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Martial Arts (拳術, Ken Jutsu?) is a recurring command in the Final Fantasy series. It is used by the Monk class, and is often made up of various physical commands.


Final Fantasy TacticsEdit

FFT Martial Arts is used by the Monk.

PS1 Name PSP Name Description Range Effect Speed JP Needed
Spin Fist Cyclone Turn in a circle, attacking with backhand blows. 1 2 Now 150
Repeating Fist Pummel Strike many times in quick succession.
Quote: "Fight for justice...fists of fury! Repeated Fist!"
1 1 Now 300
Wave Fist Aurablast Employ one's martial spirit to strike a distant foe.
Quote: "Burning anger rising... Burst! Wave Fist!"
3 3 Now 300
Earth Slash Shockwave Release spiritual energy mighty enough to rend the earth.
Element: Earth.
Quote: "Earth's anger running through my arms! Earth Slash!"
8 4 Now 600
Secret Fist Doom Fist Invite slow, certain death with blows to pressure points.
Effect: Doom.
Quote: "Cast down to hell with your fingers! Secret Fist!"
1 1 Now 300
Stigma Magic Purification Release positive energy to remove status ailments.
Removes: Stone, Blind, Confuse, Silence, Berserk, Toad, Poison, Sleep, Immobilize, Disable.
1 2 Now 200
Chakra Draw out the energy within the body's chakra points to restore HP and MP. 1 2 Now 350
Revive Calls back dead units with a loud cry.
Removes: KO.
1 1 Now 500

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the RiftEdit

TA2 Martial Arts is the command of the Master Monk.

Skill Weapon Learned From Effect Range AP To Master
Pummel Eight-Fluted Pole Hit opponent twice. 1 300
Dark Fist Battle Bamboo Consumes HP to perform a piercing attack. 2 sq. line in front of user 300
Withering Strike Gokuu Pole Does damage equal to max HP - current HP, accuracy is half of normal hit rate. 4 400
Lifebane Esztam Baton Damage and may inflict Doom. 1 400
Holy Strike Sanjiegun Holy-elemental damage. 1 350
Cross-counter Fanatic Attacks unit with great power. Ignores Counter ability. 1 350
Inner Focus Tonfa Recover HP and removes negative status. Self 300
Rend Armor Cypress Pole Destroys armor. 1 350

Bravely DefaultEdit

Martial Arts is the Monk's fixed job command.

Final Fantasy DimensionsEdit


The Monk uses the Martial Arts command.


Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a variety of reasons: self-defense, competition, physical health and fitness, entertainment, as well as mental, physical, and spiritual development.