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-Icon.gifCompression (A)
Level 3 Skillchains
Level 2 Skillchains
Invisible-square.gifWind-square.gif Detonation Invisible-square.gifDark-square.gif Compression = Dark-square.gifEarth-square.gif Gravitation
Level 1 Skillchains
Dark-square.gif Compression Wind-square.gif Detonation = Wind-square.gif Detonation
Ice-square.gif Induration Dark-square.gif Compression = Dark-square.gif Compression
Light-square.gif Transfixion Dark-square.gif Compression = Dark-square.gif Compression
Dark-square.gif Compression Light-square.gif Transfixion = Light-square.gif Transfixion
Reverberation-Icon.gifReverberation (B)
Level 3 Skillchains
Level 2 Skillchains
Invisible-square.gifIce-square.gif Induration Invisible-square.gifWater-square.gif Reverberation = Lightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Fragmentation
Level 1 Skillchains
Water-square.gif Reverberation Lightning-square.gif Impaction = Lightning-square.gif Impaction
Light-square.gif Transfixion Water-square.gif Reverberation = Water-square.gif Reverberation
Earth-square.gif Scission Water-square.gif Reverberation = Water-square.gif Reverberation
Water-square.gif Reverberation Ice-square.gif Induration = Ice-square.gif 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
This article uses material from the "Sunburst" article on FFXIclopedia and is licensed under the CC-BY-SA License.