Omega using Flamethrower in Final Fantasy XIII-2.

Engulfs one enemy in flames.

Final Fantasy V description

Flamethrower (火炎放射 or かえんほうしゃ, Kaen Hōsha?), also known as Flame Thrower, Burn Ray, or Emission, is a recurring ability, usually a Blue Magic spell in the Final Fantasy series. It consists of dealing Fire damage to one or all enemies. It also appears as a weapon used by enemies and a type of auto-gun.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy III[edit | edit source]

Flame Burst is an ability used via the Terrain command that appears only in the 3D remakes. It inflicts Fire-elemental damage to one enemy, and has a 38% chance of being used in the Molten Cave or 22% chance of being used in the World of Darkness.

Final Fantasy IV[edit | edit source]

Flamethrower is an enemy ability which can be used by Dr. Lugae and the Armored Fiend to inflict a small amount of Fire-elemental damage to all party members.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years[edit | edit source]

Flamethrower is an enemy ability which can be used by several enemies and inflicts moderate Fire-elemental damage to all characters. The boss Agart Turtle uses this ability in Rydia's Tale.

Final Fantasy V[edit | edit source]

Flame Thrower (also called Emission and Burn Ray) deals Fire damage to one target. A Blue Mage or anyone with the Learning ability can learn Flamethrower from the Prototype, Flame Thrower, Mecha Head, Omega, Omega Mk.II, Triton, Great Dragon, Azulmagia, Claret Dragon, and Mindflayer. It costs 5 MP to cast.

Final Fantasy VII[edit | edit source]

Causes Fire damage to any single opponent

Description

Flame Thrower is the weakest of Enemy Skills, being merely slightly more powerful than Fire. Its spell power being equal to 0.875x the base magic damage, but can only hit a single target and costs 10 MP. Flame Thrower can be obtained earliest from Ark Dragons in Mythril Mine, and later from the regular Dragons in Mt. Nibel.

Final Fantasy VII Remake[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy X-2[edit | edit source]

Flamethrower is an enemy ability used by Yevon Defenders and the Yevon's Finest enemies.

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

Flame Thrower is an enemy ability that deals Fire damage to players in a fan-shaped area of effect and has an additional Plague effect. It can be used by Ultima and Proto-Ultima.

Final Fantasy XIII-2[edit | edit source]

Flamethrower is an ability used by Omega. It inflicts fire-elemental damage on party.

Final Fantasy XIV[edit | edit source]

Flamethrower is an enemy weaponskill used a by a number of forgekin enemies such as Magitek Gunships. The attack inflicts fire damage in a cone-shaped area of effect. In some instances, the attack may be sustained, inflicting continuous damage to anyone standing in range of the attack.

Flamethrower is also a Machinist weaponskill that can be learned at Level 70 after completing the Level 70 job quest. The user will blast out a continuous stream of fire in front of them as, dealing damage to enemies so long as the user is standing still and ends upon moving. If the Gauss Barrel is active, its Heat Gauge will rise by 25% from every tick. As of Shadowbringers, Flamethrower no longer affects the Heat Gauge.

Additionally, Flame Thrower is a Blue Mage spell that can be learned from Einhander and the Magitek Gunship at the Keeper of the Lake. It damages enemies with a potency of 310 in a cone in front of the user without continuous hits or status effects.

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia[edit | edit source]

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Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy All the Bravest[edit | edit source]

Flamethrower is an enemy ability used by the Armored Fiend.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[edit | edit source]

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Gallery[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

A flamethrower is a mechanical incendiary device designed to project a long controllable stream of fire.

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