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See also: Monk.
Black Belt (Final Fantasy - NES) Monk (Final Fantasy - MSX) Monk (Final Fantasy - WSC) Monk (Final Fantasy Origins - PS1) Monk (Final Fantasy: Soul of Chaos - GBA) Monk (Final Fantasy 20th Anniversary Edition - PSP)
"A martial artist refined both in body and mind, the Monk specializes in barehanded fighting techniques."
—'Dawn of Souls' Instructions

The Monk, also known as Black Belt, is a skilled martial artist who preferred his fists over weapons and magic. He is a member of the Warriors of Light and helps to restore the power of the Crystals.



Monk artwork from Dawn of Souls
Equipment and Magic usable by Monk
Weapons Crosier | Iron Nunchaku | Masamune | Nunchaku | Power Staff | Staff
Armor Bard's Tunic | Clothes | Kenpogi | Leather Armor | Power Vest
Equipment Copper Armlet | Diamond Armlet | Protect Ring | Ruby Armlet | Silver Armlet
Shields None
Helmets Leather Cap | Ribbon | Twist Headband
Gloves Leather Gloves
White Magic None
Black Magic None

*all names from Dawn of Souls release

The Monk gets damage bonuses for fighting barehand. He also gets a defense bonus based on Stamina. Barehand damage easily gets better than claws, and with enough stamina, equipment (except for status/elemental protection) is also unneeded.



Master (Final Fantasy - NES)Master (Final Fantasy: Dawn of Souls - GBA)Master (Final Fantasy - PSP)

After completing the Citadel of Trials, Bahamut the Dragon King upgrades him to the rank of Master. The Master has higher multiplier for his bonuses and gets more Magic Defense (2 instead of 1) at level up than the Monk, but is otherwise similar.



Equipment and Magic usable by Monk
Weapons All Monk Weapons | Ultima Weapon
Armor All Monk Armor
Equipment All Monk Equipment
Shields None
Helmets All Monk Helmets
Gloves All Monk Gloves
White Magic None
Black Magic None

*All names from Dawn of Souls release
All equipment marked with a * is from Dawn of Souls releases and on.


In the Dawn of Souls version, there are 10 optional Auto-Names for the different character classes. Each name is a reference to another character or location's name in the Final Fantasy series. The 10 names for the Monk class are:

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