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The following jobs are able to dispel in one form or another:

Job Level Type Name
Red Mage 32 Spell Dispel
Bard 33 Song Magic Finale
Summoner 32 Fenrir Blood Pact Lunar Roar
Blue Mage 38 Spell Blank Gaze
Blue Mage 46 Spell Geist Wall
Corsair 40 Job Ability Dark Shot
Thief 75 Job Trait Aura Steal

Monster Special Abilities

The following is a list, organized by mob family, of abilities and resulting effects that players capable of dispelling should be prepared to eliminate.

Adamantoise

  • Harden Shell --> Defense Boost
  • Turtoise Song (Bards beware, this removes everyone's Bard songs in AoE. Aspidochelone removes all buffs from everyone in AoE.)

Aern (headless Shiva look-alike)

  • Crystaline Cocoon --> Protect/Shell

Ahriman

  • Blaze Spikes --> Blaze Spikes

Antican

  • Sand Veil --> Evasion Boost
  • Sand Shield --> Defense Boost
  • (also see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")

Antlion

Apkallu

Bat

Bats (aka Triple Bats)

Bee

Beetle

  • Rhino Guard --> Evasion Boost

Behemoth

  • Warcry --> Warcry
  • Flame Armor --> Blaze Spikes

Big Bird (aka Greater Bird)

  • Feather Barrier --> Evasion Boost

Bird

Bomb

  • Berserk --> Berserk

Buffalo

  • Rabid Dance --> Evasion Boost

Bugard

  • Scutum --> Defense Boost

Bugbear

  • Bionic Boost --> Counterstance

Cardian

  • (see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")


Cerberus

  • Magma Shield --> Stoneskin Cannot be Dispelled/Finaled.

Chigoe

Cluster

  • Refueling --> Haste

Cockatrice

Coeurl

  • Rage --> Attack Boost

Corse

  • Memento Mori --> INT Boost

Crab

  • Bubble Curtain --> Shell
  • Scissor Guard --> Defense Boost
  • Metallic Body --> Stoneskin

Craver

Crawler

  • Cocoon --> Defense Boost

Demon

  • (see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")


Detector

  • Electrocharge --> Shock Spikes

Dhalmel

  • Berserk --> Berserk
  • Whistle --> AGI Boost

Diremite

Doll

  • Berserk --> Warcry

Doomed

Dragon

  • Thornsong --> Blaze Spikes

Eft

Elemental Air Elementals

  • Blink --> Blink
  • Enaero --> Enaero

Ice Elementals

  • Enblizzard --> Enblizzard
  • Ice Spikes --> Ice Spikes

Fire Elementals

  • Enfire --> Enfire
  • Blaze Spikes --> Blaze Spikes

Water Elementals

  • Enwater --> Enwater
  • Aquaveil --> Spell Interruption Rate down

Thunder Elementals

  • Enthunder --> Enthunder
  • Shock Spikes --> Shock Spikes

Earth Elementals

  • Stoneskin --> Stoneskin
  • Enstone --> Enstone

Light Elementals

  • Regen --> Regen
  • Protect --> Protect
  • Shell --> Shell
  • Haste --> Haste

Dark Elementals

  • Absorb-STR --> Absorb-STR
  • Absorb-VIT --> Absorb-VIT
  • Absorb-AGI --> Absorb-AGI
  • Absorb-DEX --> Absorb-DEX
  • Absorb-INT --> Absorb-INT
  • Absorb-MND --> Absorb-MND
  • Absorb-CHR --> Absorb-CHR

Euvhi (giant flower)

Fly

Flytrap

Fomor

  • (see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")


Funguar

Ghost

  • Ice Spikes --> Ice Spikes

Ghrah (disco ball)

Gigas

Goblin

  • (see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")


Golem

  • Crystal Shield --> Protect

Goobbue

Gorger

  • Emptiness Barrier(?) --> Defense Boost

Hecteyes

  • Blaze Spikes --> Blaze Spikes

Hippogryph

  • Fantod --> Attack Boost

Hound

Hpemde (dolphin with arms)

Imp

  • (see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")

Lamia

Leech

  • Regeneration --> HP Regen

Lizard

  • Secretion --> Evasion Boost

Magic Pot

  • Blaze Spikes --> Blaze Spikes
  • (also see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")

Malboro

Mamool Ja

  • Warm-Up --> Evasion/Accuracy Boost
  • (also see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")

Mandragora

  • Photosynthesis --> HP Regen

Manticore

Marid

  • Voracious Trunk --> Single Buff Steal
  • Barrier Tusk --> Defense Boost

Mimic

Moblin

  • (see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")

Opo-opo

Orc

  • Arm Block --> Defense Boost
  • Warcry --> Warcry
  • (also see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")

Orcish Warmachine

Orobon

Phuabo (giant flying fish)

  • Plasma Charge --> Shock Spikes

Pudding

  • Amplification --> Magic Attack Bonus and Magic Defense Bonus

Pugil

  • Water Wall --> Defense Boost
  • Water Shield --> Evasion Boost

Puk

  • Zephyr Mantle --> Blink

Qiqirn

Quadav

  • Shell Guard --> Defense Boost
  • Howl --> Warcry
  • (also see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")

Qutrub

  • Animating Wall(?) --> Haste
  • Fortifying Wall(?) --> Protect

Rabbit

Ram

  • Rage --> Berserk

Raptor

Sabotender

  • Photosynthesis --> HP Regen

Sahagin

  • Bubble Armor --> Shell

Sapling

Scorpion

  • Sharp Spike --> Attack Boost

Sea Monk

  • Hard Membrane --> Evasion Boost
  • Regeneration --> HP Regen

Seether

Shadow

  • (see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")

Sheep

  • Rage --> Berserk

Skeleton

  • (see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")

Slime

Snoll

  • Berserk --> Berserk

Spider

Taurus

  • Unblessed Armor --> Shell

Thinker

Tiger

Tonberry

  • Sigh --> Evasion Boost

Treant

Troll

  • Diamondhide --> Stoneskin Cannot Be Dispelled/Finaled
  • (also see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")

Uragnite

Wamoura

  • Heat Barrier --> Blaze Spikes
  • Amber Scutum --> Defense Boost

Wanderer

  • Aura of Persistence --> Defense Boost
  • Mirage --> Evasion Boost

Weapon

  • (see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs")

Weeper

  • Hexagon Belt --> Defense Boost

White Rabbit

Worm

  • Stoneskin --> Stoneskin

Wyrm

Wyvern

  • Wind Wall --> Evasion Boost

Xzomit

  • Saline Coat --> Magic Defense Boost
  • ?? --> Defense Boost

Yagudo

  • Parry --> Defense Boost
  • Warcry --> Warcry
  • (also see "Job Related Status Effects" & "Job Related Mobs" )

Yovra

  • Flourescence --> ?? Boost

Zdei (magic urn type thing)

  • Reactor Cool --> Ice Spikes

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Job-Related Status Effects Spells/abilities cast/used depend on mob's level. (Or other player's, if playing in Ballista ^^)

Bard

  • Knight's Minne --> Defense Boost
  • Valor Minuet --> Attack Boost
  • Army's Paeon --> HP Regen
  • Herb Pastoral --> Higher Resistance to Poison
  • Sword Madrigal --> Accuracy Boost
  • Sheepfoe Mambo --> Evasion Boost
  • Scop's Operetta --> Higher Resistance to Silence
  • Enchanting Etude --> CHR Boost
  • Spirited Etude --> MND Boost
  • Mage's Ballad --> MP Refresh
  • Learned Etude --> INT Boost
  • Quick Etude --> AGI Boost
  • Advancing March --> Haste
  • Vivacious Etude --> VIT Boost
  • Hunter's Prelude --> Ranged Accuracy Boost
  • Dextrous Etude --> DEX Boost
  • Fowl Aubade --> Higher Resistance to Sleep
  • Sinewy Etude --> STR Boost
  • Light Carol --> Higher Resistance to Light
  • Earth Carol --> Higher Resistance to Earth
  • Water Carol --> Higher Resistance to Water
  • Wind Carol --> Higher Resistance to Wind
  • Fire Carol --> Higher Resistance to Fire
  • Ice Carol --> Higher Resistance to Ice
  • Lightning Carol --> Higher Resistance to Lighting
  • Goblin Gavotte --> Higher Resistance to Bind
  • Dark Carol --> Higher Resistance to Dark
  • Blade Madrigal --> Accuracy Boost
  • Dragonfoe Mambo --> Evasion Boost
  • Gold Capriccio --> Higher Resistance to Petrification
  • Mage's Ballad II --> MP Refresh
  • Shining Fantasia --> Higher Resistance to Blind
  • Victory March --> Haste
  • Bewitching Etude --> CHR Boost
  • Logical Etude --> MND Boost
  • Sage Etude --> INT Boost
  • Swift Etude --> AGI Boost
  • Puppet's Operetta --> Higher Resistance to Silence
  • Vital Etude --> VIT Boost
  • Goddess's Hymnus --> Reraise
  • Archer's Prelude --> Ranged Accuracy Boost
  • Uncanny Etude --> DEX Boost
  • Warding Round --> Higher Resistance to Curse
  • Herculean Etude --> STR Boost

Black Mage

  • Blaze Spikes --> Blaze Spikes
  • Ice Spikes --> Ice Spikes
  • Shock Spikes --> Shock Spikes


Blue Mage

  • Amplification --> Magic Attack Bonus and Magic Defense Bonus
  • Cocoon --> Defense Boost
  • Diamondhide --> Stoneskin
  • Feather Barrier --> Evasion Boost
  • Memento Mori --> INT Boost
  • Metallic Body --> Stoneskin
  • Plasma Charge --> Shock Spikes
  • Reactor Cool --> Ice Spikes/Defense Boost
  • Refueling --> Haste
  • Saline Coat --> Magic Defense Boost
  • Spinal Cleave --> Accuracy Boost
  • Warm-Up --> Evasion/Accuracy Boost

Dark Knight

  • Arcane Circle --> Possibility of all party members buffed to intimidate Arcana
  • Last Resort --> Attack Boost/Defense Down
  • Soul Eater --> Adds damage to attacks but drains HP of user
  • Absorb-STR --> Absorb-STR
  • Absorb-VIT --> Absorb-VIT
  • Absorb-AGI --> Absorb-AGI
  • Absorb-DEX --> Absorb-DEX
  • Absorb-INT --> Absorb-INT
  • Absorb-MND --> Absorb-MND
  • Absorb-CHR --> Absorb-CHR

Dragoon

  • Ancient Circle --> Possibility of all party members buffed to intimidate dragons

Monk

  • Boost --> Attack Boost
  • Dodge --> Evasion Boost
  • Focus --> Accuracy Boost
  • Counterstance --> Counterattack Boost/Defense Down

Ninja

  • Tonko --> Invisible

Paladin

  • Holy Circle --> Possibility of all party members buffed to intimidate undead
  • Sentinel --> Defense Boost
  • Rampart --> Defense Boost
  • Protect --> Protect
  • Shell --> Shell

Ranger

  • Sharpshot --> Ranged Accuracy Boost
  • Camouflage --> Invisible

Red Mage

  • Barstone --> Higher Resistance to Earth
  • Protect --> Protect
  • Barsleep --> Higher Resistance to Sleep
  • Barwater --> Higher Resistance to Water
  • Barpoison --> Higher Resistance to Poison
  • Aquaveil --> Spell interrution rate down
  • Barparalyze --> Higher Resistance to Paralyze
  • Baraero --> Higher Resistance to Wind
  • Deodorize --> Deodorize
  • Enthunder --> Enthunder
  • Shell --> Shell
  • Barfire --> Higher Resistance to Fire
  • Barblind --> Higher Resistance to Blind
  • Enstone --> Enstone
  • Sneak --> Sneak
  • Blaze Spikes --> Blaze Spikes
  • Enaero --> Enaero
  • Barblizzard --> Higher Resistance to Ice
  • Regen --> HP Regen
  • Enblizzard --> Enblizzard
  • Barsilence --> Higher Resistance to Silence
  • Blink --> Blink
  • Enfire --> Enfire
  • Invisible --> Invisible
  • Barthunder --> Higher Resistance to Thunder
  • Enwater --> Enwater
  • Phalanx --> Defense Boost
  • Stoneskin --> Stoneskin
  • Barvirus --> Higher Resistance to Virus
  • Ice Spikes --> Ice Spikes
  • Refresh --> MP Refresh
  • Barpetrify --> Higher Resistance to Petrify
  • Haste --> Haste
  • Shock Spikes --> Shock Spikes

Samurai

  • Warding Circle --> Possibility of all party members buffed to intimidate demons
  • Third Eye --> Blink

Summoner

Carbuncle

  • Shining Ruby --> Defense/Magic Defense Boost
  • Glittering Ruby --> Random Stat Boost

Garuda

  • Aerial Armor --> Blink
  • Hastega --> Haste

Shiva

  • Frost Armor --> Ice Spikes

Ramuh

  • Rolling Thunder --> Enthunder
  • Lightning Armor --> Shock Spikes

Ifrit

  • Crimson Howl --> Attack Boost

Fenrir

  • Ecliptic Growl --> STR/DEX/AGI/VIT/INT/MND/CHR Boost
  • Ecliptic Howl --> Evasion/Accuracy Boost

Titan

  • Earthen Ward --> Stoneskin

Warrior

  • Berserk --> Attack Boost/Defense Down
  • Defender --> Defense Boost/Attack Down
  • Warcry --> Attack Boost
  • Aggressor --> Attack Boost/Evasion Down

White Mage

  • Barstonra --> Higher Resistance to Earth
  • Protect --> Protect
  • Protectra --> Protect
  • Barsleepra --> Higher Resistance to Sleep
  • Barwatera --> Higher Resistance to Water
  • Aquaveil --> Spell interruption rate down
  • Barpoisonra --> Higher Resistance to Poison
  • Barparalyzra --> Higher Resistance to Paralyze
  • Baraera --> Higher Resistance to Wind
  • Deodorize --> Deodorize
  • Barfira --> Higher Resistance to Fire
  • Shell --> Shell
  • Shellra --> Shell
  • Barblindra --> Higher Resistance to Blind
  • Blink --> Blink
  • Sneak --> Sneak
  • Barblizzara --> Higher Resistance to Ice
  • Regen --> HP Regen
  • Barsilencera --> Higher Resistance to Silence
  • Invisible --> Invisible
  • Barthundra --> Higher Resistance to Thunder
  • Stoneskin --> Stoneskin
  • Reraise --> Reraise
  • Barvira --> Higher Resistance to Virus
  • Haste --> Haste
  • Barpetra --> Higher Resistance to Petrify
  • Hastega --> Haste


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Job-related Mobs


Antican

  • Black Mage - Faber, Speculator, Retiarius, Signifer, Lanista, Quaestor
  • Warrior - Auxiliarius, Veles, Hastatus, Secutor, Triarius
  • Ranger - Funditor, Essedarius, Sagittarius, Aedilis
  • Paladin - Decurio, Eques, Centurio, Princeps, Hoplomachus, Antesignanus

Cardian

  • White Mage - Cups
  • Black Mage - Batons
  • Red Mage - Coins
  • Warrior - Swords

Corse

  • Black Mage - Corse, Arch Corse

Demon

  • Black Mage - Wizard, Chancellor, Doom, Dread, Kindred
  • Dark Knight - Arch, General, Knight, Judicator, Kindred
  • Warrior - Pawn, Commander, Blood, Gore, Kindred
  • Summoner - Warlock, Magistrate, Abyssal, Stygian, Kindred

Fomor

  • Black Mage - Fomor Black Mage, Imperial Sorcerer
  • Red Mage - Fomor Red Mage
  • Bard - Fomor Bard
  • Ninja - Fomor Ninja
  • Dark Knight - Fomor Dark Knight
  • Dragoon - Fomor Dragoon
  • Summoner - Fomor Summoner
  • Warrior - Fomor Warrior
  • Ranger - Fomor Ranger
  • Paladin - Fomor Paladin
  • Samurai - Fomor Samurai
  • Monk - Fomor Monk

Goblin

  • White Mage - Leecher, Alchemist, Physician
  • Black Mage - Gambler, Shaman, Fascinator
  • Red Mage - Weaver, Enchanter, Toreador
  • Dark Knight - Tinkerer, Reaper, Oilman, Packman, Alastor
  • Thief - Thug, Mugger, Robber, Welldigger, Bandit, Blagger
  • Warrior - Fisher, Digger, Butcher, Smithy, Craftsman, Bouncer, Mercenary, Fireman, Martialist, Junkman, Swordsman, Angler
  • Ranger - Ambusher, Furrier, Gutterman, Poacher, Hunter, Lengthman, Venerer, Marksman

Imp

  • Black Mage

Lamia

  • Summoner - Lamia Dancer
  • Black Mage - Lamia Graverobber
  • Bard - Merrow Chantress

Magic Pot

  • Red Mage

Mamool Ja

  • White Mage - Savant
  • Black Mage - Sophist
  • Ninja - Zenist
  • Thief - Bounder
  • Blue Mage - Mimiker, Mimer

Moblin

  • White Mage - Witchman, Gasman, Tankman, Scalpelman, Aidman, Gourneyman
  • Black Mage - Chapman, Draftsman, Coalman, Engineman
  • Red Mage - Pickman, Pikeman, Workman, Topsman, Groundsman, Ashman
  • Thief - Roadman

Orc

  • Black Mage - Mesmerizer, Cursemaker
  • Dark Knight - Neckchopper, Beastrider, Zerker
  • Warrior - Fodder, Fighter, Footsoldier, Veteran, Dreadnought
  • Monk - Grappler, Brawler, Gladiator, Champion
  • Dragoon - Grunt, Impaler, Dragoon
  • Ranger - Stonechucker, Nightraider, Bowshooter, Predator, Farkiller
  • Paladin - Serjeant, Trooper, Warchief, Protector

Qiqirn

Quadav

  • White Mage - Amethyst, Garnet, Topaz
  • Black Mage - Amber, Zircon, Spinel, Sapphire
  • Red Mage - Onyx, Emerald
  • Dark Knight - Greater, Brass, Mythril, Adaman
  • Warrior - Young, Old, Elder, Ancient
  • Paladin - Veteran, Bronze, Iron, Steel, Darksteel
  • Thief - Copper, Silver, Gold, Platinum

Sahagin

  • White Mage - River, Spring, Rivulet, Lagoon
  • Bard - Stream, Lake, Riparian, Swamp, Coastal
  • Monk - Creek, Pond, Shore
  • Dragoon - Brook, Bog, Delta
  • Warrior - Marsh

Skeleton

  • Black Mage - Crossbones, Ship Wights, Magicked Bones, Enchanted Bones, Skeleton Sorcerer, Nashzehrer, Zombie, Ghoul, Wendigo, Wight, Ghast, Lost Soul, Fallen Evacuee, Fallen Soldier, Lich, Fallen Officer, Fallen Mage, Tomb Mage, Mindcraver, Doom Mage, Doom Warlock, Spartoi Sorcerer
  • Warrior - Crossbones, Magicked Bones, Enchanted Bones, Skeleton Warrior, Nashzehrer, Zombie, Ghoul, Wendigo, Wight, Ghast, Lost Soul, Fallen Evacuee, Fallen Soldier, Rot Prowler, Mummy, Fallen Officer, Fallen Knight, Fallen Major, Tomb Warrior, Fleshcraver, Doom Soldier, Doom Guard, Spartoi Warrior

Tonberry

  • Black Mage - Hexer, Plaguer, Jinxer, Maledictor, Imprecator
  • Ninja - Cutter, Chopper, Stabber, Slasher
  • Thief - Creeper, Stalker, Shadower, Pursuer, Trailer
  • Summoner - Harasser, Harrier, Dismayer, Beleaguerer

Troll

  • Dark Knight - Dark Knight
  • Monk - Monk
  • Ranger - Ranger
  • Warrior - Warrior
  • Paladin - Shieldbearer

Weapon

  • Red Mage - Poltergeist, Boggart, Dancing, Evil, Cursed, Demonic, Hellish, Vault, Ominous, Mystic, Infernal, Aura
  • Warrior - Poltergeist, Boggart, Dancing, Evil, Cursed, Demonic, Over, Killing, Ornamental, Apocalyptic, Decorative

Yagudo

  • White Mage - Acolyte, Priest, Abbot
  • Black Mage - Scribe, Theologist, Prior, Prelate
  • Bard - Piper, Drummer, Lutenist, Chanter, Conductor
  • Ninja - Herald, Conquistador, Assassin
  • Monk - Initiate, Votary, Zealot, Setinel, Flagellant
  • Summoner - Mendicant, Oracle
  • Samurai - Persecutor, Interrogator, Inquisitor

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