The Pipsqueak's Program 55 attack turns its target into an Imp. Finish these off quick and easy with Edgar's Flash attack.
Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry
The Onion Knight, also known as Pipsqueak, is an enemy in Final Fantasy VI.
Stats[edit | edit source]
Battle[edit | edit source]
Like most enemies in the Magitek Research Facility, it has high Defense, and they often attack in large groups. Their special attack, Program 55, can turn party members into Imps, and they have a 33% chance to use it every other turn. Furthermore, if attacked, they have a 33% chance of countering with Explode.
Strategy[edit | edit source]
Formations[edit | edit source]
|Number||Enemies||Encounter flags||Introduction flag||Musical theme||Magic AP|
|120||General, Onion Knight x2||Sides, individual||Battle||2|
|121||Onion Knight x4||Sides, individual||Battle||2|
|123||Chaser, Onion Knight x3||Sides, individual||Battle||3|
|404||Proto Armor, Onion Knight x2||Sides, individual||Battle||2|
|405||Onion Knight x5||Sides, individual||Battle||3|
AI script[edit | edit source]
1st Turn: Attack (66%) or Nothing (33%)
2nd Turn: Attack (66%) or Program 55 (33%)
If attacked by "Attack": Self-Destruct (33%)
Other appearances[edit | edit source]
Onion Knight from Final Fantasy VI appears in Final Fantasy Record Keeper as an enemy.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
onion, also known as the bulb onion or common onion, is used as a vegetable and is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium.The
The adjective of onion refers to the Japanese metaphoric idiom of poverty, aptly named the "Onion Life", "peeling away one layer at a time and crying all the way". Alternatively, the term could come from the slang phrase "to know one's onions", meaning to be very versatile.
Onion Knight's older name is Pipsqueak. Pipsqueak is a person considered to be insignificant, especially because they are small or young.