FFX Lulu – stats, weapons, armour, and abilities

Here's everything you need to know about FFX's Lulu including her abilities, stats, weapons, and armour

FFX's Lulu standing near some rocks

Final Fantasy X is one of many entries in the hugely popular JRPG franchise. First coming onto the scene in 2001, FFX is the tenth entry, first releasing for PlayStation 2, before coming to other consoles years later. The game finally came to Nintendo Switch in 2019 as part of the Final Fantasy X/ X-2 HD remaster collection. Of course, as with any FF title, it features various playable characters besides main protagonist Tidus.

Our FFX Lulu guide aims to provide details on who she is and what she brings to the party, including weapons, armour, and abilities. As a black mage, Lulu is proficient in black magic. She deals out impressive magic damage while also having great defence against the majority of spells thrown her way – a unique advantage for a black mage.

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FFX Lulu’s stats

Look no further than her stats if you want to know all you need to know about Lulu’s combat capabilities. As expected from a mage, her magic is strong, but it comes at a detriment to her physical prowess.

Stat Starting value Sphere grid
HP 380 2580
MP 92 432
Strength 5 16
Defence 8 56
Magic 20 56
Magic defence 30 90
Agility 5 21
Luck 17 21
Evasion 40 84
Accuracy 3 5

Side view of Lulu

FFX Lulu’s armour

Each character has a different item that classifies as armour, and in the case of Final Fantasy X’s Lulu, it’s bangles – because chest plates don’t keep you alive, pretty shiny things do. There are many out there for you to get your hands on, and, of course, each provides different benefits. Some break the MP and HP limit, while others offer protection against various elements such as fire and lightning.

Given that there are many different bangles up for grabs, we have chosen a select few that we consider beneficial.

Armour Abilities
Samantha soul Breaks both the HP and MP limit
Eternity Ribbon
Draupnir Four elemental abilities
Precious bangle Provides auto-shell, auto-regen, auto-reflect, and auto-protect
Collector bangle Master thief
Treasure bangle Pickpocket
Assault bangle Auto-shell, protect, reflect, regen, haste
Curative bangle auto-med
Marching bangle Auto-shell, protect, reflect, haste, regen (three of them)
Regen bangle Auto-regen or SOS regen
Crimson bangle Fire eater
Medical bangle Curse proof
Sorcery bangle MP increases by 20% or 30%
Onyx bangle Magic defence increases by 10% or 20%
Seeker’s bangle HP increases by 5% or 10%
Metal bangle Defence increase by 3% or 5%
Tough bangle HP increases by 20% or 30%
Tetra bangle Four slot armour
Auto bangle Auto-potion, auto-med

Lulu holding a doll in front of a clear sky

FFX Lulu’s weapons

I’m going to be honest, Lulu’s weapon of choice creeps me out. There’s something about dolls that I just don’t like. Frankly, I don’t trust them. But, they help Lulu wreak magical havoc on her opponents, so there are some upsides to them.

There are many different dolls to collect, all of which attack the enemy in different ways and possess a range of dominant abilities that can aid in battle.

Such dolls include:

Weapon Ability
Onion knight
  • Default is no AP
  • First upgrade gives no AP, and double overdrive
  • Second upgrade gives break damage limit, triple overdrive, magic booster, and one MP cost
Space soul Triple overdrive, triple AP
Swift cactuar First strike
Toxic cait sith Poisonstrike
Moomba trio Three elemental strikes
Vengeful cactuar Magic counter, counter attack, or evade and counter
Abaddon cait sith Three status strikes
Prism cactuar Magic counter
Variable mog Provides two or three weapon slots
Moomba mage A magic increase of 10% or 20%
Moomba warrior A strength increase of 10% or 20%
Fire moomba Firestrike
S-mog Distill speed
Moogle One ability slot
Thunder moomba Lightningstrike
P-mog Distill power
Ominous cait sith Two status touches

Lulu casting a spell with her doll

FFX Lulu’s abilities

There’s a large range of abilities at Lulu’s disposal through the sphere grid, and given her affinity with magic, it should come as no surprise that she has many spells to choose from. The clue as to what each ability does tends to be in the name. For example, death, you don’t get much blunter and to the point than that, and it causes your opponent to, well, um, die.

Ability Description
Fire Inflicts minor fire elemental damage
Water Inflicts minor water elemental damage
Focus Increases magic defence and magic for the entire party
Thundara Inflicts moderate lightning elemental damage
Blizzara Inflicts moderate ice elemental damage
Bio Inflicts poison
Death Inflicts death
Thundaga Inflicts major lighting elemental damage
Thunder Inflicts minor lightning elemental damage
Blizzard Inflicts minor ice elemental damage
Fira Inflicts moderate fire elemental damage
Watera Inflicts moderate water elemental damage
Blizzaga Inflicts major lightning damage
Doublecast She can cast blk magic spells twice
Reflex Everyone in the party gets an increase to evasion
Demi Current HP of the opposition decreases by 25%
Waterga Inflicts major water elemental damage
Firaga Inflicts major fire elemental damage
Flare Massive non-elemental damage
Nab gil Attack the enemy and steal their gil

As for Lulu’s overdrive, she uses fury which casts a flurry of up to sixteen spells, potentially decimating the opposing party. There really is nothing like a woman scorned.

And there you have it, everything you need to know about Final Fantasy X’s Lulu. If you need a change from long adventures, you can check out our picks for the best Switch games for a wide variety of titles.

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