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This article lists all enemy abilities from Final Fantasy XIV.

List of enemy abilitiesEdit


Ability Type Description Enemies
10-Tonze Swipe Cyclops family
100-Tonze Swipe Cyclops family
100-Tonze Swing Cyclops family
1000-Tonze Swing Pyracmon
1000 Needles Cactuar family
10000 Needles Cactuar Bailarina
100,000 Needles Sabotender Emperatriz
20000 Needles Unknown Deals 20,000 damage to target. Sabotender Bailarina
3000 Needles Sabotender Emperatriz
3000 Tonze Missile Magical Spawns two missiles to random spots on the area, signaled by a blue laser. If not minimized, deal heavy damage to the party and apply Damage Down and Infirmity. Spawns four missiles and deals more damage in savage. Oppressor
5000 Needles Sabotender Campeador


Ability Type Description Enemies
Admonishment Magical AoE Fires a central beam, followed by three narrower beams. Follows with two more beams at lower health. Midgardsormr
Aerial Blast Magical AoE Deals damage proportional to the remaining stone pillars on the party; the more pillars remain, the less damage dealt. Ultima Weapon's version deals consistent damage. Garuda, The Ultima Weapon
Aetherplasm The Ultima Weapon
Aetheric Bomb The Ultima Weapon
Aetheric Boon The Ultima Weapon
Aetheric Profusion Magical AoE Deals very heavy damage on the party. Damage is greatly reduced by standing on a neurolink. Twintania
Aetherochemical Explosion Xande
Akh Morn Magical AoE Initially deals 18,000 damage unmitigated split between 1 target and the closest party member within a certain radius, with each successive hit dealing 10,000 damage. Does 'n' amount of successive hits on each 'nth' usage of the attack. Bahamut Prime
Ancient Flare Magical AoE Deals around 3,000 damage on the alliance, damage greatly reduced by standing on a water pool. Phlegethon's version deals 9,999 damage on everyone not behind the barrier. Phlegethon, Scylla, Queen Scylla
Ancient Quake Magical AoE Deals moderate damage to the alliance. Xande, Xande Clone
Ancient Quaga Magical AoE Deals heavy damage on the party, damage nullified by standing on the gravity field.(Xande Fight Only); deals moderate damage to the party (King Thordan only) Xande, King Thordan
Animadversion Magical AoE Deals severe damage on the party. Standing in magitek generator guarantees survival. Midgardsormr
Antipathy Magical AoE Three concentric rings deal fire damage. Midgardsormr
Armageddon Tristan Nightflicker
Aura Glasya Labolas
Aura Cannon Xande


Ability Type Description Enemies
Bad Breath Inflicts Slow, Heavy, Silence, Paralysis, Poison, Blindness, HP Penalty, and Damage Down on target. Morbol family
Bahamut's Claw Physical Hits the target 2 times, dealing around 2,500 damage per hit. Hits 5 times in the last phase. Nael deus Darnus
Bahamut's Favor Support Applies a Damage Up stack on Nael, increasing damage dealt. Nael deus Darnus
Barofield Support Places Barofield under Kaliya, preventing players from dodging moves by moving beneath Kaliya. Applies Heavy and Vulnerability Up if entered. Kaliya
Bestial Bay Giant family
Blackfire Magical Spawns a Blackfire on the offtank, a DPS and a healer. Phoenix
Bloodstain AoE, circle Same as Gladiator's Circle of Scorn, but has a cast time and no Damage over Time effect. Certain Gladiator-class enemies
Bluefire Magical circle Deals heavy damage and inflicts Heavy and Slow around random target after animation finishes. Leaves a pool of Bluefire. Phoenix
Body Slam Physical AoE Deals damage on players standing on the AoE. Peistes
Brand of Purgatory Magical Applies Chain of Purgatory on a random non-tank player. Phoenix
Burning Rave Magical AoE Deals moderate damage on players standing in the AoE. Damage can stack. Xande
Burr Burrow Miser's Mistress


Ability Type Description Enemies
Cascade Magical Deals heavy damage to the party and spawns three Liquid Rages Living Liquid
Cauterize Physical AoE, line Deals heavy damage and knocks back players caught in the dive. The target is marked by a green indicator. Red Dragon, Firehorn, Iceclaw, Thunderwing
Charged Whisker Physical AoE, radius Coeurl family
Circle Blade Physical Melusine
Conflagration Magical AoE Traps the targeted player in a dome of fire that will soon explode. Deals moderate damage over time if not destroyed, and any player caught in the fire will be trapped as well. Twintania
Contamination Magical Deals minor damage to a random player Living Liquid
Crimson Cyclone Physical AoE A forward charge, dealing moderate damage on the players caught in it. Ifrit, The Ultima Weapon
Ceruleum Vent Magical AoE Deals minor damage and knocks back players around Ultima Weapon. The Ultima Weapon
Colossal Slam Physical AoE Deals heavy damage to target. Gyges the Great
Cold Wave Wandli
Crackle Hiss Magical cone Deals heavy damage in a large cone. Imdugud, Son of Imdugud
Critical Rip Physical Deals massive damage to target. Imdugud
Cyclonic Chaos Magical AoE circle Deals massive damage and applies Vulnerability Up around target, damage is split between players hit by the attack. Imdugud


Ability Type Description Enemies
Dalamud Dive Physical AoE Deals heavy damage on the targeted player and others in close proximity. Nael deus Darnus
Dark Fire Magical AoE, circle Enemy version of Flare. Certain caster enemies.
Dark Orb Lahabrea
Deathstream Glasya Labolas
Death Sentence Physical Deals heavy damage on the target. Inflicts Infirmity after first phase. Twintania
Desolation Line AoE Gargoyle family
Detonator AoE Deals heavy damage to targets standing in the area. Bomb family
Digititis Unknown Applies Marked for Vulnerability Down on a tank, Marked for Damage Down on a DPS and Marked for Healing Magic Down on a healer. A second Marked for Damage down is applied in last phase. These marks must be passed to a different role before Digitits cast finishes. Only used in savage. Living Liquid
Diffractive Laser The Ultima Weapon
Divebomb Physical AoE Deals heavy damage and knocks back players caught in the dive. The target is marked by a green indicator. Twintania
Downburst Physical AoE Deals moderate damage on players in front of the user. Garuda, Chirada, Suparna
Drainage Magical Deals heavy damage to the tethered player. Tether can be passed to another player. Living Liquid uses two tethers in savage. Liquid Rage only uses this in savage. Liquid Rage, Living Liquid


Ability Type Description Enemies
Earthen Fury Titan, The Ultima Weapon
Earthshaker Physical Deals 3-4k damage per hit, each hit leaving behind a large pool of sludge that applies a heavy and a potent DoT on whoever stands in it. Bahamut Prime
Einherjar Odin
Electric Burst Magical partywide Deals damage to proportional to the amount of Static Charge stacks on Imdugud to the party. Imdugud
Electrocharge Support Applies Invincibility and slowly applies Static Charge stacks. Imdugud
Emergency Deployment Unknown Spawns four Alarums. Oppressor
End of Days Line Fires a beam of fire. Nabriales
Equal Concentration Unknown Causes an 8% HP difference between the hands. Living Liquid
Erratic Blaster Magical Deals minor damage and applies Erratic Blaster on target, if damage is not fully shielded. Daughter of Imdugud, Imdugud
Eruption Ifrit, The Ultima Weapon
Explosion Darkness Deals moderate damage to any player caught in the orb explosion The Manipulator's orbs
Eye of the Beholder Cyclops family
Eye of the Storm Garuda


Ability Type Description Enemies
Ferrofluid Unknown Tethers two players with a + or a - sign. If the signs are the same, the players must stand close together, if they are different, they must move far apart from each other. Multiple tethers are used in savage. Living Liquid
Firaga Forte Magical AoE Amon
Fireball Red Dragon, Twintania
Flames of Rebirth Magical, partywide Deals damage to the party proportional to the amount of Rise Of The Phoenix stacks. Instantly kills the party at 16 stacks. Revives all small dead Bennus on the field. Phoenix
Flames of Unforgiveness Magical circle Deals heavy damage around the player marked with Chain of Purgatory. Cannot be survived if the debuff is not passed to another player during cast. Phoenix
Flaming Crush Ifrit-Egi
Flare Breath Magical Deals heavy damage to all targets in front of Bahamut. Bahamut Prime
Flare Star Bahamut Prime
Flatten Physical Deals massive damage to target. Bahamut Prime
Flatten Physical cone Deals damage in front of the enemy. Croc family
Flood of Darkness Magical AoE Damage depends on amount of clouds swallowed. Cloud of Darkness
Fluid Strike Physical Instant cleave on the tank, damage is split between players hit Living Liquid
Fluid Swing Physical Instant cleave on the tank. Applies Blunt Resistance Down in hand phase and last phase. Living Liquid
Flying Sardine Ranged attack Apkallu
Fountain of Fire Magical Spawns a Fountain of Fire. Phoenix
Freefire The Ultima Weapon


Ability Type Description Enemies
Gagnrath Odin
Geocrush Titan, The Ultima Weapon
Germinate Special Hatches the fruit, generating a Morbol Seedling. Morbol Fruit
Gigaflare Magical Deals extremely high magical damage to all players. Bahamut Prime
Glower Cyclops family
Gold Dust Locksmith
Gold Lung Inflicts a debuff on all party members, dealing damage over time. Players can accrue multiple stacks of this debuff. Locksmith
Great Whirlwind Garuda
Grim Fate Gargoyle family
Grim Halo Gargoyle family
Grip of Night Lahabrea
Gunnery Pod ? Deals moderate, unavoidable damage to the party. Oppressor


Ability Type Description Enemies
Hand of Pain Magical Deals damage based on the HP difference of the hands to the party Living Liquid
Hand of Parting Magical Deals heavy damage to the party and applies Infirmity and Atrophy if the hands are not close together. Living Liquid
Hand of Prayer Magical Deals heavy damage to the party and applies Infirmity and Atrophy if the hands are not far from each other. Living Liquid
Heavensfall Nael deus Darnus
Hand of the Empire Gaius van Baelsar
Hatch Twintania
Heartstopper Lancer-class enemies
Heat Lightning Magical AoE circle Deals moderate damage and applies Vulnerability Up on three random targets. Player with highest enmity won't be targeted, if possible. Imdugud
Heirsbane Gaius van Baelsar
Hellfire Ifrit
Homing Laser The Ultima Weapon
Hooked Burrs Miser's Mistress
Hydrothermal Missile Magical Marks a random player with Prey and fires five missiles at that player. Deals moderate damage per hit Oppressor
Hydrothermal Missile Magical Deals moderate damage to the main tank, heavy in savage. The Manipulator
Hypercharged Plasma Magical Deals massive damage on the tank Oppressor


Ability Type Description Enemies
Imperium Xande
Incinerate Ifrit
Ink Blot Deals damage to and blinds targets in the area. Kraken
Inner Turmoil Magical AoE Damages in a circle close to him. Midgardsormr
Innocence Gaius van Baelsar
Iron Chariot Nael deus Darnus


Ability Type Description Enemies
Judgement Gaius van Baelsar
Judgment Bolt Ramuh


Ability Type Description Enemies
Knuckle Press Xande


Ability Type Description Enemies
Levinfang Damages a single target and inflicts Paralysis. Drake family, Biast subspecies
Levinshower Drake family, Biast subspecies
Liquid Gaol Unknown Traps a random healer marked with a green pylon inside a Liquid Limb that slowly moves towards the edge. Only used in savage. Living Liquid
Liquid Hell Twintania, Scourge of Meracydia
Loam Cough Goobbue
Lunar Dynamo Nael deus Darnus


Ability Type Description Enemies
Magitek Bit The Ultima Weapon
Magitek Ray The Ultima Weapon
Main Head Physical Deals heavy damage on target. Cannot be survived if suffering from In The Headlights. Kaliya
Megaflare Bahamut Prime, Nael deus Darnus
Megaflare Dive Bahamut Prime
Megaflare Strike Bahamut Prime
Memento Moogle Good King Moggle Mog XII
Meteor Stream Nael deus Darnus
Mistral Shriek Garuda
Mistral Song Garuda, The Ultima Weapon
Moogle-Go-Round Ruffletuft Kupta Kapa
Moogle Eye Shot WoolyWart Kuqpu Kogi
Mortal Revolution Darkness Deals moderate to heavy damage to the party. Damage increases on every use. The Manipulator


Ability Type Description Enemies
Nanospore Jet Magical Applies Aetherochemical Nanospores α and β on four targets, tethering two players with α and another two with β. Melee DPS and tanks are always tethered together, if possible. Both players tethered together will die if the other one is killed for any reason. Applies Vulnerability Up stacks if too close to opposite tether. Kaliya
Nanospore Cloud Unknown Instantly kills target. Kaliya
Nerve Cloud Magical, partywide Deals heavy damage on the party. If the battle lasts over 11 minutes, Nerve Cloud is used to instantly defeat the party. Kaliya
Nerve Gas Magical cone/semi-circle Deals moderate damage and inflicts Heavy and Vulnerability Up Kaliya


Ability Type Description Enemies
Object 199 ADS
Overpower Marauder-class enemies
Outer Turmoil Magical AoE Damages the outer edge of arena (away from him). Midgardsormr


Ability Type Description Enemies
Photon Spaser Magical Deals heavy damage in a line and causes knockback. Oppressor
Piercing Glower Pyracmon
Piercing Laser ADS
Plummet Twintania
Pradamante Gilgamesh
Protean Wave Magical Targets four random players with a cone and deals moderate damage with a knockback. In savage, four instant cones follow up but don't cause knockback. Liquid Rage uses a single cone but this is only used in savage. Liquid Rage, Living Liquid
Pulverizing Pound Aurochs family


Ability Type Description Enemies
Quick Landing Magical Deals damage based on proximity. Oppressor


Ability Type Description Enemies
Radiant Plume Ifrit, The Ultima Weapon
Rage of Bahamut Magical Deals damage in proportion to the stacks of Suffocated Will on the target. Stacks are cleared when Rage of Bahamut is cast. Bahamut Prime
Raven Dive Nael deus Darnus
Ravensbeak Nael deus Darnus
Ravensclaw Nael deusDarnus
Rebirth Support Applies Harvest on Phoenix. Phoenix
Redfire Magical Spawns a Redfire. Phoenix
Resin Bomb Magical Drops poison on four random players, dealing moderate damage. Poison puddles linger for a while in savage, dealing damage over time and applies Heavy to any who enter. Oppressor
Resonance Physical cone Deals massive damage in front of Kaliya. Damage is split between players hit. Kaliya
Revelation Physical circle Deals massive damage around target and applies Revelation Resistance down, making the next Revelation unsurvivable without Hallowed Ground or Holmgang. Phoenix
Roast Red Dragon
Rotoswipe Clockwork Dreadnought
Rotten Meat Tristan Nightflicker
Rouse Tristan Nightflicker
Royal Fount Magical Instant cleave on the tank, deals moderate damage. Oppressor
Ruin Tristan Nightflicker, Wavetooth Sahagin
Ruin II Tristan Nightflicker


Ability Type Description Enemies
Scorched Pinion Physical line Deals moderate damage in a line. Targeted at random spots with ground indicators or on random players with a tether. Phoenix-egi
Sea of Pitch Creates a circle on the ground that lingers, exploding when a player remains inside. Batraal, Lahabrea
Sear Ifrit
Secondary Head Physical Deals moderate damage and inflicts In The Headlights on target. Kaliya
Seed of The Rivers Magical circle Targets two random non-tanks and deals moderate damage around targets. Kaliya
Seed of The Sea Magical AoE Targets two random players except the player with highest enmity and deals massive damage around targets. Damage split between players hit. Kaliya
Self-Destruct Magical Wipes the party if cast finishes Oppressor
Sentence Gaius van Baelsar
Severe Contamination Magical Deals minor damage to the party. Living Liquid
Shadow Flare Lahabrea
Shield Bash Gladiator-class enemies.
Sickly Sneeze Deals damage and inflicts Paralysis Frost-covered members of the Goobbue family
Slipstream Garuda
Sluice Magical Targets four random players with a blue mark, causing moderate damage around them, followed up by four circle AoEs spawning under four random players, dealing moderate damage. Living Liquid
Snow Drift Deals damage to all party members. Will also apply one stack of the Frozen debuff if target does not move during the attack. Wandli
Sow Creates several Morbol Fruit. Miser's Mistress
Spike Flail Physical cone Deals moderate damage and applies Concussion. Daughter of Imdugud, Imdugud, Son of Imdugud
Spirits Without Physical AoE, line Same as Paladin's Spirits Within but with a cast time, a small AoE and does not inflict Silence. Certain Gladiator-class enemies
Splash Magical Deals moderate damage to the party in quick succession Living Liquid
Stardust Nael deus Darnus
Starfall Xande
Super Nova Nael deus Darnus
Swipe Ifrit


Ability Type Description Enemies
Tank Purge The Ultima Weapon
Targeting Attaches a tether to a target, indicating that their form will be mimicked shortly. The tether can and should be dragged onto one of the weak secondary monsters in the area so that their form is mimicked instead. Corruption
Tempest Wing Magical Deals moderate-high magical damage to target. The target is the player who, at the time of the ability being cast, has a green tether attached to them. Bahamut Prime
Teraflare Magical Deals extreme magical damage to all targets. Tank Limit Break Level 2, at minimum, is required by most groups to survive. Standing outside the neurolink dropped by the Storm of Meracydia will result in an instant death. Bahamut Prime
Terminus Est Gaius van Baelsar
Thermionic Beam Nael deus Darnus
Thundaga Forte Amon
Thunderstorm Ramuh
Tidal Roar Leviathan
Tidal Wave Leviathan
Tundra Creates an area of frozen terrain around the edge of the arena. Wandli
Twister Twintania


Ability Type Description Enemies
Ultima Very long cast time, but a successful cast will kill the entire party. The Ultima Weapon
Ultimate End King Thordan
Unwoven Will Twintania


Ability Type Description Enemies
Vacuum Wave Magical, partywide Deals minor damage to party. ADS, Monitoring Node, Kaliya
Vicious Aetherplasm The Ultima Weapon
Vine Probe Morbol family
Vulcan Burst The Ultima Weapon
Vulcan Buster Ifrit


Ability Type Description Enemies
Wash Away ? Heavy knockback from the center of the arena. Living Liquid
Weight of the Land Magical Spawns a plume-shaped structure around the target that deals moderate damage to all targets inside when it explodes. Titan, The Ultima Weapon
Whitefire Magical circle Deals heavy damage around offtank, a DPS and a healer. Inflicts Maximum HP Down on Blackfires. Phoenix
Wicked Wheel Circle Does moderate damage in a circle around Garuda Garuda, Suparna, Chiarada
Wild Charge Physical column Deals minor damage in front of the user.
Wild Charge Magical line Deals unsurvivable damage on the target, damage must be reduced by lining up in front of the target. Player in front takes massive damage. Tanks won't be targeted, if possible. Imdugud
Wirbelwind Unknown Drains the MP of all party members to 0. Straf Doll


Ability Type Description Enemies
Zero-form Particle Beam Line Always used after reappearing. Inflicts Vulnerability Up stack. Cloud of Darkness