Jack of all trades, master of none.
The Freelancer is an overall balanced job with medium proficiency in all stats and equipment types. Its innate ability is "Stand Ground", which gives the party a chance to survive with 1 HP when they are about to be knocked out.
|Examine||1||Command||—||Display enemy information, including HP, elemental weakness and family. Once you have examined a certain enemy, move the Circle Pad left at any time to view the information again.|
|Halfsies||2||Command||8 MP||Use a single-target consumable item on all party members at 50% of its usual potency.|
*Select this skill, then the item you wish to use.
*Certain items will not have their potency reduced.
|Divining Rod||3||Support||1 slot||Displays the number of unopened treasure chests within your current area on the map screen.|
|Dungeon Master||4||Support||1 slot||In dungeons, avoid damage and status ailments suffered from traps and hostile terrain. Note that this effect applies to the entire party.|
|Stand Ground||5||Support||3 slots||Have a 75% chance to survive with 1 HP when suffering damage that would result in K.O.|
Effect will not trigger when HP is already at 1.
|P.Def 20% Up||6||Support||1 slot||Raise P.Def by 20%.|
|Waste Not||7||Support||1 slot||Grants a 50% chance of being able to use items in battle without consuming them.|
|JP Up||8||Support||1 slot||Earn 1.2 times the normal amount of job points. Furthermore, this effect will stack with similar effects from items.|
|Square One||9||Command||—||Cancel the support effects regen, stop, and reraise, as well as those that nullify status ailments, raise/lower stats, abate/nullify elements or make targets weaker to them.|
|Mimic||10||Command||—||Perform the same action as the previous one, whether it was your own or an ally's. No HP, MP, BP, pg, or items will be consumed.|
|Late Bloomer||11||Support||2 slots||Maximum HP, maximum MP, P.Atk, M.Atk, P.Def, and M.Def each rise by 1% for every job you master to level 10.|
The term was first used by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832) in Ivanhoe (1820) to describe a "medieval mercenary warrior" or "free-lance" (indicating that the lance is not sworn to any lord's services, not that the lance is available free of charge). It changed to a figurative noun around the 1860s.