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.
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy V
- 1.2 Final Fantasy VII
- 1.3 Final Fantasy XI
- 1.4 Final Fantasy XIII-2
- 1.5 Final Fantasy XIV
- 1.6 Final Fantasy Tactics
- 1.7 Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
- 1.8 Final Fantasy Type-0
- 1.9 Final Fantasy Dimensions
- 1.10 Final Fantasy Dimensions II
- 1.11 Pictlogica Final Fantasy
- 1.12 Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade
- 1.13 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 1.14 Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
- 2 Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances
- 3 Gallery
- 4 Etymology
Appearances[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.
Gigaflare is an enemy ability that deals massive Fire damage to enemies within a fan-shaped area. It used by Bahamut.
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.
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.
More powerful version of "flare." Area affect.
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.
Deals magic damage to a single target.
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.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]
Giga Flare is an ability used by Django. It is done by holding on the Special button.
Gigaflare is the third tier of Sephiroth's Neutral Special. It is slow, but it does more damage and knockback.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
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.
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).A