Small imps found in Squaresoft's 1997 Final Fantasy VII Sony Playstation video game (said title was also later ported to the PC.)
Manholes inhabit Sector 8's subterranean levels, underneath the sprawling metropolis of Midgar. These crimson devils enjoy frightening and confusing trespassers by quickly popping in-and-out of nearby sewer
access points (Whack-A-Mole anyone?) When
they tire of that game, the monsters go on the offensive by either flinging manhole lids, in a frisbee-like fashion, or casting Ice 2 and Fire 2 magic spells.
It's been speculated that these troublemakers are
responsible for a large percentage of the costly mechanical
failures in Shinra's sewage treatment facilities, yet company
management tolerates their continued existence because their
presence acts as an additional deterrent to intruders in an
otherwise relatively low security area.
Manholes are ranked at Level 35. They have 2,500 Hit Points (HP) and 110 Magic Points (MP). Each Manhole is worth 900 Experience Points (EXP), $3,000 in Gil, and 80 Ability Points (AP) when defeated, and they will sometimes leave behind a X-Potion. Manholes are immune
to all status effects except for Berserk, Fury, and Sadness. They have no elemental
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8.4 cm/3.3 in. x 6.3 cm/2.5 in. (widest point x highest point)
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For comparison purposes, below are some relevant images (more information on mouse-over):
- Final Fantasy VII Sony Playstation video game and instruction manual.
- GameFAQs Final Fantasy VII information/game guides.
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