Ensemble songs require a Bard/Minstrel and Dancer/Gypsy in the same party, with a whip and instrument equipped and standing next to each other to play. Either the Bard or Dancer can initiate the song; the other participant is forced to cooperate, although he or she can still cancel the skill afterwards. Like all play skills, the songs do not affect the caster, however the other half of the ensemble will be affected by it. If the Bard and Dancer have different levels of the same ensemble, the lower one will be used. While using an ensemble, the Bard and Dancer will not be able to attack or move but they can still use Musical Strike and Throw Arrow, as well as Adaption to Circumstances to cancel the skill. Longing for Freedom removes this limitation.