Bards enhance their comrades' abilities from the rear ranks by playing special songs using their instruments as weapons.
Gameplay[edit | edit source]
It is unlocked in the 3★ Quest, "Aptitude Exam: Ninja & Bard". It can be mastered by completing any 10 quests, then the 5★ quest "Mastery Trials: Bard."
Bard is categorized as buffer and healer. It boasts high spirit, focus, mobility, luck and load. They can initially equip instruments, tomes and staves. After mastery, they can also equip bells, and can dual wield.
In Solo Mode, a Bard should have a way to inflict damage by using offensive spells from Black Magic or White Magic against enemies. In Online Mode, a Bard should focus on healing and buffing offensive allies.
Stats[edit | edit source]
Abilities[edit | edit source]
They are proficient in low-High recovery and support magic, and low offensive magic. Their passive ability is Hide, which decreases accrual of malice, making enemies less likely to target them.
Their unique ability is Sing, which heals/buffs allies in an area depending on how long the ability is charged. There are four different effects:
|Paeon||Restores HP and adds regen to user and allies inside area.|
|Divertimento||Mobility, AP restoration, physical evasion and magic evasion are increased to user and allies inside area.|
|Galliard||Physical attack, magic attack and damage cut type are increased to user and allies inside area.|
|Canticle||Resurrect fallen allies inside area, then restores HP and AP to user and allies inside area.|
Etymology[edit | edit source]
bard was a professional poet, employed by a patron, such as a monarch or nobleman, to commemorate the patron's ancestors and to praise the patron's own activities. Originally a specific class of poet, with the decline of living bardic tradition in the modern period the term "bard" acquired generic meaning of an epic author/singer/narrator, or any poets, especially famous ones. For example, William Shakespeare is known as the Bard or the Bard of Avon.In medieval Gaelic and British culture, a