A wide-brimmed hat mainly made of felt and favored by those who use magic. It is a must-have item among some young female magic users, ranking up there with cat ears.
Sage's Miter was renamed to Mage's Hat for the Easy Type version. It is equippable only by mages, and is Fusoya's starting helmet. Additional others can be bought in the Dwarven Castle for 2,000 gil. It grants 5 defense, 8% evade, 7 magic defense, and 7% magic evade.
The Mage's Hat is a mid-ranked hat that provides +14 Magic Defense, +1 Magic, increases the power of Holy and Shadow-elemental attacks, and teaches Fira and Loudmouth. It can be purchased for 600 gil from Cleyra, Lindblum (disc 2), Fossil Roo, Daguerreo (disc 4), and the Black Mage Village (disc 2/3). It can only be equipped by Vivi, Dagger, Eiko, and Quina.
The Mage's Hat is a low to mid-ranked hat that provides +10 MP, +21 Magic Resistance, and +5 Magic. It can be bought for 2,500 gil at Rabanastre, Jahara, and Mt Bur-Omisace, and requires 25 LP and the Mystic Armor 5 license to equip.
The power of suggestion can sometimes bring hidden potential to light. Magical power is indeed important to mages, but lack of self-confidence can cause their success rates and power output to fluctuate greatly. In the past, mages used their elaborate robes to shape themselves into characters that instilled fear in others. This hat serves the same function, except that not only does it boast of special properties, but it also seems to give the wearer a bit too much confidence in the practice of magic.