Shifting Wind (風をシフト, Kaze o shifuto) is a direct counter-effect skill highly favorable Reaction Skill exclusive to Elementalist class.
Shifting Wind reacts to any elemental damage received by the user to be countered with Elemental Shift magick and an offensive magick known by the Elementalist will be casted on the attacker corresponding to the elemental weakness shifted by the Elemental Shift.
Note that Shifting Wind will not be in full Reaction when the elemental weakness shifted by the Elemental Shift does not in the Elementalist's elemental affinity. They are;
If the elemental weakness does not have any similarity to any of the Elementalist's elemental magick, only the Elemental Shift will be casted, while the counterattack won't commit. In other words, if the Elemental Shift doesn't gives in any elemental weakness, the counterattack will still won't be commited.
Note that any magickal ability which is used to counterattack with this Reaction Skill will be tripled it's MP consumption. The power of the magick will be doubled. While the Elemental Shift's MP consumption is halved instead.
Although that Weather, Illusion and Aether elemental are not officially mastered by any Elementalists, they have slight composition with their prominent magicks, since for example Evil Gaze is a pseudonal ability of both Dark and Illusion, Illusion does not comes out from Elementalist's capability.
Take note that Shifting Wind will not commit if the user is inflicted by:
- Shifting Wind is one complex use of a Reaction Skill. But since it's feature of countering an elemental attack with a powerful magickal attack due to the shifted elemental weakness