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Chimera


NES BATTLE SPRITE


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WSC BATTLE SPRITE


PSX BATTLE SPRITE


GBA BATTLE SPRITE


PSP BATTLE SPRITE

HP: 300
ATTACK: 30
ACCURACY: 60
DEFENSE: 20
AGILITY: 36
INTELLIGENCE: 24
EVASION: 72
MAGIC DEFENSE: 130
GIL: 2500
EXPERIENCE: 2064
TREASURE: None
WEAKNESS: Ice
RESISTANCE: Fire, Quake
FINAL FANTASY I :: ENEMIES

PRONUNCIATION: ki-MEER-uh
ORIGINAL JAPANESE NAME: キメラ
NES NAME: CHIMERA
ORIGINS NAME: Chimera
DAWN OF SOULS NAME: Chimera
ANNIVERSARY EDITION NAME: Chimera

    Chimeras were monstrous beasts with the body of a goat, the wings of a dragon, and the heads of a lion, a dragon, and a goat. These creatures also had the ability to breathe fire.

GAME INFO
    Encountered in:
     • Mirage Tower (1F, 2F)
     • Flying Fortress (1F, 2F)
     • Chaos Shrine (past - 1F, 2F)
    Use the following spells in battle:
     • Blaze
    Vulnerable to:
     • Wyrmkiller
     • Excalibur

ADDITIONAL INFO
    Palette swap with:
     • Mage Chimera
     • Rhyos


Chimera artwork by Yoshitaka Amano

NAME ORIGIN
    The chimera was a fire-breathing monster with body parts from many different creatures. Common depictions include a lion's head, a goat's body and a serpent's tail. The horrible beast was defeated by Bellerophon with the help of the flying horse Pegasus. The name chimera comes from the Greek word khimaira which means "she-goat".

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Chimera (FF2)
Mage Chimera (FF1)
Rhyos (FF1)
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