Calls upon the power of the forest to attack enemies and cure allies' status ailments.
Forest Nocturne's is as a Dance command used by Mog, and once used, can during the Dance duration use the Leaf Swirl (unblockable non-elemental damage to all enemies ignoring split damage reduction, and with a spell power of 50), Forest Healing (recovery from Blind, Poison, Petrify, Silence, Confuse, Sap, Sleep, Slow, and Stop) and Wombat (non-elemental damage to one opponent, unblockable, spell power of 88). As a Dance, it is learned when Mog fights in a particular location. The dance is associated with three battle backgrounds and it can be learned in the following locations; Forest, Phantom Forest, Phantom Train's battle background, Bomb forest, and Dinosaur forest.
Forest Nocturne is an Augment Ability, which improves stats once used and costs 5 CP. Its first level can be learnt by Firion, Rydia, Vivi and Ashe, and Aerith can unlock the third level of it. Rydia and Ashe have the first level of the ability innately, while Firion learns it at level 15 and Vivi at level 25. At level 1, it adds 20 Agility, and 40 Luck during EMS. At its second level, which is unlocked by Firion and Vivi at level 50, and by Rydia and Ashe at level 35 and 45 respectively, it adds 30 Agility and 45 Luck during EMS, but costs 10 CP to equip. The third level is unlocked by Aerith at level 25; by Firion, Vivi and Ashe at level 80; and by Rydia at 70. It adds 40 Agility and 60 Luck during EMS.
Forest Nocturne (Lv1) is a proactive ability 5 CP to equip. It increases parameters while equipped. It adds 20 to Agility and then adds a further 40 to Luck during Event Music Sequences (EMS). It is learned by Firion (level 15), Squall (level 5), Lilisette (level 5), Ashe (level 10), Yuna #2 (initially), Cloud #2 (level 20), and Machina (initially).
Forest Nocturne (Lv2) is a proactive ability that costs 10 CP to equip. It increases parameters while equipped. It adds 30 to Agility and then adds a further 45 to Luck during EMS. It is learned Firion (level 55), Locke (level 5), Squall (level 30), Lilisette (level 45), Ashe (level 50), Yuna #2 (level 25), Cloud #2 (level 55), Machina (level 45).
Forest Nocturne (Lv3) is a proactive ability that costs 16 CP to equip. It increases parameters while equipped. It adds 40 to Agility and then adds a further 60 to Luck during EMS. It is learned by Firion (level 85), Locke (level 45), Aerith (level 65), Lilisette (level 80), Ashe (level 95), Yuna #2 (level 75), Cloud #2 (level 90), and Machina (level 85).