Metal Mantis is an Enemy in Secret of Mana.
- Gem Missile Lv. 6
- Can cast the unique spell Fire Beam, which can cause Ablaze
- Claws can knock unconscious
- Will jump around to land on party members
- You will immediately be in conflict with the Metal Mantis.
- Immediately start casting attack spells.
- Use Air Blast or Thunderbolt to do heavy damage against the Mantis.
- Have Primm enchant your weapons with the Thunder Saber.
- Always aim to hit the back of the thorax on the Mantis.
- The AI party members will do a good job of distracting the Mantis, causing it to block and defend against those attacks.
- Just keep a moderately aggressive assault on the Mantis.
- Keep to light magic usage here, there is a lot yet to come in this dungeon.