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Cyclone in Final Fantasy Tactics.

Turn in a circle, attacking with backhand blows.

Cyclone (裏回し拳, Uramawashiken?, lit. Reverse Spinning Fist), also known as Whirlwind and Roundhouse, is a recurring ability in the series. It is an ability used by the Monk class, which inflicts physical damage to all targets around the user.

Appearances[]

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings[]

Cyclone is a magic enemy ability that inflicts non-elemental damage to all surrounding foes. It is used by Yiazmat.

Final Fantasy Tactics[]

Cyclone is a Monk ability that deals physical damage to an enemy in an adjacent square. It is learned for 150 JP.

The damage formula is:

The success rate formula is:

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance[]

Quick spin attack. Hits to the front, back, and side.

Description

Whirlwind is a White Monk ability that deals non-elemental damage to all adjacent units. It is learned from the Hard Knuckles for 100 AP and has a Weapon Attack power of 25.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[]

Roundhouse is an ability of the White Monk class, learned for 150 AP from the Metal Knuckles. It inflicts physical damage to all surrounding units to the user.

Final Fantasy Tactics S[]

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Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[]

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Etymology[]

In meteorology, a cyclone is an area of closed, circular fluid motion rotating in the same direction as the Earth.

A whirlwind is a weather phenomenon in which a vortex of wind (a vertically oriented rotating column of air) forms due to instabilities and turbulence created by heating and flow (current) gradients.

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