Ffxiii poison spell

Poison in Final Fantasy XIII is a Saboteur spell.

Saboteur (ジャマー, Jamā?, lit. Jammer) is a recurring job in Final Fantasy series associated with Command Synergy Battle system.


Final Fantasy XIIIEdit


Saboteur concentrates on debuffing and debilitating enemies. Oerba Yun Fang and Oerba Dia Vanille major in the role, but Fang focuses on debilitation, while Vanille focuses on debuffing. Sazh Katzroy can learn all single-target Saboteur abilities, while Hope Estheim all area-of-effect abilities. Lightning only learns all debuffing abilities, while Snow Villiers only learns debilitation abilities.

Vanille's Full ATB skill is the Saboteur ability, Death.

Final Fantasy XIII-2Edit


Saboteur retains its task from the first installment, and additionally can reduce target's maximum HP with wounding attacks. However, debilitation abilities are now exclusive to Paradigm Pack monsters. Serah can learn all debuffing abilities and both Wound spells, while Noel can only learn single-target debuffing abilities and Wound. Saboteur monsters can also use physical-based abilities and Endless Nightmare. Lightning in the Lightning's Story: Requiem of the Goddess DLC scenario has a role based on the Saboteur called Sorcerer.


Saboteur is someone who commits sabotage. Sabotage is a deliberate action aimed at weakening a polity or corporation through subversion, obstruction, disruption or destruction.

Other languagesEdit

Language Name Abbreviation English translation
Spanish Obstructor Obstructor
Italian Sabotatore SAB Saboteur
French Saboteur Saboteur
German Manipulator MNP Manipulator
Chinese 阻礙者