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Dyne is Zidane's Trance skill in Final Fantasy IX. Each Dyne corresponds to one of his Skills, and will be available for use during Trance when Zidane can use the corresponding Skill. All Dynes are physical non-elemental attacks that target either one or all enemies; this means their damage is mitigated by the enemy's Protect and the damage is severely hampered if Zidane is minied. Terran script features in most Dyne animations.

List of Dyne[]

Name Skill Needed MP Effect Image
Free Energy Flee 10 Five explosive physical attacks are inflicted on the target, though without Zidane actually moving. With each explosion is a different Terran letter. Damage is 150% of Zidane's regular physical attack. FFIX Free Energy.png
Tidal Flame Detect 12 All enemies are struck by a wave of fire, inflicting heavy damage, which is 150% of Zidane's regular attack. FFIX Tidal Flame.png
Scoop Art What's That!? 14 Purple beams of energy strike one target. The attack has 200% of a regular attack. FFIX Scoop Art.png
Shift Break Soul Blade 16 A swirling vortex forms beneath all enemies, causing heavy damage to all at a level of 200% of a regular physical attack. FFIX Shift Break.png
Stellar Circle 5 Annoy 24 A tornado of energy forms, damaging one enemy. This attack has the power of 250% of Zidane's normal physical attack. FFIX Stellar Circle 5.png
Meo Twister Sacrifice 32 All enemies are struck from above by multiple blasts of energy. It has an attack 250% of Zidane's normal physical attack. FFIX Meo Twister.png
Solution 9 Lucky Seven 48 A mass of red symbols fly past one enemy, causing a massive explosion of energy in their wake causing a damage level of 300% of a regular strike from Zidane. FFIX Solution 9.png
Grand Lethal Thievery 60 Several beams of energy lance out from Zidane's body, striking all enemies. With each hit a symbol appears in the explosion of the impact, giving a 400% strength level. FFIX Grand Lethal.png

Other appearances[]

Free Energy in Dissidia NT.

Zidane uses his Dyne abilities as his special moves in his spin-off appearances. In Dissidia Final Fantasy and Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy, all of Zidane's HP attacks and some of his Bravery attacks are based on his Dyne techniques, though some function and appear differently than they did in Final Fantasy IX—Grand Lethal, for example, has Zidane charging inside a series of energy beams, rather than releasing them from his body and Shift Break has an addition of lightning columns, mostly to contain the opponent so the final blast of water hits. He also uses his Dyne skills in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia, Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, and Final Fantasy Record Keeper.

In Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call, Grand Lethal is an exclusive reactive ability for Zidane. He also uses Grand Lethal in Pictlogica Final Fantasy. In Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade, Zidane uses some of his Dyne skills when summoned as a Legend in battle. In addition, players can obtain some Dyne skills to use in battle.


Dyne is the unit of force in physics specified in the centimeter-gram-second system of units. It is defined as "the force required to accelerate a mass of one gram at a rate of one centimeter per second squared". The word ultimately comes from Greek dynamis, meaning "power" or "force".