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|Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Enemy|
|Item drops||Ether Coil|
|Notes||1: Unleash physical attacks, or deal lightning damage. The effect is greater in the instant following the enemy's attack.|
The Desdemona is an enemy from Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.
Staggering Desdemona increases the drop rate of Beat Down to 100%.
|Condition||Stagger Point||Stagger Decay||Max Preservation||Preservation Decay|
|Stagger Power: physical and Lightning-imbued attacks x1 (x2 after Rush), spells x0|
|Condition||Duration||Added Effect||Effect Duration||Iterative Resistance|
|No further staggering|
Desdemona is a character in William Shakespeare's play Othello, a Venetian beauty who enrages and disappoints her father, a senator, when she elopes with Othello, a man several years her senior. When her husband is deployed to Cyprus in the service of the Republic of Venice, Desdemona accompanies him. There, her husband is manipulated by his ensign Iago into believing she is an adulteress and she is murdered by her estranged spouse.