Reduce one foe's HP to 0 after a short time.
Countdown is a Time Magick spell that requires the Time Magick 3 license to use. It has a 55% chance to inflict Doom to one target at the cost of 8 MP, and can be reflected. It can be bought for 3,100 gil at Eruyt Village after obtaining Lente's Tear, Mt Bur-Omisace, Rabanastre after defeating Bergan, and Nalbina Fortress after defeating Bergan. It can be used as an enemy ability by Brainpan and Hydro.
In the Zodiac versions, it now has a 60% accuracy, requires the Time Magick 6 license to use, and can only be used by the Time Battlemage job. It can only be found as treasure at Stilshrine of Miriam (Ward of Velitation).
countdown is a sequence of backward counting to indicate the time remaining before an event is scheduled to occur.A