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Description: An earth-based automaton attachment.
Image: Equalizer description.png
Functionality: ·Reduces damage received according to damage taken 
Type: Automaton Item
Flags: Obtainable from Goblin Box
Stack size: 12
AH Listing: Auction House 16.png ➞ Others ➞ Automation
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Elemental Capacity
Element: Earth Element: Earth
Attachment Effects
Reduces damage taken based on a formula.
Damage Received (after other reductions like -DT%) ÷ Automaton Max HP * X maneuver value (see table) * Optic Fiber Boost = Reduction
This damage reduction is applied after all other damage reduction.
No Maneuver X = 0.1
1 Maneuver X = 0.25
2 Maneuvers X = 0.5
3 Maneuvers X = 0.75

Example: Your Valoredge is tanking with two fire and one light maneuver (with optic fiber) and has 2600 HP and 80% -DT.
It takes a hit for 1,500 damage which is then reduced to 300 by your -80% DT.
300 ÷ 2589 * 0.1 (0 earth maneuvers) * 1.2 (o.fiber 20% boost) = 0.01385 = -1% damage taken = 297 damage taken.
Thanks a lot equalizer. As you can see the higher your automatons HP goes the less damage equalizer reduces until it becomes useless in endgame.

Purchased From...
NPC Name Zone Notes
Yoyoroon Nashmau - (G-6) 118,560 Gil

Dropped from...
Monster Name Level Zone Rate Notes
Ob Alzadaal Undersea Ruins Pop Trade a Cog Lubricant to the ??? at (G-7) of map 3 to spawn.

Obtained From...
Quest Notes
Chocobo Hot and Cold Yuhtunga and Yhoator Jungles

Obtained from Instance...
Zone Entry Item(s) Level Cap Battle Name
Mine Shaft 2716 Shaft gate operating dial 60 Pulling the Strings


  • Not to be confused with the awesome TV show from the 80's by the same name.