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Vampire in Final Fantasy V.

Feast on the target's blood to restore HP.

Vampire (吸血 or きゅうけつ, Kyūketsu?, lit. Bloodsucking) and Absorb (吸収, Kyūshū?, lit. Absorption) are similar abilities whose difference is that the former often inflicts Sap to the target. These two abilities also resemble the Drain spell as they both drain the target's HP.

Vampire has been called Blood Suck, Blood Feast, Bloodfeast, Raid, Leech, Red Feast, Absorb, and Blood Drain. Absorb has been called Leech, Suction and Lifefont.

Appearances[]

Final Fantasy IV[]

Bloodfeast (also called Vampire and Blood Suck) drains the target's HP and inflicts Sap. It is used by Blood Bat (2D and 3D), Vampiress (Vampiress and 3D), Abyss Worm (Abyss Worm and 3D), Apparition (2D only), Blood Eye (2D and 3D), Cave Bat (2D and 3D), Echidna (2D only), Gigas Worm (2D only), Left Arm (2D and 3D), Right Arm (2D and 3D), Succubus (Succubus and 3D), and Vampire Bat (2D and 3D).

Absorb has been called Suction and Lifefont (3D version) before, it restores HP equal to 1/3 of the user's current HP. It is used by Black Knight (2D and 3D), Fell Knight (2D and 3D), Succubus (Succubus and 3D), and Zeromus EG.

Final Fantasy IV -Interlude-[]

Bloodfeast is used by Cave Bat, Blood Bats, Vampire Bat, and Vampiress. It drains the target's HP and inflicts Sap

Absorb is an ability used by Black Knight which restores HP equal to 1/3 of the user's current HP.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years[]

Bloodfeast is an enemy ability used by the Blood Bats, Vampiress, and Blood Eye. It drains the target's HP and keeps doing it afterward. Calca can use the ability Bloodfeast with his Jive command.

Final Fantasy V[]

Absorbs HP from one enemy.

Description

Vampire (Red Feast in Anthology) is a Blue Magic spell that costs 2 MP to cast. It acts as a mix between Drain and ????. The formula for how much damage Vampire deals is:

(Caster's Max HP - Current HP)/2.

In the GBA version, Vampire will attempt to drain all missing HP instead of just half. In the iOS/Android/Steam versions, the spell always fails against Heavy targets, which include most bosses.

Vampire can be used without having to obtain the spell by catching and then releasing a Steel Bat, Blood Slime, Dark Aspic, Mercury Bat, or Shadow.

Final Fantasy VI[]

Leech (Raid in previous releases) is used by several monsters, which is no different in visual effect than the Drain black magic spell the party can use. Its Spell Power is 40 and its Hit Rate is 100, and the damage is inverted if the target is Undead. It cost 20 MP for the enemy to use. Mandrake, Figaro Lizard, Hidon, Apparition, and Crawler.

Blood Feast (Red Feast in previous versions) is the special attack of Number 128. It is a low-powered physical attacks that deals damage to one target and heal the user's HP.

Final Fantasy VII[]

The enemy ability Absorb is a physical attack used by Twin Brain and Chekhov that inflicts damage to its target, which its user then receives back in HP.

Blood Suck is used by Black Bat, Evilhead, and Rilfsak. It deals minor non-elemental damage and drains HP from the target.

Final Fantasy VIII[]

Vampire is an enemy ability used by the Grat and the Glacial Eye, which deals and absorbs a small amount of HP. The ability Absorb is learned through the GFs Pandemona and Doomtrain, and is a command ability usable by the party. It provides the same effect as the spell Drain, albeit roughly half as powerful, but is not affected by Shell or Reflect.

Final Fantasy IX[]

Absorb is an enemy ability used by Hecteyes, Prison Cage, Seeker Bat, and Malboro. The abilities Absorb More and Absorb Even More are used exclusively by Seeker Bat.

Final Fantasy X[]

Absorb is an enemy ability used solely by Yunalesca in her first form. It drains an amount of health equal to half of a target's maximum HP and restores her own HP.

Final Fantasy X-2[]

Absorb is an enemy ability that many enemies uses in the Fiend Arena in the International and HD Remaster versions, as well as Vegnagun (leg), Baralai, and Black Elemental. It absorbs 3/16 of a target's remaining HP and MP.

Final Fantasy XI[]

Blood Drain
MP 10
Effect Drains enemy HP.
Duration N/A
Casting Time 4 sec
Recast Time 90 sec
Magic Type Blue Magic
Element Dark
Jobs BLU 20

Blood Drain is a Blue Mage skill learned from Giant Bats. It Drains an enemy's HP for 10 MP. It is ineffective against undead enemies. It costs 2 Blue Magic Points to set. When set, it grants HP -5 and MP +5. It takes 4 seconds to cast and can be recast every 90 seconds.

Blood Drain is also an enemy ability used by the Giant Bat family.

Final Fantasy XII[]

Leech is an enemy Technick that restores the user's HP equal to the damage caused while ignoring the target's defense. It is used by Garchimacera, Mimic, Zombie (Female), Mimeo, Vampyr, Bug, Pandora, Seeker, Gargoyle, Thunderbug, Redmaw, Ghoul, Abysteel, Imp, Pit Fiend, Gargoyle Baron, Buer, Banshee, Elvoret, Bloodwing, Aerieel, Anubys, Killbug, Ithuno, Larva Eater, Arioch, Drowned, Velelu, and Phyllo.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings[]

Leech is a melee type ability that deals light non-elemental damage and drains the target's HP. It is used by Vampyr.

Final Fantasy Tactics[]

Vampire (Blood Suck on the PS) can be used by Messam Elmdore, the undead form of Zalbaag Beoulve, and Vampire Cat when an ally with the Beastmaster ability is standing next to it. The ability has a 100% hit rate, and will drain 25% of a target's HP. It has a 25% chance of inflicting the Vampire status effect.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[]

Vampire is an enemy ability used by the Bloody Orb enemy, which deals non-elemental damage to a target and absorbs HP.

Final Fantasy Legend II[]

Absorb is a magical attack that has 15 uses, it also increases a Robot's HP by 9. The damage formula for Absorb is the user's Mana x6. It absorbs 25% of the damage, but cannot absorb from Para protected enemies. This attack can be used by Cicada, DarkRose, Gloom, Kusanagi, Madame, Moaner, Mosquito, and Swallow.

Final Fantasy Legend III[]

Absorb is an ability that drains the HP from a single enemy and adds it to its own. The ability can be used by Gargoyle and Liz King. Character's who have transformed into these monsters will have access to this ability.

Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light[]

Bloodfeast is an enemy ability used by the Blood Bat and Vampire Bat enemies. The ability deals non-elemental damage to a target and absorbs their HP.

Final Fantasy Dimensions[]

Bloodfeast is an enemy ability used by Steel Bats and Blood Bats. It deals damage to a target and absorbs the damage dealt as HP.

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Pictlogica Final Fantasy[]

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Final Fantasy Artniks Dive[]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[]

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Final Fantasy Explorers[]

Steal HP from enemies. You will take less damage while attacking.

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[]

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World of Final Fantasy[]

Leech is an active ability that uses dark power to absorb HP from a single target for 3 AP. It can be used by Werebat.

It is also an enemy ability used by Werebat and Vampire Prime.

Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[]

Bravely Default[]

Blood Thirst is a Vampirism ability learned by Vampires at job level 3. It allows the character to absorb from one target an amount of HP equal to the damage dealt by a normal attack.

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Etymology[]

Vampires are mythological or folkloric beings who subsist by feeding on the life essence, generally in the form of blood, of living creatures. Although vampiric entities have been recorded in many cultures, and may go back to "prehistoric times", the term vampire was not popularized until the early 18th century.

Trivia[]

  • In the 2000 film version of Charlie's Angels, the two boys are playing Final Fantasy VIII and are controlling Squall and Quistis in a battle in the Training Center. They are fighting against two Grats and one of the Grat is seen using the Vampire ability.