FFIX wiki iconFFX wiki iconDFF2008 wiki iconD012 wiki icon Skill (秘技, Higi?, lit. Secret Technique) is a recurring ability in the Final Fantasy series, which vary greatly between installments in size and nature.


Final Fantasy IXEdit

Skill is a command available to Zidane Tribal which contains a multitude of abilities with varying effects. Through his abilities, Zidane can, for example, escape a battle with certainty, scan foes for loot to steal, sacrifice himself to fully restore his allies' health, or cause status ailments based on his equipped thief sword.

While in Trance, Zidane's Skill is changed to Dyne, a new command with powerful damaging abilities that correspond to each of Zidane's learned skills.

Final Fantasy XEdit

Skill is one of the four commands. Skill abilities deal physical damage with an added effect, which can range from stealing items or inflicting status ailments to reducing recovery time from the attack.

All characters can use skill provided they have acquired them in the Sphere Grid.

Dissidia Final FantasyEdit

Skills are collectible abilities usable at the boards of the Story Mode. The player has five skill slots available and skills are preserved between playthroughs.

Dissidia 012 Final FantasyEdit

Skills are collectible map abilities, but can only be used at Gateways, and are still preserved between storylines and gateways. The skills available have also changed since Dissidia, the most notable addition being Chain Skills.

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