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''[[http://en.flyff.gpotato.com/ Flyff]]'' ('''F'''ly '''f'''or '''f'''un), a {{MMORPG}} created by Aeonsoft, is one very unusual game -- you have the ability to get on a board/broom and fly across the map! This new and unusual game mechanic allows you to travel large distances without having to worry about being hit by monsters. It is also well known for its ranking of monsters (small/normal/captain/giant) and quest item selling ([[AdamSmithHatesYourGuts which are at exorbitant prices]]).

''Flyff'' is currently in Version 19 (Flyff Gold). This refers to the global version.

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!!The following tropes are available in this game:
* AllegedlyFreeGame: Possibly parodied, actually. As BribingYourWayToVictory (below) says, players spend gpots to buy stuff, then sell in-game, and you can also "buy" gpots from other players[[note]]Or rather, pay them to buy a specific cash shop item of your choice for you[[/note]]. You can make money from some of the events run by the [[GameMaster GM]]s, and there's a new event ''every week''. It is entirely possible to get any CS item you want by farming boxes. As to how this is a parody... well, your equipment kinda sucks if you can't upgrade it that much, and you need CS stuff to keep it from breaking when you upgrade it past +3 or when you pierce it (and to remove a bad awakening).
* BarrierWarrior: Assist (1st Job)and Ringmaster (2nd Job). The buff Heap Up, available to the Assist class, boosts the stamina stat by ''40 points''. Monsters begone!
* BattleCouple: Players can become "couples," which gives them various bonuses when they are both logged into the same channel at the same time, depending on the couple level.
* BattleThemeMusic: Pre V7, by continent, and returned as of V15 in the options menu.
* {{BFS}}: The Hobo (Levels 35 and 36), which uses it ''with one hand''.
** Come on Knight's weapons aren't exactly small.
* BribingYourWayToVictory: Some special items are available in the premium shop, where you pay with "gpots", purchased with real money. You can resell these items, using ingame currency, to make an enormous profit. Let's just say there's a reason the player base frequently describes the game as "free to play, pay to win."
* CityOfCanals: Darkon, now called Darken.
* ClassChangeLevelReset: The game [[SubvertedTrope does this differently]] with the [[PrestigeClass Hero job classes]]. To obtain a Hero job class, one must obtain the corresponding Master class and be at level 120 while in that job class. To obtain the Master class, one must be at level 120 while in its corresponding second job class, and your level will be reset to 60-Master, which requires 3x the normal EXP to get to level 120-Master and become a level 120-Hero. This is the only way a character can break the level 120 and 120-M caps.
* CompetitiveBalance: Notorious for a lack thereof. [[BrokenBase It appears this is going to]] [[LoveItOrHateIt change over the next few versions]].
* ContinuingIsPainful: Death causes your player to lose a portion of experience, which can delevel, and thus weaken, the player. At later levels, a mere 4% can take hours to recover without BribingYourWayToVictory.
* CreepyDoll: Cardpuppets
* CriticalHit: You can deal that to monster, monster can also deal that to you.
** Pre V9, if a monster gave you a crit, you'd ''[[KnockBack be thrown off your feet, fly a short distance and land on the ground]].'' This were a never-ending nightmare for [=AoE=]rs. Or [[HilarityEnsues incredibly hillarious]].
*** Double-crits will kill a [[AttackReflector Crucio]] [[BlackMage Psykeeper]] taking monsters suitable for his or her level... Then again, Crucios can't kill anything easily unless it can take off half their HP with one hit. Someone get these troubled children in touch with the suicide hotline.
*** However, since Crucio deals twice the damage taken back to the enemy, low-level [[StoneWall full-STA]] Crucio Psykeepers can take on much higher-level monsters without getting killed with just a boatload of HP and Gold Pills.
*** This happens a lot more often and it hurts even more the higher the monster's level is from yours.
* CuteBruiser: Dress yourself as a nurse or anything you find cute and play as any class like Knight, Blade...
* DiskOneNuke: One quest has you find a lost puppy near a level 13 area at the beginning can net you a easy 10,000 penya. While this is seems harmless as equipment is pretty expensive once you get to the first job change, the problem is about this, Enemies don't aggro save for a one or two. This essentially allows a level one to run over to the area, grab the item and get the money with out getting hurt at all.
** Also as of V7 you can now call buffs via NPC until level 20+ which will make the getting to your first class pretty easy.
*** It now buffs you while you're Lv.60 or lower, making getting to second class easier.
* DropTheHammer: Jack The Hammer (Levels 29 and 30)
* DualWielding: The (in)famous and (maybe not so) popular Blade.
* DudeLooksLikeALady: Most of, supposedly, male characters.
* ElementalRockPaperScissors: Water->Fire->Wind->Earth->Lighting and back to the beginning.
** Water, Fire and Electric spells lower resistance of the mob to the element before them.
* EnfantTerrible: Demians
* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: Most action takes place on the ground, not in the air.
* {{Fanservice}}: Why else can you dress up female characters as {{Playboy Bunny}}s, {{Meido}}s, [[SexySantaDress hot!Mrs. Claus]], in a SchoolSwimsuit, [[NaughtyNurseOutfit a "sexy Dark Nurse"]], as {{Cat Girl}}s, in SailorFuku, as {{Elegant Gothic Lolita}}s, in bikinis, etc.? To be fair, male characters have just as many options. Also see ShoutOut below.
** See:
### http://flyff-wiki.gpotato.com/wiki/Clothes/Set
### http://flyff-wiki.gpotato.com/wiki/Sets_for_one_gender_only
### http://flyff-wiki.gpotato.com/wiki/NA_Sets_for_both_genders
### and http://flyff-wiki.gpotato.com/wiki/NA_Sets_for_one_gender_only
* FetchQuest: You get one everytime your level is equal to that of a 'small' rank monster, from level 7 onwards. Ironically, since you are supposed to ''fight monsters 6+ levels above you'' by the time you NEED these quests, you should collect the quest items first and go get your free exp when the time comes!
* FlamingSword: With a fire enchantment.
** See PowerGlows below.
* {{Flight}}:
** FlyingBroomstick
** MagicCarpet
** SkySurfing
** WingedHumanoid
* ForMassiveDamage: The Billposter's Asalraalaikum, and heaven forbid it's a STR BP with MP-awakened gear. The skill drains the entire mana gauge. The more mana it drains, the more damage it deals. It's capable of dealing over one hundred thousand damage in a single hit, in a game where only a pure stamina tank with awe-inspiring equips has a snowball's chance in hell of getting HP that high. A fun tactic in guild wars that's often discussed, no idea if it's been used before, is to have an int billposter masquerade as a ringmaster and act as the party healer/buffer. First rule of guild wars: ShootTheMedicFirst. Thus, when someone comes to kill the healer, BAM! Taken down on the word go.
** If someone *else* comes after them, figuring their nuke is gone due to cooldown, the billposter int-based [=AoE=] is nothing to sneeze at, either. While it's not as lethal as the ringmaster [=AoE=], three or four hits and they're done for. There's no cooldown on it, either.
** And now the rule of thumb is that Asalraalaikum is guaranteed to take out an opponent in one hit if the BP's MP is approximately equal to the opponent's HP. With full INT and MP gears, [[GameBreaker Asal]] can now OneHitKill a [[StoneWall full-STA Knight]]!
* GogglesDoNothing: Jesters can be seen wearing some of these.
* HitAndRunTactics: Invoked with the emergence of [[GlassCannon full-INT]] [[ElementalPowers Elementors]]. Mid-level Elementors in a [[BonusDungeon high-level area]] would just spam the [[BlowYouAway Windfield skill]] on groups of enemies, then run away from them. Two hits and he's dead, after all. However, since Windfield '''''slows down its targets''''', he could just spam Windfield on the high-level mobs and then run away to a fair distance from them, repeat ad nauseam, For Massive EXP.
* HotBlooded: Sore losers, instant kill criticals...
* HyperspaceArsenal
* IBelieveICanFly
* KillerYoyo: One of the Acrobat's weapons.
* MasterOfNone: Billposters are completely average in every way, in terms of skills and how much effect they get from each stat, [[AvertedTrope but then you notice]] [[ForMassiveDamage a certain little]] [[OneHitKill unpronouncable]] [[MegatonPunch skill...]]
* NinjaLooting: Averted; loot can only be picked up by the first person attacking the monster until about 30 seconds later.
** Played straight with giant killing in parties. The ranged classes have little or no chance of picking up any rare drops.
* PaletteSwap: Used a lot. There are several species of monsters; the Giant (and sometimes normal) rank monsters usually have some colours switched to indicate element. Dungeon monsters are also palette swaps of overworld monsters.
* PeninsulaOfPowerLeveling: Get yourself a party, with just you and an [=AoE=] Billposter. Stay in the air at all costs. Follow him to a high-level monster area.
* PillarOfLight: The Ringmaster has ''two'' of these skills. One is an [=AoE=] heal, the other is an [=AoE=] ''kill''.
* PlayerVersusPlayer: The key is not what you do during the fight, but ''before'' the fight. For example, a Psykeeper taking on a Billposter is cake (Satanology spam), a Ranger taking on a Billposter is easy ([[StandardStatusEffects Silent Arrow]]), but any other class taking on a Billposter is suicidal ([[ForMassiveDamage 1 hit, you're down]]).
* PowerFist: Assists, Billposters, Ringmasters.
* PowerFloats: Psykeepers do this normally.
* PowerGlows: The higher the level of elemental enchantment you put on a weapon, the more it glows.
* RunDontWalk: More like Fly don't Run.
* RandomlyDrops: Quest items, equips, rare equips, statted equips...
* RobotMaid: Also cardpuppets, supposedly.
* RuleOfCool: One of the boards available for SkySurfing is a sword.
** Also, as proof we need CoolWings, there are the Wings of the Divine Prophet. They even give you an [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic angelic appearance]].
* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Many of the players believe Gala to be incompetent when it comes to running the game, except for a few individuals within the company that actually know what they're doing. Sadly, those individuals are not in charge.
* ShoutOut: Outfits for your character include PowerRangers outfits (blue/red/yellow/green/pink), [[TheFlintstones Fred & Wilma]], [[StarWars Darth Vader]], [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration TNG-era Starfleet uniforms]], and not-quite {{Superman}} / WonderWoman costumes. Also, one of the hair styles is [[Anime/DragonBallZ Cactus Hair (M) Gold]]. Unfortunately, hairstyles don't increase your stats. And then there's the Riding Cloud.
* SoloClass: Many classes can solo due to GoodBadBugs or {{Game Breaker}}s. However, the Billposter is usually considered the purpose built solo class due to high damage output combined with decent endurance and the ability to self heal (as an offshoot of the basic healing class). The Battle Priest (A Priest built for fighting instead of healing and using Billposter equipment) is another 'proper' solo class.
* {{Stripperiffic}}: Some of the female costumes, especially for Acrobats.
* WaveMotionGun: Clockworks, a nasty boss in this game that guilds go up against, has one. It can kill you ''even if you are in midair.''
* [[WearingAFlagOnYourHead Wearing A Flag On Your Cloak]]
* WeBuyAnything: [=NPC=]s will buy anything, but [[AdamSmithHatesYourGuts no one said they offer good prices]].
** To work out how much to sell your quest items at, take the level of the monster you get in from (small only)and ''multiply by 1000''. set up shop, stay up overnight and watch the money grow...
* WelcomeToCorneria: Fortunately, 3 or 4 phrases each.
* YouALLLookFamiliar: One look at anyone and you can tell his job, level and whether he needs to buy anything. You can even see if he is holding a rare item!
* ZettaiRyouiki: Quite a lot of female armors feature this to varying grades, particularly the [[http://flyff-wiki.gpotato.com/wiki/Mercenary_Armor mercenary]] and [[http://flyff-wiki.gpotato.com/wiki/Assist_Armor assist]] classes.
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