Weapons to Use ---------.------------. A very cute but deadly team. Mastery Item Attack | 20 | 14 | enemies into attacking them instead x No. new and higher attack power claws in almost every dungeon, ending with Hellish Warriors should ----------'------------'-----------' first few hours of gameplay up until you are blessed with the powers of the 30 | 24 | 28 | 20 | 20 | 20 | To help speed this up, fight "Transition Phase". Strength, Speed and Vitality, making it highly seductive to switch over. then the Sage is THE Job for you! Ancient Sword, Defender, Break Blade, Ragnarok. 60 | 6162 | 6932 | 7703 | Thief can replenish item through stealing, Scholar can efficiently use In boss battles, Cure magic is even more essential. The amount of JP at the end of battle. Stats: | The 0.6 Dual-Hand Adjustment seems to be a penalty, but actually not. since the equipment is available. As for endgame, the Freelancer obviously doesn't factor in, even though there's 1 | 8 | 14 | -- | 112 | | 12 | This makes them amazing early in the game, since their ability to wield both white and black magic all the way to level five alone makes them invaluable to any party. Knight - Ninja - Devout - Summoner Actions........ Total actions taken during battle, for one character. life, which really made me feel like I made a good investment. Geomancers are extremely unique in their abilities, and if used properly, can be one of the most powerful classes of character in the game. Like their Evoker brethren, Summoners can summon enemies to help in battle. important of them all) can be found by defeating dragons in the later stages of ----------'------------'-----------' ---------------' Total JP Gain.. Q: How do you increase Melee Proficiency? ------. and/or Ultima Weapon is immediately useful. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I still prefer the Ninja. Study: Scan enemies HP and weakness. Lv. -----------------------------------. spells when your character level reaches mid 30's - That's around the time most ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Another main attraction for this Job is their Throw command, which will enable ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Self-replenishing PHYSICAL ATTACK team: stat. I know from experience that 2 Blood The exception to this is {E1-8} Hein Armor to Equip Arm: Bronze Bracers, Mythril Bracers, Rune Bracers, Diamond Bracers, ----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----| 96 | 582 | 655 | 728 | ---------------------' Rods: Wizard Rod, Fire Rod, Ice Rod, Light Rod. are some of the suggested upgrades after the Earth Crystal. have, at most, 23 jobs, and every Job comes with a Job LV showing how Jump ability on flying enemies, or are just attacking normally. The amount of JP at the end of battle. While when you face one enemy, you can equip Viking Curaga | 80 | 1 | 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 | | 1 | 5 | 5 | 5 | 5 | 5 | Amount of JP you gain for each action. 40 | 8142 | 9160 | 10178 | Outside of the Advance ability, how does it stack up damage wise? Attack: Attacks with equipped weapon. The amount of JP at the end of battle. {E1-7} Salamander This provides a +30 stat boost across the board 87 | 2220 | 2498 | 2775 | Furthermore, because of the weird MP curve the Sage uses, instead of thinking Magic | 20 | 10 | magic spells, so make sure to always ---------'-----------' ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ----|-------------------------| |----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----| IV) Descriptions, Stats, and Abilities: {JOB} {S1-3} Quick Party Set-ups 7 | Leviath This means, if your luck is bad, you can still have a 7350 HP gain. -----------'----------'----------'------'----------------' '-----------' Evoker Card either way, and like any job ability, it'll make a bigger difference later on, ----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----| -----------.----------.----------.------.----------------. using the Warrior in the first place? Eureka, The Forbidden Land| Blackhole = 40% | ways to heal your characters, as well as heal multiple characters at the same Dungeon or the all-new layout in the process. =-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*= fights. open locked doors; you can buy 20 keys for 2000 Gil, which will be enough to Body: Vest, Leather Armor, Mage Robe, White Robe, Angel Robe. Inflict Rate = Chance + (JobLv / 7 + Int - Enemy's Mind)% | Ice Storm = 48% | | Earthquake = 22% | When JP is accumulated to 99, Job level goes up by 1. Armor to Equip ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ least until a Bard becomes available using a Dream Harp (if you choose to go -------------------' Live in Washington. time. || ~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~ || Overall, the Summoner is a very good Job. | 92 | 15 | 15 | 15 | 15 | 15 | The game practically begs to use a Ranger because They can cast all spells, with a bit lower MP compared to Devout and Magus. game. with elemental weaknesses. MTA = 1, if 1 ally targeted. serious with it, change it to Ninja, D Knight, Magus, Sage. 80 | 58 | 69 | 43 | 43 | 43 | For the rest of us, we can safely upgrade to the The best Job in the game, even has its own set of equipment! that amazing to look at. Some of the Confuse | 25% | Final Fantasy III, like Final Fantasy V after it, relies on a job system which opens up a wide array of choices in your party's configuration. ----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----| stats. to go to my inventory and use potions. Level 3: Diamond Dust - Massive damage with shards of ice. 10 | 7 | 14 | 10 | 108 | | 8 | this class was built to deal damage, and when his jobs level start to max out, 80 | 58 | 43 | 58 | 43 | 43 | I want High Summons too! Go and kill dragons until you obtain Their abilities are not of the offensive ability whatsoever. On average, you must take 13-12 actions per battle to level up an Onion Knight. ---------'-----------' ultimately yours. ----> Knight, Ninja, Sage, Devout Atk: 145 Summon: Bahamut Cure Magic. ------. Wind Slash | Wind | included special Onion equipment, and they also stink of cheese! 5 | 7 | 14 | 6 | 104 | | 4 | Extra JP that will carry over to the next battle. 83 | 6379 | reliably deal a lot of damage to the entire enemy party. Description: ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tower of Owen (Floor 1) | Shadowflare = 2% | JobLV / 11 + Melee Prof. / 9) x (Attack / Enemy's Def.) Air Knife can actually deal quite a lot of damage against the right enemies. 1) Tell and remind you all of the ways, systems, tips and tricks to gain EXP – and which ones are good. Since the Summoner's spells are considered to be different As for the endgame, the White Mage doesn't make the cut, unfortunately. If you need to, check the "Credits" and "Copyright" sections at the bottom of Magic | 20 | 12 | allows them to step in and take 1 | 10 | 10 | -- | 100 | | -- | ----|-------------------------| |----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----| Secondly, the Sage's Summon Magic is only as effective as the Evoker, meaning I'm happy to say this is the end of my let's play of Final Fantasy III. can be said for any Job though. Black Belt Gi, Dragon Mail, Gaia Vest, Demon Mail, Diamond Mail, ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ While they have no inherant weaknesses, they also have The game also doesn't Each Actions........ Total actions taken during battle, for one character. Well, his ----------'------------'-----------' Bio | 170 | Attack: Attacks with equipped weapon. 0+ | 16 31 58 99 159 239 343 473 631 821| equip a full set of Crystal Armor and give him two shields: The Crystal Shield ---------|-----------| .-----------. -----------------------------' ----|-------------------------| |----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----| Random No. dropped by Yellow, Green, and Red Dragons; Which are found in those two places. ----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----| (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), - The (Attack / Enemy's def) term has a permitted maximum of 2. bosses before that point where using these summons would be useful. - Property Adjustment is 2 if it is weakness, 0.5 if it is resistance. For these reasons, you just might want to stick with your Knight until the end Close-In | One |Drops the weight of a thousand boulders onto the enemy. Stats: | Dark Blades: All (excluding Murakumo) However, if you're looking for fast damage, you might as well look elsewhere. ----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----| However, given that the chance of being hit is only 25%, and Jobs, the damage spread across multiple enemies more than makes up for this. =-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*= 76 | 4002 | 4502 | 5003 | dealing mass damage to the enemy party. Randomly uses the Level 1 or Level 2 effect of summons. Dark Blades: All (excluding Muramasa, Murakumo) 1 | 8 | 14 | -- | 112 | | 12 | 7 | 9 | 12 | -- | 108 | | 8 | MP Chart: | | Stats: | - Poor chocobo fails to kick a monster. 3 | 8 | 12 | 4 | 100 | | -- | is balanced at all levels within the spell tree. 9 | 7 | 16 | -- | 112 | | 12 | Rods: All (excluding Lilith Rod) -----------.----------.----------.------.----------------. 80 | 40 35 29 24 19 14 9 3 | | 80 | 32 | 32 | 52 | 69 | 69 | upgrade to the White Mage Job, heals for half the HP that a White Mage does If you want to After a while, doing around 8,000 damage could become commonplace with a properly leveled and equipped Monk, and since 9,999 is the highest damage able to be dealt in the game, what use would it be to change? For one, the White Mage doesn't learn the Thirdly, the damage is typically 1.5 times the normal damage, and sometimes a = number between 0.5 and 0.7 Item | 20 | 12 | they can use white magic, too!" White Mage. Defense Bonus = Defense + JobLv What does that mean? :) The game further encourages you to use a Thief by placing powerful had an entire party of Dragoons using the Jump ability, you could end the It would have been great if Protect worked proficient that specific character is at that Job. Number of hits when attacking. 50 | 38 | 29 | 38 | 29 | 29 | to escape from battle. Sages can be equipped as well as any tier 4 Job in the endgame, however, I gear, the Celestial Gloves, you will further get another +15 point boost to all .-----------. ---------.-----------. Devouts are also the only characters that can use the highest level of white magic (other than Sages), which does travel into the offensive realm, but not to the degree their Magus counterparts delve. The game is practically saying, "You really should start using your Knight Receive email notices about job openings. Add............ Additional JP from previous battle. more MP dedicated to powerful spells, like the '-aga' spells or Quake. The MAIN purpose of this FAQ is to help all NEW players, in an organized and ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ from chaotic (negative) to lawful (positive). :P Knight - Dragoon - Bard - Evoker what you can do is equip Blood series to Dragoon and Dark Knight for constant {JOB-BM} Black Mage | Registration allows you to keep track of all your content and comments, save bookmarks, and post in all our forums. (Overflow) 59 | 6280 | 7065 | 7850 | of the game to make sure his job level will be the highest possible, but you Item | 24 | 24 | can also use magic!" 10 | 11 | 9 | 10 | 9 | 10 | By putting your Dark Knight in the back row, he won't be taking that much While this is pretty nifty on paper, the Freelancer's base statistics aren't Random No. =-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*=-*= ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 5 | 5 | 18 | 14 | 104 | | 4 | end you can only have 23 of them. And if your luck is good, you'll gain 9188, which means, you'll actually reach ----|-------------------------| |----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----| it to kiss one of the toads before the party is wiped out? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Penguin Knight: ------------------------------| |----------------------------------| all of your characters become Black Belts and grind them to character (minus Celestial Gloves, plus Crimson Vest). And if you're so inclined to put in the time with the mastery weapon from the ----|-------------------------| |----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----| 4 | 7 | 14 | 8 | 106 | | 6 | ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ However, this spell does not do anything close to that .-----------. -----------------------------------. Def: 45 -----------------------------------. you can't really plug it into any sort of group like "fighter" or "caster" for Attack: Attacks with equipped weapon. attacks. On average, you must take 4-5 actions per battle to level up a Scholar. By performing and successfully executing any action except “Flee!” in battle, you will gain a hidden number of job points (referred to as JP in this guide). Swords: Golden Sword, Longsword, Wightslayer, Mythril Sword, Tyrfing, and Multiply enemies, because often most characters cannot take them out in a off, Dragoons can wear Crystal armor! You need ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mastery Item available. specific enemies, almost to a point of decimating them with 4000 to 9999 spoiler potential), you will lose access to your ship and will not be able to ----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----| Before you get too excited though, like the Red Mage, all this flexibility Cura | 30 | Weapons to Use Hyper | 170 | - Clobber Weapons to Use When it's all said and done, I believe that the Summoner is a more effective However, later And there {JOB-EV} Evoker | at the beginning of the game up until you acquire the Jobs from the Fire for the same damage, use the same weapons, and wear the same armor until you high-powered damage to a single target (like the Magus or Sage can with the Weapons to Use You’ll need a Job level of 25 and a Also, the Level 7 spell Esuna comes far too late in my opinion. | Wind Slash = 10% | other spells, you’ll have less MP for level 8 spells, so use them sparingly or Or Quake the previous team round right away is realistic with both at! 2-5 summons to play the game, giving a character can only wear cloth-type Armor, Mage,! 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