Final Fantasy Compendium

Soldier

Appearances: FF12RW, FF Tactics, FFTA
Aliases: Sky Pirate, Sky Soldier, Knight, Warrior, Raptor

The Soldier's job is usually to break or reduce an enemy's fighting capability, either by destroying its equipment or its stats. A break-off class from Warrior and Knight.
Similar Job Classes: Knight, Warrior

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FF12RW
NAME: Sky Pirate
OVERVIEW: Lowers enemies' capabilities. (Enemy humes only)
WEAPONS: N/A
ABILITIES/MAGIC:
  • Rend Power, Rend Magick, Rend Speed, Rend Armor, Rend Mind, First Aid
  • FF12RW
    NAME: Sky Soldier
    OVERVIEW: Lowers enemies' capabilities. (Enemy aegyl only)
    WEAPONS: N/A
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
  • Rend Power, Rend Magick, Rend Speed, Rend Armor, Rend Mind, Head Strike

  • FF: Tactics
    NAME: Knight
    OVERVIEW: Knights specializing in destroying equipment or lowering basic stats.
    WEAPONS: Sword, Knight Sword
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Battle Skill:
  • Head Break - Destroy item equipped on enemy's head
  • Armor Break - Destroy item equipped on enemy's chest
  • Shield Break - Destroy enemy's shield
  • Weapon Break - Destroy enemy's weapon
  • Magic Break - Lower enemy's MP
  • Speed Break - Lower enemy's speed
  • Power Break - Lower enemy's strength
  • Mind Break - Lower enemy's magic power
    Reaction Abilities: Weapon Guard - Parry attacks with weapon
    Support Abilities: Equip Armor, Equip Shield, Equip Sword
    Move Abilities: None
  • ATTRIBUTES: High HP, high attack power

    FF: Tactics Advance
    NAME: Soldier
    OVERVIEW: In addition to reducing enemy stats, this class can also steal gil or check enemy abilities.
    WEAPONS: Great Sword, Sword
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Battle Skill:
  • First Aid - Heals HP and status
  • Powerbreak - Lowers enemy's strength
  • Mindbreak - Lowers enemy's magic power
  • Magicbreak - Lowers enemy's MP
  • Speedbreak - Lowers enemy's speed
  • Mug - Damages target and steals gil
  • Provoke - Causes "Berserk"
  • Sensor - Detect target's hidden equipment
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: Monkey Grip (hold two-handed sword in one hand), Shieldbearer (equip any shield)
    Combo: Combat Combo
  • ATTRIBUTES: Low MP

    FF: Tactics Advance
    NAME: Warrior
    OVERVIEW: In addition to reducing enemy stats, this class can various other support skills.
    WEAPONS: Sword, Broadsword
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Battle Skill:
  • First Aid - Heals HP and status
  • Powerbreak - Lowers enemy's strength
  • Mindbreak - Lowers enemy's magic power
  • Magicbreak - Lowers enemy's MP
  • Speedbreak - Lowers enemy's speed
  • Body Slam - Damage target and self
  • Greased Bolt - Nullifies Reaction abilities
  • Downsize - Halves target's HP
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: Monkey Grip (hold two-handed sword in one hand), Shieldbearer (equip any shield)
    Combo: Combat Combo
  • ATTRIBUTES: High HP, high attack power, low MP, low magic power, low magic defense

    FF: Tactics A2
    NAME: Soldier
    OVERVIEW: Almost identical to the FFTA Soldier.
    WEAPONS: Greatsword, Sword
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Arts of War:
  • First Aid - Heals HP and status
  • Rend Power - Lowers enemy's strength
  • Rend Magick - Lowers enemy's magic power
  • Rend MP - Lowers enemy's MP
  • Rend Speed - Lowers enemy's speed
  • Mug Gil - Damages target and steals gil
  • Provoke - Causes "Berserk"
  • Gauge - Detect target's LV1 Loot and items
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: Shieldbearer (equip any shield)

  • FF: Tactics A2
    NAME: Warrior
    OVERVIEW: Almost identical to the FFTA Warrior.
    WEAPONS: Broadsword, Sword
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Arts of War:
  • First Aid - Heals HP and status
  • Rend Power - Lowers enemy's strength
  • Rend Magick - Lowers enemy's magic power
  • Rend Speed - Lowers enemy's speed
  • Body Slam - Damage target and self
  • Greased Lightning - Nullifies Reaction abilities
  • Lifetap - Halves target's HP
    Reaction Abilities: None
    Support Abilities: Monkey Grip (hold two-handed sword in one hand), Shieldbearer (equip any shield)

  • FF: Tactics A2
    NAME: Raptor
    OVERVIEW: The Gria equivalent of the Soldier, but their moves tend to deal more damage.
    WEAPONS: Broadsword
    ABILITIES/MAGIC:
    Devastation:
  • Power Crush - Damage + lower attack
  • Mind Crush - Damage + lower resistance
  • Cyclone - wind damage to area
  • Whirlwind - wind damage + Confuse
  • Bulwark - protect from all damage for 1 turn
  • Speed Crush - Damage + lower speed
  • Soul Crush - Damage + lower MP
  • Shield Bash - Disable and knock back (only with shield equipped)
    Reaction Abilities: Reflex - avoid regular attacks
    Support Abilities: Monkey Grip (hold two-handed sword in one hand), Shieldbearer (equip any shield), Safeguard (Prevents equipment from being destroyed)

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