Deprotect (デプロテ, Depurote?) is a recurring magic spell originating in Lightning Saga. It inflicts Deprotect reducing target's resistance against physical attacks, and occasionally deals minor magic damage.
Reduce target's physical resistance and deal magic damage.
Deprotect is an ability available to the Saboteur role that lowers an enemy's defense by 89%. It is classified as a debuff spell and can be inflicted by itself or used to cancel an enemy's Protect status. It costs 1 ATB gauge segment to cast and is a useful ability against enemies with high HP (e.g. Behemoths, for most of them are susceptible to it).
Deprotect is an ability available for Saboteurs. Deprotect, and its upgraded version, Deprotega, deal magic damage and reduce target's physical resistance by 30%. They also deal Wound damage. It is learned by Serah (level 1) and Noel (level 8).
Physical versions of the spell exist, known as Deprotect II and Heavy Deprotega. While the magic abilities can be infused into another Saboteur Paradigm Pack monster, the physical ones cannot.
Armor Breaker, despite its name, is a damage enhancement rather than a debuff. It is also a role ability, an auto-ability available for the Commando role. It boosts the character's strength when targeting an enemy whose physical resistance is set to "Resistant" or "Halved". It can be learned by several monsters in the Paradigm Pack, but not Noel and Serah.
Deprotect is a debilitating attack that reduces the target's physical resistance and deals magic damage. It has an ATB cost of 25, Multiplier of 0.20, and a duration of 30. It is a locked ability on the Passion Rouge garb.