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Long Range is a type of attack classification. Long Range refers to Row, as normally characters in the back row deliver decreased damage. However, the Long Range ability lets a character inflict full damage regardless of their row, or an enemy's row. All Magic is long range.

Most games have weapons that are Long Range, usually Boomerangs, Bows, Whips, and Guns. However, different games have had other long-range weapons, and some have the Long Range ability as a separate power.

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Final Fantasy II

Bows are long range, however they are not usually used as they cannot be Dual Wielded or used with a shield (thus preventing a bow-using character from gaining Evasion or Agility).

Final Fantasy III

Bows and Boomerangs are Long Range weapons. They are used by Rangers.

Final Fantasy IV

Bows, Whips, and Boomerangs are Long Range weapons. They are used by Rosa, Rydia, and Edge. In the Nintendo DS release, the augment Reach can be acquired by doing subquests in the Developer's Room.

Final Fantasy V

Bows, Whips, and Boomerangs are Long Range weapons. Various job classes including the Thief, Ninja, Ranger, and Beastmaster can equip them. The ability Long Range is exclusive to the GBA version, and is the Level 3 ability of the Gladiator class. It requires 150 ABP to master.

Final Fantasy VI

Maces, Boomerangs, Clubs, and Gamblers are Long Range weapons. Terra, Celes, Relm, Strago, and Gogo equip Maces, Locke equips Boomerangs, Umaro equips Clubs, and Setzer equips Gamblers.

Final Fantasy VII

Barret, Yuffie, and Vincent can equip various Long Range weapons, including Guns, Stars, and Boomerangs. The Long Range Materia also makes any attack Long Range.

Final Fantasy VIII

Blaster Edges, Guns, and Whips are Long Range weapons. Rinoa equips Blaster Edges, Quistis equips Whips, and Laguna and Irvine equip Guns.

Final Fantasy IX

Rackets are Long Range weapons and are equipped by Dagger and Eiko. The Protect Ring and Thief Hat teach the Long Reach ability.

Final Fantasy X

Wakka is the only Long Range character in the party by using Blitzballs.

Final Fantasy X-2

The dresspheres Gunner, Gun Mage, and Alchemist all use guns as primary weapons, while the Lady Luck uses cards.

Final Fantasy XI

There are three types of ranged weaponry: archery weapons (bows), marksmanship weapons (guns, crossbows, and cannons), and throwing weapons (darts, stones, pebbles, shuriken, boomerangs, and chakram).

Final Fantasy XII

Bows, Crossbows, Guns, and Bombs are Ranged weapons, and function quite differently compared to previous games due to the different Real Time Battle System. Ranged weapons are the only ones that can hit aerial enemies like Divers and Wyverns (Bats being excluded). The Technick Telekinesis is usable with melee weapons to harm these types of enemies.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings

Guns, Bows, Skybandits, and Hand-Bombs are Long Range weapons. Balthier equips guns, Fran equips bows, Ashe equips Hand-Bombs, and Filo equips skybandits.

Final Fantasy Tactics

Bows, crossbows, and guns are Long Range weapons. Bows and crossbows can only be wielded by Archers, while guns can be wielded by Chemists and Orators.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

Bows can be wielded by Human and Viera Archers, Greatbows can be used by Human Hunters as well as Viera jobs Assassin and Sniper, and Guns can be equipped by Moogle Gunners.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift

Long Range weapons include Bows, Greatbows, Guns, Hand Cannons, and Cards.


This article uses material from the "Long Range" article on the Final Fantasy wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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