Mage is an enemy type from Final Fantasy Mystic Quest. They appear as old, cloaked men and are proficient spell casters, with the ability to Silence foes. They can also restore lost HP by using Cure. They can be found in the Ice Pyramid.
The creature has three phases. The first phase has the Mage levitating in a meditative position, his hood raised to the extent that only his eyes and beard can be seen, and levitating two orbs. After some damage, his hood is retracted, the balls are on the floor, and he has his hand reached out in a pleading manner.
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