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FFT Assassin (アサシン, Asashin?) is an enemy job in Final Fantasy Tactics. A ruthless job, the Assassin is about stopping the enemy quickly and efficiently.

Celia and Lettie have this job, and both their sprites resemble the Dancer job.


A diabolical killer trained by an order of assassins to quickly dispatch enemies with Subdual Arts.
Prerequisite Weapons Helmet Armor Equip Shields?
None Katana (Celia), Ninja Blades (Lettie) Hats Clothes No
Move Rate Jump Rate Speed Physical Evasion Rate Base Attack Base Magic Base HP Base MP
5 7 9 30% High High High High


Innate abilitiesEdit

The formula for damage is as follows:

Magick Attack \times PWR

The formula for the success of status attacks is as follows:

Magick Attack + PWR

Subdual Arts/Use HandEdit

Assassin job command. Employs the sinister art of execution.
Name Range Effect Speed JP Needed
6 1 Now 0
Hinder the flow of chi within the body, turning the target to stone.
Effect: Stone.
(Shadow Stitch)
4 1 Now 0
Stops target's movement by anchoring its shadow to the ground.
Effect: Stop.
(Stop Bracelet)
1 1 Now 0
Immediately kills the target.
Effect: KO.
Ultima 4 2 20
Magick that inflicts damage with pure energy.
MP Cost: 10
Quote: "Brush off vanity and show reality! Ultima!"
3 1 Now 0
Charm an enemy, causing them to lose judgment and luring them into becoming an ally.
Effect: Charm.

Reaction abilitiesEdit

Name Description Trigger JP Needed
Counter Tackle Counterattack with a tackle. Physical Attack 180

Support abilitiesEdit

Name Description JP Needed
Equip Axes Equip axes, regardless of job. 170
(Monster Skill)
Adds an ability to all monsters in neighboring tiles with an elevation difference of 3h or less. 200
Defend Defend oneself against an attack. Adds the Defend command. 50
JP Boost
(Gained JP Up)
Increase the amount of JP earned in battle. 250

Movement abilitiesEdit

Name Description JP Needed
Move +1 Increase Move by 1. 200



The Assassins were a secret order of Nizari Ismailis, particularly those of Persia and Syria, that formed in the late 11th century. Mentions of Assassins were preserved within European sources where they are depicted as trained killers, responsible for the systematic elimination of opposing figures.

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