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Black magick that turns its target into a toad, or reverts a toad to its natural form.
Transforms foes into toads.
The spell Toad is a Black Magic spell, which transforms one or all enemies into toads. Monsters turned into toads are instantly defeated: strictly speaking, they don't die, the toads just leave the battlefield, but players still earn gil and experience. The spell can also change allies from Toad (status) back into their original form. The success rate increases with the spell's level. Any character can learn Toad by having them use the Toad Tome (called the Toad Scroll in the Origins release). In Origins, Dawn of Souls, and 20th Anniversary editions, the Minigame on the ice-sled can be rigged by mastering the Toad spell (getting it to level 16).
|Effect||Allows the target to learn Toad when used outside of battle. Casts Toad VIII on all enemies when used in battle.|
|Drop||Captain, Mini Satana, Purobolos, Sorcerer|
Toad is a Level 2 White Magic spell that can both inflict and remove the Toad status. It can be bought in Gysahl for 700 gil or can be obtained for free from the Gulgans in Gulgan Gulch. In order to access certain dungeons, the story requires players to be in Toad status. In the game's NES version, Toad is useful as an instant defeat spell: strictly speaking, monsters don't die from it, the toads just leave the battlefield, but characters still earn Gil and experience. The enemies Far Darrig and Sleipnir are capable of casting this spell on the party.
Transforms target to Toad or restores state.
Toad is a Black Magic spell Rydia learns at level 13 and Palom at level 22. It has a casting time of 3, costs 7 MP in 2D versions, and 10 MP in the 3D versions. It has a 50% accuracy in 2D versions, and 100% accuracy in 3D versions. Toad can be cast by Zeromus EG, Lunar Asura, Bog Toad, Bog Witch, Toadgre, and Platinum Toad.
On the Easy Type version, the casting time was reduce to 2.
Toad returns as a Black Magic spell in the sequel of Final Fantasy IV. The imposter Rydia along with Palom and Rydia already known the spell. It inflicts Toad to one or all enemies at the cost of 7 MP.
Toad is a level 2 Black Magic spell that can be bought in Phantom Village for 300 gil, or found in Istory. It costs 8 MP to cast, and can be used by both Black Mages and Red Mages. It is one of the spells that can be cast from the Wonder Wand for free. Toad can be cast by Apanda, Byblos, Flaremancer, Garula as a boss, Omniscient, and Sorcerer.
Toad is the last spell on the Transform Materia, and costs 14 MP to cast. It has 72% success rate, unless when removing the status, when it always hits. The only enemy in the game to utilize the spell is Jemnezmy, and only as a counterattack on an opponent that is a frog.
Know, live, become a frog! Frog!
Toad is in the Black Magicks category. It inflicts or removes the Toad status. A character cannot do anything but use the Attack command and the Black Magick Toad spell (not counting Arithmeticks). It costs 12 MP, has a speed of 25, and costs 500 JP to learn.
Toad is a spell learned by the Alchemist. It costs 36 MP to cast, has a range of 3, and can only target one unit at a time. It is stealable through the ability Steal: Ability, and is also susceptible to Return Magic. Curiously enough, it cannot be Reflected.
Toad appears as an ability that can be chosen in the Onion Knight's Sage EX Burst, although it does nothing when selected.