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

Mystic Arts (陰陽術, Onmyō Jutsu?, lit. Yin-Yang Arts), also known as Yin Yang Magic, is the action ability from Final Fantasy Tactics used by the Mystic. Mystic Arts consists of negative status effects, as well as one or two positive buffs. It is one of the command abilities that can be used with the Arithmetician's Arithmeticks ability.

Beowulf Cadmus and his rival, Aliste Rosenheim, have a similar skill, known as Spellblade. It uses essentially all the same spells, but are far more effective and require a sword to be performed.

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

$ (Magick Attack + PWR) x (Faith/100) x (Target Faith/100) $

AbilitiesEdit

Name MP Cost Range Effect Speed JP Needed
Umbra
(Blind)
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!"
Empowerment
(Spell Absorb)
2 4 1 50 200
Absorb MP from the target.
Quote: "Guiding light, shed magic power from above! Spell Absorb!"
Invigoration
(Life Drain)
16 4 1 50 350
Absorb HP from the target.
Quote: "Lost energy...raise the heartrate! Life Drain!"
Belief
(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!"
Disbelief
(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!"
Corruption
(Zombie)
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!"
Quiescence
(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!"
Fervor
(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!"
Trepidation
(Foxbird)
20 4 1 25 200
Reduce the target's Bravery.
Can be Reflected. Arithmeticks.
Quote: "Cowards, weak, those rushing to die! Foxbird!"
Delirium
(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!"
Harmon
(Dispel Magic)
34 4 1 34 800
Neutralize beneficial status effects on the target.
Arithmeticks.
Removes: Float, Reraise, Invisible, Regen, Protect, Shell, Haste, Faith, Reflect.
Quote: "Illusions, lies, to heaven! Dispel Magic!"
Hesitation
(Paralyze)
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!"
Repose
(Sleep)
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!"
Induration
(Petrify)
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!"

EtymologyEdit

Mystic is a person who practices mysticism, or a reference to a mystery, mystic craft or the occult.