Final Fantasy XIV’s latest expansion, Endwalker, changes each combat class in the popular MMORPG. One job that received a fair amount of changes in version 6.0 of Final Fantasy is the Monk. With an array of new moves at its disposal, the Monk’s versatility has expanded in Endwalker.

We’ve shared all the new Abilities, Traits, and Weaponskills afforded to the Monk job with the Endwalker update below. All information comes directly from Square Enix:

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New Abilities, Traits, and Weaponskills

  • Ability: Steel Peak (Level 15)
    • Effect: Delivers an attack with a potency of 180. Can only be executed while in combat and under the effect of the Fifth Chakra. The five chakra close upon execution. Shares a recast times with Howling Fist.
  • Ability: Thunderclap (Level 35)
    • Effect: Rush to a targeted enemy’s or party member’s location. Cannot be executed while bound
      • Maximum Charges: 3
  • Ability: Howling Fist (Level 40)
    • Effect: Delivers an attack with a potency of 100 to all enemies in a striaght line before you. Can only be executed while in combat and under the effect of the Fifth Chakra. The five chakra close upon execution. Shares a recast timer with The Forbidden Chakra.
  • Trait: Steel Peak Mastery (Level 54)
    • Effect: Upgrades Steel Peak to The Forbidden Chakra.
  • Trait: Enhanced Perfect Balance (Level 60)
    • Effect: When under the effect of Perfect Balance, grants Beast Chakra in accordance with the form normally required to execute weaponskills.
      • Weaponskills requiring opo-opo form grant Opo-opo Chakra.
      • Weaponskills requiring coeurl form grant Coeurl Chakra.
      • Weaponskills requiring raptor form grant Raptor Chakra.
  • Weaponskill: Masterful Blitz (Level 60)
    • Effect: Strike the enemy with a technique fueled by the power of your Beast Chakra. The technique uesed is determined by the number of different types of Beast Chakra opened.
      • 1 Beast Chakra type: Elixir Field
      • 2 Beast Chakra types: Celestial Revolution
      • 3 Beast Chakra types: Rising Phoenix
      • 4 Beast Chakra and Both Nadi: Phantom Rush
  • Weaponskill: Flint Strike (Level 60)
    • Effect: Delivers an attack to all nearby enemies with a potency of 600 for the first enemy and 70% less for all remaining enemies. Any additional effects associated with the executed actions will also be applied. Can only be executed while under the effect of three distinct Beast Chakras.
      • Additional Effect: Opens the Solar Nadi
      • Additional Effect: Grants Formless Fist, allowing the execution of a Weaponskill that requires a certain form without being in that form.
  • Weaponskill: Celestial Revolution (Level 60)
    • Effect: Delivers an attack with a potency of 450. Any additional effects associated with the executed actions will also be applied.
      • Additional Effect: Opens the Lunar Nadi. If the Lunar Nadi is already open, opens the Solar Nadi instea.
      • Additional Effect: Grants Formless Fist, allowing for the execution of a Weaponskill that requires a certain form without being in that form.
  • Ability: Riddle of Wind (Level 72)
    • Effect: Reduces auto-attack delay by 50%
  • Trait: Howling Fist Mastery (Level 74)
    • Effect: Upgrades Howling Fist to Enlightenment.
  • Trait: Arm of the Destroyer Mastery (Level 82)
    • Effect: Upgrades Arm of the Destroyer to Shadow of the Destroyer.
  • Weaponskill: Shadow of the Destroyer (Level 82)
    • Effect: Delivers an attack with a potency of 110 to all nearby enemies.
      • Opo-Opo Form Bonus: Guarantees a critical hit.
      • Additional Effect: Changes form to raptor
  • Trait: Enhanced Thunderclap (Level 84)
    • Effect: Allows a third charge of Thunderclap.
  • Trait: Melee Mastery (Level 84)
    • Effect: Increases the potency of Bootshine to 210, True Strike to 300, Snap Punch to 250, Twin Snakes to 280, Demolish to 70, Dragon Kick to 320, The Forbidden Chakra to 340, and Six-sided Star to 550.
  • Trait: Flint Strike Mastery (Level 86)
    • Effect: Upgrades Flint Strike to Rising Phoenix.
  • Weaponskill: Rising Phoenix (Level 86)
    • Effect: Deals physical fire damage to all nearby enemies with a potency of 700 for the first enemy, and 70% less for all remaining enemies. Any effects associated with the executed actions will aso be applied. Can only be executed while under the effect of three distinct Beast Chakra.
      • Additional Effect: Opens the Solar Nadi.
      • Additional Effect: Grants Formless Fist, allowing the execution of a Weaponskill that requires a certain form without being in that form.
  • Trait: Enhanced Brotherhood (Level 88)
    • Effect: Guarantees that a Chakra will open when you are under the effect of Meditative Brotherhood and execute a weaponskill or cast a spell.
  • Trait: Tornado Kick Mastery (Level 90)
    • Effect: Upgrades Tornado Kick to Phantom Rush.
  • Weaponskill: Phantom Rush (Level 90)
    • Effect: Delivers an attack to a target and all enemies near the target with a potency of 1,000 for the first enemy and 50% less for all remaining enemies.
      • Additional Effect: Grants Formless Fist, allowing the execution of a Weaponskill that requires a certain form without being in that form.

To see all the changes brought to the Monk in Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker, including tweaks to existing job actions, head over to Square Enix’s official Monk Job Page.

For more on Final Fantasy XIV and the updates to each job, check out some of our other articles, like All Abilities and Weaponskills for Ninja in FFXIV Endwalker Update, here on Pro Game Guides.