Healing Springs (回復の泉, Kaifuku no Izumi?), also known as Recovery Spring and Wellspring, are a recurring feature of the Final Fantasy series. Along with Inns and Save Points, it is a small location that allows the party to be fully restored. It appears in few games, and it often appears only in the first dungeons visited by the player.
- See also: Healing Pot
In Final Fantasy III there are two types of Healing Springs: HP/MP Wellsprings and Revivification Wellsprings. In the beginning of the game, Luneth finds an HP/MP Wellspring in the Altar Cave. Several Wellsprings can be found throughout the game, though Revivification Wellsprings are the most common, as they can be found in almost every town or village.
Locke and Celes notice a Healing Spring in South Figaro Cave when escaping from South Figaro. There's also a Healing Spring in the Phantom Forest. Also, in the Beginner's Hall, there's a bucket that contains water from a healing spring.
While not a conventional healing spring, the player can drink healing spring water in a house in Timber, known as Owl's Tears, which heals the party's HP to full. The old man of the house won't let the party drink, however, if they steal his money from his cupboard.
Final Fantasy IX has three healing springs: one in Evil Forest, one at the bottom of Quan's Dwelling and one in the entrance to Aerbs Mountains near Chocobo Forest. An ATE shows Tantalus at this location earlier in the game, with Cinna drinking from the spring.
A healing spring can be found in the Cave of Marsh, Old Mine, Cave of Medusa, two in Cara Mountain Range, Undersea Volcano, and Temple of Mana. Upon approaching it, it will completely restores Sumo's HP and MP.
A healing spring can be found midway inside the Undersea Volcano, it will heal 100 HP to all party members each time they're used. A player will be able to use them multiple times to restore everyone to their maximum. Two more of them can be found inside the volcano.
Healing springs appears in the game in a few places, its first appearance is in the Mountain, appearing later in the Mushrooms, and finally in Mt. Goht. Upon stepping on them, the party is fully healed.