Half-man, half-rat. Their sharp teeth bite hard.Final Fantasy VI PlayStation Bestiary entry
The Wererat, previously written as Were-Rat, is an enemy in Final Fantasy VI. They usually attack in groups and are encountered early. They absorb Poison. The best strategy is to group-cast Terra's Fire spell to hit their weakness.
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Formations[edit | edit source]
|Number||Enemies||Encounter flags||Introduction flag||Musical theme||Magic AP|
|014||Wererat x3||Sides, individual||Battle||0|
|044||Wererat, Bandit||Sides, individual||Battle||0|
|045||Wererat x2||Sides, individual||Battle||0|
AI script[edit | edit source]
1st Turn: Attack (66%) or Nothing (33%)
2nd Turn: Attack (33%) or Bite (33%) or Nothing (33%)
Other appearances[edit | edit source]
Wererat appears on a Triple Triad card in the card game available via Final Fantasy Portal App.
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Etymology[edit | edit source]
wererat is a therianthropic creature in the shape of a rat. The term is a neologism coined in analogy to werewolf, used in the fantasy or horror genre since the 1970s. The concept has since become common in role playing games and fantasy fiction inspired by them. Were-rats are commonly portrayed as sewer-dwelling scavengers and opportunistic thieves.A