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FFE Bard
Bards enhance their comrades' abilities from the rear ranks by playing special songs using their instruments as weapons.
—Official description.

Bard (吟遊詩人, Gin'yuushijin?) is one of the jobs available in Final Fantasy Explorers.


Bard is categorized in-game as buffer and healer. In solo mode a bard should have a way to inflict damage by using offensive spells from Black Magic or White Magic against enemies. In online mode a bard should focus on healing and buffing offensive allies.

The Bard boasts high spirit, focus, mobility, luck and load. Being proficient in recovery and support magic, and with the Unique Ability Sing, the Bard is a versatile support mage.


The Bard is unlocked in the 3★ Quest, "Aptitude Exam: Ninja & Bard."

To master the Bard complete any 10 quests, then the 5★ quest "Mastery Trials: Bard."

Starting statsEdit

Stats Base (Mastery) Ranking
HP 3250 (3900) D
AP 2025 (2425) C
Load 190 B
Strength 39 D
Accuracy 45 F
Magic 47 C
Spirit 43 B
Focus 68 B
Defense 24 D
Mag Def 46 C
Evasion 36 D
Mobility 116 A
Luck 69 B


The bard can initially equip instruments, tomes and staves. After mastery, they can also equip bells, and can dual wield.

Proficient in low-High recovery and support magic, and low offensive magic.

Their Unique Ability is Sing, which heals/buffs allies in an area depending on how long the ability is charged. There are four different effects:

Name Effect
Paeon Restores HP and adds regen to user and allies inside area.
Divertimento Mobility, AP restoration, physical evasion and magic evasion are increased to user and allies inside area.
Galliard Physical attack, magic attack and damage cut type are increased to user and allies inside area.
Canticle Resurrect fallen allies inside area, then restores HP and AP to user and allies inside area.

Their Passive Ability is Hide, which decreases accrual of malice, making enemies less likely to target you.


In medieval Gaelic and British culture, a bard was a professional poet, employed by a patron, such as a monarch or nobleman, to commemorate the patron's ancestors and to praise the patron's own activities. Originally a specific class of poet, with the decline of living bardic tradition in the modern period the term "bard" acquired generic meaning of an epic author/singer/narrator, or any poets, especially famous ones. For example, William Shakespeare is known as the Bard or the Bard of Avon.

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