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Magical (element)

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Magical appears in a few games as a element in the Final Fantasy series. Usually, the spell Shell can reduce the damage received from magical attacks. The opposite of this element is Physical.


Final Fantasy XIIIEdit

XIII Magical abilities are quite prominent in Final Fantasy XIII, and make up all of the Saboteur's, Synergist's, and Medic's repertoire, and roughly half of the basic commands used by Commandos and Ravagers.

Fog prevents the use of magic, and Shell increases resistance to magic, while Deshell makes targets more vulnerable to magical damage. Faith increases the power of magical attacks used by the target, and decreases with Defaith. Magical attacks tend to add higher percentages to the chain gauge than physical attacks, but also cause the gauge to decrease more quickly than their counterpart.

This makes magic rather impractical for initial chain building. However, magic is useful for staggering foes after their chain gauges have been stabilized through repeated attacks, and even more useful for post-stagger chain building.

Final Fantasy XIII-2Edit

XIII-2 Magical returns as an element in Final Fantasy XIII-2, and the same mechanics in Final Fantasy XIII apply here as well.

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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIIIEdit


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Magic or sorcery is an attempt to understand, experience and influence the world using rituals, symbols, actions, gestures and language that are believed to exploit supernatural forces.

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