Ravager (ブラスター, Burasutā?, lit. Blaster) is a role associated with Command Synergy Battle system, which first appeared in Final Fantasy XIII. They specialize in elemental abilities, including physical attacks and magic spells, and quickly building the target's chain gauge.
Ravagers specialize in focusing their attacks to build the foe's chain gauge. Most of them primarily use elemental magic like a traditional Black Mage, although some Ravagers can also do elemental physical attacks or even non-elemental attacks.
Ravagers specialize in focusing their attacks to build the foe's chain gauge. The Water element was removed, and Aquastrike was replaced by a Wind-elemental physical attack: Galestrike. Noel Kreiss and Serah Farron start out with Ravager, the latter of whose Full ATB skill belongs to this role: Ultima Arrow. There are also numerous Paradigm Pack monsters that serve as Ravagers. Lightning in the Lightning's Story: Requiem of the Goddess DLC scenario has two roles based on the Ravager called Shaman (Wind-elemental physical attacks) and Mage (Lightning-elemental magic attacks).
Lightning utilizes Ravager role in her battle style.
A ravager is a person who ravages. From French ravage ("ravage, havoc, spoil").