Lightning Tiger Spear (襲爪閃空破 Shuusou Senkuuha?, "Attack Nail Flash Empty Destruction"[1]) is a combination of Lightning Tiger Blade and Light Spear, exclusive to Cress Albane from Tales of Phantasia.

Arte Description and History

Lightning Tiger Spear is an arcane arte that can be used by Cress after mastering Lightning Tiger Blade and Light Spear. The move begins with Cress executing a powerful upward thrust that sends a wave of energy through the target, causing them to stagger. The move then finishes with Cress slashing upward and sending a lightning bolt down to strike the enemy.


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In-Game Descriptions and Battle Quotes

Tales of Phantasia (SFC)

Japanese Description: 襲爪雷斬と秋沙雨を組み合わせた奥義
Romanized Description: Shuusouraizan to Akisazame wo kumi awaseta ougi
Translated Description (DeJap Translations): "Lightning Bolt / Blade Storm"[2]

Tales of Phantasia (GBA)

Japanese Description: 襲爪雷斬と虎牙破斬を組み合わせた奥義
Romanized Description: Shuusouraizan to Kogahazan wo kumi awaseta ougi
Localized Description: "A Secret Skill combining Lightning Tiger Blade and Tiger Blade."[3]


  1. Tales Series Translation FAQ by KusanagiLord02 GameFAQs (2006-11-05) Retrieved on 2008-07-24.
  2. Tales of Phantasia (SNES) FAQ/Walkthrough Part 2/2 by JPuga GameFAQs (2001-07-15) Retrieved on 2009-07-01.
  3. Tales of Phantasia (GBA) FAQ/Walkthrough by sonicfreak77 GameFAQs (2007) Retrieved on 2008-03-07.

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