Status Effects (FFIX)
During a battle in Final Fantasy IX, some enemies are able to inflict one or all of your party members with a status ailment.
There are lots of different kinds, some which you will rarely encounter but others you'll experience more often.
There are two ways to deal with status ailments:
1.Equip a certain ability that will place a guard against certain status ailments in battle.
For example equipping "Clear Headed" as an ability will guard you against being inflicted with Confuse during a battle.
2. Use an item in your inventory to remove the status ailment.
There is a large list of different items that can cure a number of status ailments.
In alphabetical order:
The inflicted character is no longer controllable by yourself and will act on his/her own accord.
However, his/her physical attacks will increase when she is in Berserk Mode.
Cure - Gysahl Greens or Remedy
Just like Berserk, you loose control of your inflicted character.
However, the inflicted character may also attack one of your other characters.
Cure -Equip the "Clear Head" ability or use a Remedy.
Your accuracy is decreased so hitting the enemy and not missing becomes less likely.
Cure - Eyedrops or a Remedy can cure you as well as the equipping the "Bright Eyes" ability.
Your inflicted character will instantly stop and can not be used.
If the character is physically attacked then they will shatter and be killed in the battle.
Cure - Use a flame based magic spell on the inflicted character.
If your character does anything she/he will instantly die.
Cure - Use a water or ice based magic spell on the inflicted character
Your character will shrink and only be able to hurt enemy's with 1 HP.
His/her defense will also drop.
Cure - Remedy
Your inflicted character will become still and can not be used. Cure - Use a Soft. Use Garnets Stona spell or equip the "Jelly" ability.
Slowly loose HP during battle Cure - Use an Antidote or Remedy.
Alternatively, you can equip the "Antibody" ability or use Garnet's Panacea spell.
The character that is silenced can not use magic
. Cure - Use the "Loud Mouth" ability or an Echo Screen.
Your characters ATB stops and he/she will become useless.
Cure - Equip the "Insomniac" ability or cast a Remedy on the inflicted party member.
Your ATB bar will slow down so it will take you longer to be able to perform any battle functions (attack, magic items etc.)
Cure - Remedy
Similar to Sleep except your character just stops in a different method
. The characters ATB bar will stop and he/she will become useless.
Cure - Use a Remedy or equip the "Locomotion" ability.
Trouble will cause a percentage of the damage you (if the character inflicted with Trouble is attacked.)
Receive and spread it among the rest of your party members as well. Cure - Annoyntment.
Your character will slowly loose his/her HP and MP during battle but will also be rendered still so you can not use them.
Cure - Antidote or Garnets Panacea spell.
The inflicted character will not receive any EXP or AP after the battle
. Cure - Vaccine
Your character will become an undead.
So any curing magic spells will actually harm them.
Cure - Magic Tag.
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