Diffusional Drive (ディフュージョナルドライヴ Difyuujonarudoraivu?) is a Water-elemental magic arte in the Tales series.

Arte Description and History

Diffusional Drive began as the Water-elemental variation of Rita Mordio's burst arte in Tales of Vesperia. It altered from Mystic Drive when the "Great Deluge" and "Dispersion" passive skills are equipped. As a burst arte, it increases in appearance and damage with the level of Over Limit activated. The first level summons liquid bullets that rise into the air. The second level then creates a twisting combination of several columns in the center, which the final level completes with a giant bubble falling down. It eventually becomes divorced from Mystic Drive as a spirit magic arte in Tales of Xillia and its sequel. It summons a small pool of water, from which liquid bullets rise into the air to pierce through enemies, and ends with a small healing effect. Through his "Arte Tuning" special ability, Rowen Ilbert can control the center of the spell's effect, even after casting.


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In-Game Descriptions and Battle Quotes

Tales of Vesperia

Japanese Quote: 舞い踊る水魔! ディフュージョナルドライヴ![1]
Romanized Quote: Mai odoru suima! Difyuujonarudoraivu!
Localized Quote: "O dancing water! Diffusional Drive!"

Tales of Xillia

Localized Description: "A spirit arte that launches spheres of water from an eddy, damaging foes and healing allies. Use the Left Control Stick to move the eddy."

Users: Rowen J. Ilbert, Muzét
Japanese Quote: 乾坤を貫け!水霊の弾丸!ディフュージョナルドライヴ!
Romanized Quote: Kenkon wo tsuranuke! Suirei no dangan! Difyuujonarudoraivu!
Translated Quote: "Pierce through the universe! Bullets of the water spirit! Diffusional Drive!"

User: Rowen J. Ilbert
Localized Quote: "Forces of nature, pierce through the heavens! Diffusional Drive!"

User: Presa
Localized Quote: "Spirits pierce through! Diffusional Drive!"


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