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Thunder (サンダー, Sandā?), also known as Bolt, Lit, Elec, and Thunder 1, is a recurring Black Magic spell from the Final Fantasy series. It is the basic Lightning-elemental spell and deals electrical damage.
Thunder is effective against metallic enemies, machine enemies, Water-based enemies, and Air-based enemies.
It is called Electro (Greek for "thunder") in Spanish, Tuono or Fulgor (Italian and Latin for lightning respectively) in Italian and Blitz ("lightning") in German.
- 1 Appearances
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- 1.32 Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light
- 1.33 Final Fantasy Dimensions
- 1.34 Final Fantasy Dimensions II
- 1.35 Dissidia Final Fantasy
- 1.36 Theatrhythm Final Fantasy
- 1.37 Pictlogica Final Fantasy
- 1.38 Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade
- 1.39 Final Fantasy Artniks
- 1.40 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 1.41 Final Fantasy Explorers
- 1.42 Final Fantasy World Wide Words
- 1.43 Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
- 1.44 World of Final Fantasy
- 1.45 Chocobo Racing
- 1.46 Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon
- 1.47 Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon
- 2 Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances
- 3 Gallery
- 4 Etymology
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Deals lightning damage to one foe.
Thunder (LIT on the NES and Bolt1 in Final Fantasy Origins) is a Level 1 Black Magic spell that is bought in Cornelia. It can only be learned by the Black Mage, Black Wizard, Red Mage, Red Wizard, and Ninja job classes. Thunder can be cast by Rakshasa, Water Naga, and Spirit Naga.
In the NES and Origins releases the spell deals between 10 and 40 damage to one foe, and cost one level 1 charge. In the Dawn of Souls and 20th Anniversary Edition releases it deals damage relative to the caster's Intelligence and costs 5 MP to cast.
Deals lightning damage.
Thunder (Bolt in Origins) is a Black Magic spell that inflicts Lightning-elemental damage to one or all foes. The damage increases depending on the spell's level. Any character can learn Thunder by having them use the Thunder Tome (Bolt Scroll in Origins).
Leila starts with the Thunder spell when she first joins the party.
|Effect||Allows the target to learn Thunder when used outside of battle. Casts Thunder VIII when used in battle.|
|Buy||Altair, Mysidia, Machanon|
|Drop||Dark Magician, Magician|
|Cost||400 gil (Origins)|
|150 gil (Dawn of Souls, 20th Anniversary Edition)|
Causes lightning damage.
Thunder (also called Bolt) is a Black Magic spell learned by Rydia (level 5), Palom (default), Tellah (default), and Fusoya (default). It has a casting time of 1, costs 5 MP to cast, and has a spell power of 16 in 2D versions (20 in 3D versions). It can be also be cast by using the Thunder Rod as an item in battle.
In the Easy Type version, the casting time was reduced to 0 and the spell was renamed Thunder 1.
Thunder is a Black Magic spell and it can be used by several party members throughout the game. It costs 5 MP to cast. In Palom's Tale, Leonora learns the weaker version Thunder? which only costs 2 MP to cast.
Thunder is a level 1 Black Magic spell that Black Mages and Red Mages can use. It costs 4 MP to cast and can be bought in Tule, Carwen, Karnak, and Crescent for 150 gil. It is one of the spells that can be cast from the Wonder Wand for free, and is an Added Ability to the Blitz Whip.
Thunder can be used with the Spellblade command to adds Lightning-element to weapon attacks. If used against an enemy weak to the element, it doubles power and pierces defenses.
Attacks with lightning.
Thunder (also called Bolt) is a Attack spell the espers Ramuh, at a x10 rate, and Bismarck, at a x20 rate, can teach. It costs 6 MP to cast, has a hit rate of 150, power of 20, and is vulnerable to Runic. Thunder is an Added Ability of the Thunder Blade.
Bolt is the primary lightning spell on the Lightning Materia. It is initially equipped on Cloud and can be bought in many towns. It costs 4 MP to cast, and has a spell power equal to 0.5x the base magic damage.
The enemies Dark Nation, Crown Lance, and the boss Lost Number can use the spell. Crown Lance will only ever use the spell when it is in the back row, while Lost Number has the spell in its initial form, but it is never used.
Thunder is the first ability of Lightning Materia, costing 5 MP to cast. It deals a small amount of Lightning-elemental damage to one target, but will never miss.
Thunder is an Elemental Magic Materia. It is a ranged spell, costs 10 MP to cast, has a yellow materia generation system and inflicts a base damage of 50 at level one. It also inflicts Paralysis on enemies.
Thunder fires a single bolt of lightning, potentially hitting multiple enemies. The variant Dark Thunder acts similar to Thunder but has the added effect of inflicting Poison and Silence. Thunder costs 6 MP, while Dark Thunder costs 8 MP.
The Thunder spell can be used if the Thunder Materia is equipped on the Vincent's gun. It is the most powerful Materia and its spells cost the most amount of MP. It hits with short range and can hit multiple enemies.
Thunder is a basic and common spell that can be drawn from multiple enemies and draw points, as well as refined from common items using Quezacotl's T Mag-RF. Casting Thunder in battle increases compatibility with Quezacotl by 1, but lowers compatibility with Leviathan by 0.4 and with Eden by 0.2. Thunder can also be junctioned to deal or resist Thunder-elemental damage.
Causes Thunder damage to single/multiple targets.
Thunder is a Black Magic spell Vivi can learn with 25 AP by equipping the Glass Buckle or Silk Shirt. It costs 6 MP to cast and has a spell power of 14. It can be reflected and works with Return Magic. Thunder can be cast by Black Waltz 2, Black Waltz 3, Ghost, Plant Brain, Plant Spider, Python, Skeleton, and Type A.
Thunder is located on Lulu's section of the Sphere Grid, although the spell is available to all characters. It is the first Black Magic spell that Lulu uses (tutorial), and she also uses it to help Tidus and Auron from a large fiend when they are separated from the others. Thunder seems to be Lulu's signature spell. In the Oblitzerator battle, the player can hit a crane with Thunder spell three times to activate it.
Thunder is a Black Magic spell already learned in the Black Mage dressphere. It costs 4 MP to cast. Thunder can also be used via Yuna's Festivalist ability Ltng. Sandals, by equipping the Thunder Spawn Garment Grid, or by equipping the Yellow Ring accessory. Thunder can be cast by a large array of enemies, the first being the very first boss, ????.
Final Fantasy XI spellThunder
|Effect||Deals lightning damage to an enemy.|
|Casting Time||0.5 seconds|
|Recast Time||2 seconds|
|Magic Type||Elemental Magic|
|Jobs||BLM 21, SCH 24, GEO 29, RDM 29, DRK 35|
Thunder is a tier 1 Elemental Magic spell that can be used by Black Mages, Scholars, Geomancers, Red Mages, and Dark Knights. When cast, the spell deals Lightning-elemental damage to a single enemy. A Scroll of Thunder can be purchased from from a vendor for 3,768 gil or less, depending on fame.
Thunder can be used by any party member who has purchased the Black Magick 1 license for 15 LP. The spell can be bought in several locations for 200 gil and initially costs 8 MP to cast.
In the Zodiac versions, the spell is first available in the shop in Barheim Passage and can be bought from Rabanastre thereafter. It is also found in Trial Mode Stage 18 in a treasure (with Diamond Armlet) Thunder can only be used by the Black Mage job class, although Fran can use it in any job.
Deal lightning damage to target.
Thunder is a Ravager ability that deals lightning-elemental magical attack against target foe. It has an ATB cost of 1 and an Attack Power of 1.0. It can be learned by Lightning (stage 1), Sazh (stage 4), Vanille (stage 4), Hope (stage 3), and Fang (stage 7).
Thunder is a Ravager ability that deals lightning-attribute magic damage. It has an ATB cost of 1 and a modifier of 1.0. It can be learned by Serah (role level 3), Noel (role level 35), Albino Lobo (5), Apotamkin (1), Debris (1), Grand Behemoth (1), Lightning (1), Nekton (22), Pink Lily (1), Pleuston (1), Valfodr (1), Zaghnal (1), and Zwerg Scandroid (8).
Thunder is also a Mage ability for Lightning in the "Requiem of the Goddess" downloadable content scenario. It is learned at level 1 and has an ATB cost of 1. It inflicts lightning-attribute magic damage.
Deals lightning-attribute magic damage to target.
Thunder is a basic ability that deals Lightning-attribute magic damage to a target. At level 1, its ATB Cost is 15, its attack is .4x, its Stagger Power rating is C and its Stagger Time rating is E.
Thunder appeared as an ability in the original version that dealt lightning-elemental damage to the target and nearby enemies. At the initial release, Thunder was a Conjurer spell available for use at Rank 1 and it cost 3 action points to set. After the release of patch 1.20, Thunder became a Thaumaturge spell available at level 1 and only damaged a single enemy.
Thunder is a Thaumaturge spell available at level 6. The ability deals thunder-elemental damage to a single target with the potency of 30 and deals damage over time with a potency of 40 for a period of 12 seconds.
At the the initial release, Thunder could be used by all Disciples of Magic and their upgraded forms. After the release of patch 2.1, Thunder could only be used by Thaumaturges and Black Mages exclusively.
Verthunder is a level 4 Red Mage spell, it has 50% chance of activating Verfire, it increases Black Mana by 11, it has a long cast time of 30 seconds, so it should be only used under the effect of dualcast.
Some enemies such as Lightning Sprites can use the original direct damage version of Thunder as a regular attack.
Thunder is a type of magic available for Noctis Lucis Caelum. It works like an item the player can equip instead of a weapon. Thunder spreads when cast on water or other wet surfaces, and is especially active in rainy weather. Party members and Noctis himself will get shocked if they get too close to the effect. Electon is the highest-tier magic in Elemancy.
Black magick that strikes targets with lightning.
Strip away the ground with glistening blades! Bolt!
Upon casting (PlayStation)
Thunder is learned by the Black Mage. It only costs 50 Job Points to learn, and only requires 6 MP to cast. It has a speed of 25 and has a vertical range of 1. Bolt and its advanced forms are strengthened during rainy weather.
Calls down lightning to deal damage.
Thunder is a spell that deals lightning damage. It can be learned for 100 AP by the Black Mage from the Rod and Red Mage from the Stinger. It costs 6 MP to cast, has a range of 4, and a Magic Power of 30. It is stealable through the ability Steal: Ability. It is also susceptible to Return Magic and Absorb MP.
Thunder is a spell that deals lightning damage to the target. It can be learned for 100 AP by the Black Mage from the Rod, Red Mage from the Stinger, and Viking from the Broadaxe. It costs 8 MP to cast and has a range of 4.
There are various Thunder 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.
Thunder Magicite can only be found in dungeons. Once found, the player can cast it until they leave that dungeon. By combining Magicite, the player can cast higher level Thunder spells. It deals minor Lightning damage and shocks nearby enemies.
The Ring of Thunder is an accessory that allows the player to cast Thunder magic all the time.
Thunder Magicite can be found in dungeons or purchased at the Magic Goods stand in Rebena Te Ra. Thunder Magicite can only be used once, so players can carry from 1 to 99 Thunder Magicite. Thunder Pockets can be found or purchased from the Mog Mart so players can carry more. It deals minor lightning damage and zaps enemies.
Thunder is the level 1 Lightning spell, exclusive to the Black Mage class, and caps at level 100. It deals lightning damage to one enemy, can be used up to three times per battle, and up to five times a day.
Thunder is a Wizard-type spell that deals heavy Thunder-elemental damage. It can be repelled. It is found in a Battlefield near Fireburg. Phoebe is able to cast the spell as well. There is also two enemy versions of Thunder, one with an attack power of 20 and another with an attack power of 100.
The Lit spell shoots a thunderbolt in a straight line at a monster. It is acquired by defeating Golem in Mt. Rocks, and cost of 2 MP to cast.
Elec is an ability that has 10 uses and has an attack power of 4 which deals Elec damage to a group of enemies, the damage formula is base on Mana. This ability is used by Giant, Elec Eel, Garuda, KingCrab, Squid, BoneKing, Ki-Rin, Lilith, Mantis, Dagon, Kraken, Lich, Nike, Susano-O, and Leviathn.
Thunder is an ability that has 10 uses and has an attack power of 4 which deals Elec damage to a group of enemies, the damage formula is base on Mana. This ability is used by Thunder, Sei-Ryu, Tiamat, and Sei-Ryu2.
A Magic Book called Elec appears with a book icon before its name. It cast Thunder, and can be bought in Base Town, Port Town, Hidden Town, and Ameyoko for 500 GP. It has 20 uses and an attack power of 6, the damage formula for Elec is base on Mana. Deals Elec-elemental damage to one group of enemies.
Thunder is a magical attack that has 15 uses, it also increases a Robot's HP by 9. The damage formula for Thunder is the user's Mana x7. The ability target's one group of enemies, and deals Thunder-elemental damage. This attack can be used by KingCrab, Kirin, Kraken, Leviathn, Lich, Lilith, Mantis, Nike, Nymph, Sprite, Squid, Susano-O, Sylph, Ten-Gu, Thunder, Titania, and Magnate.
A Magic Book called Thunder appears with a book icon before its name. It cast Thunder, and can be bought in numerous towns across the various worlds for 6800 GP or found in chests. It only has 30 uses, and also increases a Robot's HP by 45 when equipped on them. The damage formula for Thunder is the user's Mana x10, deals Thunder-elemental damage to one group of enemies.
There is also an enemy attack that also goes by the name of Thunder, this ability doesn't cost any MP to use and also deals Thunder elemental damage to one enemy.
Thunder is a low level Black Magic spell. It costs 2 AP to cast and it has a spell power of 3. The spell can only be used if the Thunder Tome item is in the character's inventory. The spell can only be purchased in Spelvia for 500 gil.
Firion's Thunder summons several lightning bolts over the opponent's head. It is learned at level 16, and costs 20 CP to equip and 120 AP to master. Each hit of Thunder has 5 power and generates 2 EX Force.
Onion Knight's Thunder sends three balls of electricity that spread out and pause in the air before striking the opponent to begin a Chase Sequence, or it can be chained into Thundaga or Flare. In his EX Mode, Thunder sends five orbs out around Onion Knight instead of three in front of him. It costs 20 CP to equip and 60 AP to master. Each orb of Thunder has 6 power and generates 12 EX Force.
Squall has a variation of Thunder called Thunder Barret, which sends a string of bolts forward to drag the opponent closer. Squall learns the attack at level 6, and it costs 30 CP to equip and 120 AP to master. Thunder Barret deals more damage the further the opponent is from Squall, each hit has 4 power and generates 4 EX Force.
Firion can use Magic Arts: Bolt which can be chained up to three times in succession, and can also be chained into his other spell attacks as well. It needs 15 CP to equip and 90 AP to master. Magic Arts: Bolt executes fast and causes downwards Wall Rush.
Onion Knight's Thunder needs 10 CP to equip and 20 AP to master, and initiates a Chase and chains into Thundaga or Flare. Each hit of Thunder has 3 power, 4 in EX Mode, and generates 3 EX Force.
Squall's Thunder Barret is learned at Level 9, and needs 15 CP to equip and 90 AP to master. Thunder Barret's ending lag is cancelled out if it hits the opponent, allowing Squall to quickly hit with another attack afterward. Each hit of Thunder Barret has 3 power and generates 9 EX Force.
Thunder is a Bravery attack for Lightning. It creates a quick bolt of lightning in front of her and strikes twice more on contact, leading to a Chase Sequence. Lightning learns Thunder at level 8, and it needs 30 CP to equip and 80 AP to master. Thunder has a total of 10 power and generates 90 EX Force.
The upper limit for Shantotto casting Thunder with Spirit Magic: Thunder is 2000 Bravery. Thunder has 12 power and generates between 24 and 36 EX Force when chaining into another attack, 60 EX Force when dealing HP damage.
Thunder is a reactive ability that activates in Battle Music Sequences every time the player gets a Good or better rating on 20 Slide Triggers, and deals low-power magic damage. Thunder is learned by Onion Knight, Cecil, Rydia, Vivi, Ashe, and Lightning.
Thunder is a reactive ability that costs 7 CP to equip. It is activated in Battle Music Sequences (BMS) each time the player receives GOOD or better on 20 Slide Triggers. It deals low strength magic damage. It is learned by Onion Knight (level 45), Krile (initially), Ashe (initially), Lightning (level 45), Hope (level 20), Benjamin (level 30), and Serah (initially).
Thunder is a Black Magic ability with a Rarity of 1☆. It deals light 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 Minor Black Orb x3, Minor Lightning Orb x3, and 1000 gil.
Conjure a small lightning storm in front of you that deals multiple hits.
Thunder is an active, thunder-elemental magic ability that inflicts magical thunder damage on a single target for 3 AP. It can be used by Death Searcher, Dramut, Flan, Joult, Kuza Kit, Metalliskull, Trihyde, and Zapt.
It is also an enemy ability used by Black Mage and Terra.
Thunder is a Lv. 1 spell that costs 1 SP to cast and attacks three grids forward.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]
Lightning is a single tech of Chrono that cost 2 MP to cast. It deals Lightning-elemental damage to a single target.
Thunder appears as a magic spell within the Forsaken Dungeon. The Basic Magic version drops a stream of lightning that shears through enemies and consume one Magic Stone when used. The Ultra Magic version drops a large bolt of lightning that flies across and deflects off walls, it consumes three Magic Stones when used.
Kingdom Hearts series[edit | edit source]
Thunder, together with its higher tiers Thundara and Thundaga, 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.
Thunder is a level 1 Black Magic. It deals minor lightning damage to one target and can be group-cast. It costs 5 MP to use. It can be bought in Caldisla, Yulyana Woods Needleworks, and Miasma Woods for 200 pg.
Thunder is also a level 1 Sword Magic. It imbues a weapon with a low-power lightning effect for ten turns. This will raise attack power by the amount of the magic effect. It costs 5 MP. It can be bought in Caldisla, Yulyana Woods Needleworks, and Miasma Woods for 200 pg.
Tekken 7[edit | edit source]
Noctis can use Thunder as one of his attacks. Within the Move List option, this attack is called "Thunder Impact" and "Thunder Strike".
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Etymology[edit | edit source]
Thunder is the sound caused by lightning. Depending on the distance and nature of the lightning, thunder can range from a sharp, loud crack to a long, low rumble (brontide).