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Garuda's how to unlock and abilities guide for Final Fantasy 16 (FF16). See abilities, feat, how to get, dominant, & how to use about Final Fantasy XVI!

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Garuda - How To Unlock

How To UnlockComplete 'Headwind'.
DominantBenedikta Harman

Garuda - Feat & Abilities


  1. Deadly Embrace
    Send a grappling claw out to grab an enemy and pull it toward Clive. Grappling heavier enemies will launch Clive into the air.Allows assignment to any Eikon.


  1. Rook
    Jump back then deliver a punishing counter. If the jump evades an attack, counter potency is increased. Can be used in midair.Increases number of attack hits.Allows assignment to any Eikon.
  2. Gouge
    Summon twin claws that relentlessly tear at a target. Can be used in midair.Continuous button presses will accelerate the attack movement.Extends the shooting range.
  3. Wicked Wheel
    Perform a rising attack, striking all enemies within range and lifting them from the ground. Can be used in midair.Increases number of attack hits.Allows assignment to any Eikon.
  4. Aerial Blast
    Summon a tornado that slowly hunts down nearby enemies and, upon ensnaring them, inflicts multiple hits.Increases Tornado duration.Allows assignment to any Eikon.

Garuda - Abilities & How To Use

Deadly Embrace

MidairRangeSingle Unit
Learn AP-Master AP450

Very powerful feat to draw against easy enemies and down on strong enemies which is 50 % staggered. Can be used even if you are in the air, so it is useful to activate it in the air against easy enemies.

Rook's Gambit

Learn AP120Master AP1660
Cooldown25(8.3) sec

An ability that takes the place of evasion. Activating it just in time against an enemy attack greatly increases its power and shortens the interval between uses by 1/3. This is a ability suited for boss battles, and activation just in time is extremely important, so it takes some getting used to.


Learn AP-Master AP1575
Cooldown30 sec

The number of attacks increases with a series of button presses, and the attack movement becomes faster. When Stagger enemies immediately after the attack, the damage multiplier is increased with Gouge, and the other abilities are powerful enough to aim for large damage with a single blow. Since it can be used in the air, it can also be used to chase down launched enemies.

Wicked Wheel

Learn AP-Master AP1525
Cooldown27 sec

A ability that allows you to leap while launching enemies. It is powerful when used in combination with abilities that can be used in the air. Since this ability itself can also be activated in the air, it can be used in combos such like other launchable ability, then wicked wheel.

Aerial Blast

Learn AP1540Master AP6005
Cooldown110 sec

When activated, it creates a huge tornado that follows the enemy. The tornado continues to chase and attack the enemy until it disappears, and because of its wide range, it is useful in both group battles and single boss battles.

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