Iai Strike

居合い抜き [iainuki] in Japanese. Iainuki (or simply Iai) is the art of drawing one's sword.

Final Fantasy IX

Type: Sword Skill, MP: 16
Usable by: Adelbert Steiner
Obtain: ?
Other: Knocks out the target

Airborne Brigade


Type: STR, Element: -, Growth: Slow, Cost: 28
Attack: 2,140 (lv1), 10,881 (lv120), 14,387 (lv150), 18,266 (lv180), 22,485 (lv210), 27,020 (lv240)
Defence: 2,100 (lv1), 9,709 (lv120), 12,762 (lv150), 16,139 (lv180), 19,812 (lv210), 23,760 (lv240)
Obtain: Mist Region (Western Mist Plains), Kolts Region (Ancient Forest)

Type: STR, Element: -, Growth: Normal, Cost: 19
Attack: 1,400 (lv1), 6,131 (lv100), 7,325 (lv125), 8,520 (lv150), 9,715 (lv175), 10,910 (lv200)
Defence: 1,380 (lv1), 5,548 (lv100), 6,601 (lv 125), 7,654 (lv150), 8,707 (lv175), 9,760 (lv200)
Obtain: Mist Region (Western Mist Plains), Kolts Region (Ancient Forest)


Type: Job Skill
Learn: Samurai III, Skill level: ★★★
Fusion to: Sword users Lightning, Noel, Kurasame; Greatsword users Paine; Katana users Auron, Tenzen, Cyan, Ayame, Sephiroth
Description: When the user attacks first they activate an Iai Strike that raises damage dealt by 50%.

Record Keeper


Type: Samurai, Rarity: ★★★, Uses: 2-10
Target: single, Element: -
Use: Tyro, Auron, Cloud, Cyan, Sephiroth
Generate: Strength Orb x5, Lightning Orb x3, Dark Orb x3, 6,000 gil
Hone (lv2): Strength Orb x10, Lightning Orb x6, Dark Orb x6, 25,000 gil
Hone (lv3): Strength Orb x20, Lightning Orb x12, Dark Orb x12, 60,000 gil
Hone (lv4): Strength Orb x30, Lightning Orb x18, Dark Orb x18, 120,000 gil
Hone (lv5): Strength Orb x50, Lightning Orb x30, Dark Orb x30, 300,000 gil
Description: Attacks the target and inflicts Death with a low probability

Category: Ability

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