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See also: Blue Mage.
"These peculiar mages can learn the abilities of beasts and monsters, making them their own."

Blue Mage is a Job for the Hume race in Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift, which combines magical abilities learned from monsters and the use of sabers to damage the enemy. They have well-balanced stats, with slightly low Evade but makes up for it by having high Resilience. A Blue Mage learns an ability when a monster or an enemy Blue Mage successfully attacks the unit with that ability. To learn any abilities at all, Blue Mages need to equip the Support Ability Learn (learned through the Light Saber). However, Learn can be equipped by any class, so the character need not take even a single level in Blue Mage if they do not wish to.

Some skills require special circumstances to be learned: Roulette and Cornered, for instance, can only be learned if the Blue Mage has the Reraise status when hit. Other spells are passive and monsters would never cast them on you: the only way to obtain War Dance, Angel Whisper, White Wind, Dragon Force, and Mighty Guard is by controlling the monster with a Beastmaster or confusing the monster. Charming the monster will not allow the monster to use its beneficial abilities.

A noteworthy Blue Mage is Blue King Bliu and the gossip trio which consists of a Blue Mage, a Hume Hunter, and a Nu Mou Illusionist that gives the player hints of recent activities.




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

Move Jump Evasion Unarmed
Attack Raise
HP MP Atk Def Mgk Res Spd
4 2 0 15 D F D C D C 50%


BLUE MAGES learn the abilities of their foes and use them to fight back.


Blue Magick

Skill Monster Learned From Effect Range MP Use
Magick Hammer Baknamykind Deals MP damage to target. 3 4
White Wind Sprite Heals HP equal to the current HP of the caster in an area. Cannot heal user. 3 20
Angel Whisper Banshee Heals HP and bestows Auto-Life. Cannot target user. 3 32
Night Lamiakind Inflicts Sleep on all units on the battlefield except the caster. All units except user 22
Screech Wolfkind Deals damage and Confuses target. 3 8
War Dance Dreamhare Raises Attack power of all units in area. 4 12
Roar Werewolfkind Dispels all positive statuses on map. All units except user 8
Sandstorm Antlion Deals Earth damage and Blinds. 4 12
Cornered Great Tortoise Does massive damage, but requires user's HP to be in single digits. Learned by being hit by Limit Glove. 1 4
Matra Magick Adamantitan Switches HP and MP of target. Fatal if MP is 0. 3 22
Bad Breath Malboro, Great, and King Inflicts Blind, Silence, and Poison in front of the user T area in front of unit 8
Eerie Sound Wave Malboro, Great, and King Neutralize buffs on one target. 4 8
Unction Red Marshmallow (Flan) Inflicts Oil status on all units in an area. 4 8
Self-Destruct Bomb Deals damage to surrounding units, then KOs caster. All sides 8
Doom Deathscythe Inflicts Doom on a single target. 4 8
Roulette Ahriman Instantly KOs a unit chosen at random on the battlefield. All units 12
Quake Golem Deals Earth damage. 3 12
Expose Weakness Thunder Drake Lowers Weapon Defense and Magick Resistance of target. 4 8
Mighty Guard Fire Drake Increases Weapon Defense and Magick Resistance of target. 4 8
Dragon Force Ice Drake Increases Weapon Attack and Magick Attack of target. 4 8


Skill Armor Learned From Effect AP To Master
MP Shield Mirage Vest Converts HP damage to MP damage. Will not work if there is no MP to spare. Overflow is taken from HP. 450


Skill Equipment Learned From Effect AP To Master
Learn Light Saber Learn Blue Magick when struck with them in combat. (this ability is mandatory in order to use Blue Magick) 100
Immunity Survival Vest Buffs and Debuffs cannot be added or removed from unit. 250

Additional ability info

Since Final Fantasy Tactics A2's battle system starts all units off with 0 MP, it is possible for a Blue Mage to use Matra Magick before an enemy round, reducing their HP to zero, resulting in an instant KO or if the unit has already been drained of some MP from another class using Rasp, Soulsphere, and any other MP-reducing attacks before Matra Magick.

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