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Manticore (マンティコア, Mantikoa?), also known as Manticor and Mantcore, is a recurring enemy in the series.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Manticore is an enemy fought at the Flying Fortress and on the overworld near Onrac, generally appearing in groups of four. They attack with their special, Poison Darts, and with regular physical attacks.

Final Fantasy III[edit | edit source]

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Manticore is an enemy fought at Subterranean Lake, attacking with Blizzard and their regular attack which can inflict Petrify, making them dangerous foes in the 3D versions. They are otherwise not difficult foes to defeat.

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

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Justice Monsters Five[edit | edit source]

Manticore in Justice Monsters Five.

The Manticore appears as an obtainable SR monster. It is a Light-elemental monster whose type is Climb, class is Mystic and its specialty is Attack. Its hero tech is Divine Flames which fires missiles upward. Its leader bonus is Crystal Miner which increases crystal drop rate by 10%. Its auto-effect is Light Damage -15% which reduces Light damage taken by 15%.

Final Fantasy Mystic Quest[edit | edit source]

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Manticore is an enemy fought at Pazuzu's Tower, attacking with various elemental abilities such as Thunder, Fireball, and Quake, as well as the status-inducing Stone Gas and Blinder.

The Final Fantasy Legend[edit | edit source]

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The Mantcore is an enemy, but is a possible monster that the party's monster unit(s) can transform into. It can be found on the seventh floor of the Tower.

Final Fantasy Legend II[edit | edit source]

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The Mantcore is an enemy and a possible monster that the party's monster unit(s) can transform into. It can be found in Guardian's Base, Volcano, Race World, and Race Course.

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Mobius Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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World of Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

The manticore is a Persian legendary creature similar to the Egyptian sphinx. It has the body of a lion, the head of a human, and the tail of a scorpion. The name means "man eater."

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