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Cryohelix
MP 26
Effect Deals ice damage that gradually reduces a target's HP.
Duration Unknown
Casting Time Unknown
Recast Time 41 seconds
Magic Type Elemental Magic
Element Ice
Jobs SCH 26

Cryohelix is a Black Magic spell in Final Fantasy XI. It deals Ice damage that gradually reduces a target's HP. The damage dealt is greatly affected by the weather. It can be obtained by Scholars at level 26 an bought from the merchant Layton in The Eldieme Necropolis at the Shadowreign era, costing a total amount of 7,986 gil.

EtymologyEdit

Cryo- comes from Ancient Greek κρύος (krúos) meaning "icy cold, chill, frost".

A helix (pl: helixes or helices) is a type of smooth space curve, i.e. a curve in three-dimensional space. It has the property that the tangent line at any point makes a constant angle with a fixed line called the axis. Helices are important in biology, as the DNA molecule is formed as two intertwined complementary antiparallel helices, and many proteins have alpha helices in what is known as their secondary structures. The word helix comes from the Greek word ἕλιξ, "twisted, curved".

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