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Gladiolus is a summonable vision and optional playable character in Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. He serves as a character representative from Final Fantasy XV, and has been available for summoning since the event The Frozen Cavern (which originally ran in November 2017 in the Global version).

StoryEdit

A young man spoken of in stories from the faraway land of Eos. Gladiolus is the eldest son of the Amicitia family charged with the protection of the kings of Lucis and their household, and was thus admitted into the Crownsguard. There he was trained in combat since childhood to fulfill the duties of his prestigious house, and was eventually tasked with teaching a young Prince Noctis to master the sword. Although his first impressions of the prince were not the best, he has known Noctis for more than 10 years now, and considers him an irreplaceable friend.
—Gladiolus (5★) description
A young man spoken of in stories from the faraway land of Eos. Gladiolus is the eldest son of the Amicitia family charged with the protection of the kings of Lucis and their household, and has thus been tasked with guarding the next king's, Prince Noctis, public and private life. He began training for his role as a bodyguard at the Citadel when he was young, and was officially admitted into the Crownsguard upon graduating from high school. As a member of one of the many prestigious families of Lucis, he is well acquainted with a wide array of people. Gladio is also said to be popular with the ladies, as he is not afraid to speak his mind.
—Gladiolus (6★) description

Gameplay Edit

Gladiolus is a 5-7★ Rare Summon. His job is listed as King's Shield, and his roles are Tanking and Physical Damage. He has no innate element or status ailment resistances. His Trust Master reward is the heavy shield Ziedrich (DEF+70, SPR+35, HP +15%), which grants the passive Ziedrich (gives a 30% chance for the equipped unit to counter physical attacks with a 100% ATK self-boost). His Super Trust Master reward is the passive ability Chosen King's Shield.

His awakening materials are the following:


Stats Edit

Gladiolus's stats at his highest levels are as follows (with no passive abilities taken into account), along with the maximum amount of stat points that can be increased through pot-enhancements:

Rarity Level HP MP ATK DEF MAG SPR Drop Check*(Maximum burst stone drops per hit)
5★ 80 2957 (+360) 115 (+40) 116 (+16) 107 (+16) 79 (+16) 101 (+16) 5 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
6★ 100 3845 (+510) 150 (+65) 151 (+26) 120 (+26) 103 (+26) 132 (+26) 6 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
7★ 120 4998 (+900) 195 (+90) 196 (+40) 212 (+40) 171 (+40) 189 (+40) 6 FFBE Limit Burst crystal


Abilities Edit

Gladiolus has four ability slots. He has no magic affinity.

Rarity 5★
Ability Lv. Learned
Tempest 1
Survival*(Passive) 8
Dawnhammer 30
Antagonize 48
HP +10%*(Passive) 67
Auto-Regen*(Passive) 80
Rarity 6★
Ability Lv. Learned
Reflex*(Passive) 1
Auto-Refresh*(Passive) 16
King's Shield*(Passive) 22
SPR +20%*(Passive) 31
Large Sword Mastery*(Passive) 40
Riled 55
DEF +30%*(Passive) 55
Cyclone 63
Intercept 84
Royal Guard 100
Limit Burst

Impulse (ライジングインパルス, Raijingu Inparusu?, lit. Rising Impulse) is Gladiolus' Limit Burst. Somewhat unique, it is a 1-hit attack that deals partially-unmitigated damage to all enemies, ignoring their DEF by 50%. It also increases Gladiolus' chance of being targeted to 100% for three turns, effectively being a provoke-type ability.

The damage modifier will depend on Gladiolus' LB level:

Rarity Name Change in Effect Cost
5★ Impulse Base (Lv. 1) Damage dealt (3.5x) 16 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
Max (Lv. 20) Damage dealt (4.45x)
6★ Impulse Base (Lv. 1) Damage dealt (4x) 20 FFBE Limit Burst crystal
Max (Lv. 25) Damage dealt (5.2x)
7★ Impulse Base (Lv. 1) Damage dealt (?x) ? FFBE Limit Burst crystal
Max (Lv. 30) Damage dealt (?x)


Equipment Edit

Gladiolus can equip the following weapon types: swords, greatswords, katanas, axes, hammers and maces.

He can equip the following armor types: light shields, heavy shields, hats, helms, clothes, light armor and heavy armor.

He can equip accessories.

Gallery Edit

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