Mortar in Final Fantasy X-2.

Mortar (モルタル, Morutaru?, lit. Mortal Gun) is a recurring ability in the Final Fantasy series.


Final Fantasy XEdit

X Mortar is an enemy ability used by Barbatos and Vorban. It inflicts major non-elemental magical damage to the party. In the PAL, International and HD versions, Vorban's version of Mortar is stronger than in the original version.

Final Fantasy X-2Edit

X-2 Mortar (Mortal Gun in the Japanese version) is a Blue Bullet ability learned from Gippal. It deals physical damage to all enemies. It costs 99 MP to cast. Ignores Defense, damage still halved by Protect.

The Mortar ability from Final Fantasy X returns, however it has been renamed Storm Cannon. It too is a Blue Bullet ability learned from Ironside.



A mortar is an indirect fire weapon that fires explosive projectiles known as (mortar) bombs at low velocities, short ranges and high-arcing ballistic trajectories.