Second Chance

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Second Chance (ラストリーヴ Rasuto Rīvu?, lit. "Last Leave") is an ability introduced in Kingdom Hearts. It allows the user to survive a single fatal blow with 1 HP, provided they have more than 1 HP left.

Second Chance is invaluable for facing certain bosses, particularly those with powerful individual strikes.

Mechanics[edit]

In Kingdom Hearts, Second Chance is a support ability that costs 2 AP to equip. In Kingdom Hearts Final Mix, it costs 5 AP to equip.

In Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories, Second Chance is an enemy card effect that costs 35 CP and lasts for three uses. While Second Chance is active, the user is resistant to lightning, but stunned by fire.

In Kingdom Hearts II, Second Chance is a support ability that costs 4 AP to equip.

In Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, Second Chance is an equipment ability.

In Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, Second Chance is support ability that can be equipped once.

In Kingdom Hearts Re:coded, Second Chance is an accessory ability.

In Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, Second Chance is a support ability that can be equipped once.

In Kingdom Hearts Union χ, Second Chance, Second Chance II, and Second Chance III are skill medals that can be equipped to attack medals.

  • Second Chance is a skill that has a has a 32% chance of leaving 1 HP when hit with a fatal blow. Does not stack.
  • Second Chance II is a skill that has a 69% chance of leaving 1 HP when hit with a fatal blow. Does not stack.
  • Second Chance III is a skill that has a 89% chance of leaving 1 HP when hit with a fatal blow. Does not stack.

Learning Second Chance[edit]

Kingdom Hearts[edit]

Kingdom Hearts Final Mix[edit]

  • Sora learns Second Chance at level 36 with the Dream Shield, 48 with the Dream Sword, and 90 with the Dream Rod.
  • Donald learns Second Chance at level 59.
  • Goofy learns Second Chance at level 36.
  • Tarzan has Second Chance as a default ability.
  • Beast has Second Chance as a default ability.

Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories[edit]

  • The Hook enemy card has Second Chance as its effect.

Kingdom Hearts II[edit]

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days[edit]

Weapons with Second Chance[edit]

Xemnas Xigbar Xaldin Vexen Lexaeus Zexion Saïx Axel Demyx Luxord Marluxia Larxene Roxas Xion Sora Riku The King Donald Goofy

Duel Gear ④ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Duel Gear+ ④ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Duel Gear++ ⑤ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Phantom Gear ④ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Phantom Gear+ ④ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Phantom Gear++ ⑤ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Nimble Gear ④ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Nimble Gear+ ④ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Ominous Gear ④ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Ominous Gear+ ④ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Fearless Gear+ ③ 2 Ability Unit KHD.png
Prestige Gear ④ 2 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Prestige Gear+ ④ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Crisis Gear ⑤ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Crisis Gear+ ⑤ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Omega Gear ⑥ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Omega Gear+ ⑥ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Hazard Gear ⑤ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Hazard Gear+ ⑤ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Rage Gear ⑤ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Rage Gear+ ⑤ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Champion Gear ⑤ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Champion Gear+ ⑤ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Ultimate Gear ⑥ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Ultimate Gear+ ⑥ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Pandora's Gear ⑤ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Pandora's Gear+ ⑤ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png
Zero Gear ⑤ 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png 3 Ability Unit KHD.png

Rings with Second Chance[edit]

Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep[edit]

Kingdom Hearts Re:coded[edit]

Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance[edit]

  • Sora and Riku can purchase Second Chance from the Aura Lion Ability Link for 300 Link Points.
  • Sora and Riku can purchase Second Chance from the Escarglow Ability Link for 200 Link Points.
  • Sora and Riku can purchase Second Chance from the Meowjesty Ability Link for 300 Link Points.
  • Sora and Riku can purchase Second Chance from the R & R Seal Ability Link for 10 Link Points.
  • Sora and Riku can purchase Second Chance from the Zolephant Ability Link for 300 Link Points.

Kingdom Hearts III[edit]

  • Guardian Form has Second Chance as a form ability.
  • Ultimate Form has Second Chance as a form ability.
  • Sora learns Second Chance at level 30 with Power of the Guardian, 42 with Power of the Mystic.

Other appearances[edit]

Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep -A fragmentary passage-[edit]

In all modes except Critical Mode, Aqua will survive single fatal hits with 1 HP by default.

Kingdom Hearts Union χ[edit]

Second Chance, Second Chance II, and Second Chance III, are skills that can be bought through banners or earned through various events.

See also[edit]