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Thundara in Final Fantasy IX.

Thundara (サンダラ, Sandara), also known as Bolt 2 or Lit 2, is the second level Lightning-elemental Black Magic spell.

See also: Thunder, Thundaga, and Thundaja.




Final Fantasy

Thundara, also known as LIT2 in the Famicom release and Bolt2 in the Origins release, is a level 3 Black Magic spell than can be bought in Elfheim and can be learnt by the Black Mage, Black Wizard, Red Mage, Red Wizard, and Ninja Job classes.

In the Famicom and Origins releases, it inflicts between 30 and 120 Lightning damage. In the Dawn of Souls and 20th Anniversary Edition releases it inflicts moderate Lightning damage depending on the caster's Intelligence and costs 15 MP to cast.

Final Fantasy III

Thundara causes medium Thunder damage to one or all enemies, it is a level 3 Black Magic spell it can bought in The Village of the Ancients or in Northwest Saronia or can be found in Vikings Cove. The only Jobs that can use these spells or a Black Mage, a Magus, and a Sage. Desch can also cast Thundara when he joins the party as a guest.

Final Fantasy IV

Bolt 2, retranslated as Thundara in the GBA release, causes medium Thunder damage to one or all enemies this spell is already known by Fusoya, Tellah, and by Rydia when she returns as an adult. Porom learns this spell at level 14. The spell costs 15 MP to cast in all versions.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years

The spells comes back in the sequel of Final Fantasy IV. It can be cast by Rydia, Fusoya, Golbez, Palom, Black Mage, and Leonora. It costs 15 MP to cast.

Final Fantasy V

Bolt 2, retranslated as Thundara in the GBA release, causes medium Thunder damage to one or all enemies and it is a level 3 Black Magic spell. Only Black Mages can use this magic and can Be bought in Karnak or Crescent for 600 gil. There is also a Mystic Knight ability which allows the character to attack with the power of Thundara in the sword. Thundara costs 10 MP to cast.

Final Fantasy VI

Bolt2 is retranslated as Thundara in the GBA release. The spell causes Thunder damage to one or all enemies, and can be learned from the Esper Ramuh at a x2 rate or from Maduin at a x3 rate, or from the Thunder Shield at a x5 rate.

Final Fantasy VII

Bolt 2 is the second level spell of the Lightning materia, and can only be used after the materia has 2000 AP. It costs 22 MP to cast.

In the 1996 Demo release, Bolt 2 is available to Cloud from the start, and only costs 8 MP, while costing 22 MP in the final game.

Before Crisis -Final Fantasy VII-

Thundara is an Elemental Magic materia.

  • MP Cost: N/A
  • Target Type: Range
  • Materia Generation System: Yellow
  • Level 1 - Default - Base Damage: N/A

Special Effect: Can paralyze enemies, stopping their actions.

Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-

Thundara is a Magic Materia. It costs 14 MP and may hit multiple targets.

Final Fantasy VIII

The first game in the saga to have the spell called Thundara. Thundara causes medium Thunder-elemental damage on one opponent. It is a common spell that can be drawn from various mid-level enemies in the game.

Draw from Level 1-100: Raijin*
Level 20-29: Adel, Base Leader, Belhelmel, Buel, Caterchipillar, Chimera, Cockatrice, Creeps, Elite Soldier, Esthar Soldier, Esthar Soldier (Terminator), G-Soldier, Gayla, Jelleye, Left Orb, Mobile Type 8, Propagator, PuPu, Raldo, Seifer*, Sphinxara, Sphinxaur, T-Rexaur
Level 20-100: Blitz, Geezard, Red Bat, Raijin*
Draw Points Deling City
Refine T Mag-RF: 1 Magic Stone refines into 5 Thundaras, 1 Coral Fragment refines into 20 Thundaras
Mid Mag-RF: 5 Thunders refine into 1 Thundara
HP-J Str-J Vit-J Mag-J Spr-J Spd-J Eva-J Hit-J Luk-J
+2 +0.15 +0.08 +0.15 +0.08 +0.12 +0.04 +0.16 +0.12
Elem-Atk-J Elem-Def-J ST-Atk-J ST-Def-J
Thunder: +0.8% Thunder: +0.8% No effect No effect

Final Fantasy IX

Thundara is a spell exclusive to Vivi. It only causes medium Thunder damage. Alternately, Steiner is capable of using Thunder Sword via attacking with Vivi. Vivi learns this spell from the Thunder Staff for 50 AP, and costs 12 MP to cast.

Final Fantasy X

Thundara is located on Lulu's side of the Sphere Grid. It causes medium Thunder-elemental damage to one enemy and it is accessible to all playable characters.

Final Fantasy X-2

Thundara is learned from the Black Mage Dressphere. It costs 100 AP to learn and 24 MP to cast. It can also be used if equipped with the NulShock Ring or by passing through the green and red gates in the Thunder Spawn garment grid. Thundara can also be used via Yuna's Festival-Goer Dressphere ability Thunder Geta.

Final Fantasy XII

Thundara can only be cast when its required license, Black Magick 3 on the License board is learned. Anyone in the party can cast this spell and it can only be bought in Eruyt Village or on Mt. Bur-Omisace. In the International version, Thundara's License is Black Magick 6 and the spell can be used by three Job classes; Black Mage, Red Mage, and Uhlan - although Uhlan must acquire the preceding Quickening License.

Final Fantasy Tactics

Thundara can be learned by the Black Mage Job for 200 JP. It costs 12 MP, and its speed is 20.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

The Thunder Rod teaches Thundara to the Black Mage for 200 AP. It requires 12 MP to cast.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift

Black Mages learn Thundara through the Thunder Rod, while Seers learn it through the Enavia Chronicles. In both cases, Thundara needs 250 AP to be mastered and costs 14 MP.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles

Thundara can only be cast when fusing Thunder Magicite. You must combine two Thunder Magicites to cast this.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates

Thundara can only be cast by piling two Thunder spells. If the target rings are perfectly lined up, it will cast Thundara +1.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King

Thundara is the level 10 Lightning spell, exclusive to the Black Mage class, and caps at level 100. It deals lightning damage to two enemies, can be used twice per battle, and up to 5 times a day. It requires 2 turns to cast.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time

Thundara is cast by stacking two Thunder target rings.

Dissidia Final Fantasy

Thundara is one of Terra's Brave attacks, which summons four strings of lightning bolts to surround and converge on the opponent.


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