The Whole Eater is an enemy from Final Fantasy VII. It is encountered in the Sector 5 Slums and in Sector 6, both early locations in the game. They can also be fought in the second round of the Battle Square before the player obtains the Tiny Bronco. In the Battle Square they have enhanced stats with double the normal HP and Attack and Magic Attack increased by 25%.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Formations[edit | edit source]

# Formation
376 Row 1: Whole Eater A
Row 2: Whole Eater B
377 Row 1: Whole Eater, Hedgehog Pie A
Row 2: Hedgehog Pie B*(Covered by Hedgehog Pie A)
381 Row 1: Whole Eater A, Whole Eater B
Row 2: Whole Eater C*(Covered by Whole Eater A), Whole Eater D*(Covered by Whole Eater B)
383 Whole Eater A, Whole Eater B, Whole Eater C (Attack from both sides)

Locations[edit | edit source]

Sector 5 Slums
Street West 376, 377
Street East 376, 377
Sector 6 Slums
Road 381, 383 (Attack from both sides)
Battle Square (before Tiny Bronco)
Group A - Battle 2 376
Group B - Battle 2 377

Battle[edit | edit source]

It only has one attack, Sickle, which deals standard physical damage. It will use this attack on a randomly chosen target, however, it has a 1/8 chance of using his attack twice in one turn when its current HP is over 50% of its Max HP. Regardless of this fact, though, it is relatively easy to defeat with standard attacks or magic.

Outside of Battle Square it will always attack in groups up four (as a normal attack or a preemptive strike) or a group of three (as a ambush). In the Battle Square it appears in groups of two or beside to two Hedgehog Pies.

The damage from a Whole eater fills up limit gauges fairly quickly, making it a desirable enemy to fight when trying to develop the second limit break of a limit break level.

AI script[edit | edit source]

Start of battle

Declare SpecialChance = 8

Declare SelectedTarget = random opponent


Use Sickle on random opponent

If (SelectedTarget is alive AND Random[1..SpecialChance] == 1) Then: Use Sickle on SelectedTarget

Counter - if attacked

SelectedTarget = last attacker

If (Self HP > 1/2 * Self Max HP) Then: SpecialChance = 8

Else: SpecialChance = 2

Other appearances[edit | edit source]

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

Whole Eater.

Whole Eater appears as an enemy in Pictlogica Final Fantasy.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

FFRK Whole Eater FFVII.png
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Related enemies[edit | edit source]

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