- See also: Beastmaster (Job).
The Orator (話術士, Wajutsushi?), also known as Mediator in the original version or Talker in the Japanese version, is a job class from Final Fantasy Tactics. A magical-based job, the Orators use their voice as their main form of attack, along with guns. It is through the Orator the player can recruit monsters into their party, but they can also be used to recruit human characters. It costs 3,900 JP to master this job. Despite the Orators' illustration, they cannot equip any rod, staff, nor stick in-game.
A warrior who participates in battle using Speechcraft. Words, rather than swords, are the orator's weapons.
|Level 2 Mystic||Level 3 Mystic||Guns, Knives||Hats||Clothes, Robes||No|
|Move Rate||Jump Rate||Speed||Physical Evasion Rate||Base Attack||Base Magic||Base HP||Base MP|
- Beast Tongue
Orator job command. Manipulates enemies through skilled rhetoric.
The success rate of Speechcraft is as follows:
|PS1 Name||PSP Name||Description||Range||Effect||Speed||JP Needed|
|Invitation||Entice||A speechcraft skill that persuades a foe to become an ally.|
|Persuade||Stall||A speechcraft skill that persuades a foe to wait before acting. Resets the target's CT count.||3||1||Now||100|
|Praise||A speechcraft skill that praises the target's feats and strengths, increasing his or her Bravery.||3||1||Now||200|
|Threaten||Intimidate||A speechcraft skill that plays upon the doubts and fears of the target, decreasing his or her Bravery.||3||1||Now||200|
|Preach||A speechcraft skill that explains the nature of divine miracles, deepening belief and increasing Faith.||3||1||Now||200|
|Solution||Enlighten||A speechcraft skill that decreases Faith by using cold logic and secular doctrine.||3||1||Now||200|
|Death Sentence||Condemn||A speechcraft skill that convinces the target that his or her demise is soon at hand.|
|Negotiate||Beg||A speechcraft skill that spins tales in return for gil.||3||1||Now||100|
|Insult||A speechcraft skill that infuriates with foul invective.|
|Mimic Daravon||Mimic Darlavon||A speechcraft skill that uses dull tales to induce slumber.|
|PS1 Name||PSP Name||Description||Trigger||JP Needed|
|Finger Guard||Earplug||Avoid the effects of Speechcraft.||Speechcraft||300|
|PS1 Name||PSP Name||Description||JP Needed|
|Equip Guns||Equip guns, regardless of job.||750/800|
|Train||Tame||Force a critically wounded enemy/monster to become an ally.||450/500|
|Monster Talk||Beast Tongue||Gain the ability to use Speechcraft against monsters, even if not an Orator.||100|
- Main article: Orator (Airborne Brigade)
Orators are attained by leveling Gambler and Juggler up to level ten. They gain a bonus to Attack and Defense when using guns, and also gain a bonus to attack and defense when using Agility or Intelligence-based abilities. Like most advanced jobs, it has the highest experience point total required to reach level 20.
|Final Fantasy Tactics Jobs|
|Squire - Chemist - Knight - Archer - White Mage - Black Mage - Monk - Thief - Mystic - Time Mage - Geomancer - Dragoon - Orator - Summoner - Samurai - Ninja - Arithmetician - Dancer - Bard - Mime|
|Holy Knight - Machinist - Skyseer - Netherseer - Divine Knight - Sword Saint - Templar - Dragonkin - Soldier - Astrologer - Cleric - Princess|
|Ark Knight - Assassin - Celebrant - Fell Knight - Rune Knight - Nightblade - Sorcerer|
|Cardinal - Commoner - Duke - Duke - Elder - False Saint - Grand Duke - High Confessor - Viscount - Witch of the Coven|
|The War of the Lions Jobs|
|Dark Knight - Onion Knight - Sky Pirate - Game Hunter - Deathknight|