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Gil Toss (ぜになげ, Zeninage?), also known as Zeninage, $Toss, GP Rain, Coin, Spare Change, Money Talks, or GilToss, is an ability that appears in many games in the Final Fantasy series. It is usually associated with the Samurai or Gambler class. It involves dealing damage at the expense of gil. It usually targets all opponents.
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy IV
- 1.2 Final Fantasy V
- 1.3 Final Fantasy VI
- 1.4 Final Fantasy VII
- 1.5 Final Fantasy IX
- 1.6 Final Fantasy X
- 1.7 Final Fantasy XII
- 1.8 Final Fantasy XV
- 1.9 Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
- 1.10 Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light
- 1.11 Dissidia Final Fantasy NT
- 1.12 Theatrhythm Final Fantasy
- 1.13 Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade
- 1.14 Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
- 1.15 Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon
- 2 Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances
- 3 Behind the scenes
- 4 Gallery
- 5 Etymology
- 6 References
Appearances[edit | edit source]
Cause damage by throwing gil.
The formula for the cost is as follows:
Damage all enemies by tossing gil.
Zeninage is the Level 2 ability of the Samurai class, and it is the Samurai's default ability. It deals massive damage to all enemies, at the cost of a lot of gil.
The formula for Zeninage is as follows:
Setzer and Gogo can use Gil Toss (GP Rain in the original) by equipping the Heiji's Jitte relic (called Coin Toss in the original). The amount of gil used for Gil Toss is equal to the user's Level x30.
Damage for Gil Toss is as follows:
When the ability is used by enemies, the enemies will use the amount of gil they would drop instead of the party's gil. When used via the Mimic command, the command will still use up gil due to a bug.
Coin is the Level 2 ability on the Throw Materia, and also provided by Master Command. It allows the player to select an amount of gil to throw, and deals damage based on a tenth of the gil selected. This marks the first time the player can decide how much gil they want to throw. The attack is considered Long Range.
Gil Toss is used with the Gil Toss materia when Zack is in range. He throws money to damage all enemies, losing gil equivalent to ~1% of the total gil. The damage dealt is a fixed percentage of the thrown amount of gil and damages the enemy 20% of the used sum when Gil Toss is mastered. Gil Toss requires no AP to use.
Gil Toss is a reward in Mission 4-4-4 and it can also be retrieved in a treasure chest in missions 7-4-6, 8-6-3, and 9-5-3. It can also be stolen from Scissor Devil, a random enemy in missions 9-5-2 and 9-5-3. It can also be created via Materia Fusion by upgrading from Mug or Smart Consumer.
Causes Non-elemental damage to the enemy by using Gil.
The formula used to determine how much gil is thrown is as follows:
The amount of damage Gil Toss can deal is as follows:
Spare Change is a Special ability found in Rikku's section of the Sphere Grid. Every 10 gil thrown inflicts 1 point of damage, and up to 100,000 gil can be thrown at once, which will deal 9,999 damage. The damage is considered neither physical or magical, instead falling into the "special" damage category.
Attack by throwing gil.
Damage done via Spare Change is equivalent of:
Gil Toss is available as a Technick. It can be bought for 2,000 gil at Rabanastre, Nalbina Fortress and Jahara and unlocks with 35 license points. 1 gil equals 1 damage point, and the amount of gil thrown is the sum of current party members' HP divided by the number of enemies in range. Gil Toss is considered physical damage and thus is nullified against enemies who put up a paling. The damage caps at 9,999 each toss.
In the Zodiac versions, Gil Toss is found on 70F of the Draklor Laboratory or the Pharos - Second Ascent. The license costs 30 LP to unlock and can be used by the Machinist, Archer, Bushi, and Shikari, although the Shikari needs to acquire the Esper Mateus license first. Damage is still capped even if the general damage cap was lifted for the Zodiac versions.
Gil Toss is not an ability usable by the party, but the Yojimbo enemy can unveil its bag of gil to do damage to the party. This may allude to the aeon Yojimbo from Final Fantasy X whom the player could summon by yielding him gil, and to the Samurai job class in general, as Gil Toss is associated with samurai in the series.
In Final Fantasy XV: Comrades, the player can obtain a katana called Zenigiri that grants the ability called "Spare Change" that uses up gil to damage one enemy.
Throws gil to deal damage. Gil thrown is lost.
Gil Toss is a Juggler ability that does varying damage based on the amount of gil thrown, selected by the player from the amounts either 10, 100, 1,000, or 10,000 gil. It can be learned for 100 AP from the Jackknife, and targets enemies in range of four squares.
Money Talks is the last ability learned on the Merchant Job. It costs 1,000 gil to use and its damage is equal to 1% of player's current gil.
Spare Change is an ability usable by Locke (level 35) and Vaan (level 10), and costs 10 CP to equip. During Battle Music Sequences it damages the second enemy to enter based on the player's current score, but reduces their score afterwards. The Millionaire's Tome item allows any character to learn Spare Change.
Spare Change is a reactive ability that costs 15 CP to equip. It is activated after second enemy appears in Battle Music Sequences (BMS). It deals damage relative to current points and total points will be decreased. It is learned by Edge (level 45), Galuf (level 50), Edgar (level 25), Rinoa (level 50), Laguna (level 75), and Vaan (level 45). It can be taught to any character by using the Millionaire's Tome.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]
Takeover is the job level 6 ability for the Merchant. The user spend their level times 50 pg to deal damage to one target that is equal to the money spent.
Takeover is the job level 7 command ability for the Merchant. It allows the user to spend their level times 50 pg to deal damage to one target that is equal to the money they spent.
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
Gil Toss is a popular attack for people who use a cheating device or glitch to gain infinite gil, causing unbelievable damage to an opponent. An example would be in Final Fantasy X-2: if the Samurai dressphere is used and the accessory Invincible (which removes the 9,999-damage cap) is equipped, all the player needs to do is simply use Spare Change and contribute all of their gil. This tactic, which also works in other games, is often used to defeat strong enemies in a matter of seconds.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Gil Toss references a popular series of Japanese novels from the 1930s about a policeman in the Edo period named Zenigata Heiji, who captured criminals by throwing coins at them.