Job Ability

  • While in effect, melee attacks will not be considered physical damage. No effect on weapon skills.
  • Obtainable: Monk Level 75
  • Recast Time: 0:10:00
  • Duration: 0:03:00


  • Attacks with Formless Strikes active are less powerful than physical attacks, but are not affected by physical and/or blunt resistance. Damage through physical-immune statuses such as Invincible is also possible.
  • For this reason, it is best used against monsters that resist physical attacks, such as Elementals.
  • Attacks are considered non-elemental magical damage instead of Physical damage
  • Formless Strikes attacks still give the user and the enemy normal TP.
  • Attacks can be "resisted" and deal reduced damage, an effect likely determined by the opponent-player level difference.
  • This ability is unaffected by the Magic Attack Bonus trait.
  • This ability is incapable of being used as a magic burst.
  • Each additional Merit upgrade of this ability increases its effect by 5%.
  • In addition to having no effect on Weaponskills, Counter attacks are likewise unaffected.
  • Does not work against enemies using Perfect Dodge.
  • Attacks will give enmity as normal.

Macro Syntax

  • /ja "Formless Strikes" <me>