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Final Fantasy

Up to date as of February 01, 2010

From Final Fantasy Wiki

Ether in Final Fantasy VII

The Ether (エーテル, ēteru) is a recurring item from the series. It restores a small amount of MP to one character. It appears in most Final Fantasy games except Final Fantasy III and Final Fantasy VIII



Final Fantasy

Ethers didn't appear in the original NES version, nor in the Origins version, but they did in the Dawn of Souls version. There are three types: Ether restores 50 MP, Dry Ethers restore 100 MP, and Turbo Ethers fully restore MP.

Effect Restores 50 MP.
Buy In Pravoka, Crescent Lake, Gaia, Onrac
Find In Mount Duergar, Cavern of Ice, Earthgift Shrine, Hellfire Chasm, Lifespring Grotto (x5), Whisperwind Cove (x9)
Won From Air Elemental, Unicorn
Cost 150 gil

Final Fantasy II

They first appeared in this game and are sold in item shops for 2,500 gil. They may also be found inside chests are dropped by enemies.

Effect Restores some MP.
Buy In Tropical Island
Find In Deist Cavern, Coliseum, Fynn Castle, Tropical Island, Cave of Mysidia, Mysidian Tower, Castle Palamecia, Pandaemonium
Won From Malboro, Malboro Terra, Mantis King, Death Rider, Flan Princess, Chimera Brain, Lamia Matriarch
Cost 2,500 gil
1,000 gil

Final Fantasy IV

Also Known As Ether1
Effect Restores a small amount of MP
Buy In Hummingway Home
Find In Baron Castle (x5), Baron, Kaipo, Water Cave (x2), Antlion's Cave, Fabul, Mount Ordeals (x2), Waterway (x2), Troia, Troia Castle (x4), Magnetic Cavern (x2), Eblan (x3), Dwarf Castle (x2), Tower of Babil - Lower, Cave of Eblan, Sealed Cavern (x3), Sylvan Cave, Land of Summons (x2), Giant of Babil
Steal From Gloom Wing, Moon Cell, Pudding
Won From Fiend, Gloom Wing, Gremlin, Moon Cell, Pudding, Red Worm, Tiny Mage, Witch
Cost 10,000 gil

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years

Ethers restore 50 MP. They can be found on several enemies, and can also be bought for 10,000 gil in the Hummingway Home in the final Chapter.

Final Fantasy V

Ether artwork from Final Fantasy V.
Effect Restores 40 MP.
Buy In Lix onwards
Find In Tule, Pirate's Hideout, Tycoon Castle (x2), Walz Tower, Library of Ancients, Ronka Ruins, Moogle Forest, Moore Forest, Ex-Death's Castle (x2), Island Shrine (x2), Fork Tower, Istory Falls, Great Sea Trench, Interdimensional Rift - Ruins
Steal From Crystelle, Druid, Hyudra, Level Checker, Lumber Beast, Mottletrap, Page 128, Prototype, Soul Cannon, Tiny Mage, Tote Avis, Water Bus, Yellow Dragon, Flame Thrower, Rocket Gun, Atomos
Won From Galacjelly, Ghilacat, Reflect Mage, Skelasaur, Sorcerer, Subterran, White Flame, Launcher, Abductor
Cost 1,500 gil

Ethers are also a Mix result by either mixing 2 Ethers, an Ether and Holy Water, or Potion + Turtle Shell. These Ethers generally restore more MP than just the standard item.

Final Fantasy VI

The Ether has three levels. The Ether, or Tincture, restores 50 MP. The Hi-Ether, otherwise known as Ether, recovers 150 MP. The rare X-Ether fully recovers MP.

Also Known As Tincture
Effect Restores 50 MP.
Buy In Albrook and onwards
Find In [WoB] Narshe (Classroom), [WoB] Returners' Hideout, [WoB] Jidoor, [WoB] Zozo (x2), [WoB] Albrook, [WoB] Magitek Factory in Vector, [WoB] Vector (Banquet), [WoR] Tzen (Collapsing Building)
Steal From Sky Armor, Buffalax, Drop, Spit Fire, L.30 Magic, L.40 Magic, L.20 Magic, L.10 Magic, Right

Blade, Left Blade

Won From Drop, Spit Fire, Whelk (shell), L.30 Magic, L.40 Magic, L.20 Magic, L.10 Magic, L.50 Magic, L.60 Magic, L.70 Magic, L.80 Magic, L.90 Magic
Morph From N/A
Cost 1,500 gil

Final Fantasy VII

A programming glitch in Final Fantasy VII also had the party obtain Tinctures after a Fort Condor battle, however, those Tinctures were really only Ethers. Later games call the upgraded Ether a Turbo Ether.

Effect Restores 100 MP
Buy In Fort Condor onwards
Find In Sector 7 Slums
Corneo's Mansion
Aeris' House
Kalm (x3)
Mythril Mines
Gi Cave (x2)
Whirlwind Maze
Junon (During parade must score between 40% and 49%/x6)
Bone Village
Fort Condor (Win 2nd battle)
North Corel
Steal From Deenglow, Hedgehog Pie, Ark Dragon, Stinger, Kalm Fang, Cappairwire, Levrikon, Prowler, Scissors, Scrutin, Sonic Speed
Won From Mono Drive, Reno (Sector 7), Ark Dragon, Bullmotor, Crazy Saw, Crysales, Gighee, Head Hunter, Hungry, Killbin, Land Worm, Lessaloploth, Scruting, Shred, Zenene
Morph From Ghost, Hedgehog Pie, Mandragora
Cost 1,500 gil

Dirge of Cerberus -Final Fantasy VII-

Ethers can be found or bought at shops and restore some MP.

Before Crisis -Final Fantasy VII-

Ethers restore 100 MP. They can be bought for 100 Rank Points.

Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-

Ethers are quite common and restore some MP.

Final Fantasy IX

Later on in the game, they can be synthesized by Hades.

Effect Restores 100 MP in the field, 150 MP in battle.
Buy In N/A
Find In Alexandria (Disc 1)
Alexandria (Disc 3)
Evil Forest (x3)
Ice Cavern
Lindblum (Disc 1)
Lindblum (Disc 2)
South Gate
Quan's Dwelling (x3)
Black Mage Village
Fossil Roo
Cleyra's Trunk
Cleyra (x2)
Mount Gulug
Iifa Tree
Conde Petie Mountain Path
Steal From Abomination, Amdusias (A), Armodullahan, Armstrong, Axe Beak, Blazer Beetle, Bomb, Cactuar, Catoblepas, Cerberus, Dracozombie, Feather Circle, Gargoyle, Garuda, Gigan Octopus, Gnoll, Grand Dragon, Grenade, Grimlock Red, Grimlock Blue, Magic Vice, Ochu, Ogre (A), Ogre (B), Red Dragon, Sahagin, Skeleton, Sand Scorpion, Stilva, Tiamat (Crystal), Tonberry, Type B, Vepal (Green), Vepal (Red), Veteran, Zaghnol, Zemzelett, Zombie, Sealion, Lani, Scarlet Hair, Antlion (B), Amdusias (B), Abadaon (A), Kuja, Trance Kuja, Tantarian
Won From Adamantoise, Agares, Anemone, Armstrong, Ash, Behemoth (B), Blazer Beetle, Cactuar, Cerberus, Crawler, Dracozombie, Drakan, Garuda, Gigan Octopus, Gigan Toad (B), Grand Dragon, Grenade, Griffin, Grimlock Red, Hecteyes, Hedgehog Pie, Hornet, Ironite, Iron Man, Lady Bug, Land Worm, Lamia, Lich (Crystal), Magic Vice, Lizard Man, Malboro, Maliris (Crystal), Mandragora, Mimic, Mistodon (A), Mistodon (B), Myconid, Nymph, Ochu, Red Dragon, Sahagin, Sand Golem, Seeker Bat, Serpion, Shell Dragon (B), Soldier (A), Soldier (B), Stroper, Tonberry, Type A, Veteran, Whale Zombie, Wyerd, Yan, Yeti, Zaghnol, Zuu, Black Waltz No.2, Antlion (A), Ralvuimahgo, Ark, Valia Pira, Amdusias (B), Abadon (A), Nova Dragon, Maliris, Tiamat, Kraken, Lich, Deathguise, Ladybug (Friendly)
Cost 1,000 gil

Final Fantasy X

Effect Restores 100 MP.
Buy In N/A
Find In Submerged Ruins - Ruins: Stairs, Kilika: Tavern, after seeing the house collapse, Djose Temple, Moonflow: North Wharf, Thunder Plains: North, Sanubia Desert: East (x2)
Steal From Funguar, Spherimorph, Guado Guardian, YAT-99, YKT-63, Thorn, Behemoth, YAT-97, YKT-11, Spectral Keeper, Exoray, Sin (Overdrive)
Won From N/A
Bribe Guado Guardian, YAT-99, YAT-97
Other Gift - 1 = Besaid Beach
Prize - 1 = Blitzball - League Prize - 2nd Place
Prize - 1 = Blitzball - League Prize - Most Goals
Prize - 1 = Blitzball - Tournament Prize - Most Goals
Gift - 1 = Mi'ihen Highroad: Central
Gift - 1 = Mushroom Rock - Entrance
Gift - 1 = Djose Highroad
Prize - 1 = Thunder Plains - Let 30 bolts hit you
Prize - 1 = Macalania (North) Butterfly Hunt minigame before Spherimorph
Gift - 1 = Macalania: Hall
Prize - 1 = Sanubia Desert: Central - Steal from Chests
Prize - 1 = Calm Lands - Hyper Dodger Chocobo - Beat/tie after the first win
Cost N/A

Final Fantasy X-2

The Alchemist Dressphere can use Ethers for free via the Stash skillset.

Effect Restores 100 MP.
Buy In N/A
Find In (Chapter 1) Celsius, Calm Land, Kilika/Village, Thunder Plains, Besaid/Cave (only if bought Besaid-Key), Zanarkand
(Chapter 2) Celsius, Besaid/Cave (only if bought Besaid-Key), Mi´Hen-Highroad, Mushroom-Rock, Thunder Plains, Calm Land, Zanarkand, Bevelle
(Chapter 3) Celsius, Mi´Hen-Highroad, Thunder Plains, Bevelle, Calm Land, Zanarkand, Besaid/Cave, Kilika/Village
(Chapter 5) Besaid/Cave, Kilika/Village, Kilika/Temple, Bevelle
Steal From Tonberry, Dive Beak, Queen Coeurl, Black Elemental, Chac, Critical Bug, Flan Azabache, Insect Matriarch, Lacerta, Mushroom Cloud, Trema, Claret Dragon, Rukh, Yevon Striker, Humbaba
Won From Tonberry, Dive Beak, Queen Coeurl, Flailing Ochu, Ruffian, Azi Dahaka, Flan Azabache, Great Haunt, League Master, Wight
Bribe Tonberry, Dive Beak, Queen Coeurl, Skink, Yevon Striker, League Ranger, League Master, League Slasher, Flan Azabache
Other (Chapter 2/3)-(Ajusting the lightning-conductors) Do no more than 5 correct entries for tower 1
(Chapter 2/3)-(Ajusting the lightning-conductors) Do at least 6 but not more than 14 correct entries for tower 1
Cost N/A

Final Fantasy XI

Ethers exist in Final Fantasy XI. They can be purchased from vendors or made by players with the appropriate skill in Alchemy. High quality versions are also available called Ether +1, Ether +2, and Ether +3. Each restore slightly more MP than a standard Ether. There also exists a backpack called an "Ether Tank" that dispenses an Ether on demand (up to 5 times per tank).

Final Fantasy XII

If all Ether Lores are purchased, Ethers will recover 75 MP. It is a rare item, but it is sold by the Baknamy Merchant late in the game for 222 gil. A rarer version, a Hi-Ether, can only be obtained by chests, rewards, or Bazaar Goods. It restores 300 MP if all lores are mastered.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates

image:Ffccrof ether.gif The Ether restores 100 SP for each character. They can be found through out dungeons or purchased at the Magic Goods store in Rebena Te Ra. Only 5 can be carried when beginning and can be upgraded to a total of 99 when more Ether Pouches are purchased at Mog Mart or found in dungeons.

Final Fantasy Adventure

The Ether is a restorative item that can be bought for 320 gil and restores 10 MP.

Dissidia Final Fantasy

The Ether is a board piece typically found on the third level of a storyline. It resets all skills that have been used previously in the story, except skills which have ongoing effects.


This article uses material from the "Ether" article on the Final Fantasy wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

City of Heroes

Up to date as of January 31, 2010

From City of Heroes Wiki




Ether is a heroine found on the Take out the fledgling heroine mission from Operative Rutger


If you can take out this fledgeling heroine, you'll prove yourself to Operative Rutger.


Ether will say the following when you encounter her:

"Take a nap, Character!"

See Also

  • Ether's Longbow profile for a list of her powers.

This article uses material from the "Ether" article on the City of Heroes wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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