Hand-to-Hand weapon skill
Skill Level: 357 (Monks and Puppetmasters only)
Quest: Martial Mastery
Description: Delivers a fivefold attack that Plagues the target. Chance of inflicting Plague varies with TP.
Equipment: Aligned with flame equipment (Flame Gorget & Flame Belt).
Aligned with light equipment (Light Gorget & Light Belt).
Aligned with aqua equipment (Aqua Gorget & Aqua Belt).
  • Shijin Spiral has an attack bonus of 1.05.


Element: None
Modifiers: DEX:88~100%, depending on merit points ugrades.[1]
Damage Multipliers by TP:
1000 TP 2000 TP 3000 TP
1.375 1.375 1.375

Skillchain Properties

Fusion-IconFusion (A)
Level 3 Skillchains
Light-squareFire-square Fusion Lightning-squareWind-square Fragmentation = Light-squareFire-squareLightning-squareWind-square Light
Lightning-squareWind-square Fragmentation Light-squareFire-square Fusion = Light-squareFire-squareLightning-squareWind-square Light
Level 2 Skillchains
Water-squareIce-square Distortion Light-squareFire-square Fusion = Light-squareFire-square Fusion
Light-squareFire-square Fusion Dark-squareEarth-square Gravitation = Dark-squareEarth-square Gravitation
Level 1 Skillchains
Reverberation-IconReverberation (B)
Level 3 Skillchains
Level 2 Skillchains
Invisible-squareIce-square Induration Invisible-squareWater-square Reverberation = Lightning-squareWind-square Fragmentation
Level 1 Skillchains
Water-square Reverberation Lightning-square Impaction = Lightning-square Impaction
Light-square Transfixion Water-square Reverberation = Water-square Reverberation
Earth-square Scission Water-square Reverberation = Water-square Reverberation
Water-square Reverberation Ice-square Induration = Ice-square Induration


  • Shijin Spiral is only available to Monks and Puppetmasters.
  • While other jobs may obtain skill level 357 earlier than level 96, Shijin Spiral must be unlocked once skill reaches level 357 and job level 96 is reached.
  • Hand-to-Hand skill level 357 is obtainable by the following jobs at these corresponding levels:
Job Rating Level
Monk A+ 90
Puppetmaster A+ 90


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