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.
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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.
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.
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.
Cyclone is an enemy ability that deals Tornado-elemental damage to all enemies. It can be used by Remora, Wyrm, Gill Man, and Maitreya.
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Etymology[edit | edit source]
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.A
cyclone is an area of closed, circular fluid motion rotating in the same direction as the Earth.In meteorology, a
gale is a very strong wind.A