Final Fantasy XI spellLuminohelix
|Effect||Deals light damage that gradually reduces a target's HP.|
|Recast Time||41 seconds|
|Magic Type||Elemental Magic|
Luminohelix is a Black Magic spell unique to Scholars in Final Fantasy XI. The spell will do Light damage to a target over time. The amount of damage is greatly affected by the weather. It can be bought from the merchant Layton in The Eldieme Necropolis at the Shadowreign era for 8,940 gil.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Lumino derives from lumina.Lumina is the plural form of the Latin word lumen, meaning "light" (in the sense of radiance, brightness). An alternate definition of lumen is "eye". In anatomy, a lumen, plural lumina, means opening or space. "Lumen" is used to describe the interior space of an anatomical structure, such as a blood vessel.
helix (pl: helixes or helices) is a type of smooth space curve, i.e. a curve in three-dimensional space. It has the property that the tangent line at any point makes a constant angle with a fixed line called the axis. Helices are important in biology, as the DNA molecule is formed as two intertwined complementary antiparallel helices, and many proteins have alpha helices in what is known as their secondary structures. The word helix comes from the Greek word ἕλιξ, "twisted, curved".A