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Bravely Default
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Vincent Lau
First Published: 14-02-2014 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 26-11-2018 / 06:51 GMT
Version: 1.0 (????) 12-12-2018 / 15:11 GMT

Bravely Default Guide Guide Info

Battle System

Special Moves List

This page lists all the Special Moves you can obtain and their effects on the party. Most of the time, you want to use a Special Move to hit the enemy for big numbers, but sometimes you may want a particular party buff instead.

Sword

Level Default Name Party Buff Condition
1 Hack and Slash Hit Count +20% Brave 10 times
2 Air Splitter P.ATK +35% Brave 20 times
3 Sonic Wave P.ATK +50% Brave 30 times

Axe

Level Default Name Party Buff Condition
1 Grand Strike P.DEF +20% Defeat 5 enemies with a physical attack
2 Maelstrom Hit Count +35% Defeat 10 enemies with a physical attack
3 Gigaton Swing P.DEF +50% Defeat 15 enemies with a physical attack

Spear

Level Default Name Party Buff Condition
1 Horizon Critical +300% Deal physical damage to 10 enemies
2 Overpower P.ATK +35% Deal physical damage to 20 enemies
3 Megiddo Flame P.ATK +50% Deal physical damage to 30 enemies

Rod

Level Default Name Party Buff Condition
1 Piercing Bolt M.ATK +20% Use magic 10 times
2 Withering Ripple M.ATK +35% Use magic 20 times
3 Holy Weapon M.ATK +50% Use magic 30 times

Staff

Level Default Name Party Buff Condition
1 Rejuvenation Healing +100% Heal 10 times
2 Lux Speed +35% Heal 20 times
3 Divine Light M.ATK +50% Heal 30 times

Dagger

Level Default Name Party Buff Condition
1 Infinity Hit Count +20% Use items 5 times
2 Blade Storm Hit Count +35% Use items 10 times
3 Cross Divide Hit Count +50% Use items 15 times

Bow

Level Default Name Party Buff Condition
1 Maximum Draw Critical +300% Exploit element/family weakness 5 times with a physical attack
2 Rapid Fire Hit Count +35% Exploit element/family weakness 10 times with a physical attack
3 Angelic Pillar M.DEF +50% Exploit element/family weakness 15 times with a physical attack

Katana

Level Default Name Party Buff Condition
1 Moonshadow P.ATK +20% Use the Default command 5 times
2 Breaking Wave Critical +900% Use the Default command 10 times
3 Petal Swirl Speed +50% Use the Default command 15 times

Knuckle/Unarmed

Level Default Name Party Buff Condition
1 Moonbeam P.ATK +20% Inflict a critical hit 3 times
2 Ascendant Palm Hit Count +35% Inflict a critical hit 6 times
3 Thunderbust P.ATK +50% Inflict a critical hit 9 times

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    Nintendo 3DS
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    14 February 2014
  • Last Updated
    26 November 2018
  • Guide Author
    Vincent Lau

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