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FFT Mystic (陰陽士, Onmyōshi?), also known as Oracle (known as Augur in the Japanese artistic materials), is a job from Final Fantasy Tactics. A magic-based job, they inflict status effects with their abilities, specifically negative ones. At the beginning of the spell's animation, a shikigami appears before inflicting a status. Out of all the magic-based jobs, they have the best offensive equipment. It costs 5,970 JP to master this job.

Appearance-wise, Mystic is a very Sino-styled class. Its name in the Japanese version, Onmyōshi, means Yin-Yang User, or Taoist in the Chinese language. All of its action abilities are originally written in Kanji (Han character) without exception.

Leveling this job to level 3 unlocks the Orator, while leveling it to level 4 along with White Mage, Black Mage, and Time Mage unlocks Arithmetician.


A warrior who uses the Mystic Arts to bend the forces of the cosmos to his or her will.
Prerequisite Weapons Helmet Armor Equip Shields?
PS1 WotL
Lv. 2 Priest Lv. 3 White Mage Poles, Rods, Staves, Books Hats Clothes, Robes No
Move Rate Jump Rate Speed Physical Evasion Rate Base Attack Base Magic Base HP Base MP
3 3 8 5% Low High Low High


Mystic Arts/Yin-Yang MagicEdit

Mystic job command. Manipulates the mystic weave of the universe to inflict harm on enemies.

The formula for success rate of Mystic Arts are as follows:

(Magick Attack + PWR) \times (Faith/100) \times (Target Faith/100)
Name MP Cost Range Effect Speed JP Needed
4 4 2 50 100
Rob targets of sight, reducing the success rate of their physical attacks.
Can be Reflected. Arithmeticks.
Effect: Blind.
Quote: "All light fall into darkness! Bound darkness!"
(Spell Absorb)
2 4 1 50 200
Absorb MP from the target.
Quote: "Guiding light, shed magic power from above! Spell Absorb!"
(Life Drain)
16 4 1 50 350
Absorb HP from the target.
Quote: "Lost energy... raise the heartrate! Life Drain!"
(Pray Faith)
6 4 1 25 400
Fill the target's soul with a zealous fervor.
Can be Reflected. Arithmeticks.
Effect: Faith.
Quote: "God is watching...have faith! Pray Faith!"
(Doubt Faith)
6 4 1 25 400
Drain the target's soul of piety.
Can be Reflected. Arithmeticks.
Effect: Atheist.
Quote: "Seek the true tone to form our will... Doubt Faith!"
20 4 1 20 300
Transform the target into one of the walking dead.
Can be Reflected. Arithmeticks.
Effect: Undead.
Quote: "Great tree of life, inject rotten extract! Zombie!"
(Silence Song)
16 4 2 34 170
Rob targets of speech, rendering them unable to cast magicks.
Can be Reflected. Arithmeticks.
Effect: Silence.
Quote: "Conjurors, seek truth in silence... Silence Song!"
(Blind Rage)
16 4 1 20 400
Impart a thirst for destruction, rendering the target mad for blood.
Can be Reflected. Arithmeticks.
Effect: Berserk.
Quote: "Reason with confusion, judge with recklessness... Brave Insanity!"
20 4 1 25 200
Reduce the target's Bravery.
Can be Reflected. Arithmeticks.
Quote: "Cowards, weak, those rushing to die! Foxbird!"
(Confusion Song)
20 4 1 20 400
Cause the target to become delirious and act irrationally.
Can be Reflected. Arithmeticks.
Effect: Confuse.
Quote: "Smash all who hunger for destruction... Confusion Song!"
(Dispel Magic)
34 4 1 34 800
Neutralize beneficial status effects on the target.
Removes: Float, Reraise, Invisible, Regen, Protect, Shell, Haste, Faith, Reflect.
Quote: "Illusions, lies, to heaven! Dispel Magic!"
10 4 2 20 100
Render the target incapable of action.
Can be Reflected. Arithmeticks.
Effect: Disable.
Quote: "Mindless, spiritless, hear the immutable beat... Paralyze!"
24 4 2 17 350
Put the target into a deep slumber.
Can be Reflected. Arithmeticks.
Effect: Sleep.
Quote: "Lose conscious, wash away into the silent sea... Sleep!"
16 4 1 10 580/600
Turn the target's body into stone.
Can be Reflected. Arithmeticks.
Effect: Stone.
Quote: "Suffering spirits, to eternity! Break Seal!"

Reaction AbilitiesEdit

Name Description Trigger JP Needed
Absorb MP
(Absorb Used MP)
Recover MP equal to the amount used by the opponent. Magick 250

Support AbilitiesEdit

Defense Boost reduces physical damage by 33%.

Name Description JP Needed
Defense Boost
(Defense UP)
Take less damage from physical attacks. 400

Movement AbilitiesEdit

Name Description JP Needed
Ignore Weather
(Any Weather)
Traverse any marsh, swamp, or poisonous fen unimpeded by weather conditions. 200
(Move-MP Up)
Recover MP upon moving. 350

Other appearancesEdit

Final Fantasy Brave ExviusEdit


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Final Fantasy Trading Card GameEdit

TCG Mystic from Final Fantasy Tactics appears on a card.

Non-Final Fantasy guest appearancesEdit

Knights of the CrystalsEdit

Mystic appears as a card in the Ivalice Special Arena has a limited-time special arena with eighteen floors.



A practitioner of Onmyōdō is called an Onmyōji or Onmyōshi in the traditional Japanese esoteric cosmology, a mixture of natural science and occultism. It is based on the Chinese philosophies of Wu Xing and Yin and yang, introduced into Japan at the beginning of the 6th century. Onmyōshi were thought to be able to manipulate shikigami, beings from Japanese folklore. It was thought to be some sort of kami, represented by a small ghost or spirit.

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