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Swordplay (剣技, Kengi?) is a command ability of the Warrior dressphere in Final Fantasy X-2. Swordplay can be accessed outside of the Warrior dressphere by equipping the Sword Lore accessory or the Pride of the Sword Garment Grid. Yuna has access to the Swordplay abilities she has learned through the Mascot dressphere. Swordplay abilities are named after recurring swords from the series.

List of Swordplay abilitiesEdit

Name AP MP Prerequisite Image
Flametongue 20 4 FFX-2 Flametongue Activated
FFX-2 Flametounge
Deal fire damage to one enemy.
Ice Brand 20 4 FFX-2 Ice Brand
Deal ice damage to one enemy.
Thunder Blade 20 4 FFX-2 Thunder Blade Activated
FFX-2 Thunder Blade
Deal lightning damage to one enemy.
Liquid Steel 20 4 FFX-2 Liquid Steel Activated
FFX-2 Liquid Steel
Deal water damage to one enemy.
Demi Sword 60 6 Flametongue, Ice Brand,
Thunder Blade, Liquid Steel
FFX-2 Demi Sword Activated
FFX-2 Demi Sword
Deal gravity damage to one enemy.
Excalibur 120 24 Demi Sword FFX-2 Excalibur Activated
FFX-2 Excalibur
Deal holy damage to one enemy.
Power Break 30 4 FFX-2 Power Break
Damage one enemy and lower its Strength.
Armor Break 30 4 FFX-2 Armour Break
Damage one enemy and lower its Defense.
Magic Break 30 4 FFX-2 Magic Break
Damage one enemy and lower its Magic.
Mental Break 30 4 Magic Break FFX-2 Mental Break
Damage one enemy and lower its Magic Defense.
Delay Attack 100 10 Armor Break FFX-2 Delay Attack
Damage and delay its action.
Delay Buster 120 16 Delay Attack FFX-2 Delay Buster
Damage and greatly delay its action.

Other appearancesEdit

Final Fantasy Airborne BrigadeEdit

Paine uses some of the Swordplay abilities.

Ability Cards
Legend Cards

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

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  • Most of Swordplay abilities were present in Final Fantasy X in some form.
    • Break abilities are Auron's Skill abilities.
    • Delay abilities are part of Tidus's Skill abilities.
    • Flametongue, Ice Brand, Thunder Blade, Liquid Steel, and Excalibur are named after Tidus's weapons which had a single elemental Strike as their dominant ability, with the exception of Excalibur which had Break Damage Limit as its auto-ability.