Abilities summary [Final Fantasy 15/ FFXV]

This page contains a list of the different abilities in Final Fantasy XV. Please note that this list will be updated once more information comes out.

Abilities

Combat (Noctis Only)

Ability Name Description AP Cost Prerequisite
Airstep Perform a dash in midair that consumes MP. Move the left analog stick + ○ button to execute. 6 None
Death Drop Perform a midair warp strike. Press the ○ button while in the air. 28 Airstep
Osmostrike Restores MP when successfully executing an aerial attack. 52 Death Drop
Airslip Perform a dodge in midair. Press and hold the □ button while airborne to execute. 16 Airstep
Airstride Perform a second Airstep after a second midair attack 52 Airslip
Airdance Allows limitless airstepping after midair attacks 333 Airstride
Light Phase Reduces the MP cost of phasing. 8 None
Experimagic Increase Noctis’s MP by the number of levels he has gained. The effects of similar abilities no not stack. 99 Light Phase
Ultralight Phase Further reduces the MP cost of phasing. 32 Light Phase
Chained Fury Increases combo damage after executing unscathed. 10 None
Warp Factor Increases warp-strike damage. 24 Chained Fury
Daemon Destroyer Allows warp-strikes to break daemon appendages. 24 Warp Factor
Warp Factor II Further increases warp-strike damage. 52 Warp Factor
Point-Blank Warp-Strike Warp-strikes at close range will always be a critical hit. 333 Warp Factor II
Stalker Increases blindside damage. 28 Chained Fury
Super Stalker Further increases blindside damage. 64 Stalker
Blink Phase though enemy attacks at no MP cost. Execute by pressing the □ button precisely before an attack hits. 16 None
Blink Boost MP will slightly be restored by blinking through enemy attacks at the precise time. 32 Blink
Impervious Ignores damage. Execute by pressing the □ button precisely after taking damage. 333 Blink Boost
Warp Decoy Projects a hologram illusion that distracts enemies after warping. 99 Blink
Static Edge Greatly increases damage after initiating statis. 34 Warp Decoy

Teamwork

Ability Name Description AP Cost Prerequisite Compatible Users
First Shot Gain first strike against a nearby enemy with a firearm. Slightly refills the tech bar. 6 None Prompto
Shock Drop Electrocute an enemy with machinery when Noctis performs an aerial attack. 24 First Shot Prompto
Sharp Shock Increase Shock Drop Damage. 99 Shock Drop Prompto
Scintilla Perform a counterattack, then stun enemies with a firearm. 18 First Shot Prompto
Ballistic Rapidly fire on an area. Causes enemies to flinch. 64 Scintilla Prompto
Link Up Increases link-strike damage. 8 None All party members
Super Link Up Further increases link-strike damage. 32 Link Up All party members
Critical Link Link-strikes will always be critical hits. 333 Super Link Up All party members
Limitless Link Breaks the damage limit of link-strikes. 999 Critical Link All party members
Deathblow Perform a powerful blow on a vulnerable enemy. 16 Link Up All party members except Noctis
Ultimate Deathblow Perform yet a more powerful blow on a vulnerable enemy. 99 Deathblow All party members except Noctis
Reflex Perform a powerful counterattack with a greatsword. Causes enemies to flinch. 6 None Gladiolus
Engage Gain first strike by performing a powerful greatsword attack. 18 Reflex Gladiolus
Intercept Protects Noctis against enemy attacks with an equipped shield. 64 Engage Gladiolus
Antagonize Causes an enemy to flinch with a paralyzing kick while Noctis is defending. 24 Reflex Gladiolus
Acute Antagonism Increases Antagonize damage. 99 Antagonize Gladiolus
Analyze Automatically scan enemy weaknesses at the during battle. 6 None Ignis
Venom Fang Poison an enemy with daggers when Noctis performs a combo. 24 Analyze Ignis
Virulent Venom Increase Venom Fang damage. 64 Venom Fang Ignis
Lancet Perform a counterattack and drain an enemy’s HP with a spear. 18 Analyze Ignis
Regenerate Heal an ally with a hidden recovery item 99 Lancet Ignis

Stats

Ability Name Description AP Cost Prerequisite Compatible Users
Health Level Increases the  HP of each party member by 2x the number of levels gained. The effects of similar abilities do not stack. 10 None All party members
Vitality Level Increases the vitality of each party member by the number of levels gained. The effects of similar abilities do not stack. 99 Health Level All party members
Spirit Level Increases the  spirit of each party member by the number of levels gained. The effects of similar abilities do not stack 99 Health Level All party members
Health Level II Increases the  HP of each party member by 5x the number of levels gained. The effects of similar abilities do not stack. 99 Health Level All party members
Health Level III Increases the HP of each party member by 10x number of levels gained. The effects of similar abilities do not stack. 333 Health Level II All party members
Accessory Slot Enables equipping of two accessories. 16 None All party members
Accessory Slot Enables equipping of three accessories. 333 Accessory Slot All party members

Magic

Ability Name Description AP Cost Prerequisite Compatible Users
Elementalism Enables absorption of more energy from elemental deposits. 24 None Noctis
Elementality Enables absorption of even more energy from elemental deposits. 72 Elementalism Noctis
Enhanced Elementality Enables absorption of much more energy from elemental deposits. 99 Elementality Noctis
Elemagnetism Improves the energy absorption rate of elemental-absorbing weapons 48 Elementality Noctis
Magic Level Improves the magic of each party member by the number of levels gained. The effect of similar abilities do not stack. 48 Elementalism All party members
Magic Level II Improves the magic of each party member by the number of levels gained. The effect of similar abilities do not stack. 99 Magic Level All party members
Powercraft Improves the potency by 10 during spell crafting. 20 None Noctis
Magic Action Enables gaining AP for using elemency. 24 Powercraft Noctis
Bonuspell Enables receiving an extra spell during crafting. 333 Magic Action Noctis
Bonuspell II Enables receiving two extra spells during crafting. 999 Bonuspell Noctis
Extra Powercraft Improves the potency by 30 during spell crafting. 99 Powercraft Noctis
Super Powercraft Improves the  potency by during spell crafting. 555 Extra Powercraft Noctis
Ultimate Powercraft Improves the potency by 100 during spell crafting. 999 Super Powercraft Noctis

Recovery

Ability Name Description AP Cost Prerequisite Compatible Users
Hang In Increases HP recovery rate while hanging after point-warp. 12 None Noctis
Sprinter Increases stamina. 24 Hang In Noctis
Distance Runner Further increases stamina. 99 Sprinter Noctis
Savior’s Fortitude Increases an ally’s defense after getting them out of danger. 20 None All party members
Savior’s Vengeance Increases an ally’s critical hit rate after getting them out of danger. ?? Savior’s Fortitude All party members
Savior’s Force Increases an ally’s attack after getting them out of danger. 48 Savior’s Fortitude All party members
Comeback Further restores an ally’s HP after getting them out of danger. 99 Savior’s Force All party members
Rapid Regen Increases HP/MP recovery rate when taking cover. 10 None Noctis
First Aid Recover some HP using a first aid kit when HP is low. 24 Rapid Regen All party members except Noctis
Advanced First Aid Recover a moderate amount of HP with a fancy first aid kit when HP is low. 99 First Aid All party members except Noctis
Expert First Aid Recover a significant amount of HP with a fully-stocked first aid kit when HP is low. 333 Advanced First Aid All party members except Notis

Techniques

Ability Name Description AP Cost Prerequisite Compatible Users
Tech Strike Slightly refills the tech bar when Noctis successfully lands attacks. 48 None Noctis
Tech Damage Slightly refills the tech bar when Noctis takes damage. 99 Tech Strike Noctis
Quick Tech Improves the tech bar’s rate of recovery. 333 Tech Damage Noctis
Star Shell Distracts enemies in a wide area with a firearm. Also weakens daemons. Consumes one level of the tech bar. 8 None Prompto
Recoil Overload the energy output of equipped machinery to deal heavy damage. Consumes two levels of the tech bar. 18 Star Shell Prompto
Gravisphere Create a gravitational field using equipped machinery to gather multiple enemies closer. Consumes two levels of the tech bar. 18 Star Shell Prompto
Trigger Happy Hit multiple enemies with a barrage using firearms. Consumes three levels of the tech bar. 72 Gravisphere Prompto
Limit Break Break the damage limit of Prompto’s techniques. 999 Trigger Happy Prompto
Dawnhammer Strike a single enemy with a powerful slash from the greatsword. Consumes two levels of the tech bar. 8 None Gladiolus
Cyclone Use an equipped shield to unleash a powerful shockwave. Consumes two levels of the tech bar. 18 Dawnhammer Gladiolus
Royal Guard Immediately guard Noctis with an equipped shield. Consumes one level of the techbar.. 18 Dawnhammer Gladiolus
Impulse Unleash a frontal sweeping greatsword attack on enemies. Consumes three levels of the tech bar. 72 Royal Guard Gladiolus
Limit Break Break the damage limit of Gladiolus’s techniques. 999 Impulse Gladiolus
Regroup Bring all allies together in stalwart defense. Also rescues them from danger and restores their HP rapidly. 8 None Ignis
Overwhelm Focus ally attacks on an enemy with devastating Deathblow strikes. Consumes two levels of the tech bar. 18 Regroup Ignis
Enhancement Imbue Noctis’ weapon with the element his enemy is weakest to. Consumes one level of the tech bar. 18 Regroup Ignis
Sagefire Perform a fire-based attack with equipped daggers. Consumes three levels of the tech bar. 72 Enhancement Ignis
Limit Break Break the damage limit of Ignis’ techniques. 999 Sagefire Ignis

Exploration

Ability Name Description AP Cost Prerequisite
Happy Camping Increases the AP received after setting up camp. 20 None
Happier Camping Further increases the AP after setting up camp. 48 Happy Camping
Fitter Survival Occasionally doubles the items from Gladiolus’ survival skill. 99 Happier Camping
Fittest Survival Doubles the items received from Gladiolus’ survival skill. 999 Fitter Survival
Roadrunning Receive AP after long car trips. 32 None
Roadlife Receive experience after long car trips. 99 Roadrunning
Angler Action Receive AP after catching fish. 18 None
Reel Experience Receive experience after catching fish. 333 Angler Action
Item Angler Doubles the items obtained from fishing. 84 Angler Action
Sportfishing Receive more AP for catching big fish. 99 Item Angler
Expert Item Angler Triples the items obtained from fishing. 555 Item Angler
Snapshot Enable taking photos in battle. A maximum of five can be saved. Depletes the tech bar by one level. 12 None
Aperture Gives a chance to receive AP through executing Snapshots. 333 Snapshot
Aftertaste Lengthens the duration of status boosts from meals eaten while camping out. 18 None
Appetize Receive AP after cooking someone’s favorite food. 20 Aftertaste
Lingering Aftertaste Further lengthens the duration of status boosts from meals eaten while camping out. 99 Aftertaste
Persistent Aftertaste Greatly lengthens the duration of status boosts from meals eaten while camping out. 333 Lingering Aftertaste
Chocojockey Receive AP for winning Chocobo races. 32 None
Chocoracer Receive experience for winning Chocobo races. 99 Chocojockey
Chocobump Receive AP for long trips on a Chocobo. 32 None
? ? ? Chocobump

Armiger Arsenal

Ability Name Description AP Cost Prerequisite
Armiger Summoning Royal Arms temporarily enhances attributes. ? ?
Armiger Action Receive AP for activating Armiger Arsenal. 48 ?
Armiger Chain Unleash an all-out attack with the whole party. Amplifis the Armiger bar. ? ?
Armiger Warchain Increases the damage inflected after performing Armiger Chain. 24 ?
Armiger Freechain MP temporarily becomes unlimited after performing Armiger Chain. 72 ?

 

 

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