Ill Wind (風雅 Fuuga?, "Elegance") and Ill Wind (風牙 Fuuga?, "Wind Fang") are two Wind-elemental strike artes in the Tales series. They are homonyms in Japanese and share an English localization, but the kanji used have completely different meanings.
Arte Description and History
In Tales of Legendia, Jay thrusts his knife forward and begins spinning it, creating a orb of cutting wind that lasts even after he withdraws. His version is named Ill Wind (風雅 Fuuga?, "Elegance"). In Tales of Vesperia, Schwann Oltorain and Alexei Dinoia perform a single, quick slash of wind. Their version is named Ill Wind (風牙 Fuuga?, "Wind Fang").
Appearances (Ill Wind [風雅])
Appearances (Ill Wind [風牙])
In-Game Descriptions and Battle Quotes
Tales of Legendia
Localized Description: "Base: Blades of wind slice the enemy."
Tales of Vesperia
Japanese Quote: 吹き飛べ！
Localized Quote: "I'll blow you away!"
Alternate Japanese Quote: 無駄だぁっ！
Alternate Localized Quote: "Flee!"
Tales of the Rays
User: Schwann Oltorain
Japanese Description: 目の前に旋風を巻き起こす
Japanese Quote: 行くぞ！
User: Alexei Dinoia
Japanese Description: 風をまとった斬撃で前方を薙ぎ払う