Attacks with Cyclonic and Wing. His defense is high, so the battle is likely to drag on.

Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry

The Platinum Dragon, also known as Wirey Dragon, is an enemy in Final Fantasy VI. It is encountered on the Floating Continent.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Battle[edit | edit source]

When alone, they have a 33% chance each turn to use Cyclonic and reduce the party to critical health. However, when with other enemies, they only use normal attacks and a stronger Wing attack.

An easy way to defeat them is to Confuse them, causing them to cast Cyclonic on themselves and any other enemies present, making them very easy to defeat afterward.

Formations[edit | edit source]

Number Enemies Encounter flags Introduction flag Musical theme Magic AP
Normal Back Surrounded Side
181 Platinum Dragon x3 Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 3
188 Ninja x2, Platinum Dragon Y Y N Y Sides, individual Battle 6

AI script[edit | edit source]

If monster is by itself: Attack (66%) or Cyclonic (33%)

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

Other appearances[edit | edit source]

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Platinum is a chemical element with the chemical symbol Pt and an atomic number of 78. Its name is derived from the Spanish term platina, which is literally translated into "little silver".

A dragon is a legendary creature, typically with serpentine or reptilian traits, which is featured in the myths of many cultures.

The term "Platinum Dragon" originates in the tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons to describe and title the King of Metallic Dragons (the others being Brass, Copper, Bronze, Silver, and Gold Dragons) due to the belief that Platinum was the most precious metal (in reality, it is at best in second place, as gold is valued at more). The name of the Platinum Dragon in D&D was actually Bahamut (hence him being surrounded by a court of dragons in the original Final Fantasy).

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