Shiva (GF) Abilities and How to Obtain | FF8

This page is about the GF Shiva from the game Final Fantasy VIII (FF8, FFVIII). Read on to see this GF’s Abilities, Stats, the effect of their Summon Ability, and how to obtain Shiva.

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Shiva (GF): Basic Information

Basic Data

Junctionable or
Non-Junctionable
Exp. Required to Lv Up
Junctionable 500

Summon Ability and Effects

Summon Ability Diamond Dust
Effect Inflicts Ice damage to all enemies.
Boost Time 12.9 Seconds

Shiva (GF): Abilities

Abilities Learned by Default

Spr-J Magic
Draw GF
Item

Taught Abilites and Required AP

Str-J (50)
 ┗ Elem-Atk-J (160) [/align]
Vit-J (50)
 ┗ Vit+20% (60)
 ┗ Vit+40% (120)
Spr+20% (60)
 ┣ Elem-Def-J (100)
 ┃ ┗ Elem-Def-Jx2 (130)
 ┗ Spr+40% (120)
SumMag+10% (40)
  ┗ SumMag+20% (70)
    ┗ SumMag+30% (140)
GFHP+10% (40)
  ┗ GFHP+20% (70)
GFHP+10% (40)
  ┗ GFHP+20% (70)
Boost (10)
I Mag-RF (30)
Doom (60) Note: Must be Lv. 10

Recommended Abilities

Ability Explanation
I Mag-RF This ability refines Water/Ice Magic from an item. This ability will come in very handy when you need to obtain more of this magic.
Elem-Def-J Increases elemental resistance, and allows you to use Drain. Learning this ability right away will make battles much easier.

How to Obtain Shiva (GF)

Obtained from the 2nd Floor Classroom of Balamb Garden

Access the tutorial from your Study Panel in the 2nd Floor classroom of Balamb Garden.

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