Final Fantasy Compendium

FF Tactics Jobs


NAME: Archer
OVERVIEW: See Archer.

NAME: Bard
OVERVIEW: See Bard.

NAME:Arithmetician/Calculator (PSX)
OVERVIEW: This class is known as one of the more effective in battle, due to its ability to affect many units without charge time or MP cost.
WEAPONS: Stick, Dictionary
ABILITIES/MAGIC:
Arithmeticks/Math Skill (PSX):
  • CT - Math skill to calculate CT
  • Level - Math skill to calculate Level
  • Exp - Math skill to calculate Exp
  • Height - Math skill to calculate height
  • Prime/Prime Number (PSX) - Math skill that guides selected item in a random prime number 1-100
  • Multiple of 5/ 5 (PSX) - Math skill that guides selected item in multiples of 5
  • Multiple of 4/ 4 (PSX) - Math skill that guides selected item in multiples of 4
  • Multiple of 3/ 3 (PSX) - Math skill that guides selected item in multiples of 3
    Reaction Abilities: Cup of Life/Distribute (PSX) - share excess HP with allies when HP is maxed, Soulbind/Damage Split (PSX) - shift damage received to enemy
    Support Abilities: EXP Boost/Gained Exp Up (PSX)
    Move Abilities: Accrue EXP/Move-Get Exp (PSX),Accrue JP/Move-Get JP (PSX)
  • ATTRIBUTES: Low evasion, low speed

    NAME: Chemist
    OVERVIEW: See Chemist.

    NAME: Dancer
    OVERVIEW: See Dancer.

    NAME: Dark Knight
    OVERVIEW: See Dark Knight.

    NAME: Divine Knight
    OVERVIEW: A knight of divinity who specializes in breaking opponent's equipment with 100% accuracy, dealing quite a bit of damage as well. Meliadoul's job.
    WEAPONS: Sword, Knight Sword, Crossbow, Spear
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Unyielding Blade/Mighty Sword (PSX):
  • Crush Armor/Shellbust Stab (PSX) - Damage and destroy target's armor with 100% success rate
  • Crush Helm/Blastar Punch (PSX) - Damage and destroy target's helmet with 100% success rate
  • Crush Weapon/Hellcry Punch (PSX) - Damage and destroy target's weapon with 100% success rate
  • Crush Accessory/Icewolf Bite (PSX) - Damage and destroy target's accessory with 100% success rate
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: None
    Move Abilities: None
  • ATTRIBUTES: High evasion

    NAME: Dragonkin/Dragoner (PSX)
    OVERVIEW: The Dragonkin looks like a human, but is really a dragon and has many powers related to this. It cannot equip armor. Reis's job.
    WEAPONS: Fists, Bag
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Dragon:
  • Ice Bracelet - Attack with arctic breath
  • Fire Bracelet - Attack with fire breath
  • Thunder Bracelet - Attack with lightning breath
  • Dragon's Charm/Dragon Tame (PSX) - Charm a dragon and gain him as an ally
  • Dragon's Gift/Dragon Care (PSX) - Sacrifice own HP to restore ally's HP and remove status effects
  • Dragon's Might/Dragon PowerUp (PSX) - Raise Brave, Speed, Attack Power, Magic Power with dragon energy
  • Dragon's Speed/Dragon LevelUp (PSX) - Raise CT and AT to decrease time between turns
  • Holy Bracelet - Attack with holy breath
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: None
    Move Abilities: None
  • ATTRIBUTES: High evasion

    NAME: Fell Knight/Dark Knight (PSX)
    OVERVIEW: A knight of darkness who absorbs HP and MP. Gaffgarion's job.
    WEAPONS: Sword
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Fell Sword/Dark Sword (PSX):
  • Duskblade/Dark Sword (PSX) - Absorb MP
  • Shadowblade/Night Sword (PSX) - Absorb HP
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: None
    Move Abilities: None
  • ATTRIBUTES: High evasion

    NAME: Game Hunter (PSP Only)
    OVERVIEW: A Squire with an added Poach ability. This is Luso's job.
    WEAPONS: Knife, Sword, Knight Sword, Flail
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Huntcraft:
  • Focus - Raise physical power
  • Rush - Weak physical attack/knock back
  • Stone - Throw stone
  • Salve - cure some status ailments
  • Tailwind - raise speed
  • Chant - restore ally HP by losing own HP
  • Steel - raise Bravery
  • Shout - raise all stats
  • Ultima - non-elementalmagic attack
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: None
    Move Abilities: None
  • ATTRIBUTES: Has an innate Poach ability.

    NAME: Geomancer
    OVERVIEW: See Geomancer.

    NAME: Skyseer/Heaven Knight (PSX)
    OVERVIEW: Not all that useful as spells trigger randomly in a range. Rafa's job.
    WEAPONS: Staff, Stick
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Sky Mantra/Truth (PSX):
  • Heaven's Wrath/Heaven's Thunder (PSX) - Attack with lightning at random within attack range
  • Ashura/Asura (PSX) - Attack with fire at random within attack range
  • Adamantine Blade/Diamond Sword (PSX) - Attack with wind at random within attack range
  • Maelstrom/Hydragon Pit (PSX) - Attack with water at random within attack range
  • Celestial Void/Space Storage (PSX) - Attack with Blind, Confuse, Silence, Frog, Poison, Slow, and Sleep at random within attack range
  • Divinity/Sky Demon (PSX) - Attack with earth at random within attack range
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: None
    Move Abilities: None
  • ATTRIBUTES:

    NAME: Netherseer/Hell Knight (PSX)
    OVERVIEW: Not all that useful as spells trigger randomly in a range. Malak's job.
    WEAPONS: Staff, Stick
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Nether Mantra/Untruth (PSX):
  • Hell's Wrath/Heaven Boltback (PSX) - Attack with lightning at random within attack range
  • Nether Ashura/Asura Back (PSX) - Attack with fire at random within attack range
  • Nether Blade/Diamond Sword Back (PSX) - Attack with wind at random within attack range
  • Nether Maelstrom/Hydragon Pit Back (PSX)- Attack with water at random within attack range
  • Corporeal Void/Space Storage Back (PSX) - Attack with Blind, Confuse, Silence, Frog, Poison, Slow, and Sleep at random within attack range
  • Impiety/Sky Demon Back (PSX) - Attack with earth at random within attack range
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: None
    Move Abilities: None
  • ATTRIBUTES:

    NAME: Holy Knight
    OVERVIEW: The opposite of the Fell Knight, damages with holy elemental power. Agrias's and Delita's job.
    WEAPONS: Sword, Knight Sword
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Holy Sword:
  • Judgment Blade/Stasis Sword (PSX) - Holy-elemental damage
  • Cleansing Strike/Split Punch (PSX) - Holy-elemental damage
  • Northswain's Strike/Crush Punch (PSX) - Holy-elemental damage
  • Hallowed Bolt/Lightning Stab (PSX) - Lightning-elemental damage
  • Divine Ruination/Holy Explosion (PSX)- Holy-elemental damage
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: None
    Move Abilities: None
  • ATTRIBUTES: High evasion

    NAME: Sword Saint/Holy Swordsman (PSX)
    OVERVIEW: Combines abilities of the Fell Knight, Divine Knight, and Holy Knight. One of the most powerful jobs in the game. Orlandu's job.
    WEAPONS: Ninja Sword, Sword, Knight Sword, Katana
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Swordplay/Holy Sword (PSX):
  • Judgment Blade/Stasis Sword (PSX) - Holy-elemental damage
  • Cleaning Strile/Split Punch (PSX) - Holy-elemental damage
  • Northswain's Strike/Crush Punch (PSX) - Holy-elemental damage
  • Hallowed Bolt/Lightning Stab (PSX) - Lightning-elemental damage
  • Divine Ruination/Holy Explosion (PSX) - Holy-elemental damage
  • Crush Armor/Shellbust Stab (PSX) - Damage and destroy target's armor with 100% success rate
  • Crush Helm/Blastar Punch (PSX) - Damage and destroy target's helmet with 100% success rate
  • Crush Weapon/Hellcry Punch (PSX) - Damage and destroy target's weapon with 100% success rate
  • Crush Accessory/Icewolf Bite (PSX) - Damage and destroy target's accessory with 100% success rate
  • Duskblade/Dark Sword (PSX) - Absorb MP
  • Shadowblade/Night Sword (PSX) - Absorb HP
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: None
    Move Abilities: None
  • ATTRIBUTES: High evasion

    NAME: Dragoon/Lancer (PSX)
    OVERVIEW: See Dragoon.

    NAME: Knight
    OVERVIEW: See Soldier.

    NAME: Machinist/Engineer (PSX)
    OVERVIEW: Similar to FFTA's Archer in that it can target parts of the body to cause damage and status effects. Not related to FF4 Cid. Mustadio's job.
    WEAPONS: Gun
    SEE ALSO: Gunner
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Aimed Shot/Snipe (PSX):
  • Leg Shot/Leg Aim (PSX) - Damage an enemy's legs, preventing his/her movement
  • Arm Shot/Arm Aim (PSX) - Damage an enemy's legs, preventing his/her ability to cast spells or use weapons
  • Seal Evil - Cast Stone on undead
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: None
    Move Abilities: None
  • ATTRIBUTES: High evasion

    NAME: Orator/Mediator (PSX)
    OVERVIEW: See Beastmaster.

    NAME: Mime
    OVERVIEW: See Mime.

    NAME: Monk
    OVERVIEW: See Monk.

    NAME: Ninja
    OVERVIEW: See Ninja.

    NAME: Onion Knight
    OVERVIEW: See Onion Knight.

    NAME: Mystic/Oracle (PSX)
    OVERVIEW: An excellent support class with its status magic, but not a sufficient damage-dealer.
    WEAPONS: Stick, Rod, Staff, Dictionary
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Mystic Arts/Yin-Yang Magic (PSX):
  • Umbra/Blind (PSX) - Inflict Blind on enemy
  • Empowerment/Spell Absorb (PSX) - Drain MP from enemy
  • Invigoration/Life Absorb (PSX) - Drain HP from enemy
  • Belief/Pray Faith (PSX) - Increase Faith
  • Disbelief/Doubt Faith (PSX) - Decrease Faith of target
  • Corruption/Zombie (PSX) - Cast Zombie on target
  • Quiescence/Silence Song (PSX) - Inflict Silence on target
  • Fervor/Blind Rage (PSX) - Inflict Berserk on target
  • Trepidation/Foxbird (PSX) - Lower brave level of target
  • Delirium/Confusion Song (PSX)- Inflict Confuse on target
  • Harmony/Dispel Magic (PSX) - Cancel positive status effect
  • Hesitation/Paralyze (PSX) - Inflict Paralysis on target
  • Repose/Sleep (PSX) - Inflict Sleep on target
  • Induration/Petrify (PSX) - Inflict Stone on target
    Reaction Abilities: Absorb MP/Absorb Used MP (PSX) - Restore MP by same amount used by enemy
    Support Abilities: Defense Boost/Defense Up (PSX)
    Move Abilities: Ignore Weather/Any Weather (PSX) - walk over swamps, marshes, poison marshes; Manafont/Move-MP Up (PSX)
  • ATTRIBUTES: High evasion

    NAME: White Mage/Priest (PSX)
    OVERVIEW: See White Mage.

    NAME: Samurai
    OVERVIEW: See Samurai.

    NAME: Sky Pirate (PSP Only)
    OVERVIEW: A class with all the Thief and Machinist abilities as well as a special Barrage skill. Balthier's job.
    WEAPONS: Knife, sword, Knight Sword, bow, crossbow, gun, polearm
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Piracy:
  • Leg Shot - cause Don't Move
  • Arm Shot - cause Don't Act
  • Seal Evil - petrify undead enemies
  • Barrage - four attacks at half power
  • Plunder Gil - steal gil from enemy
  • Plunder Heart - charm enemy
  • Plunder Helm/Armor/Shield/Weapon/Accessory - steal equipment from enemy
  • Plunder EXP - gain EXP
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: None
    Move Abilities: None
  • ATTRIBUTES: N/A

    NAME: Soldier
    OVERVIEW: A damage-dealing class that only becomes effective if the Materia Blade is equipped. Cloud's job.
    WEAPONS: Sword, Knight Sword
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Limit:
  • Brave Slash/Braver (PSX) - Damage enemy with samurai spirit
  • Cross-Slash - Slash four times at single enemy, causing damage
  • Blade Beam - Damage enemy, more damage according to damage sustained
  • Climhazzard - Damage enemy, more damage according to damage sustained by enemy
  • Meteorain - Unleash meteors on all enemies
  • Finish Touch - Cause abnormal status on enemy
  • Omnislash - Ultimate limit skill
  • Cherry Blossom - Ultimate limit skill
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: None
    Move Abilities: None
  • ATTRIBUTES: High evasion

    NAME: Squire
    OVERVIEW: See Fighter.

    NAME: Summoner
    OVERVIEW: See Summoner.

    NAME: Templar/Temple Knight (PSX)
    OVERVIEW: A combination of Mystic and Knight, making a physical fighter with status attacks. Beowulf's job.
    WEAPONS: Knife, Sword, Knight Sword
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Spellblade/Magic Sword (PSX):
  • Blind - Cause damage and inflict Blind on target
  • Syphon/Aspel (PSX) - Drain MP from target
  • Drain - Drain HP from target
  • Faith - Increase Faith
  • Doubt/Innocent (PSX) - Cause damage and inflict Innocent on target
  • Zombie - Cause damage and inflict Zombie on target
  • Silence - Cause damage and inflict Silence on target
  • Berserk - Cause damage and inflict Berserk on target
  • Chicken - Cause damage and lower target's Brave level
  • Confuse - Cause damage and inflict Confuse on target
  • Dispel/Despair (PSX) - Cause damage and cancel positive status effects
  • Don't Act - Cause damage and inflict Don't Act on target
  • Sleep - Cause damage and inflict Sleep on target
  • Break - Cause damage and inflict Stone on target
  • Vengeance/Shock! (PSX) - Cause damage according to damage received
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: None
    Move Abilities: None
  • ATTRIBUTES:

    NAME: Thief
    OVERVIEW: See Thief.

    NAME: Time Mage
    OVERVIEW: See Time Mage.

    NAME: Black Mage/Wizard (PSX)
    OVERVIEW: See Black Mage.

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