Kingdom Hearts 3 (KH3) - Abilities List

This page contains a list of all characters' abilities in Kingdom Hearts 3, including their effects and how to obtain them.

Kingdom Hearts 3 Abilities List

In Kingdom Hearts 3, Abilities give Sora and his party various offensive and defensive options to defeat enemies in battle. To equip Abilities, players must have the necessary Ability Points (AP) acquired by wearing Accessories in the game.

Skills and Abilities
Magic Abilities Links / Summon

List of Sora’s Abilities

Ability AP Effect
Aerial Dodge 3 While airborne, tilt Left Stick and press Square (PS4) / X (Xbox) to spin in that direction and evade attacks. Only works while in combat.
Aerial Recovery 2 Press O (PS4) / B (Xbox) after taking damage in the air to right yourself.
Air Combo Plus x2 4 Add one extra move to your aerial combos. Stack the ability to increase the effect.
Air Slide x3 1 While airborne, tilt Left Stick and press Square (PS4) / X (Xbox) to air dash in that direction and evade attacks. Stack the ability to increase the effect.
Assist Friends 1 Use healing items and magic on friends.
Attraction Enhancer 3 Increase how often CHANCE! indicators appear when using attractions. Stack the ability to increase the effect.
Attraction Extender 3 Extend the availability period of attraction commands. Stack the ability to increase the effect.
Auto-Finish 3 Automatically trigger the Finish command when a situation command’s timer runs out in combat.
Blizzard Boost 4 Deal 20% more damage with blizzard attacks. Stack the ability to increase the effect.
Block Replenisher Recover 3 MP with each successful block.
Block 2 Press Square (PS4) / X (Xbox) to guard against frontal attacks.
Buzz Saw 2 While in flowmotion, press X (PS4) / A (Xbox) to fly at foes with a spin attack. (Flowmotion attack)
Combo Boost 5 Increases ground combo damage in proportion to the length of the combos. Stack the ability to increase the effect.
Combo Master Continue combos even if your swings miss the enemy.
Combo Plus x2 Add one extra move to your ground combos. Stack the ability to increase the effect.
Counter Impact 4 Press X (PS4) / A (Xbox) after a successful block to send surrounding foes flying. You can only install one reprisal ability. (Reprisal)
Counter Kick Press X (PS4) / A (Xbox) after a successful block to attack distant foes. You can only install one reprisal ability. (Reprisal)
Counter Slash 4 Press X (PS4) / A (Xbox) after a successful block to slash at nearby targets. You can only install one reprisal ability. (Reprisal)
Damage Control x2 4 Halve the damage you take when your HP is at 25% or below. Stack the ability to increase the effect.
Dodge Roll 3 While grounded, tilt Left Stick and press Square (PS4) / X (Xbox) to roll in that direction and evade attacks.
Doubleflight Press O (PS4) / B (Xbox) while in midair to jump a second time.
Falling Slash 2 While airborne, slash downward to attack targets on the ground.
Final Blow Press X (PS4) / A (Xbox) after performing a reprisal to instantly move next to the target and continue attacking.
Rising Spiral 3 While performing a combo, press O (PS4) / B (Xbox) to launch enemies in the air.
Fusion Spin 3 Team up with Goofy and wreak havoc on surrounding foes. (Combo finisher near Goofy)
Glide Hold O (PS4) / B (Xbox) while midair to glide at high speed.
Groundbreaker While performing a combo, press O (PS4) / B (Xbox) to slam enemies toward the ground.
High Jump 2 Leap high into the air. The longer you hold O (PS4) / B (Xbox), the higher the jump.
Leaf Bracer Always finish casting recovery magic, even if you are hit by attacks in the process.
Link Extender 3 Extend the duration of link commands.
Magic Lock-On 1 Automatically lock on to targets when attacking with magic.
Magic Rush Issue a flash of magic that sends foes flying. Your Magic stat determines damage. (Combo finisher)
MP Haste 3 Recharge MP 10% faster when you run out. Stack the ability to increase the effect.
MP Safety Disable recharging when MP runs out. Only Cure magic and link commands will trigger a recharge.
Payback Strike Press X (PS4) / A (Xbox) after a successful aerial recovery to attack toward the target with a flurry of blows.
Pole Spin 1 Air slide or aerial dodge into a vertical pole or column to spin around it and knock enemies into the air. (Flowmotion maneuver)
Pole Swing 1 Air slide or aerial dodge into a horizontal pole or column to swing around it and knock enemies into the air (Flowmotion maneuver)
Reprisal Boost Increase the damage you deal with reprisals by 50%.
Risk Dodge Press O (PS4) / B (Xbox) right after an enemy breaks your guard to perform a variety of special evasive actions. You can counterattack while risk dodging by pressing A.
Scan 1 See the remaining HP of the targeted enemy.
Second Chance 4 Always retain at least 1 HP if you are hit while you have 2 HP or more.
Somersault 2 While swinging around a horizontal pole, press X (PS4) / A (Xbox) to perform a spinning attack in place. (Flowmotion attack)
Sonic Cleave 2 While in flowmotion, press X (PS4) / A (Xbox) to slash downward at foes. (Flowmotion attack)
Sonic Slash 2 While in flowmotion, press X (PS4) / A (Xbox) to perform two consecutive slashes. (Flowmotion attack)
Speed Slash 3 Attack with three consecutive slashes. (Combo finisher)
Super Jump 2 While in flowmotion, press O (PS4) / B (Xbox) to catapult into the air. (Flowmotion maneuver)
Super Slide x3 1 While in flowmotion, tilt Left Stick and press Square (PS4) / X (Xbox) to air dash a long distance. Stack the ability to increase the effect. (Flowmotion maneuver)
Thunder Boost 4 Deal 20% more damage with thunder attacks. Stack the ability to increase the effect.
Treasure Magnet 1 Automatically draw in and collect nearby prizes. Stack the ability to increase the effect.
Triple Rush Close in on the target as you attack. (Combo finisher)
Unison Fire 3 Team up with Donald and roast your foes. (Combo finisher near Donald)
Wall Kick 10 Air slide or aerial dodge into a wall to kick off it and set up your next action. (Flowmotion maneuver)
Water Boost 4 Deal 20% more damage with water attacks. Stack the ability to increase the effect.
Withstand Combo 4 Always retain at least 1 HP if you are hit while you have 2 HP or more. You will remaing protected throughout the enemy’s combo.
Zero EXP For daring adventurers who want to play without leveling up. Install this ability to stop gaining experience.

 

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  1. The ” How to obtain” really needs filled in. There was 1 guy who track ability progression to level 40 on each playstyle, and each was still gaining entirely different abilities well after level 20. I’d like to know entire ability progression for guardian please.