Giga Flare in Final Fantasy VII.

Attack by bringing down a burst of white-hot energy.

Final Fantasy Tactics description

Gigaflare (ギガフレア, Gigafurea?), also known as Giga Flare, is a recurring attack in the Final Fantasy series. It is an upgraded form of Megaflare, and does massive non-elemental damage to all targets. As with Megaflare, it is most often used by Bahamut or very strong bosses.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy V[edit | edit source]

Twintania uses Giga Flare as his most powerful move. Twintania must charge Giga Flare. During the time that he is charging it, he is vulnerable to many instant death attacks and petrification. In the GBA release, the superbosses Archeodemon and Enuo can also use Giga Flare.

It can also be used by catching and releasing a King Behemoth.

Final Fantasy VII[edit | edit source]

Neo Bahamut uses Giga Flare when summoned into battle. It has a power of 80 and does non-elemental damage to all enemies, ignoring magic defense.

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

Gigaflare is an enemy ability that deals massive Fire damage to enemies within a fan-shaped area. It used by Bahamut.

Final Fantasy XIII-2[edit | edit source]

Jet Bahamut, the final boss, is able to use Gigaflare. It is used after a countdown of three while Amber Bahamut and Garnet Bahamut are both defeated. It inflicts heavy non-elemental damage on the party.

Final Fantasy XIV[edit | edit source]

Gigaflare is an ability used by Bahamut Prime in The Final Coil of Bahamut - Turn 4, often signaling phase transitions during the battle. It deals very heavy damage on all party members and if the battle lasts too long, will outright kill the party.

Final Fantasy Tactics[edit | edit source]

Archaeodaemon can naturally use Gigaflare. Behemoth can also use it when an ally with the Beastmaster ability is next to it. It does high damage to a large area.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance[edit | edit source]

More powerful version of "flare." Area affect.

Description

Giga Flare is a powerful area of effect attack used by the Sage. It is learned from the Lotus Mace for 300 AP and costs 40 MP to cast. It has a range of 3 and a Magic Power of 65 and cannot be reflected. Though technically stealable through Steal: Ability, no one can actually steal it because nu mou can't become Thieves. Though it cannot be reflected, it can be countered with Return Magic, and MP can be absorbed from it through Absorb MP.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[edit | edit source]

Gigaflare is a spell for the Sage class, costing 32 MP to cast and having a range of 3. It is learned from the Lotus Mace for 300 AP and deals heavy non-elemental damage.

Final Fantasy Type-0[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Dimensions[edit | edit source]

Deals magic damage to a single target.

Description

Gigaflare is a Fusion Ability for only the Warriors of Darkness. In order to learn the ability, it requires the user to have both the Flare and Bahamut abilities equipped during battle. The ability deals non-elemental damage to all enemies and costs 99 MP to use. Gigaflare cannot be reflected and it is able to break the damage limit.

Final Fantasy Dimensions II[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 Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[edit | edit source]

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Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]

Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring[edit | edit source]

Giga Flare is an ability used by Django. It is done by holding on the Special button.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Giga is a unit prefix in the metric system denoting a factor of a (short-form) billion (109 or 1,000,000,000). It has the symbol G.

A flare is a pyrotechnical phenomenon that produces intense amounts of heat and energy that does not result in an explosion (an immediate release of energy).

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