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Cannoneer (砲撃士, Hougekishi?, lit. Bombardier) is a recurring job appearing in a few games in the Final Fantasy series. The class uses cannons for various purposes, from direct damage to in inflicting statuses.

AppearancesEdit

Final Fantasy VEdit

The Cannoneer is a secret job available in the Advance and mobile/Steam versions. The Cannoneer's most notable attack is its ability to deal random side-effects.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the RiftEdit

Cannoneer is a bangaa-exclusive job. Specialists of distance attacks, they can inflict massive damage to far-off enemies and adjust the range, strength, attack frequency, and accuracy of their cannons in the battlefield.

Final Fantasy Tactics SEdit

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Pictlogica Final FantasyEdit

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Final Fantasy ArtniksEdit

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Final Fantasy Trading Card GameEdit

Cannoneer appears with Lightning-, Fire-, and Ice-elemental cards.

Triple TriadEdit

106a Cannoneer

Cannoneer from Final Fantasy V appears on a Triple Triad card in the version playable via Final Fantasy Portal App.

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EtymologyEdit

Cannoneer is a term for an artillery gunner, first recorded in the 16th century. Current title is "cannon crewmember," shortened to "cannoneer." Modern cannoneers support infantry units in training and in battlefield are an integral part of combat operations ranging from urban to jungle terrains.

In Japanese the name is "bombardier", an archaic name for artillery crewman.