- “Squire job command. These are the most fundamental of all battle techniques.”
- —PSP Description.
Squire (見習い戦士, Minarai Senshi?, lit. Apprentice Warrior) is a recurring Job in the Final Fantasy series, first appearing in Final Fantasy Tactics. The base starting class for melee units, but are quite weak compared to most of the other melee jobs.
- Main article: Squire (Tactics)
Squire is the basic physical Job in the game, it is from here that all physical Job classes start. On their own, Squires lose usefulness after the early parts of the game. Ramza, Delita, and Argath are all Squires. Ramza and Delita, however, learn some abilities that other Squires cannot, and have better base stats, while Argath can use two Knight Rend techniques. Unit's that have a special job replace the Squire in the Job menu, meaning that these unit's aren't able to access it.
Ramza has a Squire appears in Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade as a Legend using Squire abilities, Shout and Throw Stone.
squire was the shield bearer or armor bearer of a knight, and at times squires were a knight's errand runner or servant. Use of the term has evolved over time. In the Middle Ages, squires were trainees to a knight but later a leader in an English village.A