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The following is a list of all statuses found in Final Fantasy Tactics Advance.

List of statuses[edit | edit source]

Addle[edit | edit source]

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Causes the unit to be unable to access A-Abilities.

Advice[edit | edit source]

A unit's critical hit rate is increased.

Astra[edit | edit source]

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A unit is given a one-time immunity from status-ailment inducing abilities.

Auto-Life[edit | edit source]

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A unit with this status is automatically revived when their HP falls to zero.

Berserk[edit | edit source]

Unit will rush towards and attack whatever enemy unit is closest to it using only the Attack action.

Blind[edit | edit source]

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Reduces hit chances for actions that target enemies. Can be cured with Esuna or Eye Drops.

Boost[edit | edit source]

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Increases Physical Attack until the next action is taken.

Charm[edit | edit source]

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Unit acts as though it is on the opposite team, attacking its own team and healing the opposite. Wears off once the unit takes damage.

Conceal[edit | edit source]

Units become invisible.

Confuse[edit | edit source]

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Unit performs a random action, either against the player's team or the enemy team.

Control[edit | edit source]

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Usable only by nu mou that have the appropriate Beastmaster A-Ability. Gain control of a monster until the Beastmaster's next turn.

Cover[edit | edit source]

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Covering unit takes damage for the Covered unit.

Defense[edit | edit source]

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A unit's physical defense and magic resistance are temporarily increased.

Disable[edit | edit source]

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Unit can move, but can't use any A-abilities. Some, but not all, R-abilities are also disabled.

Doom[edit | edit source]

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Delayed instant death. The bubble above the unit will indicate the number of turns left before it is automatically KO'd.

Expert Guard[edit | edit source]

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A unit will not take HP or MP damage for one turn.

Frog[edit | edit source]

Turns the unit into a frog, rendering it only capable of using Move, Attack, and Wait commands (no A-Abilities).

Haste[edit | edit source]

Increases the units speed. Shown on the screen by the unit marching faster than the others.

Hibernate[edit | edit source]

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Inflicts Sleep status on a Defender unit in exchange for being cured of status ailments.

Immobilize[edit | edit source]

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Renders the unit unable to move, but still allowing it to take Actions. Lasts 3 turns.

KO[edit | edit source]

Unit is unable to Move or take Actions and is effectively just another obstacle on the field unless revived with the white magic Life or a Phoenix Down.

MPow DOWN[edit | edit source]

Reduces unit's Magic Power, making magic less powerful.

MPow UP[edit | edit source]

Increases unit's Magic Power, making magic more powerful.

MRes DOWN[edit | edit source]

Decreases unit's Magic Resistance, making it more susceptible to magic.

MRes UP[edit | edit source]

Increases unit's Magic Resistance causing magic to be less damaging.

Petrify[edit | edit source]

Unit counts as KO'd for the purposes of winning/losing. Petrify affects units similar to KO in that they cannot Move or take Actions, but is cured by Gold Needle.

Poison[edit | edit source]

Unit loses HP every time it is their turn. Cured by Esuna or Antidote.

Protect[edit | edit source]

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Increases Weapon Defense.

Quicken[edit | edit source]

Quicken is slightly different from other status effects in that there is no representation of it on the afflicted unit as Quicken forces the afflicted's turn to come right after the user.

Reflect[edit | edit source]

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Reflects all magic back at the caster. A similar effect can be gained with the "Return Magic" R-Ability.

Regen[edit | edit source]

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Unit recovers HP each turn. Effect does not wear off when HP is full.

Shell[edit | edit source]

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Increases unit's Magic Resistance.

Silence[edit | edit source]

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Renders the unit unable to use magic A-Abilities. Can be cured with Esuna or Echo Drops.

Sleep[edit | edit source]

FFTA Sleep Status Symbol.png

Puts the unit to sleep, causing it to be unable to Move or take Actions. Anything targeting the unit automatically has 100% accuracy, and any damage the unit takes will wake it up. Healing the unit will not cause it to wake up, however the player could attack its own units to force them awake.

Slow[edit | edit source]

Reduces the unit's speed, making its turns come around less quickly.

Speed DOWN[edit | edit source]

Reduces the unit's speed, making its turns come around less quickly.

Stop[edit | edit source]

Completely stops the unit, making it unable to Move or Act. Damage will not cause the unit to come back into time.

WAtk DOWN[edit | edit source]

Reduces Weapon Attack, causing physical attacks to become less damaging.

WAtk UP[edit | edit source]

Increases Weapon Attack.

WDef DOWN[edit | edit source]

Reduces Weapon Defense, making physical attacks more damaging.

WDef UP[edit | edit source]

Increases Weapon Defense.

Zombie[edit | edit source]

Treats the unit as Undead for the purposes of weaknesses and healing. Can be removed via Holy Water.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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