Command materia icon.

Command materia is a subset of materia in Final Fantasy VII Remake that allows the user to equip certain command abilities in the "Abilities" slot, alongside any default abilities or abilities provided by their weapon. These commands have various effects, and can be linked with Support Materia Support Materia.

List of materia[edit | edit source]

Materia Ability Level Effect AP for level Price Location
Chakra Materia Chakra 1 Restores 20% HP of damage taken 0 Initially equipped: Tifa Lockhart
Found: Sector 5 Slums Church during "In Search of Hope"
2 Restores 25% HP of damage taken
3 Restores 30% HP of damage taken 300
4 Restores 35% HP of damage taken
5 Restores 40% HP of damage taken
Allows you to restore your own HP and cure poison with Chakra. The amount restored is relative to damage received, and more is restored the lower your HP.
Assess Materia Assess 1 Assess one target 0 Obtained: "Problem Solving"
2 Assess all targets
Allows you to use Assess.
ATB Boost Materia ATB Boost 1 Cooldown: 360s 0 Unlocked: Battle Intel Report 4
2 Cooldown: 300s 300
3 Cooldown: 240s 600
4 Cooldown: 180s
5 Cooldown: 120s
Doubles ATB when activated. Cannot be used continuously. Press L1 + R1 to activate.
Prayer Materia Pray 1 Slight HP restoration 0 Initially equipped: Aerith Gainsborough
Obtained: "Corneo's Secret Stash"
2 Modest HP restoration 300
3 Moderate HP restoration 600
4 Great HP restoration
5 Significant HP restoration
Allows you to restore the party's HP with Pray.
Steal Materia Steal 1 Attempts to steal an item 0 Unlocked: Battle Intel Report 7
Allows you to use Steal.
Enemy Skill Materia Various 1 Various abilities learned from enemies 0 Unlocked: Battle Intel Report 16
Gives you a chance to learn certain enemy techniques that you've endured and use them as abilities. These abilities can only be used when the materia is set to your equipment.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Materia means "matter" or "substance" in Latin, Spanish and Italian; it also means "subject" in Italian and Spanish, and is the ascendant of Portuguese "Matéria".

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