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FFXIV:Action template tutorial


add an action

The Gamer Escape templates are constructed to be as user-friendly as possible, but because of some software limitations there are sometimes some unintuitive fields.

The action template is used for all weaponskills, spell, cures, abilities.

Do not use this template for traits - which use a simplified template {{ARR Infobox Trait}}. Head over to the Trait template tutorial for that tutorial.

We've placed the entire item template below and explain each line, explaining what it's for and what data you can enter for it. The template lines are located in the boxes surrounded by the dashed line with the description for it underneath.

Unless otherwise indicated, you do not need to use any wiki coding (i.e. brackets).

{{ARR Infobox Action
|Patch = 

Number only.

|Name = 

The name of the action you are adding.

|Type = 

Weaponskill, Ability, Spell, Cure or Trait.

|Acquired = 

The job which acquires the action (i.e. Lancer, Pugilist, etc.)

|Acquired Level = 

The level acquired.

|Affinity = 

List of all other jobs that can use the ability, abbreviated, separated by commas.

|Range = 
|Radius = 

The range and radius of the ability, if listed in-game. Add 0 if, for example, it is a close combat weaponskill and/or single target only. Should be left blank for traits.

|Potency =         

The potency of the action, if listed in-game. This is usually just part of the description, but should be separately identified here.

|Target =          

Single target, AoE (and shape) or Self

|TP = 
|MP = 

The amount of TP or MP required to use the ability, if any. Leave blank if 0.

|Cast = 
|Recast = 
|Duration = 

The cast, recast and duration parameters, if any. If cast is instant, as it is for weaponskills, put "Instant".

|Description = 

The in-game description of the ability. Add wiki mark-up where applicable.

|Additional Effect = 
|Additional Effect Duration = 
|Additional Effect Potency =
|Additional Effect Bonus = 

The first additional effect listed, if any, and, if necessary the duration and potency of that effect. The bonus is listed parenthetically after the effect, and can also show notes related to the effect (i.e. +20%). Add a "2" and or "3" as needed (i.e. Additional Effect 2, Additional Effect Duration 2, etc.)

|Combo Action = 
|Combo Potency = 
|Combo Bonus = 
|Combo Bonus Potency = 
|Combo Bonus Duration = 

The combo action listed, if any, and, if necessary the potency of that combo. Combo bonus is for the resulting bonus, if any, and the potency and duration of that bonus.