Aura Steal is a Thief merit trait in Final Fantasy XI. It takes 3 merit points for the first rank, 4 for the second, and 5 for the third. Each level gives a 20% chance of stealing a positive status effect when a thief uses Steal. Even if the Thief does not gain the status, it is removed from the enemy. It remains so long as the Thief remains level 75 and is not in a level capped zone.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
aura is a field of subtle, luminous radiation surrounding a person or object (like the halo or aureola in religious art). The depiction of such an aura often connotes a person of particular power or holiness.In parapsychology and many forms of spiritual practice, an