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 Magus is a job gained from the Earth Crystal. A Magus can cast all Black Magic spells. They also possess higher MP for high-level Black Magic. The Magus can be considered a powered up version of the Black Mage.
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. It 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 Core Dungeons.
Magus appears with one Fire- and three Thunder-elemental cards. All playable characters from the 3D remakes are represented.
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.
- The Black Wizard from the original Final Fantasy could be seen as a prototype for the future Magus job. Similar to the Magus, it is the Black Mage's upgraded form and have the ability to use every Black Magic spell. Since the release of the WonderSwan Color remake, each re-release makes the Black Wizard look more like the Magus from Final Fantasy III.