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Countdown in Final Fantasy XII.

Reduce one foe's HP to 0 after a short time.

Final Fantasy XII description

Countdown (カウント, Kaunto?, lit. Count) is a recurring ability in the series. It commonly inflicts the Doom status to one target.


Final Fantasy XII[]

Countdown is a Time Magick spell that requires the Time Magick 6 license to use. It has a 55% chance to inflict Doom to one target at the cost of 8 MP, and can be reflected. It can be bought for 3,100 gil at Eruyt Village (after obtaining Lente's Tear), Mt Bur-Omisace, Rabanastre (after defeating Bergan), and Nalbina Fortress (after defeating Bergan). It can be used as an enemy ability by Brainpan and Hydro.

In the Zodiac versions, it has a 60% accuracy, requires the Time Magick 6 license to use, and can be used by the Time Battlemage job. It can be found as treasure at Stilshrine of Miriam (Ward of Velitation).

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A countdown is a sequence of backward counting to indicate the time remaining before an event is scheduled to occur.