FFIV wiki iconFFV wiki iconFFD wiki iconFFRK wiki icon Return to Darkness (あんこくかいき, Ankokukaiki?, lit. Dark Recurrence), also known as Vanish and Dark Returns, is a recurring enemy ability in the Final Fantasy series.


Final Fantasy IVEdit

Vanish is used by Zeromus. Since there is no final attack system, this enemy ability is used to self-destroy, without displaying anything during battle.

Final Fantasy VEdit

Vanish, known as Dark Returns in the older translations, is used when hit by a Gold Needle. It is merely a death animation used by Objet d'Art and Alchymia.

Final Fantasy DimensionsEdit

Return to Darkness turns the user invisible, dodging all attacks. Also, deals damage and can inflict Poison, Attack Down, Defense Down, and Magic Defense Down. This ability is used by Asmodai

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

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Darkness, as the polar opposite to brightness, is understood to be an absence of visible light. It is also the appearance of black in a colored space.

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