Barrier Tusk

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Blue Mage Spell Information
Description Reduces the amount of damage you take.
Available Level 91
Type Element: Earth Magical
MP Cost 41 Cast Time 6 seconds
Point Cost 3 Recast Time 60 seconds
Target Self Range
Stat Bonus HP +15 MP -15 VIT +3
Creates Job Trait Max HP Boost
Scroll: Barrier Tusk (Scroll) description.png
Enhancement Effect Damage reduction Duration 3 minutes
Monster Type Beasts Monster Family Marid
Volatile Enmity Information Needed Cumulative Enmity Information Needed


  • Reduces damage taken by 15%, calculated after -% "Damage taken" equipment. In essence the more damage taken gear a character wears, the less of a reduction effect is granted.
    • Bypasses the 50% damage reduction cap.
      • E.g Barrier Tusk is only -7.5% damage taken at the 50% cap for a total of -57.5%
  • Is overwritten by, but does not overwrite Phalanx.
  • Is not affected by "Phalanx +" augments.

Spell Obtainment

Learned from: Marid Blue Magic Skill Required to Learn: 337+
Monster Level Zone Map
Marid 78-79   Wajaom Woodlands Wajaom Woodlands-map.jpgcenter link=
Marid 78-79   Bhaflau Thickets Bhaflau Thickets-map1.jpgcenter link=
Morose Marid 78-82   Abyssea - Vunkerl
 Conflux #00
Abyssea - Vunkerl-map.jpgcenter link=

Note:Marids will only use Barrier Tusk if at least one of their tusks remains unbroken.

  • Tusks are broken via critical hits.

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