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Tentacles used by the Malboro in Final Fantasy Tactics

Attack by flinging filthy tentacles about.

Tentacle (触手, Shokushu?), also called Tentacles and Tentacl is a recurring enemy ability in the series. It is a physical attack that can either inflict statuses, deal heavy damage to a party member, or Drain HP from a party member.

Appearances[]

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years[]

Tentacle is an ability used by Orthros. In the first phase of the battle, it will deal two hits to random targets; in the second phase of the battle, the number of hits increases to four. Each hit counts as a physical attack and can be nullified by Blink.

Final Fantasy V[]

Tentacle (Feeler in Advance) is a physical attack that inflicts Paralyze. It is used by the Karlabos boss.

Final Fantasy VI[]

Tentacle is an enemy ability used by Seaflower, which inflicts Poison upon a single character. This ability is only used in the SNES version however.

Final Fantasy VII[]

Tentacle (Feeler in the demo) is the special attack of Guard Hound and Unknown 2, as well as being the standard attack for Lost Number. It deals minor damage in Guard Hound's and Lost Number's case, but deals major non-elemental damage when used by Unknown 2. Tentacle Drain, used by Blood Taste, deals minor non-elemental damage and drains HP from the target.

Dirge of Cerberus -Final Fantasy VII-[]

Tentacle is used by Crimson Hound and Guard Hound, and hits up to three times.

Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-[]

Tentacle, used by Guard Fang, deals non-elemental physical damage and hits twice. It may also inflict Stun for one second.

Final Fantasy VIII[]

Tentacle, used by Jelleye and Ochu, are both non-elemental Counterattacks. When used by Ochu, it has an added ability of inflict Poison as well.

Final Fantasy IX[]

Left Tentacle and Right Tentacle are both used only by Plant Brain and inflicts minor non-elemental damage to one target. Tentacle is used by Plant Spider and inflicts minor non-elemental damage to one target. The more dangerous Virus Tentacles is used by Malboro and inflicts moderate non-elemental damage as well as Virus to one party member.

Final Fantasy X[]

Tentacles Attack is used by Octopus and inflicts minor non-elemental damage to one party member as well as inflicting Slow.

Final Fantasy X-2[]

Tentacles Slap is used by the Tentacles enemy when Oversouled and inflicts five non-elemental attacks worth of moderate damage a piece to random party members.

Final Fantasy XI[]

Tentacle is an enemy ability that slaps a single target around with a tentacle. It is used by the Sea Monk family.

Final Fantasy Tactics[]

Tentacles are used by all three varieties of Malboro as well as all three varieties of Mindflayer, however each has a unique formula for damage. It inflicts non-elemental damage to one unit.

Final Fantasy Adventure[]

Tentacle is an enemy ability used by the Kraken, attacks in a upside down "L" shape pattern.

The Final Fantasy Legend[]

Tentacl is an ability that has 25 uses and has an attack power of 5 which damages one enemy, the damage formula is base on Agility. This ability is used by Octopus, Cactus, P-Flower, Garlic, Thorn, and F-Flower.

Final Fantasy Legend II[]

Tentacle is a special attack that has 30 uses, it also increases a Robot's HP by 9. The damage formula for Tentacle is the user's Str x6. This attack can be used by Octopus.

Final Fantasy Legend III[]

Tentacle is a physical attack that damages one enemy. Octopus and Squid can use this attack.

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[]

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Final Fantasy Artniks Dive[]

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Final Fantasy All the Bravest[]

Tentacle is the enemy ability that is used by Ultros during battle.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[]

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[]

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World of Final Fantasy[]

Tentacle is an active physical ability that inflicts neutral physical damage on a single target for 3 AP. It has medium topple strength. It can be used by Malboro and Malboro Menace.

Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon[]

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Chocobo's Dungeon 2[]

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Final Fantasy Trading Card Game[]

One of Tros's cards can use Tentacle as its ability. For the cost of discarding another Tros card, Tentacle doubles the damage Tros does to Forwards for the rest of the turn.

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