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Ardyn

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Ardyn
Ardyn
Rarity 5-star★ - 7-star★
Role Physical AttackerDebuffer
Chain Family Stardust Ray
Tornado
Acquisition Rare Summon
Time Limited No
CG LB No
Series FFXV
Gender Male‎
Race Human
No. 1633, 1634, 1635
TMR Ardyn's HatArdyn's Hat
Ardyn's HatArdyn's HatHat
Stats: ATK+40
Resistance: Dark (+20%)
Effect: Composed ChancellorComposed Chancellor
Composed ChancellorComposed Chancellor
Auto-heal (1800 HP, 1x) per turn
Recover MP (10%) per turn
Increase LB gauge (2) per turn
STMR Undying VengeanceUndying Vengeance
Undying VengeanceUndying Vengeance
Increase HP (20%) and ATK (60%)
Increase resistance to all status ailments (100%)

The chancellor of Niflheim in the faraway world of Eos who controls all mayhem from behind the scenes. It is impossible to ascertain his birthplace from his appearance, and with an aloof attitude and joking tone, he has others eating out of the palm of his hand.

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Stats [edit | edit source]

Rarity HP MP ATK DEF MAG SPR Attack Hits Drop Check Exp. Growth Pattern
5-star★ 2863
240 + 120
141
40 + 20
121
24 + 12
107
16 + 8
94
16 + 8
107
16 + 8
3 4 LB 6
6-star★ 3723
390 + 195
184
65 + 32
158
34 + 17
140
26 + 13
123
26 + 13
140
26 + 13
3 4 LB 6
7-star★ 4841
540 + 270
240
90 + 45
206
65 + 32
182
40 + 20
161
40 + 20
183
40 + 20
3 4 LB 6

Resistance [edit | edit source]

Element Resistance
Fire Resistance Ice Resistance Lightning Resistance Water Resistance Wind Resistance Earth Resistance Light Resistance Dark Resistance
- - - - - - - -
Status Ailment Resistance
Poison Resistance Blind Resistance Sleep Resistance Silence Resistance Paralysis Resistance Confuse Resistance Disease Resistance Petrification Resistance
- - - - - - - -

Equipment[edit | edit source]

Weapons
Dagger Sword Great Sword Katana Staff Rod Spear Throwing Gun
Armors
Light Shield Hat Clothes Light Armor Robe Accessory
Rarity Ability Slots Affinity
5-star★ 4 White Magic Affinity Lvl 5, Black Magic Affinity Lvl 5
6-star★ 4 White Magic Affinity Lvl 6, Black Magic Affinity Lvl 6
7-star★ 4 White Magic Affinity Lvl 6, Black Magic Affinity Lvl 6

Innate Abilities[edit | edit source]

Special[edit | edit source]

Active
Min rarity Level Icon Name Effect Hits MP
5-star★ 1 Warp Strike Warp Strike Physical damage (2.5x) with ignore DEF (50%) to one enemy
Decrease ATK/DEF (45%) for 3 turns to one enemy
Enable skill for 2 turns to caster: Point-Blank Warp-Strike
D 52
5-star★ 1 Red Armiger Red Armiger Physical damage (10x) with consecutive increase (5 times, 4.5x each, 32.5x max) to one enemy
Increase modifier (2.5x) for 3 turns to caster (can't be dispelled): Rakshasa Blade
Increase modifier (3.5x) for 3 turns to caster (can't be dispelled): Warp-Strike: Pain
Chain=Stardust Ray
10Frame delay: 110-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10
Attack frames: 110-120-130-140-150-160-170-180-190-200
64
5-star★ 5 Dark Tornado Dark Tornado Physical damage (2.8x) to all enemies
Decrease dark resistance (80%) for 5 turns to all enemies
Chain=Tornado
12Frame delay: 80-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12
Attack frames: 80-92-104-116-128-140-152-164-176-188-200-212
45
5-star★ 5 Ifrit: Firaga Ifrit: Firaga Physical damage (2.8x) to all enemies
Decrease fire resistance (80%) for 5 turns to all enemies
1Attack frame: 150 45
5-star★ 45 Cerberus-0 Cerberus-0 Physical damage (2.5x) with ignore DEF (50%) to one enemy
Chain=Stardust Ray
10Frame delay: 110-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10
Attack frames: 110-120-130-140-150-160-170-180-190-200
45
5-star★ 80 Element Firaga Element Firaga Fire physical damage (2.1x) to all enemies
Inflict confuse (80%) to all enemies
1Attack frame: 150 28
5-star★ 80 Element Thundaga Element Thundaga Lightning physical damage (2.1x) to all enemies
Inflict paralyze (80%) to all enemies
1Attack frame: 70 28
5-star★ 80 Element Blizzaga Element Blizzaga Ice physical damage (2.1x) to all enemies
Inflict stop (30%) for 3 turns to all enemies
1Attack frame: 150 28
6-star★ 1 Daemonification - Physical Daemonification - Physical Decrease ATK/DEF (60%) for 5 turns to one enemy
Inflict disease (100%) to one enemy

Auto-cast next turn:
Decrease ATK/DEF (65%) for 4 turns to one enemy

Auto-cast after 2 turns:
Decrease ATK/DEF (74%) for 3 turns to one enemy
- 58
6-star★ 1 Daemonification - Magic Daemonification - Magic Decrease MAG/SPR (60%) for 5 turns to one enemy
Inflict disease (100%) to one enemy

Auto-cast next turn:
Decrease MAG/SPR (65%) for 4 turns to one enemy

Auto-cast after 2 turns:
Decrease MAG/SPR (74%) for 3 turns to one enemy
- 58
6-star★ 50 Ifrit: Meteor Strike Ifrit: Meteor Strike Physical damage (3.25x) with ignore DEF (50%) to all enemies
Add fire element to physical attacks for 5 turns to caster
Chain=Stardust Ray
10Frame delay: 110-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10
Attack frames: 110-120-130-140-150-160-170-180-190-200
64
6-star★ 67 Adagium Pulse Adagium Pulse Physical damage (3.25x) with ignore DEF (50%) to one enemy
Add dark element to physical attacks for 5 turns to caster
Chain=Stardust Ray
10Frame delay: 110-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10
Attack frames: 110-120-130-140-150-160-170-180-190-200
48
6-star★ 100 Rakshasa Blade Rakshasa Blade Physical damage combo (3-6 times, 4.5x each, 20.25x avg) to one enemy 6Frame delay: 72-5-5-5-5-5
Attack frames: 72-77-82-87-92-97
52
6-star★ 100 Double Ability (Ardyn) Double Ability Cast 2 times: Any of Ardyn's skills, except Element Firaga, Element Thundaga, Element Blizzaga - 0
7-star★ 105 Warp-Strike: Pain Warp-Strike: Pain Physical damage (10x) with consecutive increase (5 times, 4.5x each, 32.5x max) to one enemy
Chain=Stardust Ray
10Frame delay: 110-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10
Attack frames: 110-120-130-140-150-160-170-180-190-200
64
7-star★ 105 Spectral Charge Spectral Charge Increase modifier (4.5x) for 5 turns to caster (can't be dispelled): Rakshasa Blade
Increase modifier (7.5x) for 5 turns to caster (can't be dispelled): Warp-Strike: Pain
- 5 LB
7-star★ 110 Overkill (Ardyn) Overkill [8 turns cooldown, available on turn 1]
HP damage (99%) to caster
Increase ATK/DEF/MAG/SPR (250%) for 3 turns to caster
Increase resistance to all elements (100%) for 1 turn to caster
- 99
7-star★ 110 Flames of Rage Flames of Rage [5 turns cooldown, available on turn 1]
Increase ATK/DEF/MAG/SPR (150%) for 3 turns to all allies
Decrease fire resistance (100%) and dark resistance (120%) for 3 turns to all enemies
- 120
7-star★ 110 Mastering the Darkness Mastering the Darkness [5 turns cooldown, available on turn 1]
Increase fire and dark resistance (100%) for 3 turns to all allies
Enable skills for 4 turns to caster: Rising Phantom - Magic, Rising Phantom - Physical
- 99
Passive
Min rarity Level Icon Name Effect
5-star★ 1 Dual Wield Dual Wield Enable dual wielding of one-handed weapons
5-star★ 1 Hatred for the Royal Family Hatred for the Royal Family Increase ATK (30%)
Increase equipment ATK (50%) when dual wielding
5-star★ 20 Chancellor of Niflheim Chancellor of Niflheim Increase HP/MP/ATK (30%)
Recover MP (10%) per turn
5-star★ 30 ATK +20% ATK +20% Increase ATK (20%)
5-star★ 54 Shadowstep Shadowstep Auto-cast Shadowstep at the start of a battle
5-star★ 62 Counter: Parry Counter: Parry Increase DEF/SPR (30%)
Chance to counter physical attacks (30%) with Counter: ParryCounter: Parry
Restore MP (75) to caster
(max 1/turn)
Chance to counter magic attacks (30%) with Counter: ParryCounter: Parry
Restore MP (75) to caster
(max 1/turn)
5-star★ 75 Phantom Fade Phantom Fade Increase dark resistance (30%)
6-star★ 20 Starscourge Carrier Starscourge Carrier Increase ATK (50%) when equipped with a great sword
Increase resistance to disease and petrify (100%)
6-star★ 33 Fallen Savior Fallen Savior Increase MP/SPR (30%)
Increase equipment ATK (50%) when dual wielding
6-star★ 74 The Pyreburner's Keeper The Pyreburner's Keeper Increase HP/MP (20%)
Increase modifier (2x): Ifrit: Firaga, Ifrit: Meteor Strike
6-star★ 80 Brother of the Founder King Brother of the Founder King Increase resistance to blind (100%)
Increase resistance to stop (100%)
7-star★ 101 King of the Daemons King of the Daemons [Requirement: TMR or STMR equipped]
Increase equipment ATK (50%) when dual wielding
Increase HP/ATK/SPR (40%)
7-star★ 110 Dual Blade Mastery Dual Blade Mastery Increase chain modifier cap (6x) when dual wielding
7-star★ 115 DEF +20% DEF +20% Increase DEF (20%)
7-star★ 120 Return of the Founder King Return of the Founder King Increase ATK (50%)
Increase modifier (2x): Warp-Strike: Pain
Conditional
Condition Name Effect Hits MP
Activated by
Point-Warp, Warp Decoy, Warp Strike, Armiger (LB), Link +2, Fish +2, Quintcast III, Faithful Heir
Point-Blank Warp-Strike Physical damage (5.25x) with ignore DEF (50%) to one enemy
Decrease ATK/DEF (45%) for 3 turns to one enemy
D 58
Activated by
Shadowstep
Shadowstep Negate 2 physical attacks to caster
Activated by
Counter: Parry
Counter: Parry Restore MP (75) to caster
Activated by
Mastering the Darkness
Rising Phantom - Physical Decrease ATK/DEF (65%) for 5 turns to all enemies
Increase ATK/DEF (200%) for 5 turns to caster

Auto-cast next turn:
Decrease ATK/DEF (70%) for 4 turns to all enemies

Auto-cast after 2 turns:
Decrease ATK/DEF (74%) for 3 turns to all enemies
- 58
Rising Phantom - Magic Decrease MAG/SPR (65%) for 5 turns to all enemies
Increase MAG/SPR (200%) for 5 turns to caster

Auto-cast next turn:
Decrease MAG/SPR (70%) for 4 turns to all enemies

Auto-cast after 2 turns:
Decrease MAG/SPR (74%) for 3 turns to all enemies
- 58

Limit Burst[edit | edit source]

Rarity Name Effect Hits Cost
5-star★ Royal Retribution Base
Lv 1
Physical damage (10.6x) with ignore DEF (50%) to all enemies
Decrease fire and dark resistance (60%) for 3 turns to all enemies
30 20 LB
Max
Lv 20
Physical damage (12.5x) with ignore DEF (50%) to all enemies
Decrease fire and dark resistance (60%) for 3 turns to all enemies
6-star★ Royal Retribution Base
Lv 1
Physical damage (12.6x) with ignore DEF (50%) to all enemies
Decrease fire and dark resistance (80%) for 3 turns to all enemies
30 26 LB
Max
Lv 25
Physical damage (15x) with ignore DEF (50%) to all enemies
Decrease fire and dark resistance (80%) for 3 turns to all enemies
7-star★ Royal Retribution Base
Lv 1
Physical damage (15.1x) with ignore DEF (50%) to all enemies
Decrease fire and dark resistance (100%) for 3 turns to all enemies
30 32 LB
Max
Lv 30
Physical damage (18x) with ignore DEF (50%) to all enemies
Decrease fire and dark resistance (100%) for 3 turns to all enemies

Awakening Materials[edit | edit source]

6★ 7★
Icon-Calamity Writ.pngCalamity Writ (20)
Icon-Calamity Gem.pngCalamity Gem (10)
Icon-Fairies' Writ.pngFairies' Writ (10)
Icon-Prismatic Horn.pngPrismatic Horn (5)
Icon-Divine Crystal.pngDivine Crystal (5)
Gil4,000
Icon-Unit's Prism.pngArdyn's Prism
Gil3,000,000

Sprites[edit | edit source]

5-star★ 6-star★ 7-star★
Ardyn Ardyn Ardyn

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Background Story[edit | edit source]

5★ The chancellor of Niflheim in the faraway world of Eos who controls all mayhem from behind the scenes. It is impossible to ascertain his birthplace from his appearance, and with an aloof attitude and joking tone, he has others eating out of the palm of his hand.
6★ The chancellor of Niflheim in the faraway world of Eos who controls all mayhem from behind the scenes. It is impossible to ascertain his birthplace from his appearance, and with an aloof attitude and joking tone, he has others eating out of the palm of his hand. After usurping the Crystal from the capital, he hid his social status and appeared in front of Noctis and the others by "coincidence."
7★ The chancellor of Niflheim in the faraway world of Eos who controls all mayhem from behind the scenes. It is impossible to ascertain his birthplace from his appearance, and with an aloof attitude and joking tone, he has others eating out of the palm of his hand. After usurping the Crystal from the capital, he hid his social status and often appeared in front of Noctis and the others by "coincidence." Hiding his true motive behind a friendly demeanor, he shrewdly guided Noctis and the others through some witty conversation.

Fusion[edit | edit source]

5★ Are you interested in tales of the past? I'm well-acquainted with many of them.
6★ You've gone to such lengths to prepare. Must have been a battle in and of itself.
7★ I'm immortal. Such is my blessing and curse.

Awakening[edit | edit source]

6★ I may not look like much, but I do have some influence. Aren't you glad we came together?
7★ I'm afraid you're out of luck. Those who stand before me have already lost the battle.

Summon[edit | edit source]

5★ I'm Ardyn Izunia. A man of no consequence. We might as well be friends, huh?
6★ I'm Ardyn Izunia. A man of no consequence. We might as well be friends, huh?
7★ I'm Ardyn Izunia. A man of no consequence. We might as well be friends, huh?

Trust Mastery[edit | edit source]

Simply sit back and enjoy the ride.
You needn't worry: you're in good hands with me.

User Review[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

Gameplay

  • His prism is available in the Select Summon Ticket exchange.

Trivia

  • Main antagonist of the Final Fantasy XV Universe, and a playable character in Episode Ardyn.
    • Majority of his abilities are based after the skills he can perform in the DLC, with Ifrit as his Techniques and the Rakshasa Blade being one of his signature weapons.