List of Action Abilities | FF9

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This is a list of Action Abilities from the game Final Fantasy IX (FF9, FFIX). Read on to see all Action Abilities, as well as their AP requirements.

List of Action Abilities

Ability Description MP
1,000 Needles Reduces the enemy's HP by 1,000. 8
Ability Up Characters learn abilities faster. -
Absorb MP Absorbs MP used by enemy. -
Accuracy+ Raises physical attack accuracy. -
Add Status Adds weapon's status effect (Add ST) when you Attack. -
Alert Prevents back attacks. -
Angel's Snack Uses Remedy on all party members. 4
Annoy Inflicts the Trouble status on the target. 4
Antibody Prevents Poison and Venom. -
Aqua Breath Causes Water damage to all enemies. 14
Ark Inflicts shadow damage on all opponents. 80
Armor Break Reduces the enemy's Defense. 4
Atomos All opponents receive damage. 32
Aura Casts Auto-Life and Regen on one party member. 12
Auto-Float Automatically casts Float in battle. -
Auto-Haste Automatically casts Haste in battle. -
Auto-Life Automatically casts Life in battle. -
Auto-Life Casts Life when KO'd. 14
Auto-Potion Automatically uses Potion when damaged. -
Auto-Reflect Automatically casts Reflect in battle. -
Auto-Regen Automatically casts Regen in battle. -
Bad Breath Causes Confuse, Darkness, Poison, Slow, and Mini to the enemy. 16
Bahamut All opponents suffer non-elemental damage. 56
Bandit Raises success rate of Steal. -
Beast Killer Deals lethal damage to beasts. -
Berserk Inflicts the Berserk status on one or more targets. 6
Bio A non-elemental attack on one or more targets which are afflicted by the Poison status. 18
Bio Sword Steiner's Swd Mag in battle. This attack is non-elemental. 20
Bird Killer Deals lethal damage to flying enemies. -
Blind One or more targets are afflicted by the Darkness status. 6
Blizzaga This ability initiates an Ice attack against one or more targets. 24
Blizzaga Sword Steiner's Swd Mag in battle. Ice is the attack element. 30
Blizzara This ability initiates an Ice attack against one or more targets. 12
Blizzara Sword Steiner's Swd Mag in battle. Ice is the attack element. 12
Blizzard This ability initiates an Ice attack against one or more targets. 6
Blizzard Sword Steiner's Swd Mag in battle. Ice is the attack element. 6
Body Temp Prevents Freeze and Heat. -
Boost Raises strength of eidolons. -
Break The target is afflicted by the Petrify status. 18
Bright Eyes Prevents Darkness. -
Bug Killer Deals lethal damage to insects. -
Carbuncle Inflicts the Reflect status on all party members. 24
Chakra Recover 20% of HP and MP. 4
Charge! All severely injured party members (i.e. those whose HP are highlighted yellow) attack. 10
Chemist Doubles the potency of medicinal items. -
Cherry Blossom A non-elemental attack which inflicts damage increase by half on all opponents. Damage is reduced by Shell. The sleep status is not neutralized. 46
Clear Headed Prevents Confusion. -
Climhazzard All opponents suffer twice the regular damage. 32
Comet This ability overcomes the Reflect status and inflicts random non-elemental damage. 16
Concentrate Raises the strength of spells. -
Confuse One or more targets are afflicted by the Confuse status. 8
Countdown One opponent is afflicted by the Doom status. 16
Counter Counter-attacks when physically attacked. -
Cover You take damage in place of an ally. -
Cura This ability recovers one or more party member's HP. 10
Curaga This ability recovers one or more party member's HP. 22
Cure This ability recovers one or more party member's HP. 6
Curse An opponent receives an added weakness. 12
Darkside This Shadow attack reduces the user's HP by 12% and increases the damage inflicted on the opponent by 50%. -
Death KO's the target 20
Demi One or more opponents suffer damage equivalent 30% of their maximum HP. 18
Demi Shock An opponent suffers damage equivalent to 20% of their maximum HP. 20
Detect Items that can be obtained by using the Steal command are displayed. The item hardest to Steal is listed first. -
Devil Killer Deals lethal damage to demons. -
Dispel All statuses caused by magic are neutrailzed. 16
Distract Lowers enemy’s physical attack accuracy. -
Doom An opponent is afflicted by the Doom status. 12
Doomsday This ability overcomes the Reflect status and inflicts Shadow damage on all participants in battle. 72
Doomsday Sword Steiner's Swd Mag in battle. Shadow is the attack element. 50
Dragon Breath This ability overcomes any defence. It does not neutralize the Sleep status. All opponents suffer damage equivalent to the HP they have lost so far. This ability is ideal for eliminating a group of opponents already injured. 78
Dragon Killer Deals lethal damage to dragons. -
Dragon's Crest This ability causes the following: (Dragon opponents previously defeated) x (Dragon opponents preciously defeated) E.g. If you have defeated 10 Dragon monsters so far, you deal 100 HP damage. 16
Drain This ability overcomes the Reflect status and absorbs HP from the opponent. If you use this ability against an undead monster, your character's MP are absorbed. 14
Earth Shake This ability inflicts Earth damage on all opponents. Damage can be reduced by the Shell ability. The Sleep status is not neutralized. 20
Esuna This ability neutralizes all status effects. 20
Eye 4 Eye Raises Counter activation rate. -
Fenrir This ability inflicts Earth damage on all opponents. 30
Fira This ability inflicts Fire damage on one or more targets. 12
Fira Sword Steiner's Swd Mag in battle. Fire is the attack element. 12
Firaga This ability inflicts Fire damage on one or more targets. 24
Firaga Sword Steiner's Swd Mag in battle. Fire is the attack element. 30
Fire This ability inflicts Fire damage on one or more targets. 6
Fire Sword Steiner's Swd Mag in battle. Fire is the attack element. 6
Flare This ability inflicts non-elemental damage on a target. 40
Flare Sword Steiner's Swd Mag in battle. The attack is not elemental. 60
Flee If you use this ability, there's a 100% probability that your party will escape from battle (except for boss battles). In doing so, you will lose Gil equivalent to 10% of the money held by your opponent. -
Flee-Gil Receive Gil even when running from battle. -
Float This ability inflicts the Float status on one or more target. 6
Free Energy 10
Frog Drop This ability overcomes any defence and inflicts the following damage: (Quina's level) x (frog caught so far). 10
Frost Inflicts the Freeze status on a target. 8
Full-Life This ability revives a character from KO and restores all of his/her HP. 24
Gamble Defence Raises Defense occasionally. -
Goblin Punch This ability initiates a non-elemental attack. Damage can be reduced by the Shell status. The Sleep status is not neutralized. 4
Grand Lethal 60
Guardian Mog Mog protects with unseen forces. -
Half MP Cuts MP use by half in battle. -
Haste This ability inflicts the Haste status on a target. 8
Healer Restores target's HP. -
High Jump Jump higher to raise jump attack power. -
High Tide Allows you to Trance faster. -
Holy Causes Holy damage. 36
HP+10% Increases HP by 10%. -
HP+20% Increases HP by 20%. -
Iai Strike Knocks Out the target. 16
Ifrit This ability inflicts Fire damage on all opponents. 26
Initiative Raises the chance of first strike. -
Insomniac Prevents Sleep. -
Jelly Prevents Petrify and Gradual Petrify. -
Jewel Extracts Ore from a target. 4
Lancer Reduces the enemy's HP and MP. 10
Level Up Characters level up faster. -
Leviathan This ability inflicts Water damage on all opponents. 42
Life Recover from KO. 8
Limit Glove Causes Non-elemental damage to the target when your HP is 1. 10
Locomotion Prevents Stop. -
Long Reach Back row attacks like front row. -
Loudmouth Prevents Silence. -
Lucky Seven Deal physical damage by luck. 6
Luna Causes Berserk to all targets. 12
LV3 Def-less Reduces Defense of enemies whose LEVELs are multiples of 3. 12
LV4 Holy Causes Holy damage to enemies whose LEVELs are multiples of 4. 22
LV5 Death KOs all enemies whose LEVELs are multiples of 5. 20
Madeen This ability inflicts Holy damage on all opponents. 54
Mag Elem Null Nullifies magic element. -
Magic Break Reduces the enemy's Magic. 4
Magic Hammer Reduces the enemy's MP. 2
Man Eater Deals lethal damage to humans. -
Master Thief Steal better items. -
Matra Magic Reduces the target's HP to 1. 8
Mental Break Reduces the enemy's Magic Def. 8
Meo Twister 32
Meteor Causes Non-elemental damage to all enemies. 42
Might Raises physical attack power. 14
Mighty Guard Casts Shell and Protect on all party members. 64
Millionaire Receive more Gil after battle. -
Mini Makes single/multiple targets smaller. 8
Minus Strike Damages with the difference between your max HP and current HP. 8
MP Attack Uses own MP to raise Attack Pwr. -
MP+10% Increases MP by 10%. -
MP+20% Increases MP by 20%. -
Mug Damages enemy when you Steal. -
Mustard Bomb Causes Heat to the enemy. 10
Night Causes Sleep to all targets. 14
No Mercy Causes Non-elemental damage to the enemy. 12
Odin This ability KOs the opponent. 28
Odin's Sword Attacks with eidolon Odin. -
Osmose Absorbs MP from the target and transfers it to the spell caster. 2
Panacea Removes Venom and Poison. 4
Phoenix This ability inflicts Fire damage on all opponents and revives all party members from KO. 32
Poison Causes Poison to single/multiple targets. 8
Power Break Reduces the enemy's Attack Pwr. 8
Power Throw Raises the strength of Throw. -
Power Up Raises the strength of Chakra. -
Protect Reduces damage from physical attacks. 6
Protect Girls You take damage in place of a girl. -
Pumpkin Head Damages with the difference between your max HP and current HP. 12
Ramuh This ability inflicts Thunder damage on all opponents. 22
Reflect Reflects magic attacks back onto caster. 6
Reflect-Null Nullifies Reflect and attacks. -
Reflectx2 Doubles the strength of spells by using Reflect. -
Regen Gradually restores HP. 14
Reis's Wind Grants Regen on all party members. 12
Restore HP Restores HP automatically when Near Death. -
Return Magic Returns magic used by enemy. -
Revive Recover from KO. 20
Roulette Randomly KOs a target. 18
Sacrifice Sacrifice yourself to restore HP and MP to the other party members. 32
Scan Scan enemy to determine HP, MP, and weaknesses. 4
Scoop Art 14
Shell Reduces damage from magic attacks. 6
Shift Break 16
Shiva This ability inflicts Ice damage on all opponents. 24
Shock This ability inflicts three times the regular damage on an opponent. 46
Silence Causes Silence, which disables magic in single/multiple targets. 8
Six Dragons The HP and MP of all party members are randomly reduced to 1, completely restored or remain unchanged. 28
Sleep Puts single/multiple targets to sleep. 10
Slow Slows down ATB Gauge. 6
Solution 9 48
Soul Blade Draws out the hidden power in thief swords. 6
Spare Change Causes Non-elemental damage to the enemy by using Gil. -
Steal Gil Steal Gil along with items. -
Stellar Circle 5 24
Stock Break Causes Non-elemental damage to all enemies. 26
Stona Removes Petrify and Gradual Petrify. 8
Stone Killer Deals lethal damage to stone enemies. -
Stop Stops targets from taking any action. 8
Thievery Deal physical damage to the target. 8
Thundaga Reduces the enemy's Magic. 24
Thundaga Sword Steiner's Swd Mag in battle. Thunder is the attack element. 30
Thundara This ability initiates a Thunder attack against one or more targets. 12
Thundara Sword Steiner's Swd Mag in battle. Thunder is the attack element. 12
Thunder This ability initiates a Thunder attack against one or more targets. 6
Thunder Slash This ability inflicts Thunder damage on an opponent. The damage is equivalent to 20% of the target's maximum HP. 24
Thunder Sword Steiner's Swd Mag in battle. Thunder is the attack element. 6
Tidal Flame 12
Twister Causes Wind damage to all enemies. 22
Undead Killer Deals lethal damage to undead enemies. -
Vanish Makes a party member disappear. 8
Water The ability initiates a Water attack on one or more targets. 22
Water Sword Steiner's Swd Mag in battle. Water is the attack element. 26
What's that!? Allows back attack. 2
White Draw Restores MP of all party members. 36
White Wind Restores HP of all party members. 14

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