Status Infliction is your chance to inflict a status effect on an enemy in battle. It is a percentage, calculated like so:
Status Infliction is calculated before the Status Resistance is calculated during that skill or spell. Some skills do not follow this formula, or at all. Lantern Bearers and a few other skills are subject to this.
| Damage vs. Protection|
Hit vs. Evade
Critical vs. Critical Evade
Status Infliction vs. Status Resistance