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Bravely Default Deathblow Guide – How To Trigger and Locations


By upgrading Norende Village in Bravely Default, Deathblow abilities and effects can be equipped. Each time a Deathblow is used, a change in the background music will be heard and a status upgrade will be received.

For more help on Bravely Default, read our Magic Abilities and Jobs Guide.

Bravely Default Deathblow Abilities/Techniques

You can equip up to three different effects for each Deathblow ability. Read on to know more about them:

Sword

Backlash
Trigger Condition. Use Brave Command 10 times.
Enemies’ physical defense will be decreased and your physical evasion will be increased.
Location. Event, Automatic.

Air Splitter
Trigger Condition. use Brave Command 20 times.
Increases your attack power and attack every enemy.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 3.

Sonic Wave
Trigger Condition. Use Brave Command 30 times.
It increases your attack power by wind-elemental attacks.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 10.

Axe

Grand Strike
Trigger Condition. Take out 5 enemies with physical attacks.
Increases your defense
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 3.

Maelstrom
Trigger Condition. Take out 10 enemies with physical attacks.
Evasion ability will be increased.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 7.

Gigaton Swing
Trigger Condition. Take out 15 enemies with physical attacks.
Have increased defense using earth-elemental attacks.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 10.

Knife

Infinity
Trigger Condition. Use Item Command 10 times.
Have increased evasion skills.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 1.

Bladestorm
Trigger Condition. Use Item Command 20 times.
Have increased evasion skills.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 2.

Cross Divide
Trigger Condition. Use Item Command 30 times.
Have increased evasion skills and attack all enemies.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 8.

Staff

Glowing Vine
Trigger Condition. Use Recovery 10 times.
Regain all of your HP.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 1.

Lux
Trigger Condition. Use Recovery 20 times.
Have increased speed for your allies.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 5.

Divine Light
Trigger Condition. Use Recovery 30 times.
Have increased attack power for your allies and have status attacks.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 5.

Rod

Piercing Bolt
Trigger Condition. Use magic 10 times.
Have increased magic attack power and attack all enemies.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 1.

Reduce Ripples
Trigger Condition. Use magic 20 times.
Have increased magic attack power and attack all enemies.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 4.

Holy Weapon
Trigger Condition. Use magic 30 times.
Have further increased magic attack power and attack all enemies.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 10.

Katana

Yahan-no-Tsukikage
Trigger Condition. Use Default Command 10 times.
Have stop STATUS condition and attack an enemy.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 5.

Oki-tsu-Shiranami
Trigger Condition. Use Default Command 20 times.
Have more critical hits power and attack all the enemies.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 6.

Hana-no-Chiruramu
Trigger Condition. Use Default Command 30 times.
Have increased agility and attack a single enemy.
Location. Upgrade Norende’s Deathblow Shop to level 10.

Bow Type

Maximum Draw
Trigger Condition. Use physical attacks on weak enemies 10 times.
Increase critical hits attack power.
Location. Level 3 upgrade for Deathblow Shop.

Rapid Fire
Trigger Condition. Use physical attacks on weak enemies 20 times.
Have increased evasion rate and attack a fire-type enemy.
Location. Level 6 upgrade for Deathblow Shop.

Angel Ladder
Trigger Condition. Use physical attacks on weak enemies 30 times.
Have increased magic defense.
Location. Level 9 upgrade for Deathblow Shop.

Spear

Horizon
Trigger Condition. Use physical attacks 10 times.
Have increased critical hit attack power.

Over Master
Trigger Condition. Use physical attacks 20 times.
Have increased physical attacks power.
Location. Level 4 Deathblow Shop.

Megido Flame
Trigger Condition. Use physical attacks 30 times.
Attack all fire-type enemies having more attack power.
Location. Level i9 Deathblow Shop.

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