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Skill refers to the abilities used by Zidane in Final Fantasy IX. They can be learned from equipping certain weapons, add-ons, and armor. Some Skills consume MP. The Skill command turns into Dyne when Zidane is in Trance; the more Skills Zidane unlocks, the more Dyne skills he can use while in Trance.

List of Skills[]

Name Effect Learned From AP MP Image
Flee Instantly escape from battle at the cost of 10% of the gil the party would have won from the battle. Dagger, Mage Masher, Zorlin Shape, Ultima Weapon, Germinas Boots 40 0 FFIX Flee.png
Escape from battle with high probability.
Detect Shows what items the enemy has to Steal, listed from the rarest to the most common. Mage Masher, Orichalcon 40 0 FFIX Detect.png
See the enemy's items.
What's That!? Causes enemies to turn around, resetting their ATB bars and allowing the characters perform a back attack on them. Butterfly Sword 40 2 What's That.png
Allows back attack.
Soul Blade Inflicts a status ailment on an opponent. The status ailment inflicted is the same as whatever status Zidane's current thief sword carries. 99% accuracy with thief swords, but always misses with daggers. The Ogre 35 6 Soul Blade.png
Draws out the hidden power in thief swords.
Annoy Inflict Trouble on an enemy. 50% base accuracy. Gladius, Sargatanas 50 4 Annoy.png
Causes Trouble to the target.
Sacrifice Zidane reduces his HP and MP to 0 and fully restores the other party members HP and MP. Exploda, Masamune 55 32 FFIX Sacrifice.png
Sacrifice yourself to restore HP and MP to the other party members.
Lucky Seven If Zidane's current HP ends in 7, randomly inflicts 7, 77, 777 or 7777 damage to a single enemy. If not, it inflicts 1 damage to the enemy. Gladius, Exploda, Rune Tooth, The Tower, Thief Hat 85 6 FFIX Lucky Seven.png
Deal physical damage by luck.
Thievery Inflicts damage to a single enemy. Damage = [(# of successful Steals * Zidane's Speed) / 2]. Steals done by Blank, Marcus, and Cinna count. Angel Bless, The Tower 100 8 Thievery.png
Deal physical damage to the target.

Other appearances[]

Zidane uses his Skills in his spin-off appearances in Pictlogica Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade, Final Fantasy Record Keeper and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius.