Impairment blocks the use of any job abilities as well as weapon skills and pet commands. However, it does not affect job traits. The Impairment effect is removed when an Opacus Cell is used.

Item Effect
Pathos: Impairment
Opacus Cell Unlocks job abilities, weapon skills

In Nyzul Isle, this effect may occur after a left or right choice for one floor.

Historical Background

An impairment is something that diminishes or weakens.