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Final Fantasy X-2
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Damir Kolar
Editor(s): Claire Farnworth
First Published: 25-03-2015 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 23-08-2019 / 13:56 GMT
Version: 1.0 (????) 17-09-2019 / 03:24 GMT

Final Fantasy X-2 Guide

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General Description: This is another job class you ought to be familiar with if you ever play Final Fantasy: thieves are the quintessential class for those wanting a lot of Agility, as well as for hunting treasures some enemies hold. (Many hold valuable accessories, though those accessories themselves are sometimes pointless, even if valuable.) They’re also the only class able to attack twice per Attack, making combos a lot easier to make, and they can steal all sorts of things: items, money, HP/MP… They can even Steal Will to Eject the enemy from battle. It’s a nice class to use every now and then, especially when you need to Eject an enemy or Steal some items, but the class is too flimsy to use in the long run.

  • **General Info:**
    • *Obtained:* Automatic
    • *For Whom?:* Yuna, Rikku, and Paine
    • *General Stat Increases:* Strength, Agility, Luck
    • *General Stat Decreases:* Defense, Magic, Magic Defense
  • **Abilities Learned:**
    • **Steal - Auto - 0 MP Cost:** Attempts to take an item from an enemy.
    • **Flee - 10 AP - 0 MP Cost:** All characters will flee the battle with 100% success, except for certain unescapable fights, such as bosses.
    • **Pilfer Gil - 30 AP - 2 MP Cost:** Attempts to take Gil from an enemy.
      • **Pilfer HP - 60 AP - 10 MP Cost:** Damages the target, and the amount of damage inflicted is the amount by which the user is healed.
        • **Pilfer MP - 60 AP - 0 MP Cost:** Damages the target's MP, using the damage dealt to heal the user's MP.
        • **Soul Swipe - 160 AP - 12 MP Cost:** Berserks the target. (Also applies the Strength +1/12 bonus.)
          • **Steal Will - 160 AP - 18 MP Cost:** Tries to Eject the target, essentially the same as KO'ing it.
        • **Sticky Fingers - 120 AP - 20 MP Cost:** Steal, but with a 100% success rate.
          • **Master Thief - 140 AP - 20 MP Cost:** Attempts to steal a rare item from an enemy.
    • **Borrowed Time - 100 AP - 16 MP Cost:** Inflicts Stop on the enemy.
    • **Item Hunter - 60 AP - 0 MP Cost:** The wielder is more likely to receive enemies' item drops.
      • **Slowproof - 20 AP - 0 MP Cost:** The wielder cannot be afflicted by Slow. (Stop still works.)
        • **Stopproof - 40 AP - 0 MP Cost:** The wielder cannot be afflicted by Stop.
    • **First Strike - 40 AP - 0 MP Cost:** The wielder begins the battle with a full ATB gauge, always.
      • **Initiative - 60 AP - 0 MP Cost:** The party as a whole is more likely to ambush the enemy.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    PC, Switch, PS2, PS3, PS4, Steam, XB1
  • Genre
  • Guide Release
    25 March 2015
  • Last Updated
    23 August 2019
  • Guide Author
    Damir Kolar

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