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TA2-VieraRedMage
The Red Mage commands not only white and black magicks, but also those uniquely her own.
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The Red Mage is a viera-exclusive job in Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift. Red Mages are versatile as they have good Magick and Strength. They are good mages as they can use Black, White, and Green Magick, as well as the ability Doublecast that can be used not only on Red Magick, but on any other magick (recommended for Summoner) as long as the player has them as the secondary A-ability. Red Mages can be great physical hitters so one needs not worry much if someone casts Silence on them.

One of the most potent uses of Doublecast is to combine it with the Blood Price support ability, which allows one to cast magick by using double its cost in HP instead of MP, so she will be able to use Doublecast at the beginning of the match. As long as the Red Mage uses its second cast to heal herself, she can easily negate the HP cost, essentially getting free magick.

Notable Red Mages in the game are Red King Ruuj, a member of a victory-obsessed and powerful clan called Cinquleur; the Witch of the Fens; and Hana that asks the party's help in a Quest required to obtain the Spellblade Job class, but since she already knows Doublecast, it should not be too difficult.

RequirementsEdit

StatsEdit

Weapons Head Body Equip Shields?
Rapiers Hats Robes, Light Armor No


Move Jump Evasion Unarmed
Attack Raise
Resilience HP MP Atk Def Mgk Res Spd
4 2 0 15 60 D G C F C F 62%

AbilitiesEdit

Red MagickEdit

RED MAGES have a broad range of magicks at their disposal.

Skill Source Equipment Effect Range AP To Master MP Use
Protect Djinn Flyssa Bestows Protect. 4 150 8
Shell Mage Masher Bestows Shell. 4 150 8
Fire Scarlet Rapier Fire damage. 4 150 8
Thunder Stinger Lightning damage. 4 150 8
Blizzard Flamberge Ice damage. 4 150 8
Cure Fleuret Recovers HP. 4 100 8
Silence Silver Rapier Inflicts Silence. 3 200 8
Doublecast Madu Cast two spells during the same turn. Depends on spells used 990 Depends on spells used

ReactionEdit

Skill Source Equipment Effect AP To Master
Sticky Fingers Brigandine Catch Thrown/Hurled items and add them to inventory. 250

SupportEdit

Skill Source Equipment Effect AP To Master
Magick↑ Colichemarde Increases Magic Power. 150

Other appearancesEdit

Final Fantasy Trading Card GameEdit

RedMage Viera TCG

Red Mage appears with a Fire-elemental card.

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • Like its artwork for Final Fantasy Tactics Advance, the Red Mage is depicted wielding a staff, despite Red Mages only being able to equip rapiers.

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