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Destroys function of any barriers


DeBarrier is an indirect magic spell in Final Fantasy VII. It is granted by the Destruct Materia at level one, and removes Barrier, MBarrier, Reflect, and Shield from a target.


Magic Materia Destruct Materia, Master Magic
Effect Remove Barrier, MBarrier, Reflect, and Shield statuses
Compatible Support Materia Added Cut
Final Attack
HP Absorb
Magic Counter
MP Absorb
MP Turbo
Quadra Magic
Sneak Attack
Steal as well


DeBarrier can be used by characters with the Destruct Materia at level 1. It removes Barrier, MBarrier, Reflect, and Shield, while piercing Reflect. The spell can be particularly helpful in fights where enemies cast one of these effects upon themselves, as removing it can effectively double damage against them or make them vulnerable to attacks.

DeBarrier can be amplified by linking the Destruct Materia with a few Support Materia. All Materia allows it to remove statuses from multiple enemies, and both Added Cut and Steal as well guarantee an additional action will be taken by the character after removing the enemies' barrier. Though other Support Materia are compatible, they do not provide useful effects.

An alternative to using DeBarrier is DeSpell, provided by the Destruct Materia at level 2. DeSpell removes the same status effects as DeBarrier in addition to more, for an only slightly higher MP cost. The Holy Torch item is also an alternative to this, removing the same statuses as DeSpell.

DeBarrier is used by Gi Nattak.