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Combat: Magic

Weapons: Staves, Rods, Lv. 1 – 7 black magic

In direct opposition to the White Mage is the Black Mage. Instead of contributing via support, the Black Mage seeks to deal as much damage as possible through various magic spells of different elements. Similar to the White Mage, the Black Mage suffers from similar drawbacks such as armor with low defense and limited MP (due to how this game chose to spread MP). However, the Black Mage possesses power unparalleled, especially in the early game, due to magic’s higher power compared to melee (seriously it’s insane). Be sure to carefully manage your MP however, or find enemies you can use a Thief to steal some Elixirs from. Black Mages cannot use level 8 magic, similar to White Mages, and will upgrade to Magus at the end of the game.

Guide Information

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

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Four young orphans, born around the village of Ur, find a Crystal of Light after an earthquake in a cave nearby. The Crystal, after infusing them with its power, implores them to go forth and restore the balance of light and dark. Not knowing the magnitude of their task but nonetheless realising its importance, the group set out to stop the World's destruction. Our guide covers the Nintendo remake and the recent release on Steam, iOS and Android.

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