Tyrannosaur, also known as Tyrasaur and Tyrasaurus, is a boss in Final Fantasy V. It is fought by the party when they see it threatening a moogle in a cave. In the Advance, mobile and Steam remakes, it can also be fought in the Cloister of the Dead.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Battle[edit | edit source]

The Tyrannosaur is an undead. It attacks physically and its Critical Attack does higher damage. The Tyrannosaur counters every attack with an attack of his own. If attacked physically it will counter with its physical attack, but if attacked with magic it will counter with Poison Breath, which causes Poison to the party in addition to the ~300 damage.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Tyrannosaur can easily be killed by the use of an Elixir or Phoenix Down. A Phoenix Down is located within a treasure chest right before reaching the Tyrannosaur.

If the player wishes to fight it normally, they should be careful. Its attacks are manageable with a strong healer and physical jobs. Monks and Dragoons are the best for damage due to Focus and Jump, which can deal massive damage.

Tyrannosaur is vulnerable to the Blue Magic spell Death Claw, which reduces its HP enough that a single follow-up blow will finish it.

Other appearances[edit | edit source]

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The Tyrannosaur from Final Fantasy V appears as an enemy.

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The Tyrannosaur from Final Fantasy V appears as an enemy.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

The Tyrannosaurus is a genus of dinosaur that lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its scientific name means "tyrant lizard". The species Tyrannosaurus rex is one of the largest land predators ever known and means "king of the tyrant lizards".

Related enemies[edit | edit source]

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