Absorb is a line of spells and abilities which lower the stats of the target and increase the user's by an equal amount.
Absorb Strength is an ability found in Final Fantasy IX. It is used by both the boss incarnation and the crystal incarnation of Tiamat. It deducts a small amount from the Strength stat and adds it to Tiamat's own.
- Absorbing Kiss is an ability used by Leeches which absorbs a random attribute.
- Mind Drain is an ability used by Magic Pots which absorbs the target's Mind.
- Whispers of Ire is an ability used by certain Evil Weapons which absorbs 2-5 random attributes from all targets within range.