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See also: Red Mage.
Red Mage
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"The Red Mage is a well-rounded spell caster whose repertoire can include a balance of both black and white magic."
—'Dawn of Souls' Instructions

The Red Mage is a character class from the original Final Fantasy which can be selected as a member of the Light Warriors before the game begins. True to his or her name, the Red Mage is clothed almost entirely in red. This class can use both Black and White Magic, as well as wield many different weapons and pieces of armor. However, being unable to wield or use the highest level magic or equipment, the Red Mage is generally relegated to a support position.

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Red Mage artwork from Dawn of Souls
Equipment and Magic usable by Red Mage
Weapons Assassin Dagger | Asura* | Broadsword | Coral Sword | Dagger | Duel Rapier* | Enhancer* | Falchion | Flame Sword | Gladius* | Great Sword | Ice Brand | Kikuichimonji | Knife | Kotetsu | Longsword | Mage Masher | Masamune | Mythril Knife | Mythril Sword | Orichalcum | Rapier | Rune Blade | Saber | Sage's Staff | Scimitar | Staff | Sun Blade | Werebuster | Wyrmkiller
Armor Bard's Tunic | Chain Mail | Clothes | Leather Armor | Mythril Mail | Red Jacket | Sage's Surplice
Equipment Angel's Ring | Copper Armlet | Diamond Armlet | Protect Ring | Ruby Armlet | Silver Armlet
Shields Buckler | Elven Cloak | Protect Cloak | Zephyr Cape
Helmets Feathered Cap | Leather Cap | Red Cap | Ribbon | Wizard's Hat
Gloves Leather Gloves
White Magic Blindna | Cure | Cura | Curaga | Invis | NulBlaze | NulFrost | NulShock | Poisona | Protect | Silence
Black Magic Blizzard | Blizzara | Blizzaga | Confuse | Dark | Fire | Fira | Firaga | Focus | Focara | Haste | Hold | Sleep | Sleepra | Slow | Slowra | Temper | Thunder | Thundara

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

Red Wizard

Red Wizard

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After an event in the game in which the party must retrieve a Rat Tail from the Citadel of Trials and return it to Bahamut, the Red Mage is upgraded to the Red Wizard. This upgraded class can wield slightly more equipment and learn magic up to level seven, and also receives a new physical appearance, which is quite similar to the old sprite.

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Equipment and Magic usable by Red Wizard
Weapons All Red Mage Weapons | Deathbringer* | Defender | Lightbringer* | Razer | Vorpal Sword
Armor All Red Mage Armor
Equipment All Red Mage Equipment
Shields All Red Mage Shields
Helmets All Red Mage Helmets
Gloves All Red Mage Helmets
White Magic Exit | Invisira | Life | NulDeath | Protera | Vox
Black Magic All Red Mage Black Magic | Blizzaga | Scourge | Teleport | Thundaga


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

Name Origins

In the Dawn of Souls remake, there are 10 optional Auto-Names for the different character classes. Each name is a reference to another character or place name in the Final Fantasy series. The 10 names for the Red Mage class are:

In the 20th Anniversary Edition another name is added:

  • Tomok

Trivia

The Red Mage is the only full fledged Red Mage in the entire series without the ability to change his job to anything else. While many characters have the shared ability to cast Black and White Magic at the same time, these characters were either Sages or did not have a specified job class, and not Red Mages.



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

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