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Arcane Defense, also known as Magic DefendUP (魔法防御力UP, Mahō Bōgyo Ryoku UP?), is a recurring ability in the Final Fantasy series.


Final Fantasy Tactics[]

Take less damage from magickal attacks.


Arcane Defense is a support ability. The White Mage class learns it for 400 JP. A unit equipped with this ability will suffer less damage from magic attacks.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[]

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Arcane is a synonym for esoteric. It refers to various secret philosophical and religious doctrines and traditions.

Magic or sorcery is an attempt to understand, experience and influence the world using rituals, symbols, actions, gestures and language that are believed to exploit supernatural forces.