Attacks of Vagrant Story

Break Arts

A

Accursed Umbra
HP Cost: 40
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/-
Weapon: Great axe
Japanese name: 煉獄魔人斬 [rengoku majinzan] or 'purgatory demon slash'

Advent Sign
HP Cost: 75
Effect: Light attack
Type/Affinity: Edged/Light
Weapon: Great sword
Japanese name: 神鳴烈印斬 [shinmei retsuinzan] or 'god sound violent seal slash'

B

Bear Claw
HP Cost: 25
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/-
Weapon: Great axe
Japanese name: ベアクラッシュ [bear crush]

Black Nebula
HP Cost: 75
Effect: Dark attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/Dark
Weapon: Axe, Mace
Japanese name: インフィニティ [infinity]

Bonecrusher (Bonecrusher)
HP Cost: 25
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/-
Weapon: Heavy mace
Japanese name: ボーンクラッシュ [bone crush]

Brimstone Hail
HP Cost: 25
Effect: Dark attack
Type/Affinity: Piercing/Fire&Dark
Weapon: Crossbow
Japanese name: 獄炎烈散弾 [gokuenretsu sandan] or 'prison flame violent scatter shot'

C

Cherry Ronde
HP Cost: 55
Effect: Ice attack
Type/Affinity: Edged/Water
Weapon: Sword
Japanese name: 桜花円舞 [ouka enbu] or 'cherry blossom waltz'

D

Death Wail
HP Cost: 55
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Piercing/Earth&Dark
Weapon: Crossbow
Japanese name: デッドスクリーム [dead scream]
Tidbits: by amazing coincidence, the Japanese name of this Break Art is the same as one used by Sailor Pluto in Sailor Moon

Double Fang
HP Cost: 55
Effect: Repeated attack
Type/Affinity: Piercing/-
Weapon: Dagger
Japanese name: ダブルファング [double fang]

E

Emetic Bomb
HP Cost: 75
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Edged/-
Weapon: Great axe
Japanese name: イメティックボム [emetic bomb]

G

Giga Tempest
HP Cost: 55
Effect: Attack and damage armor
Type/Affinity: Piercing/-
Weapon: Polearm
Japanese name: ギガテンペスト [giga tempest]

Glacial Gale
HP Cost: 40
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/Air
Weapon: Axe, Mace
Japanese name: 氷牙疾風烈 [hyouga shippuu retsu] or 'ice fang tornado extreme'

Gravis Aether
HP Cost: 55
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/Earth
Weapon: Staff
Japanese name: ヘヴィダスト [heavy dust]

H

Heaven's Scorn
HP Cost: 40
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Piercing/Air&Light
Weapon: Crossbow
Japanese name: 調伏烈光弾 [choubuku rekkou dan] or 'exorcism violent light bullet'

Hex Flux
HP Cost: 75
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/Light&Dark
Weapon: Heavy mace
Japanese name: ヘクターブロウ [hecter blow]

I

Ignis Wheel
HP Cost: 55
Effect: Fire attack
Type/Affinity: Piercing/Fire
Weapon: Heavy mace
Japanese name: 輪焔殺 [rinensatsu] or 'wheel flame slice'

Iron Ripper
HP Cost: 55
Effect: Damages armor and enemy
Type/Affinity: Blunt/-
Weapon: Great axe
Japanese name: 破鋼秘点 [hakou hiten] or 'break steel secret point'

K

Killer Mantis
HP Cost: 55
Effect: Attack and sap MP
Type/Affinity: Edged/-
Weapon: Axe, Mace
Japanese name: マンティスレア [mantis flare]

L

Lotus Palm
HP Cost: 25
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/Physical
Weapon: Bare hands
Japanese name: 紅蓮掌 [gurenshou] or 'crimson lotus palm'

M

Mistral Edge
HP Cost: 25
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/-
Weapon: Axe, Mace
Japanese name: ミストラルエッジ [mistral edge]

P

Papillon Reel
HP Cost: 75
Effect: Light attack
Type/Affinity: Edged/Light
Weapon: Sword
Japanese name: 飛蝶乱舞 [hichou ranbu] or 'flying butterfly boisterous dance'

Q

Quickshock
HP Cost: 40
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/Air
Weapon: Heavy mace
Japanese name: 迅雷爆裂打 [jinrai bakuretsudan] or 'lightning explosion blow'

R

Rending Gale
HP Cost: 25
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Piercing/-
Weapon: Sword
Japanese name: 裂帛双重突 [reppaku souryoutotsu] or 'rend cloth dual thrust'

Retribution
HP Cost: 75
Effect: Dark attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/Dark
Weapon: Bare hands
Japanese name: 臨界至天滅 [rinkai shitenmetsu] or 'boundary climax sky destruction'

Riskbreak
HP Cost: 40
Effect: Attack and lower Risk
Type/Affinity: Piercing/-
Weapon: Staff
Japanese name: リスクブレイク [risk break]

Ruination
HP Cost: 25
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Piercing/-
Weapon: Polearm
Japanese name: ルインハーツ [ruin hearts]

S

Sanctus Flare
HP Cost: 75
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Piercing/Water&Light
Weapon: Crossbow
Japanese name: アトミックフレア [atomic flare]

Scythe Wind
HP Cost: 40
Effect: Attack and damage weapon and armor
Type/Affinity: Piercing/Air
Weapon: Polearm
Japanese name: アサルトスフィア [assault sphere]

Shadoweave (Kagenui)
HP Cost: 40
Effect: Attack and paralyze
Type/Affinity: Blunt/Dark
Weapon: Dagger
Japanese name: 影縫い [kagenui] or 'shadow stitch'

Sirocco
HP Cost: 25
Effect: Fire attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/Fire
Weapon: Staff
Japanese name: 爆炎打 [bakuendan] or 'combustible strike'

Spiral Scourge
HP Cost: 75
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Piercing/Water
Weapon: Polearm
Japanese name: スパイラルブロウ [spiral blow]

Sunder
HP Cost: 25
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Piercing/-
Weapon: Great sword
Japanese name: 壊人弾 [kaijindan] or 'demolish person bullet'

Swallow Slash
HP Cost: 55
Effect: Double damage
Type/Affinity: Edged/-
Weapon: Great sword
Japanese name: 飛燕斬 [hienzan] or 'flying swallow slash'

T

Thunderwave
HP Cost: 40
Effect: Attack and paralyze
Type/Affinity: Edged/Air
Weapon: Great sword
Japanese name: 雷電轟爆波 [raidengou bakuha] or 'thunder roar explosion blast'

Trinity Pulse
HP Cost: 75
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/-
Weapon: Staff
Japanese name: アブソルトデルタ [absolt delta]

V

Vermillion Aura
HP Cost: 55
Effect: Light attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/Light
Weapon: Bare hands
Japanese name: 紫磨金波 [shimaganeha] or 'purple polished gold wave'

Vertigo
HP Cost: 40
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/Physical
Weapon: Bare hands
Japanese name: 眩暈脚 [genungyaku] or 'dizzy halo kick'

Vile Scar
HP Cost: 40
Effect: Poison attack
Type/Affinity: Edged/-
Weapon: Sword
Japanese name: 黒斬破 [kokuzanha] or 'black slash rend'

W

Whistle Sting
HP Cost: 25
Effect: Attack
Type/Affinity: Blunt/-
Weapon: Dagger
Japanese name: 號気弾 [koukidan] or 'mark spirit bullet'

Wyrm Scorn
HP Cost: 75
Effect: Attack from all directions
Type/Affinity: Piercing/-
Weapon: Dagger
Japanese name: 怒竜玉砕 [doryuu gyokusai] or 'angry dragon jewel break'

Chain Abilities

Crimson Pain
Risk: 2
Effect: Inflicts an additional 100% of damage on foe and deals 30% of base damage to Ashley
Japanese name: クリムゾンレイド [crimson raid]

Dulling Impact
Risk: 3
Effect: Adds Silent to attack
Japanese name: ダルネスバインド [dullness bind]

Gain Life
Risk: 2
Effect: Regenerates an amount of Ashley's HP equal to 30% of damage dealt
Japanese name: ゲインライフ [gain life]

Gain Magic
Risk: 2
Effect: Regenerates an amount of Ashley's MP equal to 30% of damage dealt
Japanese name: ゲインマジック [gain magic]

Heavy Shot (Heavy Shot)
Risk: 1
Effect: Inflicts an amount of additional damage equal to 70% of damage dealt
Japanese name: ヘヴィショット [heavy shot]

Instill
Risk: 1
Effect: Inflicts additional damage equal to 10% of damage dealt and adds that amount to PP
Japanese name: ゲインファントム [gain phantom]

Mind Ache
Risk: 1
Effect: Reduces a foe's MP by an amount equal to 20% of the MP Ashley has used
Japanese name: インセインエイク [insane ache]

Mind Assault
Risk: 1
Effect: Reduces a foe's MP by am amount equal to 30% of damage dealt
Japanese name: マインドアサルト [mind assault]

Numbing Claw
Risk: 3
Effects: Adds Numbness to attack
Japanese name: ナミングクロウ [numbing claw]

Paralysis Pulse
Risk: 3
Effect: Adds Paralysis to attack
Japanese name: パラライズパルス [paralyze pulse]

Phantom Pain
Risk: 3
Effect: Inflicts additional damage equal to the total accumulated Phantom Points in Ashley's weapon
Japanese name: ファントムペイン [phantom pain]

Raging Ache
Risk: 1
Effect: Inflicts an amount of additional damage equal to 10% of the damage Ashley has sustained
Japanese name: レイジングエイク [raging ache]

Snake Venom
Risk: 3
Effect: Adds Poison to attack
Japanese name: スネークヴェノム [snake venom]

Temper
Risk: 2
Effect: Inflicts an additional 40% of damage on foe and repairs a small amount of weapon DP
Japanese name: ゲインダメージ [gain damage]

Defense Abilities

Absorb Damage
Risk: 4
Effect: Reduces damage received by 20%. Effect vs non-magical attacks
Japanese name: レジストダメージ [resist damage]

Absorb Magic
Risk: 4
Effect: Reduces damage received by 20%. Effective vs magical attacks
Japanese name: レジストマジック [resist magic]

Aqua Ward
Risk: 4
Effect: Reduces water-affinity damage by 50%
Japanese name: アクアウォード [aqua ward]

Demonscale
Risk: 4
Effect: Reduces dark-affinity damage by 50%
Japanese name: デモンスケイル [demonscale]

Fireproof
Risk: 4
Effect: Reduces fire-affinity damage by 50%
Japanese name: ファイアプルーフ [fireproof]

Impact Guard
Risk: 4
Effect: Reduces physical damage by 50%
Japanese name: インパクトガード [impact guard]

Phantom Shield
Risk: 6
Effect: Uses the accumulated Phantom Points in Ashley's shield to counter an equal amount of damage
Japanese name: ファントムシェル [phantom shell]

Reflect Damage
Risk: 2
Effect: Reflects 40% of damage. Does not reduce damage received. Effective vs non-magical attacks
Japanese name: ダメージリフレク [damage reflec]

Reflect Magic
Risk: 2
Effect: Reflects 40% of damage. Does not reduce damage received. Effective vs magical attacks
Japanese name: マジックリフレク [magic reflec]

Shadow Guard
Risk: 4
Effect: Reduces light-affinity damage by 50%
Japanese name: フィーンドガード [fiend guard]

Siphon Soul
Risk: 6
Effect: Adds 50% of the MP used in foe's magical attack to Ashley's MP. Effective vs magical attacks
Japanese name: マジックスナッチ [magic snatch]

Terra Ward
Risk: 4
Effect: Reduces earth-affinity damage by 50%
Japanese name: アースコンソル [earth consol]
Other: 'consol' of the Japanese name appears to be short for 'consolidate'

Ward
Risk: 1
Effect: Successful use of this ability prevents Paralysis and Numbness
Japanese name: セルフリカバリー [self recovery]

Windbreak
Risk: 4
Effect: Reduces air-affinity damage by 50%
Japanese name: エアブレイク [air break]


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