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This page lists all enemy abilities appearing in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.

List of enemy abilities Edit

# Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
1,000 Needles Physical Does minor damage (1K). Only reduced by amount of guard defence. Cactair

A Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Absolute Barrier
Absolution
Aero Magic Dryad, Gaunt, Gremlin, Noel Kreiss
Aeroga Magic Dryad
Aerora Magic Dryad, Gaunt, Noel Kreiss, Noel Kreiss+
Almagest Strong reflected stellar energy beam. Causes heavy damage if not guarded. Bhunivelze (3rd form)
Annihilation
Armor of Chaos
ATB Charge Support Charges user's ATB and bestows Vigilance on him. Noel Kreiss
Attack Physical Deal physical damage to a target. Gaunt, Snow Villiers++, Noel Kreiss, Vali
Awakening Aggressive attack mode. Ereshkigal

B Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Batter Up
Belch
Big Bang Physical Deals large physical damage. Meteor Javelin's finisher. Noel Kreiss+
Biohazard Injection Triffid
Bite Physical Zaltys
Black Hole Powerful version of Magnet. Aeronite
Blast Wave
Blaze Burst Zaltys
Blessing of Shadows Support Bestows Enaero, Haste, and Shell on the user. Noel Kreiss
Blizzaga Magic Deals large ice-based magic damage. Snow Villiers++
Blizzara
Blizzard Magic Gremlin
Blood Sword Physical Deals damage and fully absorb it as HP. Skeleton
Body and Soul
Boulder Tackle
Bravery
Breath of Rancor Causes "Poisoned" status if undefended. Grendel, Parandus
Brutal Bash Physical Deals large physical damage to a target. Snow Villiers++
Bulb Smash Aster Protoflorian

C Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Cataclysm
Change: Commando Physical attack mode. Vulnerable only to magic attacks. Caius Ballad
Change: Ravager Mmagic attack mode. Vulnerable only to physical attacks. Caius Ballad
Chaos Charge Snow Villiers++
Chaos Geyser
Charge Hanuman
Charged Smash
Chef's Special Heavy damage fire-based attack. Chocobo Eater
Chill
Chimes of Darkness Support Bestows Enaero, Haste, Bravery, and Shell on the user. Noel Kreiss+
Chomp Damaging bite attack. Chocobo Eater, Earth Eater
Cloak of Chaos
Cooldown
Counter Drive Snow Villiers++
Cranial Plant Physical Ramming charge attack. Launches target if unguarded. Aster Protoflorian
Cross-Counter
Cura
Curse

D Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Damnatio Memoriae Barrage of explosive airborne projectiles. Causes heavy damage if unguarded. Bhunivelze (4th form)
Damnation
Dancing Mad Stellar collision with ground. Causes heavy damage (~20K) if unguarded. Bhunivelze (2nd form)
Daze Strike
Deathscythe Bhunivelze (3rd Form)
Debrave Temporarily weakened strength.
Defaith Temporarily weakened magic.
Deshell Temporarily lower magic resistance.
Depths of Despair Snow Villiers++
Deshell Ailment Deals magic damage and reduce target's magic resistance. Gaunt
Disaster Aeronite (Hard-Mode)
Dispel
Divine Efflux Eye-beam attack. Will launch target if unguarded. Bhunivelze (4th form)
Divine Punishment
Diving Strike Physical Reaver
Doom Count-down timer resulting in death if caster is not staggered or defeated before it reaches zero. Bhunivelze (1st Form)
Dragon Breath Physical Heavy fire-based damage. Aeronite

E Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Eerie Soundwave Meonekton
Efflorescence Physical Aster Protoflorian
Electrify
Element
Elementa
Elementaga
Energy Blast
Esuna
Evil Eye
Exa Meteor
Exoproofing: Fire Support Aster Protoflorian
Exoproofing: Ice Support Bestows Enfrost and Faith on the user. Aster Protoflorian
Exoproofing: Lightning Support Aster Protoflorian
Exoproofing: Wind Support Bestows Enaero and Regen on the user. Aster Protoflorian
Eye of Bahamut Caius Ballad

F Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Faith
Falling Star Bhunivelze (2nd form)
Fed Up Physical Leaves (flies away) if not staggered or defeated within three minutes of beginning any phase in battle. Aeronite
Final Judgment Ereshkigal
Fira Magic Reaver
Firaga
Fire Spirit Bhunivelze (2nd form)
Fire Magic Gremlin
Fists of Destruction
Flame Cyclone
Flamesparka
Flare
Fogga
Force Darts Small exposive projectiles. Can be very damaging if unguarded. Meonekton

G Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Gale Fang Physical Charges at the enemy hitting it once, then performs seven rapid slashes, performs a backflip and throws a javelin at the enemy dealing large damage. Noel Kreiss
Gathering Energy...
Genethliac Hymn Spire-like form where juggled elemental "bolts" often hit any close bystanders. Immune to ground-level melee attacks. Bhunivelze (2nd form)
"Getting Peckish"
Giga-Graviton Caius Ballad, Bhunivelze (1st form)
Giga Meteor
Gloria Mundi
Glutton Physical Moderate damage bite. Niblet
Grand Impulse Tail snap causing damaging electrical discharge. Ereshkigal
Graviton

H Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Haste
Heartless Angel A pair of encircling spirits. Causes heavy damage or death if unguarded. Bhunivelze (4th form)
Heave Physical Ramming charge attack. Launches target if unguarded. Reaver
Heavenly Storm Physical Series of wing flaps that result in cyclone-like air damage. Zomok
Heel Kick Physical Heavy downward talon slash. Skata'ne
Helldriver Flying body slam. Can stun, leading to damaging chain attacks. Chimera
Hellflare Deals large damage and ignores resistances. Aeronite
Hellhowling Physical Non-elemental air pressure attack. Chimera
Hellkraft Heavy flame burst. Chimera
Hexine
Holy Blade Bhunivelze (3rd form)
Hurricane Slash Noel Kreiss
Hypernova Stellar attack that bypasses all defenses. Causes severe damage (~45K) or death. Cannot be perfect guarded. Bhunivelze (3rd form)

I Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
"I Don't Feel So Good..."
"I'll Swallow Them Whole!"
"I'm Getting Angry!"
Ice Spirit Bhunivelze (2nd form)
Icestorma
Impact Driver Physical Deals physical damage. Can Launch the target. Snow Villiers++
Imperil
Imperil Strike Noel Kreiss
Inferno
Invigorate
Invoking Meteor...

J Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Javelin Physical Throw a javelin at a target. Noel Kreiss
Judgment Ereshkigal

K Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Knockback

L Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Launch
Lightning Clap

M Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Manadrive Missile Magic Aster Protoflorian
Mediguard Support Gurangatch
Megabite Physical High damage stagger attack. Gorgonopsid
Megaflare
Mega Meteor
Megaton Break Physical Charge attack that deals large damage, followed by Quake. Aeronite
Meteor
Meteor Javelin Physical Throw four javelins at the target from the air. Noel Kreiss, Noel Kreiss+
Meteor Unleashed Ereshkigal
Monad Beget Explosive tracking spheres. Detonated if not destroyed, causing extreme damage (~43K) or death. Can be perfect guarded. Bhunivelze (2nd Form)

N Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Nutrient Absorption Rafflesia

P Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Pain
Painga
Plaguebreath Inflicts "Poisoned" status. Gorgonopsid
Poison Strike
Potion Support Personal Guard
Protect
Protect Potion Support Personal Guard
Protective Circle Heavy barrier against physical attacks. Grendel, Parandus
Pulsar Burst
Pulverize

R Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Rage Aggression mode (glowing skin). Cyclops
Rampage
Ready!
Readying...
Recast Snow Villiers++
Regenerate Carapace Resheathes body in heavy scales. Gurangatch
Resonance
Rescue Support Flanitor
Riposte Snow Villiers++
Roar Physical Non-elemental air pressure attack. Aeronite
Ruin
Ruinga
Rush Ramming charge attack. Damages and knocks-back target if unguarded. Gertrude, Meonekton, Desdemona

S Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Sanctify
Seance
Shadow Clan
Shell
Shell Potion Support Personal Guard
Slow Strike Noel Kreiss
Smite
"So, Hungry!"
Spin Attack Triffid
Spin Jump
Spinning Slice Physical Strong "upright" mode melee attack with Shard Blade or Flesh Renderer Reaver
Spirit Barrier Resist magic damage. Ereshkigal
Spirit of Chaos Support Bestows Veil and Vigilance on the user. Snow Villiers++
Spirits Unleashed
Squash Physical . Cyclops
Stampede Zaltys, Zomok
Stomp Physical Heavy attack. Cyclops
Storm Front Physical Intense wing-flap wind attack. Zomok
Storm of Steel
Stormstrike Physical Strike enemy three times dealing wind-attribute physical damage to a target. Noel Kreiss
Summon Support Summons two Dryads. Dryad
Sunder Physical Reaver
Supernova
Surge
Swipe Attack

T Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Tail Hammer Zomok
Tail Pummel Zomok
Tera Meteor
Thundaga
Thundara
Thunder Eater Hanuman
Thunder Spirit Bhunivelze (2nd Form)
Thunderstoma
Tornado
Trine Ereshkigal

U Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Ultima
Updraft

W Edit

Ability Type Description Enemies
Walled Heart Resist physical damage. Ereshkigal
War Cry Increases physical strength. Gorgonopsid
Wind Breath
Wind Spirit Bhunivelze (2nd form)
Wings of Destruction Bhunivelze (2nd form)
Words of power intoned... Ereshkigal
Wrecking Ball Physical Dreadnought

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