This page contains ways of acquiring various abilities found in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.

Physical abilities[edit | edit source]

Ability Acquirement
Garb Shops Enemy Drops Treasure Spheres
Attack Equilibrium Sorcery shop (provided for leveling up tutorial) Gorgonopsid, Rafflesia
Blitz Candy Raver, Velvet Bouncer, Bold Vanguard, Sohei Savior, Flower of Battle Reaver
Light Slash Red Mage Niblet, Goblin
Punt Martial Monk Skata'ne

Magic abilities[edit | edit source]

Ability Acquirement
Garb Shops Enemy Drops Treasure Spheres
Ruin Loyal Servant
Quick Ruin White Mage
Buster Ruin Red Mage
Fire Shining Prince Gremlin
Rapid Fire Black Mage
Firaga Crimson Bloom Temple of the Goddess
Flare Astral Lord Caius Ballad (Hard Mode) God's Sanctum
Blizzard Cold Rebellion Gremlin Temple of the Goddess
Quick Freeze Black Mage
Blizzaga Violet Twilight Temple of the Goddess
Chill Astral Lord Snow Villiers (Hard Mode) God's Sanctum
Thunder Mist Wizard Gremlin
Thundara L'automne
Thundaga Black Rose Temple of the Goddess
Surge Astral Lord Grendel, Parandus (Hard Mode) God's Sanctum
Aero Woodland Walker, Utsusemi Gremlin
Aerora L'automne
Tornado Astral Lord Noel Kreiss (Hard Mode) God's Sanctum
Element Mist Wizard+ Arcangeli Temple of the Goddess
Elementa Spira's Summoner Arcangeli Temple of the Goddess
Elementaga Bhunivelze
Magnet Chocobo Eater
Ultima Ultimatus

Defensive abilities[edit | edit source]

Ability Acquirement
Garb Shops Enemy Drops Treasure Spheres
Guard Dust and Shadow Gertrude
SteelGuard Sun in Bloom Goblin
Mediguard Déjà Vu, Miqo'te Dress, Midgar's Flower Girl Flanitor
Heroic Guard Pallas Athena Ereshkigal (Hard-Mode)

Ailment abilities[edit | edit source]

Ability Acquirement
Garb Shops Enemy Drops Treasure Spheres
Dispel White Mage, Cyber Jumpsuit
Disaster Aeronite (Hard-Mode)

EP abilities[edit | edit source]

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