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Whirlpool in Final Fantasy III (3D).

Whirlpool (渦潮, Uzushio?, lit. Whirling Tides), also called Waterspout, Whirlwater, Leeching Current, and Whirl, is a recurring ability in the series. It is often an enemy ability, but also an ability the party may use by the Geomancer job. It often deals Water-elemental damage.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy III[edit | edit source]

In the NES, Waterspout is an ability used by the Geomancer job from the Terrain command when fighting on the Sea terrain. It deals Water-elemental damage to all enemies.

In the 3D version, Whirlpool deals Ice and Water-elemental damage to all enemies. It can only be used on terrain that has water.

Final Fantasy V[edit | edit source]

Whirlpool is an ability of the Geomancer job. It reduces one enemy's HP to a single digit. It can be used on the following terrain, Beaches, Walse Tower, Ocean, Ship Graveyard, Guido's Cave, and Istory Falls.

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

Leeching Current is an enemy ability that steals HP with a water current from targets in an Area of Effect. It is used by Angler Orobon, Ornery Orobon and Nuhn.

Final Fantasy XIV[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Mystic Quest[edit | edit source]

Whirlwater has an attack power of 200 and deals Water-elemental damage to both party member. It's an ability used by Water Hag.

The Final Fantasy Legend[edit | edit source]

Whirl is an ability that has 3 uses and has an attack power of 4 which damages all enemies, the damage formula is base on Mana. This ability is used by Scylla, Dagon, Kraken, Leviathn, and Sei-Ryu2.

Final Fantasy Legend II[edit | edit source]

Whirl is a magical attack that has five uses, it also increases a Robot's HP by 9. The damage formula for Whirl is the user's Mana x8, and target's all enemies. This attack can be used by Dagon, Dolphin, Kraken, Leviathn, Nymph, Scylla, and Sei-Ryu.

Final Fantasy Legend III[edit | edit source]

Whirl is a Ice-elemental attack that damages all enemies. Tempest, BoltRay, Kraken, Selkie, Dagon, and Gill Man can use this attack.

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia[edit | edit source]

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Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[edit | edit source]

Whirlpool is an ability.

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Final Fantasy Artniks[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy All the Bravest[edit | edit source]

Whirlpool is an ability used by Cagnazzo.

World of Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

Waterspout is an active water-elemental ability that inflicts magical water damage bypassing defense for 4 AP. It can be used by Nightsqual and Sharqual.

Whirlpool is an active water-elemental ability that inflicts magical water damage and Slow on a single target for 5 AP. It can be used by Mega Nightsqual, Sea Worm, and Syldra★.

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

A whirlpool is a swirling body of water produced by the meeting of opposing currents.

A waterspout is an intense columnar vortex (usually appearing as a funnel-shaped cloud) that occurs over a body of water. They are connected to a towering cumuliform cloud or a cumulonimbus cloud.

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