Magus are dressed similarly to Black Mages, being covered by black robes and wearing pointy hats with a yellow crescent moon on it, hiding their faces and showing only yellow eyes. Magus have more access and proficiency with higher-rank Black Magic than Black Mages.
The prototype for the future Magus class was the Black Mage's upgraded form, the Black Wizard. Black Wizards are significantly stronger and have the ability to use every Black Magic spell in the game. Each rerelease makes the Black Wizard look more like the Magus as seen in other games.
The Magus is one of the final jobs obtained and is granted by the Earth Crystal at the Ancients' Maze. It has more high level spells, though less low level spells than a Black Mage, and the ability to use level 8 magic.
The Arcanist, known as Magus in Japanese version, appears a job.
These mages reveal little of themselves as possible to maintain their dark, brooding image.
The Magus is a character available to the party, he uses the Flare ability during battle. Unlocks at level 53.
A skilled spellcaster who uses his expertise in black magic to devastate his foes. The magus is a master of the black magic arts, making him a formidable offensive magic user.
Magus is a playable character who could be initially recruited as the First Time Reward for completing Sister Ray on Classic difficulty in FF VII track of the game's Core Dungeons.
Magus from the Final Fantasy III 3D version appears on a Triple Triad card.
Non-Final Fantasy AppearancesEdit
Seiken Densetsu 3Edit
The enemy Magician and its two palette swaps; Wizard and High Wizard resembles the magus job from the Final Fantasy series. They use their rods and offensive elemental spells against the party.
Legend of ManaEdit
There's a statue of a Final Fantasy III-style Magus inside the Academy of Magic in Geo, located in Mephianse's office in the top right corner near the entrance to the office.
Magus is the Latin word for "wizard". Its plural is Magi.