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Blitz as seen in Final Fantasy XIII.

Deal Physical damage to targets in range.

Final Fantasy XIII description

Blitz (エリアブラスト, Eria Burasuto?, lit. Area Blast) is a recurring ability in the Final Fantasy series first appearing in Final Fantasy XIII as an attack that hits multiple enemies. There is a stronger version of Blitz called Area Sweep, and variations of the base Blitz attack that deal fire, ice, wind, and lightning-elemental damage.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy XIII[edit | edit source]

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Blitz is a Commando ability that deals physical damage to a target and nearby foes. It can be learned by Lightning (stage 1), Sazh (stage 3), Snow (stage 8), Hope (stage 7), and Fang (stage 5). It has an ATB cost of 2 and an Attack Power of 1.8

In Sazh's case, he fires eight shots of 60% damage each in a 30° fan centered on the target. Because Lightning, Fang, and Snow use melee weapons, their Blitz attacks can only hit targets on the ground.

Final Fantasy XIII-2[edit | edit source]

Noel's ground version.

Blitz is a Commando ability that deals physical damage to the target and nearby foes. It has an ATB cost of 2 and a modifier of 1.8. It can be learned by Serah (role level 4) Noel (role level 4), Amodar (5), Behemoth (24), Chocobo (3), Chunerpeton (2), Flanborg (1), Flangonzola (24), Garganzola (7), Gilgamesh (5), Goblin (14), Lightning (1), Mánagarmr (2), Miniflan (4), Moblin (14), Munchkin (14), Omega (3), Proto-behemoth (5), Red Chocobo (11), Seeping Brie (30), Shaguma (4), Svarog (8), Twilight Odin (24), Uridimmu (6), Vodianoi (3), and Yaksha (1).

Blitz is also a Paladin ability for Lightning in the "Requiem of the Goddess" downloadable content scenario. It is learned at level 6 and has an ATB cost of 4. It deals physical damage to the target and nearby foes.

It is also an enemy ability used by Lightning and Gilgamesh.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII[edit | edit source]

Deals physical damage to target and nearby foes. Extends stagger.

Description

Physical ability. Blitz is a physical ability that deals damage to the target and nearby enemies extending stagger time. At level 1, it has an ATB cost of 20, an Attack power of x0.90, a Stagger Power of E, and a Stagger Time of A. It is a locked ability on Sohei Savior (Lv. 2), Flower of Battle (Lv. 2), Velvet Bouncer (Lv. 2), Bold Vanguard, and Candy Raver (Lv. 3) garbs.

Fang uses Blitz when she is in Lightning's party. She uses it against multiple close-knit enemies often after using Magnet.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

Dodge this!

Lightning

Blitz is an ability used by Lightning in Commando role. It consists of a forward spinning attack followed by a blast of gunfire to knock the opponent back. It costs 30 CP to equip and 100 AP to master.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

Blitz is Lightning's default Soul Break which deals physical damage to all enemies equal to 110% damage potency of a conventional attack.

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[edit | edit source]

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Damage all enemies.

Description

Area Blast appears alongside its elemental variants—all of which deal physical damage to all enemies. Area Blast costs 17 MP to cast and deals non-elemental physical damage (1.8x). In the Global version, it can be learned by Lightning (level 46 (5★)), Snow (level 78 (5★)), Hope (level 64 (5★)), and Fang (level 72 (5★)).

Non-Final Fantasy appearances[edit | edit source]

Kingdom Hearts[edit | edit source]

In Kingdom Hearts Re:coded, Sora can use Round Blitz and Aerial Sweep. Round Blitz is a spinning attack, while Aerial Sweep is a spinning attack that spins Sora into the air to hit over a larger area. Sora is also able to learn fire, ice, wind, and thunder-elemental variants of the two attacks.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Blitz is a German word for "lightning". In English it is associated with quickness.

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