A warrior who uses stealth to be all but invisible. The ninja may also Throw weapons at faraway enemies.
Ninja is a job from Final Fantasy Tactics. They are the fastest job, and can equip two weapons at once. Their HP is limited, so they easily die if not supported. It costs 3,760 JP to master in the original PlayStation version, and 3,960 JP in the The War of the Lions remake.
Mastering Ninja along with Knight, Dragoon, Geomancer, Black Mage, and Samurai, as well as having 20 kills with the unit (the defeated unit must crystallize or turn into a chest to count) will unlock the Dark Knight in the War of the Lions version.
The Ninja possess the highest C-EV (character evasion value) and speed of any standard class.
Stats[edit | edit source]
|Lv. 4 Archer, Lv. 5 Thief, Lv. 2 Geomancer
Lv. 3 Archer, Lv. 4 Thief, Lv. 2 Geomancer PS version
|Knives, Ninja Blades, Flails||Hats||Clothes||No|
|Move Rate||Jump Rate||Speed||Physical Evasion Rate||Base Attack||Base Magic||Base HP||Base MP|
Abilities[edit | edit source]
Innate abilities[edit | edit source]
Throw[edit | edit source]
Ninja job command. Attack by throwing weapons from the party inventory.
The damage formula for Throw is as follows:
The range of Throw is equal to the user's Move range.
Weapons with random damage values, such as Axes and Flails, do not have their damage randomized when Thrown.
|Attack by throwing shuriken from inventory.|
|Attack by throwing bombs from inventory.|
|Attack by throwing knives from inventory.|
|Attack by throwing swords from inventory.|
|Attack by throwing flails from inventory.|
|Attack by throwing katana from inventory.|
|Attack by throwing ninja blades from inventory.|
|Attack by throwing axes from inventory.|
|Attack by throwing polearms from inventory.|
|Attack by throwing poles from inventory.|
|Attack by throwing knight's swords from inventory.|
|Attack by throwing books from inventory.|
Reaction abilities[edit | edit source]
|Block attacks with greater ease.
Effect: Doubles physical and magical Evade rates
Support abilities[edit | edit source]
|Wield a weapon in each hand, attacking twice each turn, even if not a ninja.||900/1000|
Movement abilities[edit | edit source]
Waterwalking allows Ninja to stand on the surface of water rather than decreasing height to go underwater and move on top of deep water without penalty. It does not protect against Poisonous Fens.
(Walk on Water)
|Walk across and even stop on the surface of water.||420|
Other appearances[edit | edit source]
Ninja appears in Final Fantasy Trading Card Game as Lightning-elemental cards.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]
Ninja appears as a card in the Ivalice Special Arena has a limited-time special arena with eighteen floors.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Etymology[edit | edit source]
ninja was a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan who specialized in unorthodox warfare. The functions of the ninja included espionage, sabotage, infiltration, and assassination, and open combat in certain situations.A