Did you know Vikings didn’t actually wear horned hats?

Combat: Melee

Weapons: Hammers, Axes

The Viking operates like a reverse Warrior. Packing high attack and tough defenses, but low magical defense (be careful around bosses who like to use magic!), the Viking can use hammers and axes, some of the most powerful weapons in the game, to really lay on the hurt. The biggest draw of the Viking, however, is its special ability, Provoke. Provoke will taunt the enemy into attacking only it. Provoke has a higher success rate at higher job levels, starting out at 60% and maxing out at 100%.

Now this might seem like a bad idea, taunting and whatnot, but this can become a very effective way to control a battle by setting your Viking in the back row and dual-equipping him with shields . This effectively makes the Viking impossible to kill outside of magic (again, be cautious!) and allows you to control the enemy’s AI and thus the flow of the match. If you’re willing to put in the time for this, this tactic can be very effective.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    Android, iOS, DS
  • Genre
    RPG
  • Guide Release
    30 July 2015
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Keyblade999

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