The Monk is one of the best jobs for high-Bravery characters. The Monk's Chakra ability can heal others, as well as replenish MP. A Monk can become very powerful without much effort. Via Ramza's brave-raising skills, the Monk to deal damage upwards of 999, with Bravery at 90.
A warrior, devoted to physical training, whose unarmed attacks are deadly. May use Martial Arts.
|Lv. 2 Knight||Lv. 3 Knight||Nothing||Nothing||Clothes||No|
|Move Rate||Jump Rate||Speed||Physical Evasion Rate||Base Attack||Base Magic||Base HP||Base MP|
Monk job command. Turns bare fists into lethal weapons.
The damage for Pummel is as follows:
The damage for other attack abilities are as follows:
The success rate of Doom Fist is as follows:
The success rate of all other abilities is as follows:
The amount of MP that Chakra heals is equal to half of the HP restored. The amount of HP that Chakra heals is as follows:
|Turn in a circle, attacking with backhand blows.|
|Strike many times in quick succession.|
Quote: "Fight for justice... fists of fury! Repeated Fist!"
|Employ one's martial spirit to strike a distant foe.|
Quote: "Burning anger rising... Burst! Wave Fist!"
|Release spiritual energy mighty enough to rend the earth.|
Quote: "Earth's anger running through my arms! Earth Slash!"
|Invite slow, certain death with blows to pressure points.|
Quote: "Cast down to hell with your fingers! Secret Fist!"
|Release positive energy to remove status ailments.|
Removes: Stone, Blind, Confuse, Silence, Berserk, Toad, Poison, Sleep, Immobilize, Disable.
|Draw out the energy within the body's chakra points to restore HP and MP.|
|Calls back dead units with a loud cry.|
|Critical: Recover HP|
|Recover HP when critically wounded.||Critical||500|
|Counter||Counterattack with a physical strike.||Physical Attack||300|
|Attack preemptively before being attacked.||Physical Attack||1200/1300|
Brawler raises unarmed attack strength. It also increases effectiveness of Martial Arts abilities, success rate of Steal, and strength of Squire's Rush and Stone. It does not boost attack strength if a weapon is equipped, but still benefits Fundaments, Steal, and Martial Arts.
|Deliver more powerful unarmed attacks, even if not a monk.||200|
|Recover HP upon moving.||300|
- Ability Cards
- Legend Cards
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearancesEdit
Monk appears as a card in the Ivalice Special Arena has a limited-time special arena with eighteen floors.
- On the PlayStation version of Final Fantasy Tactics, the quote for Pummel is "Fight for justice...fists of fury! Repeated Fist!" refers to Bruce Lee's Fist of Fury where Chen Zhen fights to defend the honor of the Chinese in the face of foreign aggression, and to bring to justice those responsible for his master's death.