Attacks with the Carapace on its back.

Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

The Murussu, also called Chitonid, is an enemy in Final Fantasy VI.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Battle[edit | edit source]

It has a 33% chance of countering any attack with Snort to blow party members out of battle, and otherwise uses normal attacks and its special, Carapace. It is recommended to use Thundara against it.

Formations[edit | edit source]

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Normal Back Surrounded Side
130 Murussu, Sprinter Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 1
132 Murussu, Baalzephon Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 1
133 Murussu, Luna Wolf x2 Y Y Y Y Sides, individual Battle 1
201 Murussu, Gigantoad x2 Y Y Y Y Sides, individual Battle 1
204 Rukh, Murussu, Gigantoad Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 1

AI script[edit | edit source]

Attack Turns:
1st Turn: Attack (66%) or Carapace (33%)

If monster is by itself:

If attacked by anything: Snort (33%)

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The enemy's SNES name is Chitonid. Chitonidae is a family of chitons or polyplacophorans, marine mollusks whose shell is composed of eight articulating plates or valves.

Related enemies[edit | edit source]

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