32 enemy which is capable of inflicting the Mollified and Confusion statuses.

Final Fantasy Mystic Quest[]

The Plant Man attacks in early areas in the Fireburg region. They can inflict Poison and Paralysis, and are weak to Fire and Axe attacks.

Final Fantasy Adventure[]

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The Mandrake is an enemy found in the area near Gaia Pass.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King[]

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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time[]

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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates[]

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Final Fantasy Dimensions[]

Mandrake

Mandrake is an enemy family in Final Fantasy Dimensions.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[]

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Triple Triad[]

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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[]

Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep[]

Mandrake appears as an Unversed enemy.

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Etymology[]

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.