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Countdown in Final Fantasy IX.

Invite slow, certain death with blows to pressure points.

Touch of Death (秘孔拳, Hikōken?, lit. Secret Pit Fist), also known as Countdown, Secret Fist, and Doom Fist, is a recurring ability in the series. It is an ability often utilized by the Monk class, which inflicts Doom and physical damage to one target.

Appearances[]

Final Fantasy IX[]

Casts Doom on the enemy.

Description

Countdown is an ability used by Amarant as part of his Flair skillset, learned for 40 AP from the Kaiser Knuckles. It has a 50% chance to inflict Doom on one enemy at the cost of 16 MP.

Final Fantasy XIV[]

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Final Fantasy Tactics[]

Cast down to hell with your fingers! Secret Fist!

Activation quote (Playstation)

Doom Fist is an ability of the Monk class, learned for 300 JP. It inflicts Doom to one target, with a range of 1 and a speed of 1.

The success rate for is:

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia[]

Touch of Death is a Bravery ability for Yda. It is a Melee Bravery attack. It has a fair chance of inflicting Poison on the target for 3 turns.

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[]

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Etymology[]

The Touch of Death (or Death-Point Striking) refers to any martial arts technique reputed to kill using seemingly less than lethal force targeted at specific areas of the body.

A countdown is a sequence of backward counting to indicate the time remaining before an event is scheduled to occur.

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