Final Fantasy VIII.

Shockwave Pulsar (ショックウェーブパルサー, Shokkuwēbu Parusā?) is a recurring ability in the Final Fantasy series.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy VIII[edit | edit source]

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Quistis Blue Magic "Shockwave Pulsar" from FINAL FANTASY VIII Remastered

Quistis's ultimate Blue Magic spell shows orbs lifting the enemies into a cloud-covered sky and a giant explosion engulfing them, dealing critical damage that may exceed the 9,999 limit. One of the final bosses also uses Shockwave Pulsar as its greatest attack.

Shockwave Pulsar can be learned from Dark Matter that can be acquired by refining 100 Curse Spikes with Tool-RF ability. In the PlayStation version, Siren must be at Level 100 for it to work (PC/Remastered versions do not require this). The only other way is through the PocketStation game Chocobo World. Since the PlayStation version of Chocobo World is exclusive to Japan, and the normal quest for the Dark Matter can be time-consuming, Shockwave Pulsar is one of the rarest skills.

The easiest way to collect 100 Curse Spikes is in the area with a save point in Deep Sea Research Center that spawns only Tri-Faces. They also give plenty of EXP for Siren to level up if she is not Level 100 already. Junctioning Siren as someone's sole Guardian Force allows her to get the entire EXP load after battle.

Shockwave Pulsar starts with a magic power of 150 at Crisis Level 1, and reaches 250 at level 4.

The formula, therefore, for the spell to deal maximum damage is as follows:

If the opponent's Spirit is at 0, and Shockwave Pulsar is at its maximum magic power, it can potentially inflict up to 34.000 damage.

Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)[edit | edit source]

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Ultimecia

Shockwave Pulsar is an HP attack for Ultimecia. By holding Square, Ultimecia charges an orb that is released in an arc and explodes on impact. It requires 40 CP to equip and costs 180 AP to master.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

Shockwave Pulsar is one of Ultimecia's HP attacks. Its properties were changed; the orb has been modified to remain in place for a few seconds before detonating, with a vacuum effect to pull the opponent closer. It requires 30 CP to equip and 130 AP to master.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT[edit | edit source]

Shockwave Pulsar is an HP attack for Ultimecia learned at level 2. Ultimecia summons an orb over her head that pulls opponent's closer then explodes.

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Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

In physics, a shock wave (also spelled shockwave), or shock, is a type of propagating disturbance. When a wave moves faster than the local speed of sound in a fluid it is a shock wave. Like an ordinary wave, a shock wave carries energy, and can propagate through a medium; however it is characterized by an abrupt, nearly discontinuous change in pressure, temperature and density of the medium.

A pulsar (short for pulsating radio star) is a highly magnetized, rotating neutron star that emits a beam of electromagnetic radiation.

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