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Terra[edit]

She learns magic as she levels up and can use Morph.

Spells[edit]

  • Level 1 - Cure
  • Level 3 - Fire
  • Level 6 - Antdot
  • Level 12 - Drain
  • Level 18 - Life
  • Level 22 - Fire 2
  • Level 26 - Warp
  • Level 33 - Cure 2
  • Level 43 - Fire 3
  • Level 49 - Life 2
  • Level 57 - Pearl
  • Level 37 - Dispel
  • Level 68 - Break
  • Level 75 - Quartr
  • Level 86 - Merton
  • Level 99 - Ultima

Morph[edit]

Morph doubles her strength and halves damage to her temporarily. The amount to time she can be morphed for is directly proportional to the number of ability points (not MP, but AP gained after battle like EXP) she's accumulated since she last used this skill.

Locke's steal[edit]

Locke the "treasure hunter" can steal items from enemies and in certain parts of the game can change clothes and unlock doors.

  • Steal: Locke tries to take an item from an enemy. If he's successful, you gain that item immediately. This is the only way to get some items in the game.
  • Capture: With the Thief Glove relic equipped, this skill becomes Capture, which is simply attacking and stealing at the same time.
    • Capture appears in later Final Fantasy titles under the name "Mug."

Edgar's tools[edit]

Edgar can use various tools to inflict damage or status ailments on enemies.

Tool Effect Location
AutoCrossbow Attack all: non-elemental damage. Edgar joins with it
NoiseBlaster Debuff all: inflicts Confuse status. Figaro Castle: 500 GP
Bio Blaster Attack all: poison-elemental damage, inflicts Poison status. Figaro Castle: 750 GP
Chainsaw Attack 1: non-elemental damage, instant-defeat chance. Found in Clock Room in Zozo
Flash Debuff all: inflicts Darkness status. Figaro Castle: 1,000 GP
Drill Attack 1: non-elemental damage. Ignores Defense. Figaro Castle: 3,000 GP
Debilitator Debuff 1: inflicts a random elemental weakness. Figaro Castle: 5,000 GP
Air Anchor Attack 1: instant-defeat chance. Found in Fanatics' Tower

Sabin's blitzes[edit]

Sabin can do a variety of "martial arts" moves by inputting various button combos.

Name Level Effect Buttons combination
Pummel 1 Damages one enemy Left Dpad, Right Dpad, Left Dpad
AuraBolt 6 Does Holy damage to one enemy Down Dpad, Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png, Left Dpad
OR: Down Dpad, Down Dpad, Left Dpad
Suplex 10 Damages one enemy X Button, Y Button, Down Dpad, Up Dpad
Fire Dance 15 Fire damage to all enemies Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png
OR: Left Dpad, Left Dpad, Down Dpad, Down Dpad, Right Dpad
Mantra 23 Heals allies excluding Sabin R Button, L Button, R Button, L Button, X Button, Y Button
Air Blade 30 Wind damage to all enemies Up Dpad, Arcade-Stick-UR.png, Right Dpad, Arcade-Stick-DR.png, Down Dpad, Arcade-Stick-DL.png, Left Dpad (270° rotation)
OR: Up Dpad, Up Dpad, Right Dpad, Right Dpad, Down Dpad, Down Dpad, Left Dpad
Spiraler 42 Restores 100% of allies HP but kills Sabin R Button, L Button, X Button, Y Button, Right Dpad, Left Dpad
Bum Rush 70 Damages one enemy Left Dpad, Arcade-Stick-UL.png, Up Dpad, Arcade-Stick-UR.png, Right Dpad, Arcade-Stick-DR.png, Down Dpad, Arcade-Stick-DL.png, Left Dpad (360° rotation)
OR: Left Dpad, Left Dpad, Up Dpad, Up Dpad, Right Dpad, Right Dpad, Down Dpad, Down Dpad, Left Dpad

Note: The Bum Rush will be gained after meeting with Sabin's master Duncan in the World of Ruin.

Celes[edit]

Celes, like Terra, learns magic through leveling and has the somewhat useful Runic skill.

Spells[edit]

  • Level 1- Ice
  • Level 4- Cure
  • Level 8- Antdot
  • Level 13 - Imp
  • Level 18 - Scan
  • Level 22 - Safe
  • Level 26 - Ice 2
  • Level 32 - Haste
  • Level 32 - Muddle
  • Level 40 - Bserk
  • Level 42 - Ice 3
  • Level 48 - Vanish
  • Level 52 - Haste2
  • Level 72 - Pearl
  • Level 81 - Flare
  • Level 98 - Meteor

Runic[edit]

Runic absorbs magic spells cast by anyone on the field while in effect. Absorbed spells restore Celes' MP.

Cyan's sword techniques[edit]

Cyan can use SwdTechs to inflict more damage than he usually would do. Higher numbered techniques will require Cyan to wait a longer period of time. Cyan will eventually learn all of the techniques through leveling up, but participating in a certain event after getting Cyan back in the World of Ruin will result in all SwdTechs being learned instantly.

When in battle, try to give all your other characters commands before executing a SwdTech. This way, Cyan can charge his attack during the animations of your other characters attacks, and not waste any time.

  1. Dispatch - Attacks one enemy
  2. Retort - Counterattacks when hit
  3. Slash - Drains HP from enemy
  4. Quadra Slam - Attacks four times, hitting random targets.
  5. Empowerer - Drains HP and MP
  6. Stunner - Damages all enemies and may inflict Stop on them.
  7. Quadra Slice - Stronger version of Quadra Slam
  8. Cleave - Instantly kill all enemies. Will miss often.

Gau's rages[edit]

Gau can use the techniques of any monster he's Leaped into on the Veldt. To gain new rages, simply go there and have him use the Leap command to learn the Rages of both the enemies you currently face and the enemies that you will kill when Gau decides to rejoin the party on the Veldt.

See Rage List

Mog's dances[edit]

Mog can learn dances when he fights in different areas. Each dance has four separate possible effects, chosen randomly.

Dance Terrain Actions
Wind Song Veldt, plains, barren lands, Coliseum, airships
  • Attack: Wind Slash (7/16)
  • Support: Sunbath (6/16), cures HP to all allies
  • Attack: Plasma (2/16)
  • Attack: Cockatrice (1/16)
Desert Aria Deserts
  • Attack: Sandstorm (7/16)
  • Attack: AntLion (6/16)
  • Attack: Wind Slash (2/16)
  • Support: Meerkat (1/16), casts Haste on all allies
Forest Suite Forests, phantom forest
  • Attack: Leaf Swirl (/16)
  • Support: Forest Healing (/16), cures status ailments to all allies
  • Attack: Will o'the Wisp (/16)
  • Attack: Wombat (/16)
Earth Blues Mountain slopes, floating continent
  • Attack: Rock slide (7/16)
  • Attack: Sonic boom (6/16)
  • Support: Sunbath (2/16), cures HP to all allies
  • Attack: Boar Brigade (1/16)
Love Sonata Towns, buildings, castles
  • Attack: Will o'the Wisp (7/16)
  • Debuff: Apparition (6/16), inflicts confusion on one enemy
  • Attack: Snare (2/16)
  • Support: Tapir (1/16), cures status ailments to all allies
Dusk Requiem Caves, mines
  • Attack: Cave in (7/16)
  • Attack: Snare (6/16)
  • Attack: Will o'the Wisp (2/16)
  • Attack: Poison Frog (1/16)
Water Rondo Lethe river, Serpent Trench
  • Attack: El Nino (7/16)
  • Attack: Plasma (6/16)
  • Debuff: Apparition (2/16), inflicts confusion on one enemy
  • Support: Raccoon (1/16), cures HP and status ailments to all allies
Snowman Jazz Narshe snowfield (World of Ruin)
  • Attack: Snowball (7/16)
  • Attack: Avalanche (6/16)
  • Attack: Snare (2/16)
  • Support: Arctic Hare (1/16), cures HP to all allies

Setzer's slots[edit]

Setzer's Slot attack is exactly what it sounds like. Stop the slots on the right combination, and you'll get many varying effects.

  • GP Rain: With the Coin Toss relic, Slot becomes GP Rain. Setzer throws GP at the enemy for some damage.
Slots Combo Name Effect
3 Diamonds 7-Flush Attacks all enemies.
3 Chocobos Chocobop Attacks all enemies.
3 Airships H Bomb Attacks all enemies.
3 Bars Random Esper Summons a random Esper.
3 Dragons Mega Flare Same as Bahamut's Sun Flare.
2 Sevens and a Bar Joker Doom (bad version) Kills your entire party. Game over.
3 Sevens Joker Doom (good version) Kills all enemies instantly.
Anything Else Lagomorph Restores a small amount of HP to allies.

Shadow's throw[edit]

Shadow only has one skill: throw.

He can throw certain weapons and skeans. See Equipment.

Strago's lores[edit]

Strago can use some enemy skills once they have been used in a battle involving him. Starting from Final Fantasy 5, this skill has been known as Blue Magic.

Name MP Effect Learning location
Support spells
Pep Up 01 Support: Fully restores HP and MP to an ally, but the caster is removed from battle.
ForceField 24 Support: Nullifies a random elemental damage.
Pearl Wind 45 Support: Restores caster's current HP points to all allies.
Big Guard 80 Support: Casts Safe and Shell on all allies.
Disabling spells
Reflect??? 00 Disable: Inflicts Dark, Mute and Slow on enemies with Reflect status.
L.3 Muddle 28 Disable: Inflicts Confuse on all enemies whose level is a multiple of 3.
Sour Mouth 32 Disable: Inflicts Dark, Poison, Imp, Mute, Muddled and Sleep on one enemy.
Rippler 66 Disable: Switches status effects with an enemy.
Dischord 68 Disable: Cuts the target's level by half.
Attack spells
Aqua Rake 22 Attack (elemental): Water and Wind damage to all enemies.
CleanSweep 30 Attack (elemental): Water damage to all enemies.
Areo 41 Attack (elemental): Wind damage to all enemies.
L.? Pearl 50 Attack (elemental): Pearl (Holy) damage on all enemies whose level is a multiple of the last digit of your current GP.
Roulette 10 Attack (instant defeat): Kills a random member of the battle (enemy or ally).
Condemned 20 Attack (instant defeat): Casts Doom on one enemy.
L.5 Doom 22 Attack (instant defeat): Casts Doom on all enemies whose level is a multiple of 5.
Stone 22 Attack (non-elemental): Deals damage to one or all enemies, can inflict Confusion. If the HP of the caster and the target is the same, the damage increases.
Revenge 31 Attack (non-elemental): Deals damage equal to caster's max HP minus current HP.
L.4 Flare 42 Attack (non-elemental): Casts Flare on all enemies whose level is a multiple of 4.
Blow Fish 50 Attack (non-elemental): Deals exactly 1000 damages to an enemy.
Quasar 50 Attack (non-elemental): Non-elemental damage to all enemies.
GrandTrain 64 Attack (non-elemental): Non-elemental damage to all enemies.
Step Mine ??[1] Attack (non-elemental): Deals damage equal to number of steps divided by 32 to one enemy.
Exploder 01 Attack (non-elemental): Deals damage equal to caster's HP to an enemy, but kills caster.
  1. The MP cost of step mine equals the minutes of game played divided by 30.

Relm's sketch[edit]

Relm has one skill whose usefulness is mainly based on what she's fighting.

  • Sketch: This skill causes Relm to use an ability of the targeted enemy on an enemy. This skill is also the one that can cause the (in)famous Bugs and Glitches.
  • Manipulate: When the Fake Mustache relic is equipped, Sketch becomes Manipulate and gives Relm control of the chosen monster, if successful.

Umaro's berserker relics[edit]

While he has no innate skills, and cannot be controlled in battle, he can gain two through equipping relics.

  • Blizzard Orb: When equipped with this relic, Umaro will randomly use a blizzard attack that hits all enemies on the field.
  • Rage Ring: This relic makes Umaro randomly pick up a party member and throw them at an enemy. This attack adds Umaro's Battle Power to the Battle Power of the thrown character to decide the total damage dealt.

Gogo's mimic[edit]

Gogo can use almost any named skill (Rage, Throw, Tool, Blitz, Magic, Item, etc.) in addition to his own skill Mimic. (He can also accordingly augment these skills with relics, so as to use Capture instead of Steal, Control instead of Sketch, etc.) To give Gogo these skills, go to his status menu, and press the cursor right. You can then fill the three blank slots below the Mimic skill. Note that Gogo cannot be equipped with any of the following skills: Morph, Leap, Shock, Possess, Magitek, Health, or any of Umaro's moves.

Gogo will simply perform the last action done by a party member in battle. If it is magic, No MP will be spent. If no action has been taken, he will attack as if he had used the Fight command.