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Avalanche in Final Fantasy VI.

Avalanche (雪崩 or なだれ or アバランチ, Nadare?), also called Surge, is a recurring ability from the Final Fantasy series. It has been usable by both the party and enemies, and does Ice-elemental damage.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy III[edit | edit source]

Landslide is a Geomancer's Terrain ability. It deals non-elemental damage to all enemies with a 40% accuracy, power of 120, and a low backfire rate, and can only be used on mountains or on the third floor of Doga's Grotto.

Final Fantasy VI[edit | edit source]

Avalanche is a Dance for Mog, and in the Advance release is used by Kaiser Dragon and Ice Dragon. It does unblockable, Ice-elemental damage to all targets.

Final Fantasy VII[edit | edit source]

Avalanche is an attack exclusive to Lessaloploth who appears only in the Great Glacier and the Battle Square. It inflicts Ice elemental physical damage to the entire party.

Final Fantasy XIV[edit | edit source]

Avalanche is an ability used by Shiva whenever she wields a bow (Extreme mode only). It targets a single player and inflicts heavy knockback to the target (and anyone caught the attack), potentially pushing them into the ice wall.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[edit | edit source]

Geomancers can use Avalanche when in snow. It does Ice-elemental damage to enemies and may inflict Sleep.

Vagrant Story[edit | edit source]

Avalanche is a Warlock spell learned from the Grimoire of the same name. It does Ice-elemental damage.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King[edit | edit source]

Avalanche is an ability for Warriors. It is a physical attack and does heavy physical damage. It can be used once a battle, up to five times a day.

Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Gallery[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

An avalanche is a rapid flow of snow down a sloping surface. Avalanches are typically triggered in a starting zone from a mechanical failure in the snowpack when the forces on the snow exceed its strength but sometimes only with gradually widening.

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