Magic Break as seen in Final Fantasy IX.

You place too much trust in your Magicks!

Auron, Final Fantasy X

Magic Break (マジックブレイク, Majikku Bureiku?), also known as Rend MP, Addle, and Rend Magick, attacks the target's Magic Power or their MP, similar to the ability Mind Break.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy IX[edit | edit source]

Reduces the enemy's Magic.

Description

Magic Break is one of Steiner's Sword Arts. It costs 4 MP to use, and can be learned for 25 AP from the Flame Saber. It has a 50% accuracy rate, but can be used repeatedly.

The formula is as follows:

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Final Fantasy X[edit | edit source]

Magic Break in Final Fantasy X.

Magic Break is a skill found on Auron's section of the Sphere Grid. It costs 8 MP to perform and damages an enemy with a chance to apply the Magic Break status. It can be taught to an aeon with four Mana Springs.

Unlike the Magic Break skill, Auron's Banishing Blade Overdrive has a 100% chance of inflicting the status.

Final Fantasy X-2[edit | edit source]

Magic Break is a Swordplay ability that damages one enemy and lowers its Magic by 2 levels. It is learned by the Warrior dressphere for 30 AP, and costs 4 MP to use.

Final Fantasy XII[edit | edit source]

Addle in Final Fantasy XII.

Addle is a Technick that reduces an enemy's Magick Power. It can be performed repeatedly on the same enemy.

In the original version, Addle lowers Magick Power by 50%, has a charge time of 45, and a base accuracy of 66%. It can be purchased in Rabanastre and Archades for 3,500 gil, and licensed for 30 LP.

In the Zodiac versions, Addle lowers Magick Power by 30% plus 1, has a charge time of 35, and a base accuracy of 45%. Enemies with the Safety augment are no longer immune to its effects. Addle is found in a treasure in the Special Charter Shaft of the Henne Mines, and has a 10% chance of appearing. It requires 50 LP, and is learned by Foebreaker, Archer and Time Battlemage, although the Time Battlemage must acquire the license for Zeromus first. When Vossler joins as a guest, he can also use Addle. Thus, the player can get access to the technick early, and take on some hunts with Vossler to make use of it, such as the Rocktoise.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings[edit | edit source]

Rend Magick is an enemy ability that lower one foe's Magick. It is used by Rinok, Sky Pirate, and Sky Soldier.

Final Fantasy Tactics[edit | edit source]

A technique that reduces the target's MP.

Description

Rend MP (Magic Break on the PS) is an ability available to the Knight job class, learned for 250 JP, which reduces the target's MP. It reduces the target's MP by approximately half (rounded up).

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance[edit | edit source]

Magicbreak in Tactics Advance.

Deals damage to MP.

Description

Magicbreak is used by both Soldiers and Warriors. It can be learned from the Ancient Sword for 200 AP and deals MP damage, the element is the same as the equipped weapon.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[edit | edit source]

Rend MP is an ability for the Warrior and Soldier classes, learned for 250 AP from the Falchion for the Warrior and by the for 250 AP from the Ancient Sword for the Soldier. It damages a target's MP.

Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[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]

Damage and reduce MAG for one enemy

Description

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War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[edit | edit source]

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Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]

Bravely Default[edit | edit source]

Skull Bash is the job level 11 ability for the Pirate It deals the same damage as a conventional attack to one target, and for four turns, lowers the target's magic attack by 25%. The lower limit for M.Atk is 75%. it costs 9 MP to use.

Bravely Second: End Layer[edit | edit source]

Skull Bash is the job level 8 command ability for the Pirate. It allows the user to deal the same damage as a conventional attack to one target, and for four turns, lower the target's M.Atk by 25%. The lower limit for M.Atk is 75%. It cost 9 MP to use.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Rebirth Flame (01/18/2011). Final Fantasy IX – Battle Mechanics Guide. GameFAQs. Archived from the original on 25th August 2020.
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