• Shiva is subject to a perpetuation cost based on the level of the Summoner. See Avatar Perpetuation Cost.
    • Shiva's perpetuation cost starts at 3 MP/3s at level 1, becoming 15 MP/3s at level 99, before Refresh or Auto-Refresh effects.
  • Using Avatar's Favor with Shiva active creates an aura granting Shiva's Favor (Magic Attack Bonus +) to party members within the area of effect.
  • Resistant to wind- and ice-based damage and enfeebling effects.
  • Weak against fire-based damage and enfeebling effects.

Avatar Abilities

Shiva's Blood Pacts are all ice-based.

Blood Pact: Rage

Name Level MP S/T1 Description Comment
Diamond Dust 1 LVx2 T Required MP: Caster's level x2. Uses all MP and deals ice elemental damage to enemies within Area of Effect. Available during Astral Flow only.
Axe Kick 1 10 S Deals physical damage.
Blizzard II 10 24 T Deals ice elemental damage. Damage varies with TP.
Double Slap 50 96 S Delivers a twofold attack.
Blizzard IV 60 118 T Deals ice elemental damage. Damage varies with TP.
Rush 70 164 Delivers a fivefold attack.
Heavenly Strike 75 (Merit) 182 T Deals ice damage to an enemy. Varies with TP. Additional merits add a 40% TP Bonus effect per merit level.

Blood Pact: Ward

Name Level MP S/T1 Description Comment
Frost Armor 28 63 Gives party members within Area of Effect the effect of "Ice Spikes." Lasts 90 seconds. Each summoning magic skill level over the current skill level cap will add three seconds to the duration.
Sleepga 39 56 Puts all enemies within Area of Effect to sleep. Equal to the black magic Sleepga. Will not overwrite and is overwritten by Sleepga II.
Diamond Storm 90 138 Reduces Evasion for enemies within Area of Effect.
Crystal Blessing 99 201 Confers a TP Bonus on party members within area of effect.

1 S/T column indicates whether a particular Blood Pact participates in Skillchains (S) or uses TP (T). Blood Pacts that use TP can be used as a Magic Burst; however, Astral Flow can also Magic Burst even though it does not use TP.

How to Obtain


Vana'delian Background

The queen of winter, said to have dominion over the glaciers of the north. Shiva aids the summoner with her command over cold and ice.

See Also


Shiva (also Siva) (pronounced /ˈʃiːvə/; Sanskrit: शिव, Śiva; IPA: [ˈɕiʋə]; meaning "Auspicious one"), is a major Hindu deity, and the Destroyer or transformer of the Trimurti, the Hindu Trinity of the primary aspects of the divine. In the Shaiva tradition of Hinduism, Shiva is seen as the Supreme Being. In the Smarta tradition, he is regarded as one of the five primary forms of God.

Shiva is also the name of a Jewish prophet.