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Red Piranha


NES BATTLE SPRITE


MSX BATTLE SPRITE


WSC BATTLE SPRITE


PSX BATTLE SPRITE


GBA BATTLE SPRITE


PSP BATTLE SPRITE

HP: 172
ATTACK: 37
ACCURACY: 43
DEFENSE: 20
AGILITY: 36
INTELLIGENCE: 13
EVASION: 72
MAGIC DEFENSE: 83
GIL: 46
EXPERIENCE: 546
TREASURE: None
WEAKNESS: None
RESISTANCE: None
FINAL FANTASY I :: ENEMIES

PRONUNCIATION: red pi-RAH-nuh
ORIGINAL JAPANESE NAME: レッドピラニア
NES NAME: R.CARIBE
ORIGINS NAME: Red Piranha
DAWN OF SOULS NAME: Red Piranha
ANNIVERSARY EDITION NAME: Red Piranha

    Red Piranhas were small, red man-eating fish native to the northern rivers of the world.

GAME INFO
    Encountered only while in the Canoe in the following areas:
     • Onrac area
     • Citadel of Trials area
     • Lufenia area

ADDITIONAL INFO
    Palette swap with:
     • Piranha

NAME ORIGIN
    Red is a color whose hue resembles the color of blood. The word comes from the Old English read. A piranha is a small South American freshwater fish of the genus Serrasalmus that eats other fish and sometimes plants but occasionally attack humans and other large animals that enter their waters. They are voraciously carnivorous and often attack in large groups. The word comes from the Tupi language of Brazil, where pira nya means "scissors".
    In the original NES release, this enemy's name was R. Caribe. "R." is short for red. Caribe is another name for piranha and means "cannibal" in Spanish, derived from the Carib tride of northeastern South America.

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