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Netherworldly robes that increase magick potency.
—In-game description, Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings
Blackrobe

Black Robe artwork from Final Fantasy V.

The Black Robe (くろのローブ or 黒のローブ, Kuro no Rōbu?) is a recurring robe from the series. It is usually exclusive to the Black Mage job, but sometimes Time Mages, Sages, or Summoners can equip them as well. It usually boosts the wielder's Intelligence and elemental damage dealt by the wielder.

AppearancesEdit

Final FantasyEdit

I

A robe that casts Blizzara when used.
—Description

The Black Robe is an armor exclusive to the Black Mage class. It resists Time and Ice, and casts Blizzara when used as an item. It grants +24 Defense and +2 Weight. It is found in the Flying Fortress.

Final Fantasy IIEdit

II

A black robe that enhances intelligence.
—Description

The Black Robe grants +35 Defense, -5% Evasion, +21% Magic Defense, +10 Intelligence, and resistance to the Fire, Ice, Lightning, and Poison elements. It is the second strongest light armor only bested by Black Garb. It is found in the Mysidian Tower, guarded by the White Dragon.

Final Fantasy IIIEdit

III The Black Robe can be equipped by White Mages and Devouts are the only magical-based classes that cannot wield this armor.

In the NES version, it provides 20 Defense, 14 Magic Defense, Intellect +5, Magic Evade +3%, and 12% Evade. It can be bought in the Saronia for 7,000 gil. In the 3D versions, it provides 31 Defense and 45 Magic Defense, +5 Intellect. It can be bought in the Ancient Ruins and on the Invincible for 27,000 gil.

Final Fantasy IVEdit

IV

Robe made for those who use black magic.
—Description

The Black Robe can be purchased at the Cave of Eblan for 10,000 gil and can only be equipped by characters that can use Black Magic. It grants +8 Defense, +7 Magic Defense, +7 Magic Evasion, and +5 Intelligence.

In the Easy Type version, Black Robe gets +5 to Spirit instead of Intelligence.

Final Fantasy IV -Interlude-Edit

FFIV-I- Black Robe returns in the sequel of Final Fantasy IV. It can only be equipped by Palom who initially comes equipped with it. It has a defense of 8, magic defense of 7, and magic evasion of 7 with a bonus of +5 Intelligence.

Final Fantasy IV: The After YearsEdit

FFIVTAY The Black Robe returns as a non-buyable armor, providing the same bonuses as in Final Fantasy IV. It can be found in Palom's and Rydia's Challenge Dungeons.

Final Fantasy VEdit

V

Robe made for those who use black magic.
—Description

The Black Robe grants +14 Defense, +14 Magic Defense, +20 Magic Evasion, and +5 Magic. It can be bought in Phantom Village or the Great Sea Trench for 8,000 gil, and found in the Pyramid of Moore.

Final Fantasy IXEdit

IX

Robe made for black mages.
—Description

The Black Robe can be synthesized (using a Gaia Gear and N-Kai Armlet) and can only be equipped by Vivi and Quina. It teaches Vivi the Black Magic spell, Flare, teaches MP +20% and Reflectx2, and boosts the bearer's Shadow-elemental attacks and skills. It grants +43 Defense, +4 Magic Defense, and +2 Magic.

Final Fantasy XIIEdit

XII The Black Robes are high-level robes that can be equipped after obtaining the Mystic Armor 10 license. They provide +38 Defense and +10 Magick Power, as well as boosting all Dark-elemental attacks by 50%. They can be purchased at Balfonheim Port for 13,500 gil or the Bazaar along with a Black Mask for 22,800 gil by selling Dark Crystal x8, Blood Wool x9, and Prime Tanned Hide x7.

In the International Zodiac Job System version, the Black Robes can be worn by the White Mage, Red Mage, Black Mage, and Samurai.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant WingsEdit

FFXIIRW Black Robes is a high-ranked armor for Kytes, and provides +40 Defense, +85 Magick Defense, and +15 Magick. It can be bought in Tomaj's Sky Saloon shop for 24,000 gil in chapter 9.

Final Fantasy TacticsEdit

FFT

These pitch-black vestments increase damage inflicted by magicks of the primary elements.
—Description

The Black Robe boosts Fire, Ice, and Thunder damage dealt by the user, and bonus HP by 60 and MP by 30. It can be bought in the shops for 13,000 gil after storyline battle 28, or found with the Treasure Hunter ability in Limberry Castle Gate as a rare treasure.

Final Fantasy Tactics AdvanceEdit

TA

Lacquer-hued robe that strengthens black magic.
—Description

The Black Robe boosts Fire, Ice, and Thunder damage dealt by the user and teaches Return Magic to Black Mages. It provides +21 Defense, +2 Magic, and +36 Resistance, and can be obtained as a random reward for completing a mission or by increasing Magic to level 15.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the RiftEdit

TA2

A jet black robe. Lends its power to black magick incantations.
—Description

The Black Robe halves Water damage dealt to the wearer and teaches Replenish MP to Seers. It provides +23 Defense, +46 Resistance, and +2 Magick, and can be bought for 1,800 gil in the shop after creating it in the Bazaar after using a Mind Ceffyl, Quality Pelt, and Black Thread.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of FatesEdit

FFCCRoF The Black Mage Robe gives the wearer 30 Defense and 10 Magic Power. When equipped alongside the Black Mage Hat, the wearer will cast offensive spells when controlled by AI. It can be made from the Magical Raiment scroll, and bought for 210 gil.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of TimeEdit

FFCCEoT

Robe favored by masters of attack magic. For all tribes.
—Description

Black Mage Robe is a low-ranked armor that can be equipped by any race and gender. It provides 7 defense, 2 magic, and 3 magic defense at level 1, while at level 30 it provides 67 defense, 17 magic, and 28 magic defense.

It also provides +5 to Dark resistance, has one empty slot, and can be bought for 480 gil. It can also be created for 120 gil by using Silk, Dark Dust x3, and Elemental Gem. When turned into a jewel, a level 3-9 Black Mage Robe makes a Spirit Moonstone, level 10-19 makes an Ebonite, and level 20-30 makes a Dragon Eye.

Final Fantasy Mystic QuestEdit

FFMQ Tristam's Black Robe works as the Black Garb.

Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of LightEdit

4HoL The Black Robe is the Black Mage crown's special armor. It provides +10% Magic and Intelligence. The Black Robe can be bought in Liberte, Invidia, Urbeth, and Guera for 350 gil.

Bravely DefaultEdit

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Final Fantasy DimensionsEdit

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Pictlogica Final FantasyEdit

PFF

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Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

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Final Fantasy ExplorersEdit

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Final Fantasy Brave ExviusEdit

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