Stars, rain down!
- —Cloud using Meteorain in Dissidia Final Fantasy
Meteorain (メテオレイン, Meteorein?) is a recurring attack, usually a special attack commonly associated with Cloud Strife. It involves the user summoning a barrage of meteors from above to attack enemies. Zack Fair has a similar attack known as Meteor Shots (メテオショット, Meteo Shotto?).
Meteorain is one of Cloud's Level 3 Limit Breaks. Cloud leaps into the air and sends six meteors at opponents, doing 1.625 times normal damage to each of them. Cloud must defeat around 320 enemies to learn it, a number much higher than what the other characters require to learn their Level 3 Limits.
All right, here comes the big one!
Meteor Shots is one of Zack's Limit Breaks, used when Cloud's portrait lines up on the DMW. Its animation is very similar to Cloud's Limit Break in Final Fantasy VII, but it hits all enemies for the same power. The name of the attack is first seen in Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring, where Zack's variation of Cloud's Meteorain is called Meteor Shots.
The power of the attack varies on the level:
|Level 1||Level 2||Level 3||Level 4||Level 5|
A limit skill that inflicts damage by summoning a meteor out of the sky.
Meteorain is one of the abilities used by Cloud. It summons a single meteor to attack an enemy. Its range and effect are 3, its speed is 10, and it requires 560 JP to master. Cloud needs his Materia Blade to perform this action.
Meteorain is one of Cloud's HP attacks. It is learned at Level 38 and requires 40 CP to equip and 300 AP to master. Unlike the Final Fantasy VII version of the attack, Cloud remains on the ground when using it in Dissidia, sending the meteors up into the air before causing them to rain on the opponent.
In Dissidia 012, Cloud has an aerial version of Meteorain that functions identically to his normal Meteorain in Dissidia. The difference between the two is that the aerial version scatters to hit a wider range.
Meteorain is the ability that is used by Cloud during battle.
One of Cloud's cards, depicting his Dissidia artwork, has Meteorain as an ability. Meteorain costs two Light CP, the discard of a second Cloud card from the hand, and Dulling Cloud, and deals 4000 damage to all Forwards under the opponent's control.
One of Zack's cards has Meteor Shot as an ability. Its effects are the same as Meteorain, but with two Fire CP as the CP cost instead of two Light CP.
Meteorain is Cloud's Special ability, used by holding the Special button. Cloud will leap up in the air and swing his sword to shoot three meteors at the opponent, much like the animation in Final Fantasy VII. Sephiroth can use an identical attack used in the same way, but instead shoots five meteors, the attack is called Black Materia. Zack also uses an identical attack to Cloud's, instead named Meteo Shots.
Kingdom Hearts seriesEdit
Zack is able to use an attack similar to Meteorain or Meteor Shots when fought as a boss in Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep. He conjures several large meteors from overheard that fire at the player's character.
In Kingdom Hearts Re:coded, Sora is able to use Meteor Rain as a finish command. It conjures several meteors that fire forward at a downward angle.