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Death Rider


NES BATTLE SPRITE


WSC BATTLE SPRITE


PSX BATTLE SPRITE


GBA BATTLE SPRITE


PSP BATTLE SPRITE

RANK: 6
HP: 1290
MP: 0
ATTACK: 120
ACCURACY: 8-85%
DEFENSE: 120
EVASION: 1-70%
MAGIC DEFENSE: 5-70%
GIL: 15,000 (10,000)
TREASURE: Elixir, Ether, Hi-Potion, Ribbon, Thunder Spear
WEAKNESS: Fire
RESISTANCE: Body, Ice, Mind
ABSORB: Death
* Amounts in (parenthesis) indicate amounts in original NES release and PSX hard mode.
FINAL FANTASY II :: ENEMIES

PRONUNCIATION: deth RAHY-der
ORIGINAL JAPANESE NAME: デスライダー
ORIGINS NAME: Death Rider
DAWN OF SOULS NAME: Death Rider
ANNIVERSARY EDITION NAME: Death Rider

    Death Riders were powerful mounted soldiers serving the reborn Emperor Mateus in the infernal palace of Hell, Pandaemonium. They had the ability to drain the life from their victims.

GAME INFO
    Encountered in:
     • Pandaemonium (1F, 2F, 5F)
     • Arcane Labyrinth (Hope)
    Attacks can drain HP.
    Vulnerable to:
     • Flame Bow
     • Flame Lance
     • Flame Sword
     • Garlic
     • Healing Staff
     • Hellfire
     • Sun Blade

ADDITIONAL INFO
    Palette swap with:
     • Black Knight
     • Chaos Rider
     • Royal Guard


Death Rider artwork by Yoshitaka Amano

NAME ORIGIN
    Death is the end of life, the total and permanent cessation of all the vital functions of an organism. The word comes from the Middle English word deeth. Rider comes from the fact that this particular enemy is riding a horse into battle. The word comes from the Old English ridan.

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Black Knight (FF2)
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