Cyclonic in Final Fantasy VI (GBA).

Great Whirlwind (大旋風 or だいせんぷう, Daisenpū?), also known as Cyclonic, Gale, and Great Gale, is a recurring enemy ability in the series. It is a Wind-elemental attack commonly used by the Zu family of enemies as well as various dragon-type enemies.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy VI[edit | edit source]

Cyclonic is an enemy ability used by Platinum Dragon, Wyvern, Galypdes, Vasegiatta, Crystal Dragon, Kaiser Dragon, Storm Dragon, Dragon Aevis, and Chimera. It reduces the party's HP to 1/16 of their current HP with a 75% hit rate and for 20 MP. It fails on targets immune to Death, and the ability can be utilized by the player through Gau.

Final Fantasy VII[edit | edit source]

Great Gale is an enemy ability used by Zuu, Tonadu, and Blue Dragon, which inflicts Wind-elemental physical damage and Blind to the party.

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

Great Whirlwind is an enemy ability that deals Wind damage to targets in front with an additional Choke effect. It is used by the Manticore family.

Final Fantasy XII[edit | edit source]

Gale is an enemy ability used by Bellwyvern, Dreadguard, and Dheed, which inflicts Wind-elemental physical damage to all party members within a range of 4 and area of Self 3. It has a CT of 3, 75 base potency, 100% accuracy, and 100 Knockback.

Final Fantasy Legend III[edit | edit source]

Cyclone is an enemy ability that deals Tornado-elemental damage to all enemies. It can be used by Remora, Wyrm, Gill Man, and Maitreya.

Final Fantasy Dimensions[edit | edit source]

Great Gale is an enemy ability used by Elder, which puts one party member into Critical HP.

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[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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Etymology[edit | edit source]

A whirlwind is a weather phenomenon in which a vortex of wind (a vertically oriented rotating column of air) forms due to instabilities and turbulence created by heating and flow (current) gradients.

In meteorology, a cyclone is an area of closed, circular fluid motion rotating in the same direction as the Earth.

A gale is a very strong wind.

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