Hypnotize in Final Fantasy VIII.

Hypnotize (催眠, Saimin?; 催眠術?, さいみんじゅつ, Saimin Jutsu?, lit. Hypnosis), also known as Hypnosis, Hypno-sleep, and Mesmerize, is a recurring ability in the series, most often used by enemies. It inflicts Sleep to one target.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy III[edit | edit source]

Mesmerize is the level 1 ability used when summoning Shiva, which inflicts Sleep on all enemies with a 80% accuracy.

Final Fantasy IV[edit | edit source]

Tongue was renamed to Hypnosis for the Easy Type version. Hypnosis deals non-elemental damage and Sleep to one party member. It is used only by the Naga enemies.

Final Fantasy VIII[edit | edit source]

Hypnotize is an enemy ability used by Gayla, which inflicts Sleep to one party member.

Final Fantasy IX[edit | edit source]

Hypnotize is an enemy ability used by Black Waltz 2 and Hecteyes, which inflicts Sleep to one party member.

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

Hypnosis is an enemy ability that puts target in a cone area of effect in sight to sleep. It is used by the Ahriman family.

Final Fantasy Mystic Quest[edit | edit source]

Hypno-sleep is an enemy ability used by Dullahan, Ice Golem, Iflyte, Red Cap, and Thanatos. It inflicts Sleep to one party member.

Final Fantasy Legend III[edit | edit source]

Hypnosis is an enemy ability that inflicts one enemy with Sleep. It can be used by Centaur, Nitemare, Liz Duke, Liz King, Cracker, Commando, and Dwelg.

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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World of Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

Hypnosis is an active ability that inflicts Sleep on a single target for 4 AP. It can be used by Deathskull, Floating Eye and Undead Princess★.

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Hypnosis is "a special psychological state with certain physiological attributes, resembling sleep only superficially and marked by a functioning of the individual at a level of awareness other than the ordinary conscious state."

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