Staff weapon skill
Skill Level: 150 (Geomancers, Paladins, Warriors, Monks and White Mages only)
Description: Deals light or darkness elemental damage. Damage varies with TP.
Equipment: Aligned with shadow equipment (Shadow Gorget & Shadow Belt).
Aligned with aqua equipment (Aqua Gorget & Aqua Belt).
  • If used to open a chain, the property will be light. If used to close a chain, property will be dark.
  • Seems as though INT or MND affects damage, minutely.


Element: Light/Dark
Modifiers: STR: 40%, MND: 40%
Damage Multipliers by TP:
1000 TP 2000 TP 3000 TP
1.00 2.50 4.00

Skillchain Properties

Compression-IconCompression (A)
Level 3 Skillchains
Level 2 Skillchains
Invisible-squareWind-square Detonation Invisible-squareDark-square Compression = Dark-squareEarth-square Gravitation
Level 1 Skillchains
Dark-square Compression Wind-square Detonation = Wind-square Detonation
Ice-square Induration Dark-square Compression = Dark-square Compression
Light-square Transfixion Dark-square Compression = Dark-square Compression
Dark-square Compression Light-square Transfixion = Light-square Transfixion
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


  • Sunburst is only natively available to Geomancers, Paladins, Warriors, Monks and White Mages. While other jobs can obtain the required 150 Staff skill, they must use one of the aforementioned jobs as their support job in order to gain access to Sunburst.
  • Staff skill level 150 is obtainable by the following jobs at these corresponding levels:
Job Rating Level
Paladin A- 49
Warrior B 51
Monk B 51
Summoner B 51
Black Mage B- 51
Dragoon B- 51
Geomancer C+ 52
White Mage C+ 52
Bard C+ 52
Scholar C+ 52
Geomancer C+ 52