Encumberance is a harmful status effect that blocks changing certain equipped gear for a period of time. Most variants also remove whatever is in the affected slots, but some simply block changing what's already equipped. Can still cast spells, use Job Abilities and attack.
How to remove the effect
- Wears off after a brief period of time.
How the effect is inflicted/gained
- Qiqirn - Strap Cutter
- Slugs - Fuscous Ooze, Mucilaginous Ooze
- Pixies - Norn Arrows
- Iron Giants - Ballistic Kick
Encumberment / Encumberance is a word that means burdened (either with a heavy weight or something metaphorical, like obligations or responsibilities) or it means having one’s performance or ability to act impeded or hindered in some way.