Official art from Final Fantasy VI.

Indigo robes adorned with stars.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings description

Magus Robe (どうしのローブ OR 魔道士のローブ, Dōshi no Rōbu?), also known as Tao Robe or Mage's Robe, is a recurring armor in the series. It is often a mid-ranked or high-ranked robes for mages, though it is more often a low-ranked robe if it is the Mage Robe incarnation, and provides decent Magic Defense, though oftentimes does not provide any other additional bonuses. It also sometimes provides a bonus to Magic.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years[edit | edit source]

Mage's Robe is the weakest robe providing 6 Defense, 5 Magic Defense, 5% Magic Evasion, and +3 Intelligence and Spirit. It can be bought for 2,000 gil in Baron and Troia, or found in Rydia's Challenge Dungeon, the Sylph Cave, or the Lodestone Cavern (as Palom).

Final Fantasy VI[edit | edit source]

Remnant from the age when magic still flourished.


The Magus Robe (originally called Tao Robe) is the strongest robe providing 68 Defense, 50 Magic Defense, 10% Magic Evasion, and +5 Magic. It can only be used by Strago, Relm, and Gogo, and can be bought in Maranda in the World of Ruin for 13,000 gil.

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

The Mage's Robe is the high quality version of the Velvet Robe, both equippable by Monks, White Mages, Black Mages, Red Mages, Thieves, Dark Knights, Bards, Rangers, Summoners, Blue Mages, Corsairs, Puppetmasters, Dancers, and Scholars at level 38.

The default version, Velvet Robe, only increases Defense by 24, but the Mage's Robe increases Defense by 25, MP by 3, and Intelligence by 1. Both the velvet and mage's robe can only be created via Synthesis.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings[edit | edit source]

Mage's Robes are a low-ranked armor for Kytes, and provides 15 Defense and 30 Magick Defense. They can be bought at Tomaj's Sky Saloon shop for 1,600 gil in Chapter 5, and obtained as a reward for Mission 54.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance[edit | edit source]

Hooded robe favored by mages.


Magus Robe is a low-ranked robe that provides +15 Defense and +30 Resistance. It can be bought for 3000 gil.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[edit | edit source]

This robe flutters out like a cape; the symbol of the mage.


Magus Robe is a low-ranked robe for magical classes, and provides 17 Defense, 40 Resistance, and teaches the abilities Critical: Quicken to Time Mages for 450 AP and Resistance↑ to Geomancer for 150 AP. It can be bought for 600 Gil in the shop after creating it in the Bazaar after using a Tarkov Crystal, Tiny Mushrooms, and Soft Cotton.

Final Fantasy Tactics S[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light[edit | edit source]

The Monk Robe provides 8 Defense, 9 Magic Defense, and Intellect/Spirit +10%. It can be bought in Liberte for 850 gil and found in the Pirate Hideout.

The Monkish Robe provides 2 Defense, 2 Magic Defense, 1 Evade, 1 Magic Evade, and Strength/Intellect/Spirit +5%. It can be bought from the Multiplayer Shop in Invidia for 1,000 pts.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Magus is the Latin word for "wizard". Its plural is Magi.

Tao or Dao is a Chinese complex word which cannot specifically be fully explained except it signifies 'way', 'path', 'route', or sometimes known as a 'principle' laid down by Heaven to assist mankind back onto the righteous path.

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