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Launch in Final Fantasy XIII.

Launch (スマッシュアッパー, Sumasshu Appā?, lit. Smash-Upper) is a recurring ability in Final Fantasy series originating in Final Fantasy XIII. It launches the target into the air rendering them immobile and unable to perform any action while in midair.

AppearancesEdit

Final Fantasy XIIIEdit

Attack and launch staggered target into the air.
—Description

Launch is a Commando ability that launches the target into the air, and while in midair the enemy cannot perform any actions. Target must be staggered for them to become vulnerable to launch. The Commando AI will automatically try to launch a staggered foe by placing the Launch command at the beginning of an action queue. Not all enemies can be launched.

It can be learned by Lightning (Crystarium Stage 3), Snow (Stage 5), and Fang (Stage 5).

Final Fantasy XIII-2Edit

Launch is a Commando ability that allows the user to attack and launch staggered targets into the air.

It can be learned by Serah (role level 20), Noel (role level 18), Amodar (level 1), Behemoth (level 1), Cactuar (level 1), Cactuaroni (level 1), Dreadnought (level 1), Gilgamesh (level 1), Goblin (level 3), Gorgonopsid (level 23), Lightning (level 1), Lucidon (level 5), Mánagarmr (level 5), Metallicactuar (level 1), Moblin (level 3), Munchkin (level 2, Narasimha (level 24), Proto-behemoth (level 4), Reaver (level 8), Thermadon (level 11), and Twilight Odin (level 15).

Launch is also an enemy ability used by Lieutenant Amodar, Gilgamesh, and Snow.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIIIEdit

Launch only works on certain enemies. To launch enemies the player must stagger them twice (first as an initial condition), then use the Launch command executed from certain physical attack-type abilities. Launched enemies can be hit with Smite which extends from Heavy Slash. Launched enemies do not stay airborne for long and the enemy will end its stagger as soon as it hits the ground.

Dissidia 012 Final FantasyEdit

Launch is Lightning's Bravery attack. It is a ground attack with physical nature, melee low priority, and Wall Rush effect where Lightning slashes the target quickly three times and throws him into the air. It costs 20 CP to equip and mastering the ability for 140 AP reduces the equip cost to 10 CP. It is learned at level 3.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NTEdit

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Final Fantasy Airborne BrigadeEdit

Launch is an ability.

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Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

Launch is a rank 3 combat ability, dealing twice the normal physical damage with a 1.85 second charge time. It can be created by using Power Orb x10, Non-Elemental Orb x3, and Wind Orb x3.

Final Fantasy Brave ExviusEdit

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