Calls forth wondrous creatures from the ether.
Summoner (召喚士, Shōkanshi?) is a job in Final Fantasy Tactics Advance for the viera race. Summoners wield staves and are the paragon of MP with outstanding Magic growth compared to even most nu mou jobs.
A crowd-control favorite, the Summoner has a versatile action ability that allows them to aid comrades and foil adversaries, rendering them a valuable asset despite the greater-than-usual MP costs of the summons call for. The Summoner's damage area (Area of Effect) is unique in that it consists of two tiles outward and one tile diagonally from the selected point on the battlefield, for a total of thirteen affected tiles.
The only notable summoner in-game is Leanan, a famous inn songstress from Muscadet.
|Move Rate||Jump Rate||Evade Rate|
|Staves||Hats, Ornaments||Clothing, Robes||No|
The Summoner is the best Magic-oriented job available for the viera race, having the highest MP, Magic Power and Resistance out of all viera job classes. Like most magic jobs this power comes at the cost of HP, Attack, Defense and Speed, all of which are low.
|HP||MP||Attack||Defense||Magic Power||Magic Resistance||Speed|
|5.6 D||6.2 A||6.5 D||6.4 D-||10.1 S||8.4 B||0.9 D-|
Summoner command. Summon creatures from the ether.
|Unicorn||Pure Staff||Summons Unicorn to heal HP and status ailments. Deals damage to zombies.|
|Ifrit||Guard Staff||Summons Ifrit to deal fire damage.||200||18||40||4|
|Ramuh||Judge Staff||Summons Ramuh to deal lightning damage.||200||18||40||4|
|Shiva||Snake Staff||Summons Shiva to deal cold damage.||200||18||40||4|
|Kirin||Cure Staff||Summons Kirin to gradually heal HP.||200||24||—||4|
|Carbuncle||Garnet Staff||Summons fairy Carbuncle to cast "Reflect."||300||12||—||4|
|Phoenix||Nirvana Staff||Summon phoenix to revive KO's ally. Deals damage to zombies.|
|Madeen||Cheer Staff||Summons Madeen to deal holy damage.||300||36||52||4|
|Half MP||Light Robe||Doubles MP use for better damage and hit rate.||300|
|Summon Combo||Mythril Staff||Ranged combo ability for summoners.||100|
Evocation is the act of calling upon or summoning a spirit, demon, god or other supernatural agent, in the Western mystery tradition. Comparable practices exist in many spiritualities and magical traditions and may employ the use of mind-altering substances with and without uttered word formulas.