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Lenna from Final Fantasy V as an Oracle.

The Oracle (予言士, Yogenshi?, lit. Prognosticator; Predictor), or Mystic (陰陽士, Onmyōshi?, lit. Yin Yang User), is a job class that has appeared in only a few Final Fantasy games. They use spells that either give someone status effects or deal HP or MP damage. Oracles' abilities vary drastically between games, and as such, it is hard to say what the standard Oracle does.

The only notable Oracle in the series has been Banon from Final Fantasy VI, but he acts more like a White Mage. His Japanese job class title is "Shinto Priest" (神官, Shinkan?), with "Oracle" being a localization for the Game Boy Advance release of Final Fantasy VI. This title fits more with his healing ability, Pray.


Final Fantasy VEdit

The Oracle appears as a job and is found in the sea chasm in the Advance and mobile ports.

Final Fantasy VIEdit

Banon's job was removed from the North American Super Nintendo version. Within the Final Fantasy III Nintendo Player's Guide, his job is given as Top Returner. The English Game Boy Advance version retained the job titles and Banon is a Oracle.

Final Fantasy TacticsEdit

The Mystic (also known as Oracle), is a job appearing after having a level 2 White Mage (level 3 in the War of the Lions version).

Final Fantasy Tactics SEdit

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Final Fantasy DimensionsEdit

While not a playable job class, a group of Oracles appear in Lux, where they predict that disaster will soon come to the Crystal.

Final Fantasy ArtniksEdit

The Mystic appears as a character card.

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Final Fantasy Trading Card GameEdit

Oracle and Mystic appear with Wind-, Water-, and Earth-elemental cards.

Triple Triad (Portal App)Edit

107a Oracle

Oracle from Final Fantasy V appears on a Triple Triad card.

Non-Final Fantasy guest appearancesEdit

Samurai RisingEdit

Samurai Rising - Mystic

The Mystic appears as a job. This job uses magic swords.



An oracle is a person or agency considered to provide wise and insightful counsel, prophetic predictions, or precognition of the future inspired by the gods.

A practitioner of Onmyōdō is called an Onmyōji or Onmyōshi in the traditional Japanese esoteric cosmology, a mixture of natural science and occultism. It is based on the Chinese philosophies of Wu Xing and Yin and yang, introduced into Japan at the beginning of the 6th century. Onmyōshi were thought to be able to manipulate shikigami, beings from Japanese folklore. It was thought to be some sort of kami, represented by a small ghost or spirit.


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