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Dragoon (DRG) Abilities, Traits and Cross Class Skills


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FFXIV - Disciples of War - Dragoon
Legend holds that the dragoon tradition was born a millennium past, when the founding fathers of the great nation of Ishgard were journeying to the land promised them by the Fury. Upon arriving in Coerthas, the intrepid settlers were set upon by the great wyrm Nidhogg, the then master of that demesne, and a fierce struggle ensued.
The confrontation came to an end when a young man named Haldrath, taking up his slain sire's lance, landed a mighty thrust that prized out Nidhogg's eye, prompting his colossal adversary to take wing and flee.

From that moment forth, Haldrath became known by the epithet of the Dragonseye, and is to this day revered by all Ishgardians as the first dragoon.

Patch 1.21 saw the introduction of jobs to FFXIV, which allows you to become one of the traditional jobs from the FF series after completing a quest. A Lancer can become a Dragoon by equipping the Soul of the Dragoon item after completing the first quest. The details for this quest are below.





Quest NPC Location Conditions
Eye of the Dragon Ywain Gridania, Lancers' Guild LNC 30, MRD 15

For each quest you complete, you will be rewarded with a new ability, while the latter quests will also reward you with artifact (AF) armour that is shown in the screenshot above. Below is a list of abilities that the Dragoon job can equip to their bar and select to use at any time as long as their timer is available.

As a Dragoon you should be focusing on STR as this increases melee attack power. For more info on how to play Dragoon see our Dragoon Guide.


Abilities


Abilities are actions that the Dragoon can equip to their bar and select to use at any time as long as their timer is available. Actions used in a combo will generate additional damage and effects. All Dragoon actions are exclusive to that job.


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Name Level Cast Recast MP TP Range Radius
FFXIV - Dragoon - JumpJump 30 0 300 0 20y 0y
Delivers a jumping attack with a potency of 200. Returns you to your original position after the attack is made. Cannot be executed while bound.
FFXIV - Dragoon - Elusive JumpElusive Jump 35 0 1800 0 15y 0y
Executes a jump to a location 15 yalms behind you, while removing any Heavy or Bind effects.
Additional Effect: Reduces enmity.
FFXIV - Dragoon - Spineshatter DiveSpineshatter Dive 40 0 600 0 20y 0y
Delivers a jumping attack with a potency of 170.
Additional Effect: Stun Duration: 2s
Cannot be executed while bound.
FFXIV - Dragoon - Power SurgePower Surge 45 0 600 0 0y 0y
Increases the damage dealt by a single Jump or Spineshatter Dive by 50%. Duration: 10s
FFXIV - Dragoon - Dragonfire DiveDragonfire Dive 50 0 1200 0 20y 5y
Delivers a jumping fire-based attack with a potency of 250 to all nearby enemies. Cannot be executed while bound.
FFXIV - Dragoon - Battle LitanyBattle Litany 52 0 1800 0 0y 0y
Increases critical hit rate of self and party members by 15%. Duration 20s.
FFXIV - Dragoon - Blood of the DragonBlood of the Dragon 54 0 600 0 0y 0y
Increases potency of Jump and Spineshatter Dive by 30% for 15s.
Additional Effect: Grants Sharper Fang and Claw or Enhanced Wheeling Thrust for 10s when completing a combo with Chaos Thrust or Full Thrust.
These two effects end upon reuse of Blood of the Dragon or using any skill that is not Fang and Claw or Wheeling Thrust.
FFXIV - Dragoon - Fang and ClawFang and Claw 56 0 2.50 0 0y 0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100. 290 when executed from a target's flank.
Can only be executed while under the effect of both Blood of the Dragon and Sharper Fang and Claw.
Additional Effect: Extends Blood of the Dragon duration by 15s to a maximum of 30s.
FFXIV - Dragoon - Wheeling ThrustWheeling Thrust 58 0 2.50 0 0y 0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100. 290 when executed from a target's rear.
Can only be executed while under the effect of both Blood of the Dragon and Enhanced Wheeling Thrust.
Additional Effect: Extends Blood of the Dragon duration by 15s to a maximum of 30s.
FFXIV - Dragoon - GeirskogulGeirskogul 60 0 600 0 15y 4y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 200 to all enemies in a straight line before you.
Can only be executed when under the effect of Blood of the Dragon.
Additional Effect: Reduces the duration of Blood of the Dragon by 10s.


As well as these the Dragoon can also equip Lancer abilities.


Combos


The Dragoon job has the following combos which can be executed. These will give extra damage and effects.

True Thrust > Vorpal Thrust
Vorpal Thrust > Full Thrust
Impulse Drive > Disembowel
Heavy Thrust > Ring of Thorns
Disembowel > Chaos Thrust

True Thrust > Vorpal Thrust > Full Thrust
Impulse Drive > Disembowel > Chaos Thrust



Cross Class Abilities


In FFXIV: A Realm Reborn it is possible to use some abilities from other classes providing you have unlocked them on that class. You can then equip them on your Dragoon no matter what your level.

Name Level Cast Recast MP TP Range Radius Class From
FFXIV - Marauder - ForesightForesight 2 0 900 0 0y 0yMRD
Increase defense by 20%. Duration: 20s
FFXIV - Marauder - Skull SunderSkull Sunder 4 0 2.50 60 3y 0yMRD
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100.
Additional Effect: Increased enmity.
Combo Action: Heavy Swing
Combo Potency: 200
Grants Wrath when used with Defiance. Duration: 30s
FFXIV - Pugilist - FeatherfootFeatherfoot 4 0 900 0 0y 0yPGL
Increases evasion by 20%. Duration: 10s (Effect 15% below level 14)
FFXIV - Marauder - FractureFracture 6 0 2.50 80 3y 0yMRD
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100.
Additional Effect: Damage over time.
Potency: 20
Duration 30s (Duration 18s below level 28)
FFXIV - Marauder - BloodbathBloodbath 8 0 900 0 0y 0yMRD
Converts 25% of physical damage dealt into HP.
Duration: 30s (Duration 15s below level 20)
FFXIV - Pugilist - Second WindSecond Wind 8 0 1200 0 0y 0yPGL
Instantly restores own HP. Cure Potency 650. Cure potency varies with current attack power.
FFXIV - Pugilist - HaymakerHaymaker 10 0 2.50 40 3y 0yPGL
Delivers an attack with a potency of 170. Can only be used immediately after evading an attack.
Additional Effect: Slow +20%.
Duration 12s
FFXIV - Pugilist - Internal ReleaseInternal Release 12 0 600 0 0y 0yPGL
Increases critical hit rate by 30%. Duration 15s (Effect 10% below level 36)
FFXIV - Marauder - Mercy StrokeMercy Stroke 26 0 400 0 3y 0yMRD
Delivers an attack with a potency of 200. Can only be executed when target's HP is below 20%.
If delivered as the killing blow, up to 20% of your maximum HP will be restored.
FFXIV - Pugilist - MantraMantra 42 0 1200 0 25y 0yPGL
Increases HP recovery via curing magic by 20% for self and nearby party members. Duration: 15s. (Effect 10% below level 48)


PvP Actions & Traits


PVP actions and traits are skills which can only be used in PvP battles. They can be purchased using Action Points (AP), which is earned via fightng in PvP battles. In general there are three potencies of each action and you can upgrade them by spending more AP on them. For more on PvP, visit our PvP pages.

Name Recast Range
FFXIV - PVP - Enliven Enliven 240 0y
Instantly restores 50% TP.
Enhanced Enliven: Shortens recast time to 180 seconds.
Enhanced Enliven II: Increases TP recovery to 75%.
FFXIV - PVP - Fetter Ward Fetter Ward 150 0y
Grants immunity to stun, sleep, bind, heavy, and disease. Duration: 9s
Enhanced Fetter Ward: Shortens recast time to 120 seconds.
Enhanced Fetter Ward II: Extends duration to 12 seconds.
FFXIV - PVP - Impulse Rush Impulse Rush 150 0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 240.
Additional Effect: Increases critical hit rate by 20% and nullifies all weaponskill direction requirements. Duration: 15s
Enhanced Impulse Rush: Shortens recast time to 120 seconds.
Enhanced Impulse Rush II: Extends duration to 20 seconds.
Enhanced Impulse Rush III: Improves critical hit rate increase to 30%.
FFXIV - PVP - Purify Purify 180 0y
Removes all detrimental effects. Can be used regardless of status affliction.
Enhanced Purify: Shortens recast time to 150 seconds.
FFXIV - PVP - Skewer Skewer 90 0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 180. Additional Effect: Reduces target's INT by 20% Duration: 10s
Enhanced Skewer: Shortens recast time to 60 seconds.
Enhanced Skewer II: Extends duration to 15 seconds.
Enhanced Skewer III: Increases INT reduction to 40%.
FFXIV - PVP - Weapon Throw Weapon Throw 90 0y
Delivers a ranged attack with a potency of 50.
Additional Effect: 20% chance of inflicting Heavy when dealt from behind Duration: 6s
Additional Effect: Removes Sprint effect when dealt from behind
Enhanced Weapon Throw: Shortens recast time to 60 seconds.
Enhanced Weapon Throw II: Extends duration to 9 seconds.
Enhanced Weapon Throw III: Increases effect potency to 40%.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Dexterity (PvP) Enhanced Dexterity (PvP) 0 0y
Increases dexterity by 2.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Dexterity II (PvP) Enhanced Dexterity II (PvP) 0 0y
Increases dexterity by 4.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Dexterity III (PvP) Enhanced Dexterity III (PvP) 0 0y
Increases dexterity by 6.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Intelligence (PvP) Enhanced Intelligence (PvP) 0 0y
Increases intelligence by 2.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Intelligence II (PvP) Enhanced Intelligence II (PvP) 0 0y
Increases intelligence by 4.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Intelligence III (PvP) Enhanced Intelligence III (PvP) 0 0y
Increases intelligence by 6.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Mind (PvP) Enhanced Mind (PvP) 0 0y
Increases mind by 2.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Mind II (PvP) Enhanced Mind II (PvP) 0 0y
Increases mind by 4.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Mind III (PvP) Enhanced Mind III (PvP) 0 0y
Increases mind by 6.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Piety (PvP) Enhanced Piety (PvP) 0 0y
Increases piety by 2.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Piety II (PvP) Enhanced Piety II (PvP) 0 0y
Increases piety by 4.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Piety III (PvP) Enhanced Piety III (PvP) 0 0y
Increases piety by 6.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Strength (PvP) Enhanced Strength (PvP) 0 0y
Increases strength by 2.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Strength II (PvP) Enhanced Strength II (PvP) 0 0y
Increases strength by 4.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Strength III (PvP) Enhanced Strength III (PvP) 0 0y
Increases strength by 6.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Vitality (PvP) Enhanced Vitality (PvP) 0 0y
Increases vitality by 2.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Vitality II (PvP) Enhanced Vitality II (PvP) 0 0y
Increases vitality by 4.
FFXIV - PVP - Enhanced Vitality III (PvP) Enhanced Vitality III (PvP) 0 0y
Increases vitality by 6.




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hater [Anon]
Dec 14, 2013 - 14:14:27 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

fickt euch ihr kanonenfurze und lusas. ich bin der onid und töhte euch mit H, HaHa

 
Xenor
Sep 24, 2013 - 00:08:04 | Location: Durham, United Kingdom

Thanks Jonathan, I've added this to the list of updates for the coming week.
 
Jonathan [Anon]
Sep 20, 2013 - 13:13:41 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Just alittle thing ive seen Skull sunder and Bloodbath icons need to be swapped around.
 
Anonymous
Sep 11, 2013 - 23:33:37 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Spineshatter dive has a 90 second cooldown now.
 
Alucard [Anon]
Aug 29, 2013 - 08:04:24 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Would love to see the wyzern in realm reborn
 
Kit [Anon]
Aug 25, 2013 - 17:28:19 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Just to inform that it should be MRD lv15 instead of PGL...
 
Anonymous [Anon]
Aug 04, 2013 - 00:48:14 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

You get PGL and MRD skills up to 42.
 
Anonymous
Aug 04, 2013 - 00:47:38 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

You get all the PGL and MRD skills up to 42 that matter.
 
Anonymous
Jul 14, 2013 - 18:46:57 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

So you need to have Pug to 15 to unlock Drg, but you get no Pug cross class abilities?
 
Anonymous
Jul 13, 2013 - 20:47:18 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Skull sunder listed on this page is not AOE in ARR beta 3.