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Reduces the enemy's HP and MP.
Final Fantasy IX description

Lancet (竜剣 or りゅうけん, Ryuuken?, lit. Dragon Sword), also localized as DrgSwrd, Lance, DragonSword, or Spirit Surge, is an ability in several games in the Final Fantasy series. It is usually associated with the Dragoon job class. Lancet allows characters to absorb HP and MP from their opponents.

## Appearances Edit

### Final Fantasy V Edit

Strike with dragoon power to drain HP and MP.
—Description

Lance (DrgSwrd in the older translation) is the Level 2 ability of the Dragoon class, learned for 150 ABP. It takes around half of the MP of what normal Osmose spells take, and a small amount of HP compared to the Drain spell, but it has no chance of missing.

### Final Fantasy IX Edit

Reduces the enemy's HP and MP.
—Description

Freya Crescent uses the ability Lancer. Unlike in previous games, this only damages an enemy's HP and MP and absorbs neither. It can be learned from Partisan, Coral Ring, and Dragon Wrist for 20 AP.

The amount of damage Lancer does to HP is as follows:

$Base = [(Atk Pwr * 12) / 10] - Targets Defense$
$Bonus = Str ... [(Lv + Str) / 8] + Str$
$Damage = Base * Bonus$

The amount of damage Lancer does to MP is equal to 1/16 of the amount of HP damage dealt.

### Final Fantasy X Edit

Absorbs HP and MP from one enemy.
—Description

The Lancet is a Special ability that absorbs a low amount of HP and an equal amount of MP if available (which is high relative to most characters' MP) from one opponent. If Kimahri uses this ability on certain fiends, he will have a chance to learn a new Ronso Rage.

As Drain, Lancet also does damage to its user if it is used on the undead and opponents in Zombie status. The damage from Lancet is considered neither physical or magical, instead falling into "special" damage category, meaning it will be unaffected by Protect or Shell.

### Final Fantasy XI Edit

Spirit Surge (Lancet in Japanese) is the Dragoon's special job ability ability.

### Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings Edit

FFXIIRW Lancet is an ability learned by Llyud at level 12, which will make him absorb HP from an enemy.

### Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Edit

Deals physical damage to a target and restores a small amount of Lightning's own HP when it hits.
—Description

Lancet deals damage while restoring some HP to Lightning. It is exclusive to the Dragoon garb and cannot be upgraded by synthesis. It is compatible with several auto-abilities like Launch and Elemental Chaser.

### Final Fantasy XVEdit

XV Lancet is a Teamwork ability for Ignis that allows him to counterattack with a polearm and drain 100% of the damage when his own HP is low. Its damage modifier is x2.5.

### Final Fantasy Tactics Advance Edit

Absorbs HP from target.
—Description

Lancet only absorbs HP, but the bangaa's high physical power ensures it is a sizable amount. It can be learned from the Restorer for 300 AP and has a Weapon Attack Power of 35.

#### Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift Edit

TA2 Lancet is a Dragoon ability, which absorbs HP from whatever it hits, dealing half the damage of a regular attack. It can be learned for 300 AP from the Restorer.

### Final Fantasy Dimensions Edit

Absorbs a single enemy's HP and MP.
—Description

Lancet is the level 13 ability of the Dragoon class, requiring 330 AP to learn. At the cost of 8 MP, the user will drain a small amount of HP and MP from one target, approximately as much as both Drain and Osmose.

### Final Fantasy Legends II Edit

This article or section is a stub about an ability in Final Fantasy Legends II. You can help the Final Fantasy Wiki by expanding it.

### Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Edit

Rumble!
—Kain Highwind

Lancet is Kain Highwind's special HP attack in his EX Mode, used by pressing and . It creates a blade of energy beneath the opponent that stabs upwards, and on a successful hit heals Kain an amount of HP equivalent to the HP damage dealt to the opponent. As two additional benefits, Kain is able to dash towards the opponent by pressing after using Lancet, and shortly after it hits his Bravery will be restored to its base value.

### Dissidia Final Fantasy NTEdit

This article or section is a stub about an ability in Dissidia Final Fantasy (2015). You can help the Final Fantasy Wiki by expanding it.

### Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Edit

TFF Lance comes in three levels of power. Each time the player gets Good or better on a Trigger in Battle Music Sequences, Lance restores a bit of HP depending on the level of the ability, stronger forms healing more HP. Firion, Kain, Cloud, and Seifer all learn all three levels of Lance.

#### Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call Edit

This article or section is a stub about an ability in Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call. You can help the Final Fantasy Wiki by expanding it.

#### Theatrhythm Final Fantasy All-Star CarnivalEdit

This article or section is a stub about an ability in Theatrhythm Final Fantasy All-Star Carnival. You can help the Final Fantasy Wiki by expanding it.

### Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade Edit

FFAB Lancet is a Strength-based ability. It has two versions, one with a rarity of Rare and one with a rarity of Rare Plus. The Rare version, at base level, has an Attack of 750, a Defense of 770, a maximum level of 60, and a cost of 12. It has a fast leveling rate.

This article or section is a stub about an ability in Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade. You can help the Final Fantasy Wiki by expanding it.

### Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

FFRK The spear Blood Lance (IV) allows Kain to use Lancet which at the expense of one Soul Gauge segment deals physical damage to a single target equal to 400% of a conventional attack and absorbs 50% of the damage dealt as HP. Kain can learn this Soul Break over time as he brings Blood Lance (IV) into the battle and emerges victorious at their end.

### Final Fantasy Explorers Edit

This article or section is a stub about an ability in Final Fantasy Explorers. You can help the Final Fantasy Wiki by expanding it.

### Final Fantasy Brave ExviusEdit

Drain HP and MP from one enemy
—Description
This article or section is a stub about an ability in Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. You can help the Final Fantasy Wiki by expanding it.

### Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon Edit

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### Final Fantasy Trading Card Game Edit

TCG A card depicting Barbara of Final Fantasy Dimensions can use Lancet for the cost of one Lightning CP and discarding another Barbara card. Lancet Dulls an Active Forward of the player's choosing and increases Barbara's power by the power of the Dulled Forward until the end of the turn.

Kain's card depicting his Theatrhythm artwork can use Lancet Lv3. For the discard of another Kain card, Lancet lowers the power of a Forward of the player's choosing by 4,000 and increases Kain's power by 4,000, until the end of the turn.

## EtymologyEdit

A dragon is a legendary creature, typically with serpentine or reptilian traits, that features in the myths of many cultures.

The word spirit derives from Latin spiritus, "breath", has many meanings most relating to a non-corporeal substance contrasted with the material body. The word is often used metaphysically to refer to the consciousness or personality. The notions of a person's spirit and soul may overlap, as both are understood as surviving the bodily death in religion and occultism. "Spirit" can also have the sense of "ghost", i.e. a manifestation of a deceased person. The term may also refer to any incorporeal or immaterial being, such as demons or deities. In the Bible "the Spirit" specifically denotes the Holy Spirit.