Fullmetal Hugger is a boss in Trials of Mana. It is a mutant arachnoid that holds a ward over Lumina, the Mana Spirit of the Light element, in Cascade Cavern. In the 3D version, it may also be fought on Dragonsmaw or in the Dark Castle as part of the heroes' final gauntlet.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

First encounter[edit | edit source]

The Hugger mostly uses its size to its advantage, giving the party little room to maneuver away from its physical attacks, including a Bubble Shot that may poison its target. It also has access to several light-aspected spells and an Eye Beam that deals good damage for this point in the story. Since the party will not have magic for this fight, the player's best bet is to stock up on sweets and have a Cup of Wishes on hand. The 3D version makes the beast's ground-stomp attack easier to spot; the player can use this to dodge out of harm's way. Take control of the party's most physical fighter and have him/her land strong blows to the eyes, its weak point.

Enemy Intel[edit | edit source]

2D VERSION[edit | edit source]

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Fullmetal Hugger - Level 4 (First Encounter)[edit | edit source]

  • HP : 1500
  • MP : 88

Strengths & Weaknesses

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Attacks

  • Poison Attack (no official name) - Releases green bubbles from its mouth, poioning a single target.
  • Eyebeam - Shoots up from its eyes two beams of light to a single target.
  • Guard (no official name) - Closes its eyes horizontally and is temporarily impervious to all attacks.
  • Bubble Breath - Opens its mouth and shoots up big bubbles from its mouth, hitting all targets.
  • Holy Bolt [Light Elemental] - Summons a large beam of light on a single target.
  • Dive Attack - Strongest attack ; jumps offscreen, then slams the ground with its whole body, creating shock waves and hitting all targets.
  • Healing Light [Light Elemental] - Restores a bit of HP. Used only at quarter from full health.


Spoils

  • 441 Lucre
  • 24 EXP
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Fullmetal Hugger - Level 45 (Second Encounter | Dark Castle)[edit | edit source]

  • HP : 16,430
  • MP : 366

Strengths & Weaknesses

Gnome SD3.gifEarth Jinn SD3.gifWind Undine SD3.gifIce Salamando SD3.gifFire Wisp SD3.gifLight Shade SD3.gifDark Luna SD3.gifMoon Dryad SD3.gifWood
Normal Normal Normal Normal Normal Weak Normal Normal

Attacks

  • Poison Attack (no official name) - Releases green bubbles from its mouth, poioning a single target.
  • Eyebeam - Shoots up from its eyes two beams of light to a single target.
  • Guard (no official name) - Closes its eyes horizontally and is temporarily impervious to all attacks.
  • Bubble Breath - Opens its mouth and shoots up big bubbles from its mouth, hitting all targets.
  • Holy Bolt [Light Elemental] - Summons a large beam of light on a single target.
  • Dive Attack - Strongest attack ; jumps offscreen, then slams the ground with its whole body, creating shock waves and hitting all targets.
  • Healing Light [Light Elemental] - Restores a bit of HP. Used only at quarter from full health.


Spoils

  • 5170 Lucre
  • 5298 EXP
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Fullmetal Hugger - Level 47 (Second Encounter | Dragonsmaw)[edit | edit source]

  • HP : 17,175
  • MP : 390

Strengths & Weaknesses

Gnome SD3.gifEarth Jinn SD3.gifWind Undine SD3.gifIce Salamando SD3.gifFire Wisp SD3.gifLight Shade SD3.gifDark Luna SD3.gifMoon Dryad SD3.gifWood
Normal Normal Normal Normal Normal Weak Normal Normal

Attacks

  • Poison Attack (no official name) - Releases green bubbles from its mouth, poioning a single target.
  • Eyebeam - Shoots up from its eyes two beams of light to a single target.
  • Guard (no official name) - Closes its eyes horizontally and is temporarily impervious to all attacks.
  • Bubble Breath - Opens its mouth and shoots up big bubbles from its mouth, hitting all targets.
  • Holy Bolt [Light Elemental] - Summons a large beam of light on a single target.
  • Dive Attack - Strongest attack ; jumps offscreen, then slams the ground with its whole body, creating shock waves and hitting all targets.
  • Healing Light [Light Elemental] - Restores a bit of HP. Used only at quarter from full health.


Spoils

  • 5411 Lucre
  • 5970 EXP
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3D VERSION[edit | edit source]

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Fullmetal Hugger - Level 7[edit | edit source]

Strengths & Weaknesses

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Normal Normal Normal Normal Absorb Weak Normal Normal

Attacks

  • Dive Bomb - Jumps in the air and crashes on players with a wide area of impact.
  • Claw Hit (no official name) - Put its right front leg into the air and swipe it down on the ground.
  • Eye Beam - Shoots out beams of light through its eye in a straight line.
  • Holy Bolt + [Light Elemental] - Charges up a big ball of light onto the ground.

Spoils

  • 210 Lucre
  • 1200 EXP
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Fullmetal Hugger - Level 61 (Second Encounter | Dark Castle)[edit | edit source]

Strengths & Weaknesses

Gnome SD3.gifEarth Jinn SD3.gifWind Undine SD3.gifIce Salamando SD3.gifFire Wisp SD3.gifLight Shade SD3.gifDark Luna SD3.gifMoon Dryad SD3.gifWood
Normal Normal Normal Normal Absorb Weak Normal Normal

Attacks

  • Dive Bomb - Jumps in the air and crashes on players with a wide area of impact.
  • Claw Hit (no official name) - Put its right front leg into the air and swipe it down on the ground.
  • Eye Beam - Shoots out beams of light through its eye in a straight line.
  • Lucent Beam + [Light Elemental] - Conjures up a large beam of light on a large area.
  • Bubbleblast - Spits out green bubbles from its mouth that can poison targets.

Spoils

  • 6930 Lucre
  • 33,000 EXP
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3D VERSION[edit | edit source]

Fullmetal Hugger - Level 63 (Second Encounter | Dragonsmaw)[edit | edit source]

Strengths & Weaknesses

Gnome SD3.gifEarth Jinn SD3.gifWind Undine SD3.gifIce Salamando SD3.gifFire Wisp SD3.gifLight Shade SD3.gifDark Luna SD3.gifMoon Dryad SD3.gifWood
Normal Normal Normal Normal Absorb Weak Normal Normal

Attacks

  • Dive Bomb - Jumps in the air and crashes on players with a wide area of impact.
  • Claw Hit (no official name) - Put its right front leg into the air and swipe it down on the ground.
  • Eye Beam - Shoots out beams of light through its eye in a straight line.
  • Lucent Beam + [Light Elemental] - Conjures up a large beam of light on a large area.
  • Bubbleblast - Spits out green bubbles from its mouth that can poison targets.

Spoils

  • 10,400 Lucre
  • 35,000 EXP
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