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Nightingale in Final Fantasy V Pixel Remaster.

Nightingale (ナイチンゲール, Naichingēru?) is a recurring ability in Final Fantasy series. It has no recurring effect.


Final Fantasy V[]

Nightingale is an Animals ability that can be randomly summoned when user reaches level 10. They restore HP to the party as well as remove darkness and poison. It is a good alternative to White Magic in early stages, as it allows the player to save MP for tougher encounters and restores more HP than group-cast Cura in addition to removing two status ailments.

Final Fantasy XI[]

Nightingale is a Merit ability for Bards at level 75. The ability halves the time to cast and recast songs, and lasts for a duration of 1 minute. The ability may be used every 10 minutes, with further Merit upgrades decreasing the recast time.

Other media[]

Nightingales appear in one Dance ability of Mog in Final Fantasy VI, the Forest Healing ability within Forest Nocturne.


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Nightingale is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but is now more generally considered to be an Old World flycatcher, Muscicapidae. It belongs to a group of more terrestrial species, often called chats.