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A list of the various abilities used exclusively by enemies in Final Fantasy XIII.


Contents

List of enemy abilities Edit

# Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
1000 Needles Physical Deals 1,000 base damage. May inflict Pain or Fog. Cactuar Prime
10,000 Needles Physical Deals 10,000 base damage. May inflict Pain, Fog or Daze. Gigantuar

A Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Accursed Breath Physical Deals moderate damage and may inflict Curse, Pain or Fog . Amam, Mánagarmr
Adieu Support Flee from battle. Flowering Cactuar
Aerial Defense Mode Physical Deals damage and launches enemies around the user. Resets the chain gauge, makes the user immune to launch, and enables use of Retaliatory Strike. The Proudclad (Second Encounter)
Aerial Tackle Physical Deals damage in a straight line. Hecatoncheir
Aero Magical Same effect as a Ravager's Aero. Chonchon, Dahaka, Leyak, Vespid Soldier
Aerora Magical Same effect as a Ravager's Aerora. Dahaka, Lodestar Behemoth, Rangda, Sacrifice
Aeroga Magical Same effect as a Ravager's Aeroga. Dahaka, Humbaba, Penanggalan, Rangda, Vampire, Vespid Soldier
Anathema Magical Inflicts Poison, Slow, Imperil, Deshell, and Defaith onto one target. Sacrifice
Annihilation Mode Physical Deals damage to characters in range and resets the chain gauge. Makes the user vulnerable to launch, and enables use of Muon Blaster and Oneiric Maelstrom. The Proudclad (Second Encounter)
Antimatter Bomb Physical Interrupts and deals damage in a large area around the target. Anavatapta Warmech
Apoptosis Magical Deals damage to all targets equal to 10% of current HP and dispels all status enhancements from the party and all status ailments from the user. Barthandelus (Second Encounter)
ATB Charge Support Charges the ATB Gauge of the user 1.5x faster. Nix

B Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Baptism in Ruin Magical Attacks with a barrage of Ruin and Ruinga. Barthandelus (First Encounter)
Barrier Support Makes the user resistant to both physical and magical damage. Garuda Interceptor
Bay Physical Deals major damage and inflicts Daze on the whole party. Adamanchelid, Shaolong Gui
Bazooka Physical Deals moderate damage and launches party members into the air within a wide radius. PSICOM Bombardier, PSICOM Destroyer, Sanctum Celebrant
Beam Gun Physical Attacks one target with laser. Ciconia Velocycle
Bellow Support Removes three status ailments, and bestows Bravery, Faith, Enthunder (Enlil) or Enwater (Enki), and Haste on the user. Enki, Enlil
Bite Physical Deals major damage to a single target. Wyvern
Blizzard Magical Same effect as a Ravager's Blizzard. Dahaka, Left Ailette, Leyak
Blizzara Magical Same effect as a Ravager's Blizzara. Adroa, Dahaka, Left Ailette, Nix
Blizzaga Magical Same effect as a Ravager's Blizzaga. Dahaka, Flowering Cactuar, Left Ailette, Verdelet
Bone-Chilling Breaker Magical Deals major Ice and Water damage to all enemies, with chance of inflicting Imperil. Changes elemental strengths and weaknesses as well. Dahaka
Bounty of the Wood Support Restores Bandersnatch's HP. Jabberwocky
Breath of the Beast Magical Deals three attacks to party members in range. Jabberwocky
Brooding Grudge Support Prepares to use Imminent Grudge. Tonberry

C Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Cactus Dance Support Prepares to use Grow. Long charging Time. Cactuar
Catastrophic Dance Physical Deals damage and inflicts Deprotect onto all party members. Yakshini
Chains of Torment Magical Inflicts Poison and any status ailments on the user to all party members. Orphan (First Encounter)
Charging: xx% Support Charges from 25% -> 50% -> 90% to switch to Annihilation Mode. The Proudclad (Second Encounter)
Charging Manadrive Support Prepares to use Manadrive abilities. PSICOM Executioner, PSICOM Marauder, PSICOM Warlord, PSICOM Reaver, Sanctum Templar
Charging Power: xx% Support Charges from 25% -> 50% -> 90% to switch to Extermination Mode. Alpha Behemoth
Concentrate Physical Inflicts Deprotect and Deshell, then after a short period deals major damage to a single target. Attacus
Conjure Support Summons an Ahriman when used by Imp, a Rangda when used by Leyak, or a Verdelet when used by Adroa. Imp, Leyak, Adroa
Consummate Darkness Support Changes battle strategy to offensive and debilitating. Also precedes Merciless Judgement. Orphan (First Encounter)
Consummate Light Support Changes battle strategy to recovery. Also precedes Merciless Judgement. Orphan (First Encounter)
Courtship Dance Support Summons three Hedge Frogs when used by Mud Frog, or four Ceratosaurs when used by Ceratoraptor. Ceratoraptor, Mud Frog
Crushing Blow Physical Deals moderate damage to targets in range. Odin
Crystal Rain Physical Deals major damage to one target with two attacks, which deal lesser area damage to surrounding targets. Manasvin Warmech (Second Encounter)
Cure Magical Same effect as a Medic's Cure. Cid Raines
Curaga Magical Fully recovers Snow's HP when used by Stiria, and recovers a significant amount of HP when used by Cid Raines. Cid Raines, Stiria
Cursega Magical Same effect as a Saboteur's Cursega. Barthandelus (Second Encounter)
Cyclone Support Prepares to use Aeroga. Vespid Soldier

D Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Dazega Magical Same effect as a Saboteur's Dazega. Barthandelus (Second Encounter), Cid Raines
Death Magical Deals damage and has a 1% chance of inflicting Instant KO. Sacrifice
Deep-Seated Grudge Magical Deals major damage to all party members and may inflict Curse and Fog. Restores the user's HP to full, removes all status ailments, increases stats, and raises status resistances. Tonberry
Defensive Shift Support Enters defensive mode. Cid Raines
Delirious Dance Support Bestows Bravery and Haste onto all allies. Stikini
Deployment Support Summons four Cryptos when used by Ambling Bellows, or four Hoplites when used by Boxed Phalanx. Ambling Bellows, Boxed Phalanx
Deprotect Magical Same effect as a Saboteur's Deprotect. Vampire
Deprotega Magical Same effect as a Saboteur's Deprotega. Cid Raines, Penanggalan
Descent Physical Deals damage to characters in range and resets the chain gauge. Makes the user vulnerable to launch, and enables use of Pinpoint Beam and Laser Rain. Tiamat Eliminator
Deshellga Magical Same effect as a Saboteur's Deshellga. Cid Raines
Destrudo Magical Deals major damage to all party members. Can be hindered if enough damage is incurred before fully charging. Barthandelus (First Encounter)
Dies Irae Physical and Magical Deals moderate damage to all targets. Can inflict Deprotect and Deshell. Orphan (First Encounter)
Diluvial Plague Magical Deals minor damage, dispels the four most recent status enhancements, and inflicts multiple status ailments on all targets. Changes elemental strengths and weaknesses. Dahaka
Disastrous Dance Physical Deals damage and inflicts Defaith, Deprotect, and Fog Rakshasa
Dispel Magical Same effect as a Saboteur's Dispel. Kaiser Behemoth
Dominating Fist Physical Deals devastating damage to target and enemies near it. Geiseric
Doom Magical Inflicts Doom on the party leader, starting a countdown timer that causes instant Game Over when it reaches 0. Alexander, Attacus, Barthandelus, Bahamut, Brynhildr, Cid Raines, Dahaka, Hecatoncheir, Long Gui, Odin, Orphan (First Encounter), Orphan (Second Encounter), Shaolong Gui, Stiria, Vercingetorix

E Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Efflorescence Physical Deals major damage through four attacks to all targets within a wide radius. Elemental property depends on current Exoproofing. Aster Protoflorian, Vernal Harvester
Electrocute Magical Deals major Lightning damage to one target. Immortal
Electrokick Physical Deals major Lightning damage. Long charging time. Watchdrone
Enchanted Veil Support Casts Protect and Shell. Barthandelus (First Encounter)
Encore Dance Support Prepares to use Mature. Long charging time. Giant Cactuar
Enraged Support Prepares to use Raging Torrent (Enki) or Raging Tempest (Enlil). Enki, Enlil
Envenomate Physical Deals moderate damage with two close-range attacks to target under Poison status. Silver Lobo
Esuna Support Same effect as a Medic's Esuna. Cid Raines
Exoproofing: Fire Support Makes the user absorb Fire, immune to Water, and weak against Ice. Also grants Enfire. Aster Protoflorian, Vernal Harvester
Exoproofing: Ice Support Makes the user absorb Ice, immune to Lightning, and weak against Fire. Also grants Enfrost. Aster Protoflorian, Vernal Harvester
Exoproofing: Lightning Support Makes the user absorb Lightning, immune to Ice, and weak against Water. Also grants Enthunder. Aster Protoflorian, Vernal Harvester
Exoproofing: Water Support Makes the user absorb Water, immune to Fire, and weak against Lightning. Also grants Enwater. Aster Protoflorian, Vernal Harvester
Extermination Mode Support Allows the usage of Heave. Alpha Behemoth

F Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Faith Support Same effect as a Synergist's Faith. Dahaka
Fanatical Dance Support Bestows Bravery, Haste, and Shell onto all allies. Rakshasa
Feeding Stoop Physical Inflicts heavy damage to a single target. Amphisbaena, Svarog, Zirnitra
Fire Magical Same effect as a Ravager's Fire. Dahaka, Ghast, Gremlin, Imp, Leyak, Right Pauldron
Fira Magical Same effect as a Ravager's Fira. Adroa, Ahriman, Dahaka, Garchimacera, Right Pauldron
Firaga Magical Same effect as a Ravager's Firaga. Dahaka, Flowering Cactuar, Right Pauldron, Verdelet
Flag Strike Point Support Summons Targeting Beacon, allowing Uhlan (PSICOM Tracker) or Bulwarker (Sanctum Seraph) to use its special attack. PSICOM Tracker, Sanctum Seraph
Flourish of Steel Physical Four attacks that deal moderate damage to targets in range. Odin
Flurry of Fire Magical Three Fire attacks to one target. Vespid
Forbidden Dance Physical Deals damage and inflicts Daze and Deprotect onto all targets. Stikini
Force Projection Physical Deals damage to opponents from a long range. Hecatoncheir
Fogga Magical Same effect as a Saboteur's Fogga. Kaiser Behemoth
Forge Blade Support Summons a Centaurion Blade. Tyrant, Berserker, Immortal
Foul Utterance Magical Deals damage and dispels the three most recent status enhancements. Dahaka
Frenzied Dance Support Bestow Bravery onto all allies. Yakshini
Fulminous Firestorm Magical Deals major Fire and Thunder damage to all enemies with chance of inflicting Imperil. Changes elemental strengths and weaknesses as well. Dahaka
Fusillade Magical Deals major non-elemental damage to a single target. Megrim Thresher

G Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Gatling Gun Physical Deals major damage to a single target over multiple hits. Long charging time. Falco Velocycle
Goblinhancement Support May bestow Bravery, Protect, Shell, Veil, and Vigilance onto an ally. It varies depending on the enemy. Borgbear Hero, Goblin Chieftain, Munchkin Maestro
Goblin Punch Physical Deals moderate damage to a single target. Borgbear, Goblin, Munchkin
Gore Physical Deals moderate damage and launches one party member up into the air. Humbaba
Gravity Beam Physical Deals moderate damage in a cone in front of the user. Anavatapta Warmech
Grave Summons Support Summons five Numidia into battle. Syphax
Grow Support Turns into Giant Cactuar. Cactuar
Grudging Look Support Prepares to use Brooding Grudge. Tonberry
Guard Support Reduces damage taken by 90% while guarding. Cid Raines, PSICOM Raider, Sanctum Archangel
Guided Missiles Physical Deals moderate damage to the area around the Targeting Beacon. Uhlan

H Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Haste Support Same effect as a Synergist's Haste. Cid Raines, Dahaka, Mushussu
Headspin Physical Launches targets surrounding user into air and drops them for moderate damage. Pulsework Champion, Pulsework Gladiator, Pulsework Knight
Heave Physical Deals moderate damage and launches one party member up into the air. Alpha Behemoth, Beta Behemoth, Feral Behemoth, Greater Behemoth, Lodestar Behemoth, Proto-behemoth
Hellstorm Bolt Physical Deals Lightning damage to all party members in range. Garuda Interceptor, Kalavinka Striker
Heretic Dance Physical Deals damage and inflicts Deprotect onto all party members. Succubus
Hurl Physical Deals moderate damage and launches one party member up into the air. Behemoth King, Kaiser Behemoth
Hurricane Kick Physical Deals damage in a small radius around the user. Hecatoncheir

I Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Ice Grenades Magical Deals ice damage and removes the most recent status enhancement from the target. Also may inflict Slow. Tiamat Eliminator
Icy Breath Magical Deals powerful damage ice damage to all party members. Navidon
Ignis Magical Drops an expanding cloud of blue flame onto a character, dealing damage in an area. Chains from Umbral Vise. Bahamut
Imminent Grudge Magical Prepares to use Deep-seated Grudge (first use), Serious Grudge (second use), Vehement Grudge (third use), Unfathomable Grudge (fourth use), or Ultimate Grudge (fifth use and beyond). Tonberry
Impenetrable Aura Support User becomes temporarily invincible, and will regenerate 1% of its lost HP eight times. This ability also removes status ailments, applies status enhancements, and resets chain gauge. Vercingetorix
Imperilga Magical Same effect as a Saboteur's Imperilga. Gelatitan
Inertial Barrier Support Makes the user immune to physical damage and resistant to magical damage. Removes Deprotect. Raktavija, Vetala
Inferno Magical Breathes crimson flames on party members affected by Whirlwind. Bahamut
Initiating Regeneration Support Restores Left and Right Manipulator after they have been defeated. Long charging time. Anima
Issue Orders Support Commands the user's allies to use status enhancement abilities. Ambling Bellows, Boxed Phalanx

K Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Kaleidoscopic Ray Physical and Magical Deals major damage to target and enemies around it. Orphan (Second Encounter)
Kick Physical Deals damage to one target. Three attacks when used by Giant Cactuar. Cactuar, Giant Cactuar
Knife Physical Deals moderate damage to one character and dispels most recent status enhancement. Tonberry

L Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Lamenting Cry Magical Deals minor damage around the user, and inflicts Deprotect, Deshell, Debrave, Defaith, and Curse. Syphax
Laser Rain Physical Deals two hits to all targets in range. Dispels up to 6 status enhancements when used by Tiamat Eliminator. Ushumgal Subjugator (Second Encounter), Tiamat Eliminator
Levinbolt Magical Deals major Lightning damage to all targets. Bituitus, Mithridates
Life Sounding Support Resonates with other users to execute the same command or to coordinate atacks. Chonchon, Penanggalan
Lift-off Physical Deals damage and launches enemies around the user. Removes all status ailments, resets the chain gauge, makes the user immune to launch, and enables use of Ice Grenades, Tail Hammer, and Overdrive. Tiamat Eliminator
Limiters Deactivated Support Recovers 299,997 HP and bestows Bravery, Haste, and Vigilance when used in First Encounter. Recovers 4,999,995 HP and additionally bestows Deprotect and Deshell when used in Second Encounter. Strengthens untargetable lasers, and enables use of Oneiric Maelstrom. The Proudclad
Lofty Challenge Support Provokes nearby enemies. May increase Gestalt gauge faster. Alexander
Looming Wrath Support Attacks enemies who draw near. May increase Gestalt gauge faster. Hecatoncheir

M Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Magic Amplification Support Upgrades Pauldrons' and Ailettes' magic attacks to -ra or -ga stages. Barthandelus (First Encounter)
Magic Blast Magical Deals moderate damage to a small area around target. Seeker
Magical Projection Support Causes Left and Right Manipulator to use Resonant Magic. Anima
Main Cannon Physical Deals high damage to the whole party. Used at beginning of battle once, then used continuously when at low on HP. Havoc Skytank
Main Cannon Primed Support Railgun is ready to fire. Midlight Reaper
Manadrive Barthunder Support Bestows Barthunder on target. Corps Gunner
Manadrive Blizzaga Magical Deals major Ice damage on large area around the target. Corps Regular, Corps Watchman
Manadrive Bravera Support Bestows Bravera on target. Sanctum Inquisitrix
Manadrive Bravery Support Bestows Bravery on target. PSICOM Huntress, Sanctum Seraph
Manadrive Cura Magical Casts Cura on target. PSICOM Infiltrator
Manadrive Curse Magical Inflicts Curse on target. PSICOM Predator
Manadrive Deprotect Magical Inflicts Deprotect on target. PSICOM Reaver
Manadrive Deshell Magical Inflicts Deshell on target. PSICOM Reaver
Manadrive Dispel Magical Removes target's most recent status enhancement. PSICOM Reaver, Sanctum Templar
Manadrive Enfire Support Bestows Enfire on target. Corps Marksman
Manadrive Enwater Support Bestows Enwater on target. Corps Tranquifex
Manadrive Esuna Support Casts Esuna on target. PSICOM Infiltrator, Sanctum Archangel
Manadrive Fire Magical Deals minor Fire damage on target. Corps Regular, Corps Watchman
Manadrive Fog Magical Inflicts Fog on target. PSICOM Raider
Manadrive Haste Support Bestows Haste on target. PSICOM Huntress, Sanctum Inquisitrix
Manadrive Pain Magical Inflicts Pain on target. PSICOM Raider
Manadrive Protect Support Bestows Protect on target. PSICOM Huntress, PSICOM Ranger
Manadrive Ruinga Magical Deals major damage to large area around target. May launch affected targets into the air. Proto-behemoth
Manadrive Shell Support Bestows Shell on target. PSICOM Huntress, PSICOM Ranger
Manadrive Veil Support Bestows Veil on target. Sanctum Inquisitrix
Manadrive Vigilance Support Bestows Vigilance on target. PSICOM Scavenger, Sanctum Inquisitrix
Manadrive Watera Magical Deals moderate Water damage to a single target and nearby party members. Corps Pacifex
Mature Support Turns into Cactuar Prime. Giant Cactuar
Meditate Physical Inflicts Deprotect and Deshell, then after a short period deals major damage to a single target with multiple attacks. Attacus
Merciless Judgement Magical Deals damage to all targets equal to 99% of current HP. Can be fatal if suffering from Deprotect or Poison. Orphan (First Encounter)
Merge Support Fuses unto a monster to enhance it. Dire Flan, Flan, Phosphoric Ooze
Metamorphose Support Allows use of all abilities, and enables use of Seraphic Ray. Cid Raines
Miasma Physical Deals damage and may inflict Poison, Imperil, Slow, Deprotect, Deshell, and Daze on all targets within a wide radius, depending on the Cie'th. Bituitus, Edimmu, Mithridates, Pijavica, Varcolaci
Missile Barrage Physical Deals moderate damage to all targets in multiple homing missiles. May also interrupt the target. Portside Hull, Starboard Hull
Missile Burst Physical Deals heavy damage with multiple homing missiles. May also interrupt the target. PSICOM Aerial Recon, PSICOM Dragoon
MLRS Volley Physical Deals heavy damage with multiple homing missiles. May also interrupt the target. PSICOM Aerial Sniper
Mounting Contempt Physical and Magical Inflicts Deprotect and Deshell, and then deals a powerful attack. Gets stronger with repeated use, and getting staggered resets its power to default. Wladislaus
Mucosphere Physical Deals moderate damage to target. Bandersnatch
Multicast Magical Casts a barrage of random magic spells all at once. Raktavija, Vetala
Murderous Might Support Allows Geiseric's Fist to be targeted. Geiseric
Muon Blaster Physical Five attacks to characters in a straight line. Used in Annihilation Mode. The Proudclad (Second Encounter)
Mystic Aura Support Casts Faith and Haste. Barthandelus (First Encounter)

N Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Napalm Physical Five Fire attacks to target. Ushumgal Subjugator (First encounter)
Nature's Blessing Support HP recovery to Jabberwocky. Bandersnatch
Necrosis Magical Inflicts Pain and Fog on target. Orphan (Second Encounter)
Nerve Gas Magical Deals damage to party and inflicts Poison. Midlight Reaper
Nutrient Absorption Magical Drains HP from one target and gives it to the user. Alraune, Noctilucale, Rafflesia

O Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Obliterator Physical Deals damage to launched target. Alexander
Offensive Shift Support Enters offensive mode. Cid Raines
Omnegator Support Makes user immune to damage until Staggered. Anavatapta Warmech
Oneiric Maelstrom Physical Deals 20 hits with variable damage, including a strong finishing hit, over a large area. Used in Annihilation Mode. The Proudclad (Second Encounter)
Opposite Extremes Support Allows the casting of Consummate Light and Consummate Darkness at the same time. Orphan (First Encounter)
Orbital Battery Physical Deals Lightning damage to the area around the Targeting Beacon. Bulwarker
Overdrive Support Bestows Bravery, inflicts Deprotect and Deshell, and becomes immune to all status ailments except Provoke when used by Ushumgal Subjugator. Heals 99,999 HP and bestows the user with Haste, Bravery, Protect, and Shell when used by Tiamat Eliminator. Ushumgal Subjugator (First Encounter), Tiamat Eliminator

P Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Pacifying Shock Magical Deals moderate Lightning damage to a small area around the user. Flanborg
Pain Magical Same effect as a Saboteur's Pain. Chonchon
Painga Magical Same effect as a Saboteur's Painga. Gelatitan
Parting Dance Support Prepares to use Adieu. Flowering Cactuar
Peerless Blade Support Strengthens attacks and enables use of Meditate instead of Concentrate. Attacus
Percussive Blow Physical Deals damage to a wide area around the target. Geiseric
Photon Blaster Physical Deals 10 hits to party members in a straight line. Ushumgal Subjugator (First Encounter)
Photon Burst Physical and Magical Deals high damage and launches one target into the air. Long charging time. Lucidon, Thermadon
Pinpoint Beam Physical Unleashes a continuous barrage of projectiles against the party member who was targeted before. Has wide range, and dispels up to 2 status enhancements when used by Tiamat Eliminator. Ushumgal Subjugator (Second Encounter), Tiamat Eliminator
Pilebunker Physical Pulls enemies nearby before unleashing damage around the user. Pulsework Centurion
Pirouette Physical Deals damage to opponents within a small radius. Nix
Plasma Blasters Physical Deals 2 hits to a party member. May launch target into the air. Havoc Skytank
Plasma Cannon Physical Deals high damage to the whole party. Aquila Velocycle
Plead Support Requests Ochu or Neochu to use Pollen. Microchu, Picochu
Poison Magical Inflicts Poison on target and deals damage. Chonchon
Poisonga Magical Same effect as a Saboteur's Poisonga. Barthandelus (Second Encounter), Cid Raines, Penanggalan
Pollen Support Heals nearby Microchus or Picochus, while removing status enhancements from characters and inflicting Deprotect, Deshell, Poison, Imperil, Slow, and Curse, and bestowing Microchus/Picochus with Bravery and Haste. Ochu, Neochu
Power Spritz Support Bestows Haste, Shell, Veil and Vigilance onto the user. Dagonite, Orobon
Priming Main Cannon Support Prepares to use Railgun. Midlight Reaper
Progenitorial Wrath Magical Instant Death spell with a 50% base success rate. Orphan (First Encounter)
Protect Support Same effect as a Synergist's Protect. Cid Raines, Mushussu
Pulsefire Magical Deals moderate Fire damage to one target. Tyrant
Pummel Physical Deals multiple damage on opponents within a small radius. Hecatoncheir
Putrescence Physical Deals damage and removes two status enhancements. Vercingetorix
Pyroshot Physical Shoots a bullet at a target that combusts in an area upon contact. Deals Fire damage. Brynhildr
Pyroburst Physical Shoots a bullet at a target that combusts in a wide area upon contact. Deals Fire damage. Brynhildr

Q Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Quake Magical Deals Earth damage to all targets. Adamanchelid, Adamantoise, Adamantortoise, Corrosive Custard, Flowering Cactuar, Hecatoncheir, Long Gui, Shaolong Gui

R Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Railgun Physical Deals major damage to one party member. Long charging time. Midlight Reaper
Raging Tempest Magical Deals major Lightning damage around the user. Enlil
Raging Torrent Magical Deals major Water damage around the user. Enki
Rebirth Physical and Magical Deals minor damage to all targets and bestows the user with Bravery, Faith, Haste, and Veil. Used after recovering from Stagger. Orphan (Second Encounter)
Recovery Shift Support Enters recovery mode. Cid Raines
Regenerate Carapace Support Makes the user resistant to physical and magical damage. Occurs after stagger period ends. Gurangatch, Lucidon, Navidon, Scalebeast, Thermadon
Release Arms Restraints Support Allows the usage of Railgun. Midlight Reaper
Requiem Magical Blasts a single target with darkness. Orphan (First Encounter)
Resonant Magic Magical Deals damage to party members in range. Used after Anima uses Magical Projection. Left Manipulator, Right Manipulator
Rescue Support Restores an ally's HP. Flanitor
Retaliatory Strike Physical Deals major damage with 12 simultaneous hits to target. Used in Aerial Defense Mode. The Proudclad
Revenge for the Fallen Magical Makes Numidias tether to their target and sacrifice themselves, dealing damage. Syphax
Rise to Power Support Morphs caster into a higher ranking form. Borgbear, Goblin, Munchkin
Roar Physical Deals major damage and inflicts Daze on all targets. Adamantoise, Adamantortoise, Long Gui
Ruin Magical Deals minor damage to a single target. Cid Raines, Strigoi
Ruinga Magical Same effect as a Commando's Ruinga. Barthandelus (First Encounter), Cid Raines
Rush Physical Launches one party member up into the air. Dagonite

S Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Sanctify Physical Deals moderate damage to target. Sanctum Templar
Sap Physical Deals damage and absorbs HP equivalent to damage dealt. PSICOM Raider, PSICOM Scavenger, Sanctum Seraph
Savage Stomp Physical Deals damage to all party members. Geiseric
Screech Physical Deals moderate damage when used by Ochu, and heavy damage when used by Neochu. Removes status enhancements. Ochu, Neochu
Seed Dispersal Support Summons Microchus when Ochu uses it, and Picochus when Neochu uses it. Ochu, Neochu
Seismic Strike Physical Deals moderate damage to targets in range. Odin
Self-Destruct Physical Deals major damage and consumes all HP. Only used when HP is full. Damage depends on the user's current HP. Bomb, Circuitron, Cryohedron
Seraphic Ray Magical Deals devastating damage to party. Used after Metamorphose. Cid Raines
Serious Grudge Magical Deals major damage to all party members and may inflict Curse and Fog. Restores the user's HP to full, removes all status ailments, increases stats, and raises status resistances. Tonberry
Shell Support Same effect as a Synergist's Shell. Cid Raines
Shocking Breath Magical 2-3 attacks that deal major Lightning damage in a small radius. Scalebeast
Skyward Swing Physical 3 attacks that deal moderate damage to targets in range. Odin
Slowga Magical Same effect as a Saboteur's Slowga. Gelatitan
Somersault Kick Physical Deals heavy damage and launches one party member into the air. Sanctum Inquisitrix
Soaring Uppercut Physical Deals damage and launches party members around the main target into the air. Alexander
Sparkstorm Magical Deals moderate Lightning damage on target. Orion
Spin Attack Physical Deals moderate damage to character and may inflict Curse, Deprotect, Deshell, or Poison, depending on the enemy. Barbed Specter, Mushussu, Triffid
Steam Clean Support Removes the most recent status ailment when used by Dreadnought, and all status ailments when used by Juggernaut. Long charging time. Dreadnought, Juggernaut
Storm Conduction Magical Deals Lightning damage to characters in range. May heal user and remove status ailments. Amam, Mánagarmr
Subversive Dance Support Bestows Bravery onto all allies. Succubus
Summon Support Summons a random monster. Rangda, Verdelet
Sunder Physical Deals major Earth damage to target and nearby allies through multiple hits. Behemoth King, Humbaba, Kaiser Behemoth, Lodestar Behemoth, Proto-behemoth
Swamp Water Magical Deals Water damage to a single target. May inflict Deprotect. Ceratoraptor, Hedge Frog
System Upgrade Support Can bestow Bravery and Haste onto the user. Hoplite, Cryptos

T Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Tail Hammer Physical Deals moderate damage to party members in range and launches them into the air. Also inflicts Imperil when used by Tiamat Eliminator. Ushumgal Subjugator (First encounter), Tiamat Eliminator
Targeting Support Targets party member and prepares to use Pinpoint Beam. Ushumgal Subjugator (Second Encounter)
Temporal Hollow Support Resets the chain gauge, removes all status ailments from the user, and removes all status enhancements from the party. Orphan (Second Encounter)
Tertiary Plasma Physical Deals three attacks to a single target. Anavatapta Warmech
Thanatosian Smile Magical Opens face to unleash a stream of lasers which do percentage-based (from max HP) damage on all characters. Deals 7 hits of damage in a straight line. Barthandelus (First Encounter)
Thanatosian Laughter Magical Deals multiple attacks which do percentage-based (from max HP) damage on all characters. Barthandelus (Second/Third Encounter)
Thermal Discharge Magical Deals moderate Fire damage to a single target. Viking
Thunder Magical Same effect as a Ravager's Thunder. Dahaka, Leyak, Right Ailette
Thundara Magical Same effect as a Ravager's Thundara. Adroa, Behemoth King, Dahaka, Monstrous Flan, Odin, Right Ailette, Zwerg Metrodroid
Thundaga Magical Same effect as a Ravager's Thundaga. Behemoth King, Dahaka, Right Ailette, Verdelet
Thunderburst Magical Deals Lightning damage to target and inflicts Deprotect. Enlil
Tornado Kick Physical Deals major damage through multiple hits. May be synchronized with other Deckdrones. Deckdrone
Triple Beam Physical Deals major damage in a straight line. Long charging time. Milvus Velocycle
Turret Fire Physical Fire rapid gunshots to target. May interrupt the target. Portside Turret, Starboard Turret

U Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Ullr's Shield Support Enters guard mode and charges ATB gauge. Odin
Ultima Magical Deals major damage to all characters. Barthandelus (Third Encounter), Long Gui, Shaolong Gui
Ultimate Grudge Magical Deals major damage to all party members and may inflict Curse and Fog. Restores the user's HP to full and removes all status ailments. Tonberry
Umbral Vise Physical Follows Whirlwind. Crushes an airborne character in claws, creating an ellipse of flame that damages nearby characters. Bahamut
Unfathomable Grudge Magical Deals major damage to all party members and may inflict Curse and Fog. Restores the user's HP to full, removes all status ailments, increases stats, and raises status resistances. User glows purple. Tonberry
Unrelenting Blade Support Strengthens attacks and enables use of Concentrate. Attacus

V Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Valkyrian Scythe Physical Slices at one character, spins with scythe, fires an arc of shots, and spins with scythe once more, all in quick succession. Brynhildr
Vehement Grudge Magical Deals major damage to all party members and may inflict Curse and Fog. Restores the user's HP to full, removes all status ailments, increases stats, and raises status resistances. Tonberry
Version Upgrade Support Bestows Bravery, Faith, Protect, Shell, Veil, and Vigilance onto the user. Hoplite
Vigilance Support Same effect as a Synergist's Vigilance. Cid Raines, Mushussu
Vile Exploitation Magical Deals minor damage to all enemies. Orphan (First Encounter)
Virulent Breath Physical Deals moderate damage and may inflict Curse, or Poison, depending on the user. Gorgonopsid, Megistotherian, Silver Lobo, Ugallu, Uridimmu

W Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Wail Magical Inflicts a very short Daze. Taxim, Strigoi, Vampire
War Cry Support Bestows Bravery and Haste onto the user. Adamantheron, Thexteron
War Dance Physical Deals major damage to all targets within a wide radius. Yaksha
Water Magical Attacks one target with water orb. May cause Slow or Daze. Also used by Dahaka and Left Pauldron, but with the same effect as a Ravager's Water. Dagonite, Dahaka, Left Pauldron, Leyak, Orobon, Sahagin
Watera Magical Same effect as a Ravager's Watera. Adroa, Dahaka, Left Pauldron
Waterga Magical Same effect as a Ravager's Waterga. Dahaka, Flowering Cactuar, Gelatitan, Hybrid Flora, Left Pauldron, Verdelet
Waterburst Magical Deals Water damage to target and inflicts Deprotect. Enki
Wave Cannon Physical Opens frontal compartment to fire a beam of energy at all characters. Manasvin Warmech
Wheel Grind Physical Deals multiple attacks to one opponent. Nix
Whirlwind Physical Slashes while spinning to damage characters in a radius and launch them into the air. Follows up with Umbral Vise or Inferno. Bahamut
Wicked Whirl Physical Deals major damage over multiple hits to the party. Vercingetorix
Wind Shear Magical Deals major non-elemental damage to all targets. Vercingetorix
Wind Slash Magical Deals moderate wind damage to all targets. Edimmu, Nelapsi, Pijavica, Varcolaci
Wrecking Ball Physical Deals major Fire damage to target and nearby allies. Dreadnought, Juggernaut

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