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Wielding a deadly rapier, the light-footed fencer strikes swift and sure.


Fencer is a job in Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift, usable by the viera.

Fencer is one of the best starter classes as it has well-rounded stats, high Attack and Speed, with the highest possible HP for a viera class. As a melee unit, her Magick and Resistance are lacking, as her Defense is. She is versatile, her moveset allowing her to attack units who are evasive, around her, behind another unit, deplete a foe's MP and inflict a number of status changes including Doom, as well as strike from a distance.

Aluette is a Fencer and a member of Prima Donna. After winning an auction, she will sometimes ask if the player would like a gift for their accomplishment, however, if one answers rudely they will have to fight her and the other members of Prima Donna.



The FENCER fights with attacks that pierce even the hardest steel.

Skill Equipment Range AP
Swarmstrike Stinger Weapon range 150
Attack with the speed of a hornet. Damages and POISONS the target.
Shadowstick Silver Rapier Weapon range 400
An attack that takes target unawares. Lowers SPEED.
Checkmate Gupti Aga Weapon range 300
A decisive attack that DOOMS the target to an inevitable death.
Featherblow Estoc Weapon range 200
Strike with the grace of a feather on the wind. Has a heightened chance to hit, but deals minimal damage.
Swallowtail Djinn Flyssa All sides 300
A graceful spin attack that cuts down surrounding units.
Manastrike Mage Masher Weapon range 300
Conjure a magick-charged whirlwind to wither the target. Depletes MP.
Piercing Blow Flamberge 2 sq. line in front of unit 300
Release a focused shock wave. Penetrates the target, damaging any unit behind it as well.
Nighthawk Joyeuse 4 200
Shred the target with the talons of a deadly bird of prey. Able to strike even distant foes.


Skill Equipment Effect AP
Reflex Ever Robe Avoid all basic attacks. 350


Skill Equipment Effect AP
Shieldbearer Bronze Shield Enables the user to equip shields, regardless of their current job. 150


  • Although Fencers equip rapiers (foils/sabres/Epee), their gear is all light armor-based, since viera Fencers are supposedly quite fearsome fighters whose nimbleness is unmatched.
  • Even though Fencers are evenly matched with Soldiers and Warriors, their Attacks are slightly weak, but their Speed is the only thing that grants them the best advantage.