Focus

There are several different Japanese abilities that have been translated as Focus. The first is 溜める / ためる [tameru] or 'accumulate' in Japanese. It has also been translated as Boost. The second is 集中 [shuuchuu] or 'concentrate'.

Final Fantasy I

Type: Black Magic, Level: 1
Buy: 50 gil (sell: -)
Shop: Cornelia
Effect: lowers one foe's evasion by 10
Other: シェイプ [shape] in Japanese. Note that this makes it a different ability from the others listed on this page

Final Fantasy IV

Usable by: Yang Fang Leiden, others (DS version only)
Obtain: initial ability on Yang
Obtain: receive the Augment from Yang in Feymarch after awakening him
Effect: (DS version) double the damage of the next attack. Can be stacked up to three times
Effect: (earlier versions) wait a few turns, then unleash the stored power
Other: ためる in Japanese

Final Fantasy XI

Type: Job Ability
Learn at: MNK25, Use: any
Cast Time: instant, Recast: 5 min, Duration: 2 min
Range: self, Radius: self, Cumulative Enmity: 1, Volatile Enmity: 300
Description: Enhances accuracy
Other: raises ACC and RACC by 20
Other: can be modified by merits, Temple Crown, Anchorite's Crown and Glanzfaust
Other: 集中 in Japanese

Final Fantasy Tactics

Type: Fundaments / Mettle / Huntcraft / Astrology, Element: -, MP: -
Target: self, Range: -, Radius: -, Power: -
Speed: instant, Duration: battle, Line of Fire: -
Learn: Squire (regular/Ramza/Delita/Argath) / Game Hunter / Astrologer (300 JP)
Effect: Raises Physical Attack by 1. 100% hit rate
Other: ためる in Japanese

Record Keeper

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Focus (Magic)
Type: Soul Break, Rarity: -
Target: self, Element: -, Gauge cost: 1 bar
Learn: Vivi (default)
Effect: Raises the user's magic strength for a set period of time
Other: for clarity's sake, the full Japanese name of this ability is listed as ためる(魔力) ('accumulate (magic)') to separate it from the Monk ability

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Focus (Concentrate)
Type: Soul Break, Rarity: -
Target: all allies, Element: -, Gauge cost: 1 bar
Learn: Lulu (equip Lulu's Hairpin (X))
Effect: Raises the magic strength and magic defense of all allies for a set period of time
Other: 集中 in Japanese

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Focus (Physical)
Type: Soul Break, Rarity: -
Target: self, Element: -, Gauge cost: 1 bar
Learn: Ramza (default)
Effect: Raises the user's attack power for a set period of time
Other: ためる in Japanese


Category: Ability

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