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Ninjas are characterized by wearing cowls that cover their mouths and head, and lightweight armor. Their weapons include ninja blades, katana, and throwing weapons. Physically they are strong and have high Speed, but their HP and Defense are low. Their special ability is Throw, which lets them throw weapons including shuriken and magical scrolls to do high damage, but in most cases, the item thrown is consumed.
Ninjas are often related to the Thief class, and usually are an improvement or branch of that class. Their roles revolve around being more debilitating through inflicting great damage with their fast speed and evasion, and by crippling opponents by weakening and inflicting status effects on them.
Obtained from Eureka in the NES version and from the Earth Crystal in the 3D version, the Ninja's greatest strength is in its Speed. In the 3D version, it can also deal great damage by throwing weapons. An enemy Ninja is also fought as a boss in Eureka.
Edge is the Ninja prince of Eblan, a nation of legendary Ninja. Edge was the first named Ninja, and the first to have access to Ninjutsu magic. As a Ninja, Edge also has access to the Throw ability, allowing him to hurl weapons and shurikens at enemies, damaging them. He can also Dual Wield katanas, allowing him to do much greater damage.
Edge returns as a Ninja in the sequel of Final Fantasy IV, and he retains all of his skills from the previous game. Both Gekkou and Zangetsu makes a small cameo appearance, but both are non-playable characters.
Edge returns as a party member, retaining many of his original Ninjutsu skills. Zangetsu, Izayoi, Gekkou, and Tsukinowa are disciples of Edge known as the "Eblan Four", and are also Ninjas. Despite her insistence she is no different then the males, Izayoi is actually classed as "Kunoichi", a word that is used in modern day to refer to female ninja.
Ninja is an advanced job available to level 30 players who complete a subquest. They are one of the most popular "tanking" classes in the game, and can dual-wield and use Ninjutsu skills.
Ninjas are a specialization within the Rogue class, focused on dual wielding knives and daggers and using poisons. They can additionally perform Ninjutsu by weaving together various mudras in specific combinations.
Ninjas are the fastest class, but they have low Defense. They can use the Throw ability and dual-wield swords.
The Ninja is a class available exclusively to humans after mastering two Thief abilities. It uses attacks that deal damage and inflict status effects and is also the only class that can learn the useful Dual Wield ability. They can "Throw" weapons and shurikens. The weapons must not be equipped.
The hume-exclusive Ninja makes a return, similar to their Tactics Advance counterpart, but requiring four Thief abilities to unlock.
Class Ninth Moogle of the Cranberry Knights represents the Ninja class.
Tristam can be considered a Ninja, even though there is no job mentioned. He does possess characteristics of a Ninja; such as his main weapon is Ninja Star, wears armor called Black Robe which resembles a Black Garb. Enemy Ninjas also appear.
The Ninja job is available as a crown.
The Ninja job uses ninjutsu that increase evasion or change who gets targeted by enemies. It is obtained after defeating Konoe Kikyo.
Ninja returns as a job obtained after defeating Konoe Kikyō.
Jinnai is a Ninja, and the Warriors of Darkness receive the job class from him in his Chapter, "Honor Among Thieves".
The Ninja job card reappears in the new Labyrinth mode, and prevents the loss of card luck after defeat.
The Ninja is also an advance job that can be selected for a character in the player's party for Quick Battle, Friend Cards, or wireless matches. It requires the powers of the Monk, Thief and Warrior to be combined to be unlocked, and grants the character a full Assist Gauge at the start of battle, and lowers the rate at which the gauge depletes.
The Ninja is a job available after obtaining a level ten Dancer and a level ten Monk. The preferred weapons for the job are katana and throwing weapons. The job specializes in both strength and agility abilities. The job is involved in the requirements to unlock the Assassin job.
The Ninja appears as a character card.
These masters of stealth and shadow tend to throw pointy things whenever fighting starts.
The Ninja is a character available to the party, he uses the Shuriken ability during battle. Unlocks at level 30.
A ninja sprite appears among the sprites of playable characters on certain loading screens, teasing that a generic Ninja character may be playable in the future.
The Ninja appears as an advanced job for Chocobo.
There are many cards depicting Ninjas, with almost all elements represented. One Wind-elemental card depicts Onion Knight from Dissidia Final Fantasy in Ex-Mode; two Wind-elemental cards depict Refia and Luneth from Final Fantasy III; three Wind-elemental cards feature different races from Final Fantasy XI; one Thunder-elemental card shows Ingus from Final Fantasy III; another one features a Hyur Ninja from Final Fantasy XIV; two cards feature the male and female versions of a Ninja from Final Fantasy Tactics; one more Thunder-elemental card depicts artwork from Final Fantasy Explorers. Two Fire-elemental cards show Arc from Final Fantasy III and a hume from Final Fantasy Tactics A2. One Earth-elemental card features Galuf from Final Fantasy V while an Aqua-elemental card depicts Faris from the same game.
Ninja from Final Fantasy III 3D remake appears on a Triple Triad card.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearancesEdit
The Ninja appears as a secret character in the Square Enix developed Mario sports game, Mario Hoops 3-on-3. Ninja's special shot is Leaf Veil. He shares a similar appearance to the Ninja class from the first Final Fantasy.
Ninja reappeared in Mario Sports Mix for the Nintendo Wii alongside the same four unlockable Final Fantasy characters with which he debuted. He is also in Star Ship battle. He can be unlocked by clearing Star Road once.
Knights of the CrystalsEdit
The Ninja appears on a silver card.
ninja was a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan who specialized in unorthodox warfare. The functions of the ninja included espionage, sabotage, infiltration, and assassination, and open combat in certain situations.A