Damage varies with TP. Additional effect: "Stun."

Monstrosity: Deals physical damage. Additional effects: Knockback, Stun.


Spell cost: 18 MP
Monster Type: Vermin
Spell Type: Physical (Slashing)
Range: 5'~
Blue Magic Points: 4
Stat Bonus: HP-5 MP-5 DEX+1 AGI+1

Monipulators: Ladybug (MON), Gold Ladybug (MON)
Level (Monstrosity): 1
TP Cost (Monstrosity): 100


Casting Time: 0.5 second
Recast Time: 15 seconds

Combines With

You can use Sudden Lunge as part of a combo to create Store TP. Can be paired with the following spell to create Store TP combo:


  • Secondary modifiers: AGI: 40%
  • Damage Multipliers by TP: Information
  • Does not reduce the caster's HP like a ladybug.
  • The stun effect is exceptionally potent for Blue Mages (can last for up to 20 seconds).
  • The stun effect is standard for ladybugs, including Ladybug (MON) and Gold Ladybug (MON).
  • At night, ladybugs use this ability almost exclusively, having lost access to most of their other TP moves.

Skillchain/Magic Burst Info

Level 3 Skillchains
Level 2 Skillchains
Invisible-squareWind-square Detonation Invisible-squareDark-square Compression = Dark-squareEarth-square Gravitation
Level 1 Skillchains
Lightning-square Impaction Wind-square Detonation = Wind-square Detonation
Dark-square Compression Wind-square Detonation = Wind-square Detonation
Earth-square Scission Wind-square Detonation = Wind-square Detonation
Wind-square Detonation Earth-square Scission = Earth-square Scission

How to Obtain

Acquired From

Mob Family: Ladybug
Minimum Blue Mage Level To Acquire: 350 with Magus Jubbah equipped, 365 without Magus Jubbah
Name Level Zone
Ladybug 44-47 East Ronfaure (S)
Biddybug 62-64 Jugner Forest (S)
Mariehene 71-74 La Vaule (S)
Coccinelle Qmark Abyssea - Vunkerl
Nannakola Qmark Abyssea - Altepa


FFXI - Blue Magic - Sudden Lunge

FFXI - Blue Magic - Sudden Lunge

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