Acid
Acid.png
Japanese Name Acid (アシッド Ashiddo?)
HP Defense Magic Defense
10 255 99
EXP TP G
33 1 20
Weak Absorbs Immune
Light None None
Location Derelict Factory (2300 AD)
Treasure None
Charm Barrier Sphere
Techs Flamethrower
Counters Chemical Reaction
Combo Counters None
Combos None


Acid is an enemy that appears in Chrono Trigger. Mostly amorphous blobs of orange goop, these creatures exhibit some humanoid features such as mouths, eyes, and arms. Occasionally, they curl up into puddles, which increases their Defense. Attacking them should cause them to unfurl into the true form. Acid share similar palette forms with Alkali, Shadows, and Ion Cloud, and often accompany large groups of them in battle. The main difference is the color. Acid is orange, Shadow is light blue, Ion Clouds are black, and Alkali is green.

Battle and Strategy

Found in the Derelict Factory, which is located in the Future, these enemies often accompany Alkali with which they form chemical reactions. Impervious to physical attacks and weak to Light, it is far easier to kill Acid using Magical Techs such as Lightning, or physical Techs that deal Light damage, such as Wind Slash. In battle, Acid occasionally uses Flamethrower, which is similar in animation and damage to the Tech performed by Lucca.

Name Etymology

Acid is a liquid compound, found in an abundance of places in many varieties. Commonly, however, this substance is found in Lead-acid Batteries and other machines, which appears to be its use here, since Acid is found in a highly advanced technological era.

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