Queen Lamia, also known as the Q.Lamia, is an enemy in Final Fantasy III. She appears on the third floor of Bahamut's Lair. These monsters are rather dangerous, as they can inflict Confuse on party members with its Glare attack. They are not overly difficult to defeat however, and only appear one at a time, so the party can quickly dispatch them with physical attacks.
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Lamia was a beautiful Libyan queen who turned into a child-eating demon. She is often referred to as having the lower half of a snake and sometimes a large mouth (lamia in Greek means "large shark", while laimos means gullet).In Greek mythology,
Later characteristics attributed to her are similar to that of succubi, in that the lamia seduces men, enticing them in order to feed on their blood. It is also said they reside in towers or secluded areas and have magical abilities.