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Birth by Sleep > Command Styles

Command Styles are a new feature that allow characters to bring their attacks and ability to a new level while fighting off the many enemies they encounter on their journeys. Basically, when certain requirements are met during a standard string of attacks and Battle Commands, a corresponding Command Style is triggered. For example, if Ventus were to cast a few Fire spells during a string of combos, he would inevitably trigger the Firestorm Command Style, giving all of his attacks and abilities a fiery boost.

What’s more, Command Styles can be changed even if a character is already in a different Command Style. Command Styles are broken up into two ranks: Basic Styles and Advanced Styles. Advanced Styles can only be triggered if the criteria are met while the character is already in a Basic Style. A character will remain in a Command Style until they leave an area, unleash a Finish Command, or when the Command Gauge depletes. A complete list of each Command Style is available below, including its rank, its triggers, who can learn it, and where to locate it.

Critical Impact

Rank: Basic Style
Triggers: Commands like Quick Blitz
Learned by: Terra
Location: Default Command Style

Fever Pitch

Rank: Basic Style
Triggers: Commands like Quick Blitz
Learned by: Ventus
Location: Default Command Style

Spellweaver

Rank: Basic Style
Triggers: Different types of Magic
Learned by: Aqua
Location: Default Command Style

Firestorm

Rank: Basic Style
Triggers: Fire-related Commands
Learned by: All
Location: Defeat the Spirit of the Magic Mirror at Dwarf Woodlands (Terra); Defeat the Mad Treant at Dwarf Woodlands (Ventus); Defeat the Dragon at Enchanted Dominion (Aqua)

Diamond Dust

Rank: Basic Style
Triggers: Blizzard-related Commands
Learned by: All
Location: Defeat the Wheel Master at Enchanted Dominion (Terra); Defeat Lucifer at Castle of Dreams (Ventus); Defeat the Ice Colossus and Hades at Olympus Coliseum (Aqua)

Thunderbolt

Rank: Basic Style
Triggers: Thunder-related Commands
Learned by: All
Location: Defeat Experiment 221 at Deep Space (Terra); Defeat Maleficent at Enchanted Dominion (Ventus); Escort Jaq to the mouse hole at Castle of Dreams (Aqua)

Bladecharge

Rank: Advanced Style
Triggers: Fire-related Commands, Blizzard-related Commands, or Strike Commands
Learned by: Terra & Aqua
Location: Defeat Peter Pan at Neverland (Terra); Defeat the Trinity Armor at Radiant Garden (Aqua)

Rockbreaker

Rank: Advanced Style
Triggers: Mine Commands, Edge Commands, or Brutal Blast
Learned by: Terra
Location: Defeat the Trinity Armor at Radiant Garden

Dark Impulse

Rank: Advanced Style
Triggers: Zero Gravity-related Commands, Magnet-related Commands, Dark Commands
Learned by: Terra
Location: Event during second visit to the Badlands

Cyclone

Rank: Advanced Style
Triggers: Aero-related Commands, Strike Commands, or Raid Commands
Learned by: Ventus
Location: Defeat the Trinity Armor at Radiant Garden

Sky Climber

Rank: Advanced Style
Triggers: Zero Gravity-related Commands, Dash Commands, or Commands like Quick Blitz
Learned by: Ventus & Aqua
Location: Clear “Sinister Sentinel” at the Mirage Arena (Ventus); Clear “Combined Threat” at the Mirage Arena (Aqua)

Wingblade

Rank: Advanced Style
Triggers: Magnet-related Commands, Edge Commands, or Reprisal Commands
Learned by: Ventus
Location: Defeat Metamorphosis for the first time at Deep Space

Ghost Drive

Rank: Advanced Style
Triggers: Magnet-related Commands, Thunder-related Commands, or Reprisal Commands
Learned by: Aqua
Location: Defeat Vanitas at Neverland

Frozen Fortune

Rank: Special Style
Triggers: 20% chance of being triggered when Ice Cream Item Commands are used
Learned by: All
Location: Earn “Fantastic” on “Dessert Paradise” Ice Cream Blast at Disney Town (all stories)