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A nu mou Alchemist in Final Fantasy Tactics Advance.

Alchemist (錬金術士, Renkin Jutsushi?, lit. Alchemy Magician) is a recurring job that appears in several Ivalice games in the series. Unlike the recurring item oriented job, the Alchemists of Ivalice are sorcerers that specialize in spells that inflict status ailments or deal non-elemental damage to targets.


Final Fantasy Tactics Advance[]

Alchemist is a job for the nu mou. Alchemists focus on the offense, working to alter the composition of the opponent (Ex: Toad and Poison) or the environment (Ex. Meteor and Flare). Combining the alchemist abilities with White Mage abilities makes for a versatile unit.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[]

Alchemist is a job usable by the nu mou. Alchemists feature astounding stat growth in both Magick and Resistance (which is highest of nu mou's job) without the loss of too much HP.

The Alchemy moveset is mainly supportive, as only Protometeor, which deals non-elemental damage in a five-tile area, serves as a reliable source of damage. Flare is also a reliable spell, but requires two turns to cast (without Halve MP or the MP Efficiency/MP Channeling clan privileges).

Final Fantasy Tactics S[]

Alchemists appeared as a Nu Mou job.

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Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[]

Knights of the Crystals[]

The Alchemist appears on a bronze card.



A chemist is a scientist trained in the study of chemistry. Chemists study the composition of matter and its properties. The Japanese term kusuri-shi is literally "drug practitioner/technician", close to the common British English use of "chemist" to mean a compounding pharmacist.