Support materia is one of five subsets of materia in Final Fantasy VII. They add supplemental effects to paired Magic Materia and Command Materia. Support materia can be paired on weapons or armor with linked materia slots if compatible.
All support materia can only obtained once in the game; meaning that trying to obtain them again using chapter selection will won't reward duplicates. Where support materia were previously obtained, Healing Materia or other types of magic materia can be found.
List of materia[edit | edit source]
|Elemental Materia||Fire, ice, lightning, wind||Allows equipment to take properties of linked materia. When equipped on weapons, imbues attacks with elemental damage; when equipped on armor, it provides resistance to damage.||1||Weapon: 8% damage
Armor: Halves damage
|0||Reward: Collapsed PassagewayFound: Wall Market during In Search of Hope (must have completed all odd jobs)|
|2||Weapon: 15% damage
Armor: Nullifies damage
|3||Weapon: 23% damage
Armor: Absorbs damage
|Adds the element of the linked materia to your equipment, infusing your attacks with and gaining resistance to that element. When more than one is set, only the first takes effect. Works with fire, ice, lightning, and wind materia.|
|Magnify Materia||All magic materia||Allows spells to apply to multiple targets after the first.||1||60% reduction when expanded||0||Found: Sector 6 - Collapsed Expressway during "Working Together Again"|
|2||45% reduction when expanded||500|
|3||25% reduction when expanded||1500|
|Allows you to expand the range of spell with the linked materia. To switch back to a single target, press when selecting a spell.|
|Warding Materia||Poison, time, binding, subversion||Reduces debuff duration of linked materia||1||25% reduction||0||Reward: "On the Other Side"|
Found: "In Solitude"
|Great resistance to the linked materia's status ailment. Works with poison, time, bind, and subversion materia.|
|Synergy Materia||Fire, ice, lightning, wind, poison||Causes character to follow up an attack command from the player character with the linked spell||1||Activate Synergy||0||Required: Battle Intel Report 9 (buy for 100/5000 gil)|
|Allows an ally to follow the leader's attack command with an attack from linked materia. Works with fire, ice, lightning, wind, and poison materia.|
|HP Absorption Materia||Fire, ice, lightning, wind, poison, enemy skill, deadly dodge, parry||Recovers HP when unleashing an attack from linked materia||1||Absorb 20% damage dealt||0||Required: Battle Intel Report 19|
|2||Absorb 30% damage dealt||2500|
|3||Absorb 40% damage dealt||7500|
|Allows you to recover HP when unleashing an attack of the linked materia's type. Works with fire, ice, lightning, wind, poison, enemy skill, deadly dodge, and parry materia.|
|MP Absorption Materia||Fire, ice, lightning, wind, poison||Recovers MP when unleashing an attack from linked materia||1||Absorb 0.1% damage dealt||0||Required: Battle Intel Report 18|
|Allows you to recover MP when unleashing an attack of the linked materia's type. Works with fire, ice, lightning, wind and poison materia.|
|AP Up Materia||All||Doubles AP earned for linked materia||1||100% increase||0||Equip the pedometer materia and take 5,000 steps.|
|Increases amount of AP earned for linked materia.|
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Materia means "matter" or "substance" in Latin, Spanish and Italian; it also means "subject" in Italian and Spanish, and is the ascendant of Portuguese "Matéria".