Deals critical damage. Chance of critical hit varies with TP.


Spell cost: 21 MP
Monster Type: Aquans
Spell Type: Physical (Piercing)
Blue Magic Points: 3
Stat Bonus: VIT+1, CHR+1, HP+10


Casting Time: 0.5 seconds
Recast Time: 14 seconds

Combines With...[edit]

You can use Screwdriver as part of a combo to create Evasion Bonus.

Can be paired with one of the following spell to create Evasion Bonus combo.

Skillchain/Magic Burst Info[edit]

Skillchain Element(s): Light (Primary) and Earth (Secondary) -- (can open Compression, Reverberation, Detonation, Liquefaction, or Distortion; can close Transfixion, Scission, or Distortion)


  • Piercing damage.
  • Secondary modifiers: STR: 20%, MND: 20%.
  • Critical Hit Rate by TP:
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  • Aquan-based, as well as Piercing, making it especially effective against Slimes.

How to Obtain[edit]

Acquired From[edit]

Mob Family: Pugil
Minimum Blue Mage Level To Acquire: 17
Name Level Zone
Pugil 14-17 East Ronfaure (S)
Land Pugil 17-19 Carpenters' Landing
17-20 Jugner Forest
17-20 Pashhow Marshlands
20-23 Beadeaux
Beach Pugil 23-26 Valkurm Dunes
Shoal Pugil 24-28 Buburimu Peninsula
Greater Pugil 28-30 Qufim Island


This article uses material from the "Screwdriver" article on FFXIclopedia and is licensed under the CC-BY-SA License.