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Thundaga (サンダガ, Sandaga?), also known as Bolt 3, Lit 3, Thunder 3, and Thunder III, is a recurring Black Magic spell from the Final Fantasy series. It is generally the most powerful Lightning-elemental spell.
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy
- 1.2 Final Fantasy III
- 1.3 Final Fantasy IV
- 1.4 Final Fantasy V
- 1.5 Final Fantasy VI
- 1.6 Final Fantasy VII
- 1.7 Final Fantasy VII Remake
- 1.8 Before Crisis -Final Fantasy VII-
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- 1.10 Final Fantasy VIII
- 1.11 Final Fantasy IX
- 1.12 Final Fantasy X
- 1.13 Final Fantasy XI
- 1.14 Final Fantasy XII
- 1.15 Final Fantasy XIII
- 1.16 Legacy Final Fantasy XIV
- 1.17 Final Fantasy XV
- 1.18 Final Fantasy Tactics
- 1.19 Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
- 1.20 Final Fantasy Tactics S
- 1.21 Final Fantasy Type-0
- 1.22 Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
- 1.23 Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light
- 1.24 Bravely Default
- 1.25 Final Fantasy Dimensions
- 1.26 Final Fantasy Dimensions II
- 1.27 Dissidia Final Fantasy
- 1.28 Theatrhythm Final Fantasy
- 1.29 Pictlogica Final Fantasy
- 1.30 Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade
- 1.31 Final Fantasy Artniks
- 1.32 Final Fantasy All the Bravest
- 1.33 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 1.34 Final Fantasy Explorers
- 1.35 Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
- 1.36 World of Final Fantasy
- 1.37 Chocobo Racing
- 1.38 Chocobo's Dungeon 2
- 1.39 Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon
- 1.40 Final Fantasy Trading Card Game
- 2 Non-Final Fantasy appearances
- 3 Names in other Languages
- 4 Gallery
- 5 Trivia
Appearances[edit | edit source]
Deals lightning damage to all foes.
Thundaga (LIT3 on the NES and Bolt3 Final Fantasy Origins) is a level 6 Black Magic spell which inflicts major Lightning-elemental damage to all enemies. In the NES and Origins releases, it inflicts between 60 and 240 Lightning damage, while in subsequent releases, damage dealt depends on the caster's Intelligence. Thundaga may be cast by Chronodia, Dark Wizard, and Chaos.
Thundaga is a Black Magic level 5 spell that causes heavy Lightning damage to one or all enemies and has a base power of 110. It can bought in Northeast Saronia or Doga's Village for 5,000 gil. It can be used by the Black Mage, Magus, Onion Knight (3D), and Sage. Its effect can also be used with the Heavenly Wrath item.
It can be used by Kum Kum.
Causes lightning damage.
Thundaga (Lit-3 in early versions and Thunder 3 in Easy Type) is a Black Magic spell that inflicts heavy Lightning damage to one or all enemies. It can be learned by Fusoya (default), Tellah (default), Palom (level 34), and Rydia (level 45 in 2D versions (41 in 3D versions)).
In the Easy Type version, the casting time was reduced to 3.
Thundaga is a Black Magic spell learned by imposter Rydia (level 45) and Palom (default). It deals major Lightning-elemental damage to one enemy or moderate damage to all enemies at the cost of 30 MP.
Thundaga is a Black Magic spell that costs 30 MP to cast. It is learned by Fusoya (initially) Golbez (initially), Rydia (level 30), Palom (level 43), and Leonora (level 82). Palom can use Twin Thundaga as a Band with another party member, which is a more powerful version of the spell. Fusoya and Golbez's Double Black Magic Band has a 30% chance of using Twin Thundaga.
Thundaga (also called Bolt 3) causes heavy Lightning damage to one or all enemies. It can be used by the Black Magic command used by the Black Mage job. This spell can only be purchased in Moore for 6,000 gil and costs 25 MP to cast. Thundaga can be cast by Barrier, Enuo, Exdeath in the first battle, Flaremancer, Fury, Melusine, Necrophobe, Neo Exdeath, and Omniscient.
Attacks with lightning.
Thundaga is an Attack spell (Bolt3 in older translations) deals heavy Lightning-elemental damage to one or all enemies. This spell can be learned from the esper Valigarmanda at a x1 rate, and costs 53 MP to cast. It has a hit rate of 150, power of 120, and is vulnerable to Runic. Thundaga can also be cast by various enemies, the earliest being by the Crane.
Bolt3 is the final spell of the Lightning Materia, and costs 52 MP to cast. It has a base spell power equal to 4x the base magic damage. If linked with an All Materia, its spell animation changes as it will hit all enemies. The spell is also available from the Master Magic Materia. Only the boss Bizarro∙Sephiroth and the enemy Christopher use the spell.
Thundaga is the final ability of Lightning Materia, costing 22 MP to cast. It deals a large amount of Lightning-elemental damage to one target, and will never miss.
Thundaga is an Elemental Magic Materia.
Thundaga fires many bolts of light forward, hitting multiple targets. Compared to Thunder and Thundara, Thundaga has the widest radius and longest range. Three variations of Thundaga also appear: Dark Thundaga inflicts damage and inflicts Poison and Silence statuses; Hell Thundaga inflicts Poison, Silence, Stop and Instant Death; and Tri-Thundaga fires lightning in three directions doing greater damage than Thundaga.
Thundaga costs 32 MP, Dark Thundaga costs 38 MP, Hell Thundaga costs 52 MP, and Tri-Thundaga costs 64 MP. Thundaga can be bought from Research Dept. QMC + for 10,000 gil and Hell Thundaga can be bought from Wutai Secret Shop for 15,000 gil; the others can be made through Materia Fusion.
Thundaga can be refined from items and can be drawn from enemies when the party's level exceeds 30. Casting Thundaga in battle increases compatibility with Quezacotl by 2.4, but lowers compatibility with Leviathan by 0.8. Additionally, Thundaga can be junctioned to deal and resist against Thunder-elemental damage.
Causes big-time Thunder damage to single/multiple targets.
It costs 24 MP to cast, requires 80 AP to learn, and has a spell power of 72. It can be reflected and works with Return Magic. Thundaga can be cast by Abadon, Earth Guardian, Grand Dragon, Kuja, Malboro, and Necron.
Thundaga is located in Lulu's section of the Sphere Grid, although all characters can obtain it. It has a spell power of 42 and costs 16 MP. Thundaga can be cast by Abaddon, Behemoth King, Chimera (Home), Chimera Brain, Coeurlregina, Greater Sphere, Imp, Jumbo Flan, Master Coeurl, Mindy, Seymour, Seymour Omnis, Sleep Sprout, Spirit, Varuna, and Wraith. It can be taught to an aeon via four Lightning Gems after obtaining Summoner's Soul from Belgemine.
Thundaga is available for the Black Mage dressphere. Learning it costs 100 AP and it costs 24 MP to cast. Thundaga can also be used when the player has gone through three nodes on the Thunder Spawn Garment Grid or while equipped with the Ochre Ring accessory. Thundaga can also be used via Yuna's Festivalist ability Ltng. Sandals, and hits either one or two enemies. Many enemies can also cast this spell.
Thundaga is a Level 5 Black Magick spell. Thundaga inflicts major Lightning-elemental damage to all enemies in range. It (initially) costs 42 MP to cast. The enemy ability Piercing Thundaga can break through Reflect status.
In the original version it is available for purchase in Balfonheim Port for 8,200 gil. It is part of the Black Magick 5 license for 35 LP.
In the Zodiac versions, Thundaga is on the Black Magick 9 license for 90 LP. It costs 40 MP to cast and costs 7000 gil to buy. It is part of the Black Mage board, and the Red Battlemage can acquire Thundaga's license by acquiring license for Cúchulainn first.
Kytes learns Thundaga at Level 18. It deals Lightning damage to all enemies around a designated target.
Deal lightning damage to targets within a wide radius.
Thundaga is a Ravager ability that deals Lightning damage in a range and launches Staggered opponents, as well as interrupts some enemy actions. It costs 3 ATB and has an Attack Power of 2.2. It can be learned by Lightning (stage 9), Sazh (stage 8), and Hope (stage 8). It can also be used by Odin, who can cast it at the cost of 1 ATB segment.
Thundaga is a Ravager ability that inflicts lightning-attribute magic damage on targets within a wide radius. It has an ATB cost of 3 and a modifier of 2.2. It can be learned by Serah (role level 41), Circuitron (15), Grand Behemoth (37), Lightning (10), and Valfodr (23).
Thundaga is also a Mage ability for Lightning in the "Requiem of the Goddess" downloadable content scenario. It is learned at level 7 and has an ATB cost of 4. It inflicts lightning-attribute magic damage on targets within a wide radius.
Deals lightning-attribute magic damage to enemies within a wide radius. Deals great damage to the target.
Thundaga takes 40 ATB to use and casting it causes Lightning to backflip. In the Temple of the Goddess there is a treasure sphere that contains Thundaga. The following enemies drop it after Day 7: Hanuman (12.5%, 20% after stagger), Chimera (22.5%), Schrodinger Ω (100%). In Hard Mode these enemies have a better chance of dropping it (x1.5) and can do so since the beginning of the game. Black Rose garb has Thundaga (LV5) as a locked ability.
Deals lightning damage.
Thundaga is a level 46 spell learned by Thaumaturges and is exclusive to the class. It deals high thunder elemental damage to a single target, and has a cast time of 5 seconds. Its critical damage can be increased by using it after a Thunder → Thundara combo.
Thunder III (Thundaga in the Japanese version) appears as a Thaumaturge ability available at level 46. The ability deals lightning-elemental damage to a single target with the potency of 60 and deals damage over time with a potency of 35 for a period of 24 seconds. This spell automatically replace the player's Thunder spell due to the Thunder Mastery II trait.
In addition, Sophia, the Goddess has access to her own version of Thunder III during the boss encounters with her. The ability is a donut-shaped area of effect attack that inflicts damage to those caught outside of the safe zone of the attack.
Thundaga is a type of spell created via Elemancy.
Black magick that strikes targets with lightning.
Heavenly bolts, come bring God's judgement! Bolt3!
Upon casting (PlayStation)
Thundaga is a Black Magick spell that deals Lightning damage in a radius. It can be learned by the Black Mage for 500 JP. It uses 24 MP and has a speed of 15. It can also be used via Arithmetician's Arithmeticks.
Most powerful lightning spell. Shoots many bolts.
Thundaga is learned by the Black Mage job from the Thor Rod for 300 AP. It costs 24 MP to cast, has a Magic Power of 50, and has a range of 4 with a vertical reach of 3. It is stealable through the ability Steal: Ability, and is also susceptible to Return Magic and Absorb MP. Thundaga is also one of the central spells of the Magestorm skillset used by Totema.
When cast, three lightning strikes from the top, left, and right corner will hit the target.
Thundaga is a spell that deals massive lightning damage. It can be learned by the Black Mage from the Thor Rod for 300 AP and Viking from the Gold Axe for 350 AP. It costs 18 MP to cast and has a range of 4.
There are various Thundaga spells and the spell's class depends on the user's Magic Power.
|In Chapter 2|
|Shoots a bullet straight forward.|
Charging this spell increases the number of bullets.
|Available at beginning|
|Sends out energy across a set range.|
|Use Thunder SHG at least 300 times|
|Sends out piercing energy across a set range.|
|Complete Escaping the Imperial Capital on Officer difficulty|
|Aims with crosshairs to shoot explosive bullets.|
|Complete SO "Defeat two snow giants with active leader" during Escaping the Imperial Capital|
|Shoot powerful Lightning-type bullets at the enemy.|
|Complete The Phantoma Menace VI during Chapter 7|
|Launches a explosive bullet that pursues its target.|
|Complete the SO "Defeat two Colossi" during The Clash on Big Bridge|
|Launch a slow but powerful Lightning-type bullet that pursues its target.|
|Learned during Moglin's "LTMG-101: Elementary Lightning Magic I " lecture in Chapter 3|
|Sends out a wave of energy around the user.|
Charging this spell increases the damage.
|Complete Machina's Struggle on Officer difficulty|
|Sends out a wave of energy around the user which lasts for a short time.|
Charging this spell increases the damage.
Thundaga can only be cast when fusing Thunder Magicite. The player must combine three Thunder Magicites to cast this. It deals major Lightning damage and shocks nearby enemies.
It is also an enemy ability used by Giant Crab.
Thundaga deals heavy lightning damage and zaps enemies. It can only be cast by piling three Thunder spells. If two target rings about to cast Thundara +1 line up perfectly, it'll cast Thundaga +1.
Thundaga is the level 20 Lightning spell, exclusive to the Black Mage class, and caps at level 100. It deals Lightning damage to all enemies, can be used once per battle, and up to three times a day. It requires three turns to cast.
Thundaga deals heavy lightning damage and zaps enemies. It can be cast be stacking three Thunder target rings.
Thundaga is a high level Black Magic spell. The spell costs 4 AP to cast and it has a spell power of 12. It can only be used if the Thundaga Tome item is in the character's inventory. The spell can be purchased in Spelvia for 5000 gil.
Thundaga is a level 5 Sword Magic spell. It imbues a weapon with a high-power lightning effect for ten turns. This will raise attack power by the amount of the magic effect. It costs 45 MP to use. It can be bought in Eternia for 3200 pg.
Thundaga is a level 6 Black Magic for the Black Mage. It deals major lightning damage to one target. This spell can be group-cast. It costs 45 MP to use. It can be bought in Caldisla and Chompshire for 12800 pg.
Thundaga I-III are magic attacks available only for Jornee to use. The spells can only be learned from her final Ramuh signet. All Thundaga spells deal heavy wind-elemental magic damage to a single enemy. The spells also deal extra damage against machine-type enemies and cost 45 MP.
In addition, Ramuh is able to use Thundaga III when he joins as a guest party member during the finale of the Eureka arc.
In the original free-to-play versions, Thundaga I-III could be used by any party member equipped with a Thundaga versions of the Ixion or Goblez OR signets. Each version of the spell dealt more damage depending on the summon's rank and had increased MP costs for each version of the spell.
Thundaga is one of Onion Knight's Bravery attacks. It chains from Thunder and summons two bolts of lightning to strike the opponent from above, initiating a chase sequence. It costs 30 CP to equip and 180 AP to master.
Shantotto uses Thundaga when casting Spirit Magic: Thunder while she has between 3000 and 6000 Bravery, which summons medium-sized lightning bolts to strike the opponent from above.
Garland using Thundaga
Lightning can use Thundaga as a Bravery attack. It creates a field of electricity in front of her that lasts for a period of time, initiating a chase sequence if it hits the opponent. It costs 30 CP to equip.
Garland has Thundaga as a Bravery attack. It calls a lightning bolt down around the opponent, and comes in both ground and aerial variants. Thundaga costs 30 CP to equip and 100 AP to master.
Shantotto can cast Thundaga with Spirit Magic: Thunder between 2000 and 4000 bravery.
Thundaga is retained by many of the returning characters, though Kefka's version can now be charged and shoots up to five bolts of lightning.
Thundaga is also one of Ramuh's HP attacks in his boss battle, launching several bolts of lightning in a star-like pattern from his position.
Thundaga is a reactive ability that activates in Battle Music Sequences every time the player gets a Good or better rating on 28 Slide Triggers, and deals high-power magic damage. Thundaga is learned by Terra at (level 75), Sephiroth (level 40), Vivi at (level 85), and Shantotto at (level 80).
Thundaga is a reactive ability that costs 25 CP to equip. It is activated in Battle Music Sequences (BMS) each time the players receive GOOD or better on 28 Slide Triggers. It deals full strength magic damage. It is learned by Rydia (level 80), Krile (level 70), Terra (level 80), Sephiroth (level 70), Vivi (level 75), Shantotto (level 65), Yuna #2 (level 90), Chaos (level 70), Ace (level 80), and Serah (level 75).
Thundaga is the ability that is used by the Black Mage during battle. It is also an enemy ability that is used by Hein and Yellow Element during battle.
Thundaga is a Black Magic ability with a Rarity of 3☆. It deals heavy lightning magic damage to one target, it can initially be used two times and it can be honed to Rank 5. It can be created by using Black Orb x5, Lightning Orb x8 and 5000 gil.
Conjure a huge lightning storm in front of you that deals multiple hits.
Thundaga in an active, thunder-elemental magic ability that inflicts magical thunder damage on all enemies for 7 AP. It can be used by Ramewl and Ramewl★.
It is also an enemy ability used by Pellinore, Plumed Knight (2nd), and Shantotto.
Thundaga is a Lv. 5 spell that costs 4 SP to cast and attacks to all enemies in a 7x7 grid around Chocobo.
Non-Final Fantasy appearances[edit | edit source]
Lightning II (also called Lightning2) is a single tech of Chrono and Magus that cost 8 MP to cast. It deals Lightning-elemental damage to all targets.
Kingdom Hearts series[edit | edit source]
Thundaga, together with its lower tiers Thunder and Thundara, appears in the series as a magic spell. The spell's effect has varied across different titles from single targeting spell to an area-of-effect spell.
Valkyrie Anatomia[edit | edit source]
Thundaga is a spell used by Agnès.
Names in other Languages[edit | edit source]
- Spanish: Electro++
- German: Blitzga
- Italian: Fulgoga
- French: Foudre X
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Trivia[edit | edit source]
- One of the actors in the Final Fantasy XII Suntory Potion Drink Commercial "casts" Thundaga.