Ringabel casting the spell Fire.

Black Magic (黒魔法, Kuro Mahō?) is a skillset in Bravely Default. It can be used by the Black Mage job or by equipping the Black Magic job command. Black Magic can also be performed with the Red Mage job and the B/W Magic job command, but can only use Black Magic up to Level 4.

Users[edit | edit source]

Job BM Lv. 1 BM Lv. 2 BM Lv. 3 BM Lv. 4 BM Lv. 5 BM Lv. 6
Black Mage Lv. 1 Lv. 3 Lv. 7 Lv. 9 Lv. 11 Lv. 13
Red Mage Lv. 1 Lv. 3 Lv. 6 Lv. 10

List of spells[edit | edit source]

Name Level MP Effect Location Cost Image
Thunder 1 5 Minor lightning damage (group-casting allowed). Caldisla, Yulyana Woods Needleworks, Miasma Woods 200 Bravely Default - Thunder.png
Deal minor lightning damage to one target. This spell can be group-cast.
Blizzard 1 5 Minor water damage (group-casting allowed). Caldisla, Yulyana Woods Needleworks, Miasma Woods 200 Bravely Default - Blizzard.png
Deal minor water damage to one target. This spell can be group-cast.
Fire 1 5 Minor fire damage (group-casting allowed). Caldisla, Yulyana Woods Needleworks, Miasma Woods 200 Bravely Default - Fire.png
Deal minor fire damage to one target. This spell can be group-cast.
Sleep 2 5 Put one target to sleep. Ancheim 400 Bravely Default - Sleep.jpg
Has a 75% chance to cause the status ailment sleep in one target.
Poison 2 4 Poison one target. Ancheim 400 Bravely Default - Poison.png
Has a 75% chance to cause the status ailment poison in one target.
Silence 2 5 Silence one target. Ancheim 400 Bravely Default - Silence.jpg
Has a 75% chance to cause the status ailment silence in one target.
Thundara 3 15 Medium lightning damage (group-casting allowed). Florem, Grandship 800 BD Thundara.PNG
Deal medium lightning damage to one target. This spell can be group-cast.
Blizzara 3 15 Medium water damage (group-casting allowed). Florem, Grandship 800 Bravely Default - Blizzara.jpg
Deal medium water damage to one target. This spell can be group-cast.
Fira 3 15 Medium fire damage (group-casting allowed). Florem, Grandship 800 BD Fira.PNG
Deal medium fire damage to one target. This spell can be group-cast.
Fear 4 5 Cause dread on one target. Starkfort 1600 Bravely Default - Fear.jpg
Has a 75% chance to cause the status ailment dread in one target.
Aspir 4 1 Absorb MP from one target. Starkfort 1600 Bravely Default - Aspir.jpg
Absorb MP from one target. Note that both the user and target will take MP damage if used on an undead enemy.
Drain 4 8 Absorb HP from one target. Starkfort 1600 Bravely Default - Drain.jpg
Absorb HP from one target. Note that both the user and target will take HP damage if used on an undead enemy.
Thundaga 5 45 Major lightning damage to one or all enemies. Eternia 3200 Bravely Default - Thundaga.jpg
Deal major lightning damage to one target. This spell can be group-cast.
Blizzaga 5 45 Major ice damage to one or all enemies. Eternia 3200 Bravely Default - Blizzaga.jpg
Deal major water damage to one target. This spell can be group-cast.
Firaga 5 45 Major fire damage to one or all enemies. Eternia 3200 Bravely Default - Firaga.jpg
Deal major fire damage to one target. This spell can be group-cast.
Death 6 15 Instant death to one target. Grandship (ch 5) 6400 Bravely Default - Death.jpg
Has a 60% chance to cause instant death to one target.
Kill 6 16 Wipe out weak enemies but earn no EXP, etc. Grandship (ch 5) 6400 Kill.jpg
Slay all targets ten or more levels lower than you. Note that you will not earn experience, JP, or pg. Also, this will not work on certain enemies, such as bosses.
Dark 6 80 Deal major dark damage to one target. Grandship (ch 5) 6400 Bravely Default - Dark.jpg
Deal major dark damage to one target.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Black magic has traditionally referred to the use of supernatural powers or magic for evil and selfish purposes. With respect to the philosophy of left-hand path and right-hand path, black magic is the malicious counterpart of benevolent white magic.

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