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Black Mages are casters who specialize in offensive magic. Despite their appearance, they can take a few hits, too.
—In-game description
The bearer of this certificate is impeccably well versed in dark magic and is deemed worthy of the title of Master Black Mage.
—Mastery certificate description

The Black Mage is a job class in Final Fantasy III gained from the Wind Crystal. In the opening FMV of the 3D remake, Arc is depicted as a Black Mage. Black Mages excel in attacking enemies with offensive Black Magic. They wield a variety of spells and can attack multiple targets at once. They possess low Attack power and Defense. They can wield bows and rods.

AbilitiesEdit

NES versionEdit

  • Command ability - Black Magic Levels 1 - 7

Like every other Final Fantasy, the Black Mage specializes in offensive elemental spells as well as status ailment spells. Once the Magus (Warlock) job is unlocked, this job loses its usefulness.

3D remake versionsEdit

  • Command ability - Black Magic Levels 1 - 7
Level Black Magic
1 Fire Blizzard Sleep
2 Thunder Poison Blind
3 Fira Blizzara Thundara
4 Break Blizzaga Shade
5 Thundaga Raze Erase
6 Firaga Bio Warp
7 Quake Breakga Drain

StatsEdit

Level Strength Agility Vitality Intellect Mind Level Strength Agility Vitality Intellect Mind
Famicom version Remake version
1 5 7 3 10 5 1 5 5 5 5 5
10 10 11 8 17 7 10 10 10 10 10 9
20 14 16 12 23 9 20 15 16 16 17 14
30 19 20 17 30 11 30 20 22 22 24 18
40 23 24 22 36 13 40 24 28 28 31 22
50 28 29 26 43 15 50 29 34 34 38 26
60 32 33 31 49 17 60 34 40 40 44 29
70 37 37 36 56 19 70 38 46 46 51 33
80 41 42 40 63 21 80 43 52 52 58 37
90 46 46 45 69 23 90 48 58 58 65 41
99 50 50 49 75 25 99 52 63 63 71 45

MP growthEdit

Level Lv.1 Lv.2 Lv.3 Lv.4 Lv.5 Lv.6 Lv.7 Lv.8 Level Lv.1 Lv.2 Lv.3 Lv.4 Lv.5 Lv.6 Lv.7 Lv.8
Famicom version Remake version
1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 13 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 10 13 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
20 16 7 6 5 3 1 0 0 20 23 7 5 3 0 0 0 0
30 19 10 9 8 7 5 4 0 30 33 12 9 7 2 1 0 0
40 21 13 12 11 10 8 7 0 40 43 17 12 10 4 3 2 0
50 23 15 14 13 12 11 10 0 50 53 22 15 14 7 5 3 0
60 25 17 16 15 14 13 13 0 60 63 27 18 18 9 8 5 0
70 27 19 18 17 17 16 15 0 70 73 32 21 21 11 10 6 0
80 29 21 20 19 19 18 17 0 80 83 37 24 25 14 12 7 0
90 31 23 22 21 21 20 19 0 90 93 42 27 29 16 14 9 0
99 33 24 24 23 22 21 21 0 99 99 47 29 32 18 16 10 0

EquipmentEdit

WeaponsEdit

Weapons
Staves Rods Bows Arrows

ArmorEdit

Armor
Head Body Arms

Other appearancesEdit

Final Fantasy ArtniksEdit

Artniks The appears as a character card.

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Final Fantasy Trading Card GameEdit

TCG Black Mage appears with Fire-, Earth- and Ice-elemental cards. All four playable characters from the 3D remakes are represented.

Triple Triad (Portal App)Edit

025a Black Mage

Black Mage from the 3D remake appears on a Triple Triad card.

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The Black Mage's battle sprite in the Famicom version is nearly identical to the one from the original Final Fantasy, but with additional furls in its robe.