This page has all the details on positive and negative buffs from the game Final Fantasy VIII (FF8, FFVIII). Read on for basic information about these buffs and debuffs as well as how to cure them.
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Status Abnormalities are temporary buffs and debuffs that characters get in the game. These buffs are mostly inflicted using magics and abilities, and each effect varies.
|Haste||Increases the rate of the ATB Gauge filling up.||Slow, Dispel|
|Protect||Halves physical damage taken.||Dispel|
|Shell||Halves magical damage taken.||Dispel|
|Reflect||Reflects magic to the opposing enemy||Dispel|
|Float||Becomes immune to earth based attacks.||Dispel|
|Regen||Recovers HP overtime.||Dispel|
|Aura||Increases Crisis Level allowing the use of Limit Breaks.||Dispel, Curse.|
|Defend||Reduces Physical damage to 0||Take a new action.|
|Angel Wing||Casts Magic from inventory for free. Puts character to berserk status, but only uses magics.||Death, Petrify.|
|Death||Character becomes unable to act.||Phoenix Down/Life, Full-Life.|
|Poison||Inflicts damage overtime.||Antidote, Remedy, Elixir, Mega Elixir/Esuna.|
|Darkness||Reduces Hit Rate.||Eye Drops, Remedy, Elixir, Mega Elixir/Esuna.|
|Silence||Prevents casting magic abilities.||Echo Screen, Remedy, Elixir,Mega Elixir/ Esuna.|
|Berserk||Randomly attack enemies but with increased damage.||Remedy, Elixir, Mega Elixir/ Esuna.|
|Zombie||Increases damage dealt but recieves damage from healing items and abilities.||Holy Water, Remedy, Elixir, Mega Elixir, Esuna.|
|Sleep||Makes character unable to move.||Get attacked, Remedy/Esuna.|
|Petrify||Makes character unable to move.||Soft, Remedy, Elixir, Mega Elixir/Esuna.|
|Slow||Slows down the ATB Gauge from filling up.||Remedy, Elixir, Mega Elixir/Esuna, Haste.|
|Stop||Stops the ATB Gauge from filling up.||Remedy+, Elixir, Megalixir/Esuna, Haste.|
|Doom||Inflicts death when the countdown reaches 0.||Remedy+, Elixir, Megalixir.|
|Gradual Petrify||Inflicts petrification when the countdown reaches 0.||Soft, Remedy, Remedy+, Elixir, Megalixir/Esuna.|
|Confuse||Makes the character use random commands on random targets.||Remedy, Elixir, Megalixir/Esuna.|
|Curse||Prevents the character from using Limit Breaks.||Holy Water, Remedy, Remedy+, Elixir, Megalixir/ Esuna.|
|Vit 0||Turns the Character's Vitality to 0.||Remedy+, Elixir, Megalixir/Esuna.|
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