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Dread Spikes is a recurring ability in the series.


Final Fantasy XI[]

Dread Spikes
MP 78
Effect Cover self with HP-stealing spikes.
Duration 60 seconds
Casting Time 3 seconds
Recast Time 180 seconds
Magic Type Dark Magic
Element Dark
Jobs DRK 71

Dread Spikes is a Black Magic spell learned by Dark Knights. When cast, the spell will cover the player in spikes for 60 seconds, draining HP from enemies who use melee attacks against the player. The spell does not work against undead, and will halt if half the player's maximum HP is absorbed.

World of Final Fantasy[]

Dread Spikes is a passive ability that allows one to sometimes counter with Drain. It can be used by DemiVampire.