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When are Fire Breath and Flamethrower treated as the same attack? If they aren't, the two of them should have separate pages. Drake Clawfang 02:00, December 3, 2009 (UTC)

I'm sure it's assumed that they're one and the same from game to game, due to the Blue Magic spell. Xenomic 02:26, December 3, 2009 (UTC)

/* Final Fantasy III */ Where...? Edit

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"I'm removing /* Final Fantasy III */ unless the Enemy Abilities page is unfinished." - Notice the huge blue template at the top of the page. Doreiku Kuroofangu 02:28, October 13, 2011 (UTC)

Big oops. I started scrolling down before even looking at the top of the Enemy Abilities page. How the heck did I manage that?! I apologize. Catuse167 02:32, October 13, 2011 (UTC)

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I agree, Flamethrower is usually used by machine type enemies while Fire Breath is usually used by beast (Dragon, etc). Fenrir9 (talk) 17:48, February 24, 2015 (UTC)


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Etymology Edit

The etymology given assumes that the technique is talking about the flamethrower device, 火炎放射器 (Kaenhoushaki). Those kanji are literally read as something like "Flame-throwing-device". However, the kanji used here are only the ones which mean "Flame-throwing". It's most likely that the translators threw in the 火炎放射, didn't notice the dictionary listed the word with an additional kanji and went with that, but I guess you could finagle the etymology to say it's something like "Flame Thrower", where the "Thrower" is referring to the user of the technique, rather than a device. MTG, at least, translates this as a more idiomatically correct "Cone of Flame" -- basically, the name of this technique is referring to what a flamethrower does, rather than what it is. In any case, the etymology needs to be fixed.(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ (ಠ_ೃ)Bully! 18:33, May 30, 2015 (UTC)

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