THE RECKONING COMES!!!Garuda performing Aerial Blast
Aerial Blast is Garuda's signature attack when fought in The Howling Eye, Xelphatol, and The Weapon's Refrain (Ultimate). Shinryu will also perform Aerial Blast in The Royal Menagerie. The ability deals party wide wind-elemental damage. It can range from dealing medium range to inflicting Instant Death, its damage potentially scaling based on the successful completion of mechanics within specific duties. Shinryu's Aerial Blast will also inflict knockback.
Aerial Blast is also the signature ability of the Summoner's Garuda-Egi. The ability can only be used by Summoners once they have learn the Enkindle ability at level 50. When the summoner uses Enkindle, it will cause Garuda-Egi to deal heavy wind-elemental damage to the targeted enemy and all enemies nearby it.
Aerial Blast is the summon attack of the Garuda and Garuda α summons. When used, it deals wind-elemental damage to all enemies and deals extra damage to flying enemies. It costs 2 points from the Consumption Gauge to use.
A separate attack also called Aerial Blast is a wind-elemental magic attack ability. The ability can only be learned from the Garuda (God) summon. There are four types of Aerial Blast abilities available, with their overall potency and MP cost rising whenever the player's summon ranks up. Each version of Aerial Blast deals wind-elemental damage to all enemies and deals extra damage to flying enemies. The ability can also break the damage limit.
Aerial Blast is a Burst Soul Break available to Alphinaud, learned from the Veil of Wiyu Relic. Aerial Blast deals eight Summon Magic wind and non-elemental attacks to one target, infuses the user with the power of wind, and grants them Haste and Burst Mode.
Aerial Blast is also an attack available to the Final Fantasy XIV version of Garuda when it appears in dungeons. It deals wind-elemental damage to the entire party.